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Interim city manager gets raise

Statesboro City Council members voted Tuesday to extend interim city manager Frank Parker's contract by six months, as well as give him a raise. Councilman Travis Chance opposed the other council member's votes, stating he did not agree with spending more money when the original reason for hiring Parker was to save money.

November 17, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Drive aims at 3,000-plus shoebox gifts

This week local people, centered on First Presbyterian Church, are gathering more than 3,000 shoeboxes packed with personal hygiene and small clothing items, school supplies and toys for boys and girls in countries hit by poverty, natural disasters or war.

November 17, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Ogeechee Tech holds scholarship banquet

About 40 Ogeechee Technical College students enjoyed a banquet Monday in honor of their being awarded scholarships. Statesboro's Bruce Yawn offered a bit of humor and some sage advice as keynote speaker, telling students to pursue their dreams and never give up.

November 16, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Early voting for runoff election begin today

Early voting for the Nov. 30 run off election to decide on Georgia's Supreme Court Justice and Court of Appeals judge begins today through Nov. 24, said Bulloch County Elections Supervisor Pat Lanier Jones. Voting maybe done between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Bulloch County Elections and Registrar's office in the Bulloch County Courthouse. No early voting will be held at the Honey Bowen Building for the run-off election.

November 16, 2010 | From Staff reports | Local


GBI still investigating Bulloch Clerk of Courts office

Georgia Bureau of Investigations agents are still reviewing documents seized in August from the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts office, but no specific crime has yet been determined, said Statesboro GBI Special Agent-in-Charge Micah Ward.

November 15, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Man killed in single vehicle accident

A Portal man was killed Sunday morning in a single vehicle accident on Ga. 67 near Statesboro, according to Georgia State Patrol Post 45 reports.

November 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'Nutcracker' - A male's view

Of the more than 80 local dancers performing in the annual "The Nutcracker Ballet," Jamal Clifton and Aaron Carter stand out. That's because they are the only two male dancers in the show at the Emma Kelly Theater.

November 13, 2010 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Day of Great Thanksgiving set for Boro

Fourteen years ago, members of the Old Savannah City Mission organized the first Day of Great Thanksgiving in famed Forsyth Park. The 13th annual event to feed the needy of Savannah is set for next Saturday, but this year, the mission has joined forces with the faith community and others in Bulloch County and will hold the first Day of Great Thanksgiving in Statesboro.

November 13, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


A Ludacris night at Georgia Southern

Hip-hop recording star Ludacris played to a packed crowd Friday night inside J.I. Clements Baseball Stadium at Georgia Southern University.

November 12, 2010 | Photos by Jake Hallman | Local


Ambassadors for William James

At William James Middle School, there are three ladies who do more than run the front office: they serve as "William James Ambassadors" to the public each day. According to Principal Mike Yawn, without Lynn Brannen, Gwen Butler and Kim Nelson running the show, the front office would quickly come to a halt.

November 12, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


'One mean goat'

That goat was mean.

November 12, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Program aims to deter teen drug abuse

It's a hard pill to swallow, but parents and grandparents may have become the primary drug dealers and unsuspecting suppliers of narcotics to their own children and circle of teenage friends.

November 12, 2010 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


Veterans Day 2010 - Saying thank you

Tears fell as people became emotional Thursday during the 2010 Veteran's Day Community Service program, sponsored by the American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90. The program was held at Emma Kelley Theater in the Averitt Center for the Arts. The program included patriotic music, words of honor and appreciation for veterans, and memories from those who served.

November 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Wild chase ends in arrest

An armed Marine who was reportedly going hunting with a female friend led state troopers and sheriff's deputies on a wild chase early Thursday morning, cutting through cotton fields and switching trucks before hiding in the woods with a .270 rifle.

November 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'Flame of Hope' at Bulloch Courthouse

Selected to create a new cauldron that would contain the flame for state Special Olympics events in Georgia, Duke Oursler said he wanted to sculpt a work of art that would inspire the athletes.

November 10, 2010 | By James Healy | Local


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4-H brings Clovers & Co. to the Boro

A Bulloch County high school senior will perform along with other 4-H members from across the state when the renowned Clovers & Co. performs in concert ...

January 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


4-H brings Clovers & Co. to the Boro

A Bulloch County high school senior will perform along with other 4-H members from across the state when the renowned Clovers & Co. performs in concert ...

January 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


New chance for Georgia bill on campus sex-assault hearings

ATLANTA - A stalled proposal to impose new rules and limits on how Georgia colleges handle sexual violence cases was given a new chance Tuesday in ...

January 10, 2018 | | Local


Wanted man holds woman hostage

A hostage situation in Brooklet ended early Wednesday when deputies used gas to rescue the victim and take the offender into custody.

January 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE to choose school calendars

The Bulloch County Board of Education holds its first meeting of 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and is slated to approve calendars for ...

January 10, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Insurance broker moving forward with city coverage

After a much-disputed process that initially awarded the business to another vendor, Glenn-Davis & Associates continues as health insurance broker for the city of Statesboro.

January 09, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Teen saves grandma’s life

Sometimes the best gifts don't come in a prettily wrapped box.

January 09, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Teen charged in fatal hit-and-run in stolen vehicle

In a convoluted investigation involving at least four different law enforcement agencies, one teen has been charged with motor vehicle theft, charges are pending against ...

January 09, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


City insurance controversy

Statesboro City Council's decision to reverse course and stay with Glenn-Davis & Associates as broker for the city's partially self-insured employee health coverage followed ...

January 09, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Boro Sears is here to stay

The local owner of the Statesboro Sears Hometown Store wants everyone to know that the store is here to stay.

January 08, 2018 | | Local


Atlanta law office elects Sylvania man as new partner

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton law firm announced the recent election of four new members of its Atlanta office to its partnership effective, Jan. 1, including Sylvania ...

January 08, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Kmart leaving many memories in Statesboro

A big night when I was a kid was having dinner at the Pizza Inn, which has long closed, and then heading over to Kmart ...

January 06, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Speaker: Health issues at top of agenda

Georgia legislative sessions during election years tend to be quick and fairly quiet, without a lot of "heavy-lift" proposals being passed.

January 05, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Teen dies; one in custody in stolen vehicle hit-and-run

A 17-year-old suspect in a car theft ring was taken into custody at the Evans County Jail on Friday morning after a flight from police ...

January 05, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Metter murder suspect arrested

United States marshals and Candler County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Friday who was wanted in the November 2017 murder of a Metter victim.

January 05, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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