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BI-LO changes won't affect Boro

Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of the BI-LO store in Statesboro, has entered into a restructuring support agreement known as an RSA with a group of creditors collectively holding 80 percent of the company's notes due in September 2018 that will position Southeastern for long-term financial health.

March 19, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police: Man strikes woman with gun, threatens to shoot her

A man struck a woman with a gun Saturday after threatening to shoot her in front of children, according to Statesboro police reports.

March 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Fort Stewart soldier killed in motorcycle crash identified

The 21-year-old Fort Stewart soldier killed Thursday in a motorcycle accident on Highway 67 near Statesboro has been identified.

March 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - 'In The Grove' shifts focus to upscale rentals

If you have driven out West Main Street, just past Julia P. Bryant Elementary School you can't miss all of the activity happening at "In The Grove."

March 19, 2018 | | Local


Gloria Strauthers completes Maxwell Certification program

Gloria Strauthers of Exodus Management & Consulting, LLC, recently completed the John C. Maxwell Certification Program and is recognized as a certified independent John C. Maxwell coach, teacher, trainer and speaker.

March 19, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro District 5 special election date unsettled

Despite a decision by Statesboro City Council last week, the issue of whether to hold the special election for the vacant District 5 council seat on May 22 or Nov. 6 is back on the agenda for Tuesday's 5:30 p.m. regular meeting.

March 17, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


School threats on the increase

Threats of violence in schools are nothing new, but the Feb. 14 slaying of 17 at a high school in Parkland, Fla. seemingly sparked a nationwide resurgence of terroristic threats being uttered by students, including some in Bulloch County.

March 17, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet police officers suspended

Just days after Brooklet city councilmen voted to hire an interim police chief to fill the shoes of former chief Doug Meyer, who resigned following a controversy, the council suspended two officers also involved in the situation.

March 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Pot growing operation discovered

An infant was removed from an Aden Lanier Road home Thursday after deputies found 16 marijuana plants growing in the home.

March 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


OTC Foundation to call on donors Tuesday

Ogeechee Technical College Foundation volunteers will be calling on OTC supporters and potential new donors in Bulloch and Evans counties Tuesday during the annual iGOT campaign.

March 16, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


PSC candidate Noel wants to halt Vogtle ‘boondoggle’

Georgia Public Service Commission candidate John Noel wants the PSC to stop Georgia Power from passing on costs to consumers for the two already far over-budget additional nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle.

March 15, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Push for gun laws faces resistance in most states

IOWA CITY, Iowa - The campaign for tighter gun laws that inspired unprecedented student walkouts across the country still faces an uphill climb in a majority of states, an Associated Press review of gun legislation found.

March 15, 2018 | By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press | Local


Wilson: Schools need community help on safety

The schools need the community's help to keep children safe, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson told concerned adults gathered Tuesday evening in the Southeast Bulloch High School cafeteria.

March 14, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


BCSO arrests fugitive

A fugitive wanted by North Carolina authorities fled into the woods near Brooklet on Wednesday morning, but Bulloch County sheriff's deputies and K9 Officer Dutch captured him after a mile-long trek through the swamp.

March 14, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro STEAM walks out together

The call went out just before 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Statesboro STEAM College, Careers, Arts & Technology Academy: "Everyone grab your coats!"

March 14, 2018 | Scott Bryant | Local


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Last day of Legislature brings successes, disappointments

During the frenetic last-day activity Thursday at the General Assembly, state lawmakers failed to agree on a way to curb surprise medical billing.

March 30, 2018 | | Local


Duke runs for quality of life, public safety

Derek Duke, a candidate for City Council in District 5, says he wants to help protect and build on the quality of life that has ...

March 29, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Gov. Deal to speak at OTC commencement

Gov. Nathan Deal will be the keynote speaker for Ogeechee Technical College's 2018 commencement exercises to be held on Thursday, May 10, at Georgia ...

March 29, 2018 | | Local


UPDATE: 2 students, school bus driver taken to EGRMC after crash

Two students and a Bulloch County school bus driver were taken to a hospital Thursday after the bus collided with a tractor-trailer rig carrying a ...

March 29, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


City District 5 qualifying ends with 3 running

No additional candidates signed up Wednesday morning, the final half day of qualifying for the May 22 special election to Statesboro City Council in District ...

March 28, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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


One candidate so far for Council District 5

Only one candidate, Derek Duke, signed up and paid the fee Monday during the first day of qualifying for the May 22 special election to ...

March 26, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


2 found with drugs in vacant home

A deputy answering a suspicious vehicle call Friday caught two people trespassing in a vacant home, where they were found with illegal drugs.

March 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Chicken Salad Chick earns company honors

When Chicken Salad Chick franchise owners Kelly and Tim Paslawski selected Statesboro as the city to open their third restaurant, they did everything right. They ...

March 26, 2018 | | Local


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


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