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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


Mornings unPHILTered - United Way drive begins

Thursday's guests on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show were Bob Olliff, executive director of the United Way in Bulloch County and David Beaubein, the 2010 United Way Campaign chairman. Every fall United Way holds a fund raising drive to support 19 community groups in Bulloch.

August 26, 2010 | | Local


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Utility wants to keep building nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle

ATLANTA - Georgia Power has told state regulators that it should keep building new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, despite delays expected to nearly double their ...

September 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Clearing up rumors; what's new in Statesboro

Social media has made pushing false narratives even more easy and crazy.

September 04, 2017 | | Local


A life-changing ceremony: 4 BCCI inmates walk at GED graduation

Four Bulloch County Correctional Institute inmates recently received their General Education Diplomas, and while they are not the first inmates to do so, the four ...

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


Local gas prices surge

Gas prices locally and across the nation have soared after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas. One quarter of the oil refineries that serve the U ...

September 04, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Arena set for December completion

Rain has slowed construction of the multi-purpose arena at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture, but officials remain hopeful the project will be completed by ...

September 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Old barns preserve memories

The Bulloch County Historical Society is aware of several "beautiful barns," some relatively well preserved, some renovated, but is calling for information on other barns ...

September 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


County wins state block grant to construct new senior center

Bulloch County's senior citizens soon will have a new center, thanks to a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, from the Georgia ...

September 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro man wins $300,000 with scratch-off lotto ticket

A Statesboro maintenance worker stopped at a Clyo convenience store recently and left with a winning lottery ticket worth $300,000.

September 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Zika virus: Risk is down, but it's no time to be complacent

Cases of Zika infection have dropped significantly in Georgia and across the United States, public health officials say.

September 01, 2017 | By KELLIE VINAL and ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Bus driver charged in child cruelty; no bond

A Bulloch County special needs school bus driver was arrested Wednesday on child cruelty charges after reportedly striking a child on his bus.

August 31, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch and Boro eye TSPLOST for May vote

Bulloch County officials are considering putting a TSPLOST, or Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, on the ballot for next May. Revenue from the ...

August 31, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


‘Thrill on the Hill’ to celebrate faith, heritage

Residents from Bulloch County and beyond will join together again for the latest iteration of the Willow Hill Heritage Festival on Saturday and Sunday at ...

August 30, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Herald Intern | Local


GS police investigating series of sexual battery incidents

Georgia Southern University police are investigating three incidents of reported sexual battery involving an unknown male who made "unwanted physical contact" with females on a ...

August 30, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County trash poses problems

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday evening to discuss a growing problem: trash disposal.

August 30, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sting nabs Ga. postal workers

ATLANTA - Sixteen postal workers in Atlanta and the surrounding area accepted bribes to deliver packages of cocaine, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

August 30, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


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