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GSU exhibit goes green

Going green and working to protect the environment does not necessarily call for a new hybrid vehicle or expensive solar-panel-covered home. Saving the world doesn't have to result in a sacrificed bank account.

February 17, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Suspect in attack, car theft arrested

A man wanted for hiding under a bed, attacking a woman and stealing her car is now behind bars.

February 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Viracon to invest $4-$7 million in Statesboro plant

Viracon will invest about $7 million in its Statesboro plant to refurbish manufacturing equipment and upgrade infrastructure in the building.

February 16, 2012 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Less commute for students with special-needs

Some Bulloch County children with special needs will spend less time on the bus next school year if officials agree on a Statesboro location for the Cedarwood Program.

February 15, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


City celebrates Arbor Day

Statesboro will become greener this weekend when festivities kick-off for 2012 Arbor Day celebrations.

February 15, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Former teacher pleads guilty to statutory rape, other charges

Amy Bass Jackson, a Bulloch County middle school teacher accused of molesting a teenage student last July, shook visibly Wednesday as she pled guilty to three of eight charges.

February 15, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Not enough rain

Tuesday may have been wet, but the rain that fell over Bulloch County is only a drop in the bucket compared to what is needed to pull the county out of "exceptional drought."

February 14, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Winter not over yet; Freezing rain possible Tuesday morning

After weeks of springlike days, winter sends a reminder that it's not finished. This morning, residents of Statesboro and Bulloch County awoke to chilly weather and possible freezing rain.

February 13, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Preserving the past

A timely grant from the Bulloch County Historical Society will lead to major restoration of a more-than-century-old Statesboro home, preserving the landmark for generations to come.

February 13, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Young Portal hero honored with party

A Portal boy who saved his family's life from a house fire in December was surprised Saturday when he walked into a "hero celebration" in his honor.

February 13, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


Changes in the 'cue' cuisine

Two aspiring restaurateurs are poised to make their mark on Statesboro's dining scene – one in a very familiar location, and one in a most unusual one.

February 13, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Local


$5M to find tax cheats

ATLANTA - In a rough economy, Georgia's leaders are looking to collect every nickel owed to the state.

February 11, 2012 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Bible study group creates 'family'

In the nursery, a group of toddlers play purposely with chunky, plastic sheep and colorful, plastic fence pieces. On the floor in another room, preschoolers count fuzzy sheep and play a hide-and-seek game with a cloth one.

February 11, 2012 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Correspondent | Local


Social issues back to front in US politics

WASHINGTON - All of a sudden, abortion, contraception and gay marriage are at the center of American political discourse, with the struggling - though improving - economy pushed to the background.

February 10, 2012 | By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press | Local


Do you know this man?

This is a photo extracted from surveillance video of a man authorities say has passed fraudulent checks at Walmart stores in Statesboro, Swainsboro and Rincon between January 16th and 18th this year. The suspect used a Claxton routing number and fictitious account numbers, according to Bulloch County Sheriff's Office Investigator Jared Akins. Anyone with information is asked to call Akins at (912) 764-1789 or email at jared@bullochsheriff.com.

February 10, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


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Not arrowheads, and older than you think

In its last regular meeting of 2017, the Bulloch County Historical Society heard about the area's Native American prehistory, and saw a collection of ...

October 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Mill Creek Trick or Treat is Friday

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will hold Bulloch County's annual Trick or Treat at Mill Creek Park on Friday from 5 to ...

October 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County receives Firehouse Subs grant

Bulloch County firefighters soon will have new specialized rescue equipment, thanks to a grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

October 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Red Hats help century celebration

At a time when gas cost four cents per gallon and the average cost of a new car was $360, local resident Maxine Dickey Anvik ...

October 25, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Cooperville death ruled a homicide

The death of a woman whose body was found Tuesday in a burned Screven County mobile home was ruled a homicide.

October 25, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


It's time to play Pigskin Pickem' 2017

Sponsored by Seasons of Japan restaurant, the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com bring you the 11th Annual Pigskin Pickem' contest.

August 24, 2017 | | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Herald 2016 Photos of the Year

It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.

December 30, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's goodbye

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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