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Reading: It’s FUNdamental

Hundreds of Bulloch County students were offered a break from class Thursday, and the opportunity to dive into a good book.

May 10, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


New post office plan eases hurt for Rocky Ford, Daisy

Residents of places such as Daisy and Rocky Ford are uttering sighs of relief that their post offices will remain open. However, the U.S. Postal Service's new plan for saving small post offices will spread the pain more widely with greatly reduced hours at these and many other locations.

May 10, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Pizza deliverer robbed at gunpoint

A pizza deliverer was robbed at gunpoint early this morning at the Pointe at Southern apartment complex, Statesboro police said in a text alert sent at 2:39 a.m.

May 10, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


2 people rescued from burning building

Firefighters rescued two occupants of a South Zetterower Avenue home Wednesday, but the older brick building that housed an alteration business and apartment units was a total loss.

May 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Postal Service will keep rural post offices open

WASHINGTON - Bending to strong public opposition, the nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday backed off a plan to close thousands of rural post offices after May 15 and proposed keeping them open, but with shorter operating hours.

May 09, 2012 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local


Georgia Southern to benefit from new budget

When Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law the 2013 state budget Monday, he committed major funding to support Georgia Southern University.

May 09, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local




Drought not quenched by recent rain

Scattered rains may continue today, but this week's precipitation is a far cry from the amount needed to relieve drought conditions.

May 08, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Project Graduation' offers safe, fun alternative for SEB grads

Bulloch County high school seniors will walk across the stage and receive their diplomas in less than three weeks.

May 08, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Burglars strike 6 local businesses

Burglars targeted six Statesboro businesses Monday night and Tuesday morning, police said.

May 08, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Authorities: Man died after setting himself on fire

A man whose body was found Thursday during a brush fire committed suicide, authorities said.

May 07, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deal signs bill giving OTC natural resources building the OK

A new natural resources building is in the works for Ogeechee Technical College now that Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a budget bill giving the go-ahead to the tune of $12.6 million.

May 07, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU’s Smalley takes rural health concerns to D.C.

Dr. Bryant Smalley helps direct Georgia Southern University's efforts to improve health care for rural residents. Last week, he went to the White House to advise high-ranking federal officials on the subject.

May 07, 2012 | BY AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Our Views: Keel on target with plan to move Eagles into FBS

In one of his first interviews after becoming Georgia Southern University's 12th president in January 2010, Dr. Brooks Keel said:

May 06, 2012 | | Local


EPD to hold hearing on discharge draft permit

Citizens interested in the Ogeechee River will have the opportunity to engage in a public hearing June 12 regarding a draft permit for discharge of wastewater into the river.

May 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Cope pleads not guilty in Taco Bell crash

A teen charged with felony murder after crashing his car into a Swainsboro fast-food restaurant in September pled not guilty to murder and aggravated assault ...

February 07, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Portal police seek missing man

A reportedly homeless man with Portal connections is missing, and Portal police Chief Jason Sapp hopes someone can help locate him.

February 06, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff seeks suspect in shots fired into home

Bulloch County sheriff's investigators are looking for a man who fired shots into a Pretoria Rushing Road home on Monday.

February 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


SPD getting $400,000 worth of new vehicles

Statesboro City Council on Tuesday approved spending $400,000 to buy and equip nine new vehicles, including seven patrol SUVs, one unmarked SUV and a ...

February 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


For Joyner, YMCA a family tradition

Tory Joyner came to the job of executive director of the Statesboro Family YMCA with a family legacy in YMCA management and career experience deeper ...

February 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


'Loam,' 'newton' earn SEBMS eighth-grader spelling bee title

Worlanyo Gato, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Southeast Bulloch Middle School, won the 2018 Bulloch County Spelling Bee held Monday evening at Statesboro High School. Gato ...

February 06, 2018 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Man's body found in burned car in Ellabell

An autopsy performed Monday revealed that a body found in a burned car in Ellabell on Friday is that of a male, but investigators are ...

February 05, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Little Doses becomes a standalone store

Little Doses, the children's store located inside the original Walker Pharmacy on Northside Drive West, has expanded to a new location at 1100 Brampton ...

February 05, 2018 | | Local


Local business briefs

The Gardens Senior Living names Malphrus Health Services director

February 05, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


A farewell to Scout Troop 342

Dissolved after 54 years of service, Boy Scouts of America Troop 342 will reminisce with present and past Scouts, adult leaders, parents and other supporters ...

February 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Farming stays in Raybon Anderson's blood

Dirt stains on dungarees from a freshly mowed field.

February 03, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Congressional candidate Nesmith backs Medicare for all

Roofing company co-owner Trent Nesmith is running for Congress, carrying a warning against the influence of campaign money in American government and, among other things ...

February 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Johnson challenging labels as Democrat for Congress

In his campaign for Congress, Statesboro attorney and minister Francys Johnson is running as a Democrat and acknowledged progressive but challenging narrow labels and noting ...

February 01, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


TAD board restored to 6 members

The city of Statesboro and the Bulloch County government each have three members on the TAD Advisory Committee again after City Council replaced two appointees ...

February 01, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Brooklet police chief resigns amid controversy

After a special called meeting and executive session of the Brooklet Town Council exceeding two hours Thursday, Brooklet Police Chief Doug Meyer said he would ...

February 01, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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