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Historical Society unveils marker

On an unassuming tract of land, now enveloped with a patchwork of weed and kudzu, the Bulloch County Historical Society gathered Monday to recognize the site as a launching point for a landmark case in American legal history.

September 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Metter teen killed in crash

A Metter teen was killed Sunday night in a two-car collision that also resulted in another teen being airlifted to a Savannah hospital.

September 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


OTC honors scholarship recipients

The Ogeechee Technical College Foundation, Inc. held its annual scholarship banquet last week to honor scholarship recipients and benefactors.

September 25, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Some argue $1 million fine not enough for King Finishing

A $1 million fine is hefty penalty, but a group of citizens who met Sunday are dissatisfied with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division's consent order that demands a local textiles company use that money to fund $1 million in environmental improvements.

September 25, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Group to help breast cancer survivors

Kimberly "Racy" Klein knows all too well the devastation of breast cancer, losing her mother to the disease at age 51.

September 24, 2011 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


Portal set for fun and nod to history

A parade through downtown Portal Saturday will begin a weekend filled with fun and history as the 30th Annual Catface Country Turpentine Festival gets underway.

September 24, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Three challenge incumbent Lewis

Sam Jones

September 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Old Freeman Family Farm opens Fall season

With agriculture playing such a prominent role in shaping the region's past, many residents of Bulloch, Screven and surrounding counties have vivid memories of days tending to livestock, or afternoons playing in a hay loft.

September 23, 2011 | From staff report | Local


Deputies: Men caught stealing beaver gates

Two men caught stealing county property were arrested Thursday when Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies stopped them after they left a metal recycling center.

September 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Challenging Einstein is usually a losing proposition

GENEVA - Betting against Einstein and his theory of relativity is a way to go broke.

September 23, 2011 | By FRANK JORDAN and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press | Local


Man charged in kidnapping

A Broad Street woman screaming for help early Tuesday morning alerted someone who called police, and within minutes, a man was arrested on kidnapping charges.

September 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Special requirement for land-clearing fires

Now that Bulloch County's population has surpassed 65,000 residents, anyone clearing land and burning the debris is required to have an Air Curtain Destructor (ACD).

September 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Beating victim still in critical condition

A woman brutally beaten by a man under the influence of "spice," a legal alternative to marijuana, remains in critical condition after the attack.

September 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia executes Davis

JACKSON, Ga. - Georgia executed Troy Davis on Wednesday night for the murder of an off-duty police officer, a crime he denied committing right to the end as supporters around the world mourned and declared that an innocent man was put to death.

September 21, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


EPD: King violated river permit

King America Finishing will fund $1 million in environmental improvements to the Ogeechee River after a finding that the plant violated discharge permits to dump toxins into the river.

September 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Augusta National sues to stop auction of green jackets

ATLANTA - The Georgia company that owns Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters golf tournament on Monday asked a judge to stop a golf memorabilia ...

August 14, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Guido Bible College starts Statesboro classes

Located on the campus of the Guido Evangelistic Association in Metter, Guido Bible College will open the doors of an additional training site in Statesboro ...

August 12, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Solar specs needed for safe viewing of eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - With the total solar eclipse right around the cosmic corner, eye doctors are going into nagging overdrive.

August 12, 2017 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | Local


Solar eclipse: No totality in Boro, still fascinating

People who expect to see the full effects of a total solar eclipse in Statesboro on Aug. 21 will be disappointed, but the eclipse tracing ...

August 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Health premiums rise for state workers, teachers

State employees and teachers will face an average premium increase of about 3.7 percent for coverage next year in the State Health Benefit Plan.

August 11, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Bulloch schools extend day for eclipse

If parents choose no other option, their children will remain at school longer than usual Aug. 21 in the Bulloch County school system. The schools ...

August 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Second man arrested in kidnapping, armed robbery

The second suspect in a brutal armed robbery and kidnapping early Sunday morning at a Robin Hood Trail residence was the victim's neighbor. Statesboro ...

August 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fire destroys school bus

No injuries were reported after a Bulloch County school bus caught fire Thursday afternoon, forcing the driver to evacuate.

August 10, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Beware at the pump

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A black market for diesel and gasoline has rapidly spread around the nation, with organized crime gangs using fraudulent credit cards to siphon ...

August 10, 2017 | By BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press | Local


Arrest made in Robin Hood Trail robbery, kidnapping

A Statesboro man faces armed robbery and kidnapping charges in connection with a violent incident that occurred early Sunday morning on Robin Hood Trail, across ...

August 10, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Morris Communications selling newspapers to GateHouse

AUGUSTA - Morris Communications will sell its 11 daily newspapers and other publications in those markets to New Media Investment Group, the parent company of GateHouse ...

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Hebert: Georgia Southern pacing itself

Recreational runner Jaimie L. Hebert, Ph.D., made "Setting the Pace" the watchword as he welcomed faculty who will teach Georgia Southern University's almost ...

August 09, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Postal Service may get more freedom to raise stamp prices

WASHINGTON - It may be time to stock up on Forever stamps.

August 09, 2017 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local


Bulloch Academy starts school year

Bulloch Academy, the largest private school in Statesboro, started its 2017–18 school year Tuesday with a record 593 students in prekindergarten through 12th grade ...

August 08, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Reported crash into spillway was fraud attempt, trooper says

Georgia State Patrol troopers investigated a reported crash Tuesday morning that turned out to be a suspected attempt at insurance fraud.

August 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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