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Destination, planet Jupiter

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A sun-powered robotic explorer named Juno is rocketing toward Jupiter on a fresh quest to discover the secret recipe for making planets.

August 05, 2011 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | Local


Accidental drowning claims life

A man found dead in a swimming pool Thursday drowned accidentally, said Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch.

August 05, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro man dies after shooting at Blakewood Apts.

A man died after an early morning shooting Friday at Blakewood Apartments, and the woman who is accused of killing him is in jail.

August 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Dow takes big plunge

NEW YORK - Gripped by fear of another recession, the stock market suffered its worst day Thursday since the financial crisis in the fall of 2008. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 500 points, its ninth-steepest decline.

August 04, 2011 | By DAVID K. RANDALL AP Business Writer | Local


Celebrity chefs to be featured at Farmers Market Saturday

The Statesboro Mainstreet Farmers Market will be ripe Saturday with fresh activities to celebrate local foods and farmers during National Farmers Market Week.

August 04, 2011 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local


Teen charged in child molestation case

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested a 13-year-old boy Wednesday who is accused of molesting a five-year-old female relative.

August 04, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County hears plan for city park

Bulloch County Commissioners did not reject the idea of partially funding a multi-purpose park in Downtown Statesboro when presented with the notion during their scheduled meeting Tuesday.

August 03, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


A hot ride for students

With the heat index topping 110 degrees each day since Bulloch County started the 2011-12 school year Monday, it's a hot ride home for about 40 percent of students on school buses.

August 03, 2011 | Jim Healy | Local


Four arrested on pot charges

Four people were arrested on drug charges last week after Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team agents found seven ounces of marijuana in their home.

August 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City to revise alcohol laws

City Council members agreed Tuesday to begin overhauling Statesboro's often criticized alcohol ordinance.

August 02, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ted Bundy's DNA to be used in cold cases

MIAMI - A vial of Ted Bundy's blood has been found in Florida and investigators will use the newly discovered evidence to try to solve cases that went cold decades ago.

August 02, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


Britt bill paid; new hotel coming to Statesboro

City Manager Frank Parker announced Tuesday that reimbursement of unusually high internet charges accrued by Councilman Will Britt are paid in-full to the City of Statesboro.

August 02, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


State legislators have lunch with area residents

A handful of state legislators enjoyed lunch and conversation with area citizens Tuesday during a legislative luncheon sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce.

August 02, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Metter fugitive sentenced

METTER - After about five years on the run, an April capture by the U.S. Marshals Service led Julius Pinkston, 61, of Metter to plead guilty to trafficking cocaine last Thursday before Judge B. Avant Edenfield in the United States District Court in Statesboro.

August 02, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER | Local


Legislators address Ogeechee pollution, jobs

During a luncheon Tuesday, legislators discussed the pollution of the Ogeechee River, as well as the job security of about 500 people who are employed by a textiles treatment plant being blamed by some for a massive fish kill in May.

August 02, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: The State of Bar-B-Q in the Boro is strong

Nothing screams "Southern" more than Bar-B-Q. Long before Statesboro was famous for its Eagles, it was known as the Bar-B-Q Capital of the South. In ...

July 24, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


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


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