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Veterans Day 2015

In this year's Veterans Day ceremony, held Wednesday at the Averitt Center for the Arts, featured speaker Lonnie Ellis, post commander of the American Legion Dester Allen Post 90, delivered the keynote address and put special emphasis on the sacrifices made by veterans' families when their loved ones leave for duty and during their lives after service.

November 15, 2015 | Staff members | Local


Statesboro High School to perform ‘High School Musical’ twice

Statesboro High School's musical theatre classes will present "High School Musical" Thursday, Nov. 19, in the school's fine arts auditorium. The first show is a student matinee at 9 a.m. for local and area students, and the second show is a public performance at 7 p.m.

November 15, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Audit: Out-of-state speeders ignore fines

ATLANTA - Many out-of-state motorists who have been busted by Georgia's "super speeder" law don't pay up, state auditors found.

November 14, 2015 | | Local


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


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Photo gallery: 2014 Statesboro in Focus

Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite sports photos of 2014.

December 31, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: 2014 Statesboro in Focus

Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite feature photos of 2014.

December 31, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: 2014 - Statesboro In Focus

Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares the first of three galleries featuring his favorite photos of 2014.

December 29, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: Caribbean Christmas

Under the direction of Matt Olsen, Southeast Bulloch High School celebrates the holidays with four different ensembles performing a Caribbean-themed holiday program.

December 21, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Photo gallery: Holiday Songfest

Sallie Zetterower Elementary School stages their annual Holiday Songfest before heading home for break. Lots of kiddie cuteness.

December 19, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: A Wild Christmas

The Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County are introduced to many of the animals who make their home at the Georgia Southern University Center for ...

December 14, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: How the Penguins Saved Christmas

Second and third graders at Mattie Lively Elementary School performed "How the Penguins Saved Christmas."

December 09, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: Downtown Holiday Celebration

Images from the 2014 downtown Statesboro Holiday Celebration

December 06, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: March on Statesboro

Peaceful protesters walk from Georgia Southern to Bulloch courthouse, call for unity, equal rights.

December 02, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: Statesboro Thanksgiving Community Service

On Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014, clergy and members of local churches joined together in prayer and song to celebrate the true meaning of Thanksgiving.

November 26, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: Honoring Our Veterans

The Statesboro Herald and members of the community would like to recognize the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces on Veterans ...

November 11, 2014 | Scott Bryant | Local


Photo gallery: 2014 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair

October 26, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: 2014 Zombie Run

Over 100 participated in the 2014 Zombie Run 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, October 25 to help raise funds for local health organizations, including ...

October 25, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: Flying in the Memphis Belle

September 25, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: Eagles begin FBS march

The Georgia Southern football team took the practice fields at Beautiful Eagle Creek Thursday to kick off their first fall camp after officially joining the ...

August 04, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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