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'Sacred & Profane' exhibit looks at southern folk art

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art will present "Sacred & Profane," a folk art exhibition on display through Dec. 11 in the Folk Art Research Center, located in the Fine Arts Building on Georgia Southern's campus.

October 28, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro - Paying respects to the late Arnold Ray Akins

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October 28, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Akins laid to rest

Bulloch County buried a legend Tuesday as rain threatened and citizens mourned. Former Bulloch County Sheriff Arnold Ray Akins, died Saturday of complications stemming from colostomy surgery. Akins was 70.

October 27, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Early voting for city council election ends Friday

There are three more days left of early voting for the Statesboro city council election as citizens prepare to elect two council members and a mayor to new four-year terms.

October 27, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro - Business in the Boro; Bulloch History Moment: The 1856 election

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October 27, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch mourns Sheriff Akins

In spite of the circumstances, the atmosphere Monday night at the visitation for former Bulloch County Sheriff Arnold Ray Akins was not typical of most funeral home viewings.

October 26, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Looking at the local economy

This morning's first guest on the "Mornings unPhiltered" show was Edward H. Sibbald. Host Phil Boyum introduced Sibbald, who was named the interim director of the Bureau of Business Research and Economic Development in July at Georgia Southern. Sibbald is now the Director for the Center for Financial Excellence.

October 26, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Two men sought in separate Stadium Place robberies

Two separate armed robberies within two hours at an apartment complex near Georgia Southern University Saturday are likely unrelated, according to reports.

October 26, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Brooks Keel named GSU president

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia named Dr. Brooks A. Keel Monday as the 12th president of Georgia Southern University. Keel is vice chancellor for research and economic development and professor of biological sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

October 26, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro - PETCO costume contest; Memory Walk & Run Fundraiser

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October 26, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee River Baptists meet

At the recent 111th annual meeting of the Ogeechee River Baptist Association, some one hundred pastors and deacons of 37 Bulloch County Baptist churches came together in Nevils to consider the challenges that lie ahead during the next year for the churches in Bulloch County and the nation.

October 24, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


United Way launches ’09-10 campaign

United Way of Southeast Georgia kicked off its 2009-2010 campaign and Barry Turner, executive director for public relations at Ogeechee Technical College, will serve as campaign chair.

October 24, 2009 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


A legend lost: Arnold Ray Akins passes at 69

Arnold Ray Akins, a local legend in the law enforcement world and former sheriff of Bulloch County, died Saturday morning after an extended illness at the Tattnall Community Hospital in Reidsville.

October 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Statesboro city council meets Blind Willie McTell

It was an eclectic mix of guests Friday on "Mornings unPHILtered." The city election, local blues legend Blind Willie McTell and high school football were the topics.

October 23, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


A Peak honor

Tanita Peak, a fourth grade teacher at Brooklet Elementary School, was named Friday the 2010 Bulloch County School System's Teacher of the Year. Peak learned of her selection Friday morning when Superintendent Lewis Holloway and administrators surprised her in her classroom.

October 23, 2009 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


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Register fire cause ‘undetermined’

The cause of a fire Sunday that consumed the Register Town Hall has been ruled, so far, undetermined, said Bulloch County fire Chief Christopher Ivey.

April 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City budget retreat Friday

Statesboro City Council will hold its annual budget "retreat," to hear requests from departments and funded agencies and projections from the city manager and finance ...

April 11, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Next week the big one in ABC contest

Next week will bring the long-awaited news of whether Statesboro wins a prize of $1 million, $2 million or even $3 million in the America ...

April 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


State fire marshal investigating cause of Register Town Hall fire

The state fire marshal will return today to continue an investigation of the early-morning blaze that destroyed the Register Town Hall.

April 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Twin City death ruled a homicide

The death of a Twin City man whose body was found Sunday has been ruled a homicide.

April 10, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Synovus rebrand takes full effect in 2018

Founded in Statesboro in 1901, Sea Island Bank will be rebranded as Synovus in 2018.

April 10, 2017 | | Local


Ralph Cowart earns prestigious health care credential

Ralph E. Cowart Jr., ALA-NBC, Administrator/Co-Owner of Southern Manor Retirement Inn, The Gardens at Southern Manor, Lakeview Manor & Southern Manor Companion Care in Statesboro ...

April 10, 2017 | | Local


Please have a cup of coffee with me - Tuesdays only now

For the past two months, I've enjoyed the company of dozens of area residents who took me up on my offer to join me ...

April 10, 2017 | Jim Healy | Local


Sunday morning fire destroys Register Town Hall

Fire destroyed the Register Town Hall early Sunday morning in a blaze Bulloch County Fire Chief Christopher Ivey said could be arson. "We aren't ...

April 09, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Holy Week midday services planned

With Easter Sunday coming up next week, a collection of local churches each will host a mid-day Holy Week Worship event they hope brings people ...

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


Eating and cooking healthier

For the past six years, the Statesboro Food Bank and students majoring in Nutrition at Georgia Southern have collaborated in providing demonstrations on how to ...

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


Whitesville concerns return to City Hall

Carrie Howard has brought the needs and concerns of the Whitesville community to the attention of elected officials for decades. She was back talking to ...

April 08, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Escape attempt fails

A man being processed at the Bulloch County Jail tried to escape from an interview room Wednesday night, but jail staff thwarted his attempts.

April 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Art-themed First Friday offers bowls

This First Friday, the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority and the Averitt Center for the Arts are working together to provide an art-centered evening, with vendors ...

April 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Burglary arrest leads to more arrests for drugs

A burglary investigation led police to four arrests on Thursday: one for several burglaries and attempted burglaries, and three others - the offender's roommates - on ...

April 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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