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Barrow, Stone vie for District 12 Congressional seat

With only a couple of locally contested races this year, many people are following the U.S Congressional race for Georgia's District 12 between incumbent John Barrow (D) and challenger John Stone (R).

November 13, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Storyteller Chad Crews; GSU Fashion show for Safe Haven

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 29, 2008

November 13, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


More than 6,000 have cast early ballots in Bulloch

With only two days left for advance voting, 6,694 people have voted in Bulloch County, as of 3 p.m. Wednesday, making this the most successful early voting campaign since the concept began.

November 13, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Drug bust nets 11; more arrests expected

Cooperative efforts between city and county law enforcement netted 11 drug arrests Wednesday, with 11 more expected, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

November 13, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


‘Green’ author to speak at GSU

Well known author, consultant and promoter of sustainable development Hunter Lovins will present the lecture, "Drivers of Change: The Business Case for Sustainability and Protecting the Climate," at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. today.

November 12, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Cotton Pickin Festival; Bulloch History Moment: Highway 301

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, October 28, 2008

November 12, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Statesboro Police offer safety tips for Halloween

The "official" trick-or-treating event throughout the Statesboro community will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, said Statesboro Police Capt. Wendell Turner.

November 12, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Probate judge contested for first time in 22 years

For the first time in more than 20 years, the office of probate judge is being challenged.

November 12, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Walk for Diabetes; Farmers Market

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, October 27, 2008

November 11, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Jones found guilty in Club Jackson’s death

A few days short of a year afterward, a Bulloch County jury found Thomas Lee Jones, Jr. guilty Thursday of the Oct. 28, 2007, shooting death of a man at Club Jackson's on Old Register Road. Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed presided over the case.

November 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Hurricane season enters final month; Bulloch appears to be missed

Hurricane season enters its final month Saturday, and it looks like the Georgia coast and Bulloch County will go another year without a storm doing serious damage.

November 11, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Police: Local gunshot victim will not disclose shooter

Police want to know who shot a Statesboro woman, but she's not talking.

November 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


NAACP banquet set for Saturday

The Bulloch County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its 2008 Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Snella's Place, located off Highway 301 North on Allen Circle, beginning at 6 p.m.

November 10, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Events planned for downtown Saturday

This weekend, Georgia Southern University, Main Street Statesboro and Averitt Center for the Arts are helping Bulloch County "go green."

November 08, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Student political debate; The Phil & Jake Show: Disc Golf

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, October 24, 2008

November 08, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Brooklet officer fired after security, identity breach

A former Brooklet police officer fired for sharing information about candidates for the town's police chief position said he was terminated unfairly and improperly, but the Brooklet city councilman who supervises the police department says the officer was fired for breaking privacy laws.

January 10, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Habitat for Humanity making its homes a part of the neighborhood

In the year that Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County expects to start construction of its 50th home, the nonprofit group is headed in some new directions.

January 10, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Ga. legislature to look at education funding this year

ATLANTA - While funding for transportation improvements and another attempt to allow limited use of medical marijuana have been grabbing headlines across Georgia leading up to this year's legislative session, education figures to play a bigger role under the Gold Dome than it did last year.

January 10, 2015 | Jason Wermers | Local


Scattered area power outages due to Georgia Power grid problem

According to Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn, a series of power outages in Statesboro and the Portal Saturday afternoon and evening were caused by a Georgia Power grid problem. There was no word on when the problems might be resolved.

January 10, 2015 | | Local


Gov. Sanders' estate gives $500,0000 to Georgia Southern

The Georgia Southern University Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art has received a $500,000 gift from the estate of former Georgia Gov. Carl E. Sanders, who died in November

January 09, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro City Council approves stormwater fee

Churches, the county government and schools in the city limits - even Georgia Southern University - are not exempt from Statesboro's new fee to fund improved storm drainage.

January 08, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Wintry weather around US brings fatalities, school closings

Dangerously cold air has sent temperatures plummeting into the single digits around the U.S., with wind chills driving them even lower. Throw in the snow some areas are getting and you've got a bone chilling mix that may also be super messy.

January 08, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local


Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel named among 100 ‘Most Influential’ Georgians

Georgia Southern University President Brooks A. Keel, Ph.D., has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians of 2015 by Georgia Trend magazine; a list the magazine says reflects the realities of leadership, power and influence in Georgia.

January 08, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Southern professor published in prestigious British medical journal

Isaac Chun Hai Fung, Ph.D., a professor of epidemiology in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University has been published in The Lancet, a prestigious British medical journal, for his 250-word collaborative correspondence titled "Ebola and the Social Media."

January 08, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County Commission reviews courthouse display policy

Bulloch County commissioners are considering possible changes to the county's policy regarding public displays on the courthouse square.

January 07, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Averitt Center exhibition celebrating Gullah/Geechee opens Friday

If ever you find yourself on Pawleys Island along the coast of South Carolina, you might drive past a little street known as Dagullah Way.

January 07, 2015 | By SCOTT FOXX Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County Schools to operate on normal schedule

Bulloch County Schools will operate on its normal schedule for all campuses, the system said in a news release issued Wednesday afternoon.

January 07, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Papa Murphy’s to give away 100 pizzas

The new Papa Murphy's Take 'n' Bake Pizza located at 582 Brannen St., at the corner of Brannen Street and Gentilly Road, will celebrate its grand opening today through Saturday.

January 07, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Remains identified as missing Statesboro man

The partial skeleton discovered last week in Jenkins County was that of a missing person from Statesboro, Victor Sweet, the Statesboro Police Department confirmed Wednesday morning.

January 07, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro’s alcohol crackdown continues

Two businesses who admitted second-time instances of employees selling beer or wine to customers under age 21 received three-day alcohol license suspensions Tuesday from Statesboro City Council.

January 06, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


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