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Suspect turns himself in after media coverage

Citizens' tips and media reports helped Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators locate two men they sought in connection to felony theft by conversion.

February 15, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Special Ed teachers honored

At the 15th Annual District 14 Special Education Teacher of the Year Luncheon, eight area teachers were recognized, including Celeste Welch of Evans County and Lisa Deloach of Candler County.

February 15, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Schools chief feels 'cautious optimism'

SYLVANIA - While state legislators and Gov. Nathan Deal said additional cuts are coming for education in the next fiscal year, Screven County Superintendent Dr. Whit Myers expects to enter a new period of "cautious optimism" in budget planning.

February 15, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Investigators seek suspects in tool thefts

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking two men they believe stole over $20,000 worth of power construction tools from a man for whom they worked.

February 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council to hold alcohol hearings

Due process hearings will determine the temporary fate of alcohol licenses for six area businesses today, when Statesboro City Council holds its regular meeting.

February 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 14, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for February 14, 2011.

February 14, 2011 | | Local


West Point bound

Growing up, most kids dream about what they would like to be as an adult. Brandon Walker was no different: he imagined himself as a pharmacist like his father, a doctor and many other professions. But he never settled on any one thing.

February 13, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


BOE, food bank strike deal over old Sallie Z

The Statesboro Food Bank will be moving to a larger facility soon. Bulloch County Board of Education members voted Thursday to lease a portion of a vacant elementary school building on Brannen Street to the food bank.

February 13, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Pro wrestling hits the Boro

"You never know what to expect!"

February 12, 2011 | By ADAM SHERWOOD Special to the Herald | Local


Cone: Area farmers asked his advice

Eldrige Cone (1887-1966) was born in Bulloch County, in the small community of Stilson. His parents were Sarah and George Cone. After living in the Stilson area for many years, Eldrige, along with his brother, Enoch, moved to Portal. Education during this period was restricted to the privileged few. As a result, Cone did not receive much of a formal education.

February 12, 2011 | By DEMETRIA FARMER Special to the Herald | Local


Nan Rushing Write-Off draws hundreds

The Southeast Bulloch Middle School Cafetorium was filled to capacity Saturday as students from each of the county's four public middle schools competed in the 26th Annual Nan Rushing Write-Off. Organizers presented 60 awards and one overall champion award which went to Southeast Bulloch Middle School for the second year in a row. "I'm so happy to see all of you here today," said Rushing, who sat proudly on the stage cheering on each winner. "Writing well is so important."

February 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Zoning near airport could be changing

Bulloch County Commissioners hope to gain public input Tuesday during a town hall meeting regarding a proposed airport overlay ordinance.

February 12, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 11, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Friday, February 11, 2011

February 11, 2011 | | Local


2011 Citizen of the Year

One of the most prominent figures in Bulloch County's agricultural history was honored Thursday morning as the Rotary Club of Statesboro and Rotary Club of Downtown Statesboro named Raybon Anderson the 2011 Citizen of the Year.

February 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 10, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Thursday, February 10, 2011.

February 10, 2011 | | Local


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Boro officer recovering from heart surgery

The Clubhouse was the site earlier this week of a fundraiser to benefit Statesboro police Officer Adam Paquette. While on duty back in March, Paquette ...

May 05, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Tormenta FC looks to move to next division

On Friday night, South Georgia Tormenta FC President Darin Van Tassell formally announced the club's intention to form a committee to research the possibility ...

May 05, 2017 | Mike Anthony | Local


Resident asks City Council to cease opening prayers

Statesboro resident Don Armel asked City Council this week to abandon its practice of having a council member, the mayor or another person they choose ...

May 04, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Day of Prayer offers hope, repentance

Just as in years past, they came Thursday from all walks of life - all ages, denominations, ethnicities and resumes - to gather on the Bulloch County ...

May 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Portal student charged with statutory rape

An 18-year-old student was charged Wednesday with statutory rape after school officials learned he was meeting a 14-year-old girl in a Portal Middle/High School ...

May 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City, county, GS and BOE study options for 2-way radio upgrade

With one existing system approaching the end of its contract, a new two-way radio system for use by police, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, school bus ...

May 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Roundabout construction means detours

Residents in the area of Langston Chapel Road and a portion of Burkhalter Road where a traffic circle is being built will be detoured for ...

May 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Juggling and the gospel

If you're juggling ideas for some fun family time this weekend, an event at Eastern Heights Baptist Church in Statesboro may fit the bill ...

May 03, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Jack Hill – Man of the Decade

When Georgia state Sen. Jack Hill was asked to be keynote speaker for the 2017 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, he had no ...

May 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Peace named Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year

The 2017 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year "moved our community to new heights of caring," said Billy Hickman on Tuesday night during the 29th ...

May 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Three chosen for Deen Day Smith Lifetime Achievement Awards

During the 29th annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala held Tuesday evening, Bruce Yawn introduced three men who have dedicated a lifetime ...

May 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Four alcohol licenses suspended on judge’s first day

The Wal-Mart Supercenter and the Walgreens on Northside Drive East are both serving suspensions of their Statesboro alcoholic beverage licenses, while two restaurants have completed ...

May 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Car chase follows physical attack

A Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy forced a fleeing suspect to a halt Monday afternoon after responding to a domestic disturbance.

May 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Woman airlifted after attempting to vandalize car

A Bulloch County woman was airlifted Sunday to a Savannah hospital after her fingers became stuck in a vehicle's gas tank.

May 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


National Day of Prayer is Thursday

For the 16th year, residents will gather at the Bulloch County Courthouse on Thursday for the National Day of Prayer.

May 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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