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GOP voters to decide who challenges Barrow

SAVANNAH - Republicans have redrawn district lines to their advantage and set aside nearly $1 million for the upcoming fight for east Georgia's 12th Congressional District. Now the GOP has to wait for voters to choose which of four would-be opponents will challenge Democratic Rep. John Barrow in the fall.

July 09, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Altered checks lead to arrest

A former convenience store worker was arrested Monday after she altered customers' checks, police said.

July 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Averitt Center names director of ballet

Professional ballet dancer and instructor Jurijs Safonovs has long chased a dream - an opportunity to share his art, his passion, with others.

July 07, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Early voting begins Monday

Bulloch County voters can submit ballots for the upcoming election beginning next week.

July 07, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


New requirements mean long waits for Ga. driver's license

ATLANTA - A new requirement for those seeking to get or renew a Georgia driver's license is causing long lines and frustration in its first week of implementation.

July 06, 2012 | The Associated Press | Local


Officials seek help with break-ins, vehicle thefts

Two stolen trucks and other pilfered items have Bulloch County sheriff's deputies seeking the public's help.

July 06, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Attorney: King not discharging pink

King America Finishing is not discharging pink-tinted water into the Ogeechee River, nor has it violated its discharge permits, a spokesman for the Screven County textiles plant said Friday.

July 06, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


What's the pink stuff?

Ogeechee River landings are once again closed in Bulloch and Effingham counties after reports of dead fish, skin rashes and odd water colors Wednesday.

July 05, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man arrested on auto break-in charges

A man arrested on entering auto charges was also found to be an unregistered sex offender.

July 05, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Red Cross needs additional help

A shortfall in blood donations throughout the country, which prompted the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call to donors last week, has taken another hit.

July 04, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


‘Up with People’ not finished with Katie Walker

After a year dancing, singing and doing volunteer work in eight nations from the Philippines to Finland, Katie Walker has taken a job promoting the organization that made it possible, Up with People.

July 04, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Storms knock down trees, cut power

Three storm systems barreled through the Bulloch County area before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night, downing several trees and power lines, but no injuries were reported.

July 03, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


It’s Firecracker time

Today is the day.

July 03, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


School district faces tough budget choices

As the sluggish economy stubbornly hangs on and revenues keep declining, the Bulloch County school system has some tough choices to make to close a nearly $4 million spending gap.

July 03, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Barrow talks gas prices

U.S. Rep. John Barrow stopped at a Statesboro gas station to discuss the price of gasoline Tuesday.

July 03, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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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


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


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