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Inside Bulloch Business: Focus on the Blue Mile

Nearly five months ago, the America's Best Communities (ABC) competition announced Statesboro as one of eight finalists for a $3 million grand prize. The ABC competition is sponsored by Frontier Communications, DISH, CoBank and The Weather Channel.

September 05, 2016 | | Local

Brown touts accountability for sheriff's office

If elected Bulloch County's next sheriff, Noel Brown says, accountability and accessibility will be words that govern how he does the job.

September 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Howard plans stability, continued growth for sheriff’s office

Bulloch County Sheriff's candidate Keith Howard has been quiet for the early part of the sheriff's race, and with reason. But with two months until the election, he wants to remind people they still have a choice.

September 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Plans for reminiscing at Memorial Park’s Pav-A-Lon

A Coca-Cola, a pack of Sugar Babies, a frozen Zero Bar and a couple of Pixie Stix. Swimming lessons for a dime a day. The high dive. Miss Memorial Park. Dances at the Pav-A-Lon.

September 03, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald writer | Local

Hermine storms into Georgia

VALDOSTA - Hermine flooded roads and sent trees crashing into homes and power lines Friday across a wide swath of south Georgia, cutting electricity to more than 100,000 customers at one point as the storm roared inland after making landfall in Florida as a hurricane.

September 02, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

John Michael Montgomery coming to the Boro

Back in the '90s up until today, many of us can remember singing along with country music star John Michael Montgomery. Whether it was with the radio blaring as we drove along country dirt roads, a boom box sitting on a blanket at the beach or at home playing our own CD collection, we've been there.

September 02, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Hermine crashes trees, power lines

Even though Tropical Storm Hermine weakened and its center passed a little to the east, county and city crews were left clearing downed trees from roadways Friday while power companies worked to restore outages affecting about 3,000 Bulloch County homes and businesses.

September 02, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Area braces for Hermine

Emergency management, police, road crew, fire department and school officials in the Statesboro area started planning their response to Hurricane Hermine while it was still headed our way off the western coast of Florida.

September 01, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Couple organizing donation effort for Louisiana flood victims

A Bulloch County couple is spearheading a local effort to fill an 18-wheeler with donated supplies to be delivered to the victims of Louisiana flooding.

September 01, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Georgia Southern cancels all Friday classes

From the Office of Marketing and Communications at Georgia Southern:

September 01, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local

Georgia Southern student shot, killed

A Georgia Southern student was shot and killed early Wednesday morning and a friend faces involuntary manslaughter – felony charges in connection with his death, according to Chief Deputy Jared Akins with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

August 31, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Health, faith and heritage at Willow Hill this weekend

As the Willow Hill Heritage Festival and Health Fair, the sixth annual event at the historic Willow Hill School near Portal puts a renewed emphasis on health. But this weekend's festival also offers bike rides, children's games, faith-centered elements from a prayer breakfast to a gospel concert and heritage through permanent exhibits and a "pop up" museum.

August 31, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Tropical storm watch issued for southern Georgia coast

BRUNSWICK - The National Hurricane Center on Wednesday issued a tropical storm watch for the southern half of Georgia's 100-mile coast, which could be hit by strong wind and heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Hermine heading into Labor Day weekend.

August 31, 2016 | The Associated Press and staff reports | Local

Fleeing suspect still at large

Residents living near the Adabell and Old Bowen Store area were warned Wednesday afternoon to be on the lookout for a man who fled Georgia State Patrol troopers earlier.

August 31, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Fugitive on the loose near Adabell, Old Bowen Store

Residents living near the Adabell and Old Bowen Store area are warned to be on the lookout for a man who fled Georgia State Patrol troopers earlier today.

August 31, 2016 | | Local

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Claxton armed robbery thwarted by witness

A man who walked in on the armed robbery and physical assault of a convenience store manager in progress Saturday morning battled the offender, struggling ...

October 03, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Statesboro woman charged in strong-arm robbery

A Statesboro woman is being held without bail today facing multiple charges following the robbery Saturday of a convenience store on Sinkhole Road.

October 03, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local

SPD staking out its history

Interim Chief Robert W. "Rob" Bryan didn't pass up an opportunity to talk about the Statesboro Police Department's current staffing levels, community relations ...

October 01, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

County commission to decide fate of Bradley proposal

Bulloch County Commissioners are expected to decide Tuesday whether to approve or deny a local man's rezoning request for a sizable property that could ...

October 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Historical Society's 'Tales from the Tomb' set for Oct. 13

It's time to learn about some of Bulloch County's most interesting historical characters through the annual Bulloch County Historical Society's "Tales from ...

October 01, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Grant Spencer murder trial slated for Oct. 11

Grant James Spencer, who has been waiting two years in the Bulloch County Jail, is slated for a jury trial the week of Oct. 11 ...

September 30, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

GreenFest downtown this Saturday

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability holds its annual GreenFest, spotlighting recycling, reuse, conservation and other eco-friendly lifestyle choices, this Saturday from 9 a ...

September 29, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Man arrested on computer sex crime charges

A man in Statesboro is behind bars on charges of sexual exploitation of a child.

September 28, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Alcohol Board’s TIPS-only training opinion rejected

Bars and restaurants will have more than one place to turn to for city-required training for managers, servers, bartenders and bouncers after Statesboro City Council ...

September 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair coming

The 55th annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair will start with a parade Monday, Oct. 17, through downtown Statesboro. Local dignitaries, classic cars, bands, beauty queens and ...

September 28, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

GATA Cast - Sept. 28, 2016

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony twice a week with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle ...

September 28, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local

Forum for sheriff candidates is Oct. 13

The candidates seeking election as Bulloch County's next sheriff will participate in a forum on Thursday, Oct. 13, inside the Ogeechee Technical College auditorium ...

September 27, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Kids World’s Frazier state Pre-K Teacher of the Year

Tuesday morning, for the second time this year, Channie Frazier, who teaches prekindergarten at Kids World Learning Center, walked into a big surprise. But now ...

September 27, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

City clerk: Billing back on schedule this week

After two months when the city of Statesboro's bills for water and other services went out as much as two weeks late, the bills ...

September 27, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

YMCA leases old Sallie Z. site

The Statesboro Family YMCA now has an 8-acre site with standing buildings leased for it by the YMCA of Coastal Georgia. The new Statesboro Family ...

September 27, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

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