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Ride-in for charity set for Saturday

The 10th Annual Southern Thunder Cruisers Ride-In, slated for Saturday, will benefit a 3-year-old Bulloch County girl suffering from leukemia.

June 23, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Sandusky lawyers asked to resign

BELLEFONTE, Pa. - Jerry Sandusky's lawyers said Saturday they asked to resign from his child sex abuse case on the eve of trial but the judge turned them down.

June 23, 2012 | By GENARO C. ARMAS and MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press | Local


Helping the mentally ill

People served by the mental health program "Opening Doors to Recovery" shared their stories Thursday during a collaborative summit on mental health at Georgia Southern University's Gene Bishop Fieldhouse.

June 23, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


DOJ: GA runoff schedule violates federal law

ATLANTA - The federal government has sent a letter to Georgia officials saying the state's schedule for runoff elections violates federal law on military and overseas absentee ballots and threatening a lawsuit if the matter isn't resolved quickly.

June 22, 2012 | By KATE BRUMBACK The Brunswick News | Local


'Deliverance' celebrates anniversary

ATLANTA - Four decades ago, the movie "Deliverance" introduced the lush north Georgia mountains to the world.

June 22, 2012 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press | Local


Daughter, mom take first steps on a long walk

Two-and-a-half years after an accident left in doubt whether she would ever take another step, Rebecca Bosquez, 19, and her mother, Lisa, have set out to walk from Tybee Island to San Diego.

June 21, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


GSU a tourism draw for Bulloch County

Georgia Southern University drew 163,339 tourists to Bulloch County in 2011, according to a study by the university's Bureau of Business Research and Economic Development. The study also shows that those visitors had an economic impact of more than $47.4 million.

June 21, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Open seats on city planning board

With the terms of two members coming to an end, the city of Statesboro is seeking interested persons to serve on the planning commission.

June 21, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Hill credited with helping fund shelters like Safe Haven

In Georgia - sixth in the nation in the number of women killed by men - family violence shelters such as Safe Haven in Statesboro have not been immune to funding cuts. But the Georgia Legislature restored some funding this year and last, using state money to partly offset federal cuts.

June 20, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


City aims for safer roads

Statesboro City Council approved plans Tuesday to revamp sections of two city streets and implement new, pedestrian crossings on another.

June 20, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Bulloch man charged with rape

A 46-year-old man has been arrested and charged with raping a woman in the woods, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.

June 20, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Tire fire toasts bread truck

The driver of an 18-wheeler hauling bread Tuesday was able to disconnect the tractor when a tire caught fire, but the trailer part of the rig was toast.

June 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Local


Savannah video producer to address historical society

Savannah video producer Michael Jordan will be the keynote speaker at the 39th annual meeting of the Bulloch County Historical Society next week.

June 19, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County readies for election

With election season in full swing, the Bulloch County Board of Elections and Voter Registration is gearing up for its next turn at the polls.

June 18, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Program aims to help Alzheimer’s caregivers

Georgia REACH has funding to provide free education and support to 150 individuals, such as family members, who take care of people with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia in nine coastal Georgia counties.

June 18, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


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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


Briggs & Stratton hiring event Tuesday

A hiring event for Briggs & Stratton will be held on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. on Ogeechee Technical College's main campus as the Georgia ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Annual plant sale at Botanic Garden this weekend

The Georgia Southern Botanic Garden will host its popular Spring Plant Sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sunday from 1 ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Teen charged after online threat

A Portal teen, apparently angry with his girlfriend's mother, was jailed Wednesday after police investigated complaints of threats.

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Fire Department announces promotion, awards

Statesboro firefighter Bobby Duggar received a promotion this week, and several other firefighters were recently honored during the department's annual awards banquet.

April 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Tuesday last day to register to vote in May 22 elections

Tuesday, April 24, is the last day to register to vote in the May 22 elections. This includes both the state, congressional and Bulloch County ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Spring into Statesboro’ Saturday

Spring into Statesboro, the annual festival for children and families, re-emerges on East Main Street downtown from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Candidate wants businesses invested for the ‘long-haul’

In a three-way race to see who will face a Democratic challenger in November for Bulloch County Commission Seat 2B, Republican candidate Sid Jones said ...

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Probation search leads to drug arrests

What was meant to be a call for assistance with locating probation violation offenders Tuesday ended with Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team investigators arresting several ...

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Incumbent believes experience gives him an edge

(Note: A profile of the final Republican candidate running for Seat 2B - Sid Jones - will appear in the Friday edition of the Statesboro Herald.)

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


YoungLife marks 10 years in Statesboro

When Statesboro YoungLife hosted its annual fundraising banquet at Pittman Park United Methodist Church, the organization did more than discuss the past year's events ...

April 18, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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