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Equestrians from Brooklet's Evermore Farm perform well at Nationals

The months of hard work paid off this year for the Evermore Farm High School Interscholastic Equestrian Team (IEA). At the IEA National Championship held in Conyers, Ga., the Brooklet-based Evermore team placed third out of the 19 teams that qualified out of more than 200 teams nationwide.

June 05, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Calling it a career

With school ending last week, Michael Ray is retiring after 33 years as a teacher – nine years in Effingham County and the last 24 years in Bulloch County. In fact, he has been teaching at Southeast Bulloch High School for the past 23 years.

June 04, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Police: Teen rapes two teen girls

A teen and two adults were charged Thursday in connection with reports of two juveniles being raped at a Lydia Lane residence during a May 29 party, said Statesboro Police Commander J. R.Holloway.

June 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Agents seize 10,000 pot plants in Excelsior

Drug agents are seeking information regarding more than 10,000 marijuana plants found earlier this week near Excelsior in southern Candler County.

June 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


59 pot plants seized from Grove Lakes home

About five dozen marijuana plants were seized last week after a helicopter sweep over the Grove Lakes subdivision area, said Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team Inv. Marcus Nesmith.

June 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Summer wish: More blood

As summer begins, local and regional officials with the American Red Cross warn that blood supplies could reach critical levels, risking lives if there is a major accident or catastrophe.

June 03, 2010 | By CHARLES MINSHEW Herald Intern | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - First Friday and Disney

It was a busy Thursday at "Mornings unPHILtered" as three guests appeared on the show.

June 03, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Streetscape nears end

Inclement weather and unforeseen complications are the main reasons the Downtown Statesboro Streetscape project is slated to finish about 60 days past the original completion date.

June 02, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Barrow talks retraining, stimulus

Congressman John Barrow was the first guest Wednesday on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Barrow called in and spoke with guest show host Tommy Palmer about his current travels across the 12th District, which includes all of Bulloch County.

June 02, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


City to vote on Streetscape change order

A change order for the downtown Streetscape project is the big item for the Statesboro City Council to consider this morning during its regular meeting.

June 01, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Robots coming to the hospital?

On the Tuesday after Memorial Day, Spencer Thomas, chief operating officer of East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, was the guest on the "Morning's unPHILtered" show.

June 01, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Summer begins, camps open

The beginning of summer vacation for Bulloch County school kids also means the beginning of the Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department's summer camp program.

June 01, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Herald Intern | Local


GOP Gubernatorial Debate

Five of the seven announced Republican candidates who are vying to replace Gov. Sonny Perdue attended the Statesboro Republican Primary Gubernatorial debate held at Statesboro High School on May 7. Former U.S. Congressman Nathan Deal, former Georgia Senate president Eric Johnson, Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine, businessman and former gubernatorial candidate Ray McBerry and State Senator Jeff Chapman from Brunswick all participated in the event, while former secretary of state Karen Handel declined to appear on the stage with McBerry.

June 01, 2010 | By Phil Boyum pboyum@statesboroherald.com | Local


Graduation Day for Statesboro, Portal and SEB

Bulloch County's three public high schools held their graduation ceremonies Saturday at Hanner Fieldhouse on the campus of Georgia Southern University, as seniors from Statesboro, Southeast Bulloch and Portal received diplomas.

May 31, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Memorial Day 2010 - ‘A debt of gratitude’

Beginning to read the first lines from "In Flanders Field," the voice of World War II veteran Burton Higgins started to crack.

May 31, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


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Early voting simpler option for Statesboro residents

For Statesboro residents who plan to vote in both the mayoral election and the Bulloch County ESPLOST referendum, advanced voting is the simpler option.

October 21, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Experts: Opioid crisis is hitting Georgia especially hard

ATHENS - The nation's deepening opioid epidemic is hitting Georgia harder than most states, experts say.

October 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Youth gangs become issue for mayoral candidates

During a forum Wednesday evening, Statesboro's three candidates for mayor responded to a question about youth gangs involved in criminal activity here.

October 21, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Cagle asserts he’s ready to shape Georgia’s growth

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle asserts that having been lieutenant governor through an economic downturn and into a recovery prepares him to lead, as governor, in ...

October 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Fair produces decade of love

Ten years ago, during fair week in Statesboro, something special happened at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.

October 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Four charged with commercial gambling

Agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Commercial Gambling Unit arrested four people this week on commercial gambling charges after a raid Oct. 12 ...

October 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Herald hosts mayoral candidate forum Monday

The Statesboro Herald will host the three candidates for mayor of Statesboro in a forum Monday evening, giving voters another chance to hear from them ...

October 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Sheriff’s office presence keeps fair safe

Most people who attend the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair are there to have fun in a safe, family-oriented atmosphere, but sometimes trouble shows its face.

October 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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


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