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Virginia Russell passes away at age 97

After making a significant impact on Statesboro and Bulloch county since moving here in 1932, Virginia Boyce Wilson Russell died Tuesday. She was 97.

May 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Woman pushes cart from Savannah to Atlanta to raise child abuse awareness

She appeared outside of Brooklet Monday, pushing a wooden cart resembling a covered wagon, decorated with American flags. As each mile passed underneath her feet, Rachel Milano placed a flag in the ground along U.S. 80, hoping her actions would call attention to the reason she is pushing the half-ton wagon from Savanna to Atlanta.

May 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Agent: Spring crop planting best in years

Things are looking up for area farmers. The ground water level is back at a decent level, rain showers have been frequent visitors, and farmers are gearing up for what they hope will be a recovery season after several years of drought.

May 07, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday April 22, 2008

May 07, 2008 | | Local


Three men sought in Statesboro armed robbery

Statesboro Police are seeking three men they said robbed a couple of victims early Friday morning.

May 07, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch students compete in Penny Sikes Math Tournament

Students from every elementary and middle school in Bulloch County competed last weekend in the 25th annual Penny Sikes Math Tournament held at Southeast Bulloch High School.

May 07, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Stage 2 of Tour de Georgia launches from Statesboro

A healthy crowd lined the streets of downtown Statesboro Tuesday, trying to catch a glimpse of the start of Stage 2 of Tuesday's Tour de Georgia.

May 07, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday April 21, 2008

May 06, 2008 | | Local


Tour de Georgia to come through Boro Tuesday

On Tuesday, the 2008 Tour de Georgia will make its way through Statesboro, giving citizens of Bulloch County and surrounding areas to see the premiere cycling event in the United States.

May 05, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP cbishop@statesboroherald.net | Local


Library needs volunteer readers during RIF week

Do you have a few minutes to give the joy of reading to a child? If so, the Statesboro Regional Library is looking for volunteers to read to children during the 29th annual Reading Is FUNdamental (RIF) book distribution from Monday, April 28th through Friday, May 9th. Volunteers may sign up in person, or by telephone, at 764-1344 or 764-1346. There are 4 distributions each day, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., and a school schedule is available if parents or grandparents want to read to their child's class. Elaine McDuffie, Head of Youth ...

May 05, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Student group wants permitted guns at GSU

Walking around Georgia Southern's campus this week, students and faculty may notice a few people wearing gun holsters on their hips.

May 04, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Celebration South held in downtown Statesboro

May 04, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Perdue to make keynote address at OTC graduation

Gov. Sonny Perdue will be the keynote speaker for the spring commencement at Ogeechee Technical College. Graduation exercises are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15 inside Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse.

May 04, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Langston Chapel Middle School holds CRCT pep rally

May 03, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Crowd packs track at Relay for Life

With balloons, barbecues, games and lots of laughter and smiles, the crowd that packed the track Friday night at the 2008 Relay for Life were celebrating.

May 03, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Georgia’s turkey hunting season opens March 21

Cluck. Purr. Gobble. Have you been practicing your turkey calling skills?

March 14, 2015 | Georgia Wildlife Resources Division | Local


Averitt Center sets grand opening for new facility

The Averitt Center for the Arts will celebrate the grand opening of its newest facility, the Center for Performing Arts, at 41 W. Main St., on Friday.

March 14, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Proposed bill doesn’t quench brewers’ thirst

If a bill the Georgia Senate passed Friday becomes law, Eagle Creek Brewing Co. will be allowed to serve larger samples to adults touring the little brewery in the middle of Statesboro, and they will be able to take sealed samples home. But Eagle Creek still won't be allowed to sell beer directly to consumers.

March 14, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Former Marine now facing DUI charges in Twin City

A man released in October from a Mexican prison after being jailed there for seven months on charges of bringing guns into the country was released on bond Thursday after a DUI arrest in Twin City.

March 13, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Graphic images and the First Amendment

Photographs have the power to make us smile, laugh and remember the times of our lives. They also have the power to challenge our assertions and confront our worst fears. And, sometimes, they have the power to offend our sensibilities and taste.

March 13, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Local


2 held without bond after shots fired in Statesboro

A man and woman charged after shots were fired at a condominium complex Thursday remain in jail without bond, facing multiple charges each, according to Bulloch County Jail records.

March 13, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


LeCain to lead Statesboro High

For the first time in 10 months, Statesboro High School has a permanent principal.

March 12, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County RV park application public hearing postponed

A public hearing on a rezoning request for property near Bulloch Academy has been postponed until April 9. It originally was scheduled for tonight.

March 12, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Shots fired at Statesboro condo complex

Statesboro police have two people in custody after shots were fired at a Lanier Drive location.

March 12, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Anti-abortion group: Graphic images to be displayed on Georgia Southern campus

The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform announced in a news release late Wednesday that it plans to present large, graphic images of the aftermath of abortion outside Russell Union at Georgia Southern University today and Friday.

March 12, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Pipeline will bypass Brier Creek Revolutionary War battlefield

SYLVANIA - Beginning a public hearing Tuesday at the Screven County Library, representatives of the Kinder Morgan company announced that a section of the proposed Palmetto Pipeline will be rerouted to avoid a Revolutionary War battleground.

March 11, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


40 attend inaugural Statesboro police town hall

Statesboro Police Department leaders shared plans, ideas and crime statistics with about 40 people Tuesday during the department's inaugural town hall meeting, held at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

March 11, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


RV park near Bulloch Academy?

The Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission is considering a zoning change that would allow an RV park to be built within sight of Bulloch Academy's campus.

March 11, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Police: Graphic images of abortion to be seen on Statesboro streets

Graphic images depicting the aftermath of abortion will be seen on the streets of Statesboro through Friday.

March 11, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Smoke in hallway prompts Sallie Z. evacuation

Faculty and students at Sallie Zetterower Elementary were evacuated at about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday after smoke was seen in a hallway, according to the Bulloch County school system.

March 11, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


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