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Four arrested during fugitive search

The pursuit of a wanted fugitive led to three additional arrests Wednesday after Bulloch County sheriff's deputies found drug paraphernalia, stolen property and illegal firearms in a Nevils-Daisy Road home.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Ag arena expense rises by $1 million

As construction of Bulloch County's new multipurpose arena continues, additional needs prompted Bulloch County commissioners to approve two change orders recently that add $1 million to the cost.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

2 arrested in Christmas vandalism

Two suspects face charges of second-degree criminal damage to property in connection with a vandalism incident at a local farm's popular Christmas lights display.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

County and cities agree on T-SPLOST

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners and Statesboro City Council on Tuesday both unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement for what would be the county's first sales tax specifically for transportation projects.

January 17, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Mical Whitaker’s ‘Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer’ returns to the Black Box

Georgia Theatre Hall of Fame inductee Mical Whitaker brings his original multimedia production "Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer" to the Whitaker Black Box Theater on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

January 17, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local

‘Horrific’ elder abuse case in Albany

The case started with a tip from concerned Dougherty County citizens. They told authorities that residents of some Albany apartments were approaching people and "begging for food."

January 17, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Portal woman killed by own vehicle

A Portal woman was killed Monday when her own truck rolled over her at a Paradise Estates home.

January 17, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

WASHINGTON - Most women would need to draw the line at two drinks, and men at two or three if states follow a blueprint by a prestigious scientific panel for eliminating the "entirely preventable" 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States each year.

January 17, 2018 | By JOAN LOWY Associated Press | Local

3 arrested in home invasion shooting, burglary

Three suspects are in custody and one is expected to turn himself in regarding two separate incidents on Dec. 29 - a home invasion shooting and a burglary.

January 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Women’s March downtown Sunday

For the second annual Statesboro Women's March, organizers are bringing the event downtown to places where votes count and are counted, in keeping with the national theme "Power to the Polls."

January 16, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Second suspect charged in car theft hit and run investigation

Evans County sheriff's investigators have charged a second suspect in a fatal hit-and-run incident involving a car theft ring on Jan. 5.

January 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Stepping into Statesboro, out of retirement

The King James Version of Proverbs 16:9 says, "A man's heart deviseth his way, but the Lord directeth his steps."

January 16, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

MLK Day parade draws diverse crowd downtown

A moderate crowd braved the chilly wind Monday, with spectators bundled in coats and hats, ready to enjoy the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration parade.

January 15, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

MLK speaker: 'Leave it better than you found it'

Sounding the keynote at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day community service in Statesboro, Dr. Torian White called on listeners to leave their community better than they found it.

January 15, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Local DAR chapter honors president of the Children of the American Revolution

A local civic organization honored Erin Catherine Moore, national president of the Children of the American Revolution, with an afternoon tea and reception Saturday at the Honey Bowen building.

January 15, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

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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

Flu lingers, but drops in Georgia

The latest Georgia data continue to show the flu epidemic trending downward in the state.

March 06, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Bulloch candidate qualifying continues

Only one additional candidate qualified locally Tuesday. Glennera Martin, Bulloch County Board of Education member in District 5, qualified to seek re-election, as she said ...

March 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

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