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Preparing for danger: Local police train to handle shootings

Bullets flew Tuesday as law enforcement officers took part in a simulated active shooter training exercise in a vacant elementary school building.

March 13, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU professor to speak at Supreme Court

Georgia Southern University associate history professor Dr. Johnathan O'Neill will deliver a speech Wednesday on "Property Rights and the American Founding" to the United States Supreme Court.

March 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch County fire chief resigns

Bulloch County's first county fire chief, Randy Walker, has accepted a position as fire chief in McMinnville, Tenn., said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

March 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Local pharmacists opening their own store

We have a new pharmacy on the way, and I am not talking about CVS this time. The construction of Southern Pharmacy on Brannen Street is close to completion with an opening date slated for the first two weeks of April.

March 12, 2012 | | Local


Boost from the Schenkel

Friday marks the start of the 33rd Schenkel Invitational collegiate golf tournament. The storied event has showcased a number of PGA super stars over the years, before they became well known professionals.

March 12, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Local


A helping hand for a hero

A motorcade of flag-bearing motorcycles and sheriff's patrol cars escorted Army Staff Sgt. Scott Millican to the new house built for him by Homes for Our Troops.

March 10, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


'Active shooter' training at GSU

A realistic "active shooter" training exercise will take place next week on Georgia Southern University's campus, staging reenactments of dangerous scenarios.

March 10, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hendrix to speak Tuesday

One of Oprah Winfrey's favorite guests, Bulloch County native Harville Hendrix, he is coming to Statesboro Tuesday to deliver the 20th Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture in the Emma Kelly Theatre at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

March 10, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


State seeks higher pay for GBI

ATLANTA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is long used to losing agents to better-paying federal agencies. But when officers began bolting for other state offices and even local police departments, the agency started raising a fuss.

March 09, 2012 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


New college at GSU

Less than one year removed from garnering approval by the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents to offer degrees in civil, electrical and mechanical engineering at Georgia Southern University, school staff announced Friday a major shake-up to the college's internal structure.

March 09, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Metal theft warrants lead to additional arrests

Deputies serving warrants Wednesday on metal theft charges found more than they expected when suspects had evidence of making methamphetamine.

March 08, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro Fire Department to add new firefighters

The Statesboro Fire Department will soon place more boots on the ground to bolster its ability for countering disasters in and around the city.

March 08, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Blue Devils to march in Washington

Statesboro's own little slice of Americana will be on prominent display when the United States celebrates its 236th birthday this July in the nation's capitol.

March 07, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Tickets for Giuliani visit distributed Thursday, Friday

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will speak at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse on Wednesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

March 07, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Romney wins Ohio, 5 other Super Tuesday states

WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney squeezed out a win in pivotal Ohio, captured five other states with ease and padded his delegate lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination but was forced to share the Super Tuesday spotlight with a resurgent Rick Santorum.

March 07, 2012 | By DAVID ESPO Associated Press | Local


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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


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Chicken Salad Chick earns company honors

When Chicken Salad Chick franchise owners Kelly and Tim Paslawski selected Statesboro as the city to open their third restaurant, they did everything right. They ...

March 26, 2018 | | Local


Darron Burnette given Blanchard Leadership Award

Synovus, the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, recently announced the winners of its annual Chairman's Awards. Darron Burnette, Synovus' Statesboro-based division CEO, received the ...

March 26, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


The 'Michelangelo' of politics

YOUNG HARRIS - A governor and senator, friend and counselor to presidents, Zell Miller walked the marbled halls of American power. He was remembered more simply ...

March 26, 2018 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


No new babies for endangered right whales

SAVANNAH - The winter calving season for critically endangered right whales is ending without a single newborn being spotted off the southeast U.S. coast, a ...

March 26, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Legislators focus on paper ballots

ATLANTA - Thursday will mark the last day of Georgia's 40-day legislative session, and several bills, including proposals that would replace the state's 16-year-old ...

March 24, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Election 2018 — Board of Education District 4

A parent and an educator, April Newkirk says she would bring advocacy for public education to the role if elected by District 4 as a ...

March 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Election 2018 — Board of Education District 4

As a candidate for Bulloch County Board of Education in District 4, Adrianne McCollar has made "Our children. Our community. Our future." her campaign slogan.

March 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


March for Our Lives 1 p.m. today at GSU

Georgia Southern University students have organized a March for Our Lives event for 1 p.m. Saturday on the Statesboro campus.

March 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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