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Coleman named Officer of the Year

Advanced Patrol Officer Craig Coleman was honored Tuesday in front of City Council as the Statesboro Police Department's 2013 Officer of the Year, while Capt. Tom Woodrum received the Meritorious Service Medal, which is not presented every year.

February 04, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police: Man arrested in robbery

After an armed robbery and assault Saturday at a home on Morris Street, Statesboro police arrested a man on six new charges ranging from burglary to sexual battery as well as on an Atlanta wanted notice.

February 03, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


'T-o-m-a-h-a-w-k'

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Wednesday's print edition. Because of a writer's error, the announcer of the Bulloch County Spelling Bee's job was incorrectly identified in a front-page article Tuesday. Susan Manack is a counselor at Sallie Zetterower Elementary. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

February 03, 2014 | By HAYLEY G. GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Severe Weather Awareness Week now underway

Severe Weather Awareness Week kicked off Monday in Georgia.

February 03, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Library hosts monthlong art exhibition

The 29th annual Georgia Artists with DisAbilities statewide exhibition will be on display at the Statesboro Regional Library throughout this month.

February 03, 2014 | | Local


Local mental health court growing

After four months in operation, the local mental health court, officially the Bulloch County Accountability/Treatment Court, has seven clients. The first three have avoided further arrests and are now doing volunteer work in the community.

February 01, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Annual festival looking for local filmmakers

With entries ranging from a story about college students getting stuck in a video game to the ghost of a Civil War officer returning for a charm, the 2013 Statesboro Film Festival was an exciting evening for short film lovers of all genres.

February 01, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Hill optimistic about Georgia's future prospects

The Port of Savannah deepening is closer to becoming reality, and Georgia's economy appears to be recovering at a noticeably faster clip than the nation's overall.

February 01, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Slain woman’s family and friends left to ask, ‘Why?’

"She didn't deserve this. I would like to ask the person, 'Why? What did you do this for? Why?'"

February 01, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


City eyeing changes to alcohol law

At the most recent Statesboro City Council meeting, one council member asked for a work session to discuss amending the alcohol ordinance. Now a notice of the city's intent to amend the ordinance is on the agenda for Tuesday's meeting.

January 31, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch's ‘Bus Boys’ keep students safe

Editor's note: The following is part of an occasional series about "unsung heroes" in the Bulloch County school system.

January 31, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Writer | Local


2 arrested in series of vandalism acts

Statesboro police arrested two men this week in connection with a series of acts of vandalism in and around Gentilly Road.

January 31, 2014 | | Local


Most Bulloch students back in class after ice break

Running again after two school days cancelled because of icy weather, the Bulloch County school system's 154 buses travelled a total of more than 6,000 miles Thursday – as usual – with no weather-related accidents reported.

January 30, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Deal takes blame for poor ice storm prep in Atlanta

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal took responsibility Thursday for the poor storm preparations that led to an epic traffic jam in Atlanta and forced drivers to abandon their cars or sleep in them overnight when a storm dumped a couple of inches of snow.

January 30, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


Area sees few effects from winter weather

Some ice accumulated on bridges and overpasses early Wednesday morning, but all of Bulloch County's roads were officially reopened by noon.

January 29, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


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All candidates confirmed for Monday debate

With less than two months before the May 20 primary election, five Republican candidates vying for the right to challenge a formidable incumbent Democratic congressman will kick off a series of debates Monday in Statesboro.

March 27, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


‘Swing into Spring’ Friday at Mill Creek Regional Park

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 13th annual "Swing into Spring" celebration from 5-9 p.m. today at Mill Creek Regional Park.

March 27, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Scouts restore flagpole veteran lost to vandals

One Saturday morning last November, Leland Riggs, 97, a veteran of the World War II Battle of Guadalcanal, was surprised and saddened to find his American flag and its 20-foot pole missing from his front yard. A landmark to neighbors, Riggs' lighted flag is flying again through the efforts of Boy Scouts of Troop 342.

March 26, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police: 2 fraudulent checks cashed at banks

One person cashed two fraudulent checks for more than $9,000 total, and another person tried to cash one for more than $1,900, Statesboro police said.

March 26, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Local foundation’s grants fund twists on teaching

Ten mini-grants will buy a total of six iPads at three Bulloch County schools, enable cartoon-based learning on two campuses and fund a Georgia history field trip, a lunchtime book club, a school play, a motivational speaker and the Whoville Shopping Village.

March 26, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU program seeking host families for international students

The students come from all over the world and arrive at Georgia Southern University without knowing a single person in the area. These international students are here to study and learn, but often find themselves feeling lost and alone.

March 26, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Birth control rule seems to divide Supreme Court

WASHINGTON - Seemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama's health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees' preventive care plans.

March 25, 2014 | MARK SHERMAN Associated Press | Local


Former NFL coach speaks at Fellowship of Christian Athletes fundraising banquet

The Belle House was filled to capacity with local coaches, players, parents and supporters at last Thursday's Fellowship of Christian Athletes Fundraising Banquet.

March 25, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Search continues for plane off Georgia coast

BRUNSWICK - U.S. Coast Guard crews and others were searching Tuesday for two people who were aboard a small plane that went missing in the St. Simons Island area.

March 25, 2014 | | Local


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