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‘Hurricane Party’ to benefit Red Cross

With hurricane season in full force the Bulloch Chapter of the American Red Cross is giving Statesboro an opportunity to support local relief efforts by just dining out with friends or family.

July 21, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Herald Intern | Local


Boro PD earns national award

The Statesboro Police Department received national recognition last week with the 2010 Project Safe Neighborhoods Achievement Award for Outstanding Gun Crime Investigation, said Gary G. Grindler, the U.S.'s acting deputy attorney general.

July 21, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Barrow ready to face GOP challenger

Congressman John Barrow will seek his fourth term in November and will face one of two Republican challengers as he defeated challenger Regina Thomas in the Georgia's 12th congressional district Democratic primary Tuesday.

July 21, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


McKinney, Smith head to runoff in GOP District 12

Two Republicans in Georgia's 12th Congressional District will meet in a runoff Aug. 10 to determine who will face incumbent Congressman John Barrow in November.

July 21, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Simmons wins fifth term on commission

Veteran Bulloch County Commissioner Anthony Simmons had great compliments for his opponent Tuesday night as he accepted victory in the race for the District 1B Bulloch County Commission race.

July 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tankersley sweeps District 158

Former Bulloch County commissioner Jan Tankersley swept past opponent Tom McElwee Tuesday night, taking the Georgia House of Representative District 158 seat vacated when long-time representative Bob Lane announced his resignation earlier this year.

July 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Low turnout in Bulloch

With only two contested local races on the ballot Tuesday, it was a slow day for Bulloch County poll workers, but a fast in and out for voters casting their ballots.

July 20, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Herald Intern | Local


‘Stuff the Bus’ for local kids

The annual "Stuff the Bus" campaign by Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County provides school supplies to students in the county school system.

July 19, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Herald Intern | Local


It's time to decide

The early voting is over, campaigns are winding down and primary election day is here. Georgia and Bulloch County voters will take to the polls today to have their say in local and state races.

July 19, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Herald Intern | Local


Locals speak on tax hike

A handful of concerned citizens attended a public hearing Thursday night to learn more about a proposal that will raise the millage rate in Bulloch County by half a mil.

July 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Down to the election wire

Leading up to Tuesday's primary election, Thursday's guests on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show were Republican gubernatorial candidates Eric Johnson and Otis Putnam, as well as Democratic candidate David Poythress.

July 15, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Cultural Center opens at Luetta Moore

A decade of work between Statesboro and Bulloch County officials came to fruition Thursday at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Jones-Love Cultural Center at Luetta Moore Park.

July 15, 2010 | By CHARLES MINSHEW Herald Correspondent | Local


Benefit for Portal man to feature local bands

A concert and dinner will be held Saturday, July 17, at the Cotton Hall in Portal, to benefit the family of a local man who recently lost a leg to amputation. Local bands Outrider and Southpaw will perform beginning at 8 p.m.

July 14, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Poll: Barnes cruising; Oxendine, Handel headed toward run-off

Roy Barnes is skating toward November, but John Oxendine and Karen Handel appear headed to an August showdown in the race for the Republican nomination foras governor, according to a new statewide poll conducted for the Georgia Newspaper Partnership.

July 14, 2010 | By AARON GOULD SHEININ and JAMES SALZER The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


Cocaine sting nets 2 arrests

An undercover agent working with the Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team Tuesday bought cocaine from two men in the College Plaza parking lot. Seconds later, drug team investigators surrounded the suspects and placed them under arrest.

July 14, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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SEB student named state FFA VP

A rising senior at Southeast Bulloch High School, Laurabeth Bland was elected recently the Central Region state vice president for Georgia at the 89th Georgia ...

June 01, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


County breaks ground for arena facility

Bulloch County commissioners hope a famous quote from the movie "Field of Dreams" will apply to the commission's latest project, a multipurpose facility with ...

June 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Free school-grade meals this summer

School cafeteria employees, assisted by volunteers and some bus drivers, will begin serving lunches free to children and teens Monday at 15 school and mobile ...

May 31, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Fundraisers planned to help man with rare disorder

Everyone loves to sleep, but imagine sleeping for weeks at a time. That's not so pleasant, according to Statesboro native Steven "Earle" Tanner.

May 31, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Grandfather charged in child molestation

A Register man was arrested Monday after his daughter accused him of molesting his 5-year-old granddaughter.

May 31, 2017 | | Local


Mystery of body in river dogs deputies

When an off-duty Jenkins County sheriff's deputy pulled a plastic-wrapped, weighted-down body from the Ogeechee River at Scarboro Landing on Saturday, he had no ...

May 30, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet officer uninjured in May 19 crash

A Brooklet police officer was uninjured after a crash May 19 as he was on his way to assist with a fatal accident.

May 30, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Brooklet woman charged with exploiting elderly

Statesboro police arrested a Brooklet woman Friday who is accused of stealing money from an elderly victim.

May 30, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Local Memorial Day event draws hundreds

A larger-than-average number of people turned out for the annual Memorial Day Remembrance hosted by American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90 at the Emma Kelly ...

May 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Foundation to handle Blue Mile winnings

A nonprofit corporation, the Blue Mile Foundation Inc., has been created to receive the $1 million America's Best Communities third prize Statesboro won in ...

May 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Springhill to debut $1 million renovation

When Springhill Suites by Marriott opened just off the bypass and Highway 67 in 2008, the 113-room hotel raised the bar in hotel accommodations in ...

May 29, 2017 | | Local


Technical college grant gets a new name with HOPE

A grant that enables certain students at Ogeechee Technical College and other technical education students in Georgia to receive free tuition now has a name ...

May 29, 2017 | | Local


Ag center now a reality

Many Bulloch County voters have waited 18 years for construction of the long-awaited multipurpose arena on Langston Chapel Road.

May 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Crosses honoring fallen return

Around 15 years ago, beautiful crosses appeared on Memorial Day. The white wooden crosses listed soldier's names who were killed in the line of ...

May 27, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Business editor | Local


Memorial Day Remembrance 11 a.m. Monday

Keynote remarks by Vietnam War veteran Marvin Grimm will be just one part of the 2017 Bulloch County Memorial Day Remembrance, hosted by American Legion ...

May 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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