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Adoption journey ends happily

When Adam and Robin Spitler decided to adopt a child from China, no one in the family anticipated the emotional roller coaster that they were about to board. From lengthy paperwork problems, to stalled travel dates, to precarious health conditions, the journey to adopt Noah, born Xia Ping He, required a great deal of time and patience, and much support and prayer.

November 15, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Local


Congress: Pizza, fries just fine for school lunches

WASHINGTON - Who needs leafy greens and carrots when pizza and french fries will do?

November 15, 2011 | By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press | Local


Georgia's 'Dirty Dozen'

With its annual "Dirty Dozen" rivers list, the Georgia Water Coalition aims to send a wake-up call to state residents before their fresh waters are overtaken by human waste, dredging and neglect.

November 14, 2011 | By DANIELLE HIPPS dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Local


City council to discuss new ‘projects director’ post

City officials will discuss the possibility of creating a new staff position today during an executive session in the chambers of City Hall.

November 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Metal thefts on the rise

Old appliances, damaged fencing, broken tools and equipment – junk to some, but cash to others. Metal items of all types can be recycled for cash, and all too often, thieves help themselves to anything metal they find.

November 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


After election, council looks to move ahead

Damaging claims made by a councilman about two others, and a resulting confrontation in the chambers of City Hall, does not exactly indicate a harmonious relationship among city representatives.

November 12, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Vets: 'God Bless the USA'

A roomful of military veterans rose from their seats Friday and together performed a resounding rendition of "God Bless the U.S.A" during the 2011 Veteran's Day Community Service program, sponsored by the American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90.

November 11, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Man charged with child molestation

A man charged with molesting an eight-year-old girl dodged arrest for months by using a variety of aliases, but Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators, with the help of immigration police, caught up with him after a recent traffic stop.

November 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Local VA clinic planned

A dream that has been on the minds of veterans and others in Bulloch County nears reality: a veterans' outreach clinic will come to Statesboro.

November 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City agrees on $8,500 settlement

Rather than attend a Superior Court hearing in which the suing party would seek more than $18,000 in compensated legal fees, officials representing the City of Statesboro decided to pay an out-of-court settlement for less than half the amount, according to City Manager Frank Parker.

November 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


11-11-11 brings hopes of good luck

Place your bets! Tie the knot! Make a wish!

November 10, 2011 | By MATT SEDENSKY Associated Press | Local


Finger shooting victim allegedly lied to police

A man who told police he was shot during a robbery attempt lied, police said.

November 09, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


McCombs makes the grade, named Teacher of the Year

Richard McCombs was teaching his science class Wednesday morning at Statesboro High when he was interrupted by an unexpected group of visitors.

November 09, 2011 | By Haley Greene Special to the Herald | Local


Alleged burglar caught in act, attacks victims

A burglar caught in the act by homeowners attacked them with a baseball bat, but they were able to fight back and subdue him until deputies came to take him to jail.

November 09, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Chick’n Festival, Cruisin’ Ride coming to Claxton

If you cook or eat chicken, enjoy car shows, run or ride a bicycle, folks in Claxton have something planned for you Saturday.

November 09, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


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Goin' nuts at annual Peanut Festival

For 28 years, the Bulloch County town of Brooklet has celebrated its rich agricultural heritage by recognizing, promoting and glorifying the mighty goober at the ...

August 27, 2017 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Statesboro Primitive Baptist drops Boy Scout troop

With a decision by Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church as sponsoring organization not to renew the charter of Boy Scout Troop 342, a relationship going back ...

August 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


‘At the foot of the cross’

Hundreds of college students put aside studying, or perhaps partying, Thursday evening to gather on Greek Row at Georgia Southern University for the second annual ...

August 26, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro gets a mayoral race

In the final day of qualifying, a three-candidate race emerged for mayor of Statesboro. The election will be held Nov. 7.

August 26, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Harvey rolls over Texas coast, smashes homes and businesses

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Hurricane Harvey rolled over the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, smashing homes and businesses and lashing the shore with wind and rain ...

August 26, 2017 | By FRANK BAJAK Associated Press | Local


Statesboro strategic plan nears completion

A strategic plan intended to guide the city of Statesboro for five to 10 years in maintaining and extending streets, sidewalks and utilities and improving ...

August 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Grocery Grab hopefuls set strategies

It will be over in 60 seconds. But one lucky winner will have a hefty load of groceries at the end of that minute.

August 24, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Akins joins SPD

After serving as chief deputy for the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office for more than three years, Jared Akins is looking forward to getting back ...

August 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


It's time to play Pigskin Pickem' 2017

Sponsored by Seasons of Japan restaurant, the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com bring you the 11th Annual Pigskin Pickem' contest.

August 24, 2017 | | Local


Mayor, council incumbents running

The three incumbents up for election on Statesboro's Nov. 7 city ballot - Mayor Jan Moore and City Council members Phil Boyum and John Riggs ...

August 24, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Boro man charged with trafficking ecstasy

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office has charged Corey Lashawn Durden, 37, of Pinemount Boulevard, Statesboro, with trafficking MDMA, the drug known by the street ...

August 23, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


‘Friday Night Live’ returns

The 10th season of "Friday Night Live," where a Bulloch County high school football game is streamed live each week on statesboroherald.com, kicks off ...

August 23, 2017 | | Local


Five cars burgled at 67 Ride Share lot

After five vehicles were damaged in a cluster of break-ins on the rideshare parking lot at Georgia Highways 67 and 46, the Bulloch County Sheriff ...

August 23, 2017 | | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | 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


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