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Thrift shop to benefit pet group

Too often, it's difficult to convince people of the need to spay and neuter their pets. But for the Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County, the challenge is in keeping up with the demand from those who want to fix their pets and can't afford it.

November 21, 2011 | By DEBORAH KOSINA Special to the Herald | Local

Southern Gospel Sounds with your host Brian Holt

Brian Holt returns with another edition of Southern Gospel Sounds!

November 20, 2011 | | Local

Pecans on public property not free

A common misconception about pecans landed three people in jail last week, thanks to a little-known law that states pecans belong to the tree owner regardless of where they fall.

November 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Brannen honored as Ag Partner of Year

Wendell Brannen was featured speaker for Friday's Agribusiness Partner of the Year luncheon, but little did he know he would be the award recipient as well.

November 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

New clinic to treat city employees

Statesboro City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a free health clinic for city employees, with the intent of promoting wellness and providing significant costs savings for patients and the city alike.

November 18, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Quake monitors slated for Georgia

ATLANTA - Researchers in a nationwide study of earthquakes will soon place instruments beneath the Georgia red clay and in other eastern states as they seek to learn more about what causes them and where they might strike.

November 18, 2011 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local

‘Christmas Spectacular’

It's everything about Christmas rolled into one show.

November 17, 2011 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local

Census: Reaching age 90 more likely than ever

WASHINGTON - Americans are more likely than ever to reach age 90, redefining in a way what it means to be old.

November 17, 2011 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local

Police seek man on battery, kidnapping charges

Statesboro Police are seeking a man they say forced a woman into a car at knifepoint Thursday.

November 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Bi-Lo unveils renovations, donations

After several months of renovations, Bi-Lo officially unveiled the new look of the inside of its store off Northside Drive Wednesday, and the grocery chain also used the occasion to announce about $32,000 in grants to area groups.

November 16, 2011 | Jim Healy | Local

City replacing old shower heads

A new program being launched by the City of Statesboro will offer local families a considerable break on monthly water bills and promote conservation efforts to boot.

November 16, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Sunday alcohol sales as soon as Dec. 11

Sunday drink could be flowing in Statesboro in time for the holiday season.

November 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Adoption journey ends happily

When Adam and Robin Spitler decided to adopt a child from China, no one in the family anticipated the emotional roller coaster that they were about to board. From lengthy paperwork problems, to stalled travel dates, to precarious health conditions, the journey to adopt Noah, born Xia Ping He, required a great deal of time and patience, and much support and prayer.

November 15, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Local

Congress: Pizza, fries just fine for school lunches

WASHINGTON - Who needs leafy greens and carrots when pizza and french fries will do?

November 15, 2011 | By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press | Local

Georgia's 'Dirty Dozen'

With its annual "Dirty Dozen" rivers list, the Georgia Water Coalition aims to send a wake-up call to state residents before their fresh waters are overtaken by human waste, dredging and neglect.

November 14, 2011 | By DANIELLE HIPPS | Local

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Statesboro District 5 special election date unsettled

Despite a decision by Statesboro City Council last week, the issue of whether to hold the special election for the vacant District 5 council seat ...

March 17, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

School threats on the increase

Threats of violence in schools are nothing new, but the Feb. 14 slaying of 17 at a high school in Parkland, Fla. seemingly sparked a ...

March 17, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Brooklet police officers suspended

Just days after Brooklet city councilmen voted to hire an interim police chief to fill the shoes of former chief Doug Meyer, who resigned following ...

March 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Pot growing operation discovered

An infant was removed from an Aden Lanier Road home Thursday after deputies found 16 marijuana plants growing in the home.

March 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

OTC Foundation to call on donors Tuesday

Ogeechee Technical College Foundation volunteers will be calling on OTC supporters and potential new donors in Bulloch and Evans counties Tuesday during the annual iGOT ...

March 16, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

PSC candidate Noel wants to halt Vogtle ‘boondoggle’

Georgia Public Service Commission candidate John Noel wants the PSC to stop Georgia Power from passing on costs to consumers for the two already far ...

March 15, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Push for gun laws faces resistance in most states

IOWA CITY, Iowa - The campaign for tighter gun laws that inspired unprecedented student walkouts across the country still faces an uphill climb in a majority ...

March 15, 2018 | By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press | Local

Wilson: Schools need community help on safety

The schools need the community's help to keep children safe, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson told concerned adults gathered Tuesday evening in the ...

March 14, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

BCSO arrests fugitive

A fugitive wanted by North Carolina authorities fled into the woods near Brooklet on Wednesday morning, but Bulloch County sheriff's deputies and K9 Officer ...

March 14, 2018 | | Local

Statesboro STEAM walks out together

The call went out just before 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Statesboro STEAM College, Careers, Arts & Technology Academy: "Everyone grab your coats!"

March 14, 2018 | Scott Bryant | Local

WJMS student arrested for threats

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a sixth-grade student Wednesday for pretending to have a gun and acting as if he was shooting others.

March 14, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Ice cream men booked on pot charges

Two men selling ice cream and more from an ice cream truck face charges after deputies were tipped off that they were offering more than ...

March 14, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Schools to hold moment of silence one month after Parkland shooting

Bulloch County Schools will hold a moment of silence Wednesday, March 14, one month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...

March 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

City Council sets District 5 special election for May 22

Candidates to fill the District 5 Statesboro City Council vacancy will need to qualify March 26-28 after the four remaining council members unanimously voted to ...

March 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

BA senior named top STAR in region

Bulloch Academy senior Kyle Samuels was surprised but elated to hear his name called as the 2018 Region 8 STAR student Tuesday at a luncheon ...

March 13, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

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