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Food Bank in need of money

Most people think of canned goods and nonperishable foods when considering donations to local food banks, but the Statesboro Food Bank needs cash, too.

December 09, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Fire Department completes specialized training

The Statesboro Fire Department recently completed in-house training on atmospheric air monitoring during and after working fires, said Statesboro Fire Chief Tim Grams.

December 08, 2015 | | Local


Langston takes bite of national apple promo

Thanks to nearly 10,000 photos posted online of children and adults enjoying apples and apple snacks, Langston Chapel Elementary School has $10,000 to spend on playground improvements plus $1,500 to buy iPads for fifth-grade reading. The school won both first place and third place in the U.S. Apple Association's Apples4Ed contest.

December 08, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


East Georgia commencement set for Saturday

East Georgia State College will hold its 53rd Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday in the gymnasium. Dr. H. Lee Cheek, Dean of the School of Social Sciences at EGSC, will give the commencement Address.

December 08, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


2 Fla. men caught with trailer full of stolen motorcycles

Two men from Florida left town with four brand new motorcycles stolen from Statesboro Yamaha early Sunday, but quick response by local law enforcement made sure the two never reached the state line.

December 07, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen learns about dialysis legislation

For registered nurse Melissa R. "Missy" Cook, legislation under consideration in the U.S. Congress that would help kidney dialysis patients receive additional Medicare coverage is "very personal."

December 07, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Man arrested in knife fight

Statesboro police arrested a man on three counts of aggravated assault after a Saturday night fight at a local bar.

December 07, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Author, civil servant, Army general to speak at GSU graduation

Georgia Southern University will hold its 24th annual Fall Commencement with ceremonies on Friday at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Hanner Fieldhouse.

December 07, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Baldinos back in Boro; Clyde's expanding

Baldinos Giant Jersey Subs has re-entered the Statesboro market after leaving more than three decades ago.

December 07, 2015 | | Local


'Puts you right back there'

When the Rev. Carl E. Ledbetter, an 82-year-old Army veteran, walked through the Washington, D.C., memorial exhibits last month, he was mesmerized and moved by what he saw. But when he came upon the Korean War Veterans Memorial - his memorial - he was caught off guard.

December 06, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Meet and greet for new genealogy librarian is Monday

The Friends of the Library will host a meet and greet reception at the Statesboro-Bulloch County Library at 5:30 p.m. Monday to introduce Lillian L. Wingate, the library's new genealogy librarian.

December 05, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Head of water dept. to retire

Wayne Johnson, 67, retiring as Statesboro's water and wastewater director, leaves a system with more than 2.5 times as many customers as it had when he came to work for the city 34 years ago, but which sends a million gallons less waste water to the treatment plant each day than it once did.

December 05, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Mayor vetoes retirement pay hike for elected officials

Exercising a rarely used power provided in the Statesboro City Charter, Mayor Jan Moore issued a veto Friday of an ordinance change increasing retirement pay for the mayor and City Council members.

December 04, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Two killed, two injured in Hwy. 67 crash

Two were killed and two seriously injured Friday morning in a single vehicle crash on Hwy. 67 about a mile south of the Kiwanis Fairgrounds.

December 04, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Migos rapper “Offset” freed after sentencing

A rap artist who has been incarcerated in the Bulloch County Jail since April walked free Friday after taking an "Alford plea" to charges stemming from an altercation in the jail.

December 04, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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3 charged in theft from area gambling machines

Three Ft. Valley residents suspected of robbing a gambling machine in a local convenience store Jan. 14 were not elderly, as described in previous sheriff ...

February 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parker trial set for Feb. 24

Jury selection is slated for Tuesday in Bulloch County Superior Court for former city manager Frank Parker's whistleblower and wrongful-firing lawsuit against the city ...

February 05, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch’s first four-legged ‘arrest’

Gismo wasn't with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office very long before he made his first arrest.

February 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged in two robberies

Statesboro police arrested a Brooklet man Wednesday believed to have robbed a convenience store as well as an individual last week.

February 04, 2016 | | Local


Bulloch schools open, but some roads closed

Schools in Evans and Tattnall counties will be closed Friday, but Bulloch County Schools will remain open, despite some road closures because of accumulated rain.

February 04, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Commission chairman not seeking re-election

Bulloch County Commission Chairman Garrett Nevil said Thursday he plans to seek a "true" retirement and will not qualify to run for re-election.

February 04, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Paulson’s field switch underway

At the moment, the field at Paulson Stadium - usually a lush green pasture - looks better suited to hosting a motocross rally or a monster truck ...

February 04, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Police: Third suspect arrested in automobile theft, chase

Law enforcement officers from three separate agencies linked a Monday-morning car chase, where a man and woman were arrested for car theft, to a third ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Attorney confirms fifth probate judge candidacy

As Bulloch County grows, it will one day soon need a probate judge who is a licensed attorney, said local lawyer Charles Aaron, who announced ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police creating standards office

With approval from City Council, the Statesboro Police Department is creating an Office of Professional Standards, to be staffed by one sergeant responsible for recruiting ...

February 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Zika in Bulloch?

A mosquito-borne virus that has been known since 1947, Zika can affect anyone, but pregnant women are especially vulnerable to the virus, which is believed ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ArtsFest back on for 34th year

ArtsFest, that day of parent-and-child activities ranging from molding clay, sculpting sand and painting pets to watching professional artists work, is back on for 2016 ...

February 03, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


‘Oubliette,’ ‘corsair’ earn Brooklet student spelling bee title

Correctly spelling "oubliette" and "corsair" earned Eric Lim, a fifth-grade student at Brooklet Elementary School, the title of 2016 Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion on ...

February 03, 2016 | | Local


Hall pitches bid for superior court judge seat

Former Assistant District Attorney and municipal Judge Martha Hall says she will focus on protecting families and serving the community should she be elected as ...

February 02, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Intoxicated couple steals car, crashes into convenience store

A man and woman in a stolen car that crashed into a convenience store Monday morning were too intoxicated to be completely booked into the ...

February 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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