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Anderson appears to win GOP runoff

Lee Anderson appeared to eke out a razor-thin victory in the 12th Congressional District Republican runoff, according to unofficial results posted Tuesday night.

August 21, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Blitch announces resignation from Statesboro City Council

Citing growing concern with his health, Statesboro City Councilman Tommy Blitch made the surprise announcement Tuesday that he will relinquish his District 1 council seat.

August 21, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Police still seek leads in slaying

Statesboro police interviewed more than 50 people who were at the scene of a fatal shooting early Sunday morning, but conflicting reports have investigators still uncertain about the description of the shooter.

August 21, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deal promotes school bus safety at Langston Chapel Elementary

A cadre of state officials - led by Georgia first lady Sandra Deal - stopped by Langston Chapel Elementary School on Tuesday morning to talk about school bus safety.

August 21, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Police hunt Platinum killer

Police continue to hunt the killer or killers of a Statesboro woman, who was shot dead early Sunday morning in the parking lot outside the Platinum Lounge on Proctor Street.

August 20, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG and JEFF HARRISON hbragg@statesboroherald.com; jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Woman describes fear of dying during kidnapping

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following clarification, which appears Saturday: An article that appeared on the front page Thursday correctly stated that Antonio Lamont Murray, 39, of Pembroke, was convicted of seven counts in the abductions of two Bryan County businessmen, but it incorrectly listed the counts. The counts are as follows: one conspiracy to commit kidnapping and obstruction (one count each), kidnapping (two counts) and three firearms violations.

August 20, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


One dead, one wounded in Boro shooting

Statesboro police are offering a reward for information regarding a fatal shooting overnight Sunday that left one woman dead and another wounded.

August 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Moments Magazine, Goodwill offering contest

Who will be the 2012 Moments Magazine Goodwill Fashionista?

August 18, 2012 | Reagan Daly | Local


LCES to try new parental program

In educating students this year at Langston Chapel Elementary School, faculty and staff will not go it alone.

August 18, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Peanut festival fun for all

Riding green metal John Deere tractor replicas, knees to their chins, children pumped their legs with fury Saturday afternoon at the Brooklet Peanut Festival.

August 18, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GOP runoff race heats up

SAVANNAH - One candidate is a hay farmer whose campaign has relied on a network of political contacts made over the years as he climbed from the local Farm Bureau to the Georgia Legislature.

August 18, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Portal farmers promote organic farming

Clark & Sons Organics, a farm near Portal, hosted a field day Friday with guests from the Coastal Organics Growers Association and local students.

August 17, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Locals get first look at Highway 67 plans

Local residents took a close look Thursday evening at state plans to widen Georgia Highway 67 between Statesboro and Interstate 16. Voters' rejection of the recent TSPLOST referendum casts some doubt on the $40 million project's timing.

August 17, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


SPD responds to theater bomb threat

Statesboro police cleared the Carmike Cinemas movie theater Friday after a bomb threat was made to the theater's corporate office in Columbus, Ga.

August 17, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sen. Isakson visits Statesboro, discusses Ogeechee River

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson came to Georgia Southern University on Thursday to speak about the economy and job creation, but ended up spending most of his time discussing the plight of the Ogeechee River.

August 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Election 2018 — Board of Education District 4

As a candidate for Bulloch County Board of Education in District 4, Adrianne McCollar has made "Our children. Our community. Our future." her campaign slogan.

March 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


March for Our Lives 1 p.m. today at GSU

Georgia Southern University students have organized a March for Our Lives event for 1 p.m. Saturday on the Statesboro campus.

March 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


‘Speak Up for Education’ offers new format

The 2018 version of the Bulloch County Schools' long-established Speak Up for Education event offers a new format, with participants able to choose multiple sessions ...

March 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Sheriff's Foundation to hold Boston butt benefit

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is selling slow-roasted Boston butts to help fund various community programs.

March 23, 2018 | | Local


Former US Sen. Zell Miller dies

ATLANTA - As Georgia's governor, Zell Miller successfully championed selling lottery tickets to fund scholarships in a Bible belt state and lost a fight to ...

March 23, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM and BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Statesboro Herald's Year in Pictures

"Every photograph that we take, and ultimately share, is energy transfer. We use photography to communicate the energy we originally felt." -- Paul Melcher

December 31, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | 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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