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Shooting victim refuses to prosecute

A night of violence at a downtown nightspot ended with one man suffering a gunshot wound to the leg.

November 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Our Views - SPLOST keeps taxes low, services high

This past Tuesday, middle school students from Langston Chapel and William James played tennis matches against area rival schools on the courts of the Mill Creek Tennis Center. It was the first day the 10-court complex was open to public play and offered a clear example of benefits our community reaps from funds collected through the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

November 06, 2011 | | Local


Our Views - Sunday sales will help local businesses

Voters will decide Tuesday if the sale of alcohol will be allowed in Bulloch County on Sundays. The question of allowing beer and wine sales in convenience and grocery stores is on the ballot in Statesboro, Brooklet, Portal and the county. City of Statesboro voters have the additional question of allowing restaurants to sell beer, wine and liquor on Sundays.

November 06, 2011 | | Local


Council hopefuls make final push

Candidates vying to become the City Council representative for Statesboro's District 2 are nothing if not confident heading into the week of Election Day.

November 05, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Citizens to decide Sunday sales Tuesday

Citizens not voting for representation in Statesboro's city election still have reason to visit the polls Tuesday.

November 04, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


First Baptist to dedicate sanctuary

It is not often that an established church with a 129-year history gets to experience the excitement of a brand new sanctuary, but the congregation of the First Baptist Church in Statesboro will do just that Sunday, when it worships for the first time in its new 41,000-square-foot worship center.

November 04, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Cosmic bust nets cache of spice

An investigation into the illegal sale of synthetic marijuana products led to the arrests Wednesday of four people and the seizure of more than $90,000 in illicit drugs and paraphernalia at a Statesboro business.

November 03, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Penny tax on the ballot

Bulloch County residents who vote Tuesday will decide whether to continue a tax based on retail sales that funds improvements to county assets.

November 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police gas apartment; no one was home

Acting on tips from an informant, Statesboro Police SWAT and other officers surrounded an apartment Thursday and fired several rounds of gas containers through doors and windows, seeking a burglary suspect they thought were inside.

November 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Former teacher asks again for bond

Attorneys for a teacher accused of sex with a teenage student asked again Wednesday for bond.

November 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet mayor runs for council

In Bulloch County's small-town elections this year, a mayor opts out of running for the position again so he can seek a council seat; former council members hope to make a comeback and one council seat had no one to qualify.

November 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bust at Cosmic Charley's

City and county law enforcement officials emerged from within Cosmic Charley's Wednesday afternoon with boxes of confiscated materials after searching the Statesboro business for illegal synthetic marijuana.

November 02, 2011 | by JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


'The Swarm' manufactures a season of triumphs

In competition after competition, the Southeast Bulloch High Swarm, the Brooklet-based marching band that fields 62 members in factory work clothes, has outscored spit-and-polish bands with twice as many marchers just in their horn sections.

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


Sample ballots for elections in Statesboro and Bulloch County

Election Day for Statesboro and Bulloch County is Tuesday and early voting is going on through Friday at the Bulloch County Courthouse. Below are a list of elections and links to PDFs of the ballots for elections.

November 02, 2011 | | Local


Is the Civil War part of your ancestry?

The Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Statesboro Regional Library will conduct a Civil War Genealogy Workshop Saturday for anyone interested in learning if they had an ancestor who fought in the war.

November 01, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Get ready for the parade

In a few weeks, the main streets of downtown Statesboro will be packed as the 56th annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair parade gets underway, kicking off ...

September 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


YMCA sets grand opening

Statesboro Family YMCA has scheduled its grand opening for Oct. 28, to be preceded by introductory events there and elsewhere in town.

September 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


State approves big rate hikes

State insurance officials approved premium increases of more than 50 percent for the four insurers participating in next year's insurance exchange in Georgia.

September 28, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Cotton, peanut picking season is here

Bulloch County farmers were blessed this year with good weather, and if the pattern holds, they could end up with bumper crops this harvest season.

September 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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


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