ATLANTA - Georgia's highest court ruled Monday that a state law allowing courts to contract with private probation companies to supervise misdemeanor offenders is constitutional but does not allow for additional requirements beyond what is imposed by the courts.
November 24, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local
Motorcycles, corvettes and law enforcement vehicles brought Santa Claus to downtown Statesboro Saturday for the 12th year of Santa's Toy Run.
November 24, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local
The Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market will host its seventh annual Shopping by Lantern Light from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Charlie Olliff Square in downtown Statesboro, behind Sea Island Bank.
November 24, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local
Facebook recently introduced a new way of expressing gratitude just in time for Thanksgiving as it launched its new "Say Thanks" video creator. The feature has received mixed reviews in a predictable fashion as critics tear it apart while Facebook users have flooded newsfeeds with videos saying thanks to their friends and family.
November 24, 2014 | By MORGAN JONES Deseret News National | Hot topics
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular team of national security advisers.
November 24, 2014 | By JULIE PACE and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press | Nation
(Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the history and evolution of agriculture in Georgia and Bulloch County.)
November 23, 2014 | Roger Allen Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials
From the I'm Sorry to Have to Tell You Department: Parents who say they want to raise kids who "think for themselves" are not being exactly truthful. It's a nice and very democratic thing to say, for sure, but let's face it, folks: You want your kids to think like you do. For example: If you're a liberal, you want your kids to be liberals when they grow up. Right? Right! The same is true of conservatives, libertarians, people of faith, people of no faith and people with COEXIST bumper stickers on their cars. Furthermore, that ...
November 23, 2014 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials
Beth Odom of Metter announces the engagement of her daughter, Brandi Elizabeth Odom, to Matthew Jason Steinberg, son of Jeffrey and Judy Steinberg of Sandy Springs.
November 23, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Weddings
The Murkisons' story began on a regular December night in 2011.
November 23, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Life
Smartphones - and the apps, photos and texts that come with them - are hard to resist. Americans log more than an hour of screen time on the devices each day, according to a December 2013 data analysis from Nielsen.
November 23, 2014 | By KELSEY DALLAS Deseret News National | Hot topics
ATLANTA - More time-management issues. A blown lead in the fourth quarter. Another loss outside the NFC South.
November 23, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY Associated Press | Sports
I hit an owl.
November 23, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials
Southeast Bulloch High School's competitive cheerleading team finished off a hugely successful season last weekend with a third-place finish in the Georgia Class AAA State Cheerleading Championships.
November 23, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local
Southeast Bulloch and Statesboro High Schools' JROTC Raider Teams traveled recently to the State Raider Meet at Spaulding High School in Griffin, and each took home top honors.
November 23, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local
CHICAGO - On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.
November 23, 2014 | By SHARON COHEN Associated Press | World
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SAN DIEGO - A teenager who suffered a ruptured appendix at sea, hundreds of miles from help, got an unusual rescue when the Navy airlifted her to an aircraft carrier for emergency surgery.
January 02, 2008 | By ALLISON HOFFMAN Associated Press Writer | National
ORANJESTAD, Aruba - Authorities have closed the investigation into the disappearance of Natalee Holloway and do not have evidence to charge anyone, the prosecutors' office said Tuesday.
January 02, 2008 | By MARGARET WEVER Associated Press Writer | World
DEAR DR. GOTT: I was recently hospitalized with a hiatal hernia. I was informed that at my age, 89, the doctor did not wish to perform surgery. Instead, I was advised to eat smaller portions of food and to eat more than three meals each day. I didn't mind, for my appetite has diminished. I weigh 125 pounds and am 5 feet 2 inches tall. Do you have any suggestions?
January 02, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break
The Bulloch Academy boys' basketball program has taken on a European flair with the addition of Arne Bencker.
January 02, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports
WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission, overturning a 32-year-old ban, voted Tuesday to allow broadcasters in the nation's 20 largest media markets to also own a newspaper.
January 02, 2008 | By JOHN DUNBAR Associated Press Writer | National
Nevils Elementary School and 720 other Georgia Power customers in the southeast end of Bulloch County were without electricity Tuesday morning due to a faulty switch and effects of the below-freezing weather.
January 02, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local
METTER - The Metter Tigers (3-4) took their biggest lead of the game on a Jamar Mosley foul shot with 30.6 seconds remaining to go up by seven and held on to beat non-region Treutlen County 59-54 Tuesday night.
January 02, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The New Jersey Public Defender's Office said Tuesday it won't challenge Gov. Jon S. Corzine's decision to commute the death sentences of eight men now that the state's death penalty has been abolished.
January 02, 2008 | By TOM HESTER Jr. Associated Press Writer | National
SEOUL, South Korea - The former Hyundai CEO, now the front-runner in South Korea's presidential election, denied involvement Tuesday in a stock manipulation case, accusing his opponents of spreading lies that would not derail his bid for office.
January 02, 2008 | By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press Writer | World
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Attorneys have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case of a teen sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing his grandparents when he was 12, arguing that the sentence is cruel.
January 02, 2008 | By MEG KINNARD Associated Press Writer | National
Several companies and individuals received accolades and appreciation Tuesday as the American Diabetes Association hosted an awards luncheon at the Statesboro Inn for those who supported the 16th annual fall fund raising campaign.
January 02, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local
POLOKWANE, South Africa - Jacob Zuma, a populist whose career survived rape and corruption charges, was elected leader of the governing African National Congress on Tuesday, putting him into position to become South Africa's next president.
January 02, 2008 | By CELEAN JACOBSON Associated Press Writer | World
ELIZABETH, N.J. - Two jail inmates used photos of bikini-clad women to hide holes they used to escape and left behind a thank-you note, signed with a smiley face, for a guard they claimed helped them, officials said Monday.
January 02, 2008 | By JEFFREY GOLD Associated Press Writer | National