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Voter turnout moderate in Bulloch County

The 1 percent transportation sales tax and races for sheriff, district attorney and a school board seat generated some voter interest Tuesday, but poll managers observed morning turnouts ranging from "super" to "very slow," with more weighing in on the "slow" side.

July 31, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Facebook use helps in felony shoplifting arrests

Yet again, Facebook helped Bulloch County sheriff's investigators solve a crime and put offenders behind bars.

July 31, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Time to cast your ballot

Voters at the polls Tuesday will have plenty of sway in local contested races because of lower-than-expected early voting numbers.

July 30, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Youth home residents bike 550 miles

Six young men - current and former residents of the Paul Anderson Youth Home in Vidalia - are taking a 550-mile bike ride in the summer heat on a threefold mission.

July 30, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


'Buzzards' shot with arrows

When Statesboro resident Delia Mobley looked out her bedroom window Monday, she saw an unusual sight.

July 30, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | 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


Auto break-in victim works for sheriff

A man who broke into a car at a local gym Friday probably had no idea he was stealing credit cards from a Bulloch County Sheriff's Office employee.

July 30, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GOP voters to choose a candidate Tuesday

While the Democratic congressman representing the 12th Congressional District prepares for a November race to retain his seat, the four Republicans vying to oppose him are working hard to make their cases for area voters now.

July 28, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Three ready to run for sheriff

Three Republican candidates, including the incumbent, are running a hot and heavy campaign for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat.

July 28, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wagner, Caiazzo race for District 1 BOE post

Two candidates vying to fill the Bulloch County Board of Education District 1 seat claim the necessary drive and experience to lead.

July 27, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Two candidates square off for DA seat

Local attorney Martha Kirkland Hall seeks to make changes should she be elected as the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney, while incumbent Richard Mallard is banking on his experience and existing relationship with law enforcement as he vies to keep the seat.

July 27, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sam Baker to relinquish duties as Georgia Southern athletic director

After 17 years as director of athletics at Georgia Southern University, Sam Baker will relinquish his duties as athletic director, according to a statement from the university Friday.

July 27, 2012 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Local


TSPLOST promises transportation improvements

New bike and pedestrian trails, additional lanes for the area's busiest corridors and more paved roads in rural parts of the county will be at stake when Bulloch County voters decide at the polls whether to support a 1-percent sales tax investing in transportation throughout the region.

July 26, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Metter man shot

A Metter man was wounded Wednesday in a shooting incident on North Trapnell Street, Metter Police Chief Dennis Nelson said.

July 26, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man robs store of cash, cigarettes

A man walked into a Statesboro convenience store wearing a bright red Elmo hat, robbed the clerk at gunpoint of more than $3,000, then asked for a $4 pack of cigarettes, police said.

July 26, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Session to explain VA benefits

The Southern Manor Group will host an information session about an alternative option to pay for senior care at an event called "Exploring VA Benefits ...

April 25, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Candidate: County needs to expand industrial base

(Note: A profile of the Democrat candidate running for Seat 1B - incumbent Anthony Simmons - will appear in the Friday edition of the Statesboro Herald.)

April 25, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen ‘thrilled’ with Farm Bill

Congressman Rick Allen, R-Georgia 12th District, said he is proud of the five-year Farm Bill he helped vote out of the House Agriculture Committee last ...

April 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch County 4-H to host annual rabies clinic

Following a 50-year tradition, Bulloch County pet owners will be able to have their pets vaccinated against rabies during the upcoming annual rabies clinic.

April 24, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


8th annual Smackdown Cancer wrestling event Saturday

Wrestling fans and trivia buffs can help find a cure for cancer by enjoying an upcoming fundraiser dinner show featuring premier wrestling, family fun, trivia ...

April 24, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Charter school student charged with making threats

Police arrested a Statesboro STEAM Academy student Tuesday after the teen reportedly threatened others with violence.

April 24, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


20 Under 40 - the Class of 2018

Benji Colson

April 24, 2018 | | Local


Marker capsulizes Statesboro's history

Saturday the Bulloch County Historical Society unveiled a freestanding, gold-leaf lettered, brown-coated cast aluminum "Statesboro, Georgia" marker, the 22nd historical marker the society has placed ...

April 23, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Forum planned for Republican commission candidates

The Bulloch County Republican Party, along with the Statesboro Herald, will host a forum for Republican candidates for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners seats Thursday ...

April 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Appreciation for AfterSchool professionals in Bulloch County

Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department, which operates the AfterSchool Program in all public elementary schools in Bulloch County, is joining with the National AfterSchool ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau earns state honor

The Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau was named the 2018 Regional Visitor Information Center of the Year last week during the Regional Visitor Information Center ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Special week spotlights small businesses

National Small Business Week, which is sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is set for next week. This is a wonderful opportunity to ...

April 23, 2018 | | Local


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


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