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Screven Hospital purchase proceeding with Sav. group

SYLVANIA - While the purchase of a small-town hospital by a group of doctors is not a common practice in Georgia or even the U.S., Screven County Hospital CEO George St. George said it was precisely that unusual opportunity that steered the county's Hospital authority to decide to sell.

August 20, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


A first for Evans County

CLAXTON - One young lady will go down in history today as she is crowned the very first "Miss Evans County Chick." The pageant is a warm up for the inaugural Evans County Chick'n Pick'n Festival set for Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Evans County Wildlife Club facility.

August 20, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


New 'Movie Store' fills a need in Metter

METTER - Steven Rigdon and Greg Ponder, owners of the new Movie Store in Metter, celebrated with family and friends Friday morning during a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for their new movie rental business.

August 20, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bad check scheme

Banks in the Statesboro and Bulloch County area should be on the lookout for people trying to cash bad checks as part of a statewide fraudulent check cashing operation.

August 19, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - How Great Dane got to Statesboro

The recent announcement that Great Dane was building a manufacturing plant in Statesboro was the topic on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show.

August 19, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Celebrating Brooklet

People will be dancing in the streets of Brooklet Saturday night after a day of enjoying the 21st Annual Peanut Festival.

August 19, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Camp Lawton site announcement - Part 2 of 3

Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.

August 18, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


Camp Lawton site announcement - Part 3 of 3

Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.

August 18, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


An historic find

For Kevin Chapman, the importance of finding the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site hit him when he came upon a small clay pipe during excavations.

August 18, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Camp Lawton site announcement - Part 1 of 3

Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.

August 18, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


To Botswana and back

Tuesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Donna Fisher an associate professor of Economics at Georgia Southern. Fisher just returned from a trip to Botswana in Southern Africa.

August 17, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Brothers behind bars

An open container of alcohol was the break the Statesboro Police Department needed to catch two men accused of a series of automobile break-ins.

August 17, 2010 | Phil Boyum | Local


Fire destroys part of David Emanuel Academy

The face of David Emanuel Academy was vastly altered after lightning struck the century-old building in Stillmore Saturday evening.

August 16, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Stockade found at Civil War prison dig

It's not a stash of Confederate gold, but what archaeologists from Georgia Southern University discovered at the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site may be more valuable in terms of history.

August 16, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Second Citizen's Police Academy begins Sept. 28

Statesboro citizens interested in knowing all about what police do and how they work are invited to apply for the second session of the Citizen's Police Academy, which begins Sept. 28.

August 16, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Schools await meal standards

ATLANTA - Georgia schools are continuing efforts to win over picky eaters, using taste tests, chef visits and school gardens to encourage kids to pick up ...

May 20, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Taking a trip down memory lane

Schools in Portal held their very first graduation walk at Portal Elementary on Friday for the Class of 2017.

May 20, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


State backing accountability court growth

Eleven people have graduated so far from the Bulloch County Mental Health Court program during its first three and a half years, avoiding prison and ...

May 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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


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