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Day of Great Thanksgiving set for Boro

Fourteen years ago, members of the Old Savannah City Mission organized the first Day of Great Thanksgiving in famed Forsyth Park. The 13th annual event to feed the needy of Savannah is set for next Saturday, but this year, the mission has joined forces with the faith community and others in Bulloch County and will hold the first Day of Great Thanksgiving in Statesboro.

November 13, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


A Ludacris night at Georgia Southern

Hip-hop recording star Ludacris played to a packed crowd Friday night inside J.I. Clements Baseball Stadium at Georgia Southern University.

November 12, 2010 | Photos by Jake Hallman | Local


Ambassadors for William James

At William James Middle School, there are three ladies who do more than run the front office: they serve as "William James Ambassadors" to the public each day. According to Principal Mike Yawn, without Lynn Brannen, Gwen Butler and Kim Nelson running the show, the front office would quickly come to a halt.

November 12, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


'One mean goat'

That goat was mean.

November 12, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Program aims to deter teen drug abuse

It's a hard pill to swallow, but parents and grandparents may have become the primary drug dealers and unsuspecting suppliers of narcotics to their own children and circle of teenage friends.

November 12, 2010 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


Veterans Day 2010 - Saying thank you

Tears fell as people became emotional Thursday during the 2010 Veteran's Day Community Service program, sponsored by the American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90. The program was held at Emma Kelley Theater in the Averitt Center for the Arts. The program included patriotic music, words of honor and appreciation for veterans, and memories from those who served.

November 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Wild chase ends in arrest

An armed Marine who was reportedly going hunting with a female friend led state troopers and sheriff's deputies on a wild chase early Thursday morning, cutting through cotton fields and switching trucks before hiding in the woods with a .270 rifle.

November 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'Flame of Hope' at Bulloch Courthouse

Selected to create a new cauldron that would contain the flame for state Special Olympics events in Georgia, Duke Oursler said he wanted to sculpt a work of art that would inspire the athletes.

November 10, 2010 | By James Healy | Local


SEB cheerleaders ready for state

Meredith Jones, head cheerleading coach at Southeast Bulloch High School, will take her team to the Columbus Civic Center this weekend for the Georgia State Cheerleading Championships on Friday and Saturday.

November 10, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


GSU wins engineering expansion approval

The state Board of Regents Tuesday narrowly approved expanding the engineering program at Georgia Southern University to offer baccalaureate degrees in civil, electrical and mechanical engineering with classes set to begin in Fall 2011.

November 10, 2010 | From staff, wire reports | Local


'Shades of Gray' opens Friday

History professors teach about national heroes and people often view these men and women as flawless saints. One of the nation's most defining eras was the Civil War and while the stories of Confederate heroes are better known here, most are seen as one-dimensional figures.

November 09, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Swarm' seniors celebrate 2010 season

The Southeast Bulloch High School Marching Band, known as "The Swarm," just finished its 2010 season with a string of victories throughout the region in its marching band competitions.

November 09, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Agriculture students compete at State Fair

At the recent Georgia National Fair held in Perry last month students from Southeast Bulloch High and Middle schools, as well as Nevils and Brooklet elementaries, competed in the Georgia State Livestock Show.

November 09, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


So, who's that guy on the bike?

Most people driving through Statesboro on a regular basis have seen Dennis Perkins. He's not hard to spot, riding a purple bicycle with a home stereo mounted on the handlebars.

November 09, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Learning to read at 49

After two years of one-on-one, weekly study sessions with her tutor, Sandra Baker finds joy in being able to read road signs or the instructions on a microwave dinner. She is sharing her new love of books with her grandchildren and neighbor kids.

November 09, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


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Work camp inmates charged in attempt to obtain contraband

Three inmates of the Bulloch County Correctional Institute face felony charges for involvement in a plot to obtain contraband while incarcerated – mainly tobacco.

October 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


In need of ‘forever’ homes

Four hundred ninety-nine children across the state of Georgia who don't know each other have one thing in common: they want a forever home ...

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


Kiwanis Pancake House sees 48th year

Lines of hungry people wrapped around the Statesboro Kiwanis Pancake House Tuesday night as the smell of fresh sausage and fluffy pancakes wafted over the ...

October 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro council affirms county-city TAD agreement

In two actions Tuesday involving the city-county relationship and taxes, Statesboro City Council affirmed an agreement bringing county revenue into the South Main Street TAD ...

October 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


2017 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair: Renovations to old memories

Its dedication to agricultural history is one of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair's most unique characteristics, and the fairgrounds would not be complete without the ...

October 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch ESPLOST, Boro mayoral voting begins

By early Tuesday afternoon, 68 people had cast in-person advanced ballots in the Bulloch County ESPLOST referendum, while 51 had voted in Statesboro's mayoral ...

October 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Two shot at Statesboro Elks Lodge

Two men were shot, with one seriously injured, early Saturday morning at the Elks Lodge on James Street, off Martin Luther King Dr.

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Plenty of entertainment ensures never a dull moment at the Fair

Fair week in Statesboro brings a great deal of excitement to the area, but the week-long event isn't just thrill rides and fair food ...

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - N.C. group buys Statesboro Holiday Inn

Statesboro's premier full-service hotel, Holiday Inn sold on Monday to LRP Hotels based out of Greensboro, N.C.

October 16, 2017 | | Local


Renasant names consumer relationship officer

Renasant Bank announced the recent appointment of Judd Skinner as consumer relationship officer at the bank's Northside location in Statesboro.

October 16, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Kiwanis Club installs new officers, board members

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro recently installed the 2017-18 slate of officers and board of directors, with one of their own club members, Jim Campbell ...

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


Walk to End Alzheimer's raises $90,000

Friday night's Walk to End Alzheimer's at Mill Creek Park saw 195 participants and 29 teams register to take part in the fund ...

October 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Jimmy Franklin's labor of love

Statesboro native Jimmy Franklin has been practicing law since 1966. While his expertise is mainly as a trial attorney for civil matters, Franklin recalled a ...

October 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Kemp advocates cap on state spending

As a step toward cutting taxes, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp proposes to put a cap on state spending, adjusted to population growth and ...

October 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


GBI raids 4 Statesboro stores

Four Statesboro area convenience stores were targeted Thursday in a gambling sting conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Commercial Gambling Unit.

October 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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