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Colby Parker selected as STAR student

Bulloch County students and teachers gathered for the annual STAR Student/Teacher Banquet at the Holiday Inn in Statesboro Tuesday, on an evening in which the program's brightest star was shining more than 1,000 miles away.

February 23, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Stolen car chase ends in 'pit' maneuver

A man police said was driving a stolen car was slightly injured Tuesday afternoon when a Georgia State trooper stopped him by performing a "pit maneuver."

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 23, 2011

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February 23, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 22, 2011

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February 22, 2011 | | Local


A natural gas solution

The bulky people-movers Georgia Southern University employs to transport its students around campus are far from thought when identifying clean, environmentally friendly vehicles found on Statesboro city streets.

February 21, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 21, 2011

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February 21, 2011 | | Local


Calling all film makers

With 13 entries ranging from a murder mystery with earthworms to Captain Video to the "Love Thief," the 2010 Statesboro Film Festival was an exciting evening for short film lovers of all genres.

February 19, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


N.C. native brings focus to schools

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Bulloch County was suffering wounds that desperately needed to be healed. Former slaves and children of former slaves faced new "freedom." George Franklin Campbell used his voice and helping hand to reach out to African Americans in Bulloch.

February 19, 2011 | By VALARIE THOMPSON Special to the Herald | Local


Two arrested in Nov. bank robbery

Two suspects in a Statesboro bank robbery that occurred last November turned themselves in this week, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

February 19, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Click for Statesboro crime info

Statesboro residents can now check on crime in the city with the click of a mouse.

February 18, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A forum for Statesboro artists

Elaine Schneider, who is gallery coordinator for the Averitt Center for the Arts, spent part of Thursday afternoon hanging art with Ida Waters in the second floor elevator lobby.

February 17, 2011 | by JAMES HEALY | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 18, 2011

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February 17, 2011 | | Local


Plan to rescue HOPE OK'd by Deal

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders have agreed on a plan to rescue Georgia's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship that would cap the awards so they no longer rise as tuition does, effectively ending a 20-year-old audacious promise: free public college tuition to any student who earned a B average or better.

February 17, 2011 | By DORIE TURNER and ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


Sunday alcohol sales likely dead for now

ATLANTA - After a fast start and little initial opposition, the issue of Sunday liquor sales is likely dead for this year's Georgia legislative session.

February 17, 2011 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


Friends, indeed, of the library

A more than $17,000 donation made to the Statesboro Regional Library will allow the facility to purchase new computers and fund future programs for area children.

February 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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City: No tax hike, garbage fees may rise

Statesboro residents and businesses will probably pay higher sanitation fees, but not higher city taxes or water and sewer rates, under the 2017-18 city budget.

April 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Trish Tootle ‘roasted’ to help hospice

Friends of community activist, successful businesswoman and long-time Bulloch County resident Trish Tootle surprised her Monday night with a 60th birthday "roast" to benefit Ogeechee ...

April 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Suspicious device found, roads closed

A suspicious device found during a traffic stop resulted in a portion of Highway 80 West being closed Tuesday afternoon.

April 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County closes dumpster site

After a disturbing presentation Tuesday morning about deplorable conditions at some of Bulloch County's dumpster locations, Bulloch County commissioners voted to close one of ...

April 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ABC contest reps get big blue sendoff

A giant inflatable Gus the Eagle loomed near the very blue-hued sendoff celebration for Statesboro's five-member team who will attend the America's Best ...

April 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Miss Rodeo USA spending the week in Statesboro

Brittany Howard is used to being mistaken for one of the bachelorettes from the popular TV show, but in reality, she is a rodeo queen ...

April 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Another Atlanta highway closes

DECATUR - Another major highway through Atlanta was partially shut down on Monday, this one after underground utility work caused the pavement to rise up, break ...

April 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Queensborough marks 115th anniversary

Queensborough National Bank and Trust will celebrate its 115th anniversary on Friday with the milestone marked company wide. Queensborough is a community bank with locations ...

April 17, 2017 | | Local


Sea Island appoints Crider, Marsh to Advisory Board

Sea Island Bank in Statesboro, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently the appointment of Dr. Ruthie Crider and Laura Marsh to its Statesboro Advisory ...

April 17, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Portal mural a nod to the town's past

Residents and visitors to the town of Portal over the past several months have watched a work in progress as Deena Scarborough's art students ...

April 16, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


City seeks public input for strategic plan

To help flesh out a five- to 10-year strategy for things as various as street maintenance, park space and police and fire protection, Statesboro city ...

April 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Event aims to CURE childhood cancer

For a second year in a row, the Sisters on a Journey dinner that benefits Catie's Fund, a non-profit that donates all proceeds to ...

April 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Ad blitz motivates Ga. voters

MARIETTA, Ga. - Republicans in Georgia's conservative 6th district don't agree which of their party's 11 candidates should represent the area in Congress ...

April 15, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats

Delta is letting employees offer customers nearly $10,000 in compensation to give up seats on overbooked flights, hoping to avoid an uproar like the ...

April 14, 2017 | By DAVID KOENIG and DAMIAN TROISE AP Business Writers | Local


Three principals to exchange schools

For next school year, the current principals of Brooklet Elementary, Sallie Zetterower Elementary and William James Middle School have each been assigned to lead a ...

April 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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