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Wild ride, big response

It was a wild early Saturday for a Mount Vernon cab driver, who hauled a man all the way to Chatham County just to find the man had no money for fare.

June 29, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Woman charged in prescription fraud

A woman who tried to obtain pain medicines using fictitious prescriptions was arrested after pharmacy workers discovered the prescriptions were false.

June 28, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police warn of auto break-ins

Pickup truck and large SUV owners should be especially careful, as thieves are targeting these types of vehicles in the latest round of automobile break-ins. Two more people were victimized over the weekend as offenders popped the locks on their vehicles in a local restaurant parking lot and took their valuables.

June 28, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Four qualify Monday for Bulloch BOE

Three newcomers and an incumbent qualified Monday for seats on the Bulloch County Board of Education. Incumbent Vernon Littles qualified to run for a second term in District 5.

June 28, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Tybee protest aims at drilling

Hundreds of people formed a line across Tybee Island's beach stretching as far as the eye could see Saturday, as a part of the worldwide Hands Across the Sand protest against offshore drilling.

June 28, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Herald Intern | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Hopefuls say AYP doesn't work

Two school superintendent candidates were recent guests on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Kira Willis, who is running as a Libertarian Party of Georgia candidate, and Brian Westlake, a Democrat, came on the show.

June 28, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Sparks says his experience as an educator would help him if elected

Long-time Brooklet resident Mike Sparks said his experience in the Bulloch County education system gives him a solid understanding of how to improve education.

June 26, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Sneathen hopes to make a difference if elected to Board

A strong desire to help improve education in Bulloch County is why Susan Sneathen said she is seeking the District 2 seat.

June 26, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


BOE qualifying begins Monday

Brooklet area residents Susan Sneathen and Mike Sparks said last week they intend to qualify for the Bulloch County Board of Education seat currently held by BOE member Scott Bohlke.

June 26, 2010 | | Local


Statesboro Flea Market reopens

The Statesboro Flea Market reopened its doors Friday after the owners complied with city requirements to pave their parking lot.

June 26, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


‘March to the Sea’ markers restored

While Union General William Tecumseh Sherman certainly would not poll very high among historical figures in Georgia, no one can deny the historical significance of his role in Georgia during the Civil War.

June 26, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Candidates: AYP needs overhaul

Shows on "Mornings unPHILtered" this week continue to focus on the state of education in Georgia. The first guest was Beth Farokhi, a Democratic candidate for the office of State School Superintendent.

June 24, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Victims claim items stolen in burglaries

More than a dozen burglary victims filed into the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office courtroom Thursday afternoon, where a vast array of plasma TVs, video game consoles, lap top computers, guns, jewelry, coins and power tools were spread out as if someone were having an estate sale.

June 24, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Burglary ring busted

Five men and a woman are behind bars after Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators linked them to a rash of residential burglaries and an armed robbery, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson. A seventh suspect was arrested on unrelated charges after being found in the same location as the other suspects.

June 24, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Buckle up, pickup trucks

Pickup truck drivers who think they don't have to wear seat belts due to a loophole in the law may find out the hard way the law has been changed. The exemption from buckling up only applies to farmers, and then only if they are participating in a farming activity.

June 23, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Santa's Toy Run set for Saturday

Santa will be in town Saturday, parading through downtown Statesboro with over 100 motorcycles as he gathers gifts for less fortunate children. The jolly old ...

November 17, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


GATA Cast - Nov. 16, 2016 - GSU basketball coach Mark Byington discusses upcoming season

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.

November 17, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Blue Mile Gateway project launched

Statesboro, Bulloch County and Georgia Southern University community leaders gathered at little Jones Lane Park across from the university's historic Southern Drive entrance at ...

November 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Historic ag warehouses to make way for expanded AgSouth corporate HQ

Tuesday evening actions by Statesboro City Council clear the way for major business developments by AgSouth Farm Credit and J.C. Lewis Ford.

November 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Second arrest made in Park Place killing

Police arrested a second man charged with murder in the Nov. 4 deadly shooting at Park Place Apartments.

November 16, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'A Christmas Carol Ballet'

The Statesboro Youth Ballet is trying something a little different this year in hopes of establishing a new holiday tradition.

November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Former principal gets 15 years

The former principal of Portal Elementary School pled guilty last week to charges relating to his solicitation of sex from an undercover agent posing as ...

November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


PIT maneuver stops high-speed chase

Georgia State Patrol troopers arrested an Augusta man Saturday in Evans County after a high-speed chase that started in Bulloch County and reached 150 mph.

November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Nov. 30 the deadline to kick storm debris to the curb

Department heads in charge of storm debris removal for Bulloch County and the city of Statesboro say residents have until Nov. 30 to place debris ...

November 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Dad guilty in death of son left in SUV

BRUNSWICK - A Georgia man whose toddler son died after being left for hours in a hot car was convicted of murder Monday by a jury ...

November 14, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Can't get to an errand? The Mocks can help

How many times have you been overwhelmed at work and needed to run a quick errand?

November 14, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Matthew hits Bulloch pecan crop hard

In Bulloch and surrounding counties, Hurricane Matthew caused lasting damage to pecan orchards and put a Grinch-like whammy on what promised to be a fine ...

November 12, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Recreation Department football - Proving they belong

Shoulder pads, cleats and grass-stained uniforms usually bring to mind sweaty boys playing football, but this past season, two Bulloch County girls tackled and kicked ...

November 12, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


SHS head football coach resigns

Following a program-worst 0-10 season and a three-year stretch in which Statesboro High School won only four games, head football coach Steve Pennington resigned Friday.

November 11, 2016 | | Local


Poe: 'Lean in' to ensure officials do right by vets

Veterans Day speaker Don Poe asked not just military veterans, but spouses, children and friends of veterans, indeed anyone proud of a veteran, to "lean ...

November 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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