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Deadly cantaloupe: How to stay safe

MILWAUKEE - Avoid foreign produce. Wash and peel your fruit. Keep it refrigerated. None of these common tips would have guaranteed your safety from the deadliest food outbreak in a decade, the one involving cantaloupes from Colorado.

September 29, 2011 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer | Local


Craig Morgan set to play at Vidalia Festival

Army veteran and father of four Craig Morgan has signed on to perform at the 35th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival next year. The concert is set for Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Vidalia Regional Airport.

September 29, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Claxton Police Dept. 'arrests' missing canine

Claxton Police took into custody a male German Shepherd recently. The "crime?" He was lost and hungry.

September 29, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bank fraud reports flood police

As more reports of bank card fraud pour in, Statesboro Police and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators continue to work with the United States Secret Service to determine who the culprits are and how they are committing the crimes.

September 28, 2011 | | Local


Late-planted cotton looking good

Cotton planted later than usual this year stands to benefit greatly from recent rains, said Bulloch County Agent Wes Harris. But cotton planted early, or those fields in areas that haven't seen much rainfall, will likely be stunted.

September 28, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gingrich brand wounded by presidential bid

ATLANTA - A floundering presidential bid has fractured what was once a rock star Republican image. Not long ago, Newt Gingrich sat atop a lucrative political empire, the sought-after intellectual guru of the GOP.

September 28, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


KBB's 'Rivers Alive Cleanup' set for Saturday

Keep Bulloch Beautiful will hold Bulloch County's 2011 Rivers Alive Cleanup on Saturday, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

September 28, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Surviving the Holocaust

The atrocities of a Jewish genocide during World War II were given a human face Tuesday when Holocaust survivor Dr. Eugen Schoenfeld captivated a group of sixth-grade students at Southeast Bulloch Middle School.

September 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU nutrition students learn through service

This fall, 65 Georgia Southern students in the senior-level Community Nutrition class are teaching the public about healthful eating through venues such as the Main Street Farmers Market, the Food Bank and the WIC program.

September 27, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Walk for Diabetes is set for Saturday

The American Diabetes Association's Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes Campaign is set for Saturday at Mill Creek Regional Park. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk starting at 10 a.m.

September 27, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bicycle ride in Screven County October 1

The "Between Two Rivers Bike Ride" will be Saturday in Sylvania and Screven County. The bicycle route choices are 12, 30, 50 or 100 miles with water/refreshment stations located along the longer routes.

September 27, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Citizens unhappy with $1M fine

A $1 million judgment against a textiles company blamed for illegal dumping into the Ogeechee River is not enough, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp.

September 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Historical Society unveils marker

On an unassuming tract of land, now enveloped with a patchwork of weed and kudzu, the Bulloch County Historical Society gathered Monday to recognize the site as a launching point for a landmark case in American legal history.

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


Metter teen killed in crash

A Metter teen was killed Sunday night in a two-car collision that also resulted in another teen being airlifted to a Savannah hospital.

September 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


OTC honors scholarship recipients

The Ogeechee Technical College Foundation, Inc. held its annual scholarship banquet last week to honor scholarship recipients and benefactors.

September 25, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Shopping by Lantern Light

Shopping by Lantern Light, 6-8 p.m. tonight - Tuesday, both caps the 10th annual Main Street Statesboro Farmers Market season and launches local holiday shopping.

November 20, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Some Kinda Good: Creating Thanksgiving Day traditions with family, food

Growing up, Thanksgiving was always an exciting holiday. Both my parents' families are large, and each year we would alternate which side to spend it ...

November 20, 2017 | By REBEKAH LINGENFELSER Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch REACH scholars chart path to college

Bulloch County Schools recently honored six new REACH Georgia Scholars at a signing ceremony at the Board of Education's central office. Each scholar now ...

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


Bulloch County superintendent gets 1-year contract

By a 5-1 vote after two of the eight members left during a protracted meeting Thursday night, the Bulloch County Board of Education extended Superintendent ...

November 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro World War II veteran recounts time in Italy

For most, information pertinent to World War II is but a faint memory from a history class. A limited few can recall details as broadcast ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro twins face double trouble

Twin brothers were arrested Thursday on outstanding warrants after appearing in traffic court.

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bulloch welcomes new 4-H leader

One of Bulloch County's own has traveled full circle as Susannah Martin Lanier, a passionate 4-H member in her school days, joins the Bulloch ...

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


2017 Farm City Week in Bulloch County - 'Never too busy to help'

(Note: Look for a more in-depth story on Wade Hodges and his family in the Thanksgiving edition of the Herald on Thursday.)

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Georgia congressman still pushing for Savannah harbor funds

SAVANNAH – A Georgia congressman said Friday the state's lawmakers still hope to boost federal funding to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port ...

November 17, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Listening to God

Bulloch County resident and Southeast Bulloch High School graduate Bryan Piet admits that he was a rebellious and defiant teen and often disrespected authority. But ...

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


Metter homicide suspect remains at large

The search for a Metter man wanted on murder charges continues as Akeem Ajima Lanier remains at large.

November 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

The Main Street Farmers Market will wrap up its 10th season with a final regular weekly market Saturday morning and then put a bow on ...

November 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


OTC breaks ground for Workforce Training

Contractor crews had real groundwork underway when officials ceremonially turned shovels Wednesday on Ogeechee Technical College's sixth major building, the $10 million, almost 35 ...

November 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Piebald buck bagged near Brooklet

The text message Brooklet resident Travis Wilson received Wednesday morning was only two words, but he knew what they meant to his friend Jim Doud.

November 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Please take the Statesboro Herald's reader survey

More than 200 people have filled out a survey about the Statesboro Herald in the past two weeks and Penny Marz now has a $100 ...

November 15, 2017 | By JIM HEALY | Local


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