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Sheriff seeking burglars

Two men broke into a convenience store on Ga. 25 early Friday and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators hope surveillance video can help identify the offenders.

February 17, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU exhibit goes green

Going green and working to protect the environment does not necessarily call for a new hybrid vehicle or expensive solar-panel-covered home. Saving the world doesn't have to result in a sacrificed bank account.

February 17, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Suspect in attack, car theft arrested

A man wanted for hiding under a bed, attacking a woman and stealing her car is now behind bars.

February 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Viracon to invest $4-$7 million in Statesboro plant

Viracon will invest about $7 million in its Statesboro plant to refurbish manufacturing equipment and upgrade infrastructure in the building.

February 16, 2012 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Less commute for students with special-needs

Some Bulloch County children with special needs will spend less time on the bus next school year if officials agree on a Statesboro location for the Cedarwood Program.

February 15, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


City celebrates Arbor Day

Statesboro will become greener this weekend when festivities kick-off for 2012 Arbor Day celebrations.

February 15, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Former teacher pleads guilty to statutory rape, other charges

Amy Bass Jackson, a Bulloch County middle school teacher accused of molesting a teenage student last July, shook visibly Wednesday as she pled guilty to three of eight charges.

February 15, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Not enough rain

Tuesday may have been wet, but the rain that fell over Bulloch County is only a drop in the bucket compared to what is needed to pull the county out of "exceptional drought."

February 14, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Winter not over yet; Freezing rain possible Tuesday morning

After weeks of springlike days, winter sends a reminder that it's not finished. This morning, residents of Statesboro and Bulloch County awoke to chilly weather and possible freezing rain.

February 13, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Preserving the past

A timely grant from the Bulloch County Historical Society will lead to major restoration of a more-than-century-old Statesboro home, preserving the landmark for generations to come.

February 13, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Young Portal hero honored with party

A Portal boy who saved his family's life from a house fire in December was surprised Saturday when he walked into a "hero celebration" in his honor.

February 13, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


Changes in the 'cue' cuisine

Two aspiring restaurateurs are poised to make their mark on Statesboro's dining scene – one in a very familiar location, and one in a most unusual one.

February 13, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Local


$5M to find tax cheats

ATLANTA - In a rough economy, Georgia's leaders are looking to collect every nickel owed to the state.

February 11, 2012 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Bible study group creates 'family'

In the nursery, a group of toddlers play purposely with chunky, plastic sheep and colorful, plastic fence pieces. On the floor in another room, preschoolers count fuzzy sheep and play a hide-and-seek game with a cloth one.

February 11, 2012 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Correspondent | Local


Social issues back to front in US politics

WASHINGTON - All of a sudden, abortion, contraception and gay marriage are at the center of American political discourse, with the struggling - though improving - economy pushed to the background.

February 10, 2012 | By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press | 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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