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New GSU fans get a taste of playoffs

For the first time in six years, it was playoff time at Paulson.

November 27, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


Coats for kids drive

The Bulloch Lions Club Coat Drive collected more than 1,300 donated coats last holiday season and members are putting added emphasis on coats for children this year.

November 27, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Director’s Invitational: featuring Scott Foxx and the annual Holiday Card Show

Once a year, the Averitt Center staff lights up the big nine-foot tree, hangs the wreaths, and sets out the Nutcracker. For the 2010 holiday season, the Averitt Center has picked an Americana theme for its decorating - birch bark ribbon, carved wooden birds and iron jiggle-bell balls.

November 26, 2010 | By ELAINE SCHNEIDER Special to the Herald | Local


What recession? Shoppers eat up Black Friday deals

For one day at least, you could almost imagine the recession never happened. Millions of the nation's shoppers braved rain and cold to crowd stores while others grabbed online bargains on what could be the busiest Black Friday ever.

November 26, 2010 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer | Local


Poinsettia project

A tradition each year, agriculture students a Portal High School grow some 200 poinsettias for sale during the holiday season.

November 25, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Scientist: Drought in Ga. for 2011

ATHENS - Georgia's state climatologist is predicting drought conditions in the state next summer.

November 25, 2010 | The Associated Press | Local


Making her mark at middle school

At the Southeast Bulloch Middle and High Schools, there is a Page who is leaving her mark. Middle school registrar Shirley Page, who is also the wife of SEB High School Assistant Principal John Page, has done it all.

November 24, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Ogeechee Area Hospice plans for expansion

After receiving a deed for an additional one acre of property on East Grady Street, Ogeechee Area Hospice is planning to expand its current facility from 12 to 25 beds.

November 24, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Gifts needed for annual Motorcade

The City of Statesboro is seeking donations for the 52nd Annual Mayor's Christmas Motorcade, where municipal leaders head up the drive to bring holiday treats and supplies to patients at area mental health hospitals.

November 23, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Men scam woman out of $10,000

Statesboro police said two men scammed an elderly South Zetterower Avenue woman Friday, making her think they were helping her when they were likely casing the place and planning to steal from her.

November 23, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Busy season for food banks

Going into the 2010 holiday season, food banks that serve the needy in Statesboro, Claxton and Sylvania are reporting increased demand.

November 22, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Police step up holiday patrols

For most university and college students, holidays are a time to go home, enjoy friends and family, and relax away from the strains of school. But for burglars, it's time to go to work.

November 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU partnership pays off

At Portal Middle High School, pairing biology graduate students from Georgia Southern University with the school's energetic science teacher has resulted in students performing DNA experiments just like today's leading forensic scientists.

November 20, 2010 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Queensborough National Bank robbed

A man walked into Queensborough National Bank Friday afternoon, aimed a handgun wrapped in a plastic bag at a teller, and demanded cash, said Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey.

November 19, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police discover 'rolling' meth lab near Nevils

A state trooper's decision to patrol rural dirt roads in the Nevils area Friday led to a manhunt after two suspects with a rolling meth lab fled on foot. The search centered around a section of Henry Futch Road off Old Groveland Road.

November 19, 2010 | By HOLLI 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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