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Churches pull together to feed hungry kids

Every weekend, close to 25 percent of Bulloch County children potentially go hungry. That many children live below the poverty level and are considered at-risk; some will have nothing to eat from Friday lunch at school until Monday breakfast. However, the combined efforts of local churches, civic organizations, Georgia Southern University students and concerned citizens are ensuring more and more kids are fed.

September 14, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Holloway retirement celebration Thursday

Statesboro Police Commander J. R. Holloway will retire effective Oct. 1, and citizens are invited to a celebration Thursday, Sept. 15, of his 31 years of service, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

September 14, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Drug may be a factor in beating, police say

A drug known as "spice" may have been a factor in the vicious Sunday attack of a woman who remains in critical condition, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

September 13, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City to pay $4,250 to suing party

The Georgia Supreme Court upheld Monday a Bulloch County court ruling requiring the City of Statesboro pay the legal costs of citizens who sued the city for violating the state's Open Meetings Act.

September 13, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report 9-14-11; A book of lottery tickets were stolen from a secured safe in the store.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

September 13, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boy dies after ATV accident

A 12-year-old boy was killed Sunday afternoon as a result of an ATV accident, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

September 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man held without bond in beating

A man is being held without bond after the Sunday morning beating of a 20-year old woman who was a visitor in his home.

September 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘A Day for Southern’

For Statesboro native and public relations professional Jenny Lynn Anderson, her lifelong association with Georgia Southern University brings a unique perspective to the 2011 "A Day for Southern" fundraising campaign. The drive's chair - and first woman to preside over the 38th annual campaign - credits her varied university experiences as a student with fostering her commitment to Georgia Southern.

September 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


12-year-old killed in Clito accident

A 12-year-old boy was killed Sunday afternoon when he drove a four-wheeler into the path of a vehicle on Cliponreka Road in Clito, said Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch.

September 12, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro residents share memories of 9/11 - Part 3

With Sept. 11, 2011 marking 10 years today, we asked you to go back to that day and share with us how you first became aware of the attacks and what you recalled most vividly about that day.

September 11, 2011 | | Local


Statesboro residents share memories of 9/11 - Part 2

With Sept. 11, 2011 marking 10 years today, we asked you to go back to that day and share with us how you first became aware of the attacks and what you recalled most vividly about that day.

September 11, 2011 | | Local


Statesboro residents share memories of 9/11 - Part 1

With Sept. 11, 2011 marking 10 years today, we asked you to go back to that day and share with us how you first became aware of the attacks and what you recalled most vividly about that day.

September 11, 2011 | | Local


Tragedy unites community behind cause

The Vidalia onion industry is responding to the brutal murder of a 15-year-old Toombs County girl who was vacationing with her family in Florida earlier this summer.

September 10, 2011 | By BOB STAFFORD Special to the Herald | Local


Attacks spark increased security

The title of the Alan Jackson song "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning?)" makes us all look back to the day 10 years ago when a vicious terrorist attack against the United States changed the nation forever.

September 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Missing child found safe

A five-year-old boy missing for about an hour and a half Saturday afternoon was found safely near his home.

September 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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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


City hears no direct objections to tax hike

Last week in the first two of three required hearings, Statesboro's mayor and council members heard no direct objections to a proposed increase of ...

August 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Register short 2 candidates

During last week's candidate qualifying, Register Mayor Barbara Rushing qualified for election to a full term, but nobody signed up for the two Register ...

August 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Shooting death unsolved after 5 years

It has been five years since Akeila Rochelle Martin was shot and killed outside a now-closed downtown club, but police are still seeking the person ...

August 29, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff seeks information in suspicious incident

Two men, covering their faces, approached a woman cutting grass Saturday near Ivanhoe Road and Hwy. 119, asking for money, said Bulloch County Sheriff Noel ...

August 29, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Sheriff's investigators still tracking leads in rash of burglaries

Bulloch County sheriff's investigators continue to work with law enforcement in other counties to solve a rash of burglaries that has plagued the area ...

August 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Beloved Community' hopes to bridge the gap

The Bulloch County Beloved Community group launched its "Bridging the Gap" series of events Saturday aimed at creating understanding and inclusion across differences in the ...

August 28, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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