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City council sets meeting at GSU

Students at Georgia Southern University can watch local government up close and in action as the Statesboro City Council will hold one of its regular meetings on campus.

March 18, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Author Riggs coming to OTC

The author of two prize-winning novels, Jack C. Riggs will appear at Ogeechee Technical College at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday in the auditorium of the Joseph E. Kennedy Building.

March 16, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Schenkel tourney starts Friday

With the 31st Annual Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational set to tee-off this Friday, the first guest on Tuesday's "Mornings unPhiltered" was Georgia Southern University Golf Coach Larry Mays.

March 16, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Wells Fargo stagecoach stops in Statesboro

An original Wells Fargo stagecoach made a stop in Statesboro Tuesday to help the local branch celebrate a ribbon cutting of their new location on South Main Street. The appearance of the stagecoach marks the firm's move from Savannah Avenue and the changing of its name from Wachovia Securities to Wells Fargo Advisors. The Stagecoach program has been in place since 1958. Wells Fargo owns 11 historic stagecoaches, which are currently on display in museums. The stagecoach that came to Statesboro was a replica. The coach will be drawn by horses in today's St. Patrick's Day Parade ...

March 16, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Bill aims to protect our local rivers

Atlanta wants water, and since a judge ruled last year it couldn't take water from Lake Lanier anymore, the big city is casting its eyes toward the Savannah River.

March 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Olive Garden opens to public

Olive Garden opened Monday to big crowds in its Statesboro Crossing location. About 165 jobs will be created with the opening of the 233-seat, 7,500-square-foot restaurant.

March 15, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - 'Applied economics' online

Godfrey Gibbison was Monday's guest on the "Mornings unPHIltered" show. An associate professor of Economics in the College Of Business Administration at Georgia Southern University, Gibbison was named the director of the School of Economic Development in 2009.

March 15, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Michael Graves appointed city attorney

Following the Statesboro City Council's decision to create a staff attorney position and combine its responsibilities with that of the city solicitor post, City Manager Shane Haynes promoted from within to fill the position.

March 14, 2010 | | Local


Inland Press honors the Herald's Web site

The Inland Press Association honored the Statesboro Herald's Web site – statesboroherald.com – with a first place in the General Excellence in Online News Service category of the Association's Third Annual New Frontier Awards.

March 13, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Deen Day nominations deadline is Thursday

Do you now someone who always puts others before himself? Who goes above and beyond the call of duty to help those in need? Or who spends much of his or her spare time doing good deeds for friends, family and others in the community?

March 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


It's Geek Week at the library

What do you Geek?

March 13, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Streetscape to affect East Main traffic

Motorists driving through downtown Statesboro should expected some delays and detours over the next month as the Downtown Streetscape Project enters a new phase.

March 13, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Volunteers key to success at East Georgia Regional

Daryl Waters, the director of Volunteer Services at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, was Friday's guest on the "Mornings unPHIltered" show. Waters discussed the Hospital Auxiliary group and the volunteer programs at the hospital.

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


Local woman charged in scheme to defraud fire victims

Statesboro Police arrested a woman Friday they said took money intended for burn victims but kept the funds for herself.

March 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU: Professor arrested last week still teaching

A Georgia Southern University math professor arrested last week by Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents is still teaching class, said university spokesperson Betsy Nolen.

March 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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School board seats all decided

Because of Tuesday's election, Heather Mims will be District 7's new member on the Bulloch County Board of Education beginning in January, while ...

May 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Commission race 2A headed for runoff

One of three Bulloch County Commission races is headed for a runoff, but candidates in the other races swept the votes by significant margins.

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hall and Muldrew head to runoff

Attorneys Martha Hall and Michael Muldrew will continue their campaigns to a July 26 runoff after they emerged as the two top vote-getters Tuesday in ...

May 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Probate judge race goes to runoff

Lorna DeLoach, a legal assistant, and Charles Aaron, a local attorney, will face off July 26 in a runoff election to become Bulloch County's ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brown wins primary for sheriff’s seat

Bulloch County sheriff's Sgt. Noel Brown defeated Chief Deputy Jared Akins in a sometimes contentious contest Tuesday in the Republican primary for Bulloch County ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Final local election results by the numbers

With all 16 precincts reporting:

May 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Shots fired in dog attack startles children

Shots fired by a Statesboro police officer that killed a reportedly aggressive pit bulldog Monday caused a nearby child care center to send children inside ...

May 24, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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


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