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Portal receives $489,000 grant for sewer work

Portal Mayor Larry Motes recently received a $489,840 federal grant for the city from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the state's Community Development Block Grant Program and Community Home Investment Program .

September 27, 2009 | by N. LUREE BOWEN | Local


Books-A-Million, Petco help out local animals

The Statesboro Humane Society is one of the most active civic groups in the area and also is one of the most imaginative when it comes to fundraising.

September 26, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Always be prepared

Last month, 13-year-old Torin Danilowicz, a first class scout and a member of Boy Scouts of America Troup #342, saved the life of his mother Kay from choking with the Heimlich Maneuver.

September 26, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro - Roxie Remley turns 90 in style with new exhibit; Relay for Life rally

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September 25, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Rally for Relay for Life

The 2010 Bulloch County Relay for Life is more than 200 days away, but a Fall rally Thursday evening kicked off the fundraising effort. In 2009, the annual event to benefit the American Cancer Society raised more than $200,000. The 2010 Relay for life is scheduled for April 23 at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds. To find out more about the Relay for Life, call 764-7410.

September 24, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


OTC GIS program benefits Southern Master's students

It may be surprising to learn of a Master's degree student attending a technical college, but students in Georgia Southern University's Master of Arts in Social Science with a concentration in Anthropology students are doing just that at Ogeechee Technical College.

September 24, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Man says 4 robbed him at gunpoint

Two of four suspects in an armed robbery Wednesday night are behind bars, and police are seeking information on the others, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

September 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Rash of burglaries hit downtown

After a rash of recent break-ins in downtown Statesboro, business owners are left wondering whether there is anything to be done to prevent business burglaries.

September 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - Tackling adult illiteracy; Mary-Kate's weekend entertainment line-up

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September 24, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Special Historical Society meeting; Walk for Wishes

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September 23, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Taxes rise with loss of state relief

Bulloch County property tax bills will be mailed out Friday and Tax Commissioner James W. Deal said many homeowners should expect an increase.

September 23, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fire evacuates Mattie Lively

A faulty transformer caused an electrical fire and evacuation at Mattie Lively Elementary School Wednesday morning, but no one was injured and classes resumed as normal after about an hour.

September 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Flu comes early

Face masks, waiting lists for vaccines, and crowded waiting rooms - and it's not even "flu" season yet. What will happen when the current H1N1 flu epidemic meets "normal" flu season?

September 22, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - Faculty Art Exhibition at Georgia Southern; Boro Business: Locksmiths

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September 22, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Fourth president candidate visiting GSU

The president of a midwest university is the fourth of six finalists applying to become the 12th president of Georgia Southern University to visit the university campus when he comes to Statesboro this week.

September 22, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


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4-way stop near SEB takes effect

With the start of school approaching, parents and other drivers need to be aware of a new four-way stop near the Southeast Bulloch middle and ...

July 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Pokemon Go shows digital marketing power

Over the past week, downtown has been flooded with teenagers, college students and even some tech-savvy adults.

July 18, 2016 | | Local


AgSouth Farm Credit celebrating 100 years of service

AgSouth Farm Credit, as part of the national Farm Credit System, is celebrating 100 years of service to agriculture and rural communities throughout this month.

July 18, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Knife skills, gardening and looking the part

In just two weeks, I'll have under my belt my first semester of culinary school. I've never been more interested to learn. In ...

July 17, 2016 | | Local


Room to improve

After a lifelong struggle with a debilitating disease, Sylvania woman April Myles had to move in with her mother. However, their small house cannot sufficiently ...

July 17, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Rare sea turtles pass 50-year recovery milestone in Georgia

SAVANNAH - Rare loggerhead sea turtles reached a conservation milestone on the coast of Georgia in the midst of a strong nesting season on southern Atlantic ...

July 16, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Judge race closes in on one quarter million spent

Campaign spending in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge race topped $220,000 by June 30, including the dollars spent by Martha Hall and ...

July 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro’s Sharma Lewis makes history

A former Statesboro resident made history by being elected as the first African-American woman in the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church.

July 15, 2016 | | Local


Residents speak out against proposed industrial park

In spite of a request to defer a decision until next month, the Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission voted Thursday to deny approval of ...

July 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Truck driver charged in deadly crash pleads guilty

PEMBROKE - A Louisiana truck driver charged in a fiery interstate crash that killed five nursing students in southeast Georgia was sentenced to prison Thursday - one ...

July 14, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Georgia Southern dean will chair Statesboro alcohol board

When the six members of Statesboro's new Alcohol Advisory Board held their organizational meeting Monday, they chose as their chairperson Patrice Buckner Jackson, Georgia ...

July 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Second arrest made in armed robbery

Two weeks after an armed robbery at Eagle Gate Apartments in Statesboro, police arrested a second man they say is responsible for the crime.

July 14, 2016 | | Local


Averitt Center set to host Youth Chorale auditions

BIf your child enjoys singing, the Statesboro Youth Chorale will hold auditions from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday inside the Averitt Center and this year ...

July 14, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Zoning board denies recommendation for industrial park

The Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission voted Thursday to deny a recommendation to the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners regarding a proposed industrial park ...

July 14, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘The Jungle Book’ returns to Averitt

Each summer since 2009, retired Georgia Southern University theater professor Mical Whitaker holds his Jungle Book Camp and the 2016 version is going on this ...

July 13, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


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