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Couch visualizes 'new town'

Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch envisions a "new town" forming around property recently purchased off Interstate 16 and U.S. 301 South, the proposed site of a second county industrial park.

September 23, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Agency needs 'PIG' texts

Beginning today through Saturday, residents of Statesboro and southeast Georgia have the opportunity to text the word "PIG" to 25383 to make a $5 donation to American Diabetes Association. At the same time, donors will help Georgia Southern University Head Football Coach Jeff Monken and Statesboro business leader Bubba Hunt get closer to their goal of winning the 19th annual Kiss-a-Pig Contest.

September 22, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


RNC's Michael Steele urges action at Boro rally

Parked at the Holiday Inn this past weekend was a huge red bus sporting the slogan "Need A Job? Fire Pelosi!" The reason for its stop: Statesboro was one of the first towns across America visited by the Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele and his "Fire Pelosi Bus Tour."

September 22, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald correspondent | Local


Political opposites take stage

A large crowd at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse Wednesday night got a few laughs out of two polar political opposites who just happen to be married. James Carville and Mary Matalin, two renowned political commentators, both visited GSU to share insight on today's economy, political issues and how they maintain their marriage.

September 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Call for city manager firing remains mystery

A day after the Statesboro City Council voted to request City Manager Shane Haynes resign, Councilman Gary Lewis said Wednesday Statesboro residents did "not really" need to know why the council asked Haynes to step down.

September 22, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Council votes to seek resignation of city manager

The Statesboro City Council emerged after a nearly three hour executive session Tuesday evening inside city hall and voted 4-1 to request the resignation of City Manager Shane Haynes.

September 21, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Local vets going to WWII Memorial

They proudly displayed the Stars and Stripes as they fought in North Africa, Europe, the Far East, and the Pacific Islands. They were the backbone of the Allied Forces that slowed and then turned back the imperialistic armies of Germany, Italy, and Japan during the most devastating war ever fought on Planet Earth.

September 21, 2010 | By RONALD E. McCALL Special to the Herald | Local


Missing 'cow' mailbox leads to 3 arrests

Two men and a woman were arrested Saturday after witnesses watched them rip up signs, lettering and other items, including a cow mailbox, from several Northside Drive area restaurants.

September 21, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Gas leak prompts night of work for officials

A gas leak Monday night near Grady Johnston Mobile Home Park, just off Fair Road , led to the evacuation of the mobile home park, some nearby businesses and clients of Hometown Inn, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

September 21, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City expected to waive tap fees, other costs for Hacker's project

The Statesboro City Council will consider a request by Hacker's Golf Park tonight to enter into an agreement in which the city will pay the fees associated with tapping into the city's water lines for The Clubhouse project at Hackers.

September 20, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Strong arm robbery in Portal

Two Portal area victims reported being assaulted and robbed Sunday evening, and responding Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested two suspects on robbery and battery charges, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

September 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Hearts and Hands marks opening to community

The third phase of a dream that began two years ago has come to fruition. An idea pushed passionately by a young and ambitious Georgia Southern University student, paired with the support and dedication from the community, resulted in the opening of a dental, health and vision clinic for Bulloch County's less fortunate.

September 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Manager's job up in air again

An executive session is called for tonight's Statesboro City Council meeting where three city council members are expected to call for City Manager Shane Haynes' resignation.

September 20, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Council member accused of taking papers

An independent contractor with the Statesboro Herald is seeking to secure a warrant against Statesboro City Council member Gary Lewis, claiming Lewis stole eight newspapers Thursday morning from a dispenser box at Harvey's grocery store on U.S. Highway 80 West.

September 19, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Poll: Deal leads Barnes

The deep dissatisfaction Georgians feel toward Democrats in Washington is evident in a new poll showing the state GOP closing in on historic gains in November's election.

September 18, 2010 | By AARON GOULD SHENIN Atlanta Journal-Constitution & Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


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Meet Bill Black, Bulloch's new chief deputy

When Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown took office in January, he already knew who would be his chief deputy - a man he knew was stable ...

March 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lawmakers head down home stretch

ATLANTA - Struggling schools, opioid addiction and the state's medical marijuana program appear likely to dominate the rest of Georgia's legislative session.

March 04, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


Georgia House backs bill allowing guns on college campuses

ATLANTA - Despite Gov. Nathan Deal's forceful veto last year, Georgia's House approved another bill on Friday that would allow licensed gun owners to ...

March 03, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Ogeechee Tech’s ‘iGot’ set for March 21

Community volunteers will hit the streets Tuesday, March 21, for the 2017 iGot (I Give to Ogeechee Tech) campaign.

March 03, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch DAR honors local ‘pioneers’

The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognized six local women in honor of Women's History Month at ...

March 03, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Evans County, Claxton set for Wildlife Festival

The Rattlesnake & Wildlife Festival is back, bringing wildlife demonstrations, snake handling, wildlife educational programs, and more. The Evans County Wildlife Club will hold its 50th ...

March 03, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Patsy Cline focus of Averitt presentation

The true story of a country music legend will unfold next week at the Averitt Center for the Arts with the upcoming presentation of "Love ...

March 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Pedestrian struck by semi, killed

A Baxley woman was killed Wednesday night after being struck by a semi truck.

March 02, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


BCCI inmate captured

An escaped inmate was captured early Thursday morning, thanks to a resident with a handgun and a Jack Russell terrier.

March 02, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


‘Always willing to help’

Some came with dump trucks, excavators and skid steers. Others showed up with a pick-up truck and chain saw. And many came with just their ...

March 01, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Remembering Lannie Lee

Lannie Lee, an icon of Bulloch County agriculture, passed away Wednesday after a brief illness. The 96-year-old was a longtime member of the Bulloch County ...

March 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Law enforcement looking for BCCI escapee

An escaped inmate remains at large hours after he walked off a Bulloch County Correctional Institute work detail Wednesday afternoon at the Bulloch County landfill ...

March 01, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


FBI, IRS execute search warrant at former city councilman's home

Federal agents seized documents Tuesday morning from former Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt's home in Statesboro, as well as from a number of businesses ...

February 28, 2017 | From Staff Reports | 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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