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Swing into Spring

The annual parade of athletes followed by a fireworks display will kick off the recreation department's baseball, softball and soccer seasons Friday at Mill Creek Park.

March 21, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


State releases list of ‘focus' schools in need of improvement

The Georgia Department of Education identified a pair of Bulloch County schools on a list released Tuesday of 156 schools that need to address graduation rates and gaps in achievement between groups of students.

March 21, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Legendary UGA Coach Vince Dooley visits Boro

Durelle Tuggle of Statesboro, left, gets books autographed for her sons by former University of Georgia head football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley at Sea Island Bank Tuesday. Tuggle was a student at Auburn University at the same time as Dooley's wife, Barbara, and when he was the freshmen football coach there.

March 20, 2012 | | Local


Tragedy strikes Brooklet family

Ronnie Schmidt worked for nearly a decade for Billy Hendrix at the Brooklet CITGO, which sits on the corner of the small town's one flashing light. From his vantage point, Ronnie saw, and was seen by, almost everyone.

March 19, 2012 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Council moves meeting to Wednesday

To accommodate councilmen's schedules and assure the attendance of a voting quorum, Statesboro City Council will wait one extra day this week before hosting a second scheduled meeting in March.

March 19, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Deputies hunt home invasion suspect

A home invasion in Portal on Sunday left a victim physically unharmed, a stolen vehicle burned and a suspect at large.

March 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boro author steps out of the 'Shadow'

Spring 2012 is proving to be a sunrise season for Tina Whittle. Just as the second of her Tai Randolph mysteries, "Darker Than Any Shadow," was released by Poisoned Pen Press earlier this month, the first, "The Dangerous Edge of Things" garnered her a Georgia Author of the Year nomination.

March 17, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


iGot '12 is Tuesday

Volunteers for Ogeechee Technical College will renew a yearly effort this week, taking to the phones and streets in an attempt to collect funds supporting students and programs of the school.

March 17, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


GSU men's basketball coach Charlton Young's NCAA bracket

(Updated at the end of play Sunday night.) Herald Sports Editor Noell Barnidge spoke with Georgia Southern men's basketball head coach Charlton Young on Tuesday night and got C.Y.'s picks for the 2012 NCAA Basketball Tounament. At the end of the first weekend of play, C.Y. had correctly picked a few surprising upsets. But his selections of Wichita State and Florida State to make the Final Four, combined with Missouri's early exit and the fall of Notre Dame resulted in a splash of red on his bracket. And Duke's shocking loss to Lehigh didn ...

March 17, 2012 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Chambliss warns Ga. farmers to brace for big cuts

By RUSS BYNUM

March 16, 2012 | | Local


Former UGA coach, AD to visit the Boro

Legendary Coach Vince Dooley's love for the University of Georgia spills onto every page of his new book, "History and Reminiscences of the University of Georgia."

March 16, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Victims no more

Vicious? Maybe, but Krav Maga is exactly what domestic violence victims need, said instructor Todd Mashburn.

March 15, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Singers attend workshop for expert lessons

Students are on break, but not all is quiet on the campus of Georgia Southern University this week.

March 15, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Statesboro High's STAR Student wins regional honor

Bulloch County brought home the gold Wednesday as Statesboro High School STAR Student Supriya Immaneni took top honors during the Region 8 STAR Student banquet.

March 14, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Pucker up: Local duo vies to kiss a pig

What is the asking price to share a romantic moment between man and swine?

March 14, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


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Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | 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: 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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