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Statesboro police event raising funds for Boys & Girls Club

The Statesboro Police Department is seeking teams of people who are interested in tackling extreme physical and mental challenges, exercising leadership skills and having fun while raising money for a good cause.

September 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Georgia ports plan big investments

SAVANNAH - Georgia's coastal seaports plan $142 million in expansion and improvement projects in the next year to keep pace with faster than expected growth, the ports' chief executive said Thursday.

September 24, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

Ten marching bands ready for a Blast

More than 700 marching musicians, dancers and flag corps members from southeast Georgia high schools are expected to gather Saturday for the second annual Southeast Bulloch Band Blast.

September 24, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Rain forces cancellation of Tales from the Tomb

With a forecast of rain all day and into the evening, tonight's Tales from the Tomb, has been cancelled, said Joe McGlamery, president of the Bulloch County Historical Society, which produces the annual event.

September 24, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Army Field Band to perform free concert

The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, D.C., will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at Statesboro High on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. The Army Field Band's concert is sponsored by the Statesboro Herald.

September 23, 2015 | | Local

Shooting Sports Center open, emphasizes safety

"Notice: You are in a school safety zone." Beginning with a sign in the parking lot, the Shooting Sports Education Center at Georgia Southern University emphasizes rules about who can shoot and how weapons are carried. The facility for indoor firearms shooting and archery is now open to those GSU students and members of the public who comply.

September 23, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Hunting season in full swing

Fall heralds the arrival of hunting season, mainly dove and deer season. As people head for the woods and fields, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources suggests observing tips to keep the sport safe, and reminds hunters to be aware of laws governing hunting.

September 23, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Boys & Girls Club seeks old Sallie Z. site

In their search for a new Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County location, the club's adult leaders have asked the Board of Education for the old Sallie Zetterower Elementary School campus on East Jones Avenue at Gentilly Road.

September 22, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Georgia obesity rate remains high

Three in 10 Georgia adults are obese, a rate that ranks the state 19th in the nation, a new report has found.

September 22, 2015 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Police, family seek missing Statesboro man

Police are searching for a missing Statesboro man whose family has not seen him in almost two weeks.

September 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

State leaders pay a visit

About 120 business and professional people from across the state, the Leadership Georgia Class of 2015 and their guests, visited Statesboro and Bulloch County last weekend to see how a community grows in new directions while maintaining a traditional economic base in agriculture.

September 21, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - The history of Statesboro's grocery store rumors

Last summer, we were all thrilled with the announcement that two more grocery stores were entering the Statesboro market.

September 21, 2015 | | Local

PETA requests review of UGA's use of dogs, other lab animals

ATLANTA - An animal protection group wants a federal review of the University of Georgia after the group obtained a document detailing the use of live dogs, pigs and goats to teach medical procedures that include placing a breathing tube through a hole in the throat.

September 21, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local

New execution date set for only woman on Georgia's death row

ATLANTA - The only woman on Georgia's death row is scheduled to be executed next week, more than six months after her previously scheduled execution was called off at the last minute because of a problem with the lethal execution drugs.

September 21, 2015 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local

GSU sophomore crowned Miss International City '16

The 2016 Miss International City and Miss Warner Robins pageant was held Aug. 29 at the Homer J. Walker Civic Center in Warner Robins, Georgia. Statesboro native Caroline Burnette, 19, was the lifestyle and swimsuit winner and won the crown of Miss International City.

September 20, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

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Volunteers to issue tickets to handicap parking violators

Those handicap parking spaces may be tempting if you're in a hurry, but soon, Statesboro police will have help in enforcing the law to ...

November 01, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Guest column: No slowing down Jean Coleman

The prisoner had been working all day with a massive auger when the stubborn tool bound up. In desperation, the man leaned over for a ...

November 01, 2015 | By JULIE H. LUMPKIN | Local

Time is here for flu shot

It's the best time of year to get a flu shot, public health officials say. And for most people, the cost will be zero.

November 01, 2015 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Local man charged with extortion

A man who illegally obtained a woman's private photographs and then used them in attempts to blackmail her faces extortion and other charges, said ...

October 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

‘Raise the Woof’ fundraiser benefits Humane Society

The Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County is hosting a stand-up comedy show fundraiser, "Raise the Woof," on Friday, Nov. 6 at Statesboro's ...

October 30, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Woman whose story is told in movie “Captive” to speak at Celebrate Recovery event

Ashley Smith, known worldwide as the single mother who persuaded Brian Nichols, Atlanta's courtroom killer, to surrender to police, will be the featured speaker ...

October 30, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Motorists trade delays for improved intersection

Paving on U.S. Highway 80 at the Burkhalter Road intersection prompted lane closures throughout the work day, but that phase of the project was ...

October 30, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Looking for ‘A man called Jimps’

Jimerson "Jimpse" Kennedy, an influential 19th century resident of what was then a larger Bulloch County, left several legacies south and west of Statesboro, including ...

October 29, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Catron pleads not guilty to child molestation charge

A Bulloch County man charged with molesting a 9-year-old girl pled not guilty during an arraignment hearing Wednesday.

October 29, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Scare on the Square brings Halloween downtown

Scare on the Square will make the courthouse area a crossroads for Halloween fun, including a hayride, costume contests for all ages, trunk-or-treating, a haunted ...

October 28, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

DSDA moving forward with Homes for Heroes

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority plans to rehabilitate three houses it owns in the Blue Mile corridor and offer them for sale at cost to ...

October 28, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Tormenta on horizon

Nearly three months ago it was announced that a new Premier Development League franchise was scheduled to begin play in Statesboro for the 2016 season.

October 28, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Local

Photo Gallery: 2015 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair

October 26, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

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