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Cone: Area farmers asked his advice

Eldrige Cone (1887-1966) was born in Bulloch County, in the small community of Stilson. His parents were Sarah and George Cone. After living in the Stilson area for many years, Eldrige, along with his brother, Enoch, moved to Portal. Education during this period was restricted to the privileged few. As a result, Cone did not receive much of a formal education.

February 12, 2011 | By DEMETRIA FARMER Special to the Herald | Local


Nan Rushing Write-Off draws hundreds

The Southeast Bulloch Middle School Cafetorium was filled to capacity Saturday as students from each of the county's four public middle schools competed in the 26th Annual Nan Rushing Write-Off. Organizers presented 60 awards and one overall champion award which went to Southeast Bulloch Middle School for the second year in a row. "I'm so happy to see all of you here today," said Rushing, who sat proudly on the stage cheering on each winner. "Writing well is so important."

February 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Zoning near airport could be changing

Bulloch County Commissioners hope to gain public input Tuesday during a town hall meeting regarding a proposed airport overlay ordinance.

February 12, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 11, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Friday, February 11, 2011

February 11, 2011 | | Local


2011 Citizen of the Year

One of the most prominent figures in Bulloch County's agricultural history was honored Thursday morning as the Rotary Club of Statesboro and Rotary Club of Downtown Statesboro named Raybon Anderson the 2011 Citizen of the Year.

February 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 10, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Thursday, February 10, 2011.

February 10, 2011 | | Local


Car strikes six trees; Claxton man dead

A Claxton man was killed and two passengers injured Sunday when the driver's 2010 Camaro SS struck six trees off Firetower Road.

February 09, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Woman injured in Wednesday crash

An elderly woman remains in critical condition after a Wednesday-morning crash near one of Bulloch County's most dangerous intersections.

February 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Evans man killed in driveway accident

An Evans County man was killed Tuesday afternoon in an accident that occurred in his driveway.

February 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Protest? Go to free-speech zone

The lecture of a 1960s radical-turned-scholar at Georgia Southern University Monday spawned controversy for some members of the community, but produced merely a whimper in the form of protests as the event took place.

February 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 9, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Wednesday, February 9, 2011.

February 09, 2011 | | Local


Two held on drug charges

Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team investigators arrested a man and woman Monday on drug charges after finding "components" of a meth lab in their home.

February 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


William James 8th grader wins Spelling Bee

William James Middle School eighth grader Scarlett Shumate, 14, celebrated quietly, but happily after spelling the word "unanimous" to take the title during the 2011 Bulloch County Schools annual Spelling Bee at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School.

February 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 8, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for February 8, 2011.

February 08, 2011 | | Local


Ayers: 'Find your own conclusions'

The visit of a 1960s radical-turned-academic to the campus of Georgia Southern University delivered much of the billing that had long been expected.

February 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Local author releases latest works

Kevin D. Brady, a self-published author from Statesboro, recently released his 10th book.

December 07, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Robbery incident leads to arrests for pandering, pimping

A report of robbery ended with both the accuser and accused being arrested after admitting involvement in procurement of an alleged prostitute's services.

December 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gang problem grows in Boro, county

When Statesboro police talk about "The Mob," they aren't referring to the Mafia. Most likely, they are referring to one of Statesboro's gangs.

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County denies zoning change

After hearing arguments in support of and against a proposed agritourism farm featuring berries, bee hives and production of mead made from honey, Bulloch County ...

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


No students hurt after car rear-ends school bus

No children were injured Wednesday when a car rear-ended a school bus on Franklin Road, Georgia State Patrol information officer Ginger Robbins said.

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU moves graduation inside

Due to rain in the forecast for Friday's fall graduation, Georgia Southern announced Wednesday ceremonies would be moved from Paulson Stadium to three separate ...

December 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


CDC: ‘Moderate’ flu season in Georgia

Even though the holiday season is in full swing, the Centers for Disease Control said it's not too late to get a flu shot.

December 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police raise sweeps in applicants

The pay raises City Council approved for Statesboro Police Department officers last month produced an immediate rise in the number of would-be and experienced officers ...

December 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Party shut down due to alcohol violation

A local businessman was arrested on alcohol license and catering violations following a private business Christmas party Saturday.

December 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SACS greenlights GSU-Armstrong consolidation

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges gave its approval Tuesday for the consolidation of Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University ...

December 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'This is a hand up, not a handout' - Mission opens its 'Heart' in Statesboro

For some, it's a miracle just in time for Christmas. For many, it will be a life-altering place to lay their head temporarily that ...

December 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro man charged in rape

Sheriff's investigators arrested a man on rape charges Friday after meeting with an alleged victim in the hospital earlier last week.

December 04, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro Bi-Lo to show off renovations Thursday

BI-LO will introduce its newly remodeled Statesboro BI-LO store to the community at an official grand opening celebration on Thursday.

December 04, 2017 | | Local


Total Tire & Auto Care opens in Statesboro

Total Tire & Auto Care of Statesboro brings a need Jody Rogers perceived through his contracting business together with David Shackelford's knowledge of the tire ...

December 04, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


GSU's Joseph Telfair to lead American Public Health Association

Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MSW, MPH, professor of public health practice and research and chair of the Department of Community Health at Georgia Southern University was ...

December 04, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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