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Ogeechee Tech ‘not on the radar’ for merger

Ogeechee Technical College appears to be safe, for the foreseeable future, from consolidation with any other institution in the Technical College System of Georgia.

August 16, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Convicted kidnapper captured

U.S. Marshals apprehended an escaped parolee Wednesday morning, two days after he fled from officers at the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles' Statesboro office.

August 15, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Keel: Bigger can be better

Bigger is not always better, but for an ever-growing Georgia Southern University, Dr. Brooks Keel believes it can be.

August 15, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Schools chief says no to amendment

ATLANTA - Bucking his party on an issue dear to many conservatives, Georgia's Republican education superintendent has come out against a constitutional amendment to guarantee the state's authority to charter independent public schools.

August 14, 2012 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Gearing up for goobers

A new pavilion, cooler shelter and lots of food, fun and free entertainment will greet thousands Saturday at the 23rd Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival.

August 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boro resident helps in hepatitis C outbreak

Statesboro resident and AmeriCorps National Civilian Corps service member Dana Armel assisted a New Hampshire testing clinic for hepatitis C last week after syringes used to treat patients were intentionally contaminated.

August 13, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police seek convicted kidnapper

Statesboro police are still seeking a convicted kidnapper who fled from the parole office in downtown Statesboro Monday morning.

August 13, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Police: Man arrested after shooting into air

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies were forced to use a Taser against an intoxicated man who fired shots in the air in a heavily populated mobile home park Saturday, police said.

August 13, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


The eagles have landed

The first flock of the Eagle Nation on Parade has landed.

August 12, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Romney chooses Paul Ryan

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Even before Wisconsin sent Paul Ryan to Congress, he was meticulously carving a path that seemed to point only upward.

August 11, 2012 | By BRIAN BAKST and TODD RICHMOND Associated Press | Local


Evans County celebrates 98 years

By AL HACKLE

August 11, 2012 | | Local


EPD issues discharge permit to KAF

King America Finishing may now legally discharge wastewater into the Ogeechee River after the Georgia Environmental Protection Division issued a permit Friday.

August 10, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE OKs new budget

The Bulloch County Board of Education took the first step to closing a $4 million shortfall in its budget Thursday, adopting a financial plan that saves more than $2 million in the next fiscal year.

August 10, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


EPD issues strict discharge permit to textiles plant

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division issued a discharge permit Friday to King America Finishing , allowing the Dover textiles plant to legally discharge effluent into the Ogeechee River. The permit calls for intense monitoring, including daily testing for some chemicals, and gives deadlines for the plant to come into compliance with the permit.

August 10, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Anderson, Allen advance to 12th District GOP runoff

It's finally official: Lee Anderson and Rick Allen advanced to the 12th Congressional District Republican runoff. The winner will face incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow in the November general election.

August 09, 2012 | From staff and wire reports | Local


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GSU president a finalist for two other provost positions

Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert is being considered for at least two positions at other universities, according to multiple reports Wednesday night.

April 26, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Session to explain VA benefits

The Southern Manor Group will host an information session about an alternative option to pay for senior care at an event called "Exploring VA Benefits ...

April 25, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Candidate: County needs to expand industrial base

(Note: A profile of the Democrat candidate running for Seat 1B - incumbent Anthony Simmons - will appear in the Friday edition of the Statesboro Herald.)

April 25, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen ‘thrilled’ with Farm Bill

Congressman Rick Allen, R-Georgia 12th District, said he is proud of the five-year Farm Bill he helped vote out of the House Agriculture Committee last ...

April 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch County 4-H to host annual rabies clinic

Following a 50-year tradition, Bulloch County pet owners will be able to have their pets vaccinated against rabies during the upcoming annual rabies clinic.

April 24, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


8th annual Smackdown Cancer wrestling event Saturday

Wrestling fans and trivia buffs can help find a cure for cancer by enjoying an upcoming fundraiser dinner show featuring premier wrestling, family fun, trivia ...

April 24, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Charter school student charged with making threats

Police arrested a Statesboro STEAM Academy student Tuesday after the teen reportedly threatened others with violence.

April 24, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


20 Under 40 - the Class of 2018

Benji Colson

April 24, 2018 | | Local


Marker capsulizes Statesboro's history

Saturday the Bulloch County Historical Society unveiled a freestanding, gold-leaf lettered, brown-coated cast aluminum "Statesboro, Georgia" marker, the 22nd historical marker the society has placed ...

April 23, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Forum planned for Republican commission candidates

The Bulloch County Republican Party, along with the Statesboro Herald, will host a forum for Republican candidates for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners seats Thursday ...

April 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Appreciation for AfterSchool professionals in Bulloch County

Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department, which operates the AfterSchool Program in all public elementary schools in Bulloch County, is joining with the National AfterSchool ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau earns state honor

The Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau was named the 2018 Regional Visitor Information Center of the Year last week during the Regional Visitor Information Center ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Special week spotlights small businesses

National Small Business Week, which is sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is set for next week. This is a wonderful opportunity to ...

April 23, 2018 | | Local


Board issues statement backing superintendent

At the conclusion of a called meeting Tuesday evening, the Bulloch County Board of Education issued a statement of support for Superintendent Charles Wilson and ...

April 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


BOE may consider school safety director

Hiring a school safety director, creating a school safety advisory committee and dedicating a one-mill tax increase to school safety improvements are three of five ...

April 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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