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Fish kill closes Ogeechee River

A massive fish kill along a 40-mile stretch of the Ogeechee River is puzzling environmentalists, who have closed public landings and are awaiting test results to learn the cause.

May 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bits of the past

About 50 members and guests of the Bulloch County Historical Society enjoyed seeing bits of the past Monday as the group held its second local version of the "Antiques Roadshow."

May 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County leaders discuss SPLOST continuation

Bulloch County Commissioners hosted a luncheon Monday with leaders from Brooklet, Portal, Register and Statesboro to consider an early extension of the existing Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

May 23, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

This week, Chris discusses some greatest sports teams ever, including the 1999 and 2000 Georgia Southern teams led by Paul Johnson and Adrian Peterson.

May 23, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 23, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - May 23, 2011

May 23, 2011 | | Local


EPD closes Bulloch Ogeechee River landings

A mysterious fish kill in the Ogeechee River has the Environmental Protection Division closing landings and warning people not to swim in or eat fish from the river.

May 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Society looking for local history

Members of the Bulloch County Historical Society will trek through time Monday, presenting items and stories from days bygone.

May 22, 2011 | by JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


A heart for service

Dr. Michael Braz might be retiring from Georgia Southern University, but the 61-year-old professor and community leader is in no hurry to slow down. Instead of following a more traditional approach, Braz is pursuing a lifelong dream to join the Peace Corps.

May 22, 2011 | By CASEY STODDARD caltman@statesboroherald.com | Local


Mozart's 'magic' opera

An exciting journey to a fantasy land created by Mozart awaits patrons in a performance Tuesday of the famed composer's "The Magic Flute," at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

May 22, 2011 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Herald staff earns 16 AP news awards

The Statesboro Herald won 16 awards in the 2011 Georgia Associated Press Awards contest, including Photo of the Year. The awards were announced Saturday in Macon during the AP's annual awards luncheon.

May 22, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Earnhardt wants to race his way into All-Star race

CONCORD, N.C. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. doesn't really want to watch the All-Star race on television at home while drinking a beer.

May 20, 2011 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Local


Slain deputy honored at ceremony

A 21-gun salute, a wreath of white flowers, and flags at half mast Friday accompanied fond memories and recollections as a group of Bulloch County law enforcement officers and friends remembered a fellow officer killed in the line of duty.

May 20, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wearing two hats at BA

Faye Ellis arrives at Bulloch Academy shortly after 7 a.m., planning lunch for more than 350 students. When most of the children go home at 3 p.m., she will stay until after 6 p.m. to take care of about 30 of the youngest.

May 20, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Victim recovering after Thursday shooting

A man who was shot Thursday night at Little Lotts Creek Apartments is in stable condition after surgery, and the man who shot him is behind bars, police said.

May 20, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Annual car show to help cancer victim

Classic cars and trucks, vendors and a day full of fun will do more than offer citizens a good time – it will benefit a local law enforcement officer battling cancer.

May 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Food bank needs cash for bills

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Food Bank needs help, but not just food donations and volunteers – the organization is in desperate need of cash.

October 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police investigate suspicious death

Police are awaiting autopsy results and are seeking to identify a white male found dead Monday at an East Parrish Street apartment.

October 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged in shooting at local party

A Midway man was jailed Monday after reportedly firing a shot into a crowd at a party in Bulloch County Sunday.

October 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Animal shelter to open some Saturdays

In order to increase adoption opportunities, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter will start opening, for adoptions only, two Saturdays out of the month.

October 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Jobs are available in Ga. prison system

The Georgia Department of Corrections struggles to fill some of its more than 11,000 employee positions statewide and also has an interest in preparing ...

October 02, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Sheriff’s deputies investigate aggravated assault

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies responded Sunday to a reported aggravated assault incident where two victims were injured, according to preliminary reports.

October 02, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - DeWitt, Darley merge insurance agencies

Bryan Darley, owner of Darley Insurance Agency has merged his agency with DeWitt Insurance Agency of Statesboro. The new company is now named DeWitt-Darley Insurance ...

October 02, 2017 | | Local


Southern Manor's Skipper earns 3rd nursing degree

Alan Skipper, co-owner of Southern Manor Group, was recently awarded a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. The DNP, one ...

October 02, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘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


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