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Georgia Southern Center focuses on student addiction

Georgia Southern University senior Leigh Sundem is a chemistry major with a 4.0 GPA. She has won numerous awards in organic chemistry research at GSU, and last fall she scored higher than 99 percent of the nation's students who took the Medical College Admissions Test.

March 31, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local

Brooklet takes care of its own – the Schmidts

People who live in Brooklet say the community is more than just a place where people live. It's a place where folks, whether related or not, come together as a family when there is a need.

March 31, 2012 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

Kan., Ill., Md. tickets share lottery jackpot

CHICAGO - Lottery ticket-holders in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland each selected the winning numbers for the world record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials said early Saturday.

March 31, 2012 | By JEFFREY McMURRAY Associated Press | Local

'Dock Dogs' make a splash at Anderson's

More than a dozen barking guests are making waves in Statesboro this weekend - a lot of them, in fact.

March 30, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local

Man caught with teen, charged with child molestation

A 21-year-old Georgia Southern University student caught Thursday in a car with a 13-year-old female faces sex offense charges, police said.

March 30, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

A call for peace

A peace rally for Trayvon Martin, a teen killed by a Florida neighborhood watch captain who claimed he shot Martin in self-defense, drew a small crowd Thursday near the Georgia Southern University Rotunda.

March 29, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

What if you win $540 million?

A Portal couple won $275 million in the Georgia Lottery in 2008, but Friday night, someone in Georgia could win almost twice as much as Robert and Tonya Harris did about three years ago.

March 29, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Statesboro High celebrates its past

The staff at Statesboro High School is hoping to showcase more than a century's worth of history within the halls of its building, but will need some help from the men and women who have donned the blue and white.

March 29, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Giuliani: Optimism counts

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani mixed humor with wisdom Wednesday night as he spoke to a packed house about leadership.

March 28, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

JetBlue captain charged with interfering with crew

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. - A JetBlue Airways captain who sprinted through the cabin of a Las Vegas-bound flight screaming about terrorists, Jesus and Sept. 11 was charged Wednesday with interfering with a flight crew, federal authorities said.

March 28, 2012 | By DANNY ROBBINS and RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

Serve the Boro making ‘Believers’ in Bulloch

Throughout the month of March, volunteers from Believers Church hit the streets of Statesboro frequently for the sole purpose of blessing the community.

March 28, 2012 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Correspondent | Local

Early voting for Georgia Southern?

A bipartisan request to place an election-day voting precinct on the Georgia Southern University campus has drawn a counterproposal to instead hold three days of early voting on campus prior to the Nov. 6 general election.

March 27, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

Former youth pastor pleads guilty to molestation

The former youth pastor of a local church pled guilty Tuesday to child molestation, receiving a 15-year sentence.

March 27, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

A 'war' that helps prevent child abuse

You do not have to be a chicken-wing-connoisseur to appreciate a popular fundraising effort scheduled this week at Georgia Southern University.

March 26, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

No cause of death yet

Preliminary autopsy results proved "inconclusive" Monday regarding how a Clito woman died.

March 26, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

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Mike Pence to visit Savannah for St. Patrick's Day

SAVANNAH - Vice President Mike Pence is coming to one of the South's biggest street parties: the sprawling St. Patrick's Day parade in Savannah ...

March 13, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

The face of Aspen Dental

A corporation operating more than 660 dental offices in 36 states, Aspen Dental has now opened its doors in Statesboro. Really, it was the experienced ...

March 12, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Synovus rebranding area Sea Island Banks

Just in case you missed the major marketing campaign Synovus rolled out this past week, Statesboro's Sea Island Bank, which was founded in Statesboro ...

March 12, 2018 | | Local

Boro native named Zeta Tau Alpha outstanding alumna

Statesboro native Dr. Kelly M. Smith, who is an associate dean, academic and student affairs and professor, pharmacy practice and science, at the University of ...

March 12, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local

Annual car show to benefit teen, infant

The 27th annual Southern Cruisers Spring Classic Car Show will help provide funds for two area families with children suffering serious health challenges.

March 12, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Girl Scouts continue push to name bridge after founder

ATLANTA - Georgia's Girl Scouts may be earning a new badge for persistence.

March 12, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

 Judge denies arrest warrant for former Brooklet police chief

On Thursday, Bulloch County State Court Judge Gary Mikell denied a request seeking a warrant against former Brooklet police Chief Doug Meyer.

March 12, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Baymont Inn homicide suspect captured

Tai-ri Darnell Crocker, wanted by police in connection to a shooting death in Statesboro Friday morning, was apprehended late Friday night in South Carolina.

March 10, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Mission trip to Africa

When 82-year-old Betty Florence retired from Georgia Southern as a data control clerk in 1996 after 30 years and five months of employment, she had ...

March 10, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Bulloch County Schools safety forum is Tuesday

Citing public concerns about school safety after recent incidents, Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson will host a conversation with parents and other community members in ...

March 10, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Meeting to consider Statesboro City Council vacancy

Statesboro City Council has called a special meeting in the council chambers at 9 a.m. Tuesday to request a special election to fill the ...

March 10, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local

Student charged for making threats at Langston Chapel Middle School

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies have arrested yet another teen for making threats of violence at school.

March 09, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Man shot to death at Baymont Inn

Statesboro police are seeking a Lithonia man they say is "armed and dangerous" in connection to a homicide early Friday morning at Statesboro's Baymont ...

March 09, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Qualifying week gives Bulloch voters choices

Two more candidates qualified Friday for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners seats, heading toward the May 22 primary election and Nov. 6 general election.

March 09, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

City approves two downtown demolitions

City Council this week approved tearing down two structures over 50 years old, one a commercial building and the other a house, under different owners ...

March 08, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

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