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Courthouse to open for Saturday voting

Inconvenience will be a less valid excuse for people not voting in the 2012 Presidential Preference Primary once polling locations around the state open doors this weekend for Saturday voting.

February 23, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


‘It sounded like a bomb’

A Georgia Southern University transit bus exploded in flames Thursday after a "small electrical fire" sparked a larger blaze when it reached natural gas fuel tanks.

February 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Help for military students at GSU

With veterans of four wars looking on, President Brooks Keel and Georgia Southern University staff christened Wednesday a new center dedicated to serving the men and women who have pledged to protect their country.

February 22, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


State-created charter schools measure OK'd by Ga. House

ATLANTA - State officials would regain the power to create charter schools even in communities where local school boards don't want them, under a constitutional amendment that won support Wednesday from the Georgia House but faces a challenge from Democrats in the Senate.

February 22, 2012 | By DORIE TURNER AP Education Writer | Local


Truck crashes into house

A man who ran a stop sign and crashed into a house Tuesday was taken to the hospital for testing, according to a Georgia State Patrol trooper who investigated the accident.

February 21, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Abortion debate flares in Ga. legislature

ATLANTA - As a Republican lawmaker seeks to ban most women from getting abortions 20 weeks after fertilization, a Democratic lawmaker protested the move Tuesday by introducing a bill that would drastically limit vasectomies.

February 21, 2012 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Screven missing 'at-risk' man found

An elderly man who walked away from a Screven County personal care facility Monday was found Tuesday and is safe, according to the Screven County Sheriff's Office.

February 21, 2012 | | Local


The Band Perry, The Fray playing Paulson April 20

Grammy Award nominees The Fray and The Band Perry will headline Georgia Southern University's spring concert Friday, April 20 at Paulson Stadium.

February 20, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Bank building up for sale

I am sure that many of you have noticed the "For Sale" sign affixed to the former location of First Southern National Bank on South Main Street in Statesboro.

February 20, 2012 | | Local


Georgia Conservancy can help landowners

Officials with the Georgia Conservancy's Land Conservation Program are concerned that many Georgia landowners aren't aware of the range of conservancy programs that are available to them.

February 20, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Local


'The Glass Menagerie' premieres Friday

In honor of the 100th birthday of legendary playwright Tennessee Williams, the Averitt STARS will present one of his best known works "The Glass Menagerie" inside the Emma Kelly Theater.

February 18, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Nominations are sought for Deen Day Smith Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.

February 18, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Herald needs photos for pictorial book

All those photos taken years ago when you were a child. All those photos sitting in drawers or picture books not opened in years. All those photos handed down from generation to generation in your family.

February 18, 2012 | Jim Healy | Local


SEB's Project SAFE

Students at Southeast Bulloch High School will remember a Stilson family that died tragically in a home fire Dec. 28 with an event they hope will keep others in the community safe. Russell and Wendi Davis, and their two daughters, Susannah and Haley, perished in the fire.

February 18, 2012 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Farewell, Snooky's

On its last day in business, Snooky's was busy from 5:30 a.m.

February 18, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


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New school playgrounds in 2018

When Portal Elementary School Principal Dr. Laurie Mascolo announced Friday that new playground equipment would arrive in 2018, she could heard cheering children all around ...

December 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Panel: Changes needed to improve Ga. rural health

An influential task force of Georgia House members has approved a set of bold proposals to bolster rural health care in the state.

December 16, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Nessmith wouldn't change a thing

William B. Nessmith, Jr., DVM, known affectionately as "Dr. Billy" to most, hung up his veterinarian stethoscope for the last time a few weeks ago ...

December 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Operation Safe Disposal receiving gift boxes

The city of Statesboro, joined this year by the Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful program, has now opened collection stations for the annual holiday season Operation ...

December 15, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


SEB teacher deploys with Air National Guard

While students and teachers headed home Friday for Christmas break, one teacher's holiday travel plans are quite different.

December 15, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Baptist pastor felt ‘calling’ at age 16

His calm, humble, gentle nature is just what's needed for the various hats he wears. No matter which role he's filling at any ...

December 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Our View: Georgia Southern needed stronger advocates in consolidation process

After Georgia Southern was founded in 1906 as the First District A&M School, it took on the name of Georgia Teachers College in 1939 ...

December 15, 2017 | | Local


Burnette Business Leader of the Year

The Statesboro Bulloch Chamber of Commerce on Thursday saluted Darron Burnette, a leader in creating the Blue Mile plan for the revitalization of South Main ...

December 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Flu causes hospital visitation restrictions

East Georgia Regional Medical Center has ordered temporary visitation restrictions due to an increase of patients with influenza.

December 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


HIV growing fastest in South

The numbers tell an alarming story: how the South is the U.S. epicenter of the HIV epidemic.

December 14, 2017 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Deputies get body cameras

Soon, all Bulloch County sheriff's deputies will wear body cameras, thanks to the purchase of 30 units paid for with seized drug funds.

December 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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


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