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Honoring the Brinsons

SYLVANIA - If diamonds were the theme for the 60th anniversary of Screven County's Livestock Festival, then they couldn't have glistened more in Saturday's record high temperatures, at what has become the longest continuously running livestock festival in Georgia.

April 13, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU to mark Civil War anniversary

Georgia Southern University will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War during a day filled with living history, displays of priceless artifacts and roundtable discussions on Saturday.

April 12, 2011 | | Local


Honor grads recognized at SIB luncheon

Bulloch County's honor graduates learned the secret of happiness Tuesday as they enjoyed a luncheon sponsored by Sea Island Bank.

April 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Vet’s fair offers services, info

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is offering a health fair for veterans and their families Saturday, offering information about a host of services available in an effort to register veterans for programs they deserve.

April 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Drivers cut back as gas rises

NEW YORK - With the price of gas above $3.50 a gallon in all but one state, there are signs that Americans are cutting back on driving, reversing a steady increase in demand for fuel as the economy improves.

April 11, 2011 | By CHRIS KAHN AP Energy Writer | Local


Man arrested after shooting puppies

A Brooklet man was arrested Sunday after shooting two puppies he said were in his trash.

April 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Kiwanis Rodeo set to ride into town

The Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo is just under a week away, and local riders are encouraged to enter both the professional events as well as the ones just for fun.

April 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Town Hall set at GSU Tuesday

Statesboro City Councilman John Riggs will hold a town hall-style meeting Tuesday with Georgia Southern students.

April 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Healthier Bulloch

Southern, rural portions of Georgia are home to the state's least healthy counties, though Bulloch ranks in the top 25 percent, according to a comprehensive report released recently.

April 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Round 3 of The Masters - Listen to Vince Johnson's report

Will Fred Couples put himself into position to become the oldest winner of The Masters?

April 09, 2011 | | Local


Police solve burglaries with arrests

Statesboro Police solved a rash of burglaries Monday after arresting a man and a juvenile they said are responsible for five residential burglaries and one business burglary.

April 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Census may alter Boro voting

With the release of 2010 Census figures, the City of Statesboro is beginning the process of evaluating population growth and determining whether the city's five districts need to be reshaped.

April 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Listen to Vince Johnson's daily report from The Masters

Day 2 begins at Augusta and Vince Johnson looks at the storylines going into the second round of The Masters.

April 08, 2011 | | Local


Dems pitch HOPE plan

Georgia Democrats are conducting a statewide listening and speaking tour this week to gather support for a plan that would allow current high school seniors and college students to retain their full HOPE Scholarships.

April 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Report: Man drives car off ramp, punches his rescuer

A man who drove his car onto a display ramp at a local car dealership was arrested after the car caught fire and he punched a man trying to save him.

April 07, 2011 | By HOLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Prayer service held for local resident with leukemia

Family, friends and community members gathered last week for a prayer service at Connection Church for local resident Clay Chandler, owner of Chandler Roofing.

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


Police shoot armed truck theft suspect

An armed man who was shot Monday by law enforcement as they were pursuing a stolen vehicle on Interstate 16 in Emanuel County remains in ...

February 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rotarians honor High as Citizen of the Year

Dr. James A. "Jimmy" High retired from his orthodontics practice in 2009 after 34 years but now provides free dental care at the Hearts & Hands ...

February 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Cobbtown teen arrested on molestation charges

Statesboro police arrested a Cobbtown teen on charges of child molestation after an investigation into an incident in Statesboro in December.

February 13, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Boro native joins Guido Evangelism Ministry in Metter

A Statesboro native and recent Georgia Southern University graduate, Win Lee took over last week as director of Evangelism and Discipleship of Guido Ministries and ...

February 13, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia GOP proposing new state role in struggling schools

ATLANTA - The state would have broad authority to intervene in struggling schools and make significant changes to staff and management under legislation introduced by Georgia ...

February 13, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Burnette earns promotion; staying in Boro

Synovus, the parent company of Sea Island Bank in Statesboro and Savannah, announced last week the promotion of Darron Burnette to Synovus Division CEO.

February 13, 2017 | | Local


Georgia Southern team wins national retail 'challenge'

A team of Georgia Southern University students received first place for the 2017 Student Challenge, a business case competition for National Retail Federation Student Association ...

February 13, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


MLES teacher wins prestigious Georgia Science Teacher of Promise award

She began Friday's lesson with a picture of an Ophiderma bimaculata and said to the fifth graders, "You're about to get a feel ...

February 11, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


City hires attorney to fight for insurance in Gatto suit

This week, the city of Statesboro acted to hire an attorney, at a cost of up to $125,000, for an effort to keep an ...

February 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Please join me for some coffee, discussion

As you may have read last week, the Statesboro Herald recently purchased property across Proctor Street from the Herald building totaling a little less than ...

February 11, 2017 | Jim Healy | Local


GSU alum Seth Orme to present ‘Packing it Out’

Statesboro native and Georgia Southern University alumnus Seth Orme ('14) will return to campus to share his experiences about raising awareness of littering with a ...

February 10, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


T. Holmes Ramsey pleads guilty in jury tampering case

A Statesboro businessman recently pleaded guilty to charges of jury tampering related to a civil case originally filed in 2007.

February 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE hits pause on minority recruitment costs

The Bulloch County Board of Education postponed a decision Thursday night on a minority educator recruitment program. Initial cost estimates totaled $180,000 to $250 ...

February 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Tornado was EF2; 300 yards wide

After completing an investigation of the tornado that ripped an 11-mile path from southern Bulloch County into Effingham County, National Weather Service experts listed the ...

February 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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