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Whale activists file suit to free Lolita

SEATTLE - Supporters have offered $1 million for her release. Annual demonstrations have demanded her return to the Northwest. Over the years, celebrities, schoolchildren and even a Washington state governor have campaigned to free Lolita, a killer whale captured from Puget Sound waters in 1970 and who has been performing at Miami Seaquarium for the past four decades.

December 02, 2011 | By PHUONG LE Associated Press | Local


State-honored Magnolia String Quartet set to perform

After winning the state chamber music competition last month, Georgia Southern University's Magnolia String Quartet will represent Georgia at the Music Teachers National Association regional competitions in January.

December 02, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Woman, teens charged in robbery

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman and two teenagers they say were involved in the Tuesday robbery of a Hispanic grocery store on U.S. 301 South.

December 01, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


OTC named top tech college in the state

Ogeechee Technical College was named Thursday the state's Technical College of the Year. The announcement was made during the Board of the Technical College System of Georgia's monthly meeting in Atlanta.

December 01, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


4 arrested on meth, other drug charges

A tip to drug agents resulted in four arrests Wednesday after drug agents discovered methamphetamine, components of a meth lab and other drugs in a Buchan Road home near Pembroke.

December 01, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


DAR names Bulloch judge influential woman of history

A woman who made a career of shattering the proverbial glass ceiling and whose contributions to Bulloch County span more than four decades was honored Thursday by the Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

December 01, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Stolen truck leaves man homeless

A man whose truck was stolen the day before Thanksgiving said the woman who did so took more than his ride – she took his home.

November 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Holiday display helps feed the hungry

There's a glow out on Old River Road North, and it lures people bearing gifts. Sound familiar? No, it's not the wise men visiting Baby Jesus, but in a sense, the spirit is the same.

November 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Second burglary suspect turns himself in

A man sought in connection to a couple of burglaries last week turned himself in Monday, but added charges to his name after trying to smuggle in contraband.

November 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council, public discuss alcohol ordinance

A collection of citizens filled council chambers Tuesday to hammer out details of the city's reformed and soon-to-pass alcohol ordinance with the group of officials responsible for implementing it.

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


Claxton woman charged with murder

A Statesboro woman was killed Sunday during a domestic dispute when another woman shot her in the head, according to reports.

November 29, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


‘Quick Start’ for Great Dane

Bulloch County's newest manufacturing business Great Dane Trailers, along with the Georgia Quick Start program and Ogeechee Technical College, announced plans Tuesday to help train the company's projected 400 new employees.

November 29, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Council seeks citizen input on alcohol ordinance

Statesboro City Council could move one step closer to finalizing the city's new alcohol ordinance when it hosts an open public hearing today at City Hall.

November 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Chili Town, Santa, holiday music and more at December F1rst Friday event

For a short time this holiday season, Santa Claus will not be in a North Pole workshop prepping for his big night. The Christmas icon will instead be beard-deep in a bowl of homemade chili, kicking off the holiday in a way only the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority (DSDA) can.

November 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bound for the Red Planet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A rover of "monster truck" proportions zoomed toward Mars on an 8½-month, 354 million-mile journey Saturday, the biggest, best equipped robot ever sent to explore another planet.

November 26, 2011 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | Local


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‘Jury’ scam returns to Bulloch

A familiar scam seems to have taken on renewed life recently in Statesboro and Bulloch County, as a number of school board employees and local ...

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD arrests 2 men with cocaine at Walmart

Responding to a report of illegal drug activity at the Walmart Supercenter Monday night, Statesboro police arrested two men on cocaine charges.

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Photo Gallery: 2017 Best of the Boro Awards Gala

View images from the 2017 Statesboro Herald Best of the Boro Awards Gala

November 13, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Five Hives & Vines in Bulloch County

If the Five Hives & Vines partners' original vision is realized, their rural Bulloch County property will feature beehives, berry fields and a facility for making ...

November 13, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro Veterans Day 2017 – Honoring all who serve

Patriotism and appreciation for soldiers past and present were almost tangible Saturday as the "Music of World War I" Veterans Day observance brought a standing ...

November 13, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Volunteers needed for annual Feed the Boro event

For many, a Thanksgiving meal is taken for granted, but financial challenges or other issues mean sparse provisions for many people right here in Statesboro ...

November 13, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - 2017: Chicken Salad Chick opening Wednesday

Chicken Salad Chick finally opens Wednesday in Statesboro. It is one of the most anticipated restaurant openings in the Boro for some time.

November 13, 2017 | | Local


Metter murder suspect sought

Warrants were issued Monday for the arrest of a suspect in Saturday's shooting in Metter that left one man dead and another injured.

November 13, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Half of Bulloch schools gain on state report

On Georgia's main scorecard of school performance, the College and Career Ready Performance Index, the Bulloch County Schools' overall gains for 2016-2017 exceeded the ...

November 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


CrossRoads member doesn’t know ‘slow’

Since he was 10, Ken Jackson has never lacked employment and said he usually has more than one job going at any given time. Jackson ...

November 10, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


International Festival at Mill Creek Saturday

No passport is needed for the 12th annual International Festival at Mill Creek Regional Park today, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

November 10, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


City merges utility departments

The city of Statesboro has merged its Water-Wastewater and Natural Gas departments into a single Public Utilities Department under one director.

November 09, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Local Habitat for Humanity names a new director

Bulloch County Habitat for Humanity is welcoming a new director to lead the charity organization, and Robin Diaz hopes to continue helping less fortunate citizens ...

November 09, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Walker leads SEB to playoffs

Not only is his last name Walker, but he wears number 34, plays running back and plays in the state of Georgia. So as Southeast ...

November 09, 2017 | By JOSH AUBREY Herald Writer | Local


School lockdown was for routine safety sweep

While reports of a lockdown at William James Middle School may have alarmed some parents Thursday morning, the reason for the lockdown was merely a ...

November 09, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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