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Statesboro High's STAR Student wins regional honor

Bulloch County brought home the gold Wednesday as Statesboro High School STAR Student Supriya Immaneni took top honors during the Region 8 STAR Student banquet.

March 14, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Pucker up: Local duo vies to kiss a pig

What is the asking price to share a romantic moment between man and swine?

March 14, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Santorum sweeps Alabama, Mississippi primaries

WASHINGTON - A resurgent Rick Santorum swept primaries in Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday night, upending the race for the Republican presidential nomination yet again and nudging Newt Gingrich toward the sidelines.

March 14, 2012 | By DAVID ESPO Associated Press | Local


Preparing for danger: Local police train to handle shootings

Bullets flew Tuesday as law enforcement officers took part in a simulated active shooter training exercise in a vacant elementary school building.

March 13, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU professor to speak at Supreme Court

Georgia Southern University associate history professor Dr. Johnathan O'Neill will deliver a speech Wednesday on "Property Rights and the American Founding" to the United States Supreme Court.

March 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch County fire chief resigns

Bulloch County's first county fire chief, Randy Walker, has accepted a position as fire chief in McMinnville, Tenn., said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

March 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Local pharmacists opening their own store

We have a new pharmacy on the way, and I am not talking about CVS this time. The construction of Southern Pharmacy on Brannen Street is close to completion with an opening date slated for the first two weeks of April.

March 12, 2012 | | Local


Boost from the Schenkel

Friday marks the start of the 33rd Schenkel Invitational collegiate golf tournament. The storied event has showcased a number of PGA super stars over the years, before they became well known professionals.

March 12, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Local


A helping hand for a hero

A motorcade of flag-bearing motorcycles and sheriff's patrol cars escorted Army Staff Sgt. Scott Millican to the new house built for him by Homes for Our Troops.

March 10, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


'Active shooter' training at GSU

A realistic "active shooter" training exercise will take place next week on Georgia Southern University's campus, staging reenactments of dangerous scenarios.

March 10, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hendrix to speak Tuesday

One of Oprah Winfrey's favorite guests, Bulloch County native Harville Hendrix, he is coming to Statesboro Tuesday to deliver the 20th Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture in the Emma Kelly Theatre at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

March 10, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


State seeks higher pay for GBI

ATLANTA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is long used to losing agents to better-paying federal agencies. But when officers began bolting for other state offices and even local police departments, the agency started raising a fuss.

March 09, 2012 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


New college at GSU

Less than one year removed from garnering approval by the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents to offer degrees in civil, electrical and mechanical engineering at Georgia Southern University, school staff announced Friday a major shake-up to the college's internal structure.

March 09, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Metal theft warrants lead to additional arrests

Deputies serving warrants Wednesday on metal theft charges found more than they expected when suspects had evidence of making methamphetamine.

March 08, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro Fire Department to add new firefighters

The Statesboro Fire Department will soon place more boots on the ground to bolster its ability for countering disasters in and around the city.

March 08, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


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Supporters protest demotion of Principal Gamble-Hilton

Parents, pastors, NAACP members and an attorney protesting to keep Dr. Evelyn "Bonnie" Gamble-Hilton as principal of Langston Chapel Middle School prompted the Bulloch County ...

April 26, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


GSU president exploring other prospects

Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert, Ph.D., is pursuing other job prospects. After arriving in that role not quite two years ago, he led ...

April 26, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Bulloch County Relay for Life kicks off Friday

Bulloch County Relay for Life donations have passed the halfway mark, and teams will be competing Friday night to see who can raise the most ...

April 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Candidate suggests regularly meeting with city officials

As an experienced Bulloch County commissioner, Anthony Simmons suggests meeting with Statesboro city officials on a regular basis as a way to better serve the ...

April 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD taking applications for Youth Citizen Police Academy

Teens will have a chance to learn more about police and their work this summer during the Statesboro Police Department's 2018 Youth Citizen Police ...

April 26, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Suspect captured after hours-long manhunt

After a four-hour hunt Thursday, law enforcement officers captured a man wanted on outstanding warrants.

April 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Session to explain VA benefits

The Southern Manor Group will host an information session about an alternative option to pay for senior care at an event called "Exploring VA Benefits ...

April 25, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Candidate: County needs to expand industrial base

(Note: A profile of the Democrat candidate running for Seat 1B - incumbent Anthony Simmons - will appear in the Friday edition of the Statesboro Herald.)

April 25, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen ‘thrilled’ with Farm Bill

Congressman Rick Allen, R-Georgia 12th District, said he is proud of the five-year Farm Bill he helped vote out of the House Agriculture Committee last ...

April 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch County 4-H to host annual rabies clinic

Following a 50-year tradition, Bulloch County pet owners will be able to have their pets vaccinated against rabies during the upcoming annual rabies clinic.

April 24, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


8th annual Smackdown Cancer wrestling event Saturday

Wrestling fans and trivia buffs can help find a cure for cancer by enjoying an upcoming fundraiser dinner show featuring premier wrestling, family fun, trivia ...

April 24, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Charter school student charged with making threats

Police arrested a Statesboro STEAM Academy student Tuesday after the teen reportedly threatened others with violence.

April 24, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


20 Under 40 - the Class of 2018

Benji Colson

April 24, 2018 | | Local


Marker capsulizes Statesboro's history

Saturday the Bulloch County Historical Society unveiled a freestanding, gold-leaf lettered, brown-coated cast aluminum "Statesboro, Georgia" marker, the 22nd historical marker the society has placed ...

April 23, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Forum planned for Republican commission candidates

The Bulloch County Republican Party, along with the Statesboro Herald, will host a forum for Republican candidates for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners seats Thursday ...

April 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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