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City council to discuss new ‘projects director’ post

City officials will discuss the possibility of creating a new staff position today during an executive session in the chambers of City Hall.

November 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Metal thefts on the rise

Old appliances, damaged fencing, broken tools and equipment – junk to some, but cash to others. Metal items of all types can be recycled for cash, and all too often, thieves help themselves to anything metal they find.

November 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

After election, council looks to move ahead

Damaging claims made by a councilman about two others, and a resulting confrontation in the chambers of City Hall, does not exactly indicate a harmonious relationship among city representatives.

November 12, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Vets: 'God Bless the USA'

A roomful of military veterans rose from their seats Friday and together performed a resounding rendition of "God Bless the U.S.A" during the 2011 Veteran's Day Community Service program, sponsored by the American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90.

November 11, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Man charged with child molestation

A man charged with molesting an eight-year-old girl dodged arrest for months by using a variety of aliases, but Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators, with the help of immigration police, caught up with him after a recent traffic stop.

November 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Local VA clinic planned

A dream that has been on the minds of veterans and others in Bulloch County nears reality: a veterans' outreach clinic will come to Statesboro.

November 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

City agrees on $8,500 settlement

Rather than attend a Superior Court hearing in which the suing party would seek more than $18,000 in compensated legal fees, officials representing the City of Statesboro decided to pay an out-of-court settlement for less than half the amount, according to City Manager Frank Parker.

November 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

11-11-11 brings hopes of good luck

Place your bets! Tie the knot! Make a wish!

November 10, 2011 | By MATT SEDENSKY Associated Press | Local

Finger shooting victim allegedly lied to police

A man who told police he was shot during a robbery attempt lied, police said.

November 09, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

McCombs makes the grade, named Teacher of the Year

Richard McCombs was teaching his science class Wednesday morning at Statesboro High when he was interrupted by an unexpected group of visitors.

November 09, 2011 | By Haley Greene Special to the Herald | Local

Alleged burglar caught in act, attacks victims

A burglar caught in the act by homeowners attacked them with a baseball bat, but they were able to fight back and subdue him until deputies came to take him to jail.

November 09, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Chick’n Festival, Cruisin’ Ride coming to Claxton

If you cook or eat chicken, enjoy car shows, run or ride a bicycle, folks in Claxton have something planned for you Saturday.

November 09, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

County passes SPLOST, TAD

Tax on the dollar in Bulloch County will remain at seven percent after a landslide vote Tuesday to continue the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

November 08, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Lewis re-elected to council

With just enough votes to avoid a runoff, Incumbent City Councilman Gary Lewis overcame the challenges of three others Tuesday, and was reelected to a fourth term on Statesboro City Council.

November 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Bye-bye, blue laws

Both Statesboro and Bulloch County said goodbye Tuesday night to blue laws as referendums for Sunday alcohol sales passed. For Statesboro voters, the Sunday sales referendum passed with flying colors for both package and restaurant sales. The vote for package sales in Statesboro was 772 to 558, while votes for restaurant sales were 749 to 548.

November 08, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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The benefits of raw honey in your backyard

Spring has taken the Boro and Bulloch County by storm. Pollen has covered everything and GSU's Sweetheart Circle has never been more beautiful. Along ...

February 26, 2018 | | Local

Statesboro's Health Assessments, Inc. offers fully accredited drug and alcohol testing

There's a 23-year-old firm in Statesboro that few people know exists but many local residents and companies have used its services.

February 25, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local

Transit overhaul a top issue for state legislators

ATLANTA - Wednesday marks a key deadline for Georgia lawmakers, since bills need pass at least one chamber by then to remain alive for the session ...

February 24, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local

Pilot, wrestler, now STAR Student

Bulloch County STAR Student Kyle Samuels is an 18-year-old licensed pilot and four-year champion high school wrestler headed to the U.S. Air Force Academy ...

February 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Panel OKs law to stop surprise medical bills

The effort to reduce "surprise" medical bills in Georgia took another key step Thursday with legislation passing a Senate health committee.

February 23, 2018 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Two arrested on drug trafficking charges

The arrest of a woman Wednesday on drug trafficking charges follows the arrest of another man on similar charges at the same location two weeks ...

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Relay for Life kicks off

Bulloch County cancer survivors and their supporters enjoyed dinner and a show Thursday evening as characters from Disney's Magic Kingdom greeted guests at Statesboro ...

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Sheets named Kiwanian of the Year

Chuck Sheets, who recruits help and makes sure that the 3,000-plus participants and about 170 floats line up correctly for the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair ...

February 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Busbee offers as candidate for House District 160

Robert Busbee of Statesboro announced this week that he will run for the District 160 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives. He identified modernization ...

February 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Troopers seek witness to hit-and-run

A man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run incident Tuesday, and Georgia State Patrol troopers are seeking a witness to the crash.

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Body identified as missing man

A man whose body was found Friday behind Statesboro's Kmart store has been identified as a man missing from Portal since the end of ...

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Kiwanis rodeo coming for 8th year

With new awards and a new crop of bucking stock foals and calves arriving this spring, rodeo contractor Danny Hedrick is excited to be returning ...

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Tankersley seeks re-election in District 160

Rep. Jan Tankersley, the Republican from Brooklet who represents District 160, is seeking a fifth two-year term in the Georgia House of Representatives. She will ...

February 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Morris Lupton dies

Former Statesboro resident Morris Lupton, known by many as the driving force behind the creation of the Georgia Southern Eagles football program, died Tuesday.

February 21, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of ...

February 20, 2018 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer | Local

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