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Deal OKs booze bill

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Thursday allowing Georgia voters to decide whether to permit stores to sell alcohol on Sundays.

April 28, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


Tornadoes leave at least 280 dead across 6 states

PLEASANT GROVE, Ala. - Firefighters searched one splintered pile after another for survivors Thursday, combing the remains of houses and neighborhoods pulverized by the nation's deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades. At least 280 people were killed across six states - more than two-thirds of them in Alabama, where large cities bore the half-mile-wide scars the twisters left behind.

April 28, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN and HOLBROOK MOHR Associated Press | Local


Storms devastate South

RINGGOLD, Ga. - The storms that battered Georgia arrived with an almost unthinkable ferocity - tossing tractor-trailers off the interstate, flattening entire neighborhoods, ripping out large trees by the roots and reducing a busy thoroughfare of motels and restaurants to rubble.

April 28, 2011 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Chris Halbert is a Brunswick native who loves sports, especially all the teams at Georgia Southern. (And someday he even plans to finish his degree at GSU.)

April 28, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - April 28

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April 28, 2011 | | Local


Storms kill 72 around South, including 58 in Ala.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - A wave of tornado-spawning storms strafed the South on Wednesday, splintering buildings across hard-hit Alabama and killing 72 people in four states.

April 28, 2011 | By HOLBROOK MOHR and JAY REEVES Associated Press | Local


Bulloch sheriff rounds up 'deadbeat dads'

As Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies cruised around town Tuesday, deadbeat dads were surprised when the law knocked on their doors wanting child support money.

April 27, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Vidalia museum celebrates famed onion

While the Vidalia Onion Museum can't help but snag visitors to this weekend's big festival, supporters hope it will become a year-round destination.

April 27, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


GSU plans major fundraising campaign

Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel announced Wednesday the university's intent to kick-off a major capital fundraising campaign to fund continued growth and advancements in the college's quality of education.

April 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


A first - Two Humanitarians

For the first time in history, a husband and wife team was honored as the Statesboro Herald Humanitarians of the Year during the 2011 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala.

April 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Archaeology student talks Camp Lawton

Imagine living in a dugout hole, with pine limbs stacked overhead and only a blanket over them to keep out the wind and rain.

April 25, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City projects balanced budget

Despite concerns regarding rising health care costs, and a shortfall in 2011, Statesboro city officials project a balanced budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

April 25, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - April 25, 2011

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April 25, 2011 | | Local


SHS Odyssey of the Mind team qualifies for Worlds

Statesboro High School's Extreme Mousemobiles Team won second place at the State Odyssey of the Mind finals in Columbus last week, qualifying them for the World Odyssey of the Mind finals at the University of Maryland, May 27-30.

April 24, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Rodeo thrills Boro

Beautiful spring weather and huge crowds greeted the first annual Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo when it rode into town for two shows last weekend.

April 24, 2011 | | Local


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Drives collecting supplies for Ga. tornado victims

Several local churches and businesses are reaching out to help the victims of tornadoes in Albany, Adel and other areas in Georgia affected by the ...

January 25, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Herald purchases entire Maxway property

The Statesboro Herald recently purchased the property commonly known as the Maxway center across Proctor Street from the Herald building and also property directly behind ...

January 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'Steel Magnolias' brings southern sass to the Boro

The second you hear one of Ouiser's zingers or a bit of sassy wisdom from Truvy, you know you're home.

January 25, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON | Local


Suspect killed in deputy-involved shooting identified

The man who was fatally shot Monday night during a standoff with deputies has been identified as Gary M. Wigley of Highway 119 North, according ...

January 25, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Marijuana found in Sheriff's Office employee's car

It's not a good idea to take illegal drugs to work, especially if you are employed by a law enforcement agency.

January 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Schools 'Speak Up' forum spotlights accreditation

The Bulloch County Schools five-year accreditation review, now underway with the AdvancED organization, will be one focus of Thursday's annual Speak Up for Education ...

January 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Shooting update: No id's yet on suspect, or deputies involved in shooting

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is not yet releasing the identity of a man shot Monday night near the Bulloch/Bryan county line by deputies ...

January 24, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Another 'rad tech' student takes GOAL

Amanda Merry, named Ogeechee Technical College's 2017 GOAL winner during the awards luncheon Tuesday, and Melissa Behling, who said her farewell as the 2016 ...

January 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Lawmakers plan bill allowing two Georgia casinos

ATLANTA - Supporters of casino gambling hope to legalize the industry in Georgia after several failed attempts in recent legislative sessions.

January 24, 2017 | | Local


Report: Suspect dead after confrontation with Bulloch, Effingham deputies

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation Region Five office is investigating a fatal shooting involving a Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy that occurred Monday night on ...

January 24, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local




Sheriff's Office investigating possible shooting of suspect

Investigators with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office are headed to the scene where a deputy was involved in the possible shooting of a suspect.

January 23, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


'The windows exploded'

ALBANY - A tornado warning on television sent Anthony Mitchell, his pregnant wife and their three children scrambling for what little shelter their mobile home could ...

January 23, 2017 | By JAY REEVES and BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press | Local


Bulloch spared tornadoes, storm damage

Statesboro and Bulloch County dodged a bullet over the weekend, escaping damage from tornadoes that ripped across South Georgia on Saturday and Sunday, but several ...

January 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wadley police officer killed in Metter crash

A Wadley police officer was killed early Monday morning in a car accident outside of Metter on his way to police certification training in Statesboro.

January 23, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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