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Operation Medicine Drop

Over 35,000 pills, weighing almost 40 pounds, won't ever make it to contaminate ground water or cause a child to accidentally overdose, thanks to an effort by the Coalition for a Drug Free Bulloch County. Saturday, Nov. 13, citizens brought unused, unwanted or expired medicines to four local [pharmacies to be disposed of by incineration as part of "Operation Medicine Drop," an event that will hopefully be a regular service to the community.

November 18, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two arrested on multiple drug charges

After a month-long investigation, Statesboro Police Crime Suppression Unit agents arrested two men on marijuana charges, including sale of the drug near Statesboro High School.

November 17, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Interim city manager gets raise

Statesboro City Council members voted Tuesday to extend interim city manager Frank Parker's contract by six months, as well as give him a raise. Councilman Travis Chance opposed the other council member's votes, stating he did not agree with spending more money when the original reason for hiring Parker was to save money.

November 17, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Drive aims at 3,000-plus shoebox gifts

This week local people, centered on First Presbyterian Church, are gathering more than 3,000 shoeboxes packed with personal hygiene and small clothing items, school supplies and toys for boys and girls in countries hit by poverty, natural disasters or war.

November 17, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Ogeechee Tech holds scholarship banquet

About 40 Ogeechee Technical College students enjoyed a banquet Monday in honor of their being awarded scholarships. Statesboro's Bruce Yawn offered a bit of humor and some sage advice as keynote speaker, telling students to pursue their dreams and never give up.

November 16, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Early voting for runoff election begin today

Early voting for the Nov. 30 run off election to decide on Georgia's Supreme Court Justice and Court of Appeals judge begins today through Nov. 24, said Bulloch County Elections Supervisor Pat Lanier Jones. Voting maybe done between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Bulloch County Elections and Registrar's office in the Bulloch County Courthouse. No early voting will be held at the Honey Bowen Building for the run-off election.

November 16, 2010 | From Staff reports | Local


GBI still investigating Bulloch Clerk of Courts office

Georgia Bureau of Investigations agents are still reviewing documents seized in August from the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts office, but no specific crime has yet been determined, said Statesboro GBI Special Agent-in-Charge Micah Ward.

November 15, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Man killed in single vehicle accident

A Portal man was killed Sunday morning in a single vehicle accident on Ga. 67 near Statesboro, according to Georgia State Patrol Post 45 reports.

November 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'Nutcracker' - A male's view

Of the more than 80 local dancers performing in the annual "The Nutcracker Ballet," Jamal Clifton and Aaron Carter stand out. That's because they are the only two male dancers in the show at the Emma Kelly Theater.

November 13, 2010 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Day of Great Thanksgiving set for Boro

Fourteen years ago, members of the Old Savannah City Mission organized the first Day of Great Thanksgiving in famed Forsyth Park. The 13th annual event to feed the needy of Savannah is set for next Saturday, but this year, the mission has joined forces with the faith community and others in Bulloch County and will hold the first Day of Great Thanksgiving in Statesboro.

November 13, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


A Ludacris night at Georgia Southern

Hip-hop recording star Ludacris played to a packed crowd Friday night inside J.I. Clements Baseball Stadium at Georgia Southern University.

November 12, 2010 | Photos by Jake Hallman | Local


Ambassadors for William James

At William James Middle School, there are three ladies who do more than run the front office: they serve as "William James Ambassadors" to the public each day. According to Principal Mike Yawn, without Lynn Brannen, Gwen Butler and Kim Nelson running the show, the front office would quickly come to a halt.

November 12, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


'One mean goat'

That goat was mean.

November 12, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Program aims to deter teen drug abuse

It's a hard pill to swallow, but parents and grandparents may have become the primary drug dealers and unsuspecting suppliers of narcotics to their own children and circle of teenage friends.

November 12, 2010 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


Veterans Day 2010 - Saying thank you

Tears fell as people became emotional Thursday during the 2010 Veteran's Day Community Service program, sponsored by the American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90. The program was held at Emma Kelley Theater in the Averitt Center for the Arts. The program included patriotic music, words of honor and appreciation for veterans, and memories from those who served.

November 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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YMCA on schedule heading into 2017

The Statesboro Family YMCA received a $500,000 commitment from its parent YMCA in Savannah to get Phase 1 of the Statesboro facility - the repurposed ...

December 21, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Four charged in Brooklet armed robbery

All four suspects in a Dec. 9 armed robbery attack in Brooklet are now behind bars, said Brooklet Police Chief Doug Meyer.

December 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Grinch strikes TMT Farms

TMT Farms, which hosts an annual Christmas lights display that doubles as a food and toy drive, was robbed Friday in broad daylight by someone ...

December 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sallie Z. Elementary wins $500 agribusiness grant for STEM lab

Sallie Zetterower Elementary School has won a $500 grant for its STEM exploratory lab from the Georgia Agribusiness Council.

December 19, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Portal native a 'Triple Eagle'

On Dec. 9, nearly 1,700 students walked across the stage in Paulson Stadium to become Georgia Southern University graduates. A Portal native, however, just ...

December 19, 2016 | By AUBREY TREVATHAN Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Expansions, renovations and new businesses

Growth in Statesboro is ending the year as strong as it began. While we are preparing this week to celebrate Christmas and wind down the ...

December 19, 2016 | | Local


OTC names new Dean; announces EAGLE winner

Jan Moore, vice president for Economic Development at Ogeechee Technical College, recently announced the appointment of Samantha Smith as the Dean for Adult Education.

December 19, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia GOP electors: We'll vote Trump

ATLANTA - Georgia Republicans chosen to cast the state's electoral votes expect little drama when they convene Monday despite receiving thousands of emails, letters and ...

December 17, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


2016 GSU grad living his dream

Statesboro native James Shaw is living the life he dreamed about as a 5-year-old - working for NASA.

December 17, 2016 | By AUBREY TREVATHAN Special to the Herald | Local


School performance scores to be Bulloch’s baseline for improvement

On Georgia's key measure of school performance, Bulloch County's public middle and high schools scored higher in 2016 than in 2015, while the ...

December 17, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's goodbye

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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