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Music festival celebrates Statesboro’s heritage

It seems only natural for a city that claims Blind Willie McTell's blues standard "Statesboro Blues" as its own unofficial theme song - and that takes even more pride in the rendition of the same song made famous by The Allman Brothers - to find a way to honor its musical heritage and celebrate what's to come.

January 20, 2012 | By LINSAY CHENEY lcheney@connectstatesboro.com | Local


Home sales up at end of year

WASHINGTON - Home sales in December reached their highest pace in nearly a year. The gain coincided with other signs that the troubled housing market improved at the end of last year.

January 20, 2012 | By DEREK KRAVITZ AP Real Estate Writer | Local


OTC's Cartee honored

Ogeechee Technical College President Dr. Dawn Cartee was named the 2012 Business Leader of the Year Thursday night during the 90th Annual Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce meeting.

January 19, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 arrested after drunken brawl

Two men were arrested Wednesday night after a drunken brawl during which one was accidentally stabbed in the neck.

January 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Person flown to Savannah after collision

A person was airlifted to Savannah Wednesday after a collision on Alford Road. Georgia State Patrol reports were incomplete Thursday, but a partial report filed by GSP Trooper First-Class Carl Hutchinson stated two drivers involved were Christopher Troy Howe and Ashley Diane James. Ages and addresses were unavailable, and incomplete reports did not list which driver was airlifted.

January 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council OKs fire study

A Wednesday decision by Statesboro City Council could result in improved fire services for people living in and around the city.

January 19, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Man arrested in stepbrother’s murder

After almost 11 months of investigation, Statesboro Police arrested a man Wednesday they believe murdered his stepbrother and hid his body beneath a house.

January 18, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Hill seeks more EPD oversight

Sen. Jack Hill wants a textiles industry to pay for testing, studies and publication of findings regarding the Ogeechee River into which the company dumps wastewater.

January 17, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Armed robbery suspect turns himself in

A man wanted for the Dec. 9 armed robbery of a local tobacco store turned himself in Sunday, police said.

January 17, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Composer Marvin Hamlisch to appear at GSU PAC

STATESBORO - Legendary composer Marvin Hamlisch will appear at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Sunday, Jan. 22 at 3 p.m.

January 17, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police: Man killed woman, then raped her daughter

A woman was killed Sunday when her boyfriend shot her, then raped her teenage daughter, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

January 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'Celebrating the Dream'

If Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had been among the light crowd of people watching Statesboro's parade in his honor Monday, he would have seen smiling children waving flags, chanting "God Bless America."

January 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Herald to celebrate 75th year of its founding

We're getting ready to celebrate and we want all of Bulloch County to join us!

January 14, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


1920s coming to the Averitt Center

Are you a musician who would love a hand-crafted guitar? Or perhaps a former baseball player who would enjoy a batting lesson from an expert? Or maybe all you want is "Elvis" to come and sing at your party?

January 14, 2012 | | Local


Candidates: Change a must

Four of five Republican candidates in the race for Georgia's 12th District Congressional seat visited Statesboro Thursday, meeting and greeting a group of about 60 citizens at RJ's Steak and Seafood.

January 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Glennville man charged in Cherry Street armed robbery

A Glennville man was charged with armed robbery after police officers spotted him near the scene of the crime Tuesday night.

January 25, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Tormenta FC goes pro

Statesboro has long been a haven for sports fans to enjoy watching successful high school and collegiate events.

January 25, 2018 | Mike Anthony | Local


Woodie wins GOAL at Ogeechee Tech

Robert Woodie, Ogeechee Technical College's 2018 GOAL winner, will graduate in May with two diplomas but then plans to continue at OTC for his ...

January 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Ending surprise medical billing

Surprise medical bills have long puzzled - and angered - patients in Georgia and elsewhere.

January 24, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Two-year school calendar approved

During last Thursday evening's meeting, the Bulloch County Board of Education unanimously approved a two-year school calendar.

January 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Report: Mental health provider shortage harms kids in Georgia

The mental health needs of many Georgia children are not being addressed, primarily because of a lack of professionals to treat them, according to a ...

January 23, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Women march for more than poll power

Some 200 or more people taking part in the second annual Women's March in Statesboro rallied for "Power to the Polls" Sunday afternoon, but ...

January 22, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Passing lanes to be installed between Statesboro and Brooklet

A stretch of Highway 80 between Statesboro and Brooklet is set for widening now that the Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded Bulloch County a ...

January 22, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro salon 'legend' retires

When Janelle Skinner clocked out a couple of Saturdays ago, it was the last day she "fixed" hair professionally after serving the community for 44 ...

January 22, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - GSU grad Newman thrives in local real estate

When local realtor Paul Newman began college at Georgia Southern University in 2001, the Florida native never imagined that Statesboro would become his home, nor ...

January 22, 2018 | | Local


Landon Lanier to lead Bulloch First Mortgage division

Bulloch First announces the addition of Landon Lanier to lead its Mortgage division.

January 22, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Milestone for Port of Savannah: 4M cargo containers in 2017

SAVANNAH - The Port of Savannah loaded and unloaded a milestone 4 million shipping container units for the first time in 2017 as larger cargo ships ...

January 22, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham visits Georgia Southern

Georgia's Poet Laureate, Judson Mitcham, paid a visit early this month to Georgia Southern University during the opening reception of the "Inspired Georgia" traveling ...

January 22, 2018 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Local


Seeking hidden helpers

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.

January 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


‘Random acts of kindness’

Joseph Montgomery celebrated turning 90 in a rather unusual way. On the cold Sunday morning of January 7, the Newington resident gave away gifts on ...

January 20, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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