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Ft. Stewart burn produces smoke in Bulloch

A cloud of smoke that occupied much of the skies over Bulloch County Wednesday was a product of more than 1,700 acres of burning woodland and strong winds, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission.

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


33 arrested in sweep

An investigation that began last summer resulted in over 30 arrests Tuesday and Wednesday in a drug sweep, "Operation Street Hustler."

March 09, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Stilson teacher going for tops in state

A five-minute walk through the colorfully-decorated halls of Stilson Elementary School alongside Ashlee Mitchell can remove any doubt of the authenticity in her principal's assertion.

March 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Man jailed after neighbor barks at his dogs

An intoxicated Akins Pond Road man who fired shots into the air because his neighbor barked at his dogs ended up behind bars last week and a deputy was injured in a struggle that ended when another deputy deployed a Taser to subdue the offender.

March 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deal's new Pre-K plan better suits local officials

Bulloch County School officials are happy with Gov. Nathan Deal's change of plans for Georgia's nationally recognized pre-Kindergarten program, and are ready to work through less-intense cuts and changes than Deal originally proposed.

March 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - March 8, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 8, 2011.

March 08, 2011 | | Local


Three arrested on gun charges after argument at local lounge

Three teens and two juveniles were arrested Saturday night after an altercation at The Platinum Lounge on Proctor Street. After a verbal argument at the club, Statesboro Police found the five young men in a car with apparently stolen and illegally-owned firearms, said Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey.

March 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


My Take with Matt Yogus - Fitting end to a long season

I thought that pretty much summed things up.

March 07, 2011 | | Local


Statesboro takes first in annual GSU math tournament

Statesboro High School's Varsity Division I Math Team took first place for the second year in a row at the 23rd Annual Georgia Southern University Mathematics Tournament held last month in Hanner Fieldhouse.

March 07, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - March 7, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 7, 2011

March 07, 2011 | | Local


Daycare closes after child escapes

A Statesboro child care facility closed last week after a 23-month-old child was found wandering around outside the fenced area of Progressive Childcare and Learning Center. The closing follows a history of state-recorded violations by the center, including numerous fence safety infractions.

March 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tuesday is iGot day

Tuesday is iGot day in Statesboro – a big day for Ogeechee Technical College and the communities it serves.

March 05, 2011 | | Local


GSU alum named head of national golf association

Georgia Southern University alumnus Mike Davis was named recently executive director of the United States Golf Association. Davis becomes the seventh executive director in the 116-year history of the USGA, after serving as senior director of rules and competitions since 2005.

March 05, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Kiss-a-Pig: Statesboro celebs raise money to fight diabetes

Beginning today, two of Statesboro's most recognizable faces will join forces in a battle against diabetes and vie for the honor of reaping an unusual reward.

March 05, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Remains identified as Statesboro man reported missing in October 2007

Crime lab tests determined human remains found Wednesday underneath a North College Street home were those of Orlando Quentin Hamilton, a black man who was 20 years old when reported missing in October 2007.

March 04, 2011 | 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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