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Davis speaks at GSU

On the heels of a holiday for America's most renowned civil rights icon, Georgia Southern University welcomed a political activist who made waves of her own in the 1960s and 70s.

January 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Kiwanis talks about rodeo due in April

The Kiwanis-Ogeechee Fairgrounds will feel the thunder when Hedrick Rodeo Company brings bulls, broncs and good clean family fun to Statesboro April 15 and 16.

January 27, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Sharing secrets

Some people call him "the most trusted stranger" in America and next Wednesday, Frank Warren will speak at Georgia Southern University.

January 26, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Controversial Ayers to speak Feb. 7 at GSU

A controversial academic will lecture on the campus of Georgia Southern University two years after the school rescinded his speaking invitation amid security concerns and heated student protests.

January 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police search for suspects in two armed robberies

Two men held a clerk and a customer at gunpoint early Wednesday morning at a Fair Road convenience store. No one was injured, but the bandits made off with a handful of cash and the customer's wallet, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

January 26, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Little Caesar’s ‘guitar hero’

Have you ever noticed the guy rocking out to his guitar right in front of Carey Hilliard's? Whether you're having lunch, shopping at TJ Maxx, or just driving by, it's near-impossible to miss his perpetual rocking moves.

January 25, 2011 | By CASEY ALDERMAN Special to the Herald | Local


Honoring the past and present

Honoring and remembering two of the Civil War's greatest generals, the Ogeechee Rifles and Ebenezer Rifles camps of the Sons of Confederate Veterans held the annual Lee-Jackson Banquet last week.

January 25, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Brief escape ends in arrest

A man charged Tuesday in state court with probation violation decided to take his chances and flee from deputies trying to take him to jail.

January 25, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Society looks back 150 years

On this date 150 years ago, Bulloch County residents lived as citizens of a newly free and independent Georgia - just five days removed from state lawmakers signing an ordinance to secede from the United States of America.

January 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


MLK Parade day bright and sunny

Monday's weather may have rained on the parade, but Saturday was sunny and cool as the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration parade meandered through downtown Statesboro.

January 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A late-night bust

A raid on a Clito area night club Friday night netted four arrests for illegal alcohol sales. About 30 law enforcement officers surrounded "Da Pond," a club on Club Road in Clito after several undercover purchases of alcohol led to a search warrant.

January 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Monday program to look at Georgia's decision to secede

As Georgia observes the 150th anniversary of the state seceding from the Union in 1861, the Bulloch County Historical Society will hear about the root causes that divided the nation, the steps to Georgia's secession and something about those who participated in the debate.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Four from Langston Chapel Middle earn All-State honors

Four Langston Chapel Middle School Band students were selected recently by the state's top music educators from more than 6,480 auditioning middle school musicians for a coveted chair in Georgia's All-State Band.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


State Dept. of Education to hold meeting in Statesboro

The Georgia Department of Education will hold a parent/guardian meeting in Statesboro on Tuesday at 6 p.m., for parents or guardians of children with disabilities in the Bulloch County School System.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local club raided by law enforcement

The Georgia department of Revenue and other local law enforcement agencies raided a local club late Friday night in Bulloch county. "Da Club," located on Club Road near the Screven County line, had been targeted by law officials for illegal alcohol sales, resulting in the raid. Officials at the scene confiscated unopened and opened bottles of alcoholic beverages during the raid. According to Alcohol and Tobacco Division agent Ron Huckaby and Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson, several arrests were made as a result of the raid. Anderson said approximately 30 officers from varying agencies were involved. This was the second ...

January 22, 2011 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - N.Y. firm takes over old Nash Finch site

A New York-based company has purchased the former SpartanNash facility on Highway 301 South from the heirs of T.J. Morris. Hypotenuse Incorporated will be ...

April 03, 2017 | | Local


Willingway names Cherie Tolley as permanent CEO

Cherie Tolley, Willingway's interim CEO, was named as the substance abuse treatment center's permanent leader in an announcement by facility owner Summit BHC ...

April 03, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local




Suspect charged in I-85 collapse

ATLANTA - A man accused of starting a raging fire that collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 a few miles north of downtown Atlanta was charged ...

April 01, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK and BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Watch for new 4-way stop on Brampton

Beginning Wednesday, drivers will encounter a new four-way stop on Brampton Avenue where it intersects Bermuda Run and Merchants Way at Walker Pharmacy, Statesboro's ...

April 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


The gift of reading

Southeast Bulloch Middle School educators boarded a school bus Thursday afternoon, journeying to a Brooklet-area neighborhood to distribute free books as part of National Reading ...

April 01, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Leaders in high school today, community leaders tomorrow

Southeast Bulloch High School Student Council officers were caught horsing around this week during school hours. Turns out, the 9th through 12th grade officers took ...

March 31, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Graduations return home to high schools

For the first time in more than a decade, graduations at Portal High School, Southeast Bulloch High School and Statesboro High School will be held ...

March 31, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


I-85 collapse to snarl traffic for months

ATLANTA - Atlanta's dreadful rush-hour traffic could be extra nasty for months to come after a raging fire underneath Interstate 85 collapsed an elevated portion ...

March 31, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK and BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


BREAKING: 'Campus carry' passes, heads to governor's desk

Georgia lawmakers have approved legislation allowing people with state permits for concealed handguns to carry on public college campuses, sending it to Gov. Nathan Deal.

March 31, 2017 | | Local


3 finalists for Averitt Center director post

The board of the Averitt Center for the Arts has three finalists to choose from in the search for the Statesboro-based arts organization's second-ever ...

March 30, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged with raping two-year-old

A Statesboro man was arrested Wednesday on charges he raped a two-year-old child.

March 30, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Marking 10 years of local flavor

The Downtown Statesboro MainStreet Farmers Market opens Saturday for its 10th year of bringing fresh local produce, crafts and a variety of vendors and activities ...

March 30, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wildfire burns 250 acres, destroys home in southeast Georgia

SAVANNAH – Crews worked Wednesday to contain a wildfire that destroyed a family's mobile home and several other buildings as it burned about 250 acres ...

March 29, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Braves' new ballpark could be game-changer for industry

ATLANTA - The Braves' new ballpark looks like a throwback stadium with its green seats, brick walls and its old-school, intimate feel.

March 29, 2017 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Local


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