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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


12th District GOP candidates to debate issues at OTC forum

The four Republican candidates jockeying for a chance to face incumbent Congressman John Barrow will face off in a debate in Statesboro tonight at Ogeechee Technical College.

July 11, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


TSPLOST to face uphill battle in July 31 primary

Supporters say the projects would add jobs, reduce congestion around Atlanta and fix aging sidewalks and bridges in rural communities. The plan has been endorsed by Republican state leaders including Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston, in addition to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, a Democrat.

July 11, 2012 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


‘Time capsule’ town seeks historic listing

TWIN CITY - Twin City, formed from two towns more than 90 years ago and holding onto their buildings like a time capsule, seems like it would be a shoo-in for the National Register of Historic Places.

July 11, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Technology to aid city departments

Statesboro information technology and public works staffs are nearing the launch a program they say will save the city time and money.

July 11, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Georgia Southern professor named Fulbright Scholar

A Georgia Southern University instructor has been named a Fulbright Scholar and is assisting a Thailand university's hospitality management program this month.

July 11, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Rehab home destroyed in massive fire

A local rehabilitation program suffered a major loss Friday when fire destroyed one of its homes for recovering addicts. Ten men were displaced and lost ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged with molestation, incest

Illegal, sexually explicit images on a Statesboro man's cellphone landed him behind bars after someone tipped off police about the photos.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Annual ArtsFest set for Saturday

The 2018 ArtsFest returns for its 36th year on Saturday and once again will be held on Sweetheart Circle at Georgia Southern University from 10 ...

April 10, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Harbor Freight Tools set to open July 4

A few months ago, I announced the entry of Harbor Freight Tools into the Statesboro market.

April 09, 2018 | | Local


AgSouth christens 'Center' in downtown Statesboro

AgSouth Farm Credit held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new operations building late last month and nearly 200 members of the community came out ...

April 09, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch auctioneer earns industry's highest certification

Bulloch County auctioneer Alex Grovenstein recently completed his training at the Certified Auctioneers Institute at Indiana University.

April 09, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ga. ranks high for fighting opioids

Georgia is one of 13 states receiving the highest mark from the National Safety Council for taking comprehensive actions to eliminate opioid overdoses and help ...

April 07, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


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


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