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Alleged burglar caught in act, attacks victims

A burglar caught in the act by homeowners attacked them with a baseball bat, but they were able to fight back and subdue him until deputies came to take him to jail.

November 09, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Chick’n Festival, Cruisin’ Ride coming to Claxton

If you cook or eat chicken, enjoy car shows, run or ride a bicycle, folks in Claxton have something planned for you Saturday.

November 09, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


County passes SPLOST, TAD

Tax on the dollar in Bulloch County will remain at seven percent after a landslide vote Tuesday to continue the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

November 08, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lewis re-elected to council

With just enough votes to avoid a runoff, Incumbent City Councilman Gary Lewis overcame the challenges of three others Tuesday, and was reelected to a fourth term on Statesboro City Council.

November 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bye-bye, blue laws

Both Statesboro and Bulloch County said goodbye Tuesday night to blue laws as referendums for Sunday alcohol sales passed. For Statesboro voters, the Sunday sales referendum passed with flying colors for both package and restaurant sales. The vote for package sales in Statesboro was 772 to 558, while votes for restaurant sales were 749 to 548.

November 08, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Veterans honored with program

A man who helped build a military hospital that once treated General George S. Patton will speak Friday during the annual Veteran's Day program at the Emma Kelley Theater in the Averitt Center for the Arts.

November 08, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 armed robberies in 2 days at GSU

A man was shot in the finger Sunday night during an armed robbery near Georgia Southern University's Paulson Stadium. Less than 24 hours later, a man was robbed at gunpoint on a jogging trail near GSU's Recreation Activity Center.

November 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Early voting indicates light turnout

If Statesboro and Bulloch County residents participate in city and county elections this year, the overwhelming majority will do so today at the polls.

November 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Shooting victim refuses to prosecute

A night of violence at a downtown nightspot ended with one man suffering a gunshot wound to the leg.

November 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Our Views - SPLOST keeps taxes low, services high

This past Tuesday, middle school students from Langston Chapel and William James played tennis matches against area rival schools on the courts of the Mill Creek Tennis Center. It was the first day the 10-court complex was open to public play and offered a clear example of benefits our community reaps from funds collected through the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

November 06, 2011 | | Local


Our Views - Sunday sales will help local businesses

Voters will decide Tuesday if the sale of alcohol will be allowed in Bulloch County on Sundays. The question of allowing beer and wine sales in convenience and grocery stores is on the ballot in Statesboro, Brooklet, Portal and the county. City of Statesboro voters have the additional question of allowing restaurants to sell beer, wine and liquor on Sundays.

November 06, 2011 | | Local


Council hopefuls make final push

Candidates vying to become the City Council representative for Statesboro's District 2 are nothing if not confident heading into the week of Election Day.

November 05, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Citizens to decide Sunday sales Tuesday

Citizens not voting for representation in Statesboro's city election still have reason to visit the polls Tuesday.

November 04, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


First Baptist to dedicate sanctuary

It is not often that an established church with a 129-year history gets to experience the excitement of a brand new sanctuary, but the congregation of the First Baptist Church in Statesboro will do just that Sunday, when it worships for the first time in its new 41,000-square-foot worship center.

November 04, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Cosmic bust nets cache of spice

An investigation into the illegal sale of synthetic marijuana products led to the arrests Wednesday of four people and the seizure of more than $90,000 in illicit drugs and paraphernalia at a Statesboro business.

November 03, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Dispatchers recognized for service

When a fire breaks out, everybody sees the firefighters rushing to the scene. When an accident happens, witnesses watch as state troopers and EMS arrive ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police: Man kills pet rabbit

A man who police said brutally killed a child's pet faces charges of both animal and child cruelty.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


For the love of a community

Statesboro area youth will have the opportunity to learn about making the right choices; get free makeovers and enroll in GED classes Sunday during the ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rehab home destroyed in massive fire

A local rehabilitation program suffered a major loss Friday when fire destroyed one of its homes for recovering addicts. Ten men were displaced and lost ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged with molestation, incest

Illegal, sexually explicit images on a Statesboro man's cellphone landed him behind bars after someone tipped off police about the photos.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Annual ArtsFest set for Saturday

The 2018 ArtsFest returns for its 36th year on Saturday and once again will be held on Sweetheart Circle at Georgia Southern University from 10 ...

April 10, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Harbor Freight Tools set to open July 4

A few months ago, I announced the entry of Harbor Freight Tools into the Statesboro market.

April 09, 2018 | | Local


AgSouth christens 'Center' in downtown Statesboro

AgSouth Farm Credit held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new operations building late last month and nearly 200 members of the community came out ...

April 09, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch auctioneer earns industry's highest certification

Bulloch County auctioneer Alex Grovenstein recently completed his training at the Certified Auctioneers Institute at Indiana University.

April 09, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ga. ranks high for fighting opioids

Georgia is one of 13 states receiving the highest mark from the National Safety Council for taking comprehensive actions to eliminate opioid overdoses and help ...

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


Helping in Haiti

A team of seven local professionals known as the "Statesboro Thrives Team Bulloch County" joined other teams from across the country in March for the ...

April 07, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Godfrey advocates planned growth

Running as "a hometown candidate with local values," Konrad Godfrey is seeking the District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council. He talks about planned growth ...

April 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Globetrotters film screening at Averitt Friday night

Join members of the original Legends Team Friday night for a special screening of "Harlem Globetrotters: The Team that Changed the World." Be inspired as ...

April 05, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Masters golf fans hurt when bus overturns on interstate

A charter bus headed to the Masters golf tournament overturned on a Georgia interstate Thursday, injuring 15 people and snarling traffic as scores of fans ...

April 05, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Farmers Market returns fresh for 2018

It's that scrumptious and delightful time of year again, the season of fresh, locally grown produce and whole foods and locally made, handcrafted treats ...

April 05, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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