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Can secrets of long life be found in DNA of the elderly?

NEW YORK - George Eberhardt turned 107 last month, and scientists would love to know how he and other older folks like him made it that far. So he's going to hand over some of his DNA.

October 26, 2011 | By MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer | Local


Fatal accident involving trooper still under investigation

A fatal accident in September, involving a Georgia State Patrol trooper is still under investigation, said GSP Capt. Kirk McGlamery.

October 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two arrested, two sought in armed robbery

A group of men broke into a Georgia Avenue home Monday, armed with guns. They fled when one victim yelled, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

October 25, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ga. pastor sues city over demon mascot protest

ATLANTA - A pastor has filed a federal lawsuit claiming a Georgia city violated his rights when he was arrested for protesting a high school's demon mascot.

October 25, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Get scared on the Square

Ghosts, zombies and other creatures that go bump in the night will do their bumping in downtown Statesboro Saturday.

October 25, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Undercover cocaine sale leads to chase, arrest

A sale of cocaine to an undercover drug agent Tuesday led to a car chase, then a foot chase, a couple of blows to law enforcement officers and ended with a man in jail.

October 25, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two arrested on meth charges

A drug complaint from a citizen ended in two arrests Monday by Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team agents.

October 25, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Mayor: Post office vital to Daisy

DAISY - Mayor Junior Brown and his "first lady" remain willing to go up against the U.S. Postal Service to protect what they see as a bastion of their town's identity.

October 24, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


District 2 candidates ready for forum

Hopefuls in a race to represent District 2 on Statesboro's City Council have committed to attend a candidate forum being held this week. Challengers Sam Jones, Donald Logan and Lance Turner say they are eager to participate in a public forum set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Honey Bowen Building.

October 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Ga. House speaker talks unemployment

A fundraiser for the re-election of state house representative Jan Tankersley is being held Wednesday during the lunch hour here in Statesboro. Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is scheduled to appear in support of the first term representative's re-election bid next year.

October 24, 2011 | | Local


A car rental partnership

Georgia Southern University is teaming with WeCar, a car-sharing program by Enterprise Rent-A-Car, to offer students, faculty and staff a creative new transportation option. Georgia Southern is the first university or business in the state of Georgia to offer the unique service.

October 24, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Fair's 50th Year

The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair marked its 50th anniversary last week with food, fun, excitement and record-breaking crowds.

October 24, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


A taste for helping the homeless

Years ago, when Brooklet resident Keith Brinson created his own barbecue-style sauce, he never dreamed it would be used to help prevent homelessness.

October 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Native set to deliver Averitt Lecture

Bulloch County native, author and nationally recognized journalist Remer Tyson will deliver the 19th Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Emma Kelly Theatre inside the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro.

October 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Helping hand for homeless in Boro

Every day, most of us get out of bed, go to work, make a day's pay and return to a nice evening with dinner, family, television and all the comforts of home.

October 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Bulloch VOAD versus Irma

While Hurricane Irma approaches, a volunteer network organization, Bulloch County VOAD, will coordinate local plans to feed and potentially shelter people displaced by the storm.

September 09, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia, South Carolina under hurricane watch as Irma nears

SAVANNAH - State troopers turned Interstate 16 into a one-way escape route for a few hours Saturday as evacuees packed cars and fled the Georgia coast ...

September 09, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Irma an emergency here, whatever comes

Hurricane Irma has already resulted in emergency situations in Statesboro and the surrounding area, no matter what portion of the wind and rain comes.

September 08, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Premium increases for Georgia’s 2018 exchange may not be over

The four insurers offering coverage in Georgia's insurance exchange next year are increasing their proposed rates beyond the big premium hikes that they first ...

September 08, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER | Local


Beyond Fla., Irma an unpredictable threat to SE

SAVANNAH - Great uncertainty remained Friday about Hurricane Irma's path beyond Florida with forecasts showing potential storm impacts from portions of the Carolinas and Alabama ...

September 08, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Bulloch County Friday morning update

Hurricane Irma has moved farther west before turning north, and new projections of its likely path centered on one that drove up the middle of ...

September 08, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


City and county open today, but bracing for Irma

Statesboro City Hall will be closed Monday and probably Tuesday, with a possibility of reopening Tuesday if Hurricane Irma spares the area. But police and ...

September 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Irma shutters GS

Students in the Russell Union at Georgia Southern University collectively cheered Thursday morning when they received an Eagle Alert canceling classes Friday through Tuesday due ...

September 07, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Herald Intern | Local


County unable to open shelters due to liability

Bulloch County residents are advised to either "shelter in place" or travel to a safer location in light of Hurricane Irma's approach, but no ...

September 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Nearly 540,000 ordered to flee Georgia coast

SAVANNAH - Georgia's governor on Thursday ordered nearly 540,000 coastal residents to evacuate inland ahead of Hurricane Irma as authorities warned the storm had ...

September 07, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Statesboro, Portal cancel Friday night football games

Both Statesboro High School and Portal High School have announced the cancellation of their football games Friday night in the face of approaching Hurricane Irma.

September 07, 2017 | | Local


All Bulloch County public schools closing Friday, Monday, Tuesday

All Bulloch County publc schools will be closed Friday, Monday and Tuesday, according to a mass email sent by the Bulloch County Board of Education ...

September 07, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Closings announced for Hurricane Irma

The following closings and changes in schedule have been announced due to Hurricane Irma:

September 07, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


GS-New Hampshire game moved to Birmingham, Ala.

Georgia Southern University and the University of New Hampshire have mutually agreed to move their scheduled football game this Saturday to Birmingham's Legion Field ...

September 06, 2017 | Georgia Southern Media Relations | Local


Unlimited happy hours, but a floor for prices

In the biggest meeting for proposed changes to Statesboro's Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance this semester, City Council eliminated a daily limit on "happy hour" promotions ...

September 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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