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Double honor at Langston

Ten Langston Chapel Middle School students were selected recently for the Georgia Music Educators Association District Honor Band during its annual auditions held at Effingham County Middle School.

December 27, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

Winter storm heads north

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A rare white Christmas in parts of the South was complicating life for some travelers as airlines canceled hundreds of flights, while snow was predicted for the nation's Capital and travel authorities warned of potentially dangerous roads.

December 25, 2010 | By KRISTIN M. HALL Associated Press | Local

Civil War message decoded: No help coming

RICHMOND, Va. - A glass vial stopped with a cork during the Civil War has been opened, revealing a coded message to the desperate Confederate commander in Vicksburg on the day the Mississippi city fell to Union forces 147 years ago.

December 25, 2010 | By STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press | Local

That's a wrap!

Cari Shelkoff needed money. For gas. For college. For trips she dreamed of making.

December 24, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local

Local broadcasting pioneer passes

Longtime Statesboro broadcast and cable executive owner Donald Outland McDougald, 83, passed away unexpectedly Wed., Dec. 22, after a brief attack at a hospital in Brunswick, Ga.

December 23, 2010 | From staff reports | Local

Snow or rain?

Snow or not to snow? That's the question as to whether Statesboro will see any of the white stuff the day after Christmas.

December 23, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Players to earn points at Pokémon tourney

"Statesboro, Pokémon chooses you!" to host a Pokémon City Championship.

December 22, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local

Killer refuses to discuss night of murder

Darryl Priestly pled guilty Monday in Bulloch County Superior Court to the murder of his high school friend Brandie Danielle Davis, who was found dead in her Campus Crossings apartment Dec. 8, 2009. But in an exclusive interview inside the Bulloch County Jail Wednesday with the Statesboro Herald, the convicted killer refused to discuss anything about the night Davis died.

December 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

After 44 years of service

Anyone who can stay in the same business for 44 years while working for eight different bosses at the same time means you must be doing a good job.

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

GBI still quiet about death of local

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents still are not releasing additional details in the death of a Statesboro man found dead in a Candler County field after having been missing for almost two weeks. Harrison Wayne Olliff, 21, disappeared Nov. 26, and investigators suspect foul play.

December 21, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Tuff proves hero to Hendrix family

If a dog can be a hero, Tuff the pit bulldog certainly deserves that title.

December 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Woman dies in Brooklet house fire

An elderly woman died Sunday in a house fire on Lane Street in Brooklet, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

December 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Priestley pleads guilty in Campus Crossings murder

A man charged in the Dec. 2009 murder of an Ogeechee Technical College student pled guilty Monday to murder and other charges. Bulloch County Superior Court Judge William T. Woodrum sentenced Darryl Anthony Priestly, 18, McDonough, to life plus 10 years.

December 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Elderly Brooklet woman dies in house fire

85 year-old Francis McElveen has been identified as the victim of a Brooklt house fire Sunday. Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn said McElveen lived alone, although she had home caregivers who were not present when the fire started.

December 20, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Man pleads guilty in Campus Crossings

The man suspected of murdering 19-year-old Brandie Danielle Davis at Campus Crossings in December of 2009 pled guilty in an appearance in Bulloch County Superior Court today. 18-year-old Darryl Anthony Priestly, charged with the strangulation murder, gave no motive and made no statement while entering the plea. Priestly plead guilty to charges of murder, tampering with evidence and giving false statements to police. He also waived all rights to future appeals. Bulloch County Superior Court Judge William Woodrum then sentenced Priestly to a life sentence on the murder charge and a total of 10 years to serve on the other ...

December 20, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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Statesboro District 5 special election date unsettled

Despite a decision by Statesboro City Council last week, the issue of whether to hold the special election for the vacant District 5 council seat ...

March 17, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

School threats on the increase

Threats of violence in schools are nothing new, but the Feb. 14 slaying of 17 at a high school in Parkland, Fla. seemingly sparked a ...

March 17, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Brooklet police officers suspended

Just days after Brooklet city councilmen voted to hire an interim police chief to fill the shoes of former chief Doug Meyer, who resigned following ...

March 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Pot growing operation discovered

An infant was removed from an Aden Lanier Road home Thursday after deputies found 16 marijuana plants growing in the home.

March 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

OTC Foundation to call on donors Tuesday

Ogeechee Technical College Foundation volunteers will be calling on OTC supporters and potential new donors in Bulloch and Evans counties Tuesday during the annual iGOT ...

March 16, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

PSC candidate Noel wants to halt Vogtle ‘boondoggle’

Georgia Public Service Commission candidate John Noel wants the PSC to stop Georgia Power from passing on costs to consumers for the two already far ...

March 15, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Push for gun laws faces resistance in most states

IOWA CITY, Iowa - The campaign for tighter gun laws that inspired unprecedented student walkouts across the country still faces an uphill climb in a majority ...

March 15, 2018 | By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press | Local

Wilson: Schools need community help on safety

The schools need the community's help to keep children safe, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson told concerned adults gathered Tuesday evening in the ...

March 14, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

BCSO arrests fugitive

A fugitive wanted by North Carolina authorities fled into the woods near Brooklet on Wednesday morning, but Bulloch County sheriff's deputies and K9 Officer ...

March 14, 2018 | | Local

Statesboro STEAM walks out together

The call went out just before 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Statesboro STEAM College, Careers, Arts & Technology Academy: "Everyone grab your coats!"

March 14, 2018 | Scott Bryant | Local

WJMS student arrested for threats

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a sixth-grade student Wednesday for pretending to have a gun and acting as if he was shooting others.

March 14, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Ice cream men booked on pot charges

Two men selling ice cream and more from an ice cream truck face charges after deputies were tipped off that they were offering more than ...

March 14, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Schools to hold moment of silence one month after Parkland shooting

Bulloch County Schools will hold a moment of silence Wednesday, March 14, one month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...

March 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

City Council sets District 5 special election for May 22

Candidates to fill the District 5 Statesboro City Council vacancy will need to qualify March 26-28 after the four remaining council members unanimously voted to ...

March 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

BA senior named top STAR in region

Bulloch Academy senior Kyle Samuels was surprised but elated to hear his name called as the 2018 Region 8 STAR student Tuesday at a luncheon ...

March 13, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

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