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Library to host “The River Rages” author

The Statesboro Regional Library will host a book signing at 6:30 p.m. Monday for J.G. Jakes, otherwise known as Jenny Massey of Glennville. Jakes just published her second book of the River's Trilogy, "The River Rages."

November 14, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Aspen incentive package could reach $4.25 million

To help convince Aspen Aerogels to locate its new factory in Bulloch County, county commissioners, the development authority and the city of Statesboro provided an incentive package valued at roughly $4.25 million.

November 14, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Despite glitch, citizens are still responsible for tag renewals

People with birthdays in December still have to get their vehicle tags by deadline, even if they haven't yet received a notice or pre-bill.

November 13, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Cancer survivor shares faith, hope

"Sometimes life catches one by surprise…."

November 13, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Habitat to build “House 50”

Joyce Baldwin and her teenage son, Jordan, have lived in their own home for over 21 years - the second house in Bulloch County built by Habitat for Humanity. It's a dream Randy Holman Jr. and his 7-year-old son, Quincy, hope to live for themselves as they await construction of Bulloch County's 50th house - the one that will be their home.

November 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A campground for foster kids

The Fostering Bulloch organization hopes to purchase 30 acres in Bulloch County to use as a campground that would serve at-risk youth and children in foster care - and it needs help from the community to make that vision a reality.

November 12, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


IRS back taxes scam resurfaces

An old scam resurfaced in the Bulloch County area Thursday, with callers threatening to sue victims if they didn't pay back taxes.

November 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Scabies reported at Statesboro High

Three Statesboro High School students were diagnosed this week with scabies, an infestation of mites that burrow underneath the skin. As of Wednesday, the school nurse had seen 20 students "with evidence of" scabies or who have been in contact with someone with scabies, said Hayley Greene, spokesperson for the Bulloch County school system.

November 12, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Be a Santa to a senior

Home Instead Senior Care is teaming up with non-profit agencies, area retailers, volunteers and members of the community to sponsor Be a Santa to a Senior, a program that collects, wraps and delivers gifts to lonely and financially challenged seniors in need. Home Instead Senior Care is the world's largest provider of non-medical, in-home care and companionship services for older adults.

November 11, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Forums seek priorities for new GSU president

A job ad seeking Georgia Southern University's next president carries a soft deadline of Jan. 28 for applications and nominations. Meanwhile, the campus-based search committee continues to gather community input on which qualities are most desired in a candidate.

November 11, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Veterans Day for families of soldiers, too

Families of veterans should also be recognized on Veterans Day, since they, too, make sacrifices, said Lonnie Ellis, post commander of the American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90, as he addressed a crowd attending a Veterans Day program Wednesday at Statesboro's Emma Kelly Theater.

November 11, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Burglary suspect behind bars

A man suspected of stealing items and pawning them faces burglary charges.

November 10, 2015 | | Local


Experienced missionary to head Open Hearts Community Mission

The former leader of two major city missions will now serve Statesboro's Open Hearts Community Mission as its executive director, Delia Mobley, chairman of the board of the Statesboro mission, announced Tuesday.

November 10, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch Co. graduation rate up 9 percent

With Statesboro High School's rise in graduation rate leading the way, Bulloch County Schools' 2015 four-year graduation rates improved significantly, according to data released by the Georgia Department of Education.

November 10, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


'Play is the work of childhood'

"Play is the work of childhood," said Caroline Bowman as she and business partner and fellow speech-language pathologist Lea Lanier showed off the new therapy gym at their multidisciplinary therapy center, the Therapy SPOT.

November 09, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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GSU seeking WWI artifacts

The Georgia Southern University Department of History and the Georgia Southern Museum seek to learn more about the impact of World War I on the ...

January 09, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Chief deputy to seek sheriff’s seat

Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Akins said Friday he intends to run for sheriff of Bulloch County, banking on years of experience within ...

January 09, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


New Health Center brings GSU into 2016

After 38 years in a health center built to handle a student population of about 5,000, Georgia Southern unveiled its new Health Center Friday ...

January 08, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


New Register council member owes $900 on town water bill

While the town of Register is fighting financial woes, one of the town's council members is over $900 in arrears in paying a water ...

January 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Lee-Jackson Banquet set for Saturday

The 2016 Lee-Jackson Banquet, hosted by the Ogeechee Rifles Camp #941 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, will be held Saturday, Jan. 9, at R ...

January 07, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


President search at GSU still on course

With at least 25 strongly interested candidates so far, the search remains on track to have Georgia Southern University's next president in place by ...

January 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


A life-saving move

Beverly Harris moved to Statesboro recently from Tennessee. Last month, she began to experience shortness of breath, fatigue and an inability to do the things ...

January 07, 2016 | By SCOTT LARSON Special to the Herald | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's goodbye

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Scare on the Square

See how downtown Statesboro is transformed by Halloween fun.

November 01, 2015 | By SCOTT BRYANT | 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


Photo Gallery: 2015 Southern Sendfest

Climbing clubs from four Georgia universities and Clemson University competed in the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition at Georgia Southern University on Saturday ...

April 05, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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