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Stokes named Kiwanian of Year

A pseudo-Elvis Presley made the ladies swoon Thursday night at the Statesboro Kiwanis Club's 51st anniversary celebration, but the star of the night was 2011 Kiwanian of the Year, Charles Stokes.

February 24, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Transportation zones a key topic at BOE work session today

A key point of discussion in a Board of Education work session will be the change of school transportation zones, according to Hayley Greene, spokesperson for Bulloch County schools.

February 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Sex offender turns self in after warrant issued

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested a convicted sex offender who moved from his last registered address without informing authorities.

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Local


Remembering Battle at Brier Creek

On Saturday at 11 a.m., Screven County's Remember Brier Creek Committee will hold a memorial ceremony for the estimated 150 American soldiers who died in the gruesome Revolutionary War Battle of Brier Creek on March 3, 1779.

February 23, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Two arrested in Langley Pond bust

Statesboro Police Crime Suppression Unit agents seized over a pound of "high-grade" marijuana Tuesday after a raid on a Langley Pond residence, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Arbor Day event on track for Saturday

An Arbor Day celebration full of activities takes root Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Statesboro.

February 23, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Deputies look for sex offender who moved

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a convicted sex offender who left the area without informing authorities.

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Colby Parker selected as STAR student

Bulloch County students and teachers gathered for the annual STAR Student/Teacher Banquet at the Holiday Inn in Statesboro Tuesday, on an evening in which the program's brightest star was shining more than 1,000 miles away.

February 23, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Stolen car chase ends in 'pit' maneuver

A man police said was driving a stolen car was slightly injured Tuesday afternoon when a Georgia State trooper stopped him by performing a "pit maneuver."

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 23, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 23, 2011

February 23, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 22, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 22, 2011

February 22, 2011 | | Local


A natural gas solution

The bulky people-movers Georgia Southern University employs to transport its students around campus are far from thought when identifying clean, environmentally friendly vehicles found on Statesboro city streets.

February 21, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 21, 2011

Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 21, 2011

February 21, 2011 | | Local


Calling all film makers

With 13 entries ranging from a murder mystery with earthworms to Captain Video to the "Love Thief," the 2010 Statesboro Film Festival was an exciting evening for short film lovers of all genres.

February 19, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


N.C. native brings focus to schools

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Bulloch County was suffering wounds that desperately needed to be healed. Former slaves and children of former slaves faced new "freedom." George Franklin Campbell used his voice and helping hand to reach out to African Americans in Bulloch.

February 19, 2011 | By VALARIE THOMPSON Special to the Herald | Local


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Utility wants to keep building nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle

ATLANTA - Georgia Power has told state regulators that it should keep building new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, despite delays expected to nearly double their ...

September 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Clearing up rumors; what's new in Statesboro

Social media has made pushing false narratives even more easy and crazy.

September 04, 2017 | | Local


A life-changing ceremony: 4 BCCI inmates walk at GED graduation

Four Bulloch County Correctional Institute inmates recently received their General Education Diplomas, and while they are not the first inmates to do so, the four ...

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


Local gas prices surge

Gas prices locally and across the nation have soared after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas. One quarter of the oil refineries that serve the U ...

September 04, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Arena set for December completion

Rain has slowed construction of the multi-purpose arena at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture, but officials remain hopeful the project will be completed by ...

September 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Old barns preserve memories

The Bulloch County Historical Society is aware of several "beautiful barns," some relatively well preserved, some renovated, but is calling for information on other barns ...

September 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


County wins state block grant to construct new senior center

Bulloch County's senior citizens soon will have a new center, thanks to a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, from the Georgia ...

September 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro man wins $300,000 with scratch-off lotto ticket

A Statesboro maintenance worker stopped at a Clyo convenience store recently and left with a winning lottery ticket worth $300,000.

September 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Zika virus: Risk is down, but it's no time to be complacent

Cases of Zika infection have dropped significantly in Georgia and across the United States, public health officials say.

September 01, 2017 | By KELLIE VINAL and ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Bus driver charged in child cruelty; no bond

A Bulloch County special needs school bus driver was arrested Wednesday on child cruelty charges after reportedly striking a child on his bus.

August 31, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch and Boro eye TSPLOST for May vote

Bulloch County officials are considering putting a TSPLOST, or Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, on the ballot for next May. Revenue from the ...

August 31, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


‘Thrill on the Hill’ to celebrate faith, heritage

Residents from Bulloch County and beyond will join together again for the latest iteration of the Willow Hill Heritage Festival on Saturday and Sunday at ...

August 30, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Herald Intern | Local


GS police investigating series of sexual battery incidents

Georgia Southern University police are investigating three incidents of reported sexual battery involving an unknown male who made "unwanted physical contact" with females on a ...

August 30, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County trash poses problems

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday evening to discuss a growing problem: trash disposal.

August 30, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sting nabs Ga. postal workers

ATLANTA - Sixteen postal workers in Atlanta and the surrounding area accepted bribes to deliver packages of cocaine, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

August 30, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


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