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One charged, one sought in burglaries

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested one man and seek another after a two reported burglaries this week.

November 25, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Nation, NYC celebrate tradition

NEW YORK - Spectators cheered and sang at annual Thanksgiving Day parades from New York to Philadelphia to Detroit and friends enjoyed feasts with strangers at Occupy protest gatherings, reminding each other there is much to be grateful for despite the country's hard economic times.

November 24, 2011 | By CHRIS HAWLEY Associated Press | Local


Corps restricts Lanier flow

ATLANTA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday it will conserve water during the ongoing drought by restricting the flow from a major reservoir that serves as the main water supply for Atlanta.

November 24, 2011 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Thanksgiving scaled back

Some are holding potluck dinners instead of springing for the entire feast. Others are staying home rather than flying. And a few are skipping the turkey altogether.

November 23, 2011 | By DAVID KLEPPER and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press | Local


Group serving 700 Thanksgiving meals

Today, about 700 Thanksgiving dinners will be delivered to people who would not otherwise have a special meal, thanks to a host of volunteers who worked last night and will continue this morning.

November 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


DUI Court program honors its first class

The scene within the Bulloch County Courthouse was a courtroom drama of a different sort Tuesday, when the Bulloch County DUI Court honored its first graduating class since the program began about one year ago.

November 23, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Green lasers blinding pilots

Someone has been flashing pilots with lasers in the Statesboro area, and federal agents are looking for the culprits.

November 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Thankful for Thanksgiving meal

Dozens of Bulloch County families will have plenty to be thankful for this holiday when partaking in free Thanksgiving meals provided by the Statesboro Food Bank.

November 22, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ga. soldier claims he was predatory lending victim

SAVANNAH - Army Staff Sgt. Jason Cox says he borrowed $3,000 for an emergency trip to pick up his daughter. The loan ended up costing him more than $4,000 in interest, plus a sport utility vehicle the lender seized when he defaulted.

November 22, 2011 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Cheerleading Champs

MILLEDGEVILLE - When Bulloch Academy moved up to top classification in the Georgia Independent School Association last year, everyone knew that state championships in any sport might be few and far between.

November 21, 2011 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Local


Thrift shop to benefit pet group

Too often, it's difficult to convince people of the need to spay and neuter their pets. But for the Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County, the challenge is in keeping up with the demand from those who want to fix their pets and can't afford it.

November 21, 2011 | By DEBORAH KOSINA Special to the Herald | Local


Southern Gospel Sounds with your host Brian Holt

Brian Holt returns with another edition of Southern Gospel Sounds!

November 20, 2011 | | Local


Pecans on public property not free

A common misconception about pecans landed three people in jail last week, thanks to a little-known law that states pecans belong to the tree owner regardless of where they fall.

November 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brannen honored as Ag Partner of Year

Wendell Brannen was featured speaker for Friday's Agribusiness Partner of the Year luncheon, but little did he know he would be the award recipient as well.

November 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


New clinic to treat city employees

Statesboro City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a free health clinic for city employees, with the intent of promoting wellness and providing significant costs savings for patients and the city alike.

November 18, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Utility wants to keep building nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle

ATLANTA - Georgia Power has told state regulators that it should keep building new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, despite delays expected to nearly double their ...

September 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Clearing up rumors; what's new in Statesboro

Social media has made pushing false narratives even more easy and crazy.

September 04, 2017 | | Local


A life-changing ceremony: 4 BCCI inmates walk at GED graduation

Four Bulloch County Correctional Institute inmates recently received their General Education Diplomas, and while they are not the first inmates to do so, the four ...

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


Local gas prices surge

Gas prices locally and across the nation have soared after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas. One quarter of the oil refineries that serve the U ...

September 04, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Arena set for December completion

Rain has slowed construction of the multi-purpose arena at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture, but officials remain hopeful the project will be completed by ...

September 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Old barns preserve memories

The Bulloch County Historical Society is aware of several "beautiful barns," some relatively well preserved, some renovated, but is calling for information on other barns ...

September 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


County wins state block grant to construct new senior center

Bulloch County's senior citizens soon will have a new center, thanks to a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, from the Georgia ...

September 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro man wins $300,000 with scratch-off lotto ticket

A Statesboro maintenance worker stopped at a Clyo convenience store recently and left with a winning lottery ticket worth $300,000.

September 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Zika virus: Risk is down, but it's no time to be complacent

Cases of Zika infection have dropped significantly in Georgia and across the United States, public health officials say.

September 01, 2017 | By KELLIE VINAL and ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Bus driver charged in child cruelty; no bond

A Bulloch County special needs school bus driver was arrested Wednesday on child cruelty charges after reportedly striking a child on his bus.

August 31, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch and Boro eye TSPLOST for May vote

Bulloch County officials are considering putting a TSPLOST, or Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, on the ballot for next May. Revenue from the ...

August 31, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


‘Thrill on the Hill’ to celebrate faith, heritage

Residents from Bulloch County and beyond will join together again for the latest iteration of the Willow Hill Heritage Festival on Saturday and Sunday at ...

August 30, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Herald Intern | Local


GS police investigating series of sexual battery incidents

Georgia Southern University police are investigating three incidents of reported sexual battery involving an unknown male who made "unwanted physical contact" with females on a ...

August 30, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County trash poses problems

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday evening to discuss a growing problem: trash disposal.

August 30, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sting nabs Ga. postal workers

ATLANTA - Sixteen postal workers in Atlanta and the surrounding area accepted bribes to deliver packages of cocaine, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

August 30, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


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