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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


Final touches on new Sallie Z.

Tile is being laid, desks are being set up and final touches are being put on the new Sallie Zetterower Elementary School on Cawana Road.

November 29, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Downtown Boro welcomes season with celebration

If decorating and shopping isn't enough to get you into the holiday spirit, the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority has the cure. On Friday, head downtown for the annual Holiday Celebration.

November 29, 2010 | By CASEY ALTMAN caltman@statesboroherald.com | Local


21-year-old Harrison Olliff reported missing

A Statesboro man has been missing since Thanksgiving night, and his parents hope someone will have information that will help locate Harrison Wayne Olliff.

November 29, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Jury selection to begin in Heidt murder trial

Jury selection in the trial of a man accused in the August 2008 shooting deaths of his father and brother is scheduled to get under way today in the Effingham County Judicial Complex.

November 29, 2010 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


NCAA prohibits GSU highlights on Herald website

Video highlights of the Georgia Southern-South Carolina State game were removed from statesboroherald.com Monday morning after an email from a representative with the NCAA stated press credentials for the Eagles matchup on Saturday with William & Mary could be denied if the highlights were not taken down.

November 29, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


GSU returns to winning ways in playoff game

In the first two decades of Georgia Southern football, the longest playoff drought was two years. Fast forward to Saturday, and it was four years and counting.

November 28, 2010 | By SCOTT GARNER Herald Correspondent | Local


Eagles roll past Bulldogs

No Jaybo?

November 28, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Local


New GSU fans get a taste of playoffs

For the first time in six years, it was playoff time at Paulson.

November 27, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY | 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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