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AfterSchool programs earn honor

The AfterSchool programs at Brooklet, Sallie Zetterower and Julia P. Bryant elementary schools recently were accredited by the Council on Accreditation, a national agency that evaluates after school programs.

January 12, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Teaching children about fire safety

Volunteers for a local non-profit are trying to increase fire-safety awareness at a time when it matters most.

January 11, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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


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Friday the last day to vote early

At the end of voting hours Thursday, 1,144 Bulloch County residents had voted early in the Education SPLOST referendum, while 782 Statesboro residents had ...

November 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Troopers stop 20 speeding Lamborghinis

How many state troopers does it take to stop a pack of speeding Lamborghinis? In Bulloch County, only two.

November 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


No injuries in school bus accident

At approximately 1:45 p.m. Thursday, a Bulloch County Schools bus that was transporting nine Transitions Learning Center students and their counselor was involved ...

November 02, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Meet 7 authors for free at The Write Place

Readers and writers can meet eight authors, including award-winning mystery author Nancy Pickard, and hear stories and advice from them Friday evening and Saturday morning ...

November 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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November 02, 2017 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Chief of staff’s memoir highlights rise of Sam Nunn

Roland McElroy's latest book, "The Best President the Nation Never Had: A Memoir of Working with Sam Nunn" was released by Mercer University Press ...

November 01, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Heating assistance available for eligible residents

Elderly, homebound and low-income residents in Bulloch County may be eligible for assistance with energy costs through a program offered through the state Department of ...

November 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A ‘sand mandala’

They lean over the table, closely concentrating on what lies in front of them. They use rulers to sketch the lines just right, because the ...

November 01, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Herald Intern | Local


Woman arrested after frying pan attack

A woman rescued from a homeless situation by a former girlfriend attacked her and another woman with a frying pan Tuesday, according to Bulloch County ...

November 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


School officer OK after student attack

A Statesboro High School resource officer was hospitalized after being injured Monday breaking up a fight.

October 31, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


ER visits for diabetes on the rise in Georgia

Roughly twice a month, a charitable clinic in rural South Georgia gets a referral from a local hospital regarding a patient with diabetes.

October 31, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Reward offered in murder arson

A $10,000 reward is offered in a murder and arson case where a woman was found dead in a burned mobile home in Cooperville ...

October 31, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


3 charged in gang-related shooting

Police arrested three men Friday linked to a gang-related shooting Oct. 6 where a person suffered "non-life-threatening" injuries in a shooting at a Lanier Drive ...

October 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Connecting with youth through baseball

Statesboro's police chief plans to build a baseball program that he hopes will inspire, encourage and entertain Statesboro's youth.

October 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Briggs & Stratton bringing jobs back to Gateway plant

Over the next year Briggs & Stratton intends to move production of commercial-use Vanguard V-Twin engines from Japan to its manufacturing plants in Statesboro, Georgia and ...

October 30, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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