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Career takes cycling detour

When one of his retail tenants couldn't make a go of the bike shop he opened, Billy Blanton became a bicycle shop owner. Located almost 20 years ago in a small retail shopping center next to the former Weiss Theater on Georgia Avenue, Blanton took over The Bike Shop in 1992 with no experience, but a hunch that Statesboro could support a bike sales and repair shop.

May 09, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Rec department leads in summer hiring

With summer time fast upon us, we are truly blessed to have a vibrant parks and recreation department that serves as the largest, single employer of teenagers in the county.

May 09, 2011 | | Local


Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt

If you like southern Gospel music, then you'll love the "Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt" show on SBH Radio. In fact, even if you're not a fan of Gospel music, give Brian's show a try and you just might enjoy what you hear.

May 09, 2011 | | Local


SHS senior named Presidential Scholar

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced earlier this week that Statesboro High Valedictorian and Bulloch County STAR Student Colby Parker is one of only four Georgian's to be named a 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar.

May 07, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Private Presidential Pathways' - Run to Averitt exhibit

(Note: Scott Bryant is an award-winning photojournalist who has worked at the Statesboro Herald since 2007. The following piece offers his opinion and insight into why the current exhibit of presidential images by former New York Times photographer George Tames is so important and why we may never see their like again.)

May 07, 2011 | | Local


Gas prices to drop

NEW YORK - Just shy of $4 a gallon, average U.S. pump prices are about to start falling and could hit $3.50 by summer.

May 06, 2011 | By CHRIS KAHN and JONATHAN FAHEY AP Energy Writers | Local


National Day of Prayer in Sylvania

SYLVANIA - A performance of Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the U.S.A." by vocalist Timothy Callison and pianist Jan Austin prompted a unified standing ovation of patriotism at Sylvania's National Day of Prayer service Thursday.

May 06, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 6, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - May 6, 2011

May 06, 2011 | | Local


Obama: We mean what we say

NEW YORK - Solemnly honoring victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Barack Obama hugged survivors, thanked the heroes of one of the nation's darkest days and declared Thursday that the killing of Osama bin Laden after all these years was an American message to the world: "When we say we will never forget, we mean what we say."

May 05, 2011 | By BEN FELLER AP White House Correspondent | Local


SCVB wants to lure more filmmakers to Statesboro

Is Statesboro ready for the movie screen? Since films have shot scenes here in the past, one would think so, but Craig Dominey hopes to develop a partnership with the Statesboro Convention and Visitor's Bureau that will draw even more filmmakers to the area.

May 05, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


T-shirt sales aid tornado victims

Rallying community and campus support, a pair of Georgia Southern University students is making a substantial contribution to tornado relief efforts in Alabama.

May 05, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Chris Halbert is a Brunswick native who loves sports, especially all the teams at Georgia Southern. (And someday he even plans to finish his degree at GSU.)

May 05, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 5, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - May 5, 2011

May 05, 2011 | | Local


Georgia's First Lady stops by

To spread a message of charity and good will in Georgia communities and show appreciation to a local organization doing its part to help children, Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal visited Statesboro on Wednesday.

May 04, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch to help tornado victims

About 30 vehicles and even more volunteers will roll out early Friday morning as a convoy makes its way from Bulloch County to the tornado-ravaged town of Griffin, in Spaulding County.

May 04, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Inmate whose execution was stayed waits on US Supreme Court

ATLANTA - A Georgia inmate whose execution was halted at the 11th-hour after his lawyers argued racism played a "pivotal role in his death sentence" is ...

September 27, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Voter registration deadline Oct. 10

On Nov. 7, Statesboro will hold a city election, with three candidates vying for mayor. All Bulloch County registered voters are eligible to vote in ...

September 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Other firms appeal city’s choice of insurance broker

Two insurance brokerage firms – one that bid slightly higher and one much lower – are asking Statesboro City Council to reconsider after it awarded the city ...

September 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


BCSO sergeant 'in the right place'

Twice in one week, Bulloch County Sheriff's Sergeant Tracy Miller helped extricate victims from being trapped in potentially deadly situations.

September 26, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Claxton man faces 13 agg assault charges

A Claxton man is accused of trying to run over guests at a Saturday night wedding party.

September 25, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Three shot in Statesboro; two don't want to pursue charges

Three people were shot early Saturday morning on Dunlap Street, and Statesboro police are seeking information about the incident, despite two of the victims not ...

September 25, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man charged with enticing a child

A Statesboro man was jailed Saturday after accusations he solicited sex from a child under 16.

September 25, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Huge expansion makes for a bigger 'Party' in Statesboro

Party Impressions just completed an expansion on South Main Street, increasing the store's total retail space to more than 10,000 square feet. The ...

September 25, 2017 | | Local


‘Where are the workers?’

Talking to human resources professionals at a conference in Statesboro, Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the most common gripe he hears has changed since ...

September 25, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Irma can't stop university from topping $2 million

Georgia Southern University had another successful year with the A Day for Southern fundraising campaign, which raised $2,178,293 in its 44th year. This ...

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Who could say no to that face?

Cleopatra was an Egyptian queen known for her beauty and her ability to make an entrance.

September 24, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Local


Candler County hospital fights to stay open

GLENWOOD ― If you want to watch a rural community die, kill its hospital.

September 23, 2017 | By LAUREN WEBBER and ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Now it’s Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful

Statesboro and Bulloch County again have a Keep America Beautiful affiliate program, but this time it's Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful, hosted by the city.

September 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


City tallying Irma overtime costs

Despite Tropical Storm Irma's effects being far less disastrous than feared, the city of Statesboro did have a storm response, has begun hauling debris ...

September 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Students charged with falsely reporting robbery

Two Georgia Southern University students were charged Thursday after police learned the armed robbery they claimed took place never happened.

September 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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