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Statesboro High's STAR Student wins regional honor

Bulloch County brought home the gold Wednesday as Statesboro High School STAR Student Supriya Immaneni took top honors during the Region 8 STAR Student banquet.

March 14, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Pucker up: Local duo vies to kiss a pig

What is the asking price to share a romantic moment between man and swine?

March 14, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Santorum sweeps Alabama, Mississippi primaries

WASHINGTON - A resurgent Rick Santorum swept primaries in Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday night, upending the race for the Republican presidential nomination yet again and nudging Newt Gingrich toward the sidelines.

March 14, 2012 | By DAVID ESPO Associated Press | Local


Preparing for danger: Local police train to handle shootings

Bullets flew Tuesday as law enforcement officers took part in a simulated active shooter training exercise in a vacant elementary school building.

March 13, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU professor to speak at Supreme Court

Georgia Southern University associate history professor Dr. Johnathan O'Neill will deliver a speech Wednesday on "Property Rights and the American Founding" to the United States Supreme Court.

March 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch County fire chief resigns

Bulloch County's first county fire chief, Randy Walker, has accepted a position as fire chief in McMinnville, Tenn., said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

March 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Local pharmacists opening their own store

We have a new pharmacy on the way, and I am not talking about CVS this time. The construction of Southern Pharmacy on Brannen Street is close to completion with an opening date slated for the first two weeks of April.

March 12, 2012 | | Local


Boost from the Schenkel

Friday marks the start of the 33rd Schenkel Invitational collegiate golf tournament. The storied event has showcased a number of PGA super stars over the years, before they became well known professionals.

March 12, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Local


A helping hand for a hero

A motorcade of flag-bearing motorcycles and sheriff's patrol cars escorted Army Staff Sgt. Scott Millican to the new house built for him by Homes for Our Troops.

March 10, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


'Active shooter' training at GSU

A realistic "active shooter" training exercise will take place next week on Georgia Southern University's campus, staging reenactments of dangerous scenarios.

March 10, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hendrix to speak Tuesday

One of Oprah Winfrey's favorite guests, Bulloch County native Harville Hendrix, he is coming to Statesboro Tuesday to deliver the 20th Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture in the Emma Kelly Theatre at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

March 10, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


State seeks higher pay for GBI

ATLANTA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is long used to losing agents to better-paying federal agencies. But when officers began bolting for other state offices and even local police departments, the agency started raising a fuss.

March 09, 2012 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


New college at GSU

Less than one year removed from garnering approval by the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents to offer degrees in civil, electrical and mechanical engineering at Georgia Southern University, school staff announced Friday a major shake-up to the college's internal structure.

March 09, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Metal theft warrants lead to additional arrests

Deputies serving warrants Wednesday on metal theft charges found more than they expected when suspects had evidence of making methamphetamine.

March 08, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro Fire Department to add new firefighters

The Statesboro Fire Department will soon place more boots on the ground to bolster its ability for countering disasters in and around the city.

March 08, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


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Police: Man kills pet rabbit

A man who police said brutally killed a child's pet faces charges of both animal and child cruelty.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


For the love of a community

Statesboro area youth will have the opportunity to learn about making the right choices; get free makeovers and enroll in GED classes Sunday during the ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rehab home destroyed in massive fire

A local rehabilitation program suffered a major loss Friday when fire destroyed one of its homes for recovering addicts. Ten men were displaced and lost ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged with molestation, incest

Illegal, sexually explicit images on a Statesboro man's cellphone landed him behind bars after someone tipped off police about the photos.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Annual ArtsFest set for Saturday

The 2018 ArtsFest returns for its 36th year on Saturday and once again will be held on Sweetheart Circle at Georgia Southern University from 10 ...

April 10, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Harbor Freight Tools set to open July 4

A few months ago, I announced the entry of Harbor Freight Tools into the Statesboro market.

April 09, 2018 | | Local


AgSouth christens 'Center' in downtown Statesboro

AgSouth Farm Credit held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new operations building late last month and nearly 200 members of the community came out ...

April 09, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch auctioneer earns industry's highest certification

Bulloch County auctioneer Alex Grovenstein recently completed his training at the Certified Auctioneers Institute at Indiana University.

April 09, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ga. ranks high for fighting opioids

Georgia is one of 13 states receiving the highest mark from the National Safety Council for taking comprehensive actions to eliminate opioid overdoses and help ...

April 07, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Helping in Haiti

A team of seven local professionals known as the "Statesboro Thrives Team Bulloch County" joined other teams from across the country in March for the ...

April 07, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Godfrey advocates planned growth

Running as "a hometown candidate with local values," Konrad Godfrey is seeking the District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council. He talks about planned growth ...

April 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Globetrotters film screening at Averitt Friday night

Join members of the original Legends Team Friday night for a special screening of "Harlem Globetrotters: The Team that Changed the World." Be inspired as ...

April 05, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Masters golf fans hurt when bus overturns on interstate

A charter bus headed to the Masters golf tournament overturned on a Georgia interstate Thursday, injuring 15 people and snarling traffic as scores of fans ...

April 05, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Farmers Market returns fresh for 2018

It's that scrumptious and delightful time of year again, the season of fresh, locally grown produce and whole foods and locally made, handcrafted treats ...

April 05, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Armel wants bus system, improved economy

Don Armel, candidate for Statesboro City Council in District 5, says he wants to help make Statesboro a place people are proud to live, an ...

April 04, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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