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Planning a new direction

With the recent restructuring of Statesboro's police and fire departments and the termination of five long-term city employees, City Manager Shane Haynes sat down this week to discuss the future direction of the city.

June 05, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local

Mind made up? Advance voting begins Monday

Primary election day isn't until July 20, but if you have picked your favored candidates among more than a dozen local and state races, you don't have to wait six weeks to cast your ballot. Advance voting for Georgia's general primary election begins Monday.

June 05, 2010 | By CHARLES MINSHEW Herald Intern | Local

Equestrians from Brooklet's Evermore Farm perform well at Nationals

The months of hard work paid off this year for the Evermore Farm High School Interscholastic Equestrian Team (IEA). At the IEA National Championship held in Conyers, Ga., the Brooklet-based Evermore team placed third out of the 19 teams that qualified out of more than 200 teams nationwide.

June 05, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local

Calling it a career

With school ending last week, Michael Ray is retiring after 33 years as a teacher – nine years in Effingham County and the last 24 years in Bulloch County. In fact, he has been teaching at Southeast Bulloch High School for the past 23 years.

June 04, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local

Police: Teen rapes two teen girls

A teen and two adults were charged Thursday in connection with reports of two juveniles being raped at a Lydia Lane residence during a May 29 party, said Statesboro Police Commander J. R.Holloway.

June 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Agents seize 10,000 pot plants in Excelsior

Drug agents are seeking information regarding more than 10,000 marijuana plants found earlier this week near Excelsior in southern Candler County.

June 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

59 pot plants seized from Grove Lakes home

About five dozen marijuana plants were seized last week after a helicopter sweep over the Grove Lakes subdivision area, said Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team Inv. Marcus Nesmith.

June 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Summer wish: More blood

As summer begins, local and regional officials with the American Red Cross warn that blood supplies could reach critical levels, risking lives if there is a major accident or catastrophe.

June 03, 2010 | By CHARLES MINSHEW Herald Intern | Local

Mornings unPHILtered - First Friday and Disney

It was a busy Thursday at "Mornings unPHILtered" as three guests appeared on the show.

June 03, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local

Streetscape nears end

Inclement weather and unforeseen complications are the main reasons the Downtown Statesboro Streetscape project is slated to finish about 60 days past the original completion date.

June 02, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local

Mornings unPHILtered - Barrow talks retraining, stimulus

Congressman John Barrow was the first guest Wednesday on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Barrow called in and spoke with guest show host Tommy Palmer about his current travels across the 12th District, which includes all of Bulloch County.

June 02, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

City to vote on Streetscape change order

A change order for the downtown Streetscape project is the big item for the Statesboro City Council to consider this morning during its regular meeting.

June 01, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local

Mornings unPHILtered - Robots coming to the hospital?

On the Tuesday after Memorial Day, Spencer Thomas, chief operating officer of East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, was the guest on the "Morning's unPHILtered" show.

June 01, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

Summer begins, camps open

The beginning of summer vacation for Bulloch County school kids also means the beginning of the Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department's summer camp program.

June 01, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Herald Intern | Local

GOP Gubernatorial Debate

Five of the seven announced Republican candidates who are vying to replace Gov. Sonny Perdue attended the Statesboro Republican Primary Gubernatorial debate held at Statesboro High School on May 7. Former U.S. Congressman Nathan Deal, former Georgia Senate president Eric Johnson, Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine, businessman and former gubernatorial candidate Ray McBerry and State Senator Jeff Chapman from Brunswick all participated in the event, while former secretary of state Karen Handel declined to appear on the stage with McBerry.

June 01, 2010 | By Phil Boyum | Local

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'All tore up': Matthew leaves big mess in Georgia

TYBEE ISLAND - Hurricane Matthew left a pattern of destruction in Georgia that was sometimes hard to fathom, with beachfront condos weathering the storm without a ...

October 08, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local

Hurricane Matthew strikes Bulloch

Two men were killed early Saturday morning as tropical storm-force winds from Hurricane Matthew ripped through Bulloch County, leaving a tangle of downed trees, fallen ...

October 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

City plans to expand bill credits to more seniors

The city of Statesboro is revising the eligibility limits on water-bill credits to give more low-income seniors a break after hearing from Concerted Services Inc ...

October 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Bulloch weathers Matthew

Early Friday afternoon, Statesboro and Bulloch County began feeling the effects of Hurricane Matthew, which still posed a threat to the area despite the storm ...

October 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Boro Book Nooks now in Statesboro

Georgia Southern University seniors Jennifer Shaffer, Ashley Archer and Marisa Turner plan to leave something behind when they complete their coursework.

October 07, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Georgia Power Outage map

Click here to find out about latest power outages in the Statesboro and Souteast Georgia area.

October 07, 2016 | | Local

Fear looms as Hurricane Matthew approaches

ST. MARYS - Lori Crowe is frightened at the thought of Hurricane Matthew looming near while she sits inside a coastal Georgia saloon less than a ...

October 06, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local

City, county, some bank, other offices closed

Statesboro City Hall will be closed Friday. City Hall will reopen Monday, as the city does not observe Columbus Day. All nonessential Bulloch County offices ...

October 06, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Hurricane shifts westward; plans in place

As of Thursday evening, Hurricane Matthew had taken a turn westward, increasing chances of significant impact on the Bulloch County area, said Bulloch County Public ...

October 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Georgia Southern campus now closed

The Georgia Southern University campus is closed effective at 10 am this morning. This will enable faculty, staff and students to meet logistical challenges that ...

October 06, 2016 | From Georgia Southern University | Local

Change of venue request for Spencer trial withdrawn

One week prior to the scheduled start of jury selection, attorneys for Grant James Spencer withdrew a motion for a change of venue and other ...

October 05, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Schools, GSU to close Friday

Local schools and Georgia Southern University will close Friday, Statesboro hotels are booked with no vacancies for the weekend, and traffic on Interstate 16 is ...

October 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Bulloch emergency officials watch Matthew

Local schools and Georgia Southern University will close Friday, Statesboro hotels are booked with no vacancies for the weekend, and traffic on Interstate 16 is ...

October 05, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Some Boro stations out of gas

While some Statesboro gas stations already are out of gasoline due to a rush for fuel by people preparing for Hurricane Matthew, others report having ...

October 05, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local

Update: Bulloch Schools, GSU to close Friday

Schools and offices of the Bulloch County school system will be closed Friday because of Hurricane Matthew, the school system announced in a 4:30 ...

October 05, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local

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