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Historical society gears up for events

The Bulloch County Historical Society anticipates several exciting events in the coming weeks, including dedications and performances.

July 17, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


End-of-course exams show mixed results in Bulloch County

Bulloch County high school students posted mixed results on End-of-Course Tests, according to data released Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education.

July 17, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


More rain on the way

The typical summer weather pattern has brought thunderstorms to the region almost every day lately - a blessing for local farmers.

July 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local man arrested in auto break-ins

A joint investigation by the Statesboro Police Department and the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office has landed a man in jail on several charges.

July 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Metter police seek info in fatal hit-and-run

A Metter man was killed Friday in a hit-and-run accident, and police hope citizens can help shed light on the case.

July 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City to look at adding traffic light

Two months after addressing traffic concerns at Brampton Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway, by commissioning a traffic signal to be installed to moderate vehicle flow, City Councilmen are again looking at ways to maximize traffic safety.

July 14, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Sheriff’s candidates to face off at forum Tuesday

Three men seeking the Bulloch County Sheriff's seat will meet Tuesday for a debate, giving voters a chance to find out what they each plan to do if elected.

July 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Cell towers as a source of revenue?

Cellphone towers throughout Bulloch County bring in about $130,000 in revenue each year, Bulloch County Tax Assessor John Scott said.

July 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Andrew Young to address area Democrats

Andrew Young, who served as a member of Congress, mayor of Atlanta and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will speak July 21 at a gathering of Bulloch County Democrats.

July 13, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Man bites police officer

A man caught with drugs apparently tried to take a bite - not out of crime, but out of a police officer.

July 13, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Our Views: BOE fiscal approach is practical and wise

In the end, saving $50,000 when you are attacking a $4 million shortfall only lessens that huge number by about 1.3 percent. But sometimes cutting a little shows you are willing to make some difficult decisions when it comes to cutting a lot.

July 13, 2012 | | Local


4 GOP candidates sing a similar tune

Four Republican candidates vying to face incumbent Congressman John Barrow in the 12th Congressional District race met onstage Thursday night to stake their claim to their party's nomination.

July 12, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Police: Sex offender approaches teen

A registered sex offender who approached a teenage girl in the library Monday is behind bars, Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner said.

July 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch County schools post gains on CRCT

Editor's Note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Sunday's print edition: Because of a reporter's error, an article that appeared in Friday's edition contained an incorrect statement. Langston Chapel Elementary's fifth-graders had Bulloch County's lowest pass rates in every subject except English/language arts. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

July 12, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Firefighters begin pre-fire incident plans for local businesses

Statesboro Firefighters will soon begin conducting Pre-Fire Incident Plans, Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner said.

July 12, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Helping in Haiti

A team of seven local professionals known as the "Statesboro Thrives Team Bulloch County" joined other teams from across the country in March for the ...

April 07, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Godfrey advocates planned growth

Running as "a hometown candidate with local values," Konrad Godfrey is seeking the District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council. He talks about planned growth ...

April 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Globetrotters film screening at Averitt Friday night

Join members of the original Legends Team Friday night for a special screening of "Harlem Globetrotters: The Team that Changed the World." Be inspired as ...

April 05, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Masters golf fans hurt when bus overturns on interstate

A charter bus headed to the Masters golf tournament overturned on a Georgia interstate Thursday, injuring 15 people and snarling traffic as scores of fans ...

April 05, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Farmers Market returns fresh for 2018

It's that scrumptious and delightful time of year again, the season of fresh, locally grown produce and whole foods and locally made, handcrafted treats ...

April 05, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Armel wants bus system, improved economy

Don Armel, candidate for Statesboro City Council in District 5, says he wants to help make Statesboro a place people are proud to live, an ...

April 04, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deen Day Smith Sanders keynotes awards banquet

The 30th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet was graced by the presence of the lady for whom the exclusive event is ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Three honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Three community leaders were recognized Tuesday night for dedicating their lives to serving others, making the world a better place and spreading live and compassion ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Billy Hickman named Humanitarian of the Year

Touted for a genuine love for his hometown, the 2018 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year Billy Hickman credited his friends and family for helping ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Felton challenger for District 5 BOE seat

Mary Felton, Ed.D., a candidate for Bulloch County Board of Education in District 5, says she wants to be a "voice for the voiceless ...

April 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deen Day Smith Awards tonight

The 30th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards Banquet will be held tonight at the Nessmith-Lane Building on the campus of Georgia Southern ...

April 03, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


SPD officer, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide

Statesboro Police Department officers are wearing shrouded badges this week after the death of an advanced patrol officer and his wife early Sunday in what ...

April 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Business and friendship in Statesboro

Lisa Hanna retired from cutting, perming and coloring hair Thursday, closing The Haircutters in downtown Statesboro after doing the hair of some of her first ...

April 02, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Downtown's top supporters receive 'Bricks'

Main Street Statesboro and the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority held their annual meeting at The Hall last week.

April 02, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro police officer killed in apparent murder-suicide

An advanced patrol officer with the Statesboro Police Department was shot to death early Sunday morning in what police officials say is an apparent murder-suicide.

April 01, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


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