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Wagner, Caiazzo race for District 1 BOE post

Two candidates vying to fill the Bulloch County Board of Education District 1 seat claim the necessary drive and experience to lead.

July 27, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Two candidates square off for DA seat

Local attorney Martha Kirkland Hall seeks to make changes should she be elected as the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney, while incumbent Richard Mallard is banking on his experience and existing relationship with law enforcement as he vies to keep the seat.

July 27, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sam Baker to relinquish duties as Georgia Southern athletic director

After 17 years as director of athletics at Georgia Southern University, Sam Baker will relinquish his duties as athletic director, according to a statement from the university Friday.

July 27, 2012 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Local


TSPLOST promises transportation improvements

New bike and pedestrian trails, additional lanes for the area's busiest corridors and more paved roads in rural parts of the county will be at stake when Bulloch County voters decide at the polls whether to support a 1-percent sales tax investing in transportation throughout the region.

July 26, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Metter man shot

A Metter man was wounded Wednesday in a shooting incident on North Trapnell Street, Metter Police Chief Dennis Nelson said.

July 26, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man robs store of cash, cigarettes

A man walked into a Statesboro convenience store wearing a bright red Elmo hat, robbed the clerk at gunpoint of more than $3,000, then asked for a $4 pack of cigarettes, police said.

July 26, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Wilson sworn in as superintendent

Charles Wilson stood next to his son and daughter in the courtroom at the Bulloch County Courthouse.

July 26, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Woman sues Sylvania Funeral Home

A Sylvania woman alleges a local funeral home mishandled her husband's body, allowing it to decompose to the point that the man had to be buried naked in a body bag.

July 25, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police search for 3 in shoplifting incident

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is searching for three people deputies say used a baby as a distraction and stole a large amount of merchandise from Agri Supply.

July 25, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Discharges violated federal law, suit says

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper filed a lawsuit Monday claiming that King America Finishing, a textiles plant in Dover, has violated the federal Clean Water Act since at least April 2006.

July 24, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man was peeping into kids' room

A convicted sex offender caught repeating the crime was charged Monday with being a Peeping Tom, police say.

July 24, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Young backs ‘Obamacare’

By way of a personal story about the costs of births in two generations of his family, Andrew Young endorsed "Obamacare" at a fundraising event for the Bulloch County Democratic Party.

July 23, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Willingway to open outpatient clinic

Patients of a local recovery hospital will soon be able to seek outpatient services at a new location.

July 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ogeechee River case: Judge rules in favor of Riverkeeper

An Atlanta judge previously ruled that the Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization had no right to sue the Georgia Environmental Protection Division in protest of a consent order against a textiles company accused of causing a fish kill, but Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. Turner disagrees.

July 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU faculty looking for more input

As Georgia Southern University grows, leadership has to make key decisions - sometimes quickly to capitalize on an opportunity.

July 21, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


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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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