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Petting zoo draws animal lovers of all ages

As children and adults crowded underneath the tent near the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair entrance, Bam Bam the camel stretched his neck, bared his teeth in a grin and begged for attention.

October 19, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Bear spotted in the area

An unexpected visitor was spotted at the Greasy Corner Hunting Club property recently. While hunters prepare for deer season by setting out bait, they were unprepared for a black bear.

October 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

City to hire lawyer for upcoming court date

City Manager Frank Parker was given the go-ahead Tuesday to hire an attorney for an impending court hearing involving the City of Statesboro.

October 19, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Campaign flyer supports Lewis, accuses colleagues

A campaign handout in support of incumbent city councilman Gary Lewis circulating in Statesboro's District 2 alleges a plot by Councilmen Will Britt and Travis Chance to force the representative from office by recruiting his opposition.

October 18, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Fair goes hog wild

The scene Tuesday night in the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair livestock barn was controlled chaos as local youth worked to keep their hogs in front of a judge.

October 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Police seek suspects in stabbing case

Statesboro Police has identified two suspects in an Oct. 13 stabbing at Morris Heights Apartments and hopes citizens will help apprehend the suspected offenders.

October 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Social Security to hand out first raises since '09

WASHINGTON - Social Security recipients will get a raise in January - their first increase in benefits since 2009. It's expected to be about 3.5 percent.

October 18, 2011 | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated Press | Local

Hotel clerk robbed at gunpoint

Three masked men robbed a local hotel Monday night, and Statesboro Police are seeking information on the suspects and incident.

October 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

'Kudzu bug' threatens to eat US farmers' lunch

BLACKVILLE, S.C. - Kudzu - the "plant that ate the South" - has finally met a pest that's just as voracious. Trouble is, the so-called "kudzu bug" is also fond of another East Asian transplant that we happen to like, and that is big money for American farmers.

October 17, 2011 | By ALLEN G. BREED AP National Writer | Local

Jump-starting the fun

Like a magnet, excitement drew a crowd to downtown Statesboro Monday, where the 50th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair parade kicked off a week of fun.

October 17, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Churches unite to help the homeless

An unfilled need in Bulloch County has sparked a group of people with compassion and generosity to form the Open Hearts Community Mission, a nonprofit organization that hopes to address the homeless problem in the community.

October 17, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Parker looks to hire city attorney

With the City of Statesboro still lacking permanent legal council, City Manager Frank Parker will seek approval today to appoint an attorney for an impending court date.

October 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Adams wins Fire Safety Essay Contest

For the fourth-straight year a Southeast Bulloch Middle School student has won the Statewide Fire Safety Essay Contest sponsored by the Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner's Office. Eighth-Grader Starla Adams claimed this year's title.

October 16, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local

Time for Fair days

Cool, clear nights, a parade, and a week filled with thrills, fried Twinkies and entertainment can mean only one thing: the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is here.

October 15, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Warden takes over Millen's new prison

MILLEN - With roughly 45 years in the corrections business behind him, Ralph Kemp has become warden of a prison that is still being built. On it ride hopes for a county with one of Georgia's highest unemployment rates.

October 15, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

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Qualifying week gives Bulloch voters choices

Two more candidates qualified Friday for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners seats, heading toward the May 22 primary election and Nov. 6 general election.

March 09, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

City approves two downtown demolitions

City Council this week approved tearing down two structures over 50 years old, one a commercial building and the other a house, under different owners ...

March 08, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival brings educational family fun

Two days of educational exhibits, a parade, vendors galore and live entertainment are in store this weekend as the Evans County Wildlife Club hosts the ...

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

No new candidates qualify for local elections Thursday

No one qualified to run in local elections Thursday, but the two newest candidates to make a bid for Bulloch County commission seats shared hopes ...

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

HIV prevention drug lags in Georgia

Georgia has the highest rate of new HIV diagnoses in the nation, but the use of a prophylactic drug in the state lags behind the ...

March 08, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Army: No more kissing soldiers on St. Patrick's in Savannah

SAVANNAH - The Army wants to halt a favorite St. Patrick's Day shenanigan in Savannah that for decades has left marching soldiers with cheeks smeared ...

March 08, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

SEBMS student charged with carrying weapon at school

A student carrying a box cutter at Southeast Bulloch Middle School on Wednesday faces charges of carrying a weapon on school property and disrupting a ...

March 07, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

3 more qualify for local offices Wednesday

Three new candidates qualified Wednesday for local elections: two for seats on the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners and one for a seat on the ...

March 07, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Lewis and Clark Circus returns to Portal

The Portal Heritage Society will host the Lewis and Clark Circus again this year, inviting families to enjoy a taste of the big top during ...

March 07, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Gov. Deal: Facebook to build $750M data center near Atlanta

ATLANTA - Facebook is investing $750 million over the next five years to build a huge data center outside of Atlanta as the demand for data ...

March 07, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

Bill aims to lower Georgia’s infant, maternal death rates

A House bill aims to lower Georgia's high rates of infant and maternal mortality by creating a designation reflecting the level of care offered ...

March 07, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Chance resigns City Council, aims for county commission

Travis Chance resigned Tuesday from the District 5 Statesboro City Council seat he has held for more than 10 years and announced his candidacy for ...

March 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

2 juveniles charged in break-ins

Two middle school juveniles admitted to breaking into two Denmark-area businesses and trying to enter three more, said Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown.

March 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Metter Middle School student arrested for making threats

Candler County sheriff's deputies arrested a Metter Middle School student on Tuesday for making threats of harm.

March 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Raise funds while having fun at annual SPD Tactical Challenge

For the third year, the Statesboro Police Department Foundation invites the public to participate in an event that offers physical and mental challenges and team-building ...

March 06, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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