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Council presented with annual fiscal report

A comprehensive annual financial report was presented to members of Statesboro City Council Tuesday, in a work session prior to its regular meeting in City Hall at 6 p.m.

February 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Suspect turns himself in after media coverage

Citizens' tips and media reports helped Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators locate two men they sought in connection to felony theft by conversion.

February 15, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Special Ed teachers honored

At the 15th Annual District 14 Special Education Teacher of the Year Luncheon, eight area teachers were recognized, including Celeste Welch of Evans County and Lisa Deloach of Candler County.

February 15, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Schools chief feels 'cautious optimism'

SYLVANIA - While state legislators and Gov. Nathan Deal said additional cuts are coming for education in the next fiscal year, Screven County Superintendent Dr. Whit Myers expects to enter a new period of "cautious optimism" in budget planning.

February 15, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Investigators seek suspects in tool thefts

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking two men they believe stole over $20,000 worth of power construction tools from a man for whom they worked.

February 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council to hold alcohol hearings

Due process hearings will determine the temporary fate of alcohol licenses for six area businesses today, when Statesboro City Council holds its regular meeting.

February 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 14, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for February 14, 2011.

February 14, 2011 | | Local


West Point bound

Growing up, most kids dream about what they would like to be as an adult. Brandon Walker was no different: he imagined himself as a pharmacist like his father, a doctor and many other professions. But he never settled on any one thing.

February 13, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


BOE, food bank strike deal over old Sallie Z

The Statesboro Food Bank will be moving to a larger facility soon. Bulloch County Board of Education members voted Thursday to lease a portion of a vacant elementary school building on Brannen Street to the food bank.

February 13, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Pro wrestling hits the Boro

"You never know what to expect!"

February 12, 2011 | By ADAM SHERWOOD Special to the Herald | Local


Cone: Area farmers asked his advice

Eldrige Cone (1887-1966) was born in Bulloch County, in the small community of Stilson. His parents were Sarah and George Cone. After living in the Stilson area for many years, Eldrige, along with his brother, Enoch, moved to Portal. Education during this period was restricted to the privileged few. As a result, Cone did not receive much of a formal education.

February 12, 2011 | By DEMETRIA FARMER Special to the Herald | Local


Nan Rushing Write-Off draws hundreds

The Southeast Bulloch Middle School Cafetorium was filled to capacity Saturday as students from each of the county's four public middle schools competed in the 26th Annual Nan Rushing Write-Off. Organizers presented 60 awards and one overall champion award which went to Southeast Bulloch Middle School for the second year in a row. "I'm so happy to see all of you here today," said Rushing, who sat proudly on the stage cheering on each winner. "Writing well is so important."

February 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Zoning near airport could be changing

Bulloch County Commissioners hope to gain public input Tuesday during a town hall meeting regarding a proposed airport overlay ordinance.

February 12, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 11, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Friday, February 11, 2011

February 11, 2011 | | Local


2011 Citizen of the Year

One of the most prominent figures in Bulloch County's agricultural history was honored Thursday morning as the Rotary Club of Statesboro and Rotary Club of Downtown Statesboro named Raybon Anderson the 2011 Citizen of the Year.

February 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Georgia Southern online programs earn top rankings

Georgia Southern University's online programs, once again, were recognized for excellence in rankings released by "U.S. News & World Report" for the best online ...

February 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Two hearts with one message: All souls matter

The donors of the property where the new sanctuary of Miller Grove Missionary Baptist Church sits were in attendance last Sunday for a special dedication ...

February 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro saluted as a ‘Live, Work, Play’ city

The Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend magazine chose Statesboro for a 2017 Live, Work, Play City Award, presented during the GMA's annual Mayors ...

February 04, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


City manager heads to half-year mark

Amateur abstract painter, trueborn Kansas Jayhawks fan, new-sprung Georgia Southern Eagles fan and frequent 5K runner Randy Wetmore is now in his sixth month as ...

February 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Crime Suppression Team on hold

A local shortage of law enforcement officers, reflective of a nationwide problem, means the three-way partnership of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team is being ...

February 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


K9 tracks car theft suspect hiding under church

A woman suspected of stealing a car was tracked down by a bloodhound Thursday afternoon as she hid from police under a Statesboro church.

February 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Senate OKs extension of hospital tax for Georgia Medicaid

ATLANTA - Georgia hospitals would continue paying a tax that helps draw down $600 million in federal support for the Medicaid budget, under a bill that ...

February 02, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Grave marker saga continues

The answer to a question about a headstone found last week laying in the middle of a busy highway in Statesboro leads to yet another ...

February 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Store robbed twice in a week

A Statesboro convenience store was robbed by a man with a gun twice within a week, but police are not saying whether they believe the ...

February 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Abbie DeLoach Foundation makes first of many gifts

Thursday, on what would have been his daughter Abbie's 23nd birthday, Jimmy DeLoach Jr. of Savannah talked about turning from the pit of a ...

February 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


GATA Cast - Feb. 2, 2017 - Mike Anthony talks with graduating GSU senior Andy Kwon

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony and Andy Kwon, who is graduating after a stellar career on the offensive ...

February 02, 2017 | | Local


City changes one alcohol rule

At its last regular meeting in January, Statesboro City Council changed one aspect of the city's alcohol law, on how surveyors measure and record ...

February 01, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Lost grave marker claimed

The headstone of Arthur S. Thompson, found last week lying in the middle of a busy highway in Statesboro, has been recovered by family members ...

February 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Second suspect found after search

A second suspect in a Tuesday night burglary was apprehended late Wednesday afternoon after an hours-long search with a helicopter and tracking dogs, said Bulloch ...

February 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Suspect at large; one man arrested following chase

As Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators continue to search for a suspect who fled after a 10-mile chase Tuesday night, Sheriff Noel Brown asks residents ...

February 01, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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