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Monument to honor MLK planned for Stone Mountain

STONE MOUNTAIN - Planning is under way to place a Liberty Bell replica atop Stone Mountain near Atlanta as a memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that recalls a famous line from his "I Have a Dream" speech, officials say.

October 12, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local

Woman held in Evans County man's murder

A woman charged with stabbing an Evans County man to death last week turned herself in Thursday evening after warrants were issued for her arrest.

October 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Man, juveniles charged in Bulloch burglaries

A man and two juveniles were arrested on burglary charges Thursday after a witness reported the suspects' tag number.

October 11, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Harville Farms honored for 100 years of family farming

One of Bulloch County's oldest farms, a landmark graced by an enormous family home that is known for its intriguing history and legendary hauntings, was recognized Friday during the 22nd annual Georgia Centennial Farm Awards Ceremony at the Georgia National Fair in Perry.

October 11, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Rains hold off, $67,914 raised at annual fundraiser

For the past several months, Jo Ann Hickman, Cendra Brown and a small army of volunteers have worked tirelessly on raising funds and making people aware about Bulloch County's Ninth Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's.

October 11, 2015 | By JIM HEALY | Local

'Active shooter' protocol on campus

Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make "active shooter" training mandatory for incoming students, while others offer little more than brief online guidance on what to do if there's a gunman on the loose, a review by The Associated Press finds.

October 10, 2015 | By LISA LEFF and RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press | Local

Portal couple arrested on pot, cocaine charges

A Portal couple carrying "pounds of high grade marijuana" were arrested after a traffic stop due to the driver not wearing a seat belt

October 10, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Juveniles arrested on entering auto, gang charges

Four juveniles caught breaking into cars on Broad Street Thursday were arrested on several charges, including participation in gang activity.

October 09, 2015 | | Local

Migos rapper seeks bond a third time

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. Turner plans to review a video of a May 2 altercation in the Bulloch County Jail before he makes a ruling on the third bond request by Migos rap group member Kiari Cephus, charged with riot in a penal institution.

October 09, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Brooks: Young people remind NAACP of need for activism

Speaking in Statesboro, Cornell William Brooks, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, proclaimed youth-inspired relevance for the 106-year-old civil rights organization and urged members to greater activism on issues from voting rights and a living wage to ending racial profiling.

October 09, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

VA Medical Center reaches out

Officials from the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta revealed during a town hall meeting here Wednesday that the center's Statesboro clinic, which got its first onsite physician in May, will soon add a second doctor on a temporary basis.

October 08, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Suspects sought in armed robbery

An armed robbery at an apartment complex near the Georgia Southern University campus Tuesday night has police seeking three, possibly four suspects, said Statesboro Police Major Rob Bryan.

October 07, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Evans man victim of homicide

A man whose body was found Tuesday in an Evans County home near the Evans/Bryan County line was the victim of homicide, according to Georgia Bureau of Investigation reports.

October 07, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Local DAR to dedicate park bench

The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will dedicate a park bench on Sunday at Rockwell/Edgewood Acres Park, in honor of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

October 07, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

‘Moonshiners’ case reveals 50/50 rule issues

City Council has given Moonshiners, a "sports restaurant" under Statesboro's Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance, more time and instructed the owner to get accountant-certified reports showing whether the business had more non-alcohol than alcoholic beverage sales the first half of this year.

October 07, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

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Volunteers to issue tickets to handicap parking violators

Those handicap parking spaces may be tempting if you're in a hurry, but soon, Statesboro police will have help in enforcing the law to ...

November 01, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Guest column: No slowing down Jean Coleman

The prisoner had been working all day with a massive auger when the stubborn tool bound up. In desperation, the man leaned over for a ...

November 01, 2015 | By JULIE H. LUMPKIN | Local

Time is here for flu shot

It's the best time of year to get a flu shot, public health officials say. And for most people, the cost will be zero.

November 01, 2015 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Local man charged with extortion

A man who illegally obtained a woman's private photographs and then used them in attempts to blackmail her faces extortion and other charges, said ...

October 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

‘Raise the Woof’ fundraiser benefits Humane Society

The Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County is hosting a stand-up comedy show fundraiser, "Raise the Woof," on Friday, Nov. 6 at Statesboro's ...

October 30, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Woman whose story is told in movie “Captive” to speak at Celebrate Recovery event

Ashley Smith, known worldwide as the single mother who persuaded Brian Nichols, Atlanta's courtroom killer, to surrender to police, will be the featured speaker ...

October 30, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Motorists trade delays for improved intersection

Paving on U.S. Highway 80 at the Burkhalter Road intersection prompted lane closures throughout the work day, but that phase of the project was ...

October 30, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Looking for ‘A man called Jimps’

Jimerson "Jimpse" Kennedy, an influential 19th century resident of what was then a larger Bulloch County, left several legacies south and west of Statesboro, including ...

October 29, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Catron pleads not guilty to child molestation charge

A Bulloch County man charged with molesting a 9-year-old girl pled not guilty during an arraignment hearing Wednesday.

October 29, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Photo Gallery: 2015 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair

October 26, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo Gallery: 2015 Southern Sendfest

Climbing clubs from four Georgia universities and Clemson University competed in the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition at Georgia Southern University on Saturday ...

April 05, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: 2014 Statesboro in Focus

Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite sports photos of 2014.

December 31, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: 2014 Statesboro in Focus

Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite feature photos of 2014.

December 31, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

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