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Campaigns in final stretch - Election Day is Tuesday

Now that early voting for the Statesboro city council election is over, officials are gearing up for the final day of voting – Election Day on Tuesday.

October 31, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Armed robbery epidemic in the Boro

Someone in the community knows something about the nine armed robberies that have taken place recently around the Georgia Southern University Campus, and Statesboro Police are offering a " substantial reward" for information identifying and leading to the arrests of the suspects responsible.

October 31, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


The Swarm are Grand Champs

Last week, the Southeast Bulloch High School marching band "The Swarm" and their dancers "The Stingers" participated in their last competition of the year. The event: the Burke County Bear Invitational Marching Competition held at the Burke County's High School Stadium in Waynesboro.

October 31, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


GSU student chosen to carry Olympic torch

The Winter Olympics will have a bit of local flavor when the games open next year in Vancouver, Canada.

October 29, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Blitch: No changes to alcohol laws

This morning's first guest was Statesboro City Councilman Tommy Blitch, who is running for re-election to his District One seat. He is being challenged by William Thomas and Benjamin Lewis in Tuesday's election.

October 29, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Haunted Forest: Dare to be scared

October 29, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Studio Statesboro - Sacred & Profane Art Show; Weekend entertainment line-up

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October 29, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report - October 30

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.

October 29, 2009 | From staff reports | Local


Lee rules the roost

In Mattie Lively Elementary School's lunch room, Sharmane Lee quietly rules the roost. A graduate of Statesboro High School in 1980, she was raised in Statesboro by her parents, Joseph and Louise Hendrix.

October 28, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Candidate Johnson shares her views

Wednesday's guest on the "Morning's unPhiltered" radio show was Lottie Johnson, candidate for Statesboro City Council seat in District Four. She is running, along with Fred Parrish and John Riggs, for the seat given up by unopposed mayoral candidate Joe Brannen.

October 28, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


'Sacred & Profane' exhibit looks at southern folk art

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art will present "Sacred & Profane," a folk art exhibition on display through Dec. 11 in the Folk Art Research Center, located in the Fine Arts Building on Georgia Southern's campus.

October 28, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro - Paying respects to the late Arnold Ray Akins

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October 28, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Akins laid to rest

Bulloch County buried a legend Tuesday as rain threatened and citizens mourned. Former Bulloch County Sheriff Arnold Ray Akins, died Saturday of complications stemming from colostomy surgery. Akins was 70.

October 27, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Early voting for city council election ends Friday

There are three more days left of early voting for the Statesboro city council election as citizens prepare to elect two council members and a mayor to new four-year terms.

October 27, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro - Business in the Boro; Bulloch History Moment: The 1856 election

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October 27, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Deadline to register for FEMA and SBA hurricane help Dec. 16

Within the 10-county declared disaster area, Georgia residents who experienced damage to their homes and businesses as a result of Hurricane Matthew have until Dec ...

November 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Threat of Zika to continue for Ga.

ATLANTA - Georgia so far has escaped the type of Zika threat faced by Florida, which has been the epicenter of the virus in the continental ...

November 25, 2016 | | Local


Number of foster children on rise

NEW YORK - The number of U.S. children in foster care is climbing after a sustained decline, but just five states account for nearly two-thirds ...

November 24, 2016 | By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer | Local


Officials urge safe shopping

Shopping season begins today as people scramble for deals, get serious about buying gifts and purchase holiday decorations, but it is also the time of ...

November 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


William James vies for $100,000 STEM lab makeover

Supporters who visit a certain Facebook page on a certain day, Dec. 9, could help William James Middle School win $100,000 for a makeover ...

November 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Ralph Andrews dies at 88

Ralph Andrews, one of Statesboro's most compassionate residents who contributed generously to various causes and helped found the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind ...

November 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Making a bigger Splash

Construction workers at Splash in the Boro are building the framework that will hold in place the wave pool, the heart of an almost $5 ...

November 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Changes at Eagle Creek

It was a bit of a soft transition, with food brought from another restaurant in the absence of an approved kitchen. But Eagle Creek Brewing ...

November 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - AgSouth plan reshapes future of downtown

When Allen Muldrew began his position as the director of the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority he became the chief salesman for downtown Statesboro.

November 21, 2016 | | Local


Farmers & Merchants Bank promotes Jason Parrish

Jason Parrish of Farmers & Merchants Bank was promoted to banking officer, credit administration, bank officials announced Monday.

November 21, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Honor the memory of Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7, 2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States fully into World War II ...

November 21, 2016 | | Local


Raybon Anderson honored as Chamber's 2016 Ag Partner

One of Bulloch County's most well-known people in the agriculture world, Raybon Anderson, was honored Friday by being named the 2016 Ag Partner by ...

November 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Leaphart resigns as Statesboro city attorney

After five years as Statesboro's city attorney, J. Alvin Leaphart IV is heading west for a major change of scenery. He was hired recently ...

November 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Deputy US marshal, fugitive killed in shootout

LUDOWICI - A fugitive accused of attempting to murder police officers fatally shot a deputy U.S. marshal trying to arrest him Friday in southeast Georgia ...

November 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local


A Boro holiday tradition

Ornate and antique lanterns of all shapes and sizes will help guide your way to make your Thanksgiving celebration that much more special or get ...

November 18, 2016 | | Local


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