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Special education is Cairney’s calling

When Lindsey Cairney graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2009, being a special education teacher was not in her plans. A love for science and a degree in middle grades education in hand, she was ready to settle into a general education classroom career.

October 06, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Steve Hein: 'Birds of Prey' opens at Averitt Center

Combine a master falconer with a wildlife artist and the result is a series of fascinating, highly-detailed paintings and drawings that could only be produced by Steve Hein.

October 06, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bond denied for accused teacher

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge Gates Peed denied bond Wednesday for a former Bulloch County middle school teacher charged with the sexual molestation of a teenage male student.

October 05, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bond denied in 'spice beating'

Bond was denied Wednesday for a man charged with beating a woman in the face and head with "a large glass beer mug" while he was reportedly under the influence of a synthetic marijuana known as "spice."

October 05, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ogeechee residents don't trust King

POOLER - State lawmakers and some residents along the troubled Ogeechee River will put their names on a letter, asking the state Environmental Protection Division to mandate a Screven County plant use independent testing on its discharge into the river.

October 05, 2011 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamhera1ld.net | Local


Apple says company co-founder Steve Jobs has died

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, has died. He was 56.

October 05, 2011 | By JORDAN ROBERTSON AP Technology Writer | Local


City clears way for developments

Business is about to pick up along an already busy Statesboro thoroughfare, and commercial users can expect an increase in water fees by the city early next year.

October 04, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


The ‘Write Place’

Local and regional authors will gather on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Emma Kelly Theatre downtown for "Write Place: The Statesboro Writers Festival."

October 04, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local ponds going dry

Stumps, logs and lost fishing lures are appearing lately as Bulloch County area ponds, like others across the state, are dropping in water levels.

October 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Armed robbery suspect caught; friend arrested on drug charges

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies are seeking a man who lied to them regarding a Saturday afternoon armed robbery of a convenience store on U.S. 301 North.

October 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Averitt Center's Cultural Clays Shoot set for Oct. 14

The Averitt Center for the Arts invites all outdoor enthusiasts to participate in the Sixth Annual Cultural Clays Shoot on Friday, Oct. 14 at Scarborough Bluff.

October 03, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Broadway in the Boro' to help Leukemia Society

When talented teenagers take the stage at Statesboro High for a benefit performance for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, it will be a "win-win" show of the season. The dessert/theater will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8, with dessert served in the high school cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. and the "Broadway in the Boro" musical performance at 7.

October 02, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Luke Bryan's Farm Tour makes stop in Claxton

They say "rain is a good thing," and for the past two years, even heavy rain hasn't stopped throngs of people from going out to an area farm to watch country music star Luke Bryan perform. There has been such interest from fans, in fact, that Bryan's swapping up the venue to accommodate more people who are ready to "shake it" at this year's show on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Longneedle Farm in Claxton.

October 02, 2011 | By CASEY STODDARD caltman@statesboroherald.com | Local


A 50-year facelift

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, and along with the milestone comes a facelift for the fairgrounds.

October 01, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Solar farm establishes energy trust

On a secluded patch of land in eastern Bulloch County, in shadows created by rows of solar panels, a pair of area doctors hosted a commencement ceremony for a project they hope changes the financial future of Georgia.

September 30, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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PeachCare funding faces deadline

Tens of millions of dollars in government funding for Georgia health care faces a dangerous deadline in less than two weeks.

September 19, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Natural disasters add stress to state budgets across US

ATLANTA - A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: how to pay for the rescues ...

September 19, 2017 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and BOB SALSBERG Associated Press | Local


Georgia Tech student killed by officer had called 911 before encounter

ATLANTA - A Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting ...

September 19, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Man charged in possible machete attack

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Thursday on charges of aggravated assault after they responded to a reported domestic disturbance at an Old ...

September 18, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Citizens want parks, trails, safety in Statesboro

In the somewhat informal survey conducted by the consulting firm Amec Foster Wheeler for Statesboro's citywide strategic plan, well more than half of respondents ...

September 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Bulloch pitches in to help victims of Irma

There are many things that make Bulloch County a great place to live and do business. There is no greater example of this than when ...

September 18, 2017 | | Local


Georgia labor chief to speak Friday at Statesboro conference

The chiefs of Georgia's state Department of Labor and Department of Corrections are slated to speak Friday during the 2017 Workforce Readiness Conference hosted ...

September 18, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Annual event helps ‘wounded warriors’

The Wounded Warriors Retreat will hold its Sixth Annual Sportsman's Banquet and Auction at Beaver Creek Plantation in Twin City on Thursday, Sept. 28 ...

September 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


BOE accepts partial grant for $1M Cedarwood renovations

The Bulloch County Board of Education accepted a state grant Thursday that will pay 80 percent of roughly $1 million worth of repairs and renovations ...

September 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Metter 'country doctor' retiring

Over 30 years of practice as one of Metter's most beloved "country doctors" draws to a close as Dr. Gary Branch announces his retirement ...

September 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Trail Life USA meeting Monday

Trail Life USA, Troop GA-3252, sponsored by Statesboro's First Baptist Church, kicks off a new year with the first night set for Monday at ...

September 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Power companies: Bulloch service fully restored

Both Georgia Power and Excelsior EMC reported restoration of electrical service to all power-ready customers in Bulloch County as of Friday afternoon.

September 15, 2017 | | Local


Keeping the Memory Alive in Georgia

The sister of a man killed near Swainsboro in 2002 is planning an event in hopes that it will raise awareness of unsolved murders and ...

September 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Governor hopefuls to speak at Bulloch Democrats Gala

Two women vying to be Georgia's next governor, former state House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams and former state Rep. Stacey Evans, are slated to ...

September 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


More than $1.1 million ABC winnings now in hands of Blue Mile Foundation

After receiving $1.12 million in America's Best Communities winnings transferred from the Averitt Center last month, the new Blue Mile Foundation Inc. reports ...

September 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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