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Area sees rash of church burglaries

Ten area churches were burglarized over the last two weeks, with the offenders taking microwaves, vacuum cleaners and paper towels, among other things. The items being stolen aren't what one would think burglars would bother with, but Bulloch County Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens feels the culprits may be taking things they need in their own households.

May 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deaths ruled murder-suicide

The deaths of two women found in a burning house on Harden Road Wednesday were ruled a murder and suicide.

May 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Diabetes Association opens Statesboro campaign

The American Diabetes Association begins its Statesboro fundraising drive Thursday with a Campaign Kick-off at the Statesboro Inn & Restaurant from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

May 06, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Council OKs water, sewer rate increase

The Statesboro City Council unanimously voted at Tuesday's meeting to raise water and sewer rates for city residents and anyone else utilizing city water and sewer services.

May 06, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Police Report - May 7

(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.)

May 06, 2009 | From Staff Reports | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Treasure Hunters Roadshow; RIF at the Library

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, May 6, 2008

May 06, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Two women found dead in Statesboro home

Two women were found dead Wednesday morning after someone saw smoke and reported a house fire at a Harden Road residence. After Statesboro firefighters arrived at the scene around 9:45 a.m. and extinguished the flames, they discovered a woman's body and called police, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

May 06, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Hunting for treasure

May 05, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Officers seek man suspected in Screven County burglaries

Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile is seeking help from the public in identifying and locating a suspect he said is involved in "at least two" residential burglaries last month in Screven County.

May 05, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Officers seek men in armed robbery Monday evening

Masked gunmen robbed a Nevils-area convenience store Monday night before escaping in a "dark colored car," said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

May 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Edenfield to speak at GSU graduation

A Bulloch County native who went on to a distinguished judicial, political and civic career will be the guest speaker for Georgia Southern University's Spring Commencement.

May 05, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Mall Resource Fair; Fulbright grant recipient Dr. Greg Brock

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, May 5, 2008

May 05, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Behind the scenes at Julia P.

Everyone whose child attends Julia P. Bryant Elementary School has met Principal Shawn Haralson and the "TLC team." While some might think that it stands for tender loving care, it also reflects the first names of his office staff: Tammy Mallard, Loletta Harrison and Carolyn Wright.

May 04, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Downtown Farmers Market , Bulloch History Moment: Masonic Lodge

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, May 4, 2008

May 04, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


If it's old or gold - Treasure Hunters want to see it

That old vase that belonged to your great grandmother – how much is it worth? Those cash-for-gold commercials that are on TV all the time – can you really get good money for old, broken jewelry? And what about the old coin you found in the back yard?

May 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Sheriff's Foundation gets an unexpected gift

Last December I wrote a series of columns featuring business leaders who are known as much for what they give back to the community as they are for their business. One of those featured was James "Bubba" Revell, owner of the Country Store and Country Store Flooring.

May 25, 2015 | | Local


Statesboro council to discuss alcohol ordinance at work session Wednesday

Whether any patrons under age 21 can enter "bars" and "nightclubs" will be one question when Statesboro City Council holds a work session on the proposed new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

May 25, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Hospital names employee of the year

Whitney Jones was named recently the 2014 Employee of the Year for East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

May 25, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


World War II bomber pilot speaks at Memorial Day celebration

Teaching the younger generation the importance of freedom and its price is a key reason to observe Memorial Day, said author and World War II veteran Paul Grassey as he gave an inspirational speech during Monday's Memorial Day celebration, held in the Averitt Center's Emma Kelly Theater.

May 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Oh, the places they'll go

Ogeechee Technical College handed out more than 1,000 degrees, diplomas, certificates and GED diplomas to more than 350 students during its commencement Thursday at Hanner Fieldhouse on Georgia Southern University's campus. Heather Abbott, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing and a certified peer counselor with the Amputee Coalition of America, was the keynote speaker.

May 24, 2015 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Marty Waters case: One year later

It's been more than a year since Dr. Ken LeCain took over as principal at Statesboro High School.

May 24, 2015 | By JIM HEALY | Local


World War II bomber pilot focuses on big picture

Paul Grassey, who piloted a baker's dozen B-24 bombing runs over Europe during World War II and helped get the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force off the ground, talks in detail but focuses on the big picture of war and remembrance.

May 23, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Update: Police locate Oliver children

Thanks to publicity on news outlets and social media, the four Oliver children were turned over to other family members by the parents and then given to the Department of Family Chidlrens Services, Jared Akins, chief deputy for the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, said Saturday afternoon.

May 23, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Another honor for the late Dr. Leila Denmark

The legacy of Portal's Leila Alice Daughtry Denmark will be honored yet again, this time with the naming of Forsyth County's sixth high school.

May 22, 2015 | By LUCAS BAGGETT Herald Intern | Local


'Be a catalyst of hope'

A survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings gave graduates a message of hope and inspiration Thursday evening during the Ogeechee Technical College 2015 Spring Commencement ceremony.

May 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wheelchair-bound man killed in Screven crash

A fatal accident involving a tractor-trailer in Screven County Wednesday afternoon took the life of a man riding a wheelchair from Augusta to Savannah to raise awareness for people with disabilities.

May 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE rejects superintendent’s personnel list

The Bulloch County Board of Education split 4-3 over a vote on personnel last week, rejecting an entire list of recommendations from Superintendent Charles Wilson.

May 21, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Brunson returns to Statesboro police

Former Statesboro police major Scott Brunson, who appealed his termination last month, will return to the department as a detective, Brunson's attorney Dan Snipes confirmed Wednesday.

May 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City adopts new water and sewer billing rules

New rules that Statesboro City Council approved Tuesday restrict water bill adjustments for city employees and their families but also provide a waiver of late charges for customers with previously spotless five-year payment histories.

May 20, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Woman critical after crash

A crash that closed a portion of Veteran's Memorial Parkway Wednesday morning resulted in a Statesboro woman being airlifted to a Savannah hospital for treatment of critical injuries.

May 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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