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Archers shoot for national glory

Four of the best young archers in Georgia are competing in the National Shooting Sports Challenge in San Antonio, Texas, this week. And they're not only from Georgia, they're from Bulloch County.

June 20, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


Sheriff seeks information on home invasion

A Plantation Villas woman called Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies around 4 a.m. Saturday to report being robbed at gunpoint in a home invasion.

June 20, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Council likely to OK new districts

Dissatisfied two weeks ago with a pair of proposals to reform the city's five voting districts, Statesboro city council members are expected to approve a new district map today. It would be the first step in completing the redistricting process mandated by population shifts revealed in the 2010 Census.

June 20, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Staying efficient in the heat

With record setting heat continuing to pound the area, utility bills are on the rise, and local businesses owners and executives are keenly aware of the costs of cooling their operations.

June 20, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Listen to Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show as this week Chris talks football and US chances in the Copa Gold Cup soccer tournament.

June 20, 2011 | | Local


Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt

Listen to the latest Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt, as Brian plays the latest in contemporary Gospel music, while also honoring the tradition of past Gospel greats.

June 20, 2011 | | Local


Liaison pushes parental involvement in schools

While her own child is now starting law school, Sherry Jordan applies the enthusiasm she exhibited as a parent volunteer to helping other parents stay involved in kindergarten through eighth grade.

June 18, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Meeting to feature release of new book

Both members and guests are invited to the 38th annual meeting of the Bulloch County Historical Society on Monday, June 27 at the Fellowship Hall of the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church. A buffet dinner will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.

June 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Parker's vision for future

With a more defined outlook regarding his professional future, City Manager Frank Parker has begun reviewing and formulating long-term options for the City of Statesboro as it embarks on the tenure of just its third city manager.

June 18, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Robbery arrests made

Four suspects linked to at least two armed robberies and several burglaries in the area are behind bars, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

June 17, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inmate dies after transport

A Bulloch County Jail inmate died Thursday after being taken to the hospital. Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, but toxicology and other test results are pending.

June 17, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boy remains critical after accident

Delete A nine-year-old Portal boy remains in critical condition after a single recreational vehicle accident Thursday morning, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

June 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Silent auction to help local Humane Society

A chance to help homeless animals while enjoying a night of food and fun is coming up Saturday, June 18, when the Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County host a silent auction to benefit the cause.

June 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Weighing cancer risks

You're sitting in a freshly drywalled house, drinking coffee from a plastic foam cup and talking on a cellphone. Which of these is most likely to be a cancer risk?

June 15, 2011 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Medical Writer | Local


Mapping a path to the future

Inside the small building that houses the Mt. Zion Christian Outreach Ministry, some big dreams are forming. The ministry located behind the campus of Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro has been home to the Youth Career Camp Inc. since 2006 and 11 "young adults" are beginning to map out their futures at the 2011 camp.

June 15, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


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Suspect charged in I-85 collapse

ATLANTA - A man accused of starting a raging fire that collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 a few miles north of downtown Atlanta was charged ...

April 01, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK and BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Watch for new 4-way stop on Brampton

Beginning Wednesday, drivers will encounter a new four-way stop on Brampton Avenue where it intersects Bermuda Run and Merchants Way at Walker Pharmacy, Statesboro's ...

April 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


The gift of reading

Southeast Bulloch Middle School educators boarded a school bus Thursday afternoon, journeying to a Brooklet-area neighborhood to distribute free books as part of National Reading ...

April 01, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Leaders in high school today, community leaders tomorrow

Southeast Bulloch High School Student Council officers were caught horsing around this week during school hours. Turns out, the 9th through 12th grade officers took ...

March 31, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Graduations return home to high schools

For the first time in more than a decade, graduations at Portal High School, Southeast Bulloch High School and Statesboro High School will be held ...

March 31, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


I-85 collapse to snarl traffic for months

ATLANTA - Atlanta's dreadful rush-hour traffic could be extra nasty for months to come after a raging fire underneath Interstate 85 collapsed an elevated portion ...

March 31, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK and BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


BREAKING: 'Campus carry' passes, heads to governor's desk

Georgia lawmakers have approved legislation allowing people with state permits for concealed handguns to carry on public college campuses, sending it to Gov. Nathan Deal.

March 31, 2017 | | Local


3 finalists for Averitt Center director post

The board of the Averitt Center for the Arts has three finalists to choose from in the search for the Statesboro-based arts organization's second-ever ...

March 30, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged with raping two-year-old

A Statesboro man was arrested Wednesday on charges he raped a two-year-old child.

March 30, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Marking 10 years of local flavor

The Downtown Statesboro MainStreet Farmers Market opens Saturday for its 10th year of bringing fresh local produce, crafts and a variety of vendors and activities ...

March 30, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wildfire burns 250 acres, destroys home in southeast Georgia

SAVANNAH – Crews worked Wednesday to contain a wildfire that destroyed a family's mobile home and several other buildings as it burned about 250 acres ...

March 29, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Braves' new ballpark could be game-changer for industry

ATLANTA - The Braves' new ballpark looks like a throwback stadium with its green seats, brick walls and its old-school, intimate feel.

March 29, 2017 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Local


Firefighters battle mulch blaze

Bulloch County firefighters battled a blaze at a mulch plant east of Brooklet for more than 12 hours on Wednesday.

March 29, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Senate backs guns on campus

ATLANTA - Georgians licensed to carry concealed weapons could take handguns onto college campuses under legislation approved Tuesday by the state Senate, which kept the measure ...

March 28, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


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