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Drug bust nets 11; more arrests expected

Cooperative efforts between city and county law enforcement netted 11 drug arrests Wednesday, with 11 more expected, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

November 13, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


‘Green’ author to speak at GSU

Well known author, consultant and promoter of sustainable development Hunter Lovins will present the lecture, "Drivers of Change: The Business Case for Sustainability and Protecting the Climate," at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. today.

November 12, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Cotton Pickin Festival; Bulloch History Moment: Highway 301

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, October 28, 2008

November 12, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Statesboro Police offer safety tips for Halloween

The "official" trick-or-treating event throughout the Statesboro community will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, said Statesboro Police Capt. Wendell Turner.

November 12, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Probate judge contested for first time in 22 years

For the first time in more than 20 years, the office of probate judge is being challenged.

November 12, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Walk for Diabetes; Farmers Market

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, October 27, 2008

November 11, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Jones found guilty in Club Jackson’s death

A few days short of a year afterward, a Bulloch County jury found Thomas Lee Jones, Jr. guilty Thursday of the Oct. 28, 2007, shooting death of a man at Club Jackson's on Old Register Road. Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed presided over the case.

November 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Hurricane season enters final month; Bulloch appears to be missed

Hurricane season enters its final month Saturday, and it looks like the Georgia coast and Bulloch County will go another year without a storm doing serious damage.

November 11, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Police: Local gunshot victim will not disclose shooter

Police want to know who shot a Statesboro woman, but she's not talking.

November 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


NAACP banquet set for Saturday

The Bulloch County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its 2008 Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Snella's Place, located off Highway 301 North on Allen Circle, beginning at 6 p.m.

November 10, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Events planned for downtown Saturday

This weekend, Georgia Southern University, Main Street Statesboro and Averitt Center for the Arts are helping Bulloch County "go green."

November 08, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Student political debate; The Phil & Jake Show: Disc Golf

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, October 24, 2008

November 08, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police: Man takes shots at repo man

A man whose truck was repossessed Oct. 15 fired shots at the repo man, then chased him down and took the truck back. But then sheriff's deputies chased the offender down and arrested him at gunpoint, according to reports.

November 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Wine theft proves costly in Portal

A man Portal Police said shoplifted wine was wanted on more serious charges, including motor vehicle theft.

November 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Bubble Dome goes up; Jake's Entertainment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, October 23, 2008

November 07, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Local curbside recycling coming to an end Sept. 1

The voluntary, curbside collection of recyclables that has been offered to Statesboro, Brooklet and Portal residents for several years will end Sept. 1, county officials say.

July 18, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


County to revisit statue issue

The memorial statue of a Confederate soldier standing on the Bulloch County Courthouse square will be once again discussed during a Bulloch County Commission meeting.

July 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Keen follows Keel to GRU

Russell Keen, Georgia Southern University's vice president for external affairs, is leaving to join Georgia Regents University as executive vice president for external relations and chief of staff to incoming GRU President Brooks A. Keel.

July 17, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Funding, attrition led to KBB end

Keep Bulloch Beautiful was a successful program while it lasted, but budget cuts and personnel attrition led to its demise, and Bulloch County commissioners do not anticipate its resurrection soon.

July 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man arrested under false name

A man arrested last week on armed robbery charges isn't who he said he was, police said.

July 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Former Georgia Southern student among Marines killed in Chattanooga shootings

Georgia Southern University has confirmed that one of the four Marines killed in the shootings Thursday at two military sites in Chattanooga, Tenn., was a former GSU student, Skip Wells.

July 17, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


4 Marines and gunman die in attack on two military sites

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - A gunman unleashed a barrage of fire at a recruiting center and another U.S. military site a few miles apart in Chattanooga on Thursday, killing at least four Marines, officials said. The attacker was also killed.

July 16, 2015 | By LUCAS L. JOHNSON and KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Portal police chief back after suspension

Portal police Chief Jason Sapp is back on duty after a two-week suspension regarding personal car repairs that were billed to the city.

July 16, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lewis won’t seek re-election to council

After 17 years on the Statesboro City Council, Gary Lewis says he will not seek re-election in November and will retire from council at the end of the year.

July 16, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


If walls could talk

Because the Donehoo-Brannen-NeSmith mansion is a private home, most Statesboro residents have only glimpsed its stone steps, wide porch and fluted columns while traveling down Savannah Avenue. However, over the next few days, the neoclassical house's air of mystery will be lifted, granting locals an up-close look at the home and its contents as the owners open their lawn for an estate sale, placing several generations of antiques and family heirlooms up for purchase.

July 15, 2015 | Brittani Howell | Local


Civilians begin shadowing 'Jade Helm' war exercise in Texas

BASTROP, Texas - No citizens were rounded up and imprisoned at Wal-Mart. Tanks didn't rumble down city streets in a declaration of martial law.

July 15, 2015 | By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press | Local


Alcohol regulations down to one version

City Council members who took part in the latest work session for a new Statesboro Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance favored setting a definite time – the time discussed was 11 p.m. – for restaurants that serve alcohol to stop admitting anyone under age 21.

July 14, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Reward offered in June homicide

A $5,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest in the June 6 homicide of a Brooklet woman.

July 14, 2015 | | Local


‘Grocery Grab’ contest begins second year

When Janina Jones' name was picked as the winner of the Statesboro Herald's first "60-Second Grocery Grab" last year, she knew where she was headed first at Ken's IGA in Brooklet – the meat department.

July 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Brannen sentenced in vehicular homicide case

A man convicted of vehicular manslaughter after a September 2012 crash was sentenced Friday.

July 14, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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