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Staying efficient in the heat

With record setting heat continuing to pound the area, utility bills are on the rise, and local businesses owners and executives are keenly aware of the costs of cooling their operations.

June 20, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Listen to Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show as this week Chris talks football and US chances in the Copa Gold Cup soccer tournament.

June 20, 2011 | | Local


Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt

Listen to the latest Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt, as Brian plays the latest in contemporary Gospel music, while also honoring the tradition of past Gospel greats.

June 20, 2011 | | Local


Liaison pushes parental involvement in schools

While her own child is now starting law school, Sherry Jordan applies the enthusiasm she exhibited as a parent volunteer to helping other parents stay involved in kindergarten through eighth grade.

June 18, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Meeting to feature release of new book

Both members and guests are invited to the 38th annual meeting of the Bulloch County Historical Society on Monday, June 27 at the Fellowship Hall of the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church. A buffet dinner will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.

June 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Parker's vision for future

With a more defined outlook regarding his professional future, City Manager Frank Parker has begun reviewing and formulating long-term options for the City of Statesboro as it embarks on the tenure of just its third city manager.

June 18, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Robbery arrests made

Four suspects linked to at least two armed robberies and several burglaries in the area are behind bars, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

June 17, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inmate dies after transport

A Bulloch County Jail inmate died Thursday after being taken to the hospital. Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, but toxicology and other test results are pending.

June 17, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boy remains critical after accident

Delete A nine-year-old Portal boy remains in critical condition after a single recreational vehicle accident Thursday morning, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

June 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Silent auction to help local Humane Society

A chance to help homeless animals while enjoying a night of food and fun is coming up Saturday, June 18, when the Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County host a silent auction to benefit the cause.

June 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Weighing cancer risks

You're sitting in a freshly drywalled house, drinking coffee from a plastic foam cup and talking on a cellphone. Which of these is most likely to be a cancer risk?

June 15, 2011 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Medical Writer | Local


Mapping a path to the future

Inside the small building that houses the Mt. Zion Christian Outreach Ministry, some big dreams are forming. The ministry located behind the campus of Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro has been home to the Youth Career Camp Inc. since 2006 and 11 "young adults" are beginning to map out their futures at the 2011 camp.

June 15, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


Businesses, individuals honored

Efforts to revitalize Statesboro's downtown, and the men and women working to promote the cause, were honored Tuesday evening at an annual banquet hosted by the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority.

June 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Home break-in caught on video

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a suspect caught on camera Tuesday as he burglarized an Ivanhoe area home.

June 14, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hamilton's death ruled a homicide

A missing man whose body was found in March underneath a North College Street home was murdered, said Statesboro Public safety Director Wendell Turner.

June 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Mental Health Court funding boost comes with local support requirement

The Bulloch County Mental Health Court will receive a 13 percent boost in its state grant, to $163,814, with the new fiscal year starting ...

June 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Hail behind courthouse repairs

Hail damage from recent storms is the reason huge cranes began appearing last week outside the Bulloch County Courthouse.

June 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Tennessee driveway end of the road for fugitives

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. - The man credited by law enforcement with holding two Georgia prison escapees at gunpoint until police arrived rejected the "hero" label on Friday ...

June 16, 2017 | By ERIK SCHELZIG and KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Rabies warning in Bulloch

While health and animal control officials have known for years that the rabies virus is in Bulloch County, two recent cases serve as reminders to ...

June 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Escaped inmates captured in Tennessee

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. - Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured Thursday in Tennessee after holding an ...

June 15, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Researcher finds Georgia voter records exposed on internet

ATLANTA - After a researcher notified officials of a major security lapse at the center managing Georgia's election technology, leading computer scientists repeatedly urged the ...

June 15, 2017 | By FRANK BAJAK and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Armed robbery reported at El Sombrero Tuesday

After an armed robbery at the El Sombrero restaurant on Northside Drive East was reported about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Statesboro police, assisted by ...

June 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Escaped inmates still on the run

ATLANTA - Two Georgia inmates who killed their guards and escaped from a prison bus have stolen a second vehicle as they try to stay ahead ...

June 14, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Setting the scene

Sylvania native Eva Marie Everson recently published her latest book, "The One True Love of Alice-Ann," a faith-based fiction novel from Tyndale House Publishers.

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


Putnam Co. sheriff: Georgia lawmen 'desperately' search for killer inmates

ATLANTA - A Georgia sheriff said officers were "desperately" searching Tuesday for two inmates who somehow got through a gate inside a prison bus, killed two ...

June 13, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Police: Woman raped at laundromat

The Statesboro Police Department reports that a man facing multiple charges for allegedly raping a stranger at knifepoint at a laundromat last Wednesday turned himself ...

June 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Local powerlifter hopes to inspire

Racking up more awards at a recent Southern Powerlifting Federation competition in Tennessee earlier this month, Statesboro powerlifter Dee Mincey brought home yet another National ...

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


Portal mother, son killed in Swainsboro wreck

The head-on collision of two vehicles on U.S. Highway 80 near Swainsboro about 6 p.m. Saturday claimed the lives of a mother and ...

June 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Report: Georgia slips in senior health ratings

Georgia ranks 41st among states on older people's health, down two spots from last year's ranking, a new report says.

June 12, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Vast Georgia wildfire almost out after days of soaking rain

SAVANNAH - A wildfire that burned vast acreage and at one point threatened hundreds of homes near the Georgia-Florida state line has been nearly extinguished after ...

June 12, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


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