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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


More Bulloch students pass the CRCT

Early returns show that Bulloch County public school students posted better results on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests in 2012 than in the previous year, according to state data released Thursday.

June 28, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Council denies apartment plan

An attempt to convert a former business property into a potential apartment complex failed Tuesday morning.

June 05, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


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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


Police Report - 10-28-14; A woman said a man came out of the woods and cursed at her.

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 27, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report


Southeast Bulloch High English teacher is tops in Bulloch County

Linda Fix, a Southeast Bulloch High School English teacher, was named Bulloch County's top instructor during a brief reception Thursday.

October 09, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Police report - 10-1-14; A store manager told police an unruly customer damaged an ATM.

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.

September 30, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report


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