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2 people rescued from burning building

Firefighters rescued two occupants of a South Zetterower Avenue home Wednesday, but the older brick building that housed an alteration business and apartment units was a total loss.

May 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Postal Service will keep rural post offices open

WASHINGTON - Bending to strong public opposition, the nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday backed off a plan to close thousands of rural post offices after May 15 and proposed keeping them open, but with shorter operating hours.

May 09, 2012 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local

Georgia Southern to benefit from new budget

When Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law the 2013 state budget Monday, he committed major funding to support Georgia Southern University.

May 09, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Drought not quenched by recent rain

Scattered rains may continue today, but this week's precipitation is a far cry from the amount needed to relieve drought conditions.

May 08, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

'Project Graduation' offers safe, fun alternative for SEB grads

Bulloch County high school seniors will walk across the stage and receive their diplomas in less than three weeks.

May 08, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local

Burglars strike 6 local businesses

Burglars targeted six Statesboro businesses Monday night and Tuesday morning, police said.

May 08, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Authorities: Man died after setting himself on fire

A man whose body was found Thursday during a brush fire committed suicide, authorities said.

May 07, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Deal signs bill giving OTC natural resources building the OK

A new natural resources building is in the works for Ogeechee Technical College now that Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a budget bill giving the go-ahead to the tune of $12.6 million.

May 07, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

GSU’s Smalley takes rural health concerns to D.C.

Dr. Bryant Smalley helps direct Georgia Southern University's efforts to improve health care for rural residents. Last week, he went to the White House to advise high-ranking federal officials on the subject.

May 07, 2012 | BY AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

Our Views: Keel on target with plan to move Eagles into FBS

In one of his first interviews after becoming Georgia Southern University's 12th president in January 2010, Dr. Brooks Keel said:

May 06, 2012 | | Local

EPD to hold hearing on discharge draft permit

Citizens interested in the Ogeechee River will have the opportunity to engage in a public hearing June 12 regarding a draft permit for discharge of wastewater into the river.

May 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Deal promises 'historic reforms'

Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson said he fully supports a law signed last week that will revamp how the state's criminal justice system punishes nonviolent criminals.

May 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

No foul play suspected in death

No foul play is suspected in the death of a man whose body was found burned Thursday afternoon in Statesboro.

May 04, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

GSU students create new Bioenergy Garden

Georgia Southern University staff and students gathered Friday at the college's Botanical Garden to unveil a new garden they say holds the promise of a more sustainable future.

May 04, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local

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Two arrested on drug trafficking charges

The arrest of a woman Wednesday on drug trafficking charges follows the arrest of another man on similar charges at the same location two weeks ...

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Relay for Life kicks off

Bulloch County cancer survivors and their supporters enjoyed dinner and a show Thursday evening as characters from Disney's Magic Kingdom greeted guests at Statesboro ...

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Sheets named Kiwanian of the Year

Chuck Sheets, who recruits help and makes sure that the 3,000-plus participants and about 170 floats line up correctly for the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair ...

February 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Busbee offers as candidate for House District 160

Robert Busbee of Statesboro announced this week that he will run for the District 160 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives. He identified modernization ...

February 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Troopers seek witness to hit-and-run

A man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run incident Tuesday, and Georgia State Patrol troopers are seeking a witness to the crash.

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Body identified as missing man

A man whose body was found Friday behind Statesboro's Kmart store has been identified as a man missing from Portal since the end of ...

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Kiwanis rodeo coming for 8th year

With new awards and a new crop of bucking stock foals and calves arriving this spring, rodeo contractor Danny Hedrick is excited to be returning ...

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Tankersley seeks re-election in District 160

Rep. Jan Tankersley, the Republican from Brooklet who represents District 160, is seeking a fifth two-year term in the Georgia House of Representatives. She will ...

February 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Morris Lupton dies

Former Statesboro resident Morris Lupton, known by many as the driving force behind the creation of the Georgia Southern Eagles football program, died Tuesday.

February 21, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of ...

February 20, 2018 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer | Local

Juveniles charged in church vandalism

Five juveniles were arrested Monday after members of an Ellabell church found chaos and destruction to the church property.

February 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Swainsboro man charged with statutory rape

A Valentine's tryst between a runaway juvenile and a Swainsboro man ended in his arrest for statutory rape and other sex offenses.

February 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

'Run, Hide, Fight'

The day after a loner with reported behavioral problems opened fire at a South Florida school, killing 17 and wounding a dozen more, Bulloch County ...

February 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Body found behind Kmart

Two juveniles exploring the area behind Statesboro's Kmart on Friday discovered the body of a man investigators said could have been homeless.

February 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Second Five Points and More store coming

Site preparation has begun at 419 Northside Drive West across Williams Road from Bulloch Telephone for the construction of the second Five Points Store and ...

February 19, 2018 | | Local

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