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‘Shaggy’ law enforcement

If you notice Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies and Statesboro Police Department officers looking a little shaggy, they are in no way slacking off on their duties. In fact, just the opposite.

November 05, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Gattos file suit against city

A lawsuit filed Oct. 26 by attorneys for the parents of Michael Joseph Gatto, who was 18 when he died after being punched unconscious by a bouncer at the Rude Rudy's nightclub, means a jury may eventually be asked to assign a dollar value to Gatto's life and decide whether the city of Statesboro shares the blame.

November 05, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Police investigating fatal shooting at Park Place

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old Statesboro man Friday night at Park Place Apartments.

November 05, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch early voting sets record

Bulloch County has established a new record for voting prior to the final Election Day. More than 39 percent of the county's 34,865 active registered voters had voted early or returned paper absentee ballots by 5 p.m. Friday.

November 04, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


DNR: Captured bear was euthanized, not relocated

A black bear trapped Wednesday night after visiting a Bulloch County home four nights in a row was euthanized, not released near Macon, as was the original plan.

November 04, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


FEMA Disaster Recovery Center open 3 days

Bulloch County residents affected by Hurricane Matthew will have the chance to meet one-on-one with Federal Emergency Management Agency associates today through Monday to register for aid.

November 04, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Allen campaigns despite unseen challenger

Although his general election challenger's effort amounts to little more than having her name on the ballot, U.S. Rep. Rick Allen made a 10-day campaign bus tour to all 19 counties of the 12th Congressional District.

November 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Mischievious bear caught

The third time might be a charm, but the fourth night a male black bear visited a home near Statesboro, it meant capture.

November 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Suspect arrested taking photos at school

A man using a false name who was reportedly taking unauthorized photos at a local middle school was arrested on charges of simple assault and disrupting a public school.

November 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Best work of local artists on display at Averitt

The Statesboro Regional Art Association's Juried Exhibit opens to the public Thursday in the Averitt Center's Main Gallery.

November 02, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Early voter turnout record remains in reach

Thursday and Friday are the last two days for in-person advanced voting before Tuesday's election, with races from president down to county commissioner. Bulloch County has two locations open for voting this week, and despite an off day Saturday, early-voting turnout is within reach of a new record.

November 02, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Curious bear visiting Bulloch home

Biologists with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources set a trap on Wednesday hoping to catch a mischievous black bear that has been wreaking havoc around a home off Highway 67, south of Statesboro.

November 02, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


GATA Cast - Nov. 2, 2016 - Interview with Eagles radio voice Danny Reed

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.

November 02, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Brooklet City Council holds called meeting

A personnel matter involving a Brooklet police officer will be the reason for a special called meeting of the Brooklet City Council Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. at Brooklet City Hall.

November 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City: Hurricane debris ‘first round’ half cleared

After working overtime and with added personnel for more than three weeks, Statesboro's yard waste crews are half done with the first round of removing Hurricane Matthew debris piled along the streets and rights of way, city officials said Tuesday.

November 01, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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Number of foster children on rise

NEW YORK - The number of U.S. children in foster care is climbing after a sustained decline, but just five states account for nearly two-thirds ...

November 24, 2016 | By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer | Local


Officials urge safe shopping

Shopping season begins today as people scramble for deals, get serious about buying gifts and purchase holiday decorations, but it is also the time of ...

November 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


William James vies for $100,000 STEM lab makeover

Supporters who visit a certain Facebook page on a certain day, Dec. 9, could help William James Middle School win $100,000 for a makeover ...

November 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Ralph Andrews dies at 88

Ralph Andrews, one of Statesboro's most compassionate residents who contributed generously to various causes and helped found the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind ...

November 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Making a bigger Splash

Construction workers at Splash in the Boro are building the framework that will hold in place the wave pool, the heart of an almost $5 ...

November 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Changes at Eagle Creek

It was a bit of a soft transition, with food brought from another restaurant in the absence of an approved kitchen. But Eagle Creek Brewing ...

November 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - AgSouth plan reshapes future of downtown

When Allen Muldrew began his position as the director of the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority he became the chief salesman for downtown Statesboro.

November 21, 2016 | | Local


Farmers & Merchants Bank promotes Jason Parrish

Jason Parrish of Farmers & Merchants Bank was promoted to banking officer, credit administration, bank officials announced Monday.

November 21, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Honor the memory of Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7, 2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States fully into World War II ...

November 21, 2016 | | Local


Raybon Anderson honored as Chamber's 2016 Ag Partner

One of Bulloch County's most well-known people in the agriculture world, Raybon Anderson, was honored Friday by being named the 2016 Ag Partner by ...

November 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Leaphart resigns as Statesboro city attorney

After five years as Statesboro's city attorney, J. Alvin Leaphart IV is heading west for a major change of scenery. He was hired recently ...

November 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Deputy US marshal, fugitive killed in shootout

LUDOWICI - A fugitive accused of attempting to murder police officers fatally shot a deputy U.S. marshal trying to arrest him Friday in southeast Georgia ...

November 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local


A Boro holiday tradition

Ornate and antique lanterns of all shapes and sizes will help guide your way to make your Thanksgiving celebration that much more special or get ...

November 18, 2016 | | Local


Share your memories of Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7, 2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States fully into World War II ...

November 18, 2016 | | Local


Development raises traffic concerns

Hendley Properties' plan to build five one-bedroom cottages as rentals behind an existing four-bedroom house the company is refurbishing on South College Street received the ...

November 17, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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