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GSU appears on magazine's Best Colleges list

Georgia Southern University appears in the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges rankings, which were released Wednesday.

September 12, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Bulloch County’s ACT scores rise

More 2012 high school graduates from Bulloch County and the state took the ACT - and they posted higher scores - compared to the class of 2011, according to results made available Wednesday.

August 22, 2012 | Jason Wermers | Local


Anderson appears to win GOP runoff

Lee Anderson appeared to eke out a razor-thin victory in the 12th Congressional District Republican runoff, according to unofficial results posted Tuesday night.

August 21, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Deal promotes school bus safety at Langston Chapel Elementary

A cadre of state officials - led by Georgia first lady Sandra Deal - stopped by Langston Chapel Elementary School on Tuesday morning to talk about school bus safety.

August 21, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Ogeechee Tech ‘not on the radar’ for merger

Ogeechee Technical College appears to be safe, for the foreseeable future, from consolidation with any other institution in the Technical College System of Georgia.

August 16, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


End-of-Course Test Results: Southeast Bulloch High leads

Southeast Bulloch High School continues to lead the way on most End-of-Course Tests, but Portal Middle High is closing the gap, according to results released this week.

August 02, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Cheri Wagner to join Bulloch school board

Cheri Wagner will be the newest member of the Bulloch County Board of Education after winning the District 1 seat in the General Election Primary, according to unofficial results.

July 31, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Parents, students converge on school open houses

The first day of school isn't until Wednesday, but thousands of parents and children went to schools throughout Bulloch County on Monday.

July 30, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Wilson sworn in as superintendent

Charles Wilson stood next to his son and daughter in the courtroom at the Bulloch County Courthouse.

July 26, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


GSU faculty looking for more input

As Georgia Southern University grows, leadership has to make key decisions - sometimes quickly to capitalize on an opportunity.

July 21, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Is GSU moving in right direction?

Editor's Note: A chart accompanying this article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Sunday's print edition: Because of a reporter's error, Georgia Southern University's six-year graduation rates were incorrect in a chart accompanying a front-page article in Saturday's edition. The correct graduation rates are 45 percent in 2007 and 45 percent in 2010. A revised chart reflecting the correct information appears with the second article in the two-part series in today's edition. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

July 20, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Wilson is new Bulloch schools superintendent

It's official: Charles Wilson is the Bulloch County schools superintendent.

July 19, 2012 | Jason Wermers | Local


End-of-course exams show mixed results in Bulloch County

Bulloch County high school students posted mixed results on End-of-Course Tests, according to data released Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education.

July 17, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Bulloch County schools post gains on CRCT

Editor's Note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Sunday's print edition: Because of a reporter's error, an article that appeared in Friday's edition contained an incorrect statement. Langston Chapel Elementary's fifth-graders had Bulloch County's lowest pass rates in every subject except English/language arts. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

July 12, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


School district faces tough budget choices

As the sluggish economy stubbornly hangs on and revenues keep declining, the Bulloch County school system has some tough choices to make to close a nearly $4 million spending gap.

July 03, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


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Police report - 11-21-14; Police were dispatched in reference to a dispute involving a firearm.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

November 20, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report


Police Report - 11-20-14; A picnic table at GSU melted after being set on fire.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

November 19, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report


Police report - 11-19-14; A woman said someone threw toilet paper in the trees in her front yard.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

November 18, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report


Georgia Southern police use pepper spray to break up fight

Georgia Southern University Police officers had to use pepper spray to break up a fight outside a restaurant over the weekend, and one suspect tried to grab an officer's weapon as he was trying to subdue her, police said.

November 18, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Police Report - 11-18-14; A woman was arrested for stealing infant clothing from Wal-Mart.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

November 17, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report


Police report - 11-15-14; A man said someone entered an open garage and stole a toolbox and tools.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

November 14, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report


Police report - 11-9-14; Euthanized at animal shelter — nine dogs and 10 cats.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

November 09, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report


Police report - 11-8-14; 911 hang-ups — 42 calls.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

November 07, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report


Bulloch’s Johnson falls to Hudgens in insurance commissioner race

Bulloch County resident Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson fell short in her bid to become Georgia's insurance commissioner.

November 04, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Statesboro voters OK Redevelopment Powers Law

Statesboro's Redevelopment Powers Law easily passed, according to unofficial election results released Tuesday night.

November 04, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Statesboro City Council suspends 2 alcohol licenses

Two Statesboro businesses had their alcohol licenses suspended for three days because of twice selling alcohol to an underage person.

November 04, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Graduation rate rises in Bulloch County, state

Georgia's four-year high school graduation rate continued to climb, reaching 72.5 percent with the Class of 2014, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Education.

October 30, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Police report - 10-30-14; A store employee told police a woman stole two bottles of lotion.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

October 29, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report


Police report - 10-29-14; A man said 16 “No Parking” signs and eight sign posts were stolen.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

October 28, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report


Man dies after accident at Claude Howard Lumber

A Claude Howard Lumber Co. employee died after an apparent accident while working at the sawmill on Park Avenue, officials said.

October 28, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


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