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Whale activists file suit to free Lolita

SEATTLE - Supporters have offered $1 million for her release. Annual demonstrations have demanded her return to the Northwest. Over the years, celebrities, schoolchildren and even a Washington state governor have campaigned to free Lolita, a killer whale captured from Puget Sound waters in 1970 and who has been performing at Miami Seaquarium for the past four decades.

December 02, 2011 | By PHUONG LE Associated Press | Local


State-honored Magnolia String Quartet set to perform

After winning the state chamber music competition last month, Georgia Southern University's Magnolia String Quartet will represent Georgia at the Music Teachers National Association regional competitions in January.

December 02, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Woman, teens charged in robbery

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman and two teenagers they say were involved in the Tuesday robbery of a Hispanic grocery store on U.S. 301 South.

December 01, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


OTC named top tech college in the state

Ogeechee Technical College was named Thursday the state's Technical College of the Year. The announcement was made during the Board of the Technical College System of Georgia's monthly meeting in Atlanta.

December 01, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


4 arrested on meth, other drug charges

A tip to drug agents resulted in four arrests Wednesday after drug agents discovered methamphetamine, components of a meth lab and other drugs in a Buchan Road home near Pembroke.

December 01, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


DAR names Bulloch judge influential woman of history

A woman who made a career of shattering the proverbial glass ceiling and whose contributions to Bulloch County span more than four decades was honored Thursday by the Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

December 01, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Stolen truck leaves man homeless

A man whose truck was stolen the day before Thanksgiving said the woman who did so took more than his ride – she took his home.

November 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Holiday display helps feed the hungry

There's a glow out on Old River Road North, and it lures people bearing gifts. Sound familiar? No, it's not the wise men visiting Baby Jesus, but in a sense, the spirit is the same.

November 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Second burglary suspect turns himself in

A man sought in connection to a couple of burglaries last week turned himself in Monday, but added charges to his name after trying to smuggle in contraband.

November 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council, public discuss alcohol ordinance

A collection of citizens filled council chambers Tuesday to hammer out details of the city's reformed and soon-to-pass alcohol ordinance with the group of officials responsible for implementing it.

November 29, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Claxton woman charged with murder

A Statesboro woman was killed Sunday during a domestic dispute when another woman shot her in the head, according to reports.

November 29, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


‘Quick Start’ for Great Dane

Bulloch County's newest manufacturing business Great Dane Trailers, along with the Georgia Quick Start program and Ogeechee Technical College, announced plans Tuesday to help train the company's projected 400 new employees.

November 29, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Council seeks citizen input on alcohol ordinance

Statesboro City Council could move one step closer to finalizing the city's new alcohol ordinance when it hosts an open public hearing today at City Hall.

November 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Chili Town, Santa, holiday music and more at December F1rst Friday event

For a short time this holiday season, Santa Claus will not be in a North Pole workshop prepping for his big night. The Christmas icon will instead be beard-deep in a bowl of homemade chili, kicking off the holiday in a way only the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority (DSDA) can.

November 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bound for the Red Planet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A rover of "monster truck" proportions zoomed toward Mars on an 8½-month, 354 million-mile journey Saturday, the biggest, best equipped robot ever sent to explore another planet.

November 26, 2011 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | Local


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Inmate whose execution was stayed waits on US Supreme Court

ATLANTA - A Georgia inmate whose execution was halted at the 11th-hour after his lawyers argued racism played a "pivotal role in his death sentence" is ...

September 27, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Voter registration deadline Oct. 10

On Nov. 7, Statesboro will hold a city election, with three candidates vying for mayor. All Bulloch County registered voters are eligible to vote in ...

September 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Other firms appeal city’s choice of insurance broker

Two insurance brokerage firms – one that bid slightly higher and one much lower – are asking Statesboro City Council to reconsider after it awarded the city ...

September 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


BCSO sergeant 'in the right place'

Twice in one week, Bulloch County Sheriff's Sergeant Tracy Miller helped extricate victims from being trapped in potentially deadly situations.

September 26, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Claxton man faces 13 agg assault charges

A Claxton man is accused of trying to run over guests at a Saturday night wedding party.

September 25, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Three shot in Statesboro; two don't want to pursue charges

Three people were shot early Saturday morning on Dunlap Street, and Statesboro police are seeking information about the incident, despite two of the victims not ...

September 25, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man charged with enticing a child

A Statesboro man was jailed Saturday after accusations he solicited sex from a child under 16.

September 25, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Huge expansion makes for a bigger 'Party' in Statesboro

Party Impressions just completed an expansion on South Main Street, increasing the store's total retail space to more than 10,000 square feet. The ...

September 25, 2017 | | Local


‘Where are the workers?’

Talking to human resources professionals at a conference in Statesboro, Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the most common gripe he hears has changed since ...

September 25, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Irma can't stop university from topping $2 million

Georgia Southern University had another successful year with the A Day for Southern fundraising campaign, which raised $2,178,293 in its 44th year. This ...

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Who could say no to that face?

Cleopatra was an Egyptian queen known for her beauty and her ability to make an entrance.

September 24, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Local


Candler County hospital fights to stay open

GLENWOOD ― If you want to watch a rural community die, kill its hospital.

September 23, 2017 | By LAUREN WEBBER and ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Now it’s Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful

Statesboro and Bulloch County again have a Keep America Beautiful affiliate program, but this time it's Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful, hosted by the city.

September 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


City tallying Irma overtime costs

Despite Tropical Storm Irma's effects being far less disastrous than feared, the city of Statesboro did have a storm response, has begun hauling debris ...

September 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Students charged with falsely reporting robbery

Two Georgia Southern University students were charged Thursday after police learned the armed robbery they claimed took place never happened.

September 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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