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Spotlight ready to shine

The spotlight will shine on the Averitt Center for the Arts Thursday evening when the Fourth annual Statesboro Film Festival premieres nine locally-produced short films.

April 17, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


Trust me, you'll love the Statesboro Film Festival

Thursday marks the fourth Statesboro Film Festival I have helped organize. Each one, frankly, has been better than the previous ones and the 2012 edition, I promise, will be better, too.

April 17, 2012 | Jim Healy | Local


Boy Scouts get message from Coach Monken

A group of young men who comprise Statesboro's Boy Scouts of America Troop 342 were reminded Monday about the importance of their ideals by perhaps Bulloch County's most famous scout.

April 17, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Growth gathering steam

Bulloch County is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. Since the last official census was taken in April 2010, the population of Bulloch County has grown from 70,213 as of July 1, 2010 to 72,881, an increase of 2,668 people, as of July 1, 2011, according to the latest population estimate based on census trends.

April 16, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Brampton, bypass to get traffic light

Adding a traffic light will top the agenda when the Statesboro City Council's meets in City Hall for its second, and last, scheduled meeting in April.

April 16, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Barrow's campaign has $1M in the bank

SAVANNAH - With more than six months to go until the fall election, U.S. Rep. John Barrow already has more than $1 million in the bank to defend his eastern Georgia seat after Republican lawmakers redrew the district in hopes of ousting the four-term Democrat.

April 16, 2012 | BY RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Jekyll Island deer an attraction, maybe a problem

SAVANNAH - Tourists on Jekyll Island pull over to snap photos of them grazing by the roads, while island residents leave corn for the four-legged whitetails in their yards. As the sun goes down over the Georgia coast, golfers often see does and their fawns watching from the trees along the fairways.

April 14, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Time to choose your favorite film

Which film will take the Grand Prize at the 2012 Statesboro Film Festival? Well, it's now in the hands of the voters - you.

April 14, 2012 | Jim Healy | Local


EPD says Ogeechee is now safe

Almost a year after a major fish kill that was linked to contamination, state officials claim the Ogeechee River is safe for fishing and swimming.

April 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Officials look at traffic concerns

Statesboro city leaders made clear Friday their intent to improve traffic and pedestrian safety in the upcoming fiscal year.

April 13, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


The strength of survival

Some held hands. Others held balloons. Every one of the cancer survivors who made the first lap Friday night at the Bulloch County Relay for Life held hope.

April 13, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Deputies apprehend inmate who escaped from jail Tuesday

An escaped prisoner is back behind bars thanks to citizens' tips and "lots of good police work," said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

April 13, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Reward offered for escaped inmate

The U.S. Marshal's Service is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the capture of Ricky Jacktavian Mosley, who escaped from a transportation officer Tuesday, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

April 11, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Kids get ‘pumped’ for test

If Bulloch County students are as excited after taking an annual standardized test as they are while gearing up for it, local schools should receive scores to be proud of.

April 11, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Concert for a miracle

Brian Murkison, a seven-year-old boy critically injured in a December car crash near Statesboro, is making a miraculous recovery. To help Brian Murkison's family with rehabilitation expenses, a benefit "Miracle Music" concert by Dr. Michael Braz will be held on Saturday, April 21 at the Averitt Center for the Arts Emma Kelly Theater.

April 11, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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SPD getting $400,000 worth of new vehicles

Statesboro City Council on Tuesday approved spending $400,000 to buy and equip nine new vehicles, including seven patrol SUVs, one unmarked SUV and a ...

February 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


For Joyner, YMCA a family tradition

Tory Joyner came to the job of executive director of the Statesboro Family YMCA with a family legacy in YMCA management and career experience deeper ...

February 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


'Loam,' 'newton' earn SEBMS eighth-grader spelling bee title

Worlanyo Gato, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Southeast Bulloch Middle School, won the 2018 Bulloch County Spelling Bee held Monday evening at Statesboro High School. Gato ...

February 06, 2018 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Man's body found in burned car in Ellabell

An autopsy performed Monday revealed that a body found in a burned car in Ellabell on Friday is that of a male, but investigators are ...

February 05, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Little Doses becomes a standalone store

Little Doses, the children's store located inside the original Walker Pharmacy on Northside Drive West, has expanded to a new location at 1100 Brampton ...

February 05, 2018 | | Local


Local business briefs

The Gardens Senior Living names Malphrus Health Services director

February 05, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


A farewell to Scout Troop 342

Dissolved after 54 years of service, Boy Scouts of America Troop 342 will reminisce with present and past Scouts, adult leaders, parents and other supporters ...

February 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Farming stays in Raybon Anderson's blood

Dirt stains on dungarees from a freshly mowed field.

February 03, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Congressional candidate Nesmith backs Medicare for all

Roofing company co-owner Trent Nesmith is running for Congress, carrying a warning against the influence of campaign money in American government and, among other things ...

February 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Johnson challenging labels as Democrat for Congress

In his campaign for Congress, Statesboro attorney and minister Francys Johnson is running as a Democrat and acknowledged progressive but challenging narrow labels and noting ...

February 01, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


TAD board restored to 6 members

The city of Statesboro and the Bulloch County government each have three members on the TAD Advisory Committee again after City Council replaced two appointees ...

February 01, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Brooklet police chief resigns amid controversy

After a special called meeting and executive session of the Brooklet Town Council exceeding two hours Thursday, Brooklet Police Chief Doug Meyer said he would ...

February 01, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Officers stop stolen truck with stolen beer, tobacco

Statesboro police are seeking a suspect believed to have stolen a truck and burglarized a closed convenience store early Thursday morning.

February 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet police chief resigns

Following a special called meeting, Brooklet Police Chief Doug Meyer announced his resignation, effective Feb. 8.

February 01, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Pedestrian struck by car; airlifted

A man was airlifted to a Savannah hospital Tuesday night after he was struck by a car on South Main Street near the entrance to ...

January 31, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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