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Literary teams from Southeast Bulloch, Statesboro earn first place honors

The literary teams from both Statesboro High and Southeast Bulloch High School's each took first-place honors at their respective Region 2-AAAA and Region 3-AA Literary events last week.

March 27, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


BA junior Kaylee Sheppard earns first in state literary competition

Bulloch Academy junior Kaylee Sheppard was named a Class AA state champion recently after her performance in the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) state literary competition at Valdosta State University.

March 27, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Jews for Jesus to present Passover program

Rahel Hirshenson Landrum of Jews for Jesus will re-create the traditional Passover service and explain how it foreshadowed Jesus' death and resurrection in a presentation called "Christ in the Passover" at Eastern Heights Baptist Church Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

March 26, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Comedian bringing act to the Boro

Expect lots of laughter in downtown Statesboro Saturday night.

March 26, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Drug, alcohol meeting: Parents key to prevention

Some passionate citizens gathered Thursday night for a town hall meeting. The topic? Underage drinking in Bulloch County, and how to stop it.

March 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Donations that can save lives

A blood drive in honor of a local student - as well as to help her with her blood needs - will be held Monday at Fletcher Memorial Baptist Church. Thirteen-year-old Southeast Bulloch Middle School student Rebecca Carnes said Thursday she appreciates any help.

March 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Barrow discusses health care vote

Georgia Congressman John Barrow said Thursday he did not vote for the health care reform bill that passed the House of Representatives Sunday because he believes it would ultimately tax the people it was trying to help too much and did not address some core problems with health care.

March 25, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Floeckher: 3 armed robbery victims help capture suspect

Three victims of an armed robbery early Thursday morning helped apprehend the offender, said Georgia Southern University spokesman Paul Floeckher.

March 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


March 26 - Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests Tawania Denise Hill, 36, Bety Drive, Savannah – probation

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.

March 25, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police: Man in stable condition after 3-story fall

A man who fell from a third-story window Tuesday remains in stable condition at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

March 24, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Todd sentenced to community service, five years probabtion

A man indicted in October on federal bank fraud charges was sentenced last week to probation, community service and ordered to pay restitution.

March 24, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Gambling bust nets 5 arrests

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators shut down a mobile gambling operation Tuesday after receiving complaints about dice games and cash payouts.

March 24, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Battalion home at last

It was an emotional and patriotic welcome home for about 100 soldiers Tuesday as the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion were escorted home to the Georgia National Guard Armory.

March 23, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Evermore riders place second

Many youngsters dream of riding horses when they grow up. For a number of Bulloch County girls, not only do they ride, but they are so skilled at what they do they now compete at the highest levels in their sport.

March 23, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Drug-free town hall meeting set

Tuesday's guests on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show were Spencer Beckum, coordinator of the Bulloch County Drug-Free Communities Support Program, and Terry Reeves, from Georgia Power. Reeves serves as the chairman of the Bulloch County Drug-Free Coalition.

March 23, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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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


Statesboro declares itself a welcoming city

City Council adopted a resolution this week declaring Statesboro a "Safe and Inclusive Welcoming City for All People."

March 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


iGOT campaign raises $397,752

When the Ogeechee Technical College Foundation's 2017 iGOT campaign concluded Thursday evening, the total $397,752 resolved on a screen at the celebration.

March 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


BCCI inmates charged with smuggling tobacco

Two inmates at the Bulloch County Correctional Institute can probably expect extended sentences after being caught smuggling contraband Wednesday.

March 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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


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