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Postal Service will keep rural post offices open

WASHINGTON - Bending to strong public opposition, the nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday backed off a plan to close thousands of rural post offices after May 15 and proposed keeping them open, but with shorter operating hours.

May 09, 2012 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local


Georgia Southern to benefit from new budget

When Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law the 2013 state budget Monday, he committed major funding to support Georgia Southern University.

May 09, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local




Drought not quenched by recent rain

Scattered rains may continue today, but this week's precipitation is a far cry from the amount needed to relieve drought conditions.

May 08, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Project Graduation' offers safe, fun alternative for SEB grads

Bulloch County high school seniors will walk across the stage and receive their diplomas in less than three weeks.

May 08, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Burglars strike 6 local businesses

Burglars targeted six Statesboro businesses Monday night and Tuesday morning, police said.

May 08, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Authorities: Man died after setting himself on fire

A man whose body was found Thursday during a brush fire committed suicide, authorities said.

May 07, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deal signs bill giving OTC natural resources building the OK

A new natural resources building is in the works for Ogeechee Technical College now that Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a budget bill giving the go-ahead to the tune of $12.6 million.

May 07, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU’s Smalley takes rural health concerns to D.C.

Dr. Bryant Smalley helps direct Georgia Southern University's efforts to improve health care for rural residents. Last week, he went to the White House to advise high-ranking federal officials on the subject.

May 07, 2012 | BY AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Our Views: Keel on target with plan to move Eagles into FBS

In one of his first interviews after becoming Georgia Southern University's 12th president in January 2010, Dr. Brooks Keel said:

May 06, 2012 | | Local


EPD to hold hearing on discharge draft permit

Citizens interested in the Ogeechee River will have the opportunity to engage in a public hearing June 12 regarding a draft permit for discharge of wastewater into the river.

May 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Deal promises 'historic reforms'

Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson said he fully supports a law signed last week that will revamp how the state's criminal justice system punishes nonviolent criminals.

May 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


No foul play suspected in death

No foul play is suspected in the death of a man whose body was found burned Thursday afternoon in Statesboro.

May 04, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU students create new Bioenergy Garden

Georgia Southern University staff and students gathered Friday at the college's Botanical Garden to unveil a new garden they say holds the promise of a more sustainable future.

May 04, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Two arrested in gambling sting

A two-month investigation by Statesboro police led to the arrest of two on gambling charges and the seizure of seven old-style commercial gambling machines.

May 04, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Local doctors to appear on "Untold Stories of the ER"

Statesboro physicians Dr. C. Alan Scott and Dr. Ruthie Crider, emergency room physicians at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, will be starring in Season 12 ...

January 25, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bob Dylan tribute event to benefit ‘Friends of the Library’

A Bob Dylan tribute event takes place Saturday evening at Eagle Creek Brewery, beginning at 7PM, and proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Friends ...

January 25, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Glennville man charged in Cherry Street armed robbery

A Glennville man was charged with armed robbery after police officers spotted him near the scene of the crime Tuesday night.

January 25, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Tormenta FC goes pro

Statesboro has long been a haven for sports fans to enjoy watching successful high school and collegiate events.

January 25, 2018 | Mike Anthony | Local


Jen’s TOP TEN resolutions for 2018

So, be honest. How are those New Year's resolutions going? If you are like me, you have been slacking a little. (Ok, slacking a ...

January 15, 2018 | | 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


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Herald 2016 Photos of the Year

It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.

December 30, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's goodbye

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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