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Barrow in tough spot after change to district

SAVANNAH - Nearly 50 years ago, every congressman from the Deep South was a white Democrat.

September 04, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


Bulloch history comes alive at Willow Hill Festival

Siblings Irene Parrish Dowdell, 95, and Charles Jonathan "C.J." Parrish, 93, felt strongly enough about the Willow Hill community they left behind as young children to make the trip back to Georgia for the first Willow Hill Heritage Festival.

September 03, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Georgia Southern beats Samford

Backup quarterback Jerick McKinnon scored two touchdowns as a running back and Laron Scott returned a kickoff 99 yards for a third-quarter touchdown to lead Georgia Southern to a 31-17 season-opening victory over Samford Saturday evening in Birmingham, Ala.

September 03, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


An Averitt legend to be

Who will Statesboro's next legend be?

September 03, 2011 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Nurse accused of stealing from elderly

A personal care nurse stole a credit card from an elderly patient and passed it around to friends for their own personal use, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

September 03, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Four to vie for District 2 post

A four-horse race will determine the next City Councilman for Statesboro's second district, while incumbents Travis Chance and Will Britt are assured returns to office.

September 02, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee still polluted

Recent tests of the Ogeechee River still show disturbing levels of contaminants, and fish are still dying, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp.

September 01, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Get a taste of local authors, eateries

Whether shoppers are hungry for a good local book or fresh local food, the Main Street Farmers Market can satisfy both cravings on Saturdays in September. The Statesboro Friends of the Library will feature four local writers at their booth to celebrate "Authors at the Market Month." Shoppers can meet the authors from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and books will be available for sale and signing. September also serves up four local restaurants as part of "A Taste of the Boro at the Market."

September 01, 2011 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local


A play 17 years in the making

Going backstage for Georgia Southern's production of "What Use Are Flowers?" would not offer visitors a typical rehearsal. Instead of the usual setting of actors pacing around, warming up vocal cords and rehearsing lines, they would find a serene setting that resembles something similar to a dance recital. The actors stretch and prepare their bodies not for words, but for movement.

September 01, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


New maps OK'd

A focus on reconfiguring Statesboro's five voting districts by the Department of Community Development this summer will not be in vain, as the resulting district map will be used for November's election, according to City Manager Frank Parker.

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


CDC: Sugary drink habits harmful

ATLANTA - Half of Americans drink a soda or sugary beverage each day - and some are downing a lot.

August 31, 2011 | By MIKE STOBBE Associated Press | Local


Teen arrested on burglary charges after salon incident

A teen caught on video stealing a purse and electronics from a local salon was arrested after a victim spotted him riding a bike the next day.

August 31, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Prison guard arrested

A Bulloch County Correctional Institute guard was arrested Tuesday after a lengthy investigation, charged with smuggling drugs and contraband into the facility.

August 30, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Historic fun at Willow Hill

The first Willow Hill Heritage Festival this weekend will spotlight the history of the Willow Hill School while offering two days of crafts, food, music, children's activities and health information.

August 30, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


A yummy F1rst Friday

Downtown Statesboro retail shops will become mini restaurants Friday evening during the fourth annual Taste of Downtown.

August 30, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Tormenta stadium in advanced planning stages

Early in May, South Georgia Tormenta FC announced plans to both look into building a stadium of its own and possibly make the move to ...

July 01, 2017 | Mike Anthony | Local


Health plans for many Medicaid recipients about to change

June 30, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Woman shot; GBI investigating

Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agents are trying to unravel the story behind woman reportedly shot in Jenkins County who ended up in Bulloch County ...

June 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Fourth of July week brings 3 public celebrations

The annual Mill Creek July 4 celebration with fireworks isn't Bulloch County's only Independence Week celebration. A community group hosts a parade and ...

June 29, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Fireworks – what to buy and how to stay safe

Now that consumer-grade fireworks are legal to possess in Georgia, some may be confused about what kind to buy and how to handle them safely.

June 29, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Firecracker Fest 2017 set for Fourth of July

Hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Synovus Bank, Firecracker Fest 2017 is set to begin Tuesday - the Fourth of July - at ...

June 29, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Study finds pay for public college presidents up 5.3 percent

Presidents of U.S. public colleges and universities saw their earnings climb by 5.3 percent last year, with several of them topping $1 million ...

June 28, 2017 | By COLLIN BINKLEY Associated Press | Local


City OKs alcohol ordinance change

Provided they have 50 or more rooms, Statesboro hotels with package alcohol licenses may now sell bottles or cans of beer and wine for patrons ...

June 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Suspect flees as bystander takes video

Watch video of incident by Juwaun Rashawn Watkins here.

June 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Archives span from 1733 to MacGyver

The Georgia Archives, which became part of the University System of Georgia in 2013, have increased their staffing, would welcome more visitors and now feature ...

June 27, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


County seeks COPS grant for three new deputies

Bulloch County leaders hope a grant application will lead to partial funding of three new Bulloch County sheriff's road deputies, who would target violent ...

June 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Breakdown' in jail policy led to release of wrong inmate

A "breakdown" in the process of following jail policies and procedures led to the mistaken release and subsequent escape of a Bulloch County Jail inmate ...

June 26, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Woman hit by car after striking bicyclist with her own car

A Millen woman was struck by a passing car on Sunday after she stopped to help a man on a bike whom she had struck ...

June 26, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Smith made permanent city attorney

Statesboro City Council last week solidified I. Cain Smith's appointment as city attorney. He has been serving on an interim basis since mid-December.

June 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man shot twice in the leg early Monday

An unidentified man was shot twice in the leg early Monday morning but refused to cooperate with police and would not press charges.

June 26, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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