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N.C. native brings focus to schools

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Bulloch County was suffering wounds that desperately needed to be healed. Former slaves and children of former slaves faced new "freedom." George Franklin Campbell used his voice and helping hand to reach out to African Americans in Bulloch.

February 19, 2011 | By VALARIE THOMPSON Special to the Herald | Local


Two arrested in Nov. bank robbery

Two suspects in a Statesboro bank robbery that occurred last November turned themselves in this week, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

February 19, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Click for Statesboro crime info

Statesboro residents can now check on crime in the city with the click of a mouse.

February 18, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A forum for Statesboro artists

Elaine Schneider, who is gallery coordinator for the Averitt Center for the Arts, spent part of Thursday afternoon hanging art with Ida Waters in the second floor elevator lobby.

February 17, 2011 | by JAMES HEALY | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 18, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for February 18, 2011

February 17, 2011 | | Local


Plan to rescue HOPE OK'd by Deal

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders have agreed on a plan to rescue Georgia's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship that would cap the awards so they no longer rise as tuition does, effectively ending a 20-year-old audacious promise: free public college tuition to any student who earned a B average or better.

February 17, 2011 | By DORIE TURNER and ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


Sunday alcohol sales likely dead for now

ATLANTA - After a fast start and little initial opposition, the issue of Sunday liquor sales is likely dead for this year's Georgia legislative session.

February 17, 2011 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


Friends, indeed, of the library

A more than $17,000 donation made to the Statesboro Regional Library will allow the facility to purchase new computers and fund future programs for area children.

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


Landowners to county: No more zoning restrictions

Citizens who own property near the Statesboro-Bulloch County Airport told county officials Tuesday they do not want more zoning restrictions placed on their land.

February 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fight over dog ends in injury, arrest

A fight over a dog led one man to jail and the other to the hospital on Valentine's Day. Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson said the 60-year-old victim's injuries were not life-threatening, but the offender was charged with aggravated assault.

February 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Patrols up after 16 keyed autos at car dealership

Someone is "keying" vehicles in local automobile dealer lots, and Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson wants to stop the offenders in their tracks.

February 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 17, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for February 17, 2011.

February 16, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - Feb. 16, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for February 16, 2011.

February 16, 2011 | | Local


Council presented with annual fiscal report

A comprehensive annual financial report was presented to members of Statesboro City Council Tuesday, in a work session prior to its regular meeting in City Hall at 6 p.m.

February 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Suspect turns himself in after media coverage

Citizens' tips and media reports helped Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators locate two men they sought in connection to felony theft by conversion.

February 15, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Crash involves deputy’s patrol car

A woman reportedly crashed into a Bulloch County sheriff's deputy's patrol car Tuesday evening while the deputy was assisting Georgia State Patrol troopers ...

January 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City to reverse escort decision

Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore called an ordinance authorizing police escorts for funeral processions a "compromise."

January 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Special meeting to restore SPD funeral escorts

Statesboro City Council has called a special meeting for 8:30 a.m. Thursday at City Hall to adopt an ordinance on providing police escorts ...

January 17, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


2017 Rotary Club of Statesboro Speech Contest

The Rotary Club of Statesboro invites students in grades 9–12 to participate in the 2017 Rotary Speech Contest.

January 17, 2017 | | Local


Nursing crisis in Georgia

Merry Fort, an RN who lives in Macon, has seen nursing shortages before. But, she says, "I've never seen it like this."

January 17, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Deputies arrest gunman hiding in barn

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies captured an armed suspect in Brooklet early Saturday morning after they say he threatened to kill his wife with a ...

January 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


'The urgency of now'

As keynote speaker for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day community service put on by the Bulloch County Branch of the NAACP, former state ...

January 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Parade honors King's legacy

The atmosphere at Monday's parade celebrating the birth and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of unity, fellowship and pure happiness ...

January 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City to reconsider 5-year lookback

A proposal is on the Statesboro City Council's agenda for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to reduce the time the city looks back for ...

January 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A great year already for BBWH Insurors

It's been a great year for Statesboro's BBWH Insurors already. They relocated into their newly constructed 6,500-square-foot office at 1208 Merchant Way ...

January 16, 2017 | | Local


Despite troubling 2016, Savannah's murder rate falls

SAVANNAH - The homicide rate in Savannah fell in 2016 for the first time since 2012, Savannah-Chatham police reported.

January 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Counts retires after 33 years at AgSouth Farm Credit

Pat Calhoun, CEO of AgSouth Farm Credit, has announced that Special Assets Manager John Mark Counts retired on Dec. 31 after more than 33 years ...

January 16, 2017 | | Local


Mayor, new chair do lunch

They don't want bread brought to the table. She doesn't like croutons on her salad. He likes extra croutons. They have been meeting ...

January 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Next school year: 176 class days, more teacher training

In its first meeting of 2017, the Bulloch County Board of Education adopted a calendar for next school year that adds four more days for ...

January 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged with photographing child’s underwear

A man who was arrested in December after reportedly taking photos of a toddler showing her underwear has been ordered to adhere to strict mandates ...

January 13, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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