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'The Swarm' manufactures a season of triumphs

In competition after competition, the Southeast Bulloch High Swarm, the Brooklet-based marching band that fields 62 members in factory work clothes, has outscored spit-and-polish bands with twice as many marchers just in their horn sections.

November 02, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

Sample ballots for elections in Statesboro and Bulloch County

Election Day for Statesboro and Bulloch County is Tuesday and early voting is going on through Friday at the Bulloch County Courthouse. Below are a list of elections and links to PDFs of the ballots for elections.

November 02, 2011 | | Local

Is the Civil War part of your ancestry?

The Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Statesboro Regional Library will conduct a Civil War Genealogy Workshop Saturday for anyone interested in learning if they had an ancestor who fought in the war.

November 01, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local

Council wants more trees in city

City Council agreed Tuesday to make the City of Statesboro a greener place to live – literally.

November 01, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

More extreme weather on tap?

WASHINGTON - For a world already weary of weather catastrophes, the latest warning from top climate scientists paints a grim future: More floods, more heat waves, more droughts and greater costs to deal with them.

November 01, 2011 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | Local

Citizens take advantage of early voting

With four days remaining until the end of advance and early voting periods for Statesboro's approaching city election, nearly 300 people have decided not to wait until Election Day to cast a ballot.

October 31, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Study: Violence more common among children of combat veterans

ATLANTA - A new study suggests that when parents are deployed in the military, their children are more than twice as likely to carry a weapon, join a gang or be involved in fights.

October 31, 2011 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local

2011 Freedom Fund Banquet helps NAACP

A chance for community fellowship, an inspirational speech and raising money for a good cause is coming up Saturday, Nov. 5 with the 2011 Freedom Fund Banquet.

October 31, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Our Views - Best choice: Lance Turner

Incumbent Gary Lewis is opposed by three challengers for the District 2 seat: Sam Jones, Donald Logan and Lance Turner. We are confident any one of the three would be a better councilman than Lewis by any standard.

October 30, 2011 | | Local

Our Views - An easy choice: Don't re-elect Gary Lewis

Residents living in Statesboro City Council's District 2 have an easy decision during the next five days of early voting and on Election Day, Nov. 8 - don't vote for incumbent councilman Gary Lewis.

October 30, 2011 | | Local

Attic Sale set for Nov. 5

The Fair may have just ended, but the Kiwanis Fairgrounds will be busy once again next Saturday for the 38th Annual Statesboro Service League Attic Sale.

October 29, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local

Local teen steals car; flees deputy

A 17-year-old girl was arrested Friday after taking a car on a joyride that had law enforcement officers chasing her through Statesboro.

October 28, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Dog survived gas chamber, now up for adoption in NJ

NEWARK, N.J. - Unnamed and unwanted, the young beagle mix was left anonymously in a drop box outside an Alabama pound. His life was supposed to end in a gas chamber.

October 28, 2011 | By DAVID PORTER Associated Press | Local

Swamp wildfire defies firefighters

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A wildfire that scorched hundreds of square miles since last spring continues to creep through the Okefenokee Swamp as it burns underground fueled by dead and decaying plants - and the cost to taxpayers so far is $52.7 million and rising.

October 28, 2011 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

City council District 2 hopefuls discuss issues at forum

With less than two weeks remaining until District 2 voters determine the area's representative on Statesboro City Council, challengers for the seat had an opportunity to state their cases for election Thursday.

October 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

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Delia Mobley is 2018 Citizen of the Year

When Delia Mobley saw homeless people on the streets of Statesboro, her reaction was not to turn away and pretend the problem did not exist.

February 26, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

8th annual Tasting Statesboro is March 1

What could be better than sampling delights from dozens of local food establishments while at the same time helping numerous charities? For the eighth year ...

February 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Candler County fugitive captured in Panama

A man charged with escape in November by Candler County sheriff's investigators is in custody in Miami-Dade County, Florida, awaiting extradition back to Candler ...

February 26, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

It's not over yet, but rough flu season is finally receding

Georgia's latest flu report appears to support statements by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that the flu season may finally have passed ...

February 26, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Georgia GOP leader threatens Delta over cutting its NRA ties

ATLANTA - Georgia's lieutenant governor on Monday threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount ...

February 26, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local

The benefits of raw honey in your backyard

Spring has taken the Boro and Bulloch County by storm. Pollen has covered everything and GSU's Sweetheart Circle has never been more beautiful. Along ...

February 26, 2018 | | Local

Transit overhaul a top issue for state legislators

ATLANTA - Wednesday marks a key deadline for Georgia lawmakers, since bills need pass at least one chamber by then to remain alive for the session ...

February 24, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local

Pilot, wrestler, now STAR Student

Bulloch County STAR Student Kyle Samuels is an 18-year-old licensed pilot and four-year champion high school wrestler headed to the U.S. Air Force Academy ...

February 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Panel OKs law to stop surprise medical bills

The effort to reduce "surprise" medical bills in Georgia took another key step Thursday with legislation passing a Senate health committee.

February 23, 2018 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Two arrested on drug trafficking charges

The arrest of a woman Wednesday on drug trafficking charges follows the arrest of another man on similar charges at the same location two weeks ...

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Relay for Life kicks off

Bulloch County cancer survivors and their supporters enjoyed dinner and a show Thursday evening as characters from Disney's Magic Kingdom greeted guests at Statesboro ...

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Sheets named Kiwanian of the Year

Chuck Sheets, who recruits help and makes sure that the 3,000-plus participants and about 170 floats line up correctly for the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair ...

February 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Busbee offers as candidate for House District 160

Robert Busbee of Statesboro announced this week that he will run for the District 160 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives. He identified modernization ...

February 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Troopers seek witness to hit-and-run

A man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run incident Tuesday, and Georgia State Patrol troopers are seeking a witness to the crash.

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Body identified as missing man

A man whose body was found Friday behind Statesboro's Kmart store has been identified as a man missing from Portal since the end of ...

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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