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County plans to buy property on North Main

During a special called meeting Wednesday, Bulloch County Commissioners voted to purchase a little over 1.5 acres next door to the Bulloch County Annex on North Main St.

December 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Johnson elected to Democratic National Committee

Fellow Democrats at a recent state party meeting elected Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson of Bulloch County to represent Georgia on the Democratic National Committee.

December 13, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


4 Ft. Stewart soldiers charged in Ga. killings

ATLANTA - Four soldiers were charged in the shooting deaths of a former serviceman and his teenage girlfriend whose bodies were discovered by fishermen in southeast Georgia.

December 12, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Speakers for GSU graduation announced

The Honorable Faye Sanders Martin, Lynne Weisenbach and Dick Escue will be the three speakers Friday during Georgia Southern's Fall Commencement exercises. There are three ceremonies to accommodate all of the graduates, with the first getting underway at 9 a.m. at Hanner Fieldhouse.

December 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Burnette named president, CEO for Sea Island

Darron M. Burnette has been named president and chief executive officer for Sea Island Bank.

December 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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


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Raven Anderson earns hospital's first DAISY Award

Raven Anderson, RN, a cardiac care nurse at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, is the hospital's first recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary ...

December 11, 2017 | | Local


Jen’s Top 10 – Christmas Edition

This is it, y'all. THE list of awesome gifts to check out for this Holiday Season. There is a gift on this list to ...

December 11, 2017 | By JENN MORRISS | Local




Opinion: GSU consolidation will benefit all

As a long-time resident of Statesboro and a member of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, I am truly excited about what the ...

December 09, 2017 | | Local


Major benefactor removes GSU from will

Karl Peace, Ph.D., endower of the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University and one of the university's largest donors ...

December 09, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Honors Program grads share experiences

The Governor's Honors Program is a four-week residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in Georgia.

December 09, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Snowfall brings weather worries

ATLANTA - The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South on Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many ...

December 08, 2017 | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Associated Press | Local


As weather cools, officials warn of hazards of fire

With chilly weather and the holidays approaching, the risk of fire increases exponentially due to use of heaters, candles and decorative lighting. State and local ...

December 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two schools exit state Focus List

The Georgia Department of Education announced earlier this week that improvements at Mattie Lively Elementary and Langston Chapel Elementary mean the schools no longer need ...

December 08, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


GSU employee, veteran takes long road to degree

Todd Tinker has had many journeys in his life, and his latest journey of obtaining his master's degree is coming to fruition after nearly ...

December 08, 2017 | By CRISSIE ELRICK BATH Special to the Herald | Local


SPD to open substation near stadium

The Statesboro Police Department plans to open a substation adjacent to the Georgia Southern University campus in the Paulson Stadium area, and City Council approved ...

December 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Local author releases latest works

Kevin D. Brady, a self-published author from Statesboro, recently released his 10th book.

December 07, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Robbery incident leads to arrests for pandering, pimping

A report of robbery ended with both the accuser and accused being arrested after admitting involvement in procurement of an alleged prostitute's services.

December 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gang problem grows in Boro, county

When Statesboro police talk about "The Mob," they aren't referring to the Mafia. Most likely, they are referring to one of Statesboro's gangs.

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County denies zoning change

After hearing arguments in support of and against a proposed agritourism farm featuring berries, bee hives and production of mead made from honey, Bulloch County ...

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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