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County leaders to discuss potential SPLOST projects

Though yet to reach a collective agreement to allow citizens vote for an early extension of the existing Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), Bulloch County Commissioners and city officials will assemble today to confer about future SPLOST-funded projects.

May 31, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 31, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011 | | Local


Remley: Remember and remind

World War II veteran Capt. Roxie Remley, who served during the war with the Women's Army Corps, spoke Monday of the importance of remembering.

May 30, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bikes for sale

When thousands of students leave the Georgia Southern University campus each May, dozens and dozens of bicycles are left behind. So, for the first time, Georgia Southern will conduct a used bike sale to raise funds for university programs.

May 30, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


Quick learners: Students staging play in 2 weeks

Walking into the Center for Art and Theatre at Georgia Southern, the actors are dispersed in various areas, most with their noses buried in scripts, eyes closed and mouths moving with only whispers of words.

May 28, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


OTC student wins state award

ATLANTA - Alvie Coes, III, a Funeral Service Education student at Ogeechee Technical College, has been named as the Technical College System of Georgia's 2011 Student of the Year.

May 28, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Memorial Day - '11

Statesboro artist Roxie Remley, retired captain with the Women's Army Corps who fought in World War II, will speak Monday during the annual Memorial Day program at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

May 28, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report 5-28-11 - MIDTOWN COFFEE HOUSE – A man reported the theft of an aluminum exhaust fan

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

May 27, 2011 | | Local


Gas tanks draining budgets

NEW YORK - There's less money this summer for hotel rooms, surfboards and bathing suits. It's all going into the gas tank.

May 27, 2011 | By JONATHAN FAHEY AP Energy Writer | Local


GSU summer enrollment reaches 10,000

Student enrollment for Georgia Southern University was 19,691 for the 2010-2011 academic year and more than half of those students are expected to remain in Statesboro this summer.

May 27, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


EPD lifts swim advisory for river

An advisory recommending people not swim in the Ogeechee River was lifted Friday according to a news release issued by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD).

May 27, 2011 | | Local


Official: Bacterial disease killed fish

A massive fish kill affecting 40 miles of the Ogeechee River was caused by a bacterial disease induced by environmental stress, environmentalists said Thursday.

May 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parents charged with child cruelty

When a childcare worker spotted bruises and marks on a five-year-old child Friday, reports to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office led to the arrests of the child's parents.

May 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Chamber honors local businesses

A residential construction company and two men responsible for a multi-million dollar family entertainment center were honored Thursday at the Small Business and Entrepreneur of the Year luncheon sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee.

May 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Breaking news: Official says bacterial disease killed fish

Environmentalists claim the Ogeechee River fish kill this week is due to a bacterial disease caused by environmental stress, but don't yet know what is causing that stress, said Kevin Chambers, spokesman for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Divison.

May 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Troop 342 says farewell

Boy Scouts of America Troop 342 raised three fingers in the air and recited the Scout Oath and Scout Law for possibly the last time ...

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




Food truck, Caribbean style

Ryan Brunner and Imani Augusma, fiancé and fiancée, on Monday opened the first self-propelled food truck currently based in Statesboro, Brunner Burritos & Bowls.

February 12, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Needed: Homes for feral cats

A colony of feral cats that were spayed and neutered, then released, now need new homes since they have become a nuisance for some.

February 12, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Whatever you're doing, it can be a ministry'

Twin City native and current Statesboro resident Ray Braddy has found a unique way to share his faith. He shares with people all over the ...

February 12, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Lawmakers seek firmer stance against drilling off Georgia coast

SAVANNAH - While the governor sticks to cautious, measured responses to President Donald Trump's proposal to expand oil drilling into waters off Georgia and its ...

February 12, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New dealership coming for J.C. Lewis Ford

Thursday morning at 10 am J.C. Lewis Ford will officially break ground on the future location of their Statesboro dealership. It will be located ...

February 12, 2018 | | Local


Tips to prevent the flu, help if you get it

Across the nation, Georgia and Bulloch County, the flu season that began last October has seen one of the worst outbreaks in decades and pharmacist ...

February 12, 2018 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Imperial Sugar tragedy: Repercussions continue decade later

PORT WENTWORTH - Broken equipment inside a steel conveyor belt sparked the first explosion at the Imperial Sugar refinery in Port Wentworth on a mild winter ...

February 10, 2018 | By MARY LANDERS and JAN SKUTCH Savannah Morning News | Local


Bulloch Schools employee recruitment fair a first

The Bulloch County Schools will hold an employee recruitment fair, believed to be the first in the school system's history, Saturday, Feb. 24, for ...

February 10, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Flu season still getting worse

NEW YORK - The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine ...

February 09, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


Mayor: Brooklet officers won’t be disciplined

Brooklet police officers accused of improper behavior during a traffic stop will not be disciplined, as they did nothing wrong, said Brooklet Mayor William Hendrix.

February 09, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro ‘Tree City USA’ for 25 years

Every year for Arbor Day, the city of Statesboro unfurls a Tree City USA flag. But this year, the flag is a special one marking ...

February 08, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Cope pleads not guilty in Taco Bell crash

A teen charged with felony murder after crashing his car into a Swainsboro fast-food restaurant in September pled not guilty to murder and aggravated assault ...

February 07, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Portal police seek missing man

A reportedly homeless man with Portal connections is missing, and Portal police Chief Jason Sapp hopes someone can help locate him.

February 06, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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