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Barrow in tough spot after change to district

SAVANNAH - Nearly 50 years ago, every congressman from the Deep South was a white Democrat.

September 04, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local

Bulloch history comes alive at Willow Hill Festival

Siblings Irene Parrish Dowdell, 95, and Charles Jonathan "C.J." Parrish, 93, felt strongly enough about the Willow Hill community they left behind as young children to make the trip back to Georgia for the first Willow Hill Heritage Festival.

September 03, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

Georgia Southern beats Samford

Backup quarterback Jerick McKinnon scored two touchdowns as a running back and Laron Scott returned a kickoff 99 yards for a third-quarter touchdown to lead Georgia Southern to a 31-17 season-opening victory over Samford Saturday evening in Birmingham, Ala.

September 03, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local

An Averitt legend to be

Who will Statesboro's next legend be?

September 03, 2011 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local

Nurse accused of stealing from elderly

A personal care nurse stole a credit card from an elderly patient and passed it around to friends for their own personal use, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

September 03, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Four to vie for District 2 post

A four-horse race will determine the next City Councilman for Statesboro's second district, while incumbents Travis Chance and Will Britt are assured returns to office.

September 02, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Ogeechee still polluted

Recent tests of the Ogeechee River still show disturbing levels of contaminants, and fish are still dying, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp.

September 01, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Get a taste of local authors, eateries

Whether shoppers are hungry for a good local book or fresh local food, the Main Street Farmers Market can satisfy both cravings on Saturdays in September. The Statesboro Friends of the Library will feature four local writers at their booth to celebrate "Authors at the Market Month." Shoppers can meet the authors from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and books will be available for sale and signing. September also serves up four local restaurants as part of "A Taste of the Boro at the Market."

September 01, 2011 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local

A play 17 years in the making

Going backstage for Georgia Southern's production of "What Use Are Flowers?" would not offer visitors a typical rehearsal. Instead of the usual setting of actors pacing around, warming up vocal cords and rehearsing lines, they would find a serene setting that resembles something similar to a dance recital. The actors stretch and prepare their bodies not for words, but for movement.

September 01, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local

New maps OK'd

A focus on reconfiguring Statesboro's five voting districts by the Department of Community Development this summer will not be in vain, as the resulting district map will be used for November's election, according to City Manager Frank Parker.

September 01, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

CDC: Sugary drink habits harmful

ATLANTA - Half of Americans drink a soda or sugary beverage each day - and some are downing a lot.

August 31, 2011 | By MIKE STOBBE Associated Press | Local

Teen arrested on burglary charges after salon incident

A teen caught on video stealing a purse and electronics from a local salon was arrested after a victim spotted him riding a bike the next day.

August 31, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Prison guard arrested

A Bulloch County Correctional Institute guard was arrested Tuesday after a lengthy investigation, charged with smuggling drugs and contraband into the facility.

August 30, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Historic fun at Willow Hill

The first Willow Hill Heritage Festival this weekend will spotlight the history of the Willow Hill School while offering two days of crafts, food, music, children's activities and health information.

August 30, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

A yummy F1rst Friday

Downtown Statesboro retail shops will become mini restaurants Friday evening during the fourth annual Taste of Downtown.

August 30, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local

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Schools to hold moment of silence one month after Parkland shooting

Bulloch County Schools will hold a moment of silence Wednesday, March 14, one month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...

March 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

City Council sets District 5 special election for May 22

Candidates to fill the District 5 Statesboro City Council vacancy will need to qualify March 26-28 after the four remaining council members unanimously voted to ...

March 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

BA senior named top STAR in region

Bulloch Academy senior Kyle Samuels was surprised but elated to hear his name called as the 2018 Region 8 STAR student Tuesday at a luncheon ...

March 13, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Flasher strikes for second time

A man who told a woman that he "liked what he was doing" as he flashed his privates had committed the act before, said Madison ...

March 13, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Shooting suspect charged with murder

A man sought in connection to a shooting death on Friday now faces further charges, including murder. Police added charges after he was extradited back ...

March 13, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Mike Pence to visit Savannah for St. Patrick's Day

SAVANNAH - Vice President Mike Pence is coming to one of the South's biggest street parties: the sprawling St. Patrick's Day parade in Savannah ...

March 13, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

The face of Aspen Dental

A corporation operating more than 660 dental offices in 36 states, Aspen Dental has now opened its doors in Statesboro. Really, it was the experienced ...

March 12, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Synovus rebranding area Sea Island Banks

Just in case you missed the major marketing campaign Synovus rolled out this past week, Statesboro's Sea Island Bank, which was founded in Statesboro ...

March 12, 2018 | | Local

Boro native named Zeta Tau Alpha outstanding alumna

Statesboro native Dr. Kelly M. Smith, who is an associate dean, academic and student affairs and professor, pharmacy practice and science, at the University of ...

March 12, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local

Annual car show to benefit teen, infant

The 27th annual Southern Cruisers Spring Classic Car Show will help provide funds for two area families with children suffering serious health challenges.

March 12, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Girl Scouts continue push to name bridge after founder

ATLANTA - Georgia's Girl Scouts may be earning a new badge for persistence.

March 12, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

 Judge denies arrest warrant for former Brooklet police chief

On Thursday, Bulloch County State Court Judge Gary Mikell denied a request seeking a warrant against former Brooklet police Chief Doug Meyer.

March 12, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Baymont Inn homicide suspect captured

Tai-ri Darnell Crocker, wanted by police in connection to a shooting death in Statesboro Friday morning, was apprehended late Friday night in South Carolina.

March 10, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Mission trip to Africa

When 82-year-old Betty Florence retired from Georgia Southern as a data control clerk in 1996 after 30 years and five months of employment, she had ...

March 10, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Bulloch County Schools safety forum is Tuesday

Citing public concerns about school safety after recent incidents, Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson will host a conversation with parents and other community members in ...

March 10, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local

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