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Dow takes big plunge

NEW YORK - Gripped by fear of another recession, the stock market suffered its worst day Thursday since the financial crisis in the fall of 2008. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 500 points, its ninth-steepest decline.

August 04, 2011 | By DAVID K. RANDALL AP Business Writer | Local


Celebrity chefs to be featured at Farmers Market Saturday

The Statesboro Mainstreet Farmers Market will be ripe Saturday with fresh activities to celebrate local foods and farmers during National Farmers Market Week.

August 04, 2011 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local


Teen charged in child molestation case

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested a 13-year-old boy Wednesday who is accused of molesting a five-year-old female relative.

August 04, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County hears plan for city park

Bulloch County Commissioners did not reject the idea of partially funding a multi-purpose park in Downtown Statesboro when presented with the notion during their scheduled meeting Tuesday.

August 03, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


A hot ride for students

With the heat index topping 110 degrees each day since Bulloch County started the 2011-12 school year Monday, it's a hot ride home for about 40 percent of students on school buses.

August 03, 2011 | Jim Healy | Local


Four arrested on pot charges

Four people were arrested on drug charges last week after Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team agents found seven ounces of marijuana in their home.

August 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City to revise alcohol laws

City Council members agreed Tuesday to begin overhauling Statesboro's often criticized alcohol ordinance.

August 02, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ted Bundy's DNA to be used in cold cases

MIAMI - A vial of Ted Bundy's blood has been found in Florida and investigators will use the newly discovered evidence to try to solve cases that went cold decades ago.

August 02, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


Britt bill paid; new hotel coming to Statesboro

City Manager Frank Parker announced Tuesday that reimbursement of unusually high internet charges accrued by Councilman Will Britt are paid in-full to the City of Statesboro.

August 02, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


State legislators have lunch with area residents

A handful of state legislators enjoyed lunch and conversation with area citizens Tuesday during a legislative luncheon sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce.

August 02, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Metter fugitive sentenced

METTER - After about five years on the run, an April capture by the U.S. Marshals Service led Julius Pinkston, 61, of Metter to plead guilty to trafficking cocaine last Thursday before Judge B. Avant Edenfield in the United States District Court in Statesboro.

August 02, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER | Local


Legislators address Ogeechee pollution, jobs

During a luncheon Tuesday, legislators discussed the pollution of the Ogeechee River, as well as the job security of about 500 people who are employed by a textiles treatment plant being blamed by some for a massive fish kill in May.

August 02, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A billboard with that new-car scent?

ATLANTA - When Nia Lewis was looking for a car to drive to Florida to visit her in-laws, she went to the Atlanta Budget Rent a Car website as she normally does. But she stumbled upon something unusual.

August 02, 2011 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


Could women soon have free birth control?

WASHINGTON - A half-century after the advent of the pill, the Obama administration on Monday ushered in a change in women's health care potentially as transformative: coverage of birth control as prevention, with no copays.

August 01, 2011 | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press | Local


Bulloch County 4-H’ers win state honors

Bulloch County 4-H'ers attended State Congress in Atlanta on July 19-22 and returned home with high honors. The 4-H State Congress brings students from all over Georgia together to compete in Project Achievement areas at the state level.

August 01, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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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


Rabies warning in Bulloch

While health and animal control officials have known for years that the rabies virus is in Bulloch County, two recent cases serve as reminders to ...

June 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Escaped inmates captured in Tennessee

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. - Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured Thursday in Tennessee after holding an ...

June 15, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Researcher finds Georgia voter records exposed on internet

ATLANTA - After a researcher notified officials of a major security lapse at the center managing Georgia's election technology, leading computer scientists repeatedly urged the ...

June 15, 2017 | By FRANK BAJAK and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Armed robbery reported at El Sombrero Tuesday

After an armed robbery at the El Sombrero restaurant on Northside Drive East was reported about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Statesboro police, assisted by ...

June 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Escaped inmates still on the run

ATLANTA - Two Georgia inmates who killed their guards and escaped from a prison bus have stolen a second vehicle as they try to stay ahead ...

June 14, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Setting the scene

Sylvania native Eva Marie Everson recently published her latest book, "The One True Love of Alice-Ann," a faith-based fiction novel from Tyndale House Publishers.

June 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Putnam Co. sheriff: Georgia lawmen 'desperately' search for killer inmates

ATLANTA - A Georgia sheriff said officers were "desperately" searching Tuesday for two inmates who somehow got through a gate inside a prison bus, killed two ...

June 13, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Police: Woman raped at laundromat

The Statesboro Police Department reports that a man facing multiple charges for allegedly raping a stranger at knifepoint at a laundromat last Wednesday turned himself ...

June 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Local powerlifter hopes to inspire

Racking up more awards at a recent Southern Powerlifting Federation competition in Tennessee earlier this month, Statesboro powerlifter Dee Mincey brought home yet another National ...

June 13, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Portal mother, son killed in Swainsboro wreck

The head-on collision of two vehicles on U.S. Highway 80 near Swainsboro about 6 p.m. Saturday claimed the lives of a mother and ...

June 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Report: Georgia slips in senior health ratings

Georgia ranks 41st among states on older people's health, down two spots from last year's ranking, a new report says.

June 12, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Vast Georgia wildfire almost out after days of soaking rain

SAVANNAH - A wildfire that burned vast acreage and at one point threatened hundreds of homes near the Georgia-Florida state line has been nearly extinguished after ...

June 12, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


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