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Bulloch BOE to discuss annexing two Brooklet-area schools

Bulloch County Board of Education members plan to discuss the possibility of annexing two Brooklet-area schools into the city, but Brooklet City council members have not addressed the idea, said Brooklet Mayor Joe Grooms.

June 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man arrested after ramming car, causing accident

Police arrested a South Dakota man Tuesday they said rammed another man's car, forcing it through a stop sign to be struck by a third vehicle.

June 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'NoJoe's Clown Circus' to be held at Averitt Center June 23-27

The Averitt Center for the Arts is offering a camp that could make childhood dreams of joining the circus come true - at least a little bit.

June 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday June 10, 2008

June 25, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Mobile dentist unit visits Boro, helps about 2 dozen

The Help A Child Smile mobile dental clinic rolled into Statesboro last week and actually left a few kids in tears - after they received first-rate dental care.

June 25, 2008 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Two new lottery-funded pre-K schools opening in Bulloch

Parents of four-year-olds will have more choices next fall thanks to the state education department awarding Southeast Bulloch High School and Mattie Lively Elementary School lottery-funded prekindergarten classes.

June 25, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro Goody’s store to stay open; company files for Chapter 11

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Goody's Family Clothing Inc., announced it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and will close 69 stores and an Arkansas distribution center. The Goody's store in the Statesboro Mall, however, will remain open.

June 25, 2008 | By DUNCAN MANSFIELD Associated Press Writer | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday June 09, 2008

June 24, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Heatwave affects crops, firefighter

It's barely a week into June and the temperatures are already soaring into triple digits. Sunday afternoon, the Sea Island Bank sign on East Main Street read 109 degrees.

June 24, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police seek suspect in Speedy cash robbery

Statesboro Police are seeking a man they said robbed Speedy Cash on Northside Drive West Wednesday.

June 24, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday June 06, 2008

June 21, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


OTC GOAL student honored for state achievement

June 21, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


About 280 Bulloch students preparing to retest for CRCT

State school officials haven't yet adjusted the cut scores for the Criterion Referenced Competency Test, but they did adjust the percentage of students making acceptable scores necessary for a school to make AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress.)

June 20, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday June 05, 2008

June 20, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police: Armed robber arrested after store clerk spotted him on road

An observant convenience store manager on her way to meet police after her store was robbed spotted a man matching the description of the suspect, and he ended up behind bars.

June 20, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Kids go wild at the library

On Thursday, June 11, the Statesboro Regional Library welcomed Georgia Southern's Center for Wildlife Education for an hour of up-close-and-personal interaction between Statesboro kids and a few of the center's critters. Connor Merry of the wildlife center taught about the animals' behaviors and environments and helped dispel myths surrounding the creatures in his care.

June 13, 2015 | Scott Bryant Staff | Local


Suspect killed in attack on Dallas police

DALLAS - A man planted pipe bombs outside Dallas police headquarters and sprayed the building with bullets during a wild street battle early on Saturday that authorities said miraculously left no one dead or injured except the suspect, who was later shot and killed in his van by a police sniper.

June 13, 2015 | BY NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press | Local


11 facing charges after two incidents

An attempt to serve a parole violation warrant ended with eight arrests Wednesday after Bulloch County Sheriff's Office deputies found drugs and drug paraphernalia at a Martin Swinson Road residence. The arrests also led to further charges Thursday after the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team (CST) executed a search warrant at the address of two of the eight originally charged Wednesday.

June 13, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Informal markets operate free while city makes rules

Stephanie Ellis' Open Market at 1695 Northside Drive East opened the past two Saturdays, after being closed four months while Ellis tried to meet requirements pointed out by city staff members.

June 13, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


No millage rate increase for schools

Officially the budget is still tentative, subject to final approval June 25, but there will be no increase in the property tax rate for school funding in Bulloch County this year.

June 12, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro High offers graduation replay

Statesboro High School can't turn back the calendar for those parents and guests locked out of Hanner Fieldhouse during the May 30 graduation service, but is offering them a special replay ceremony with help from Georgia Southern University.

June 12, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Screven fugitive sought

The Screven County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man wanted on parole violation charges after the man fled from deputies serving a warrant Thursday.

June 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Historical Society ticket deadline near

Members of the Bulloch County Historical Society have a limited time to obtain tickets to a sumptuous meal, great entertainment and a silent auction at the group's upcoming 41st annual meeting.

June 11, 2015 | | Local


Boro brothers win student Emmy awards

With a mysteriously haunting plot and exquisite video footage of stormy skies, wind-tossed foliage, splatters of rain in a pond and a leaf tossing through a stream of water, two brothers recently won a High School Student Production Award for their short film, entitled "The Wind Whispers to Me."

June 11, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Deal expands highway-safety enforcement efforts

During a Thursday morning stop in North Bryan County, Gov. Nathan Deal announced the addition of 60 commercial-vehicle enforcement officers to improve highway safety and help reduce motor-vehicle crashes in Georgia.

June 11, 2015 | | Local


Allen combats EPA’s authority over small streams

Rep. Rick Allen, R-Georgia, was one of the 70 co-sponsors of a U.S. House resolution to block expanded federal Clean Water Act jurisdiction over small streams.

June 11, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Suspects sought in home invasion robbery

Armed men wearing masks tied up a woman and shot through a closet door at a man early Tuesday morning during a home invasion style robbery.

June 11, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Masked men rob Brampton Parker’s

Four men robbed a Brampton Avenue convenience store at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, and Statesboro police are seeking information on possible suspects.

June 10, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Learning the violin

The sound of violins can be heard from the third floor of the Averitt Center for the Arts all this week, as youngsters attend the center's first Violin Camp.

June 10, 2015 | By LUCAS BAGGETT Herald Intern | Local


Statesboro P.O. employees take delivery of top honors

Employees of Statesboro's post office received awards last week for two uncommon achievements.

June 10, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


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