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Virginia Russell passes away at age 97

After making a significant impact on Statesboro and Bulloch county since moving here in 1932, Virginia Boyce Wilson Russell died Tuesday. She was 97.

May 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Woman pushes cart from Savannah to Atlanta to raise child abuse awareness

She appeared outside of Brooklet Monday, pushing a wooden cart resembling a covered wagon, decorated with American flags. As each mile passed underneath her feet, Rachel Milano placed a flag in the ground along U.S. 80, hoping her actions would call attention to the reason she is pushing the half-ton wagon from Savanna to Atlanta.

May 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Agent: Spring crop planting best in years

Things are looking up for area farmers. The ground water level is back at a decent level, rain showers have been frequent visitors, and farmers are gearing up for what they hope will be a recovery season after several years of drought.

May 07, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday April 22, 2008

May 07, 2008 | | Local


Three men sought in Statesboro armed robbery

Statesboro Police are seeking three men they said robbed a couple of victims early Friday morning.

May 07, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch students compete in Penny Sikes Math Tournament

Students from every elementary and middle school in Bulloch County competed last weekend in the 25th annual Penny Sikes Math Tournament held at Southeast Bulloch High School.

May 07, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Stage 2 of Tour de Georgia launches from Statesboro

A healthy crowd lined the streets of downtown Statesboro Tuesday, trying to catch a glimpse of the start of Stage 2 of Tuesday's Tour de Georgia.

May 07, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday April 21, 2008

May 06, 2008 | | Local


Tour de Georgia to come through Boro Tuesday

On Tuesday, the 2008 Tour de Georgia will make its way through Statesboro, giving citizens of Bulloch County and surrounding areas to see the premiere cycling event in the United States.

May 05, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP cbishop@statesboroherald.net | Local


Library needs volunteer readers during RIF week

Do you have a few minutes to give the joy of reading to a child? If so, the Statesboro Regional Library is looking for volunteers to read to children during the 29th annual Reading Is FUNdamental (RIF) book distribution from Monday, April 28th through Friday, May 9th. Volunteers may sign up in person, or by telephone, at 764-1344 or 764-1346. There are 4 distributions each day, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., and a school schedule is available if parents or grandparents want to read to their child's class. Elaine McDuffie, Head of Youth ...

May 05, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Student group wants permitted guns at GSU

Walking around Georgia Southern's campus this week, students and faculty may notice a few people wearing gun holsters on their hips.

May 04, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Celebration South held in downtown Statesboro

May 04, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Perdue to make keynote address at OTC graduation

Gov. Sonny Perdue will be the keynote speaker for the spring commencement at Ogeechee Technical College. Graduation exercises are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15 inside Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse.

May 04, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Langston Chapel Middle School holds CRCT pep rally

May 03, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Crowd packs track at Relay for Life

With balloons, barbecues, games and lots of laughter and smiles, the crowd that packed the track Friday night at the 2008 Relay for Life were celebrating.

May 03, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Weather postpones downtown Statesboro’s Shopping by Lantern Light

A rainy forecast has postponed Shopping by Lantern Light in downtown Statesboro for the second consecutive year.

November 25, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro man caught fleeing Portal road check

Portal police said they arrested a man Friday night after his flight from a road check led to a chase.

November 24, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Florida fugitive arrested in Statesboro

A man convicted of burglary in Florida, who was wanted by authorities there, was apprehended Friday after members of the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team discovered he was living in Statesboro.

November 24, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


6 arrested after Statesboro apartment search reveals 100 baggies of pot

Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team members arrested six suspects Friday after seizing about 100 baggies of marijuana and two handguns, according to a news release.

November 24, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia court OKs probation supervision by private companies

ATLANTA - Georgia's highest court ruled Monday that a state law allowing courts to contract with private probation companies to supervise misdemeanor offenders is constitutional but does not allow for additional requirements beyond what is imposed by the courts.

November 24, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


Motorcycle clubs ride through Statesboro to collect toys for needy children

Motorcycles, corvettes and law enforcement vehicles brought Santa Claus to downtown Statesboro Saturday for the 12th year of Santa's Toy Run.

November 24, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light set for Tuesday

The Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market will host its seventh annual Shopping by Lantern Light from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Charlie Olliff Square in downtown Statesboro, behind Sea Island Bank.

November 24, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Jackets take 3rd at state cheer championships

Southeast Bulloch High School's competitive cheerleading team finished off a hugely successful season last weekend with a third-place finish in the Georgia Class AAA State Cheerleading Championships.

November 23, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


SEB, SHS earn JROTC honors at state meet

Southeast Bulloch and Statesboro High Schools' JROTC Raider Teams traveled recently to the State Raider Meet at Spaulding High School in Griffin, and each took home top honors.

November 23, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Southern professor facing complaint about religion in history classes

Georgia Southern University officials are investigating a complaint that Dr. Tom McMullen crosses the line to preaching in his history classes.

November 22, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


GBI probes allegations of jury tampering in Bulloch County civil suit

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are looking into allegations of jury tampering that led to a recent mistrial regarding a civil suit filed more than seven years ago.

November 22, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Statesboro TAD map faces Dec. 31 goal

After voters granted the city of Statesboro redevelopment powers through a Nov. 4 referendum, business leaders, city officials and consultants are scrambling to map a Tax Allocation District, or TAD, for downtown and to adopt a redevelopment plan before Dec. 31.

November 22, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


200 families in need receive Thanksgiving meal from Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Statesboro Food Bank, is providing 200 Thanksgiving meals for local families that need support and help during this time of year.

November 21, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Lifelong Portal farmer gets top Bulloch County award

Jimmy Skrine is a man of few words.

November 21, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Georgia Southern VP named interim president of Georgia Southwestern State

A top Georgia Southern University administrator has been named the interim president of Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus.

November 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


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