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Do you need a gun permit?

With many of Georgia's hunting seasons just weeks from their respective opening days, Bulloch County's Probate Court has fielded a slight influx of calls concerning the acquisition of weapon-carrying permits.

August 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Many Ga. children living in poverty

ATLANTA - Georgia ranked 42nd nationally for child well-being in a survey reported by The Annie E Casey Foundation.

August 17, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


'Eagle Nation on Parade'

The first eagles for Georgia Southern University's "Eagle Nation on Parade" have arrived and soon will be completed works of art, dotting the Statesboro and Bulloch County landscape. The eagles will add more artistic vitality to the community, while funding Georgia Southern scholarships and research.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Alcohol changes discussed

A collection of local restaurateurs met with Statesboro's elected officials Tuesday to formally outline the group's grievances with the city's current alcohol ordinance.

August 16, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Teen charged with molesting juvenile

A Claxton man was charged last week with molesting a juvenile boy, according to reports from the Evans County Sheriff's Department.

August 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Suspect faces drug, shoplifting charges

A simple shoplifting call turned into more Saturday when a Statesboro Police officer searched a suspect and discovered illegal drugs.

August 15, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Is 15 minutes of daily exercise enough?

LOS ANGELES - Don't despair if you can't fit in the recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise. Growing evidence suggests that even half that much can help.

August 15, 2011 | By ALICIA CHANG AP Science Writer | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

This week on "Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show," Chris offers his observations on the Little League World Series, should college football players be paid and continuing football practice at Georgia Southern.

August 15, 2011 | | Local


Man accused of shooting cat with arrow

A Brooklet area man was arrested Thursday after being charged with shooting a pet housecat in the eye with an arrow.

August 13, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Alcohol law changes ahead?

With city leaders considering how to restructure Statesboro's often scrutinized and lambasted alcohol ordinance, local business owners are currently pinpointing aspects of the law they would like to see changed.

August 13, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Jewell Parker dies at 96

Mrs. Jewell B. Parker, a lady known for her ambition, her Southern grace and her impact on the Statesboro community passed away Friday afternoon. She was 96 years old.

August 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ga. unveils new political maps

Bulloch County representatives in the Georgia House probably will get new numbers to their districts, but proposed reapportionment maps released Friday show local incumbent Republicans Jan Tankersley, Butch Parrish and Jon Burns still will speak for Bulloch residents in Atlanta.

August 12, 2011 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Teen charged in sex crimes

A teenage boy was charged Tuesday with molesting two female juveniles who visited relatives near his home, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

August 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Five 2011 graduates earn AP Honors

Four Bulloch Academy graduates recently earned the designation of AP Scholars with Honors and one was named AP Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievements on the college-level Advanced Placement program exams.

August 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Less litter in Bulloch

While litter remains a nagging problem in Bulloch County, a recent study by Keep Bulloch Beautiful shows it's getting better.

August 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Georgia senators reviewing corporate, personal tax breaks

ATLANTA - A Georgia Senate committee is beginning what could be a years-long study of the hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks given to ...

July 22, 2017 | | Local


Mixed message from Milestones

The percentage of students in the Bulloch County Schools meeting proficiency levels on the Georgia Milestones tests improved in 15 of 30 tested subjects and ...

July 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Report: Numerous security policy violations in inmate escape

ATLANTA - Two Georgia prison guards failed to properly search and secure their prisoners on a transfer bus, enabling two inmates to free themselves and rush ...

July 21, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Woman fired, jailed over fraudulent use of nursing license

A Statesboro woman was jailed Wednesday after reportedly using another person's nursing license to perform nursing duties at work.

July 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


900 pot plants found in Candler; one arrested

Low-flying helicopters seen around Bulloch and adjacent counties recently may be part of the effort by the Georgia Governor's Drug Suppression Task Force to ...

July 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD officers issued opioid-blocking drug

Statesboro police officers will now carry the opioid-blocking drug naloxone in a nasal spray to administer to people who overdose on opioids such as heroin ...

July 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Shots fired during Subway robbery

Two masked gunmen opened fire during a robbery Wednesday night at a Statesboro sandwich shop, but no one was injured.

July 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD seldom uses force, new chief observes

Giving an annual report from the year before he arrived, Police Chief Mike Broadhead said he found the number of times the Statesboro Police Department ...

July 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Convenience store armed robbery brings yearly total to 17

A Statesboro convenience store clerk was robbed at gunpoint Saturday, bringing the number of armed robberies in Statesboro this year to 17.

July 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Five Points roundabout to open on schedule

Work on the roundabout traffic circle at Five Points is on schedule, and the roadways, mainly Pretoria-Rushing and Burkhalter roads, are expected to open as ...

July 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Main Street among GEMS

Not every Main Street program in Georgia has secured land for a community dog park, is in the process or rebuilding three homes, or is ...

July 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Register reinstates police department

The town of Register took steps Friday to form a new police department by hiring a police chief after having been without a department since ...

July 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro's hidden jewel: Georgia's B&B

A hidden jewel in downtown Statesboro, Georgia's Bed and Breakfast was recognized recently by TripAdvisor.com as one of the best bed and breakfast ...

July 17, 2017 | | Local


Ricky Lane leading Georgia Academy of General Dentistry

Statesboro dentist Dr. Ricky Lane, DDS, MAGD, named president of the Georgia Academy of General Dentistry and has led the association since January.

July 17, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia part of traffic crackdown

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Police in Georgia and four other Southeastern states just launched a weeklong program to reduce summertime wrecks and traffic deaths.

July 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


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