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Two arrested, two sought in armed robbery

A group of men broke into a Georgia Avenue home Monday, armed with guns. They fled when one victim yelled, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

October 25, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ga. pastor sues city over demon mascot protest

ATLANTA - A pastor has filed a federal lawsuit claiming a Georgia city violated his rights when he was arrested for protesting a high school's demon mascot.

October 25, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Get scared on the Square

Ghosts, zombies and other creatures that go bump in the night will do their bumping in downtown Statesboro Saturday.

October 25, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Undercover cocaine sale leads to chase, arrest

A sale of cocaine to an undercover drug agent Tuesday led to a car chase, then a foot chase, a couple of blows to law enforcement officers and ended with a man in jail.

October 25, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two arrested on meth charges

A drug complaint from a citizen ended in two arrests Monday by Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team agents.

October 25, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Mayor: Post office vital to Daisy

DAISY - Mayor Junior Brown and his "first lady" remain willing to go up against the U.S. Postal Service to protect what they see as a bastion of their town's identity.

October 24, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


District 2 candidates ready for forum

Hopefuls in a race to represent District 2 on Statesboro's City Council have committed to attend a candidate forum being held this week. Challengers Sam Jones, Donald Logan and Lance Turner say they are eager to participate in a public forum set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Honey Bowen Building.

October 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Ga. House speaker talks unemployment

A fundraiser for the re-election of state house representative Jan Tankersley is being held Wednesday during the lunch hour here in Statesboro. Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is scheduled to appear in support of the first term representative's re-election bid next year.

October 24, 2011 | | Local


A car rental partnership

Georgia Southern University is teaming with WeCar, a car-sharing program by Enterprise Rent-A-Car, to offer students, faculty and staff a creative new transportation option. Georgia Southern is the first university or business in the state of Georgia to offer the unique service.

October 24, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Fair's 50th Year

The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair marked its 50th anniversary last week with food, fun, excitement and record-breaking crowds.

October 24, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


A taste for helping the homeless

Years ago, when Brooklet resident Keith Brinson created his own barbecue-style sauce, he never dreamed it would be used to help prevent homelessness.

October 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Native set to deliver Averitt Lecture

Bulloch County native, author and nationally recognized journalist Remer Tyson will deliver the 19th Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Emma Kelly Theatre inside the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro.

October 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Helping hand for homeless in Boro

Every day, most of us get out of bed, go to work, make a day's pay and return to a nice evening with dinner, family, television and all the comforts of home.

October 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged for alleged sex with teen

A man accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old Portal girl was arrested this week, along with the teen herself, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Reward increased for info on murder

Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agents hope an increase of reward money will prompt citizens in the know to help solve November, 2010 murder of Harrison Wayne Olliff. The reward is now $10,000, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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‘New Georgia Southern’ spells change for Statesboro campus

The pending consolidation with Armstrong State University to form the new Georgia Southern University will have real effects on Georgia Southern's Statesboro campus, which ...

September 30, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Amid outcry over Confederate markers, new ones going up

ATLANTA - While Confederate statues and monuments around the nation get removed, defaced, covered up or toppled, some new memorials are being erected, by people who ...

September 30, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN and BRYNN ANDERSON Associated Press | Local


Portal hosts 36th Turpentine Festival

The local country and Southern/classic rock band Southpaw will wrap up the 36th Annual Portal Catface Country Turpentine Festival Saturday, Oct. 7 with a ...

September 30, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Celebrating 50 years of Georgia Artist Collection

Hundreds of people celebrated the Georgia Artist Collection's 50th anniversary along with Betty Foy Sanders' final exhibition at the Georgia Southern Center for Art ...

September 30, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Herald Intern | Local


Savannah wants Governor Talmadge's name off bridge

SAVANNAH - Former Georgia Gov. Eugene Talmadge unflinchingly defended segregation in the 1930s and '40s, and infamously proclaimed a black man's place was "at the ...

September 29, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Official: Georgia police officer shot dead, another wounded

CEDARTOWN - Two police officers were shot, one of them fatally, when a man walked out of the woods Friday and opened fire as the officers ...

September 29, 2017 | | Local


One dead, two critical in Swainsboro incident

A Statesboro man is charged with felony murder after plowing his car into a Swainsboro Taco Bell Thursday afternoon in what police say appears to ...

September 29, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Get ready for the parade

In a few weeks, the main streets of downtown Statesboro will be packed as the 56th annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair parade gets underway, kicking off ...

September 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


YMCA sets grand opening

Statesboro Family YMCA has scheduled its grand opening for Oct. 28, to be preceded by introductory events there and elsewhere in town.

September 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


State approves big rate hikes

State insurance officials approved premium increases of more than 50 percent for the four insurers participating in next year's insurance exchange in Georgia.

September 28, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Cotton, peanut picking season is here

Bulloch County farmers were blessed this year with good weather, and if the pattern holds, they could end up with bumper crops this harvest season.

September 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inmate whose execution was stayed waits on US Supreme Court

ATLANTA - A Georgia inmate whose execution was halted at the 11th-hour after his lawyers argued racism played a "pivotal role in his death sentence" is ...

September 27, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Voter registration deadline Oct. 10

On Nov. 7, Statesboro will hold a city election, with three candidates vying for mayor. All Bulloch County registered voters are eligible to vote in ...

September 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Other firms appeal city’s choice of insurance broker

Two insurance brokerage firms – one that bid slightly higher and one much lower – are asking Statesboro City Council to reconsider after it awarded the city ...

September 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


BCSO sergeant 'in the right place'

Twice in one week, Bulloch County Sheriff's Sergeant Tracy Miller helped extricate victims from being trapped in potentially deadly situations.

September 26, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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