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Weighing cancer risks

You're sitting in a freshly drywalled house, drinking coffee from a plastic foam cup and talking on a cellphone. Which of these is most likely to be a cancer risk?

June 15, 2011 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Medical Writer | Local


Mapping a path to the future

Inside the small building that houses the Mt. Zion Christian Outreach Ministry, some big dreams are forming. The ministry located behind the campus of Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro has been home to the Youth Career Camp Inc. since 2006 and 11 "young adults" are beginning to map out their futures at the 2011 camp.

June 15, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


Businesses, individuals honored

Efforts to revitalize Statesboro's downtown, and the men and women working to promote the cause, were honored Tuesday evening at an annual banquet hosted by the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority.

June 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Home break-in caught on video

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a suspect caught on camera Tuesday as he burglarized an Ivanhoe area home.

June 14, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hamilton's death ruled a homicide

A missing man whose body was found in March underneath a North College Street home was murdered, said Statesboro Public safety Director Wendell Turner.

June 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch County school bus driver is best in the state

Bulloch County schools bus driver Gil Riggs won the Georgia Association of Pupil Transportation State Road-e-o competition held in Warner Robins last week. As a result, Riggs now advances to the International Champion-ship in Baltimore in July, and he also will be recognized at the Annual Transportation Awards Banquet at Callaway Gardens July 23.

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fry an egg on the sidewalk?

Simply pondering if the Georgia heat is blistering enough to cook an egg would not suffice for a group of students at Bulloch Academy Monday.

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


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Listen to Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show -- This week Chris finishes his series on the greatest Georgia Southern players and talks about an incident where the father of a player in a girls 12-13-year-old softball game got way out of hand.

June 13, 2011 | | Local


Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt

This week's show is a tribute to the songs of Harold Lane who passed away June 6, 2011. Harold started the Gospel Harmony Boys in 1952 in Huntington, W.Va.

June 12, 2011 | | Local


Herald named best small daily in Georgia

For the second consecutive year, the Statesboro Herald was named the best small daily newspaper in Georgia during the Georgia Press Association's annual awards banquet Friday in Jekyll Island.

June 11, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police seeking info on armed robbery incidents

An armed robbery early Saturday morning followed two earlier armed robbery incidents that have police seeking answers.

June 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Sunday sales vote likely

In regard to a referendum that would allow the sale of alcohol on Sundays in Statesboro, the question may not be if, but when City Council will motion to permit the issue be placed on ballots this November.

June 11, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


'Issues' seen for new nuclear plant

ATLANTA - Georgia Power faces significant challenges keeping construction costs under an approved $6.1 billion budget for what could be the first in a new wave of nuclear power plants, a state-appointed monitor said Friday.

June 10, 2011 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Two charged with child molestation

Two men were arrested Friday morning on child molestation and other charges, according to reports from the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

June 10, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Impacting the future

Piercing dirt with gold-painted shovels, Governor Nathan Deal, Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel and a host of local leaders signaled the beginning of a large-scale effort Tuesday to construct the University's newest state-of-the-art facility.

June 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | 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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