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Weekend armed robberies under investigation

Statesboro police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Sunday at a South Main Street business.

August 31, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Step into a Boro Browse

The latest installment of the twice-annual Boro Browse brought 107 exhibitors to the Georgia Southern University campus last Tuesday. Milling among tables outside and inside the Russell Union, students learned about places to shop, eat and worship and find services, jobs and opportunities to volunteer.

August 31, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - An update on construction projects around the Boro

When I am out in the community, I am often asked about new construction projects. I try to keep you updated on these by placing a "Business Ticker" at the end of my columns. However, it seems as though many of my readers have been missing those updates.

August 31, 2015 | By DEWAYNE GRICE | Local

Up with People take the stage

About 110 performers from 20 countries arrived at Statesboro High School Monday to continue their 19-city world tour with Up with People, a nonprofit organization designed to provide travel, cultural, art performance and community service experiences for its students, who pay tuition.

August 30, 2015 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | Local

Willow Hill Festival adds bike rides

This year, the Willow Hill Heritage Festival rolls out a new activity, cycling, with the Thrill on the Hill, a pair of bike rides measuring 13.7 and 36.4 miles. The rides are set to start this upcoming Labor Day weekend at 8 a.m. on Saturday at the Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center off U.S. Highway 80 near Portal.

August 29, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Bulloch Habitat family pays off mortgage

Late last month, Ronnie and Henrietta Brunson made the final payment on their 20-year mortgage for the third Habitat House ever built by volunteers of Habitat Bulloch, completed in 1995.

August 29, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Feral hogs decimate local crops

Bulloch County farmer Wayne Mallard stood in the middle of one of his peanut fields Wednesday, surveying the devastation caused by feral hogs.

August 29, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Evans County gives Jack Hill a day

CLAXTON - Celebrating 25 years in the Georgia Senate with supporters in Evans County, Sen. Jack Hill announced Thursday night that he will seek a 14th term in 2016.

August 29, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Morning stand-off ends peacefully

Police captured a domestic violence suspect early Friday morning after a two-hour standoff, during which the suspect barricaded himself with his twin toddlers inside his North Main Street home.

August 28, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Student killed in shooting at Savannah State

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Authorities are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University killed a student and prompted a lockdown at the Georgia school Thursday night.

August 28, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local

Portal man arrested on child porn charges

Statesboro police arrested a man Wednesday on child pornography charges after a months-long investigation that began in 2014.

August 28, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Britt won’t seek re-election

After serving three terms as a city councilman spanning 12 years, serving as mayor pro tem for the past four years and initially announcing he would seek re-election, Will Britt is moving on.

August 28, 2015 | By DEWAYNE GRICE | Local

Up with People cast serves up hot meals

Young adults from nine nations chopped and seasoned food, served on the chow line, cleaned up and even provided a little music Thursday when Up with People cast members did a turn at the local free-lunch kitchen, Rebecca's Café.

August 27, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

How many groceries can you grab in 60 seconds?

How much can you stuff into a grocery shopping cart in 60 seconds?

August 27, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live broadcast

MONETA, Va. - He planned it all so carefully - a choreographed execution of two former colleagues, broadcast live to a horrified television audience. Hours later, he shared his own recording of the killing worldwide on social media.

August 26, 2015 | By STEVE HELBER, PAM RAMSEY and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press | Local

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - The history of Statesboro's grocery store rumors

Last summer, we were all thrilled with the announcement that two more grocery stores were entering the Statesboro market.

September 21, 2015 | | Local

PETA requests review of UGA's use of dogs, other lab animals

ATLANTA - An animal protection group wants a federal review of the University of Georgia after the group obtained a document detailing the use of live ...

September 21, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local

New execution date set for only woman on Georgia's death row

ATLANTA - The only woman on Georgia's death row is scheduled to be executed next week, more than six months after her previously scheduled execution ...

September 21, 2015 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local

GSU sophomore crowned Miss International City '16

The 2016 Miss International City and Miss Warner Robins pageant was held Aug. 29 at the Homer J. Walker Civic Center in Warner Robins, Georgia ...

September 20, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

STARS stage 'Boarding House Reach'

The Averitt STARS will kick off their season at the Emma Kelly Theater with a comedy, "The Boarding House Reach," directed by Tony Phillips. The ...

September 20, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Georgia Southern professor explores 'Dark Places'

When Dr. Jonathan Bryant published a book about a historic and often overlooked court case, he suspected that it might be "just another little dusty ...

September 20, 2015 | By BRITTANI HOWELL | Local

2015 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair on the way

For residents of Bulloch and surrounding counties, cooler temperatures bring to mind fall and the annual regional agricultural fair.

September 20, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

When 'homicide' is a misdemeanor

It's been nearly three years since Bobby Mallard's wife Geneva was killed in a horrific car crash on Highway 67 in southern Bulloch ...

September 20, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Vehicular homicide cases often result in no jail time

Sentences with little or no jail time are not rare in vehicular homicide cases, as illustrated by recent sentencings from Chatham and Effingham counties and ...

September 19, 2015 | | Local

Another food fight?

WASHINGTON - Add another item to lawmakers' busy fall agenda: Congress must decide whether to do battle again with first lady Michelle Obama over school lunches ...

September 18, 2015 | By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press | Local

‘Prize Patrol’ comes to United Way

Each year, the United Way of Southeast Georgia conducts a capital campaign that provides funds to 19 local agencies. In fact, since 2001, the agency ...

September 18, 2015 | Jim Healy | Local

Brooklet author, artist hopes to share her ‘good news’

Multi-talented Brooklet resident Betty O'Berry finds success whether she is splashing words, acrylics, oils or watercolors on a blank canvas. O'Berry is an ...

September 17, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Portal Turpentine Festival Oct. 3

The 34th Annual Portal Catface Country Turpentine Festival, slated for Saturday, Oct. 3, will feature a performance by 2015 Georgia Music Awards Country Male Artist ...

September 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Governor praises Boys & Girls Club effort

"I wish every community had what you have," Gov. Nathan Deal told Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County supporters Wednesday at the 10th Annual Steak ...

September 16, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Uninsured decline in Georgia

Georgia's uninsured rate in 2014 fell by three percentage points, to 15.8 percent, mirroring a national trend linked to new coverage from the ...

September 16, 2015 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

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