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Study: Violence more common among children of combat veterans

ATLANTA - A new study suggests that when parents are deployed in the military, their children are more than twice as likely to carry a weapon, join a gang or be involved in fights.

October 31, 2011 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


2011 Freedom Fund Banquet helps NAACP

A chance for community fellowship, an inspirational speech and raising money for a good cause is coming up Saturday, Nov. 5 with the 2011 Freedom Fund Banquet.

October 31, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Our Views - Best choice: Lance Turner

Incumbent Gary Lewis is opposed by three challengers for the District 2 seat: Sam Jones, Donald Logan and Lance Turner. We are confident any one of the three would be a better councilman than Lewis by any standard.

October 30, 2011 | | Local


Our Views - An easy choice: Don't re-elect Gary Lewis

Residents living in Statesboro City Council's District 2 have an easy decision during the next five days of early voting and on Election Day, Nov. 8 - don't vote for incumbent councilman Gary Lewis.

October 30, 2011 | | Local


Attic Sale set for Nov. 5

The Fair may have just ended, but the Kiwanis Fairgrounds will be busy once again next Saturday for the 38th Annual Statesboro Service League Attic Sale.

October 29, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local teen steals car; flees deputy

A 17-year-old girl was arrested Friday after taking a car on a joyride that had law enforcement officers chasing her through Statesboro.

October 28, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Dog survived gas chamber, now up for adoption in NJ

NEWARK, N.J. - Unnamed and unwanted, the young beagle mix was left anonymously in a drop box outside an Alabama pound. His life was supposed to end in a gas chamber.

October 28, 2011 | By DAVID PORTER Associated Press | Local


Swamp wildfire defies firefighters

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A wildfire that scorched hundreds of square miles since last spring continues to creep through the Okefenokee Swamp as it burns underground fueled by dead and decaying plants - and the cost to taxpayers so far is $52.7 million and rising.

October 28, 2011 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


City council District 2 hopefuls discuss issues at forum

With less than two weeks remaining until District 2 voters determine the area's representative on Statesboro City Council, challengers for the seat had an opportunity to state their cases for election Thursday.

October 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Mill Creek Park hosts Trick or Treat, Scare in the Boro

Mill Creek Park will be filled with the Halloween Spirit Friday night during the annual Trick or Treat at Mill Creek. There will be games, inflatables and a large candy trail and it's all free. A costume contest for kids and pets starts at 6 p.m., which is hosted by Gateway Animal Hospital.

October 27, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Study: Casinos may net $1B for Georgia

ATLANTA - Casinos at key locations across the state could generate nearly $1 billion annually, a study released Thursday by the Georgia Lottery Corp. shows.

October 27, 2011 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press | Local


GSU to students: ‘txtl8r’

Aided by a car equipped with virtual reality software to hammer the point home, Georgia Southern University launched an anti-texting and driving campaign Wednesday at the school's outdoor rotunda.

October 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Learning from Langston

The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education's 2011 Bus Tour stopped Wednesday at Langston Chapel Elementary School.

October 26, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Can secrets of long life be found in DNA of the elderly?

NEW YORK - George Eberhardt turned 107 last month, and scientists would love to know how he and other older folks like him made it that far. So he's going to hand over some of his DNA.

October 26, 2011 | By MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer | Local


Fatal accident involving trooper still under investigation

A fatal accident in September, involving a Georgia State Patrol trooper is still under investigation, said GSP Capt. Kirk McGlamery.

October 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Two arrested in gang-related attack

Statesboro police arrested two teens on outstanding warrants Tuesday stemming from a Sept. 5 attack on a victim at the local public library.

September 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Former city employee pleads guilty to child sex offenses

A former long-time city of Statesboro employee pled guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of child molestation.

September 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


STAND17 Christian event set for Saturday

Kenny Grant Evangelistic Ministries and The Band of Brothers will present the STAND17 Conference on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Savannah ...

September 20, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


GSU investigating reported rape

A Georgia Southern University student was reportedly the victim of a "strong arm rape" this past weekend, according to Georgia Southern University Police reports.

September 20, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


‘People don’t survive what I’ll share’

Eastern Heights Baptist Church is hosting a Celebrate Recovery event Saturday at 7 p.m. The event is free, but those planning to attend are ...

September 19, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia wants to execute inmates accused of killing guards

ATLANTA - Two inmates accused of killing their guards on a Georgia prison bus three months ago were indicted Tuesday on multiple charges, including murder, and ...

September 19, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Evans advocates universal Pre-K, restored HOPE, expanded Medicaid

Stacey Evans, Democratic primary candidate for governor, made hope, both in a general sense and HOPE in all-capital letters, the theme of her remarks Saturday ...

September 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulk waste permitted again at recycling centers

Bulloch County Commissioners were talking trash again during a scheduled meeting Tuesday, discussing future plans for dump sites and deciding to lift the temporary ban ...

September 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


PeachCare funding faces deadline

Tens of millions of dollars in government funding for Georgia health care faces a dangerous deadline in less than two weeks.

September 19, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Natural disasters add stress to state budgets across US

ATLANTA - A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: how to pay for the rescues ...

September 19, 2017 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and BOB SALSBERG Associated Press | Local


Georgia Tech student killed by officer had called 911 before encounter

ATLANTA - A Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting ...

September 19, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Man charged in possible machete attack

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Thursday on charges of aggravated assault after they responded to a reported domestic disturbance at an Old ...

September 18, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Citizens want parks, trails, safety in Statesboro

In the somewhat informal survey conducted by the consulting firm Amec Foster Wheeler for Statesboro's citywide strategic plan, well more than half of respondents ...

September 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Bulloch pitches in to help victims of Irma

There are many things that make Bulloch County a great place to live and do business. There is no greater example of this than when ...

September 18, 2017 | | Local


Georgia labor chief to speak Friday at Statesboro conference

The chiefs of Georgia's state Department of Labor and Department of Corrections are slated to speak Friday during the 2017 Workforce Readiness Conference hosted ...

September 18, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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