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Now it’s Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful

Statesboro and Bulloch County again have a Keep America Beautiful affiliate program, but this time it's Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful, hosted by the city.

September 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


City tallying Irma overtime costs

Despite Tropical Storm Irma's effects being far less disastrous than feared, the city of Statesboro did have a storm response, has begun hauling debris and is preparing a FEMA reimbursement claim for costs such as overtime.

September 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Students charged with falsely reporting robbery

Two Georgia Southern University students were charged Thursday after police learned the armed robbery they claimed took place never happened.

September 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police continue investigation into armed robberies

Statesboro police are investigating three armed robbery incidents and one armed robbery attempt that occurred Wednesday, Statesboro Police Deputy Chief Rob Bryan said.

September 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen hopes to vote on health care

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen, R-Georgia 12th District, hopes Congress will vote next week on two major pieces of legislation: the Graham-Cassidy Republican replacement for "Obamacare" and a budget that will help set the stage for tax reform.

September 21, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Police investigate two armed robberies

Statesboro police detectives are seeking information about two armed robbery incidents that occurred within hours of each other early Thursday morning at two university-area apartment complexes.

September 21, 2017 | | Local


Peed sentences Johnson in molestation case

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed sentenced a former city of Statesboro employee Wednesday to 25 years to serve, without parole, for multiple child molestation charges.

September 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two arrested in gang-related attack

Statesboro police arrested two teens on outstanding warrants Tuesday stemming from a Sept. 5 attack on a victim at the local public library.

September 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Former city employee pleads guilty to child sex offenses

A former long-time city of Statesboro employee pled guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of child molestation.

September 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


STAND17 Christian event set for Saturday

Kenny Grant Evangelistic Ministries and The Band of Brothers will present the STAND17 Conference on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center. STAND17 is an acronym for Students Taking a New Direction.

September 20, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


GSU investigating reported rape

A Georgia Southern University student was reportedly the victim of a "strong arm rape" this past weekend, according to Georgia Southern University Police reports.

September 20, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


‘People don’t survive what I’ll share’

Eastern Heights Baptist Church is hosting a Celebrate Recovery event Saturday at 7 p.m. The event is free, but those planning to attend are encouraged to register via the church's website. Guest speaker Tony Hoffman is a former BMX Elite Pro. He will share his powerful life story that took him from addiction and homelessness in 2006 to Olympic Coach in 2016.

September 19, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia wants to execute inmates accused of killing guards

ATLANTA - Two inmates accused of killing their guards on a Georgia prison bus three months ago were indicted Tuesday on multiple charges, including murder, and the state plans to seek the death penalty.

September 19, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Evans advocates universal Pre-K, restored HOPE, expanded Medicaid

Stacey Evans, Democratic primary candidate for governor, made hope, both in a general sense and HOPE in all-capital letters, the theme of her remarks Saturday evening at the annual Democratic Party of Bulloch County gala.

September 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulk waste permitted again at recycling centers

Bulloch County Commissioners were talking trash again during a scheduled meeting Tuesday, discussing future plans for dump sites and deciding to lift the temporary ban on bulk waste being accepted at manned recycling centers.

September 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Friday the last day to vote early

At the end of voting hours Thursday, 1,144 Bulloch County residents had voted early in the Education SPLOST referendum, while 782 Statesboro residents had ...

November 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Troopers stop 20 speeding Lamborghinis

How many state troopers does it take to stop a pack of speeding Lamborghinis? In Bulloch County, only two.

November 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


No injuries in school bus accident

At approximately 1:45 p.m. Thursday, a Bulloch County Schools bus that was transporting nine Transitions Learning Center students and their counselor was involved ...

November 02, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Meet 7 authors for free at The Write Place

Readers and writers can meet eight authors, including award-winning mystery author Nancy Pickard, and hear stories and advice from them Friday evening and Saturday morning ...

November 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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November 02, 2017 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Chief of staff’s memoir highlights rise of Sam Nunn

Roland McElroy's latest book, "The Best President the Nation Never Had: A Memoir of Working with Sam Nunn" was released by Mercer University Press ...

November 01, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Heating assistance available for eligible residents

Elderly, homebound and low-income residents in Bulloch County may be eligible for assistance with energy costs through a program offered through the state Department of ...

November 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A ‘sand mandala’

They lean over the table, closely concentrating on what lies in front of them. They use rulers to sketch the lines just right, because the ...

November 01, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Herald Intern | Local


Woman arrested after frying pan attack

A woman rescued from a homeless situation by a former girlfriend attacked her and another woman with a frying pan Tuesday, according to Bulloch County ...

November 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


School officer OK after student attack

A Statesboro High School resource officer was hospitalized after being injured Monday breaking up a fight.

October 31, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


ER visits for diabetes on the rise in Georgia

Roughly twice a month, a charitable clinic in rural South Georgia gets a referral from a local hospital regarding a patient with diabetes.

October 31, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Reward offered in murder arson

A $10,000 reward is offered in a murder and arson case where a woman was found dead in a burned mobile home in Cooperville ...

October 31, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


3 charged in gang-related shooting

Police arrested three men Friday linked to a gang-related shooting Oct. 6 where a person suffered "non-life-threatening" injuries in a shooting at a Lanier Drive ...

October 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Connecting with youth through baseball

Statesboro's police chief plans to build a baseball program that he hopes will inspire, encourage and entertain Statesboro's youth.

October 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Briggs & Stratton bringing jobs back to Gateway plant

Over the next year Briggs & Stratton intends to move production of commercial-use Vanguard V-Twin engines from Japan to its manufacturing plants in Statesboro, Georgia and ...

October 30, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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