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Turpentine Festival to be held this coming weekend

Thousands of visitors will converge upon the town of Portal this coming weekend to enjoy a celebration of the town's rich agricultural heritage - the Catface Country Turpentine Festival.

October 12, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Food distribution, The Phil & Jake Show: Punt, pass and kick

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, September 26, 2008

October 11, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local woman caught ditching drugs in jail

A woman arrested on outstanding warrants racked up some additional charges when she was caught on video ditching drugs into a jail waste container.

October 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Investigators looking into two Ga. 67 burglaries Tuesday

Sheriff's investigators are looking into two restaurant burglaries that took place between late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

October 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local boy, 12, suffers 4 broken limbs after motorcycle crash

A boy who struck a truck while riding his motorcycle Wednesday suffered broken bones and is in stable condition, said Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper Tommy Sisson.

October 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Lawn Mower: Alternative fuel; Jake's Entertainment: Big Kenny

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, September 25, 2008

October 10, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair kicks off in less than three weeks

In just a few weeks, the traffic along Fair Road will more than quadruple at night and the lights of the midway will entice passersby as the 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair arrives.

October 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


USDA distributes commodities to Bulloch locals in need

For a slide show of photographs, click HERE.

October 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Teams needed for Third Annual Cultural Clays Skeet Shoot

Teams are needed for the Third Annual Cultural Clays Skeet Shoot Tournament benefiting the Averitt Center for the Arts, said Statesboro Arts Council Board Member Theresa Beebe Novotny.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Report: Woman claiming terminal cancer steals jeans from Dollar General

A woman who claimed to be dying of cancer was caught shoplifting a pair of jeans Tuesday, according to Statesboro Police reports.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch leaders try to conserve gasoline, develop shortage plan

In light of recent gasoline shortages and the rising cost of fuel, Bulloch County leaders are making efforts to conserve.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Early voting; Walk for Wishes at Georgia Southern

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, September 24, 2008

October 09, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Boyles steps in as interim director of Statesboro's engineering department

The City of Statesboro has a new man at the helm of the city's engineering department as Jason Boyles takes over as interim director for Maz Elhaj.

October 08, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Michael Guido 'improving' after fall

Dr. Michael Guido, renowned evangelist from Metter, "is improving" after a recent fall in which he injured his head. Staff at Guido Gardens in Metter say "he is still very weak, but is trying to walk around his home for exercise every day."

October 08, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police: Man arrested after sexually assaulting GSU student

A man police said sexually assaulted a woman at Eagle Villas is behind bars without bond.

October 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Caution: School zoning ahead

Redrawing attendance zones is a task Bulloch County Schools officials are approaching cautiously but say can no longer be delayed for some schools. The zones decide which schools students attend, or at least where a free school bus ride will take them.

February 21, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


3 arrested on meth charges in Stilson

Three people were arrested after officers found a large amount of crystal methamphetamine in a Stilson-area home, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

February 20, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Group breaks ground for Statesboro homeless shelter

Friday wasn't the end of the journey for Statesboro's first homeless shelter, but it was a significant milestone a long time coming.

February 20, 2015 | Jason Wermers | Local


Claxton woman wins award for caregiving

Claxton resident Britnee Kinard received the prestigious Lincoln Caregiver Award last month in an exclusive award dinner ceremony, followed by a concert, at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts Concert Hall in Washington, D.C.

February 20, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Masked gunmen invade Clito home

Three men invaded a Clito-area home Thursday night and pistol-whipped a man from whom they stole an undisclosed amount of cash, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

February 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro warming center to open again tonight

With cold air continuing to hold on in the region, First Presbyterian Church of Statesboro will provide a warming center for the third consecutive day tonight, Bulloch County Emergency Management Agency Director Ted Wynn announced.

February 20, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro scores Georgia Soccer Final Four

This year, the Georgia Soccer State Cup's Final Four, including 42 games for seven age groups of boys and girls, will be held in Statesboro May 30 and 31, using Georgia Southern University's soccer fields and fields at The Clubhouse.

February 19, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Animal skins, brains and human spit

This year's Georgia Day luncheon hosted by the Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution had a decidedly rugged feel to it - rugged, as in a tricornered animal skin hat with a red fox tail hanging from the back and animal skin shirts, pants and boots.

February 19, 2015 | Jason Wermers | Local


Statesboro Herald offering digital services through new agency

Business owners and managers in the Statesboro and Bulloch County area now have a new digital agency to help grow their customer base.

February 19, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Police: Intoxicated bouncer invades Statesboro mayor’s home

When a reportedly drunken, underage bar bouncer went looking for the breaker box in a Benson Drive home Feb. 6, he didn't realize he was in the wrong house - the mayor's house.

February 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


NPR journalist discusses race in America, her own life

There was a time when veteran journalist Michele Norris used to resist covering - even talking about - Black History Month, or even anything to do with race at all.

February 18, 2015 | By JASON WERMERS and AL HACKLE Herald staff writers | Local


Statesboro City Council rejects Fair Road zoning change

Probably surprising nobody, Statesboro City Council has denied a zoning change and a height variance needed for a gas station and a four-story hotel to be built between Georgia Southern University's Garden of the Coastal Plain and First Presbyterian Church.

February 18, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


First Presbyterian Church of Statesboro to provide warming center

A Statesboro church is offering a warm solution for those who may not have adequate heat during the next few nights of sub-freezing weather.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Neighbor of Metter slaying victim charged with theft, felony firearm possession

The neighbor of a Metter man found dead Feb. 8 during a house fire investigation was arrested Tuesday.

February 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro dog wins Best in Breed at Westminster

Lynn Vogel is at it again.

February 17, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


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