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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


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Bank building up for sale

I am sure that many of you have noticed the "For Sale" sign affixed to the former location of First Southern National Bank on South Main Street in Statesboro.

February 20, 2012 | | Local


Georgia Conservancy can help landowners

Officials with the Georgia Conservancy's Land Conservation Program are concerned that many Georgia landowners aren't aware of the range of conservancy programs that are available to them.

February 20, 2012 | By JAN MOORE | Local


'The Glass Menagerie' premieres Friday

In honor of the 100th birthday of legendary playwright Tennessee Williams, the Averitt STARS will present one of his best known works "The Glass Menagerie" inside the Emma Kelly Theater.

February 18, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Nominations are sought for Deen Day Smith Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.

February 18, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Herald needs photos for pictorial book

All those photos taken years ago when you were a child. All those photos sitting in drawers or picture books not opened in years. All those photos handed down from generation to generation in your family.

February 18, 2012 | Jim Healy | Local


SEB's Project SAFE

Students at Southeast Bulloch High School will remember a Stilson family that died tragically in a home fire Dec. 28 with an event they hope will keep others in the community safe. Russell and Wendi Davis, and their two daughters, Susannah and Haley, perished in the fire.

February 18, 2012 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Farewell, Snooky's

On its last day in business, Snooky's was busy from 5:30 a.m.

February 18, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Sheriff seeking burglars

Two men broke into a convenience store on Ga. 25 early Friday and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators hope surveillance video can help identify the offenders.

February 17, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU exhibit goes green

Going green and working to protect the environment does not necessarily call for a new hybrid vehicle or expensive solar-panel-covered home. Saving the world doesn't have to result in a sacrificed bank account.

February 17, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Suspect in attack, car theft arrested

A man wanted for hiding under a bed, attacking a woman and stealing her car is now behind bars.

February 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Boro teen indicted in Taco Bell crash

A Statesboro teen was indicted Dec. 5 on felony murder charges related to a Sept. 28 incident when he crashed his car into a Swainsboro ...

December 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Moore leaves Statesboro with 5-year plan

Concluding her four-year term Dec. 31, Mayor Jan Moore leaves Statesboro's city government with its first five-year strategic plan, adopted by City Council just ...

December 11, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


GSU grad helps out Portal Heritage Society

With an undergraduate degree in information technology from Georgia Southern University and years of professional IT experience under his belt, Nathan Flanders made the decision ...

December 11, 2017 | By CRISSIE ELRICK BATH Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Home Grown in Statesboro

A group of Statesboro businesses have teamed up to promote shopping local in a unique way.

December 11, 2017 | | Local


Raven Anderson earns hospital's first DAISY Award

Raven Anderson, RN, a cardiac care nurse at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, is the hospital's first recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary ...

December 11, 2017 | | Local


Jen’s Top 10 – Christmas Edition

This is it, y'all. THE list of awesome gifts to check out for this Holiday Season. There is a gift on this list to ...

December 11, 2017 | By JENN MORRISS | Local




Opinion: GSU consolidation will benefit all

As a long-time resident of Statesboro and a member of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, I am truly excited about what the ...

December 09, 2017 | | Local


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


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