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Less commute for students with special-needs

Some Bulloch County children with special needs will spend less time on the bus next school year if officials agree on a Statesboro location for the Cedarwood Program.

February 15, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


City celebrates Arbor Day

Statesboro will become greener this weekend when festivities kick-off for 2012 Arbor Day celebrations.

February 15, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Former teacher pleads guilty to statutory rape, other charges

Amy Bass Jackson, a Bulloch County middle school teacher accused of molesting a teenage student last July, shook visibly Wednesday as she pled guilty to three of eight charges.

February 15, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Not enough rain

Tuesday may have been wet, but the rain that fell over Bulloch County is only a drop in the bucket compared to what is needed to pull the county out of "exceptional drought."

February 14, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Winter not over yet; Freezing rain possible Tuesday morning

After weeks of springlike days, winter sends a reminder that it's not finished. This morning, residents of Statesboro and Bulloch County awoke to chilly weather and possible freezing rain.

February 13, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Preserving the past

A timely grant from the Bulloch County Historical Society will lead to major restoration of a more-than-century-old Statesboro home, preserving the landmark for generations to come.

February 13, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Young Portal hero honored with party

A Portal boy who saved his family's life from a house fire in December was surprised Saturday when he walked into a "hero celebration" in his honor.

February 13, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


Changes in the 'cue' cuisine

Two aspiring restaurateurs are poised to make their mark on Statesboro's dining scene – one in a very familiar location, and one in a most unusual one.

February 13, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Local


$5M to find tax cheats

ATLANTA - In a rough economy, Georgia's leaders are looking to collect every nickel owed to the state.

February 11, 2012 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Bible study group creates 'family'

In the nursery, a group of toddlers play purposely with chunky, plastic sheep and colorful, plastic fence pieces. On the floor in another room, preschoolers count fuzzy sheep and play a hide-and-seek game with a cloth one.

February 11, 2012 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Correspondent | Local


Social issues back to front in US politics

WASHINGTON - All of a sudden, abortion, contraception and gay marriage are at the center of American political discourse, with the struggling - though improving - economy pushed to the background.

February 10, 2012 | By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press | Local


Do you know this man?

This is a photo extracted from surveillance video of a man authorities say has passed fraudulent checks at Walmart stores in Statesboro, Swainsboro and Rincon between January 16th and 18th this year. The suspect used a Claxton routing number and fictitious account numbers, according to Bulloch County Sheriff's Office Investigator Jared Akins. Anyone with information is asked to call Akins at (912) 764-1789 or email at jared@bullochsheriff.com.

February 10, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch superintendent resigns

After five years leading the Bulloch County Schools System, Dr. Lewis Holloway resigned his position as superintendent during an executive session of Thursday's regular Board of Education meeting, effective June 30.

February 09, 2012 | By JAMES HEALY and HOLLI DEAL BRAGG jhealy@statesboroherald.com | Local


Georgia leaves 'No Child' law

WASHINGTON - It could be the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind.

February 09, 2012 | By BEN FELLER and KIMBERLY HEFLING Associated Press | Local


DAR host Georgia Day luncheon

People attending a 14th annual Georgia Day program hosted by the Archibald Bulloch Chapter of The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Thursday, were given extra cause for celebration.

February 09, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


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Georgia election server wiped after suit filed

A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean by its custodians just after the suit was filed, The ...

October 26, 2017 | By FRANK BAJAK Associated Press | Local


Not arrowheads, and older than you think

In its last regular meeting of 2017, the Bulloch County Historical Society heard about the area's Native American prehistory, and saw a collection of ...

October 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Mill Creek Trick or Treat is Friday

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will hold Bulloch County's annual Trick or Treat at Mill Creek Park on Friday from 5 to ...

October 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County receives Firehouse Subs grant

Bulloch County firefighters soon will have new specialized rescue equipment, thanks to a grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

October 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Red Hats help century celebration

At a time when gas cost four cents per gallon and the average cost of a new car was $360, local resident Maxine Dickey Anvik ...

October 25, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Cooperville death ruled a homicide

The death of a woman whose body was found Tuesday in a burned Screven County mobile home was ruled a homicide.

October 25, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


ESPLOST town hall meeting Thursday

The Bulloch County Board of Education has transformed its regular work session scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday into a town hall meeting about ...

October 24, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


GBI, Screven sheriff’s department investigate body found in burned home

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents, along with Screven County sheriff's investigators, are looking into the death of a woman whose body was found in ...

October 24, 2017 | | Local


Bo Ginn Fish hatchery set to reopen near Millen

Although the Bo Ginn Fish Hatchery has been idle for many years, the Georgia Southern Department of Biology will soon put it to use to ...

October 24, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Sniffing out the bad guys

Law enforcement K9s and their handlers honed their skills Tuesday as the National Narcotics Dog Detector Association (NNDDA) held an annual certification exercise in Bulloch ...

October 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Scare on the Square returns Saturday

The event now known as Zaxby's Scare on the Square in recognition of a major sponsor will haunt and enliven Bulloch County's Courthouse ...

October 24, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Meeting on emergency shelters is tonight

Bulloch VOAD and Bulloch EMA are hosting a Shelter presentation featuring Daniel Pitchford on behalf of DHS and ESF-6 with Chris Baker from American Red ...

October 24, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro mayoral candidates stake out positions

The three candidates placed different things first when asked during Monday evening's forum to name two accomplishments they would like to be noted for ...

October 23, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Man is attacked near Park Place Apartments in Statesboro

Statesboro police are investigating an attack Saturday afternoon that sent the victim to the hospital for treatment of injuries.

October 23, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Dental healthcare thriving in Statesboro

The healthcare market in Statesboro continues to be very strong. Over the past few years there has continued to be extraordinary growth in all sectors ...

October 23, 2017 | | Local


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