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Historic Confederate flagpoles dedicated in Stilson

Two camps of the Sons of Confederate Veterans - the Ogeechee Rifles of Statesboro and Ebenezer Rifles of Effingham County - recently held dedication ceremonies for two flagpoles in Bulloch County.

December 04, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


It's a big foot, but is it Bigfoot?

What has four toes and leaves a footprint almost 20 inches long? Roger Crews of Jenkins County really, really wants to know.

December 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Young author's advice: Follow your dreams

As if reaching the third year of college at age 18 wasn't enough, Jordan B. Eason has also written and published a book, "Spanish Made As Easy As 1-2-3!"

December 04, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Widow testifies to having affair with Craig Heidt

The widow of an Effingham County man shot and killed along with his father in his father's home testified Friday to having an affair with her late husband's brother and said he denied having anything to do with those killings.

December 04, 2010 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


Reward offered for info about missing man

A reward of $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the location of a missing Statesboro man. Harrison "Harry" Wayne Olliff, 21, has been missing over a week, and searchers are actively seeking clues, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

December 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


House fires increase locally

A number of house fires in Bulloch County recently drive the point home that cold weather brings about a rise in the number of fires due to increased heating, holiday decorations and burning candles.

December 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Officers search 4 counties for Olliff

Almost a week after Harrison Wayne Olliff disappeared, Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are still actively seeking the 21-year-old Olliff Road man.

December 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Steve Hein to lead way for Santa

A highlight of the annual Holiday Celebration in downtown Statesboro is always the Christmas Parade bringing Santa Claus to town. This evening's parade, however, will have a couple of twists.

December 02, 2010 | From Staff reports | Local


Meth suspect turns himself in to police

A second man sought in a methamphetamine lab case turned himself in Wednesday. Bulloch County Sheriff's Capt. Rick Rountree confirmed Thursday that Shaun Christopher Lee reported to authorities in Pembroke and was transported to the Bulloch County Jail.

December 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GBI agent: Scene was staged to look like robbery

It was a grueling day in the Ebenezer courtroom Thursday at the Effingham Judicial Complex in Springfield as jurors heard testimony from expert witnesses and viewed the home where Craig Heidt is accused of killing his father and brother and wounding his mother in 2008.

December 02, 2010 | By CALLI ARNOLD Effingham Herald | Local


Testimony begins in double murder trial

SPRINGFIELD-The sole survivor of a fatal shooting attack that left an Effingham County father and son dead said Wednesday she does not know who shot her.

December 01, 2010 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.com | Local


‘CristoFouri’ returns with holiday concert

On Saturday at 7:30 p.m., the Averitt Center will present a holiday version of "CristoFouri." The unique concert features four grand pianos on stage together, played by Michael Braz, Jerry Roberson, Ed Barr and Jerry Gowen.

December 01, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Jury seated in Heidt trial

A jury of eight women and four men will begin to hear evidence and testimony this morning in the trial of an Effingham County man accused of killing his father and brother.

November 30, 2010 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


Nevils program earns accreditation

Parents whose children stay for the afterschool program at Nevils Elementary already knew they were receiving quality care, said Dana McKinley. She believes the recent accreditation just adds some outside confirmation.

November 30, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Final touches on new Sallie Z.

Tile is being laid, desks are being set up and final touches are being put on the new Sallie Zetterower Elementary School on Cawana Road.

November 29, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


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Splash, but not new wave pool, to open May 20

As planned, Splash in the Boro Waterpark will open May 20-21 for its first weekend of the season. However, due to some construction delays, the ...

May 09, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Man bites deputy during arrest

A man was arrested Sunday after biting a Bulloch County sheriff's deputy twice.

May 09, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet woman killed in Emanuel Co. crash

A Brooklet woman was killed Monday morning when her 2004 Ford Expedition, driven by someone else, overturned on Interstate 16 in Emanuel County.

May 09, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Corbin to speak at OTC graduation

Gretchen Corbin, commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, will deliver the commencement address for Ogeechee Technical College's graduation, 7 p.m. Thursday ...

May 09, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Giant air tanker used to attack growing Georgia wildfire

Firefighters called up a giant air tanker to attack a rapidly growing wildfire that threatened homes Tuesday on the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp near ...

May 09, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Train engine chugs out of Civil War history for its new role

ATLANTA - The 26-ton Texas, the famed engine that took part in the 1862 Great Locomotive Chase, has made its way back to Georgia.

May 09, 2017 | By BO EMERSON The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Local


Stroller Strong Moms roll into Boro

The fast-growing Stroller Strong Moms experience has rolled into Statesboro to provide a unique, fun and challenging total body workout for women. Typically, the participating ...

May 08, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Daughter remains critical after Augusta crash that killed mother

A Statesboro man has been released, but his daughter remains in critical condition in an Augusta hospital after a Thursday morning crash in Augusta that ...

May 08, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Openness and industry

Ruth Green, PhD., a retired university dance director and past owner of a dance school and a real estate agency, has for years been a ...

May 08, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia wildfire: Evacuations ordered, but many stay put

ST. GEORGE, Ga. - The wildfire burning for weeks in southeast Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp had gotten so close that Mason Pair could see its orange ...

May 08, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


DAR recognizes Good Citizen, ROTC participants

The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognized local DAR Good Citizens and outstanding Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC ...

May 08, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Shogun, finally, begins renovation process

On Dec. 30 of last year at 3:01 a.m., the popular Shogun Japanese Steak House was heavily damaged by fire. What followed was ...

May 08, 2017 | | Local


Excelsior EMC to hold 79th Annual Meeting on Friday

Excelsior EMC's 79th Annual Meeting of Members will be held Friday at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center on the campus of Georgia Southern University in ...

May 08, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bills on Georgia medical marijuana, beer sales still in flux

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has largely cleared his desk of contentious bills, including a new law allowing permit-holders to carry concealed firearms on public college ...

May 06, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Cancer doesn’t slow Langston teacher

The spot was just the size of a small, frozen pea. Surely it was nothing.

May 06, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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