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York: 2 local pharmacy workers arrested for stealing drugs

Two local pharmacy employees police said stole drugs and sold them are behind bars without bond.

September 04, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch officials prepare for possible heavy rains from Tropical Storm Fay

Tropical Storm Fay stalled over land and got a little stronger Wednesday, but weather experts predict she will remain a tropical storm as she is expected to move slightly northward and distinctly westward over the next few days.

September 04, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Ducks for Diabetes; SCVB convention holds annual meeting

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday August 20, 2008

September 04, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Candler County sheriff candidate arrested on charges of theft by taking

James 'K.K.' Ausbon, Republican candidate for Candler County sheriff, surrendered himself to Bryan County Sheriff's Department on Monday morning on charges of theft by taking. He was booked and subsequently released on $5,000 bond.

September 04, 2008 | BY JERRI GOODMAN/METTER ADVERTISER Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - GSU first day of class; Bulloch History Moment: Stump pulling

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday August 19, 2008

September 04, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Portal teen dies after construction site accident

A Portal teen working at a Georgia Southern University construction site died Sunday, five days after an accident at the job site.

September 03, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cell phone users billed in Bulloch to see small increase

Cell phone users who are billed at Bulloch County addresses will see a slight increase in their phone bills next year, but most will agree the minor charge is worth the service returned.

September 03, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch area farmers look forward to rain from Fay

Bulloch area farmers will be singing Fay's praises as the tropical storm brings more rain this week.

September 03, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ducks for Diabetes race at Splash in the Boro

The Ducks for Diabetes race was held at Splash in the Boro Tuesday. Rubber duckies raced around the lazy river at the water park. The event benefits the American Diabetes Association. According to Broni Gainous, marketing director for the Statesboro-Bulloch County Recreation Department and Splash in the Boro, 141 ducks were sold for this year's fifth annual event, which benefits the American Diabetes Association.

September 03, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Bulloch man charged with arson, killing two dogs

Sheriff's officials said a man set a Kelly Road house on fire Friday after burglarizing it, killing two dogs that were inside.

September 02, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fay may bring winds, rain to Bulloch

Forecasters aren't sure what Tropical Storm Fay will do – become a hurricane, turn left or stay right, become a hurricane or a tropical depression.

September 02, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Peanut Parade; Annual Peanut Festival

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday August 18, 2008

September 02, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


City clerk Judy McCorkle fired

City of Statesboro officials confirmed Monday that Judy McCorkle was terminated from her long-time position as city clerk and director of Finance and Administration.

September 02, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Incoming GSU freshman leaving drugs, alcohol behind

Note: To protect her privacy, the last name of Ashley B., the subject of the story, is omitted from this story.

August 31, 2008 | By SHARI KNIGHT Special to the Herald | Local


Brooklet Peanut Festival draws hundreds

Brooklet lawns turned into parking lots. The normally sleepy town buzzed with excitement, and its usually quiet streets were crowded with people from all over the region as the 19th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival brought fun, frolic and ... fried peanuts.

August 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Bulloch deputies hold public ‘use of force’ training

Voices echoed loudly, music blared from a truck radio and, suddenly, the sound of gunfire pierced the night air Tuesday as a crowd gathered in the Bulloch County Jail parking lot.

January 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Alcohol license moratorium continues

Statesboro City Council recently extended its moratorium on processing new alcoholic beverage licenses for the former Platinum Lounge and Primetime Lounge locations by another six months. But this time, the vote was not unanimous.

January 31, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


2 local clubs close, crime drops

The closing of two downtown clubs contributed greatly to a significant drop in crime last year, police said.

January 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fire in air unit prompts evacuation of schools

Students were evacuated Friday when a heating and air conditioning unit caught fire behind Langston Chapel Elementary School.

January 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Harper Lee's classic to take Averitt stage

More than 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, our nation still is wrestling with the repercussions of decisions our forefathers made multiple generations ago.

January 29, 2015 | By MELINDA ROELL Special to the Herald | Local


‘Man with gun’ call draws big police response

Police swarmed a local hotel Thursday afternoon when an anonymous caller claimed to have a gun, but after the building was evacuated, the caller was not found.

January 29, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch County BOE taking steps to give schools control

The Bulloch County school system is taking steps toward a way of doing business that will give individual schools more say in how each spends its allotted money.

January 28, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch County school bus hits car; no injuries reported

A Bulloch County school bus driver faces mandatory safety training after a collision Wednesday that resulted in no injuries.

January 28, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Suspect charged with murder of missing Georgia couple

McRAE, Ga. - Elrey "Bud" Runion posted an ad on Craigslist seeking to buy a piece of his youth, a replica of the 1966 Ford Mustang convertible he bought after returning from the Vietnam War decades ago.

January 27, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM and RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Ogeechee Tech student makes GOAL on way to second career

With more than 23 years behind him in retail management, Todd Humbert sought a second career in a medical field and discovered Ogeechee Technical College's echocardiography program. Now he will represent the college as this year's GOAL winner.

January 27, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Old River Road historical marker stolen

The Old River Road historical marker has been stolen, and the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help.

January 27, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County public safety, sheriff’s departments share needs

Bulloch County needs more deputies, more EMS staff, more firefighters and more money, according to county public safety leaders who spoke to Bulloch County commissioners during a lunchtime workshop Tuesday.

January 27, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch County Animal Shelter to reopen after parvo outbreak

The Bulloch County Animal Shelter is expected to reopen to the public next week after a serious bout with canine parvovirus.

January 27, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Juveniles arrested in Candler County Boys & Girls Club arson case

Metter police arrested two young boys Monday on arson and burglary charges in connection with a fire that damaged the home of the Boys & Girls Club of Candler County.

January 27, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County's ‘extraordinary ordinary’

History remembers R.P. "Bob" Mikell as one of the last "ordinaries" in Bulloch County.

January 26, 2015 | Jason Wermers | Local


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