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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


Scanning history

Memories floated around the room as members of the Bulloch County Historical Society shared pictures of Old Bulloch County in anticipation of a pictorial coffee table book that will be released in November.

February 28, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


High drama at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - There was rain, fire, soap suds and fog in the most bizarre Daytona 500 in history.

February 28, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Local


Rotary Clubs honor Ray Hendley as Citizen of the Year

A driving force in Statesboro realty for more than 40 years was announced Monday the 2012 Citizen of the Year by the Rotary Club of Statesboro and the Rotary Club of Downtown Statesboro.

February 27, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Turner under investigation by area GBI

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into allegations of child abuse against Statesboro public safety director Wendell Turner.

February 27, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man injured during drive-by shooting Sunday

A man was injured on Bohler Rimes Road Sunday in a drive-by shooting, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

February 27, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Teen faces civil suits regarding Swainsboro Taco Bell crash

In addition to criminal charges, five civil complaints were filed against a Statesboro teen charged with felony murder after crashing his car into a Swainsboro ...

December 13, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


5 of 6 TAD board members in place

Statesboro City Council and the Bulloch County commissioners recently named three members each to the TAD Advisory Board, which will review projects for funding from ...

December 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


PeachCare funds could dry up in weeks without a new deal in D.C.

Georgia could run out of federal funding for its PeachCare for Kids program as early as next month, state officials say.

December 13, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


‘Gift of Dentistry’ offers free help on Friday

One of the greatest needs in our community is low-cost dental options.

December 13, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local


Regents vote ‘New Georgia Southern’ into effect

Meeting by phone call Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia voted final approval for the consolidation of Georgia Southern ...

December 12, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Man charged after choking teen

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Friday on child cruelty charges after he choked his son during a domestic dispute.

December 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City, county at impasse on T-SPLOST

The city of Statesboro and the Bulloch County government appear to be at an impasse, today at least, on an agreement to divide a proposed ...

December 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Boro teen indicted in Taco Bell crash

A Statesboro teen was indicted Dec. 5 on felony murder charges related to a Sept. 28 incident when he crashed his car into a Swainsboro ...

December 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Moore leaves Statesboro with 5-year plan

Concluding her four-year term Dec. 31, Mayor Jan Moore leaves Statesboro's city government with its first five-year strategic plan, adopted by City Council just ...

December 11, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


GSU grad helps out Portal Heritage Society

With an undergraduate degree in information technology from Georgia Southern University and years of professional IT experience under his belt, Nathan Flanders made the decision ...

December 11, 2017 | By CRISSIE ELRICK BATH Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Home Grown in Statesboro

A group of Statesboro businesses have teamed up to promote shopping local in a unique way.

December 11, 2017 | | Local


Raven Anderson earns hospital's first DAISY Award

Raven Anderson, RN, a cardiac care nurse at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, is the hospital's first recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary ...

December 11, 2017 | | Local


Jen’s Top 10 – Christmas Edition

This is it, y'all. THE list of awesome gifts to check out for this Holiday Season. There is a gift on this list to ...

December 11, 2017 | By JENN MORRISS | Local




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


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