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Deputies looking for burglary suspect

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies are seeking a suspect in a rash of forced-entry burglaries around the Pulaski and Country Club roads area Thursday.

March 17, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Region STAR excels at more than her SAT score

Rebecca Suh, 17, a senior at St. Andrew's School in Savannah, excels in all academic subjects, founded her school's mock-trial team, has been a top-ranked runner in cross-country competition, and made a score of 2360 at a single sitting on the SAT college entrance exam, where 2400 is perfect.

March 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Dismuke runs for County Commission seat 2C

Dr. Gail Drake Dismuke hopes to do her part in continuing the growth and success of Bulloch County if she is elected to the Bulloch County Commission for District 2C.

March 16, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


After 2 years, council acts on alcohol

After two years of drafts and discussions, Statesboro City Council approved a completely new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance quietly Tuesday evening.

March 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Welcome spring with ballgames, bounce houses Friday

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 15th annual "Swing into Spring" celebration from 5–9 p.m. Friday at Mill Creek Regional Park.

March 16, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘The Last Supper’ musical to debut in Statesboro

A musical interpretation of one of Leonardo da Vinci's most challenging creations – the painting of "The Last Supper" – will be presented by the Maritime Ministry Players at performances on Thursday and Friday at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

March 15, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Tell us about Bulloch’s great young leaders

In 2010, the Statesboro Herald conducted its first ever search to identify 20 Bulloch County residents under the age of 40 who are making a mark with professional success and community involvement. Since then, the Herald has recognized 121 folks under 40 who help make Statesboro and Bulloch County a better place to live.

March 15, 2016 | Jim Healy | Local


Trio of journalists to speak at GSU

Award-winning journalists Ted Koppel, Mara Liasson and Eugene Robinson will speak on "2016 Elections: Voting as an Informed Citizen" on Wednesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in Hanner Fieldhouse.

March 15, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


City alcohol law on tap for vote — maybe

The version of the Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance before Statesboro City Council for its 5:30 p.m. regular meeting includes requirements for bartenders, restaurant managers, servers and bouncers to receive a specific kind of training and for bouncers to get a special city-issued permit.

March 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Ga. legislative session nears end

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers are barreling toward the end of the 40-day legislative session with several closely watched bills still under review.

March 14, 2016 | By By KATHLEEN FOODY and RYAN PHILLIPS Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Holiday Pizza is back

The popular Holiday Pizza is back and, to my taste, better than ever. After being closed for nearly three years, brothers Nick and Johnny Kalloniatis along with their mother Dia have rebooted the popular eatery.

March 14, 2016 | | Local


Colson named partner, Mathews joins Boro law firm

Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, P.C. announces Benjamin J. Colson was named a partner with the firm and Joe E. Mathews, Jr, has also joined the firm.

March 14, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Former law enforcement officer joins sheriff's race

Local businessman and former law enforcement officer Keith Lamar Howard joined the race Friday for Bulloch County sheriff, tossing his hat into the ring along with Bulloch County sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Akins and Sgt. Noel Brown.

March 14, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Last GSU president hopeful displays seriousness, humor

Dr. Jaimie Hebert, the last of five contenders who have visited Georgia Southern University in their quest to be its next president, exhibited a sense of humor but also made serious statements about issues ranging from education's importance in his own life to legislation allowing guns to be carried on campus.

March 13, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Dr. Roger Branch: Aging issues a question of worth

Dr. Roger Branch Sr. is a professor emeritus of sociology and long-time chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Georgia Southern University, where he served from 1970-2000.

March 13, 2016 | | Local


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Bulloch sharecropper tale goes national

Local attorney and Statesboro Herald columnist Kathy Bradley is a twice-published author, but the most recent book with her name in it is not one ...

April 30, 2016 | Brittani Howell | Local


Local ‘Youth Heroes’ honored

Twelve middle and high school students from southeast Georgia were recognized Friday by the American Red Cross of Southeast and Coastal Georgia as Youth Heroes ...

April 30, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Superior Court judge race tops $100K

The three candidates for the available Superior Court judgeship in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit had amassed, and partly spent, almost $85,000 for their campaigns ...

April 30, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Relay for Life raises money, fun and awareness

Lori Wiggins, a cancer survivor since 2001, raised almost $12,000 all by herself this year for cancer research and awareness. She was one of ...

April 29, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia students seek solace after crash claims 4 students

ATLANTA - One of two survivors of a car crash that killed four University of Georgia students earlier this week remained in critical condition Friday, a ...

April 29, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Drug suspect uses baby as shield from investigators

Police said a man fleeing from law enforcement officers appeared to use his infant child as a shield during a drug-related incident early Friday morning ...

April 29, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


4 female University of Georgia students killed in car crash

ATLANTA - University of Georgia students and employees are devastated at the loss of four female students killed in a horrific, high-speed car crash that left ...

April 28, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Man charged in Brooklet attack

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies, serving a warrant issued by the Brooklet Police Department, arrested a man Wednesday who is charged with battery and terroristic ...

April 28, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Dollars in sheriff race top six figures

As of March 31, the three candidates in the race for Bulloch County sheriff had received a total of $111,419 in cash and in-kind ...

April 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Boro makes ‘America’s Best’ final 8

Voices lilting, Statesboro's team invoked a town and university relationship going back to 1906 and a Blue Mile that will feature a local Stars ...

April 27, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Sheriff’s investigator thwarts burglary

A "career criminal" from Maryland tried breaking into a local motor sports shop, but an alert sheriff's investigator thwarted his plan, said Bulloch County ...

April 27, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Community invited to ‘Worship Night’

It's being billed as: "One Night; One Place; One Purpose: Jesus," but organizers of the event want the word spread that it's also ...

April 26, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Guyton public safety director seeks Bulloch commission seat

Guyton's public safety director, Kelphie Lundy, is a Bulloch County native who has lived in the county all his life, and hopes to give ...

April 26, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


3rd suspicious fire at Lake Collins

A third suspicious fire in five weeks at the Lake Collins community northwest of Portal has neighbors, including Bulloch County fire Chief Christopher Ivey, unsettled.

April 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Henry recalls Georgia Southern's rise to university status

Dr. Nicholas Henry, the first president of Georgia Southern University under that name, gives many individuals credit, some more than others, when he talks about ...

April 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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