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Barrow in tough spot after change to district

SAVANNAH - Nearly 50 years ago, every congressman from the Deep South was a white Democrat.

September 04, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


Bulloch history comes alive at Willow Hill Festival

Siblings Irene Parrish Dowdell, 95, and Charles Jonathan "C.J." Parrish, 93, felt strongly enough about the Willow Hill community they left behind as young children to make the trip back to Georgia for the first Willow Hill Heritage Festival.

September 03, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Georgia Southern beats Samford

Backup quarterback Jerick McKinnon scored two touchdowns as a running back and Laron Scott returned a kickoff 99 yards for a third-quarter touchdown to lead Georgia Southern to a 31-17 season-opening victory over Samford Saturday evening in Birmingham, Ala.

September 03, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


An Averitt legend to be

Who will Statesboro's next legend be?

September 03, 2011 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Nurse accused of stealing from elderly

A personal care nurse stole a credit card from an elderly patient and passed it around to friends for their own personal use, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

September 03, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Four to vie for District 2 post

A four-horse race will determine the next City Councilman for Statesboro's second district, while incumbents Travis Chance and Will Britt are assured returns to office.

September 02, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee still polluted

Recent tests of the Ogeechee River still show disturbing levels of contaminants, and fish are still dying, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp.

September 01, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Get a taste of local authors, eateries

Whether shoppers are hungry for a good local book or fresh local food, the Main Street Farmers Market can satisfy both cravings on Saturdays in September. The Statesboro Friends of the Library will feature four local writers at their booth to celebrate "Authors at the Market Month." Shoppers can meet the authors from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and books will be available for sale and signing. September also serves up four local restaurants as part of "A Taste of the Boro at the Market."

September 01, 2011 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local


A play 17 years in the making

Going backstage for Georgia Southern's production of "What Use Are Flowers?" would not offer visitors a typical rehearsal. Instead of the usual setting of actors pacing around, warming up vocal cords and rehearsing lines, they would find a serene setting that resembles something similar to a dance recital. The actors stretch and prepare their bodies not for words, but for movement.

September 01, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


New maps OK'd

A focus on reconfiguring Statesboro's five voting districts by the Department of Community Development this summer will not be in vain, as the resulting district map will be used for November's election, according to City Manager Frank Parker.

September 01, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


CDC: Sugary drink habits harmful

ATLANTA - Half of Americans drink a soda or sugary beverage each day - and some are downing a lot.

August 31, 2011 | By MIKE STOBBE Associated Press | Local


Teen arrested on burglary charges after salon incident

A teen caught on video stealing a purse and electronics from a local salon was arrested after a victim spotted him riding a bike the next day.

August 31, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Prison guard arrested

A Bulloch County Correctional Institute guard was arrested Tuesday after a lengthy investigation, charged with smuggling drugs and contraband into the facility.

August 30, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Historic fun at Willow Hill

The first Willow Hill Heritage Festival this weekend will spotlight the history of the Willow Hill School while offering two days of crafts, food, music, children's activities and health information.

August 30, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


A yummy F1rst Friday

Downtown Statesboro retail shops will become mini restaurants Friday evening during the fourth annual Taste of Downtown.

August 30, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Festival to aid car crash victim

A fundraiser festival in Portal is expected to help with medical costs for a teen critically injured in a crash June 10.

July 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Smiles and thumbs up from woman charged with killing family

LAWRENCEVILLE - A woman charged with killing four of her young children and her husband smiled and flashed a double thumbs up to news cameras during ...

July 07, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Safety reasons cited for I-16 median clearing

Passing previously forested portions of the Interstate 16 median that have now been cleared of trees, drivers are seeing a project that involves the Georgia ...

July 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Rash of burglaries occurring in area

Watch Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown's press conference here.

July 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged with possession of eagle carcass

A man who claims he picked up a dead bald eagle after seeing it get struck by a vehicle faces charges from the Department of ...

July 06, 2017 | By EDDIE LEDBETTER and HOLLI DEAL SAXON eledbetter@statesboroherald.com and hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Local


Most Statesboro fire calls aren’t actual fires

Of the 1,084 service calls the Statesboro Fire Department answered in 2016, more than 900 calls, or a little over 83 percent, were emergency ...

July 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Gang members blamed for Savannah shootings, deadly SUV crash

SAVANNAH - Late-night Fourth of July celebrations in Savannah's downtown historic district erupted into chaos early Wednesday after gunfire wounded three people in a popular ...

July 05, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Party in the USA

NEW YORK - Americans celebrated their country's 241st birthday with big-time fireworks, small-town parades and the quirky spectacle of competitive hot dog eating.

July 04, 2017 | By REBECCA GIBIAN Associated Press | Local


5 Points, 2 businesses, 1 spot

The Five Points Store and the Round About Café bring an upscale-concept convenience store and a unique eating place, also locally but separately owned, to ...

July 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man flees from deputies after darting into traffic

A man who was darting into traffic led Bulloch County sheriff's deputies on a short chase before fighting arrest Sunday, according to sheriff's ...

July 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Campus carry among new laws taking effect in July

ATLANTA - Dozens of new laws are now in effect with the start of Georgia's fiscal year, including an end to a ban on guns ...

July 03, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: A Fourth of July friendship

You can never really know the moment when a forever friend may walk into your life. That fateful day for my best friend of more ...

July 03, 2017 | | Local


SFD inducts 5 new firefighters

Having come from previous jobs as far away as Michigan and as near as Savannah, five firefighters received their badges Friday evening as the Statesboro ...

July 01, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Son accidently shoots, kills mother in vehicle

A juvenile accidently discharged a firearm while handling it in the backseat of a vehicle traveling through Jenkins County, striking and killing his mother.

July 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Power to close Boro office

Georgia Power Company announced Friday it will close its Statesboro office along with all of their 27 customer service offices statewide by the end of ...

July 01, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


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