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Council to decide on city manager, district lines

Pending the inclinations of city council members, Statesboro may have a full-time city manager in place for the first time since the resignation of Shane Haynes in September 2010.

June 06, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU sets up shop downtown

Georgia Southern University will showcase its new City Campus in downtown Statesboro during a special event from 5 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday on East Main Street next to City Hall.

June 06, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt

Listen to the latest Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt, as Brian plays the latest in contemporary Gospel music, while also honoring the tradition of past Gospel greats.

June 06, 2011 | | Local


Hundreds meet to discuss Ogeechee River fish kill

Hundreds of concerned citizens gathered Sunday to discuss the recent Ogeechee River fish kill. The crowd met at Dasher's Landing near Blitchton to hear from legislators and talk about the river's pollution.

June 06, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Averitt camp season begins

If you are looking for a way to entertain the kids this summer, the Averitt Center for the Arts has a few ideas. Every week during the summer the Averitt Center offers different kinds of camps for all age groups.

June 05, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Agency uses fun event to raise funds, awareness

Bouncing around the bowling alley, running through laser tag and tearing up the arcade, the Choices of the Heart Pregnancy Center focused on a night of fun and relaxation with family at The Clubhouse.

June 05, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


Council expected to name Parker fulltime manager

With his contract expired, Frank Parker is expected to have the interim tag taken off the Statesboro city manager position he has filled since Shane Haynes was forced to resign in September 2010.

June 04, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Map plan draws fire

The Statesboro City Council is expected to decide Tuesday between two proposed maps that redraw the boundaries for the city's five council districts. But council members Travis Chance and Will Britt both say a map that was not made available to study until Friday afternoon should not be considered because the public has not had a chance to offer input.

June 04, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Eagles fall to USC, 2-1

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Both pitchers were at their best, but the only earned run of the game turned out to be the difference.

June 03, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroheald.com | Local


Couple arrested for meth; copper theft

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested two people Thursday who they say admitted stealing copper from Portal area homes.

June 03, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Farmers need more than mercy drops as crops wither

Just a sprinkling of rain now could do Evans County farmers more harm than good. It's showers they need, says their county agent.

June 03, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


EPD: Ogeechee fish OK to eat

It's safe to eat fish caught from the Ogeechee River, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division said Friday.

June 03, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'If I were mayor'

SYLVANIA - "A mayor needs to be smart, fair, polite, and a good listener," wrote Stephen Thompson of Sylvania in his winning essay for the "If I Were Mayor" essay contest. He continues, "If I were mayor I would try to be all these things."

June 03, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Metter fugitive is caught and killed in Florida

METTER - Two months after fugitive William Jimmy Page, Jr. allegedly cut his ankle monitoring device in his hometown of Metter and fled the state, U.S. Marshals located him near St. Petersburg, Fl., where a shooting ensued that took the life of Page.

June 03, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

This week on "Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show," Chris talks about Georgia Southern heading to Columbia, S.C., this weekend to participate in an NCAA Baseball Regional. He discusses GSU chances in advancing out of the regional with defending NCAA champion South Carolina.

June 03, 2011 | | Local


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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 ...

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


Art-themed First Friday offers bowls

This First Friday, the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority and the Averitt Center for the Arts are working together to provide an art-centered evening, with vendors ...

April 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Burglary arrest leads to more arrests for drugs

A burglary investigation led police to four arrests on Thursday: one for several burglaries and attempted burglaries, and three others - the offender's roommates - on ...

April 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Heart patient recovering; prayers, donations needed

A Portal native and heart patient who was recently hospitalized for a brain bleed due to an infection is asking for prayers and a little ...

April 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ArtsFest occupies a busy Saturday

ArtsFest, returning for its 35th year, has camped on a very busy Saturday, April 22. But far from having a scheduling conflict with the April ...

April 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Metter insurance agent faces fraud charges

A former Metter insurance agent was jailed Tuesday on charges of insurance fraud.

April 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Severe weather rakes area

Despite two tornado warnings and several apparent funnel cloud sightings around Bulloch County Wednesday evening, the only damage reported were some downed trees.

April 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boro Applebee’s closing Friday

One of the first chain restaurants to open in Statesboro about 18 years ago, Applebee's will close its doors for good at the end ...

April 05, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Severe weather forecast causes closings

Bulloch County offices and area colleges will close early due to pending severe weather. Ogeechee Technical College, Georgia Southern University and East Georgia State College ...

April 05, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Confederate memorial vandalized

A wreath and flags were reportedly damaged after a Confederate History and Heritage Month observance Saturday.

April 04, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


City orders repaving of 3+ miles of streets

At least three miles of Statesboro's streets, and a little more, are scheduled to be resurfaced this year at a cost of up to ...

April 04, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Police chief searches cost $44,700

The city of Statesboro spent a little more than $44,500 on its two searches for a police chief in 2016 and 2017. With help ...

April 03, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


I-85 collapse brings jump in mass transit

ATLANTA - Atlanta area commuters crowded aboard mass transit trains and fewer cars hit the road Monday as public schools went on spring break, easing fears ...

April 03, 2017 | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Council poised to appoint special judge

After amending the Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance in March to turn hearings on license violation cases over to an administrative judge, Statesboro City Council has a ...

April 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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