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Keith Barber to become municipal court judge

After an executive session at Tuesday evening's meeting, the Statesboro City Council unanimously voted to offer a contract to a new municipal court judge.

February 17, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


18-month-old fights for life after fire

All three victims of a West Main Street house fire Tuesday underwent several surgeries late Tuesday evening and Wednesday in efforts to save their lives.

February 17, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


February 18 - Statesboro Police Arrests Hugo A. Figuero, 30, High Street, Metter – driving without

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

February 17, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Kathy Cox wants to finish job

Wednesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was current Georgia State School Superintendent Kathy Cox. She said she is running again to finish what she started. Cox said that when she came into office, Georgia's curriculum standards were set very low.

February 17, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Bulloch recognized as Certified Georgia Work Ready

During a ceremony Wednesday at Ogeechee Technical College, Bulloch County was officially recognized as Certified Georgia Work Ready and the area manager for Georgia Power believes the designation will help local workers, employers and the economy as a whole.

February 17, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Deal brings campaign to Boro

Tuesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was United States Congressman Nathan Deal, who is seeking the Republican nomination for governor. Deal was in town to speak with various groups of Bulloch Countians about his campaign.

February 16, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Work to begin on Luetta Moore Park building

Bulloch County Commissioners awarded a bid Tuesday for construction of a new community building at Luetta Moore Park on Blitch Street. Dabbs & Williams Construction will begin work on the project as soon as county workers complete grading, said Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch.

February 16, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


West Main fire leaves 3 critical

A space heater may have caused a house fire Tuesday that resulted in a woman and two small children suffering third degree burns.

February 16, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Rowe settling in as library director

The Statesboro Regional Library System is facing big challenges and an exciting future as the latest director settles into her new position.

February 15, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Armstrong Atlantic student still missing

It has been well over two weeks since Armstrong Atlantic State University student Bryce Daniel Tarter was last seen. Search parties have combed the area, fliers have been distributed, and alerts have been posted and forwarded through e-mail and links on the Internet. It appears as if Tarter - and his white 2000 Nissan Frontier - disappeared into thin air.

February 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Less water usage possible for Boro

Host Phil Boyum welcomed City of Statesboro Water and Wastewater Director Wayne Johnson to the "Morning's unPHILtered" program Monday.

February 15, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


A sweet award for local grower

A local pioneer in the Vidalia onion industry was recently honored by the Vidalia Onion® Committee, which named Terry Gerrald the 2009 Grower of the Year.

February 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A trip through the unusual

Statesboro Herald Assistant Editor and Boro Live Update Producer Eddie Ledbetter took video of the snow in Bulloch from the office at the Herald and then on his trip home to Register down South Main Street and Cypress Lake Road.

February 13, 2010 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Lots of 911 calls about snow, but no serious accidents

Statesboro Police had more calls about people throwing snowballs at cars Friday night than they had calls about snow-related accidents - which was a good thing.

February 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Teacher tries for higher office

Friday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Roger Hines, a Republican candidate for state school superintendent in Georgia. Hines was the fourth superintendent candidate to appear on the show this week.

February 12, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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Allen hopes to vote on ACA replacement by Easter

Rep. Rick Allen hopes to vote for a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, before Easter, he said Friday.

February 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged in knife attack against wife

A Portal man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing his wife and neglecting an infant child. Warrants are to be executed against the wife as ...

February 24, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Savannah woman arrested on fake check charges

Statesboro police arrested a Savannah woman Wednesday on charges of executing a number of fictitious checks.

February 24, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Brown honored by Kiwanis Club

After chairing one of the most successful Kiwanis Ogeechee fairs in history, Statesboro Kiwanis member Wallace Brown should not have been surprised Thursday night when ...

February 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Devra Walker passes

Longtime Statesboro businesswoman Devra Walker died Thursday in Savannah, following a brief illness, according to Tracy Joiner, co-owner of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory. Joiner ...

February 23, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Target: Distracted drivers

Statesboro and Bulloch County saw a saturation of law enforcement Thursday morning as a "distracted driving awareness initiative" got underway. Troopers, officers and deputies pulled ...

February 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wyoming chief expected to lead Statesboro Police Department

City officials have identified one finalist for the job of Statesboro Police Department chief, Charles "Mike" Broadhead, currently chief of police in Riverton, Wyoming. Broadhead ...

February 23, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


β€˜Cat’ coming to Averitt Center

Co-directors Mical Whitaker and Melinda Roell will bring Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" to the Emma Kelly Theater this ...

February 22, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


State DOT offers $450,000 – if Statesboro wins national contest

The Georgia Department of Transportation has committed $450,000 for sidewalk and other improvements on the Blue Mile of South Main Street – if Statesboro wins ...

February 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Eagle ROTC wins MacArthur Award, again

Georgia Southern University's ROTC program has again been recognized with the MacArthur Award as one of the top eight programs in the U.S ...

February 21, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch commissioners talk trash

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners talked trash during a workshop Tuesday morning, deciding to repeat an "attention-getting" tactic used in one area this month ...

February 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Screven bags ELK's 100 jobs

ELK Group International, a Pennsylvania-based designer and importer of lighting fixtures, is outfitting a former yarn mill in Sylvania as a distribution center projected to ...

February 20, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'Work It' empowers

The inaugural class of the Lynda Brannen Williamson Foundation Leadership Academy recently hosted a one-day conference, 'Work It,' dedicated to empowering women through personal and ...

February 20, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Perfect combo: Eagle Creek, Painted Chef

When local entrepreneur Franklin Dismuke purchased the 13,000-square-foot building downtown to build what is now Eagle Creek Brewery, he had no idea what a ...

February 20, 2017 | | Local


Boro's Bobby Jones a Faces of Manufacturing nominee

Bobby Jones, from Statesboro and now manufacturing manager at the Koyo Bearings plant in Sylvania, is a nominee to be one of the Faces of ...

February 20, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


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