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Statesboro Police investigating reported rape of 16-year-old

Statesboro Police are investigating a reported rape an abduction after a 16-year-old girl told them two males sexually assaulted her in a local hotel room.

May 05, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Are you eating contaminated fish?

Fish has always been touted as a healthy food, but pollution has introduced a danger that makes fish caught from some areas less than safe if eaten in abundance.

May 05, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


McElwee announces bid for House seat

Brooklet resident Tom McElwee isn't a member of the TEA Party, but he said he supports their views in that there is too much government. Big government is taking money from family budgets, and he hopes if he is elected to the District 158 Georgia House of Representatives seat, he can make changes in that area.

May 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


OTC, SC college to work together

An agreement signed Tuesday will allow students who earn an associate's degree in Ogeechee Technical College's Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management program to complete a Bachelors degree in the Hotel/Restaurant Management program at the University of South Carolina Beaufort.

May 04, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Undercover drug deals net 3 arrests

Drug purchases by undercover agents led to three arrests Friday, said Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team Inv. Kent Munsey. Investigators are seeking a fourth man they say was involved in a methamphetamine operation east of Statesboro.

May 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Meet the GOP candidates Friday

At least five Republican candidates hoping to become Georgia's next governor will be in Statesboro Friday to participate in a candidate forum sponsored by the Statesboro Herald.

May 04, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


RIF event underway at library

Now in its third decade, the annual Reading Is FUNdamental (RIF) event began Monday at the Statesboro Regional Library.

May 04, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Anderson: Man drowns trying to swim across Ogeechee River

A man drowned Sunday after trying to swim across the Ogeechee River, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

May 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU to graduate its largest class Saturday

Georgia Southern University will honor its largest-ever graduating class at Spring Commencement at 9 a.m. Friday inside Paulson Stadium. Approximately 2,900 graduates are receiving degrees this spring, including more than 2,400 who will participate in the formal ceremony.

May 03, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fire rates may fall

The formation of the Bulloch County Fire Department and its subsequent construction of fire substations throughout the county have paid off. For most Bulloch County residents, the ISO (Insurance Services Office) ratings was lowered, effective Saturday, May 1, to Class 5, said Bulloch County Fire Chief Randy Walker.

May 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch man sentenced to life plus 30 for child molestation conviction

A Bulloch County man convicted of sex crimes against his girlfriend's juvenile daughter three years ago was sentenced Wednesday to life, plus 30 years.

May 01, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Scouts come to the Boro for Jamborama 2010

Boy Scouts from the Coastal Empire Council came to the Kiwanis Fairgrounds this weekend for Scout Jamborama 2010.

May 01, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Bikes and trikes for St. Jude’s

All Mya Littles needed was a little push Friday morning and she was off to ride her tricycle to help St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

May 01, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


McGraw delights Paulson

Tim McGraw isn't much for words - unless he's singing them.

April 30, 2010 | By JAKE HALLMAN Special to the Herald | Local


Kuchipudi dancers coming to Boro

When the Kuchipudi dancers perform, language is no barrier to the story they tell of lovers uniting and good triumphing over evil.

April 29, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


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'Steel Magnolias' brings southern sass to the Boro

The second you hear one of Ouiser's zingers or a bit of sassy wisdom from Truvy, you know you're home.

January 25, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON | Local


Suspect killed in deputy-involved shooting identified

The man who was fatally shot Monday night during a standoff with deputies has been identified as Gary M. Wigley of Highway 119 North, according ...

January 25, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Marijuana found in Sheriff's Office employee's car

It's not a good idea to take illegal drugs to work, especially if you are employed by a law enforcement agency.

January 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Schools 'Speak Up' forum spotlights accreditation

The Bulloch County Schools five-year accreditation review, now underway with the AdvancED organization, will be one focus of Thursday's annual Speak Up for Education ...

January 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Shooting update: No id's yet on suspect, or deputies involved in shooting

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is not yet releasing the identity of a man shot Monday night near the Bulloch/Bryan county line by deputies ...

January 24, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Another 'rad tech' student takes GOAL

Amanda Merry, named Ogeechee Technical College's 2017 GOAL winner during the awards luncheon Tuesday, and Melissa Behling, who said her farewell as the 2016 ...

January 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Lawmakers plan bill allowing two Georgia casinos

ATLANTA - Supporters of casino gambling hope to legalize the industry in Georgia after several failed attempts in recent legislative sessions.

January 24, 2017 | | Local


Report: Suspect dead after confrontation with Bulloch, Effingham deputies

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation Region Five office is investigating a fatal shooting involving a Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy that occurred Monday night on ...

January 24, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local




Sheriff's Office investigating possible shooting of suspect

Investigators with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office are headed to the scene where a deputy was involved in the possible shooting of a suspect.

January 23, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


'The windows exploded'

ALBANY - A tornado warning on television sent Anthony Mitchell, his pregnant wife and their three children scrambling for what little shelter their mobile home could ...

January 23, 2017 | By JAY REEVES and BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press | Local


Bulloch spared tornadoes, storm damage

Statesboro and Bulloch County dodged a bullet over the weekend, escaping damage from tornadoes that ripped across South Georgia on Saturday and Sunday, but several ...

January 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wadley police officer killed in Metter crash

A Wadley police officer was killed early Monday morning in a car accident outside of Metter on his way to police certification training in Statesboro.

January 23, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Southern Scapes arrives

With the purchase of Wise Nurseries' retail garden center in Statesboro, Brian Powell has expanded his landscaping company, Statesboro Southern Scapes Inc., to include a ...

January 23, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Man arrested after allegedly choking woman holding infant

Statesboro police arrested a man Friday after they say he choked a victim who was holding a baby.

January 23, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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