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Commission yanks licenses for Atlanta educators caught cheating

ATLANTA - A state commission voted Thursday to yank the teaching licenses of eight teachers and three school administrators in the Atlanta Public Schools, imposing the first sanctions in the nation's largest-ever school cheating scandal.

October 13, 2011 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press | Local


Restocking the river

A handful of citizens, legislators and wildlife officials watched Wednesday as thousands of tiny, baby fish were released into the Ogeechee River.

October 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Are you ready to pay more for peanut butter?

ATLANTA - Consumers should be prepared to shell out a bit more for peanut butter soon.

October 12, 2011 | By RAY HENRY and SARAH SKIDMORE Associated Press | Local


City holds 2010 budget meeting again

City leaders gathered Tuesday with the directive of planning a budget that is already finalized with monies already spent.

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


The Write Place: Chapter one has readers wanting more

Ernest Hemingway may provide the truest review of Friday night's inaugural Write Place: Statesboro Writers Festival.

October 11, 2011 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Department of Natural Resources restocking the Ogeechee

There will be more fish in the Ogeechee River this afternoon after the Georgia Department of Natural Resources completes its first restocking effort at the Ga. 24 Bridge Oliver landing in Bulloch County.

October 11, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Deputy shot during prisoner transport

A Screven County Sheriff's deputy remains in stable condition after being shot in the leg during a struggle with an inmate she was transporting.

October 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Group makes a community ‘connection’

About 200 people were standing in the parking lot at Statesboro High School recently, braving the first fall cool snap and waiting for directions from a man with a bullhorn.

October 10, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Averitt Center hosts 'A Night of One Acts'

Come for one or come for all as the Emma Kelly Theater hosts A Night of One Acts this Tuesday, Oct. 11.

October 08, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Tuesday last day to register for elections

Bulloch County citizens that have yet to register for November's city and county elections have until Tuesday to do so, according to Bulloch County Election Supervisor Pat Lanier Jones

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


Manager says tax district needed for I-16 project

When Bulloch County voters head to the ballots Nov. 8, they will be asked to allow Bulloch County Commissioners to form a special tax district that would help fund a proposed industrial park.

October 08, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Park dispute

A controversy regarding the rights to use a park in Statesboro's Whitesville Community was, at least temporarily, settled earlier this week by a pair of bolt cutters.

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


Bulloch judge honored by local DAR

After surprising the Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution with her presence Thursday, Judge Faye Sanders Martin was given shock of her own.

October 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


3 challengers for council seat to attend Oct. 27 forum

All hopefuls in the District 2 race for the Statesboro City Council said they will attend a candidate forum later this month, except incumbent council member Gary Lewis.

October 07, 2011 | Jim Healy | Local


Fatal wreck probe ongoing

The investigation continues into a fatal accident Tuesday involving a Georgia State Patrol trooper where a woman was killed.

October 06, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Solar eclipse: No totality in Boro, still fascinating

People who expect to see the full effects of a total solar eclipse in Statesboro on Aug. 21 will be disappointed, but the eclipse tracing ...

August 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Health premiums rise for state workers, teachers

State employees and teachers will face an average premium increase of about 3.7 percent for coverage next year in the State Health Benefit Plan.

August 11, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Bulloch schools extend day for eclipse

If parents choose no other option, their children will remain at school longer than usual Aug. 21 in the Bulloch County school system. The schools ...

August 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Second man arrested in kidnapping, armed robbery

The second suspect in a brutal armed robbery and kidnapping early Sunday morning at a Robin Hood Trail residence was the victim's neighbor. Statesboro ...

August 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fire destroys school bus

No injuries were reported after a Bulloch County school bus caught fire Thursday afternoon, forcing the driver to evacuate.

August 10, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Beware at the pump

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A black market for diesel and gasoline has rapidly spread around the nation, with organized crime gangs using fraudulent credit cards to siphon ...

August 10, 2017 | By BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press | Local


Arrest made in Robin Hood Trail robbery, kidnapping

A Statesboro man faces armed robbery and kidnapping charges in connection with a violent incident that occurred early Sunday morning on Robin Hood Trail, across ...

August 10, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Morris Communications selling newspapers to GateHouse

AUGUSTA - Morris Communications will sell its 11 daily newspapers and other publications in those markets to New Media Investment Group, the parent company of GateHouse ...

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Hebert: Georgia Southern pacing itself

Recreational runner Jaimie L. Hebert, Ph.D., made "Setting the Pace" the watchword as he welcomed faculty who will teach Georgia Southern University's almost ...

August 09, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Postal Service may get more freedom to raise stamp prices

WASHINGTON - It may be time to stock up on Forever stamps.

August 09, 2017 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local


Bulloch Academy starts school year

Bulloch Academy, the largest private school in Statesboro, started its 2017–18 school year Tuesday with a record 593 students in prekindergarten through 12th grade ...

August 08, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Reported crash into spillway was fraud attempt, trooper says

Georgia State Patrol troopers investigated a reported crash Tuesday morning that turned out to be a suspected attempt at insurance fraud.

August 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


6 refuse drug test in county work camp

Six men transferred into the Bulloch County Correctional Institute last week face additional charges after refusing to submit to a drug test.

August 07, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Brooklet's Dairy Barn

Cain's Dairy Barn, a new ice cream and coffee shop in Brooklet, is slated to open at noon Saturday.

August 07, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Lots of changes while students were away

Like every fall, Georgia Southern students are coming back in full force.

August 07, 2017 | | Local


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