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Civil War's 150th stirs race debate

CHARLESTON - At South Carolina's Secession Gala, men in frock coats and militia uniforms and women in hoopskirts will sip mint juleps as a band called Unreconstructed plays "Dixie." In Georgia, they will re-enact the state's 1861 secession convention. And Alabama will hold a mock swearing-in of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

December 11, 2010 | By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press | Local


Two arrested on dog abuse charges in Rincon

RINCON - Two people were arrested after law enforcement officials said they starved a dog to death in Effingham County.

December 10, 2010 | From the Effingham Herald | Local


‘White Christmas’ in the Boro

The "White Christmas" movie people have enjoyed for years that showcases the talents of Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye was rewritten for the stage to give heavier emphasis to the music. This weekend, it will premiere at the Averitt Center.

December 09, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Cold prompts early coat delivery

In the middle of their second annual Coats for Kids drive, Bulloch Lions Club volunteers and Andrews Klean Korner prepared about 150 coats for distribution to the needy Wednesday in response to this week's unseasonably cold temperatures.

December 08, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


GSP offers child seat check

Georgia State Patrol troopers, newly certified as Child Passenger Safety Technicians, will conduct free child seat safety checks Friday to help make riding along more secure for infants and children.

December 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boy, 11, injured in Lydia Lane fire

An 11-year-old boy suffered second-degree burns Tuesday night when his family's Lydia Lane home was destroyed by fire. Quick action by Statesboro firefighters likely saved the child's life, and he was flown to a burn center in Augusta, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

December 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Olliff’s body ID’d, foul play suspected

A body found Tuesday in Candler County was positively identified as that of Harrison Wayne Olliff, a Statesboro man who was missing since Nov. 26.

December 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Damascus offers affordable hope

Men with addiction issues seeking help in recovery have a new option in Statesboro. Damascus, LLC. offers an affordable option where men can work towards overcoming the challenges they face with addition to alcohol or drugs. Located on South Zetterower Avenue, the new rehabilitation home was the brainchild of two men with local connections and a history of experience in recovery.

December 07, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Missing Statesboro man’s truck found

A body found Tuesday in a rural spot in Candler County nearby a truck belonging to a missing Statesboro man has not been identified yet as that of Harrison Wayne Olliff, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

December 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro High brings 'Scrooge' to stage

Almost everyone has seen Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" in some creative presentation. Whether it's on the screen or onstage, the holiday story of transformation has seen many incarnations. In fact, for many the Christmas season just doesn't seem complete without it.

December 07, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Police investigate two armed robberies

Two armed robberies, back to back Saturday afternoon have Statesboro Police seeking one or more suspects, said Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey.

December 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


No bid results in road trip for Eagles

A different interpretation of NCAA rules by the Georgia Southern athletic department cost the Eagles a chance at a home game Saturday in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

December 06, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU soars into quarterfinals

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Everybody knew what was coming, they just couldn't stop it.

December 04, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Local


Historic Confederate flagpoles dedicated in Stilson

Two camps of the Sons of Confederate Veterans - the Ogeechee Rifles of Statesboro and Ebenezer Rifles of Effingham County - recently held dedication ceremonies for two flagpoles in Bulloch County.

December 04, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


It's a big foot, but is it Bigfoot?

What has four toes and leaves a footprint almost 20 inches long? Roger Crews of Jenkins County really, really wants to know.

December 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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4 days, 2 family violence stabbings

In two unrelated incidents in the past four days, the Statesboro Police Department and Bulloch County Sheriff's Office each arrested women for allegedly stabbing ...

March 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Ollie's bringing retail outlet to College Plaza

New life is coming to Statesboro's very first shopping center, College Plaza at the corner of Zetterower Avenue and Fair Road. Ollie's Bargain ...

March 06, 2017 | | Local


AgSouth distributes $19 million; awards market grants

AgSouth Chief Executive Officer Pat Calhoun announced that current and former members of AgSouth Farm Credit in Georgia and South Carolina received more than $19 ...

March 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Delicious fundraiser: Tasting Statesboro to benefit United Way

Want to sample local cuisine from more than 35 restaurants and assist the community, too?

March 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Meet Bill Black, Bulloch's new chief deputy

When Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown took office in January, he already knew who would be his chief deputy - a man he knew was stable ...

March 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lawmakers head down home stretch

ATLANTA - Struggling schools, opioid addiction and the state's medical marijuana program appear likely to dominate the rest of Georgia's legislative session.

March 04, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


Georgia House backs bill allowing guns on college campuses

ATLANTA - Despite Gov. Nathan Deal's forceful veto last year, Georgia's House approved another bill on Friday that would allow licensed gun owners to ...

March 03, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Ogeechee Tech’s ‘iGot’ set for March 21

Community volunteers will hit the streets Tuesday, March 21, for the 2017 iGot (I Give to Ogeechee Tech) campaign.

March 03, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch DAR honors local ‘pioneers’

The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognized six local women in honor of Women's History Month at ...

March 03, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Evans County, Claxton set for Wildlife Festival

The Rattlesnake & Wildlife Festival is back, bringing wildlife demonstrations, snake handling, wildlife educational programs, and more. The Evans County Wildlife Club will hold its 50th ...

March 03, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Patsy Cline focus of Averitt presentation

The true story of a country music legend will unfold next week at the Averitt Center for the Arts with the upcoming presentation of "Love ...

March 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Pedestrian struck by semi, killed

A Baxley woman was killed Wednesday night after being struck by a semi truck.

March 02, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


BCCI inmate captured

An escaped inmate was captured early Thursday morning, thanks to a resident with a handgun and a Jack Russell terrier.

March 02, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


‘Always willing to help’

Some came with dump trucks, excavators and skid steers. Others showed up with a pick-up truck and chain saw. And many came with just their ...

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


Remembering Lannie Lee

Lannie Lee, an icon of Bulloch County agriculture, passed away Wednesday after a brief illness. The 96-year-old was a longtime member of the Bulloch County ...

March 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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