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In need of ‘forever’ homes

Four hundred ninety-nine children across the state of Georgia who don't know each other have one thing in common: they want a forever home. Those children are currently in the foster system awaiting adoption in the state of Georgia, and many of their precious faces can be viewed in Heart Gallery of Georgia's exhibit this weekend at Compassion Church.

October 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Kiwanis Pancake House sees 48th year

Lines of hungry people wrapped around the Statesboro Kiwanis Pancake House Tuesday night as the smell of fresh sausage and fluffy pancakes wafted over the Kiwanis Ogeechee fairgrounds. It was a record night, said long-time Kiwanis member Don Whaley, who has been leading the pancake crew since 2002.

October 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro council affirms county-city TAD agreement

In two actions Tuesday involving the city-county relationship and taxes, Statesboro City Council affirmed an agreement bringing county revenue into the South Main Street TAD fund and authorized negotiations toward a Transportation SPLOST referendum.

October 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


2017 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair: Renovations to old memories

Its dedication to agricultural history is one of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair's most unique characteristics, and the fairgrounds would not be complete without the rustic Aldrich House and its barnyard attractions.

October 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch ESPLOST, Boro mayoral voting begins

By early Tuesday afternoon, 68 people had cast in-person advanced ballots in the Bulloch County ESPLOST referendum, while 51 had voted in Statesboro's mayoral election.

October 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Two shot at Statesboro Elks Lodge

Two men were shot, with one seriously injured, early Saturday morning at the Elks Lodge on James Street, off Martin Luther King Dr.

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Plenty of entertainment ensures never a dull moment at the Fair

Fair week in Statesboro brings a great deal of excitement to the area, but the week-long event isn't just thrill rides and fair food. The seven-county agricultural fair features nightly entertainment that covers a variety of music genres and family-oriented shows.

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - N.C. group buys Statesboro Holiday Inn

Statesboro's premier full-service hotel, Holiday Inn sold on Monday to LRP Hotels based out of Greensboro, N.C.

October 16, 2017 | | Local


Renasant names consumer relationship officer

Renasant Bank announced the recent appointment of Judd Skinner as consumer relationship officer at the bank's Northside location in Statesboro.

October 16, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Kiwanis Club installs new officers, board members

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro recently installed the 2017-18 slate of officers and board of directors, with one of their own club members, Jim Campbell, the new Kiwanis Division 17 Lieutenant Governor, leading the induction ceremony.

October 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Walk to End Alzheimer's raises $90,000

Friday night's Walk to End Alzheimer's at Mill Creek Park saw 195 participants and 29 teams register to take part in the fund raising event. The result: $90,641.31 of the Statesboro Alzheimer's group's goal of $110,000 they hope to raise by Dec. 15 has been raised.

October 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Jimmy Franklin's labor of love

Statesboro native Jimmy Franklin has been practicing law since 1966. While his expertise is mainly as a trial attorney for civil matters, Franklin recalled a criminal case he tried early in his career that he thinks about with a smile from time to time.

October 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Kemp advocates cap on state spending

As a step toward cutting taxes, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp proposes to put a cap on state spending, adjusted to population growth and inflation, if he is elected governor.

October 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


GBI raids 4 Statesboro stores

Four Statesboro area convenience stores were targeted Thursday in a gambling sting conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Commercial Gambling Unit.

October 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Six arrested on gang-related charges

Six suspects believed to be members of the "Mobb" street gang face charges after Statesboro police linked them to two armed robberies and a burglary.

October 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Armed robbery suspects caught

A victim identified two suspects in an armed robbery Sunday night after they were quickly apprehended by police.

November 07, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Local suspect charged in sexual battery case

Georgia Southern University police arrested a man Monday on sexual battery charges.

November 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City finalizes police raise

Having earlier approved a tax increase to fund a pay raise for entry-level police officers, Statesboro City Council approved the actual pay package Tuesday.

November 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch Blues Marching Band showcase 7 p.m.

The Bulloch Blues Marching Band, consisting of the bands from the three public high schools, holds its Family and Friends Night showcase 7 p.m ...

November 06, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro to pick next mayor

For the three candidates vying to be Statesboro's mayor for the next four years, Tuesday night's vote count could be decisive. Or, this ...

November 06, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Kailey and Ranger

He was once a malnourished young stallion in a bad situation, but thanks to a rescue organization and a young Bulloch County woman's passion ...

November 06, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Red, white and blue takeover of Sweetheart Circle

As you walk through Sweetheart Circle Friday, you will notice a flood of red, white and blue lining the walkway through the Circle. There will ...

November 06, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


G.H. Tool & Mold expands in Statesboro

G.H. Tool & Mold, whose arrival at Bulloch County's Gateway Industrial Park in 2000 had everything to do with Briggs & Stratton, is expanding along ...

November 06, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Honoring our vets with discounts, meals

Saturday is Veterans and it is a special day set aside to honor all of those who serve and have served in the U.S ...

November 06, 2017 | | Local


Dr. Erika Morrow joins Vision Source in Statesboro

Dr. Horace, Deal, O.D., owner of Vision Source-Professional Eye Care of Statesboro welcomes Dr. Erika Morrow, M.S., O.D., to his practice.

November 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Stepping up with disaster shelters

After some confusion occurred with Hurricane Irma, volunteers with Bulloch County VOAD, along with the Bulloch County Emergency Management Agency, recently called on state officials ...

November 04, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Allman Brothers' Big House haunted?

MACON - The Peach State's specters - if one is inclined to believe in such spooks - come in many forms.

November 04, 2017 | JOE KOVAC JR. The Telegraph | Local


So far, 920 city and 1,362 county votes

With Election Day still to go, 920 people have cast ballots in Statesboro's city election, more than half as many as voted in the ...

November 03, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Report: Georgia stays 40th in hospital safety

Just like in 2016, Georgia placed 40th among states in percentages of hospitals with top safety ratings, in the latest report from the Leapfrog Group.

November 03, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


First Baptist member finds new calling

Octogenarian Betty Reaves recently packed up her 34-foot RV and headed south for the winter, driving from Ridgecrest, N.C. – her spring and summer home ...

November 03, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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