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Van Buren was a pioneer physician in Statesboro

At a time when most African Americans were struggling to earn a decent living, there were those who dared to look beyond the barriers that often served as roadblocks or dead end streets. Dr. Harvey Van Buren was one such person who would stop at nothing to accomplish his dreams.

February 05, 2011 | By NIA M. LEWIS Special to the Herald | Local


Sheriff, commissioners want rezone for “Da Pond”

A nightclub location with a troubled past will likely be rezoned to prohibit use for large gatherings and public events after Bulloch County Commissioners voted Thursday to return a Club Road parcel to Ag 5 zoning.

February 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two auto break-in suspects behind bars

Detectives and investigators hot on the trail of entering auto suspects Thursday nabbed two men they say are responsible for several recent " smash and grab" incidents in the area.

February 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 4, 2011

Listen to the Swap, Buy or Sell show for February 4, 2011. Click on link at left.

February 04, 2011 | | Local


Pizza is king on Super Sunday

'Super Sunday' is just a couple of days away; so too is super business for pizza establishments catering to hungry football fans watching the Super Bowl.

February 03, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ayers visit spawns anger, indifference

In 2009, as word spread on the campus of Georgia Southern University and throughout Statesboro that a member of a 1970s terrorist group was scheduled to speak on school grounds, resentment and protest emerged.

February 03, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Analysis: Executive office payroll under Deal up 30 percent

Staff payroll in Gov. Nathan Deal's executive office has grown by almost 30 percent compared with salaries under former Gov. Sonny Perdue, according to an analysis of financial records by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

February 02, 2011 | By AARON GOULD SHENIN Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


Sunday alcohol bill passes big test

The chances of success for legislation letting voters legalize Sunday alcohol sales at stores got a lot better Wednesday when it easily zipped through a Senate committee.

February 02, 2011 | By JAMES SALZER Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


Statesboro man pleads guilty to wire fraud

A Statesboro man who pled guilty Tuesday to wire fraud awaits sentencing by a federal judge after being accused of taking money meant for investments and using it for himself.

February 02, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Langston Chapel assistant principal resigns

Langston Chapel Middle School Assistant Principal Paul Mizell resigned from his position Tuesday, giving no reason in the letter of resignation addressed to Bulloch County School Superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway.

February 01, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council to consider zoning, name change

On a day in which its members will meet with state legislators in Georgia's capitol city, the Statesboro City Council will convene at City Hall for its first February meeting.

January 31, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


County to discuss 'Da Club' property

The site of a recent illegal alcohol sales sting will be a topic of discussion Thursday night as Bulloch County Commissioners hear about concerns from Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

January 31, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU Museum celebrates reaccreditation

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel makes remarks after Director Dr. Brent Tharp announced the American Association of Museums had reaccredited the Georgia Southern Museum.

January 31, 2011 | | Local


Green energy gets a boost at GSU

Georgia Southern researchers striving to better understand and promote the use of alternative fuels recently were awarded a $250,000 grant to advance their "green" revolution.

January 29, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch farmers bullish on 2011

While one must still look hard to be optimistic about the overall economy, 2011 is an exciting time for Georgia farmers, said agricultural economist Dr. George Shumaker.

January 29, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


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Regents approve Georgia Southern-Armstrong merger

ATLANTA - The Board of Regents has approved a new round of consolidations affecting four universities in southern Georgia.

January 11, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Tony Kishman headlines Rockin' Out Alzheimer's Jan. 28 at the PAC

Chandler Dennard and Darron Burnette attend the Heritage Golf Tournament each year. But a few years ago, they came away with much more than an ...

January 11, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON | Local


Deal, Ralston tout investment in Georgia roads and rails

ATLANTA - As Gov. Nathan Deal touted progress in improving Georgia highways, House Speaker David Ralston said Tuesday he wants to take a serious look at ...

January 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Renewed police chief search nabs 45 applicants

Working with leadership consulting firm Developmental Associates LLC, city of Statesboro staff members received 45 applicants for police chief this time around and have pared ...

January 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Policy change for local funeral escorts

The Statesboro Police Department no longer will provide funeral procession escorts unless conducted by off-duty officers who will charge for their service.

January 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU alum to exhibit work at Averitt

The first African-American to graduate from Georgia Southern with a Fine Arts degree will bring his national portrait exhibit – "The Soul Within: Figuration by Abner ...

January 10, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Area farmers could get up to $200K in federal disaster aid

Farmers in Bulloch and Candler counties who lost orchard trees, suffered damaged fences or equipment due to downed trees and wind or experienced debris cleanup ...

January 09, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Diving into Statesboro

With Southern Dive Center, Statesboro not only has a place that sells and rents scuba equipment, but one that offers classes for diving certification and ...

January 09, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Renasant names Carolyn Ethridge market president

Renasant Bank just announced the appointment of community leader Carolyn Ethridge as Statesboro market president.

January 09, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Insomnia Cookies brings unique concept

Never again will you wake up at 2 a.m. disappointed there are no warm cookies at your house. Insomnia Cookies can take care of ...

January 09, 2017 | | Local


Woman arrested in jewelry thefts

A woman wanted for jewelry theft tried hiding under a bed while her husband distracted Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies by causing a disturbance when ...

January 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU gets new K9

A new K9 officer with Georgia Southern University brings something to the table that has been missing; explosives detection.

January 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lawmakers to focus on schools

ATLANTA - Georgia's General Assembly gavels in a new legislative session on Monday. The opening days of a legislative session typically include more ceremony than ...

January 07, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Sheriff warns of jury duty scam

Several people in Bulloch County have been targeted recently by scammers who threatened them with jail time if they didn't pay up.

January 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch’s newest investigator makes history – twice

Former Bulloch County Sheriff's Patrol Deputy Prethenia Cone made history last week when she became both the county's first female and first African-American ...

January 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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