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Portal history teacher has history of her own

There is a history teacher at Portal High School who has quite a history, herself. Her name: Patsy Tankersley, lifelong Portal resident who graduated salutatorian from Portal High in the 1960's. Her mom, Grace, and her father, D.L. Tankersley have lived in Portal all their lives.

November 11, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Silver theft suspects caught

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested a man and his wife Wednesday for the theft of more than $100,000 worth of silver from a local glass fabricator.

November 11, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Horse rescue and the 3/50 project

Wednesday's first guests on the "Mornings unPhiltered" show were Julie Barnes and Statesboro Herald reporter Holli Deal Bragg, who helped start the Heart of Dixie Equine Rescue group.

November 11, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - A Veterans Day edition

It was a Veterans Day preview on Tuesday's "Morning's unPhiltered" show. Host Phil Boyum welcomed Cliff Holt, a retired US Navy pilot and the chairman of the House Committee for the Statesboro Kiwanis Club. Holt came on the show to talk about the annual Veterans Day observance at the Averitt Center that starts this morning at 10:30 a.m.

November 10, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Bulloch schools make AYP

It's good news for the Bulloch County school system. According to recent reports, for the first time in three years, all 15 Bulloch County Schools achieved AYP - Adequate Yearly Progress, the formula states use to determine if their schools are meeting academic expectations under the federal government's No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).

November 10, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - 2009 Service League Attic Sale; Business in the Boro with Jan Moore

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November 10, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch expects some rainfall from Tropical Storm Ida

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Some Gulf Coast residents hunkered down at home and in shelters Monday while others ventured outside to watch the approach of a rare late-season tropical storm that brought the potential for high winds, flooding and up to 8 inches of rain in some places.

November 09, 2009 | The Associated Press | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - GSU program promotes entrepreneurs

Host Phil Boyum welcomed Dr. Luke Pittaway to his "Mornings unPhiltered," show on Monday.

November 09, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


SEB’s FFA chapter receives state, national recognition

Southeast Bulloch High School's FFA chapter started off the 2009-10 academic year with a bang. Austin Akins, an SEB senior and current chapter president, was asked to accompany the Georgia State FFA Executive Committee to the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis as a voting delegate.

November 09, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Police Report - November 10

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.

November 09, 2009 | | Local


Studio Statesboro - Pet Fun Day at Fair Road Park; Bulloch History Moment

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November 09, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Saying thanks to veterans

Veterans will be honored and remembered Wednesday with a Veteran's Day program at the Averitt Center for the Arts Emma Kelly Theater.

November 08, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Pet Fun Days at Fair Road Park

November 07, 2009 | Scott Bryant | Local


Police arrest 16-year-old suspect in recent armed robberies

Investigative work by Bulloch County Sheriff's Inv. Walter Deal led to the arrest of a 16-year-old believed to have been involved in four armed robberies last month.

November 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Poplar Springs Church to hold Homecoming Sunday

On November 30, 1969, when late local historian and author, Mrs. Dorothy Woods, stood before the congregation and read an overview taken from the church records, it was the day when the entire church was dressed for the old-fashioned church service being held at Poplar Springs Baptist Church.

November 07, 2009 | by N. LUREE BOWEN Special to the Herald | Local


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Fire destroys home on Whippoorwill Drive

Statesboro firefighters responded to a house fire on Whippoorwill Drive Thursday evening, but the structure was a total loss after hours of fighting the blaze.

March 18, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Post 90 celebrates American Legion’s 98th birthday

American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90 celebrated the Legion's 98th birthday with appreciation awards, a cake and guest speakers on the Georgia Southern University ...

March 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Senate committee approves 'campus carry' bill

ATLANTA - Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation backed by a Senate committee Thursday evening, with a new exemption ...

March 17, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Murder suspect arrested in Statesboro

A man wanted in connection to a murder in Swainsboro was apprehended in Statesboro Thursday.

March 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boyer winning Manufacturing Week poster artist

With her poster depicting a conveyor belt moving industries into Georgia, Bethany Boyer, a William James Middle School seventh-grader, captured the statewide grades 6-8 prize ...

March 16, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Collins man indicted for post office burglaries

A federal grand jury indicted a Collins man last week, charging him with several counts of burglarizing Tattnall County post offices.

March 16, 2017 | | Local


Businessman charged again with insurance fraud

A Statesboro businessman was arrested Tuesday for the second time in four years on charges of insurance fraud.

March 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Freeze may affect fruit crops

What may be winter's last gasp – an icy blast of below-freezing temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday nights – may have a harmful impact on fruit crops ...

March 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch and Chatham STARs tie at region

Bulloch County STAR Student Neha Aggarwal, a senior at Statesboro High School, and Chatham County STAR Student Harrison West, a senior at Savannah Country Day ...

March 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


New police chief arriving April 17

Mike Broadhead, now scheduled to begin work April 17 as Statesboro's police chief, says the heart of his mission will be to promote the ...

March 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Portal man sought on drug charges

Sheriff's investigators are seeking a Portal man wanted on marijuana distribution charges.

March 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'Common Clay' currently on display

Georgia Southern University graduate student Annamarie Kistler has worked meticulously to convey the stories of folk potters in the region through her historical exhibit, "Common ...

March 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Feed the Boro Golf Scramble is March 30

Feed the Boro is an annual tradition in Statesboro that has helped serve a hot Thanksgiving meal to thousands since it started more than 20 ...

March 14, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


School accreditation brings bonus

After a visiting team from AdvancED approved the Bulloch County Schools last week for a five-year extension of the school system's accreditation, the Board ...

March 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Police: Drug deal leads to murder

Statesboro police identified a man killed Thursday in a "drug transaction gone bad" as Deniro Smith, 22, of Rincon.

March 13, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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