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Bank fraud reports flood police

As more reports of bank card fraud pour in, Statesboro Police and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators continue to work with the United States Secret Service to determine who the culprits are and how they are committing the crimes.

September 28, 2011 | | Local


Late-planted cotton looking good

Cotton planted later than usual this year stands to benefit greatly from recent rains, said Bulloch County Agent Wes Harris. But cotton planted early, or those fields in areas that haven't seen much rainfall, will likely be stunted.

September 28, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gingrich brand wounded by presidential bid

ATLANTA - A floundering presidential bid has fractured what was once a rock star Republican image. Not long ago, Newt Gingrich sat atop a lucrative political empire, the sought-after intellectual guru of the GOP.

September 28, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


KBB's 'Rivers Alive Cleanup' set for Saturday

Keep Bulloch Beautiful will hold Bulloch County's 2011 Rivers Alive Cleanup on Saturday, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

September 28, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Surviving the Holocaust

The atrocities of a Jewish genocide during World War II were given a human face Tuesday when Holocaust survivor Dr. Eugen Schoenfeld captivated a group of sixth-grade students at Southeast Bulloch Middle School.

September 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU nutrition students learn through service

This fall, 65 Georgia Southern students in the senior-level Community Nutrition class are teaching the public about healthful eating through venues such as the Main Street Farmers Market, the Food Bank and the WIC program.

September 27, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Walk for Diabetes is set for Saturday

The American Diabetes Association's Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes Campaign is set for Saturday at Mill Creek Regional Park. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk starting at 10 a.m.

September 27, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bicycle ride in Screven County October 1

The "Between Two Rivers Bike Ride" will be Saturday in Sylvania and Screven County. The bicycle route choices are 12, 30, 50 or 100 miles with water/refreshment stations located along the longer routes.

September 27, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Citizens unhappy with $1M fine

A $1 million judgment against a textiles company blamed for illegal dumping into the Ogeechee River is not enough, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp.

September 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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


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Bulk waste permitted again at recycling centers

Bulloch County Commissioners were talking trash again during a scheduled meeting Tuesday, discussing future plans for dump sites and deciding to lift the temporary ban ...

September 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


PeachCare funding faces deadline

Tens of millions of dollars in government funding for Georgia health care faces a dangerous deadline in less than two weeks.

September 19, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Natural disasters add stress to state budgets across US

ATLANTA - A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: how to pay for the rescues ...

September 19, 2017 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and BOB SALSBERG Associated Press | Local


Georgia Tech student killed by officer had called 911 before encounter

ATLANTA - A Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting ...

September 19, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Man charged in possible machete attack

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Thursday on charges of aggravated assault after they responded to a reported domestic disturbance at an Old ...

September 18, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Citizens want parks, trails, safety in Statesboro

In the somewhat informal survey conducted by the consulting firm Amec Foster Wheeler for Statesboro's citywide strategic plan, well more than half of respondents ...

September 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Bulloch pitches in to help victims of Irma

There are many things that make Bulloch County a great place to live and do business. There is no greater example of this than when ...

September 18, 2017 | | Local


Georgia labor chief to speak Friday at Statesboro conference

The chiefs of Georgia's state Department of Labor and Department of Corrections are slated to speak Friday during the 2017 Workforce Readiness Conference hosted ...

September 18, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Annual event helps ‘wounded warriors’

The Wounded Warriors Retreat will hold its Sixth Annual Sportsman's Banquet and Auction at Beaver Creek Plantation in Twin City on Thursday, Sept. 28 ...

September 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


BOE accepts partial grant for $1M Cedarwood renovations

The Bulloch County Board of Education accepted a state grant Thursday that will pay 80 percent of roughly $1 million worth of repairs and renovations ...

September 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Metter 'country doctor' retiring

Over 30 years of practice as one of Metter's most beloved "country doctors" draws to a close as Dr. Gary Branch announces his retirement ...

September 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Trail Life USA meeting Monday

Trail Life USA, Troop GA-3252, sponsored by Statesboro's First Baptist Church, kicks off a new year with the first night set for Monday at ...

September 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Power companies: Bulloch service fully restored

Both Georgia Power and Excelsior EMC reported restoration of electrical service to all power-ready customers in Bulloch County as of Friday afternoon.

September 15, 2017 | | Local


Keeping the Memory Alive in Georgia

The sister of a man killed near Swainsboro in 2002 is planning an event in hopes that it will raise awareness of unsolved murders and ...

September 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Governor hopefuls to speak at Bulloch Democrats Gala

Two women vying to be Georgia's next governor, former state House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams and former state Rep. Stacey Evans, are slated to ...

September 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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