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Student's life celebrated

During a candlelight vigil Thursday for a 14-year-old Langston Chapel Middle School student, fellow students and educators remembered the teen as a vibrant, enthusiastic young lady who would not want them to be sad about her death.

April 05, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Rep. John Barrow buys Augusta home

SAVANNAH - U.S. Rep. John Barrow, formerly of Athens and Savannah, is now a resident of Augusta after Georgia political mapmakers essentially forced the Democrat to move for the second time since he won election to Congress eight years ago.

April 05, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Time is running out to enter your film

You know you've got that award-winning film in you, but you just need a little more time.

April 05, 2012 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Search for new superintendent launched

The Georgia School Boards Association mailed brochures nationwide Tuesday as the search begins for Bulloch County's next superintendent of schools.

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


Fresh at the Farmers’ Market

Spring is in the air, and along with the warmer weather, it's bringing with it one of the Boro's favorite annual staples: the Mainstreet Statesboro Farmers' Market.

April 04, 2012 | By LINSAY CHENEY lcheney@statesboroherald.com | Local


WSAV postpones Statesboro broadcast

Savannah-based television station WSAV has rescheduled the live broadcasts of two newscasts in Statesboro for Monday instead of Thursday afternoon.

April 04, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Music is in the air downtown during F1rst Friday

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority (DSDA) will kick off Easter Weekend and the entire month of April by making a little noise downtown Friday evening.

April 04, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


City to move polling location

Statesboro City Council approved Tuesday a plan to make election days more convenient for area voters.

April 03, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


WSAV set to broadcast from Boro Thursday

Savannah-based television station WSAV will broadcast two newscasts using anchor teams live in Statesboro Thursday afternoon.

April 03, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch gets ready for 2012 Relay for Life

The room was a sea of purple last week as participants enjoyed the kickoff rally for the Bulloch County Relay for Life.

April 03, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local woman shot in the face

A woman shot in the face Sunday morning remains in fair condition and police still seek the person responsible.

April 02, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A full life: Portal’s Leila Denmark passes at 114

Born on a 400-acre farm near Portal on Feb. 1, 1898, Leila Alice Daughtry Denmark passed away Sunday at the age of 114 years and 61 days at her daughter's home in Athens. She was the fourth oldest person in the world at the time of her death, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

April 02, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Woman, infant held hostage near Brooklet

A woman and her 1-year-old daughter are safe after police said her former boyfriend tried to hold them hostage in her Brooklet home Friday afternoon.

March 31, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Southern Center focuses on student addiction

Georgia Southern University senior Leigh Sundem is a chemistry major with a 4.0 GPA. She has won numerous awards in organic chemistry research at GSU, and last fall she scored higher than 99 percent of the nation's students who took the Medical College Admissions Test.

March 31, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Brooklet takes care of its own – the Schmidts

People who live in Brooklet say the community is more than just a place where people live. It's a place where folks, whether related or not, come together as a family when there is a need.

March 31, 2012 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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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


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


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