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Local crops 'look fairly good' despite unusually high temps

If it weren't for irrigation, most of us wouldn't be able to put fresh squash, tomatoes and other summer produce on the table. And even in today's world of pumping water to the plants, the threat of bacterial wilt and white mold hangs over farmers' heads.

June 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch BOE to discuss annexing two Brooklet-area schools

Bulloch County Board of Education members plan to discuss the possibility of annexing two Brooklet-area schools into the city, but Brooklet City council members have not addressed the idea, said Brooklet Mayor Joe Grooms.

June 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man arrested after ramming car, causing accident

Police arrested a South Dakota man Tuesday they said rammed another man's car, forcing it through a stop sign to be struck by a third vehicle.

June 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'NoJoe's Clown Circus' to be held at Averitt Center June 23-27

The Averitt Center for the Arts is offering a camp that could make childhood dreams of joining the circus come true - at least a little bit.

June 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday June 10, 2008

June 25, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Mobile dentist unit visits Boro, helps about 2 dozen

The Help A Child Smile mobile dental clinic rolled into Statesboro last week and actually left a few kids in tears - after they received first-rate dental care.

June 25, 2008 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Two new lottery-funded pre-K schools opening in Bulloch

Parents of four-year-olds will have more choices next fall thanks to the state education department awarding Southeast Bulloch High School and Mattie Lively Elementary School lottery-funded prekindergarten classes.

June 25, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro Goody’s store to stay open; company files for Chapter 11

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Goody's Family Clothing Inc., announced it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and will close 69 stores and an Arkansas distribution center. The Goody's store in the Statesboro Mall, however, will remain open.

June 25, 2008 | By DUNCAN MANSFIELD Associated Press Writer | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday June 09, 2008

June 24, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Heatwave affects crops, firefighter

It's barely a week into June and the temperatures are already soaring into triple digits. Sunday afternoon, the Sea Island Bank sign on East Main Street read 109 degrees.

June 24, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police seek suspect in Speedy cash robbery

Statesboro Police are seeking a man they said robbed Speedy Cash on Northside Drive West Wednesday.

June 24, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday June 06, 2008

June 21, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


OTC GOAL student honored for state achievement

June 21, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


About 280 Bulloch students preparing to retest for CRCT

State school officials haven't yet adjusted the cut scores for the Criterion Referenced Competency Test, but they did adjust the percentage of students making acceptable scores necessary for a school to make AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress.)

June 20, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday June 05, 2008

June 20, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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U.S. education chief: College debt huge concern

Given an opportunity to talk one-on-one with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, the newspaper in Georgia Southern University's hometown asked him what his department is doing about student debt.

September 10, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Compliance checks result in Statesboro underage drinking arrests

Alcohol compliance checks in the last week at area bars and restaurants ended in numerous arrests for underage drinking and other violations, according to Statesboro police reports.

September 10, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Southern student lived life to the fullest

Michael Gatto got as much as he could out of his 18 years of life, including the 10 days he was at Georgia Southern University.

September 09, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Statesboro notifies Rude Rudy’s owner of hearing

Rude Rudy's owner Jonathan Earl Starkey has been asked to appear before City Council later this month, and face the possible suspension or revocation of the nightspot's alcoholic beverage license, according to a notice mailed to him Monday.

September 09, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia ethics commission fires director

ATLANTA - The head of the state ethics commission was fired Monday, less than a week after a judge fined her $10,000 for failing to turn over key documents in a lawsuit against the agency and called her actions "dishonest and non-transparent."

September 09, 2014 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


41st annual ‘A Day for Southern’ set for Tuesday

Georgia Southern University kicks off its 41st annual "A Day for Southern" community fundraising campaign Tuesday. The fundraising tradition began as a way for Georgia Southern supporters to contribute to the ongoing success of the university.

September 09, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro city councilmen remember Tommy Blitch

Statesboro city councilmen and others spoke highly Monday of former Councilman Thomas Norwood "Tommy" Blitch Jr., who died Sunday under hospice care. He was 82.

September 08, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Slow nesting season for sea turtles

SAVANNAH - After four busy nesting years on beaches from Georgia to the Carolinas, loggerhead sea turtles this summer laid their eggs at a much pokier pace.

September 06, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Remembering integration

MACON - The morning the girls integrated the Bibb County schools, there was still a virtual mountain to climb.

September 06, 2014 | By JOE KOVAC Jr. The Telegraph | Local


Suit: Bar responsible for injuries

A man claiming he was injured last year by a bouncer at Rude Rudy's has filed suit against the club.

September 06, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Jenkins County man missing for 2 months

Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby said Friday that no foul play is suspected in the case of a Jenkins County man missing since early July.

September 05, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Vince and Barbara Dooley to speak at Boys & Girls Club's annual fundraiser

Legendary Georgia Bulldogs football coach Vince Dooley, along with his wife, Barbara, will be the featured speakers at the annual Steak & Burger Dinner fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County.

September 05, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


A man and his horses

When doctors told him he might have only five weeks to live, Rodger Howell decided to make some changes.

September 04, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Alternative school proposed to expand

After recent violent crimes implicating teenagers and reports by law enforcement that gangs are active here, Bulloch County Schools officials are speeding up plans for a full-day alternative school. A night-school session also is proposed.

September 04, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Brooklet police chief resigns

Mike Buchan has resigned as Brooklet's police chief, and town council members intend to start a search for his replacement soon.

September 04, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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