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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


Local businessman, philanthropist dies

One of Bulloch County's leading businessmen, Albert Roesel, died Monday at Ogeechee Area Hospice. He was 94.

February 08, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Elderly man robbed; suspect posed as a county worker

Sheriff's investigators are seeking a man they said robbed an elderly victim of thousands of dollars by running a scam.

February 08, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Charter school wins state award

Success in its classrooms has led to statewide recognition for one Statesboro school.

February 08, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Local man wanted in theft, attack of his ex-girlfriend

A man stalked his ex-girlfriend before hiding under her bed Monday and then attacking her, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson. He also stole her cell phone and car.

February 08, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Weather drill Wednesday

Sometime today, Bulloch County will conduct a tornado drill in conjunction with statewide efforts to promote weather safety awareness.

February 07, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City OKs motion to improve intersection

Statesboro City Council approved a motion Tuesday that will lead to the renovation of an almost always-crowded intersection.

February 07, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Forgotten copies of book found

Hidden away in a warehouse in the heart of Statesboro for 45 years, a treasure lay forgotten - until recently.

February 07, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Dunagan is Black History Month speaker at library

Ted Dunagan's youth fiction trilogy, suggests one reviewer, is a cross between "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Huckleberry Finn," "a great read with memorable characters that also tells volumes about the small-town South of the past."

February 07, 2012 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local


SC absconded sex offender arrested

A convicted sex offender who reportedly absconded from South Carolina and lived in Bulloch County without registering is now behind bars.

February 07, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Spelling Bee Champ

Layla Martin, a fifth-grade student at Nevils Elementary School, is the winner of the 2012 Bulloch County Schools Annual Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Bulloch County Association of Educators (BCAE).

February 06, 2012 | By Hayley Greene Special to the Herald | Local


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Bulloch REACH scholars chart path to college

Bulloch County Schools recently honored six new REACH Georgia Scholars at a signing ceremony at the Board of Education's central office. Each scholar now ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Bulloch County superintendent gets 1-year contract

By a 5-1 vote after two of the eight members left during a protracted meeting Thursday night, the Bulloch County Board of Education extended Superintendent ...

November 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro World War II veteran recounts time in Italy

For most, information pertinent to World War II is but a faint memory from a history class. A limited few can recall details as broadcast ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro twins face double trouble

Twin brothers were arrested Thursday on outstanding warrants after appearing in traffic court.

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bulloch welcomes new 4-H leader

One of Bulloch County's own has traveled full circle as Susannah Martin Lanier, a passionate 4-H member in her school days, joins the Bulloch ...

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


2017 Farm City Week in Bulloch County - 'Never too busy to help'

(Note: Look for a more in-depth story on Wade Hodges and his family in the Thanksgiving edition of the Herald on Thursday.)

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Georgia congressman still pushing for Savannah harbor funds

SAVANNAH – A Georgia congressman said Friday the state's lawmakers still hope to boost federal funding to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port ...

November 17, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Listening to God

Bulloch County resident and Southeast Bulloch High School graduate Bryan Piet admits that he was a rebellious and defiant teen and often disrespected authority. But ...

November 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Metter homicide suspect remains at large

The search for a Metter man wanted on murder charges continues as Akeem Ajima Lanier remains at large.

November 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

The Main Street Farmers Market will wrap up its 10th season with a final regular weekly market Saturday morning and then put a bow on ...

November 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


OTC breaks ground for Workforce Training

Contractor crews had real groundwork underway when officials ceremonially turned shovels Wednesday on Ogeechee Technical College's sixth major building, the $10 million, almost 35 ...

November 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Piebald buck bagged near Brooklet

The text message Brooklet resident Travis Wilson received Wednesday morning was only two words, but he knew what they meant to his friend Jim Doud.

November 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Please take the Statesboro Herald's reader survey

More than 200 people have filled out a survey about the Statesboro Herald in the past two weeks and Penny Marz now has a $100 ...

November 15, 2017 | By JIM HEALY | Local


‘Jury’ scam returns to Bulloch

A familiar scam seems to have taken on renewed life recently in Statesboro and Bulloch County, as a number of school board employees and local ...

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD arrests 2 men with cocaine at Walmart

Responding to a report of illegal drug activity at the Walmart Supercenter Monday night, Statesboro police arrested two men on cocaine charges.

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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