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Sheriff seeks input on crime mapping site

Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson is considering joining the City of Statesboro in utilizing an online crime information mapping service, but he wants citizen input before signing the deal.

March 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ga. Senate approves Sunday alcohol sales proposal

ATLANTA - The Georgia Senate has approved a bill that would allow local communities to decide whether to allow stores to sell alcohol on Sundays.

March 16, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


City explains charter changes

A new draft of Statesboro's city charter took center stage at a council work session Tuesday, where city officials discussed specifics of the freshly-penned document for a first time.

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


Ogeechee Technical going smoke free

In less than a month, Ogeechee Technical College will join the growing ranks of educational institutions that are tobacco free.

March 15, 2011 | Special | Local


National Exchange Club turns 100

The Exchange Club of Statesboro celebrated the 100th anniversary of the national club Tuesday with a cake, a meal and an educational presentation by National Exchange Club President Margie Miller.

March 15, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Forum bringing 780 more beds to the Boro

Look for construction to begin this June on a large, student housing apartment complex to be called the Forum at Statesboro.

March 15, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - March 15, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 15, 2011

March 15, 2011 | | Local


Retreat needed to advance

The recent 2011 community retreat was the 20th sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce.

March 14, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


A tasty lesson on National Pi Day

Monday was March 14 or 3/14, which also is 3.14. And 3.14, as everyone who has taken Geometry knows, is one of the most important numbers in mathematics better known as Pi.

March 14, 2011 | | Local


Changes to charter?

Among a list of agenda items for Statesboro City Council to consider as part of its regularly scheduled, bi-monthly meeting Tuesday, will be the adoption of a revised city charter.

March 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Peanuts grown organically

The nation's preeminent peanut-producing state was home to only 20 acres of USDA-certified organically-grown peanuts in 2010.

March 12, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Smith-Healy Farms: Conservationist of the Year

With enough swine to require their own government-monitored wastewater treatment plant and a herd of cattle besides, Smith-Healy Farms conserves soil and water for business reasons and from feelings of stewardship, not to win awards.

March 12, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


'Harvey' hops to town

The classic favorite "Harvey" about good-natured Elwood P. Dowd and his unusual best friend first appeared on Broadway in the 1940s. Harvey is an unusual best friend because he is a 6 and one-half ft. rabbit and no one other than Elwood can see him.

March 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


A mix of basketball and reading

Some Georgia Southern Lady Eagles shared a court with Claxton Elementary students this week when the story of a star basketball player became the literary focus for kindergarteners and first graders.

March 11, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Relay for Life teams getting ready for April

The 2011 Bulloch County Relay for Life event is coming up at the end of April, but it's not too late to register a team. Tuesday, captains of 111 teams gathered for an organizational meeting to learn more about the annual cancer awareness and fundraising event April 29.

March 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Man arrested for “hoax device”

Investigators arrested a man Tuesday after a two-hour incident where a road was closed due to sheriff's deputies finding a "suspicious device."

April 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Will Statesboro take home $1, $2 or $3 million in the America's Best Communities competition?

Click here - America's Best Communities - to watch the announcement live on Facebook. Scroll down the page slightly to find the livestream.

April 19, 2017 | | Local


City: No tax hike, garbage fees may rise

Statesboro residents and businesses will probably pay higher sanitation fees, but not higher city taxes or water and sewer rates, under the 2017-18 city budget.

April 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Trish Tootle ‘roasted’ to help hospice

Friends of community activist, successful businesswoman and long-time Bulloch County resident Trish Tootle surprised her Monday night with a 60th birthday "roast" to benefit Ogeechee ...

April 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Suspicious device found, roads closed

A suspicious device found during a traffic stop resulted in a portion of Highway 80 West being closed Tuesday afternoon.

April 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County closes dumpster site

After a disturbing presentation Tuesday morning about deplorable conditions at some of Bulloch County's dumpster locations, Bulloch County commissioners voted to close one of ...

April 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ABC contest reps get big blue sendoff

A giant inflatable Gus the Eagle loomed near the very blue-hued sendoff celebration for Statesboro's five-member team who will attend the America's Best ...

April 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Miss Rodeo USA spending the week in Statesboro

Brittany Howard is used to being mistaken for one of the bachelorettes from the popular TV show, but in reality, she is a rodeo queen ...

April 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Another Atlanta highway closes

DECATUR - Another major highway through Atlanta was partially shut down on Monday, this one after underground utility work caused the pavement to rise up, break ...

April 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Queensborough marks 115th anniversary

Queensborough National Bank and Trust will celebrate its 115th anniversary on Friday with the milestone marked company wide. Queensborough is a community bank with locations ...

April 17, 2017 | | Local


Sea Island appoints Crider, Marsh to Advisory Board

Sea Island Bank in Statesboro, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently the appointment of Dr. Ruthie Crider and Laura Marsh to its Statesboro Advisory ...

April 17, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Portal mural a nod to the town's past

Residents and visitors to the town of Portal over the past several months have watched a work in progress as Deena Scarborough's art students ...

April 16, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


City seeks public input for strategic plan

To help flesh out a five- to 10-year strategy for things as various as street maintenance, park space and police and fire protection, Statesboro city ...

April 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Event aims to CURE childhood cancer

For a second year in a row, the Sisters on a Journey dinner that benefits Catie's Fund, a non-profit that donates all proceeds to ...

April 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Ad blitz motivates Ga. voters

MARIETTA, Ga. - Republicans in Georgia's conservative 6th district don't agree which of their party's 11 candidates should represent the area in Congress ...

April 15, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


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