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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


Metter teacher earns spot on show

As a teacher for nearly two decades at Metter High School, answering questions is one thing Mary Ann Stanley does best.

January 21, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Herald seeking important local events, dates

The Statesboro Herald is putting together a pictorial history book to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the newspaper by the Coleman family in 1937.

January 21, 2012 | | Local


Want to be a weather spotter?

If you are tired of just talking about the weather and want to actually do something, a class Monday may help you accomplish that goal.

January 21, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Music festival celebrates Statesboro’s heritage

It seems only natural for a city that claims Blind Willie McTell's blues standard "Statesboro Blues" as its own unofficial theme song - and that takes even more pride in the rendition of the same song made famous by The Allman Brothers - to find a way to honor its musical heritage and celebrate what's to come.

January 20, 2012 | By LINSAY CHENEY lcheney@connectstatesboro.com | Local


Home sales up at end of year

WASHINGTON - Home sales in December reached their highest pace in nearly a year. The gain coincided with other signs that the troubled housing market improved at the end of last year.

January 20, 2012 | By DEREK KRAVITZ AP Real Estate Writer | Local


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State Court of Bulloch County cancels jury duty for Wednesday

Due to poor weather conditions forecasted, jury duty for the State Court of Bulloch County scheduled at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, January 3, has ...

January 02, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Madame Couture's founder felt 'calling'

Local businesswoman Maria Proctor found herself in Statesboro in a rather roundabout way, but anyone who's shopped in her store, Madame Couture's Formals ...

January 01, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - My local Crystal Ball predictions for 2018

With the election of a new president and the overwhelming focus President Trump has placed on winning, I just knew that 2017 would be the ...

January 01, 2018 | | Local


Deidre Nelson retires after 17 years with AgSouth in Statesboro

Theron Anderson, director of AgSouth Farm Credit's Financially-Related Services, announced that Deidre Nelson retired from the association as of Dec. 31, 2017. Nelson, loan ...

January 01, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Herald's Year in Pictures

"Every photograph that we take, and ultimately share, is energy transfer. We use photography to communicate the energy we originally felt." -- Paul Melcher

December 31, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


The business of Bulloch bees

In these winter days honey bees are clustered in their hives keeping warm. But now is the time for beekeepers to get equipment ready and ...

December 30, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Frigid temps hit Statesboro, Bulloch homeless

With freezing temperatures ahead this week, Statesboro's Open Hearts Community Mission has been busy fielding calls from those in need of a warm place ...

December 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Statesboro Police Department team needs baseball players

If you want to play baseball, the Statesboro Arrows wants you.

December 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


One shot in home invasion

A man was shot early Friday morning in what police said was a drug-related home invasion at a Knight Drive apartment complex near Georgia Southern ...

December 29, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


McCollar swearing-in, reception Tuesday

The first order of business for Statesboro City Council and incoming Mayor Jonathan McCollar at 9 a.m. Tuesday will be McCollar's historic swearing-in.

December 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Thompson authors ‘Amazing Bah Brothers’

Statesboro author Christopher L. Thompson's first book, which he hopes will be the first of a series of adventure books for children, was released ...

December 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia’s Top 10 health care stories in 2017

Like many parts of the United States, health care in Georgia was impacted by multiple changes to Obamacare, a deepening opioid epidemic and struggling with ...

December 27, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Card skimmer activity reported in Bulloch County

Paying for gasoline at the pump may be convenient, but it can also be risky. Just a few days before Christmas, two customers of a ...

December 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Randy Turner retires from EMS, already missed

Randy Turner's retirement as assistant director of the Bulloch County Emergency Medical Service becomes official Friday, but colleagues at the EMS already miss him.

December 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Freezing rain predicted Thursday night

Freezing temperatures and rainfall could bring dangerous driving conditions Thursday night and Friday morning.

December 26, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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