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Changes to charter?

Among a list of agenda items for Statesboro City Council to consider as part of its regularly scheduled, bi-monthly meeting Tuesday, will be the adoption of a revised city charter.

March 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Peanuts grown organically

The nation's preeminent peanut-producing state was home to only 20 acres of USDA-certified organically-grown peanuts in 2010.

March 12, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Smith-Healy Farms: Conservationist of the Year

With enough swine to require their own government-monitored wastewater treatment plant and a herd of cattle besides, Smith-Healy Farms conserves soil and water for business reasons and from feelings of stewardship, not to win awards.

March 12, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


'Harvey' hops to town

The classic favorite "Harvey" about good-natured Elwood P. Dowd and his unusual best friend first appeared on Broadway in the 1940s. Harvey is an unusual best friend because he is a 6 and one-half ft. rabbit and no one other than Elwood can see him.

March 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


A mix of basketball and reading

Some Georgia Southern Lady Eagles shared a court with Claxton Elementary students this week when the story of a star basketball player became the literary focus for kindergarteners and first graders.

March 11, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Relay for Life teams getting ready for April

The 2011 Bulloch County Relay for Life event is coming up at the end of April, but it's not too late to register a team. Tuesday, captains of 111 teams gathered for an organizational meeting to learn more about the annual cancer awareness and fundraising event April 29.

March 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - March 11, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 11, 2011

March 11, 2011 | | Local


OTC's iGOT sets record

A three-day fundraising effort by Ogeechee Technical College culminated Thursday, with the announcement of total funds collected by the institution's 2011 iGot campaign.

March 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Two men injured in shooting

Statesboro Police hope citizens can provide information about an "unknown" gunman who shot and injured two men Thursday morning at an apartment near Georgia Southern University.

March 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'Operation Street Hustler' nets more arrests

Police arrested four more suspects Thursday as they continued "Operation Street Hustler," an investigation targeting street-level drug dealers that began last summer.

March 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - March 10, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 10, 2011

March 10, 2011 | | Local


Ft. Stewart burn produces smoke in Bulloch

A cloud of smoke that occupied much of the skies over Bulloch County Wednesday was a product of more than 1,700 acres of burning woodland and strong winds, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission.

March 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


33 arrested in sweep

An investigation that began last summer resulted in over 30 arrests Tuesday and Wednesday in a drug sweep, "Operation Street Hustler."

March 09, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Stilson teacher going for tops in state

A five-minute walk through the colorfully-decorated halls of Stilson Elementary School alongside Ashlee Mitchell can remove any doubt of the authenticity in her principal's assertion.

March 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Man jailed after neighbor barks at his dogs

An intoxicated Akins Pond Road man who fired shots into the air because his neighbor barked at his dogs ended up behind bars last week and a deputy was injured in a struggle that ended when another deputy deployed a Taser to subdue the offender.

March 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Murder suspect arrested in Statesboro

A man wanted in connection to a murder in Swainsboro was apprehended in Statesboro Thursday.

March 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boyer winning Manufacturing Week poster artist

With her poster depicting a conveyor belt moving industries into Georgia, Bethany Boyer, a William James Middle School seventh-grader, captured the statewide grades 6-8 prize ...

March 16, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Collins man indicted for post office burglaries

A federal grand jury indicted a Collins man last week, charging him with several counts of burglarizing Tattnall County post offices.

March 16, 2017 | | Local


Businessman charged again with insurance fraud

A Statesboro businessman was arrested Tuesday for the second time in four years on charges of insurance fraud.

March 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Freeze may affect fruit crops

What may be winter's last gasp – an icy blast of below-freezing temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday nights – may have a harmful impact on fruit crops ...

March 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch and Chatham STARs tie at region

Bulloch County STAR Student Neha Aggarwal, a senior at Statesboro High School, and Chatham County STAR Student Harrison West, a senior at Savannah Country Day ...

March 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


New police chief arriving April 17

Mike Broadhead, now scheduled to begin work April 17 as Statesboro's police chief, says the heart of his mission will be to promote the ...

March 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Portal man sought on drug charges

Sheriff's investigators are seeking a Portal man wanted on marijuana distribution charges.

March 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'Common Clay' currently on display

Georgia Southern University graduate student Annamarie Kistler has worked meticulously to convey the stories of folk potters in the region through her historical exhibit, "Common ...

March 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Feed the Boro Golf Scramble is March 30

Feed the Boro is an annual tradition in Statesboro that has helped serve a hot Thanksgiving meal to thousands since it started more than 20 ...

March 14, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


School accreditation brings bonus

After a visiting team from AdvancED approved the Bulloch County Schools last week for a five-year extension of the school system's accreditation, the Board ...

March 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Police: Drug deal leads to murder

Statesboro police identified a man killed Thursday in a "drug transaction gone bad" as Deniro Smith, 22, of Rincon.

March 13, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Circus comes to Portal

Lewis & Clark Circus is bringing a taste of the Big Top to Portal this week, with daredevils, exotic animals and familyoriented fun, said Portal Heritage ...

March 13, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A 'new' Free Spirit

Last year I shared with you about Free Spirit Pottery's impact on downtown and how owner Ann Walsh was looking for an apprentice to ...

March 13, 2017 | | Local


WL Plastics opens Gateway Park plant

County Commission Chairman Roy Thompson, Development Authority Chairman Bruce Yawn and a host of community and state leaders gathered last week to cut the ribbon ...

March 13, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


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