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Local teens offer free hugs

The signs say "Free hugs." There's no catch. Teenagers honoring a friend who died recently simply want to remember Cohen Addison Jones for his bubbling personality, his desire to make people smile, and his compassionate spirit.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A family of Eagle Scouts

Sunday afternoon was an exciting and emotional time for a local family.

December 18, 2006 | By BOBBY NESSMITH Special to the Herald | Local


Burns concedes Congressional race to Barrow

SAVANNAH - Republican Max Burns conceded defeat Thursday to U.S. Rep. John Barrow, accepting his 864-vote loss without requesting a recount nine days after the polls closed.

December 18, 2006 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Local


Work off that turkey with a trail ride

A two-day trail ride, dance and camp-out offers the perfect solution to work off that Thanksgiving dinner. Harold Aldrich is hosting a ride with primitive camping Friday, Nov. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Triple A Rodeo Arena on Harville Road in Statesboro.

December 18, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Local


Giving flags a proper retirement

Those tattered, worn, faded flags now have a respectable way out. Take them to a drop-off box, where they will be collected, and properly retired (and disposed of) by local boy scouts.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Santa arrives at the Statesboro Mall

December 18, 2006 | From staff reports | Local


Cypress Lake fire mostly contained

Georgia Forestry officials said Thursday the fire that consumed more than 260 acres around Cypress Lake is contained, but they are still monitoring it in the event it flares up again.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


City to discuss annexation

Two annexation requests that were tabled at the last meeting will be on Statesboro's agenda for their meeting Tuesday night.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Red Cross disaster relief fund hit hard

When Beautine Smith's house caught fire in April while she was at work, she rushed home to see how bad the damage was.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Holiday classic at Emma Kelly theater

From Staff Reports

November 20, 2006 | Herald Staff Reports | Local


A salute to service

The air at Statesboro's Emma Kelly Theater in the Averitt Center for the Arts was charged with emotion Saturday as citizens enjoyed a community observance of Veterans Day.

November 20, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Claxton man killed in auto accident

A Claxton man was killed Thursday morning in an automobile accident a the intersection of Nevils-Groveland Road and Ga. 46.

November 20, 2006 | From staff reports | Local


Honor veterans with an ornament

A local Girls Scout troop is offering a unique way to remember and honor the veterans in your lives, whether they are living or have passed away. Either make or purchase a Christmas ornament, place the veteran's name on the ornament in a visible manner, enclose it in a protective box and drop it off at the Statesboro Mall.

November 20, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A half century of dedication

Poplar Springs Baptist Church recently honored the pastor who has blessed his congregation for the past 50 years.

November 20, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Around the world at the International Festival

November 20, 2006 | By KATHERINE KENNEDY | Local


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Remaining murder defendants to appear in court

A man charged in a June 2013 "hit style" murder despite being in prison when the shooting occurred, along with one of the men accused of participating in the shooting itself, will appear in court next week.

August 17, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bulloch County school board confirms millage rollback

The Bulloch County Board of Education on Thursday evening confirmed its 1 percent rollback of its property tax millage rate by a 6-1 vote.

August 16, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Hirsch back in the booth

Nate Hirsch will announce a football game next week at Paulson Stadium for the first time since "the Voice of the Eagles" described Georgia Southern's 63-17 destruction of Morehead State on Nov. 12, 2005.

August 16, 2014 | Jim Healy | Local


Statesboro police: 17-year-old charged with murder in Park Place shooting

A 17-year-old Statesboro youth faces charges of murder in connection with the Friday night fatal shooting of a 46-year-old man at Park Place Apartments, police said.

August 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


UPDATED: 1 dead after Friday night shooting

According to Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch, at least one victim was killed after a shooting that occurred Friday night at Park Place Apartments on Lanier Drive near Veterans Memorial Parkway.

August 15, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Woman catches burglar in the act

A man is behind bars after a woman caught him in the act of burglarizing her home Thursday. A man is behind bars after a woman caught him in the act of burglarizing her home Thursday.

August 15, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Election board addresses concerns about letter sent to certain Bulloch voters

Bulloch County election officials have replaced a letter asking certain voters to update their registration after some who received it expressed discomfort and local Democratic Party members warned it might be seen in terms of vote suppression.

August 15, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Missing man found dead

A man reported missing Thursday was found dead Friday morning of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.

August 14, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Boy’s 1st birthday gift: Donations for migrant workers

Birthday parties usually see guests bringing presents for the person's birthday. But one boy's 1st birthday was a little different on June 5.

August 14, 2014 | By JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Intern | Local


Clito mom invites people to ‘Strike Out Heart Disease’

Almost everyone has either been affected by heart disease or knows someone who suffers from heart-related problems.

August 14, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


It's a jungle out there: Animals in campaign ads

WASHINGTON - It's a jungle out there in political television advertising, what with parrots, chicks, dogs and pigs taking turns in commercials that bite and scratch in a way no nonpartisan pet ever would.

August 14, 2014 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Local


East Georgia State College announces need-based scholarships

East Georgia State College announced the availability of need-based scholarships for students attending this academic year.

August 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Superhero 5K to benefit Georgia Child Care Association

The Georgia Child Care Association is hosting its first Superhero 5K Run & Family Fun Walk on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 a.m. The race will start at Statesboro City Hall, 50 E. Main St.

August 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Barrow to hold Statesboro job fair

On Saturday, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., will hold his annual veterans' job fair in Statesboro.

August 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Southern University HIV conference to bring new strategies to rural health care

Georgia Southern University will host health-care professionals from around the Southeast for the third annual Rural HIV Research and Training Conference next month.

August 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


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