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Fire rates may fall

The formation of the Bulloch County Fire Department and its subsequent construction of fire substations throughout the county have paid off. For most Bulloch County residents, the ISO (Insurance Services Office) ratings was lowered, effective Saturday, May 1, to Class 5, said Bulloch County Fire Chief Randy Walker.

May 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch man sentenced to life plus 30 for child molestation conviction

A Bulloch County man convicted of sex crimes against his girlfriend's juvenile daughter three years ago was sentenced Wednesday to life, plus 30 years.

May 01, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Scouts come to the Boro for Jamborama 2010

Boy Scouts from the Coastal Empire Council came to the Kiwanis Fairgrounds this weekend for Scout Jamborama 2010.

May 01, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Bikes and trikes for St. Jude’s

All Mya Littles needed was a little push Friday morning and she was off to ride her tricycle to help St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

May 01, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


McGraw delights Paulson

Tim McGraw isn't much for words - unless he's singing them.

April 30, 2010 | By JAKE HALLMAN Special to the Herald | Local


Kuchipudi dancers coming to Boro

When the Kuchipudi dancers perform, language is no barrier to the story they tell of lovers uniting and good triumphing over evil.

April 29, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Property tax hike last resort

While trying to balance next year's budget, the Statesboro City Council plans on raising fees for some city services but are committed to keeping property tax rates the same.

April 29, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Boy, Cub Scouts to converge in Boro

Scouting took center stage Thursday on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt, the Boy Scouting District Executive for the Ogeechee District, discussed upcoming Scouting events and also city-related issues.

April 29, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


GBI: Body in missing student's truck is student

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a body police found inside the pickup truck of a missing Savannah college student is the student's.

April 29, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Candidate wants to address immigration

Former Congressman Nathan Deal was Wednesday's first guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Deal resigned from his post in Washington to focus on his run for the Republican Party's nomination in the gubernatorial race.

April 28, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Authorities find missing truck, body inside

The white Nissan Frontier belonging to missing Armstrong Atlantic State University student Bryce Daniel Tarter was pulled from a marsh creek near the university Tuesday. A body found in the truck has not yet been identified, according to information from a Facebook page set up through efforts to find the 19-year-old.

April 27, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Residents work to beautify Register

Inclement weather Saturday did not stop some determined Register residents from participating in Keep Bulloch Beautiful's Great American Cleanup.

April 27, 2010 | By K. R. Stenborg Herald Corresponden | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Gov. candidate supports states rights

Tuesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" guest spoke about Georgia and its rights. Ray McBerry, who is running for the Republican Party's gubernatorial nomination, said the state is not standing up for its rights.

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


Georgia chancellor stays positive

With two days left in Georgia's 2010 legislative session, University System Chancellor Erroll Davis is cautious but optimistic the feared worst-case scenario of massive budget cuts to the state's public universities and colleges has been avoided. Davis, however, said a tuition increase was "probable" for all 35 schools in the system.

April 26, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


The future of public education

Ideas were flying around the Statesboro High School cafeteria Monday night as about 70 people from across the region brainstormed about where they would like to see public education in 2015.

April 26, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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3 commission seats contested

About 11 percent of registered Bulloch County voters took advantage of the early voting period, which ended Friday. The rest will get their chance at ...

May 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Averitt summer camps filling up

Registration deadlines are fast approaching for summer camps at the Averitt Center for the Arts, and program director Tony Phillips said he expects more than ...

May 23, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Ga. OKs $7.5M for joint seaport with SC

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority approved $7.5 million on Monday for the first big steps toward building a new seaport terminal on the Savannah ...

May 23, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


New leader at Hospice

Next week when Ogeechee Area Hospice founder Nancy Bryant retires a second time as the hospice's executive director, she won't exactly be leaving ...

May 23, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Tourism continues to grow in Georgia, Bulloch

Community leaders came together last week to celebrate another banner year for tourism in Statesboro and Bulloch County.

May 23, 2016 | | Local


Adventures in Scouting

Connor Calhoun, a member of Boy Scout Troop 342 of Statesboro, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He received the highest award in Scouting ...

May 23, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


3 seeking Superior Court post

Three candidates are vying for the position of Superior Court Judge for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, which spans Bulloch, Effingham, Jenkins and Screven counties.

May 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Probate judge race could go to runoff

With five candidates – and no incumbent – the Bulloch County Probate Court judge race is the local contest in Tuesday's election where a runoff is ...

May 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Main event set for Tuesday

A little less than 11 percent of Bulloch County's 30,298 active registered voters cast ballots during three weeks of early voting or mailed ...

May 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Red Cross hopes to stay ahead of summer blood shortage

The American Red Cross is trying to counter the summer slowdown in blood donations in Bulloch County with a series of blood drives leading up ...

May 20, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Community Reading Fair Saturday at Statesboro High

This Saturday brings the inaugural Bulloch County Community Reading Fair, with free books and prizes, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Statesboro ...

May 20, 2016 | | Local


Districts 1 and 7 deciding BOE races

Voters in two districts, about one-fourth of Bulloch County's population, are making choices in the current election for who will represent them on the ...

May 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Splash set to open

While rain may be in the forecast, the slides will be open, the lounge chairs out and the Lazy River flowing, as Splash in the ...

May 19, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER Herald Intern | Local


City taking police chief applications until June 6

Qualified law enforcement officers have until June 6 to apply for the job of Statesboro chief of police.

May 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Sheriff candidates address overtime issue

During this year's race for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat, candidates Noel Brown and Jared Akins each have addressed topics of interest to ...

May 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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