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CST makes high-grade pot bust

A Statesboro woman was jailed Wednesday after local law enforcement agents caught her with over 11 pounds of high-grade marijuana.

December 31, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Suspect arrested in child molestation case

Statesboro police detectives arrested a man Tuesday who was accused in November of molesting a 14-year-old girl.

December 31, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Colder, “normal” and wet weather on the way

Although Christmas was balmy, the weather will return to its normal seasonal temperatures this weekend, and it promises to be cooler and wet.

December 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Register hopes police department suspension helps solve financial debt

Register Mayor John Williams blames the town's police department, which is indefinitely suspended effective today, for the town's financial disaster.

December 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bill Cosby is charged with sexually assaulting a woman

NORRISTOWN, Pa. - Bill Cosby was charged Wednesday with drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home 12 years ago - the first criminal charges brought against the comedian out of the torrent of allegations that destroyed his good-guy image as America's Dad.

December 30, 2015 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press | Local


Register votes to suspend police department

Register Town Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night to temporarily suspend the Register Police Department, effective Dec. 31.

December 29, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Return parade Friday, funeral Saturday for Staff Sgt. McBride

The body of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester J. McBride III, 30, the Statesboro native killed on duty in Afghanistan Dec. 21, will be returned home New Year's Day via Statesboro Bulloch County Airport, according to arrangements a funeral home released Tuesday on behalf of his family.

December 29, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Petco gives $10,000 to local Humane Society

A $10,000 grant from the Petco Foundation will nearly double the program funding of the Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County for 2016 and help to rescue "last chance" animals, said Humane Society Past President Kania Greer, who wrote the grant application.

December 29, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Violent Atlanta fugitive arrested in Bulloch

A "violent fugitive" from Atlanta hiding in an attic at an Eagle Heights apartment was arrested on Christmas Day by Bulloch County law enforcement.

December 29, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


No trial date yet in Gatto's death

Almost a year and a half after 18-year-old Michael Gatto was killed in an attack by a 20-year-old bartender, attorneys are still hashing out details, with no solid trial date in sight.

December 29, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Flash Foods sold; Parker's to open 5th location

As we wind down the year, I wanted to update you on a few projects of interest.

December 28, 2015 | | Local


Military guide names GSU Business College a top school

Military Advanced Education & Transition has awarded the Georgia Southern University College of Business the designation of a Top School in its 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities. The guide measures best practices in military and veteran education. Recently released, and is available online at www.mae-kmi.com.

December 28, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


18 killed in storms

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The death toll in the Southeast climbed to 18 on Saturday after days of tumultuous weather - unusual warmth, tornadoes and torrential downpours - wreaked havoc during the Christmas holiday.

December 26, 2015 | By KIM CHANDLER and PHILLIP LUCAS Associated Press | Local


Whatever happened to RIF?

A reader called the newspaper recently asking what had become of the RIF distribution from the Statesboro Regional Library.

December 26, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Memorial event Saturday to honor McBride postponed

A memorial service set for Saturday to honor U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride Jr. has been postponed.

December 25, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Commissioner Thompson to run for chairman

Bulloch County Commissioner Roy Thompson announced Friday he will not run for a fourth term as commissioner holding seat 2C, choosing instead to seek office ...

February 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


3 charged in theft from area gambling machines

Three Ft. Valley residents suspected of robbing a gambling machine in a local convenience store Jan. 14 were not elderly, as described in previous sheriff ...

February 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parker trial set for Feb. 24

Jury selection is slated for Tuesday in Bulloch County Superior Court for former city manager Frank Parker's whistleblower and wrongful-firing lawsuit against the city ...

February 05, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch’s first four-legged ‘arrest’

Gismo wasn't with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office very long before he made his first arrest.

February 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged in two robberies

Statesboro police arrested a Brooklet man Wednesday believed to have robbed a convenience store as well as an individual last week.

February 04, 2016 | | Local


Bulloch schools open, but some roads closed

Schools in Evans and Tattnall counties will be closed Friday, but Bulloch County Schools will remain open, despite some road closures because of accumulated rain.

February 04, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Commission chairman not seeking re-election

Bulloch County Commission Chairman Garrett Nevil said Thursday he plans to seek a "true" retirement and will not qualify to run for re-election.

February 04, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Paulson’s field switch underway

At the moment, the field at Paulson Stadium - usually a lush green pasture - looks better suited to hosting a motocross rally or a monster truck ...

February 04, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Police: Third suspect arrested in automobile theft, chase

Law enforcement officers from three separate agencies linked a Monday-morning car chase, where a man and woman were arrested for car theft, to a third ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Attorney confirms fifth probate judge candidacy

As Bulloch County grows, it will one day soon need a probate judge who is a licensed attorney, said local lawyer Charles Aaron, who announced ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police creating standards office

With approval from City Council, the Statesboro Police Department is creating an Office of Professional Standards, to be staffed by one sergeant responsible for recruiting ...

February 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Zika in Bulloch?

A mosquito-borne virus that has been known since 1947, Zika can affect anyone, but pregnant women are especially vulnerable to the virus, which is believed ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ArtsFest back on for 34th year

ArtsFest, that day of parent-and-child activities ranging from molding clay, sculpting sand and painting pets to watching professional artists work, is back on for 2016 ...

February 03, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


‘Oubliette,’ ‘corsair’ earn Brooklet student spelling bee title

Correctly spelling "oubliette" and "corsair" earned Eric Lim, a fifth-grade student at Brooklet Elementary School, the title of 2016 Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion on ...

February 03, 2016 | | Local


Hall pitches bid for superior court judge seat

Former Assistant District Attorney and municipal Judge Martha Hall says she will focus on protecting families and serving the community should she be elected as ...

February 02, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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