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Barrow in tough spot after change to district

SAVANNAH - Nearly 50 years ago, every congressman from the Deep South was a white Democrat.

September 04, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


Bulloch history comes alive at Willow Hill Festival

Siblings Irene Parrish Dowdell, 95, and Charles Jonathan "C.J." Parrish, 93, felt strongly enough about the Willow Hill community they left behind as young children to make the trip back to Georgia for the first Willow Hill Heritage Festival.

September 03, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Georgia Southern beats Samford

Backup quarterback Jerick McKinnon scored two touchdowns as a running back and Laron Scott returned a kickoff 99 yards for a third-quarter touchdown to lead Georgia Southern to a 31-17 season-opening victory over Samford Saturday evening in Birmingham, Ala.

September 03, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


An Averitt legend to be

Who will Statesboro's next legend be?

September 03, 2011 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Nurse accused of stealing from elderly

A personal care nurse stole a credit card from an elderly patient and passed it around to friends for their own personal use, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

September 03, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Four to vie for District 2 post

A four-horse race will determine the next City Councilman for Statesboro's second district, while incumbents Travis Chance and Will Britt are assured returns to office.

September 02, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee still polluted

Recent tests of the Ogeechee River still show disturbing levels of contaminants, and fish are still dying, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp.

September 01, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Get a taste of local authors, eateries

Whether shoppers are hungry for a good local book or fresh local food, the Main Street Farmers Market can satisfy both cravings on Saturdays in September. The Statesboro Friends of the Library will feature four local writers at their booth to celebrate "Authors at the Market Month." Shoppers can meet the authors from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and books will be available for sale and signing. September also serves up four local restaurants as part of "A Taste of the Boro at the Market."

September 01, 2011 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local


A play 17 years in the making

Going backstage for Georgia Southern's production of "What Use Are Flowers?" would not offer visitors a typical rehearsal. Instead of the usual setting of actors pacing around, warming up vocal cords and rehearsing lines, they would find a serene setting that resembles something similar to a dance recital. The actors stretch and prepare their bodies not for words, but for movement.

September 01, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


New maps OK'd

A focus on reconfiguring Statesboro's five voting districts by the Department of Community Development this summer will not be in vain, as the resulting district map will be used for November's election, according to City Manager Frank Parker.

September 01, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


CDC: Sugary drink habits harmful

ATLANTA - Half of Americans drink a soda or sugary beverage each day - and some are downing a lot.

August 31, 2011 | By MIKE STOBBE Associated Press | Local


Teen arrested on burglary charges after salon incident

A teen caught on video stealing a purse and electronics from a local salon was arrested after a victim spotted him riding a bike the next day.

August 31, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Prison guard arrested

A Bulloch County Correctional Institute guard was arrested Tuesday after a lengthy investigation, charged with smuggling drugs and contraband into the facility.

August 30, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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


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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


GBI, Screven sheriff’s department investigate body found in burned home

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents, along with Screven County sheriff's investigators, are looking into the death of a woman whose body was found in ...

October 24, 2017 | | Local


Bo Ginn Fish hatchery set to reopen near Millen

Although the Bo Ginn Fish Hatchery has been idle for many years, the Georgia Southern Department of Biology will soon put it to use to ...

October 24, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Sniffing out the bad guys

Law enforcement K9s and their handlers honed their skills Tuesday as the National Narcotics Dog Detector Association (NNDDA) held an annual certification exercise in Bulloch ...

October 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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