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'Harvey' hops to town

The classic favorite "Harvey" about good-natured Elwood P. Dowd and his unusual best friend first appeared on Broadway in the 1940s. Harvey is an unusual best friend because he is a 6 and one-half ft. rabbit and no one other than Elwood can see him.

March 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


A mix of basketball and reading

Some Georgia Southern Lady Eagles shared a court with Claxton Elementary students this week when the story of a star basketball player became the literary focus for kindergarteners and first graders.

March 11, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Relay for Life teams getting ready for April

The 2011 Bulloch County Relay for Life event is coming up at the end of April, but it's not too late to register a team. Tuesday, captains of 111 teams gathered for an organizational meeting to learn more about the annual cancer awareness and fundraising event April 29.

March 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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March 11, 2011 | | Local


OTC's iGOT sets record

A three-day fundraising effort by Ogeechee Technical College culminated Thursday, with the announcement of total funds collected by the institution's 2011 iGot campaign.

March 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Two men injured in shooting

Statesboro Police hope citizens can provide information about an "unknown" gunman who shot and injured two men Thursday morning at an apartment near Georgia Southern University.

March 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'Operation Street Hustler' nets more arrests

Police arrested four more suspects Thursday as they continued "Operation Street Hustler," an investigation targeting street-level drug dealers that began last summer.

March 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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March 10, 2011 | | Local


Ft. Stewart burn produces smoke in Bulloch

A cloud of smoke that occupied much of the skies over Bulloch County Wednesday was a product of more than 1,700 acres of burning woodland and strong winds, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission.

March 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


33 arrested in sweep

An investigation that began last summer resulted in over 30 arrests Tuesday and Wednesday in a drug sweep, "Operation Street Hustler."

March 09, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Stilson teacher going for tops in state

A five-minute walk through the colorfully-decorated halls of Stilson Elementary School alongside Ashlee Mitchell can remove any doubt of the authenticity in her principal's assertion.

March 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Man jailed after neighbor barks at his dogs

An intoxicated Akins Pond Road man who fired shots into the air because his neighbor barked at his dogs ended up behind bars last week and a deputy was injured in a struggle that ended when another deputy deployed a Taser to subdue the offender.

March 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deal's new Pre-K plan better suits local officials

Bulloch County School officials are happy with Gov. Nathan Deal's change of plans for Georgia's nationally recognized pre-Kindergarten program, and are ready to work through less-intense cuts and changes than Deal originally proposed.

March 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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March 08, 2011 | | Local


Three arrested on gun charges after argument at local lounge

Three teens and two juveniles were arrested Saturday night after an altercation at The Platinum Lounge on Proctor Street. After a verbal argument at the club, Statesboro Police found the five young men in a car with apparently stolen and illegally-owned firearms, said Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey.

March 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | 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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