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Honoring the past and present

Honoring and remembering two of the Civil War's greatest generals, the Ogeechee Rifles and Ebenezer Rifles camps of the Sons of Confederate Veterans held the annual Lee-Jackson Banquet last week.

January 25, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Brief escape ends in arrest

A man charged Tuesday in state court with probation violation decided to take his chances and flee from deputies trying to take him to jail.

January 25, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Society looks back 150 years

On this date 150 years ago, Bulloch County residents lived as citizens of a newly free and independent Georgia - just five days removed from state lawmakers signing an ordinance to secede from the United States of America.

January 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


MLK Parade day bright and sunny

Monday's weather may have rained on the parade, but Saturday was sunny and cool as the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration parade meandered through downtown Statesboro.

January 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A late-night bust

A raid on a Clito area night club Friday night netted four arrests for illegal alcohol sales. About 30 law enforcement officers surrounded "Da Pond," a club on Club Road in Clito after several undercover purchases of alcohol led to a search warrant.

January 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Monday program to look at Georgia's decision to secede

As Georgia observes the 150th anniversary of the state seceding from the Union in 1861, the Bulloch County Historical Society will hear about the root causes that divided the nation, the steps to Georgia's secession and something about those who participated in the debate.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Four from Langston Chapel Middle earn All-State honors

Four Langston Chapel Middle School Band students were selected recently by the state's top music educators from more than 6,480 auditioning middle school musicians for a coveted chair in Georgia's All-State Band.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


State Dept. of Education to hold meeting in Statesboro

The Georgia Department of Education will hold a parent/guardian meeting in Statesboro on Tuesday at 6 p.m., for parents or guardians of children with disabilities in the Bulloch County School System.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local club raided by law enforcement

The Georgia department of Revenue and other local law enforcement agencies raided a local club late Friday night in Bulloch county. "Da Club," located on Club Road near the Screven County line, had been targeted by law officials for illegal alcohol sales, resulting in the raid. Officials at the scene confiscated unopened and opened bottles of alcoholic beverages during the raid. According to Alcohol and Tobacco Division agent Ron Huckaby and Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson, several arrests were made as a result of the raid. Anderson said approximately 30 officers from varying agencies were involved. This was the second ...

January 22, 2011 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Four arrested on prostitution charges

After receiving citizen complaints, Statesboro Police held an undercover sting resulting in four women being arrested Friday on prostitution charges.

January 21, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Legion honors hero firefighters

With a handshake and earnest 'thank-you,' honorary plaques and medals were passed from one hero's hands to another's Thursday night.

January 21, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Controversial activist coming to GSU

Author, lecturer, educator and social justice advocate Angela Davis will share her sometimes controversial perspective in Statesboro at a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The speaking event is set for 7:30 p.m., Thursday inside the Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern. It is free and open to the public.

January 21, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Jody Stubbs honored by Chamber as Business Leader of the Year

The Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce 89th Annual Meeting was fun and exciting as Jody Stubbs was named 2010 Business Leader of the Year and Chamber board members entertained the crowd with a short film, "Extreme Makeover Chamber Edition."

January 21, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Comeback chorus

After being lost to budget cuts and shifting priorities, the chorus program at Southeast Bulloch Middle School is in the process of making a comeback.

January 20, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Statesboro MLK parade moved to Saturday

Dreams of a Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade were put on hold Monday, when rain inundated city streets. Thursday, the contingency play became official with the announcement that the 2011 event will be held Saturday at 2 p.m.

January 20, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Christian Social Ministry needs our help

Christian Social Ministry thrift stores and food pantry are one of the best kept secrets in Bulloch County. The ministry was started in 1998 by ...

October 09, 2017 | | Local


GSU earns honor for commitment to sustainability

Georgia Southern University has been named a finalist for the 2017 Climate Leadership Awards by Second Nature.

October 09, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Slain in 1910, memorial to honor Claxton marshal

More than a century after a town marshal was killed near a street corner in Claxton, his sacrifice will be remembered with the unveiling of ...

October 07, 2017 | Story courtesy of The Claxton Enterprise | Local


Old municipal court office up for bids

With an ad beginning in today's paper, the city of Statesboro is seeking offers for the Municipal Court office's former home at 125 ...

October 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Late farmer gets a little help from his friends

Three weeks ago, Tom Sanders was diagnosed with leukemia. He passed away suddenly last weekend and Wednesday, he was laid to rest amid the cotton ...

October 07, 2017 | By ANNE MAXWELL WJBF-TV, Augusta | Local


GS faculty senators propose panel on consolidation’s consequences

The Faculty Senate at Georgia Southern University will consider naming a committee to deal with unforeseen consequences that arise after the consolidation with Armstrong State ...

October 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Annual GreenFest set for downtown Saturday

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability will hold its fifth annual GreenFest event today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown ...

October 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Brooklet proposes 32 percent tax increase

The city of Brooklet will hold a series of public hearings this month regarding a proposed tax increase of over 32 percent.

October 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Noncompliant sex offenders charged

Two registered sex offenders from other states, but living in Bulloch County, failed to comply with mandated laws and were recently arrested for those violations ...

October 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Local woman charged with father’s murder

A Statesboro woman faces several charges, including murder, in the death of her father, whose body was found Monday in the woods near Palmetto Court ...

October 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


AG Night Out set for Friday downtown

The Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce, AgriSupply and Main Street Statesboro invite the public to come out Friday for the 5th annual AG Night Out from ...

October 04, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


NASA history maker Frederick Gregory speaks tonight at Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern University hosts Col. Frederick "Fred" Gregory, the first African-American man to pilot and command a space mission and serve as the deputy administrator ...

October 04, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Frontier execs congratulate Blue Mile volunteers

Frontier Communications, lead sponsor of the America's Best Communities competition in which Statesboro won the $1 million third prize earlier this year, saluted supporters ...

October 04, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


County and city agree on TAD

Bulloch County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to allocate taxes from revenue growth to the city of Statesboro's South Main Street Tax Allocation District, or TAD.

October 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Council rescinds insurance broker choice

After hearing appeals from two other insurance firms that pitched for the contract, Statesboro City Council on Tuesday rescinded its decision to make ShawHankins the ...

October 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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