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Missing child found safe

A five-year-old boy missing for about an hour and a half Saturday afternoon was found safely near his home.

September 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Meth lab found in Dumpster

A smoking "meth lab" tossed into a Dumpster prompted concerned citizens to water it down Saturday, but that only made the concoction flare up, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

September 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rocky Ford hopes to save post office

While officials in Washington, D.C. review the viability of Rocky Ford's post office, the town will host a public meeting in hopes of preserving its link to the world.

September 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Holloway inspires at benefit dinner

Through what could arguably be the most difficult thing a parent could endure, Beth Holloway went from "victim to victor" by discovering hope and positivity, she said Thursday night during the Sixth Annual Boys & Girls Club Steak and Burger Dinner.

September 08, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Roxie Remley inducted into Legends Gallery

She is a farm girl who was also a World War II captain. She is a strong-willed woman who is also one of the warmest people you'll ever meet. At age 92, she continues to create spectacular and unforgettable paintings. And now she is a legend.

September 08, 2011 | By KATE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Council suspends licenses of 3 businesses

A gamble did not pay off for three local businesses that Wednesday were temporarily stripped of licenses to operate in Statesboro.

September 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


A touch of Korea in the Boro

Adult students learning English as a second language treated children to sights and sounds of two different cultures Wednesday at Statesboro Regional Library.

September 07, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


City to set millage rate

Statesboro City Councilmen will look to set the 2011 millage rate for Ad Valorem (Property) taxes when they convene at City Hall today for council's first scheduled meeting in September.

September 06, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Kiwanis wins awards for rodeo promotion

The Statesboro Kiwanis Club not only enjoyed a successful rodeo event in April, the club also was recognized for its marketing efforts during an awards ceremony August 27.

September 06, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU names Carol Thompson new PAC director

Georgia Southern University has named Carol Thompson director of its 825-seat Performing Arts Center, which is considered one of the region's premier performance venues.

September 05, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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


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'One Voice' offers evening of hope with free event

Several voices are coming together Friday at 7 p.m. at the Statesboro High School football field with a single message: "One voice makes a ...

July 24, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: The State of Bar-B-Q in the Boro is strong

Nothing screams "Southern" more than Bar-B-Q. Long before Statesboro was famous for its Eagles, it was known as the Bar-B-Q Capital of the South. In ...

July 24, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Georgia senators reviewing corporate, personal tax breaks

ATLANTA - A Georgia Senate committee is beginning what could be a years-long study of the hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks given to ...

July 22, 2017 | | Local


Mixed message from Milestones

The percentage of students in the Bulloch County Schools meeting proficiency levels on the Georgia Milestones tests improved in 15 of 30 tested subjects and ...

July 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Report: Numerous security policy violations in inmate escape

ATLANTA - Two Georgia prison guards failed to properly search and secure their prisoners on a transfer bus, enabling two inmates to free themselves and rush ...

July 21, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Woman fired, jailed over fraudulent use of nursing license

A Statesboro woman was jailed Wednesday after reportedly using another person's nursing license to perform nursing duties at work.

July 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


900 pot plants found in Candler; one arrested

Low-flying helicopters seen around Bulloch and adjacent counties recently may be part of the effort by the Georgia Governor's Drug Suppression Task Force to ...

July 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD officers issued opioid-blocking drug

Statesboro police officers will now carry the opioid-blocking drug naloxone in a nasal spray to administer to people who overdose on opioids such as heroin ...

July 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Shots fired during Subway robbery

Two masked gunmen opened fire during a robbery Wednesday night at a Statesboro sandwich shop, but no one was injured.

July 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD seldom uses force, new chief observes

Giving an annual report from the year before he arrived, Police Chief Mike Broadhead said he found the number of times the Statesboro Police Department ...

July 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Convenience store armed robbery brings yearly total to 17

A Statesboro convenience store clerk was robbed at gunpoint Saturday, bringing the number of armed robberies in Statesboro this year to 17.

July 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Five Points roundabout to open on schedule

Work on the roundabout traffic circle at Five Points is on schedule, and the roadways, mainly Pretoria-Rushing and Burkhalter roads, are expected to open as ...

July 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Herald 2016 Photos of the Year

It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.

December 30, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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