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Missing Metter teen found safe

A teen missing for over a week was found safe in the Atlanta area. A Candler County Sheriff's spokesperson confirmed Friday that Haze Sikes, 15, returned home to Metter.

March 23, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City makes offer for South Main bank building

Statesboro City Manager Frank Parker announced Wednesday the city's interest in purchasing a recently emptied bank building to serve as a site for a new courtroom and select court offices.

March 22, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Drug agents arrest 3 on meth charges

Bulloch County drug agents arrested three on methamphetamine charges after seeing two of them "acting suspiciously" around several pharmacies in Statesboro early Thursday.

March 22, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man allegedly stabbed brother in side

A man stabbed in the side by his brother Sunday is in stable condition, but the brother remains in jail without bond.

March 22, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man arrested in assault

A night out at a bar ended badly when one man cut another man on the hand with a knife.

March 22, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAG | Local


Ruling on Ogeechee suit upsets Riverkeeper

An Atlanta judge ruled Tuesday that the Ogeechee Riverkeeper has no standing to bring a case about the Ogeechee River.

March 21, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


3 arrested on meth charges

A tip sent Bulloch County drug agents to a Brannen Street home Tuesday, where they arrested three on methamphetamine charges.

March 21, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swing into Spring

The annual parade of athletes followed by a fireworks display will kick off the recreation department's baseball, softball and soccer seasons Friday at Mill Creek Park.

March 21, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


State releases list of ‘focus' schools in need of improvement

The Georgia Department of Education identified a pair of Bulloch County schools on a list released Tuesday of 156 schools that need to address graduation rates and gaps in achievement between groups of students.

March 21, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Legendary UGA Coach Vince Dooley visits Boro

Durelle Tuggle of Statesboro, left, gets books autographed for her sons by former University of Georgia head football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley at Sea Island Bank Tuesday. Tuggle was a student at Auburn University at the same time as Dooley's wife, Barbara, and when he was the freshmen football coach there.

March 20, 2012 | | Local


Tragedy strikes Brooklet family

Ronnie Schmidt worked for nearly a decade for Billy Hendrix at the Brooklet CITGO, which sits on the corner of the small town's one flashing light. From his vantage point, Ronnie saw, and was seen by, almost everyone.

March 19, 2012 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Council moves meeting to Wednesday

To accommodate councilmen's schedules and assure the attendance of a voting quorum, Statesboro City Council will wait one extra day this week before hosting a second scheduled meeting in March.

March 19, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Deputies hunt home invasion suspect

A home invasion in Portal on Sunday left a victim physically unharmed, a stolen vehicle burned and a suspect at large.

March 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boro author steps out of the 'Shadow'

Spring 2012 is proving to be a sunrise season for Tina Whittle. Just as the second of her Tai Randolph mysteries, "Darker Than Any Shadow," was released by Poisoned Pen Press earlier this month, the first, "The Dangerous Edge of Things" garnered her a Georgia Author of the Year nomination.

March 17, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


iGot '12 is Tuesday

Volunteers for Ogeechee Technical College will renew a yearly effort this week, taking to the phones and streets in an attempt to collect funds supporting students and programs of the school.

March 17, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Glennville man charged in Cherry Street armed robbery

A Glennville man was charged with armed robbery after police officers spotted him near the scene of the crime Tuesday night.

January 25, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Tormenta FC goes pro

Statesboro has long been a haven for sports fans to enjoy watching successful high school and collegiate events.

January 25, 2018 | Mike Anthony | Local


Woodie wins GOAL at Ogeechee Tech

Robert Woodie, Ogeechee Technical College's 2018 GOAL winner, will graduate in May with two diplomas but then plans to continue at OTC for his ...

January 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Ending surprise medical billing

Surprise medical bills have long puzzled - and angered - patients in Georgia and elsewhere.

January 24, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Two-year school calendar approved

During last Thursday evening's meeting, the Bulloch County Board of Education unanimously approved a two-year school calendar.

January 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Report: Mental health provider shortage harms kids in Georgia

The mental health needs of many Georgia children are not being addressed, primarily because of a lack of professionals to treat them, according to a ...

January 23, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Women march for more than poll power

Some 200 or more people taking part in the second annual Women's March in Statesboro rallied for "Power to the Polls" Sunday afternoon, but ...

January 22, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Passing lanes to be installed between Statesboro and Brooklet

A stretch of Highway 80 between Statesboro and Brooklet is set for widening now that the Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded Bulloch County a ...

January 22, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro salon 'legend' retires

When Janelle Skinner clocked out a couple of Saturdays ago, it was the last day she "fixed" hair professionally after serving the community for 44 ...

January 22, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - GSU grad Newman thrives in local real estate

When local realtor Paul Newman began college at Georgia Southern University in 2001, the Florida native never imagined that Statesboro would become his home, nor ...

January 22, 2018 | | Local


Landon Lanier to lead Bulloch First Mortgage division

Bulloch First announces the addition of Landon Lanier to lead its Mortgage division.

January 22, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Milestone for Port of Savannah: 4M cargo containers in 2017

SAVANNAH - The Port of Savannah loaded and unloaded a milestone 4 million shipping container units for the first time in 2017 as larger cargo ships ...

January 22, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham visits Georgia Southern

Georgia's Poet Laureate, Judson Mitcham, paid a visit early this month to Georgia Southern University during the opening reception of the "Inspired Georgia" traveling ...

January 22, 2018 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Local


Seeking hidden helpers

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.

January 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


‘Random acts of kindness’

Joseph Montgomery celebrated turning 90 in a rather unusual way. On the cold Sunday morning of January 7, the Newington resident gave away gifts on ...

January 20, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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