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MLK celebration on Monday

With Monday approaching, communities throughout Bulloch County ready themselves for an annual celebration honoring a civil rights icon.

January 12, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Hospice kicks off campaign for expansion

Often out of sight and out of mind for individuals in Bulloch and the eight other counties it serves - until needed - the Ogeechee Area Hospice has quietly and steadfastly served people and families experiencing end-of-life issues for more than 16 years.

January 12, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


OTC attendance approaches 3,000

Icy conditions delayed the start of Ogeechee Technical College's 2011Winter Quarter by one day, but Tuesday students came out in record numbers as classes got underway.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Crews working on power

About 1,400 Bulloch County residents were still without power Tuesday evening, but linemen were working around the clock to restore service, according to information from Excelsior Electric Membership Corporation.

January 11, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Manager search on hold

The City of Statesboro will not have a definitive plan regarding the future of its city manager position for at least two more months, according to Mayor Joe Brannen and members of council.

January 11, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Small fire causes evacuation at Langston Chapel Elementary

A decorative candle left unattended by a Langston Chapel Elementary School teacher Tuesday morning caused a fire, but no students were in the classroom at the time, and no one was injured.

January 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Icy conditions grip Bulloch

While the freezing rain and sleet likely continued through the night, the National Weather Service predicted the icy precipitation will slow down around 10 a.m. today and then drizzle intermittently until around 1 p.m. before tapering off.

January 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Hunting accident takes life of Pembroke man Saturday

A hunting accident near Brooklet Saturday took the life of a Pembroke man, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

January 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Former BOE chair killed in auto accident

A Brooklet man was killed Saturday in a single-vehicle accident on Ga. 46.

January 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Jan Tankersley prepared for her inaugural session

Bulloch County's own Jan Tankersley, freshman Georgia state representative for District 158, has already found a place near Atlanta to live, and is gearing up for her first session at the Capitol.

January 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch citizens take up Deal's call for service

The 70 volunteers who painted, made repairs, cleaned up, sorted clothing and did various other tasks for Fostering Families Bulloch on Saturday morning were, in a way, taking part in Gov. Nathan Deal's inauguration.

January 08, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Under the Golden Dome - 2011 Georgia Legislature

Returning members of the area's legislative delegation won't know for sure what's on the new governor's mind until later this week, but they're sure that the budget -- with the likelihood of further cuts to state agencies and education -- will be an overriding concern this session.

January 08, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Old trees to find new uses

Bulloch County residents can give a final gift this holiday season while taking advantage of an opportunity to dispose of Christmas trees in an environmentally-friendly way.

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


Weather will be wet, cold, snow mixed with rain

Predictions of snow in Statesboro this weekend aren't for billowing clouds of flakes, but most likely a few flurries mixed with cold rain, and at a time when most folks are sleeping.

January 07, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Longtime city attorney Sam Brannen dies

Longtime Statesboro city attorney Sam Leonard Brannen passed away Thursday at Ogeechee Area Hospice, and friends remembered him fondly Friday as they mourned his passing.

January 07, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Two schools exit state Focus List

The Georgia Department of Education announced earlier this week that improvements at Mattie Lively Elementary and Langston Chapel Elementary mean the schools no longer need ...

December 08, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


GSU employee, veteran takes long road to degree

Todd Tinker has had many journeys in his life, and his latest journey of obtaining his master's degree is coming to fruition after nearly ...

December 08, 2017 | By CRISSIE ELRICK BATH Special to the Herald | Local


SPD to open substation near stadium

The Statesboro Police Department plans to open a substation adjacent to the Georgia Southern University campus in the Paulson Stadium area, and City Council approved ...

December 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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


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