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Historical society gears up for events

The Bulloch County Historical Society anticipates several exciting events in the coming weeks, including dedications and performances.

July 17, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


End-of-course exams show mixed results in Bulloch County

Bulloch County high school students posted mixed results on End-of-Course Tests, according to data released Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education.

July 17, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


More rain on the way

The typical summer weather pattern has brought thunderstorms to the region almost every day lately - a blessing for local farmers.

July 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local man arrested in auto break-ins

A joint investigation by the Statesboro Police Department and the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office has landed a man in jail on several charges.

July 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Metter police seek info in fatal hit-and-run

A Metter man was killed Friday in a hit-and-run accident, and police hope citizens can help shed light on the case.

July 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City to look at adding traffic light

Two months after addressing traffic concerns at Brampton Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway, by commissioning a traffic signal to be installed to moderate vehicle flow, City Councilmen are again looking at ways to maximize traffic safety.

July 14, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Sheriff’s candidates to face off at forum Tuesday

Three men seeking the Bulloch County Sheriff's seat will meet Tuesday for a debate, giving voters a chance to find out what they each plan to do if elected.

July 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Cell towers as a source of revenue?

Cellphone towers throughout Bulloch County bring in about $130,000 in revenue each year, Bulloch County Tax Assessor John Scott said.

July 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Andrew Young to address area Democrats

Andrew Young, who served as a member of Congress, mayor of Atlanta and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will speak July 21 at a gathering of Bulloch County Democrats.

July 13, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Man bites police officer

A man caught with drugs apparently tried to take a bite - not out of crime, but out of a police officer.

July 13, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Our Views: BOE fiscal approach is practical and wise

In the end, saving $50,000 when you are attacking a $4 million shortfall only lessens that huge number by about 1.3 percent. But sometimes cutting a little shows you are willing to make some difficult decisions when it comes to cutting a lot.

July 13, 2012 | | Local


4 GOP candidates sing a similar tune

Four Republican candidates vying to face incumbent Congressman John Barrow in the 12th Congressional District race met onstage Thursday night to stake their claim to their party's nomination.

July 12, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Police: Sex offender approaches teen

A registered sex offender who approached a teenage girl in the library Monday is behind bars, Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner said.

July 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch County schools post gains on CRCT

Editor's Note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Sunday's print edition: Because of a reporter's error, an article that appeared in Friday's edition contained an incorrect statement. Langston Chapel Elementary's fifth-graders had Bulloch County's lowest pass rates in every subject except English/language arts. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

July 12, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Firefighters begin pre-fire incident plans for local businesses

Statesboro Firefighters will soon begin conducting Pre-Fire Incident Plans, Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner said.

July 12, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


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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


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


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