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‘Up with People’ show is a 50-year ‘Journey’

When the multinational cast of Up with People takes the stage inside the Statesboro High School auditorium on Friday at 7 p.m. the audience will find something for virtually every musical taste and interest.

August 26, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Gracewood Baptist turns 60

Gracewood Baptist Church in Statesboro will mark 60 years since its founding on Sunday and Lynn Lamb has been a member for 55 of those years. Though she currently is the longest tenured member of the church, Lamb is not the oldest.

August 26, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Crop conditions vary after 'spotty' rainfall

If one were to drive across Bulloch County, it might be obvious that some areas have experienced good rainfall this year, while others have not.

August 26, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

A garden became the site of seven forts

Jim Byous gave Bulloch County Historical Society members a quick look Monday through the layered past of the Trustees' Garden, a compact Savannah site that that has been home to a least seven fortifications, one battle and some of Georgia's early industries since its founding as a literal garden spot for the new colony in 1733.

August 25, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Ninth Eagle Nation on Parade sculpture finds a home

The unveiling of the ninth eagle sculpture in the Eagle Nation on Parade took place Tuesday morning at the front entrance of East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

August 25, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Woodbridge residents question water problems

Residents of the Woodbridge subdivision on Josh Deal Road in southern Bulloch County were demanding answers Monday after going without water for almost two days, while the owner of the company managing the subdivision's water system called the outage "an act of God."

August 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Portal man stable after suffering injuries in house fire

A Portal man is in stable condition after being airlifted to Augusta for treatment of smoke inhalation and minors burns suffered in a house fire Saturday night.

August 25, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Three Tree branches out

Three Tree Coffee Roasters, which just opened its own coffee shop in Midtown Market, is a small Statesboro-born business with a global ethical outlook. Three Tree has been supplying carefully chosen, locally roasted beans to retail coffee brewers, and direct to consumers, for almost two years.

August 24, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Fur Nannies fills needs for Statesboro pet owners

Even when she was a little girl, Katelyn Stephens knew what she wanted to do with her life. Every step of the way was methodically planned out. Katelyn is a planner, which comes naturally for someone with an accounting degree from Georgia Southern University, but her transition into owning a petsitting business came as a bit of a surprise.

August 24, 2015 | | Local

Up with People: Meet the cast, part 5

About 100 members of the Up with People cast touring North America in 2015 will be in Statesboro for the week of

August 23, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

'Miss Daisy' rides again at Georgia Southern

As director of the Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern University, Carol Thompson is well known for introducing each of the PAC's performances, taking the stage in a fancy gown for a few moments before the curtain rises.

August 23, 2015 | By BRITTANI HOWELL | Local

In the steps of Jimmy Carter

With Jason Carter as speaker for their 2015 Independence Gala, Bulloch County Democrats ended up hearing from the Carter Center's incoming chairman at an emotionally charged time for the first family of the Democratic Party in Georgia.

August 23, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Program helps match donors to teachers' needs

With limited budgets, funding cuts and other challenges, teachers today often find shortfalls in meeting their classroom needs. Some Bulloch County educators have discovered an easy, no-cost way to secure supplies, accessories and classroom needs with the simple click of a computer mouse.

August 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Drones provide farmers crop analysis

Knowing that farmers and reporters would inevitably call the little, computer-piloted plane a "drone," the organizers of the field demonstration of a UAS, or "unmanned aerial system," for farm use put both terms in the invitation.

August 21, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

ATLANTA - With a broad smile and an upbeat attitude, former President Jimmy Carter told the world Thursday that he has cancer in his brain, and feels "perfectly at ease with whatever comes."

August 20, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY | Local

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Bulloch students REACH for success

Five Bulloch County students were awarded recently the REACH Georgia Scholarship, making them each eligible for $20,000 to use for higher education after graduating ...

September 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

GSU police using body cameras

Georgia Southern University police officers are wearing body cameras while on duty, the first law enforcement agency to do so in Bulloch County.

September 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Lessons of 9/11

Kids waving flags. Wearing red, white, and blue attire. Reciting the pledge of allegiance. Singing the National Anthem. This is what one might typically expect ...

September 11, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Local

Law enforcement responds to social media threats

Local law enforcement agencies ramped up presence at Bulloch County schools Friday due to a statewide alert regarding unsubstantiated threats.

September 11, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Betty Foy Sanders honored at Emma Kelly Theater

Former Georgia first lady Betty Foy Sanders showed Southern charm Thursday night as she gracefully accepted honors as the 2015 Legend in the Arts award ...

September 10, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Study: Bones in South African cave reveal new human relative

MAGALIESBURG, South Africa - Scientists, including a Georgia Southern alumnus, say they've discovered a new member of the human family tree, revealed by a huge ...

September 10, 2015 | By LYNSEY CHUTEL and MALCOLM RITTER Associated Press | Local

Four arrested in August robbery

Statesboro police rounded up four suspects believed to have been involved in an Aug. 28 armed robbery at Hawthorne II Apartments.

September 10, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Painting the town blue

Community leaders and Georgia Southern University officials came together to break bread and celebrate the town-and-gown relationship between Statesboro and the university at the Paint ...

September 09, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

‘That Georgia Rhythm’ coming to Boro

Come take a musical trip through the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Emma Kelly Theater with "That ...

September 09, 2015 | | Local

Statesboro firefighters offer cookout, fun day

Statesboro Fire Chief Tim Grams hopes to meet a number of "neighbors" Saturday by hosting a community cook-out and inviting the public to get to ...

September 09, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Former state trooper found dead

A Portal area man reported missing Tuesday was found dead Wednesday morning near his truck, according to Bulloch County sheriff's reports.

September 09, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Bulloch scores drop on SAT

In the recently released 2014-15 reports for the two major tests used nationally for college admissions, the Bulloch County Schools' overall scores dropped 3.1 ...

September 08, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Haught withdraws; Statesboro candidates unopposed

Steven Haught, who qualified Friday afternoon to run for Statesboro City Council in District 5, withdrew Tuesday, leaving incumbent Councilman Travis Chance unopposed.

September 08, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Vision of Renaissance in Statesboro

Visions for three projects, from a long-discussed dog park to an ambitious transformation of an old warehouse block to feature loft apartments, a restaurant, greenspaces ...

September 07, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Ulta brings 'beauty' to Statesboro Crossing

Statesboro Crossings newest store Ulta Beauty, opened this past Friday with not a lot of fanfare. And if the incredible response the store received over ...

September 07, 2015 | | Local

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