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Statesboro residents share memories of 9/11 - Part 2

With Sept. 11, 2011 marking 10 years today, we asked you to go back to that day and share with us how you first became aware of the attacks and what you recalled most vividly about that day.

September 11, 2011 | | Local


Statesboro residents share memories of 9/11 - Part 1

With Sept. 11, 2011 marking 10 years today, we asked you to go back to that day and share with us how you first became aware of the attacks and what you recalled most vividly about that day.

September 11, 2011 | | Local


Tragedy unites community behind cause

The Vidalia onion industry is responding to the brutal murder of a 15-year-old Toombs County girl who was vacationing with her family in Florida earlier this summer.

September 10, 2011 | By BOB STAFFORD Special to the Herald | Local


Attacks spark increased security

The title of the Alan Jackson song "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning?)" makes us all look back to the day 10 years ago when a vicious terrorist attack against the United States changed the nation forever.

September 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Missing child found safe

A five-year-old boy missing for about an hour and a half Saturday afternoon was found safely near his home.

September 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Meth lab found in Dumpster

A smoking "meth lab" tossed into a Dumpster prompted concerned citizens to water it down Saturday, but that only made the concoction flare up, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

September 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rocky Ford hopes to save post office

While officials in Washington, D.C. review the viability of Rocky Ford's post office, the town will host a public meeting in hopes of preserving its link to the world.

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


Holloway inspires at benefit dinner

Through what could arguably be the most difficult thing a parent could endure, Beth Holloway went from "victim to victor" by discovering hope and positivity, she said Thursday night during the Sixth Annual Boys & Girls Club Steak and Burger Dinner.

September 08, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Roxie Remley inducted into Legends Gallery

She is a farm girl who was also a World War II captain. She is a strong-willed woman who is also one of the warmest people you'll ever meet. At age 92, she continues to create spectacular and unforgettable paintings. And now she is a legend.

September 08, 2011 | By KATE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Council suspends licenses of 3 businesses

A gamble did not pay off for three local businesses that Wednesday were temporarily stripped of licenses to operate in Statesboro.

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


A touch of Korea in the Boro

Adult students learning English as a second language treated children to sights and sounds of two different cultures Wednesday at Statesboro Regional Library.

September 07, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


City to set millage rate

Statesboro City Councilmen will look to set the 2011 millage rate for Ad Valorem (Property) taxes when they convene at City Hall today for council's first scheduled meeting in September.

September 06, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Kiwanis wins awards for rodeo promotion

The Statesboro Kiwanis Club not only enjoyed a successful rodeo event in April, the club also was recognized for its marketing efforts during an awards ceremony August 27.

September 06, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU names Carol Thompson new PAC director

Georgia Southern University has named Carol Thompson director of its 825-seat Performing Arts Center, which is considered one of the region's premier performance venues.

September 05, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Barrow in tough spot after change to district

SAVANNAH - Nearly 50 years ago, every congressman from the Deep South was a white Democrat.

September 04, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


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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


No students hurt after car rear-ends school bus

No children were injured Wednesday when a car rear-ended a school bus on Franklin Road, Georgia State Patrol information officer Ginger Robbins said.

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU moves graduation inside

Due to rain in the forecast for Friday's fall graduation, Georgia Southern announced Wednesday ceremonies would be moved from Paulson Stadium to three separate ...

December 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


CDC: ‘Moderate’ flu season in Georgia

Even though the holiday season is in full swing, the Centers for Disease Control said it's not too late to get a flu shot.

December 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police raise sweeps in applicants

The pay raises City Council approved for Statesboro Police Department officers last month produced an immediate rise in the number of would-be and experienced officers ...

December 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Party shut down due to alcohol violation

A local businessman was arrested on alcohol license and catering violations following a private business Christmas party Saturday.

December 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SACS greenlights GSU-Armstrong consolidation

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges gave its approval Tuesday for the consolidation of Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University ...

December 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'This is a hand up, not a handout' - Mission opens its 'Heart' in Statesboro

For some, it's a miracle just in time for Christmas. For many, it will be a life-altering place to lay their head temporarily that ...

December 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro man charged in rape

Sheriff's investigators arrested a man on rape charges Friday after meeting with an alleged victim in the hospital earlier last week.

December 04, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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