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Early voting indicates light turnout

If Statesboro and Bulloch County residents participate in city and county elections this year, the overwhelming majority will do so today at the polls.

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


Shooting victim refuses to prosecute

A night of violence at a downtown nightspot ended with one man suffering a gunshot wound to the leg.

November 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Our Views - SPLOST keeps taxes low, services high

This past Tuesday, middle school students from Langston Chapel and William James played tennis matches against area rival schools on the courts of the Mill Creek Tennis Center. It was the first day the 10-court complex was open to public play and offered a clear example of benefits our community reaps from funds collected through the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

November 06, 2011 | | Local


Our Views - Sunday sales will help local businesses

Voters will decide Tuesday if the sale of alcohol will be allowed in Bulloch County on Sundays. The question of allowing beer and wine sales in convenience and grocery stores is on the ballot in Statesboro, Brooklet, Portal and the county. City of Statesboro voters have the additional question of allowing restaurants to sell beer, wine and liquor on Sundays.

November 06, 2011 | | Local


Council hopefuls make final push

Candidates vying to become the City Council representative for Statesboro's District 2 are nothing if not confident heading into the week of Election Day.

November 05, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Citizens to decide Sunday sales Tuesday

Citizens not voting for representation in Statesboro's city election still have reason to visit the polls Tuesday.

November 04, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


First Baptist to dedicate sanctuary

It is not often that an established church with a 129-year history gets to experience the excitement of a brand new sanctuary, but the congregation of the First Baptist Church in Statesboro will do just that Sunday, when it worships for the first time in its new 41,000-square-foot worship center.

November 04, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Cosmic bust nets cache of spice

An investigation into the illegal sale of synthetic marijuana products led to the arrests Wednesday of four people and the seizure of more than $90,000 in illicit drugs and paraphernalia at a Statesboro business.

November 03, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Penny tax on the ballot

Bulloch County residents who vote Tuesday will decide whether to continue a tax based on retail sales that funds improvements to county assets.

November 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police gas apartment; no one was home

Acting on tips from an informant, Statesboro Police SWAT and other officers surrounded an apartment Thursday and fired several rounds of gas containers through doors and windows, seeking a burglary suspect they thought were inside.

November 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Former teacher asks again for bond

Attorneys for a teacher accused of sex with a teenage student asked again Wednesday for bond.

November 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet mayor runs for council

In Bulloch County's small-town elections this year, a mayor opts out of running for the position again so he can seek a council seat; former council members hope to make a comeback and one council seat had no one to qualify.

November 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bust at Cosmic Charley's

City and county law enforcement officials emerged from within Cosmic Charley's Wednesday afternoon with boxes of confiscated materials after searching the Statesboro business for illegal synthetic marijuana.

November 02, 2011 | by JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


'The Swarm' manufactures a season of triumphs

In competition after competition, the Southeast Bulloch High Swarm, the Brooklet-based marching band that fields 62 members in factory work clothes, has outscored spit-and-polish bands with twice as many marchers just in their horn sections.

November 02, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Sample ballots for elections in Statesboro and Bulloch County

Election Day for Statesboro and Bulloch County is Tuesday and early voting is going on through Friday at the Bulloch County Courthouse. Below are a list of elections and links to PDFs of the ballots for elections.

November 02, 2011 | | Local


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Study: Rural nurses need more authority

A Senate study committee Monday recommended Georgia allow advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) broader medical authority if they work in rural, underserved counties.

November 28, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Zoning pits charities against meadery

Like many zoning disputes, the one over the proposed Five Hives & Vines meadery involves neighbors with conflicting wishes. But in the case of Five Hives ...

November 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Two GSU students killed in crash

Two Georgia Southern University students were killed Sunday morning in a head-on collision in Laurens County.

November 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wrestling, dinner and a toy drive for Christmas

A Christmas toy drive with a twist offers the chance to help less fortunate children while enjoying a meal and entertainment.

November 28, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Adrian Peterson back at Paulson to address graduates

If you plan on attending Georgia Southern University's fall graduation at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, you are officially advised to arrive early ...

November 27, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man crashes in Claxton after high-speed chase

A man driving a reportedly stolen car led law enforcement on a high-speed, cross-county chase Friday, but was arrested after crashing into the woods.

November 27, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Leadership Southeast Georgia announces 2018 class

Leadership Southeast Georgia, a premier regional leadership development program, recently announced 30 program participants were named from across the region for its class of 2018.

November 27, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Smoothie King brings fresh blends to Statesboro

Decades ago, Statesboro native Lee Barnes and his wife Amy fell in love with Smoothie King while living in Atlanta. Amy struggles with chronic food ...

November 27, 2017 | | Local


Holiday Celebration this First Friday downtown

With Friday being Dec. 1, the month isn't waiting to have a Downtown Statesboro First Friday event, and the Holiday Celebration usually draws one ...

November 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Hand bell choir set to perform

Silver bells, silver bells. … Four church handbell choirs are getting ready to perform as one. … It's Christmas time in the Boro.

November 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Confederate Avenue evokes Old South, but may get new name

ATLANTA - A roadway in Atlanta serves as a concrete reminder to drivers, joggers and neighbors that Georgia once took up arms against the United States ...

November 24, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Black Friday sales bring in shoppers

NEW YORK - Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were ...

November 24, 2017 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writers | Local


Georgia boy finally gets new kidney

ATLANTA - A potentially life-saving kidney transplant has given a Georgia family a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, nearly two months after the operation ...

November 23, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


TMT Farms to open Friday

The annual Christmas lights display at TMT Farms has grown so popular, it caught the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's attention.

November 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A renewed friendship 50 years later

New roommates Robin Altland and Kathy McAlpine love their new living arrangement.

November 23, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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