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Our Views - An easy choice: Don't re-elect Gary Lewis

Residents living in Statesboro City Council's District 2 have an easy decision during the next five days of early voting and on Election Day, Nov. 8 - don't vote for incumbent councilman Gary Lewis.

October 30, 2011 | | Local


Attic Sale set for Nov. 5

The Fair may have just ended, but the Kiwanis Fairgrounds will be busy once again next Saturday for the 38th Annual Statesboro Service League Attic Sale.

October 29, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local teen steals car; flees deputy

A 17-year-old girl was arrested Friday after taking a car on a joyride that had law enforcement officers chasing her through Statesboro.

October 28, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Dog survived gas chamber, now up for adoption in NJ

NEWARK, N.J. - Unnamed and unwanted, the young beagle mix was left anonymously in a drop box outside an Alabama pound. His life was supposed to end in a gas chamber.

October 28, 2011 | By DAVID PORTER Associated Press | Local


Swamp wildfire defies firefighters

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A wildfire that scorched hundreds of square miles since last spring continues to creep through the Okefenokee Swamp as it burns underground fueled by dead and decaying plants - and the cost to taxpayers so far is $52.7 million and rising.

October 28, 2011 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


City council District 2 hopefuls discuss issues at forum

With less than two weeks remaining until District 2 voters determine the area's representative on Statesboro City Council, challengers for the seat had an opportunity to state their cases for election Thursday.

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


Mill Creek Park hosts Trick or Treat, Scare in the Boro

Mill Creek Park will be filled with the Halloween Spirit Friday night during the annual Trick or Treat at Mill Creek. There will be games, inflatables and a large candy trail and it's all free. A costume contest for kids and pets starts at 6 p.m., which is hosted by Gateway Animal Hospital.

October 27, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Study: Casinos may net $1B for Georgia

ATLANTA - Casinos at key locations across the state could generate nearly $1 billion annually, a study released Thursday by the Georgia Lottery Corp. shows.

October 27, 2011 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press | Local


GSU to students: ‘txtl8r’

Aided by a car equipped with virtual reality software to hammer the point home, Georgia Southern University launched an anti-texting and driving campaign Wednesday at the school's outdoor rotunda.

October 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Learning from Langston

The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education's 2011 Bus Tour stopped Wednesday at Langston Chapel Elementary School.

October 26, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Can secrets of long life be found in DNA of the elderly?

NEW YORK - George Eberhardt turned 107 last month, and scientists would love to know how he and other older folks like him made it that far. So he's going to hand over some of his DNA.

October 26, 2011 | By MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer | Local


Fatal accident involving trooper still under investigation

A fatal accident in September, involving a Georgia State Patrol trooper is still under investigation, said GSP Capt. Kirk McGlamery.

October 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two arrested, two sought in armed robbery

A group of men broke into a Georgia Avenue home Monday, armed with guns. They fled when one victim yelled, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

October 25, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ga. pastor sues city over demon mascot protest

ATLANTA - A pastor has filed a federal lawsuit claiming a Georgia city violated his rights when he was arrested for protesting a high school's demon mascot.

October 25, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Get scared on the Square

Ghosts, zombies and other creatures that go bump in the night will do their bumping in downtown Statesboro Saturday.

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


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Bulloch and Boro eye TSPLOST for May vote

Bulloch County officials are considering putting a TSPLOST, or Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, on the ballot for next May. Revenue from the ...

August 31, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


‘Thrill on the Hill’ to celebrate faith, heritage

Residents from Bulloch County and beyond will join together again for the latest iteration of the Willow Hill Heritage Festival on Saturday and Sunday at ...

August 30, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Herald Intern | Local


GS police investigating series of sexual battery incidents

Georgia Southern University police are investigating three incidents of reported sexual battery involving an unknown male who made "unwanted physical contact" with females on a ...

August 30, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County trash poses problems

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday evening to discuss a growing problem: trash disposal.

August 30, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sting nabs Ga. postal workers

ATLANTA - Sixteen postal workers in Atlanta and the surrounding area accepted bribes to deliver packages of cocaine, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

August 30, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


City hears no direct objections to tax hike

Last week in the first two of three required hearings, Statesboro's mayor and council members heard no direct objections to a proposed increase of ...

August 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Register short 2 candidates

During last week's candidate qualifying, Register Mayor Barbara Rushing qualified for election to a full term, but nobody signed up for the two Register ...

August 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Shooting death unsolved after 5 years

It has been five years since Akeila Rochelle Martin was shot and killed outside a now-closed downtown club, but police are still seeking the person ...

August 29, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff seeks information in suspicious incident

Two men, covering their faces, approached a woman cutting grass Saturday near Ivanhoe Road and Hwy. 119, asking for money, said Bulloch County Sheriff Noel ...

August 29, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Sheriff's investigators still tracking leads in rash of burglaries

Bulloch County sheriff's investigators continue to work with law enforcement in other counties to solve a rash of burglaries that has plagued the area ...

August 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Beloved Community' hopes to bridge the gap

The Bulloch County Beloved Community group launched its "Bridging the Gap" series of events Saturday aimed at creating understanding and inclusion across differences in the ...

August 28, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Money donations for hurricane victims needed now

As the remnants of Hurricane Harvey continue to wreak havoc on portions of Texas, people across the country are waiting to see how they can ...

August 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Businesses go to campus

Dozens of Statesboro businesses came to the Georgia Southern University campus Tuesday of last week to introduce themselves to students.

August 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Creating easier way to tailgate at Paulson

In the south, football is a way of life.

August 28, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


 James Magazine names OTC top tech college in Ga.

Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro was named recently the top technical college in Georgia by James Magazine.

August 28, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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