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Blame it on Libya

Though there is no reported supply shortage of oil and gas, prices at the pump spiked in the last week as a result of political turmoil in the oil-producing nation Libya.

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


Shots fired in hunting trip feud

An Ellabell couple ended up behind bars after shots were fired during an argument while squirrel hunting.

February 28, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council to honor long-time employee, decide on traffic ticket increase

The Statesboro City Council will convene today for its regularly scheduled bi-monthly meeting and consider a relatively short list of motions, as well as honor a long-time city employee.

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


1 million miles!

If statistics are true, and thousands of vehicles are involved in accidents each day, then for more than three decades someone has been picking up Carey Harville's slack.

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


Teacher helped set up local rec activities

Many people have words they live by, and for Luetta Leverette Moore, it was these: "Don't believe you're better than anyone else, but always believe you are as good as anyone."

February 26, 2011 | By RONTAVIUS WASHINGTON Special to the Herald | Local


Author Mary Karr speaking Monday at Georgia Southern

New York Times best-selling author and memoirist Mary Karr will present a candid account of her writing and personal battle with alcohol - as a college student, wife and mother - at 7 p.m., Tuesday in the Performing Arts Center of Georgia Southern. The event is free and open to the public.

February 26, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 25, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 25, 2011.

February 25, 2011 | | Local


Stokes named Kiwanian of Year

A pseudo-Elvis Presley made the ladies swoon Thursday night at the Statesboro Kiwanis Club's 51st anniversary celebration, but the star of the night was 2011 Kiwanian of the Year, Charles Stokes.

February 24, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Transportation zones a key topic at BOE work session today

A key point of discussion in a Board of Education work session will be the change of school transportation zones, according to Hayley Greene, spokesperson for Bulloch County schools.

February 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Sex offender turns self in after warrant issued

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested a convicted sex offender who moved from his last registered address without informing authorities.

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Local


Remembering Battle at Brier Creek

On Saturday at 11 a.m., Screven County's Remember Brier Creek Committee will hold a memorial ceremony for the estimated 150 American soldiers who died in the gruesome Revolutionary War Battle of Brier Creek on March 3, 1779.

February 23, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Two arrested in Langley Pond bust

Statesboro Police Crime Suppression Unit agents seized over a pound of "high-grade" marijuana Tuesday after a raid on a Langley Pond residence, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Arbor Day event on track for Saturday

An Arbor Day celebration full of activities takes root Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Statesboro.

February 23, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Deputies look for sex offender who moved

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a convicted sex offender who left the area without informing authorities.

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Colby Parker selected as STAR student

Bulloch County students and teachers gathered for the annual STAR Student/Teacher Banquet at the Holiday Inn in Statesboro Tuesday, on an evening in which the program's brightest star was shining more than 1,000 miles away.

February 23, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Telemedicine spreads in Georgia

Telemedicine is expanding in Georgia, yet there's still "a long way to go" before it reaches its full potential, the state's Public Health ...

January 31, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


EAGLE Academy hosts open house

EAGLE Academy, a new, inclusive postsecondary education program and only the eighth one like it in all of Georgia, recently hosted an open house to ...

January 31, 2018 | BY JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Dems blast push for English-only communication in Georgia

ATLANTA - When state Rep. Pedro "Pete" Marin moved from Puerto Rico to Georgia with his family in 1995, he and his wife Nereida each had ...

January 30, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Candidates, from school board to governor, qualify March 5-9

Candidates will qualify March 5-9 for Georgia's May 22 election, which includes both the party primaries and the general election for nonpartisan offices.

January 30, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Grant boosts book bus project in Bulloch

A $20,000 grant from state organizations associated with Gov. Nathan Deal and his wife will allow the Bulloch County Schools, also assisted by local ...

January 29, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Woman killed in Sylvania hit-and-run

A Sylvania woman was killed Saturday night in a hit-and-run crash.

January 29, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Men report being robbed at gunpoint

Statesboro police are investigating an armed robbery reported to have occurred Friday night at a Morris Street location.

January 29, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New year brings local business closings

The new year brought with it a good bit of uncertainty for local businesses. A few weeks ago we announced that Kmart has decided to ...

January 29, 2018 | | Local


Fennell joins AgSouth in Statesboro; farmers market grants available

Pat Calhoun, CEO of AgSouth Farm Credit, announced that Bo Fennell has joined the cooperative as CFO and will be based in the company's ...

January 29, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Poor grades on smoking in Georgia

Georgia received four F's and one C grade for its anti-tobacco work in the annual "State of Tobacco Control" report, released by the American ...

January 29, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Report lists key issues in state education

ATHENS - A Georgia nonprofit group says poverty, equity and fairness, the early learning workforce, student health and the special challenges of Georgia's rural schools ...

January 29, 2018 | The Associated Press | Local


Historic building turned ‘eyesore’ comes down

None too soon for officials at Statesboro City Hall, property owner Garland Nessmith is tearing down the century-old warehouse-type building on East Main Street at ...

January 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


State climatologist: 2017 was warmest year ever for Georgia

ATLANTA - A new report shows that 2017 was the warmest year on record for Georgia.

January 27, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Bloomingdale CCC boys worked in area’s forests

From 1933 until 1942 through the Great Depression, more than 3 million unmarried young American men worked mostly outdoors and earned money for themselves and ...

January 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Hands-free’ driving bill introduced

State Rep. John Carson started thinking hard about distracted driving a year ago, when he heard data about car insurance rates in Georgia.

January 26, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


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