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Honoring the Brinsons

SYLVANIA - If diamonds were the theme for the 60th anniversary of Screven County's Livestock Festival, then they couldn't have glistened more in Saturday's record high temperatures, at what has become the longest continuously running livestock festival in Georgia.

April 13, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU to mark Civil War anniversary

Georgia Southern University will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War during a day filled with living history, displays of priceless artifacts and roundtable discussions on Saturday.

April 12, 2011 | | Local


Honor grads recognized at SIB luncheon

Bulloch County's honor graduates learned the secret of happiness Tuesday as they enjoyed a luncheon sponsored by Sea Island Bank.

April 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Vet’s fair offers services, info

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is offering a health fair for veterans and their families Saturday, offering information about a host of services available in an effort to register veterans for programs they deserve.

April 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Drivers cut back as gas rises

NEW YORK - With the price of gas above $3.50 a gallon in all but one state, there are signs that Americans are cutting back on driving, reversing a steady increase in demand for fuel as the economy improves.

April 11, 2011 | By CHRIS KAHN AP Energy Writer | Local


Man arrested after shooting puppies

A Brooklet man was arrested Sunday after shooting two puppies he said were in his trash.

April 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Kiwanis Rodeo set to ride into town

The Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo is just under a week away, and local riders are encouraged to enter both the professional events as well as the ones just for fun.

April 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Town Hall set at GSU Tuesday

Statesboro City Councilman John Riggs will hold a town hall-style meeting Tuesday with Georgia Southern students.

April 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Healthier Bulloch

Southern, rural portions of Georgia are home to the state's least healthy counties, though Bulloch ranks in the top 25 percent, according to a comprehensive report released recently.

April 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Round 3 of The Masters - Listen to Vince Johnson's report

Will Fred Couples put himself into position to become the oldest winner of The Masters?

April 09, 2011 | | Local


Police solve burglaries with arrests

Statesboro Police solved a rash of burglaries Monday after arresting a man and a juvenile they said are responsible for five residential burglaries and one business burglary.

April 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Census may alter Boro voting

With the release of 2010 Census figures, the City of Statesboro is beginning the process of evaluating population growth and determining whether the city's five districts need to be reshaped.

April 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Listen to Vince Johnson's daily report from The Masters

Day 2 begins at Augusta and Vince Johnson looks at the storylines going into the second round of The Masters.

April 08, 2011 | | Local


Dems pitch HOPE plan

Georgia Democrats are conducting a statewide listening and speaking tour this week to gather support for a plan that would allow current high school seniors and college students to retain their full HOPE Scholarships.

April 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Report: Man drives car off ramp, punches his rescuer

A man who drove his car onto a display ramp at a local car dealership was arrested after the car caught fire and he punched a man trying to save him.

April 07, 2011 | By HOLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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New 'virtual' tool helps Bethany understand dementia

Imagine looking at a yellowed world through a tunnel.

February 27, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia lawmaker proposes 'noncitizen' licenses

ATLANTA - Georgia driver's licenses for immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. would be stamped with the word "noncitizen" under legislation introduced ...

February 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Benefit set for Saturday

A family-friendly fundraiser and benefit will use a bovine to play a rather unusual game – "Cow Patty Bingo."

February 25, 2017 | | Local


2017 STAR follows family footsteps

With the selection of Statesboro High School senior Neha Aggarwal, 17, as Bulloch County's 2017 district-level STAR student, her family has achieved a rare ...

February 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Protestors demand town hall meeting

"Listen to us." "I can't live without clean air and water." "You work for us too." "Stop deporting families." These were messages on signs ...

February 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Chase ends in PIT maneuver

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Thursday after a high-speed chase, finding him in possession of drugs and wanted on outstanding warrants.

February 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Christian conference targets women

Liz Corbett is founder of the Hearts Matter Conference Ministry at Connection Church in Statesboro. Inspired by Proverbs 4:23, Corbett said: "God instructs us ...

February 24, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Friends remember Devra Walker

Devra Proctor Walker, a well-known Statesboro businesswoman, died Thursday after a brief illness, leaving behind many friends and associates who remember her as a vibrant ...

February 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen hopes to vote on ACA replacement by Easter

Rep. Rick Allen hopes to vote for a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, before Easter, he said Friday.

February 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged in knife attack against wife

A Portal man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing his wife and neglecting an infant child. Warrants are to be executed against the wife as ...

February 24, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Savannah woman arrested on fake check charges

Statesboro police arrested a Savannah woman Wednesday on charges of executing a number of fictitious checks.

February 24, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Brown honored by Kiwanis Club

After chairing one of the most successful Kiwanis Ogeechee fairs in history, Statesboro Kiwanis member Wallace Brown should not have been surprised Thursday night when ...

February 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Devra Walker passes

Longtime Statesboro businesswoman Devra Walker died Thursday in Savannah, following a brief illness, according to Tracy Joiner, co-owner of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory. Joiner ...

February 23, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Target: Distracted drivers

Statesboro and Bulloch County saw a saturation of law enforcement Thursday morning as a "distracted driving awareness initiative" got underway. Troopers, officers and deputies pulled ...

February 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wyoming chief expected to lead Statesboro Police Department

City officials have identified one finalist for the job of Statesboro Police Department chief, Charles "Mike" Broadhead, currently chief of police in Riverton, Wyoming. Broadhead ...

February 23, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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