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William James 8th grader wins Spelling Bee

William James Middle School eighth grader Scarlett Shumate, 14, celebrated quietly, but happily after spelling the word "unanimous" to take the title during the 2011 Bulloch County Schools annual Spelling Bee at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School.

February 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 8, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for February 8, 2011.

February 08, 2011 | | Local


Ayers: 'Find your own conclusions'

The visit of a 1960s radical-turned-academic to the campus of Georgia Southern University delivered much of the billing that had long been expected.

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


Man critical after beating

A man who made unwanted advances towards a woman at a Super Bowl party Sunday remains in critical condition after being beaten by the woman's boyfriend, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

February 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


In search of human origins

World-renowned paleoanthropologist Lee Berger will return to his alma mater to talk about his journey that began in a classroom at Georgia Southern.

February 07, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 7, 2011

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February 07, 2011 | | Local


Van Buren was a pioneer physician in Statesboro

At a time when most African Americans were struggling to earn a decent living, there were those who dared to look beyond the barriers that often served as roadblocks or dead end streets. Dr. Harvey Van Buren was one such person who would stop at nothing to accomplish his dreams.

February 05, 2011 | By NIA M. LEWIS Special to the Herald | Local


Sheriff, commissioners want rezone for “Da Pond”

A nightclub location with a troubled past will likely be rezoned to prohibit use for large gatherings and public events after Bulloch County Commissioners voted Thursday to return a Club Road parcel to Ag 5 zoning.

February 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two auto break-in suspects behind bars

Detectives and investigators hot on the trail of entering auto suspects Thursday nabbed two men they say are responsible for several recent " smash and grab" incidents in the area.

February 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 4, 2011

Listen to the Swap, Buy or Sell show for February 4, 2011. Click on link at left.

February 04, 2011 | | Local


Pizza is king on Super Sunday

'Super Sunday' is just a couple of days away; so too is super business for pizza establishments catering to hungry football fans watching the Super Bowl.

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


Ayers visit spawns anger, indifference

In 2009, as word spread on the campus of Georgia Southern University and throughout Statesboro that a member of a 1970s terrorist group was scheduled to speak on school grounds, resentment and protest emerged.

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


Analysis: Executive office payroll under Deal up 30 percent

Staff payroll in Gov. Nathan Deal's executive office has grown by almost 30 percent compared with salaries under former Gov. Sonny Perdue, according to an analysis of financial records by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

February 02, 2011 | By AARON GOULD SHENIN Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


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


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Statesboro man beaten, robbed, forced to drive to ATM

A man who was beaten Sunday morning during an armed robbery and kidnapping was released from the hospital later that day, but Statesboro police are ...

August 07, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Guyton man drowns at Steel Bridge

A Guyton man drowned Saturday while swimming with others in the Ogeechee River at the Steel Bridge Landing.

August 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


US in rare bull's-eye for total solar eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - It will be tough eclipsing this eclipse.

August 05, 2017 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | Local


School attendance ripples through week 1

Attendance in the Bulloch County Schools did not set a record this week, despite a higher enrollment number the first day of classes. Both enrollment ...

August 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Free screenings part of concussion research

Researchers from Georgia Southern University's School of Health and Kinesiology have teamed up with Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation and Clark Medical Group to ...

August 04, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Medicare penalizing Ga. hospitals

Four out of 5 Georgia hospitals are set to receive Medicare penalties for having too many patients returning within a month of their discharge.

August 04, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Teal House moving

The Teal House Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center, a haven and counseling center for victims of sexual assault, soon will move to a larger ...

August 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Congress OKs big boost in GI Bill college aid for veterans

WASHINGTON - Congress sent President Donald Trump legislation to provide the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade.

August 03, 2017 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local


Contractor to replace city’s gas line under river

The city of Statesboro has hired a contractor, Electricom LLC, to replace the city's natural gas supply pipeline under the Ogeechee River for $861 ...

August 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Incident forces evacuation of schools

An incident that started in the shared kitchen area of Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary Schools forced an evacuation of the schools Wednesday morning that ...

August 02, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Schools reopen after incident forces evacuation of Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary Schools

An incident that started in the shared kitchen area of Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary Schools forced an evacuation of the schools Wednesday morning that ...

August 02, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man struck by vehicle during shootout

Swainsboro police are seeking a suspect who was involved in a shooting incident with a bizarre twist that left a man dead Friday.

August 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


School starts without major problems

The lines of vehicles, with some long waits for parents who accompanied children to school, were expected. But the traffic eventually cleared and school got ...

August 01, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Safe start to the new school year

Deputies and police officers will be on extra patrol during the first week of school for Bulloch County Schools as parents and students get used ...

July 31, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


El Rancho Grande’s team in Statesboro

The team at El Rancho Grande hopes to succeed in Statesboro's crowded Mexican restaurant arena with generous portions and chef Adan Martinez's distinctive ...

July 31, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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