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Blame it on Libya

Though there is no reported supply shortage of oil and gas, prices at the pump spiked in the last week as a result of political turmoil in the oil-producing nation Libya.

February 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Shots fired in hunting trip feud

An Ellabell couple ended up behind bars after shots were fired during an argument while squirrel hunting.

February 28, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council to honor long-time employee, decide on traffic ticket increase

The Statesboro City Council will convene today for its regularly scheduled bi-monthly meeting and consider a relatively short list of motions, as well as honor a long-time city employee.

February 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


1 million miles!

If statistics are true, and thousands of vehicles are involved in accidents each day, then for more than three decades someone has been picking up Carey Harville's slack.

February 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Teacher helped set up local rec activities

Many people have words they live by, and for Luetta Leverette Moore, it was these: "Don't believe you're better than anyone else, but always believe you are as good as anyone."

February 26, 2011 | By RONTAVIUS WASHINGTON Special to the Herald | Local


Author Mary Karr speaking Monday at Georgia Southern

New York Times best-selling author and memoirist Mary Karr will present a candid account of her writing and personal battle with alcohol - as a college student, wife and mother - at 7 p.m., Tuesday in the Performing Arts Center of Georgia Southern. The event is free and open to the public.

February 26, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 25, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 25, 2011.

February 25, 2011 | | Local


Stokes named Kiwanian of Year

A pseudo-Elvis Presley made the ladies swoon Thursday night at the Statesboro Kiwanis Club's 51st anniversary celebration, but the star of the night was 2011 Kiwanian of the Year, Charles Stokes.

February 24, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Transportation zones a key topic at BOE work session today

A key point of discussion in a Board of Education work session will be the change of school transportation zones, according to Hayley Greene, spokesperson for Bulloch County schools.

February 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Sex offender turns self in after warrant issued

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested a convicted sex offender who moved from his last registered address without informing authorities.

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Local


Remembering Battle at Brier Creek

On Saturday at 11 a.m., Screven County's Remember Brier Creek Committee will hold a memorial ceremony for the estimated 150 American soldiers who died in the gruesome Revolutionary War Battle of Brier Creek on March 3, 1779.

February 23, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Two arrested in Langley Pond bust

Statesboro Police Crime Suppression Unit agents seized over a pound of "high-grade" marijuana Tuesday after a raid on a Langley Pond residence, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Arbor Day event on track for Saturday

An Arbor Day celebration full of activities takes root Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Statesboro.

February 23, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Deputies look for sex offender who moved

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a convicted sex offender who left the area without informing authorities.

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Colby Parker selected as STAR student

Bulloch County students and teachers gathered for the annual STAR Student/Teacher Banquet at the Holiday Inn in Statesboro Tuesday, on an evening in which the program's brightest star was shining more than 1,000 miles away.

February 23, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Bulloch REACH scholars chart path to college

Bulloch County Schools recently honored six new REACH Georgia Scholars at a signing ceremony at the Board of Education's central office. Each scholar now ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Bulloch County superintendent gets 1-year contract

By a 5-1 vote after two of the eight members left during a protracted meeting Thursday night, the Bulloch County Board of Education extended Superintendent ...

November 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro World War II veteran recounts time in Italy

For most, information pertinent to World War II is but a faint memory from a history class. A limited few can recall details as broadcast ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro twins face double trouble

Twin brothers were arrested Thursday on outstanding warrants after appearing in traffic court.

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bulloch welcomes new 4-H leader

One of Bulloch County's own has traveled full circle as Susannah Martin Lanier, a passionate 4-H member in her school days, joins the Bulloch ...

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


2017 Farm City Week in Bulloch County - 'Never too busy to help'

(Note: Look for a more in-depth story on Wade Hodges and his family in the Thanksgiving edition of the Herald on Thursday.)

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Georgia congressman still pushing for Savannah harbor funds

SAVANNAH – A Georgia congressman said Friday the state's lawmakers still hope to boost federal funding to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port ...

November 17, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Listening to God

Bulloch County resident and Southeast Bulloch High School graduate Bryan Piet admits that he was a rebellious and defiant teen and often disrespected authority. But ...

November 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Metter homicide suspect remains at large

The search for a Metter man wanted on murder charges continues as Akeem Ajima Lanier remains at large.

November 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

The Main Street Farmers Market will wrap up its 10th season with a final regular weekly market Saturday morning and then put a bow on ...

November 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


OTC breaks ground for Workforce Training

Contractor crews had real groundwork underway when officials ceremonially turned shovels Wednesday on Ogeechee Technical College's sixth major building, the $10 million, almost 35 ...

November 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Piebald buck bagged near Brooklet

The text message Brooklet resident Travis Wilson received Wednesday morning was only two words, but he knew what they meant to his friend Jim Doud.

November 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Please take the Statesboro Herald's reader survey

More than 200 people have filled out a survey about the Statesboro Herald in the past two weeks and Penny Marz now has a $100 ...

November 15, 2017 | By JIM HEALY | Local


‘Jury’ scam returns to Bulloch

A familiar scam seems to have taken on renewed life recently in Statesboro and Bulloch County, as a number of school board employees and local ...

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD arrests 2 men with cocaine at Walmart

Responding to a report of illegal drug activity at the Walmart Supercenter Monday night, Statesboro police arrested two men on cocaine charges.

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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