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Census: Bulloch Co. population increased by 25 percent since 2000

ATLANTA - While nearly 2 million people have flocked to Georgia in the past decade, fewer than 4,000 since 2000 have trickled into the state's capital - long regarded as the jewel of the New South.

March 17, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


I-16 reopens at Highway 67 after fatal wreck

A fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler and another vehicle closed down westbound lanes of Interstate 16 at mile marker 128 in Bulloch County for more than three hours.

March 17, 2011 | | Local


Mar. 17 -- Gopiben Ashwinbhai Patel, 30, Smith Creek Drive – theft by shoplifting.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

March 16, 2011 | | Local


Sheriff seeks input on crime mapping site

Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson is considering joining the City of Statesboro in utilizing an online crime information mapping service, but he wants citizen input before signing the deal.

March 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ga. Senate approves Sunday alcohol sales proposal

ATLANTA - The Georgia Senate has approved a bill that would allow local communities to decide whether to allow stores to sell alcohol on Sundays.

March 16, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


City explains charter changes

A new draft of Statesboro's city charter took center stage at a council work session Tuesday, where city officials discussed specifics of the freshly-penned document for a first time.

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


Ogeechee Technical going smoke free

In less than a month, Ogeechee Technical College will join the growing ranks of educational institutions that are tobacco free.

March 15, 2011 | Special | Local


National Exchange Club turns 100

The Exchange Club of Statesboro celebrated the 100th anniversary of the national club Tuesday with a cake, a meal and an educational presentation by National Exchange Club President Margie Miller.

March 15, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Forum bringing 780 more beds to the Boro

Look for construction to begin this June on a large, student housing apartment complex to be called the Forum at Statesboro.

March 15, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - March 15, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 15, 2011

March 15, 2011 | | Local


Retreat needed to advance

The recent 2011 community retreat was the 20th sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce.

March 14, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


A tasty lesson on National Pi Day

Monday was March 14 or 3/14, which also is 3.14. And 3.14, as everyone who has taken Geometry knows, is one of the most important numbers in mathematics better known as Pi.

March 14, 2011 | | Local


Changes to charter?

Among a list of agenda items for Statesboro City Council to consider as part of its regularly scheduled, bi-monthly meeting Tuesday, will be the adoption of a revised city charter.

March 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Peanuts grown organically

The nation's preeminent peanut-producing state was home to only 20 acres of USDA-certified organically-grown peanuts in 2010.

March 12, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Smith-Healy Farms: Conservationist of the Year

With enough swine to require their own government-monitored wastewater treatment plant and a herd of cattle besides, Smith-Healy Farms conserves soil and water for business reasons and from feelings of stewardship, not to win awards.

March 12, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


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Eagle ROTC wins MacArthur Award, again

Georgia Southern University's ROTC program has again been recognized with the MacArthur Award as one of the top eight programs in the U.S ...

February 21, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch commissioners talk trash

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners talked trash during a workshop Tuesday morning, deciding to repeat an "attention-getting" tactic used in one area this month ...

February 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Screven bags ELK's 100 jobs

ELK Group International, a Pennsylvania-based designer and importer of lighting fixtures, is outfitting a former yarn mill in Sylvania as a distribution center projected to ...

February 20, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'Work It' empowers

The inaugural class of the Lynda Brannen Williamson Foundation Leadership Academy recently hosted a one-day conference, 'Work It,' dedicated to empowering women through personal and ...

February 20, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Perfect combo: Eagle Creek, Painted Chef

When local entrepreneur Franklin Dismuke purchased the 13,000-square-foot building downtown to build what is now Eagle Creek Brewery, he had no idea what a ...

February 20, 2017 | | Local


Boro's Bobby Jones a Faces of Manufacturing nominee

Bobby Jones, from Statesboro and now manufacturing manager at the Koyo Bearings plant in Sylvania, is a nominee to be one of the Faces of ...

February 20, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Historic assembly comes to Boro

The 83rd annual Georgia State Assembly of the Daughters of the American Colonists came to Statesboro over the weekend. The St. Philip's Parish Chapter ...

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


State on cusp of allowing direct sales by breweries

In 2017, craft breweries appear to be on the verge of getting just about everything they've wanted from the Georgia General Assembly in terms ...

February 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Daughter, grandson charged in elder abuse

A Candler County sheriff's investigator arrested a woman and her adult son after finding deplorable conditions when performing a welfare check on an elderly ...

February 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia House panel approves bill allowing guns on campus

ATLANTA - Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation that began advancing Thursday in the Georgia House despite the Republican ...

February 17, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Merger pending, Armstrong gets interim president

In news this week related to the merger of Armstrong State University with Georgia Southern University, an interim president has been appointed to lead Armstrong ...

February 17, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Man charged in strong-arm robbery

A strong-arm robbery suspect faces charges after reportedly assaulting another man on Hill Street on Monday.

February 15, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


School system to hire 3 principals

The Bulloch County schools posted job notices this week seeking principals for Southeast Bulloch High School, Mill Creek Elementary School and Portal Elementary School.

February 15, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch’s Deputy of the Year

Law enforcement wasn't the first career choice for Bulloch County sheriff's Sr. Deputy Maurice Lester. In fact, he spent 22 years working for ...

February 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Alice follows the White Rabbit to the Boro

Bits N' Pieces Puppet Theatre will bring the beloved children's classic, "Alice in Wonderland," to the Emma Kelly Theater for a Family Night Out ...

February 14, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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