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Bulloch ACT, SAT scores gain

Bulloch County Schools administrators this week hailed a five-year upward trend in local high school graduates' scores on the ACT and SAT college admissions tests in all tested subjects.

October 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Sheriff’s race campaign cash over $160,000,but most went to GOP primary candidates

Cash contributions to the three candidates who started out the Bulloch County Sheriff's race this year topped $160,000 by Sept. 30.

October 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Fun, food, family

Each year as October rolls around, excitement begins to grow as the annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair approaches.

October 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


OctoberQuest to benefit United Way

A fun-filled event featuring various games has been a lucrative fund raiser for United Way of Southeast Georgia for the past three years, and OctoberQuest 2016 promises to be even better.

October 21, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Reward offered in Campus Crossings murder

A $1,500 reward is being offered by the Statesboro Police Department for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of a suspect responsible for shooting and killing a Savannah man Wednesday at Campus Crossings Apartments in Statesboro.

October 20, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


A traveling man

Fourteen years ago, Bulloch County's Ronnie Douberly took a job he said saved his life.

October 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro homicide victim identified

A $1,500 reward is being offered by the Statesboro Police Department for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of a suspect responsible for shooting and killing a Savannah man Wednesday at Campus Crossings Apartments in Statesboro.

October 20, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


GATA Cast - Oct. 20, 2016 - New Mexico State Preview

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.

October 20, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Ceramics artist to lecture at Averitt today

The public is invited to an artist's lecture and a meet-and-greet at the Averitt Center with Juan Granados, Thursday at 5:30 in the Center's Main Gallery.

October 19, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Smith family to entertain at the fair

Many long-time Bulloch County residents may remember the late Shorty Smith and the Pea Pickers, a popular band that entertained local crowds for more than 40 years. On Friday, a three-hour tribute concert by Smith's family members, including his son, renowned songwriter Gerald Smith, the "Georgia Quackerjack," will be performed at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.

October 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police seek identity of murder victim

Statesboro police investigators are searching for the killer of an unidentified man shot early Wednesday morning at Campus Crossings Apartments, located on Lanier Drive near the Georgia Southern University campus.

October 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Local early voting off to a big start

Advanced voting for the Nov. 8 general election opened Monday morning, and 1,217 Bulloch County residents had voted at the County Annex by 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

October 19, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Float winners in the 55th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Parade

Statesboro Kiwanis Club's Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair chairman Charles Sheets announced the winners of the 2016 themed float competition Monday.

October 19, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Update: Statesboro Police trying to identify victim of fatal shooting at Campus Crossing Apartments

Statesboro Police investigators are searching for the killer of an unidentified man shot early Wednesday morning at Campus Crossings Apartments, located on Lanier Drive near the Georgia Southern University campus.

October 19, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Bulloch awarded full FEMA disaster assistance

After a team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency visited Bulloch County last Friday and Saturday to assess damage from Hurricane Matthew, FEMA surprised local officials by rapidly issuing both a public assistance disaster declaration and an individual assistance disaster declaration.

October 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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Man breaks teen daughter's nose in domestic dispute

A man who broke his teenage daughter's nose during a dispute about pain pills was arrested after driving his truck into a ditch.

November 28, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Averitt Center gets 'Fired Up' with local artists

The Averitt Center for the Arts is teaming up with Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art to showcase original art by ...

November 28, 2016 | | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Treasuring traditions

Downtown merchants can sometimes predict how busy their day is going to be based on how strong the aroma from the barbecue cooking pit at ...

November 28, 2016 | | Local


Proposed state bill would make 'upskirting' illegal in Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers plan to close a gap in state law that led a divided Court of Appeals to find a man didn't do ...

November 26, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Deadline to register for FEMA and SBA hurricane help Dec. 16

Within the 10-county declared disaster area, Georgia residents who experienced damage to their homes and businesses as a result of Hurricane Matthew have until Dec ...

November 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Threat of Zika to continue for Ga.

ATLANTA - Georgia so far has escaped the type of Zika threat faced by Florida, which has been the epicenter of the virus in the continental ...

November 25, 2016 | | Local


Number of foster children on rise

NEW YORK - The number of U.S. children in foster care is climbing after a sustained decline, but just five states account for nearly two-thirds ...

November 24, 2016 | By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer | Local


Officials urge safe shopping

Shopping season begins today as people scramble for deals, get serious about buying gifts and purchase holiday decorations, but it is also the time of ...

November 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


William James vies for $100,000 STEM lab makeover

Supporters who visit a certain Facebook page on a certain day, Dec. 9, could help William James Middle School win $100,000 for a makeover ...

November 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Ralph Andrews dies at 88

Ralph Andrews, one of Statesboro's most compassionate residents who contributed generously to various causes and helped found the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind ...

November 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Making a bigger Splash

Construction workers at Splash in the Boro are building the framework that will hold in place the wave pool, the heart of an almost $5 ...

November 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Changes at Eagle Creek

It was a bit of a soft transition, with food brought from another restaurant in the absence of an approved kitchen. But Eagle Creek Brewing ...

November 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - AgSouth plan reshapes future of downtown

When Allen Muldrew began his position as the director of the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority he became the chief salesman for downtown Statesboro.

November 21, 2016 | | Local


Farmers & Merchants Bank promotes Jason Parrish

Jason Parrish of Farmers & Merchants Bank was promoted to banking officer, credit administration, bank officials announced Monday.

November 21, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Honor the memory of Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7, 2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States fully into World War II ...

November 21, 2016 | | Local


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