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Screven County death under investigation

The Screven County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the death of a woman from a stab wound that occurred Tuesday night at her home in the Whitehill community, off Georgia Highway 21 south of Sylvania.

December 16, 2015 | From Staff Reports | Local


Brooklet, Portal again among top Title I schools

Bulloch County again has two schools ranked among the top Title I schools in Georgia, and they are the same two as last year: Brooklet Elementary School in the "highest performing" category and Portal Middle High School again in the "highest progress" category of Reward schools.

December 15, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Teen uses Christmas tree as weapon

A teenage girl wielding a Christmas tree as a weapon was arrested Friday after Bulloch County sheriff's deputies responded to a call from her frantic father, reporting a domestic disturbance.

December 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Food Bank burglarized

The director of the Statesboro Food Bank is offering a $500 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever has been breaking in and stealing food.

December 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


The same, but different

A 2005 graduate of Statesboro High School, Adam Nubern and his wife, Lindsey, spent the past

December 14, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Man, 19, charged in molestation of 8-year-old relative

After an investigation lasting four months, a Bulloch County sheriff's investigator charged a 19-year-old man with molesting an 8-year-old relative.

December 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


8 men charged in pandering sting at local motel

Eight men were charged with pandering, or seeking services from a prostitute, on Thursday and Friday.

December 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


4 injured in Sunday night crash

Two people were airlifted to Savannah on Sunday night after a fiery crash at the intersection of Highway 119 and Highway 80 in Stilson.

December 14, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Mainstreet Farmers Market plans to reorganize

The Mainstreet Farmers Market completed its 2015 season with sales and average attendance similar to 2014's and now heads toward its April 2016 reopening with plans for a more formal structure and hopes of increasing community involvement.

December 14, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Article sends Kim's Cheese Straws sales soaring

When Kim Marsh Kaiser was a child, her grandmother, Margaret Marsh, made her cheese wafers as a snack. She never dreamed then that this snack recipe would later become her livelihood.

December 14, 2015 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local


Judge: Parker lawsuit can proceed

Former City Manager Frank Parker's wrongful-firing lawsuit against the city of Statesboro remains alive, but was narrowed by the judge to the questions of whether the city retaliated against Parker for acting as a whistleblower and violated terms of his contract.

December 13, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Drive for ‘Statesboro Y’ moves ahead

A drive to create a Statesboro YMCA heads toward 2016 with a big, local committee, a unanimously elected chairman and a survey showing that the strongest interest – among roughly 800 people who chose to respond – is in programs for adults, families and teenagers.

December 12, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Elementary student makes a difference with videos

When Abby Smith talks, her fellow classmates stop and listen.

December 11, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fritz on way to Tulane

Attention, all Georgia Southern fans.

December 11, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Local


Man files false stolen car report after fleeing from traffic stop

A man who fled during a traffic stop Tuesday reported his car stolen an hour later in an attempt to avoid arrest, said interim Statesboro police Chief Robert Bryan.

December 10, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


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Citizens Police Academy: Through the eyes of the officer

(Note: Statesboro Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant took part in the 12-week Citizens Police Academy offered by the Statesboro Police Department this past fall. Bryant ...

January 16, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Local


Herndon chosen to chair Bulloch BOE for 2016

The Bulloch County Board of Education elected Mike Herndon as its new chairman for 2016 with no difficulty. But after Cheri Wagner and Maurice Hill ...

January 15, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Three elderly suspects pull gambling machine scam

A trio of senior citizens bilked a local convenience store out of over $6,000 in cash and merchandise after damaging gambling machines, according to ...

January 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A new way to fund schools?

Gov. Nathan Deal has asked the Georgia General Assembly to look at replacing the QBE funding formula for public schools that has been in place ...

January 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Winning Powerball tickets in California, Florida, Tennessee

LOS ANGELES - At least three winning tickets were sold in a record $1.5 billion Powerball drawing, including one in Florida, one in Tennessee and ...

January 14, 2016 | By ANDREW DALTON The Associated Press | Local


Congressman Allen reacts to State of the Union address

President Barack Obama's seventh and final State of the Union address Tuesday night had some glaring omissions about national security, yet was filled with ...

January 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parade, poetry and other events celebrate MLK

The 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Statesboro will include a prayer breakfast, s poetry and literature reading, church services, a community gathering ...

January 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two charged in North College Street shooting

Two men involved in a North College Street shooting incident Tuesday night face aggravated assault charges, said Statesboro police Maj. Rob Bryan, interim police chief.

January 13, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Now there are 15

Ahead looms the potential for a top prize of up to $3 million to be spent developing Statesboro's Blue Mile.

January 13, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia governor touts his 2015 measures on schools, roads

ATLANTA - As Gov. Nathan Deal prepared to outline his 2016 agenda, he spent Tuesday touting his 2015 legislative package that overcame opposition within his own ...

January 12, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Lottery fever in full frenzy

Billion dollar lottery fever has taken over. 1.5 billion dollar fever to be more exact.

January 12, 2016 | By DEWAYNE GRICE Inside Bulloch Business | Local


Deputies: Woman buys four vehicles with bad checks

A Statesboro woman defrauded a local auto dealership with tales of riches, paying for four new vehicles with personal checks - all of which were no ...

January 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Missing Screven Co. sex offender found

A Screven County sex offender who disappeared in early December, along with his girlfriend and her kids, has been found.

January 11, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


3 arrested in gang-related shooting

A gang-related shooting near Clito on Sunday ended in the arrests of three men. Two vehicles were damaged in the gunfire, but no one was ...

January 11, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro couple taking on a challenge

Opening their first restaurant but not their first business, Clarence Prince Jr. and Stephanie Prince know not to make promises until they are certain. So ...

January 11, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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