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Local YMCA launches

Statesboro Family YMCA, which celebrated its grand opening Saturday, has programs already available, with an emphasis on fitness activities and family.

October 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


No sign-up fee to join YMCA this weekend

Families and individuals can join the Statesboro Family YMCA during this, its grand-opening weekend, with no joining fee, and this does not require a commitment of annual dues. Saturday's grand-opening activities begin at 10 a.m.

October 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


DNR feral hog workshop in Statesboro

Area farmers, hunters and landowners are invited to attend a feral swine workshop and trapping demonstration Nov. 13 at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture on Langston Chapel Road.

October 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Experts: Winter coming later, leaving earlier

WASHINGTON - Winter is coming ... later. And it's leaving ever earlier.

October 27, 2017 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | Local


GBI: Bulloch County Jail inmate found dead in cell

A Bulloch County Jail inmate was found dead in his cell after hanging himself early Friday morning, according to a press release from Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vernon Keenan.

October 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local




YMCA grand opening Saturday

Statesboro Family YMCA, at 409 Clairborne Ave., hosts its grand opening Saturday and is inviting the public to participate in free introductory activities throughout the day.

October 26, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


‘Wings of Freedom’ tour set for Boro

History will come to life as the "Wings of Freedom" tour comes to the Statesboro-Bulloch County Airport next week, bringing vintage bombers and other airplanes for display and flight tours.

October 26, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia election server wiped after suit filed

A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean by its custodians just after the suit was filed, The Associated Press has learned.

October 26, 2017 | By FRANK BAJAK Associated Press | Local


Not arrowheads, and older than you think

In its last regular meeting of 2017, the Bulloch County Historical Society heard about the area's Native American prehistory, and saw a collection of artifacts dating back thousands of years.

October 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Mill Creek Trick or Treat is Friday

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will hold Bulloch County's annual Trick or Treat at Mill Creek Park on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.

October 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County receives Firehouse Subs grant

Bulloch County firefighters soon will have new specialized rescue equipment, thanks to a grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

October 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Red Hats help century celebration

At a time when gas cost four cents per gallon and the average cost of a new car was $360, local resident Maxine Dickey Anvik made her entry into the world. Born October 29, 1917, Mrs. Maxine celebrates her 100th birthday this year.

October 25, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Cooperville death ruled a homicide

The death of a woman whose body was found Tuesday in a burned Screven County mobile home was ruled a homicide.

October 25, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


ESPLOST town hall meeting Thursday

The Bulloch County Board of Education has transformed its regular work session scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday into a town hall meeting about the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.

October 24, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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Police raise sweeps in applicants

The pay raises City Council approved for Statesboro Police Department officers last month produced an immediate rise in the number of would-be and experienced officers ...

December 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Party shut down due to alcohol violation

A local businessman was arrested on alcohol license and catering violations following a private business Christmas party Saturday.

December 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SACS greenlights GSU-Armstrong consolidation

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges gave its approval Tuesday for the consolidation of Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University ...

December 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'This is a hand up, not a handout' - Mission opens its 'Heart' in Statesboro

For some, it's a miracle just in time for Christmas. For many, it will be a life-altering place to lay their head temporarily that ...

December 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro man charged in rape

Sheriff's investigators arrested a man on rape charges Friday after meeting with an alleged victim in the hospital earlier last week.

December 04, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro Bi-Lo to show off renovations Thursday

BI-LO will introduce its newly remodeled Statesboro BI-LO store to the community at an official grand opening celebration on Thursday.

December 04, 2017 | | Local


Total Tire & Auto Care opens in Statesboro

Total Tire & Auto Care of Statesboro brings a need Jody Rogers perceived through his contracting business together with David Shackelford's knowledge of the tire ...

December 04, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


GSU's Joseph Telfair to lead American Public Health Association

Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MSW, MPH, professor of public health practice and research and chair of the Department of Community Health at Georgia Southern University was ...

December 04, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Panels to pursue mayoral goals

Statesboro Mayor-elect Jonathan McCollar has a transition team working on naming three citizen commissions to pursue initiatives in job creation, youth development and diversity and ...

December 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


After 50 years, Marie Waters retiring

When Marie Roberts Waters walks away from her desk at Dabbs, Hickman, Hill & Cannon, LLP on Dec. 31, she will have logged in 50 years ...

December 02, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Portal Christmas program Dec. 7

The Portal Heritage Society and Town of Portal will host its annual Christmas celebration Thursday, Dec. 7, starting with a parade.

December 02, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


County, cities negotiate TSPLOST

Officials of Bulloch County and the cities of Brooklet, Portal, Register and Statesboro held their first formal meeting Friday toward putting a transportation sales tax ...

December 01, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Metter teen killed in crash

A Metter teenager was killed Thursday in a collision with an 18-wheeler on Interstate 16.

December 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Testimony: Suspects bragged of dragging black man to death

GRIFFIN, Ga. - The case of two Georgia men accused of dragging a black man to his death behind a pickup truck is going before a ...

December 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


State considers voting machines replacements

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers are considering replacements for the state's touch-screen voting machines that were adopted statewide 15 years ago and that have been criticized ...

December 01, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


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