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A 'wild' weekend in Claxton

For a 45th time, the regional spotlight will shine directly on the City of Claxton as thousands flock to the annual Claxton Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival, formerly the Rattlesnake Roundup, for two days of activities beginning this weekend.

March 05, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - FMB operating under FDIC consent order

Every Monday, at least one person (usually several) ask me what is going to be in the paper tomorrow. Is it "scoop," is it exciting?

March 05, 2012 | | Local


Gateway lands Thermo King

Construction is well underway for the latest addition to Bulloch County's Gateway Industrial Park. Located at 311 A.J. Riggs Road, the new Thermo King plant is scheduled to be completed by June.

March 05, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Southeast Bulloch Middle has it 'write' again

For the third year in a row, Southeast Bulloch Middle School dominated the competition in which students from each of the county's four public middle schools competed, the 27th Annual Nan Rushing Write-Off. Organizers presented 67 awards to Bulloch County's sixth, seventh, and eighth graders. Students from SEBMS took home each of the most prestigious Top- Grade Awards in addition to the Overall Winner Award.

March 04, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


A day for Dr. Seuss

On Friday, students at Bulloch Academy celebrated the birthday of famed children's book author, Dr. Seuss.

March 04, 2012 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Girl Scouts mark a century of success

SAVANNAH - Recruited over tea at the mansion of a Georgia widow, the first Girl Scouts went on to earn proficiency badges for cooking meals and caring for babies. In a nod to their changing times, they also learned to shoot rifles and self-defense tactics such as "how to secure a burglar with eight inches of cord."

March 03, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


GSU group releases Ogeechee findings

Nursing students who surveyed 76 people along the Ogeechee River since last May's fish die-off found that the closer people live to the river, the more health symptoms they reported.

March 03, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Ogeechee study to be revealed today

A presentation today will reveal results of a study concerning possible health effects stemming from last May's chemical spill in the Ogeechee River.

March 02, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Talk show host Limbaugh remarks draw fire, controversy

NEW YORK - Stepping into an emerging culture clash over women, President Barack Obama made a supportive phone call Friday to a law student who testified before Congress about the need for birth control coverage, only to be called a "slut" by Rush Limbaugh.

March 02, 2012 | By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer | Local


BOE buys learning software for teachers

A new strategy for helping teachers stay on top of their game will soon be implemented by area high schools.

March 01, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Bulloch's top conservationists

Alan and Stacy Spence recently were named Conservationists of the Year for Bulloch County on behalf of the Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District and Farmers and Merchants Bank.

March 01, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Play hopes to ‘spark uprising’

Staging a revolution is hard work. It takes time, dedication, and patience. Attempting to rally a troupe of college students to the cause only adds to the dilemma.

February 29, 2012 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Bulloch's STAR student named

Statesboro High School senior Supriya Immaneni only missed one question on the SAT, giving her a score of 2370 and the title of Bulloch County STAR Student for 2012.

February 29, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two arrested on meth charges

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies responding to a welfare check arrested a man and woman they suspect were manufacturing methamphetamine.

February 29, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Chemical spill a human health risk?

Citizens are invited to a presentation Saturday regarding the Ogeechee River and the possible effects of a recent chemical spill to human health.

February 28, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Opinion: GSU consolidation will benefit all

As a long-time resident of Statesboro and a member of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, I am truly excited about what the ...

December 09, 2017 | | Local


Major benefactor removes GSU from will

Karl Peace, Ph.D., endower of the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University and one of the university's largest donors ...

December 09, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Honors Program grads share experiences

The Governor's Honors Program is a four-week residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in Georgia.

December 09, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Snowfall brings weather worries

ATLANTA - The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South on Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many ...

December 08, 2017 | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Associated Press | Local


As weather cools, officials warn of hazards of fire

With chilly weather and the holidays approaching, the risk of fire increases exponentially due to use of heaters, candles and decorative lighting. State and local ...

December 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two schools exit state Focus List

The Georgia Department of Education announced earlier this week that improvements at Mattie Lively Elementary and Langston Chapel Elementary mean the schools no longer need ...

December 08, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


GSU employee, veteran takes long road to degree

Todd Tinker has had many journeys in his life, and his latest journey of obtaining his master's degree is coming to fruition after nearly ...

December 08, 2017 | By CRISSIE ELRICK BATH Special to the Herald | Local


SPD to open substation near stadium

The Statesboro Police Department plans to open a substation adjacent to the Georgia Southern University campus in the Paulson Stadium area, and City Council approved ...

December 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Local author releases latest works

Kevin D. Brady, a self-published author from Statesboro, recently released his 10th book.

December 07, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Robbery incident leads to arrests for pandering, pimping

A report of robbery ended with both the accuser and accused being arrested after admitting involvement in procurement of an alleged prostitute's services.

December 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gang problem grows in Boro, county

When Statesboro police talk about "The Mob," they aren't referring to the Mafia. Most likely, they are referring to one of Statesboro's gangs.

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County denies zoning change

After hearing arguments in support of and against a proposed agritourism farm featuring berries, bee hives and production of mead made from honey, Bulloch County ...

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


No students hurt after car rear-ends school bus

No children were injured Wednesday when a car rear-ended a school bus on Franklin Road, Georgia State Patrol information officer Ginger Robbins said.

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU moves graduation inside

Due to rain in the forecast for Friday's fall graduation, Georgia Southern announced Wednesday ceremonies would be moved from Paulson Stadium to three separate ...

December 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


CDC: ‘Moderate’ flu season in Georgia

Even though the holiday season is in full swing, the Centers for Disease Control said it's not too late to get a flu shot.

December 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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