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City to move polling location

Statesboro City Council approved Tuesday a plan to make election days more convenient for area voters.

April 03, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


WSAV set to broadcast from Boro Thursday

Savannah-based television station WSAV will broadcast two newscasts using anchor teams live in Statesboro Thursday afternoon.

April 03, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch gets ready for 2012 Relay for Life

The room was a sea of purple last week as participants enjoyed the kickoff rally for the Bulloch County Relay for Life.

April 03, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local woman shot in the face

A woman shot in the face Sunday morning remains in fair condition and police still seek the person responsible.

April 02, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A full life: Portal’s Leila Denmark passes at 114

Born on a 400-acre farm near Portal on Feb. 1, 1898, Leila Alice Daughtry Denmark passed away Sunday at the age of 114 years and 61 days at her daughter's home in Athens. She was the fourth oldest person in the world at the time of her death, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

April 02, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Woman, infant held hostage near Brooklet

A woman and her 1-year-old daughter are safe after police said her former boyfriend tried to hold them hostage in her Brooklet home Friday afternoon.

March 31, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Southern Center focuses on student addiction

Georgia Southern University senior Leigh Sundem is a chemistry major with a 4.0 GPA. She has won numerous awards in organic chemistry research at GSU, and last fall she scored higher than 99 percent of the nation's students who took the Medical College Admissions Test.

March 31, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Brooklet takes care of its own – the Schmidts

People who live in Brooklet say the community is more than just a place where people live. It's a place where folks, whether related or not, come together as a family when there is a need.

March 31, 2012 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Kan., Ill., Md. tickets share lottery jackpot

CHICAGO - Lottery ticket-holders in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland each selected the winning numbers for the world record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials said early Saturday.

March 31, 2012 | By JEFFREY McMURRAY Associated Press | Local


'Dock Dogs' make a splash at Anderson's

More than a dozen barking guests are making waves in Statesboro this weekend - a lot of them, in fact.

March 30, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Man caught with teen, charged with child molestation

A 21-year-old Georgia Southern University student caught Thursday in a car with a 13-year-old female faces sex offense charges, police said.

March 30, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A call for peace

A peace rally for Trayvon Martin, a teen killed by a Florida neighborhood watch captain who claimed he shot Martin in self-defense, drew a small crowd Thursday near the Georgia Southern University Rotunda.

March 29, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


What if you win $540 million?

A Portal couple won $275 million in the Georgia Lottery in 2008, but Friday night, someone in Georgia could win almost twice as much as Robert and Tonya Harris did about three years ago.

March 29, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro High celebrates its past

The staff at Statesboro High School is hoping to showcase more than a century's worth of history within the halls of its building, but will need some help from the men and women who have donned the blue and white.

March 29, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Giuliani: Optimism counts

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani mixed humor with wisdom Wednesday night as he spoke to a packed house about leadership.

March 28, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | 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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