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Preparing for danger: Local police train to handle shootings

Bullets flew Tuesday as law enforcement officers took part in a simulated active shooter training exercise in a vacant elementary school building.

March 13, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU professor to speak at Supreme Court

Georgia Southern University associate history professor Dr. Johnathan O'Neill will deliver a speech Wednesday on "Property Rights and the American Founding" to the United States Supreme Court.

March 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch County fire chief resigns

Bulloch County's first county fire chief, Randy Walker, has accepted a position as fire chief in McMinnville, Tenn., said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

March 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Local pharmacists opening their own store

We have a new pharmacy on the way, and I am not talking about CVS this time. The construction of Southern Pharmacy on Brannen Street is close to completion with an opening date slated for the first two weeks of April.

March 12, 2012 | | Local


Boost from the Schenkel

Friday marks the start of the 33rd Schenkel Invitational collegiate golf tournament. The storied event has showcased a number of PGA super stars over the years, before they became well known professionals.

March 12, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Local


A helping hand for a hero

A motorcade of flag-bearing motorcycles and sheriff's patrol cars escorted Army Staff Sgt. Scott Millican to the new house built for him by Homes for Our Troops.

March 10, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


'Active shooter' training at GSU

A realistic "active shooter" training exercise will take place next week on Georgia Southern University's campus, staging reenactments of dangerous scenarios.

March 10, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hendrix to speak Tuesday

One of Oprah Winfrey's favorite guests, Bulloch County native Harville Hendrix, he is coming to Statesboro Tuesday to deliver the 20th Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture in the Emma Kelly Theatre at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

March 10, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


State seeks higher pay for GBI

ATLANTA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is long used to losing agents to better-paying federal agencies. But when officers began bolting for other state offices and even local police departments, the agency started raising a fuss.

March 09, 2012 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


New college at GSU

Less than one year removed from garnering approval by the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents to offer degrees in civil, electrical and mechanical engineering at Georgia Southern University, school staff announced Friday a major shake-up to the college's internal structure.

March 09, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Metal theft warrants lead to additional arrests

Deputies serving warrants Wednesday on metal theft charges found more than they expected when suspects had evidence of making methamphetamine.

March 08, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro Fire Department to add new firefighters

The Statesboro Fire Department will soon place more boots on the ground to bolster its ability for countering disasters in and around the city.

March 08, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Blue Devils to march in Washington

Statesboro's own little slice of Americana will be on prominent display when the United States celebrates its 236th birthday this July in the nation's capitol.

March 07, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Tickets for Giuliani visit distributed Thursday, Friday

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will speak at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse on Wednesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

March 07, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Romney wins Ohio, 5 other Super Tuesday states

WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney squeezed out a win in pivotal Ohio, captured five other states with ease and padded his delegate lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination but was forced to share the Super Tuesday spotlight with a resurgent Rick Santorum.

March 07, 2012 | By DAVID ESPO Associated Press | Local


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Bulloch welcomes new 4-H leader

One of Bulloch County's own has traveled full circle as Susannah Martin Lanier, a passionate 4-H member in her school days, joins the Bulloch ...

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


2017 Farm City Week in Bulloch County - 'Never too busy to help'

(Note: Look for a more in-depth story on Wade Hodges and his family in the Thanksgiving edition of the Herald on Thursday.)

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Georgia congressman still pushing for Savannah harbor funds

SAVANNAH – A Georgia congressman said Friday the state's lawmakers still hope to boost federal funding to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port ...

November 17, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | 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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