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Wasp nest strands man on 100-foot ladder

When Statesboro resident David Pollard climbed 100 feet above the ground Wednesday to replace a belt on equipment at a grain elevator, he didn't expect to run into trouble.

October 14, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

DAR helps set a pattern for Statesboro’s passive parks

People now have a bench to sit on when they watch the ducks on the pond in Edgewood Acres, and Daughters of the American Revolution members have set an example for how civic groups could help the city of Statesboro carry out a master plan for Edgewood's Rockwell Park and rejuvenate other parks.

October 13, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Sea Island seminar aims to halt identity theft

Financial transaction fraud and identity theft have become a huge issue for consumers and businesses alike.

October 13, 2015 | | Local

Limo-class assisted living in Statesboro

Southern Manor Retirement Inn recently replaced its van with a limousine. The silver, six-door Lincoln is one example of the personal care home's providing a higher than expected level of service. With Southern Manor staying full at 45 residents, this summer its owner-operators expanded their holdings to include a similar facility in a neighboring county and launched a companion care service.

October 12, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Play golf, help a dental student

The Second Annual Hudson Powell Scholarship Golf Tournament is set for Friday at Forest Heights Country Club.

October 12, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Monument to honor MLK planned for Stone Mountain

STONE MOUNTAIN - Planning is under way to place a Liberty Bell replica atop Stone Mountain near Atlanta as a memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that recalls a famous line from his "I Have a Dream" speech, officials say.

October 12, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local

Woman held in Evans County man's murder

A woman charged with stabbing an Evans County man to death last week turned herself in Thursday evening after warrants were issued for her arrest.

October 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Man, juveniles charged in Bulloch burglaries

A man and two juveniles were arrested on burglary charges Thursday after a witness reported the suspects' tag number.

October 11, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Harville Farms honored for 100 years of family farming

One of Bulloch County's oldest farms, a landmark graced by an enormous family home that is known for its intriguing history and legendary hauntings, was recognized Friday during the 22nd annual Georgia Centennial Farm Awards Ceremony at the Georgia National Fair in Perry.

October 11, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Rains hold off, $67,914 raised at annual fundraiser

For the past several months, Jo Ann Hickman, Cendra Brown and a small army of volunteers have worked tirelessly on raising funds and making people aware about Bulloch County's Ninth Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's.

October 11, 2015 | By JIM HEALY | Local

'Active shooter' protocol on campus

Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make "active shooter" training mandatory for incoming students, while others offer little more than brief online guidance on what to do if there's a gunman on the loose, a review by The Associated Press finds.

October 10, 2015 | By LISA LEFF and RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press | Local

Portal couple arrested on pot, cocaine charges

A Portal couple carrying "pounds of high grade marijuana" were arrested after a traffic stop due to the driver not wearing a seat belt

October 10, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Juveniles arrested on entering auto, gang charges

Four juveniles caught breaking into cars on Broad Street Thursday were arrested on several charges, including participation in gang activity.

October 09, 2015 | | Local

Migos rapper seeks bond a third time

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. Turner plans to review a video of a May 2 altercation in the Bulloch County Jail before he makes a ruling on the third bond request by Migos rap group member Kiari Cephus, charged with riot in a penal institution.

October 09, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Brooks: Young people remind NAACP of need for activism

Speaking in Statesboro, Cornell William Brooks, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, proclaimed youth-inspired relevance for the 106-year-old civil rights organization and urged members to greater activism on issues from voting rights and a living wage to ending racial profiling.

October 09, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

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Articles by Section - Local

Cancer survivor shares faith, hope

"Sometimes life catches one by surprise…."

November 13, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Habitat to build “House 50”

Joyce Baldwin and her teenage son, Jordan, have lived in their own home for over 21 years - the second house in Bulloch County built by ...

November 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

A campground for foster kids

The Fostering Bulloch organization hopes to purchase 30 acres in Bulloch County to use as a campground that would serve at-risk youth and children in ...

November 12, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

IRS back taxes scam resurfaces

An old scam resurfaced in the Bulloch County area Thursday, with callers threatening to sue victims if they didn't pay back taxes.

November 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Scabies reported at Statesboro High

Three Statesboro High School students were diagnosed this week with scabies, an infestation of mites that burrow underneath the skin. As of Wednesday, the school ...

November 12, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Be a Santa to a senior

Home Instead Senior Care is teaming up with non-profit agencies, area retailers, volunteers and members of the community to sponsor Be a Santa to a ...

November 11, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Forums seek priorities for new GSU president

A job ad seeking Georgia Southern University's next president carries a soft deadline of Jan. 28 for applications and nominations. Meanwhile, the campus-based search ...

November 11, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Veterans Day for families of soldiers, too

Families of veterans should also be recognized on Veterans Day, since they, too, make sacrifices, said Lonnie Ellis, post commander of the American Legion Dexter ...

November 11, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Burglary suspect behind bars

A man suspected of stealing items and pawning them faces burglary charges.

November 10, 2015 | | Local

Experienced missionary to head Open Hearts Community Mission

The former leader of two major city missions will now serve Statesboro's Open Hearts Community Mission as its executive director, Delia Mobley, chairman of ...

November 10, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Bulloch Co. graduation rate up 9 percent

With Statesboro High School's rise in graduation rate leading the way, Bulloch County Schools' 2015 four-year graduation rates improved significantly, according to data released ...

November 10, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

'Play is the work of childhood'

"Play is the work of childhood," said Caroline Bowman as she and business partner and fellow speech-language pathologist Lea Lanier showed off the new therapy ...

November 09, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Inside Bulloch Business - Saying thanks to vets is right thing to do

Veterans Day is Wednesday and it is a special day set aside to honor all of those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

November 09, 2015 | | Local

Sylvania teens caught in Statesboro break-in attempt

Three Sylvania juveniles were caught breaking into a Statesboro apartment early Monday morning, said Statesboro Police Maj. Rob Bryan.

November 09, 2015 | | Local

New $70 million plant to create 100 jobs in Bulloch County

With slightly more than 100 jobs at first but more than $70 million in investment in the plant, Aspen Aerogels' factory will be the largest ...

November 09, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

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