Bulloch County, GA

Statesboro, GAgriceconnect.com

DAILY REPORT | Squashing the Spread vaccine pop-up clinics a success

The City of Statesboro & Squashing the Spread Bulloch administered free COVID-19 vaccines at pop-up events Saturday morning, June 12th at both Walmart locations and Food Lion. They were not able to offer the clinic at Food World due to a scheduling conflict. The vaccines were administered by Walmart pharmacist...
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Bulloch County, GAStatesboro Herald

Police report, 6/12/21

Note: Arrest and incident information, collected from various agencies, are public records available for review at the respective local law enforcement and public safety agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. ARRESTS/CITATIONS. ➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office. ▲ Shamari Imone...
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Timber becomes big business across Bulloch County

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the origins and growth of the agriculture industry in Southeast Georgia and Bulloch County. By 1890, timber was being floated down the Ogeechee and Canoochee rivers to Savannah, with much of it being cut down in the Lotts Creek area of Bulloch County.
Brooklet, GAStatesboro Herald

Greenway trail meeting Thursday in Brooklet

A public information meeting on the S&S Greenway trail extension plan is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at the Randy Newman Community Center, 209 Railroad St., Brooklet. The Bulloch County government and the city of Brooklet are seeking public input of the proposed 3.1-mile extension of the trail...
Statesboro, GAallongeorgia.com

Bulloch County Schools Public Input Meeting June 23

Bulloch County Schools will be having a public input meeting on Wednesday, June 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the boardroom of the William James Educational Complex at 150 Williams Road in Statesboro. Parents, guardians and the community are invited to attend. The purpose of the meeting is to hear an...
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After 32 years, Zeigler retires from Bullloch Rec

After 32 years of service to Bulloch County, Sherrie Zeigler retired last week as recreation manager for the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department. Zeigler began her recreation career in Rome, Ga., but Statesboro called her home in 1989 when she became the Therapeutic and Senior Adult Supervisor at the recreation department.
Statesboro, GAStatesboro Herald

Calendar0612 2021

ä BULLOCH COUNTY Republican Party Breakfast Club will meet Saturday, 8:15–10 a.m., in the Banquet Room of Parkwood RV Park, Highway 301 South, with Sen. Billy Hickman as speaker. Cost is $10. RSVP at bcgopbreakfastclub@gmail.com. For more information call (912) 515-7141. ä BOOK SALE will be held Saturday, 10 a.m.–2...
Bulloch County, GAStatesboro Herald

Drone unit, K9s help capture fleeing suspect

An Effingham County man faces multiple charges in three different counties following his apprehension Wednesday with the aid of the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office new drone unit. Jamie Ramon Sullivan of Gracen Road in Guyton was arrested after an incident that began in the Pope Road area in southern Bulloch...
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Hickman to speak at GOP breakfast Saturday

Georgia State Senator Billy Hickman will be the featured speaker, at 8:30 a.m., Saturday at the Bulloch County GOP Breakfast Club. Sen. Hickman will offer remarks and answer questions about the new Georgia election reform bill that he supported and that Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law. Hickman was elected to represent District 4 following the passing of Jack Hill last year. In addition to Bulloch County, Senate District 4 includes Evans, Candler, Effingham and parts of Tattnall and Emanuel counties.
Statesboro, GAallongeorgia.com

Bulloch County Board of Education Regular Session June 10

The Bulloch County Board of Education will host a regular session on Thursday, June 10, at 6:30 p.m., in the Central Office boardroom of the school district’s Central Office, 150 Williams Road in Statesboro. The meeting space is open to the public, and guests are asked to enter the board...
Bulloch County, GAwtoc.com

Impact of recent rain on Bulloch Co. crops

BULLOCH COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Weeks of drought was taking its toll on this young cotton. Farmers say it could have been dead in the ground before it had a chance to start. But the weekend rains gave it new life. But farmers say it brought its own problems, too.
Statesboro, GAStatesboro Herald

Public to give input Tuesday on downtown Statesboro’s future

Statesboro city staff members and consultants from the TSW firm are hosting a community workshop Tuesday evening for public input on what downtown Statesboro should look like over the next decade and beyond. The June 8 workshop toward the new Statesboro Downtown Master Plan will begin at 6:30 p.m. in...
Bulloch County, GAStatesboro Herald

Local officials target easing access to vaccine

With 10 new COVID-19 cases reported in the past week, the infection rate in Bulloch County remains low. But local officials want people who have chosen, for one reason or another, not to be vaccinated to have easier access to a shot and help reduce a risk of infection even more.
Statesboro, GAStatesboro Herald

Obituary - Mrs. Evelyn Kennedy Alderman

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Evelyn Kennedy Alderman, age 99, passed away early Saturday morning at her residence under the care of Regency SouthernCare Hospice. She was a lifelong resident of Bulloch County and grew up on her parent’s farm. Mrs. Alderman graduated from Register High School in 1940 and it...
Bulloch County, GAStatesboro Herald

Police report, 6/8/21

Note: Arrest and incident information, collected from various agencies, are public records available for review at the respective local law enforcement and public safety agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. ARRESTS/CITATIONS. ➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office. ▲ Larry Dewayne...
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Bulloch Schools: New Immunization Requirement for Rising 11th Grade Students

The Georgia Department of Public Health has issued a public service announcement that effective July 1, 2021, children 16 years of age and older, who are rising eleventh-grade students, must have received one booster dose of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine, unless their initial dose was administered on or after their they turned 16 years of age. Summer is also the perfect time to ensure children of all ages are up to date on their immunizations.
Statesboro, GAStatesboro Herald

Obituary - Mr. Elbert Dent Newton

Mr. Elbert Dent Newton, age 92, passed away on Friday, June 4th, 2021, at Ogeechee Area Hospice following a long illness. Dent was born on April 2nd, 1929, in Bulloch County to the late Mr. Barnett Joshua Newton and Mrs. Pearl Collins Newton. Dent attended Statesboro High School, where he...
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Sherrie Zeigler Retires from Statesboro Bulloch County Parks & Recreation

On June 1, Sherrie Zeigler, Recreation Manager for the Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation (SBCPRD) retired after 32 years of service to Bulloch County. Zeigler began her recreation career in Rome, but Statesboro called her home in 1989 when she became the Therapeutic and Senior Adult Supervisor for SBCPRD. She was promoted in 1991 to Community Recreation Superintendent and again in 2004 to Recreation Manager.