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Tree Smarts program gearing up for 2007

After two years of focusing on education and tree plantings, the Tree Smarts program in Bulloch County, this year they are shifting their focus to addressing the community's needs of maintaining and improving the quality of the county's community forrest.

December 19, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Trail ride for pets to be held December 16

A trail ride and fun day Dec. 16 won't cost a thing, except a can or two of dog or cat food to donate to the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter.

December 19, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County Indictments — presiding Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed

The following were indicted on listed charges and appeared Wednesday, Nov. 29, for arraignment before Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed:

December 19, 2006 | | Local


Snow falls in Bulloch

Portions of Bulloch County saw snow flurries Tuesday afternoon and early evening as a "band of heavy snow" moved into northern Jenkins County to North Colleton County in South Carolina.

December 18, 2006 | Holli Deal Bragg Statesboro Herald | Local


Portal man arrested in armed robbery

A Portal man is behind bars after robbing a local hotel with the threat of having a gun, police said.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Burns-Barrow race waiting on certification

Counties across the 12th Congressional District and across the state were supposed to certify their vote totals Monday and send them to the state.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Business expo at Mobil 1 Express Lube today

Where can you get your oil changed, car detailed and find a bargain on a home or office accessory? How about receiving blood pressure and diabetes screening while getting educated concerning prostate cancer prevention?

December 18, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Local


Cocaine bust nets nine from Metter

Federal agents and local law enforcement arrested 13 people Tuesday morning on cocaine and related charges. Nine of the suspects are from the Metter area; four are from Atlanta.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Democratic incumbents declared winners in Georgia House races

ATLANTA - Georgia's secretary of state on Wednesday certified the results of the Nov. 7 general election, declaring two Democratic congressmen winners in their re-election bids, but by slim margins.

December 18, 2006 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Man dies in a single-vehicle accident

A Pembroke man was killed Monday night after his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man sold drugs at home where elderly woman was killed

ATLANTA - Many of the folks on the rundown northwest Atlanta street where Kathryn Johnston lived fortify their windows with metal bars and arm themselves with guns for protection.

December 18, 2006 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Community Bank sets example for 'Model Giving'

As many businesses in Bulloch County continue to conduct their United Way Campaigns during November, First Southern National Bank sets the pace as a "fair share" giver.

December 18, 2006 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


Ken Davis – Bulloch’s Master Pilot – 'I am closer to God'

Pride is evident as he opens the hangar doors and rolls out the carefully restored 1929 Waco Straightwing biplane, pulling the 1,600-pound plane out to show its full beauty and splendor.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Holiday celebration scheduled

The best chili in town will be determined on Thursday, Dec. 7 at Statesboro's annual holiday celebration, held in the Boro's downtown.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Georgia Southern unveils centennial logo

Georgia Southern officials unveiled the school's centennial logo Tuesday afternoon in preparation for the university's 100th anniversary.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


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Statesboro Herald to hold 12th District debate

Campaign season is expected to kick into high gear in the next few weeks, especially in the high-profile races for governor and U.S. Senate.

August 05, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Metter home invasion suspect identified

Metter police have identified one of two men suspected in a recent home invasion attempt and hope the public will assist in locating him.

August 05, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Bi-Lo holding job fair

Bi-Lo will hold a job fair today to accept applications and conduct interviews for various positions in the Statesboro area.

August 05, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Breastfeeding still too low in Georgia, report says

Georgia still lags behind the national averages on infant breastfeeding rates, a newly released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report card shows.

August 05, 2014 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Guyton police investigate gunfire exchange

GUYTON - Police officers still are chasing leads and trying to find who was responsible for a Saturday morning shootout.

August 05, 2014 | By PATRICK DONAHUE Effingham Herald | Local


US government had role in Ebola drug given aid workers

Two American aid workers infected with Ebola are getting an experimental drug so novel it has never been tested for safety in humans and was only identified as a potential treatment earlier this year, thanks to a longstanding research program by the U.S. government and the military.

August 04, 2014 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer | Local


Bulloch County’s advertised tax hike nonexistent, for most people

Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch is recommending that the Board of Commissioners not roll back its millage rate and so is issuing a notice, to comply with the Georgia Taxpayer Bill of Rights, of a pending 1 percent property tax increase.

August 04, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Traffic light slated for Burkhalter and US 80

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. The estimated cost of a project to install traffic lights at the intersection of U.S. Highway 80 East and Burkhalter Road is just under $1 million. An incorrect amount was listed in a news brief on page 5 Tuesday. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

August 04, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Son: Mother's Ebola should spark push for cure

ATLANTA - Missionary Nancy Writebol, one of two known Americans stricken with Ebola, wasn't looking to abandon her overseas work. But Jeremy Writebol believes his 59-year-old mother can yield a greater good from her impending return to the United States amid West Africa's worst-ever outbreak of the often-deadly virus.

August 04, 2014 | By BILL BARROW and ROXANA HEGEMAN Associated Press | Local


Photo gallery: Eagles begin FBS march

The Georgia Southern football team took the practice fields at Beautiful Eagle Creek Thursday to kick off their first fall camp after officially joining the Sun Belt Conference.

August 04, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


US missionary with Ebola leaving Liberia Tuesday

ATLANTA - A second American missionary stricken with Ebola is expected to fly Tuesday to the U.S. for treatment, following a colleague who was admitted over the weekend to Emory University Hospital's infectious disease unit.

August 03, 2014 | By BILL BARROW and KRISTA LARSON Associated Press | Local


Statesboro's alcohol ordinance back on tap for Tuesday

This time, Statesboro City Council has specifically invited people who sell alcoholic beverages to discuss the proposed replacement of the city's alcohol law.

August 03, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Leaked memo ensures attacks

ATLANTA - The first outside political group has already started to hammer Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn using her leaked campaign plan that detailed her strategy and discussed her potential weaknesses as an Atlanta nonprofit executive seeking a seat in the U.S. Senate.

August 02, 2014 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

ATLANTA - An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in Africa arrived in Atlanta for treatment Saturday, landing at a military base, then being whisked away to one of the most sophisticated hospital isolation units in the country, officials say.

August 02, 2014 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Cyclists ride 560 miles to raise funds and awareness for Paul Anderson Youth Home

Fifteen cyclists consisting of current residents, alumni and supporters of the Paul Anderson Youth Home left the home Thursday afternoon to bike 560 miles through six Georgia cities, with Statesboro being the first stop Thursday evening.

August 01, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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