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It's official: Tornado hit Stilson

The storm that ravaged the Stilson community in southern Bulloch County early Thursday morning was determined to be a tornado.

February 09, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Investigators trying to determine if tornado caused injuries, damage in Stilson area

National Weather Service investigators met with Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn early Thursday afternoon to determine whether the storm that ravaged an area just southeast of Stilson early that morning was in fact a tornado.

February 09, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Roundabout construction to begin soon

Navigating two of Bulloch County's most challenging intersections will soon be easier with the construction of single –lane traffic circles, or "roundabouts."

February 08, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


City backs dog park lease negotiations

In actions affecting the Blue Mile redevelopment district, Statesboro City Council on Tuesday backed negotiations to lease land for a dog park and authorized a letter seeking a Georgia Department of Transportation grant for intersection and drainage improvements.

February 08, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Pam Tillis brings her style to the Boro

Statesboro music fans will enjoy an honest, genuine country music performance Friday as the Pam Tillis Trio comes to the Averitt Center's Emma Kelly Theater.

February 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Clovers & Co. to perform at SHS

Georgia 4H's performing arts group, Clovers & Co., will perform a benefit concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Statesboro High School Auditorium.

February 07, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Suspect arrested for stealing sex toys

A Swainsboro man suspected in several shoplifting incidents at a Statesboro adult novelty store was arrested after employees, anticipating his next visit, called law enforcement when he appeared again.

February 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City orders long-term planning process

Statesboro's city government will pay a consulting firm $28,500 to guide a strategic planning process to forecast the city's needs in areas such as streets, utilities and public safety for the next five to 10 years.

February 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


SEB Middle 6th-grader retains spelling title

Following a marathon, 28-round final battle, Eric Lim correctly spelled "fraulein" and "mukhtar" to earn the title of Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion for the second consecutive year.

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


Baygall community Dumpster removal an 'attention-getter'

Residents of the Baygall community started calling Bulloch County Board of Commissioners Chairman Roy Thompson last week after the Dumpsters at Rocky Ford Road and Old River Road were removed without notice.

February 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Juice Café is 1 of a kind

Despite how polished the place looks online and in-person, the new Juice Café on Brannen Street isn't a franchise, but a unique Statesboro-born business owned by a couple whose principal source of income, right now, is the U.S. Army.

February 06, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New caterer offers 'home-cooked' meals

This year, we made a commitment to try to eat at home more and eat healthier. Both of these are a challenge when you have a busy schedule.

February 06, 2017 | | Local


Georgia Southern online programs earn top rankings

Georgia Southern University's online programs, once again, were recognized for excellence in rankings released by "U.S. News & World Report" for the best online programs among colleges and universities across the country for 2017.

February 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Two hearts with one message: All souls matter

The donors of the property where the new sanctuary of Miller Grove Missionary Baptist Church sits were in attendance last Sunday for a special dedication service.

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


Statesboro saluted as a ‘Live, Work, Play’ city

The Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend magazine chose Statesboro for a 2017 Live, Work, Play City Award, presented during the GMA's annual Mayors' Day Conference in Atlanta.

February 04, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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BCCI inmate captured

An escaped inmate was captured early Thursday morning, thanks to a resident with a handgun and a Jack Russell terrier.

March 02, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


‘Always willing to help’

Some came with dump trucks, excavators and skid steers. Others showed up with a pick-up truck and chain saw. And many came with just their ...

March 01, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Remembering Lannie Lee

Lannie Lee, an icon of Bulloch County agriculture, passed away Wednesday after a brief illness. The 96-year-old was a longtime member of the Bulloch County ...

March 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Law enforcement looking for BCCI escapee

An escaped inmate remains at large hours after he walked off a Bulloch County Correctional Institute work detail Wednesday afternoon at the Bulloch County landfill ...

March 01, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


FBI, IRS execute search warrant at former city councilman's home

Federal agents seized documents Tuesday morning from former Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt's home in Statesboro, as well as from a number of businesses ...

February 28, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Woman charged in December Campus Crossings shooting

Police arrested a Warrenton woman Sunday who is charged in the Dec. 1 shooting at Campus Crossings Apartments that left three injured.

February 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia lawmakers begin critical week

ATLANTA - Two bills that would change the appearance of driver's licenses issued to immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. moved toward ...

February 27, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


Police seek information on Saturday shooting

Statesboro police are seeking information about an aggravated assault by shooting that occurred in the area of Denmark Street and Johnson Lane on Saturday around ...

February 27, 2017 | | Local


Mo. man extradited to Candler Co., charged with raping child

A man suspected in a Metter child molestation and rape case was extradited from Missouri back to Candler County to face charges.

February 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


A real estate upsurge

As part of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network, Kennedy Realty has global reach but continues a unique legacy of more than half a century in ...

February 27, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Ignore the fake news, Dingus alive and well

Operating a small business is difficult. Operating a restaurant successfully, that serves alcohol in the city limits is near impossible now with the flurry of ...

February 27, 2017 | | Local


New 'virtual' tool helps Bethany understand dementia

Imagine looking at a yellowed world through a tunnel.

February 27, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia lawmaker proposes 'noncitizen' licenses

ATLANTA - Georgia driver's licenses for immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. would be stamped with the word "noncitizen" under legislation introduced ...

February 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Benefit set for Saturday

A family-friendly fundraiser and benefit will use a bovine to play a rather unusual game – "Cow Patty Bingo."

February 25, 2017 | | Local


2017 STAR follows family footsteps

With the selection of Statesboro High School senior Neha Aggarwal, 17, as Bulloch County's 2017 district-level STAR student, her family has achieved a rare ...

February 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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