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William James 8th grader wins Spelling Bee

William James Middle School eighth grader Scarlett Shumate, 14, celebrated quietly, but happily after spelling the word "unanimous" to take the title during the 2011 Bulloch County Schools annual Spelling Bee at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School.

February 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 8, 2011

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February 08, 2011 | | Local


Ayers: 'Find your own conclusions'

The visit of a 1960s radical-turned-academic to the campus of Georgia Southern University delivered much of the billing that had long been expected.

February 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Man critical after beating

A man who made unwanted advances towards a woman at a Super Bowl party Sunday remains in critical condition after being beaten by the woman's boyfriend, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

February 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


In search of human origins

World-renowned paleoanthropologist Lee Berger will return to his alma mater to talk about his journey that began in a classroom at Georgia Southern.

February 07, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 7, 2011

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February 07, 2011 | | Local


Van Buren was a pioneer physician in Statesboro

At a time when most African Americans were struggling to earn a decent living, there were those who dared to look beyond the barriers that often served as roadblocks or dead end streets. Dr. Harvey Van Buren was one such person who would stop at nothing to accomplish his dreams.

February 05, 2011 | By NIA M. LEWIS Special to the Herald | Local


Sheriff, commissioners want rezone for “Da Pond”

A nightclub location with a troubled past will likely be rezoned to prohibit use for large gatherings and public events after Bulloch County Commissioners voted Thursday to return a Club Road parcel to Ag 5 zoning.

February 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two auto break-in suspects behind bars

Detectives and investigators hot on the trail of entering auto suspects Thursday nabbed two men they say are responsible for several recent " smash and grab" incidents in the area.

February 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 4, 2011

Listen to the Swap, Buy or Sell show for February 4, 2011. Click on link at left.

February 04, 2011 | | Local


Pizza is king on Super Sunday

'Super Sunday' is just a couple of days away; so too is super business for pizza establishments catering to hungry football fans watching the Super Bowl.

February 03, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ayers visit spawns anger, indifference

In 2009, as word spread on the campus of Georgia Southern University and throughout Statesboro that a member of a 1970s terrorist group was scheduled to speak on school grounds, resentment and protest emerged.

February 03, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Analysis: Executive office payroll under Deal up 30 percent

Staff payroll in Gov. Nathan Deal's executive office has grown by almost 30 percent compared with salaries under former Gov. Sonny Perdue, according to an analysis of financial records by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

February 02, 2011 | By AARON GOULD SHENIN Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


Sunday alcohol bill passes big test

The chances of success for legislation letting voters legalize Sunday alcohol sales at stores got a lot better Wednesday when it easily zipped through a Senate committee.

February 02, 2011 | By JAMES SALZER Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


Statesboro man pleads guilty to wire fraud

A Statesboro man who pled guilty Tuesday to wire fraud awaits sentencing by a federal judge after being accused of taking money meant for investments and using it for himself.

February 02, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Prayer service held for local resident with leukemia

Family, friends and community members gathered last week for a prayer service at Connection Church for local resident Clay Chandler, owner of Chandler Roofing.

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


Police shoot armed truck theft suspect

An armed man who was shot Monday by law enforcement as they were pursuing a stolen vehicle on Interstate 16 in Emanuel County remains in ...

February 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rotarians honor High as Citizen of the Year

Dr. James A. "Jimmy" High retired from his orthodontics practice in 2009 after 34 years but now provides free dental care at the Hearts & Hands ...

February 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Cobbtown teen arrested on molestation charges

Statesboro police arrested a Cobbtown teen on charges of child molestation after an investigation into an incident in Statesboro in December.

February 13, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Boro native joins Guido Evangelism Ministry in Metter

A Statesboro native and recent Georgia Southern University graduate, Win Lee took over last week as director of Evangelism and Discipleship of Guido Ministries and ...

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


Georgia GOP proposing new state role in struggling schools

ATLANTA - The state would have broad authority to intervene in struggling schools and make significant changes to staff and management under legislation introduced by Georgia ...

February 13, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Burnette earns promotion; staying in Boro

Synovus, the parent company of Sea Island Bank in Statesboro and Savannah, announced last week the promotion of Darron Burnette to Synovus Division CEO.

February 13, 2017 | | Local


Georgia Southern team wins national retail 'challenge'

A team of Georgia Southern University students received first place for the 2017 Student Challenge, a business case competition for National Retail Federation Student Association ...

February 13, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


MLES teacher wins prestigious Georgia Science Teacher of Promise award

She began Friday's lesson with a picture of an Ophiderma bimaculata and said to the fifth graders, "You're about to get a feel ...

February 11, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


City hires attorney to fight for insurance in Gatto suit

This week, the city of Statesboro acted to hire an attorney, at a cost of up to $125,000, for an effort to keep an ...

February 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Please join me for some coffee, discussion

As you may have read last week, the Statesboro Herald recently purchased property across Proctor Street from the Herald building totaling a little less than ...

February 11, 2017 | Jim Healy | Local


GSU alum Seth Orme to present ‘Packing it Out’

Statesboro native and Georgia Southern University alumnus Seth Orme ('14) will return to campus to share his experiences about raising awareness of littering with a ...

February 10, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


T. Holmes Ramsey pleads guilty in jury tampering case

A Statesboro businessman recently pleaded guilty to charges of jury tampering related to a civil case originally filed in 2007.

February 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE hits pause on minority recruitment costs

The Bulloch County Board of Education postponed a decision Thursday night on a minority educator recruitment program. Initial cost estimates totaled $180,000 to $250 ...

February 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Tornado was EF2; 300 yards wide

After completing an investigation of the tornado that ripped an 11-mile path from southern Bulloch County into Effingham County, National Weather Service experts listed the ...

February 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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