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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

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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

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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


Deal's new Pre-K plan better suits local officials

Bulloch County School officials are happy with Gov. Nathan Deal's change of plans for Georgia's nationally recognized pre-Kindergarten program, and are ready to work through less-intense cuts and changes than Deal originally proposed.

March 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Queensborough marks 115th anniversary

Queensborough National Bank and Trust will celebrate its 115th anniversary on Friday with the milestone marked company wide. Queensborough is a community bank with locations ...

April 17, 2017 | | Local


Sea Island appoints Crider, Marsh to Advisory Board

Sea Island Bank in Statesboro, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently the appointment of Dr. Ruthie Crider and Laura Marsh to its Statesboro Advisory ...

April 17, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Portal mural a nod to the town's past

Residents and visitors to the town of Portal over the past several months have watched a work in progress as Deena Scarborough's art students ...

April 16, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


City seeks public input for strategic plan

To help flesh out a five- to 10-year strategy for things as various as street maintenance, park space and police and fire protection, Statesboro city ...

April 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Event aims to CURE childhood cancer

For a second year in a row, the Sisters on a Journey dinner that benefits Catie's Fund, a non-profit that donates all proceeds to ...

April 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Ad blitz motivates Ga. voters

MARIETTA, Ga. - Republicans in Georgia's conservative 6th district don't agree which of their party's 11 candidates should represent the area in Congress ...

April 15, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats

Delta is letting employees offer customers nearly $10,000 in compensation to give up seats on overbooked flights, hoping to avoid an uproar like the ...

April 14, 2017 | By DAVID KOENIG and DAMIAN TROISE AP Business Writers | Local


Three principals to exchange schools

For next school year, the current principals of Brooklet Elementary, Sallie Zetterower Elementary and William James Middle School have each been assigned to lead a ...

April 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


New Boro police chief in town

New Chief of Police Mike Broadhead arrived in Statesboro Wednesday night and has made a couple of public appearances before officially starting work Monday.

April 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Hoyle to be Southeast Bulloch High principal

This summer, Stephen Hoyle will be the new principal of Southeast Bulloch High School, but he won't be new to the school or unknown ...

April 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Ga. hospital safety ratings decline

Less than 20 percent of Georgia hospitals earned an "A" grade on patient safety in the latest ratings from the Leapfrog Group.

April 13, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Admin chart for ‘new’ Georgia Southern unveiled

University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley has approved a new organizational chart for the top leadership of the new three-campus Georgia Southern University being ...

April 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Brooklet plans July Fourth parade

A newly formed foundation is planning a July Fourth parade in Brooklet and hopes to encourage participants - and attendees - from all over Bulloch and surrounding ...

April 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


$10,000 reward offered in Register fire

Although the cause of a fire that destroyed the town hall building in Register Sunday was ruled "undetermined," a $10,000 reward is offered for ...

April 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Why so many nurses get hurt on the job

"I think in every job there are hidden risks," said Paige Cummings, director of the Athens Nurses Clinic. These are perils "that people in that ...

April 11, 2017 | By NAOMI THOMAS Georgia Health News | Local


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