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SPD: Man dressed in woman’s clothes steals car

A man wearing women's clothing stole a Jeep from a local used car dealership, leaving another stolen vehicle behind, sad Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

January 06, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Paul pulls in cash from military

GALVESTON, Texas - An Army reservist who spoke up for Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul while in uniform - and landed in trouble for it - is just one of the soldiers getting behind the Texas congressman's campaign.

January 06, 2012 | By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press | Local

Rangers fighting island fire

SAVANNAH - Firefighters used hand tools to battle a slow-moving wilderness fire Thursday on Cumberland Island, forcing the National Park Service to close portions of the federally protected island to tourists visiting the Georgia coast.

January 05, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

King Finishing appeal to be heard

A court hearing regarding an appeal to a consent order against a Screven County textiles plant is slated for Jan. 23, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Diana Wedincamp.

January 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Keel takes stand against animal cruelty

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel said Thursday he is "very distressed" regarding a GSU professor's arrest for animal cruelty.

January 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

GSU professor charged with animal cruelty

A Georgia Southern University professor was charged with animal cruelty last week after a police officer reported he saw him sic his dog on a cat and then urge the dog to "get it."

January 04, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Graves desecrated

Two century-old graves in an old family cemetery off Old River Road South were found desecrated, and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators hope someone will step forward with information about who committed the crime.

January 04, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

City Council considers zoning amendments

Statesboro City Council's inaugural meeting of the new year was a tale of two zoning amendments.

January 04, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Emma Kelly to show 'A Visit from Maude

Born in 1881. Earned a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University. Married a minister and had seven children. Maude Brannen Edge is one of the most fascinating women in Bulloch County history.

January 04, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local

Woman sought for stolen checks

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a woman caught on video using checks stolen from Bulloch County at a Pooler area store.

January 03, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

GSU student serves GOP on multiple levels

A senior at Georgia Southern University, where he is majoring in both mechanical engineering and political science, Aron Randall has made inroads to the Grand Old Party on more than one level. He currently serves as treasurer of the Georgia Association of College Republicans and vice chair of the Bulloch County Republican Party.

January 03, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

City Council holds first meeting in 2012

It is back to business for Statesboro city councilmen today, who will convene for their first meeting in 2012 after a month-long holiday break.

January 03, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Russell, Wendi, Susannah and Haley Davis lain to rest

The sanctuary at Statesboro First Baptist Church overflowed Saturday with friends and family mourning and honoring the four members of Stilson's Davis family who perished in a house fire Wednesday morning.

December 31, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Parents liable for underage drinking

NEW YORK - Parents of teens: If you think a drinking disaster at your kid's party can't happen at your house, not with your kid, because he's a good kid, it's time to wake up and smell the whiskey bottle tossed on your lawn.

December 30, 2011 | By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press | Local

DNR: Permit now required for non-anglers at state fishing areas

With the New Year, people who hike, picnic or camp - but don't fish - no longer have free use of the Evans County Public Fishing Area and 31 other facilities around Georgia.

December 30, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | 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 ...

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

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

March 07, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

3 more qualify for local offices Wednesday

Three new candidates qualified Wednesday for local elections: two for seats on the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners and one for a seat on the ...

March 07, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Lewis and Clark Circus returns to Portal

The Portal Heritage Society will host the Lewis and Clark Circus again this year, inviting families to enjoy a taste of the big top during ...

March 07, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Gov. Deal: Facebook to build $750M data center near Atlanta

ATLANTA - Facebook is investing $750 million over the next five years to build a huge data center outside of Atlanta as the demand for data ...

March 07, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

Bill aims to lower Georgia’s infant, maternal death rates

A House bill aims to lower Georgia's high rates of infant and maternal mortality by creating a designation reflecting the level of care offered ...

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

Chance resigns City Council, aims for county commission

Travis Chance resigned Tuesday from the District 5 Statesboro City Council seat he has held for more than 10 years and announced his candidacy for ...

March 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

2 juveniles charged in break-ins

Two middle school juveniles admitted to breaking into two Denmark-area businesses and trying to enter three more, said Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown.

March 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Metter Middle School student arrested for making threats

Candler County sheriff's deputies arrested a Metter Middle School student on Tuesday for making threats of harm.

March 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Raise funds while having fun at annual SPD Tactical Challenge

For the third year, the Statesboro Police Department Foundation invites the public to participate in an event that offers physical and mental challenges and team-building ...

March 06, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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