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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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Third arrest made in March 9 murder

Statesboro police arrested a third man Friday who they say was involved in the March 9 shooting death of a man at The Grove Apartments.

March 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia lawmaker proposes 'Confederate History Month'

ATLANTA - A Georgia lawmaker on Monday defended his proposal asking House colleagues to recognize "Confederate History Month," but black lawmakers charge it glorifies a time ...

March 27, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


DSDA glows Blue, 'Brick'

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority's annual luncheon took on a strong Blue Mile tint this year, but with a stack of awards in the ...

March 27, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A 'glossier' focus for Connect Statesboro

Keeping your business fresh and innovative is something every business struggles with no matter the type or size of business.

March 27, 2017 | | Local


Jill Johns Intl. earns 'Small Business Championship'

A breast cancer survivor who used her diagnosis to help others, Jill Johns - Jill Johns International LLC - was chosen recently as a winner in the ...

March 27, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


As turkey season opens, hunters can record kills with app

ATHENS - Georgia wildlife officials are aiming to track the numbers of turkeys taken by hunters with some high-tech help.

March 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


City and DOT respond to traffic signal issues

In November, a traffic signal on a second lane for left turns from Veterans Memorial Parkway, also known as the U.S. 301 Bypass, onto ...

March 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Legislative session nears end

ATLANTA - Legislation affecting Georgia's college campuses, taxes and fledgling medical marijuana program awaits action as lawmakers enter the session's final two days.

March 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


County seeks grant for new senior center

Bulloch County commissioners hope to win a grant that will fund construction of a new senior citizens center to be built adjacent to the former ...

March 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro declares itself a welcoming city

City Council adopted a resolution this week declaring Statesboro a "Safe and Inclusive Welcoming City for All People."

March 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


iGOT campaign raises $397,752

When the Ogeechee Technical College Foundation's 2017 iGOT campaign concluded Thursday evening, the total $397,752 resolved on a screen at the celebration.

March 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


BCCI inmates charged with smuggling tobacco

Two inmates at the Bulloch County Correctional Institute can probably expect extended sentences after being caught smuggling contraband Wednesday.

March 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Faulty sensor caused fire alarm at Statesboro High

A fire alarm that sounded Thursday afternoon at Statesboro High School was caused by a faulty sensor. There was no fire, said Bulloch County Schools ...

March 23, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Already in peril, rural hospitals unsure on health care bill

CLAXTON - Talmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a gasp that could have ...

March 22, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM, REBECCA SANTANA and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Man arrested in GATE armed robbery

A man police said robbed a Northside Drive East convenience store March 6 was arrested Tuesday in Warner Robins on traffic charges but will face ...

March 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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