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Eagle Nation on Parade: Artists unveil 1st round concepts

From a pool of more than 40 artists, six were chosen by a blind jury to begin design of five-feet tall, fiberglass Eagle sculptures for Georgia Southern University's Eagle Nation on Parade.

December 10, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Job fair may attract 1,500

More than 1,500 people are expected to visit Ogeechee Technical College Wednesday with a common goal in mind: finding employment.

December 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Encounters of the wild kind

With a police escort, two 45-foot trailers turned the corner on Forest Drive onto the campus of Georgia Southern and pulled into the Center for Wildlife Education. As the truck came to a stop the sounds of monkeys, birds and other animals could be heard through the walls of the trailer.

December 09, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Police seek armed robber

The Statesboro Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of a convenience store that occurred Friday morning, according to a release issued by police.

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


Sunday alcohol sales on tap

A November vote to abolish blue laws in Statesboro, and subsequent amendment to the city's alcohol code, will for the first time allow residents to purchase alcohol on Sundays beginning this week.

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


New Mattie Lively school nears completion

Framework is all but complete and final details are coming into place at the new Mattie Lively Elementary School building on Debbie Drive.

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


Nation marks 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - About 120 survivors of the Pearl Harbor bombing commemorated the Japanese attack and the thousands who lost their lives that day 70 years ago by observing a moment of silence on Wednesday.

December 07, 2011 | By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press | Local


Crash victim remains critical

While a Statesboro grandfather and one of his grandsons injured in a crash Friday on Lakeview Road have returned home, a second boy remains in critical condition in a Savannah hospital.

December 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


2 brothers charged with burglary

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators charged two Rincon brothers with burglary in connection with several incidents in Stilson and Nevils.

December 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


2 arrested in store burglaries

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested two men they say are responsible for six area convenience store burglaries.

December 06, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City chooses Leaphart as City Attorney

Statesboro City Council reached an agreement Tuesday to offer a vacated city attorney position to one of two final candidates for the job.

December 06, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Council to vote on alcohol code, discuss new attorney

In its only scheduled meeting in December, Statesboro City Council could adopt amendments to the city's alcohol code that will allow for Sunday alcohol sales to begin this week.

December 05, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


How might Post Office closings affect you?

WASHINGTON - Already mocked by some as "snail mail," first-class U.S. mail will slow even more by next spring under plans by the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service to eliminate more than 250 processing centers. Nearly 30,000 workers would be laid off, too, as the post office struggles to respond to a shift to online communication and bill payments.

December 05, 2011 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local


Two boys severely injured in crash

Two boys remain in serious condition after a three-car wreck Friday night at the intersection of Lakeview Road and Old River Road North.

December 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Drug suspect also wanted in rape

In working with agents from other agencies to solve a drug case, Statesboro Police arrested a man who was also wanted on rape charges.

December 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Bulloch welcomes new 4-H leader

One of Bulloch County's own has traveled full circle as Susannah Martin Lanier, a passionate 4-H member in her school days, joins the Bulloch ...

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


2017 Farm City Week in Bulloch County - 'Never too busy to help'

(Note: Look for a more in-depth story on Wade Hodges and his family in the Thanksgiving edition of the Herald on Thursday.)

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Georgia congressman still pushing for Savannah harbor funds

SAVANNAH – A Georgia congressman said Friday the state's lawmakers still hope to boost federal funding to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port ...

November 17, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Listening to God

Bulloch County resident and Southeast Bulloch High School graduate Bryan Piet admits that he was a rebellious and defiant teen and often disrespected authority. But ...

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


Metter homicide suspect remains at large

The search for a Metter man wanted on murder charges continues as Akeem Ajima Lanier remains at large.

November 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

The Main Street Farmers Market will wrap up its 10th season with a final regular weekly market Saturday morning and then put a bow on ...

November 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


OTC breaks ground for Workforce Training

Contractor crews had real groundwork underway when officials ceremonially turned shovels Wednesday on Ogeechee Technical College's sixth major building, the $10 million, almost 35 ...

November 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Piebald buck bagged near Brooklet

The text message Brooklet resident Travis Wilson received Wednesday morning was only two words, but he knew what they meant to his friend Jim Doud.

November 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Please take the Statesboro Herald's reader survey

More than 200 people have filled out a survey about the Statesboro Herald in the past two weeks and Penny Marz now has a $100 ...

November 15, 2017 | By JIM HEALY | Local


‘Jury’ scam returns to Bulloch

A familiar scam seems to have taken on renewed life recently in Statesboro and Bulloch County, as a number of school board employees and local ...

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD arrests 2 men with cocaine at Walmart

Responding to a report of illegal drug activity at the Walmart Supercenter Monday night, Statesboro police arrested two men on cocaine charges.

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Photo Gallery: 2017 Best of the Boro Awards Gala

View images from the 2017 Statesboro Herald Best of the Boro Awards Gala

November 13, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Five Hives & Vines in Bulloch County

If the Five Hives & Vines partners' original vision is realized, their rural Bulloch County property will feature beehives, berry fields and a facility for making ...

November 13, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro Veterans Day 2017 – Honoring all who serve

Patriotism and appreciation for soldiers past and present were almost tangible Saturday as the "Music of World War I" Veterans Day observance brought a standing ...

November 13, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Volunteers needed for annual Feed the Boro event

For many, a Thanksgiving meal is taken for granted, but financial challenges or other issues mean sparse provisions for many people right here in Statesboro ...

November 13, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


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