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York: Man arrested after text messages to teen intercepted

A Portal man expected to meet a teenage girl to give her alcohol Friday, but her father intercepted the text messages the offender sent and held the man down on the ground until police arrived, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

March 31, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Streetscape project moves west

Statesboro's Downtown Streetscape project will be causing a few more delays on East Main Street in the next few weeks as the project moves farther west and further towards completion.

March 30, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Councilman Will Britt talks taxes and budget

There's one subject that's always likely to cause a lot of discussion: taxes. That's what was on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show's agenda today with Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt sitting in.

March 30, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Entry deadline extended until 5 p.m. Monday

You know you've got that award-winning film in you, but you just need a little more time.

March 30, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Monday night blaze kills 1

A fire Monday night on Hightower Road took the life of an elderly woman, said Statesboro Fire Investigator Capt. Emerson Melton.

March 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - GSU College of IT to become a first in the world

Mondays on "Mornings unPHILtered" is typically focused on business, economics and cutting-edge computer technology. Monday was no different, as host Phil Boyum welcomed frequent contributor Dr. Ron Shiffler, the Dean of Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration and the interim Dean of the College of Informational Technology.

March 29, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


No guns on GSU campus

Guns on campus at Georgia Southern University are not a good idea, said GSU President Dr. Brooks Keel. And University Police Chief Mike Russell agrees that if a bill passed Wednesday by Georgia senators becomes law, it's likely the university would act on a provision in that bill that allows individual colleges and universities to ban guns on their own.

March 27, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


SEB, SHS dominate annual Georgia Southern math tournament

Everyone in Bulloch County remembers the great snow storm on Feb. 12. What most people don't know is that weekend also was when Georgia Southern University was scheduled to host its annual Regional Math Tournament, which is the biggest competition of its type in the area.

March 27, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Literary teams from Southeast Bulloch, Statesboro earn first place honors

The literary teams from both Statesboro High and Southeast Bulloch High School's each took first-place honors at their respective Region 2-AAAA and Region 3-AA Literary events last week.

March 27, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


BA junior Kaylee Sheppard earns first in state literary competition

Bulloch Academy junior Kaylee Sheppard was named a Class AA state champion recently after her performance in the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) state literary competition at Valdosta State University.

March 27, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Jews for Jesus to present Passover program

Rahel Hirshenson Landrum of Jews for Jesus will re-create the traditional Passover service and explain how it foreshadowed Jesus' death and resurrection in a presentation called "Christ in the Passover" at Eastern Heights Baptist Church Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

March 26, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Comedian bringing act to the Boro

Expect lots of laughter in downtown Statesboro Saturday night.

March 26, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Drug, alcohol meeting: Parents key to prevention

Some passionate citizens gathered Thursday night for a town hall meeting. The topic? Underage drinking in Bulloch County, and how to stop it.

March 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Donations that can save lives

A blood drive in honor of a local student - as well as to help her with her blood needs - will be held Monday at Fletcher Memorial Baptist Church. Thirteen-year-old Southeast Bulloch Middle School student Rebecca Carnes said Thursday she appreciates any help.

March 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Barrow discusses health care vote

Georgia Congressman John Barrow said Thursday he did not vote for the health care reform bill that passed the House of Representatives Sunday because he believes it would ultimately tax the people it was trying to help too much and did not address some core problems with health care.

March 25, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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Johnson leaves top state NAACP post

After stepping down Saturday as president of the Georgia State Conference NAACP, a post he held for almost four years, Statesboro attorney and minister Francys ...

July 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


3 charged with firing guns under river bridge

Three men who were reportedly firing guns underneath a Highway 301 North bridge Sunday while people swam in the river nearby face drug and other ...

July 24, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'One Voice' offers evening of hope with free event

Several voices are coming together Friday at 7 p.m. at the Statesboro High School football field with a single message: "One voice makes a ...

July 24, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: The State of Bar-B-Q in the Boro is strong

Nothing screams "Southern" more than Bar-B-Q. Long before Statesboro was famous for its Eagles, it was known as the Bar-B-Q Capital of the South. In ...

July 24, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Georgia senators reviewing corporate, personal tax breaks

ATLANTA - A Georgia Senate committee is beginning what could be a years-long study of the hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks given to ...

July 22, 2017 | | Local


Mixed message from Milestones

The percentage of students in the Bulloch County Schools meeting proficiency levels on the Georgia Milestones tests improved in 15 of 30 tested subjects and ...

July 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Report: Numerous security policy violations in inmate escape

ATLANTA - Two Georgia prison guards failed to properly search and secure their prisoners on a transfer bus, enabling two inmates to free themselves and rush ...

July 21, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Woman fired, jailed over fraudulent use of nursing license

A Statesboro woman was jailed Wednesday after reportedly using another person's nursing license to perform nursing duties at work.

July 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


900 pot plants found in Candler; one arrested

Low-flying helicopters seen around Bulloch and adjacent counties recently may be part of the effort by the Georgia Governor's Drug Suppression Task Force to ...

July 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD officers issued opioid-blocking drug

Statesboro police officers will now carry the opioid-blocking drug naloxone in a nasal spray to administer to people who overdose on opioids such as heroin ...

July 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Shots fired during Subway robbery

Two masked gunmen opened fire during a robbery Wednesday night at a Statesboro sandwich shop, but no one was injured.

July 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD seldom uses force, new chief observes

Giving an annual report from the year before he arrived, Police Chief Mike Broadhead said he found the number of times the Statesboro Police Department ...

July 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Convenience store armed robbery brings yearly total to 17

A Statesboro convenience store clerk was robbed at gunpoint Saturday, bringing the number of armed robberies in Statesboro this year to 17.

July 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Five Points roundabout to open on schedule

Work on the roundabout traffic circle at Five Points is on schedule, and the roadways, mainly Pretoria-Rushing and Burkhalter roads, are expected to open as ...

July 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Main Street among GEMS

Not every Main Street program in Georgia has secured land for a community dog park, is in the process or rebuilding three homes, or is ...

July 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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