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War hero Max Cleland to launch Georgia Literary Festival

When keynote speaker Max Cleland takes the stage at the Georgia Literary Festival Saturday, he'll start a page-turner of a day for readers, writers, and lovers of Georgia literature.

October 18, 2010 | By Lynn Lilly Special to the Herald | Local


Artists' bowls draw of local fundraiser for food bank

Since 1990, ceramic students from the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art take part in the Empty Bowl Project, a service project in support of the Statesboro Food Bank. Led by ceramics professor Jane Pleak, the Empty Bowl Project allows students to create unique bowls and then serve lunch to the public for a $10 cash donation.

October 18, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Care packages for soldiers

While most people enjoy the cooling fall weather, soldiers overseas are fighting to protect our freedom to do so. A group of Realtors locally and statewide are gathering items to send to soldiers, hoping to make their tours a little easier, said Hazel Hendrix, a local realtor helping lead the "Project Home" drive.

October 16, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council member to host meeting

It is unclear what will be discussed today at a town hall meeting of sorts organized by Statesboro City Councilman John Riggs. The meeting is set for 2 p.m. at the Honey Bowen Building.

October 16, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Kiwanis Fair days return

The Fair.

October 16, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ga. Literary Festival coming to Boro

Best-sellers and prize-winners, sci-fi to Civil War, vampires to humor, cooking to gardening, and adults to children. That's a full shelf of 25 Georgia authors who'll be speaking at the Georgia Literary Festival on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building on the Georgia Southern campus.

October 16, 2010 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local


Growth with a purpose

Assuring owners of Great Dane they picked wisely in selecting Statesboro as the site to build a 450,000-square-foot manufacturing plant, Gov. Sonny Perdue welcomed the company to Bulloch County during a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday.

October 14, 2010 | By James Healy | Local


Ogeechee Tech breaks ground on new facility

In congratulating Ogeechee Technical College President Dr. Dawn Cartee on breaking ground Thursday for the school's new Health Science building, Gov. Sonny Perdue gave his theory behind OTC's success.

October 14, 2010 | By James Healy | Local


Former Statesboro police chief Richard Malone dies

Former Statesboro Police chief Richard Malone left a legacy behind when he retired from the force in 2001, and will be missed by friends, family and those who he helped become the law enforcement officers they are today.

October 14, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Board of Public Safety convenes at SHS

Statesboro High School students enjoyed a special presentation Thursday that preceded an unusual meeting by the Georgia Board of Public Safety. The monthly board meeting is usually held in Atlanta, but this time, board members gathered in the school auditorium.

October 14, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


McKinney gets Palin approval

Wednesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Republican 12th District Congressional candidate Ray McKinney, who is running against incumbent Democrat John Barrow.

October 13, 2010 | By Roger Allen Herald correspondent | Local


Report: GSU student victim of fraud

A man who reportedly used a debit card that wasn't his to make online purchases ended up behind bars after a Bulloch County Sheriff's investigation, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

October 13, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Magistrate hearing postponed for councilman

A probable cause hearing scheduled for today to determine whether there is sufficient evidence to issue a warrant against Statesboro City Councilman Gary Lewis for stealing newspapers was postponed.

October 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


‘High cotton’ in the Boro for quilts

More than 200 handmade quilts will be on display later this week in Statesboro at the first High Cotton Quilt show.

October 13, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


A mix of quilting, archaeology, politics

Quilting, Civil War archeology and the lieutenant governor's race were the topics on Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show.

October 11, 2010 | By Roger Allen Herald correspondent | Local


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Man arrested for “hoax device”

Investigators arrested a man Tuesday after a two-hour incident where a road was closed due to sheriff's deputies finding a "suspicious device."

April 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Will Statesboro take home $1, $2 or $3 million in the America's Best Communities competition?

Click here - America's Best Communities - to watch the announcement live on Facebook. Scroll down the page slightly to find the livestream.

April 19, 2017 | | Local


City: No tax hike, garbage fees may rise

Statesboro residents and businesses will probably pay higher sanitation fees, but not higher city taxes or water and sewer rates, under the 2017-18 city budget.

April 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Trish Tootle ‘roasted’ to help hospice

Friends of community activist, successful businesswoman and long-time Bulloch County resident Trish Tootle surprised her Monday night with a 60th birthday "roast" to benefit Ogeechee ...

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


Suspicious device found, roads closed

A suspicious device found during a traffic stop resulted in a portion of Highway 80 West being closed Tuesday afternoon.

April 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County closes dumpster site

After a disturbing presentation Tuesday morning about deplorable conditions at some of Bulloch County's dumpster locations, Bulloch County commissioners voted to close one of ...

April 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ABC contest reps get big blue sendoff

A giant inflatable Gus the Eagle loomed near the very blue-hued sendoff celebration for Statesboro's five-member team who will attend the America's Best ...

April 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Miss Rodeo USA spending the week in Statesboro

Brittany Howard is used to being mistaken for one of the bachelorettes from the popular TV show, but in reality, she is a rodeo queen ...

April 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Another Atlanta highway closes

DECATUR - Another major highway through Atlanta was partially shut down on Monday, this one after underground utility work caused the pavement to rise up, break ...

April 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Queensborough marks 115th anniversary

Queensborough National Bank and Trust will celebrate its 115th anniversary on Friday with the milestone marked company wide. Queensborough is a community bank with locations ...

April 17, 2017 | | Local


Sea Island appoints Crider, Marsh to Advisory Board

Sea Island Bank in Statesboro, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently the appointment of Dr. Ruthie Crider and Laura Marsh to its Statesboro Advisory ...

April 17, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Portal mural a nod to the town's past

Residents and visitors to the town of Portal over the past several months have watched a work in progress as Deena Scarborough's art students ...

April 16, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


City seeks public input for strategic plan

To help flesh out a five- to 10-year strategy for things as various as street maintenance, park space and police and fire protection, Statesboro city ...

April 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Event aims to CURE childhood cancer

For a second year in a row, the Sisters on a Journey dinner that benefits Catie's Fund, a non-profit that donates all proceeds to ...

April 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Ad blitz motivates Ga. voters

MARIETTA, Ga. - Republicans in Georgia's conservative 6th district don't agree which of their party's 11 candidates should represent the area in Congress ...

April 15, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


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