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Alcohol law changes ahead?

With city leaders considering how to restructure Statesboro's often scrutinized and lambasted alcohol ordinance, local business owners are currently pinpointing aspects of the law they would like to see changed.

August 13, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Jewell Parker dies at 96

Mrs. Jewell B. Parker, a lady known for her ambition, her Southern grace and her impact on the Statesboro community passed away Friday afternoon. She was 96 years old.

August 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ga. unveils new political maps

Bulloch County representatives in the Georgia House probably will get new numbers to their districts, but proposed reapportionment maps released Friday show local incumbent Republicans Jan Tankersley, Butch Parrish and Jon Burns still will speak for Bulloch residents in Atlanta.

August 12, 2011 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Teen charged in sex crimes

A teenage boy was charged Tuesday with molesting two female juveniles who visited relatives near his home, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

August 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Five 2011 graduates earn AP Honors

Four Bulloch Academy graduates recently earned the designation of AP Scholars with Honors and one was named AP Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievements on the college-level Advanced Placement program exams.

August 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Less litter in Bulloch

While litter remains a nagging problem in Bulloch County, a recent study by Keep Bulloch Beautiful shows it's getting better.

August 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


New Mattie Lively focuses on Georgia

When doors to the new Mattie Lively Elementary School open some time next year students will not be the wildest creatures found in its halls.

August 11, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Woman pleads guilty in shooting

A woman charged with killing her daughter's boyfriend pled guilty Thursday to aggravated assault and was sentenced to a total of 25 years in prison.

August 11, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ancient sea reptile didn't lay eggs

WASHINGTON - The remains of a giant sea creature are providing the first proof that these prehistoric reptiles gave birth to their young rather than laying eggs.

August 11, 2011 | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID AP Science Writer | Local


Governor calls special session

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has called for the General Assembly's special session to begin Aug. 15, with hopes for a speedy redistricting process and more involvement from voters on a transportation tax aimed at funding state infrastructure projects.

August 10, 2011 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


Siblings suspected in crime spree captured

PUEBLO, Colo. - Three fugitive siblings wanted in a crime spree in Florida and Georgia were captured Wednesday in Colorado after firing shots at officers during a high-speed chase and crashing their car into a highway barrier, authorities said.

August 10, 2011 | By IVAN MORENO Associated Press | Local


Reward offered in Olliff murder

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the November 2010 murder of Harrison Wayne Olliff.

August 09, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Storm downs trees, power lines

A destructive storm battered Bulloch and neighboring counties Tuesday night around 7 p.m., leaving a trail of downed trees, and live power lines and damaging at least one home.

August 09, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Jackson bond hearing continued

A bond hearing scheduled Thursday for a teacher charged with having sex with a student has been continued.

August 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Mari Moss named Evans' top teacher

CLAXTON - At the annual back-to-school faculty breakfast, Evans County Superintendant Joy Collins named this year's County Teacher of the Year.

August 09, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Smoothie King brings fresh blends to Statesboro

Decades ago, Statesboro native Lee Barnes and his wife Amy fell in love with Smoothie King while living in Atlanta. Amy struggles with chronic food ...

November 27, 2017 | | Local


Holiday Celebration this First Friday downtown

With Friday being Dec. 1, the month isn't waiting to have a Downtown Statesboro First Friday event, and the Holiday Celebration usually draws one ...

November 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Hand bell choir set to perform

Silver bells, silver bells. … Four church handbell choirs are getting ready to perform as one. … It's Christmas time in the Boro.

November 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Confederate Avenue evokes Old South, but may get new name

ATLANTA - A roadway in Atlanta serves as a concrete reminder to drivers, joggers and neighbors that Georgia once took up arms against the United States ...

November 24, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Black Friday sales bring in shoppers

NEW YORK - Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were ...

November 24, 2017 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writers | Local


Georgia boy finally gets new kidney

ATLANTA - A potentially life-saving kidney transplant has given a Georgia family a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, nearly two months after the operation ...

November 23, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


TMT Farms to open Friday

The annual Christmas lights display at TMT Farms has grown so popular, it caught the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's attention.

November 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A renewed friendship 50 years later

New roommates Robin Altland and Kathy McAlpine love their new living arrangement.

November 23, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


App may help ID shrimp affliction

SAVANNAH - Scientists on the Georgia coast are documenting an affliction in shrimp known as black gill as part of an ongoing research project.

November 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Town Hall meetings requested before Georgia Southern enfolds Armstrong

Georgia Southern donor and alumnus Burney Marsh asked the University System of Georgia Board of Regents to hold town hall meetings presenting the final plan ...

November 22, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


2017 Farmer of the Year

Fluffy white cotton explodes over 3,000 acres of farmland tended by Wade C. Hodges III, and he is humbled by the fact that each ...

November 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Santa’s Toy Run set for Saturday

Santa Claus will roll into Statesboro via motorcycle once again as the Southern Thunder Cruisers bring him along for the ride Saturday during the annual ...

November 21, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


A Thanksgiving gift

For the sixth year in a row, the Auxiliary of East Georgia Regional Medical Center collected and presented bags of Thanksgiving food to Christian Social ...

November 21, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Many 'chefs' help Feed the Boro

For an entire year, the Feed the Boro Committee led by Kimberly Forstrom has planned for its largest event of the year, providing Thanksgiving lunch ...

November 21, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Josh Whitfield developing old West Lumber site

Statesboro native and local entrepreneur Josh Whitfield has begun what will be the most transformational project yet on the Blue Mile corridor. He has purchased ...

November 20, 2017 | | Local


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