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'If I were mayor'

SYLVANIA - "A mayor needs to be smart, fair, polite, and a good listener," wrote Stephen Thompson of Sylvania in his winning essay for the "If I Were Mayor" essay contest. He continues, "If I were mayor I would try to be all these things."

June 03, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Metter fugitive is caught and killed in Florida

METTER - Two months after fugitive William Jimmy Page, Jr. allegedly cut his ankle monitoring device in his hometown of Metter and fled the state, U.S. Marshals located him near St. Petersburg, Fl., where a shooting ensued that took the life of Page.

June 03, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

This week on "Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show," Chris talks about Georgia Southern heading to Columbia, S.C., this weekend to participate in an NCAA Baseball Regional. He discusses GSU chances in advancing out of the regional with defending NCAA champion South Carolina.

June 03, 2011 | | Local


Making lemonade for a cause

It wasn't just any old lemonade stand Ragan Locke set up on Bell Road last week; she was raising money for a neighbor who lost his home to a house fire.

June 02, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Summer camps getting into gear

Basking alongside a pool, reuniting with close friends and making memories to last a lifetime – What most people call a vacation is, for a group of Bulloch County children this summer, simply Thursday.

June 02, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell with Tommy Palmer - June 2, 2011

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June 02, 2011 | | Local


Man found dead in truck on I-16

A man found dead in his truck on Interstate 16 Thursday likely died of natural causes, said Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch.

June 01, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hot, dry and dusty

Weather experts predict a normal summer for South Georgia, but if things don't change soon, Bulloch County could remain hot and dry.

June 01, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County planning for early splost extension

Bulloch County Commissioners and city representatives met Wednesday to begin finalizing details regarding fund allocation for future Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) dollars.

June 01, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Trail ride to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

A trail ride and family fun day will help raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. HK Farm of Cobbtown is partnering with Glennville's Strickland Farm to host a "Saddle Up" event to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

June 01, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - June 1, 2011

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June 01, 2011 | | Local


Ogeechee River test results still out

In spite of a massive fish kill a week before, people enjoyed swimming and other activities over the Memorial Day weekend at various spots along the Ogeechee River.

May 31, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Cell phones 'possibly' cancer-causing

LONDON - A respected international panel of scientists says cell phones are possible cancer-causing agents, putting them in the same category as the pesticide DDT, gasoline engine exhaust and coffee.

May 31, 2011 | By MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer | Local


County leaders to discuss potential SPLOST projects

Though yet to reach a collective agreement to allow citizens vote for an early extension of the existing Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), Bulloch County Commissioners and city officials will assemble today to confer about future SPLOST-funded projects.

May 31, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 31, 2011

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May 31, 2011 | | Local


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Kemp advocates cap on state spending

As a step toward cutting taxes, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp proposes to put a cap on state spending, adjusted to population growth and ...

October 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


GBI raids 4 Statesboro stores

Four Statesboro area convenience stores were targeted Thursday in a gambling sting conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Commercial Gambling Unit.

October 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Six arrested on gang-related charges

Six suspects believed to be members of the "Mobb" street gang face charges after Statesboro police linked them to two armed robberies and a burglary.

October 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GBI raids Bulloch convenience stores

On Thursday, the GBI's Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office Crime Suppression Team, and in cooperation with the Georgia ...

October 12, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Moore asserts pride in her record as mayor

This is the last in a series of questionnaire articles about Statesboro's three mayoral candidates. They answered questions by email.

October 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Fireball won’t return to Fair

The Fireball, one of Amusement of America's most popular thrill rides, won't be featured this year during the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. After a ...

October 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parade to kick off 2017 Fair

This year, there will be more rides, more food and more fun to be found at the 56th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.

October 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bobby Jones, Face of Manufacturing in Ga.

When state and local officials came to Koyo Bearings in Sylvania to honor Bobby Jones as one of Georgia's Faces of Manufacturing, he passed ...

October 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


McCollar: Poverty Statesboro’s big challenge

This is part of a series of questionnaire articles about Statesboro's three mayoral candidates. They answered questions by email.

October 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Suicide rates on the rise

While suicide rates have increased across the United States, the highest percentages are in rural counties, a new CDC report reveals.

October 10, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Homicide victim identified

A woman found in her South Mulberry Street home Sunday was stabbed to death. Statesboro Police said the death of Deborah Miles is being ruled ...

October 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


1 shot, 2 arrests in four weekend gunshot reports in Statesboro

One victim was shot and two suspects arrested in separate cases as Statesboro police investigated several reports of gunfire over the weekend.

October 09, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Grotheer offers a fresh face in Statesboro mayoral race

This is the first of a series of questionnaire articles about Statesboro's three mayoral candidates. They answered questions by email.

October 09, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro woman confesses to killing father

A Statesboro woman charged last week with killing her father confessed to the murder, and hid the victim's body in a closet for months ...

October 09, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


GreenFest 2017 in Downtown Statesboro

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability hosted its 2017 GreenFest, a festival that celebrates ways people can be more environmentally responsible, in downtown Statesboro ...

October 09, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Statesboro Herald Intern | Local


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