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Fish kill closes Ogeechee River

A massive fish kill along a 40-mile stretch of the Ogeechee River is puzzling environmentalists, who have closed public landings and are awaiting test results to learn the cause.

May 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bits of the past

About 50 members and guests of the Bulloch County Historical Society enjoyed seeing bits of the past Monday as the group held its second local version of the "Antiques Roadshow."

May 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County leaders discuss SPLOST continuation

Bulloch County Commissioners hosted a luncheon Monday with leaders from Brooklet, Portal, Register and Statesboro to consider an early extension of the existing Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

May 23, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

This week, Chris discusses some greatest sports teams ever, including the 1999 and 2000 Georgia Southern teams led by Paul Johnson and Adrian Peterson.

May 23, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 23, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - May 23, 2011

May 23, 2011 | | Local


EPD closes Bulloch Ogeechee River landings

A mysterious fish kill in the Ogeechee River has the Environmental Protection Division closing landings and warning people not to swim in or eat fish from the river.

May 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Society looking for local history

Members of the Bulloch County Historical Society will trek through time Monday, presenting items and stories from days bygone.

May 22, 2011 | by JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


A heart for service

Dr. Michael Braz might be retiring from Georgia Southern University, but the 61-year-old professor and community leader is in no hurry to slow down. Instead of following a more traditional approach, Braz is pursuing a lifelong dream to join the Peace Corps.

May 22, 2011 | By CASEY STODDARD caltman@statesboroherald.com | Local


Mozart's 'magic' opera

An exciting journey to a fantasy land created by Mozart awaits patrons in a performance Tuesday of the famed composer's "The Magic Flute," at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

May 22, 2011 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Herald staff earns 16 AP news awards

The Statesboro Herald won 16 awards in the 2011 Georgia Associated Press Awards contest, including Photo of the Year. The awards were announced Saturday in Macon during the AP's annual awards luncheon.

May 22, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Earnhardt wants to race his way into All-Star race

CONCORD, N.C. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. doesn't really want to watch the All-Star race on television at home while drinking a beer.

May 20, 2011 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Local


Slain deputy honored at ceremony

A 21-gun salute, a wreath of white flowers, and flags at half mast Friday accompanied fond memories and recollections as a group of Bulloch County law enforcement officers and friends remembered a fellow officer killed in the line of duty.

May 20, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wearing two hats at BA

Faye Ellis arrives at Bulloch Academy shortly after 7 a.m., planning lunch for more than 350 students. When most of the children go home at 3 p.m., she will stay until after 6 p.m. to take care of about 30 of the youngest.

May 20, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Victim recovering after Thursday shooting

A man who was shot Thursday night at Little Lotts Creek Apartments is in stable condition after surgery, and the man who shot him is behind bars, police said.

May 20, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Annual car show to help cancer victim

Classic cars and trucks, vendors and a day full of fun will do more than offer citizens a good time – it will benefit a local law enforcement officer battling cancer.

May 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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After 18 years, ag arena to be built in Bulloch County

After an 18-year hiatus, Bulloch County's multipurpose agriculture arena will finally be built - and there are already several groups waiting to sign up to ...

March 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City alcohol hearings: Here comes the judge

After a couple of years when hearings on alcoholic beverage infractions - usually for serving patrons under age 21 - were a frequent part of Statesboro City ...

March 08, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Study: As obesity rates climb, fewer heavy Americans try to lose weight

CHICAGO - Fewer overweight Americans have been trying to lose weight in recent years, and researchers wonder if fat acceptance could be among the reasons.

March 08, 2017 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Local


One last walk

Most in Bulloch County recognize him and many see him regularly on television. He's usually reporting on events in others' lives, telling their stories ...

March 07, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Deputy ends chase with PIT maneuver

A driver reportedly clocked going 97 mph was in the Bulloch County Jail facing at least seven charges Tuesday after a Sheriff's Office sergeant ...

March 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Soldiers shot to death in Hinesville

Police say the two Fort Stewart soldiers found dead in a Rebecca Street townhome Sunday were shot to death, and investigators are treating it as ...

March 07, 2017 | By LEWIS LEVINE Coastal Courier | Local


Allen backs repeal of EPA's 'Waters of US'

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen last week praised President Donald Trump's executive order to reverse an EPA rule that defined the "Waters of the ...

March 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Panel confirms future 'Armstrong Campus' of Georgia Southern

When the two universities merge, Armstrong State University's main campus in Savannah will be called the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern University, the Consolidation ...

March 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


4 days, 2 family violence stabbings

In two unrelated incidents in the past four days, the Statesboro Police Department and Bulloch County Sheriff's Office each arrested women for allegedly stabbing ...

March 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Ollie's bringing retail outlet to College Plaza

New life is coming to Statesboro's very first shopping center, College Plaza at the corner of Zetterower Avenue and Fair Road. Ollie's Bargain ...

March 06, 2017 | | Local


AgSouth distributes $19 million; awards market grants

AgSouth Chief Executive Officer Pat Calhoun announced that current and former members of AgSouth Farm Credit in Georgia and South Carolina received more than $19 ...

March 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Delicious fundraiser: Tasting Statesboro to benefit United Way

Want to sample local cuisine from more than 35 restaurants and assist the community, too?

March 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Meet Bill Black, Bulloch's new chief deputy

When Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown took office in January, he already knew who would be his chief deputy - a man he knew was stable ...

March 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lawmakers head down home stretch

ATLANTA - Struggling schools, opioid addiction and the state's medical marijuana program appear likely to dominate the rest of Georgia's legislative session.

March 04, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


Georgia House backs bill allowing guns on college campuses

ATLANTA - Despite Gov. Nathan Deal's forceful veto last year, Georgia's House approved another bill on Friday that would allow licensed gun owners to ...

March 03, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


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