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World record holder

Bulloch County may soon boast a new tourist attraction.

September 15, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Input sought on millage rate

The Statesboro City Council will hold a special called public hearing today to discuss setting the 2011 ad valorem (property) tax millage rate for the city.

September 14, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Georgia Southern University raises $1.3 million during 2010 ‘A Day for Southern’

Georgia Southern University's 'A Day for Southern' campaign, a one-day fund-raising effort involving the Statesboro and Bulloch County communities, has raised $1,338,650 in 2010. The amount is the second largest total raised in the campaign's 37-year history.

September 14, 2010 | Special | Local


R Ur kids on drugs?

The text messages on your child's phone look innocent enough. "I want a Ben and Jerry's." "Is Lori in town?" "I'm fixing a BLT." "I want a Bean Burrito."

September 14, 2010 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


Woman critical after three-car wreck Tuesday

A man pulling a boat ran a stop sign at Pulaski and High Point roads Tuesday, and a woman who plowed into the boat and trailer remains in critical condition after the wreck.

September 14, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local author debuts first book

When her children were growing up in the 1970s, Verdery Kennedy told stories to keep them entertained as they drove from Statesboro to Atlanta.

September 14, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Police still seek armed robbery suspect

Statesboro Police are still seeking a woman they say was involved in an armed robbery last week. Tymesha Sharneice "Savage Doll" Hamilton, 24, Leefield Station Road in Brooklet, is considered "armed and dangerous," said Statesboro Police Capt. Scott P. Brunson.

September 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Talent on display

Looking for a fun - and free - evening of live music?

September 13, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Teen to be tried as an adult in molestation case

A 16-year-old boy charged with molesting a 5-year-old girl was charged and will be tried as an adult, according to Georgia law. An 11-year-old boy also charged in the incident will be tried as a juvenile, said Statesboro Police Capt. Scott P. Brunson.

September 13, 2010 | A 16-year-old boy charged with molesting a 5-year-old girl was charged and will be tried as an adul | Local


A Day for Southern

An annual tradition that symbolizes the ties between Georgia Southern University and the Statesboro-Bulloch County community continues today with the 37th Annual A Day for Southern.

September 13, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Steaks, laughs raise funds

It was a night of laughter, making friends and enjoying delicious food as the Fifth Annual Boys and Girls Club Steak and Burger Dinner was held in the Statesboro First Baptist Church social hall.

September 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Battling leukemia

For Statesboro's Eddie Olliff, helping organize a fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society was personal. Olliff's sister, Betty Joe Thorpe, died from Leukemia a number of years ago so she was willing and happy to help with Thursday's fundraiser at Pittman Park United Methodist Church.

September 11, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Man, 25, accused of sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

A Harwood Street man is being held without bond regarding accusations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl who was visiting another teen in his home in August.

September 10, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Nevils Patriots Day: Students remember attacks, honor victims

Nevils Elementary School Principal Julie Blackmar and the school's faculty, staff and students celebrated "Patriots Day" Friday. Joined by more than 100 parents, grandparents and other family and friends, the entire Nevils community seemed to have congregated in the Nevils Elementary School gymnasium.

September 10, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Three arrests in local credit union heists

A teller employed by Geovista Credit Union was arrested Wednesday after Statesboro Police detectives learned he was involved in Tuesday's armed robbery of the South Main Street bank. Police also arrested a third man Thursday in connection to the armed robbery; one man was taken into custody Tuesday. Officers also seek a woman they suspect drove a getaway car.

September 09, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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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


Report: Georgia still has serious obesity problem

Three in 10 Georgia adults are obese, giving the state the 19th-highest rate in the nation, a recently released report said.

September 06, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


History comes alive at Willow Hill

It took on the appearance of a family reunion of sorts, or maybe a class reunion; perhaps an eighth-grade history class. However it was looked ...

September 05, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business: Focus on the Blue Mile

Nearly five months ago, the America's Best Communities (ABC) competition announced Statesboro as one of eight finalists for a $3 million grand prize. The ...

September 05, 2016 | | Local


Brown touts accountability for sheriff's office

If elected Bulloch County's next sheriff, Noel Brown says, accountability and accessibility will be words that govern how he does the job.

September 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Howard plans stability, continued growth for sheriff’s office

Bulloch County Sheriff's candidate Keith Howard has been quiet for the early part of the sheriff's race, and with reason. But with two ...

September 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Plans for reminiscing at Memorial Park’s Pav-A-Lon

A Coca-Cola, a pack of Sugar Babies, a frozen Zero Bar and a couple of Pixie Stix. Swimming lessons for a dime a day. The ...

September 03, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald writer | Local


Hermine storms into Georgia

VALDOSTA - Hermine flooded roads and sent trees crashing into homes and power lines Friday across a wide swath of south Georgia, cutting electricity to more ...

September 02, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


John Michael Montgomery coming to the Boro

Back in the '90s up until today, many of us can remember singing along with country music star John Michael Montgomery. Whether it was with ...

September 02, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hermine crashes trees, power lines

Even though Tropical Storm Hermine weakened and its center passed a little to the east, county and city crews were left clearing downed trees from ...

September 02, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Area braces for Hermine

Emergency management, police, road crew, fire department and school officials in the Statesboro area started planning their response to Hurricane Hermine while it was still ...

September 01, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Couple organizing donation effort for Louisiana flood victims

A Bulloch County couple is spearheading a local effort to fill an 18-wheeler with donated supplies to be delivered to the victims of Louisiana flooding.

September 01, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Southern cancels all Friday classes

From the Office of Marketing and Communications at Georgia Southern:

September 01, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


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