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Church to request aid from city

Statesboro city council members will consider a request from First Baptist Church to aid in the installation of a water line to feed the church's planned sanctuary expansion during Wednesday's regular meeting.

September 06, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Parapros are key at Langston Elem.

Every school in Statesboro has its staff, teachers and students. There is a fourth component at each of these schools: instructional paraprofessionals. Known in the past as simply "the teacher's aide," the job of school parapros, as they're called, has become an essential component of each child's daily instruction.

September 06, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Making a local connection

Venturing to a foreign country can be tough, especially for the 300 international students at Georgia Southern who leave their home countries to pursue a college education in Statesboro.

September 04, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Special to the Herald | Local


Averitt Center will play host to Rolling Stones tribute band

In 1965, a local fraternity booked an up-and-coming rock band called The Rolling Stones to play a fundraiser at Georgia Southern College. Now 45 years later, the personalities and music that made The Stones into one of the greatest rock bands of all time are returning to the Boro.

September 04, 2010 | By MELINDA ROELL Special to the Herald | Local


Judge: City violated records law

Statesboro city council members are questioning the courtroom strategy of City Attorney Sam Brannen after a Bulloch County Superior Court judge found the city in violation of the Georgia Open Meetings Act. Judge John R. Turner posted the ruling Friday morning, after a hearing was held in his courtroom Tuesday.

September 03, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - A Taste of Downtown

Downtown Statesboro retail shops will become mini restaurants this evening during the third annual Taste of Downtown. Allen Muldrew, Thursday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show, told host Phil Boyum all about the First Friday event.

September 02, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Dogs, author make popular visit to Stilson

Children's book author David Sargent Jr. came to Stilson Elementary School Tuesday to read several of his books to the kids, as well as introduce them to his canine companions, Emma and Spike. The dogs are the stars of his most recent books and were an instant hit with children, parents and staff that had assembled in the Stilson gym.

September 01, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


‘A More Perfect Union’

The Statesboro Regional Library's Youth and Family Services Department will introduce today its first collection of books received through a special grant sponsored by the National Endowment for Humanities. The collection is called "A More Perfect Union" and includes a variety of materials about famous Americans and other historical details about America during its formative days.

September 01, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Sheriff: Man sent sexual texts to juvenile

An 18-year-old Bulloch County man was arrested Tuesday after deputies said he came to a playground to meet a 13-year-old girl to whom he was sending sexually explicit text messages.

September 01, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


September 2 - Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests Sueleen Hunter, 47, Spring Street – bench warrant

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

September 01, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


City awaits open records ruling

Six local businessmen suing the Statesboro mayor and city council for alleged violations of Georgia's Open Meetings laws got their day in court Tuesday morning, but they left without an answer as the judge said he wouldn't release his decision until later in the week.

August 31, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Commission upholds road superintendent firing

Bulloch County Commissioners, in a 4-2 vote, upheld Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch's decision to terminate a county department head for violating policy by failing a drug test.

August 31, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


As many as 75 teens involved in Saturday brawl at local theater

A fight between a large crowd of teenagers Saturday at a local theater resulted in police asking a local department store to ban juveniles from entering the store without adult supervision.

August 31, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Monken helps launch 2010 United Way campaign

Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken helped launch Bulloch County's 2010 United Way campaign at a breakfast Tuesday.

August 31, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Singing for miracles

Twelve hours of gospel music, car and motorcycle shows, concessions and more Saturday will benefit the Oncology and Hematology Departments at Backus Children's Hospital in Savannah through a local fundraising effort for the Children's Miracle Network.

August 31, 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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