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City reopens police chief search

The city of Statesboro will reopen its search for a police chief, new City Manager Randy Wetmore and Mayor Jan Moore said Wednesday.

September 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

GSU, Sav. St. discuss incident at game

It is unclear if a Savannah State University cheerleader, who posted on a social media post that she was harassed and heckled by Georgia Southern University fans during Saturday's football game, has filed a police report about the incident.

September 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

2nd rezoning request on deck for proposed industrial park

With a law firm eager to share information and a collection of concerned landowners protesting a proposed industrial park in southern Bulloch County, the Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting slated for Thursday at 6 p.m. promises to be once again standing room only.

September 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

New city manager at work, but still no chief of police

In his first Statesboro City Council meeting, new City Manager Randy Wetmore had no decision to announce on the anticipated hiring of a police chief.

September 06, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Report: Georgia still has serious obesity problem

Three in 10 Georgia adults are obese, giving the state the 19th-highest rate in the nation, a recently released report said.

September 06, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

History comes alive at Willow Hill

It took on the appearance of a family reunion of sorts, or maybe a class reunion; perhaps an eighth-grade history class. However it was looked upon, the sixth annual Willow Hill Heritage Festival and Health Fair, held Saturday and Sunday at the Willow Hill School grounds near Portal, was two days of celebration steeped in cultural history and rich in memories of days gone by.

September 05, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Inside Bulloch Business: Focus on the Blue Mile

Nearly five months ago, the America's Best Communities (ABC) competition announced Statesboro as one of eight finalists for a $3 million grand prize. The ABC competition is sponsored by Frontier Communications, DISH, CoBank and The Weather Channel.

September 05, 2016 | | Local

Brown touts accountability for sheriff's office

If elected Bulloch County's next sheriff, Noel Brown says, accountability and accessibility will be words that govern how he does the job.

September 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Howard plans stability, continued growth for sheriff’s office

Bulloch County Sheriff's candidate Keith Howard has been quiet for the early part of the sheriff's race, and with reason. But with two months until the election, he wants to remind people they still have a choice.

September 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Plans for reminiscing at Memorial Park’s Pav-A-Lon

A Coca-Cola, a pack of Sugar Babies, a frozen Zero Bar and a couple of Pixie Stix. Swimming lessons for a dime a day. The high dive. Miss Memorial Park. Dances at the Pav-A-Lon.

September 03, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald writer | Local

Hermine storms into Georgia

VALDOSTA - Hermine flooded roads and sent trees crashing into homes and power lines Friday across a wide swath of south Georgia, cutting electricity to more than 100,000 customers at one point as the storm roared inland after making landfall in Florida as a hurricane.

September 02, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

John Michael Montgomery coming to the Boro

Back in the '90s up until today, many of us can remember singing along with country music star John Michael Montgomery. Whether it was with the radio blaring as we drove along country dirt roads, a boom box sitting on a blanket at the beach or at home playing our own CD collection, we've been there.

September 02, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Hermine crashes trees, power lines

Even though Tropical Storm Hermine weakened and its center passed a little to the east, county and city crews were left clearing downed trees from roadways Friday while power companies worked to restore outages affecting about 3,000 Bulloch County homes and businesses.

September 02, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Area braces for Hermine

Emergency management, police, road crew, fire department and school officials in the Statesboro area started planning their response to Hurricane Hermine while it was still headed our way off the western coast of Florida.

September 01, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Couple organizing donation effort for Louisiana flood victims

A Bulloch County couple is spearheading a local effort to fill an 18-wheeler with donated supplies to be delivered to the victims of Louisiana flooding.

September 01, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

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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

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