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BCSO arrests fugitive

A fugitive wanted by North Carolina authorities fled into the woods near Brooklet on Wednesday morning, but Bulloch County sheriff's deputies and K9 Officer Dutch captured him after a mile-long trek through the swamp.

March 14, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro STEAM walks out together

The call went out just before 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Statesboro STEAM College, Careers, Arts & Technology Academy: "Everyone grab your coats!"

March 14, 2018 | Scott Bryant | Local


WJMS student arrested for threats

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a sixth-grade student Wednesday for pretending to have a gun and acting as if he was shooting others.

March 14, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ice cream men booked on pot charges

Two men selling ice cream and more from an ice cream truck face charges after deputies were tipped off that they were offering more than Popsicles and fudge bars for sale.

March 14, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Schools to hold moment of silence one month after Parkland shooting

Bulloch County Schools will hold a moment of silence Wednesday, March 14, one month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

March 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


City Council sets District 5 special election for May 22

Candidates to fill the District 5 Statesboro City Council vacancy will need to qualify March 26-28 after the four remaining council members unanimously voted to call the special election for May 22.

March 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


BA senior named top STAR in region

Bulloch Academy senior Kyle Samuels was surprised but elated to hear his name called as the 2018 Region 8 STAR student Tuesday at a luncheon held for all STAR students in the region. The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition luncheon was held at Georgia Southern University's College of Engineering and Information Technology.

March 13, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Flasher strikes for second time

A man who told a woman that he "liked what he was doing" as he flashed his privates had committed the act before, said Madison Warren, Statesboro police community information specialist.

March 13, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Shooting suspect charged with murder

A man sought in connection to a shooting death on Friday now faces further charges, including murder. Police added charges after he was extradited back to the Bulloch County Jail from another state, where he was apprehended.

March 13, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Mike Pence to visit Savannah for St. Patrick's Day

SAVANNAH - Vice President Mike Pence is coming to one of the South's biggest street parties: the sprawling St. Patrick's Day parade in Savannah that's expected to draw 500,000 or more gaudy green revelers to the Georgia coast this weekend.

March 13, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


The face of Aspen Dental

A corporation operating more than 660 dental offices in 36 states, Aspen Dental has now opened its doors in Statesboro. Really, it was the experienced and personable Dr. Athena Chapel and her team who started seeing patients last week.

March 12, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Synovus rebranding area Sea Island Banks

Just in case you missed the major marketing campaign Synovus rolled out this past week, Statesboro's Sea Island Bank, which was founded in Statesboro in 1901, will officially begin its rebranding to Synovus this week.

March 12, 2018 | | Local


Boro native named Zeta Tau Alpha outstanding alumna

Statesboro native Dr. Kelly M. Smith, who is an associate dean, academic and student affairs and professor, pharmacy practice and science, at the University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy, will receive the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation's 2018 Outstanding Alumna Award, on June 30 at the ZTA Convention in Orlando.

March 12, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Annual car show to benefit teen, infant

The 27th annual Southern Cruisers Spring Classic Car Show will help provide funds for two area families with children suffering serious health challenges.

March 12, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Girl Scouts continue push to name bridge after founder

ATLANTA - Georgia's Girl Scouts may be earning a new badge for persistence.

March 12, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


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Board issues statement backing superintendent

At the conclusion of a called meeting Tuesday evening, the Bulloch County Board of Education issued a statement of support for Superintendent Charles Wilson and ...

April 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


BOE may consider school safety director

Hiring a school safety director, creating a school safety advisory committee and dedicating a one-mill tax increase to school safety improvements are three of five ...

April 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Exchange Club picnic to promote child abuse awareness

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a local civic club invites the public to a community picnic as a way to promote awareness and ...

April 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Kids’ World owner joins Children’s Cabinet

Michelle Lank, director and owner of Kids' World Learning Center, recently was invited by First Lady Sandra Deal to serve on Georgia's Children's ...

April 20, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia rates better on emergency prep

Georgia's preparedness for managing health emergencies is improving but still lags behind the national average, according to a newly released report.

April 20, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Briggs & Stratton hiring event Tuesday

A hiring event for Briggs & Stratton will be held on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. on Ogeechee Technical College's main campus as the Georgia ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Annual plant sale at Botanic Garden this weekend

The Georgia Southern Botanic Garden will host its popular Spring Plant Sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sunday from 1 ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Teen charged after online threat

A Portal teen, apparently angry with his girlfriend's mother, was jailed Wednesday after police investigated complaints of threats.

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Fire Department announces promotion, awards

Statesboro firefighter Bobby Duggar received a promotion this week, and several other firefighters were recently honored during the department's annual awards banquet.

April 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Tuesday last day to register to vote in May 22 elections

Tuesday, April 24, is the last day to register to vote in the May 22 elections. This includes both the state, congressional and Bulloch County ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Spring into Statesboro’ Saturday

Spring into Statesboro, the annual festival for children and families, re-emerges on East Main Street downtown from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Candidate wants businesses invested for the ‘long-haul’

In a three-way race to see who will face a Democratic challenger in November for Bulloch County Commission Seat 2B, Republican candidate Sid Jones said ...

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Probation search leads to drug arrests

What was meant to be a call for assistance with locating probation violation offenders Tuesday ended with Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team investigators arresting several ...

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Incumbent believes experience gives him an edge

(Note: A profile of the final Republican candidate running for Seat 2B - Sid Jones - will appear in the Friday edition of the Statesboro Herald.)

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


YoungLife marks 10 years in Statesboro

When Statesboro YoungLife hosted its annual fundraising banquet at Pittman Park United Methodist Church, the organization did more than discuss the past year's events ...

April 18, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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