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York: Man arrested after text messages to teen intercepted

A Portal man expected to meet a teenage girl to give her alcohol Friday, but her father intercepted the text messages the offender sent and held the man down on the ground until police arrived, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

March 31, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Streetscape project moves west

Statesboro's Downtown Streetscape project will be causing a few more delays on East Main Street in the next few weeks as the project moves farther west and further towards completion.

March 30, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Councilman Will Britt talks taxes and budget

There's one subject that's always likely to cause a lot of discussion: taxes. That's what was on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show's agenda today with Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt sitting in.

March 30, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Entry deadline extended until 5 p.m. Monday

You know you've got that award-winning film in you, but you just need a little more time.

March 30, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Monday night blaze kills 1

A fire Monday night on Hightower Road took the life of an elderly woman, said Statesboro Fire Investigator Capt. Emerson Melton.

March 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - GSU College of IT to become a first in the world

Mondays on "Mornings unPHILtered" is typically focused on business, economics and cutting-edge computer technology. Monday was no different, as host Phil Boyum welcomed frequent contributor Dr. Ron Shiffler, the Dean of Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration and the interim Dean of the College of Informational Technology.

March 29, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


No guns on GSU campus

Guns on campus at Georgia Southern University are not a good idea, said GSU President Dr. Brooks Keel. And University Police Chief Mike Russell agrees that if a bill passed Wednesday by Georgia senators becomes law, it's likely the university would act on a provision in that bill that allows individual colleges and universities to ban guns on their own.

March 27, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


SEB, SHS dominate annual Georgia Southern math tournament

Everyone in Bulloch County remembers the great snow storm on Feb. 12. What most people don't know is that weekend also was when Georgia Southern University was scheduled to host its annual Regional Math Tournament, which is the biggest competition of its type in the area.

March 27, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Literary teams from Southeast Bulloch, Statesboro earn first place honors

The literary teams from both Statesboro High and Southeast Bulloch High School's each took first-place honors at their respective Region 2-AAAA and Region 3-AA Literary events last week.

March 27, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


BA junior Kaylee Sheppard earns first in state literary competition

Bulloch Academy junior Kaylee Sheppard was named a Class AA state champion recently after her performance in the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) state literary competition at Valdosta State University.

March 27, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Jews for Jesus to present Passover program

Rahel Hirshenson Landrum of Jews for Jesus will re-create the traditional Passover service and explain how it foreshadowed Jesus' death and resurrection in a presentation called "Christ in the Passover" at Eastern Heights Baptist Church Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

March 26, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Comedian bringing act to the Boro

Expect lots of laughter in downtown Statesboro Saturday night.

March 26, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Drug, alcohol meeting: Parents key to prevention

Some passionate citizens gathered Thursday night for a town hall meeting. The topic? Underage drinking in Bulloch County, and how to stop it.

March 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Donations that can save lives

A blood drive in honor of a local student - as well as to help her with her blood needs - will be held Monday at Fletcher Memorial Baptist Church. Thirteen-year-old Southeast Bulloch Middle School student Rebecca Carnes said Thursday she appreciates any help.

March 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Barrow discusses health care vote

Georgia Congressman John Barrow said Thursday he did not vote for the health care reform bill that passed the House of Representatives Sunday because he believes it would ultimately tax the people it was trying to help too much and did not address some core problems with health care.

March 25, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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KKK wins partial victory in highway cleanup case

ATLANTA - Dismissing an appeal on a technicality, Georgia's highest court granted a victory to a Ku Klux Klan group that has been seeking for ...

July 05, 2016 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Armed robbery suspect caught

Police officers responding to a report of a man with a gun Monday ended up making an arrest in an armed robbery that happened three ...

July 05, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Fireworks, franks and festivities

From fireworks soaring above the Washington Monument to hot dogs being downed in New York City's famed frank-eating contest, Americans aren't shy about ...

July 04, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local


Waters now interim Evans County superintendent

Former Statesboro High School principal Dr. Martin "Marty" Waters, who in May had his teaching certificate restored after a retroactive one-year suspension in a settlement ...

July 04, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Averitt Center marks remarkable 12 years

Twelve years after opening the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro, the impact of the Center, the embrace of the Statesboro community and ...

July 04, 2016 | | Local


Statesboro native will lead State Bar of Georgia

Statesboro native Patrick T. O'Connor was installed last month as the 54th president of the 48,000-member State Bar of Georgia during the organization ...

July 04, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: A Fourth of July tradition for longtime friends

You can never really know the moment when a forever friend may walk into your life. That fateful moment for my best friend of more ...

July 03, 2016 | | Local


Best foot forward

In football, kickers can often feel like the loneliest players on the field - even when surrounded by thousands of screaming fans. Standing on the sidelines ...

July 03, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


Augusta man arrested in Jenkins County after chase

A man wanted on shoplifting charges out of Richmond County fled from deputies in Jenkins County Saturday afternoon, but surrendered after an hours- long chase.

July 02, 2016 | | Local


Zika mosquitoes all over Ga.; control agencies aren't

SAVANNAH - Mosquitoes that can carry the Zika virus are found in all corners of Georgia - from coastal marshes to northern mountains, in rural farm communities ...

July 02, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


New GS president foresees growth

On his first day as Georgia Southern University's president, Jaimie Hebert, PhD., said what he most wants to be remembered for is expanding the ...

July 02, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Long road for Wounded Eagle Fund recipient

Justin L. Williams never expected six years in the U.S. Army and a 1,000-foot jump from a plane to land him where he ...

July 01, 2016 | By JENNIFER WISE Special to the Herald | Local


Law enforcement promotes holiday safety

While most will spend the holiday weekend relaxing and enjoying picnics, family gatherings and fireworks, law enforcement will be on extra patrol to ensure the ...

July 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ku Klux Klan dreams of rising again 150 years after founding

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klandied and was reborn before losing the fight ...

June 30, 2016 | By JAY REEVES Associated Press | Local


A century of life and still going strong

In 1916, on the last day of June, a man was born who would make a great impact on others throughout his life.

June 30, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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