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New post office plan eases hurt for Rocky Ford, Daisy

Residents of places such as Daisy and Rocky Ford are uttering sighs of relief that their post offices will remain open. However, the U.S. Postal Service's new plan for saving small post offices will spread the pain more widely with greatly reduced hours at these and many other locations.

May 10, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Pizza deliverer robbed at gunpoint

A pizza deliverer was robbed at gunpoint early this morning at the Pointe at Southern apartment complex, Statesboro police said in a text alert sent at 2:39 a.m.

May 10, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


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


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January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

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Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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