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Georgia officer's personnel file include praise, criticism

ATLANTA - A white Georgia police officer shown on video telling a black driver he doesn't care about "your people" is a good decision-maker and was seen as a leader of his 2014 police recruit class, but was also told to work on dealing with the public, his performance reviews show.

December 18, 2015 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


This Christmas, get set to sweat

While most Christmas scenes depict snowy landscapes with people bundled up in sweaters and coats, there won't be any of that in Statesboro and Bulloch County this year.

December 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sylvania woman’s death ruled accidental

The death of a Sylvania woman Wednesday was ruled accidental, said Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile.

December 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU may use ticket system for future fall commencements

For several years now, attendance at Georgia Southern University's fall commencement has overflowed Hanner Fieldhouse, and friends and relatives shut out of the gym have been invited to watch on a screen at the Russell Union. This year, a second remote viewing site was needed for the largest of the three ceremonies, all held Dec. 11.

December 17, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Register council mum on police expense issues

During a called council meeting last week, Register town council members mulled over a November profit and loss report that shows the town just over $4,000 in the red.

December 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


LED lamps to illuminate Statesboro’s streets

At the city's request, Georgia Power has begun replacing Statesboro's high-pressure sodium streetlights with LED, or light-emitting diode, fixtures.

December 16, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Screven County death under investigation

The Screven County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the death of a woman from a stab wound that occurred Tuesday night at her home in the Whitehill community, off Georgia Highway 21 south of Sylvania.

December 16, 2015 | From Staff Reports | Local


Brooklet, Portal again among top Title I schools

Bulloch County again has two schools ranked among the top Title I schools in Georgia, and they are the same two as last year: Brooklet Elementary School in the "highest performing" category and Portal Middle High School again in the "highest progress" category of Reward schools.

December 15, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Teen uses Christmas tree as weapon

A teenage girl wielding a Christmas tree as a weapon was arrested Friday after Bulloch County sheriff's deputies responded to a call from her frantic father, reporting a domestic disturbance.

December 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Food Bank burglarized

The director of the Statesboro Food Bank is offering a $500 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever has been breaking in and stealing food.

December 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


The same, but different

A 2005 graduate of Statesboro High School, Adam Nubern and his wife, Lindsey, spent the past

December 14, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Man, 19, charged in molestation of 8-year-old relative

After an investigation lasting four months, a Bulloch County sheriff's investigator charged a 19-year-old man with molesting an 8-year-old relative.

December 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


8 men charged in pandering sting at local motel

Eight men were charged with pandering, or seeking services from a prostitute, on Thursday and Friday.

December 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


4 injured in Sunday night crash

Two people were airlifted to Savannah on Sunday night after a fiery crash at the intersection of Highway 119 and Highway 80 in Stilson.

December 14, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Mainstreet Farmers Market plans to reorganize

The Mainstreet Farmers Market completed its 2015 season with sales and average attendance similar to 2014's and now heads toward its April 2016 reopening with plans for a more formal structure and hopes of increasing community involvement.

December 14, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


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Paulson’s field switch underway

At the moment, the field at Paulson Stadium - usually a lush green pasture - looks better suited to hosting a motocross rally or a monster truck ...

February 04, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Police: Third suspect arrested in automobile theft, chase

Law enforcement officers from three separate agencies linked a Monday-morning car chase, where a man and woman were arrested for car theft, to a third ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Attorney confirms fifth probate judge candidacy

As Bulloch County grows, it will one day soon need a probate judge who is a licensed attorney, said local lawyer Charles Aaron, who announced ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police creating standards office

With approval from City Council, the Statesboro Police Department is creating an Office of Professional Standards, to be staffed by one sergeant responsible for recruiting ...

February 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Zika in Bulloch?

A mosquito-borne virus that has been known since 1947, Zika can affect anyone, but pregnant women are especially vulnerable to the virus, which is believed ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ArtsFest back on for 34th year

ArtsFest, that day of parent-and-child activities ranging from molding clay, sculpting sand and painting pets to watching professional artists work, is back on for 2016 ...

February 03, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


‘Oubliette,’ ‘corsair’ earn Brooklet student spelling bee title

Correctly spelling "oubliette" and "corsair" earned Eric Lim, a fifth-grade student at Brooklet Elementary School, the title of 2016 Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion on ...

February 03, 2016 | | Local


Hall pitches bid for superior court judge seat

Former Assistant District Attorney and municipal Judge Martha Hall says she will focus on protecting families and serving the community should she be elected as ...

February 02, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Intoxicated couple steals car, crashes into convenience store

A man and woman in a stolen car that crashed into a convenience store Monday morning were too intoxicated to be completely booked into the ...

February 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Judge Turner will not seek re-election

Closing in on more than 30 years as a judge, Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. "Robbie" Turner announced Monday that he will not ...

February 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A local high-tech HQ

Digital Office Equipment's new headquarters, occupying the middle bend of the Ogeechee Crossing shopping center south of Statesboro, has a sort of Silicon Valley ...

February 01, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro man hospitalized after wreck Saturday

A man who ran a stop sign Saturday on Old River Road said his clutch failed, sending him crashing into another vehicle, according to Georgia ...

February 01, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Police seek information about convenience store robbery

The Statesboro Police Department is seeking information about an armed robbery at a local convenience store.

February 01, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Recreation Dept. honors its volunteers of the year

The Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department depends on more than 600 volunteers each year in sports activities, recreational programs, and in the afterschool ...

February 01, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Glenn Davis merger start of something big

Mergers and acquisitions are key words today in the insurance industry. Many changes were brought on because of health care reform and other key indices ...

February 01, 2016 | | Local


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