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Daycares swarm to enroll in rating system

MARIETTA, Ga. - Parents often spend weeks visiting dozens of daycare centers and preschools before finding one they like, but the state hopes to cut down on that leg work with a new rating system.

April 21, 2012 | By DORIE TURNER AP Education Writer | Local


Chasing a degree

Both Emma Gaskins and George Brannen began their college careers in the 1970s, and both left school without earning a degree, only to return years later, determined to complete their journey for a diploma.

April 21, 2012 | By CASEY STODDARD caltman@statesboroherald.com | Local


Coca-Cola habit cited in death of 30-year-old woman

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Experts say a New Zealand woman's 2-gallon-a-day Coca-Cola habit probably contributed to her death, a conclusion that led the soft-drink giant to note that even water can be deadly in excessive amounts.

April 20, 2012 | By NICK PERRY Associated Press | Local


Relief at the pump?

NEW YORK - The worst is over, for now. Gasoline prices are starting to fall.

April 20, 2012 | By CHRIS KAHN and SANDY SHORE AP Energy Writers | Local


'Save As ...' wins top film

Knights dueling over a lost cause, a post-apocalyptic search for a secretive book, and a good old fashioned chase scene. Audience members were treated to a variety of debut short films at the Fourth Annual Statesboro Film Festival Thursday evening.

April 19, 2012 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Prom invites now 'Prom-posals'

NEW YORK - Never mind a text that meekly asks "will u go 2 prom w/me?"

April 19, 2012 | By BETH J. HARPAZ Associated Press | Local


Kathy Bradley - If I had a hammer

On Sunday afternoon, while the sun turned my arms a sweet shade of spring pink, I crawled around on the deck nailing nails. Not new ones. Old ones. The original nails that turned two-by-fours and four-by-fours and whatevers-by-whatevers into the structure on which I now grow herbs and watch hummingbirds and read books and, once every 28 days, walk outside to make sure the moon is compass-drawn round.

April 19, 2012 | | Local


Man suspected of robbing convenience store arrested

A man wanted in an alleged armed robbery at a local convenience store was arrested and charged with multiple offenses Wednesday.

April 18, 2012 | By EDDIE LEDBETTER | Local


Progress for walking trail

Good news abounds for Bulloch County residents wanting to get outside, get fit and view scenery on two wheels or two feet.

April 18, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


City grants alcohol license to restaurant near campus

Impassioned thought on both sides of an issue led to the contentious decision Tuesday to grant an alcohol license to a restaurant located less than two hundred yards from the campus of Georgia Southern University.

April 18, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Spotlight ready to shine

The spotlight will shine on the Averitt Center for the Arts Thursday evening when the Fourth annual Statesboro Film Festival premieres nine locally-produced short films.

April 17, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


Trust me, you'll love the Statesboro Film Festival

Thursday marks the fourth Statesboro Film Festival I have helped organize. Each one, frankly, has been better than the previous ones and the 2012 edition, I promise, will be better, too.

April 17, 2012 | Jim Healy | Local


Boy Scouts get message from Coach Monken

A group of young men who comprise Statesboro's Boy Scouts of America Troop 342 were reminded Monday about the importance of their ideals by perhaps Bulloch County's most famous scout.

April 17, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Growth gathering steam

Bulloch County is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. Since the last official census was taken in April 2010, the population of Bulloch County has grown from 70,213 as of July 1, 2010 to 72,881, an increase of 2,668 people, as of July 1, 2011, according to the latest population estimate based on census trends.

April 16, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Brampton, bypass to get traffic light

Adding a traffic light will top the agenda when the Statesboro City Council's meets in City Hall for its second, and last, scheduled meeting in April.

April 16, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | 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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