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City awaits OK on map

With the qualifying date for November's city elections nearing, local leaders are awaiting news from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) about the status of Statesboro's recently adopted voting district map.

August 25, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee Area Hospice building $2.35M addition

Staff and supporters of Statesboro's Ogeechee Area Hospice assembled on a lawn behind the health care facility Thursday to celebrate the realization of a dream.

August 25, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Effingham teacher faces molestation charges

A Rincon man who was a teacher at Effingham County High is in custody facing several charges, including child molestation.

August 24, 2011 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


Education roundtable

Local education leaders discussed growth, HOPE grants and scholarships and other pertinent issues Wednesday during an education roundtable luncheon.

August 24, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ring goes home during class reunion

Thirty-eight years ago, young Todd Williford wore his daddy's class ring to school. He never told his father, Portal resident R.V. Williford, he lost the ring.

August 24, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘Friday Night Live’ returns

It will be a glorious evening for football Friday when Southeast Bulloch and Portal open the 2011 season at Fred Shaver Field.

August 24, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

This week on "Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show," Chris looks at the start of high school football season this week, the start of college football season next week, and how the Eagles are looking in the final two weeks of preparation for the season opener against Samford.

August 24, 2011 | | Local


Chance, Britt to seek re-election

At least two incumbents will seek re-election to their Statesboro City Council seat this November. But Gary Lewis, the council's longest serving member, says he is undecided.

August 23, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


$2.1M in grants target after-school activities

Grants totaling $2.1 million over the next three years will fund highly structured after-school and summer learning for selected children from Langston Chapel Elementary School and Langston Chapel Middle School.

August 23, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Hurricane Irene could impact East Coast, inland

Hurricane Irene is eying the Eastern coast and if she makes landfall where predicted, it could spell disaster for those along the coast and a heavy soaking for those further inland.

August 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lawmakers unveil new congressional map

ATLANTA - Republicans sought to capitalize on their political power in Georgia on Monday, adding a new congressional district in the conservative northeast corner of the state and forcing Savannah Democrat John Barrow into a fight for his political survival.

August 22, 2011 | By ERRIN HAINES and SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


A cat's will to survive

(Note: The following is a first person account by Lindsay Beasley about her cat "Whitey," who was shot Aug. 6 through his left eye with an arrow. Beasley relates the story of how she found Whitey and her pet's will to survive. A Brooklet area man faces charges of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony.)

August 21, 2011 | By LINDSAY BEASLEY Special to the Herald | Local


HeritageBank takes over First Southern

First Southern National Bank in Statesboro was closed Friday by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as receiver.

August 20, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Moments Editor Reagan Daly - A shout to all 'fashionistas'

My relationship with Goodwill began back in college. Most of the extra furniture in my dorm rooms was handpicked from the Goodwill store by my roommate and me.

August 20, 2011 | | Local


Many Atlanta officers lack training

ATLANTA - At least 51 Atlanta police officers were found to lack the authority to make arrests because they hadn't met state requirements for training, department officials said.

August 19, 2011 | From Staff and Wire Reports | Local


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Candler County hospital fights to stay open

GLENWOOD ― If you want to watch a rural community die, kill its hospital.

September 23, 2017 | By LAUREN WEBBER and ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Now it’s Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful

Statesboro and Bulloch County again have a Keep America Beautiful affiliate program, but this time it's Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful, hosted by the city.

September 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


City tallying Irma overtime costs

Despite Tropical Storm Irma's effects being far less disastrous than feared, the city of Statesboro did have a storm response, has begun hauling debris ...

September 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Students charged with falsely reporting robbery

Two Georgia Southern University students were charged Thursday after police learned the armed robbery they claimed took place never happened.

September 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police continue investigation into armed robberies

Statesboro police are investigating three armed robbery incidents and one armed robbery attempt that occurred Wednesday, Statesboro Police Deputy Chief Rob Bryan said.

September 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen hopes to vote on health care

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen, R-Georgia 12th District, hopes Congress will vote next week on two major pieces of legislation: the Graham-Cassidy Republican replacement for ...

September 21, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Police investigate two armed robberies

Statesboro police detectives are seeking information about two armed robbery incidents that occurred within hours of each other early Thursday morning at two university-area apartment ...

September 21, 2017 | | Local


Peed sentences Johnson in molestation case

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed sentenced a former city of Statesboro employee Wednesday to 25 years to serve, without parole, for multiple ...

September 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two arrested in gang-related attack

Statesboro police arrested two teens on outstanding warrants Tuesday stemming from a Sept. 5 attack on a victim at the local public library.

September 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Former city employee pleads guilty to child sex offenses

A former long-time city of Statesboro employee pled guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of child molestation.

September 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


STAND17 Christian event set for Saturday

Kenny Grant Evangelistic Ministries and The Band of Brothers will present the STAND17 Conference on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Savannah ...

September 20, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


GSU investigating reported rape

A Georgia Southern University student was reportedly the victim of a "strong arm rape" this past weekend, according to Georgia Southern University Police reports.

September 20, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


‘People don’t survive what I’ll share’

Eastern Heights Baptist Church is hosting a Celebrate Recovery event Saturday at 7 p.m. The event is free, but those planning to attend are ...

September 19, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia wants to execute inmates accused of killing guards

ATLANTA - Two inmates accused of killing their guards on a Georgia prison bus three months ago were indicted Tuesday on multiple charges, including murder, and ...

September 19, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Evans advocates universal Pre-K, restored HOPE, expanded Medicaid

Stacey Evans, Democratic primary candidate for governor, made hope, both in a general sense and HOPE in all-capital letters, the theme of her remarks Saturday ...

September 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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