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Liaison pushes parental involvement in schools

While her own child is now starting law school, Sherry Jordan applies the enthusiasm she exhibited as a parent volunteer to helping other parents stay involved in kindergarten through eighth grade.

June 18, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Meeting to feature release of new book

Both members and guests are invited to the 38th annual meeting of the Bulloch County Historical Society on Monday, June 27 at the Fellowship Hall of the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church. A buffet dinner will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.

June 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Parker's vision for future

With a more defined outlook regarding his professional future, City Manager Frank Parker has begun reviewing and formulating long-term options for the City of Statesboro as it embarks on the tenure of just its third city manager.

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


Robbery arrests made

Four suspects linked to at least two armed robberies and several burglaries in the area are behind bars, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

June 17, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inmate dies after transport

A Bulloch County Jail inmate died Thursday after being taken to the hospital. Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, but toxicology and other test results are pending.

June 17, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boy remains critical after accident

Delete A nine-year-old Portal boy remains in critical condition after a single recreational vehicle accident Thursday morning, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

June 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Silent auction to help local Humane Society

A chance to help homeless animals while enjoying a night of food and fun is coming up Saturday, June 18, when the Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County host a silent auction to benefit the cause.

June 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Weighing cancer risks

You're sitting in a freshly drywalled house, drinking coffee from a plastic foam cup and talking on a cellphone. Which of these is most likely to be a cancer risk?

June 15, 2011 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Medical Writer | Local


Mapping a path to the future

Inside the small building that houses the Mt. Zion Christian Outreach Ministry, some big dreams are forming. The ministry located behind the campus of Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro has been home to the Youth Career Camp Inc. since 2006 and 11 "young adults" are beginning to map out their futures at the 2011 camp.

June 15, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


Businesses, individuals honored

Efforts to revitalize Statesboro's downtown, and the men and women working to promote the cause, were honored Tuesday evening at an annual banquet hosted by the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority.

June 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Home break-in caught on video

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a suspect caught on camera Tuesday as he burglarized an Ivanhoe area home.

June 14, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hamilton's death ruled a homicide

A missing man whose body was found in March underneath a North College Street home was murdered, said Statesboro Public safety Director Wendell Turner.

June 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch County school bus driver is best in the state

Bulloch County schools bus driver Gil Riggs won the Georgia Association of Pupil Transportation State Road-e-o competition held in Warner Robins last week. As a result, Riggs now advances to the International Champion-ship in Baltimore in July, and he also will be recognized at the Annual Transportation Awards Banquet at Callaway Gardens July 23.

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fry an egg on the sidewalk?

Simply pondering if the Georgia heat is blistering enough to cook an egg would not suffice for a group of students at Bulloch Academy Monday.

June 13, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Listen to Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show -- This week Chris finishes his series on the greatest Georgia Southern players and talks about an incident where the father of a player in a girls 12-13-year-old softball game got way out of hand.

June 13, 2011 | | Local


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Food truck, Caribbean style

Ryan Brunner and Imani Augusma, fiancé and fiancée, on Monday opened the first self-propelled food truck currently based in Statesboro, Brunner Burritos & Bowls.

February 12, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Needed: Homes for feral cats

A colony of feral cats that were spayed and neutered, then released, now need new homes since they have become a nuisance for some.

February 12, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Whatever you're doing, it can be a ministry'

Twin City native and current Statesboro resident Ray Braddy has found a unique way to share his faith. He shares with people all over the ...

February 12, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Lawmakers seek firmer stance against drilling off Georgia coast

SAVANNAH - While the governor sticks to cautious, measured responses to President Donald Trump's proposal to expand oil drilling into waters off Georgia and its ...

February 12, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New dealership coming for J.C. Lewis Ford

Thursday morning at 10 am J.C. Lewis Ford will officially break ground on the future location of their Statesboro dealership. It will be located ...

February 12, 2018 | | Local


Tips to prevent the flu, help if you get it

Across the nation, Georgia and Bulloch County, the flu season that began last October has seen one of the worst outbreaks in decades and pharmacist ...

February 12, 2018 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Imperial Sugar tragedy: Repercussions continue decade later

PORT WENTWORTH - Broken equipment inside a steel conveyor belt sparked the first explosion at the Imperial Sugar refinery in Port Wentworth on a mild winter ...

February 10, 2018 | By MARY LANDERS and JAN SKUTCH Savannah Morning News | Local


Bulloch Schools employee recruitment fair a first

The Bulloch County Schools will hold an employee recruitment fair, believed to be the first in the school system's history, Saturday, Feb. 24, for ...

February 10, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Flu season still getting worse

NEW YORK - The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine ...

February 09, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


Mayor: Brooklet officers won’t be disciplined

Brooklet police officers accused of improper behavior during a traffic stop will not be disciplined, as they did nothing wrong, said Brooklet Mayor William Hendrix.

February 09, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro ‘Tree City USA’ for 25 years

Every year for Arbor Day, the city of Statesboro unfurls a Tree City USA flag. But this year, the flag is a special one marking ...

February 08, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Cope pleads not guilty in Taco Bell crash

A teen charged with felony murder after crashing his car into a Swainsboro fast-food restaurant in September pled not guilty to murder and aggravated assault ...

February 07, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Portal police seek missing man

A reportedly homeless man with Portal connections is missing, and Portal police Chief Jason Sapp hopes someone can help locate him.

February 06, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff seeks suspect in shots fired into home

Bulloch County sheriff's investigators are looking for a man who fired shots into a Pretoria Rushing Road home on Monday.

February 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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