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Joy Café serves up Southern comfort

When Joy Austin Beber opened Joy Café in Atlanta four years ago, she never thought she would be entertaining Food Network host Guy Fieri in her kitchen one day.

September 06, 2015 | By BRITTANI HOWELL | Local

Portal assured of new mayor

The town of Portal will have a new mayor when the Nov. 3 election rolls around, as incumbent mayor Larry Motes did not qualify to run by Friday at the 4:30 p.m. qualifying deadline.

September 05, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Mission trip a ‘Blessing’ for Boro teen

Statesboro teen Ava Hiller loves the English/Irish pop "boy band" One Direction so much, she saved and saved to raise enough money to attend one of their concerts.

September 05, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Civilians help police crack down on underage drinking

Civilians have been helping Statesboro police perform alcohol compliance checks since 2012, but a recent social media ad seeking qualified persons to assist in these checks received an overwhelming response.

September 04, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Haught challenges Chance in District 5

With five minutes to go before the close of qualifying Friday, Steven Haught handed in his finished paperwork and his $227 fee at City Hall, qualifying to run against incumbent Travis Chance for the District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council.

September 04, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

First Friday to feature ‘Taste of Downtown’

How would you like to sample most of your local restaurants in one convenient location, and for only a small fee?

September 03, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

No races for Statesboro City Council, so far

Going into the final day of qualifying, there are no vacancies but also no contested races for the three Statesboro City Council seats up for election Nov. 3.

September 03, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Zero tolerance for driving under the influence

Everyone knows holidays mean extra patrols on state highways, but local law enforcement agencies plan on patrolling back streets and rural dirt roads as well in attempt to keep everyone safe.

September 03, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Crime Suppression Team arrests 9 in drug sweeps

Nine suspects face drug sales charges after Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team agents rounded them up during four recent, separate investigations.

September 02, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Exhibit review: ‘Master’ photos from Lori Grice

It is a simple fact of modern life that we all take pictures: our homes, kids, pets (especially cats), a holiday - anything, really, we wish to capture for posterity. But there is a difference between that casual snapshot and the work of a professional, master photographer such as our own local Lori Grice.

September 02, 2015 | By SCOTT FOXX Special to the Herald | Local

Council affirms deputy manager salary, unchanged millage rate

Statesboro City Council finalized some recent business Tuesday, approving a contract with Robert Cheshire in his new, permanent job as deputy city manager and setting the property tax rate for the year.

September 02, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

2015 Averitt Legend in the Arts Award winner selected

Betty Foy Sanders is a legend in the Georgia art world, especially in Statesboro, and the Averitt Center for the Arts just confirmed that status – she was named as the 2015 Legend in the Arts Award Inductee.

September 02, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Permanently 'temporary'?

Staff members gave Statesboro City Council a new draft of a Temporary Vendors Ordinance that would "grandfather in" some existing vendors, such as Green Man's Corner on South Main Street and Ellis' Open Market on Northside Drive East.

September 01, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Hospital gives $40K to GSU nursing scholarship fund

A gift of more than $40,000 of corporate and individual donations from a local hospital will enable Georgia Southern University to fund future scholarships for nursing students in memory of five young women killed in a tragic car accident in April.

September 01, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Statesboro Council qualifying begins

The first two candidates to qualify for Statesboro City Council seats in the Nov. 3 election, Sam Lee Jones in District 2 and Jeffrey B. Yawn in District 3, are lifetime residents of Statesboro.

August 31, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

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GSP trooper arrested for fighting

A Georgia State Patrol trooper was arrested after a fight before Saturday's football game at Georgia Southern University's Paulson Stadium.

September 16, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

A new 'Day for Southern' record

With the 42nd annual "A Day for Southern," people in Statesboro and Bulloch County, and on the campus itself, set a new record of giving ...

September 15, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Wendell Turner resigns from public safety director position

Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner resigned from his position Tuesday. Statesboro City Council members voted unanimously to accept his resignation, as well as to ...

September 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Ga. lawmakers consider casinos, racing for scholarship money

ATLANTA - Gambling supporters, including Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts International, made their first public pitch this week that casinos and horse racing are the solution to ...

September 15, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local

Original draft of Constitution on display Thursday

In a first-of-its-kind event, the Georgia Historical Society will publicly display Abraham Baldwin's draft copy of the United States Constitution on Thursday in Savannah ...

September 15, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Keel now president of Augusta University

Less than two months after becoming president of Georgia Regents University, Dr. Brooks Keel is president of a university with a new name, Augusta University.

September 15, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Georgia Southern gets many voices in search for new president

To search for the next president of Georgia Southern University, the state Board of Regents has created two committees, one made up of seven of ...

September 14, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Teen arrested for pulling gun in local night club

Police arrested a Statesboro teenager Saturday who reportedly pulled a gun on others inside a night club.

September 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Splash keeps steady flow in Statesboro

Despite new competition, Splash in the Boro held its own this summer, with a 4 percent drop in attendance from 2014 attributed to weather, but ...

September 14, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - You can now 'Uber' a ride in Statesboro

The transportation sensation Uber is now in the Statesboro Market.

September 14, 2015 | | Local

Couple airlifted to hospital after four-wheeler crash

A man and woman were airlifted to a Savannah hospital Saturday evening after a crash involving a four-wheeler.

September 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Digging begins on deepening of Savannah harbor

TYBEE ISLAND - Crews working round-the-clock have begun deepening the waterway cargo ships use to reach the busy Port of Savannah, which spent 16 years waiting ...

September 14, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

Now simpler to go to college while in high school

Schools and colleges in Bulloch County are taking steps to inform parents of two new Georgia laws that give high school students more opportunities than ...

September 14, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

For heritage and health

Cyclists from as far away as Dublin and as near as Statesboro set out on 14-mile and 36-mile routes in two different directions as the ...

September 13, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Annual 'Tales from the Tomb' tours set for September 24

The annual Bulloch County Historical Society's "Tales from the Tomb" tours will take place a bit earlier this year, with tours featuring "spirits" of ...

September 13, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

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