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Suspect attempts store robbery

A man who police said choked a clerk while trying to rob a South Main convenience store Friday is now behind bars, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

December 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro choir to sing in NYC

After claiming top honors at a regional competition Sunday, a group of Statesboro singers can look forward to showcasing their talents in a city as grand as their voices.

December 22, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Grandfather charged with child molestation

A South Carolina grandfather is in the Bulloch County Jail, charged with molesting his juvenile granddaughter.

December 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Shoeboxes loaded with love, prayers

Imagine everything you receive for Christmas this year fitting inside one shoebox. Imagine much of the box space filled with washcloths, soap, a toothbrush and toothpaste and socks. And then try to imagine being filled with joy and appreciation beyond words for such a marvelous gift.

December 22, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch schools teach more than 300 immigrant children

After asking a question about the night sky, Tara Ward gently reminded her students, "Please use English," when she hears an answer in Korean or Vietnamese.

December 21, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro to introduce new message alert system

In January, Statesboro Public Safety will implement a new communications service allowing city officials to send important, valuable community information directly to residents using the latest technology, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

December 21, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Community offers prayers, support

It was not how anyone gathering at St. Mathews Church Tuesday night wanted to spend their holidays: in a huddled mass, grieving a young boy who remains in hospice care following a devastating vehicle accident.

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


Claxton’s Korean connection

Over the past six years, several hundred South Koreans have found a gateway to their American dream through a job - for a least one family member - at a chicken processing plant in Claxton.

December 20, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Blood drive to be held in honor of leukemia patient

For Jody and Rett Polk, it does not take a T-shirt or promotional ad to see blood donations can save lives. Their daughter is enough.

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


GSU's PAC offers discount on Spring performance series

Looking for the perfect last minute gift and/or stocking stuffer? Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center has a limited-time, 20 percent discount on ticket purchases for each of the spring season's four shows. The discount will be available until 4 p.m. on Thursday.

December 20, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Students dig for 10,000-year-old clues

Students in Richard McCombs' 11th grade environmental science classes at Statesboro High School traveled back more than 10,000 years in time recently as they took part in the Paleontology Research Institute's nationwide Mastodon Matrix Project. Students painstakingly examined soil contents from a former residential construction site in Dutchess County, New York, where an intact American Mastodon specimen was found in the 1990s.

December 19, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County Extension welcomes new agent

Bulloch County's newest county agent has been on the job almost three months now and in enjoying following in her father's footsteps.

December 19, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Eagles fans proud in face of tough loss

To say that it was a rough end to Georgia Southern's football season would be an understatement.

December 18, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


Deputy nabs armed robbery suspects

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies took less than 10 minutes Friday to apprehend two men who had just robbed a convenience store at gunpoint, dressed in "Elmo" and "Tweety Bird" masks.

December 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


An eye on the future

Thousands poured in and out of Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse Friday, where nearly 1,300 students were honored during three ceremonies for the school's 20th Annual Fall Commencement.

December 16, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Ending surprise medical billing

Surprise medical bills have long puzzled - and angered - patients in Georgia and elsewhere.

January 24, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Two-year school calendar approved

During last Thursday evening's meeting, the Bulloch County Board of Education unanimously approved a two-year school calendar.

January 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Report: Mental health provider shortage harms kids in Georgia

The mental health needs of many Georgia children are not being addressed, primarily because of a lack of professionals to treat them, according to a ...

January 23, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Women march for more than poll power

Some 200 or more people taking part in the second annual Women's March in Statesboro rallied for "Power to the Polls" Sunday afternoon, but ...

January 22, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Passing lanes to be installed between Statesboro and Brooklet

A stretch of Highway 80 between Statesboro and Brooklet is set for widening now that the Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded Bulloch County a ...

January 22, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro salon 'legend' retires

When Janelle Skinner clocked out a couple of Saturdays ago, it was the last day she "fixed" hair professionally after serving the community for 44 ...

January 22, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - GSU grad Newman thrives in local real estate

When local realtor Paul Newman began college at Georgia Southern University in 2001, the Florida native never imagined that Statesboro would become his home, nor ...

January 22, 2018 | | Local


Landon Lanier to lead Bulloch First Mortgage division

Bulloch First announces the addition of Landon Lanier to lead its Mortgage division.

January 22, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Milestone for Port of Savannah: 4M cargo containers in 2017

SAVANNAH - The Port of Savannah loaded and unloaded a milestone 4 million shipping container units for the first time in 2017 as larger cargo ships ...

January 22, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham visits Georgia Southern

Georgia's Poet Laureate, Judson Mitcham, paid a visit early this month to Georgia Southern University during the opening reception of the "Inspired Georgia" traveling ...

January 22, 2018 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Local


Jen’s TOP TEN resolutions for 2018

So, be honest. How are those New Year's resolutions going? If you are like me, you have been slacking a little. (Ok, slacking a ...

January 15, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro Herald's Year in Pictures

"Every photograph that we take, and ultimately share, is energy transfer. We use photography to communicate the energy we originally felt." -- Paul Melcher

December 31, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Herald 2016 Photos of the Year

It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.

December 30, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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