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Girl Scouts continue push to name bridge after founder

ATLANTA - Georgia's Girl Scouts may be earning a new badge for persistence.

March 12, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


 Judge denies arrest warrant for former Brooklet police chief

On Thursday, Bulloch County State Court Judge Gary Mikell denied a request seeking a warrant against former Brooklet police Chief Doug Meyer.

March 12, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Baymont Inn homicide suspect captured

Tai-ri Darnell Crocker, wanted by police in connection to a shooting death in Statesboro Friday morning, was apprehended late Friday night in South Carolina.

March 10, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Mission trip to Africa

When 82-year-old Betty Florence retired from Georgia Southern as a data control clerk in 1996 after 30 years and five months of employment, she had no idea another long standing career awaited her. In just a few days, Florence will go to Sierra Leone for six months to do mission work, something she has done every year since 2000.

March 10, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Bulloch County Schools safety forum is Tuesday

Citing public concerns about school safety after recent incidents, Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson will host a conversation with parents and other community members in the Southeast Bulloch school zones Tuesday evening.

March 10, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Meeting to consider Statesboro City Council vacancy

Statesboro City Council has called a special meeting in the council chambers at 9 a.m. Tuesday to request a special election to fill the vacant District 5 council seat.

March 10, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Student charged for making threats at Langston Chapel Middle School

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies have arrested yet another teen for making threats of violence at school.

March 09, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man shot to death at Baymont Inn

Statesboro police are seeking a Lithonia man they say is "armed and dangerous" in connection to a homicide early Friday morning at Statesboro's Baymont Inn & Suites.

March 09, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Qualifying week gives Bulloch voters choices

Two more candidates qualified Friday for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners seats, heading toward the May 22 primary election and Nov. 6 general election.

March 09, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


City approves two downtown demolitions

City Council this week approved tearing down two structures over 50 years old, one a commercial building and the other a house, under different owners in Statesboro's otherwise protected downtown district.

March 08, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival brings educational family fun

Two days of educational exhibits, a parade, vendors galore and live entertainment are in store this weekend as the Evans County Wildlife Club hosts the 51st annual Claxton Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival.

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


No new candidates qualify for local elections Thursday

No one qualified to run in local elections Thursday, but the two newest candidates to make a bid for Bulloch County commission seats shared hopes for future projects if they are elected.

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Army: No more kissing soldiers on St. Patrick's in Savannah

SAVANNAH - The Army wants to halt a favorite St. Patrick's Day shenanigan in Savannah that for decades has left marching soldiers with cheeks smeared in bright red lipstick.

March 08, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


HIV prevention drug lags in Georgia

Georgia has the highest rate of new HIV diagnoses in the nation, but the use of a prophylactic drug in the state lags behind the U.S. average.

March 08, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


SEBMS student charged with carrying weapon at school

A student carrying a box cutter at Southeast Bulloch Middle School on Wednesday faces charges of carrying a weapon on school property and disrupting a public school.

March 07, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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Hoops with Heroes set for Thursday

Today after school, William James Middle School students will have the chance to play basketball with local law enforcement as the second annual "Hoops with ...

April 11, 2018 | | Local


Man arrested in 2017 GSU rape

Georgia Southern University police took a man into custody Monday, charging him with a rape that was reported almost a year ago.

April 11, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fleeing escapee strikes deputy with car

A Bulloch County man struck a sheriff's deputy with his car Monday as he fled from court after being sentenced to 30 days in ...

April 11, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Exploring women charged with burglary

Two Pembroke women caught rambling in an abandoned house Tuesday face burglary and drug charges, said Bulloch County sheriff's Capt. Todd Hutchens.

April 11, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Study: Schools hampering South's talent

DURHAM, N.C. - The South's increasingly diverse homegrown talent won't share in the region's economic growth unless state leaders commit to spending ...

April 10, 2018 | By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press | Local


Dispatchers recognized for service

When a fire breaks out, everybody sees the firefighters rushing to the scene. When an accident happens, witnesses watch as state troopers and EMS arrive ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police: Man kills pet rabbit

A man who police said brutally killed a child's pet faces charges of both animal and child cruelty.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


For the love of a community

Statesboro area youth will have the opportunity to learn about making the right choices; get free makeovers and enroll in GED classes Sunday during the ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rehab home destroyed in massive fire

A local rehabilitation program suffered a major loss Friday when fire destroyed one of its homes for recovering addicts. Ten men were displaced and lost ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged with molestation, incest

Illegal, sexually explicit images on a Statesboro man's cellphone landed him behind bars after someone tipped off police about the photos.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Annual ArtsFest set for Saturday

The 2018 ArtsFest returns for its 36th year on Saturday and once again will be held on Sweetheart Circle at Georgia Southern University from 10 ...

April 10, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Harbor Freight Tools set to open July 4

A few months ago, I announced the entry of Harbor Freight Tools into the Statesboro market.

April 09, 2018 | | Local


AgSouth christens 'Center' in downtown Statesboro

AgSouth Farm Credit held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new operations building late last month and nearly 200 members of the community came out ...

April 09, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch auctioneer earns industry's highest certification

Bulloch County auctioneer Alex Grovenstein recently completed his training at the Certified Auctioneers Institute at Indiana University.

April 09, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ga. ranks high for fighting opioids

Georgia is one of 13 states receiving the highest mark from the National Safety Council for taking comprehensive actions to eliminate opioid overdoses and help ...

April 07, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


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