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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


Georgia Southern's sights and sounds welcome students

Congested roads and a steady flow of people through Wal-Mart's doors this weekend signaled the return of Georgia Southern students to their Statesboro homes and dorms. Tuesday, more than 18,000 students attended their first day of classes, as the university's spring semester officially began.

January 18, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Boro man dies in fall from Claxton roof

CLAXTON - A Statesboro man took a fatal fall on a construction job in Claxton Monday, after stepping through a skylight.

January 18, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Boro MLK parade postponed

The corridors set to host this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade were overflowing Monday. But it is was rain blanketing the Statesboro sidewalks instead of men, women and children looking to honor the slain civil rights icon.

January 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Council likely to approve Belk plan

The Statesboro City Council is expected Wednesday to approve a motion that would officially allow for a 25,000 square-foot expansion to the Belk store located in the Statesboro Mall.

January 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Regional water councils completing plans

Ten regional councils formed two years ago to plan for long-term use of water resources in Georgia have received a three-month extension for completing their preliminary regional plans.

January 15, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Correspondent | Local


Barrow meets with voters

Amid a sizeable collection of inquiring citizens, and just steps away from armed police officers keen to his every move, Congressman John Barrow met with the public Saturday, in Center Court of the Statesboro Mall.

January 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU among tops in minority training

Georgia Southern University was recently ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of the top ten schools in the United States for minorities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The list ranked Georgia Southern 10th among universities that are well-known for quality education and consistently graduate high percentages of minorities in these fields.

January 15, 2011 | Special | Local


Local man injured in hunting accident

A second hunting accident within one week in Bulloch County resulted in a man suffering from buckshot wounds to his arm and midsection, said Georgia Department of Natural Resources Cpl. Dave Sims.

January 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man suffers 'extensive burn injuries'

A man suffered "extensive burn injuries" to his upper body Friday after a man living in his home tossed hot grease onto him as he slept.

January 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Irma shutters GS

Students in the Russell Union at Georgia Southern University collectively cheered Thursday morning when they received an Eagle Alert canceling classes Friday through Tuesday due ...

September 07, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Herald Intern | Local


County unable to open shelters due to liability

Bulloch County residents are advised to either "shelter in place" or travel to a safer location in light of Hurricane Irma's approach, but no ...

September 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Nearly 540,000 ordered to flee Georgia coast

SAVANNAH - Georgia's governor on Thursday ordered nearly 540,000 coastal residents to evacuate inland ahead of Hurricane Irma as authorities warned the storm had ...

September 07, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Statesboro, Portal cancel Friday night football games

Both Statesboro High School and Portal High School have announced the cancellation of their football games Friday night in the face of approaching Hurricane Irma.

September 07, 2017 | | Local


All Bulloch County public schools closing Friday, Monday, Tuesday

All Bulloch County publc schools will be closed Friday, Monday and Tuesday, according to a mass email sent by the Bulloch County Board of Education ...

September 07, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Closings announced for Hurricane Irma

The following closings and changes in schedule have been announced due to Hurricane Irma:

September 07, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


GS-New Hampshire game moved to Birmingham, Ala.

Georgia Southern University and the University of New Hampshire have mutually agreed to move their scheduled football game this Saturday to Birmingham's Legion Field ...

September 06, 2017 | Georgia Southern Media Relations | Local


Unlimited happy hours, but a floor for prices

In the biggest meeting for proposed changes to Statesboro's Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance this semester, City Council eliminated a daily limit on "happy hour" promotions ...

September 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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


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