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Historic fun at Willow Hill

The first Willow Hill Heritage Festival this weekend will spotlight the history of the Willow Hill School while offering two days of crafts, food, music, children's activities and health information.

August 30, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


A yummy F1rst Friday

Downtown Statesboro retail shops will become mini restaurants Friday evening during the fourth annual Taste of Downtown.

August 30, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

With Georgia Southern set to open the season in Birmingham, Ala., Chris talks about getting revenge on Samford after three straight losses to the Bulldogs.

August 30, 2011 | | Local


Sex offender arrested on new charges

A woman who reported being touched inappropriately by a male roommate discovered he was a registered sex offender with a conviction of sexual battery against a juvenile, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

August 29, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City to use both maps to qualify candidates

Still waiting for approval of its recently redrawn voting district map, the City of Statesboro began a week-long qualifying period for November's election Monday at City Hall.

August 29, 2011 | by JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Six arrested after gambling investigation

A two-month investigation into illegal gambling operations led to six offenders being arrested Tuesday after at least one offender advertised the illicit business.

August 28, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Attorney seeks recusal of judge

The attorney representing a Bulloch County teacher accused of molesting a student has filed a motion asking that Bulloch County Superiour Court Judge Gates Peed be recused from hearing a case against Amy Bass Jackson.

August 28, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City still waiting on map decision

Statesboro City Manager Frank Parker said Saturday that the city had not yet received final approval of its new voting district map. City officials failed to hear from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), leaving uncertainty about how the districts will be divided for Statesboro's November election.

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


67/46 gets safety upgrade

Long regarded as one of Bulloch County's most dangerous cross-sections of road, the intersection of State Routes 46 and 67 is being given a new and, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation, safer configuration.

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


A post card update from Armenia

When Dr. Michael Braz decided to join the Peace Corps after working 24 years in the Music Department of Georgia Southern, he knew the transition would be tough and fulfilling, at the same time.

August 27, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


City still awaiting map approval

With two days remaining until the start of a qualifying period for Statesboro's November election, officials haven't identified a district map upon which to base the process.

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


City awaits OK on map

With the qualifying date for November's city elections nearing, local leaders are awaiting news from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) about the status of Statesboro's recently adopted voting district map.

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


Ogeechee Area Hospice building $2.35M addition

Staff and supporters of Statesboro's Ogeechee Area Hospice assembled on a lawn behind the health care facility Thursday to celebrate the realization of a dream.

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


Effingham teacher faces molestation charges

A Rincon man who was a teacher at Effingham County High is in custody facing several charges, including child molestation.

August 24, 2011 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


Education roundtable

Local education leaders discussed growth, HOPE grants and scholarships and other pertinent issues Wednesday during an education roundtable luncheon.

August 24, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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YMCA sets grand opening

Statesboro Family YMCA has scheduled its grand opening for Oct. 28, to be preceded by introductory events there and elsewhere in town.

September 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


State approves big rate hikes

State insurance officials approved premium increases of more than 50 percent for the four insurers participating in next year's insurance exchange in Georgia.

September 28, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Cotton, peanut picking season is here

Bulloch County farmers were blessed this year with good weather, and if the pattern holds, they could end up with bumper crops this harvest season.

September 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inmate whose execution was stayed waits on US Supreme Court

ATLANTA - A Georgia inmate whose execution was halted at the 11th-hour after his lawyers argued racism played a "pivotal role in his death sentence" is ...

September 27, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Voter registration deadline Oct. 10

On Nov. 7, Statesboro will hold a city election, with three candidates vying for mayor. All Bulloch County registered voters are eligible to vote in ...

September 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Other firms appeal city’s choice of insurance broker

Two insurance brokerage firms – one that bid slightly higher and one much lower – are asking Statesboro City Council to reconsider after it awarded the city ...

September 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


BCSO sergeant 'in the right place'

Twice in one week, Bulloch County Sheriff's Sergeant Tracy Miller helped extricate victims from being trapped in potentially deadly situations.

September 26, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Claxton man faces 13 agg assault charges

A Claxton man is accused of trying to run over guests at a Saturday night wedding party.

September 25, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Three shot in Statesboro; two don't want to pursue charges

Three people were shot early Saturday morning on Dunlap Street, and Statesboro police are seeking information about the incident, despite two of the victims not ...

September 25, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man charged with enticing a child

A Statesboro man was jailed Saturday after accusations he solicited sex from a child under 16.

September 25, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Huge expansion makes for a bigger 'Party' in Statesboro

Party Impressions just completed an expansion on South Main Street, increasing the store's total retail space to more than 10,000 square feet. The ...

September 25, 2017 | | Local


‘Where are the workers?’

Talking to human resources professionals at a conference in Statesboro, Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the most common gripe he hears has changed since ...

September 25, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Irma can't stop university from topping $2 million

Georgia Southern University had another successful year with the A Day for Southern fundraising campaign, which raised $2,178,293 in its 44th year. This ...

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Who could say no to that face?

Cleopatra was an Egyptian queen known for her beauty and her ability to make an entrance.

September 24, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Local


Candler County hospital fights to stay open

GLENWOOD ― If you want to watch a rural community die, kill its hospital.

September 23, 2017 | By LAUREN WEBBER and ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


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