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Monday program to look at Georgia's decision to secede

As Georgia observes the 150th anniversary of the state seceding from the Union in 1861, the Bulloch County Historical Society will hear about the root causes that divided the nation, the steps to Georgia's secession and something about those who participated in the debate.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Four from Langston Chapel Middle earn All-State honors

Four Langston Chapel Middle School Band students were selected recently by the state's top music educators from more than 6,480 auditioning middle school musicians for a coveted chair in Georgia's All-State Band.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


State Dept. of Education to hold meeting in Statesboro

The Georgia Department of Education will hold a parent/guardian meeting in Statesboro on Tuesday at 6 p.m., for parents or guardians of children with disabilities in the Bulloch County School System.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local club raided by law enforcement

The Georgia department of Revenue and other local law enforcement agencies raided a local club late Friday night in Bulloch county. "Da Club," located on Club Road near the Screven County line, had been targeted by law officials for illegal alcohol sales, resulting in the raid. Officials at the scene confiscated unopened and opened bottles of alcoholic beverages during the raid. According to Alcohol and Tobacco Division agent Ron Huckaby and Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson, several arrests were made as a result of the raid. Anderson said approximately 30 officers from varying agencies were involved. This was the second ...

January 22, 2011 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Four arrested on prostitution charges

After receiving citizen complaints, Statesboro Police held an undercover sting resulting in four women being arrested Friday on prostitution charges.

January 21, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Legion honors hero firefighters

With a handshake and earnest 'thank-you,' honorary plaques and medals were passed from one hero's hands to another's Thursday night.

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


Controversial activist coming to GSU

Author, lecturer, educator and social justice advocate Angela Davis will share her sometimes controversial perspective in Statesboro at a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The speaking event is set for 7:30 p.m., Thursday inside the Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern. It is free and open to the public.

January 21, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Jody Stubbs honored by Chamber as Business Leader of the Year

The Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce 89th Annual Meeting was fun and exciting as Jody Stubbs was named 2010 Business Leader of the Year and Chamber board members entertained the crowd with a short film, "Extreme Makeover Chamber Edition."

January 21, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Comeback chorus

After being lost to budget cuts and shifting priorities, the chorus program at Southeast Bulloch Middle School is in the process of making a comeback.

January 20, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Statesboro MLK parade moved to Saturday

Dreams of a Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade were put on hold Monday, when rain inundated city streets. Thursday, the contingency play became official with the announcement that the 2011 event will be held Saturday at 2 p.m.

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


Council awards $73,000 to Belle House, approves Belk variance

Two weeks after approving up to $75,000 of reimbursements for construction costs incurred by the Belle House, the Statesboro City Council unanimously agreed on a final resolution.

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


County discusses proposed industrial park

Bulloch County Commissioners heard Tuesday from a consultant regarding the proposed industrial park on U.S. 301 South near Interstate 16.

January 19, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Annual Lee-Jackson banquet set for Friday

The Bulloch County Ogeechee Rifles Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold its annual Lee-Jackson Banquet at 6 p.m. Friday inside RJ's Restaurant on South Main St.

January 19, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


HazMat responds to I-16 accident

Bulloch County EMS, fire and other emergency personnel responded Tuesday around 1:20 p.m. to Interstate 16 near the Ash Branch Church Road exit, where an 18-wheeler and a passenger car collided.

January 18, 2011 | | Local


Columns by first mayor's daughter to be printed

Back when the Bulloch Times was the local newspaper, the daughter of Statesboro's first mayor enjoyed popularity for her newspaper columns about life in Bulloch County in the early to mid 1900s.

January 18, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Bulloch officials watching Irma

Shelves of bottled water at several Statesboro grocery and retail stores were bare Wednesday afternoon as people stocked up in preparation for Hurricane Irma, even ...

September 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City approves 1-mill hike

In Statesboro, the annual city property tax on a $100,000 home, for example, will increase by roughly $40 after City Council on Tuesday approved ...

September 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Claxton escaped inmate captured at Bulloch County hotel

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies, answering a call about a suspicious person Friday night, captured an inmate who had escaped from the Smith State Prison ...

September 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


OTC celebrates Literacy Week

Gov. Nathan Deal has designated this week as Literacy Week and Friday as Literacy Day in Georgia.

September 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


A Day for Southern campaign underway

Georgia Southern University alumnus Bob Mikell, an eighth generation Bulloch County resident and 2017 Alumnus of the Year for the university's College of Liberal ...

September 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local




A look at early-American immigration: British, Scottish Borderers

With his presentation, "British and Scottish Borderers Immigrate to America," Dr. Jack Proctor told the Bulloch County Historical Society about a flow of immigrants who ...

September 04, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Utility wants to keep building nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle

ATLANTA - Georgia Power has told state regulators that it should keep building new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, despite delays expected to nearly double their ...

September 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Clearing up rumors; what's new in Statesboro

Social media has made pushing false narratives even more easy and crazy.

September 04, 2017 | | Local


A life-changing ceremony: 4 BCCI inmates walk at GED graduation

Four Bulloch County Correctional Institute inmates recently received their General Education Diplomas, and while they are not the first inmates to do so, the four ...

September 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Local gas prices surge

Gas prices locally and across the nation have soared after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas. One quarter of the oil refineries that serve the U ...

September 04, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Arena set for December completion

Rain has slowed construction of the multi-purpose arena at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture, but officials remain hopeful the project will be completed by ...

September 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Old barns preserve memories

The Bulloch County Historical Society is aware of several "beautiful barns," some relatively well preserved, some renovated, but is calling for information on other barns ...

September 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


County wins state block grant to construct new senior center

Bulloch County's senior citizens soon will have a new center, thanks to a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, from the Georgia ...

September 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro man wins $300,000 with scratch-off lotto ticket

A Statesboro maintenance worker stopped at a Clyo convenience store recently and left with a winning lottery ticket worth $300,000.

September 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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