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Willingway to open outpatient clinic

Patients of a local recovery hospital will soon be able to seek outpatient services at a new location.

July 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ogeechee River case: Judge rules in favor of Riverkeeper

An Atlanta judge previously ruled that the Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization had no right to sue the Georgia Environmental Protection Division in protest of a consent order against a textiles company accused of causing a fish kill, but Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. Turner disagrees.

July 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU faculty looking for more input

As Georgia Southern University grows, leadership has to make key decisions - sometimes quickly to capitalize on an opportunity.

July 21, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Working to curb 'summer slide'

Every kid's favorite time of year might be the most detrimental to their academic development, according to the National Summer Learning Association.

July 21, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Small plane crashes in Bulloch County

A small airplane crashed Friday near Mill Creek Park, but no injuries were reported, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 20, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Is GSU moving in right direction?

Editor's Note: A chart accompanying this article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Sunday's print edition: Because of a reporter's error, Georgia Southern University's six-year graduation rates were incorrect in a chart accompanying a front-page article in Saturday's edition. The correct graduation rates are 45 percent in 2007 and 45 percent in 2010. A revised chart reflecting the correct information appears with the second article in the two-part series in today's edition. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

July 20, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Gator season opens Sept. 1

Hunters hoping to bag an alligator this year have just a few more days to apply for a permit.

July 20, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Our Views: Benefits of TSPLOST worth the extra penny

With improving transportation around the state a priority for many years, the state legislature passed the Transportation Investment Act of 2010. The act created the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) proposal that residents in 12 regions across the state will vote on as part of the July 31 primary.

July 20, 2012 | | Local


12 killed, 59 wounded in Colo. theater shooting

AURORA, Colo. - A gunman wearing a gas mask and black SWAT gear hurled a gas canister inside a crowded movie theater during a midnight showing of the new Batman movie Friday and then opened fire, killing 12 people and wounding nearly 60 others in an attack so bizarre that some moviegoers at first thought they were watching Hollywood special effects.

July 20, 2012 | By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERT Associated Press | Local


Wilson is new Bulloch schools superintendent

It's official: Charles Wilson is the Bulloch County schools superintendent.

July 19, 2012 | Jason Wermers | Local


Avoid lines by voting early

Voters don't have to wait until July 31 to cast their ballots.

July 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Sheriff’s office now sending text, email alerts

For some time now, Statesboro residents have been receiving alerts via text message and email regarding crime and emergency situations. Now, residents of the rest of Bulloch County have the same opportunity.

July 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Science teachers converge on Georgia Southern

Fifteen science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, high school educators from eight states have attended a two-week-long workshop at Georgia Southern University.

July 19, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


School system supports art program

Statesboro children needing a ride to a popular after-school program will be guaranteed one this year by Bulloch County Schools.

July 18, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Ogeechee River advisory lifted

The Ogeechee River is cleared for fishing and swimming after tests showed no dangerous chemical levels, Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn said.

July 18, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Downtown's top supporters receive 'Bricks'

Main Street Statesboro and the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority held their annual meeting at The Hall last week.

April 02, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro police officer killed in apparent murder-suicide

An advanced patrol officer with the Statesboro Police Department was shot to death early Sunday morning in what police officials say is an apparent murder-suicide.

April 01, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Martin seeks re-election to BOE in District 5

Glennera Martin, facing a challenge for a second term on the Bulloch County Board of Education in District 5, says she wants to continue work ...

March 31, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Reflections on Ga. legislative session

ATLANTA - While giving his retirement speech Thursday on the Georgia House floor, Republican Rep. Brooks Coleman reflected on a lesson he learned from Speaker David ...

March 31, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local


Missing man’s family pleads for information

The family of Willie James Jackson observed his birthday Friday, but there was no celebration. Jackson disappeared Sept. 10, 2015, and investigators are still searching ...

March 31, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rules for school volunteers a topic at ‘Speak Up’

While the schools are being more careful about access to students and classrooms, they could use more volunteers. That is the point behind the Bulloch ...

March 30, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro icon, mentor passes

When Charlie Olliff Square was dedicated in 2014 in the parking lot of then Sea Island Bank in downtown Statesboro, Garrett Nevil, who was chairman ...

March 30, 2018 | | Local


Last day of Legislature brings successes, disappointments

During the frenetic last-day activity Thursday at the General Assembly, state lawmakers failed to agree on a way to curb surprise medical billing.

March 30, 2018 | | Local


Duke runs for quality of life, public safety

Derek Duke, a candidate for City Council in District 5, says he wants to help protect and build on the quality of life that has ...

March 29, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Gov. Deal to speak at OTC commencement

Gov. Nathan Deal will be the keynote speaker for Ogeechee Technical College's 2018 commencement exercises to be held on Thursday, May 10, at Georgia ...

March 29, 2018 | | Local


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


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