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Sheriff warns of jury duty scam

Several people in Bulloch County have been targeted recently by scammers who threatened them with jail time if they didn't pay up.

January 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch’s newest investigator makes history – twice

Former Bulloch County Sheriff's Patrol Deputy Prethenia Cone made history last week when she became both the county's first female and first African-American to be promoted to the rank of investigator, said Sheriff Noel Brown.

January 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Regents to vote Wednesday on making Armstrong part of Georgia Southern

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia is slated to vote Wednesday on a recommendation to consolidate Georgia Southern University in Statesboro with Armstrong State University in Savannah, with the overall result to be called Georgia Southern University.

January 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Eagle Battalion’s new nest officially opens

Georgia Southern University on Thursday formally opened its new $9.5 million Military Science Building, headquarters to the Eagle Battalion ROTC program, which has won awards as the top Army ROTC program in a more than five-state region three of the last eight years.

January 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Frigid weekend ahead

It's going to get cold - really, really cold - this weekend.

January 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Southern, Armstrong State to study possible merger

The Georgia Board of Regents is expected to announce Friday that Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University in Savannah will study the possibility of merging.

January 05, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Fashion with Compassion show is Friday

The first First Friday event of 2017 takes place Friday at 6 p.m. with a splash of colors and a runway of fashion and flair.

January 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald writer | Local


Georgia K9 retirement fund set up

Law enforcement K9s now have a safety net to help with medical costs after they retire, thanks to a nonprofit organization founded by two local law enforcement K9 handlers.

January 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia K9 retirement fund set up

Law enforcement K9s now have a safety net to help with medical costs after they retire, thanks to a nonprofit organization founded by two local law enforcement K9 handlers.

January 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


68-year-old man arrested for child molestation

A Brooklet-area man faces charges of child molestation, said Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown.

January 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City eyes shorter look-back for alcohol violations

Six Statesboro restaurants and bars have their city alcoholic beverage licenses suspended beginning 8 a.m. Thursday for three to 21 days. City Council unanimously approved the administrative penalties Tuesday for selling alcohol to customers under age 21.

January 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Woman strips in median after wreck

All lanes of Interstate 16 were closed temporarily late Monday afternoon after a woman stripped off her clothes following a three-vehicle wreck.

January 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro police launch new website

The Statesboro Police Department is starting the new year with a fresh approach to providing - and collecting - information to and from the public.

January 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia hospitals face Medicare penalties

Nearly one in four Georgia hospitals are being penalized by the federal government for high rates of patient injuries.

January 02, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Gov. Deal's education agenda to shape 2017 legislature

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers return to the state Capitol on Jan. 9 with a full slate of priorities. But questions remain about Gov. Nathan Deal's education agenda and how a new presidential administration will affect Georgia, leaving uncertainty about how this year's session will play out.

January 02, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


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Clovers & Co. to perform at SHS

Georgia 4H's performing arts group, Clovers & Co., will perform a benefit concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Statesboro High School Auditorium.

February 07, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Suspect arrested for stealing sex toys

A Swainsboro man suspected in several shoplifting incidents at a Statesboro adult novelty store was arrested after employees, anticipating his next visit, called law enforcement ...

February 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City orders long-term planning process

Statesboro's city government will pay a consulting firm $28,500 to guide a strategic planning process to forecast the city's needs in areas ...

February 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


SEB Middle 6th-grader retains spelling title

Following a marathon, 28-round final battle, Eric Lim correctly spelled "fraulein" and "mukhtar" to earn the title of Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion for the ...

February 07, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Baygall community Dumpster removal an 'attention-getter'

Residents of the Baygall community started calling Bulloch County Board of Commissioners Chairman Roy Thompson last week after the Dumpsters at Rocky Ford Road and ...

February 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Juice Café is 1 of a kind

Despite how polished the place looks online and in-person, the new Juice Café on Brannen Street isn't a franchise, but a unique Statesboro-born business ...

February 06, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New caterer offers 'home-cooked' meals

This year, we made a commitment to try to eat at home more and eat healthier. Both of these are a challenge when you have ...

February 06, 2017 | | Local


Georgia Southern online programs earn top rankings

Georgia Southern University's online programs, once again, were recognized for excellence in rankings released by "U.S. News & World Report" for the best online ...

February 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Two hearts with one message: All souls matter

The donors of the property where the new sanctuary of Miller Grove Missionary Baptist Church sits were in attendance last Sunday for a special dedication ...

February 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro saluted as a ‘Live, Work, Play’ city

The Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend magazine chose Statesboro for a 2017 Live, Work, Play City Award, presented during the GMA's annual Mayors ...

February 04, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


City manager heads to half-year mark

Amateur abstract painter, trueborn Kansas Jayhawks fan, new-sprung Georgia Southern Eagles fan and frequent 5K runner Randy Wetmore is now in his sixth month as ...

February 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Crime Suppression Team on hold

A local shortage of law enforcement officers, reflective of a nationwide problem, means the three-way partnership of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team is being ...

February 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


K9 tracks car theft suspect hiding under church

A woman suspected of stealing a car was tracked down by a bloodhound Thursday afternoon as she hid from police under a Statesboro church.

February 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Senate OKs extension of hospital tax for Georgia Medicaid

ATLANTA - Georgia hospitals would continue paying a tax that helps draw down $600 million in federal support for the Medicaid budget, under a bill that ...

February 02, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Grave marker saga continues

The answer to a question about a headstone found last week laying in the middle of a busy highway in Statesboro leads to yet another ...

February 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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