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Perdue calls Boro 'unique'

Former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue praised Statesboro on Tuesday night during the 24th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala, held at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building.

April 10, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Historic sign is returning to downtown

Many landmarks have long disappeared in the face of growth and renovation from East Main Street in downtown Statesboro - but after more than four decades, one flashy highlight is all set to return.

April 10, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Police search for escaped inmate

A man who slipped out of restraints on a transport bus Tuesday and fled from deputies at the Bulloch County Jail remained at large late Tuesday night.

April 10, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Time to get artsy

ArtsFest 2012 will bring together painting, sculpture, poetry, music, dance, theatre, martial arts, sports and nature for the annual celebration Saturday at Sweetheart Circle. The event gets underway at 11 a.m. and it marks the 30th anniversary of ArtsFest at Georgia Southern.

April 09, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local attorney challenges incumbent DA

Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Richard A. Mallard hopes to maintain his position by running for office again. This year, he is challenged by local attorney Martha Kirkland Hall, who once worked under former district attorney Joe Martin.

April 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


$150,000 grant awarded for health project

A healthcare initiative being undertaken by a pair of regional institutions has received a major boost, and will soon offer potentially life-saving services to people throughout the area.

April 07, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Couple arrested on meth charges

Undercover Bulloch County drug agents arrested a South Carolina couple Thursday after watching them buy ingredients for making methamphetamine from multiple locations.

April 06, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch Co. remembers Dr. Leila Denmark

After Dr. Leila Daughtry Denmark's burial in the Portal City cemetery Friday, friends and relatives gathered at Portal's First Baptist church for a reception in memory of one of the oldest women in the world.

April 06, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Student's life celebrated

During a candlelight vigil Thursday for a 14-year-old Langston Chapel Middle School student, fellow students and educators remembered the teen as a vibrant, enthusiastic young lady who would not want them to be sad about her death.

April 05, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Rep. John Barrow buys Augusta home

SAVANNAH - U.S. Rep. John Barrow, formerly of Athens and Savannah, is now a resident of Augusta after Georgia political mapmakers essentially forced the Democrat to move for the second time since he won election to Congress eight years ago.

April 05, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Time is running out to enter your film

You know you've got that award-winning film in you, but you just need a little more time.

April 05, 2012 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Search for new superintendent launched

The Georgia School Boards Association mailed brochures nationwide Tuesday as the search begins for Bulloch County's next superintendent of schools.

April 04, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Fresh at the Farmers’ Market

Spring is in the air, and along with the warmer weather, it's bringing with it one of the Boro's favorite annual staples: the Mainstreet Statesboro Farmers' Market.

April 04, 2012 | By LINSAY CHENEY lcheney@statesboroherald.com | Local


WSAV postpones Statesboro broadcast

Savannah-based television station WSAV has rescheduled the live broadcasts of two newscasts in Statesboro for Monday instead of Thursday afternoon.

April 04, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Music is in the air downtown during F1rst Friday

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority (DSDA) will kick off Easter Weekend and the entire month of April by making a little noise downtown Friday evening.

April 04, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


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Lawmakers seek firmer stance against drilling off Georgia coast

SAVANNAH - While the governor sticks to cautious, measured responses to President Donald Trump's proposal to expand oil drilling into waters off Georgia and its ...

February 12, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New dealership coming for J.C. Lewis Ford

Thursday morning at 10 am J.C. Lewis Ford will officially break ground on the future location of their Statesboro dealership. It will be located ...

February 12, 2018 | | Local


Tips to prevent the flu, help if you get it

Across the nation, Georgia and Bulloch County, the flu season that began last October has seen one of the worst outbreaks in decades and pharmacist ...

February 12, 2018 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Imperial Sugar tragedy: Repercussions continue decade later

PORT WENTWORTH - Broken equipment inside a steel conveyor belt sparked the first explosion at the Imperial Sugar refinery in Port Wentworth on a mild winter ...

February 10, 2018 | By MARY LANDERS and JAN SKUTCH Savannah Morning News | Local


Bulloch Schools employee recruitment fair a first

The Bulloch County Schools will hold an employee recruitment fair, believed to be the first in the school system's history, Saturday, Feb. 24, for ...

February 10, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Flu season still getting worse

NEW YORK - The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine ...

February 09, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


Mayor: Brooklet officers won’t be disciplined

Brooklet police officers accused of improper behavior during a traffic stop will not be disciplined, as they did nothing wrong, said Brooklet Mayor William Hendrix.

February 09, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro ‘Tree City USA’ for 25 years

Every year for Arbor Day, the city of Statesboro unfurls a Tree City USA flag. But this year, the flag is a special one marking ...

February 08, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Cope pleads not guilty in Taco Bell crash

A teen charged with felony murder after crashing his car into a Swainsboro fast-food restaurant in September pled not guilty to murder and aggravated assault ...

February 07, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Portal police seek missing man

A reportedly homeless man with Portal connections is missing, and Portal police Chief Jason Sapp hopes someone can help locate him.

February 06, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff seeks suspect in shots fired into home

Bulloch County sheriff's investigators are looking for a man who fired shots into a Pretoria Rushing Road home on Monday.

February 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


SPD getting $400,000 worth of new vehicles

Statesboro City Council on Tuesday approved spending $400,000 to buy and equip nine new vehicles, including seven patrol SUVs, one unmarked SUV and a ...

February 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


For Joyner, YMCA a family tradition

Tory Joyner came to the job of executive director of the Statesboro Family YMCA with a family legacy in YMCA management and career experience deeper ...

February 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


'Loam,' 'newton' earn SEBMS eighth-grader spelling bee title

Worlanyo Gato, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Southeast Bulloch Middle School, won the 2018 Bulloch County Spelling Bee held Monday evening at Statesboro High School. Gato ...

February 06, 2018 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Man's body found in burned car in Ellabell

An autopsy performed Monday revealed that a body found in a burned car in Ellabell on Friday is that of a male, but investigators are ...

February 05, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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