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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


Man accused of shooting cat with arrow

A Brooklet area man was arrested Thursday after being charged with shooting a pet housecat in the eye with an arrow.

August 13, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Alcohol law changes ahead?

With city leaders considering how to restructure Statesboro's often scrutinized and lambasted alcohol ordinance, local business owners are currently pinpointing aspects of the law they would like to see changed.

August 13, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Jewell Parker dies at 96

Mrs. Jewell B. Parker, a lady known for her ambition, her Southern grace and her impact on the Statesboro community passed away Friday afternoon. She was 96 years old.

August 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ga. unveils new political maps

Bulloch County representatives in the Georgia House probably will get new numbers to their districts, but proposed reapportionment maps released Friday show local incumbent Republicans Jan Tankersley, Butch Parrish and Jon Burns still will speak for Bulloch residents in Atlanta.

August 12, 2011 | From staff, wire reports | 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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