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City OKs furlough schedule

Budget woes affecting the city of Statesboro were the driving force behind the city council's Tuesday morning decision to furlough city employees for the remainder of the fiscal year.

April 07, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Little Eagles at Paulson Stadium; Boro Business with Jan Moore

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 7, 2008

April 07, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Manager keeps lunch on time

Judy Knight is the lunchroom manager at Brooklet Elementary School. In fact, she has spent almost her entire life in the sleepy little town of Brooklet.

April 06, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Sheriff’s investigators seek assault suspects

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking two men they said beat another man with a board, causing serious injury in a March 30 attack at a Mike Brannen Road residence.

April 06, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Annual ArtsFest; Bulloch History Moment: Sinkhole

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 3, 2008

April 06, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


SEB's Junior ROTC program gains recognition

Many students at Southeast Bulloch High School belong to a specific club or organization. Most gather together before the bell rings, and are easily identifiable by their group jacket or shirt. Every one of these groups has strict rules as to student conduct and performance, which accounts for an "Esprit de Corps" within each group.

April 05, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Time to vote for your favorite in Statesboro Film Festival

Which film will take the Grand Prize at the 2009 Statesboro Film Festival? Well, it's now in the hands of the voters -- you.

April 05, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Tenn. man shoots self in leg

A Tennessee man suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh Wednesday when his firearm discharged as he drove near the intersection of Lanier Drive and Chandler Road.

April 04, 2009 | Herald staff reports | Local


Let it rain; Thursday deluge results in flooding in low-lying areas

Heavy rainfall Thursday caused creeks to rise and some low-lying areas to flood, but there was no damage reported and only one road was closed, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

April 04, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Culinary lunch at GSU; Phil & Chad: April Fools

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 3, 2008

April 03, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Experts: Wild weather possible this weekend

By this morning the worst of the weather is expected to be over - that is, until another storm system moves through Sunday.

April 03, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Suspicious activity leads to 2 arrests

A trio of suspicious persons told Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies they were trespassing on a man's property in order to answer nature's call, but the pit stop ended with two behind bars on outstanding charges.

April 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Annual Water Festival; Aaron Matthew performs in the Studio

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 2, 2008

April 02, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local




City seeks new wireless bidding

The City of Statesboro will have to wait a little longer for a city-wide wireless network to be deployed as the city council voted Wednesday to seek an additional round of proposal submissions.

April 01, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


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Train derailment closes roads in downtown Statesboro

Police rerouted traffic from South Main and Fair Road for about an hour and a half Wednesday after a train derailment.

May 27, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ogeechee Technical College set to host Go Back. Move Ahead. event

Many Ogeechee Technical College students are going back to college to finish their degrees and the state of Georgia is hoping more adults will do so. Today, less than 45 percent of our state's workforce is prepared to meet the demands of Georgia employers, creating a need for an additional 250,000 graduates above and beyond current graduation rates just to meet the demand and remain economically competitive.

May 26, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


School superintendent gets two-year contract extension

Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson recently signed a two-year extension of his contract with the Bulloch County Board of Education. The new contract picks up at the end of his current two-year contract, which has one year remaining.

May 26, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Request withdrawn for RV park rezone proposal

Plans for a proposed RV park near a Bulloch County private school are on hold as the property owners "regroup" and review their options.

May 26, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Sheriff's Foundation gets an unexpected gift

Last December I wrote a series of columns featuring business leaders who are known as much for what they give back to the community as they are for their business. One of those featured was James "Bubba" Revell, owner of the Country Store and Country Store Flooring.

May 25, 2015 | | Local


Statesboro council to discuss alcohol ordinance at work session Wednesday

Whether any patrons under age 21 can enter "bars" and "nightclubs" will be one question when Statesboro City Council holds a work session on the proposed new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

May 25, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Hospital names employee of the year

Whitney Jones was named recently the 2014 Employee of the Year for East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

May 25, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


World War II bomber pilot speaks at Memorial Day celebration

Teaching the younger generation the importance of freedom and its price is a key reason to observe Memorial Day, said author and World War II veteran Paul Grassey as he gave an inspirational speech during Monday's Memorial Day celebration, held in the Averitt Center's Emma Kelly Theater.

May 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Oh, the places they'll go

Ogeechee Technical College handed out more than 1,000 degrees, diplomas, certificates and GED diplomas to more than 350 students during its commencement Thursday at Hanner Fieldhouse on Georgia Southern University's campus. Heather Abbott, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing and a certified peer counselor with the Amputee Coalition of America, was the keynote speaker.

May 24, 2015 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Marty Waters case: One year later

It's been more than a year since Dr. Ken LeCain took over as principal at Statesboro High School.

May 24, 2015 | By JIM HEALY | Local


World War II bomber pilot focuses on big picture

Paul Grassey, who piloted a baker's dozen B-24 bombing runs over Europe during World War II and helped get the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force off the ground, talks in detail but focuses on the big picture of war and remembrance.

May 23, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Update: Police locate Oliver children

Thanks to publicity on news outlets and social media, the four Oliver children were turned over to other family members by the parents and then given to the Department of Family Chidlrens Services, Jared Akins, chief deputy for the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, said Saturday afternoon.

May 23, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Another honor for the late Dr. Leila Denmark

The legacy of Portal's Leila Alice Daughtry Denmark will be honored yet again, this time with the naming of Forsyth County's sixth high school.

May 22, 2015 | By LUCAS BAGGETT Herald Intern | Local


'Be a catalyst of hope'

A survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings gave graduates a message of hope and inspiration Thursday evening during the Ogeechee Technical College 2015 Spring Commencement ceremony.

May 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wheelchair-bound man killed in Screven crash

A fatal accident involving a tractor-trailer in Screven County Wednesday afternoon took the life of a man riding a wheelchair from Augusta to Savannah to raise awareness for people with disabilities.

May 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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