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Judge Johnston dies at age 81

Many in the community mourn the death of Judge J. Lane Johnston, former municipal judge for Statesboro. At age 81, Johnston passed away Saturday after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.

January 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


3 arrested for kidnapping

Three Pembroke men are behind bars after federal agents, with the help of numerous local law enforcement agencies, charged them with kidnapping two Bryan County businessmen.

January 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL Bragg | Local


Nurse practioner program named best in Ga.

Georgia Southern University's Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program was ranked in the top 20 nationally by U.S. News & World Report. The program also had the highest ranking among all colleges and universities in Georgia - both public and private.

January 23, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Gingrich storms to SC victory

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich stormed to an upset win in the South Carolina primary Saturday night, dealing a sharp setback to former front-runner Mitt Romney and suddenly scrambling the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

January 21, 2012 | By DAVID ESPO and THOMAS BEAUMONT Associated Press | Local


Metter teacher earns spot on show

As a teacher for nearly two decades at Metter High School, answering questions is one thing Mary Ann Stanley does best.

January 21, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Herald seeking important local events, dates

The Statesboro Herald is putting together a pictorial history book to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the newspaper by the Coleman family in 1937.

January 21, 2012 | | Local


Want to be a weather spotter?

If you are tired of just talking about the weather and want to actually do something, a class Monday may help you accomplish that goal.

January 21, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Music festival celebrates Statesboro’s heritage

It seems only natural for a city that claims Blind Willie McTell's blues standard "Statesboro Blues" as its own unofficial theme song - and that takes even more pride in the rendition of the same song made famous by The Allman Brothers - to find a way to honor its musical heritage and celebrate what's to come.

January 20, 2012 | By LINSAY CHENEY lcheney@connectstatesboro.com | Local


Home sales up at end of year

WASHINGTON - Home sales in December reached their highest pace in nearly a year. The gain coincided with other signs that the troubled housing market improved at the end of last year.

January 20, 2012 | By DEREK KRAVITZ AP Real Estate Writer | Local


OTC's Cartee honored

Ogeechee Technical College President Dr. Dawn Cartee was named the 2012 Business Leader of the Year Thursday night during the 90th Annual Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce meeting.

January 19, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 arrested after drunken brawl

Two men were arrested Wednesday night after a drunken brawl during which one was accidentally stabbed in the neck.

January 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Person flown to Savannah after collision

A person was airlifted to Savannah Wednesday after a collision on Alford Road. Georgia State Patrol reports were incomplete Thursday, but a partial report filed by GSP Trooper First-Class Carl Hutchinson stated two drivers involved were Christopher Troy Howe and Ashley Diane James. Ages and addresses were unavailable, and incomplete reports did not list which driver was airlifted.

January 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council OKs fire study

A Wednesday decision by Statesboro City Council could result in improved fire services for people living in and around the city.

January 19, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Man arrested in stepbrother’s murder

After almost 11 months of investigation, Statesboro Police arrested a man Wednesday they believe murdered his stepbrother and hid his body beneath a house.

January 18, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Hill seeks more EPD oversight

Sen. Jack Hill wants a textiles industry to pay for testing, studies and publication of findings regarding the Ogeechee River into which the company dumps wastewater.

January 17, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Swainsboro man charged with statutory rape

A Valentine's tryst between a runaway juvenile and a Swainsboro man ended in his arrest for statutory rape and other sex offenses.

February 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Run, Hide, Fight'

The day after a loner with reported behavioral problems opened fire at a South Florida school, killing 17 and wounding a dozen more, Bulloch County ...

February 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Body found behind Kmart

Two juveniles exploring the area behind Statesboro's Kmart on Friday discovered the body of a man investigators said could have been homeless.

February 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Second Five Points and More store coming

Site preparation has begun at 419 Northside Drive West across Williams Road from Bulloch Telephone for the construction of the second Five Points Store and ...

February 19, 2018 | | Local


Woman killed in collision with tanker truck

A Statesboro woman was killed Sunday night when a tanker truck pulled into her path on Highway 301 South.

February 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


At mid-session, Ga. lawmakers take on taxes, transit

ATLANTA - Activity at Georgia's Capitol is in full swing as this past week marked the halfway point of 2018's 40-day legislative session.

February 17, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Barrow back campaigning, this time for secretary of state

John Barrow, the former 12th District congressman, is now seeking the office of Georgia secretary of state. Visiting Statesboro on Friday, he said he hopes ...

February 17, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Flu deaths hit 79 in Ga.

Georgia public health officials have now confirmed a total of 79 influenza-related deaths this flu season, including three children.

February 17, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Flu shot only 36 percent effective

NEW YORK - The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses.

February 15, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


A history lesson at Georgia Day lunch

The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held its 20th annual Georgia Day luncheon Thursday in the Perry Fellowship ...

February 15, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Local schools prepared for danger

In the wake of a mass school shooting that took the lives of 17 people in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, Bulloch County Schools officials are reviewing ...

February 15, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Yu again challenges Allen within GOP

In his third run for Congress as a Republican from Georgia's 12th District, Eugene Yu promises to help President Donald Trump fulfill his "America ...

February 14, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia falls in Well-Being Index

Georgia dropped from 29th to 31st in a measurement that reflects how people feel about and experience their daily lives.

February 14, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


‘Skimmers’ stealing debit, credit card numbers

Two credit card skimmers were found at a Denmark area gas station this week, and Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown warns people to be careful ...

February 14, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


House panel weighs legislation to ease access to vital medications

Brannen Whirledge was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease, two years ago at age 4.

February 13, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


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