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GBI investigating death at Bulloch County Jail

Special agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are looking into the death of an inmate at the Bulloch County Jail Thursday evening, according to a release from Jared Akins, chief deputy with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

March 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


9 charged with murder after teen slain in massive brawl

A Georgia sheriff has charged nine people with murder after a fight between two high school girls escalated into a neighborhood street brawl with a mob wielding baseball bats and knives - and one driver charging at people with a car - before a teenager was fatally stabbed in the neck.

March 24, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Job fair, other help planned for SpartanNash employees

The Georgia Department of Labor and other agencies are planning workshops and a job fair for people who will lose their current jobs when SpartanNash closes its Statesboro grocery distribution center.

March 24, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


2 arrested in string of burglaries

Police arrested an 18-year-old man and a juvenile teen in connection to a rash of burglaries last week in the Whispering Pines subdivision.

March 24, 2016 | | Local


Couple offers reward in cat killing

Harry was a sweet gray tabby cat who just "showed up" in Mary Ann Stanley's yard one day, and she and her husband, Greg Vogel, took him in. Today, the couple is offering a $1,000 reward to find out who shot and killed their beloved pet.

March 24, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


All about Trump

As with most political discussions lately, the main topic during a presentation Wednesday at Georgia Southern University was Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

March 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gene Anderson running for County Commission seat 2C

Gene Anderson said he will focus on lowering taxes for homeowners, business owners and elderly residents if elected to the Bulloch County Commission seat 2C.

March 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SpartanNash to close here, shedding 60 jobs

SpartanNash will close its "Nash Finch" Statesboro wholesale grocery distribution center at the end of May, eliminating 60 jobs here, the corporation's vice president for communications confirmed Tuesday.

March 23, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Court files release details of Brannen’s murder

A man who pleaded guilty Monday to fatally shooting his best friend told sheriff's investigators that he and the victim were "bad drunk" when the incident occurred on April 22, 2014.

March 22, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Statesboro site of German POW camp to be dedicated

A 1940s-era German prisoner-of-war camp located in Statesboro will be memorialized in a dedication ceremony Thursday.

March 22, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Statesboro's Jason Beard adapts, stays productive

Answering a phone call from someone wanting a bed liner installed in a truck, Jason Beard takes the order by clinching the flat end of a mouth stick in his teeth and applying the pointed end quickly and precisely to an iPad.

March 22, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Stubbs pleads guilty in April 2014 murder

A man who fatally shot his friend in April 2014 was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison under a plea agreement between his attorneys and prosecutors.

March 22, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Religious exemptions bill may hurt Atlanta sports events

ATLANTA - Towering cranes dot the city's skyline, signaling the rise of a $1.4 billion retractable-roof stadium that is supposed to keep major sporting events streaming to Atlanta.

March 21, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Local


Fire remains under investigation; cause yet unknown

Statesboro firefighters continue to investigate a Saturday night fire that displaced the occupants of five Chandler Road apartments.

March 21, 2016 | | Local


Deputies search for burglary suspect

Bulloch County sheriff's investigators are seeking information about a burglary suspect seen Monday morning at a home on Highway 80 East near Arcola Road.

March 21, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


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Jenkins stabbing suspect caught in Bulloch

A car chase through the west side of Statesboro Thursday morning ended in a crash as Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies stopped an aggravated assault ...

April 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Settlements reached in three GSU nursing student wrongful death suits

Just days before the one-year anniversary of a fiery crash that took the lives of five Georgia Southern University students, attorneys announced that "substantial" settlements ...

April 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ArtsFest set for Saturday

In its first year hosting the ArtsFest on Georgia Southern University's Sweetheart Circle, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department has received a lot ...

April 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Probate judge candidates tout qualifications

What would candidates for probate judge debate, anyway? Officially, Tuesday evening's event was a forum, and the five candidates for judge of the Bulloch ...

April 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Superior court judge candidates make pitches

About 250 citizens heard from three candidates seeking the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit superior court judge seat during Tuesday night's candidate forum at Ogeechee Technical ...

April 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff candidates talk issues at forum

Two of the three candidates seeking election as Bulloch County's next sheriff fielded questions about special units, deputy safety and the importance of educational ...

April 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet bank robbery suspect in custody; was unarmed

An elderly man reportedly attempted to rob a Brooklet bank Tuesday morning, and Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agents are investigating, said GBI Special Agent-in-charge ...

April 19, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


FBI honors fallen hero

The family of a fallen local hero was gifted Monday with the presentation of an American flag that was flown in his honor over the ...

April 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Alzheimer's educational series begins Wednesday at Willow Pond

The Alzheimer's Association's three-part special educational series, "Living with Middle Stage Dementia," begins Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Willow Pond Senior ...

April 18, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police investigating shots fired at local apartment complex

After repeated reports of gunfire at a local apartment complex, Statesboro police investigators are asking for the public's help in finding out who is ...

April 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Manufacturing key part of Bulloch economy

Every year local and state leaders set aside a week to recognize the impact manufacturing has on the Georgia economy.

April 18, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local


Great Dane, indeed

Four years after opening, Great Dane Trailers' Statesboro plant has surpassed the 500-employee mark. So, when selected as the 2016 Manufacturer of the Year nominee ...

April 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Suspicious bathroom incident ends in arrest

Two men in one bathroom for more than 30 minutes prompted a local store clerk to call police, and one of the men was arrested ...

April 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Day trippin' to Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge

While there are plenty of attractions and activities in Bulloch County, one of the great things about living here are that there are many more ...

April 17, 2016 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Campaign signs litter landscape

Signs, signs, everywhere signs –proof that election time is drawing closer and candidates are fighting for attention and votes. While some may be tired of ...

April 17, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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