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Ga. court overturns charter schools law

Despite a Georgia Supreme Court decision announced Monday that would cost the Charter Conservatory for Liberal Arts and Technology about $300,000 per year in state funding, the Statesboro school's assistant director remains optimistic about CCAT's future.

May 16, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


County looks to move on ag arena

Bulloch County Commissioners are ready to move forward with a project voters approved years ago - providing it doesn't cost taxpayers money to operate.

May 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cancer survivor giving back to the community

Among the thousands of Georgia Southern University students donning caps and gowns for commencement today is a young man who doctors claimed would never live the moment.

May 13, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Storm leaves trail of damage in area

Friday the 13th was rather uneventful in Statesboro, until a brief but violent storm battered the area and left behind a trail of downed trees, tangled utility lines and alarms going off at several businesses.

May 13, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 13, 2011

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May 13, 2011 | | Local


John Bressler - Another prediction for the end of the world

Dad gummit! It's happening again! According to those pesky "Canadians" and a well-heeled Christian group with a net worth of $160 million, the world will end May 21, 2011. What has put fear into the hearts of many is that their latest advertising does not ask for donations! Julie and I have been taking this very seriously as we will be participating in a garage sale this Saturday at a neighbor's house and we just finished correcting our Last Will and Testament. We are so clever as we left nothing to our children. Do the math.

May 13, 2011 | | Local


Council, public meet to discuss redistricting

A collection of city residents met with members of Statesboro City Council Thursday to evaluate, together, proposed maps for new, reformed council voting districts.

May 12, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Truancy lands parents in jail

Five women were arrested Wednesday on truancy charges after reportedly failing to comply with school attendance laws.

May 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Mail carriers hold canned food drive

With an effort that takes mere minutes and costs very little, citizens can help feed the hungry. By placing nonperishable or canned goods next to your mailbox Saturday morning, May 14, you can do your part in helping to "Stamp Out Hunger."

May 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 12, 2011

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May 12, 2011 | | Local


Building to Eagle Scout

For his Eagle Scout project, Blaine Lovett designed and supervised construction of a foot bridge on the Bulloch Academy campus.

May 11, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Braz bids farewell with concert

Retiring Georgia Southern University music professor Michael Braz will give a farewell performance to benefit music scholarships Sunday in the Carol A. Carter Recital Hall.

May 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 11, 2011

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May 11, 2011 | | Local


Gen. Lee's sword returns to Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. - It's an enduring myth of the Civil War: Robert E. Lee surrendered his sword to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, and his Union counterpart refused the traditional gesture of surrender.

May 10, 2011 | By STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press | Local


Input sought on voting changes

By JEFF HARRISON

May 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Boro officer recovering from heart surgery

The Clubhouse was the site earlier this week of a fundraiser to benefit Statesboro police Officer Adam Paquette. While on duty back in March, Paquette ...

May 05, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Tormenta FC looks to move to next division

On Friday night, South Georgia Tormenta FC President Darin Van Tassell formally announced the club's intention to form a committee to research the possibility ...

May 05, 2017 | Mike Anthony | Local


Resident asks City Council to cease opening prayers

Statesboro resident Don Armel asked City Council this week to abandon its practice of having a council member, the mayor or another person they choose ...

May 04, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Day of Prayer offers hope, repentance

Just as in years past, they came Thursday from all walks of life - all ages, denominations, ethnicities and resumes - to gather on the Bulloch County ...

May 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Portal student charged with statutory rape

An 18-year-old student was charged Wednesday with statutory rape after school officials learned he was meeting a 14-year-old girl in a Portal Middle/High School ...

May 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City, county, GS and BOE study options for 2-way radio upgrade

With one existing system approaching the end of its contract, a new two-way radio system for use by police, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, school bus ...

May 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Roundabout construction means detours

Residents in the area of Langston Chapel Road and a portion of Burkhalter Road where a traffic circle is being built will be detoured for ...

May 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Juggling and the gospel

If you're juggling ideas for some fun family time this weekend, an event at Eastern Heights Baptist Church in Statesboro may fit the bill ...

May 03, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Jack Hill – Man of the Decade

When Georgia state Sen. Jack Hill was asked to be keynote speaker for the 2017 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, he had no ...

May 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Peace named Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year

The 2017 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year "moved our community to new heights of caring," said Billy Hickman on Tuesday night during the 29th ...

May 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Three chosen for Deen Day Smith Lifetime Achievement Awards

During the 29th annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala held Tuesday evening, Bruce Yawn introduced three men who have dedicated a lifetime ...

May 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Four alcohol licenses suspended on judge’s first day

The Wal-Mart Supercenter and the Walgreens on Northside Drive East are both serving suspensions of their Statesboro alcoholic beverage licenses, while two restaurants have completed ...

May 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Car chase follows physical attack

A Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy forced a fleeing suspect to a halt Monday afternoon after responding to a domestic disturbance.

May 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Woman airlifted after attempting to vandalize car

A Bulloch County woman was airlifted Sunday to a Savannah hospital after her fingers became stuck in a vehicle's gas tank.

May 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


National Day of Prayer is Thursday

For the 16th year, residents will gather at the Bulloch County Courthouse on Thursday for the National Day of Prayer.

May 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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