Now that early voting for the Statesboro city council election is over, officials are gearing up for the final day of voting – Election Day on Tuesday.
Someone in the community knows something about the nine armed robberies that have taken place recently around the Georgia Southern University Campus, and Statesboro Police are offering a " substantial reward" for information identifying and leading to the arrests of the suspects responsible.
Last week, the Southeast Bulloch High School marching band "The Swarm" and their dancers "The Stingers" participated in their last competition of the year. The event: the Burke County Bear Invitational Marching Competition held at the Burke County's High School Stadium in Waynesboro.
The Winter Olympics will have a bit of local flavor when the games open next year in Vancouver, Canada.
This morning's first guest was Statesboro City Councilman Tommy Blitch, who is running for re-election to his District One seat. He is being challenged by William Thomas and Benjamin Lewis in Tuesday's election.
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In Mattie Lively Elementary School's lunch room, Sharmane Lee quietly rules the roost. A graduate of Statesboro High School in 1980, she was raised in Statesboro by her parents, Joseph and Louise Hendrix.
Wednesday's guest on the "Morning's unPhiltered" radio show was Lottie Johnson, candidate for Statesboro City Council seat in District Four. She is running, along with Fred Parrish and John Riggs, for the seat given up by unopposed mayoral candidate Joe Brannen.
The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art will present "Sacred & Profane," a folk art exhibition on display through Dec. 11 in the Folk Art Research Center, located in the Fine Arts Building on Georgia Southern's campus.
Bulloch County buried a legend Tuesday as rain threatened and citizens mourned. Former Bulloch County Sheriff Arnold Ray Akins, died Saturday of complications stemming from colostomy surgery. Akins was 70.
There are three more days left of early voting for the Statesboro city council election as citizens prepare to elect two council members and a mayor to new four-year terms.
The Statesboro Herald and members of the community would like to recognize the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces on Veterans ...