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OTC names GOAL student

Recently let go from work due to cutbacks, Michael Williams once stood at a crossroads with limited options.

January 24, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Roundup ends in Claxton

CLAXTON - In its 45th year, the festival formerly known as the Claxton Rattlesnake Roundup is undergoing something of a midlife transformation.

January 24, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Judge Johnston dies at age 81

Many in the community mourn the death of Judge J. Lane Johnston, former municipal judge for Statesboro. At age 81, Johnston passed away Saturday after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.

January 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


3 arrested for kidnapping

Three Pembroke men are behind bars after federal agents, with the help of numerous local law enforcement agencies, charged them with kidnapping two Bryan County businessmen.

January 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL Bragg | Local


Nurse practioner program named best in Ga.

Georgia Southern University's Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program was ranked in the top 20 nationally by U.S. News & World Report. The program also had the highest ranking among all colleges and universities in Georgia - both public and private.

January 23, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Gingrich storms to SC victory

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich stormed to an upset win in the South Carolina primary Saturday night, dealing a sharp setback to former front-runner Mitt Romney and suddenly scrambling the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

January 21, 2012 | By DAVID ESPO and THOMAS BEAUMONT Associated Press | Local


Metter teacher earns spot on show

As a teacher for nearly two decades at Metter High School, answering questions is one thing Mary Ann Stanley does best.

January 21, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Herald seeking important local events, dates

The Statesboro Herald is putting together a pictorial history book to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the newspaper by the Coleman family in 1937.

January 21, 2012 | | Local


Want to be a weather spotter?

If you are tired of just talking about the weather and want to actually do something, a class Monday may help you accomplish that goal.

January 21, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Music festival celebrates Statesboro’s heritage

It seems only natural for a city that claims Blind Willie McTell's blues standard "Statesboro Blues" as its own unofficial theme song - and that takes even more pride in the rendition of the same song made famous by The Allman Brothers - to find a way to honor its musical heritage and celebrate what's to come.

January 20, 2012 | By LINSAY CHENEY lcheney@connectstatesboro.com | Local


Home sales up at end of year

WASHINGTON - Home sales in December reached their highest pace in nearly a year. The gain coincided with other signs that the troubled housing market improved at the end of last year.

January 20, 2012 | By DEREK KRAVITZ AP Real Estate Writer | Local


OTC's Cartee honored

Ogeechee Technical College President Dr. Dawn Cartee was named the 2012 Business Leader of the Year Thursday night during the 90th Annual Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce meeting.

January 19, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 arrested after drunken brawl

Two men were arrested Wednesday night after a drunken brawl during which one was accidentally stabbed in the neck.

January 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Person flown to Savannah after collision

A person was airlifted to Savannah Wednesday after a collision on Alford Road. Georgia State Patrol reports were incomplete Thursday, but a partial report filed by GSP Trooper First-Class Carl Hutchinson stated two drivers involved were Christopher Troy Howe and Ashley Diane James. Ages and addresses were unavailable, and incomplete reports did not list which driver was airlifted.

January 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council OKs fire study

A Wednesday decision by Statesboro City Council could result in improved fire services for people living in and around the city.

January 19, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Local Habitat for Humanity names a new director

Bulloch County Habitat for Humanity is welcoming a new director to lead the charity organization, and Robin Diaz hopes to continue helping less fortunate citizens ...

November 09, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Walker leads SEB to playoffs

Not only is his last name Walker, but he wears number 34, plays running back and plays in the state of Georgia. So as Southeast ...

November 09, 2017 | By JOSH AUBREY Herald Writer | Local


School lockdown was for routine safety sweep

While reports of a lockdown at William James Middle School may have alarmed some parents Thursday morning, the reason for the lockdown was merely a ...

November 09, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Holiday food drive seeks donated foods

While holidays are filled with loaded tables and festivities for many, some families are not so blessed. Area residents have the opportunity to help those ...

November 08, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Survey finds Georgia employers have health costs below average

Georgia employers' health care costs are lower than the national average, a recent survey has found.

November 08, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Veterans Day program Saturday

The "Music of World War I" Veterans Day observance, featuring professional performers and hosted by American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90, begins 10:30 a ...

November 08, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro firefighters support coworker with fundraisers

Coworkers of a Statesboro Fire Department firefighter battling a recent diagnosis of leukemia are banding together to help raise funds and support their fellow firefighter.

November 08, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


McCollar makes history

Around the time the outcome became certain, cheers from Jonathan McCollar's watch party, turned victory party, at Luetta Moore Park could be heard back ...

November 08, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Metter police chief fired

Former Metter police chief Mack Seckinger will have an opportunity to appeal his recent termination before the city council, Metter City Manager Mandy Cody said ...

November 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Armed robbery suspects caught

A victim identified two suspects in an armed robbery Sunday night after they were quickly apprehended by police.

November 07, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Local suspect charged in sexual battery case

Georgia Southern University police arrested a man Monday on sexual battery charges.

November 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City finalizes police raise

Having earlier approved a tax increase to fund a pay raise for entry-level police officers, Statesboro City Council approved the actual pay package Tuesday.

November 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch Blues Marching Band showcase 7 p.m.

The Bulloch Blues Marching Band, consisting of the bands from the three public high schools, holds its Family and Friends Night showcase 7 p.m ...

November 06, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro to pick next mayor

For the three candidates vying to be Statesboro's mayor for the next four years, Tuesday night's vote count could be decisive. Or, this ...

November 06, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Kailey and Ranger

He was once a malnourished young stallion in a bad situation, but thanks to a rescue organization and a young Bulloch County woman's passion ...

November 06, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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