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Report: Suspect dead after confrontation with Bulloch, Effingham deputies

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation Region Five office is investigating a fatal shooting involving a Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy that occurred Monday night on Highway 80 East and Highway 119 near the Bryan County line.

January 24, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local




Sheriff's Office investigating possible shooting of suspect

Investigators with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office are headed to the scene where a deputy was involved in the possible shooting of a suspect.

January 23, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


'The windows exploded'

ALBANY - A tornado warning on television sent Anthony Mitchell, his pregnant wife and their three children scrambling for what little shelter their mobile home could provide. They crouched in a hallway as the twister started taking their home apart piece by piece.

January 23, 2017 | By JAY REEVES and BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press | Local


Bulloch spared tornadoes, storm damage

Statesboro and Bulloch County dodged a bullet over the weekend, escaping damage from tornadoes that ripped across South Georgia on Saturday and Sunday, but several roads were closed due to heavy rains.

January 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wadley police officer killed in Metter crash

A Wadley police officer was killed early Monday morning in a car accident outside of Metter on his way to police certification training in Statesboro.

January 23, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Southern Scapes arrives

With the purchase of Wise Nurseries' retail garden center in Statesboro, Brian Powell has expanded his landscaping company, Statesboro Southern Scapes Inc., to include a retail location, and also intends to make landscape design services a larger part of the business.

January 23, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Man arrested after allegedly choking woman holding infant

Statesboro police arrested a man Friday after they say he choked a victim who was holding a baby.

January 23, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Lewis Color merges with Savannah firm

Lewis Color of Statesboro recently completed a merger with DX Marketing based in Savannah. DX Marketing offers targeted marketing to firms, services that include research and data analytics, GIS mapping, creative services and commercial printing.

January 23, 2017 | | Local


Leadership Southeast Georgia announces 2017 class

Lori Grice, owner of Lori Grice Photography, and Kendria Lee, executive associate for Government and Community Relations at Georgia Southern University, were selected as Bulloch County participants in the Leadership Southeast Georgia class of 2017.

January 23, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


All Bulloch public schools will be open Monday

All of Bulloch County Schools' campuses will be open on a normal schedule on Monday, Hayley Greene, spokesperson for the school system, announced Sunday afternoon.

January 22, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Former Bulloch teacher releases 3rd book in 'River's Trilogy' series

J.G. Jakes has released her third novel, "The River's End," the climax of the "River's Trilogy," completing the story of the feisty McAllister Lane women. The book finds its dramatic conclusion in the Charleston AME Church shootings in Charleston, South Carolina.

January 22, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON | Local


Poet and activist speaks at GSU MLK Celebration

Nikki Giovanni, one of America's most well-known poets, spoke at Georgia Southern University last week. Besides reciting a few of her poems, she made comments touching on feminism, presidents, writing, race, sex and – believe it or not – space exploration.

January 21, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Anti-Trump marches draw more than 1 million worldwide

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message on his first full day in office that they won't let his agenda go unchallenged.

January 21, 2017 | By NANCY BENAC and BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press | Local


Severe weather to move in over weekend

The threat of severe weather in Bulloch and surrounding counties begins to move in Saturday, with the chance of heavy thunderstorms, wind, possible hail and tornadoes increasing by Sunday, according to weather experts.

January 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival opens Saturday

Visitors this weekend to the Claxton Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival will find live music, craft vendors, a turkey calling contest and plenty of wildlife exhibits ...

March 10, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Coroner: 2 killed in Statesboro shooting

Bulloch County Coronor Jake Futch confirmed two people died Friday night as a result of gunshot wounds but police have not yet confirmed if the ...

March 10, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Benning-Gordon Relay coming through Portal Saturday

The eight core runners in the fifth annual Benning to Gordon Relay took to the road Thursday morning outside Fort Benning near Columbus, heading across ...

March 09, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Sheriff congratulates coach on GS rifle team championship

Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown recently recognized Sgt. Jim Riggs for leading the Georgia Southern Eagles women's rifle team to a win at the ...

March 09, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


After 18 years, ag arena to be built in Bulloch County

After an 18-year hiatus, Bulloch County's multipurpose agriculture arena will finally be built - and there are already several groups waiting to sign up to ...

March 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City alcohol hearings: Here comes the judge

After a couple of years when hearings on alcoholic beverage infractions - usually for serving patrons under age 21 - were a frequent part of Statesboro City ...

March 08, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Study: As obesity rates climb, fewer heavy Americans try to lose weight

CHICAGO - Fewer overweight Americans have been trying to lose weight in recent years, and researchers wonder if fat acceptance could be among the reasons.

March 08, 2017 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Local


One last walk

Most in Bulloch County recognize him and many see him regularly on television. He's usually reporting on events in others' lives, telling their stories ...

March 07, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Deputy ends chase with PIT maneuver

A driver reportedly clocked going 97 mph was in the Bulloch County Jail facing at least seven charges Tuesday after a Sheriff's Office sergeant ...

March 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Soldiers shot to death in Hinesville

Police say the two Fort Stewart soldiers found dead in a Rebecca Street townhome Sunday were shot to death, and investigators are treating it as ...

March 07, 2017 | By LEWIS LEVINE Coastal Courier | Local


Allen backs repeal of EPA's 'Waters of US'

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen last week praised President Donald Trump's executive order to reverse an EPA rule that defined the "Waters of the ...

March 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Panel confirms future 'Armstrong Campus' of Georgia Southern

When the two universities merge, Armstrong State University's main campus in Savannah will be called the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern University, the Consolidation ...

March 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


4 days, 2 family violence stabbings

In two unrelated incidents in the past four days, the Statesboro Police Department and Bulloch County Sheriff's Office each arrested women for allegedly stabbing ...

March 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Ollie's bringing retail outlet to College Plaza

New life is coming to Statesboro's very first shopping center, College Plaza at the corner of Zetterower Avenue and Fair Road. Ollie's Bargain ...

March 06, 2017 | | Local


AgSouth distributes $19 million; awards market grants

AgSouth Chief Executive Officer Pat Calhoun announced that current and former members of AgSouth Farm Credit in Georgia and South Carolina received more than $19 ...

March 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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