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Wilson sworn in as superintendent

Charles Wilson stood next to his son and daughter in the courtroom at the Bulloch County Courthouse.

July 26, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Woman sues Sylvania Funeral Home

A Sylvania woman alleges a local funeral home mishandled her husband's body, allowing it to decompose to the point that the man had to be buried naked in a body bag.

July 25, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police search for 3 in shoplifting incident

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is searching for three people deputies say used a baby as a distraction and stole a large amount of merchandise from Agri Supply.

July 25, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Discharges violated federal law, suit says

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper filed a lawsuit Monday claiming that King America Finishing, a textiles plant in Dover, has violated the federal Clean Water Act since at least April 2006.

July 24, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man was peeping into kids' room

A convicted sex offender caught repeating the crime was charged Monday with being a Peeping Tom, police say.

July 24, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Young backs ‘Obamacare’

By way of a personal story about the costs of births in two generations of his family, Andrew Young endorsed "Obamacare" at a fundraising event for the Bulloch County Democratic Party.

July 23, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Willingway to open outpatient clinic

Patients of a local recovery hospital will soon be able to seek outpatient services at a new location.

July 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ogeechee River case: Judge rules in favor of Riverkeeper

An Atlanta judge previously ruled that the Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization had no right to sue the Georgia Environmental Protection Division in protest of a consent order against a textiles company accused of causing a fish kill, but Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. Turner disagrees.

July 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU faculty looking for more input

As Georgia Southern University grows, leadership has to make key decisions - sometimes quickly to capitalize on an opportunity.

July 21, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Working to curb 'summer slide'

Every kid's favorite time of year might be the most detrimental to their academic development, according to the National Summer Learning Association.

July 21, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Small plane crashes in Bulloch County

A small airplane crashed Friday near Mill Creek Park, but no injuries were reported, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 20, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Is GSU moving in right direction?

Editor's Note: A chart accompanying this article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Sunday's print edition: Because of a reporter's error, Georgia Southern University's six-year graduation rates were incorrect in a chart accompanying a front-page article in Saturday's edition. The correct graduation rates are 45 percent in 2007 and 45 percent in 2010. A revised chart reflecting the correct information appears with the second article in the two-part series in today's edition. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

July 20, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Gator season opens Sept. 1

Hunters hoping to bag an alligator this year have just a few more days to apply for a permit.

July 20, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Our Views: Benefits of TSPLOST worth the extra penny

With improving transportation around the state a priority for many years, the state legislature passed the Transportation Investment Act of 2010. The act created the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) proposal that residents in 12 regions across the state will vote on as part of the July 31 primary.

July 20, 2012 | | Local


12 killed, 59 wounded in Colo. theater shooting

AURORA, Colo. - A gunman wearing a gas mask and black SWAT gear hurled a gas canister inside a crowded movie theater during a midnight showing of the new Batman movie Friday and then opened fire, killing 12 people and wounding nearly 60 others in an attack so bizarre that some moviegoers at first thought they were watching Hollywood special effects.

July 20, 2012 | By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERT Associated Press | Local


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Another student arrested for threats

A fourth grade student was arrested Wednesday morning after telling another student he would shoot her.

March 28, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Now 3 candidates in District 5 Council race

Two more candidates qualified Tuesday for the May 22 special election to fill the vacant District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council.

March 27, 2018 | | Local


Requests for more school cops heard

As the Bulloch County Schools conduct a series of forums on school safety, one of the suggestions heard most often is that police officers, called ...

March 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Low health scores in South

A new ranking of the healthiest U.S. communities puts eight Georgia counties in the top 500, with the highest being Forsyth County, at No ...

March 27, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Another student arrested for threats

Monday, Bulloch County Sheriff's School Resource Officer Ross Newman arrested a 12-year-old sixth grade Southeast Bulloch Middle School student for making a threat against ...

March 27, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro Herald's Year in Pictures

"Every photograph that we take, and ultimately share, is energy transfer. We use photography to communicate the energy we originally felt." -- Paul Melcher

December 31, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Herald 2016 Photos of the Year

It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.

December 30, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's goodbye

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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