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'Broadway in the Boro' to help Leukemia Society

When talented teenagers take the stage at Statesboro High for a benefit performance for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, it will be a "win-win" show of the season. The dessert/theater will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8, with dessert served in the high school cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. and the "Broadway in the Boro" musical performance at 7.

October 02, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Luke Bryan's Farm Tour makes stop in Claxton

They say "rain is a good thing," and for the past two years, even heavy rain hasn't stopped throngs of people from going out to an area farm to watch country music star Luke Bryan perform. There has been such interest from fans, in fact, that Bryan's swapping up the venue to accommodate more people who are ready to "shake it" at this year's show on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Longneedle Farm in Claxton.

October 02, 2011 | By CASEY STODDARD caltman@statesboroherald.com | Local


A 50-year facelift

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, and along with the milestone comes a facelift for the fairgrounds.

October 01, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Solar farm establishes energy trust

On a secluded patch of land in eastern Bulloch County, in shadows created by rows of solar panels, a pair of area doctors hosted a commencement ceremony for a project they hope changes the financial future of Georgia.

September 30, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Deadly cantaloupe: How to stay safe

MILWAUKEE - Avoid foreign produce. Wash and peel your fruit. Keep it refrigerated. None of these common tips would have guaranteed your safety from the deadliest food outbreak in a decade, the one involving cantaloupes from Colorado.

September 29, 2011 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer | Local


Craig Morgan set to play at Vidalia Festival

Army veteran and father of four Craig Morgan has signed on to perform at the 35th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival next year. The concert is set for Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Vidalia Regional Airport.

September 29, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Claxton Police Dept. 'arrests' missing canine

Claxton Police took into custody a male German Shepherd recently. The "crime?" He was lost and hungry.

September 29, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bank fraud reports flood police

As more reports of bank card fraud pour in, Statesboro Police and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators continue to work with the United States Secret Service to determine who the culprits are and how they are committing the crimes.

September 28, 2011 | | Local


Late-planted cotton looking good

Cotton planted later than usual this year stands to benefit greatly from recent rains, said Bulloch County Agent Wes Harris. But cotton planted early, or those fields in areas that haven't seen much rainfall, will likely be stunted.

September 28, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gingrich brand wounded by presidential bid

ATLANTA - A floundering presidential bid has fractured what was once a rock star Republican image. Not long ago, Newt Gingrich sat atop a lucrative political empire, the sought-after intellectual guru of the GOP.

September 28, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


KBB's 'Rivers Alive Cleanup' set for Saturday

Keep Bulloch Beautiful will hold Bulloch County's 2011 Rivers Alive Cleanup on Saturday, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

September 28, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Surviving the Holocaust

The atrocities of a Jewish genocide during World War II were given a human face Tuesday when Holocaust survivor Dr. Eugen Schoenfeld captivated a group of sixth-grade students at Southeast Bulloch Middle School.

September 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU nutrition students learn through service

This fall, 65 Georgia Southern students in the senior-level Community Nutrition class are teaching the public about healthful eating through venues such as the Main Street Farmers Market, the Food Bank and the WIC program.

September 27, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Walk for Diabetes is set for Saturday

The American Diabetes Association's Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes Campaign is set for Saturday at Mill Creek Regional Park. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk starting at 10 a.m.

September 27, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bicycle ride in Screven County October 1

The "Between Two Rivers Bike Ride" will be Saturday in Sylvania and Screven County. The bicycle route choices are 12, 30, 50 or 100 miles with water/refreshment stations located along the longer routes.

September 27, 2011 | From Staff Reports | 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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