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$2.1M in grants target after-school activities

Grants totaling $2.1 million over the next three years will fund highly structured after-school and summer learning for selected children from Langston Chapel Elementary School and Langston Chapel Middle School.

August 23, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Hurricane Irene could impact East Coast, inland

Hurricane Irene is eying the Eastern coast and if she makes landfall where predicted, it could spell disaster for those along the coast and a heavy soaking for those further inland.

August 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lawmakers unveil new congressional map

ATLANTA - Republicans sought to capitalize on their political power in Georgia on Monday, adding a new congressional district in the conservative northeast corner of the state and forcing Savannah Democrat John Barrow into a fight for his political survival.

August 22, 2011 | By ERRIN HAINES and SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


A cat's will to survive

(Note: The following is a first person account by Lindsay Beasley about her cat "Whitey," who was shot Aug. 6 through his left eye with an arrow. Beasley relates the story of how she found Whitey and her pet's will to survive. A Brooklet area man faces charges of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony.)

August 21, 2011 | By LINDSAY BEASLEY Special to the Herald | Local


HeritageBank takes over First Southern

First Southern National Bank in Statesboro was closed Friday by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as receiver.

August 20, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Moments Editor Reagan Daly - A shout to all 'fashionistas'

My relationship with Goodwill began back in college. Most of the extra furniture in my dorm rooms was handpicked from the Goodwill store by my roommate and me.

August 20, 2011 | | Local


Many Atlanta officers lack training

ATLANTA - At least 51 Atlanta police officers were found to lack the authority to make arrests because they hadn't met state requirements for training, department officials said.

August 19, 2011 | From Staff and Wire Reports | Local


First Southern Bank shuttered

WASHINGTON - Regulators on Friday closed one bank each in Florida, Georgia and Illinois, including First Southern National Bank in Statesboro, lifting to 68 the number of U.S. bank failures this year.

August 19, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


OTC set for semester scheduling

When students set forth with a new round of classes Monday at Ogeechee Technical College, they'll help make a bit of history.

August 19, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Goobers galore in Brooklet on Saturday

Saturday night, crowds of people will be dancing in the streets of Brooklet after enjoying the day at the 22nd Annual Peanut Festival.

August 18, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Two arrested after theft attempt

A man checking on family property surprised two men Thursday who threatened him with a gun before fleeing, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

August 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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


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Augusta National sues to stop auction of green jackets

ATLANTA - The Georgia company that owns Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters golf tournament on Monday asked a judge to stop a golf memorabilia ...

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


Guido Bible College starts Statesboro classes

Located on the campus of the Guido Evangelistic Association in Metter, Guido Bible College will open the doors of an additional training site in Statesboro ...

August 12, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Solar specs needed for safe viewing of eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - With the total solar eclipse right around the cosmic corner, eye doctors are going into nagging overdrive.

August 12, 2017 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | Local


Solar eclipse: No totality in Boro, still fascinating

People who expect to see the full effects of a total solar eclipse in Statesboro on Aug. 21 will be disappointed, but the eclipse tracing ...

August 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Health premiums rise for state workers, teachers

State employees and teachers will face an average premium increase of about 3.7 percent for coverage next year in the State Health Benefit Plan.

August 11, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Bulloch schools extend day for eclipse

If parents choose no other option, their children will remain at school longer than usual Aug. 21 in the Bulloch County school system. The schools ...

August 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Second man arrested in kidnapping, armed robbery

The second suspect in a brutal armed robbery and kidnapping early Sunday morning at a Robin Hood Trail residence was the victim's neighbor. Statesboro ...

August 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fire destroys school bus

No injuries were reported after a Bulloch County school bus caught fire Thursday afternoon, forcing the driver to evacuate.

August 10, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Beware at the pump

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A black market for diesel and gasoline has rapidly spread around the nation, with organized crime gangs using fraudulent credit cards to siphon ...

August 10, 2017 | By BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press | Local


Arrest made in Robin Hood Trail robbery, kidnapping

A Statesboro man faces armed robbery and kidnapping charges in connection with a violent incident that occurred early Sunday morning on Robin Hood Trail, across ...

August 10, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Morris Communications selling newspapers to GateHouse

AUGUSTA - Morris Communications will sell its 11 daily newspapers and other publications in those markets to New Media Investment Group, the parent company of GateHouse ...

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Hebert: Georgia Southern pacing itself

Recreational runner Jaimie L. Hebert, Ph.D., made "Setting the Pace" the watchword as he welcomed faculty who will teach Georgia Southern University's almost ...

August 09, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Postal Service may get more freedom to raise stamp prices

WASHINGTON - It may be time to stock up on Forever stamps.

August 09, 2017 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local


Bulloch Academy starts school year

Bulloch Academy, the largest private school in Statesboro, started its 2017–18 school year Tuesday with a record 593 students in prekindergarten through 12th grade ...

August 08, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Reported crash into spillway was fraud attempt, trooper says

Georgia State Patrol troopers investigated a reported crash Tuesday morning that turned out to be a suspected attempt at insurance fraud.

August 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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