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County to call SPLOST meeting with cities

Bulloch County Commissioners are considering extending an existing Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) to be used for economic development and creating new jobs, said Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch.

April 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt

If you like southern Gospel music, then you'll love the "Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt" show on SBH Radio. In fact, even if you're not a fan of Gospel music, give Brian's show a try and you just might enjoy what you hear.

April 30, 2011 | | Local


Daisy defends post office

About 100 attended but one collective voice was heard Tuesday, when Daisy citizens eager to hold onto their identity, gathered to fight for the survival of their historic post office.

April 29, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Pre-K changes hit home

As part of Gov. Nathan Deal's changes to the Georgia Pre-Kindergarten Program, Bulloch County was mandated this week to close three Pre-K classrooms, two within Bulloch schools and one of two at Creative Kids, a private daycare center in Brooklet.

April 29, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Deal OKs booze bill

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Thursday allowing Georgia voters to decide whether to permit stores to sell alcohol on Sundays.

April 28, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


Tornadoes leave at least 280 dead across 6 states

PLEASANT GROVE, Ala. - Firefighters searched one splintered pile after another for survivors Thursday, combing the remains of houses and neighborhoods pulverized by the nation's deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades. At least 280 people were killed across six states - more than two-thirds of them in Alabama, where large cities bore the half-mile-wide scars the twisters left behind.

April 28, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN and HOLBROOK MOHR Associated Press | Local


Storms devastate South

RINGGOLD, Ga. - The storms that battered Georgia arrived with an almost unthinkable ferocity - tossing tractor-trailers off the interstate, flattening entire neighborhoods, ripping out large trees by the roots and reducing a busy thoroughfare of motels and restaurants to rubble.

April 28, 2011 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Chris Halbert is a Brunswick native who loves sports, especially all the teams at Georgia Southern. (And someday he even plans to finish his degree at GSU.)

April 28, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - April 28

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - April 28

April 28, 2011 | | Local


Storms kill 72 around South, including 58 in Ala.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - A wave of tornado-spawning storms strafed the South on Wednesday, splintering buildings across hard-hit Alabama and killing 72 people in four states.

April 28, 2011 | By HOLBROOK MOHR and JAY REEVES Associated Press | Local


Bulloch sheriff rounds up 'deadbeat dads'

As Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies cruised around town Tuesday, deadbeat dads were surprised when the law knocked on their doors wanting child support money.

April 27, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Vidalia museum celebrates famed onion

While the Vidalia Onion Museum can't help but snag visitors to this weekend's big festival, supporters hope it will become a year-round destination.

April 27, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


GSU plans major fundraising campaign

Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel announced Wednesday the university's intent to kick-off a major capital fundraising campaign to fund continued growth and advancements in the college's quality of education.

April 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


A first - Two Humanitarians

For the first time in history, a husband and wife team was honored as the Statesboro Herald Humanitarians of the Year during the 2011 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala.

April 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Archaeology student talks Camp Lawton

Imagine living in a dugout hole, with pine limbs stacked overhead and only a blanket over them to keep out the wind and rain.

April 25, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Seeking hidden helpers

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.

January 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


‘Random acts of kindness’

Joseph Montgomery celebrated turning 90 in a rather unusual way. On the cold Sunday morning of January 7, the Newington resident gave away gifts on ...

January 20, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Deaths in Georgia rise as flu season worsens

Seven more Georgians have died from the flu, bringing the total to 12 deaths across the state this influenza season, public health officials said Friday.

January 20, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Power line installation to create delays on I-16

Drivers on Interstate 16 in Bulloch County on Sunday morning may experience some traffic delays.

January 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


New Deal program focus of Historical Society meeting

The Civilian Conservation Corps was a vital program of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. The Corps offered work to unemployed young men with the ...

January 19, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Agencies invited to apply with United Way

Nonprofit agencies in Bulloch County interested in applying for United Way funding for fiscal year 2018–19 are invited to an informational meeting Tuesday, Jan ...

January 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged in explicit photo exchange with teen

A Brooklet man and a juvenile who allegedly exchanged sexually explicit photos through electronic means each were arrested Wednesday.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Four arrested during fugitive search

The pursuit of a wanted fugitive led to three additional arrests Wednesday after Bulloch County sheriff's deputies found drug paraphernalia, stolen property and illegal ...

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ag arena expense rises by $1 million

As construction of Bulloch County's new multipurpose arena continues, additional needs prompted Bulloch County commissioners to approve two change orders recently that add $1 ...

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 arrested in Christmas vandalism

Two suspects face charges of second-degree criminal damage to property in connection with a vandalism incident at a local farm's popular Christmas lights display.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County and cities agree on T-SPLOST

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners and Statesboro City Council on Tuesday both unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement for what would be the county's ...

January 17, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Mical Whitaker’s ‘Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer’ returns to the Black Box

Georgia Theatre Hall of Fame inductee Mical Whitaker brings his original multimedia production "Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer" to the Whitaker Black Box Theater on ...

January 17, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘Horrific’ elder abuse case in Albany

The case started with a tip from concerned Dougherty County citizens. They told authorities that residents of some Albany apartments were approaching people and "begging ...

January 17, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Portal woman killed by own vehicle

A Portal woman was killed Monday when her own truck rolled over her at a Paradise Estates home.

January 17, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

WASHINGTON - Most women would need to draw the line at two drinks, and men at two or three if states follow a blueprint by a ...

January 17, 2018 | By JOAN LOWY Associated Press | Local


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