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Freshmen at GSU volunteer right away

Incoming freshmen to Georgia Southern University have four years to make an indelible mark on the community they'll soon call home.

July 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Sheriff: Teacher molested boy

A Bulloch County middle school teacher was arrested Wednesday after the parents of a 14-year-old student told authorities she had sex with the boy.

July 27, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Experts say sexual predators 'groom' victims before attack

Two local psychology professionals spoke Wednesday about the recent arrest of a 35-year-old teacher charged with having a sexual relationship with her 14-year-old male student.

July 27, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Is it a bird or a dinosaur?

NEW YORK - One of the world's most famous fossil creatures, widely considered the earliest known bird, is getting a rude present on the 150th birthday of its discovery: A new analysis suggests it isn't a bird at all.

July 27, 2011 | By MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer | Local


Budget cuts hit public fishing areas

In a concession to budget cuts, Georgia's nine state-owned public fishing areas, including Evans County PFA near Daisy, will no longer open seven days a week.

July 26, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Library goes to the dogs

With summer's dog days in full swing, the Statesboro Regional Library is tossing a bone to library visitors and their canine companions.

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


Dealing with the mentally ill

Approaching an intersection, a Georgia State Patrol trooper finds traffic unexpectedly backed up. Then he sees a confused civilian in the middle of the highway directing traffic.

July 26, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


One arrested, one man sought in meth lab case

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies are seeking a teen they say was involved in manufacturing methamphetamine at a U.S. 80 West location.

July 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fundraiser helps domestic abuse victims

Members and supporters of Safe Haven gathered recently in the Quality Inn and Suites to celebrate the culmination of the group's first annual "Freedom" fundraising campaign.

July 25, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


Five businesses cited for alcohol violations

During a recent compliance sweep, five out of 13 businesses checked were cited for violations of the city's alcohol ordinance, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

July 25, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro DNR officer graduates from FBI Academy

Capt. Scott Klingel, who serves as the law enforcement region supervisor for south-central Georgia in the Department of Natural Resources, is the department's newest graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va.

July 24, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


McKeown heads to Rome to help teach new priests

His new assignment as vice rector for student life at the Pontifical North American College in Rome takes Father Tim McKeown from Statesboro to the earthly center of Catholicism.

July 24, 2011 | | Local


Emeriti Board of Directors named at Ogeechee Tech

History was made at Ogeechee Technical College when the inaugural group of Emeriti Board members for the college was inducted. At a special luncheon recognizing the past service of a number of earlier Ogeechee Tech board members, those currently serving on the college's Board of Directors, joined by OTC's executive team, honored those who have helped the college through the years. Fourteen former members of the OTC Board of Directors received emeritus status as a means of paying tribute to them for their dedication and work.

July 24, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Homecoming for new priest at St. Matthew

Father Brett Brannen did something that no other priest assigned to pastor St. Matthew Catholic Church in Statesboro has ever done before. He grew up here.

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


School Board looking at new voting districts

The Bulloch County Board of Education is discussing the best way to reapportion five of its eight voting districts after population growth reflected in the 2010 Census made the districts out of compliance with the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The Board is required by the state to submit a draft reapportionment plan by Aug. 15.

July 23, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


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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


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Ollie's opening features NASCAR's Kahne

Fresh off of his Brickyard 400 win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne will be in Statesboro to welcome fans at the ...

July 31, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro's Three Tree Coffee moving roasting operation next door

Three Tree Coffee is expanding their current coffee shop location at 441 S Main St., Suite 1A by moving their roasting operation into the next ...

July 31, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Steve Price named area manager for Georgia DOT Statesboro office

Georgia Department of Transportation District Engineer Bradford W. Saxon, P.E. announced recently that L. Steve Price was selected to serve as GDOT's area ...

July 31, 2017 | For the Herald | Local


Whither the sticker?

ATLANTA - Georgia is considering the idea of eliminating the stickers motorists must attach to license plates, a decision that could do away with a ritual ...

July 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Teachers put in 5 prep days + 1 training day

By the time classes start for about 10,500 Bulloch County Schools students Tuesday, their teachers will have been at work six days, including the ...

July 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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