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2009 burglary suspect facing sexual charges

A man already in prison for parole violation, awaiting court procedures for charges in three burglaries in downtown Statesboro, also faces several child sex offense charges, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

April 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - McKinney enters District 12 race

Thursday's "Morning's unPHILtered" show was all about power and energy. The guest was Ray McKinney, a Republican seeking to challenge Democrat John Barrow for his 12th District seat in Congress. Show host Phil Boyum asked McKinney why he decided to run.

April 22, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Saturday is Data Destruction Day

Now that tax deadline has passed, and you are looking to safely destroy some old files or personal documents, Data Destruction Day is coming fast.

April 21, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police seeking info in alleged strong-arm robbery Tuesday

Statesboro Police are seeking information about a strong-arm robbery that took place at The Pointe at Southern apartments early Tuesday.

April 21, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Tankersley plans state run

Bulloch County County Commissioner Jan Tankersley came on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show to talk about her decision to step down from the commission to run for the state representative seat being vacated by Bob Lane.

April 21, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


City Council holds meeting at Georgia Southern

Nearly 400 Georgia Southern students, faculty and staff packed the Nessmith-Lane lecture hall Tuesday evening as the Statesboro City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on campus.

April 20, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - GOP hopeful won’t sign pledge

The latest entrant to the large field in the race for Georgia's governor announced his decision to take on the Republican Party and shared some of his more unorthodox views.

April 20, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


‘Sexting’ leads to local woman’s arrest

A wrong number turned into an exchange between a woman and a teenage boy that ended with the woman behind bars, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Inv. Jared Akins.

April 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Commissioners OK ‘occupational tax’ for business owners

Business owners in Bulloch County will soon be paying business licenses, or an "occupational tax," like those within area municipalities.

April 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tankersley to step down as county commissioner

Some became a little emotional during the Bulloch County Commission meeting Tuesday when Commissioner Jan Tankersley announced she was stepping down in order to run for a state representative position.

April 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Golfing for scholarships

Monday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Dr. Ron Shiffler, the dean of Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration. Shiffler came on the show to talk about the upcoming COBA Golf Tournament.

April 19, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Satellite brings Bible program to Boro

Beth Moore is one of America's most renowned and respected Bible teachers. Saturday, Statesboro and area residents will have the chance to see Moore in action live via satellite.

April 19, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Rep. Bob Lane announces retirement

After 30 years in office, Georgia State Representative Bob Lane is retiring.

April 19, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City to hold council meeting at GSU

Regular attendees of Statesboro City Council meetings should head over to Georgia Southern University at 6 p.m. Tuesday as the council holds its regularly scheduled evening meeting in the Nessmith-Lane Building.

April 18, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Averitt Center, others to defend funding at city meeting

Three local agencies that contract with the city of Statesboro will describe what they do with their funding during a special called city council meeting Monday morning.

April 17, 2010 | | Local


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Wildfire burns 250 acres, destroys home in southeast Georgia

SAVANNAH – Crews worked Wednesday to contain a wildfire that destroyed a family's mobile home and several other buildings as it burned about 250 acres ...

March 29, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Braves' new ballpark could be game-changer for industry

ATLANTA - The Braves' new ballpark looks like a throwback stadium with its green seats, brick walls and its old-school, intimate feel.

March 29, 2017 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Local


Firefighters battle mulch blaze

Bulloch County firefighters battled a blaze at a mulch plant east of Brooklet for more than 12 hours on Wednesday.

March 29, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Senate backs guns on campus

ATLANTA - Georgians licensed to carry concealed weapons could take handguns onto college campuses under legislation approved Tuesday by the state Senate, which kept the measure ...

March 28, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Confederate History and Heritage

A wreath-laying ceremony is set for Saturday at the Bulloch County Courthouse in front of the Confederate Memorial statue.

March 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE looks at ‘local values’ funding, raises

As the Bulloch County Board of Education begins to look at its budget for 2017-18, assigning money based on "local values" to even out and ...

March 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Third arrest made in March 9 murder

Statesboro police arrested a third man Friday who they say was involved in the March 9 shooting death of a man at The Grove Apartments.

March 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia lawmaker proposes 'Confederate History Month'

ATLANTA - A Georgia lawmaker on Monday defended his proposal asking House colleagues to recognize "Confederate History Month," but black lawmakers charge it glorifies a time ...

March 27, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


DSDA glows Blue, 'Brick'

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority's annual luncheon took on a strong Blue Mile tint this year, but with a stack of awards in the ...

March 27, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A 'glossier' focus for Connect Statesboro

Keeping your business fresh and innovative is something every business struggles with no matter the type or size of business.

March 27, 2017 | | Local


Jill Johns Intl. earns 'Small Business Championship'

A breast cancer survivor who used her diagnosis to help others, Jill Johns - Jill Johns International LLC - was chosen recently as a winner in the ...

March 27, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


As turkey season opens, hunters can record kills with app

ATHENS - Georgia wildlife officials are aiming to track the numbers of turkeys taken by hunters with some high-tech help.

March 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


City and DOT respond to traffic signal issues

In November, a traffic signal on a second lane for left turns from Veterans Memorial Parkway, also known as the U.S. 301 Bypass, onto ...

March 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Legislative session nears end

ATLANTA - Legislation affecting Georgia's college campuses, taxes and fledgling medical marijuana program awaits action as lawmakers enter the session's final two days.

March 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


County seeks grant for new senior center

Bulloch County commissioners hope to win a grant that will fund construction of a new senior citizens center to be built adjacent to the former ...

March 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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