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New Civil War finds

Unearthing discarded buttons is not cause for much fanfare, unless of course the items haven't been seen since they were last used during a violent struggle to determine America's fate almost 150 years ago.

August 18, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Julia P. impresses state schools superintendent

Dr. John Barge, Georgia's superintendent of schools, attended a meeting Wednesday of area school superintendents in Statesboro during his first visit to Bulloch County since he took office in January.

August 18, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man arrested in shooting; one injured

Shots fired Tuesday evening at Eastview Apartments resulted in one man suffering a leg injury and his attacker being jailed after a brief chase.

August 17, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Do you need a gun permit?

With many of Georgia's hunting seasons just weeks from their respective opening days, Bulloch County's Probate Court has fielded a slight influx of calls concerning the acquisition of weapon-carrying permits.

August 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Many Ga. children living in poverty

ATLANTA - Georgia ranked 42nd nationally for child well-being in a survey reported by The Annie E Casey Foundation.

August 17, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


'Eagle Nation on Parade'

The first eagles for Georgia Southern University's "Eagle Nation on Parade" have arrived and soon will be completed works of art, dotting the Statesboro and Bulloch County landscape. The eagles will add more artistic vitality to the community, while funding Georgia Southern scholarships and research.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Alcohol changes discussed

A collection of local restaurateurs met with Statesboro's elected officials Tuesday to formally outline the group's grievances with the city's current alcohol ordinance.

August 16, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Teen charged with molesting juvenile

A Claxton man was charged last week with molesting a juvenile boy, according to reports from the Evans County Sheriff's Department.

August 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Suspect faces drug, shoplifting charges

A simple shoplifting call turned into more Saturday when a Statesboro Police officer searched a suspect and discovered illegal drugs.

August 15, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Is 15 minutes of daily exercise enough?

LOS ANGELES - Don't despair if you can't fit in the recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise. Growing evidence suggests that even half that much can help.

August 15, 2011 | By ALICIA CHANG AP Science Writer | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

This week on "Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show," Chris offers his observations on the Little League World Series, should college football players be paid and continuing football practice at Georgia Southern.

August 15, 2011 | | Local


Man accused of shooting cat with arrow

A Brooklet area man was arrested Thursday after being charged with shooting a pet housecat in the eye with an arrow.

August 13, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Alcohol law changes ahead?

With city leaders considering how to restructure Statesboro's often scrutinized and lambasted alcohol ordinance, local business owners are currently pinpointing aspects of the law they would like to see changed.

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


Jewell Parker dies at 96

Mrs. Jewell B. Parker, a lady known for her ambition, her Southern grace and her impact on the Statesboro community passed away Friday afternoon. She was 96 years old.

August 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ga. unveils new political maps

Bulloch County representatives in the Georgia House probably will get new numbers to their districts, but proposed reapportionment maps released Friday show local incumbent Republicans Jan Tankersley, Butch Parrish and Jon Burns still will speak for Bulloch residents in Atlanta.

August 12, 2011 | From staff, wire reports | Local


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County sets new budget

It's another year of no tax increase for Bulloch County residents, as Bulloch County commissioners approved an overall balanced budget Tuesday of around $55 ...

June 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat in key contest

DUNWOODY, Ga. - Republican Karen Handel has won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia, avoiding an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the ...

June 20, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Explosive destroys Portal man’s mailbox

An unidentified explosive left a Portal man's mailbox in pieces last week, and now he is concerned that the culprit may target another mailbox.

June 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Buyer saves Millen hospital from closing

Set to close in June, Optim Medical Center-Jenkins announced Monday that it had been sold to GA Medical Holdings Corp.

June 20, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Pizza Hut, Hardee's robbed

Statesboro police are unsure if two armed robberies at fast food restaurants over the weekend are related.

June 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Splash's wave pool ready to open

The delays caused by finicky weather, complicated construction and other factors are over: The wave pool at Splash in the Boro will be ready for ...

June 19, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Low Country now full-service Kubota dealer

Since introducing its first tractor to the United States in 1969, Kubota products have continued to gain popularity. Kubota filled a product void in the ...

June 19, 2017 | | Local


Local Business Briefs

Susan Cox is re-elected to Georgia Bar board

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Handel, Ossoff make last appeals in Georgia's 6th Congressional District race

ROSWELL - Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff are making their final arguments in the Georgia 6th Congressional District race that offers a potential preview ...

June 19, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


NAACP wants superintendent out

The executive board of the Bulloch County Branch of the NAACP voted last week to ask the Bulloch County Board of Education not to renew ...

June 17, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Clubs beautify community during National Garden Week

An often quoted saying, "bloom where you're planted," extols a timely message, but perhaps the adage could add an additional thought: "Once you've ...

June 17, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: From the pond to the pan — here's to you, Dad

I've often been called "a chip off the ol' block." I am my father's daughter, there's no doubt about it. We're ...

June 17, 2017 | | Local


Mental Health Court funding boost comes with local support requirement

The Bulloch County Mental Health Court will receive a 13 percent boost in its state grant, to $163,814, with the new fiscal year starting ...

June 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Hail behind courthouse repairs

Hail damage from recent storms is the reason huge cranes began appearing last week outside the Bulloch County Courthouse.

June 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Tennessee driveway end of the road for fugitives

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. - The man credited by law enforcement with holding two Georgia prison escapees at gunpoint until police arrived rejected the "hero" label on Friday ...

June 16, 2017 | By ERIK SCHELZIG and KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


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