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Bulloch County Commissioners agreed several months ago to put aside money for a regional transportation service. Barbara Hurst, the director of transportation for the Coastal Regional Commission recently discussed the transportation program with Phil Boyum on his "Mornings unPHILtered" show.

August 06, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


First day of school at BA

Six-year old Arden Haynes takes a break from her "Welcome Back To School" coloring assignment Friday morning in Nan Taylor's first-grade classroom at Bulloch Academy. It was the first day of the 2010-2011 school year at BA for both the Upper and Lower schools. And the best part? They now get the weekend off!

August 06, 2010 | | Local


Driver escapes injury when 18-wheeler goes into woods off of I-16

Mark Simmons, a semi driver, suffered no injuries after his truck left the eastbound lanes of I-16 in western Bulloch County Friday afternoon.

August 06, 2010 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


August 7 - Statesboro Police Arrests Kevin Richard Bennett, 35, U.S. 80 East – bench warrant

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.

August 06, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Hopefuls spar in Boro

Ray McKinney and Carl Smith want to unseat incumbent John Barrow as Georgia's District 12 representative in Congress, but one of them needs to win the Aug. 10 runoff first.

August 05, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Boro man pleads guilty in child porn case

A Statesboro man pleaded guilty Wednesday to spying on juveniles in a shower, videotaping them and sharing more than 3,300 child pornography videos online, according to U.S. District Judge William T. Moore Jr.

August 05, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Overseeing insurance issues

Thursday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Maria Sheffield, who is involved in a runoff with Ralph Hudgens for the Republican nomination for Insurance Commissioner.

August 05, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Industrial park OK'd

Bulloch County Commissioners paved the way Tuesday for the purchase of about 200 acres of land near Interstate 16 for the purpose of an industrial park.

August 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Eagles back on the field

The Georgia Southern Eagles are back on the football field preparing for the upcoming season. Five players, including two freshmen, are competing for the starting fullback position.

August 03, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


McKinney, Smith face off in Boro Thursday

With the August 10 run-off approaching, Thursday may be the last chance for voters to meet the Republican congressional candidates from Georgia's 12th district vying to face Congressman John Barrow in November.

August 03, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Morning unPHILtered - Sec. State candidate promises speedy response

State Sen. Gail Buckner was Tuesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Buckner faces Georganna Sinkfield on Aug. 10 in the Democratic runoff for secretary of state.

August 03, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Back to the books

Although there were some minor traffic issues in places, the first day back to school for Bulloch County students went smoothly Monday. Bulloch County Assistant School Superintendent Charles Wilson said there are some minor adjustments to be made, since there have been a few changes in the school system this year.

August 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council to discuss annexation at Tuesday meeting

The Statesboro City Council will gather this morning for their bi-monthly meeting to be followed by a work session that will update council members on a number of pending projects.

August 02, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Statesboro native to perform Friday at the Averitt Center

Tasheina Canty White, a native of Statesboro, will take part in the First Friday Concert Series this week at the Emma Kelly Theater inside the Averitt Center for the Arts. Friday's show starts at 7:30 p.m.

August 01, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Open meeting's lawsuit hearing postponed

The hearing for a lawsuit filed against the Statesboro mayor and City Council by a group of local businessmen was postponed due to scheduling conflict with some of the plaintiffs.

July 31, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


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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


Local foundation funds SPD ‘active shooter’ armor

The Statesboro Police Officers Foundation, led by local business people and civilian professionals, has granted the Statesboro Police Department $8,000 for additional body armor ...

March 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


In Republican 'burbs, Georgia election centers on a Democrat

ALPHARETTA - The garden room at Rivermont Golf and Country Club brims with Republican donors and activists, but Michael Fitzgerald wants to talk about Democrats.

March 21, 2017 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Rodeo bringing new acts to town

Fall may mean fair time around Statesboro, but when spring rolls around, everyone knows it's rodeo time.

March 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Please have a cup of coffee with me

For the past month and a half, I've enjoyed the company of dozens of area residents who took me up on my offer to ...

March 20, 2017 | Jim Healy | Local


Blue Mile investment

As the deadline approaches for a final progress report in the America's Best Communities competition, Statesboro's Blue Mile committee is pointing to evidence ...

March 20, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Flight Factory officially taking off Saturday

Jerome Davis will cut the ribbon Saturday on the much anticipated Flight Factory Entertainment Center located at 158 East Parrish Street.

March 20, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Realtors attend Legislative Day in Atlanta

Several Realtors from Statesboro Board of Realtors gathered alongside hundreds of their fellow Georgia Realtors for a day of advocacy and education at the Georgia ...

March 20, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


2 men arrested in drug-related murder

A Statesboro man faces murder charges for the drug-related shooting death of a man at The Grove Apartments March 9.

March 20, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Blueberry, peach crops hit hard by late-season freeze

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Last week's deep freeze in the Southeast appears to have nearly wiped out Georgia's blueberries and South Carolina's peaches ...

March 20, 2017 | By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press | Local


A ‘historic’ debut in the Boro

The Ogeechee International History Film Festival will make its debut in Statesboro Friday and Saturday as the very first film festival in the United States ...

March 18, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Celebrating the gift of life

There was a celebration of the gift of life Thursday.

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


Mayor: I’m running for re-election

Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore and the two City Council members up for election this year, Phil Boyum in District 1 and John Riggs in District ...

March 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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