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Portal farmers promote organic farming

Clark & Sons Organics, a farm near Portal, hosted a field day Friday with guests from the Coastal Organics Growers Association and local students.

August 17, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Locals get first look at Highway 67 plans

Local residents took a close look Thursday evening at state plans to widen Georgia Highway 67 between Statesboro and Interstate 16. Voters' rejection of the recent TSPLOST referendum casts some doubt on the $40 million project's timing.

August 17, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


SPD responds to theater bomb threat

Statesboro police cleared the Carmike Cinemas movie theater Friday after a bomb threat was made to the theater's corporate office in Columbus, Ga.

August 17, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sen. Isakson visits Statesboro, discusses Ogeechee River

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson came to Georgia Southern University on Thursday to speak about the economy and job creation, but ended up spending most of his time discussing the plight of the Ogeechee River.

August 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Barrow visits local seniors

Medicare, Social Security, and benefits for veterans - a bit of line dancing, too - were on the agenda Thursday for U.S. Rep. John Barrow when he visited residents at the Bulloch County Senior Center.

August 16, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Woman charged with making up carjacking story

A Statesboro woman was arrested Wednesday night after she made up a story saying that she had been carjacked by two men, police said.

August 16, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Ogeechee Tech ‘not on the radar’ for merger

Ogeechee Technical College appears to be safe, for the foreseeable future, from consolidation with any other institution in the Technical College System of Georgia.

August 16, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Convicted kidnapper captured

U.S. Marshals apprehended an escaped parolee Wednesday morning, two days after he fled from officers at the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles' Statesboro office.

August 15, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Keel: Bigger can be better

Bigger is not always better, but for an ever-growing Georgia Southern University, Dr. Brooks Keel believes it can be.

August 15, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Schools chief says no to amendment

ATLANTA - Bucking his party on an issue dear to many conservatives, Georgia's Republican education superintendent has come out against a constitutional amendment to guarantee the state's authority to charter independent public schools.

August 14, 2012 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Gearing up for goobers

A new pavilion, cooler shelter and lots of food, fun and free entertainment will greet thousands Saturday at the 23rd Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival.

August 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boro resident helps in hepatitis C outbreak

Statesboro resident and AmeriCorps National Civilian Corps service member Dana Armel assisted a New Hampshire testing clinic for hepatitis C last week after syringes used to treat patients were intentionally contaminated.

August 13, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police seek convicted kidnapper

Statesboro police are still seeking a convicted kidnapper who fled from the parole office in downtown Statesboro Monday morning.

August 13, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Police: Man arrested after shooting into air

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies were forced to use a Taser against an intoxicated man who fired shots in the air in a heavily populated mobile home park Saturday, police said.

August 13, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


The eagles have landed

The first flock of the Eagle Nation on Parade has landed.

August 12, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


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Last day of Legislature brings successes, disappointments

During the frenetic last-day activity Thursday at the General Assembly, state lawmakers failed to agree on a way to curb surprise medical billing.

March 30, 2018 | | Local


Duke runs for quality of life, public safety

Derek Duke, a candidate for City Council in District 5, says he wants to help protect and build on the quality of life that has ...

March 29, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Gov. Deal to speak at OTC commencement

Gov. Nathan Deal will be the keynote speaker for Ogeechee Technical College's 2018 commencement exercises to be held on Thursday, May 10, at Georgia ...

March 29, 2018 | | Local


UPDATE: 2 students, school bus driver taken to EGRMC after crash

Two students and a Bulloch County school bus driver were taken to a hospital Thursday after the bus collided with a tractor-trailer rig carrying a ...

March 29, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


City District 5 qualifying ends with 3 running

No additional candidates signed up Wednesday morning, the final half day of qualifying for the May 22 special election to Statesboro City Council in District ...

March 28, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Another student arrested for threats

A fourth grade student was arrested Wednesday morning after telling another student he would shoot her.

March 28, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Now 3 candidates in District 5 Council race

Two more candidates qualified Tuesday for the May 22 special election to fill the vacant District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council.

March 27, 2018 | | Local


Requests for more school cops heard

As the Bulloch County Schools conduct a series of forums on school safety, one of the suggestions heard most often is that police officers, called ...

March 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Low health scores in South

A new ranking of the healthiest U.S. communities puts eight Georgia counties in the top 500, with the highest being Forsyth County, at No ...

March 27, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Another student arrested for threats

Monday, Bulloch County Sheriff's School Resource Officer Ross Newman arrested a 12-year-old sixth grade Southeast Bulloch Middle School student for making a threat against ...

March 27, 2018 | | Local


One candidate so far for Council District 5

Only one candidate, Derek Duke, signed up and paid the fee Monday during the first day of qualifying for the May 22 special election to ...

March 26, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


2 found with drugs in vacant home

A deputy answering a suspicious vehicle call Friday caught two people trespassing in a vacant home, where they were found with illegal drugs.

March 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Chicken Salad Chick earns company honors

When Chicken Salad Chick franchise owners Kelly and Tim Paslawski selected Statesboro as the city to open their third restaurant, they did everything right. They ...

March 26, 2018 | | Local


Darron Burnette given Blanchard Leadership Award

Synovus, the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, recently announced the winners of its annual Chairman's Awards. Darron Burnette, Synovus' Statesboro-based division CEO, received the ...

March 26, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


The 'Michelangelo' of politics

YOUNG HARRIS - A governor and senator, friend and counselor to presidents, Zell Miller walked the marbled halls of American power. He was remembered more simply ...

March 26, 2018 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


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