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Ga. officials limit turtle harvest with permits

ATLANTA - Georgia will start limiting the number of wild turtles that hunters can capture because of fears that increased demand for the animals from East Asia could harm local populations.

January 26, 2012 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Group lists Savannah River among Southeast's most endangered places

RICHMOND, Va. - Pollution, coal mining and natural gas exploration have put the Chesapeake Bay, North Carolina's Piedmont and the mountains of Tennessee and Virginia on an environmental group's list of most endangered places in the Southeast.

January 26, 2012 | The Associated Press | Local


Migrant labor a hot topic

Migrant labor was a major topic Wednesday during the 2012 Georgia Ag Forecast program at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith Lane Building.

January 25, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG In this Herald file photo from 2006, a migrant worker is shown picking onions in a Bulloch County fi | Local


‘Faith in Motion’ returns to Averitt

A group of young dancers will put their talents on display this weekend in an effort to raise money for a community service project benefitting local children.

January 25, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


OTC names GOAL student

Recently let go from work due to cutbacks, Michael Williams once stood at a crossroads with limited options.

January 24, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Roundup ends in Claxton

CLAXTON - In its 45th year, the festival formerly known as the Claxton Rattlesnake Roundup is undergoing something of a midlife transformation.

January 24, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Judge Johnston dies at age 81

Many in the community mourn the death of Judge J. Lane Johnston, former municipal judge for Statesboro. At age 81, Johnston passed away Saturday after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.

January 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


3 arrested for kidnapping

Three Pembroke men are behind bars after federal agents, with the help of numerous local law enforcement agencies, charged them with kidnapping two Bryan County businessmen.

January 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL Bragg | Local


Nurse practioner program named best in Ga.

Georgia Southern University's Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program was ranked in the top 20 nationally by U.S. News & World Report. The program also had the highest ranking among all colleges and universities in Georgia - both public and private.

January 23, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Gingrich storms to SC victory

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich stormed to an upset win in the South Carolina primary Saturday night, dealing a sharp setback to former front-runner Mitt Romney and suddenly scrambling the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

January 21, 2012 | By DAVID ESPO and THOMAS BEAUMONT Associated Press | Local


Metter teacher earns spot on show

As a teacher for nearly two decades at Metter High School, answering questions is one thing Mary Ann Stanley does best.

January 21, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Herald seeking important local events, dates

The Statesboro Herald is putting together a pictorial history book to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the newspaper by the Coleman family in 1937.

January 21, 2012 | | Local


Want to be a weather spotter?

If you are tired of just talking about the weather and want to actually do something, a class Monday may help you accomplish that goal.

January 21, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Music festival celebrates Statesboro’s heritage

It seems only natural for a city that claims Blind Willie McTell's blues standard "Statesboro Blues" as its own unofficial theme song - and that takes even more pride in the rendition of the same song made famous by The Allman Brothers - to find a way to honor its musical heritage and celebrate what's to come.

January 20, 2012 | By LINSAY CHENEY lcheney@connectstatesboro.com | Local


Home sales up at end of year

WASHINGTON - Home sales in December reached their highest pace in nearly a year. The gain coincided with other signs that the troubled housing market improved at the end of last year.

January 20, 2012 | By DEREK KRAVITZ AP Real Estate Writer | Local


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3 arrested in home invasion shooting, burglary

Three suspects are in custody and one is expected to turn himself in regarding two separate incidents on Dec. 29 - a home invasion shooting and ...

January 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Women’s March downtown Sunday

For the second annual Statesboro Women's March, organizers are bringing the event downtown to places where votes count and are counted, in keeping with ...

January 16, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Second suspect charged in car theft hit and run investigation

Evans County sheriff's investigators have charged a second suspect in a fatal hit-and-run incident involving a car theft ring on Jan. 5.

January 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Stepping into Statesboro, out of retirement

The King James Version of Proverbs 16:9 says, "A man's heart deviseth his way, but the Lord directeth his steps."

January 16, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


MLK Day parade draws diverse crowd downtown

A moderate crowd braved the chilly wind Monday, with spectators bundled in coats and hats, ready to enjoy the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration ...

January 15, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


MLK speaker: 'Leave it better than you found it'

Sounding the keynote at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day community service in Statesboro, Dr. Torian White called on listeners to leave their community ...

January 15, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Local DAR chapter honors president of the Children of the American Revolution

A local civic organization honored Erin Catherine Moore, national president of the Children of the American Revolution, with an afternoon tea and reception Saturday at ...

January 15, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Fox funds light up Emma Kelly

A nearly $40,000 project to add color-programmable LED lighting above the Emma Kelly Theater's stage represents the first third of about $120,000 ...

January 15, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Amy Kitching set to open 'Statesboro Thrives'

When you drive through downtown Statesboro you can witness the magical transformation of one of Statesboro's former landmarks at 116 Savannah Avenue. For decades ...

January 15, 2018 | | Local


AgSouth Farm Credit welcomes back Christy Marsh

Theron Anderson, director of SMM & Related Services at AgSouth Farm Credit, announced that Christy Marsh has joined the cooperative as Country Home loan manager. Marsh ...

January 15, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Jen’s TOP TEN resolutions for 2018

So, be honest. How are those New Year's resolutions going? If you are like me, you have been slacking a little. (Ok, slacking a ...

January 15, 2018 | | Local


Hospital completes ‘E.R.’ expansion

An expansion and renovation of East Georgia Regional Medical Center's emergency department, completed in December, added 10 treatment rooms plus a sub-waiting area designed ...

January 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Sex and the Georgia teenager: Data finally on the way

Every two years, the nation's high school students are asked about their use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco, and about sexual intercourse, physical activity ...

January 13, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


No school make-up days this year

No weather make-up days are planned for the current school year, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson said Thursday night.

January 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Metter has new police chief

Rob Shore was appointed to the position of Metter Police chief, City Manager Mandi Cody announced Friday.

January 12, 2018 | | Local


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