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Social issues back to front in US politics

WASHINGTON - All of a sudden, abortion, contraception and gay marriage are at the center of American political discourse, with the struggling - though improving - economy pushed to the background.

February 10, 2012 | By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press | Local


Do you know this man?

This is a photo extracted from surveillance video of a man authorities say has passed fraudulent checks at Walmart stores in Statesboro, Swainsboro and Rincon between January 16th and 18th this year. The suspect used a Claxton routing number and fictitious account numbers, according to Bulloch County Sheriff's Office Investigator Jared Akins. Anyone with information is asked to call Akins at (912) 764-1789 or email at jared@bullochsheriff.com.

February 10, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch superintendent resigns

After five years leading the Bulloch County Schools System, Dr. Lewis Holloway resigned his position as superintendent during an executive session of Thursday's regular Board of Education meeting, effective June 30.

February 09, 2012 | By JAMES HEALY and HOLLI DEAL BRAGG jhealy@statesboroherald.com | Local


Georgia leaves 'No Child' law

WASHINGTON - It could be the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind.

February 09, 2012 | By BEN FELLER and KIMBERLY HEFLING Associated Press | Local


DAR host Georgia Day luncheon

People attending a 14th annual Georgia Day program hosted by the Archibald Bulloch Chapter of The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Thursday, were given extra cause for celebration.

February 09, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Local businessman, philanthropist dies

One of Bulloch County's leading businessmen, Albert Roesel, died Monday at Ogeechee Area Hospice. He was 94.

February 08, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Elderly man robbed; suspect posed as a county worker

Sheriff's investigators are seeking a man they said robbed an elderly victim of thousands of dollars by running a scam.

February 08, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Charter school wins state award

Success in its classrooms has led to statewide recognition for one Statesboro school.

February 08, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Local man wanted in theft, attack of his ex-girlfriend

A man stalked his ex-girlfriend before hiding under her bed Monday and then attacking her, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson. He also stole her cell phone and car.

February 08, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Weather drill Wednesday

Sometime today, Bulloch County will conduct a tornado drill in conjunction with statewide efforts to promote weather safety awareness.

February 07, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City OKs motion to improve intersection

Statesboro City Council approved a motion Tuesday that will lead to the renovation of an almost always-crowded intersection.

February 07, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Forgotten copies of book found

Hidden away in a warehouse in the heart of Statesboro for 45 years, a treasure lay forgotten - until recently.

February 07, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Dunagan is Black History Month speaker at library

Ted Dunagan's youth fiction trilogy, suggests one reviewer, is a cross between "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Huckleberry Finn," "a great read with memorable characters that also tells volumes about the small-town South of the past."

February 07, 2012 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local


SC absconded sex offender arrested

A convicted sex offender who reportedly absconded from South Carolina and lived in Bulloch County without registering is now behind bars.

February 07, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Spelling Bee Champ

Layla Martin, a fifth-grade student at Nevils Elementary School, is the winner of the 2012 Bulloch County Schools Annual Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Bulloch County Association of Educators (BCAE).

February 06, 2012 | By Hayley Greene Special to the Herald | Local


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Adrian Peterson back at Paulson to address graduates

If you plan on attending Georgia Southern University's fall graduation at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, you are officially advised to arrive early ...

November 27, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man crashes in Claxton after high-speed chase

A man driving a reportedly stolen car led law enforcement on a high-speed, cross-county chase Friday, but was arrested after crashing into the woods.

November 27, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Leadership Southeast Georgia announces 2018 class

Leadership Southeast Georgia, a premier regional leadership development program, recently announced 30 program participants were named from across the region for its class of 2018.

November 27, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Smoothie King brings fresh blends to Statesboro

Decades ago, Statesboro native Lee Barnes and his wife Amy fell in love with Smoothie King while living in Atlanta. Amy struggles with chronic food ...

November 27, 2017 | | Local


Holiday Celebration this First Friday downtown

With Friday being Dec. 1, the month isn't waiting to have a Downtown Statesboro First Friday event, and the Holiday Celebration usually draws one ...

November 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Hand bell choir set to perform

Silver bells, silver bells. … Four church handbell choirs are getting ready to perform as one. … It's Christmas time in the Boro.

November 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Confederate Avenue evokes Old South, but may get new name

ATLANTA - A roadway in Atlanta serves as a concrete reminder to drivers, joggers and neighbors that Georgia once took up arms against the United States ...

November 24, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Black Friday sales bring in shoppers

NEW YORK - Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were ...

November 24, 2017 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writers | Local


Georgia boy finally gets new kidney

ATLANTA - A potentially life-saving kidney transplant has given a Georgia family a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, nearly two months after the operation ...

November 23, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


TMT Farms to open Friday

The annual Christmas lights display at TMT Farms has grown so popular, it caught the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's attention.

November 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A renewed friendship 50 years later

New roommates Robin Altland and Kathy McAlpine love their new living arrangement.

November 23, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


App may help ID shrimp affliction

SAVANNAH - Scientists on the Georgia coast are documenting an affliction in shrimp known as black gill as part of an ongoing research project.

November 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Town Hall meetings requested before Georgia Southern enfolds Armstrong

Georgia Southern donor and alumnus Burney Marsh asked the University System of Georgia Board of Regents to hold town hall meetings presenting the final plan ...

November 22, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


2017 Farmer of the Year

Fluffy white cotton explodes over 3,000 acres of farmland tended by Wade C. Hodges III, and he is humbled by the fact that each ...

November 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Santa’s Toy Run set for Saturday

Santa Claus will roll into Statesboro via motorcycle once again as the Southern Thunder Cruisers bring him along for the ride Saturday during the annual ...

November 21, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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