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A car rental partnership

Georgia Southern University is teaming with WeCar, a car-sharing program by Enterprise Rent-A-Car, to offer students, faculty and staff a creative new transportation option. Georgia Southern is the first university or business in the state of Georgia to offer the unique service.

October 24, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Fair's 50th Year

The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair marked its 50th anniversary last week with food, fun, excitement and record-breaking crowds.

October 24, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


A taste for helping the homeless

Years ago, when Brooklet resident Keith Brinson created his own barbecue-style sauce, he never dreamed it would be used to help prevent homelessness.

October 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Native set to deliver Averitt Lecture

Bulloch County native, author and nationally recognized journalist Remer Tyson will deliver the 19th Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Emma Kelly Theatre inside the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro.

October 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Helping hand for homeless in Boro

Every day, most of us get out of bed, go to work, make a day's pay and return to a nice evening with dinner, family, television and all the comforts of home.

October 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged for alleged sex with teen

A man accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old Portal girl was arrested this week, along with the teen herself, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Reward increased for info on murder

Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agents hope an increase of reward money will prompt citizens in the know to help solve November, 2010 murder of Harrison Wayne Olliff. The reward is now $10,000, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Riverkeeper sues EPD over fish kill spill

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization filed a lawsuit Friday against the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. The suit claims EPD failed to protect citizens and honor their right to have input on a recent consent order against a textiles plant blamed for a massive fish kill.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


The thrill of the ride

Speed, thrills, flashing lights and lots of motion brought screams, laughter and a few green faces Friday night as the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair enjoyed its 50th aniversary. The scene was a far cry from the first Fairs in Bulloch County; instead of a few small thrill rides, the midway is crammed with dozens of large thrill rides, exciting kiddie rides and rows upon rows of games of chance.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fan-fare for Fair treats

The aisles were crowded, with people of all walks of life packed as tightly as canned sardines, waiting.

October 20, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ministry helps medical needs of Fair workers

In 1999, Dr. Bill Perry, pastor emeritus of First Baptist Church, had an idea to reach out to carnival workers of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair who were in need of medical and dental care.

October 20, 2011 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


Illness doesn’t deter Georgia Southern drum major

Standing up straight.

October 20, 2011 | By JASON HALCOMBE From The Courier Herald | Local


Britt, Chance confront Lewis about campaign flyer

The discovery of a defaming campaign letter circulating in the City of Statesboro led to a confrontational exchange Tuesday at City Hall.

October 19, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Petting zoo draws animal lovers of all ages

As children and adults crowded underneath the tent near the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair entrance, Bam Bam the camel stretched his neck, bared his teeth in a grin and begged for attention.

October 19, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bear spotted in the area

An unexpected visitor was spotted at the Greasy Corner Hunting Club property recently. While hunters prepare for deer season by setting out bait, they were unprepared for a black bear.

October 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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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


Suicide rates on the rise

While suicide rates have increased across the United States, the highest percentages are in rural counties, a new CDC report reveals.

October 10, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Homicide victim identified

A woman found in her South Mulberry Street home Sunday was stabbed to death. Statesboro Police said the death of Deborah Miles is being ruled ...

October 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


1 shot, 2 arrests in four weekend gunshot reports in Statesboro

One victim was shot and two suspects arrested in separate cases as Statesboro police investigated several reports of gunfire over the weekend.

October 09, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Grotheer offers a fresh face in Statesboro mayoral race

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

October 09, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro woman confesses to killing father

A Statesboro woman charged last week with killing her father confessed to the murder, and hid the victim's body in a closet for months ...

October 09, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


GreenFest 2017 in Downtown Statesboro

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability hosted its 2017 GreenFest, a festival that celebrates ways people can be more environmentally responsible, in downtown Statesboro ...

October 09, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Statesboro Herald Intern | Local


Claxton man charged in Statesboro homicide

A Claxton man was arrested Monday, charged with the felony murder of a woman whose body was found Sunday afternoon in a South Mulberry Street ...

October 09, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Restoring a Claxton beauty

He opened up his own barbeque shop last fall in Register. He has, over the past year, expanded his catering business and collaborated with other ...

October 09, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Statesboro Herald Intern | Local


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