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Monday is last day to register for Primary Election

Voters hoping to participate in the 2012 Presidential Preference Primary have but a few days remaining before a registration deadline to take part in the March 6 election.

February 01, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Barrow, GOP rivals raise big money

SAVANNAH - Being left politically homeless by the new Georgia congressional map hasn't stopped Rep. John Barrow from raising piles of cash for a tough re-election fight.

February 01, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

Man arrested in Metter shooting

Metter Police Chief Dennis Nelson released the identity of the man arrested in Sunday's shooting at a Metter nightclub.

January 31, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Senate OKs bill for terminally ill kids to hunt

ATLANTA - Taylor Gramling was nearing the end of her battle with leukemia, but her zeal for life was undiminished when the teenager told her mother last fall she wanted to go deer hunting.

January 31, 2012 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local

Teenager arrested in gunfire incident

After responding to multiple reports of gunfire early Sunday morning at a local nightclub, Statesboro police arrested a teenager in connection to one of the incidents.

January 30, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

2 charged in alcohol, gun seizure

Two men charged with bootlegging are behind bars after Statesboro Police and state agents seized more than $4,000 worth of alcoholic beverages from a Denmark Street home Friday.

January 30, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Boro woman found dead in Effingham jail

An investigation is under way after an inmate was found dead in the Effingham County Jail early Monday morning.

January 30, 2012 | From the Effingham Herald | Local

One person injured in Metter shooting

A man is in custody in connection to a shooting Saturday night at Club 46 in Metter, and investigations are ongoing regarding that shooting as well as another incident in the area.

January 30, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Want to make a movie?

With 14 entries ranging from a visit from "Death" to vengeful werewolves the 2011 Statesboro Film Festival was an exciting evening for short film lovers of all genres.

January 28, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local

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 | 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

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Meeting to consider Statesboro City Council vacancy

Statesboro City Council has called a special meeting in the council chambers at 9 a.m. Tuesday to request a special election to fill the ...

March 10, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local

Student charged for making threats at Langston Chapel Middle School

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies have arrested yet another teen for making threats of violence at school.

March 09, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Man shot to death at Baymont Inn

Statesboro police are seeking a Lithonia man they say is "armed and dangerous" in connection to a homicide early Friday morning at Statesboro's Baymont ...

March 09, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Qualifying week gives Bulloch voters choices

Two more candidates qualified Friday for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners seats, heading toward the May 22 primary election and Nov. 6 general election.

March 09, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

City approves two downtown demolitions

City Council this week approved tearing down two structures over 50 years old, one a commercial building and the other a house, under different owners ...

March 08, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival brings educational family fun

Two days of educational exhibits, a parade, vendors galore and live entertainment are in store this weekend as the Evans County Wildlife Club hosts the ...

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

No new candidates qualify for local elections Thursday

No one qualified to run in local elections Thursday, but the two newest candidates to make a bid for Bulloch County commission seats shared hopes ...

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

HIV prevention drug lags in Georgia

Georgia has the highest rate of new HIV diagnoses in the nation, but the use of a prophylactic drug in the state lags behind the ...

March 08, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Army: No more kissing soldiers on St. Patrick's in Savannah

SAVANNAH - The Army wants to halt a favorite St. Patrick's Day shenanigan in Savannah that for decades has left marching soldiers with cheeks smeared ...

March 08, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

SEBMS student charged with carrying weapon at school

A student carrying a box cutter at Southeast Bulloch Middle School on Wednesday faces charges of carrying a weapon on school property and disrupting a ...

March 07, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

3 more qualify for local offices Wednesday

Three new candidates qualified Wednesday for local elections: two for seats on the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners and one for a seat on the ...

March 07, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Lewis and Clark Circus returns to Portal

The Portal Heritage Society will host the Lewis and Clark Circus again this year, inviting families to enjoy a taste of the big top during ...

March 07, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Gov. Deal: Facebook to build $750M data center near Atlanta

ATLANTA - Facebook is investing $750 million over the next five years to build a huge data center outside of Atlanta as the demand for data ...

March 07, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

Bill aims to lower Georgia’s infant, maternal death rates

A House bill aims to lower Georgia's high rates of infant and maternal mortality by creating a designation reflecting the level of care offered ...

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

Chance resigns City Council, aims for county commission

Travis Chance resigned Tuesday from the District 5 Statesboro City Council seat he has held for more than 10 years and announced his candidacy for ...

March 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

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