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Ga. utility closer to US loans for nuclear plant

ATLANTA - A power company in Georgia appears a step closer to getting government-backed loans for a new nuclear power plant.

May 14, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


Martin seeks to put experience as educator to use on BOE

Editor's note: This is the second of two candidate profiles for Bulloch County Board of Education District 5. Glennera Martin is featured today. Vernon D. Littles was featured Tuesday.

May 13, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Allman drops Ga. lawsuit against film producers

SAVANNAH - Gregg Allman agreed Tuesday to drop his lawsuit against movie producers who were making a film about the singer's life when a freight train plowed into their Georgia crew and killed a camera assistant.

May 13, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


Waters' contract nonrenewed

With a vote Tuesday, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson and the Board of Education have effectively let Dr. Marty Waters go from his job as principal of Statesboro High School. The board's decision was not unanimous.

May 13, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Director of Allman movie grilled about fatal crash

SAVANNAH - A director who was working on a movie about singer Gregg Allman testified Monday that his assistants were in charge of location permits and safety precautions when a freight train plowed into his crew on a Georgia railroad bridge, killing a worker and injuring six.

May 12, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


Littles wants to continue as ‘eye and voice’ on school board

Editor's note: This is the first of two profiles for Bulloch County Board of Education District 5. Vernon D. Littles is featured today. Glennera Martin will be featured Wednesday.

May 12, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU receives 4 Emmy nominations

Georgia Southern University has received four 2014 Emmy Award nominations from the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

May 12, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Volunteers sought for annual flag project

The local American Legion post, which works with other organizations to place American flags on veterans' graves in Bulloch County before each Memorial Day, is looking for more volunteers and more cemeteries.

May 10, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Riding across Ga. for a cause

The hardest part of Damon Elmore's recent 10-mile bicycling excursion through Bulloch County came very close to the end: climbing Joe Hodges Hill on Georgia Highway 67.

May 10, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Graduation overflows expanded Paulson

With Gov. Nathan Deal as commencement speaker and former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn in attendance, Georgia Southern University's spring graduates in Saturday's ceremony shared a preview of the expanded Paulson Stadium with perhaps 25,000 guests.

May 10, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Board hears more about pay raises

The established, annual experience raises for Bulloch County Schools support personnel, such as custodians, cooks and classroom paraprofessionals, range from 10 cents per hour each of the first five years on the job to 21 cents per hour for years 16-20.

May 09, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Statesboro High School principal arrested

Police arrested Statesboro High School Principal Dr. Marty Waters on Friday on a charge that he failed to report sexual abuse of a child in a timely manner.

May 09, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Congress reaches deal on bill critical to Savannah port

SAVANNAH - Georgia's port chief and Washington lawmakers said Friday they're confident a $652 million plan to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah will soon clear its last bureaucratic hurdle after 15 years of studies and delays.

May 09, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Can’t vote during the week? Polls open Saturday, too

The polls will be open Saturday for early voters who want to cast their ballots before the primary election May 20.

May 08, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Rushing wants to continue serving the community

Incumbent Bulloch County Commissioner William Robert Rushing, who is seeking a third term on the commission, and said his past record of community service speaks for itself.

May 08, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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AP Interview: Perdue, Kingston talk Common Core

Editor's note: This is the third of three parts of the Associated Press' interview with Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue.

July 06, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


Perdue, Kingston talk taxes

Editor's note: This is the second of three parts of the Associated Press' interview with Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue. Part three will run in Tuesday's print edition of the Statesboro Herald.

July 05, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


Should teachers be armed?

School superintendents in Bulloch and Evans counties say they prefer to rely on law enforcement response instead of arming teachers or other school employees. But now that state law allows it, school officials in Effingham County might take a look.

July 05, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Rising tide of debt, tough job market hurting college grads

The cost to attend college has risen sharply over the years. Not surprisingly, so has the number of college graduates with large amounts of debt.

July 05, 2014 | By BROOKE RABON and JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Interns | Local


6 arrested in 2 Bulloch County drug investigations

A total of six people - including one found hiding in a suitcase inside a closet - were arrested Friday in two separate investigations into drug sale or possession, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 04, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro man arrested on drug sale charges

Officers arrested a man Thursday after he led them on a vehicle chase and eventually had to be subdued with a Taser, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 04, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


7 arrested on drug, weapons charges in Statesboro

Seven people - including a man who was shot during an attempted robbery Sunday evening - were arrested Thursday after officers responded to an apartment trying to find a man wanted for selling cocaine, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 04, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Perdue, Kingston talk immigration

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY

July 04, 2014 | | Local


Bulloch County schools preparing for new Georgia standardized tests

When Bulloch County public school students set foot in their classrooms on Aug. 1, they will notice some changes.

July 04, 2014 | By JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Intern | Local


An early, encouraging glimpse of 2015 Georgia health insurance rates

At least three health insurers plan to offer insurance statewide in Georgia's exchange for 2015.

July 04, 2014 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Police: Dad sent nude photos while boy sat in car

MARIETTA, Ga. - A Georgia man who police say intentionally killed his toddler son by leaving the boy inside a hot SUV was exchanging nude photos with women the day his son died and had looked at websites that advocated against having children, a detective testified Thursday.

July 03, 2014 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


All workers safe after blaze in Great Dane's Statesboro plant

A fire Thursday afternoon at Statesboro's Great Dane plant resulted in no major injuries, but four firefighters suffered minor heat exhaustion as the blaze added to already steaming temperatures.

July 03, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro’s Firecracker Fest promises explosive fun for the Fourth

Mill Creek Regional Park will be bustling with activity today during the 2014 Firecracker Fest, featuring family entertainment, games and, of course, fireworks.

July 03, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro police: Man uses air-conditioner wires to light cigarette

Police arrested a man Wednesday they said snatched wires out of an air conditioner, then plugged the bare wires into a wall socket in order to light a cigarette.

July 03, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County sheriff: Statesboro man fired shots at several people in Brooklet

A Statesboro man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after deputies say he fired shots at his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend in her Brooklet yard, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 03, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


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