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A post card update from Armenia

When Dr. Michael Braz decided to join the Peace Corps after working 24 years in the Music Department of Georgia Southern, he knew the transition would be tough and fulfilling, at the same time.

August 27, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


City still awaiting map approval

With two days remaining until the start of a qualifying period for Statesboro's November election, officials haven't identified a district map upon which to base the process.

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


City awaits OK on map

With the qualifying date for November's city elections nearing, local leaders are awaiting news from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) about the status of Statesboro's recently adopted voting district map.

August 25, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee Area Hospice building $2.35M addition

Staff and supporters of Statesboro's Ogeechee Area Hospice assembled on a lawn behind the health care facility Thursday to celebrate the realization of a dream.

August 25, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Effingham teacher faces molestation charges

A Rincon man who was a teacher at Effingham County High is in custody facing several charges, including child molestation.

August 24, 2011 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


Education roundtable

Local education leaders discussed growth, HOPE grants and scholarships and other pertinent issues Wednesday during an education roundtable luncheon.

August 24, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ring goes home during class reunion

Thirty-eight years ago, young Todd Williford wore his daddy's class ring to school. He never told his father, Portal resident R.V. Williford, he lost the ring.

August 24, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘Friday Night Live’ returns

It will be a glorious evening for football Friday when Southeast Bulloch and Portal open the 2011 season at Fred Shaver Field.

August 24, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

This week on "Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show," Chris looks at the start of high school football season this week, the start of college football season next week, and how the Eagles are looking in the final two weeks of preparation for the season opener against Samford.

August 24, 2011 | | Local


Chance, Britt to seek re-election

At least two incumbents will seek re-election to their Statesboro City Council seat this November. But Gary Lewis, the council's longest serving member, says he is undecided.

August 23, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


$2.1M in grants target after-school activities

Grants totaling $2.1 million over the next three years will fund highly structured after-school and summer learning for selected children from Langston Chapel Elementary School and Langston Chapel Middle School.

August 23, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Hurricane Irene could impact East Coast, inland

Hurricane Irene is eying the Eastern coast and if she makes landfall where predicted, it could spell disaster for those along the coast and a heavy soaking for those further inland.

August 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lawmakers unveil new congressional map

ATLANTA - Republicans sought to capitalize on their political power in Georgia on Monday, adding a new congressional district in the conservative northeast corner of the state and forcing Savannah Democrat John Barrow into a fight for his political survival.

August 22, 2011 | By ERRIN HAINES and SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


A cat's will to survive

(Note: The following is a first person account by Lindsay Beasley about her cat "Whitey," who was shot Aug. 6 through his left eye with an arrow. Beasley relates the story of how she found Whitey and her pet's will to survive. A Brooklet area man faces charges of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony.)

August 21, 2011 | By LINDSAY BEASLEY Special to the Herald | Local


HeritageBank takes over First Southern

First Southern National Bank in Statesboro was closed Friday by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as receiver.

August 20, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


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Hoops with Heroes set for Thursday

Today after school, William James Middle School students will have the chance to play basketball with local law enforcement as the second annual "Hoops with ...

April 11, 2018 | | Local


Man arrested in 2017 GSU rape

Georgia Southern University police took a man into custody Monday, charging him with a rape that was reported almost a year ago.

April 11, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fleeing escapee strikes deputy with car

A Bulloch County man struck a sheriff's deputy with his car Monday as he fled from court after being sentenced to 30 days in ...

April 11, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Exploring women charged with burglary

Two Pembroke women caught rambling in an abandoned house Tuesday face burglary and drug charges, said Bulloch County sheriff's Capt. Todd Hutchens.

April 11, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Study: Schools hampering South's talent

DURHAM, N.C. - The South's increasingly diverse homegrown talent won't share in the region's economic growth unless state leaders commit to spending ...

April 10, 2018 | By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press | Local


Dispatchers recognized for service

When a fire breaks out, everybody sees the firefighters rushing to the scene. When an accident happens, witnesses watch as state troopers and EMS arrive ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police: Man kills pet rabbit

A man who police said brutally killed a child's pet faces charges of both animal and child cruelty.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


For the love of a community

Statesboro area youth will have the opportunity to learn about making the right choices; get free makeovers and enroll in GED classes Sunday during the ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rehab home destroyed in massive fire

A local rehabilitation program suffered a major loss Friday when fire destroyed one of its homes for recovering addicts. Ten men were displaced and lost ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged with molestation, incest

Illegal, sexually explicit images on a Statesboro man's cellphone landed him behind bars after someone tipped off police about the photos.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Annual ArtsFest set for Saturday

The 2018 ArtsFest returns for its 36th year on Saturday and once again will be held on Sweetheart Circle at Georgia Southern University from 10 ...

April 10, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Harbor Freight Tools set to open July 4

A few months ago, I announced the entry of Harbor Freight Tools into the Statesboro market.

April 09, 2018 | | Local


AgSouth christens 'Center' in downtown Statesboro

AgSouth Farm Credit held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new operations building late last month and nearly 200 members of the community came out ...

April 09, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch auctioneer earns industry's highest certification

Bulloch County auctioneer Alex Grovenstein recently completed his training at the Certified Auctioneers Institute at Indiana University.

April 09, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ga. ranks high for fighting opioids

Georgia is one of 13 states receiving the highest mark from the National Safety Council for taking comprehensive actions to eliminate opioid overdoses and help ...

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


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