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Group lists Savannah River among Southeast's most endangered places

RICHMOND, Va. - Pollution, coal mining and natural gas exploration have put the Chesapeake Bay, North Carolina's Piedmont and the mountains of Tennessee and Virginia on an environmental group's list of most endangered places in the Southeast.

January 26, 2012 | The Associated Press | Local

Migrant labor a hot topic

Migrant labor was a major topic Wednesday during the 2012 Georgia Ag Forecast program at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith Lane Building.

January 25, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG In this Herald file photo from 2006, a migrant worker is shown picking onions in a Bulloch County fi | Local

‘Faith in Motion’ returns to Averitt

A group of young dancers will put their talents on display this weekend in an effort to raise money for a community service project benefitting local children.

January 25, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

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 | 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 | 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 | 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

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Qualifying week gives Bulloch voters choices

Two more candidates qualified Friday for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners seats, heading toward the May 22 primary election and Nov. 6 general election.

March 09, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

City approves two downtown demolitions

City Council this week approved tearing down two structures over 50 years old, one a commercial building and the other a house, under different owners ...

March 08, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival brings educational family fun

Two days of educational exhibits, a parade, vendors galore and live entertainment are in store this weekend as the Evans County Wildlife Club hosts the ...

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

No new candidates qualify for local elections Thursday

No one qualified to run in local elections Thursday, but the two newest candidates to make a bid for Bulloch County commission seats shared hopes ...

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

HIV prevention drug lags in Georgia

Georgia has the highest rate of new HIV diagnoses in the nation, but the use of a prophylactic drug in the state lags behind the ...

March 08, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Army: No more kissing soldiers on St. Patrick's in Savannah

SAVANNAH - The Army wants to halt a favorite St. Patrick's Day shenanigan in Savannah that for decades has left marching soldiers with cheeks smeared ...

March 08, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

SEBMS student charged with carrying weapon at school

A student carrying a box cutter at Southeast Bulloch Middle School on Wednesday faces charges of carrying a weapon on school property and disrupting a ...

March 07, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

3 more qualify for local offices Wednesday

Three new candidates qualified Wednesday for local elections: two for seats on the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners and one for a seat on the ...

March 07, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Lewis and Clark Circus returns to Portal

The Portal Heritage Society will host the Lewis and Clark Circus again this year, inviting families to enjoy a taste of the big top during ...

March 07, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Gov. Deal: Facebook to build $750M data center near Atlanta

ATLANTA - Facebook is investing $750 million over the next five years to build a huge data center outside of Atlanta as the demand for data ...

March 07, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

Bill aims to lower Georgia’s infant, maternal death rates

A House bill aims to lower Georgia's high rates of infant and maternal mortality by creating a designation reflecting the level of care offered ...

March 07, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Chance resigns City Council, aims for county commission

Travis Chance resigned Tuesday from the District 5 Statesboro City Council seat he has held for more than 10 years and announced his candidacy for ...

March 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

2 juveniles charged in break-ins

Two middle school juveniles admitted to breaking into two Denmark-area businesses and trying to enter three more, said Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown.

March 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Metter Middle School student arrested for making threats

Candler County sheriff's deputies arrested a Metter Middle School student on Tuesday for making threats of harm.

March 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Raise funds while having fun at annual SPD Tactical Challenge

For the third year, the Statesboro Police Department Foundation invites the public to participate in an event that offers physical and mental challenges and team-building ...

March 06, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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