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Battling leukemia

For Statesboro's Eddie Olliff, helping organize a fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society was personal. Olliff's sister, Betty Joe Thorpe, died from Leukemia a number of years ago so she was willing and happy to help with Thursday's fundraiser at Pittman Park United Methodist Church.

September 11, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Man, 25, accused of sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

A Harwood Street man is being held without bond regarding accusations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl who was visiting another teen in his home in August.

September 10, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Nevils Patriots Day: Students remember attacks, honor victims

Nevils Elementary School Principal Julie Blackmar and the school's faculty, staff and students celebrated "Patriots Day" Friday. Joined by more than 100 parents, grandparents and other family and friends, the entire Nevils community seemed to have congregated in the Nevils Elementary School gymnasium.

September 10, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Three arrests in local credit union heists

A teller employed by Geovista Credit Union was arrested Wednesday after Statesboro Police detectives learned he was involved in Tuesday's armed robbery of the South Main Street bank. Police also arrested a third man Thursday in connection to the armed robbery; one man was taken into custody Tuesday. Officers also seek a woman they suspect drove a getaway car.

September 09, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


2 charged in Bulloch homicide

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators charged a woman and her mother with murder, taking the mother into custody Wednesday and then launching a hunt that ended Thursday for the daughter, both accused of shooting a 26-year-old Sylvania man.

September 09, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Stones tribute band playing Boro show

Mick Jagger didn't appear on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show, but the lead singer of a Rolling Stones tribute band came on to discuss his concert in Statesboro this weekend.

September 08, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


City tables aid request by church

Citing a need for accurate cost estimates, the Statesboro City Council voted Wednesday to table a request from First Baptist Church to aid in the installation of a new water line for fire suppression in the church's planned sanctuary expansion.

September 08, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Second armed robbery in two days

A man with a gun robbed a second credit union Wednesday morning, following an arrest made in Tuesday's armed robbery of Geovista Credit Union on South Main Street.

September 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Agents seek drug suspect

After making three arrests since July regarding drug complaints around the Dunlap Street area, Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team agents are seeking a fourth suspect.

September 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


TEA Party rally is Thursday

People who believe they have been Taxed Enough Already (TEA) will gather Thursday for the fifth Bulloch County TEA Party rally, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bulloch County Courthouse, said TEA Party advocate Heather Merritt.

September 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU impact reaches $795 million

Georgia Southern University had a total economic impact of $795.3 million on nine counties in southeast Georgia during the 2009-2010 fiscal year.

September 07, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police seek armed robbers

Two men dressed in black and wearing red bandannas, robbed GeoVista Credit Union Tuesday afternoon, and Statesboro Police spent the rest of the day seeking the suspects.

September 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Church to request aid from city

Statesboro city council members will consider a request from First Baptist Church to aid in the installation of a water line to feed the church's planned sanctuary expansion during Wednesday's regular meeting.

September 06, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Parapros are key at Langston Elem.

Every school in Statesboro has its staff, teachers and students. There is a fourth component at each of these schools: instructional paraprofessionals. Known in the past as simply "the teacher's aide," the job of school parapros, as they're called, has become an essential component of each child's daily instruction.

September 06, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Making a local connection

Venturing to a foreign country can be tough, especially for the 300 international students at Georgia Southern who leave their home countries to pursue a college education in Statesboro.

September 04, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Special to the Herald | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Can't get to an errand? The Mocks can help

How many times have you been overwhelmed at work and needed to run a quick errand?

November 14, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Matthew hits Bulloch pecan crop hard

In Bulloch and surrounding counties, Hurricane Matthew caused lasting damage to pecan orchards and put a Grinch-like whammy on what promised to be a fine ...

November 12, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Recreation Department football - Proving they belong

Shoulder pads, cleats and grass-stained uniforms usually bring to mind sweaty boys playing football, but this past season, two Bulloch County girls tackled and kicked ...

November 12, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


SHS head football coach resigns

Following a program-worst 0-10 season and a three-year stretch in which Statesboro High School won only four games, head football coach Steve Pennington resigned Friday.

November 11, 2016 | | Local


Poe: 'Lean in' to ensure officials do right by vets

Veterans Day speaker Don Poe asked not just military veterans, but spouses, children and friends of veterans, indeed anyone proud of a veteran, to "lean ...

November 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Jazz Ensemble finds unique expression

When the Georgia Southern University Jazz Ensemble presents a free, public concert in the Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Monday, the show ...

November 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


International Festival 2016

Georgia Southern University will bring the world to Statesboro during the 11th Annual International Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m ...

November 10, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fantasy comes to life in 'She Kills Monsters'

Georgia Southern's Theater and Performance production of "She Kills Monsters" invites the audience to find their inner geek.

November 10, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Savannah man charged in Bulloch thefts

A man with a previous burglary conviction in Bulloch County is once again behind bars, now facing charges in two burglaries and several gun thefts ...

November 10, 2016 | | Local


Guyton man arrested for Statesboro murder

A Guyton man faces charges of murder in the shooting death of a man last week at Park Place Apartments.

November 10, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Statesboro boy dies from crash injuries

A 5-year-old boy critically injured in a single-vehicle accident Monday morning has died. His mother, Michelle Lynn Lewis, 25, was killed in the crash.

November 10, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Exchange Club extols ‘One Nation Under God’

The Statesboro Exchange Club's annual "One Nation Under God" prayer luncheon included veterans, active duty and retired service members and area pastors and ministers ...

November 09, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Police continue to investigate shooting deaths

Statesboro police are not yet releasing further information on the Nov. 4 shooting death of Forrest Kibler at Park Place Apartments, and they are still ...

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Whither health care in Georgia?

"Obamacare is done."

November 09, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Georgia Southern Veterans Day event Friday at 9 a.m.

Georgia Southern University's Military and Student Veteran Center is hosting an inaugural Veterans Day ceremony Friday morning on Sweetheart Circle, where American flags will ...

November 09, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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