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Pistol malfunction impedes robbery at Statesboro club

A jammed pistol thwarted a robbery attempt early Sunday morning at a local night spot.

August 06, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


No charges expected in teen's death

No charges are expected in connection with a July 15 accident in which a teenage boy was killed.

August 06, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


FMB names new president, chief executive officer

Longtime community banker Brett Morgan has been named president and chief executive officer of Farmers and Merchants Bank.

August 04, 2012 | | Local


City considering adding trucks, drivers

Statesboro City Councilmen will talk new jobs and new equipment when they meet Tuesday for the group's first scheduled meeting of August.

August 04, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Protesters picket Chick-fil-A

ATLANTA - When President Barack Obama said same-sex couples should have the right to marry, it was national news for a few days before the presidential campaign and the country went back to business as usual.

August 03, 2012 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


End-of-Course Test Results: Southeast Bulloch High leads

Southeast Bulloch High School continues to lead the way on most End-of-Course Tests, but Portal Middle High is closing the gap, according to results released this week.

August 02, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Weigh in on road widening

The public can have its say on a proposed project to widen a long stretch of Georgia Highway 67, one of Bulloch County's thoroughfares.

August 02, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch students return to school

It had been little more than two months since Bulloch County schools were last open, but when classes resumed Wednesday, students and teachers did not miss a beat.

August 01, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


12th District runoff: Who will face Anderson?

ATLANTA - Republican voters in east Georgia will have to return to the polls in three weeks to choose a challenger for the Deep South's last white Democrat in Congress, though it remained unclear Wednesday exactly which GOP candidates would appear on the runoff ballot.

August 01, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Patrons swarm eatery

The line of people waiting to go through the drive-through at Statesboro's Chick-fil-A wrapped around the building twice during the Wednesday lunch rush.

August 01, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Metter police arrest shooting suspect

Metter police arrested a man they say shot another man several times in the torso, Metter Police Chief Dennis Nelson said.

August 01, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Sylvania man charged with illegally entering car

A Sylvania man witnesses saw trying to break into a car is behind bars after Sylvania police identified him, police reports indicate.

August 01, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Congressional race is going to be a runoff

After months of campaigning, the race for the Republican nomination for Georgia's 12th Congressional District will continue.

August 01, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Mallard to remain Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney

Incumbent Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Richard Mallard took Bulloch County by a landslide with 71 percent of the vote, but Effingham County voters had a different view.

August 01, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


TSPLOST fails in Coastal Region

One of the most contentious issues in recent state history, a regional 1-percent sales tax for potential road and transit projects, was rejected by voters throughout Georgia Tuesday.

August 01, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


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Billy Hickman named Humanitarian of the Year

Touted for a genuine love for his hometown, the 2018 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year Billy Hickman credited his friends and family for helping ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Felton challenger for District 5 BOE seat

Mary Felton, Ed.D., a candidate for Bulloch County Board of Education in District 5, says she wants to be a "voice for the voiceless ...

April 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deen Day Smith Awards tonight

The 30th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards Banquet will be held tonight at the Nessmith-Lane Building on the campus of Georgia Southern ...

April 03, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


SPD officer, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide

Statesboro Police Department officers are wearing shrouded badges this week after the death of an advanced patrol officer and his wife early Sunday in what ...

April 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Business and friendship in Statesboro

Lisa Hanna retired from cutting, perming and coloring hair Thursday, closing The Haircutters in downtown Statesboro after doing the hair of some of her first ...

April 02, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Downtown's top supporters receive 'Bricks'

Main Street Statesboro and the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority held their annual meeting at The Hall last week.

April 02, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro police officer killed in apparent murder-suicide

An advanced patrol officer with the Statesboro Police Department was shot to death early Sunday morning in what police officials say is an apparent murder-suicide.

April 01, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Martin seeks re-election to BOE in District 5

Glennera Martin, facing a challenge for a second term on the Bulloch County Board of Education in District 5, says she wants to continue work ...

March 31, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Reflections on Ga. legislative session

ATLANTA - While giving his retirement speech Thursday on the Georgia House floor, Republican Rep. Brooks Coleman reflected on a lesson he learned from Speaker David ...

March 31, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local


Missing man’s family pleads for information

The family of Willie James Jackson observed his birthday Friday, but there was no celebration. Jackson disappeared Sept. 10, 2015, and investigators are still searching ...

March 31, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rules for school volunteers a topic at ‘Speak Up’

While the schools are being more careful about access to students and classrooms, they could use more volunteers. That is the point behind the Bulloch ...

March 30, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro icon, mentor passes

When Charlie Olliff Square was dedicated in 2014 in the parking lot of then Sea Island Bank in downtown Statesboro, Garrett Nevil, who was chairman ...

March 30, 2018 | | Local


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


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