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Cell phones 'possibly' cancer-causing

LONDON - A respected international panel of scientists says cell phones are possible cancer-causing agents, putting them in the same category as the pesticide DDT, gasoline engine exhaust and coffee.

May 31, 2011 | By MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer | Local


County leaders to discuss potential SPLOST projects

Though yet to reach a collective agreement to allow citizens vote for an early extension of the existing Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), Bulloch County Commissioners and city officials will assemble today to confer about future SPLOST-funded projects.

May 31, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 31, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011 | | Local


Remley: Remember and remind

World War II veteran Capt. Roxie Remley, who served during the war with the Women's Army Corps, spoke Monday of the importance of remembering.

May 30, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bikes for sale

When thousands of students leave the Georgia Southern University campus each May, dozens and dozens of bicycles are left behind. So, for the first time, Georgia Southern will conduct a used bike sale to raise funds for university programs.

May 30, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


Quick learners: Students staging play in 2 weeks

Walking into the Center for Art and Theatre at Georgia Southern, the actors are dispersed in various areas, most with their noses buried in scripts, eyes closed and mouths moving with only whispers of words.

May 28, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


OTC student wins state award

ATLANTA - Alvie Coes, III, a Funeral Service Education student at Ogeechee Technical College, has been named as the Technical College System of Georgia's 2011 Student of the Year.

May 28, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Memorial Day - '11

Statesboro artist Roxie Remley, retired captain with the Women's Army Corps who fought in World War II, will speak Monday during the annual Memorial Day program at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

May 28, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report 5-28-11 - MIDTOWN COFFEE HOUSE – A man reported the theft of an aluminum exhaust fan

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

May 27, 2011 | | Local


Gas tanks draining budgets

NEW YORK - There's less money this summer for hotel rooms, surfboards and bathing suits. It's all going into the gas tank.

May 27, 2011 | By JONATHAN FAHEY AP Energy Writer | Local


GSU summer enrollment reaches 10,000

Student enrollment for Georgia Southern University was 19,691 for the 2010-2011 academic year and more than half of those students are expected to remain in Statesboro this summer.

May 27, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


EPD lifts swim advisory for river

An advisory recommending people not swim in the Ogeechee River was lifted Friday according to a news release issued by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD).

May 27, 2011 | | Local


Official: Bacterial disease killed fish

A massive fish kill affecting 40 miles of the Ogeechee River was caused by a bacterial disease induced by environmental stress, environmentalists said Thursday.

May 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parents charged with child cruelty

When a childcare worker spotted bruises and marks on a five-year-old child Friday, reports to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office led to the arrests of the child's parents.

May 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Chamber honors local businesses

A residential construction company and two men responsible for a multi-million dollar family entertainment center were honored Thursday at the Small Business and Entrepreneur of the Year luncheon sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee.

May 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Statesboro man beaten, robbed, forced to drive to ATM

A man who was beaten Sunday morning during an armed robbery and kidnapping was released from the hospital later that day, but Statesboro police are ...

August 07, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Guyton man drowns at Steel Bridge

A Guyton man drowned Saturday while swimming with others in the Ogeechee River at the Steel Bridge Landing.

August 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


US in rare bull's-eye for total solar eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - It will be tough eclipsing this eclipse.

August 05, 2017 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | Local


School attendance ripples through week 1

Attendance in the Bulloch County Schools did not set a record this week, despite a higher enrollment number the first day of classes. Both enrollment ...

August 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Free screenings part of concussion research

Researchers from Georgia Southern University's School of Health and Kinesiology have teamed up with Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation and Clark Medical Group to ...

August 04, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Medicare penalizing Ga. hospitals

Four out of 5 Georgia hospitals are set to receive Medicare penalties for having too many patients returning within a month of their discharge.

August 04, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Teal House moving

The Teal House Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center, a haven and counseling center for victims of sexual assault, soon will move to a larger ...

August 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Congress OKs big boost in GI Bill college aid for veterans

WASHINGTON - Congress sent President Donald Trump legislation to provide the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade.

August 03, 2017 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local


Contractor to replace city’s gas line under river

The city of Statesboro has hired a contractor, Electricom LLC, to replace the city's natural gas supply pipeline under the Ogeechee River for $861 ...

August 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Incident forces evacuation of schools

An incident that started in the shared kitchen area of Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary Schools forced an evacuation of the schools Wednesday morning that ...

August 02, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Schools reopen after incident forces evacuation of Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary Schools

An incident that started in the shared kitchen area of Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary Schools forced an evacuation of the schools Wednesday morning that ...

August 02, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man struck by vehicle during shootout

Swainsboro police are seeking a suspect who was involved in a shooting incident with a bizarre twist that left a man dead Friday.

August 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


School starts without major problems

The lines of vehicles, with some long waits for parents who accompanied children to school, were expected. But the traffic eventually cleared and school got ...

August 01, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Safe start to the new school year

Deputies and police officers will be on extra patrol during the first week of school for Bulloch County Schools as parents and students get used ...

July 31, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


El Rancho Grande’s team in Statesboro

The team at El Rancho Grande hopes to succeed in Statesboro's crowded Mexican restaurant arena with generous portions and chef Adan Martinez's distinctive ...

July 31, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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