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Auto break-in victim works for sheriff

A man who broke into a car at a local gym Friday probably had no idea he was stealing credit cards from a Bulloch County Sheriff's Office employee.

July 30, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GOP voters to choose a candidate Tuesday

While the Democratic congressman representing the 12th Congressional District prepares for a November race to retain his seat, the four Republicans vying to oppose him are working hard to make their cases for area voters now.

July 28, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Three ready to run for sheriff

Three Republican candidates, including the incumbent, are running a hot and heavy campaign for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat.

July 28, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wagner, Caiazzo race for District 1 BOE post

Two candidates vying to fill the Bulloch County Board of Education District 1 seat claim the necessary drive and experience to lead.

July 27, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Two candidates square off for DA seat

Local attorney Martha Kirkland Hall seeks to make changes should she be elected as the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney, while incumbent Richard Mallard is banking on his experience and existing relationship with law enforcement as he vies to keep the seat.

July 27, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sam Baker to relinquish duties as Georgia Southern athletic director

After 17 years as director of athletics at Georgia Southern University, Sam Baker will relinquish his duties as athletic director, according to a statement from the university Friday.

July 27, 2012 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Local


TSPLOST promises transportation improvements

New bike and pedestrian trails, additional lanes for the area's busiest corridors and more paved roads in rural parts of the county will be at stake when Bulloch County voters decide at the polls whether to support a 1-percent sales tax investing in transportation throughout the region.

July 26, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Metter man shot

A Metter man was wounded Wednesday in a shooting incident on North Trapnell Street, Metter Police Chief Dennis Nelson said.

July 26, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man robs store of cash, cigarettes

A man walked into a Statesboro convenience store wearing a bright red Elmo hat, robbed the clerk at gunpoint of more than $3,000, then asked for a $4 pack of cigarettes, police said.

July 26, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Wilson sworn in as superintendent

Charles Wilson stood next to his son and daughter in the courtroom at the Bulloch County Courthouse.

July 26, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Woman sues Sylvania Funeral Home

A Sylvania woman alleges a local funeral home mishandled her husband's body, allowing it to decompose to the point that the man had to be buried naked in a body bag.

July 25, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police search for 3 in shoplifting incident

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is searching for three people deputies say used a baby as a distraction and stole a large amount of merchandise from Agri Supply.

July 25, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Discharges violated federal law, suit says

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper filed a lawsuit Monday claiming that King America Finishing, a textiles plant in Dover, has violated the federal Clean Water Act since at least April 2006.

July 24, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man was peeping into kids' room

A convicted sex offender caught repeating the crime was charged Monday with being a Peeping Tom, police say.

July 24, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Young backs ‘Obamacare’

By way of a personal story about the costs of births in two generations of his family, Andrew Young endorsed "Obamacare" at a fundraising event for the Bulloch County Democratic Party.

July 23, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


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Darron Burnette given Blanchard Leadership Award

Synovus, the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, recently announced the winners of its annual Chairman's Awards. Darron Burnette, Synovus' Statesboro-based division CEO, received the ...

March 26, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


The 'Michelangelo' of politics

YOUNG HARRIS - A governor and senator, friend and counselor to presidents, Zell Miller walked the marbled halls of American power. He was remembered more simply ...

March 26, 2018 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


No new babies for endangered right whales

SAVANNAH - The winter calving season for critically endangered right whales is ending without a single newborn being spotted off the southeast U.S. coast, a ...

March 26, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Statesboro Herald's Year in Pictures

"Every photograph that we take, and ultimately share, is energy transfer. We use photography to communicate the energy we originally felt." -- Paul Melcher

December 31, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Herald 2016 Photos of the Year

It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.

December 30, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's goodbye

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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