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Boro native named Zeta Tau Alpha outstanding alumna

Statesboro native Dr. Kelly M. Smith, who is an associate dean, academic and student affairs and professor, pharmacy practice and science, at the University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy, will receive the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation's 2018 Outstanding Alumna Award, on June 30 at the ZTA Convention in Orlando.

March 12, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Annual car show to benefit teen, infant

The 27th annual Southern Cruisers Spring Classic Car Show will help provide funds for two area families with children suffering serious health challenges.

March 12, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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


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Renowned mathematician to deliver inaugural Stone Lecture

Sir Vaughan F.R. Jones, winner of the mathematical world's equivalent of the Nobel Prize, will launch the David R. Stone Distinguished Lecture series ...

April 18, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


BOE budget back in balance

For the first time in five years, the Bulloch County Board of Education is looking at a budget that projects the school system will take ...

April 16, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Miss Rodeo USA in the Boro this week

At age 3, cowgirl Summer Weldon started riding a perky pony named Dandy. Now, 17 years later, the 6-foot-tall beauty still rides, but with a ...

April 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bryan County sheriff's deputy killed in single-vehicle crash

An off-duty Bryan County sheriff's deputy was killed Saturday morning in a single-vehicle wreck on Eldora Road.

April 16, 2018 | | Local


Sylvania man wrecks motorcycle after fleeing from Bulloch deputies

A man who wrecked his motorcycle after fleeing from sheriff's deputies early Saturday morning faced several charges after being taken to the hospital for ...

April 16, 2018 | | Local


Candidate supports improved road safety, recycling

(Note: Profiles of Republican candidates running for Seat 2B - Travis Chance, Walter Gibson and Sid Jones - will appear in the Wednesday, Thursday and Friday editions ...

April 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hospital nurse earns DAISY Award

A registered nurse in the Emergency Department at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro was awarded recently the hospital's DAISY Award for Extraordinary ...

April 16, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - State tourism event coming to the Boro

This week, Statesboro is playing host to more than 100 tourism professionals from convention and visitor bureaus, chambers and visitor information centers across Georgia. They ...

April 16, 2018 | | Local


Bulloch, area businesses invited to seminar on tools for growth

The Statesboro Chapter of SCORE is inviting Bulloch County businesses to the fourth workshop in the "Tools to Grow Your Business" series shows how social ...

April 16, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Mayor pitches South Main TAD to school board

Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar spoke to the Bulloch County Board of Education this week, urging the board to commit its growth in property tax revenue ...

April 14, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Candidate wants to maintain services with no tax hike

Bulloch County Commission candidate Timmy Rushing hopes to bring a lifetime of business experience and the ability to bring projects to completion to the table ...

April 14, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


UGA’s Smart, ESPN’s Pollack to speak for Bulloch Boys & Girls

After leading the Georgia Bulldogs to a Rose Bowl win and a National Championship game in his second season as head coach, Kirby Smart is ...

April 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Candidate wants to better manage ‘fast growth’

(Note: A profile of Republican candidate Timmy Rushing running for Seat 2D, will appear in the Sunday edition of the Statesboro Herald.)

April 13, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Woman pleads guilty to bank embezzlement

A Statesboro woman pled guilty to embezzlement and must report to prison for a year, as well as pay restitution of more than $260,000.

April 13, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Candidate wants to attract more industry

(Note: Profiles of Republican candidates running for Seat 2B, Jeff Klare and Timmy Rushing, will appear in the Saturday and Sunday editions of the Statesboro ...

April 12, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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