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Sylvania woman’s death ruled accidental

The death of a Sylvania woman Wednesday was ruled accidental, said Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile.

December 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU may use ticket system for future fall commencements

For several years now, attendance at Georgia Southern University's fall commencement has overflowed Hanner Fieldhouse, and friends and relatives shut out of the gym have been invited to watch on a screen at the Russell Union. This year, a second remote viewing site was needed for the largest of the three ceremonies, all held Dec. 11.

December 17, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Register council mum on police expense issues

During a called council meeting last week, Register town council members mulled over a November profit and loss report that shows the town just over $4,000 in the red.

December 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


LED lamps to illuminate Statesboro’s streets

At the city's request, Georgia Power has begun replacing Statesboro's high-pressure sodium streetlights with LED, or light-emitting diode, fixtures.

December 16, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Screven County death under investigation

The Screven County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the death of a woman from a stab wound that occurred Tuesday night at her home in the Whitehill community, off Georgia Highway 21 south of Sylvania.

December 16, 2015 | From Staff Reports | Local


Brooklet, Portal again among top Title I schools

Bulloch County again has two schools ranked among the top Title I schools in Georgia, and they are the same two as last year: Brooklet Elementary School in the "highest performing" category and Portal Middle High School again in the "highest progress" category of Reward schools.

December 15, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Teen uses Christmas tree as weapon

A teenage girl wielding a Christmas tree as a weapon was arrested Friday after Bulloch County sheriff's deputies responded to a call from her frantic father, reporting a domestic disturbance.

December 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Food Bank burglarized

The director of the Statesboro Food Bank is offering a $500 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever has been breaking in and stealing food.

December 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


The same, but different

A 2005 graduate of Statesboro High School, Adam Nubern and his wife, Lindsey, spent the past

December 14, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Man, 19, charged in molestation of 8-year-old relative

After an investigation lasting four months, a Bulloch County sheriff's investigator charged a 19-year-old man with molesting an 8-year-old relative.

December 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


8 men charged in pandering sting at local motel

Eight men were charged with pandering, or seeking services from a prostitute, on Thursday and Friday.

December 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


4 injured in Sunday night crash

Two people were airlifted to Savannah on Sunday night after a fiery crash at the intersection of Highway 119 and Highway 80 in Stilson.

December 14, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Mainstreet Farmers Market plans to reorganize

The Mainstreet Farmers Market completed its 2015 season with sales and average attendance similar to 2014's and now heads toward its April 2016 reopening with plans for a more formal structure and hopes of increasing community involvement.

December 14, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Article sends Kim's Cheese Straws sales soaring

When Kim Marsh Kaiser was a child, her grandmother, Margaret Marsh, made her cheese wafers as a snack. She never dreamed then that this snack recipe would later become her livelihood.

December 14, 2015 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local


Judge: Parker lawsuit can proceed

Former City Manager Frank Parker's wrongful-firing lawsuit against the city of Statesboro remains alive, but was narrowed by the judge to the questions of whether the city retaliated against Parker for acting as a whistleblower and violated terms of his contract.

December 13, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


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Portal man killed in Pembroke accident

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department's Major Accident Investigation Team responded to an vehicular accident on the 500 block of Ft. Argyle Road that claimed the ...

February 08, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Broncos D dominates, Denver wins Super Bowl 50

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Peyton Manning gave himself a chance to have Super ending to his career, and Von Miller and the Denver defense made the ...

February 07, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER Associated Press | Local


2016 Film Festival set for April 15

The Statesboro Herald and the Averitt Center for the Arts are teaming up again for the Eighth Annual Statesboro Film Festival to find and honor ...

February 07, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


In case of emergency

As part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week, Bulloch County Schools' students, faculty and staff practiced an emergency plan in the event of a tornado warning ...

February 07, 2016 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Super Bowl 50th anniversary painting made in Statesboro

Sports artist Jason Robichau's contribution to the Super Bowl on its 50th birthday also benefits a charitable cause. That is a recurrent theme in ...

February 06, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Commissioner Thompson to run for chairman

Bulloch County Commissioner Roy Thompson announced Friday he will not run for a fourth term as commissioner holding seat 2C, choosing instead to seek office ...

February 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


3 charged in theft from area gambling machines

Three Ft. Valley residents suspected of robbing a gambling machine in a local convenience store Jan. 14 were not elderly, as described in previous sheriff ...

February 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parker trial set for Feb. 24

Jury selection is slated for Tuesday in Bulloch County Superior Court for former city manager Frank Parker's whistleblower and wrongful-firing lawsuit against the city ...

February 05, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch’s first four-legged ‘arrest’

Gismo wasn't with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office very long before he made his first arrest.

February 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged in two robberies

Statesboro police arrested a Brooklet man Wednesday believed to have robbed a convenience store as well as an individual last week.

February 04, 2016 | | Local


Bulloch schools open, but some roads closed

Schools in Evans and Tattnall counties will be closed Friday, but Bulloch County Schools will remain open, despite some road closures because of accumulated rain.

February 04, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Commission chairman not seeking re-election

Bulloch County Commission Chairman Garrett Nevil said Thursday he plans to seek a "true" retirement and will not qualify to run for re-election.

February 04, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Paulson’s field switch underway

At the moment, the field at Paulson Stadium - usually a lush green pasture - looks better suited to hosting a motocross rally or a monster truck ...

February 04, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Police: Third suspect arrested in automobile theft, chase

Law enforcement officers from three separate agencies linked a Monday-morning car chase, where a man and woman were arrested for car theft, to a third ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Attorney confirms fifth probate judge candidacy

As Bulloch County grows, it will one day soon need a probate judge who is a licensed attorney, said local lawyer Charles Aaron, who announced ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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