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It's a big year for Bulloch elections

Having to host at least three elections and for the first time open doors to weekend voting, Bulloch County's poll workers and locations are in for a busy 2012.

January 09, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Details emerge on family buried in desecrated cemetery

While Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators have yet to learn who desecrated two graves in an old family cemetery off Old River Road South, additional information about the family buried there recently came to surface.

January 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Barrow: New district has same issues

Last year's Republican-led reapportionment shifted hundreds of thousands of people in and out of the 12th District, but the Democratic incumbent, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, says the district's concerns remain the same.

January 09, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


A love for the coast

Eight paintings hang in the second floor gallery of the Averitt Center, containing various forms of water-colors and non-traditional landscapes built with the spirit of coastal areas in Georgia and near New York City in mind.

January 08, 2012 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Local lawmakers prepare for legislative session

A budget for the upcoming fiscal year will take center stage next week when state representatives gather in Atlanta for the 2012 session of the Georgia General Assembly.

January 08, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local lawmakers prepare for session

A budget for the upcoming fiscal year will take center stage next week when state representatives gather in Atlanta for the 2012 session of the Georgia General Assembly.

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


‘48 Hours Mystery’ to air Heidt case

The first interviews with Linda Heidt and Robin Heidt Cave will be aired as part of CBS' "48 Hours Mystery" tonight.

January 06, 2012 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


SPD: Man dressed in woman’s clothes steals car

A man wearing women's clothing stole a Jeep from a local used car dealership, leaving another stolen vehicle behind, sad Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

January 06, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Paul pulls in cash from military

GALVESTON, Texas - An Army reservist who spoke up for Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul while in uniform - and landed in trouble for it - is just one of the soldiers getting behind the Texas congressman's campaign.

January 06, 2012 | By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press | Local


Rangers fighting island fire

SAVANNAH - Firefighters used hand tools to battle a slow-moving wilderness fire Thursday on Cumberland Island, forcing the National Park Service to close portions of the federally protected island to tourists visiting the Georgia coast.

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


King Finishing appeal to be heard

A court hearing regarding an appeal to a consent order against a Screven County textiles plant is slated for Jan. 23, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Diana Wedincamp.

January 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Keel takes stand against animal cruelty

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel said Thursday he is "very distressed" regarding a GSU professor's arrest for animal cruelty.

January 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU professor charged with animal cruelty

A Georgia Southern University professor was charged with animal cruelty last week after a police officer reported he saw him sic his dog on a cat and then urge the dog to "get it."

January 04, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Graves desecrated

Two century-old graves in an old family cemetery off Old River Road South were found desecrated, and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators hope someone will step forward with information about who committed the crime.

January 04, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City Council considers zoning amendments

Statesboro City Council's inaugural meeting of the new year was a tale of two zoning amendments.

January 04, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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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


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


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