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Andrew Young to address area Democrats

Andrew Young, who served as a member of Congress, mayor of Atlanta and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will speak July 21 at a gathering of Bulloch County Democrats.

July 13, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local

Man bites police officer

A man caught with drugs apparently tried to take a bite - not out of crime, but out of a police officer.

July 13, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Our Views: BOE fiscal approach is practical and wise

In the end, saving $50,000 when you are attacking a $4 million shortfall only lessens that huge number by about 1.3 percent. But sometimes cutting a little shows you are willing to make some difficult decisions when it comes to cutting a lot.

July 13, 2012 | | Local

4 GOP candidates sing a similar tune

Four Republican candidates vying to face incumbent Congressman John Barrow in the 12th Congressional District race met onstage Thursday night to stake their claim to their party's nomination.

July 12, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Police: Sex offender approaches teen

A registered sex offender who approached a teenage girl in the library Monday is behind bars, Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner said.

July 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Bulloch County schools post gains on CRCT

Editor's Note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Sunday's print edition: Because of a reporter's error, an article that appeared in Friday's edition contained an incorrect statement. Langston Chapel Elementary's fifth-graders had Bulloch County's lowest pass rates in every subject except English/language arts. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

July 12, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local

Firefighters begin pre-fire incident plans for local businesses

Statesboro Firefighters will soon begin conducting Pre-Fire Incident Plans, Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner said.

July 12, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local

12th District GOP candidates to debate issues at OTC forum

The four Republican candidates jockeying for a chance to face incumbent Congressman John Barrow will face off in a debate in Statesboro tonight at Ogeechee Technical College.

July 11, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local

TSPLOST to face uphill battle in July 31 primary

Supporters say the projects would add jobs, reduce congestion around Atlanta and fix aging sidewalks and bridges in rural communities. The plan has been endorsed by Republican state leaders including Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston, in addition to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, a Democrat.

July 11, 2012 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local

‘Time capsule’ town seeks historic listing

TWIN CITY - Twin City, formed from two towns more than 90 years ago and holding onto their buildings like a time capsule, seems like it would be a shoo-in for the National Register of Historic Places.

July 11, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

Technology to aid city departments

Statesboro information technology and public works staffs are nearing the launch a program they say will save the city time and money.

July 11, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Georgia Southern professor named Fulbright Scholar

A Georgia Southern University instructor has been named a Fulbright Scholar and is assisting a Thailand university's hospitality management program this month.

July 11, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local

Ivey named Bulloch County fire chief

Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn announced Tuesday the promotion of Christopher Ivey to interim Bulloch County fire chief.

July 10, 2012 | From staff reports | Local

Jury pool law might affect you

People who once were ineligible for jury duty might soon find a summons in the mail now that a major overhaul of Georgia's jury system is in effect.

July 10, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Veteran House Dems prepare for close races

WASHINGTON - For Rep. Lois Capps of California and other vulnerable House Democrats, a string of successful re-election bids and double-digit margins of victory may mean little this year.

July 10, 2012 | By HENRY C. JACKSON Associated Press | Local

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Which health bills will become law?

The dust has settled on a major legislative deadline. Yet much uncertainty surrounds the many health care bills that still have a shot at passage ...

March 05, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Flu cases on decline — finally

NEW YORK - The worst of the nation's nasty flu season is finally over.

March 03, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local

A lesson in war

Mention the word "history" and many students and adults cringe with thoughts of memorizing dates for a test or visions of old and boring details ...

March 03, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Spelling bee champ memorizes scripture

For Southeast Bulloch Middle School eighth-grader Worlanyo Gato, 13, who won the district spelling bee in Brunswick Feb. 24 and now advances to the GAE ...

March 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Fundraising concert set for next Saturday

A fundraising concert featuring familiar tunes of the Eagles band takes place Saturday, March 10, in the Statesboro High School auditorium and benefits the Village ...

March 02, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Hein won’t seek re-election to BOE

Steve Hein, in his eighth year representing District 4 on the Bulloch County Board of Education, has decided not to seek re-election. But District 4 ...

March 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

'Naked politics' of punishing Delta could haunt Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers' decision to punish Delta Air Lines for publicly distancing itself from the National Rifle Association was an extraordinary act of political revenge.

March 02, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

Two incumbents, two newcomers ready to qualify for county commission

As qualifying for upcoming elections begins Monday, two incumbent Bulloch County commissioners plan to run again, one said he will not run again and two ...

March 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Morris Multimedia, Statesboro Herald tech director passes

The Statesboro Herald and Morris Multimedia lost a dear friend and treasured employee with the passing of Charles Hilton "Charlie" Joiner, director of technology.

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Suspect arrested for GSU threat

A threat involving the Statesboro campus of Georgia Southern University on Wednesday landed a Macon man in jail, but university officials said the threat was ...

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

It’s ‘Green Grits’ First Friday

With March, the First Friday event in downtown Statesboro is the Green Grits Festival, infused with the dominant color of spring two weeks before St ...

March 01, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Averitt Lecture Series brings David Hurst Thomas

Eminent archeologist David Hurst Thomas will talk about his work of discovery at the Spanish mission site on St. Catherines Island as speaker for the ...

March 01, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Principal: SHS threat unfounded

A rumor of a possible threat at Statesboro High School Thursday was unfounded, said Dr. Ken LeCain, principal.

March 01, 2018 | | Local

Congressional candidate forum Thursday evening at GSU

The Georgia Southern University Political Science Club is hosting a forum for candidates for Georgia's 12th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House ...

February 28, 2018 | | Local

Georgia governor criticizes 'unbecoming squabble' over Delta

ATLANTA - Georgia's governor on Wednesday criticized the "unbecoming squabble" that has engulfed the state Capitol since fellow Republicans threatened to punish Delta Air Lines ...

February 28, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

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