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War hero Max Cleland to launch Georgia Literary Festival

When keynote speaker Max Cleland takes the stage at the Georgia Literary Festival Saturday, he'll start a page-turner of a day for readers, writers, and lovers of Georgia literature.

October 18, 2010 | By Lynn Lilly Special to the Herald | Local


Artists' bowls draw of local fundraiser for food bank

Since 1990, ceramic students from the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art take part in the Empty Bowl Project, a service project in support of the Statesboro Food Bank. Led by ceramics professor Jane Pleak, the Empty Bowl Project allows students to create unique bowls and then serve lunch to the public for a $10 cash donation.

October 18, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Care packages for soldiers

While most people enjoy the cooling fall weather, soldiers overseas are fighting to protect our freedom to do so. A group of Realtors locally and statewide are gathering items to send to soldiers, hoping to make their tours a little easier, said Hazel Hendrix, a local realtor helping lead the "Project Home" drive.

October 16, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council member to host meeting

It is unclear what will be discussed today at a town hall meeting of sorts organized by Statesboro City Councilman John Riggs. The meeting is set for 2 p.m. at the Honey Bowen Building.

October 16, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Kiwanis Fair days return

The Fair.

October 16, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ga. Literary Festival coming to Boro

Best-sellers and prize-winners, sci-fi to Civil War, vampires to humor, cooking to gardening, and adults to children. That's a full shelf of 25 Georgia authors who'll be speaking at the Georgia Literary Festival on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building on the Georgia Southern campus.

October 16, 2010 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local


Growth with a purpose

Assuring owners of Great Dane they picked wisely in selecting Statesboro as the site to build a 450,000-square-foot manufacturing plant, Gov. Sonny Perdue welcomed the company to Bulloch County during a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday.

October 14, 2010 | By James Healy | Local


Ogeechee Tech breaks ground on new facility

In congratulating Ogeechee Technical College President Dr. Dawn Cartee on breaking ground Thursday for the school's new Health Science building, Gov. Sonny Perdue gave his theory behind OTC's success.

October 14, 2010 | By James Healy | Local


Former Statesboro police chief Richard Malone dies

Former Statesboro Police chief Richard Malone left a legacy behind when he retired from the force in 2001, and will be missed by friends, family and those who he helped become the law enforcement officers they are today.

October 14, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Board of Public Safety convenes at SHS

Statesboro High School students enjoyed a special presentation Thursday that preceded an unusual meeting by the Georgia Board of Public Safety. The monthly board meeting is usually held in Atlanta, but this time, board members gathered in the school auditorium.

October 14, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


McKinney gets Palin approval

Wednesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Republican 12th District Congressional candidate Ray McKinney, who is running against incumbent Democrat John Barrow.

October 13, 2010 | By Roger Allen Herald correspondent | Local


Report: GSU student victim of fraud

A man who reportedly used a debit card that wasn't his to make online purchases ended up behind bars after a Bulloch County Sheriff's investigation, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

October 13, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Magistrate hearing postponed for councilman

A probable cause hearing scheduled for today to determine whether there is sufficient evidence to issue a warrant against Statesboro City Councilman Gary Lewis for stealing newspapers was postponed.

October 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


‘High cotton’ in the Boro for quilts

More than 200 handmade quilts will be on display later this week in Statesboro at the first High Cotton Quilt show.

October 13, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


A mix of quilting, archaeology, politics

Quilting, Civil War archeology and the lieutenant governor's race were the topics on Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show.

October 11, 2010 | By Roger Allen Herald correspondent | Local


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‘Beloved Community’ hopes to move forward

Volunteers promoting careful listening and candid discussions between Statesboro's African-American and law enforcement communities hope to move forward now based on what they learned ...

September 11, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


'Legacy of Lumber'

On Friday, an unveiling ceremony was held at Howard Lumber and Hardware on Gentilly Road in Statesboro for the newest addition to the Eagle Nation ...

September 11, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


A Day for Southern

One day may not seem like much time to make a difference, but for Georgia Southern, it can.

September 11, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Ferrigno keynotes Boys & Girls Club event Thursday

In common with past Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County Steak and Burger Dinner speakers, "Incredible Hulk" star and two-time Mr. Universe Lou Ferrigno has ...

September 09, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


$4,000 reward offered for information in case of missing Screven Co. man

A $4,000 cash reward is being offered for information regarding what happened to a missing Screven County man.

September 09, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro Fire Department to host 9/11 memorial

The Statesboro Fire Department invites the public to attend the annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 11, commemorating the 15th anniversary of the ...

September 09, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


‘Prayer for Our Nation’ Sunday at SHS

The 15-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack is Sunday and a group of local the solemnity of the day is a perfect opportunity ...

September 09, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Rezoning request for proposed industrial park denied — again

For the second time, the Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission denied a rezoning request to change a 4,682-acre tract from Agricultural and Residential ...

September 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Opening celebrations for FabLab, Arts Center

Friday evening brings grand opening celebrations for the downtown Innovation Incubator and Fabrication Lab as well as the Roxie Remley Center for Fine Arts.

September 08, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Man was escorted from Paulson for throwing bottle

A man who threw a bottle at a Savannah State University cheerleader during Saturday's game against Georgia Southern University was escorted from Paulson Stadium ...

September 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Taste of Downtown this Friday

Taste of Downtown, one of Downtown Statesboro's most popular First Friday events, finds itself on a second Friday after last week's storm delay ...

September 07, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


City reopens police chief search

The city of Statesboro will reopen its search for a police chief, new City Manager Randy Wetmore and Mayor Jan Moore said Wednesday.

September 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


GSU, Sav. St. discuss incident at game

It is unclear if a Savannah State University cheerleader, who posted on a social media post that she was harassed and heckled by Georgia Southern ...

September 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2nd rezoning request on deck for proposed industrial park

With a law firm eager to share information and a collection of concerned landowners protesting a proposed industrial park in southern Bulloch County, the Bulloch ...

September 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


New city manager at work, but still no chief of police

In his first Statesboro City Council meeting, new City Manager Randy Wetmore had no decision to announce on the anticipated hiring of a police chief.

September 06, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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