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Rain boosts fall crops

A rainy spring and summer has local farmers reaping bumper crops this fall. Fields are exploding with fluffy white cotton, peanuts are looking good and some farmers are baling a third cutting of hay.

October 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local




Watch Statesboro City Council candidate forum

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October 21, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local




Candidates spar at forum

From consolidation to alcohol to Judy McCorkle, candidates for Statesboro City Council in Districts 1 and 4 discussed issues during a forum Tuesday night at the Averitt Center.

October 20, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Boro Streetscape project on schedule

On Tuesday's "Mornings unPhiltered" show, host Phil Boyum welcomed Brad Deal, Statesboro assistant city engineer and Streetscapes Project co-manager. Deal is a Georgia Southern University graduate and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

October 20, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Show highlights Blind Willie McTell

Blind Willie McTell is one of the most recognizable names from Statesboro's history. Friday night at the Averitt Center, an Englishman will bring McTell's story and music to life.

October 20, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Boro pot bust nets 6 arrests

When local drug agents confiscated a cell phone from a man arrested on drug charges, they likely didn't anticipate finding text messages from the man's customers.

October 20, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - It's 'CSI' with GSU's forensic accounting

On Monday's "Mornings unPhiltered," both of host Phil Boyum's guests were professors from Georgia Southern University.

October 19, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Rainy days at Fair may cost local charities

Rain throughout the week made a negative impact on the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, beginning with a rained-out parade on Monday and ending with a soggy Saturday. This means there will be less money to send back into the community through donations in the upcoming year, said Statesboro Kiwanis Club President Barbara Price.

October 19, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - 2009 Kiwanis Fair highlights; Bulloch History Moment with Roger Allen

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October 19, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Statesboro High kicks off 2009 Homecoming Week on Monday

Homecoming week starts Monday at Statesboro High. It's a week filled with traditions first organized in the 1940's. Over the years many ideas and activities have come and gone, including bonfires, city parades and formal dances. One tradition that remains is dress up days at the school.

October 17, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Swarm’s ‘thieves’ win tops in class; ‘Caribbean’ trip earns SHS second

Last weekend, during the 28th Annual Coastal Empire Classic Marching Band Competition, 15 bands from as far away as Jacksonville and Orlando met at Effingham County High School's Rebel Field to do battle.

October 17, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered – Drama rules at fall break camp

The first guest on Friday's "Morning's Unfiltered" was Tony Phillips, Grassroots Arts Program (GAP) coordinator for the Statesboro Arts Council.

October 17, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Reported apartment shooting turns out to be false

A man who told police he had been injured in a shooting incident Wednesday at Foxridge Apartments had not been shot, police said.

October 17, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Ticket deadline extended for Historical Society meeting

Ticket sales for the 43rd Annual Bulloch County Historical Society meeting are available through Wednesday at the front counter of the Statesboro Herald office at ...

June 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Trooper trouble in Georgia

ATLANTA - More than 2,700 men and women applied to become Georgia state troopers last year, but only 30 passed a variety of evaluations and ...

June 18, 2016 | | Local


Southern Pride director packs for Southern Miss

As Dr. Colin McKenzie packs to leave as director of Georgia Southern University's marching band for a job with the same titles in the ...

June 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Four city manager finalists named

The four finalists for the job of Statesboro city manager identified this weekend show that the latest search has indeed been a national one. They ...

June 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Large alligator captured off Tybee

ATLANTA - Authorities have reopened beaches along the Georgia coast after a large alligator spotted in the Atlantic Ocean was captured at a popular tourist spot ...

June 17, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Ag solar power workshop Friday

Some area farmers have begun using solar panels to power cooling fans in poultry houses, and a Georgia manufacturer is developing a portable solar plant ...

June 17, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Newly legal fireworks scarce in area

Although the use and sale of consumer fireworks have been legal in Georgia since 2015, some Georgians may still find themselves crossing state lines to ...

June 17, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Complaint alleges illegal campaigning

An investigation into alleged illegal campaigning in Bulloch County could lead to a hearing before the state election board. However, due to the case still ...

June 16, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Schools to reduce testing as result of new law

Bulloch County's school system will soon take advantage of a change in Georgia law that reduces the amount of required testing, Superintendent Charles Wilson ...

June 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Driver, company indicted in crash that killed 5 GSU nursing students

A Bryan County grand jury returned indictments Wednesday against truck driver John Wayne Johnson, who was involved in the April 2015 crash on Interstate 16 ...

June 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sneak peek of GSU Incubator

It's not an official opening. But a "sneak peek" into Statesboro's Innovation Incubator complex, including facilities of Georgia Southern University's Business Innovation ...

June 15, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Commissioners set to approve tentative fiscal year 2017 budget

Bulloch County commissioners are set to vote on a proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year that allows for countywide improvements, much-needed equipment, a few ...

June 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


$15M to be spent on studies for South Carolina-Georgia port

CHARLESTON, S.C. - South Carolina and Georgia will spend about $15 million during the next three years on studies for a joint $4.5 billion ...

June 15, 2016 | By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press | Local


Shooting in Orlando prompts outpouring of blood donations

The weekend's tragedy in Orlando brought to light the urgent need for blood donations, as more than 50 wounded victims were rushed to hospitals ...

June 14, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Learning with LEGOs

In a medium-sized Nessmith-Lane Conference Center room, about 20 children, kindergartners through third-graders, met to learn and discuss new engineering and scientific concepts. Among the ...

June 14, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER Herald Intern | Local


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