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Georgia officer's personnel file include praise, criticism

ATLANTA - A white Georgia police officer shown on video telling a black driver he doesn't care about "your people" is a good decision-maker and was seen as a leader of his 2014 police recruit class, but was also told to work on dealing with the public, his performance reviews show.

December 18, 2015 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


This Christmas, get set to sweat

While most Christmas scenes depict snowy landscapes with people bundled up in sweaters and coats, there won't be any of that in Statesboro and Bulloch County this year.

December 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sylvania woman’s death ruled accidental

The death of a Sylvania woman Wednesday was ruled accidental, said Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile.

December 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU may use ticket system for future fall commencements

For several years now, attendance at Georgia Southern University's fall commencement has overflowed Hanner Fieldhouse, and friends and relatives shut out of the gym have been invited to watch on a screen at the Russell Union. This year, a second remote viewing site was needed for the largest of the three ceremonies, all held Dec. 11.

December 17, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Register council mum on police expense issues

During a called council meeting last week, Register town council members mulled over a November profit and loss report that shows the town just over $4,000 in the red.

December 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


LED lamps to illuminate Statesboro’s streets

At the city's request, Georgia Power has begun replacing Statesboro's high-pressure sodium streetlights with LED, or light-emitting diode, fixtures.

December 16, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Screven County death under investigation

The Screven County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the death of a woman from a stab wound that occurred Tuesday night at her home in the Whitehill community, off Georgia Highway 21 south of Sylvania.

December 16, 2015 | From Staff Reports | Local


Brooklet, Portal again among top Title I schools

Bulloch County again has two schools ranked among the top Title I schools in Georgia, and they are the same two as last year: Brooklet Elementary School in the "highest performing" category and Portal Middle High School again in the "highest progress" category of Reward schools.

December 15, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Teen uses Christmas tree as weapon

A teenage girl wielding a Christmas tree as a weapon was arrested Friday after Bulloch County sheriff's deputies responded to a call from her frantic father, reporting a domestic disturbance.

December 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Food Bank burglarized

The director of the Statesboro Food Bank is offering a $500 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever has been breaking in and stealing food.

December 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


The same, but different

A 2005 graduate of Statesboro High School, Adam Nubern and his wife, Lindsey, spent the past

December 14, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Man, 19, charged in molestation of 8-year-old relative

After an investigation lasting four months, a Bulloch County sheriff's investigator charged a 19-year-old man with molesting an 8-year-old relative.

December 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


8 men charged in pandering sting at local motel

Eight men were charged with pandering, or seeking services from a prostitute, on Thursday and Friday.

December 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


4 injured in Sunday night crash

Two people were airlifted to Savannah on Sunday night after a fiery crash at the intersection of Highway 119 and Highway 80 in Stilson.

December 14, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Mainstreet Farmers Market plans to reorganize

The Mainstreet Farmers Market completed its 2015 season with sales and average attendance similar to 2014's and now heads toward its April 2016 reopening with plans for a more formal structure and hopes of increasing community involvement.

December 14, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


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Bulloch Extension welcomes new 4-H agent

Bulloch County has a new agent, and Victoria Tillery said she is excited about taking the county 4-H program to its next level.

January 27, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Council putting alcohol law in final form – maybe

After almost two years of looking at a new Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance without adopting it, Statesboro City Council held a work session last week and ...

January 27, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


OTC student reaches GOAL

Ogeechee Technical College student Melissa Behling may have taken a slightly different path to arrive at OTC than most of her classmates, but she is ...

January 26, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Biggest Loser contestant comes home

Although Statesboro resident Tonsheia "Toy" Grandison was eliminated from NBC's "Biggest Loser" reality show Monday night, she believes the experience has left her a ...

January 26, 2016 | By EDDIE LEDBETTER | Local


Man pleads guilty to child molestation

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed sentenced a Bulloch County man to 20 years to serve in prison for molesting a juvenile relative.

January 26, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Clito murder case moving towards trial

Jury selection for the murder trial of a local man accused of shooting his friend in the head in April 2014 is tentatively set for ...

January 26, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: 'Battlbox' takes off for Boro entrepreneurs

Statesboro entrepreneur Daniel Dabbs was amazed at how excited his girlfriend Stephanie Howell gets every month when she receives her Birchbox delivery.

January 25, 2016 | | Local


Dr. Van Buren's historic hospital

Dr. Harvey Van Buren, the first African-American physician in Statesboro, opened his Van Buren Sanitarium on Elm Street in December 1918, Candra E. Teshome told ...

January 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Growth slows at Georgia ports after record-smashing 2015

SAVANNAH - Georgia's busy seaports are beginning to see business slow down after a record-smashing 2015 in which shipments of containerized cargo through Savannah jumped ...

January 25, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Deputies arrest man wanted in October car chase assault

A man wanted for aggravated assault in a case from October is now in jail after a Bulloch County sheriff's deputy arrested him Friday ...

January 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Innovative educator to offer MLK keynote address at GSU

Georgia Southern will welcome Dr. Steve Perry, founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut, to campus for the university's 2016 ...

January 25, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Super Bowl 50: Denver vs. Carolina

Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos will face Cam Newton's Carolina Panthers in the 50th Super Bowl - which many expect to be the final game ...

January 24, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


History preserved in Statesboro

Only long-time residents are familiar with "old Statesboro," where much of the town's current business district was nothing but woods and farmland. Where Buckhead ...

January 24, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


BCSO Sgt. Noel Brown to run for sheriff’s position

A second officer with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is seeking election as sheriff.

January 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Portal High athletes and fans to get new digs

Bulloch County Schools officials and Pope Construction Co. are set to break ground Friday on $999,644 in new sports support buildings at Portal Middle ...

January 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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