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A walk with 'Toddzilla'

Part spiritual conquest, part health initiative and all adventure: two North Georgia men have set out on a journey to turn their lives around and get a sense of America the only way they know how - by experiencing it one step at a time.

January 28, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Prisons facing surging numbers of older inmates

NEW YORK - In corrections systems nationwide, officials are grappling with decisions about geriatric units, hospices and medical parole as elderly inmates - with their high rates of illness and infirmity - make up an ever increasing share of the prison population.

January 27, 2012 | By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer | Local


Parade to pay homage to end of war

ST. LOUIS - Since the Iraq War ended there has been little fanfare for the veterans returning home. No ticker-tape parades. No massive, flag-waving public celebrations.

January 27, 2012 | By JIM SALTER Associated Press | Local


Textiles plant, Riverkeeper ordered to work together

A judge ruled the Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization must work with a Screven County textiles company to come up with an agreeable alternative to a consent order filed previously regarding improvements to the Ogeechee River.

January 26, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU one of most popular colleges in US

For the second year in a row, Georgia Southern University was ranked as one of the top 10 most popular universities in the nation by "U.S. News and World Report." Georgia Southern tied with Yale for the number seven spot on this year's list.

January 26, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ga. officials limit turtle harvest with permits

ATLANTA - Georgia will start limiting the number of wild turtles that hunters can capture because of fears that increased demand for the animals from East Asia could harm local populations.

January 26, 2012 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


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 jharrison@statesboroherald.com | 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 jharrison@statesboroherald.com | 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


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Armed robbery suspects caught

A victim identified two suspects in an armed robbery Sunday night after they were quickly apprehended by police.

November 07, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Local suspect charged in sexual battery case

Georgia Southern University police arrested a man Monday on sexual battery charges.

November 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City finalizes police raise

Having earlier approved a tax increase to fund a pay raise for entry-level police officers, Statesboro City Council approved the actual pay package Tuesday.

November 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch Blues Marching Band showcase 7 p.m.

The Bulloch Blues Marching Band, consisting of the bands from the three public high schools, holds its Family and Friends Night showcase 7 p.m ...

November 06, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro to pick next mayor

For the three candidates vying to be Statesboro's mayor for the next four years, Tuesday night's vote count could be decisive. Or, this ...

November 06, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Kailey and Ranger

He was once a malnourished young stallion in a bad situation, but thanks to a rescue organization and a young Bulloch County woman's passion ...

November 06, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Red, white and blue takeover of Sweetheart Circle

As you walk through Sweetheart Circle Friday, you will notice a flood of red, white and blue lining the walkway through the Circle. There will ...

November 06, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


G.H. Tool & Mold expands in Statesboro

G.H. Tool & Mold, whose arrival at Bulloch County's Gateway Industrial Park in 2000 had everything to do with Briggs & Stratton, is expanding along ...

November 06, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Honoring our vets with discounts, meals

Saturday is Veterans and it is a special day set aside to honor all of those who serve and have served in the U.S ...

November 06, 2017 | | Local


Dr. Erika Morrow joins Vision Source in Statesboro

Dr. Horace, Deal, O.D., owner of Vision Source-Professional Eye Care of Statesboro welcomes Dr. Erika Morrow, M.S., O.D., to his practice.

November 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Stepping up with disaster shelters

After some confusion occurred with Hurricane Irma, volunteers with Bulloch County VOAD, along with the Bulloch County Emergency Management Agency, recently called on state officials ...

November 04, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Allman Brothers' Big House haunted?

MACON - The Peach State's specters - if one is inclined to believe in such spooks - come in many forms.

November 04, 2017 | JOE KOVAC JR. The Telegraph | Local


So far, 920 city and 1,362 county votes

With Election Day still to go, 920 people have cast ballots in Statesboro's city election, more than half as many as voted in the ...

November 03, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Report: Georgia stays 40th in hospital safety

Just like in 2016, Georgia placed 40th among states in percentages of hospitals with top safety ratings, in the latest report from the Leapfrog Group.

November 03, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


First Baptist member finds new calling

Octogenarian Betty Reaves recently packed up her 34-foot RV and headed south for the winter, driving from Ridgecrest, N.C. – her spring and summer home ...

November 03, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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