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Brooklet plans July Fourth parade

A newly formed foundation is planning a July Fourth parade in Brooklet and hopes to encourage participants - and attendees - from all over Bulloch and surrounding counties to join in the fun.

April 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


$10,000 reward offered in Register fire

Although the cause of a fire that destroyed the town hall building in Register Sunday was ruled "undetermined," a $10,000 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest of anyone who is proven guilty of arson.

April 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Why so many nurses get hurt on the job

"I think in every job there are hidden risks," said Paige Cummings, director of the Athens Nurses Clinic. These are perils "that people in that area are very aware of and people on the outside may not be."

April 11, 2017 | By NAOMI THOMAS Georgia Health News | Local


Register fire cause ‘undetermined’

The cause of a fire Sunday that consumed the Register Town Hall has been ruled, so far, undetermined, said Bulloch County fire Chief Christopher Ivey.

April 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City budget retreat Friday

Statesboro City Council will hold its annual budget "retreat," to hear requests from departments and funded agencies and projections from the city manager and finance director Friday beginning at 8:30 a.m.

April 11, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Next week the big one in ABC contest

Next week will bring the long-awaited news of whether Statesboro wins a prize of $1 million, $2 million or even $3 million in the America's Best Communities competition to fund redevelopment projects on the Blue Mile corridor.

April 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


State fire marshal investigating cause of Register Town Hall fire

The state fire marshal will return today to continue an investigation of the early-morning blaze that destroyed the Register Town Hall.

April 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Twin City death ruled a homicide

The death of a Twin City man whose body was found Sunday has been ruled a homicide.

April 10, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Synovus rebrand takes full effect in 2018

Founded in Statesboro in 1901, Sea Island Bank will be rebranded as Synovus in 2018.

April 10, 2017 | | Local


Ralph Cowart earns prestigious health care credential

Ralph E. Cowart Jr., ALA-NBC, Administrator/Co-Owner of Southern Manor Retirement Inn, The Gardens at Southern Manor, Lakeview Manor & Southern Manor Companion Care in Statesboro, was recently advanced to Fellow of the American College of Health Care Administrators, in recognition of professional achievement and continuous adherence to the ethical and professional standards of ACHCA.

April 10, 2017 | | Local


Sunday morning fire destroys Register Town Hall

Fire destroyed the Register Town Hall early Sunday morning in a blaze Bulloch County Fire Chief Christopher Ivey said could be arson. "We aren't ruling it out," he told the Statesboro Herald Sunday afternoon.

April 09, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Holy Week midday services planned

With Easter Sunday coming up next week, a collection of local churches each will host a mid-day Holy Week Worship event they hope brings people together throughout the community and across denominational lines. This is the fourth year the Statesboro Ministerial Association has coordinated the Holy Week services and is the same group of pastors who organize the community-wide Thanksgiving services each year.

April 08, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Eating and cooking healthier

For the past six years, the Statesboro Food Bank and students majoring in Nutrition at Georgia Southern have collaborated in providing demonstrations on how to prepare heart-healthy and diabetes-friendly food dishes.

April 08, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Whitesville concerns return to City Hall

Carrie Howard has brought the needs and concerns of the Whitesville community to the attention of elected officials for decades. She was back talking to Statesboro City Council earlier this week about issues with Whitesville.

April 08, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Escape attempt fails

A man being processed at the Bulloch County Jail tried to escape from an interview room Wednesday night, but jail staff thwarted his attempts.

April 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Man bites deputy during arrest

A man was arrested Sunday after biting a Bulloch County sheriff's deputy twice.

May 09, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet woman killed in Emanuel Co. crash

A Brooklet woman was killed Monday morning when her 2004 Ford Expedition, driven by someone else, overturned on Interstate 16 in Emanuel County.

May 09, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Corbin to speak at OTC graduation

Gretchen Corbin, commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, will deliver the commencement address for Ogeechee Technical College's graduation, 7 p.m. Thursday ...

May 09, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Giant air tanker used to attack growing Georgia wildfire

Firefighters called up a giant air tanker to attack a rapidly growing wildfire that threatened homes Tuesday on the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp near ...

May 09, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Train engine chugs out of Civil War history for its new role

ATLANTA - The 26-ton Texas, the famed engine that took part in the 1862 Great Locomotive Chase, has made its way back to Georgia.

May 09, 2017 | By BO EMERSON The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Local


Stroller Strong Moms roll into Boro

The fast-growing Stroller Strong Moms experience has rolled into Statesboro to provide a unique, fun and challenging total body workout for women. Typically, the participating ...

May 08, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Daughter remains critical after Augusta crash that killed mother

A Statesboro man has been released, but his daughter remains in critical condition in an Augusta hospital after a Thursday morning crash in Augusta that ...

May 08, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Openness and industry

Ruth Green, PhD., a retired university dance director and past owner of a dance school and a real estate agency, has for years been a ...

May 08, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia wildfire: Evacuations ordered, but many stay put

ST. GEORGE, Ga. - The wildfire burning for weeks in southeast Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp had gotten so close that Mason Pair could see its orange ...

May 08, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


DAR recognizes Good Citizen, ROTC participants

The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognized local DAR Good Citizens and outstanding Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC ...

May 08, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Shogun, finally, begins renovation process

On Dec. 30 of last year at 3:01 a.m., the popular Shogun Japanese Steak House was heavily damaged by fire. What followed was ...

May 08, 2017 | | Local


Excelsior EMC to hold 79th Annual Meeting on Friday

Excelsior EMC's 79th Annual Meeting of Members will be held Friday at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center on the campus of Georgia Southern University in ...

May 08, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bills on Georgia medical marijuana, beer sales still in flux

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has largely cleared his desk of contentious bills, including a new law allowing permit-holders to carry concealed firearms on public college ...

May 06, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Cancer doesn’t slow Langston teacher

The spot was just the size of a small, frozen pea. Surely it was nothing.

May 06, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


County and city hurricane expenses top $2 million

Six months after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the area, Bulloch County and the city of Statesboro have reported expenses of more than $2 million from the ...

May 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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