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GSU soars into quarterfinals

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Everybody knew what was coming, they just couldn't stop it.

December 04, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Local


Historic Confederate flagpoles dedicated in Stilson

Two camps of the Sons of Confederate Veterans - the Ogeechee Rifles of Statesboro and Ebenezer Rifles of Effingham County - recently held dedication ceremonies for two flagpoles in Bulloch County.

December 04, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


It's a big foot, but is it Bigfoot?

What has four toes and leaves a footprint almost 20 inches long? Roger Crews of Jenkins County really, really wants to know.

December 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Young author's advice: Follow your dreams

As if reaching the third year of college at age 18 wasn't enough, Jordan B. Eason has also written and published a book, "Spanish Made As Easy As 1-2-3!"

December 04, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Widow testifies to having affair with Craig Heidt

The widow of an Effingham County man shot and killed along with his father in his father's home testified Friday to having an affair with her late husband's brother and said he denied having anything to do with those killings.

December 04, 2010 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


Reward offered for info about missing man

A reward of $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the location of a missing Statesboro man. Harrison "Harry" Wayne Olliff, 21, has been missing over a week, and searchers are actively seeking clues, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

December 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


House fires increase locally

A number of house fires in Bulloch County recently drive the point home that cold weather brings about a rise in the number of fires due to increased heating, holiday decorations and burning candles.

December 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Officers search 4 counties for Olliff

Almost a week after Harrison Wayne Olliff disappeared, Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are still actively seeking the 21-year-old Olliff Road man.

December 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Steve Hein to lead way for Santa

A highlight of the annual Holiday Celebration in downtown Statesboro is always the Christmas Parade bringing Santa Claus to town. This evening's parade, however, will have a couple of twists.

December 02, 2010 | From Staff reports | Local


Meth suspect turns himself in to police

A second man sought in a methamphetamine lab case turned himself in Wednesday. Bulloch County Sheriff's Capt. Rick Rountree confirmed Thursday that Shaun Christopher Lee reported to authorities in Pembroke and was transported to the Bulloch County Jail.

December 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GBI agent: Scene was staged to look like robbery

It was a grueling day in the Ebenezer courtroom Thursday at the Effingham Judicial Complex in Springfield as jurors heard testimony from expert witnesses and viewed the home where Craig Heidt is accused of killing his father and brother and wounding his mother in 2008.

December 02, 2010 | By CALLI ARNOLD Effingham Herald | Local


Testimony begins in double murder trial

SPRINGFIELD-The sole survivor of a fatal shooting attack that left an Effingham County father and son dead said Wednesday she does not know who shot her.

December 01, 2010 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.com | Local


‘CristoFouri’ returns with holiday concert

On Saturday at 7:30 p.m., the Averitt Center will present a holiday version of "CristoFouri." The unique concert features four grand pianos on stage together, played by Michael Braz, Jerry Roberson, Ed Barr and Jerry Gowen.

December 01, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Jury seated in Heidt trial

A jury of eight women and four men will begin to hear evidence and testimony this morning in the trial of an Effingham County man accused of killing his father and brother.

November 30, 2010 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


Nevils program earns accreditation

Parents whose children stay for the afterschool program at Nevils Elementary already knew they were receiving quality care, said Dana McKinley. She believes the recent accreditation just adds some outside confirmation.

November 30, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


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State DOT offers $450,000 – if Statesboro wins national contest

The Georgia Department of Transportation has committed $450,000 for sidewalk and other improvements on the Blue Mile of South Main Street – if Statesboro wins ...

February 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Eagle ROTC wins MacArthur Award, again

Georgia Southern University's ROTC program has again been recognized with the MacArthur Award as one of the top eight programs in the U.S ...

February 21, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch commissioners talk trash

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners talked trash during a workshop Tuesday morning, deciding to repeat an "attention-getting" tactic used in one area this month ...

February 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Screven bags ELK's 100 jobs

ELK Group International, a Pennsylvania-based designer and importer of lighting fixtures, is outfitting a former yarn mill in Sylvania as a distribution center projected to ...

February 20, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'Work It' empowers

The inaugural class of the Lynda Brannen Williamson Foundation Leadership Academy recently hosted a one-day conference, 'Work It,' dedicated to empowering women through personal and ...

February 20, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Perfect combo: Eagle Creek, Painted Chef

When local entrepreneur Franklin Dismuke purchased the 13,000-square-foot building downtown to build what is now Eagle Creek Brewery, he had no idea what a ...

February 20, 2017 | | Local


Boro's Bobby Jones a Faces of Manufacturing nominee

Bobby Jones, from Statesboro and now manufacturing manager at the Koyo Bearings plant in Sylvania, is a nominee to be one of the Faces of ...

February 20, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Historic assembly comes to Boro

The 83rd annual Georgia State Assembly of the Daughters of the American Colonists came to Statesboro over the weekend. The St. Philip's Parish Chapter ...

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


State on cusp of allowing direct sales by breweries

In 2017, craft breweries appear to be on the verge of getting just about everything they've wanted from the Georgia General Assembly in terms ...

February 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Daughter, grandson charged in elder abuse

A Candler County sheriff's investigator arrested a woman and her adult son after finding deplorable conditions when performing a welfare check on an elderly ...

February 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia House panel approves bill allowing guns on campus

ATLANTA - Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation that began advancing Thursday in the Georgia House despite the Republican ...

February 17, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Merger pending, Armstrong gets interim president

In news this week related to the merger of Armstrong State University with Georgia Southern University, an interim president has been appointed to lead Armstrong ...

February 17, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Man charged in strong-arm robbery

A strong-arm robbery suspect faces charges after reportedly assaulting another man on Hill Street on Monday.

February 15, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


School system to hire 3 principals

The Bulloch County schools posted job notices this week seeking principals for Southeast Bulloch High School, Mill Creek Elementary School and Portal Elementary School.

February 15, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch’s Deputy of the Year

Law enforcement wasn't the first career choice for Bulloch County sheriff's Sr. Deputy Maurice Lester. In fact, he spent 22 years working for ...

February 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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