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A new home for an old schoolhouse

After watching the one-room schoolhouse she cherishes travel on the back of a tractor trailer from her farm in southeast Bulloch County to Georgia Southern's Botanical Garden, Jan Anderson was a little wistful Wednesday morning.

September 12, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Life


A wine event

Have you ever tried a glass of Chenin Blanc from South Africa? How about a California Chardonnay from all organic grapes? Or a D'Arenberg Footbolt Chiraz from Australia?

August 26, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Steak, burgers and laughter

For the fifth annual Steak & Burger Dinner that benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County, Mike Backus decided to lighten up the evening with a change of pace for a guest speaker.

August 25, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


The hard work of digging for the past

Following the announcement Wednesday that an archaeological team from Georgia Southern University had discovered the site of the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site, five glass cases holding a few of the artifacts were unveiled.

August 21, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Life


Bad check scheme

Banks in the Statesboro and Bulloch County area should be on the lookout for people trying to cash bad checks as part of a statewide fraudulent check cashing operation.

August 19, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Camp Lawton site announcement - Part 2 of 3

Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.

August 18, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


Camp Lawton site announcement - Part 3 of 3

Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.

August 18, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


An historic find

For Kevin Chapman, the importance of finding the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site hit him when he came upon a small clay pipe during excavations.

August 18, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Camp Lawton site announcement - Part 1 of 3

Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.

August 18, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


Stockade found at Civil War prison dig

It's not a stash of Confederate gold, but what archaeologists from Georgia Southern University discovered at the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site may be more valuable in terms of history.

August 16, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


So what did they find at Camp Lawton?

When Mike Mull, a lover of and expert in the history of the Confederacy and Civil War, first heard about an exciting new find in the archeology dig at Magnolia Spring State Park, he knew the rumors would start flying.

August 14, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Grill in the Grove at Ogeechee Tech

Steak chefs from all around Bulloch County covered their charcoal grills with ribeye steaks Saturday afternoon outside Ogeechee Technical College.

August 08, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Public invited to comment on BOE tax hike

Beginning Thursday, the Bulloch County Board of Education will hold three hearings to gather public input about a plan to raise the public school portion of property taxes by half a mill.

July 13, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


BOE looks at 1/2-mill hike

Bulloch County Board of Education members offered verbal support last week for a proposed half-mill increase in the school system's tax rate. If approved, the school board portion of the millage rate would rise from 9.45 to 9.95 mills, which equates to about a $20 tax increase per $100,000 of taxable property.

June 14, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Memorial Day 2010 - ‘A debt of gratitude’

Beginning to read the first lines from "In Flanders Field," the voice of World War II veteran Burton Higgins started to crack.

May 31, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


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5 children taken to ER after bus accident

Five children from Langston Chapel Elementary School were transported to East Georgia Regional Medical Center following a school bus accident early Wednesday evening, but there were no reports of serious injury and all were later released.

March 25, 2015 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Former NFL quarterback Archie Manning press conference at Georgia Southern

Watch the former NFL quarterback and father to two of today's great quarterbacks, Eli and Peyton Manning, speak to the media at Georgia Southern University Tuesday afternoon.

March 24, 2015 | Jim Healy | Local


Five Bulloch schools grade above average

Five Bulloch County schools were rated "above average" when the Georgia Department of Education released its first School Climate Star ratings for schools across the state earlier this week.

March 18, 2015 | Jim Healy | Local


Help us recognize Bulloch’s young leaders

In 2010, the Statesboro Herald conducted its first ever search to identify 20 Bulloch County residents under the age of 40 who are making a mark with professional success and community involvement. Since then, the Herald has recognized 101 folks under 40 who help make Statesboro and Bulloch County a better place to live.

March 08, 2015 | Jim Healy | Local


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