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Who will win the Grand Prize at the 2010 Statesboro Film Festival? Best picture? Film editing?

April 13, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Cancer survivors gather at reception to celebrate, remember

A crowd of cancer survivors and their care givers enjoyed an uplifting reception Sunday afternoon, sharing refreshments, camaraderie and stories of their cancer experience.

April 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - GSU may expand its MBA program

The theme for Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was business, business and more business. Host Phil Boyum welcomed Melissa Holland, the director of Georgia Southern University's Masters of Business Administration program in the school's College of Business Administration.

April 12, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Seat belt use falls at SHS

Wearing your seat belt while driving is the law, but a recent study at Statesboro High School shows that about half of the students driving to and from school are buckling up.

April 10, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tea Party rally is Thursday at courthouse

People will be carrying pickets, poster board and markers on the Bulloch County Courthouse lawn Thursday for the Bulloch County T.E.A. Party's Tax Day rally.

April 10, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - AG candidate no fan of health bill

Many people in Georgia are talking about the recently passed health care bill, and Friday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" program offered his take.

April 09, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Bulloch teaching icon set to retire

Kay Rule could be considered an icon of Bulloch county education. Rule has taught at Mattie Lively Elementary School for parts of four decades: first from 1978-1982, and then from 1985 until the present.

April 09, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Barefoot Race at GSU for TOMS Shoes

The Student Alliance for a Green Earth (SAGE) hosted the Barefoot Race at the Georgia Southern Recreation Activity Center Thursday as a culmination of TOMS Shoes One Day Without Shoes on campus and to promote awareness of the company's One for One program. TOMS donates a pair of shoes to needy children for every pair purchased.

April 08, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Adoption agency sets fundraiser

For three years, Vicki Colls prayed for a child. Seven years ago, those prayers were answered - thanks to adoption.

April 08, 2010 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Vote for your favorite film

Which film will take the Grand Prize at the 2010 Statesboro Film Festival? Well, it's now in the hands of the voters - you.

April 07, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


BA students get a first-hand lesson on drunk driving

Bulloch Academy's prom is this weekend and school officials brought program on campus to emphasize the dangers, and possible consequences, of drinking and driving. Hires told students the story of how he lost his son 22 years ago because his son chose to drink and drive. "It's difficult to tell that story sometimes, but if it gets through to just one young person, it's worth sharing." Katherine Wellman coordinated the event and she is the Project SUCCESS counselor for Bulloch Academy. Project SUCCESS is funded by the Grants to Reduce Alcohol Abuse, which provides prevention education and ...

April 07, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police: Man shoots another man in the leg during argument

An elderly man charged with shooting another was released on bond Tuesday, according to Bulloch County Jail records.

April 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Europeans warned of Toyota pedals well before US

WASHINGTON - Long before Toyota told U.S. regulators about sticking accelerator pedals, the Japanese automaker warned its distributors throughout Europe about similar problems, documents obtained by The Associated Press show.

April 07, 2010 | By KEN THOMAS and LARRY MARGASAK Associated Press Writers | Local


3 praised for lifetime achievement

Three men were honored Tuesday for having dedicated a lifetime to serving others during the 22nd Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, held at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Building.

April 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Arthur Howard: Humanitarian of Year

Statesboro businessman Arthur Howard has been honored on several occasions for his dedication to serving others, and Tuesday night at the 22nd Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, he was honored once more for his kind and selfless deeds.

April 06, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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3 commission seats contested

About 11 percent of registered Bulloch County voters took advantage of the early voting period, which ended Friday. The rest will get their chance at ...

May 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Averitt summer camps filling up

Registration deadlines are fast approaching for summer camps at the Averitt Center for the Arts, and program director Tony Phillips said he expects more than ...

May 23, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Ga. OKs $7.5M for joint seaport with SC

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority approved $7.5 million on Monday for the first big steps toward building a new seaport terminal on the Savannah ...

May 23, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


New leader at Hospice

Next week when Ogeechee Area Hospice founder Nancy Bryant retires a second time as the hospice's executive director, she won't exactly be leaving ...

May 23, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Tourism continues to grow in Georgia, Bulloch

Community leaders came together last week to celebrate another banner year for tourism in Statesboro and Bulloch County.

May 23, 2016 | | Local


Adventures in Scouting

Connor Calhoun, a member of Boy Scout Troop 342 of Statesboro, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He received the highest award in Scouting ...

May 23, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


3 seeking Superior Court post

Three candidates are vying for the position of Superior Court Judge for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, which spans Bulloch, Effingham, Jenkins and Screven counties.

May 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Probate judge race could go to runoff

With five candidates – and no incumbent – the Bulloch County Probate Court judge race is the local contest in Tuesday's election where a runoff is ...

May 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Main event set for Tuesday

A little less than 11 percent of Bulloch County's 30,298 active registered voters cast ballots during three weeks of early voting or mailed ...

May 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Red Cross hopes to stay ahead of summer blood shortage

The American Red Cross is trying to counter the summer slowdown in blood donations in Bulloch County with a series of blood drives leading up ...

May 20, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Community Reading Fair Saturday at Statesboro High

This Saturday brings the inaugural Bulloch County Community Reading Fair, with free books and prizes, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Statesboro ...

May 20, 2016 | | Local


Districts 1 and 7 deciding BOE races

Voters in two districts, about one-fourth of Bulloch County's population, are making choices in the current election for who will represent them on the ...

May 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Splash set to open

While rain may be in the forecast, the slides will be open, the lounge chairs out and the Lazy River flowing, as Splash in the ...

May 19, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER Herald Intern | Local


City taking police chief applications until June 6

Qualified law enforcement officers have until June 6 to apply for the job of Statesboro chief of police.

May 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Sheriff candidates address overtime issue

During this year's race for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat, candidates Noel Brown and Jared Akins each have addressed topics of interest to ...

May 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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