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Rehab center sees first grad

After years of alcoholism that began at age 12, Zack Hamrick ended the misery.

May 14, 2012 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Bill might be boon for charter schools

Legislation recently signed by Gov. Nathan Deal could be cause for major changes in the way education funds are dispersed to Bulloch County public schools.

May 12, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


A record class at GSU

There were no shortages of undergraduates this year, as thousands of students donned the black cap and gown, then turned the tassel to become Georgia Southern University alumnus.

May 12, 2012 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Southeast Bulloch school dress code proposal dies

Students at Southeast Bulloch Middle and High schools won't have to change their wardrobe in the fall.

May 11, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS jwermers@statesboroherald.com | Local


Taste for alligator lands local man in jail

A man who shot alligators, butchered them to eat and took photos of the deed said he killed the gators because they were a nuisance.

May 11, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Pandering sting nets 10 arrests

Ten men who responded to an undercover officer's solicitation of "escort services" ended up behind bars Thursday as Statesboro police officers conducted a pandering sting.

May 11, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


5 arrested after woman reports theft

A Waters Farm Road woman saw two men stealing her husband's tools Wednesday and called law enforcement. A short time later, Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested five suspects on burglary and theft charges.

May 10, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Reading: It’s FUNdamental

Hundreds of Bulloch County students were offered a break from class Thursday, and the opportunity to dive into a good book.

May 10, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


New post office plan eases hurt for Rocky Ford, Daisy

Residents of places such as Daisy and Rocky Ford are uttering sighs of relief that their post offices will remain open. However, the U.S. Postal Service's new plan for saving small post offices will spread the pain more widely with greatly reduced hours at these and many other locations.

May 10, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Pizza deliverer robbed at gunpoint

A pizza deliverer was robbed at gunpoint early this morning at the Pointe at Southern apartment complex, Statesboro police said in a text alert sent at 2:39 a.m.

May 10, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


2 people rescued from burning building

Firefighters rescued two occupants of a South Zetterower Avenue home Wednesday, but the older brick building that housed an alteration business and apartment units was a total loss.

May 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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


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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


Flu hitting hard locally

Influenza, particularly one virulent strain, has sent record numbers to the doctor over the past few weeks, and in spite of an early start, the ...

January 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


School board negotiating TAD contribution

The Bulloch County Board of Education recently moved toward participating in Statesboro's Tax Allocation District for the South Main Street area after hearing from ...

January 25, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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


Woodie wins GOAL at Ogeechee Tech

Robert Woodie, Ogeechee Technical College's 2018 GOAL winner, will graduate in May with two diplomas but then plans to continue at OTC for his ...

January 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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