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Water rates rising in Statesboro

Budget problems for Statesboro continue as the city council will debate Tuesday whether or not to raise water and sewer rates and fees.

May 02, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Langston Chapel celebrates end of CRCT testing; Phil & Chad: Cornhole

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, May 1, 2008

May 01, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local man arrested on auto theft charges

A sharp-eyed Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy questioned a man acting suspiciously and linked him to a recent auto theft, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

May 01, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Three Southeast Bulloch students shine

At Southeast Bulloch High School, there are many organizations and associations students may belong to, including Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA), the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), and the National FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America).

May 01, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Langston Chapel mixes hoops with CRCT

Langston Chapel Elementary School third grade teacher Susan Proctor gets a lift from Statesboro High basketball player Michael Sawyer.

May 01, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


No swine flu in Bulloch

In spite of the first confirmed case of swine flu appearing in Georgia Thursday, there is no need to panic, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

May 01, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - D. J. Gregory visits Bulloch Academy; Willie Brown & Woody in the Studio

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 30, 2008

April 30, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Sheriff: Man flees officers; chase ensues

A Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy on his way home Monday ended up working a longer shift than expected when a speeder he tried to stop fled.

April 29, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Information sought in Tuesday night armed robbery

Three men robbed a Grover Lakes area convenience store Tuesday night and Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson hopes citizens step forward with information that will end in the suspects' arrest.

April 29, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


The fight against obesity

A world of fast food and slowed activity has led the nation to become obese - and Bulloch County hasn't been spared from the trend. But the Georgia Southern University College of Health and Human Sciences hopes to team with the Bulloch County Health Department - and other community leaders - to combat the problem through education.

April 29, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Big cat attack?

Something killed a cow and injured another Saturday night near Olive Branch Road in Bryan County, and Bryan County Animal Control Officer Valerie Barnard said her coworker - and a Department of Natural Resources ranger who went along with him - said the attack was from "a big cat."

April 29, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Taste of the Town - Shane's Rib Shack

Taste of the Town - April 29, 2009

April 29, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Confederate Monument turns 100; Reducing childhood obesity in Bulloch

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, April 29, 2008

April 29, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Statesboro Regional Library celebrates 30 years of RIF

Statesboro Regional Library's Reading Is FUNdamental program turns 30 this year. RIF has brought books, reading and fun together for the children of Statesboro and Bulloch County since 1979.

April 28, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


Statesboro High senior has ‘Skills’

At Statesboro High School, many students study vocational trades. In fact, senior Stephen Weaver has just completed his regional and state competitions of the SkillsUSA organization, taking top honors at each level.

April 28, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


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A walk in the woods

Having been an outdoorsman all his life and spending 21 years as a Boy Scout leader, Eagle Scout Richard Morriss' love of nature recently took him a few steps farther - approximately 5 million steps, in fact.

July 05, 2015 | By EDDIE LEDBETTER | Local


Diverse students, mostly white faculty

While 48 percent of the Bulloch County Schools' students are ethnic minorities, including 37.3 percent who are African-American, only 13.8 percent of the school system's certified teachers and administrators are minorities, including 12.3 percent who are African-American.

July 05, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


America celebrates 4th of July

A fast moving thunderstorm that hit Statesboro about 4:30 Saturday afternoon delayed the Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Park, but didn't dampen the annual celebration of the Fourth of July. By the time the fireworks show started at 9:15, the park was jammed with thousands joining in the giant party for the 239th birthday of the United States.

July 04, 2015 | From staff reports and the Associated Press | Local


Study: Ga. teachers, state workers pay more for health care

ATLANTA - Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Department of Community Health.

July 04, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local


Moore elected to GMA board

Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore was elected to the board of directors of the Georgia Municipal Association during the GMA's annual meeting in Savannah June 28.

July 03, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Could insulin pills prevent diabetes?

CHICAGO - For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?

July 03, 2015 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Local


Economy sees new 'normal'

WASHINGTON - Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.

July 03, 2015 | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writers | Local


Confederate memorial to be discussed at county meeting

A man who initiated a petition to remove the Confederate memorial statue from the Bulloch County Courthouse Square will speak during the Bulloch County Commission meeting Tuesday.

July 03, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch budget OK'd

Bulloch County Commissioners passed the 2016 budget Tuesday, contingent upon the passing of a tax increase proposal next month.

July 02, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bi-Lo to donate Saturday profits to veterans' relief

Shopping at a local grocery store this Saturday will not only fill your pantry but will benefit a charity that helps soldiers who have been wounded in action.

July 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Metter man electrocuted while working under house

A Metter man was electrocuted Wednesday while working on an air conditioning system at a Neville Dairy Road home.

July 02, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Stone Mountain Park official: Rebel flags must fly under law

ATLANTA - Confederate flags will continue flying at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta because Georgia law prevents their removal, the head of a state authority that oversees the park said Wednesday.

July 01, 2015 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Puppet camp brings ‘monsters’ downtown

Mermaids, goats and a variety of monsters were lurking on Statesboro's Siebald Street this week as key characters during the Averitt Center for the Arts summer Puppet Camp.

July 01, 2015 | By LUCAS BAGGETT Herald Intern | Local


A party for the Fourth

Hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Sea Island Bank, the annual festival begins at 4 p.m. and last until 11 p.m., said Broni Gainous, marketing and communications coordinator for Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation.

July 01, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch couples apply for same-sex marriage licenses

Since the Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex marriages are legal across the nation, at least two same-sex couples have applied for a marriage license in Bulloch County.

June 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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