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Making a local connection

Venturing to a foreign country can be tough, especially for the 300 international students at Georgia Southern who leave their home countries to pursue a college education in Statesboro.

September 04, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Special to the Herald | Local


Averitt Center will play host to Rolling Stones tribute band

In 1965, a local fraternity booked an up-and-coming rock band called The Rolling Stones to play a fundraiser at Georgia Southern College. Now 45 years later, the personalities and music that made The Stones into one of the greatest rock bands of all time are returning to the Boro.

September 04, 2010 | By MELINDA ROELL Special to the Herald | Local


Judge: City violated records law

Statesboro city council members are questioning the courtroom strategy of City Attorney Sam Brannen after a Bulloch County Superior Court judge found the city in violation of the Georgia Open Meetings Act. Judge John R. Turner posted the ruling Friday morning, after a hearing was held in his courtroom Tuesday.

September 03, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - A Taste of Downtown

Downtown Statesboro retail shops will become mini restaurants this evening during the third annual Taste of Downtown. Allen Muldrew, Thursday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show, told host Phil Boyum all about the First Friday event.

September 02, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Dogs, author make popular visit to Stilson

Children's book author David Sargent Jr. came to Stilson Elementary School Tuesday to read several of his books to the kids, as well as introduce them to his canine companions, Emma and Spike. The dogs are the stars of his most recent books and were an instant hit with children, parents and staff that had assembled in the Stilson gym.

September 01, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


‘A More Perfect Union’

The Statesboro Regional Library's Youth and Family Services Department will introduce today its first collection of books received through a special grant sponsored by the National Endowment for Humanities. The collection is called "A More Perfect Union" and includes a variety of materials about famous Americans and other historical details about America during its formative days.

September 01, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Sheriff: Man sent sexual texts to juvenile

An 18-year-old Bulloch County man was arrested Tuesday after deputies said he came to a playground to meet a 13-year-old girl to whom he was sending sexually explicit text messages.

September 01, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


September 2 - Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests Sueleen Hunter, 47, Spring Street – bench warrant

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

September 01, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


City awaits open records ruling

Six local businessmen suing the Statesboro mayor and city council for alleged violations of Georgia's Open Meetings laws got their day in court Tuesday morning, but they left without an answer as the judge said he wouldn't release his decision until later in the week.

August 31, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Commission upholds road superintendent firing

Bulloch County Commissioners, in a 4-2 vote, upheld Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch's decision to terminate a county department head for violating policy by failing a drug test.

August 31, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


As many as 75 teens involved in Saturday brawl at local theater

A fight between a large crowd of teenagers Saturday at a local theater resulted in police asking a local department store to ban juveniles from entering the store without adult supervision.

August 31, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Monken helps launch 2010 United Way campaign

Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken helped launch Bulloch County's 2010 United Way campaign at a breakfast Tuesday.

August 31, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Singing for miracles

Twelve hours of gospel music, car and motorcycle shows, concessions and more Saturday will benefit the Oncology and Hematology Departments at Backus Children's Hospital in Savannah through a local fundraising effort for the Children's Miracle Network.

August 31, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Teen charged in molestation case to undergo evaluation

A teenage boy charged as an adult in a child molestation case will remain in custody at Claxon Youth Detention Center until he undergoes a psychological evaluation, said Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Michael Muldrew.

August 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Father, son wanted in connection to battery incident

A man and his son are wanted in connection to a battery incident that happened Friday afternoon at a local metals/wrecking yard.

August 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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American Farm Bureau honors Bulloch's Lannie Lee

During a leadership lunch held at the American Farm Bureau Federation Convention in Phoenix, earlier in January to recognize Farm Bureau volunteers, Bulloch County Farm ...

January 30, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Burns still finds stress-free travel deals

Lori, Edie Grace and I love to travel.

January 30, 2017 | | Local


Rolling out the Blue Mile

The Blue Mile plan for revitalization of South Main Street isn't just about gateway columns, a dog park or a statue of early 20th ...

January 28, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Searching for Bulloch’s hidden helpers

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.

January 28, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


‘New’ GS budgeted for engineering building here

In an interview this week, Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert, PhD, noted that the state is planning for growth on both the current GS ...

January 27, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


I-16 slab replacement to require lane closures

Drivers can expect daily lane closures during concrete slab replacement on the westbound side of Interstate 16 between the Chatham-Effingham county line and the Candler-Emanuel ...

January 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Tips sought in Candler drive-by shooting

Two people injured in a drive-by-style shooting near Metter Tuesday are in stable condition, but Candler County Sheriff John Miles is seeking information about the ...

January 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Traffic stop attempt leads to chase

What started as a simple traffic stop for a tag light violation led to a police chase Thursday night that ended in a forced halt ...

January 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man shot in standoff was sex offender

The man killed Monday during a standoff with law enforcement near the Bulloch/Bryan County line was a registered sex offender and had been jailed ...

January 26, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City funds second phase of pay-plan raises

Last week Statesboro City Council approved the second phase of city employee pay raises recommended in a pay study completed last March.

January 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Author, Bible study creator set to lead women's event

Acclaimed author, musician, Bible study creator and teacher Kelly Minter will be the featured artist at a women's gathering this month at Statesboro First ...

January 26, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Drives collecting supplies for Ga. tornado victims

Several local churches and businesses are reaching out to help the victims of tornadoes in Albany, Adel and other areas in Georgia affected by the ...

January 25, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Herald purchases entire Maxway property

The Statesboro Herald recently purchased the property commonly known as the Maxway center across Proctor Street from the Herald building and also property directly behind ...

January 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'Steel Magnolias' brings southern sass to the Boro

The second you hear one of Ouiser's zingers or a bit of sassy wisdom from Truvy, you know you're home.

January 25, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON | Local


Suspect killed in deputy-involved shooting identified

The man who was fatally shot Monday night during a standoff with deputies has been identified as Gary M. Wigley of Highway 119 North, according ...

January 25, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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