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City park proposal

A coalition of local organizations and business leaders will appear before Bulloch County commissioners Tuesday, seeking support for a multi-purpose venue to serve the region and its citizens.

July 30, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report 7-30-11; Officers responded a complaint of possible drug activity.

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.

July 29, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Accused teacher makes first court appearance

A teacher accused of having sex with a 14-year-old male student underwent a first appearance before a judge Friday morning.

July 29, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police captain resigns amid probe

A former Statesboro Police captain resigned earlier this month amid an internal investigation regarding allegations he shared information with known drug dealers.

July 28, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Riverkeeper announces intent to sue

King America Finishing, Inc., a textiles treatment plant near Dover in Screven County, has 60 days in which to respond to complaints by the Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization regarding allegations the plant is violating the law by dumping chemicals into the Ogeechee River.

July 28, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Freshmen at GSU volunteer right away

Incoming freshmen to Georgia Southern University have four years to make an indelible mark on the community they'll soon call home.

July 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Sheriff: Teacher molested boy

A Bulloch County middle school teacher was arrested Wednesday after the parents of a 14-year-old student told authorities she had sex with the boy.

July 27, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Experts say sexual predators 'groom' victims before attack

Two local psychology professionals spoke Wednesday about the recent arrest of a 35-year-old teacher charged with having a sexual relationship with her 14-year-old male student.

July 27, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Is it a bird or a dinosaur?

NEW YORK - One of the world's most famous fossil creatures, widely considered the earliest known bird, is getting a rude present on the 150th birthday of its discovery: A new analysis suggests it isn't a bird at all.

July 27, 2011 | By MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer | Local


Budget cuts hit public fishing areas

In a concession to budget cuts, Georgia's nine state-owned public fishing areas, including Evans County PFA near Daisy, will no longer open seven days a week.

July 26, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Library goes to the dogs

With summer's dog days in full swing, the Statesboro Regional Library is tossing a bone to library visitors and their canine companions.

July 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Dealing with the mentally ill

Approaching an intersection, a Georgia State Patrol trooper finds traffic unexpectedly backed up. Then he sees a confused civilian in the middle of the highway directing traffic.

July 26, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


One arrested, one man sought in meth lab case

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies are seeking a teen they say was involved in manufacturing methamphetamine at a U.S. 80 West location.

July 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fundraiser helps domestic abuse victims

Members and supporters of Safe Haven gathered recently in the Quality Inn and Suites to celebrate the culmination of the group's first annual "Freedom" fundraising campaign.

July 25, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


Five businesses cited for alcohol violations

During a recent compliance sweep, five out of 13 businesses checked were cited for violations of the city's alcohol ordinance, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

July 25, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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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


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


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