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Cell phones 'possibly' cancer-causing

LONDON - A respected international panel of scientists says cell phones are possible cancer-causing agents, putting them in the same category as the pesticide DDT, gasoline engine exhaust and coffee.

May 31, 2011 | By MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer | Local


County leaders to discuss potential SPLOST projects

Though yet to reach a collective agreement to allow citizens vote for an early extension of the existing Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), Bulloch County Commissioners and city officials will assemble today to confer about future SPLOST-funded projects.

May 31, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 31, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011 | | Local


Remley: Remember and remind

World War II veteran Capt. Roxie Remley, who served during the war with the Women's Army Corps, spoke Monday of the importance of remembering.

May 30, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bikes for sale

When thousands of students leave the Georgia Southern University campus each May, dozens and dozens of bicycles are left behind. So, for the first time, Georgia Southern will conduct a used bike sale to raise funds for university programs.

May 30, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


Quick learners: Students staging play in 2 weeks

Walking into the Center for Art and Theatre at Georgia Southern, the actors are dispersed in various areas, most with their noses buried in scripts, eyes closed and mouths moving with only whispers of words.

May 28, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


OTC student wins state award

ATLANTA - Alvie Coes, III, a Funeral Service Education student at Ogeechee Technical College, has been named as the Technical College System of Georgia's 2011 Student of the Year.

May 28, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Memorial Day - '11

Statesboro artist Roxie Remley, retired captain with the Women's Army Corps who fought in World War II, will speak Monday during the annual Memorial Day program at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

May 28, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report 5-28-11 - MIDTOWN COFFEE HOUSE – A man reported the theft of an aluminum exhaust fan

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

May 27, 2011 | | Local


Gas tanks draining budgets

NEW YORK - There's less money this summer for hotel rooms, surfboards and bathing suits. It's all going into the gas tank.

May 27, 2011 | By JONATHAN FAHEY AP Energy Writer | Local


GSU summer enrollment reaches 10,000

Student enrollment for Georgia Southern University was 19,691 for the 2010-2011 academic year and more than half of those students are expected to remain in Statesboro this summer.

May 27, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


EPD lifts swim advisory for river

An advisory recommending people not swim in the Ogeechee River was lifted Friday according to a news release issued by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD).

May 27, 2011 | | Local


Official: Bacterial disease killed fish

A massive fish kill affecting 40 miles of the Ogeechee River was caused by a bacterial disease induced by environmental stress, environmentalists said Thursday.

May 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parents charged with child cruelty

When a childcare worker spotted bruises and marks on a five-year-old child Friday, reports to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office led to the arrests of the child's parents.

May 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Chamber honors local businesses

A residential construction company and two men responsible for a multi-million dollar family entertainment center were honored Thursday at the Small Business and Entrepreneur of the Year luncheon sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee.

May 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Vast Georgia wildfire sputters

SAVANNAH - A vast wildfire near the Georgia-Florida state line has sputtered and stalled for days after modest rainfall slowed the once-raging blaze, giving firefighters their ...

May 19, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Blue Cross staying in Ga. exchange

Some of the uncertainty over Georgia's health insurance exchange lifted this week with the state's biggest insurer filing proposed rates for the 2018 ...

May 19, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


High hopes for new high-tech Atlanta stadium

ATLANTA (AP) - Several high-profile failures have plagued Atlanta's reputation on a national stage over the years: unpreparedness for ice and snow storms, a recent ...

May 18, 2017 | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. Associated Press | Local


OTC receives $500,000 gift

In a 2002 resolution adopted by the Georgia General Assembly, it was stated that George W. "Jack" Strickland "always credited his tremendous success to his ...

May 18, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Willingway Hospital celebrates 41st alumni homecoming

The first time the patients found themselves on the hospital campus, it marked the beginning of a long and difficult journey. But this past weekend ...

May 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Officials: High school 'stabbing' incident was just horseplay

A reported stabbing at Statesboro High School Monday was a "horseplay" altercation and did not result in any injury, said Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles ...

May 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sidewalks and safety come to council

Sidewalks and pedestrian and bicyclist safety were issues before Statesboro City Council when four members, with the mayor and one council member absent, held a ...

May 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man dies after apprehension of murder suspect

A man died Tuesday after he ingested cocaine during a traffic stop at which authorities captured another man suspected of murder, according to the Georgia ...

May 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Teen arrested for stabbing juvenile at Statesboro High

A teenage male involved in a stabbing at Statesboro High School on Monday is in jail, arrested without incident on aggravated assault charges, said Statesboro ...

May 16, 2017 | | Local


Reading Carnival returns with free books Saturday

The second annual Bulloch County Reading Carnival, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at Statesboro High School, will offer games, music, food ...

May 16, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


D-Day plane flying into Boro Saturday

A vintage World War II plane that actually took part in the D-Day invasion will fly into the Statesboro-Bulloch County Airport Saturday as part of ...

May 16, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Southern Cruisers car show set for Saturday

The Southern Cruisers Car club loves nothing more than a car show - unless it is one of their own that doubles as a fundraiser for ...

May 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man walks to honor law enforcement

With a deep respect for law enforcement, Brooklet resident John Long set out early Monday morning to make a 40-mile trek from one end of ...

May 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Help Statesboro Kiwanis win 'Legacy of Play' contest

Could Statesboro use a new playground? The Statesboro Kiwanis Club thinks so, but your votes are needed to help the club win a $25,000 ...

May 15, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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