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City clears way for developments

Business is about to pick up along an already busy Statesboro thoroughfare, and commercial users can expect an increase in water fees by the city early next year.

October 04, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


The ‘Write Place’

Local and regional authors will gather on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Emma Kelly Theatre downtown for "Write Place: The Statesboro Writers Festival."

October 04, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local ponds going dry

Stumps, logs and lost fishing lures are appearing lately as Bulloch County area ponds, like others across the state, are dropping in water levels.

October 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Armed robbery suspect caught; friend arrested on drug charges

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies are seeking a man who lied to them regarding a Saturday afternoon armed robbery of a convenience store on U.S. 301 North.

October 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Averitt Center's Cultural Clays Shoot set for Oct. 14

The Averitt Center for the Arts invites all outdoor enthusiasts to participate in the Sixth Annual Cultural Clays Shoot on Friday, Oct. 14 at Scarborough Bluff.

October 03, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Broadway in the Boro' to help Leukemia Society

When talented teenagers take the stage at Statesboro High for a benefit performance for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, it will be a "win-win" show of the season. The dessert/theater will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8, with dessert served in the high school cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. and the "Broadway in the Boro" musical performance at 7.

October 02, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Luke Bryan's Farm Tour makes stop in Claxton

They say "rain is a good thing," and for the past two years, even heavy rain hasn't stopped throngs of people from going out to an area farm to watch country music star Luke Bryan perform. There has been such interest from fans, in fact, that Bryan's swapping up the venue to accommodate more people who are ready to "shake it" at this year's show on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Longneedle Farm in Claxton.

October 02, 2011 | By CASEY STODDARD caltman@statesboroherald.com | Local


A 50-year facelift

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, and along with the milestone comes a facelift for the fairgrounds.

October 01, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Solar farm establishes energy trust

On a secluded patch of land in eastern Bulloch County, in shadows created by rows of solar panels, a pair of area doctors hosted a commencement ceremony for a project they hope changes the financial future of Georgia.

September 30, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Deadly cantaloupe: How to stay safe

MILWAUKEE - Avoid foreign produce. Wash and peel your fruit. Keep it refrigerated. None of these common tips would have guaranteed your safety from the deadliest food outbreak in a decade, the one involving cantaloupes from Colorado.

September 29, 2011 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer | Local


Craig Morgan set to play at Vidalia Festival

Army veteran and father of four Craig Morgan has signed on to perform at the 35th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival next year. The concert is set for Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Vidalia Regional Airport.

September 29, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Claxton Police Dept. 'arrests' missing canine

Claxton Police took into custody a male German Shepherd recently. The "crime?" He was lost and hungry.

September 29, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bank fraud reports flood police

As more reports of bank card fraud pour in, Statesboro Police and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators continue to work with the United States Secret Service to determine who the culprits are and how they are committing the crimes.

September 28, 2011 | | Local


Late-planted cotton looking good

Cotton planted later than usual this year stands to benefit greatly from recent rains, said Bulloch County Agent Wes Harris. But cotton planted early, or those fields in areas that haven't seen much rainfall, will likely be stunted.

September 28, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gingrich brand wounded by presidential bid

ATLANTA - A floundering presidential bid has fractured what was once a rock star Republican image. Not long ago, Newt Gingrich sat atop a lucrative political empire, the sought-after intellectual guru of the GOP.

September 28, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


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Irma an emergency here, whatever comes

Hurricane Irma has already resulted in emergency situations in Statesboro and the surrounding area, no matter what portion of the wind and rain comes.

September 08, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Premium increases for Georgia’s 2018 exchange may not be over

The four insurers offering coverage in Georgia's insurance exchange next year are increasing their proposed rates beyond the big premium hikes that they first ...

September 08, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER | Local


Beyond Fla., Irma an unpredictable threat to SE

SAVANNAH - Great uncertainty remained Friday about Hurricane Irma's path beyond Florida with forecasts showing potential storm impacts from portions of the Carolinas and Alabama ...

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


Bulloch County Friday morning update

Hurricane Irma has moved farther west before turning north, and new projections of its likely path centered on one that drove up the middle of ...

September 08, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


City and county open today, but bracing for Irma

Statesboro City Hall will be closed Monday and probably Tuesday, with a possibility of reopening Tuesday if Hurricane Irma spares the area. But police and ...

September 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Irma shutters GS

Students in the Russell Union at Georgia Southern University collectively cheered Thursday morning when they received an Eagle Alert canceling classes Friday through Tuesday due ...

September 07, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Herald Intern | Local


County unable to open shelters due to liability

Bulloch County residents are advised to either "shelter in place" or travel to a safer location in light of Hurricane Irma's approach, but no ...

September 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Nearly 540,000 ordered to flee Georgia coast

SAVANNAH - Georgia's governor on Thursday ordered nearly 540,000 coastal residents to evacuate inland ahead of Hurricane Irma as authorities warned the storm had ...

September 07, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Statesboro, Portal cancel Friday night football games

Both Statesboro High School and Portal High School have announced the cancellation of their football games Friday night in the face of approaching Hurricane Irma.

September 07, 2017 | | Local


All Bulloch County public schools closing Friday, Monday, Tuesday

All Bulloch County publc schools will be closed Friday, Monday and Tuesday, according to a mass email sent by the Bulloch County Board of Education ...

September 07, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Closings announced for Hurricane Irma

The following closings and changes in schedule have been announced due to Hurricane Irma:

September 07, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


GS-New Hampshire game moved to Birmingham, Ala.

Georgia Southern University and the University of New Hampshire have mutually agreed to move their scheduled football game this Saturday to Birmingham's Legion Field ...

September 06, 2017 | Georgia Southern Media Relations | Local


Unlimited happy hours, but a floor for prices

In the biggest meeting for proposed changes to Statesboro's Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance this semester, City Council eliminated a daily limit on "happy hour" promotions ...

September 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch officials watching Irma

Shelves of bottled water at several Statesboro grocery and retail stores were bare Wednesday afternoon as people stocked up in preparation for Hurricane Irma, even ...

September 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City approves 1-mill hike

In Statesboro, the annual city property tax on a $100,000 home, for example, will increase by roughly $40 after City Council on Tuesday approved ...

September 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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