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City awaits open records ruling

Six local businessmen suing the Statesboro mayor and city council for alleged violations of Georgia's Open Meetings laws got their day in court Tuesday morning, but they left without an answer as the judge said he wouldn't release his decision until later in the week.

August 31, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Commission upholds road superintendent firing

Bulloch County Commissioners, in a 4-2 vote, upheld Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch's decision to terminate a county department head for violating policy by failing a drug test.

August 31, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


As many as 75 teens involved in Saturday brawl at local theater

A fight between a large crowd of teenagers Saturday at a local theater resulted in police asking a local department store to ban juveniles from entering the store without adult supervision.

August 31, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Monken helps launch 2010 United Way campaign

Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken helped launch Bulloch County's 2010 United Way campaign at a breakfast Tuesday.

August 31, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Singing for miracles

Twelve hours of gospel music, car and motorcycle shows, concessions and more Saturday will benefit the Oncology and Hematology Departments at Backus Children's Hospital in Savannah through a local fundraising effort for the Children's Miracle Network.

August 31, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Teen charged in molestation case to undergo evaluation

A teenage boy charged as an adult in a child molestation case will remain in custody at Claxon Youth Detention Center until he undergoes a psychological evaluation, said Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Michael Muldrew.

August 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Father, son wanted in connection to battery incident

A man and his son are wanted in connection to a battery incident that happened Friday afternoon at a local metals/wrecking yard.

August 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Georgia Southern professor discusses immigration issues

Dr. Greg Brock from Georgia Southern University's School of Economic Development was Monday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" program.

August 30, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


GBI investigation - What did they find?

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents took boxes of documents from the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts office Friday, planning to review the records regarding the handling of over $3 million annually.

August 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man killed in single vehicle accident

A man was killed early Thursday morning when a truck in which he was a passenger struck a culvert. The driver of the vehicle remains in critical condition, according to Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch.

August 29, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Duck and Walk for Diabetes

Two popular fund raising events for diabetes research were combined Saturday as the American Diabetes Association's Duck For Diabetes was held in conjunction with the "Step Out: Walk for Diabetes" event.

August 29, 2010 | | Local


Four decades of serving residents

The City of Statesboro and its Public Works department will honor one of its longest tenured employees with a drop-in retirement party Tuesday afternoon.

August 28, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Top media specialist - WJMS’ Denise Borck is in running for best in Georgia

The Bulloch County Public School system is known for its excellent media specialists. Now, Denise Borck, the media specialist at William James Middle School, was just selected as one of the best in Georgia.

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


GBI seizes records at Bulloch Clerk of Courts office

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant Friday at the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts office, spending the day gathering records and data in order to investigate allegations of "possible misappropriation of funds," said Micah Ward, GBI special agent-in charge of the Statesboro office.

August 28, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Claxton gun theft draws in ATF

Officials with the Atlanta Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced that a reward of up to $5,000 will be offered for information leading to the capture of those responsible for a firearms theft at Kemp's Pharmacy, a federal firearm licensee in Claxton.

August 28, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


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City Hall has detour pending porch repair

Yellow caution tape, orange cones and a detour sign warn visitors away from the front porch of Statesboro City Hall as employees of a building ...

July 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Portal man arrested after chase

A traffic stop attempt by Metter police Tuesday sparked a three-county motorcycle chase, ending in a crash and the subsequent arrest of a Portal man.

July 25, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 mayors up as Bulloch’s 4 towns face elections

All four towns in Bulloch County are scheduled to hold elections for council seats Nov. 7, but only Register and Statesboro have mayors up for ...

July 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Teachers back; parents can meet them Thursday

The Bulloch County Schools are inviting parents and students to meet their teachers during open house events on all 15 campuses Thursday evening, before the ...

July 25, 2017 | | Local


Johnson leaves top state NAACP post

After stepping down Saturday as president of the Georgia State Conference NAACP, a post he held for almost four years, Statesboro attorney and minister Francys ...

July 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


3 charged with firing guns under river bridge

Three men who were reportedly firing guns underneath a Highway 301 North bridge Sunday while people swam in the river nearby face drug and other ...

July 24, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'One Voice' offers evening of hope with free event

Several voices are coming together Friday at 7 p.m. at the Statesboro High School football field with a single message: "One voice makes a ...

July 24, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: The State of Bar-B-Q in the Boro is strong

Nothing screams "Southern" more than Bar-B-Q. Long before Statesboro was famous for its Eagles, it was known as the Bar-B-Q Capital of the South. In ...

July 24, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Georgia senators reviewing corporate, personal tax breaks

ATLANTA - A Georgia Senate committee is beginning what could be a years-long study of the hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks given to ...

July 22, 2017 | | Local


Mixed message from Milestones

The percentage of students in the Bulloch County Schools meeting proficiency levels on the Georgia Milestones tests improved in 15 of 30 tested subjects and ...

July 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Herald 2016 Photos of the Year

It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.

December 30, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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