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Deputies looking for burglary suspect

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies are seeking a suspect in a rash of forced-entry burglaries around the Pulaski and Country Club roads area Thursday.

March 17, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Region STAR excels at more than her SAT score

Rebecca Suh, 17, a senior at St. Andrew's School in Savannah, excels in all academic subjects, founded her school's mock-trial team, has been a top-ranked runner in cross-country competition, and made a score of 2360 at a single sitting on the SAT college entrance exam, where 2400 is perfect.

March 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Dismuke runs for County Commission seat 2C

Dr. Gail Drake Dismuke hopes to do her part in continuing the growth and success of Bulloch County if she is elected to the Bulloch County Commission for District 2C.

March 16, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


After 2 years, council acts on alcohol

After two years of drafts and discussions, Statesboro City Council approved a completely new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance quietly Tuesday evening.

March 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Welcome spring with ballgames, bounce houses Friday

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 15th annual "Swing into Spring" celebration from 5–9 p.m. Friday at Mill Creek Regional Park.

March 16, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘The Last Supper’ musical to debut in Statesboro

A musical interpretation of one of Leonardo da Vinci's most challenging creations – the painting of "The Last Supper" – will be presented by the Maritime Ministry Players at performances on Thursday and Friday at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

March 15, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Tell us about Bulloch’s great young leaders

In 2010, the Statesboro Herald conducted its first ever search to identify 20 Bulloch County residents under the age of 40 who are making a mark with professional success and community involvement. Since then, the Herald has recognized 121 folks under 40 who help make Statesboro and Bulloch County a better place to live.

March 15, 2016 | Jim Healy | Local


Trio of journalists to speak at GSU

Award-winning journalists Ted Koppel, Mara Liasson and Eugene Robinson will speak on "2016 Elections: Voting as an Informed Citizen" on Wednesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in Hanner Fieldhouse.

March 15, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


City alcohol law on tap for vote — maybe

The version of the Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance before Statesboro City Council for its 5:30 p.m. regular meeting includes requirements for bartenders, restaurant managers, servers and bouncers to receive a specific kind of training and for bouncers to get a special city-issued permit.

March 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Ga. legislative session nears end

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers are barreling toward the end of the 40-day legislative session with several closely watched bills still under review.

March 14, 2016 | By By KATHLEEN FOODY and RYAN PHILLIPS Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Holiday Pizza is back

The popular Holiday Pizza is back and, to my taste, better than ever. After being closed for nearly three years, brothers Nick and Johnny Kalloniatis along with their mother Dia have rebooted the popular eatery.

March 14, 2016 | | Local


Colson named partner, Mathews joins Boro law firm

Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, P.C. announces Benjamin J. Colson was named a partner with the firm and Joe E. Mathews, Jr, has also joined the firm.

March 14, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Former law enforcement officer joins sheriff's race

Local businessman and former law enforcement officer Keith Lamar Howard joined the race Friday for Bulloch County sheriff, tossing his hat into the ring along with Bulloch County sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Akins and Sgt. Noel Brown.

March 14, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Last GSU president hopeful displays seriousness, humor

Dr. Jaimie Hebert, the last of five contenders who have visited Georgia Southern University in their quest to be its next president, exhibited a sense of humor but also made serious statements about issues ranging from education's importance in his own life to legislation allowing guns to be carried on campus.

March 13, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Dr. Roger Branch: Aging issues a question of worth

Dr. Roger Branch Sr. is a professor emeritus of sociology and long-time chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Georgia Southern University, where he served from 1970-2000.

March 13, 2016 | | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Cardiology service expansion in Statesboro

Dr. Stanley Shin and his partners at Statesboro Cardiology have begun construction on what will be one of the largest medical complexes in Statesboro when ...

April 25, 2016 | | Local


Greg Parker marking 40 years of success

The original plan for Greg Parker was to go to law school. Running a convenience store and then building one of the most successful convenience ...

April 25, 2016 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


Business owner challenges incumbent commissioner

A Statesboro entrepreneur is challenging the incumbent for Bulloch County Commission seat 1A, claiming his leadership and ability to work hard, along with a focus ...

April 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Another year, another successful rodeo

Superb bucking broncs and bulls, fast horses, skillful riding and good roping by cowboys and cowgirls made the sixth annual Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo an amazing ...

April 24, 2016 | By BILL ANDERSON, Kiwanis Club of Statesboro Special to the Herald | Local


Henry to speak at Historical Society meeting

Nicholas L. Henry, Ph.D., professor emeritus and former president of Georgia Southern University, will present a program Monday focusing on Georgia Southern's transition ...

April 23, 2016 | | Local


Daughter: Killer made threats day before shootings

ATLANTA - The daughter of a northeast Georgia man suspected of shooting five people to death before killing himself says her father was a "ticking time ...

April 23, 2016 | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Associated Press | Local


Registration deadline approaches for voting in General Primary

If you are not yet registered to vote, the last day to do so and be eligible to cast your ballots in the upcoming May ...

April 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


National conventions pick area delegates

Georgia's 12th Congressional District, which extends from Augusta to Douglas and includes Statesboro, will send five voting delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention ...

April 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Going the extra 'Blue Mile'

Three enthusiastic spokes-folks travel to the America's Best Communities Summit in Durham, N.C., this week with Stateboro's plan to create a Blue ...

April 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Allen authors IRS free speech bill

A bill authored by U.S. Rep. Rick Allen to bar the Internal Revenue Service from targeting citizens for exercising First Amendment rights passed the ...

April 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Guido Bible Institute welcomes evangelist

The Guido Bible Institute in Metter welcomed Dr. Robert Smith for a recent weekend presentation: "Our Problems – God's Solutions." Smith is a professor of ...

April 22, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Families of slain GSU nursing students speak

Over $84 million has been awarded to the families of four of five Georgia Southern University students killed in a fiery, seven-car pileup on Interstate ...

April 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Jenkins stabbing suspect caught in Bulloch

A car chase through the west side of Statesboro Thursday morning ended in a crash as Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies stopped an aggravated assault ...

April 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Settlements reached in three GSU nursing student wrongful death suits

Just days before the one-year anniversary of a fiery crash that took the lives of five Georgia Southern University students, attorneys announced that "substantial" settlements ...

April 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ArtsFest set for Saturday

In its first year hosting the ArtsFest on Georgia Southern University's Sweetheart Circle, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department has received a lot ...

April 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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