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WSAV set to broadcast from Boro Thursday

Savannah-based television station WSAV will broadcast two newscasts using anchor teams live in Statesboro Thursday afternoon.

April 03, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch gets ready for 2012 Relay for Life

The room was a sea of purple last week as participants enjoyed the kickoff rally for the Bulloch County Relay for Life.

April 03, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local woman shot in the face

A woman shot in the face Sunday morning remains in fair condition and police still seek the person responsible.

April 02, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A full life: Portal’s Leila Denmark passes at 114

Born on a 400-acre farm near Portal on Feb. 1, 1898, Leila Alice Daughtry Denmark passed away Sunday at the age of 114 years and 61 days at her daughter's home in Athens. She was the fourth oldest person in the world at the time of her death, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

April 02, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Woman, infant held hostage near Brooklet

A woman and her 1-year-old daughter are safe after police said her former boyfriend tried to hold them hostage in her Brooklet home Friday afternoon.

March 31, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Southern Center focuses on student addiction

Georgia Southern University senior Leigh Sundem is a chemistry major with a 4.0 GPA. She has won numerous awards in organic chemistry research at GSU, and last fall she scored higher than 99 percent of the nation's students who took the Medical College Admissions Test.

March 31, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Brooklet takes care of its own – the Schmidts

People who live in Brooklet say the community is more than just a place where people live. It's a place where folks, whether related or not, come together as a family when there is a need.

March 31, 2012 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Kan., Ill., Md. tickets share lottery jackpot

CHICAGO - Lottery ticket-holders in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland each selected the winning numbers for the world record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials said early Saturday.

March 31, 2012 | By JEFFREY McMURRAY Associated Press | Local


'Dock Dogs' make a splash at Anderson's

More than a dozen barking guests are making waves in Statesboro this weekend - a lot of them, in fact.

March 30, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Man caught with teen, charged with child molestation

A 21-year-old Georgia Southern University student caught Thursday in a car with a 13-year-old female faces sex offense charges, police said.

March 30, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A call for peace

A peace rally for Trayvon Martin, a teen killed by a Florida neighborhood watch captain who claimed he shot Martin in self-defense, drew a small crowd Thursday near the Georgia Southern University Rotunda.

March 29, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


What if you win $540 million?

A Portal couple won $275 million in the Georgia Lottery in 2008, but Friday night, someone in Georgia could win almost twice as much as Robert and Tonya Harris did about three years ago.

March 29, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro High celebrates its past

The staff at Statesboro High School is hoping to showcase more than a century's worth of history within the halls of its building, but will need some help from the men and women who have donned the blue and white.

March 29, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Giuliani: Optimism counts

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani mixed humor with wisdom Wednesday night as he spoke to a packed house about leadership.

March 28, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


JetBlue captain charged with interfering with crew

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. - A JetBlue Airways captain who sprinted through the cabin of a Las Vegas-bound flight screaming about terrorists, Jesus and Sept. 11 was charged Wednesday with interfering with a flight crew, federal authorities said.

March 28, 2012 | By DANNY ROBBINS and RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


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App may help ID shrimp affliction

SAVANNAH - Scientists on the Georgia coast are documenting an affliction in shrimp known as black gill as part of an ongoing research project.

November 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Town Hall meetings requested before Georgia Southern enfolds Armstrong

Georgia Southern donor and alumnus Burney Marsh asked the University System of Georgia Board of Regents to hold town hall meetings presenting the final plan ...

November 22, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


2017 Farmer of the Year

Fluffy white cotton explodes over 3,000 acres of farmland tended by Wade C. Hodges III, and he is humbled by the fact that each ...

November 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Santa’s Toy Run set for Saturday

Santa Claus will roll into Statesboro via motorcycle once again as the Southern Thunder Cruisers bring him along for the ride Saturday during the annual ...

November 21, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


A Thanksgiving gift

For the sixth year in a row, the Auxiliary of East Georgia Regional Medical Center collected and presented bags of Thanksgiving food to Christian Social ...

November 21, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Many 'chefs' help Feed the Boro

For an entire year, the Feed the Boro Committee led by Kimberly Forstrom has planned for its largest event of the year, providing Thanksgiving lunch ...

November 21, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Josh Whitfield developing old West Lumber site

Statesboro native and local entrepreneur Josh Whitfield has begun what will be the most transformational project yet on the Blue Mile corridor. He has purchased ...

November 20, 2017 | | Local


Bulloch's top dogs

Two Bulloch County Sheriff's K9 teams won awards recently at the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association (NNDDA) 8th Annual South Georgia K9 Seminar held ...

November 20, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


No City Council meeting Tuesday

Statesboro City Council's second regular meeting of November, originally scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, has been cancelled.

November 20, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light

Shopping by Lantern Light, 6-8 p.m. tonight - Tuesday, both caps the 10th annual Main Street Statesboro Farmers Market season and launches local holiday shopping.

November 20, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Some Kinda Good: Creating Thanksgiving Day traditions with family, food

Growing up, Thanksgiving was always an exciting holiday. Both my parents' families are large, and each year we would alternate which side to spend it ...

November 20, 2017 | By REBEKAH LINGENFELSER Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch REACH scholars chart path to college

Bulloch County Schools recently honored six new REACH Georgia Scholars at a signing ceremony at the Board of Education's central office. Each scholar now ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Bulloch County superintendent gets 1-year contract

By a 5-1 vote after two of the eight members left during a protracted meeting Thursday night, the Bulloch County Board of Education extended Superintendent ...

November 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro World War II veteran recounts time in Italy

For most, information pertinent to World War II is but a faint memory from a history class. A limited few can recall details as broadcast ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Special to the Herald | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


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