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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


Davis speaks at GSU

On the heels of a holiday for America's most renowned civil rights icon, Georgia Southern University welcomed a political activist who made waves of her own in the 1960s and 70s.

January 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Kiwanis talks about rodeo due in April

The Kiwanis-Ogeechee Fairgrounds will feel the thunder when Hedrick Rodeo Company brings bulls, broncs and good clean family fun to Statesboro April 15 and 16.

January 27, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Sharing secrets

Some people call him "the most trusted stranger" in America and next Wednesday, Frank Warren will speak at Georgia Southern University.

January 26, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Controversial Ayers to speak Feb. 7 at GSU

A controversial academic will lecture on the campus of Georgia Southern University two years after the school rescinded his speaking invitation amid security concerns and heated student protests.

January 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police search for suspects in two armed robberies

Two men held a clerk and a customer at gunpoint early Wednesday morning at a Fair Road convenience store. No one was injured, but the bandits made off with a handful of cash and the customer's wallet, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

January 26, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Little Caesar’s ‘guitar hero’

Have you ever noticed the guy rocking out to his guitar right in front of Carey Hilliard's? Whether you're having lunch, shopping at TJ Maxx, or just driving by, it's near-impossible to miss his perpetual rocking moves.

January 25, 2011 | By CASEY ALDERMAN Special to the Herald | Local


Honoring the past and present

Honoring and remembering two of the Civil War's greatest generals, the Ogeechee Rifles and Ebenezer Rifles camps of the Sons of Confederate Veterans held the annual Lee-Jackson Banquet last week.

January 25, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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'Common Clay' currently on display

Georgia Southern University graduate student Annamarie Kistler has worked meticulously to convey the stories of folk potters in the region through her historical exhibit, "Common ...

March 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Feed the Boro Golf Scramble is March 30

Feed the Boro is an annual tradition in Statesboro that has helped serve a hot Thanksgiving meal to thousands since it started more than 20 ...

March 14, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


School accreditation brings bonus

After a visiting team from AdvancED approved the Bulloch County Schools last week for a five-year extension of the school system's accreditation, the Board ...

March 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Police: Drug deal leads to murder

Statesboro police identified a man killed Thursday in a "drug transaction gone bad" as Deniro Smith, 22, of Rincon.

March 13, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Circus comes to Portal

Lewis & Clark Circus is bringing a taste of the Big Top to Portal this week, with daredevils, exotic animals and familyoriented fun, said Portal Heritage ...

March 13, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A 'new' Free Spirit

Last year I shared with you about Free Spirit Pottery's impact on downtown and how owner Ann Walsh was looking for an apprentice to ...

March 13, 2017 | | Local


WL Plastics opens Gateway Park plant

County Commission Chairman Roy Thompson, Development Authority Chairman Bruce Yawn and a host of community and state leaders gathered last week to cut the ribbon ...

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


GSU students compete in '3-Day Startup' program

Student entrepreneurs at Georgia Southern University brought their business ideas to life during the Business Innovation Group's fourth annual 3-Day Startup program, held last ...

March 13, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Shootings ruled suicide

Gunshots that killed a man and a woman Friday night at Eagle Gate Apartments on South Mulberry Street were self-inflicted.

March 11, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Splash's new pool adding 'wave' of jobs at water park

With the addition of the wave pool and other aspects of the $5.7 million expansion now underway at Splash in the Boro water park ...

March 11, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Master Adviser in Bulloch schools

Bethany Gilliam, a family and consumer sciences teacher at Statesboro High School has been selected by Georgia's Family Community & Career Leaders of America (FCCLA ...

March 11, 2017 | | Local


UPDATE: Gunshots kill two in Statesboro

Bulloch County Coronor Jake Futch confirmed two people died Friday night as a result of gunshot wounds but police have not yet confirmed if the ...

March 10, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Gatto suit moving forward

The wrongful-death lawsuit brought by the parents of the late Michael J. Gatto against the city of Statesboro is moving forward in the discovery phase ...

March 10, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Principals made official at Mill Creek, Portal Elementary

Two administrators who have been serving as interim principals this year go forward as the official principals of their schools after approval Thursday by the ...

March 10, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Arrest made in soldiers' deaths

A Fort Stewart sergeant has been arrested and charged with the deaths of the two soldiers found Sunday in a Hinesville townhome.

March 10, 2017 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier | Local


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