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Screven Hospital purchase proceeding with Sav. group

SYLVANIA - While the purchase of a small-town hospital by a group of doctors is not a common practice in Georgia or even the U.S., Screven County Hospital CEO George St. George said it was precisely that unusual opportunity that steered the county's Hospital authority to decide to sell.

August 20, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


A first for Evans County

CLAXTON - One young lady will go down in history today as she is crowned the very first "Miss Evans County Chick." The pageant is a warm up for the inaugural Evans County Chick'n Pick'n Festival set for Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Evans County Wildlife Club facility.

August 20, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


New 'Movie Store' fills a need in Metter

METTER - Steven Rigdon and Greg Ponder, owners of the new Movie Store in Metter, celebrated with family and friends Friday morning during a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for their new movie rental business.

August 20, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bad check scheme

Banks in the Statesboro and Bulloch County area should be on the lookout for people trying to cash bad checks as part of a statewide fraudulent check cashing operation.

August 19, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - How Great Dane got to Statesboro

The recent announcement that Great Dane was building a manufacturing plant in Statesboro was the topic on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show.

August 19, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Celebrating Brooklet

People will be dancing in the streets of Brooklet Saturday night after a day of enjoying the 21st Annual Peanut Festival.

August 19, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Camp Lawton site announcement - Part 2 of 3

Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.

August 18, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


Camp Lawton site announcement - Part 3 of 3

Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.

August 18, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


An historic find

For Kevin Chapman, the importance of finding the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site hit him when he came upon a small clay pipe during excavations.

August 18, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Camp Lawton site announcement - Part 1 of 3

Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.

August 18, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


To Botswana and back

Tuesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Donna Fisher an associate professor of Economics at Georgia Southern. Fisher just returned from a trip to Botswana in Southern Africa.

August 17, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Brothers behind bars

An open container of alcohol was the break the Statesboro Police Department needed to catch two men accused of a series of automobile break-ins.

August 17, 2010 | Phil Boyum | Local


Fire destroys part of David Emanuel Academy

The face of David Emanuel Academy was vastly altered after lightning struck the century-old building in Stillmore Saturday evening.

August 16, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Stockade found at Civil War prison dig

It's not a stash of Confederate gold, but what archaeologists from Georgia Southern University discovered at the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site may be more valuable in terms of history.

August 16, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Second Citizen's Police Academy begins Sept. 28

Statesboro citizens interested in knowing all about what police do and how they work are invited to apply for the second session of the Citizen's Police Academy, which begins Sept. 28.

August 16, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Georgia lawmaker proposes 'noncitizen' licenses

ATLANTA - Georgia driver's licenses for immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. would be stamped with the word "noncitizen" under legislation introduced ...

February 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Benefit set for Saturday

A family-friendly fundraiser and benefit will use a bovine to play a rather unusual game – "Cow Patty Bingo."

February 25, 2017 | | Local


2017 STAR follows family footsteps

With the selection of Statesboro High School senior Neha Aggarwal, 17, as Bulloch County's 2017 district-level STAR student, her family has achieved a rare ...

February 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Protestors demand town hall meeting

"Listen to us." "I can't live without clean air and water." "You work for us too." "Stop deporting families." These were messages on signs ...

February 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Chase ends in PIT maneuver

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Thursday after a high-speed chase, finding him in possession of drugs and wanted on outstanding warrants.

February 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Christian conference targets women

Liz Corbett is founder of the Hearts Matter Conference Ministry at Connection Church in Statesboro. Inspired by Proverbs 4:23, Corbett said: "God instructs us ...

February 24, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Friends remember Devra Walker

Devra Proctor Walker, a well-known Statesboro businesswoman, died Thursday after a brief illness, leaving behind many friends and associates who remember her as a vibrant ...

February 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen hopes to vote on ACA replacement by Easter

Rep. Rick Allen hopes to vote for a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, before Easter, he said Friday.

February 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged in knife attack against wife

A Portal man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing his wife and neglecting an infant child. Warrants are to be executed against the wife as ...

February 24, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Savannah woman arrested on fake check charges

Statesboro police arrested a Savannah woman Wednesday on charges of executing a number of fictitious checks.

February 24, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Brown honored by Kiwanis Club

After chairing one of the most successful Kiwanis Ogeechee fairs in history, Statesboro Kiwanis member Wallace Brown should not have been surprised Thursday night when ...

February 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Devra Walker passes

Longtime Statesboro businesswoman Devra Walker died Thursday in Savannah, following a brief illness, according to Tracy Joiner, co-owner of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory. Joiner ...

February 23, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Target: Distracted drivers

Statesboro and Bulloch County saw a saturation of law enforcement Thursday morning as a "distracted driving awareness initiative" got underway. Troopers, officers and deputies pulled ...

February 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wyoming chief expected to lead Statesboro Police Department

City officials have identified one finalist for the job of Statesboro Police Department chief, Charles "Mike" Broadhead, currently chief of police in Riverton, Wyoming. Broadhead ...

February 23, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


‘Cat’ coming to Averitt Center

Co-directors Mical Whitaker and Melinda Roell will bring Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" to the Emma Kelly Theater this ...

February 22, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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