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GOP voters to decide who challenges Barrow

SAVANNAH - Republicans have redrawn district lines to their advantage and set aside nearly $1 million for the upcoming fight for east Georgia's 12th Congressional District. Now the GOP has to wait for voters to choose which of four would-be opponents will challenge Democratic Rep. John Barrow in the fall.

July 09, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Altered checks lead to arrest

A former convenience store worker was arrested Monday after she altered customers' checks, police said.

July 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Averitt Center names director of ballet

Professional ballet dancer and instructor Jurijs Safonovs has long chased a dream - an opportunity to share his art, his passion, with others.

July 07, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Early voting begins Monday

Bulloch County voters can submit ballots for the upcoming election beginning next week.

July 07, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


New requirements mean long waits for Ga. driver's license

ATLANTA - A new requirement for those seeking to get or renew a Georgia driver's license is causing long lines and frustration in its first week of implementation.

July 06, 2012 | The Associated Press | Local


Officials seek help with break-ins, vehicle thefts

Two stolen trucks and other pilfered items have Bulloch County sheriff's deputies seeking the public's help.

July 06, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Attorney: King not discharging pink

King America Finishing is not discharging pink-tinted water into the Ogeechee River, nor has it violated its discharge permits, a spokesman for the Screven County textiles plant said Friday.

July 06, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


What's the pink stuff?

Ogeechee River landings are once again closed in Bulloch and Effingham counties after reports of dead fish, skin rashes and odd water colors Wednesday.

July 05, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man arrested on auto break-in charges

A man arrested on entering auto charges was also found to be an unregistered sex offender.

July 05, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Red Cross needs additional help

A shortfall in blood donations throughout the country, which prompted the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call to donors last week, has taken another hit.

July 04, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


‘Up with People’ not finished with Katie Walker

After a year dancing, singing and doing volunteer work in eight nations from the Philippines to Finland, Katie Walker has taken a job promoting the organization that made it possible, Up with People.

July 04, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Storms knock down trees, cut power

Three storm systems barreled through the Bulloch County area before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night, downing several trees and power lines, but no injuries were reported.

July 03, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


It’s Firecracker time

Today is the day.

July 03, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


School district faces tough budget choices

As the sluggish economy stubbornly hangs on and revenues keep declining, the Bulloch County school system has some tough choices to make to close a nearly $4 million spending gap.

July 03, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Barrow talks gas prices

U.S. Rep. John Barrow stopped at a Statesboro gas station to discuss the price of gasoline Tuesday.

July 03, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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SPD officer, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide

Statesboro Police Department officers are wearing shrouded badges this week after the death of an advanced patrol officer and his wife early Sunday in what ...

April 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Business and friendship in Statesboro

Lisa Hanna retired from cutting, perming and coloring hair Thursday, closing The Haircutters in downtown Statesboro after doing the hair of some of her first ...

April 02, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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


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