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Herald publisher headed to Calif.

Publisher of the Statesboro Herald since 1995, Randy Morton was named publisher of the Santa Clarita Signal in Santa Clarita, Calif., on Monday.

February 27, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bigger, better Kiwanis Rodeo returning

Bulls, broncs and even few clowns once again will take over the Kiwanis fairgrounds for two days in April. And if last year's huge crowds offer any indication, the second annual Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo is sure to draw thousands.

February 25, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch native, Oprah favorite set for speech

Oprah Winfrey calls Bulloch County native Harville Hendrix the "Marriage Whisperer" and he is coming to Statesboro on Tuesday, March 13 to deliver the 20th Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture in the Emma Kelly Theatre at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

February 25, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


Barrow touts USDA

While saying that spending cuts aimed at deficit reduction should go deeper, Rep. John Barrow hosted an event this week to inform citizens about U.S. Department of Agriculture assistance to home buyers, businesses and local governments.

February 24, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Third suspect sought in January shooting in Metter

A third suspect in a shooting at Metter's Club 46 in January is wanted on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

February 24, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Don Poe named Kiwanian of the Year

He made tremendous improvements last fall when the Statesboro Kiwanis Club celebrated its 50th Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. He also brought the club its first Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo, which was a resounding success in that it was a sold-out show both nights. And Thursday, six-year member Don Poe was named the 2011 Kiwanian of the Year.

February 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Review: Actors bring ‘Menagerie’ to life

Seasoned director Mical Whitaker's version of "The Glass Menagerie" opens tonight, and viewers will be mesmerized by the cast's mastery of the Tennessee Williams play.

February 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Courthouse to open for Saturday voting

Inconvenience will be a less valid excuse for people not voting in the 2012 Presidential Preference Primary once polling locations around the state open doors this weekend for Saturday voting.

February 23, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


‘It sounded like a bomb’

A Georgia Southern University transit bus exploded in flames Thursday after a "small electrical fire" sparked a larger blaze when it reached natural gas fuel tanks.

February 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Help for military students at GSU

With veterans of four wars looking on, President Brooks Keel and Georgia Southern University staff christened Wednesday a new center dedicated to serving the men and women who have pledged to protect their country.

February 22, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


State-created charter schools measure OK'd by Ga. House

ATLANTA - State officials would regain the power to create charter schools even in communities where local school boards don't want them, under a constitutional amendment that won support Wednesday from the Georgia House but faces a challenge from Democrats in the Senate.

February 22, 2012 | By DORIE TURNER AP Education Writer | Local


Truck crashes into house

A man who ran a stop sign and crashed into a house Tuesday was taken to the hospital for testing, according to a Georgia State Patrol trooper who investigated the accident.

February 21, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Abortion debate flares in Ga. legislature

ATLANTA - As a Republican lawmaker seeks to ban most women from getting abortions 20 weeks after fertilization, a Democratic lawmaker protested the move Tuesday by introducing a bill that would drastically limit vasectomies.

February 21, 2012 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Screven missing 'at-risk' man found

An elderly man who walked away from a Screven County personal care facility Monday was found Tuesday and is safe, according to the Screven County Sheriff's Office.

February 21, 2012 | | Local


The Band Perry, The Fray playing Paulson April 20

Grammy Award nominees The Fray and The Band Perry will headline Georgia Southern University's spring concert Friday, April 20 at Paulson Stadium.

February 20, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


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Major benefactor removes GSU from will

Karl Peace, Ph.D., endower of the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University and one of the university's largest donors ...

December 09, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Honors Program grads share experiences

The Governor's Honors Program is a four-week residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in Georgia.

December 09, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Snowfall brings weather worries

ATLANTA - The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South on Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many ...

December 08, 2017 | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Associated Press | Local


As weather cools, officials warn of hazards of fire

With chilly weather and the holidays approaching, the risk of fire increases exponentially due to use of heaters, candles and decorative lighting. State and local ...

December 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two schools exit state Focus List

The Georgia Department of Education announced earlier this week that improvements at Mattie Lively Elementary and Langston Chapel Elementary mean the schools no longer need ...

December 08, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


GSU employee, veteran takes long road to degree

Todd Tinker has had many journeys in his life, and his latest journey of obtaining his master's degree is coming to fruition after nearly ...

December 08, 2017 | By CRISSIE ELRICK BATH Special to the Herald | Local


SPD to open substation near stadium

The Statesboro Police Department plans to open a substation adjacent to the Georgia Southern University campus in the Paulson Stadium area, and City Council approved ...

December 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Local author releases latest works

Kevin D. Brady, a self-published author from Statesboro, recently released his 10th book.

December 07, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Robbery incident leads to arrests for pandering, pimping

A report of robbery ended with both the accuser and accused being arrested after admitting involvement in procurement of an alleged prostitute's services.

December 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gang problem grows in Boro, county

When Statesboro police talk about "The Mob," they aren't referring to the Mafia. Most likely, they are referring to one of Statesboro's gangs.

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County denies zoning change

After hearing arguments in support of and against a proposed agritourism farm featuring berries, bee hives and production of mead made from honey, Bulloch County ...

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


No students hurt after car rear-ends school bus

No children were injured Wednesday when a car rear-ended a school bus on Franklin Road, Georgia State Patrol information officer Ginger Robbins said.

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU moves graduation inside

Due to rain in the forecast for Friday's fall graduation, Georgia Southern announced Wednesday ceremonies would be moved from Paulson Stadium to three separate ...

December 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


CDC: ‘Moderate’ flu season in Georgia

Even though the holiday season is in full swing, the Centers for Disease Control said it's not too late to get a flu shot.

December 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police raise sweeps in applicants

The pay raises City Council approved for Statesboro Police Department officers last month produced an immediate rise in the number of would-be and experienced officers ...

December 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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