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Ninth Eagle Nation on Parade sculpture finds a home

The unveiling of the ninth eagle sculpture in the Eagle Nation on Parade took place Tuesday morning at the front entrance of East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

August 25, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Woodbridge residents question water problems

Residents of the Woodbridge subdivision on Josh Deal Road in southern Bulloch County were demanding answers Monday after going without water for almost two days, while the owner of the company managing the subdivision's water system called the outage "an act of God."

August 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Portal man stable after suffering injuries in house fire

A Portal man is in stable condition after being airlifted to Augusta for treatment of smoke inhalation and minors burns suffered in a house fire Saturday night.

August 25, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Three Tree branches out

Three Tree Coffee Roasters, which just opened its own coffee shop in Midtown Market, is a small Statesboro-born business with a global ethical outlook. Three Tree has been supplying carefully chosen, locally roasted beans to retail coffee brewers, and direct to consumers, for almost two years.

August 24, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Fur Nannies fills needs for Statesboro pet owners

Even when she was a little girl, Katelyn Stephens knew what she wanted to do with her life. Every step of the way was methodically planned out. Katelyn is a planner, which comes naturally for someone with an accounting degree from Georgia Southern University, but her transition into owning a petsitting business came as a bit of a surprise.

August 24, 2015 | | Local

Up with People: Meet the cast, part 5

About 100 members of the Up with People cast touring North America in 2015 will be in Statesboro for the week of

August 23, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

'Miss Daisy' rides again at Georgia Southern

As director of the Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern University, Carol Thompson is well known for introducing each of the PAC's performances, taking the stage in a fancy gown for a few moments before the curtain rises.

August 23, 2015 | By BRITTANI HOWELL | Local

In the steps of Jimmy Carter

With Jason Carter as speaker for their 2015 Independence Gala, Bulloch County Democrats ended up hearing from the Carter Center's incoming chairman at an emotionally charged time for the first family of the Democratic Party in Georgia.

August 23, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Program helps match donors to teachers' needs

With limited budgets, funding cuts and other challenges, teachers today often find shortfalls in meeting their classroom needs. Some Bulloch County educators have discovered an easy, no-cost way to secure supplies, accessories and classroom needs with the simple click of a computer mouse.

August 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Drones provide farmers crop analysis

Knowing that farmers and reporters would inevitably call the little, computer-piloted plane a "drone," the organizers of the field demonstration of a UAS, or "unmanned aerial system," for farm use put both terms in the invitation.

August 21, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

ATLANTA - With a broad smile and an upbeat attitude, former President Jimmy Carter told the world Thursday that he has cancer in his brain, and feels "perfectly at ease with whatever comes."

August 20, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY | Local

‘Friday Night Live’ on Saturday

The eighth season of "Friday Night Live," where a Bulloch County high school football game is streamed live each week on, kicks off the 2015 season the same way 2014 started – with a special Saturday night edition.

August 20, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Two semis collide in fiery crash

A fiery crash between two 18-wheelers on Interstate 16 near Metter and Excelsior early Thursday morning kept both lanes of traffic closed for several hours.

August 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Divers raise wreckage of Confederate warship

SAVANNAH - After 150 years at the bottom of the Savannah River, the armored skeleton of the Confederate warship CSS Georgia is being raised to the surface one 5-ton chunk at a time.

August 19, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

Private curbside recycling service planned

As Bulloch County ends its curbside recycling program in Statesboro and other towns, a local business owner intends to begin offering a similar service, but at a higher fee and with two containers per household instead of one.

August 19, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

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No new schools, but state to fund renovations

The current five-year inventory of Bulloch County public school facilities does not qualify the district for any new schools. But local officials are ready to ...

September 28, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Glennville Bank in Statesboro set to open Thursday

The Glennville Bank plans to open its Statesboro bank and loan production office on Thursday at 203 Savannah Avenue.

September 28, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Inside Bulloch Business - Van Tassell puts Statesboro's professional soccer future in good hands

Since Darin Van Tassell and Jeremy Aven announced a few weeks ago that they had secured the rights to bring a Premier Development League (PDL ...

September 28, 2015 | | Local

'In God We Trust' decals on sheriffs' cars prompt debate

ATLANTA - Spurred by confrontations nationwide between police and the public, nearly a dozen law enforcement agencies in Georgia have joined a national movement that's ...

September 28, 2015 | By TAMMY JOYNER The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Local

Sylvania woman critical after crash

A Sylvania woman remains in critical condition after a Friday night crash on Old Register Road.

September 28, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

6 arrested in connection to rash of entering auto cases

Instinct and patience resulted in the arrest of six suspects in connection to a rash of entering auto cases.

September 28, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Battling the 'long goodbye' disease

It's 5 p.m. on a Tuesday on this autumn day in Statesboro. While many are outside enjoying the cool air that has finally ...

September 27, 2015 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local

Blue Devils football – 1945: Statesboro's 'Amazing 13'

In early August 1945, the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan in an effort to bring World War II to an end.

September 27, 2015 | By L. FOY SIMMMONS Special to the Herald | Local

Bulloch Blues Marching Band earning opportunities

Alone, Southeast Bulloch High School's marching band currently fields 98 students, Statesboro High School's 85, and Portal Middle High School's, just 15 ...

September 27, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

City says goodbye to departing public safety director

As the community wished farewell to Statesboro's outgoing public safety director during a reception Friday, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore shared ideas about the upcoming ...

September 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Statesboro police event raising funds for Boys & Girls Club

The Statesboro Police Department is seeking teams of people who are interested in tackling extreme physical and mental challenges, exercising leadership skills and having fun ...

September 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Georgia ports plan big investments

SAVANNAH - Georgia's coastal seaports plan $142 million in expansion and improvement projects in the next year to keep pace with faster than expected growth ...

September 24, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

Ten marching bands ready for a Blast

More than 700 marching musicians, dancers and flag corps members from southeast Georgia high schools are expected to gather Saturday for the second annual Southeast ...

September 24, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Rain forces cancellation of Tales from the Tomb

With a forecast of rain all day and into the evening, tonight's Tales from the Tomb, has been cancelled, said Joe McGlamery, president of ...

September 24, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Army Field Band to perform free concert

The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, D.C., will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears ...

September 23, 2015 | | Local

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