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Man arrested in homicide case

Statesboro police announced Tuesday that a 17-year-old man was arrested and charged in the Dec. 8 strangulation murder of an Ogeechee Technical College student at Campus Crossings apartments in Statesboro.

Daryl Anthony Priestley, who lived at The Avenue at Southern apartments, is from McDonough, which also was the hometown of victim Brandie Danielle Davis. Priestley was taken into custody in McDonough and is charged with felony murder, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

December 22, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - Cookies and Milk with Santa; Business in the Boro: Board of realtors president

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December 22, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Studio Statesboro - Christmas Carols at Stilson Elementary; Bulloch History Moment

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December 22, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Holiday Lights: Santa Land & Bulloch Home Tour - presented by Ogeechee Technical College

Sponsored exclusively by Ogeechee Technical College - Winter Quarter starts January 11. Enroll today!

December 21, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Local


Statesboro man arrested on sex charges

A Statesboro man faces sex offense charges after bringing a Savannah teen to Bulloch County, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

December 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Teacher/coach improves student learning at LCES

At Langston Chapel Elementary School, Principal Karen Doty said she has has assembled a top-notch team of teachers around her. Some three years ago, she instituted a pilot program for Bulloch County: the "Instructional Coach."

December 21, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Sue Hodges dies Monday at age 65

Friends of Sue Stabler Hodges agree that she was a "gracious, giving person," and recalled fond memories of Hodges Monday. Hodges, 65, passed away Monday after an extended illness at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.

December 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


2 arrests made in burglaries near GSU

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested two men Sunday they say are responsible for at least some of the many recent apartment break-ins near the Georgia Southern University area.

December 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Arrests made in armed robbery

When Statesboro Police arrested a man for burglary Wednesday, they found evidence leading to armed robbery and aggravated assault as well.

December 19, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Christmas songs fill Stilson Elementary

December 18, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Area charities seeing drop in donations this year

With less than a week away from Christmas, things aren't looking that great for several families in the area need in help with Christmas. Last year, the Christmas in the Boro and Bulloch efforts served 250 families. This year, only 175 will be helped, and it's a stretch filling those needs.

December 18, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - Forgetful Santa play; Area congressman sponsors a Medicare benefits workshop

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December 18, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Christmas lights and a food drive at the Thompsons

It's a two-for-one deal: spend a part of your evening enjoying one of Statesboro's most unique Christmas displays, and help a needy family by donating nonperishable food.

December 17, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


More rain on the way

With the ground already saturated and local creeks filled to almost overflowing, the heavy rainfall expected today won't be good news to those in low-lying areas or living on some of Bulloch County's sloppy dirt roads.

December 17, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - 'Black Nativity' Musical at the Averitt Center; Mary-Kate's Entertainment Beat

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Mental Health Court funding boost comes with local support requirement

The Bulloch County Mental Health Court will receive a 13 percent boost in its state grant, to $163,814, with the new fiscal year starting ...

June 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Hail behind courthouse repairs

Hail damage from recent storms is the reason huge cranes began appearing last week outside the Bulloch County Courthouse.

June 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Tennessee driveway end of the road for fugitives

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. - The man credited by law enforcement with holding two Georgia prison escapees at gunpoint until police arrived rejected the "hero" label on Friday ...

June 16, 2017 | By ERIK SCHELZIG and KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Rabies warning in Bulloch

While health and animal control officials have known for years that the rabies virus is in Bulloch County, two recent cases serve as reminders to ...

June 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Escaped inmates captured in Tennessee

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. - Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured Thursday in Tennessee after holding an ...

June 15, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Researcher finds Georgia voter records exposed on internet

ATLANTA - After a researcher notified officials of a major security lapse at the center managing Georgia's election technology, leading computer scientists repeatedly urged the ...

June 15, 2017 | By FRANK BAJAK and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Armed robbery reported at El Sombrero Tuesday

After an armed robbery at the El Sombrero restaurant on Northside Drive East was reported about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Statesboro police, assisted by ...

June 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Escaped inmates still on the run

ATLANTA - Two Georgia inmates who killed their guards and escaped from a prison bus have stolen a second vehicle as they try to stay ahead ...

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


Setting the scene

Sylvania native Eva Marie Everson recently published her latest book, "The One True Love of Alice-Ann," a faith-based fiction novel from Tyndale House Publishers.

June 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Putnam Co. sheriff: Georgia lawmen 'desperately' search for killer inmates

ATLANTA - A Georgia sheriff said officers were "desperately" searching Tuesday for two inmates who somehow got through a gate inside a prison bus, killed two ...

June 13, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Police: Woman raped at laundromat

The Statesboro Police Department reports that a man facing multiple charges for allegedly raping a stranger at knifepoint at a laundromat last Wednesday turned himself ...

June 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Local powerlifter hopes to inspire

Racking up more awards at a recent Southern Powerlifting Federation competition in Tennessee earlier this month, Statesboro powerlifter Dee Mincey brought home yet another National ...

June 13, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Portal mother, son killed in Swainsboro wreck

The head-on collision of two vehicles on U.S. Highway 80 near Swainsboro about 6 p.m. Saturday claimed the lives of a mother and ...

June 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Report: Georgia slips in senior health ratings

Georgia ranks 41st among states on older people's health, down two spots from last year's ranking, a new report says.

June 12, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Vast Georgia wildfire almost out after days of soaking rain

SAVANNAH - A wildfire that burned vast acreage and at one point threatened hundreds of homes near the Georgia-Florida state line has been nearly extinguished after ...

June 12, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


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