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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


Ex-cop arrested yet again

A former Sardis police officer known by his co-workers as "Robocop" is back in jail after a trail of trouble since his resignation in 2009.

August 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tax-free shopping spree

Shoppers will catch a break today and Saturday as the Georgia Sales Tax Holiday draws crowds to the stores.

August 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU rural health institute receives $5.1M grant

Georgia Southern University's Rural Health Research Institute has been awarded a $5.1 million grant by the National Institutes of Health - one of the largest research grants recently awarded to the university.

August 09, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Exchange Club picnic to promote child abuse awareness

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a local civic club invites the public to a community picnic as a way to promote awareness and ...

April 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Kids’ World owner joins Children’s Cabinet

Michelle Lank, director and owner of Kids' World Learning Center, recently was invited by First Lady Sandra Deal to serve on Georgia's Children's ...

April 20, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia rates better on emergency prep

Georgia's preparedness for managing health emergencies is improving but still lags behind the national average, according to a newly released report.

April 20, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Briggs & Stratton hiring event Tuesday

A hiring event for Briggs & Stratton will be held on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. on Ogeechee Technical College's main campus as the Georgia ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Annual plant sale at Botanic Garden this weekend

The Georgia Southern Botanic Garden will host its popular Spring Plant Sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sunday from 1 ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Teen charged after online threat

A Portal teen, apparently angry with his girlfriend's mother, was jailed Wednesday after police investigated complaints of threats.

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Fire Department announces promotion, awards

Statesboro firefighter Bobby Duggar received a promotion this week, and several other firefighters were recently honored during the department's annual awards banquet.

April 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Tuesday last day to register to vote in May 22 elections

Tuesday, April 24, is the last day to register to vote in the May 22 elections. This includes both the state, congressional and Bulloch County ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Spring into Statesboro’ Saturday

Spring into Statesboro, the annual festival for children and families, re-emerges on East Main Street downtown from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Candidate wants businesses invested for the ‘long-haul’

In a three-way race to see who will face a Democratic challenger in November for Bulloch County Commission Seat 2B, Republican candidate Sid Jones said ...

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Probation search leads to drug arrests

What was meant to be a call for assistance with locating probation violation offenders Tuesday ended with Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team investigators arresting several ...

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Incumbent believes experience gives him an edge

(Note: A profile of the final Republican candidate running for Seat 2B - Sid Jones - will appear in the Friday edition of the Statesboro Herald.)

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


YoungLife marks 10 years in Statesboro

When Statesboro YoungLife hosted its annual fundraising banquet at Pittman Park United Methodist Church, the organization did more than discuss the past year's events ...

April 18, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Land owners in dispute over flooded property

The Environmental Protection Division is investigating claims that a private road repair project caused the waters of Mill Creek to back up, flooding the property ...

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro council meeting scratched for lack of quorum

Statesboro City Council's regular meeting that was scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday was cancelled earlier in the day because the required quorum ...

April 18, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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