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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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Metter man sought after traffic chase

Candler County sheriff's deputies are seeking a man who fled after a high-speed chase through three counties.

December 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sally Mae’s heritage on Highway 67

Don't expect to find a woman named Sally Mae cooking at Sally Mae's Kitchen, but portraits of the late Sallie Will Norrell Smith ...

December 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Anderson's General Store stays a step ahead

When Raybon and Janelle Anderson began Bulloch Fertilizer Company in 1963 to serve local farmers with quality products backed up by wonderful personal service they ...

December 18, 2017 | | Local


East Georgia Regional Medical Center: Keep holiday toy shopping safe, stress-free

While buying the hottest and trendiest toys for your child may be tempting as Christmas fast approaches, the doctors and nurses at East Georgia Regional ...

December 18, 2017 | | Local


Airlines inch back to normalcy after airport blackout

ATLANTA - The nation's air-travel system struggled to get back on schedule and re-book stranded passengers Monday after a fire and blackout at the world ...

December 18, 2017 | By DON SCHANCHE JR. and TOM KRISHER Associated Press | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Herald 2016 Photos of the Year

It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.

December 30, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's goodbye

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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