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Five 2011 graduates earn AP Honors

Four Bulloch Academy graduates recently earned the designation of AP Scholars with Honors and one was named AP Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievements on the college-level Advanced Placement program exams.

August 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Less litter in Bulloch

While litter remains a nagging problem in Bulloch County, a recent study by Keep Bulloch Beautiful shows it's getting better.

August 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


New Mattie Lively focuses on Georgia

When doors to the new Mattie Lively Elementary School open some time next year students will not be the wildest creatures found in its halls.

August 11, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Woman pleads guilty in shooting

A woman charged with killing her daughter's boyfriend pled guilty Thursday to aggravated assault and was sentenced to a total of 25 years in prison.

August 11, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ancient sea reptile didn't lay eggs

WASHINGTON - The remains of a giant sea creature are providing the first proof that these prehistoric reptiles gave birth to their young rather than laying eggs.

August 11, 2011 | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID AP Science Writer | Local


Governor calls special session

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has called for the General Assembly's special session to begin Aug. 15, with hopes for a speedy redistricting process and more involvement from voters on a transportation tax aimed at funding state infrastructure projects.

August 10, 2011 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


Siblings suspected in crime spree captured

PUEBLO, Colo. - Three fugitive siblings wanted in a crime spree in Florida and Georgia were captured Wednesday in Colorado after firing shots at officers during a high-speed chase and crashing their car into a highway barrier, authorities said.

August 10, 2011 | By IVAN MORENO Associated Press | Local


Reward offered in Olliff murder

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the November 2010 murder of Harrison Wayne Olliff.

August 09, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Storm downs trees, power lines

A destructive storm battered Bulloch and neighboring counties Tuesday night around 7 p.m., leaving a trail of downed trees, and live power lines and damaging at least one home.

August 09, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Jackson bond hearing continued

A bond hearing scheduled Thursday for a teacher charged with having sex with a student has been continued.

August 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Mari Moss named Evans' top teacher

CLAXTON - At the annual back-to-school faculty breakfast, Evans County Superintendant Joy Collins named this year's County Teacher of the Year.

August 09, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER | Local


Saying 'thanks' to volunteers

"Volunteers make all the difference for the events and projects of Sylvania's Downtown Development Authority and Better Hometown Program," said Hilda Boykin, the program's manager.

August 09, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

This week on "Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show," Chris talks about, what else, the start of fall football practice at Georgia Southern and the excitement of college football getting underway.

August 09, 2011 | | Local


Former police chief heads state organization

Former Statesboro police chief Stan York recently was named president of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. York currently serves as director of Police Services for Sandersville.

August 08, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Sheriff’s deputy promoted, honored

Bulloch County Sheriff's Deputy Reynaldo Rodriguez was promoted to corporal recently after having been chosen as the 2011 Deputy Sheriff of the Year by the Georgia Sheriff's Association.

August 08, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Herald hosts mayoral candidate forum Monday

The Statesboro Herald will host the three candidates for mayor of Statesboro in a forum Monday evening, giving voters another chance to hear from them ...

October 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Sheriff’s office presence keeps fair safe

Most people who attend the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair are there to have fun in a safe, family-oriented atmosphere, but sometimes trouble shows its face.

October 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Work camp inmates charged in attempt to obtain contraband

Three inmates of the Bulloch County Correctional Institute face felony charges for involvement in a plot to obtain contraband while incarcerated – mainly tobacco.

October 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


In need of ‘forever’ homes

Four hundred ninety-nine children across the state of Georgia who don't know each other have one thing in common: they want a forever home ...

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


Kiwanis Pancake House sees 48th year

Lines of hungry people wrapped around the Statesboro Kiwanis Pancake House Tuesday night as the smell of fresh sausage and fluffy pancakes wafted over the ...

October 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro council affirms county-city TAD agreement

In two actions Tuesday involving the city-county relationship and taxes, Statesboro City Council affirmed an agreement bringing county revenue into the South Main Street TAD ...

October 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


2017 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair: Renovations to old memories

Its dedication to agricultural history is one of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair's most unique characteristics, and the fairgrounds would not be complete without the ...

October 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch ESPLOST, Boro mayoral voting begins

By early Tuesday afternoon, 68 people had cast in-person advanced ballots in the Bulloch County ESPLOST referendum, while 51 had voted in Statesboro's mayoral ...

October 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Two shot at Statesboro Elks Lodge

Two men were shot, with one seriously injured, early Saturday morning at the Elks Lodge on James Street, off Martin Luther King Dr.

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Plenty of entertainment ensures never a dull moment at the Fair

Fair week in Statesboro brings a great deal of excitement to the area, but the week-long event isn't just thrill rides and fair food ...

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - N.C. group buys Statesboro Holiday Inn

Statesboro's premier full-service hotel, Holiday Inn sold on Monday to LRP Hotels based out of Greensboro, N.C.

October 16, 2017 | | Local


Renasant names consumer relationship officer

Renasant Bank announced the recent appointment of Judd Skinner as consumer relationship officer at the bank's Northside location in Statesboro.

October 16, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Kiwanis Club installs new officers, board members

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro recently installed the 2017-18 slate of officers and board of directors, with one of their own club members, Jim Campbell ...

October 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Walk to End Alzheimer's raises $90,000

Friday night's Walk to End Alzheimer's at Mill Creek Park saw 195 participants and 29 teams register to take part in the fund ...

October 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Jimmy Franklin's labor of love

Statesboro native Jimmy Franklin has been practicing law since 1966. While his expertise is mainly as a trial attorney for civil matters, Franklin recalled a ...

October 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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