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Ogeechee Tech ‘not on the radar’ for merger

Ogeechee Technical College appears to be safe, for the foreseeable future, from consolidation with any other institution in the Technical College System of Georgia.

August 16, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Convicted kidnapper captured

U.S. Marshals apprehended an escaped parolee Wednesday morning, two days after he fled from officers at the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles' Statesboro office.

August 15, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Keel: Bigger can be better

Bigger is not always better, but for an ever-growing Georgia Southern University, Dr. Brooks Keel believes it can be.

August 15, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Schools chief says no to amendment

ATLANTA - Bucking his party on an issue dear to many conservatives, Georgia's Republican education superintendent has come out against a constitutional amendment to guarantee the state's authority to charter independent public schools.

August 14, 2012 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Gearing up for goobers

A new pavilion, cooler shelter and lots of food, fun and free entertainment will greet thousands Saturday at the 23rd Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival.

August 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boro resident helps in hepatitis C outbreak

Statesboro resident and AmeriCorps National Civilian Corps service member Dana Armel assisted a New Hampshire testing clinic for hepatitis C last week after syringes used to treat patients were intentionally contaminated.

August 13, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police seek convicted kidnapper

Statesboro police are still seeking a convicted kidnapper who fled from the parole office in downtown Statesboro Monday morning.

August 13, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Police: Man arrested after shooting into air

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies were forced to use a Taser against an intoxicated man who fired shots in the air in a heavily populated mobile home park Saturday, police said.

August 13, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


The eagles have landed

The first flock of the Eagle Nation on Parade has landed.

August 12, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Romney chooses Paul Ryan

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Even before Wisconsin sent Paul Ryan to Congress, he was meticulously carving a path that seemed to point only upward.

August 11, 2012 | By BRIAN BAKST and TODD RICHMOND Associated Press | Local


Evans County celebrates 98 years

By AL HACKLE

August 11, 2012 | | Local


EPD issues discharge permit to KAF

King America Finishing may now legally discharge wastewater into the Ogeechee River after the Georgia Environmental Protection Division issued a permit Friday.

August 10, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE OKs new budget

The Bulloch County Board of Education took the first step to closing a $4 million shortfall in its budget Thursday, adopting a financial plan that saves more than $2 million in the next fiscal year.

August 10, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


EPD issues strict discharge permit to textiles plant

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division issued a discharge permit Friday to King America Finishing , allowing the Dover textiles plant to legally discharge effluent into the Ogeechee River. The permit calls for intense monitoring, including daily testing for some chemicals, and gives deadlines for the plant to come into compliance with the permit.

August 10, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Anderson, Allen advance to 12th District GOP runoff

It's finally official: Lee Anderson and Rick Allen advanced to the 12th Congressional District Republican runoff. The winner will face incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow in the November general election.

August 09, 2012 | From staff and wire reports | Local


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Now 3 candidates in District 5 Council race

Two more candidates qualified Tuesday for the May 22 special election to fill the vacant District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council.

March 27, 2018 | | Local


Requests for more school cops heard

As the Bulloch County Schools conduct a series of forums on school safety, one of the suggestions heard most often is that police officers, called ...

March 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Low health scores in South

A new ranking of the healthiest U.S. communities puts eight Georgia counties in the top 500, with the highest being Forsyth County, at No ...

March 27, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Another student arrested for threats

Monday, Bulloch County Sheriff's School Resource Officer Ross Newman arrested a 12-year-old sixth grade Southeast Bulloch Middle School student for making a threat against ...

March 27, 2018 | | 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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