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Congressman Allen reacts to State of the Union address

President Barack Obama's seventh and final State of the Union address Tuesday night had some glaring omissions about national security, yet was filled with repetition reminiscent of past addresses, said Congressman Rick Allen, R-Ga., 12th District.

January 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parade, poetry and other events celebrate MLK

The 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Statesboro will include a prayer breakfast, s poetry and literature reading, church services, a community gathering and a parade, said Pearl Brown, president of the Bulloch County chapter of the NAACP.

January 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two charged in North College Street shooting

Two men involved in a North College Street shooting incident Tuesday night face aggravated assault charges, said Statesboro police Maj. Rob Bryan, interim police chief.

January 13, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Now there are 15

Ahead looms the potential for a top prize of up to $3 million to be spent developing Statesboro's Blue Mile.

January 13, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia governor touts his 2015 measures on schools, roads

ATLANTA - As Gov. Nathan Deal prepared to outline his 2016 agenda, he spent Tuesday touting his 2015 legislative package that overcame opposition within his own party and won approval last year.

January 12, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Lottery fever in full frenzy

Billion dollar lottery fever has taken over. 1.5 billion dollar fever to be more exact.

January 12, 2016 | By DEWAYNE GRICE Inside Bulloch Business | Local


Deputies: Woman buys four vehicles with bad checks

A Statesboro woman defrauded a local auto dealership with tales of riches, paying for four new vehicles with personal checks - all of which were no good, said Bulloch County sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Akins.

January 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Missing Screven Co. sex offender found

A Screven County sex offender who disappeared in early December, along with his girlfriend and her kids, has been found.

January 11, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


3 arrested in gang-related shooting

A gang-related shooting near Clito on Sunday ended in the arrests of three men. Two vehicles were damaged in the gunfire, but no one was injured, said Bulloch County sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Akins.

January 11, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro couple taking on a challenge

Opening their first restaurant but not their first business, Clarence Prince Jr. and Stephanie Prince know not to make promises until they are certain. So B&B's Chicken Basket at 193 W. Main St. is tentatively predicted, but not promised, to open Feb. 1.

January 11, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - After 75 years, Reddings sell NAPA store

In 1940, Jim Redding was working as a salesman for International Harvester when a good friend told him about the benefits of owning a NAPA store.

January 11, 2016 | | Local


The difference one person can make

Believers Church of Statesboro Pastor Scott Moore preached a series of sermons toward the end of 2015 about blessings. During one message, Pastor Scott told his congregation, "We are called to receive blessings and give blessings. We can overcome curses with blessings."

January 11, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro man arrested for aggravated child molestation

Master Deputy Jeff Thompson responded to Southeast Bulloch Middle School this past Friday to meet with staff regarding a possible child molestation, which occurred away from the school.

January 11, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


No Powerball winner means big increase

The Powerball jackpot has grown to $1.4 billion, and the drawing is still two days away.

January 10, 2016 | By JOSH FUNK Associated Press | Local


Tormenta FC holds tryout

For nearly half a year, Tormenta FC has existed solely in the realm of press releases, new conferences, and front office announcements.

January 10, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


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Futch to seek re-election as coroner

Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said Wednesday he plans to run for a fifth term in office.

January 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wanted Florida man captured in Bulloch

A man wanted in Florida for shooting a family dog was captured Tuesday night when a Bulloch County sheriff's deputy used a tag reader ...

January 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police detective to run for probate judge seat

Banking on what he calls a multifaceted law enforcement career, police Detective Kevin Wadley says he feels his experience will serve Bulloch County residents well ...

January 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia governor wants continued money for prison education

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal asked Georgia lawmakers Tuesday to put millions more into educating state prison inmates and helping county jails provide programs that offer ...

January 19, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Tremble: 'Time to take a stand'

As keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Observance, the Rev. Craig R. Tremble said, "Neighbor, it's time to take a stand ...

January 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade draws large crowd

A chilly wind did not stop Statesboro from celebrating with style Monday as a parade commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. drew crowds that lined the ...

January 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wreck on I-16 leads to large drug seizure

Three people injured in a wreck on Interstate 16 Friday night apparently had something to hide, but law enforcement officers found the marijuana and Ecstasy ...

January 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Big idea - Big Kat Buggy

A little wagon called the Big Kat Buggy, which doubles as a cargo carrier that can be hitch-mounted on an SUV, is taking Statesboro entrepreneur ...

January 18, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Edward Jones renovates H.W. Smith building

David Beaubien was a high school student in Gainesville, Ga., when he recalls watching the Georgia Southern Eagles win their fourth national championship on TV.

January 18, 2016 | | Local


In their shoes

(Read part I of this chronicle, as the Statesboro Police Department explains why the Citizens Police Academy is one of its key community outreach programs ...

January 17, 2016 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Author of Benghazi book stands by pivotal 'stand-down' scene

"Stand down," says the actor playing the CIA station chief in Michael Bay's new film, "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi." He's ...

January 17, 2016 | By JOCELYN NOVECK Associated Press | Local


Nominations sought for Deen Day Smith awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.

January 17, 2016 | From staff reports | 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


Probate judge announces retirement

It's a safe bet that after Lee DeLoach concludes his 30-year tenure as Bulloch County Probate Court judge this December, whoever replaces him will ...

January 17, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Citizens Police Academy: Through the eyes of the officer

(Note: Statesboro Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant took part in the 12-week Citizens Police Academy offered by the Statesboro Police Department this past fall. Bryant ...

January 16, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Local


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