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Thrift shop to benefit pet group

Too often, it's difficult to convince people of the need to spay and neuter their pets. But for the Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County, the challenge is in keeping up with the demand from those who want to fix their pets and can't afford it.

November 21, 2011 | By DEBORAH KOSINA Special to the Herald | Local


Southern Gospel Sounds with your host Brian Holt

Brian Holt returns with another edition of Southern Gospel Sounds!

November 20, 2011 | | Local


Pecans on public property not free

A common misconception about pecans landed three people in jail last week, thanks to a little-known law that states pecans belong to the tree owner regardless of where they fall.

November 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brannen honored as Ag Partner of Year

Wendell Brannen was featured speaker for Friday's Agribusiness Partner of the Year luncheon, but little did he know he would be the award recipient as well.

November 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


New clinic to treat city employees

Statesboro City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a free health clinic for city employees, with the intent of promoting wellness and providing significant costs savings for patients and the city alike.

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


Quake monitors slated for Georgia

ATLANTA - Researchers in a nationwide study of earthquakes will soon place instruments beneath the Georgia red clay and in other eastern states as they seek to learn more about what causes them and where they might strike.

November 18, 2011 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


‘Christmas Spectacular’

It's everything about Christmas rolled into one show.

November 17, 2011 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Census: Reaching age 90 more likely than ever

WASHINGTON - Americans are more likely than ever to reach age 90, redefining in a way what it means to be old.

November 17, 2011 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local


Police seek man on battery, kidnapping charges

Statesboro Police are seeking a man they say forced a woman into a car at knifepoint Thursday.

November 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bi-Lo unveils renovations, donations

After several months of renovations, Bi-Lo officially unveiled the new look of the inside of its store off Northside Drive Wednesday, and the grocery chain also used the occasion to announce about $32,000 in grants to area groups.

November 16, 2011 | Jim Healy | Local


City replacing old shower heads

A new program being launched by the City of Statesboro will offer local families a considerable break on monthly water bills and promote conservation efforts to boot.

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


Sunday alcohol sales as soon as Dec. 11

Sunday drink could be flowing in Statesboro in time for the holiday season.

November 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Adoption journey ends happily

When Adam and Robin Spitler decided to adopt a child from China, no one in the family anticipated the emotional roller coaster that they were about to board. From lengthy paperwork problems, to stalled travel dates, to precarious health conditions, the journey to adopt Noah, born Xia Ping He, required a great deal of time and patience, and much support and prayer.

November 15, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Local


Congress: Pizza, fries just fine for school lunches

WASHINGTON - Who needs leafy greens and carrots when pizza and french fries will do?

November 15, 2011 | By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press | Local


Georgia's 'Dirty Dozen'

With its annual "Dirty Dozen" rivers list, the Georgia Water Coalition aims to send a wake-up call to state residents before their fresh waters are overtaken by human waste, dredging and neglect.

November 14, 2011 | By DANIELLE HIPPS dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Local


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Plenty of entertainment ensures never a dull moment at the Fair

Fair week in Statesboro brings a great deal of excitement to the area, but the week-long event isn't just thrill rides and fair food ...

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - N.C. group buys Statesboro Holiday Inn

Statesboro's premier full-service hotel, Holiday Inn sold on Monday to LRP Hotels based out of Greensboro, N.C.

October 16, 2017 | | Local


Renasant names consumer relationship officer

Renasant Bank announced the recent appointment of Judd Skinner as consumer relationship officer at the bank's Northside location in Statesboro.

October 16, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Kiwanis Club installs new officers, board members

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro recently installed the 2017-18 slate of officers and board of directors, with one of their own club members, Jim Campbell ...

October 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Walk to End Alzheimer's raises $90,000

Friday night's Walk to End Alzheimer's at Mill Creek Park saw 195 participants and 29 teams register to take part in the fund ...

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


Jimmy Franklin's labor of love

Statesboro native Jimmy Franklin has been practicing law since 1966. While his expertise is mainly as a trial attorney for civil matters, Franklin recalled a ...

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


Kemp advocates cap on state spending

As a step toward cutting taxes, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp proposes to put a cap on state spending, adjusted to population growth and ...

October 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


GBI raids 4 Statesboro stores

Four Statesboro area convenience stores were targeted Thursday in a gambling sting conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Commercial Gambling Unit.

October 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Six arrested on gang-related charges

Six suspects believed to be members of the "Mobb" street gang face charges after Statesboro police linked them to two armed robberies and a burglary.

October 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GBI raids Bulloch convenience stores

On Thursday, the GBI's Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office Crime Suppression Team, and in cooperation with the Georgia ...

October 12, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Moore asserts pride in her record as mayor

This is the last in a series of questionnaire articles about Statesboro's three mayoral candidates. They answered questions by email.

October 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Fireball won’t return to Fair

The Fireball, one of Amusement of America's most popular thrill rides, won't be featured this year during the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. After a ...

October 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parade to kick off 2017 Fair

This year, there will be more rides, more food and more fun to be found at the 56th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.

October 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bobby Jones, Face of Manufacturing in Ga.

When state and local officials came to Koyo Bearings in Sylvania to honor Bobby Jones as one of Georgia's Faces of Manufacturing, he passed ...

October 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


McCollar: Poverty Statesboro’s big challenge

This is part of a series of questionnaire articles about Statesboro's three mayoral candidates. They answered questions by email.

October 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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