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Four from Langston Chapel Middle earn All-State honors

Four Langston Chapel Middle School Band students were selected recently by the state's top music educators from more than 6,480 auditioning middle school musicians for a coveted chair in Georgia's All-State Band.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


State Dept. of Education to hold meeting in Statesboro

The Georgia Department of Education will hold a parent/guardian meeting in Statesboro on Tuesday at 6 p.m., for parents or guardians of children with disabilities in the Bulloch County School System.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local club raided by law enforcement

The Georgia department of Revenue and other local law enforcement agencies raided a local club late Friday night in Bulloch county. "Da Club," located on Club Road near the Screven County line, had been targeted by law officials for illegal alcohol sales, resulting in the raid. Officials at the scene confiscated unopened and opened bottles of alcoholic beverages during the raid. According to Alcohol and Tobacco Division agent Ron Huckaby and Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson, several arrests were made as a result of the raid. Anderson said approximately 30 officers from varying agencies were involved. This was the second ...

January 22, 2011 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Four arrested on prostitution charges

After receiving citizen complaints, Statesboro Police held an undercover sting resulting in four women being arrested Friday on prostitution charges.

January 21, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Legion honors hero firefighters

With a handshake and earnest 'thank-you,' honorary plaques and medals were passed from one hero's hands to another's Thursday night.

January 21, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Controversial activist coming to GSU

Author, lecturer, educator and social justice advocate Angela Davis will share her sometimes controversial perspective in Statesboro at a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The speaking event is set for 7:30 p.m., Thursday inside the Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern. It is free and open to the public.

January 21, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Jody Stubbs honored by Chamber as Business Leader of the Year

The Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce 89th Annual Meeting was fun and exciting as Jody Stubbs was named 2010 Business Leader of the Year and Chamber board members entertained the crowd with a short film, "Extreme Makeover Chamber Edition."

January 21, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Comeback chorus

After being lost to budget cuts and shifting priorities, the chorus program at Southeast Bulloch Middle School is in the process of making a comeback.

January 20, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Statesboro MLK parade moved to Saturday

Dreams of a Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade were put on hold Monday, when rain inundated city streets. Thursday, the contingency play became official with the announcement that the 2011 event will be held Saturday at 2 p.m.

January 20, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Council awards $73,000 to Belle House, approves Belk variance

Two weeks after approving up to $75,000 of reimbursements for construction costs incurred by the Belle House, the Statesboro City Council unanimously agreed on a final resolution.

January 20, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


County discusses proposed industrial park

Bulloch County Commissioners heard Tuesday from a consultant regarding the proposed industrial park on U.S. 301 South near Interstate 16.

January 19, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Annual Lee-Jackson banquet set for Friday

The Bulloch County Ogeechee Rifles Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold its annual Lee-Jackson Banquet at 6 p.m. Friday inside RJ's Restaurant on South Main St.

January 19, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


HazMat responds to I-16 accident

Bulloch County EMS, fire and other emergency personnel responded Tuesday around 1:20 p.m. to Interstate 16 near the Ash Branch Church Road exit, where an 18-wheeler and a passenger car collided.

January 18, 2011 | | Local


Columns by first mayor's daughter to be printed

Back when the Bulloch Times was the local newspaper, the daughter of Statesboro's first mayor enjoyed popularity for her newspaper columns about life in Bulloch County in the early to mid 1900s.

January 18, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Georgia Southern's sights and sounds welcome students

Congested roads and a steady flow of people through Wal-Mart's doors this weekend signaled the return of Georgia Southern students to their Statesboro homes and dorms. Tuesday, more than 18,000 students attended their first day of classes, as the university's spring semester officially began.

January 18, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | 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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