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County, city to discuss fire services

With less than a week away from the expiration date of a fire services agreement between the City of Statesboro and Bulloch County, lack of response from city leaders about the issue has county officials frustrated.

June 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Farmers worried about immigration law's impact

At BFG Produce in Evans County, about 100 seasonal workers, most of them Spanish-speaking immigrants, grade and package spring carrots and onions in the partially automated packing shed.

June 23, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Rain brings relief, downed trees

The thunderstorms that drenched portions of the southeast Thursday may help douse the wildfires in Ware and Brantley counties and could help ease the layer of smoke that has affected other counties miles away.

June 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City considers alcohol sales referendum

Though for only a brief moment, the permitting of Sunday alcohol sales in the City of Statesboro became a topic of discussion Tuesday during a regularly scheduled Council meeting in City Hall.

June 22, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Groups seek immigration law reform, not repeal

So far, two major state agricultural associations are not seeking repeal of Georgia's immigration reform law, but rather hoping the problems it creates will highlight a need for national reform.

June 22, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Barrow diagnosed with prostate cancer

District 12 Congressman John Barrow announced Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer, a condition that will affect one in six men during the course of their lifetime.

June 21, 2011 | From staff, wire reports | Local


It's officially summertime

Tuesday was officially the first day of summer, but around the southeast, summer weather has been around for a while.

June 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City approves voting districts

A third proposal to reconfigure the city's voting districts proved the charm Tuesday when Statesboro City Council accepted the planning department's most recent attempt to reapportion populations.

June 21, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


2 arrested for child cruelty

Excessive potty-training discipline caused injuries to a two-year-old child that resulted in his aunt and her boyfriend being arrested on child cruelty charges, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

June 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


My Take with Matt Yogus - Key pieces will be back at GSU

Sitting around watching the College World Series got me to thinking about next year in the world of Georgia Southern baseball, and just what, exactly, we'll be looking at as the Eagles try for their third Southern Conference title in four years.

June 21, 2011 | | Local


Archers shoot for national glory

Four of the best young archers in Georgia are competing in the National Shooting Sports Challenge in San Antonio, Texas, this week. And they're not only from Georgia, they're from Bulloch County.

June 20, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


Sheriff seeks information on home invasion

A Plantation Villas woman called Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies around 4 a.m. Saturday to report being robbed at gunpoint in a home invasion.

June 20, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Council likely to OK new districts

Dissatisfied two weeks ago with a pair of proposals to reform the city's five voting districts, Statesboro city council members are expected to approve a new district map today. It would be the first step in completing the redistricting process mandated by population shifts revealed in the 2010 Census.

June 20, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Staying efficient in the heat

With record setting heat continuing to pound the area, utility bills are on the rise, and local businesses owners and executives are keenly aware of the costs of cooling their operations.

June 20, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Listen to Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show as this week Chris talks football and US chances in the Copa Gold Cup soccer tournament.

June 20, 2011 | | Local


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Local law agencies seeing more opioid abuse

With prescription drug abuse becoming a major health concern across the country and investigations into at least three local cases of suspected opioid overdoses, the ...

June 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD changes shifts

Under the new leadership of Chief Mike Broadhead, the Statesboro Police Department is restructuring its Patrol Bureau, changing the time on a shift from 12 ...

June 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Carey Hilliard's building sold

The former Carey Hilliard's restaurant building in the Statesboro Crossing shopping center sold last week after being vacant and on the market for six ...

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


2-year-old boy struck by car

A 2-year-old boy suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries Saturday after being struck by a vehicle.

June 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


PIT maneuver ends high-speed chase

A Bulloch County sheriff's sergeant stopped a fleeing driver early Sunday by using his own patrol vehicle to force the speeding SUV to a ...

June 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Police: Portal man hits wife with car

A Portal woman was airlifted to Savannah on Sunday after her husband struck her with a truck.

June 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ScotBilt builds in Millen

With structural steel being unloaded from a trailer truck during the ceremonial groundbreaking, ScotBilt Homes CEO Sam Scott could cite more than a symbol of ...

June 05, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Current/former employee buys Paintmaster

Paintmaster Decorating Center, a Benjamin Moore Paint Store located at 403 South Zetterower Ave., was sold recently to one of its employees - Danny Andrews. Paintmaster ...

June 05, 2017 | | Local


GSU Continuing Education names marketing manager

The Georgia Southern University Division of Continuing Education announces the addition of Reagan Daly as its marketing manager.

June 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


BOE struggles to put minority recruitment debate in context

Heading into the 2017-18 school year, one-third of the Bulloch County Schools' principals are African-American or Hispanic. That's higher than the 30 percent of ...

June 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Southern rocker Gregg Allman laid to rest near Highway 41

MACON - Southern rocker Gregg Allman was laid to rest Saturday near his older brother Duane in the same cemetery where they used to write songs ...

June 03, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Statesboro’s ‘Million mile’ carrier

Tony Williams spends most of his day behind the wheel of a vehicle, except on the opposite side of the front seat from most drivers ...

June 03, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Private donors make Blue Mile glow

The most strikingly visible project so far in the Blue Mile revitalization of South Main Street required neither public funds nor America's Best Communities ...

June 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Arson suspected in three Statesboro fires

A reward of up to $10,000 is possible for information leading to the conviction of a suspect or suspects in three recent fires the ...

June 02, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man arrested for entering auto

Police surveillance at a local business resulted in an arrest when the suspect believed to be responsible for entering autos the night before returned to ...

June 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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