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Graves desecrated

Two century-old graves in an old family cemetery off Old River Road South were found desecrated, and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators hope someone will step forward with information about who committed the crime.

January 04, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City Council considers zoning amendments

Statesboro City Council's inaugural meeting of the new year was a tale of two zoning amendments.

January 04, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Emma Kelly to show 'A Visit from Maude

Born in 1881. Earned a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University. Married a minister and had seven children. Maude Brannen Edge is one of the most fascinating women in Bulloch County history.

January 04, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Woman sought for stolen checks

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a woman caught on video using checks stolen from Bulloch County at a Pooler area store.

January 03, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU student serves GOP on multiple levels

A senior at Georgia Southern University, where he is majoring in both mechanical engineering and political science, Aron Randall has made inroads to the Grand Old Party on more than one level. He currently serves as treasurer of the Georgia Association of College Republicans and vice chair of the Bulloch County Republican Party.

January 03, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


City Council holds first meeting in 2012

It is back to business for Statesboro city councilmen today, who will convene for their first meeting in 2012 after a month-long holiday break.

January 03, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Russell, Wendi, Susannah and Haley Davis lain to rest

The sanctuary at Statesboro First Baptist Church overflowed Saturday with friends and family mourning and honoring the four members of Stilson's Davis family who perished in a house fire Wednesday morning.

December 31, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Parents liable for underage drinking

NEW YORK - Parents of teens: If you think a drinking disaster at your kid's party can't happen at your house, not with your kid, because he's a good kid, it's time to wake up and smell the whiskey bottle tossed on your lawn.

December 30, 2011 | By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press | Local


DNR: Permit now required for non-anglers at state fishing areas

With the New Year, people who hike, picnic or camp - but don't fish - no longer have free use of the Evans County Public Fishing Area and 31 other facilities around Georgia.

December 30, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Officials: Smoke inhalation the cause of deaths in Stilson fire

Four members of a Stilson family who lost their lives Wednesday in a house fire died from smoke inhalation, according to autopsy results.

December 30, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Vigil honors Davises

The glow of hundreds of candles lit saddened faces Thursday night outside of Southeast Bulloch High School as a community remembered a family whose lives were lost in a house fire the day before.

December 29, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Friends, classmates remember Davises with tears, laughter

Friends and neighbors gathered Wednesday to mourn together after learning four members of the Davis family were killed in an early-morning house fire.

December 28, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Four members of Stilson family die in fire

The Stilson community is grieving today after four members of the well-respected Davis family were killed in a Wednesday morning house fire.

December 28, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


34 Ga. bears killed

MACON - About a tenth of the Middle Georgia black bear population was killed when the first-ever open bear season was held in three Middle Georgia counties last month. Although some wildlife advocates are raising concerns about harm to the bear population, state officials say the hunt will be held the same way next year.

December 27, 2011 | BY S. HEATHER DUNCAN The Macon Telegraph | Local


Post-holiday donation surge for Goodwill

Christmas has passed, but staff at the Statesboro-area Goodwill store hope the season of giving is still in full swing.

December 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Josh Whitfield developing old West Lumber site

Statesboro native and local entrepreneur Josh Whitfield has begun what will be the most transformational project yet on the Blue Mile corridor. He has purchased ...

November 20, 2017 | | Local


Bulloch's top dogs

Two Bulloch County Sheriff's K9 teams won awards recently at the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association (NNDDA) 8th Annual South Georgia K9 Seminar held ...

November 20, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


No City Council meeting Tuesday

Statesboro City Council's second regular meeting of November, originally scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, has been cancelled.

November 20, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light

Shopping by Lantern Light, 6-8 p.m. tonight - Tuesday, both caps the 10th annual Main Street Statesboro Farmers Market season and launches local holiday shopping.

November 20, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Some Kinda Good: Creating Thanksgiving Day traditions with family, food

Growing up, Thanksgiving was always an exciting holiday. Both my parents' families are large, and each year we would alternate which side to spend it ...

November 20, 2017 | By REBEKAH LINGENFELSER Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch REACH scholars chart path to college

Bulloch County Schools recently honored six new REACH Georgia Scholars at a signing ceremony at the Board of Education's central office. Each scholar now ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Bulloch County superintendent gets 1-year contract

By a 5-1 vote after two of the eight members left during a protracted meeting Thursday night, the Bulloch County Board of Education extended Superintendent ...

November 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro World War II veteran recounts time in Italy

For most, information pertinent to World War II is but a faint memory from a history class. A limited few can recall details as broadcast ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro twins face double trouble

Twin brothers were arrested Thursday on outstanding warrants after appearing in traffic court.

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bulloch welcomes new 4-H leader

One of Bulloch County's own has traveled full circle as Susannah Martin Lanier, a passionate 4-H member in her school days, joins the Bulloch ...

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


2017 Farm City Week in Bulloch County - 'Never too busy to help'

(Note: Look for a more in-depth story on Wade Hodges and his family in the Thanksgiving edition of the Herald on Thursday.)

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Georgia congressman still pushing for Savannah harbor funds

SAVANNAH – A Georgia congressman said Friday the state's lawmakers still hope to boost federal funding to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port ...

November 17, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Listening to God

Bulloch County resident and Southeast Bulloch High School graduate Bryan Piet admits that he was a rebellious and defiant teen and often disrespected authority. But ...

November 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Metter homicide suspect remains at large

The search for a Metter man wanted on murder charges continues as Akeem Ajima Lanier remains at large.

November 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

The Main Street Farmers Market will wrap up its 10th season with a final regular weekly market Saturday morning and then put a bow on ...

November 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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