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Akins gets expanded role with Synovus

Synovus, the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, today announced that Wayne Akins will transition into an expanded leadership role as chief community banking officer of Synovus.

December 26, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Man charged in burglary attempt, arson

A man seen breaking into homes in an Old Register Road mobile home park Friday also set one home on fire as Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies made their way to the scene.

December 26, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Gifts of the season

The Brooklet Kiwanis Club holds a breakfast on Christmas Eve every year to help raise money for gift certificates that will be given out to the needy.

December 24, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Suspect attempts store robbery

A man who police said choked a clerk while trying to rob a South Main convenience store Friday is now behind bars, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

December 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro choir to sing in NYC

After claiming top honors at a regional competition Sunday, a group of Statesboro singers can look forward to showcasing their talents in a city as grand as their voices.

December 22, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Grandfather charged with child molestation

A South Carolina grandfather is in the Bulloch County Jail, charged with molesting his juvenile granddaughter.

December 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Shoeboxes loaded with love, prayers

Imagine everything you receive for Christmas this year fitting inside one shoebox. Imagine much of the box space filled with washcloths, soap, a toothbrush and toothpaste and socks. And then try to imagine being filled with joy and appreciation beyond words for such a marvelous gift.

December 22, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch schools teach more than 300 immigrant children

After asking a question about the night sky, Tara Ward gently reminded her students, "Please use English," when she hears an answer in Korean or Vietnamese.

December 21, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro to introduce new message alert system

In January, Statesboro Public Safety will implement a new communications service allowing city officials to send important, valuable community information directly to residents using the latest technology, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

December 21, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Community offers prayers, support

It was not how anyone gathering at St. Mathews Church Tuesday night wanted to spend their holidays: in a huddled mass, grieving a young boy who remains in hospice care following a devastating vehicle accident.

December 20, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Claxton’s Korean connection

Over the past six years, several hundred South Koreans have found a gateway to their American dream through a job - for a least one family member - at a chicken processing plant in Claxton.

December 20, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Blood drive to be held in honor of leukemia patient

For Jody and Rett Polk, it does not take a T-shirt or promotional ad to see blood donations can save lives. Their daughter is enough.

December 20, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU's PAC offers discount on Spring performance series

Looking for the perfect last minute gift and/or stocking stuffer? Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center has a limited-time, 20 percent discount on ticket purchases for each of the spring season's four shows. The discount will be available until 4 p.m. on Thursday.

December 20, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Students dig for 10,000-year-old clues

Students in Richard McCombs' 11th grade environmental science classes at Statesboro High School traveled back more than 10,000 years in time recently as they took part in the Paleontology Research Institute's nationwide Mastodon Matrix Project. Students painstakingly examined soil contents from a former residential construction site in Dutchess County, New York, where an intact American Mastodon specimen was found in the 1990s.

December 19, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County Extension welcomes new agent

Bulloch County's newest county agent has been on the job almost three months now and in enjoying following in her father's footsteps.

December 19, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Plenty of entertainment ensures never a dull moment at the Fair

Fair week in Statesboro brings a great deal of excitement to the area, but the week-long event isn't just thrill rides and fair food ...

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - N.C. group buys Statesboro Holiday Inn

Statesboro's premier full-service hotel, Holiday Inn sold on Monday to LRP Hotels based out of Greensboro, N.C.

October 16, 2017 | | Local


Renasant names consumer relationship officer

Renasant Bank announced the recent appointment of Judd Skinner as consumer relationship officer at the bank's Northside location in Statesboro.

October 16, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Kiwanis Club installs new officers, board members

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro recently installed the 2017-18 slate of officers and board of directors, with one of their own club members, Jim Campbell ...

October 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Walk to End Alzheimer's raises $90,000

Friday night's Walk to End Alzheimer's at Mill Creek Park saw 195 participants and 29 teams register to take part in the fund ...

October 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Jimmy Franklin's labor of love

Statesboro native Jimmy Franklin has been practicing law since 1966. While his expertise is mainly as a trial attorney for civil matters, Franklin recalled a ...

October 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Kemp advocates cap on state spending

As a step toward cutting taxes, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp proposes to put a cap on state spending, adjusted to population growth and ...

October 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


GBI raids 4 Statesboro stores

Four Statesboro area convenience stores were targeted Thursday in a gambling sting conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Commercial Gambling Unit.

October 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Six arrested on gang-related charges

Six suspects believed to be members of the "Mobb" street gang face charges after Statesboro police linked them to two armed robberies and a burglary.

October 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GBI raids Bulloch convenience stores

On Thursday, the GBI's Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office Crime Suppression Team, and in cooperation with the Georgia ...

October 12, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Moore asserts pride in her record as mayor

This is the last in a series of questionnaire articles about Statesboro's three mayoral candidates. They answered questions by email.

October 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Fireball won’t return to Fair

The Fireball, one of Amusement of America's most popular thrill rides, won't be featured this year during the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. After a ...

October 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parade to kick off 2017 Fair

This year, there will be more rides, more food and more fun to be found at the 56th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.

October 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bobby Jones, Face of Manufacturing in Ga.

When state and local officials came to Koyo Bearings in Sylvania to honor Bobby Jones as one of Georgia's Faces of Manufacturing, he passed ...

October 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


McCollar: Poverty Statesboro’s big challenge

This is part of a series of questionnaire articles about Statesboro's three mayoral candidates. They answered questions by email.

October 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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