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Ruckus at Screven game causes forfeiture

SYLVANIA - A simple school rivalry heated up Saturday night when Screven County forfeited a home boys basketball game with Jenkins County after a brawl broke out among fans.

December 14, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER | Local

A project from the heart

Third grade teacher Talette Tootle has taken on a task from her heart. She and her third-grade students at Langston Chapel Elementary School make some very special Christmas cards to give to patients at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.

December 13, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

Eagles win at Paulson "North"

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern couldn't play host to Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinals game against Wofford, so the Eagles brought Paulson Stadium's crowd on the road.

December 11, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Local

Quiet heroes save boy

The house on Lydia Lane was ablaze, and when the first Statesboro Fire Department truck arrived, Capt. Chris Whitehead and Firefighter Second-Class Steven Morris had no time to waste. Immediately upon arriving Tuesday night they learned a 12-year-old boy was trapped inside.

December 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Civil War's 150th stirs race debate

CHARLESTON - At South Carolina's Secession Gala, men in frock coats and militia uniforms and women in hoopskirts will sip mint juleps as a band called Unreconstructed plays "Dixie." In Georgia, they will re-enact the state's 1861 secession convention. And Alabama will hold a mock swearing-in of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

December 11, 2010 | By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press | Local

Two arrested on dog abuse charges in Rincon

RINCON - Two people were arrested after law enforcement officials said they starved a dog to death in Effingham County.

December 10, 2010 | From the Effingham Herald | Local

‘White Christmas’ in the Boro

The "White Christmas" movie people have enjoyed for years that showcases the talents of Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye was rewritten for the stage to give heavier emphasis to the music. This weekend, it will premiere at the Averitt Center.

December 09, 2010 | From staff reports | Local

Cold prompts early coat delivery

In the middle of their second annual Coats for Kids drive, Bulloch Lions Club volunteers and Andrews Klean Korner prepared about 150 coats for distribution to the needy Wednesday in response to this week's unseasonably cold temperatures.

December 08, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local

GSP offers child seat check

Georgia State Patrol troopers, newly certified as Child Passenger Safety Technicians, will conduct free child seat safety checks Friday to help make riding along more secure for infants and children.

December 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Boy, 11, injured in Lydia Lane fire

An 11-year-old boy suffered second-degree burns Tuesday night when his family's Lydia Lane home was destroyed by fire. Quick action by Statesboro firefighters likely saved the child's life, and he was flown to a burn center in Augusta, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

December 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Olliff’s body ID’d, foul play suspected

A body found Tuesday in Candler County was positively identified as that of Harrison Wayne Olliff, a Statesboro man who was missing since Nov. 26.

December 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Damascus offers affordable hope

Men with addiction issues seeking help in recovery have a new option in Statesboro. Damascus, LLC. offers an affordable option where men can work towards overcoming the challenges they face with addition to alcohol or drugs. Located on South Zetterower Avenue, the new rehabilitation home was the brainchild of two men with local connections and a history of experience in recovery.

December 07, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Missing Statesboro man’s truck found

A body found Tuesday in a rural spot in Candler County nearby a truck belonging to a missing Statesboro man has not been identified yet as that of Harrison Wayne Olliff, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

December 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Statesboro High brings 'Scrooge' to stage

Almost everyone has seen Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" in some creative presentation. Whether it's on the screen or onstage, the holiday story of transformation has seen many incarnations. In fact, for many the Christmas season just doesn't seem complete without it.

December 07, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

Police investigate two armed robberies

Two armed robberies, back to back Saturday afternoon have Statesboro Police seeking one or more suspects, said Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey.

December 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

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A lesson in war

Mention the word "history" and many students and adults cringe with thoughts of memorizing dates for a test or visions of old and boring details ...

March 03, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Spelling bee champ memorizes scripture

For Southeast Bulloch Middle School eighth-grader Worlanyo Gato, 13, who won the district spelling bee in Brunswick Feb. 24 and now advances to the GAE ...

March 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Fundraising concert set for next Saturday

A fundraising concert featuring familiar tunes of the Eagles band takes place Saturday, March 10, in the Statesboro High School auditorium and benefits the Village ...

March 02, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Hein won’t seek re-election to BOE

Steve Hein, in his eighth year representing District 4 on the Bulloch County Board of Education, has decided not to seek re-election. But District 4 ...

March 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

'Naked politics' of punishing Delta could haunt Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers' decision to punish Delta Air Lines for publicly distancing itself from the National Rifle Association was an extraordinary act of political revenge.

March 02, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

Two incumbents, two newcomers ready to qualify for county commission

As qualifying for upcoming elections begins Monday, two incumbent Bulloch County commissioners plan to run again, one said he will not run again and two ...

March 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Morris Multimedia, Statesboro Herald tech director passes

The Statesboro Herald and Morris Multimedia lost a dear friend and treasured employee with the passing of Charles Hilton "Charlie" Joiner, director of technology.

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Suspect arrested for GSU threat

A threat involving the Statesboro campus of Georgia Southern University on Wednesday landed a Macon man in jail, but university officials said the threat was ...

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

It’s ‘Green Grits’ First Friday

With March, the First Friday event in downtown Statesboro is the Green Grits Festival, infused with the dominant color of spring two weeks before St ...

March 01, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Averitt Lecture Series brings David Hurst Thomas

Eminent archeologist David Hurst Thomas will talk about his work of discovery at the Spanish mission site on St. Catherines Island as speaker for the ...

March 01, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Principal: SHS threat unfounded

A rumor of a possible threat at Statesboro High School Thursday was unfounded, said Dr. Ken LeCain, principal.

March 01, 2018 | | Local

Congressional candidate forum Thursday evening at GSU

The Georgia Southern University Political Science Club is hosting a forum for candidates for Georgia's 12th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House ...

February 28, 2018 | | Local

Georgia governor criticizes 'unbecoming squabble' over Delta

ATLANTA - Georgia's governor on Wednesday criticized the "unbecoming squabble" that has engulfed the state Capitol since fellow Republicans threatened to punish Delta Air Lines ...

February 28, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

Teacher barricades himself in class, fires gun

ATLANTA - A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun in what may have ...

February 28, 2018 | By JEFF MARTIN and ALINA HARTOUNIAN Associated Press | Local

Statesboro city H.R. director lands Savannah job

As the city of Statesboro's human resources director for the past seven years and 10 months, Jeffery Grant has conducted numerous job searches. Now ...

February 28, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

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