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Romney chooses Paul Ryan

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Even before Wisconsin sent Paul Ryan to Congress, he was meticulously carving a path that seemed to point only upward.

August 11, 2012 | By BRIAN BAKST and TODD RICHMOND Associated Press | Local


Evans County celebrates 98 years

By AL HACKLE

August 11, 2012 | | Local


EPD issues discharge permit to KAF

King America Finishing may now legally discharge wastewater into the Ogeechee River after the Georgia Environmental Protection Division issued a permit Friday.

August 10, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE OKs new budget

The Bulloch County Board of Education took the first step to closing a $4 million shortfall in its budget Thursday, adopting a financial plan that saves more than $2 million in the next fiscal year.

August 10, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


EPD issues strict discharge permit to textiles plant

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division issued a discharge permit Friday to King America Finishing , allowing the Dover textiles plant to legally discharge effluent into the Ogeechee River. The permit calls for intense monitoring, including daily testing for some chemicals, and gives deadlines for the plant to come into compliance with the permit.

August 10, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Anderson, Allen advance to 12th District GOP runoff

It's finally official: Lee Anderson and Rick Allen advanced to the 12th Congressional District Republican runoff. The winner will face incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow in the November general election.

August 09, 2012 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Ex-cop arrested yet again

A former Sardis police officer known by his co-workers as "Robocop" is back in jail after a trail of trouble since his resignation in 2009.

August 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tax-free shopping spree

Shoppers will catch a break today and Saturday as the Georgia Sales Tax Holiday draws crowds to the stores.

August 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU rural health institute receives $5.1M grant

Georgia Southern University's Rural Health Research Institute has been awarded a $5.1 million grant by the National Institutes of Health - one of the largest research grants recently awarded to the university.

August 09, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Jailbreak possible because of hole in wall

A hole in a jail shower wall at the Candler County Jail was pure opportunity for a man who escaped Tuesday and is still at large.

August 08, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police seeking armed robbery suspect

Statesboro Police are seeking a second man in connection to a robbery at Willow Bend Apartments last week.

August 08, 2012 | | Local


Repairs close 2 roads

Construction projects will close two roads for the next two weeks, Statesboro police said.

August 08, 2012 | | Local


Viracon reopening Statesboro plant

After shelving production for six months and furloughing more than 300 employees, Viracon is set to resume operations of its newly refurbished Statesboro manufacturing facility.

August 08, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Man survives crash, but is struck, killed by truck moments later

A man who survived a collision with an 18-wheeler Monday died minutes later when a second big rig slammed into him.

August 08, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


McLeod asks for recount in 12th District

SAVANNAH - The battle to choose a Republican challenger for Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow in the fall will require a recount of last week's GOP primary vote before moving on to a runoff between the top two finishers.

August 08, 2012 | by RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


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UPDATE: 2 students, school bus driver taken to EGRMC after crash

Two students and a Bulloch County school bus driver were taken to a hospital Thursday after the bus collided with a tractor-trailer rig carrying a ...

March 29, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


City District 5 qualifying ends with 3 running

No additional candidates signed up Wednesday morning, the final half day of qualifying for the May 22 special election to Statesboro City Council in District ...

March 28, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Another student arrested for threats

A fourth grade student was arrested Wednesday morning after telling another student he would shoot her.

March 28, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Now 3 candidates in District 5 Council race

Two more candidates qualified Tuesday for the May 22 special election to fill the vacant District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council.

March 27, 2018 | | Local


Requests for more school cops heard

As the Bulloch County Schools conduct a series of forums on school safety, one of the suggestions heard most often is that police officers, called ...

March 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Low health scores in South

A new ranking of the healthiest U.S. communities puts eight Georgia counties in the top 500, with the highest being Forsyth County, at No ...

March 27, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Another student arrested for threats

Monday, Bulloch County Sheriff's School Resource Officer Ross Newman arrested a 12-year-old sixth grade Southeast Bulloch Middle School student for making a threat against ...

March 27, 2018 | | Local


One candidate so far for Council District 5

Only one candidate, Derek Duke, signed up and paid the fee Monday during the first day of qualifying for the May 22 special election to ...

March 26, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


2 found with drugs in vacant home

A deputy answering a suspicious vehicle call Friday caught two people trespassing in a vacant home, where they were found with illegal drugs.

March 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Chicken Salad Chick earns company honors

When Chicken Salad Chick franchise owners Kelly and Tim Paslawski selected Statesboro as the city to open their third restaurant, they did everything right. They ...

March 26, 2018 | | Local


Darron Burnette given Blanchard Leadership Award

Synovus, the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, recently announced the winners of its annual Chairman's Awards. Darron Burnette, Synovus' Statesboro-based division CEO, received the ...

March 26, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


The 'Michelangelo' of politics

YOUNG HARRIS - A governor and senator, friend and counselor to presidents, Zell Miller walked the marbled halls of American power. He was remembered more simply ...

March 26, 2018 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


No new babies for endangered right whales

SAVANNAH - The winter calving season for critically endangered right whales is ending without a single newborn being spotted off the southeast U.S. coast, a ...

March 26, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Legislators focus on paper ballots

ATLANTA - Thursday will mark the last day of Georgia's 40-day legislative session, and several bills, including proposals that would replace the state's 16-year-old ...

March 24, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Election 2018 — Board of Education District 4

A parent and an educator, April Newkirk says she would bring advocacy for public education to the role if elected by District 4 as a ...

March 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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