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Voter turnout moderate in Bulloch County

The 1 percent transportation sales tax and races for sheriff, district attorney and a school board seat generated some voter interest Tuesday, but poll managers observed morning turnouts ranging from "super" to "very slow," with more weighing in on the "slow" side.

July 31, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Facebook use helps in felony shoplifting arrests

Yet again, Facebook helped Bulloch County sheriff's investigators solve a crime and put offenders behind bars.

July 31, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Time to cast your ballot

Voters at the polls Tuesday will have plenty of sway in local contested races because of lower-than-expected early voting numbers.

July 30, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Youth home residents bike 550 miles

Six young men - current and former residents of the Paul Anderson Youth Home in Vidalia - are taking a 550-mile bike ride in the summer heat on a threefold mission.

July 30, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


'Buzzards' shot with arrows

When Statesboro resident Delia Mobley looked out her bedroom window Monday, she saw an unusual sight.

July 30, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Parents, students converge on school open houses

The first day of school isn't until Wednesday, but thousands of parents and children went to schools throughout Bulloch County on Monday.

July 30, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


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


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Another student arrested for threats

A fourth grade student was arrested Wednesday morning after telling another student he would shoot her.

March 28, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Now 3 candidates in District 5 Council race

Two more candidates qualified Tuesday for the May 22 special election to fill the vacant District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council.

March 27, 2018 | | Local


Requests for more school cops heard

As the Bulloch County Schools conduct a series of forums on school safety, one of the suggestions heard most often is that police officers, called ...

March 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Low health scores in South

A new ranking of the healthiest U.S. communities puts eight Georgia counties in the top 500, with the highest being Forsyth County, at No ...

March 27, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Another student arrested for threats

Monday, Bulloch County Sheriff's School Resource Officer Ross Newman arrested a 12-year-old sixth grade Southeast Bulloch Middle School student for making a threat against ...

March 27, 2018 | | 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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