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Peanuts grown organically

The nation's preeminent peanut-producing state was home to only 20 acres of USDA-certified organically-grown peanuts in 2010.

March 12, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Smith-Healy Farms: Conservationist of the Year

With enough swine to require their own government-monitored wastewater treatment plant and a herd of cattle besides, Smith-Healy Farms conserves soil and water for business reasons and from feelings of stewardship, not to win awards.

March 12, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


'Harvey' hops to town

The classic favorite "Harvey" about good-natured Elwood P. Dowd and his unusual best friend first appeared on Broadway in the 1940s. Harvey is an unusual best friend because he is a 6 and one-half ft. rabbit and no one other than Elwood can see him.

March 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


A mix of basketball and reading

Some Georgia Southern Lady Eagles shared a court with Claxton Elementary students this week when the story of a star basketball player became the literary focus for kindergarteners and first graders.

March 11, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Relay for Life teams getting ready for April

The 2011 Bulloch County Relay for Life event is coming up at the end of April, but it's not too late to register a team. Tuesday, captains of 111 teams gathered for an organizational meeting to learn more about the annual cancer awareness and fundraising event April 29.

March 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - March 11, 2011

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March 11, 2011 | | Local


OTC's iGOT sets record

A three-day fundraising effort by Ogeechee Technical College culminated Thursday, with the announcement of total funds collected by the institution's 2011 iGot campaign.

March 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Two men injured in shooting

Statesboro Police hope citizens can provide information about an "unknown" gunman who shot and injured two men Thursday morning at an apartment near Georgia Southern University.

March 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'Operation Street Hustler' nets more arrests

Police arrested four more suspects Thursday as they continued "Operation Street Hustler," an investigation targeting street-level drug dealers that began last summer.

March 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - March 10, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 10, 2011

March 10, 2011 | | Local


Ft. Stewart burn produces smoke in Bulloch

A cloud of smoke that occupied much of the skies over Bulloch County Wednesday was a product of more than 1,700 acres of burning woodland and strong winds, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission.

March 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


33 arrested in sweep

An investigation that began last summer resulted in over 30 arrests Tuesday and Wednesday in a drug sweep, "Operation Street Hustler."

March 09, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Stilson teacher going for tops in state

A five-minute walk through the colorfully-decorated halls of Stilson Elementary School alongside Ashlee Mitchell can remove any doubt of the authenticity in her principal's assertion.

March 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Man jailed after neighbor barks at his dogs

An intoxicated Akins Pond Road man who fired shots into the air because his neighbor barked at his dogs ended up behind bars last week and a deputy was injured in a struggle that ended when another deputy deployed a Taser to subdue the offender.

March 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deal's new Pre-K plan better suits local officials

Bulloch County School officials are happy with Gov. Nathan Deal's change of plans for Georgia's nationally recognized pre-Kindergarten program, and are ready to work through less-intense cuts and changes than Deal originally proposed.

March 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Boro Sears is here to stay

The local owner of the Statesboro Sears Hometown Store wants everyone to know that the store is here to stay.

January 08, 2018 | | Local


Atlanta law office elects Sylvania man as new partner

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton law firm announced the recent election of four new members of its Atlanta office to its partnership effective, Jan. 1, including Sylvania ...

January 08, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Kmart leaving many memories in Statesboro

A big night when I was a kid was having dinner at the Pizza Inn, which has long closed, and then heading over to Kmart ...

January 06, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Speaker: Health issues at top of agenda

Georgia legislative sessions during election years tend to be quick and fairly quiet, without a lot of "heavy-lift" proposals being passed.

January 05, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Teen dies; one in custody in stolen vehicle hit-and-run

A 17-year-old suspect in a car theft ring was taken into custody at the Evans County Jail on Friday morning after a flight from police ...

January 05, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Metter murder suspect arrested

United States marshals and Candler County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Friday who was wanted in the November 2017 murder of a Metter victim.

January 05, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Council to have input on mayor’s commissions

Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar will begin introducing his transition team's proposals for three citizen commissions soon, possibly at the next City Council meeting, he ...

January 04, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro Kmart to close doors

Sears Holdings, the parent company of Sears and Kmart stores, told its Statesboro Kmart employees Thursday morning that it will close the Statesboro Store between ...

January 04, 2018 | | Local


Candler sheriff seeks fugitive

Candler County sheriff's investigators are seeking a man who failed to comply with a mandated rehabilitation sentence and is now charged with escape.

January 04, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Area schools closed Friday

Snow and ice caused 49 crashes in Bulloch County on Wednesday and early Thursday morning, and public safety officials warn drivers to continue with caution ...

January 04, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro High School's Baynon burning up the mat

From the "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in 1973 to Annika Sorenstam teeing it up against the ...

January 04, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Local


Jones also resigns from TAD board

Former Mayor Jan Moore's resignation from the TAD board was already in hand when Statesboro City Council met Tuesday, but Councilman Sam Lee Jones ...

January 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Snow in the Boro brings wrecks, snowball fights

Tow trucks, law enforcement officers and rescue personnel were kept busy Wednesday as snow-covered streets and roads caused a constant stream of accidents throughout Bulloch ...

January 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Storm slaps coastal South with most snow in nearly 3 decades

SAVANNAH - A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of Florida, Georgia and South ...

January 03, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


OTC to close all facilities Wednesday

Due to a Winter Advisory and the potential for hazardous road conditions Wednesday in the Service Delivery Area for Ogeechee Technical College, all College campuses ...

January 02, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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