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Girl Scouts mark a century of success

SAVANNAH - Recruited over tea at the mansion of a Georgia widow, the first Girl Scouts went on to earn proficiency badges for cooking meals and caring for babies. In a nod to their changing times, they also learned to shoot rifles and self-defense tactics such as "how to secure a burglar with eight inches of cord."

March 03, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


GSU group releases Ogeechee findings

Nursing students who surveyed 76 people along the Ogeechee River since last May's fish die-off found that the closer people live to the river, the more health symptoms they reported.

March 03, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Ogeechee study to be revealed today

A presentation today will reveal results of a study concerning possible health effects stemming from last May's chemical spill in the Ogeechee River.

March 02, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Talk show host Limbaugh remarks draw fire, controversy

NEW YORK - Stepping into an emerging culture clash over women, President Barack Obama made a supportive phone call Friday to a law student who testified before Congress about the need for birth control coverage, only to be called a "slut" by Rush Limbaugh.

March 02, 2012 | By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer | Local


BOE buys learning software for teachers

A new strategy for helping teachers stay on top of their game will soon be implemented by area high schools.

March 01, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Bulloch's top conservationists

Alan and Stacy Spence recently were named Conservationists of the Year for Bulloch County on behalf of the Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District and Farmers and Merchants Bank.

March 01, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Play hopes to ‘spark uprising’

Staging a revolution is hard work. It takes time, dedication, and patience. Attempting to rally a troupe of college students to the cause only adds to the dilemma.

February 29, 2012 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Bulloch's STAR student named

Statesboro High School senior Supriya Immaneni only missed one question on the SAT, giving her a score of 2370 and the title of Bulloch County STAR Student for 2012.

February 29, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two arrested on meth charges

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies responding to a welfare check arrested a man and woman they suspect were manufacturing methamphetamine.

February 29, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Chemical spill a human health risk?

Citizens are invited to a presentation Saturday regarding the Ogeechee River and the possible effects of a recent chemical spill to human health.

February 28, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Scanning history

Memories floated around the room as members of the Bulloch County Historical Society shared pictures of Old Bulloch County in anticipation of a pictorial coffee table book that will be released in November.

February 28, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


High drama at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - There was rain, fire, soap suds and fog in the most bizarre Daytona 500 in history.

February 28, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Local


Rotary Clubs honor Ray Hendley as Citizen of the Year

A driving force in Statesboro realty for more than 40 years was announced Monday the 2012 Citizen of the Year by the Rotary Club of Statesboro and the Rotary Club of Downtown Statesboro.

February 27, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Turner under investigation by area GBI

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into allegations of child abuse against Statesboro public safety director Wendell Turner.

February 27, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man injured during drive-by shooting Sunday

A man was injured on Bohler Rimes Road Sunday in a drive-by shooting, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

February 27, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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No new babies for endangered right whales

SAVANNAH - The winter calving season for critically endangered right whales is ending without a single newborn being spotted off the southeast U.S. coast, a ...

March 26, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Legislators focus on paper ballots

ATLANTA - Thursday will mark the last day of Georgia's 40-day legislative session, and several bills, including proposals that would replace the state's 16-year-old ...

March 24, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Election 2018 — Board of Education District 4

A parent and an educator, April Newkirk says she would bring advocacy for public education to the role if elected by District 4 as a ...

March 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Election 2018 — Board of Education District 4

As a candidate for Bulloch County Board of Education in District 4, Adrianne McCollar has made "Our children. Our community. Our future." her campaign slogan.

March 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


March for Our Lives 1 p.m. today at GSU

Georgia Southern University students have organized a March for Our Lives event for 1 p.m. Saturday on the Statesboro campus.

March 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


‘Speak Up for Education’ offers new format

The 2018 version of the Bulloch County Schools' long-established Speak Up for Education event offers a new format, with participants able to choose multiple sessions ...

March 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Sheriff's Foundation to hold Boston butt benefit

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is selling slow-roasted Boston butts to help fund various community programs.

March 23, 2018 | | Local


Former US Sen. Zell Miller dies

ATLANTA - As Georgia's governor, Zell Miller successfully championed selling lottery tickets to fund scholarships in a Bible belt state and lost a fight to ...

March 23, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM and BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Two shot in Twin City; one dead

A double shooting in Twin City Wednesday left one man dead and another hospitalized, said Emanuel County Sheriff J. Tyson Stephens.

March 22, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Democrats outraged over push to limit weekend voting

ATLANTA - Georgia Republicans want to limit early voting so that no county can offer it on both on a Saturday and a Sunday.

March 22, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


iGot campaign hits new high for Ogeechee Tech

The amount that resolved on the screen during Thursday afternoon's iGot celebration, $406,790, represents a new cash record for the Ogeechee Technical College ...

March 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


More school safety forums Monday, Wednesday

Additional forums on school safety, open to all Bulloch County Schools students, parents, employees and community members, will be hosted by Statesboro High School on ...

March 22, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Council candidates need only 6 months residence

Candidates for Statesboro City Council, such as those who will qualify next week for the May 22 special election in District 5, need to have ...

March 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Council unmoved on special election: May 22

The date of Statesboro's special election for the vacant District 5 City Council seat remains May 22, after the remaining four council members declined ...

March 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Local churches to mark Holy Week

For the fifth consecutive year, a group of local ministers will hold a series of Midday Holy Week Worship events to bring people together throughout ...

March 21, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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