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Council, public meet to discuss redistricting

A collection of city residents met with members of Statesboro City Council Thursday to evaluate, together, proposed maps for new, reformed council voting districts.

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


Truancy lands parents in jail

Five women were arrested Wednesday on truancy charges after reportedly failing to comply with school attendance laws.

May 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Mail carriers hold canned food drive

With an effort that takes mere minutes and costs very little, citizens can help feed the hungry. By placing nonperishable or canned goods next to your mailbox Saturday morning, May 14, you can do your part in helping to "Stamp Out Hunger."

May 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Building to Eagle Scout

For his Eagle Scout project, Blaine Lovett designed and supervised construction of a foot bridge on the Bulloch Academy campus.

May 11, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Braz bids farewell with concert

Retiring Georgia Southern University music professor Michael Braz will give a farewell performance to benefit music scholarships Sunday in the Carol A. Carter Recital Hall.

May 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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May 11, 2011 | | Local


Gen. Lee's sword returns to Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. - It's an enduring myth of the Civil War: Robert E. Lee surrendered his sword to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, and his Union counterpart refused the traditional gesture of surrender.

May 10, 2011 | By STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press | Local


Input sought on voting changes

By JEFF HARRISON

May 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local man killed in motorcycle accident

A Statesboro man leaving a spiritual retreat was killed Tuesday as he made his way home.

May 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Chris Halbert is a Brunswick native who loves sports, especially all the teams at Georgia Southern. (And someday he even plans to finish his degree at GSU.)

May 10, 2011 | | Local


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RIF students laugh, learn

Wide-eyed students cackled at a skunk's joke and shrieked at the sight of a South American tarantula as they joined a baby giraffe for a trip around the world during a puppet show hosted by the Statesboro Regional Library Monday.

May 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Dog attacks 2 women

An American bulldog with a history of biting attacked two women Sunday at Saddle Creek subdivision. Bulloch County Humane Enforcement Officer Joey Sanders said the dog will be put down.

May 09, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police investigate 3 sexual assaults

Criminal investigators are looking into three unrelated sexual attacks reported in Statesboro over the weekend.

May 09, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | 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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