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It's a big year for Bulloch elections

Having to host at least three elections and for the first time open doors to weekend voting, Bulloch County's poll workers and locations are in for a busy 2012.

January 09, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Details emerge on family buried in desecrated cemetery

While Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators have yet to learn who desecrated two graves in an old family cemetery off Old River Road South, additional information about the family buried there recently came to surface.

January 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Barrow: New district has same issues

Last year's Republican-led reapportionment shifted hundreds of thousands of people in and out of the 12th District, but the Democratic incumbent, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, says the district's concerns remain the same.

January 09, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


A love for the coast

Eight paintings hang in the second floor gallery of the Averitt Center, containing various forms of water-colors and non-traditional landscapes built with the spirit of coastal areas in Georgia and near New York City in mind.

January 08, 2012 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Local lawmakers prepare for legislative session

A budget for the upcoming fiscal year will take center stage next week when state representatives gather in Atlanta for the 2012 session of the Georgia General Assembly.

January 08, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local lawmakers prepare for session

A budget for the upcoming fiscal year will take center stage next week when state representatives gather in Atlanta for the 2012 session of the Georgia General Assembly.

January 07, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


‘48 Hours Mystery’ to air Heidt case

The first interviews with Linda Heidt and Robin Heidt Cave will be aired as part of CBS' "48 Hours Mystery" tonight.

January 06, 2012 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


SPD: Man dressed in woman’s clothes steals car

A man wearing women's clothing stole a Jeep from a local used car dealership, leaving another stolen vehicle behind, sad Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

January 06, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Paul pulls in cash from military

GALVESTON, Texas - An Army reservist who spoke up for Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul while in uniform - and landed in trouble for it - is just one of the soldiers getting behind the Texas congressman's campaign.

January 06, 2012 | By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press | Local


Rangers fighting island fire

SAVANNAH - Firefighters used hand tools to battle a slow-moving wilderness fire Thursday on Cumberland Island, forcing the National Park Service to close portions of the federally protected island to tourists visiting the Georgia coast.

January 05, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


King Finishing appeal to be heard

A court hearing regarding an appeal to a consent order against a Screven County textiles plant is slated for Jan. 23, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Diana Wedincamp.

January 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Keel takes stand against animal cruelty

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel said Thursday he is "very distressed" regarding a GSU professor's arrest for animal cruelty.

January 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU professor charged with animal cruelty

A Georgia Southern University professor was charged with animal cruelty last week after a police officer reported he saw him sic his dog on a cat and then urge the dog to "get it."

January 04, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Graves desecrated

Two century-old graves in an old family cemetery off Old River Road South were found desecrated, and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators hope someone will step forward with information about who committed the crime.

January 04, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City Council considers zoning amendments

Statesboro City Council's inaugural meeting of the new year was a tale of two zoning amendments.

January 04, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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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


Appreciation for AfterSchool professionals in Bulloch County

Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department, which operates the AfterSchool Program in all public elementary schools in Bulloch County, is joining with the National AfterSchool ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau earns state honor

The Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau was named the 2018 Regional Visitor Information Center of the Year last week during the Regional Visitor Information Center ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Special week spotlights small businesses

National Small Business Week, which is sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is set for next week. This is a wonderful opportunity to ...

April 23, 2018 | | Local


Board issues statement backing superintendent

At the conclusion of a called meeting Tuesday evening, the Bulloch County Board of Education issued a statement of support for Superintendent Charles Wilson and ...

April 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


BOE may consider school safety director

Hiring a school safety director, creating a school safety advisory committee and dedicating a one-mill tax increase to school safety improvements are three of five ...

April 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Exchange Club picnic to promote child abuse awareness

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a local civic club invites the public to a community picnic as a way to promote awareness and ...

April 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Kids’ World owner joins Children’s Cabinet

Michelle Lank, director and owner of Kids' World Learning Center, recently was invited by First Lady Sandra Deal to serve on Georgia's Children's ...

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


Georgia rates better on emergency prep

Georgia's preparedness for managing health emergencies is improving but still lags behind the national average, according to a newly released report.

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


Briggs & Stratton hiring event Tuesday

A hiring event for Briggs & Stratton will be held on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. on Ogeechee Technical College's main campus as the Georgia ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Annual plant sale at Botanic Garden this weekend

The Georgia Southern Botanic Garden will host its popular Spring Plant Sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sunday from 1 ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Teen charged after online threat

A Portal teen, apparently angry with his girlfriend's mother, was jailed Wednesday after police investigated complaints of threats.

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Fire Department announces promotion, awards

Statesboro firefighter Bobby Duggar received a promotion this week, and several other firefighters were recently honored during the department's annual awards banquet.

April 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Tuesday last day to register to vote in May 22 elections

Tuesday, April 24, is the last day to register to vote in the May 22 elections. This includes both the state, congressional and Bulloch County ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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