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Sheriff's investigator resigns

A Bulloch County sheriff's investigator under suspension has resigned following the conclusion of an Internal Affairs investigation into allegations that he misused funds as executor of an estate.

November 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Drew Cottril creates a Brer Bulloch world

When artist Drew Cottril saw neighbors helping one another clean up after a hurricane, he got out a pen and drew a special illustration of the cooperative effort in the style of his book "Brer Rabbit in Bulloch County: Walking the Back Roads."

November 01, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Boro's Panda Express set to open Saturday

Panda Express is set to open Saturday.

October 31, 2016 | By DeWayne Grice dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


'I Agree with Luke' community event set for Tuesday

The Baptist Collegiate Ministries at Georgia Southern University is holding "I Agree with Luke" Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the university's RAC bandshell. The community is invited to attend the free event.

October 31, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Local


Replica of Lincoln's coffin to be at OTC

A unique part of American history will be on display Tuesday through Thursday at Ogeechee Technical College.

October 29, 2016 | | Local


Runoff possible in Ga. Senate race

ATLANTA - Johnny Isakson is heading into the final days of Georgia's U.S. Senate race with a comfortable lead over Democratic challenger Jim Barksdale, but the race could be the closest contest of the Republican incumbent's Senate career.

October 29, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


A Halloween fairy tale for a princess

A little girl's dream of being a princess will come to life when Register's Lexi Phillips enjoys a fairy tale Halloween this year, thanks to an idea found online and put into action by those who love her.

October 29, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Image Gallery: 2016 Best of the Boro

Photo Gallery: The Statesboro Herald honors readers' favorites at the 2016 Best of the Boro awards reception on Tuesday, October 25.

October 29, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Local


Dealing with a dowry dilemma

Wayne Rilliet and Brenda Chinyama want to get married, but Rilliet doesn't have enough cows to pay her dowry.

October 28, 2016 | | Local


Scare on the Square Saturday

Downtown's spookiest annual event, Zaxby's Scare on the Square, is set for Saturday, featuring free activities including hayrides throughout the night, costume contests for all ages, a haunted house, trunk-or-treating and interactive activities known as "the Pumpkin Patch" on the courthouse lawn, sponsored by Dr. Troy Lawhorn.

October 28, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch has 23 percent voter turnout already

With this Saturday being the only day for Saturday voting and five weekdays of early voting to go, almost 23 percent of Bulloch County's registered voters have already cast ballots for the Nov. 8 general election.

October 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Reading-driven Reagan honored as top Bulloch teacher

Bulloch County Schools Teacher of the Year Susan Reagan expresses a strong belief in the power of reading.

October 27, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Wildfires burning around South

BROOKSIDE, Ala. - Wildfires are charring hundreds of acres daily in the South as drought conditions worsen across the region, and the heavy, widespread rains that officials say are needed to end the threat are nowhere in sight.

October 27, 2016 | By JAY REEVES Associated Press | Local


K-9 certification held

Local and area law enforcement K-9 teams participated in a national certification event this week during the inaugural K-9 Challenge held in Statesboro.

October 27, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Marching competition to showcase 24 bands

In its 40th year, the East Georgia Marching Band Festival and Championship at Statesboro High School has signed up 22 competitive bands – the most in years.

October 27, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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Wrestling show to benefit Toys for Tots

Folks can enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza and watch live wrestling matches in Statesboro Saturday, and help make Christmas happen for children who would not have any ...

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


County agent earns highest UGA honor

Bulloch County residents depend a great deal on Bill Tyson.

November 30, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘Free Coffee for Free People’

"Free Coffee for Free People" will be held Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at Three Tree Coffee on South Main Street in Statesboro.

November 29, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Funeral home aims to help Tennessee fire relief effort

Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Bulloch Memorial Gardens will assist in emergency and recovery assistance for the citizens of Sevierville, Tennessee, who are being severely affected ...

November 29, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘America’s Best’ holiday First Friday

After one year in existence, the Tormenta FC pro soccer organization will take an honored place in Statesboro's First Friday Holiday Celebration, joining Santa ...

November 29, 2016 | | Local


Georgia Power searching for cause of Tuesday outage

Many Georgia Power Company customers in the Statesboro area around the mall and downtown experienced a widespread power outage Tuesday morning. The cause of the ...

November 29, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Low-income seniors sign up for credit

So far, 81 Statesboro residents age 65 and up with limited incomes have signed up for a city-sponsored break on their water and sanitation bills ...

November 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


No serious injuries in 18-wheeler crash

Two 18-wheeler trucks collided Friday on a busy highway, but only minor injuries - those of a passenger in one truck - were reported.

November 28, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Man breaks teen daughter's nose in domestic dispute

A man who broke his teenage daughter's nose during a dispute about pain pills was arrested after driving his truck into a ditch.

November 28, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Averitt Center gets 'Fired Up' with local artists

The Averitt Center for the Arts is teaming up with Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art to showcase original art by ...

November 28, 2016 | | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Treasuring traditions

Downtown merchants can sometimes predict how busy their day is going to be based on how strong the aroma from the barbecue cooking pit at ...

November 28, 2016 | | Local


Proposed state bill would make 'upskirting' illegal in Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers plan to close a gap in state law that led a divided Court of Appeals to find a man didn't do ...

November 26, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Deadline to register for FEMA and SBA hurricane help Dec. 16

Within the 10-county declared disaster area, Georgia residents who experienced damage to their homes and businesses as a result of Hurricane Matthew have until Dec ...

November 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Threat of Zika to continue for Ga.

ATLANTA - Georgia so far has escaped the type of Zika threat faced by Florida, which has been the epicenter of the virus in the continental ...

November 25, 2016 | | Local


Number of foster children on rise

NEW YORK - The number of U.S. children in foster care is climbing after a sustained decline, but just five states account for nearly two-thirds ...

November 24, 2016 | By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer | Local


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