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First Southern Bank shuttered

WASHINGTON - Regulators on Friday closed one bank each in Florida, Georgia and Illinois, including First Southern National Bank in Statesboro, lifting to 68 the number of U.S. bank failures this year.

August 19, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


OTC set for semester scheduling

When students set forth with a new round of classes Monday at Ogeechee Technical College, they'll help make a bit of history.

August 19, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Goobers galore in Brooklet on Saturday

Saturday night, crowds of people will be dancing in the streets of Brooklet after enjoying the day at the 22nd Annual Peanut Festival.

August 18, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Two arrested after theft attempt

A man checking on family property surprised two men Thursday who threatened him with a gun before fleeing, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

August 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


New Civil War finds

Unearthing discarded buttons is not cause for much fanfare, unless of course the items haven't been seen since they were last used during a violent struggle to determine America's fate almost 150 years ago.

August 18, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Julia P. impresses state schools superintendent

Dr. John Barge, Georgia's superintendent of schools, attended a meeting Wednesday of area school superintendents in Statesboro during his first visit to Bulloch County since he took office in January.

August 18, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man arrested in shooting; one injured

Shots fired Tuesday evening at Eastview Apartments resulted in one man suffering a leg injury and his attacker being jailed after a brief chase.

August 17, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Do you need a gun permit?

With many of Georgia's hunting seasons just weeks from their respective opening days, Bulloch County's Probate Court has fielded a slight influx of calls concerning the acquisition of weapon-carrying permits.

August 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Many Ga. children living in poverty

ATLANTA - Georgia ranked 42nd nationally for child well-being in a survey reported by The Annie E Casey Foundation.

August 17, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


'Eagle Nation on Parade'

The first eagles for Georgia Southern University's "Eagle Nation on Parade" have arrived and soon will be completed works of art, dotting the Statesboro and Bulloch County landscape. The eagles will add more artistic vitality to the community, while funding Georgia Southern scholarships and research.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Alcohol changes discussed

A collection of local restaurateurs met with Statesboro's elected officials Tuesday to formally outline the group's grievances with the city's current alcohol ordinance.

August 16, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Teen charged with molesting juvenile

A Claxton man was charged last week with molesting a juvenile boy, according to reports from the Evans County Sheriff's Department.

August 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Suspect faces drug, shoplifting charges

A simple shoplifting call turned into more Saturday when a Statesboro Police officer searched a suspect and discovered illegal drugs.

August 15, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Is 15 minutes of daily exercise enough?

LOS ANGELES - Don't despair if you can't fit in the recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise. Growing evidence suggests that even half that much can help.

August 15, 2011 | By ALICIA CHANG AP Science Writer | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

This week on "Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show," Chris offers his observations on the Little League World Series, should college football players be paid and continuing football practice at Georgia Southern.

August 15, 2011 | | Local


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App may help ID shrimp affliction

SAVANNAH - Scientists on the Georgia coast are documenting an affliction in shrimp known as black gill as part of an ongoing research project.

November 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Town Hall meetings requested before Georgia Southern enfolds Armstrong

Georgia Southern donor and alumnus Burney Marsh asked the University System of Georgia Board of Regents to hold town hall meetings presenting the final plan ...

November 22, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


2017 Farmer of the Year

Fluffy white cotton explodes over 3,000 acres of farmland tended by Wade C. Hodges III, and he is humbled by the fact that each ...

November 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Santa’s Toy Run set for Saturday

Santa Claus will roll into Statesboro via motorcycle once again as the Southern Thunder Cruisers bring him along for the ride Saturday during the annual ...

November 21, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


A Thanksgiving gift

For the sixth year in a row, the Auxiliary of East Georgia Regional Medical Center collected and presented bags of Thanksgiving food to Christian Social ...

November 21, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Many 'chefs' help Feed the Boro

For an entire year, the Feed the Boro Committee led by Kimberly Forstrom has planned for its largest event of the year, providing Thanksgiving lunch ...

November 21, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Josh Whitfield developing old West Lumber site

Statesboro native and local entrepreneur Josh Whitfield has begun what will be the most transformational project yet on the Blue Mile corridor. He has purchased ...

November 20, 2017 | | Local


Bulloch's top dogs

Two Bulloch County Sheriff's K9 teams won awards recently at the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association (NNDDA) 8th Annual South Georgia K9 Seminar held ...

November 20, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


No City Council meeting Tuesday

Statesboro City Council's second regular meeting of November, originally scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, has been cancelled.

November 20, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light

Shopping by Lantern Light, 6-8 p.m. tonight - Tuesday, both caps the 10th annual Main Street Statesboro Farmers Market season and launches local holiday shopping.

November 20, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Some Kinda Good: Creating Thanksgiving Day traditions with family, food

Growing up, Thanksgiving was always an exciting holiday. Both my parents' families are large, and each year we would alternate which side to spend it ...

November 20, 2017 | By REBEKAH LINGENFELSER Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch REACH scholars chart path to college

Bulloch County Schools recently honored six new REACH Georgia Scholars at a signing ceremony at the Board of Education's central office. Each scholar now ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Bulloch County superintendent gets 1-year contract

By a 5-1 vote after two of the eight members left during a protracted meeting Thursday night, the Bulloch County Board of Education extended Superintendent ...

November 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro World War II veteran recounts time in Italy

For most, information pertinent to World War II is but a faint memory from a history class. A limited few can recall details as broadcast ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro twins face double trouble

Twin brothers were arrested Thursday on outstanding warrants after appearing in traffic court.

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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