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The Nutcracker opens Thursday at the Averitt Center

Amanda Moogerfeld is excited.

November 16, 2009 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Police Report - November 15

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

November 14, 2009 | | Local




Driver charged in accident that left motorcyclist dead

Georgia State Patrol troopers charged a Pembroke man with failure to yield in an Oct. 31 accident that killed a motorcyclist.

November 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - A smorgasbord and 'Blue-Out'

It was a smorgasbord of topics Thursday on "Mornings unPHILtered."

November 12, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


US adult smoking rate rises for first time in 15 years

ATLANTA - Cigarette smoking rose slightly for the first time in almost 15 years, dashing health officials' hopes that the U.S. smoking rate had moved permanently below 20 percent.

November 12, 2009 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


Masked man arrested in armed robbery

A man wearing a "Freddie Krueger" mask robbed a West Main Street convenience store Tuesday, but Statesboro Police apprehended him and two accomplices within minutes of the robbery.

November 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local






Veterans Day 2009

During Wednesday's Veterans Day program at Emma Kelly Theater, Naval Commander Clifford L. Holt urged citizens to encourage young people to join the military, and to ask legislators to beef up the military and improve services to veterans.

November 11, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Portal history teacher has history of her own

There is a history teacher at Portal High School who has quite a history, herself. Her name: Patsy Tankersley, lifelong Portal resident who graduated salutatorian from Portal High in the 1960's. Her mom, Grace, and her father, D.L. Tankersley have lived in Portal all their lives.

November 11, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Silver theft suspects caught

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested a man and his wife Wednesday for the theft of more than $100,000 worth of silver from a local glass fabricator.

November 11, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Horse rescue and the 3/50 project

Wednesday's first guests on the "Mornings unPhiltered" show were Julie Barnes and Statesboro Herald reporter Holli Deal Bragg, who helped start the Heart of Dixie Equine Rescue group.

November 11, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - A Veterans Day edition

It was a Veterans Day preview on Tuesday's "Morning's unPhiltered" show. Host Phil Boyum welcomed Cliff Holt, a retired US Navy pilot and the chairman of the House Committee for the Statesboro Kiwanis Club. Holt came on the show to talk about the annual Veterans Day observance at the Averitt Center that starts this morning at 10:30 a.m.

November 10, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Bulloch schools make AYP

It's good news for the Bulloch County school system. According to recent reports, for the first time in three years, all 15 Bulloch County Schools achieved AYP - Adequate Yearly Progress, the formula states use to determine if their schools are meeting academic expectations under the federal government's No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).

November 10, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Dr. Van Buren's historic hospital

Dr. Harvey Van Buren, the first African-American physician in Statesboro, opened his Van Buren Sanitarium on Elm Street in December 1918, Candra E. Teshome told ...

January 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Growth slows at Georgia ports after record-smashing 2015

SAVANNAH - Georgia's busy seaports are beginning to see business slow down after a record-smashing 2015 in which shipments of containerized cargo through Savannah jumped ...

January 25, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Deputies arrest man wanted in October car chase assault

A man wanted for aggravated assault in a case from October is now in jail after a Bulloch County sheriff's deputy arrested him Friday ...

January 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Innovative educator to offer MLK keynote address at GSU

Georgia Southern will welcome Dr. Steve Perry, founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut, to campus for the university's 2016 ...

January 25, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Super Bowl 50: Denver vs. Carolina

Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos will face Cam Newton's Carolina Panthers in the 50th Super Bowl - which many expect to be the final game ...

January 24, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


History preserved in Statesboro

Only long-time residents are familiar with "old Statesboro," where much of the town's current business district was nothing but woods and farmland. Where Buckhead ...

January 24, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


BCSO Sgt. Noel Brown to run for sheriff’s position

A second officer with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is seeking election as sheriff.

January 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Portal High athletes and fans to get new digs

Bulloch County Schools officials and Pope Construction Co. are set to break ground Friday on $999,644 in new sports support buildings at Portal Middle ...

January 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


2 charged in jail drug smuggling

A woman who attempted to sneak drugs to a Bulloch County Jail inmate is now behind bars in the same facility. The inmate to whom ...

January 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Legal assistant enters race for probate judge seat

Three decades of experience working in the legal field and her "love for people" are what drive Lorna DeLoach to seek election as Bulloch County ...

January 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Council acts on ‘Blue Mile’ plans, public and private

Several Statesboro City Council actions this week dealt with the Blue Mile corridor. The council moved money to pay an engineering firm for work on ...

January 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


New mayor pro tem publishes book

Statesboro City Councilman Travis Chance from District 5 is off to a busy start in 2016. Besides being chosen by the council as mayor pro ...

January 21, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Local veteran pursues probate judge seat

With a degree in legal studies and law school aspirations, Desert Storm and Iraq war veteran Lonnie Ellis feels his Bulloch County roots and involvement ...

January 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Preserving recipes of the past for the future

"Thoroughly whipped cream cheese."

January 21, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


ArtsFest cancelled – or is it?

Georgia Southern University's art department announced earlier this month that it will no longer host the ArtsFest, which provided a spring day of senses-filling ...

January 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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