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GOP candidates seek role as ‘true conservative’

In the final days to choose a Republican gubernatorial candidate in Georgia, the two finalists are beating their conservative drums as loudly as they possibly can.

August 07, 2010 | By ASHLEY FIELDING Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


Need a ride?

Bulloch County Commissioners agreed several months ago to put aside money for a regional transportation service. Barbara Hurst, the director of transportation for the Coastal Regional Commission recently discussed the transportation program with Phil Boyum on his "Mornings unPHILtered" show.

August 06, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


First day of school at BA

Six-year old Arden Haynes takes a break from her "Welcome Back To School" coloring assignment Friday morning in Nan Taylor's first-grade classroom at Bulloch Academy. It was the first day of the 2010-2011 school year at BA for both the Upper and Lower schools. And the best part? They now get the weekend off!

August 06, 2010 | | Local


Driver escapes injury when 18-wheeler goes into woods off of I-16

Mark Simmons, a semi driver, suffered no injuries after his truck left the eastbound lanes of I-16 in western Bulloch County Friday afternoon.

August 06, 2010 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


August 7 - Statesboro Police Arrests Kevin Richard Bennett, 35, U.S. 80 East – bench warrant

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

August 06, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Hopefuls spar in Boro

Ray McKinney and Carl Smith want to unseat incumbent John Barrow as Georgia's District 12 representative in Congress, but one of them needs to win the Aug. 10 runoff first.

August 05, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Boro man pleads guilty in child porn case

A Statesboro man pleaded guilty Wednesday to spying on juveniles in a shower, videotaping them and sharing more than 3,300 child pornography videos online, according to U.S. District Judge William T. Moore Jr.

August 05, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Overseeing insurance issues

Thursday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Maria Sheffield, who is involved in a runoff with Ralph Hudgens for the Republican nomination for Insurance Commissioner.

August 05, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Industrial park OK'd

Bulloch County Commissioners paved the way Tuesday for the purchase of about 200 acres of land near Interstate 16 for the purpose of an industrial park.

August 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Eagles back on the field

The Georgia Southern Eagles are back on the football field preparing for the upcoming season. Five players, including two freshmen, are competing for the starting fullback position.

August 03, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


McKinney, Smith face off in Boro Thursday

With the August 10 run-off approaching, Thursday may be the last chance for voters to meet the Republican congressional candidates from Georgia's 12th district vying to face Congressman John Barrow in November.

August 03, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Morning unPHILtered - Sec. State candidate promises speedy response

State Sen. Gail Buckner was Tuesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Buckner faces Georganna Sinkfield on Aug. 10 in the Democratic runoff for secretary of state.

August 03, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Back to the books

Although there were some minor traffic issues in places, the first day back to school for Bulloch County students went smoothly Monday. Bulloch County Assistant School Superintendent Charles Wilson said there are some minor adjustments to be made, since there have been a few changes in the school system this year.

August 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council to discuss annexation at Tuesday meeting

The Statesboro City Council will gather this morning for their bi-monthly meeting to be followed by a work session that will update council members on a number of pending projects.

August 02, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Statesboro native to perform Friday at the Averitt Center

Tasheina Canty White, a native of Statesboro, will take part in the First Friday Concert Series this week at the Emma Kelly Theater inside the Averitt Center for the Arts. Friday's show starts at 7:30 p.m.

August 01, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Finalist's issues draw questions

When Saundra Rhodes retired in May as chief of the Horry County Police Department in South Carolina, news reports in the Myrtle Beach area noted ...

August 06, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Public invited to meet chief finalists

The city of Statesboro is inviting the public to meet the finalists for the job of police chief - Herbert Blake, Saundra Rhodes and Charles Sikes ...

August 06, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Brooklet's 'ice cream' cop

On sizzling summer days, one local police officer does more than patrol the streets fighting crime. Brooklet Police Officer Tracy Atkinson makes the sweltering days ...

August 06, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bond hearing set for sex offender charged again after removal from registry

A man charged with child molestation again after being removed from the sex offender registry three years ago is scheduled for a bond hearing at ...

August 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch, Candler counties seek man for questioning

Authorities in Bulloch and Candler counties are seeking Javantae Lee, 21, a black male who is wanted in several counties, said Bulloch County Sheriff's ...

August 06, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Ga. dad charged in hot-car deaths of twin toddlers

CARROLLTON - Police charged a father with manslaughter Friday in the deaths of his 15-month-old twin girls, alleging that he had been drinking before leaving them ...

August 06, 2016 | By JOHNNY CLARK Associated Press | Local


Blessing of the Harvest

Area farmers halted work briefly Friday morning to gather collectively for prayer and fellowship in a Blessing of the Harvest event at the Bulloch County ...

August 05, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Old Sallie Z. cash goes to school facilities

After considering putting the money into the school system's general fund to partly offset deficit spending, the Bulloch County Board of Education voted last ...

August 04, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


It's official: Durden new OTC president

After serving as acting president of Ogeechee Technical College for the past month, Lori Durden has been named the new president of OTC. Commissioner Gretchen ...

August 04, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Landowner files new rezone request

A man who wants to build an industrial park in southern Bulloch County has resubmitted a rezone application, just days after he withdrew his previous ...

August 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro landmark R.J.'s closing

After serving the Statesboro and Bulloch County community for 35 years, owner Randy Nessmith announced Wednesday that R.J.'s Grill is closing. R.J ...

August 03, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee Tech signs agreement with Armstrong State

Ogeechee Technical College signed a memorandum of understanding with Armstrong State University in Savannah on Tuesday, bridging the institutions' programs in criminal justice and information ...

August 03, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


' 'night, Mother' offers change of pace at the Averitt

It's 8 o'clock on Saturday night in rural America. The interior of the house looks like any other stereotypical home, a wooden space ...

August 03, 2016 | By RASHIDA OTUNBA Special to the Herald | Local


Downtown Pep Rally is Friday

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority will celebrate the start of high school football season with local players, cheerleaders, coaches and bands at the annual Downtown ...

August 03, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Man held on murder charge in teens' deaths near Atlanta

ROSWELL, Ga. - Police arrested a 20-year-old man on a murder charge Wednesday as they investigate the deaths of two teenagers, each shot in the head ...

August 03, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


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