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Parade marks fair's 50th year

Everyone loves a parade, but how many area residents love it enough to participate? That's what the Statesboro Kiwanis Club wants to know.

September 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Relamping seeks to enlighten public

Like the bulbs themselves, consumers need some time to brighten to the idea of compact fluorescent light bulbs.

September 19, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Man killed in fire; identification pending

Authorities are awaiting positive identification of a man killed early Friday morning in a mobile home fire off U.S. 301 North.

September 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City considering $1.5 million in expenditures

When Statesboro City Council gathers for a regularly scheduled meeting today, much its focus will be given to bolstering the city's fleet of service vehicles.

September 19, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Motion for recusal denied in molestation case

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge William T. Woodrum denied a motion filed to have another judge recused from a child molestation case, said Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Michael Muldrew.

September 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Death case grieves two Ga. families

SAVANNAH - An elite Army Ranger, Mark MacPhail left the service and became a police officer to spare his wife and young children from the base-hopping life of a military career. Troy Davis dropped out of high school in his senior year to help care for his younger siblings, including a sister stricken with multiple sclerosis.

September 17, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN and RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Dancing fools for a good cause

A group of local "stars" will vie to shine brightest, when they strap on dancing shoes for Statesboro's first ever celebrity dancing competition next month.

September 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee warnings posted again

Ogeechee River landings in Bulloch and Effingham counties were posted Friday, warning citizens to refrain from swimming or eating fish from the river.

September 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


AC unit causes fire at Stilson Elementary

An air conditioning unit outside a computer lab on the second and third grade hallway of Stilson Elementary caused a small electrical fire at approximately 8:50 Thursday morning. No injuries were reported, and the entire building was evacuated for nearly an hour.

September 16, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Roofing company coming to Bulloch

In the search to fill a vacant warehouse at Bulloch County's Gateway Regional Industrial Park, the Development Authority of Bulloch County found a suitor in one of the country's most prominent roofing manufacturers.

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


Holloway honored at retirement reception

After 31 years of service, Statesboro Police Commander John R. Holloway will retire, effective Oct. 1.

September 15, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch Academy's cultural connection

Did you know that a child who is 10 years of age in Korea is no more than 9 in the United States?

September 15, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Churches pull together to feed hungry kids

Every weekend, close to 25 percent of Bulloch County children potentially go hungry. That many children live below the poverty level and are considered at-risk; some will have nothing to eat from Friday lunch at school until Monday breakfast. However, the combined efforts of local churches, civic organizations, Georgia Southern University students and concerned citizens are ensuring more and more kids are fed.

September 14, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Holloway retirement celebration Thursday

Statesboro Police Commander J. R. Holloway will retire effective Oct. 1, and citizens are invited to a celebration Thursday, Sept. 15, of his 31 years of service, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

September 14, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Drug may be a factor in beating, police say

A drug known as "spice" may have been a factor in the vicious Sunday attack of a woman who remains in critical condition, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

September 13, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Friday the last day to vote early

At the end of voting hours Thursday, 1,144 Bulloch County residents had voted early in the Education SPLOST referendum, while 782 Statesboro residents had ...

November 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Troopers stop 20 speeding Lamborghinis

How many state troopers does it take to stop a pack of speeding Lamborghinis? In Bulloch County, only two.

November 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


No injuries in school bus accident

At approximately 1:45 p.m. Thursday, a Bulloch County Schools bus that was transporting nine Transitions Learning Center students and their counselor was involved ...

November 02, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Meet 7 authors for free at The Write Place

Readers and writers can meet eight authors, including award-winning mystery author Nancy Pickard, and hear stories and advice from them Friday evening and Saturday morning ...

November 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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November 02, 2017 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Chief of staff’s memoir highlights rise of Sam Nunn

Roland McElroy's latest book, "The Best President the Nation Never Had: A Memoir of Working with Sam Nunn" was released by Mercer University Press ...

November 01, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Heating assistance available for eligible residents

Elderly, homebound and low-income residents in Bulloch County may be eligible for assistance with energy costs through a program offered through the state Department of ...

November 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A ‘sand mandala’

They lean over the table, closely concentrating on what lies in front of them. They use rulers to sketch the lines just right, because the ...

November 01, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Herald Intern | Local


Woman arrested after frying pan attack

A woman rescued from a homeless situation by a former girlfriend attacked her and another woman with a frying pan Tuesday, according to Bulloch County ...

November 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


School officer OK after student attack

A Statesboro High School resource officer was hospitalized after being injured Monday breaking up a fight.

October 31, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


ER visits for diabetes on the rise in Georgia

Roughly twice a month, a charitable clinic in rural South Georgia gets a referral from a local hospital regarding a patient with diabetes.

October 31, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Reward offered in murder arson

A $10,000 reward is offered in a murder and arson case where a woman was found dead in a burned mobile home in Cooperville ...

October 31, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


3 charged in gang-related shooting

Police arrested three men Friday linked to a gang-related shooting Oct. 6 where a person suffered "non-life-threatening" injuries in a shooting at a Lanier Drive ...

October 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Connecting with youth through baseball

Statesboro's police chief plans to build a baseball program that he hopes will inspire, encourage and entertain Statesboro's youth.

October 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Briggs & Stratton bringing jobs back to Gateway plant

Over the next year Briggs & Stratton intends to move production of commercial-use Vanguard V-Twin engines from Japan to its manufacturing plants in Statesboro, Georgia and ...

October 30, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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