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Commission yanks licenses for Atlanta educators caught cheating

ATLANTA - A state commission voted Thursday to yank the teaching licenses of eight teachers and three school administrators in the Atlanta Public Schools, imposing the first sanctions in the nation's largest-ever school cheating scandal.

October 13, 2011 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press | Local


Restocking the river

A handful of citizens, legislators and wildlife officials watched Wednesday as thousands of tiny, baby fish were released into the Ogeechee River.

October 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Are you ready to pay more for peanut butter?

ATLANTA - Consumers should be prepared to shell out a bit more for peanut butter soon.

October 12, 2011 | By RAY HENRY and SARAH SKIDMORE Associated Press | Local


City holds 2010 budget meeting again

City leaders gathered Tuesday with the directive of planning a budget that is already finalized with monies already spent.

October 11, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


The Write Place: Chapter one has readers wanting more

Ernest Hemingway may provide the truest review of Friday night's inaugural Write Place: Statesboro Writers Festival.

October 11, 2011 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Department of Natural Resources restocking the Ogeechee

There will be more fish in the Ogeechee River this afternoon after the Georgia Department of Natural Resources completes its first restocking effort at the Ga. 24 Bridge Oliver landing in Bulloch County.

October 11, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Deputy shot during prisoner transport

A Screven County Sheriff's deputy remains in stable condition after being shot in the leg during a struggle with an inmate she was transporting.

October 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Group makes a community ‘connection’

About 200 people were standing in the parking lot at Statesboro High School recently, braving the first fall cool snap and waiting for directions from a man with a bullhorn.

October 10, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Averitt Center hosts 'A Night of One Acts'

Come for one or come for all as the Emma Kelly Theater hosts A Night of One Acts this Tuesday, Oct. 11.

October 08, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Tuesday last day to register for elections

Bulloch County citizens that have yet to register for November's city and county elections have until Tuesday to do so, according to Bulloch County Election Supervisor Pat Lanier Jones

October 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Manager says tax district needed for I-16 project

When Bulloch County voters head to the ballots Nov. 8, they will be asked to allow Bulloch County Commissioners to form a special tax district that would help fund a proposed industrial park.

October 08, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Park dispute

A controversy regarding the rights to use a park in Statesboro's Whitesville Community was, at least temporarily, settled earlier this week by a pair of bolt cutters.

October 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch judge honored by local DAR

After surprising the Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution with her presence Thursday, Judge Faye Sanders Martin was given shock of her own.

October 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


3 challengers for council seat to attend Oct. 27 forum

All hopefuls in the District 2 race for the Statesboro City Council said they will attend a candidate forum later this month, except incumbent council member Gary Lewis.

October 07, 2011 | Jim Healy | Local


Fatal wreck probe ongoing

The investigation continues into a fatal accident Tuesday involving a Georgia State Patrol trooper where a woman was killed.

October 06, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | 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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