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Saddle up, the rodeo's coming to the Boro

Expect to see lots of boots and cowboy hats in Statesboro this week as promotional events get underway for the second annual Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo.

April 23, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Daycares swarm to enroll in rating system

MARIETTA, Ga. - Parents often spend weeks visiting dozens of daycare centers and preschools before finding one they like, but the state hopes to cut down on that leg work with a new rating system.

April 21, 2012 | By DORIE TURNER AP Education Writer | Local


Chasing a degree

Both Emma Gaskins and George Brannen began their college careers in the 1970s, and both left school without earning a degree, only to return years later, determined to complete their journey for a diploma.

April 21, 2012 | By CASEY STODDARD caltman@statesboroherald.com | Local


Coca-Cola habit cited in death of 30-year-old woman

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Experts say a New Zealand woman's 2-gallon-a-day Coca-Cola habit probably contributed to her death, a conclusion that led the soft-drink giant to note that even water can be deadly in excessive amounts.

April 20, 2012 | By NICK PERRY Associated Press | Local


Relief at the pump?

NEW YORK - The worst is over, for now. Gasoline prices are starting to fall.

April 20, 2012 | By CHRIS KAHN and SANDY SHORE AP Energy Writers | Local


'Save As ...' wins top film

Knights dueling over a lost cause, a post-apocalyptic search for a secretive book, and a good old fashioned chase scene. Audience members were treated to a variety of debut short films at the Fourth Annual Statesboro Film Festival Thursday evening.

April 19, 2012 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Prom invites now 'Prom-posals'

NEW YORK - Never mind a text that meekly asks "will u go 2 prom w/me?"

April 19, 2012 | By BETH J. HARPAZ Associated Press | Local


Kathy Bradley - If I had a hammer

On Sunday afternoon, while the sun turned my arms a sweet shade of spring pink, I crawled around on the deck nailing nails. Not new ones. Old ones. The original nails that turned two-by-fours and four-by-fours and whatevers-by-whatevers into the structure on which I now grow herbs and watch hummingbirds and read books and, once every 28 days, walk outside to make sure the moon is compass-drawn round.

April 19, 2012 | | Local


Man suspected of robbing convenience store arrested

A man wanted in an alleged armed robbery at a local convenience store was arrested and charged with multiple offenses Wednesday.

April 18, 2012 | By EDDIE LEDBETTER | Local


Progress for walking trail

Good news abounds for Bulloch County residents wanting to get outside, get fit and view scenery on two wheels or two feet.

April 18, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


City grants alcohol license to restaurant near campus

Impassioned thought on both sides of an issue led to the contentious decision Tuesday to grant an alcohol license to a restaurant located less than two hundred yards from the campus of Georgia Southern University.

April 18, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Spotlight ready to shine

The spotlight will shine on the Averitt Center for the Arts Thursday evening when the Fourth annual Statesboro Film Festival premieres nine locally-produced short films.

April 17, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


Trust me, you'll love the Statesboro Film Festival

Thursday marks the fourth Statesboro Film Festival I have helped organize. Each one, frankly, has been better than the previous ones and the 2012 edition, I promise, will be better, too.

April 17, 2012 | Jim Healy | Local


Boy Scouts get message from Coach Monken

A group of young men who comprise Statesboro's Boy Scouts of America Troop 342 were reminded Monday about the importance of their ideals by perhaps Bulloch County's most famous scout.

April 17, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Growth gathering steam

Bulloch County is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. Since the last official census was taken in April 2010, the population of Bulloch County has grown from 70,213 as of July 1, 2010 to 72,881, an increase of 2,668 people, as of July 1, 2011, according to the latest population estimate based on census trends.

April 16, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


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OTC to close all facilities Wednesday

Due to a Winter Advisory and the potential for hazardous road conditions Wednesday in the Service Delivery Area for Ogeechee Technical College, all College campuses ...

January 02, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


McCollar calls for unity

Outside, the temperature hovered barely above 20 Fahrenheit, but in the warm and crowded council chamber, new Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar called for unity immediately ...

January 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deputy Fire Chief Ronnie Shaw passes

A 40-year veteran of the Statesboro Fire Department lost his battle with leukemia Saturday.

January 02, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Deputies injured, Brooklet man arrested

A man who fought and injured two deputies while resisting arrest Saturday ended up with several felony charges after being subdued by Taser.

January 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Snow possible locally Wednesday morning, afternoon

Statesboro and Bulloch County haven't seen significant snow in seven years, but today could bring flurries. The National Weather Service in Charleston, South Carolina ...

January 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


State Court of Bulloch County cancels jury duty for Wednesday

Due to poor weather conditions forecasted, jury duty for the State Court of Bulloch County scheduled at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, January 3, has ...

January 02, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Madame Couture's founder felt 'calling'

Local businesswoman Maria Proctor found herself in Statesboro in a rather roundabout way, but anyone who's shopped in her store, Madame Couture's Formals ...

January 01, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - My local Crystal Ball predictions for 2018

With the election of a new president and the overwhelming focus President Trump has placed on winning, I just knew that 2017 would be the ...

January 01, 2018 | | Local


Deidre Nelson retires after 17 years with AgSouth in Statesboro

Theron Anderson, director of AgSouth Farm Credit's Financially-Related Services, announced that Deidre Nelson retired from the association as of Dec. 31, 2017. Nelson, loan ...

January 01, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Herald's Year in Pictures

"Every photograph that we take, and ultimately share, is energy transfer. We use photography to communicate the energy we originally felt." -- Paul Melcher

December 31, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


The business of Bulloch bees

In these winter days honey bees are clustered in their hives keeping warm. But now is the time for beekeepers to get equipment ready and ...

December 30, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Frigid temps hit Statesboro, Bulloch homeless

With freezing temperatures ahead this week, Statesboro's Open Hearts Community Mission has been busy fielding calls from those in need of a warm place ...

December 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Statesboro Police Department team needs baseball players

If you want to play baseball, the Statesboro Arrows wants you.

December 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


One shot in home invasion

A man was shot early Friday morning in what police said was a drug-related home invasion at a Knight Drive apartment complex near Georgia Southern ...

December 29, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


McCollar swearing-in, reception Tuesday

The first order of business for Statesboro City Council and incoming Mayor Jonathan McCollar at 9 a.m. Tuesday will be McCollar's historic swearing-in.

December 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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