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Get a taste of local authors, eateries

Whether shoppers are hungry for a good local book or fresh local food, the Main Street Farmers Market can satisfy both cravings on Saturdays in September. The Statesboro Friends of the Library will feature four local writers at their booth to celebrate "Authors at the Market Month." Shoppers can meet the authors from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and books will be available for sale and signing. September also serves up four local restaurants as part of "A Taste of the Boro at the Market."

September 01, 2011 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local


A play 17 years in the making

Going backstage for Georgia Southern's production of "What Use Are Flowers?" would not offer visitors a typical rehearsal. Instead of the usual setting of actors pacing around, warming up vocal cords and rehearsing lines, they would find a serene setting that resembles something similar to a dance recital. The actors stretch and prepare their bodies not for words, but for movement.

September 01, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


New maps OK'd

A focus on reconfiguring Statesboro's five voting districts by the Department of Community Development this summer will not be in vain, as the resulting district map will be used for November's election, according to City Manager Frank Parker.

September 01, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


CDC: Sugary drink habits harmful

ATLANTA - Half of Americans drink a soda or sugary beverage each day - and some are downing a lot.

August 31, 2011 | By MIKE STOBBE Associated Press | Local


Teen arrested on burglary charges after salon incident

A teen caught on video stealing a purse and electronics from a local salon was arrested after a victim spotted him riding a bike the next day.

August 31, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Prison guard arrested

A Bulloch County Correctional Institute guard was arrested Tuesday after a lengthy investigation, charged with smuggling drugs and contraband into the facility.

August 30, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Historic fun at Willow Hill

The first Willow Hill Heritage Festival this weekend will spotlight the history of the Willow Hill School while offering two days of crafts, food, music, children's activities and health information.

August 30, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


A yummy F1rst Friday

Downtown Statesboro retail shops will become mini restaurants Friday evening during the fourth annual Taste of Downtown.

August 30, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

With Georgia Southern set to open the season in Birmingham, Ala., Chris talks about getting revenge on Samford after three straight losses to the Bulldogs.

August 30, 2011 | | Local


Sex offender arrested on new charges

A woman who reported being touched inappropriately by a male roommate discovered he was a registered sex offender with a conviction of sexual battery against a juvenile, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

August 29, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City to use both maps to qualify candidates

Still waiting for approval of its recently redrawn voting district map, the City of Statesboro began a week-long qualifying period for November's election Monday at City Hall.

August 29, 2011 | by JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Six arrested after gambling investigation

A two-month investigation into illegal gambling operations led to six offenders being arrested Tuesday after at least one offender advertised the illicit business.

August 28, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Attorney seeks recusal of judge

The attorney representing a Bulloch County teacher accused of molesting a student has filed a motion asking that Bulloch County Superiour Court Judge Gates Peed be recused from hearing a case against Amy Bass Jackson.

August 28, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City still waiting on map decision

Statesboro City Manager Frank Parker said Saturday that the city had not yet received final approval of its new voting district map. City officials failed to hear from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), leaving uncertainty about how the districts will be divided for Statesboro's November election.

August 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


67/46 gets safety upgrade

Long regarded as one of Bulloch County's most dangerous cross-sections of road, the intersection of State Routes 46 and 67 is being given a new and, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation, safer configuration.

August 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Helping in Haiti

A team of seven local professionals known as the "Statesboro Thrives Team Bulloch County" joined other teams from across the country in March for the ...

April 07, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Godfrey advocates planned growth

Running as "a hometown candidate with local values," Konrad Godfrey is seeking the District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council. He talks about planned growth ...

April 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Globetrotters film screening at Averitt Friday night

Join members of the original Legends Team Friday night for a special screening of "Harlem Globetrotters: The Team that Changed the World." Be inspired as ...

April 05, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Masters golf fans hurt when bus overturns on interstate

A charter bus headed to the Masters golf tournament overturned on a Georgia interstate Thursday, injuring 15 people and snarling traffic as scores of fans ...

April 05, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Farmers Market returns fresh for 2018

It's that scrumptious and delightful time of year again, the season of fresh, locally grown produce and whole foods and locally made, handcrafted treats ...

April 05, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Armel wants bus system, improved economy

Don Armel, candidate for Statesboro City Council in District 5, says he wants to help make Statesboro a place people are proud to live, an ...

April 04, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deen Day Smith Sanders keynotes awards banquet

The 30th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet was graced by the presence of the lady for whom the exclusive event is ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Three honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Three community leaders were recognized Tuesday night for dedicating their lives to serving others, making the world a better place and spreading live and compassion ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Billy Hickman named Humanitarian of the Year

Touted for a genuine love for his hometown, the 2018 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year Billy Hickman credited his friends and family for helping ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Felton challenger for District 5 BOE seat

Mary Felton, Ed.D., a candidate for Bulloch County Board of Education in District 5, says she wants to be a "voice for the voiceless ...

April 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deen Day Smith Awards tonight

The 30th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards Banquet will be held tonight at the Nessmith-Lane Building on the campus of Georgia Southern ...

April 03, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


SPD officer, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide

Statesboro Police Department officers are wearing shrouded badges this week after the death of an advanced patrol officer and his wife early Sunday in what ...

April 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Business and friendship in Statesboro

Lisa Hanna retired from cutting, perming and coloring hair Thursday, closing The Haircutters in downtown Statesboro after doing the hair of some of her first ...

April 02, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Downtown's top supporters receive 'Bricks'

Main Street Statesboro and the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority held their annual meeting at The Hall last week.

April 02, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro police officer killed in apparent murder-suicide

An advanced patrol officer with the Statesboro Police Department was shot to death early Sunday morning in what police officials say is an apparent murder-suicide.

April 01, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


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