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Little Caesar’s ‘guitar hero’

Have you ever noticed the guy rocking out to his guitar right in front of Carey Hilliard's? Whether you're having lunch, shopping at TJ Maxx, or just driving by, it's near-impossible to miss his perpetual rocking moves.

January 25, 2011 | By CASEY ALDERMAN Special to the Herald | Local


Honoring the past and present

Honoring and remembering two of the Civil War's greatest generals, the Ogeechee Rifles and Ebenezer Rifles camps of the Sons of Confederate Veterans held the annual Lee-Jackson Banquet last week.

January 25, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Brief escape ends in arrest

A man charged Tuesday in state court with probation violation decided to take his chances and flee from deputies trying to take him to jail.

January 25, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Society looks back 150 years

On this date 150 years ago, Bulloch County residents lived as citizens of a newly free and independent Georgia - just five days removed from state lawmakers signing an ordinance to secede from the United States of America.

January 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


MLK Parade day bright and sunny

Monday's weather may have rained on the parade, but Saturday was sunny and cool as the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration parade meandered through downtown Statesboro.

January 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A late-night bust

A raid on a Clito area night club Friday night netted four arrests for illegal alcohol sales. About 30 law enforcement officers surrounded "Da Pond," a club on Club Road in Clito after several undercover purchases of alcohol led to a search warrant.

January 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Monday program to look at Georgia's decision to secede

As Georgia observes the 150th anniversary of the state seceding from the Union in 1861, the Bulloch County Historical Society will hear about the root causes that divided the nation, the steps to Georgia's secession and something about those who participated in the debate.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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


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Annual event helps ‘wounded warriors’

The Wounded Warriors Retreat will hold its Sixth Annual Sportsman's Banquet and Auction at Beaver Creek Plantation in Twin City on Thursday, Sept. 28 ...

September 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


BOE accepts partial grant for $1M Cedarwood renovations

The Bulloch County Board of Education accepted a state grant Thursday that will pay 80 percent of roughly $1 million worth of repairs and renovations ...

September 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Metter 'country doctor' retiring

Over 30 years of practice as one of Metter's most beloved "country doctors" draws to a close as Dr. Gary Branch announces his retirement ...

September 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Trail Life USA meeting Monday

Trail Life USA, Troop GA-3252, sponsored by Statesboro's First Baptist Church, kicks off a new year with the first night set for Monday at ...

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


Power companies: Bulloch service fully restored

Both Georgia Power and Excelsior EMC reported restoration of electrical service to all power-ready customers in Bulloch County as of Friday afternoon.

September 15, 2017 | | Local


Keeping the Memory Alive in Georgia

The sister of a man killed near Swainsboro in 2002 is planning an event in hopes that it will raise awareness of unsolved murders and ...

September 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Governor hopefuls to speak at Bulloch Democrats Gala

Two women vying to be Georgia's next governor, former state House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams and former state Rep. Stacey Evans, are slated to ...

September 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


More than $1.1 million ABC winnings now in hands of Blue Mile Foundation

After receiving $1.12 million in America's Best Communities winnings transferred from the Averitt Center last month, the new Blue Mile Foundation Inc. reports ...

September 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Riverkeeper volunteer of year

When Charlie Martin became involved earlier this year in a community protest against a proposed landfill site in his neighborhood, he never dreamed it would ...

September 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Excelsior EMC down to 220 customers out

As of 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Excelsior EMC reported that line crews had reduced the Hurricane Irma outages in the electric cooperative's eight-county ...

September 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Power outages continue to drop in Georgia after Irma

ATLANTA - The number of power outages in Georgia continued to drop Wednesday after Irma slogged through the state as a tropical storm, claiming at least ...

September 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


State’s uninsured rate drops

Georgia's uninsured rate fell to 12.9 percent in 2016 from 13.9 percent the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

September 13, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Georgia Power not promising 100% restoration Friday

When Matt Sawhill, incoming Statesboro area manager for Georgia Power, said Tuesday he would expect "a hundred percent" restoration of power to customers in Bulloch ...

September 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Irma not as bad here as Matthew

Some homes were damaged, but far fewer. Power outages affected most of the local population, but line crews made rapid progress Monday and Tuesday. No ...

September 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Two charged; stolen ATVs, gun, motorcycles recovered

A man arrested in Chatham County on drug charges is also wanted in Bulloch County for the theft of several ATVS, motorcycles and construction tools ...

September 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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