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Dancing fools for a good cause

A group of local "stars" will vie to shine brightest, when they strap on dancing shoes for Statesboro's first ever celebrity dancing competition next month.

September 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee warnings posted again

Ogeechee River landings in Bulloch and Effingham counties were posted Friday, warning citizens to refrain from swimming or eating fish from the river.

September 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


AC unit causes fire at Stilson Elementary

An air conditioning unit outside a computer lab on the second and third grade hallway of Stilson Elementary caused a small electrical fire at approximately 8:50 Thursday morning. No injuries were reported, and the entire building was evacuated for nearly an hour.

September 16, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Roofing company coming to Bulloch

In the search to fill a vacant warehouse at Bulloch County's Gateway Regional Industrial Park, the Development Authority of Bulloch County found a suitor in one of the country's most prominent roofing manufacturers.

September 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Holloway honored at retirement reception

After 31 years of service, Statesboro Police Commander John R. Holloway will retire, effective Oct. 1.

September 15, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch Academy's cultural connection

Did you know that a child who is 10 years of age in Korea is no more than 9 in the United States?

September 15, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Churches pull together to feed hungry kids

Every weekend, close to 25 percent of Bulloch County children potentially go hungry. That many children live below the poverty level and are considered at-risk; some will have nothing to eat from Friday lunch at school until Monday breakfast. However, the combined efforts of local churches, civic organizations, Georgia Southern University students and concerned citizens are ensuring more and more kids are fed.

September 14, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Holloway retirement celebration Thursday

Statesboro Police Commander J. R. Holloway will retire effective Oct. 1, and citizens are invited to a celebration Thursday, Sept. 15, of his 31 years of service, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

September 14, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Drug may be a factor in beating, police say

A drug known as "spice" may have been a factor in the vicious Sunday attack of a woman who remains in critical condition, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

September 13, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City to pay $4,250 to suing party

The Georgia Supreme Court upheld Monday a Bulloch County court ruling requiring the City of Statesboro pay the legal costs of citizens who sued the city for violating the state's Open Meetings Act.

September 13, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report 9-14-11; A book of lottery tickets were stolen from a secured safe in the store.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

September 13, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boy dies after ATV accident

A 12-year-old boy was killed Sunday afternoon as a result of an ATV accident, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

September 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man held without bond in beating

A man is being held without bond after the Sunday morning beating of a 20-year old woman who was a visitor in his home.

September 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘A Day for Southern’

For Statesboro native and public relations professional Jenny Lynn Anderson, her lifelong association with Georgia Southern University brings a unique perspective to the 2011 "A Day for Southern" fundraising campaign. The drive's chair - and first woman to preside over the 38th annual campaign - credits her varied university experiences as a student with fostering her commitment to Georgia Southern.

September 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


12-year-old killed in Clito accident

A 12-year-old boy was killed Sunday afternoon when he drove a four-wheeler into the path of a vehicle on Cliponreka Road in Clito, said Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch.

September 12, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Local YMCA launches

Statesboro Family YMCA, which celebrated its grand opening Saturday, has programs already available, with an emphasis on fitness activities and family.

October 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


No sign-up fee to join YMCA this weekend

Families and individuals can join the Statesboro Family YMCA during this, its grand-opening weekend, with no joining fee, and this does not require a commitment ...

October 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


DNR feral hog workshop in Statesboro

Area farmers, hunters and landowners are invited to attend a feral swine workshop and trapping demonstration Nov. 13 at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture ...

October 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Experts: Winter coming later, leaving earlier

WASHINGTON - Winter is coming ... later. And it's leaving ever earlier.

October 27, 2017 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | Local


GBI: Bulloch County Jail inmate found dead in cell

A Bulloch County Jail inmate was found dead in his cell after hanging himself early Friday morning, according to a press release from Georgia Bureau ...

October 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local




YMCA grand opening Saturday

Statesboro Family YMCA, at 409 Clairborne Ave., hosts its grand opening Saturday and is inviting the public to participate in free introductory activities throughout the ...

October 26, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


‘Wings of Freedom’ tour set for Boro

History will come to life as the "Wings of Freedom" tour comes to the Statesboro-Bulloch County Airport next week, bringing vintage bombers and other airplanes ...

October 26, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia election server wiped after suit filed

A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean by its custodians just after the suit was filed, The ...

October 26, 2017 | By FRANK BAJAK Associated Press | Local


Not arrowheads, and older than you think

In its last regular meeting of 2017, the Bulloch County Historical Society heard about the area's Native American prehistory, and saw a collection of ...

October 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Mill Creek Trick or Treat is Friday

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will hold Bulloch County's annual Trick or Treat at Mill Creek Park on Friday from 5 to ...

October 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County receives Firehouse Subs grant

Bulloch County firefighters soon will have new specialized rescue equipment, thanks to a grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

October 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Red Hats help century celebration

At a time when gas cost four cents per gallon and the average cost of a new car was $360, local resident Maxine Dickey Anvik ...

October 25, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Cooperville death ruled a homicide

The death of a woman whose body was found Tuesday in a burned Screven County mobile home was ruled a homicide.

October 25, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


ESPLOST town hall meeting Thursday

The Bulloch County Board of Education has transformed its regular work session scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday into a town hall meeting about ...

October 24, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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