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Honoring the Brinsons

SYLVANIA - If diamonds were the theme for the 60th anniversary of Screven County's Livestock Festival, then they couldn't have glistened more in Saturday's record high temperatures, at what has become the longest continuously running livestock festival in Georgia.

April 13, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU to mark Civil War anniversary

Georgia Southern University will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War during a day filled with living history, displays of priceless artifacts and roundtable discussions on Saturday.

April 12, 2011 | | Local


Honor grads recognized at SIB luncheon

Bulloch County's honor graduates learned the secret of happiness Tuesday as they enjoyed a luncheon sponsored by Sea Island Bank.

April 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Vet’s fair offers services, info

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is offering a health fair for veterans and their families Saturday, offering information about a host of services available in an effort to register veterans for programs they deserve.

April 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Drivers cut back as gas rises

NEW YORK - With the price of gas above $3.50 a gallon in all but one state, there are signs that Americans are cutting back on driving, reversing a steady increase in demand for fuel as the economy improves.

April 11, 2011 | By CHRIS KAHN AP Energy Writer | Local


Man arrested after shooting puppies

A Brooklet man was arrested Sunday after shooting two puppies he said were in his trash.

April 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Kiwanis Rodeo set to ride into town

The Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo is just under a week away, and local riders are encouraged to enter both the professional events as well as the ones just for fun.

April 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Town Hall set at GSU Tuesday

Statesboro City Councilman John Riggs will hold a town hall-style meeting Tuesday with Georgia Southern students.

April 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Healthier Bulloch

Southern, rural portions of Georgia are home to the state's least healthy counties, though Bulloch ranks in the top 25 percent, according to a comprehensive report released recently.

April 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Round 3 of The Masters - Listen to Vince Johnson's report

Will Fred Couples put himself into position to become the oldest winner of The Masters?

April 09, 2011 | | Local


Police solve burglaries with arrests

Statesboro Police solved a rash of burglaries Monday after arresting a man and a juvenile they said are responsible for five residential burglaries and one business burglary.

April 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Census may alter Boro voting

With the release of 2010 Census figures, the City of Statesboro is beginning the process of evaluating population growth and determining whether the city's five districts need to be reshaped.

April 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Listen to Vince Johnson's daily report from The Masters

Day 2 begins at Augusta and Vince Johnson looks at the storylines going into the second round of The Masters.

April 08, 2011 | | Local


Dems pitch HOPE plan

Georgia Democrats are conducting a statewide listening and speaking tour this week to gather support for a plan that would allow current high school seniors and college students to retain their full HOPE Scholarships.

April 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Report: Man drives car off ramp, punches his rescuer

A man who drove his car onto a display ramp at a local car dealership was arrested after the car caught fire and he punched a man trying to save him.

April 07, 2011 | By HOLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Portal man arrested after chase

A traffic stop attempt by Metter police Tuesday sparked a three-county motorcycle chase, ending in a crash and the subsequent arrest of a Portal man.

July 25, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 mayors up as Bulloch’s 4 towns face elections

All four towns in Bulloch County are scheduled to hold elections for council seats Nov. 7, but only Register and Statesboro have mayors up for ...

July 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Teachers back; parents can meet them Thursday

The Bulloch County Schools are inviting parents and students to meet their teachers during open house events on all 15 campuses Thursday evening, before the ...

July 25, 2017 | | Local


Johnson leaves top state NAACP post

After stepping down Saturday as president of the Georgia State Conference NAACP, a post he held for almost four years, Statesboro attorney and minister Francys ...

July 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


3 charged with firing guns under river bridge

Three men who were reportedly firing guns underneath a Highway 301 North bridge Sunday while people swam in the river nearby face drug and other ...

July 24, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'One Voice' offers evening of hope with free event

Several voices are coming together Friday at 7 p.m. at the Statesboro High School football field with a single message: "One voice makes a ...

July 24, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: The State of Bar-B-Q in the Boro is strong

Nothing screams "Southern" more than Bar-B-Q. Long before Statesboro was famous for its Eagles, it was known as the Bar-B-Q Capital of the South. In ...

July 24, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Georgia senators reviewing corporate, personal tax breaks

ATLANTA - A Georgia Senate committee is beginning what could be a years-long study of the hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks given to ...

July 22, 2017 | | Local


Mixed message from Milestones

The percentage of students in the Bulloch County Schools meeting proficiency levels on the Georgia Milestones tests improved in 15 of 30 tested subjects and ...

July 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Report: Numerous security policy violations in inmate escape

ATLANTA - Two Georgia prison guards failed to properly search and secure their prisoners on a transfer bus, enabling two inmates to free themselves and rush ...

July 21, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Woman fired, jailed over fraudulent use of nursing license

A Statesboro woman was jailed Wednesday after reportedly using another person's nursing license to perform nursing duties at work.

July 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


900 pot plants found in Candler; one arrested

Low-flying helicopters seen around Bulloch and adjacent counties recently may be part of the effort by the Georgia Governor's Drug Suppression Task Force to ...

July 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD officers issued opioid-blocking drug

Statesboro police officers will now carry the opioid-blocking drug naloxone in a nasal spray to administer to people who overdose on opioids such as heroin ...

July 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Shots fired during Subway robbery

Two masked gunmen opened fire during a robbery Wednesday night at a Statesboro sandwich shop, but no one was injured.

July 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


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