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Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Ga. House speaker talks unemployment

A fundraiser for the re-election of state house representative Jan Tankersley is being held Wednesday during the lunch hour here in Statesboro. Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is scheduled to appear in support of the first term representative's re-election bid next year.

October 24, 2011 | | Local


A car rental partnership

Georgia Southern University is teaming with WeCar, a car-sharing program by Enterprise Rent-A-Car, to offer students, faculty and staff a creative new transportation option. Georgia Southern is the first university or business in the state of Georgia to offer the unique service.

October 24, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Fair's 50th Year

The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair marked its 50th anniversary last week with food, fun, excitement and record-breaking crowds.

October 24, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


A taste for helping the homeless

Years ago, when Brooklet resident Keith Brinson created his own barbecue-style sauce, he never dreamed it would be used to help prevent homelessness.

October 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Native set to deliver Averitt Lecture

Bulloch County native, author and nationally recognized journalist Remer Tyson will deliver the 19th Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Emma Kelly Theatre inside the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro.

October 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Helping hand for homeless in Boro

Every day, most of us get out of bed, go to work, make a day's pay and return to a nice evening with dinner, family, television and all the comforts of home.

October 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged for alleged sex with teen

A man accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old Portal girl was arrested this week, along with the teen herself, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Reward increased for info on murder

Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agents hope an increase of reward money will prompt citizens in the know to help solve November, 2010 murder of Harrison Wayne Olliff. The reward is now $10,000, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Riverkeeper sues EPD over fish kill spill

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization filed a lawsuit Friday against the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. The suit claims EPD failed to protect citizens and honor their right to have input on a recent consent order against a textiles plant blamed for a massive fish kill.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


The thrill of the ride

Speed, thrills, flashing lights and lots of motion brought screams, laughter and a few green faces Friday night as the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair enjoyed its 50th aniversary. The scene was a far cry from the first Fairs in Bulloch County; instead of a few small thrill rides, the midway is crammed with dozens of large thrill rides, exciting kiddie rides and rows upon rows of games of chance.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fan-fare for Fair treats

The aisles were crowded, with people of all walks of life packed as tightly as canned sardines, waiting.

October 20, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ministry helps medical needs of Fair workers

In 1999, Dr. Bill Perry, pastor emeritus of First Baptist Church, had an idea to reach out to carnival workers of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair who were in need of medical and dental care.

October 20, 2011 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


Illness doesn’t deter Georgia Southern drum major

Standing up straight.

October 20, 2011 | By JASON HALCOMBE From The Courier Herald | Local


Britt, Chance confront Lewis about campaign flyer

The discovery of a defaming campaign letter circulating in the City of Statesboro led to a confrontational exchange Tuesday at City Hall.

October 19, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Petting zoo draws animal lovers of all ages

As children and adults crowded underneath the tent near the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair entrance, Bam Bam the camel stretched his neck, bared his teeth in a grin and begged for attention.

October 19, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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New school playgrounds in 2018

When Portal Elementary School Principal Dr. Laurie Mascolo announced Friday that new playground equipment would arrive in 2018, she could heard cheering children all around ...

December 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Panel: Changes needed to improve Ga. rural health

An influential task force of Georgia House members has approved a set of bold proposals to bolster rural health care in the state.

December 16, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Nessmith wouldn't change a thing

William B. Nessmith, Jr., DVM, known affectionately as "Dr. Billy" to most, hung up his veterinarian stethoscope for the last time a few weeks ago ...

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


Operation Safe Disposal receiving gift boxes

The city of Statesboro, joined this year by the Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful program, has now opened collection stations for the annual holiday season Operation ...

December 15, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


SEB teacher deploys with Air National Guard

While students and teachers headed home Friday for Christmas break, one teacher's holiday travel plans are quite different.

December 15, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Baptist pastor felt ‘calling’ at age 16

His calm, humble, gentle nature is just what's needed for the various hats he wears. No matter which role he's filling at any ...

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


Our View: Georgia Southern needed stronger advocates in consolidation process

After Georgia Southern was founded in 1906 as the First District A&M School, it took on the name of Georgia Teachers College in 1939 ...

December 15, 2017 | | Local


Burnette Business Leader of the Year

The Statesboro Bulloch Chamber of Commerce on Thursday saluted Darron Burnette, a leader in creating the Blue Mile plan for the revitalization of South Main ...

December 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Flu causes hospital visitation restrictions

East Georgia Regional Medical Center has ordered temporary visitation restrictions due to an increase of patients with influenza.

December 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


HIV growing fastest in South

The numbers tell an alarming story: how the South is the U.S. epicenter of the HIV epidemic.

December 14, 2017 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Deputies get body cameras

Soon, all Bulloch County sheriff's deputies will wear body cameras, thanks to the purchase of 30 units paid for with seized drug funds.

December 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Teen faces civil suits regarding Swainsboro Taco Bell crash

In addition to criminal charges, five civil complaints were filed against a Statesboro teen charged with felony murder after crashing his car into a Swainsboro ...

December 13, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


5 of 6 TAD board members in place

Statesboro City Council and the Bulloch County commissioners recently named three members each to the TAD Advisory Board, which will review projects for funding from ...

December 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


PeachCare funds could dry up in weeks without a new deal in D.C.

Georgia could run out of federal funding for its PeachCare for Kids program as early as next month, state officials say.

December 13, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


‘Gift of Dentistry’ offers free help on Friday

One of the greatest needs in our community is low-cost dental options.

December 13, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local


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