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Bulloch Blues Marching Band showcase 7 p.m.

The Bulloch Blues Marching Band, consisting of the bands from the three public high schools, holds its Family and Friends Night showcase 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7.

November 06, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro to pick next mayor

For the three candidates vying to be Statesboro's mayor for the next four years, Tuesday night's vote count could be decisive. Or, this general election result could send two candidates to a Dec. 5 runoff.

November 06, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Kailey and Ranger

He was once a malnourished young stallion in a bad situation, but thanks to a rescue organization and a young Bulloch County woman's passion for horses, Ranger and trainer Kailey Elizabeth Perkins won the 2017 Georgia Equine Rescue League Challenge.

November 06, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Red, white and blue takeover of Sweetheart Circle

As you walk through Sweetheart Circle Friday, you will notice a flood of red, white and blue lining the walkway through the Circle. There will be 491 flags, each representing a veteran and military student at Georgia Southern, and highlight the second annual Veterans Day ceremony at the university.

November 06, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


G.H. Tool & Mold expands in Statesboro

G.H. Tool & Mold, whose arrival at Bulloch County's Gateway Industrial Park in 2000 had everything to do with Briggs & Stratton, is expanding along with its larger industrial neighbor.

November 06, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Honoring our vets with discounts, meals

Saturday is Veterans and it is a special day set aside to honor all of those who serve and have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. All state and federal offices and local banks will be closed on Friday in observance of the holiday.

November 06, 2017 | | Local


Dr. Erika Morrow joins Vision Source in Statesboro

Dr. Horace, Deal, O.D., owner of Vision Source-Professional Eye Care of Statesboro welcomes Dr. Erika Morrow, M.S., O.D., to his practice.

November 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Stepping up with disaster shelters

After some confusion occurred with Hurricane Irma, volunteers with Bulloch County VOAD, along with the Bulloch County Emergency Management Agency, recently called on state officials and the American Red Cross for a better understanding about emergency shelters.

November 04, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Allman Brothers' Big House haunted?

MACON - The Peach State's specters - if one is inclined to believe in such spooks - come in many forms.

November 04, 2017 | JOE KOVAC JR. The Telegraph | Local


So far, 920 city and 1,362 county votes

With Election Day still to go, 920 people have cast ballots in Statesboro's city election, more than half as many as voted in the general election phase of the last mayoral race in 2013.

November 03, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Report: Georgia stays 40th in hospital safety

Just like in 2016, Georgia placed 40th among states in percentages of hospitals with top safety ratings, in the latest report from the Leapfrog Group.

November 03, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


First Baptist member finds new calling

Octogenarian Betty Reaves recently packed up her 34-foot RV and headed south for the winter, driving from Ridgecrest, N.C. – her spring and summer home – to her home without wheels in Statesboro.

November 03, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Friday the last day to vote early

At the end of voting hours Thursday, 1,144 Bulloch County residents had voted early in the Education SPLOST referendum, while 782 Statesboro residents had done so in the city's mayoral race.

November 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Troopers stop 20 speeding Lamborghinis

How many state troopers does it take to stop a pack of speeding Lamborghinis? In Bulloch County, only two.

November 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


No injuries in school bus accident

At approximately 1:45 p.m. Thursday, a Bulloch County Schools bus that was transporting nine Transitions Learning Center students and their counselor was involved in a single-vehicle accident in the parking lot of the Statesboro campus of East Georgia College.

November 02, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Some Kinda Good: Creating Thanksgiving Day traditions with family, food

Growing up, Thanksgiving was always an exciting holiday. Both my parents' families are large, and each year we would alternate which side to spend it ...

November 20, 2017 | By REBEKAH LINGENFELSER Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch REACH scholars chart path to college

Bulloch County Schools recently honored six new REACH Georgia Scholars at a signing ceremony at the Board of Education's central office. Each scholar now ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Bulloch County superintendent gets 1-year contract

By a 5-1 vote after two of the eight members left during a protracted meeting Thursday night, the Bulloch County Board of Education extended Superintendent ...

November 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro World War II veteran recounts time in Italy

For most, information pertinent to World War II is but a faint memory from a history class. A limited few can recall details as broadcast ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro twins face double trouble

Twin brothers were arrested Thursday on outstanding warrants after appearing in traffic court.

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bulloch welcomes new 4-H leader

One of Bulloch County's own has traveled full circle as Susannah Martin Lanier, a passionate 4-H member in her school days, joins the Bulloch ...

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


2017 Farm City Week in Bulloch County - 'Never too busy to help'

(Note: Look for a more in-depth story on Wade Hodges and his family in the Thanksgiving edition of the Herald on Thursday.)

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Georgia congressman still pushing for Savannah harbor funds

SAVANNAH – A Georgia congressman said Friday the state's lawmakers still hope to boost federal funding to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port ...

November 17, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Listening to God

Bulloch County resident and Southeast Bulloch High School graduate Bryan Piet admits that he was a rebellious and defiant teen and often disrespected authority. But ...

November 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Metter homicide suspect remains at large

The search for a Metter man wanted on murder charges continues as Akeem Ajima Lanier remains at large.

November 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

The Main Street Farmers Market will wrap up its 10th season with a final regular weekly market Saturday morning and then put a bow on ...

November 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


OTC breaks ground for Workforce Training

Contractor crews had real groundwork underway when officials ceremonially turned shovels Wednesday on Ogeechee Technical College's sixth major building, the $10 million, almost 35 ...

November 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Piebald buck bagged near Brooklet

The text message Brooklet resident Travis Wilson received Wednesday morning was only two words, but he knew what they meant to his friend Jim Doud.

November 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Please take the Statesboro Herald's reader survey

More than 200 people have filled out a survey about the Statesboro Herald in the past two weeks and Penny Marz now has a $100 ...

November 15, 2017 | By JIM HEALY | Local


‘Jury’ scam returns to Bulloch

A familiar scam seems to have taken on renewed life recently in Statesboro and Bulloch County, as a number of school board employees and local ...

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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