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Blood drive to be held in honor of leukemia patient

For Jody and Rett Polk, it does not take a T-shirt or promotional ad to see blood donations can save lives. Their daughter is enough.

December 20, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU's PAC offers discount on Spring performance series

Looking for the perfect last minute gift and/or stocking stuffer? Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center has a limited-time, 20 percent discount on ticket purchases for each of the spring season's four shows. The discount will be available until 4 p.m. on Thursday.

December 20, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Students dig for 10,000-year-old clues

Students in Richard McCombs' 11th grade environmental science classes at Statesboro High School traveled back more than 10,000 years in time recently as they took part in the Paleontology Research Institute's nationwide Mastodon Matrix Project. Students painstakingly examined soil contents from a former residential construction site in Dutchess County, New York, where an intact American Mastodon specimen was found in the 1990s.

December 19, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County Extension welcomes new agent

Bulloch County's newest county agent has been on the job almost three months now and in enjoying following in her father's footsteps.

December 19, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Eagles fans proud in face of tough loss

To say that it was a rough end to Georgia Southern's football season would be an understatement.

December 18, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


Deputy nabs armed robbery suspects

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies took less than 10 minutes Friday to apprehend two men who had just robbed a convenience store at gunpoint, dressed in "Elmo" and "Tweety Bird" masks.

December 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


An eye on the future

Thousands poured in and out of Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse Friday, where nearly 1,300 students were honored during three ceremonies for the school's 20th Annual Fall Commencement.

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


Eagles going to the Fargodome

Ever wonder what it would be like to be on the inside of a fire engine siren on its way to a fire?

December 15, 2011 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Local


Police investigate two armed robberies

Statesboro Police detectives are investigating two armed robbery incidents occurring Tuesday. While no one was seriously injured in either incident, a gunshot was fired during a struggle at one location.

December 15, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Job fair attracts thousands

A job fair expected to attract 1,500 people to Ogeechee Technical College Wednesday, had already processed that many applicants by noon. By 6 p.m., 3,500 people had filled out employment applications to be part of Great Dane's initial workforce when its 450,000-square-foot manufacturing plant opens in Statesboro early next year.

December 14, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Men invade home, demand drugs

A Ga. 46 man claimed he was attacked in his home Monday by two gunmen demanding drugs, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

December 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


County plans to buy property on North Main

During a special called meeting Wednesday, Bulloch County Commissioners voted to purchase a little over 1.5 acres next door to the Bulloch County Annex on North Main St.

December 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Johnson elected to Democratic National Committee

Fellow Democrats at a recent state party meeting elected Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson of Bulloch County to represent Georgia on the Democratic National Committee.

December 13, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


4 Ft. Stewart soldiers charged in Ga. killings

ATLANTA - Four soldiers were charged in the shooting deaths of a former serviceman and his teenage girlfriend whose bodies were discovered by fishermen in southeast Georgia.

December 12, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Speakers for GSU graduation announced

The Honorable Faye Sanders Martin, Lynne Weisenbach and Dick Escue will be the three speakers Friday during Georgia Southern's Fall Commencement exercises. There are three ceremonies to accommodate all of the graduates, with the first getting underway at 9 a.m. at Hanner Fieldhouse.

December 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Kids’ World owner joins Children’s Cabinet

Michelle Lank, director and owner of Kids' World Learning Center, recently was invited by First Lady Sandra Deal to serve on Georgia's Children's ...

April 20, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia rates better on emergency prep

Georgia's preparedness for managing health emergencies is improving but still lags behind the national average, according to a newly released report.

April 20, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Briggs & Stratton hiring event Tuesday

A hiring event for Briggs & Stratton will be held on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. on Ogeechee Technical College's main campus as the Georgia ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Annual plant sale at Botanic Garden this weekend

The Georgia Southern Botanic Garden will host its popular Spring Plant Sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sunday from 1 ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Teen charged after online threat

A Portal teen, apparently angry with his girlfriend's mother, was jailed Wednesday after police investigated complaints of threats.

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Fire Department announces promotion, awards

Statesboro firefighter Bobby Duggar received a promotion this week, and several other firefighters were recently honored during the department's annual awards banquet.

April 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Tuesday last day to register to vote in May 22 elections

Tuesday, April 24, is the last day to register to vote in the May 22 elections. This includes both the state, congressional and Bulloch County ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Spring into Statesboro’ Saturday

Spring into Statesboro, the annual festival for children and families, re-emerges on East Main Street downtown from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Candidate wants businesses invested for the ‘long-haul’

In a three-way race to see who will face a Democratic challenger in November for Bulloch County Commission Seat 2B, Republican candidate Sid Jones said ...

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Probation search leads to drug arrests

What was meant to be a call for assistance with locating probation violation offenders Tuesday ended with Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team investigators arresting several ...

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Incumbent believes experience gives him an edge

(Note: A profile of the final Republican candidate running for Seat 2B - Sid Jones - will appear in the Friday edition of the Statesboro Herald.)

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


YoungLife marks 10 years in Statesboro

When Statesboro YoungLife hosted its annual fundraising banquet at Pittman Park United Methodist Church, the organization did more than discuss the past year's events ...

April 18, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Land owners in dispute over flooded property

The Environmental Protection Division is investigating claims that a private road repair project caused the waters of Mill Creek to back up, flooding the property ...

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro council meeting scratched for lack of quorum

Statesboro City Council's regular meeting that was scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday was cancelled earlier in the day because the required quorum ...

April 18, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Candidate wants to promote county's appeal

(Note: Profiles of other Republican candidates running for Seat 2B - Walter Gibson and Sid Jones - will appear in the Thursday and Friday editions of the ...

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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