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How might Post Office closings affect you?

WASHINGTON - Already mocked by some as "snail mail," first-class U.S. mail will slow even more by next spring under plans by the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service to eliminate more than 250 processing centers. Nearly 30,000 workers would be laid off, too, as the post office struggles to respond to a shift to online communication and bill payments.

December 05, 2011 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local


Two boys severely injured in crash

Two boys remain in serious condition after a three-car wreck Friday night at the intersection of Lakeview Road and Old River Road North.

December 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Drug suspect also wanted in rape

In working with agents from other agencies to solve a drug case, Statesboro Police arrested a man who was also wanted on rape charges.

December 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man molested girl, 13

A man is behind bars after a woman told Statesboro Police he molested her juvenile child.

December 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Coca-Cola cans going back to red

PORTLAND, Ore. - Coca-Cola Co. is bringing red back for its annual holiday cans after a white design drew criticism from purists.

December 03, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


Coat drive helps keep people warm in winter

With cold weather already making an appearance, it's time for coats and sweaters. Unfortunately, many people can't afford warm clothing.

December 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Whale activists file suit to free Lolita

SEATTLE - Supporters have offered $1 million for her release. Annual demonstrations have demanded her return to the Northwest. Over the years, celebrities, schoolchildren and even a Washington state governor have campaigned to free Lolita, a killer whale captured from Puget Sound waters in 1970 and who has been performing at Miami Seaquarium for the past four decades.

December 02, 2011 | By PHUONG LE Associated Press | Local


State-honored Magnolia String Quartet set to perform

After winning the state chamber music competition last month, Georgia Southern University's Magnolia String Quartet will represent Georgia at the Music Teachers National Association regional competitions in January.

December 02, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Woman, teens charged in robbery

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman and two teenagers they say were involved in the Tuesday robbery of a Hispanic grocery store on U.S. 301 South.

December 01, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


OTC named top tech college in the state

Ogeechee Technical College was named Thursday the state's Technical College of the Year. The announcement was made during the Board of the Technical College System of Georgia's monthly meeting in Atlanta.

December 01, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


4 arrested on meth, other drug charges

A tip to drug agents resulted in four arrests Wednesday after drug agents discovered methamphetamine, components of a meth lab and other drugs in a Buchan Road home near Pembroke.

December 01, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


DAR names Bulloch judge influential woman of history

A woman who made a career of shattering the proverbial glass ceiling and whose contributions to Bulloch County span more than four decades was honored Thursday by the Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

December 01, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Stolen truck leaves man homeless

A man whose truck was stolen the day before Thanksgiving said the woman who did so took more than his ride – she took his home.

November 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Holiday display helps feed the hungry

There's a glow out on Old River Road North, and it lures people bearing gifts. Sound familiar? No, it's not the wise men visiting Baby Jesus, but in a sense, the spirit is the same.

November 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Second burglary suspect turns himself in

A man sought in connection to a couple of burglaries last week turned himself in Monday, but added charges to his name after trying to smuggle in contraband.

November 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Panel OKs law to stop surprise medical bills

The effort to reduce "surprise" medical bills in Georgia took another key step Thursday with legislation passing a Senate health committee.

February 23, 2018 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Two arrested on drug trafficking charges

The arrest of a woman Wednesday on drug trafficking charges follows the arrest of another man on similar charges at the same location two weeks ...

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Relay for Life kicks off

Bulloch County cancer survivors and their supporters enjoyed dinner and a show Thursday evening as characters from Disney's Magic Kingdom greeted guests at Statesboro ...

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheets named Kiwanian of the Year

Chuck Sheets, who recruits help and makes sure that the 3,000-plus participants and about 170 floats line up correctly for the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair ...

February 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Busbee offers as candidate for House District 160

Robert Busbee of Statesboro announced this week that he will run for the District 160 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives. He identified modernization ...

February 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Troopers seek witness to hit-and-run

A man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run incident Tuesday, and Georgia State Patrol troopers are seeking a witness to the crash.

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Body identified as missing man

A man whose body was found Friday behind Statesboro's Kmart store has been identified as a man missing from Portal since the end of ...

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Kiwanis rodeo coming for 8th year

With new awards and a new crop of bucking stock foals and calves arriving this spring, rodeo contractor Danny Hedrick is excited to be returning ...

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Tankersley seeks re-election in District 160

Rep. Jan Tankersley, the Republican from Brooklet who represents District 160, is seeking a fifth two-year term in the Georgia House of Representatives. She will ...

February 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Morris Lupton dies

Former Statesboro resident Morris Lupton, known by many as the driving force behind the creation of the Georgia Southern Eagles football program, died Tuesday.

February 21, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of ...

February 20, 2018 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer | Local


Juveniles charged in church vandalism

Five juveniles were arrested Monday after members of an Ellabell church found chaos and destruction to the church property.

February 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Swainsboro man charged with statutory rape

A Valentine's tryst between a runaway juvenile and a Swainsboro man ended in his arrest for statutory rape and other sex offenses.

February 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Run, Hide, Fight'

The day after a loner with reported behavioral problems opened fire at a South Florida school, killing 17 and wounding a dozen more, Bulloch County ...

February 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Body found behind Kmart

Two juveniles exploring the area behind Statesboro's Kmart on Friday discovered the body of a man investigators said could have been homeless.

February 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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