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Suspect in attack, car theft arrested

A man wanted for hiding under a bed, attacking a woman and stealing her car is now behind bars.

February 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Viracon to invest $4-$7 million in Statesboro plant

Viracon will invest about $7 million in its Statesboro plant to refurbish manufacturing equipment and upgrade infrastructure in the building.

February 16, 2012 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Less commute for students with special-needs

Some Bulloch County children with special needs will spend less time on the bus next school year if officials agree on a Statesboro location for the Cedarwood Program.

February 15, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


City celebrates Arbor Day

Statesboro will become greener this weekend when festivities kick-off for 2012 Arbor Day celebrations.

February 15, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Former teacher pleads guilty to statutory rape, other charges

Amy Bass Jackson, a Bulloch County middle school teacher accused of molesting a teenage student last July, shook visibly Wednesday as she pled guilty to three of eight charges.

February 15, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Not enough rain

Tuesday may have been wet, but the rain that fell over Bulloch County is only a drop in the bucket compared to what is needed to pull the county out of "exceptional drought."

February 14, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Winter not over yet; Freezing rain possible Tuesday morning

After weeks of springlike days, winter sends a reminder that it's not finished. This morning, residents of Statesboro and Bulloch County awoke to chilly weather and possible freezing rain.

February 13, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Preserving the past

A timely grant from the Bulloch County Historical Society will lead to major restoration of a more-than-century-old Statesboro home, preserving the landmark for generations to come.

February 13, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Young Portal hero honored with party

A Portal boy who saved his family's life from a house fire in December was surprised Saturday when he walked into a "hero celebration" in his honor.

February 13, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


Changes in the 'cue' cuisine

Two aspiring restaurateurs are poised to make their mark on Statesboro's dining scene – one in a very familiar location, and one in a most unusual one.

February 13, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Local


$5M to find tax cheats

ATLANTA - In a rough economy, Georgia's leaders are looking to collect every nickel owed to the state.

February 11, 2012 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Bible study group creates 'family'

In the nursery, a group of toddlers play purposely with chunky, plastic sheep and colorful, plastic fence pieces. On the floor in another room, preschoolers count fuzzy sheep and play a hide-and-seek game with a cloth one.

February 11, 2012 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Correspondent | Local


Social issues back to front in US politics

WASHINGTON - All of a sudden, abortion, contraception and gay marriage are at the center of American political discourse, with the struggling - though improving - economy pushed to the background.

February 10, 2012 | By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press | Local


Do you know this man?

This is a photo extracted from surveillance video of a man authorities say has passed fraudulent checks at Walmart stores in Statesboro, Swainsboro and Rincon between January 16th and 18th this year. The suspect used a Claxton routing number and fictitious account numbers, according to Bulloch County Sheriff's Office Investigator Jared Akins. Anyone with information is asked to call Akins at (912) 764-1789 or email at jared@bullochsheriff.com.

February 10, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch superintendent resigns

After five years leading the Bulloch County Schools System, Dr. Lewis Holloway resigned his position as superintendent during an executive session of Thursday's regular Board of Education meeting, effective June 30.

February 09, 2012 | By JAMES HEALY and HOLLI DEAL BRAGG jhealy@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Seeking hidden helpers

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.

January 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


‘Random acts of kindness’

Joseph Montgomery celebrated turning 90 in a rather unusual way. On the cold Sunday morning of January 7, the Newington resident gave away gifts on ...

January 20, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Deaths in Georgia rise as flu season worsens

Seven more Georgians have died from the flu, bringing the total to 12 deaths across the state this influenza season, public health officials said Friday.

January 20, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Power line installation to create delays on I-16

Drivers on Interstate 16 in Bulloch County on Sunday morning may experience some traffic delays.

January 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


New Deal program focus of Historical Society meeting

The Civilian Conservation Corps was a vital program of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. The Corps offered work to unemployed young men with the ...

January 19, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Agencies invited to apply with United Way

Nonprofit agencies in Bulloch County interested in applying for United Way funding for fiscal year 2018–19 are invited to an informational meeting Tuesday, Jan ...

January 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged in explicit photo exchange with teen

A Brooklet man and a juvenile who allegedly exchanged sexually explicit photos through electronic means each were arrested Wednesday.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Four arrested during fugitive search

The pursuit of a wanted fugitive led to three additional arrests Wednesday after Bulloch County sheriff's deputies found drug paraphernalia, stolen property and illegal ...

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ag arena expense rises by $1 million

As construction of Bulloch County's new multipurpose arena continues, additional needs prompted Bulloch County commissioners to approve two change orders recently that add $1 ...

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 arrested in Christmas vandalism

Two suspects face charges of second-degree criminal damage to property in connection with a vandalism incident at a local farm's popular Christmas lights display.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County and cities agree on T-SPLOST

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners and Statesboro City Council on Tuesday both unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement for what would be the county's ...

January 17, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Mical Whitaker’s ‘Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer’ returns to the Black Box

Georgia Theatre Hall of Fame inductee Mical Whitaker brings his original multimedia production "Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer" to the Whitaker Black Box Theater on ...

January 17, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘Horrific’ elder abuse case in Albany

The case started with a tip from concerned Dougherty County citizens. They told authorities that residents of some Albany apartments were approaching people and "begging ...

January 17, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Portal woman killed by own vehicle

A Portal woman was killed Monday when her own truck rolled over her at a Paradise Estates home.

January 17, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

WASHINGTON - Most women would need to draw the line at two drinks, and men at two or three if states follow a blueprint by a ...

January 17, 2018 | By JOAN LOWY Associated Press | Local


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