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Murder drops off top cause of death list

ATLANTA - For the first time in almost half a century, homicide has fallen off the list of the nation's top 15 causes of death, bumped by a lung illness that often develops in elderly people who have choked on their food.

January 11, 2012 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


Parade, activities set for Monday

Monday marks the national day of observance for civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. and Statesboro residents will celebrate the hero in traditional fashion.

January 10, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Suspect pleads guilty in shooting

A man charged in shooting a friend after an argument plead guilty to voluntary manslaughter last week, said Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Michael Muldrew.

January 10, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


It's a big year for Bulloch elections

Having to host at least three elections and for the first time open doors to weekend voting, Bulloch County's poll workers and locations are in for a busy 2012.

January 09, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Details emerge on family buried in desecrated cemetery

While Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators have yet to learn who desecrated two graves in an old family cemetery off Old River Road South, additional information about the family buried there recently came to surface.

January 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Barrow: New district has same issues

Last year's Republican-led reapportionment shifted hundreds of thousands of people in and out of the 12th District, but the Democratic incumbent, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, says the district's concerns remain the same.

January 09, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


A love for the coast

Eight paintings hang in the second floor gallery of the Averitt Center, containing various forms of water-colors and non-traditional landscapes built with the spirit of coastal areas in Georgia and near New York City in mind.

January 08, 2012 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Local lawmakers prepare for legislative session

A budget for the upcoming fiscal year will take center stage next week when state representatives gather in Atlanta for the 2012 session of the Georgia General Assembly.

January 08, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local lawmakers prepare for session

A budget for the upcoming fiscal year will take center stage next week when state representatives gather in Atlanta for the 2012 session of the Georgia General Assembly.

January 07, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


‘48 Hours Mystery’ to air Heidt case

The first interviews with Linda Heidt and Robin Heidt Cave will be aired as part of CBS' "48 Hours Mystery" tonight.

January 06, 2012 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


SPD: Man dressed in woman’s clothes steals car

A man wearing women's clothing stole a Jeep from a local used car dealership, leaving another stolen vehicle behind, sad Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

January 06, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Paul pulls in cash from military

GALVESTON, Texas - An Army reservist who spoke up for Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul while in uniform - and landed in trouble for it - is just one of the soldiers getting behind the Texas congressman's campaign.

January 06, 2012 | By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press | Local


Rangers fighting island fire

SAVANNAH - Firefighters used hand tools to battle a slow-moving wilderness fire Thursday on Cumberland Island, forcing the National Park Service to close portions of the federally protected island to tourists visiting the Georgia coast.

January 05, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


King Finishing appeal to be heard

A court hearing regarding an appeal to a consent order against a Screven County textiles plant is slated for Jan. 23, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Diana Wedincamp.

January 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Keel takes stand against animal cruelty

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel said Thursday he is "very distressed" regarding a GSU professor's arrest for animal cruelty.

January 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Bulloch welcomes new 4-H leader

One of Bulloch County's own has traveled full circle as Susannah Martin Lanier, a passionate 4-H member in her school days, joins the Bulloch ...

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


2017 Farm City Week in Bulloch County - 'Never too busy to help'

(Note: Look for a more in-depth story on Wade Hodges and his family in the Thanksgiving edition of the Herald on Thursday.)

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Georgia congressman still pushing for Savannah harbor funds

SAVANNAH – A Georgia congressman said Friday the state's lawmakers still hope to boost federal funding to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port ...

November 17, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | 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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