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Pre-K lottery, kindergarten registration begin Monday

Registration for kindergarten classes along with the lottery for Pre-K in Bulloch County schools begins Monday. All elementary schools now have a Pre-K program and so do Statesboro High and Southeast Bulloch High.

February 27, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


Splash on schedule

February 27, 2009 | Scott Bryant | Local


Local man charged with injuring infant

A 10-month-old baby who suffered physical injuries including internal bleeding and brain trauma was assaulted by its mother's boyfriend, said Statesboro Police Capt. Scott Brunson.

February 27, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Judge Mikell named Kiwanian of the Year

Bulloch County's state court Judge Gary Mikell was honored Thursday as the Statesboro Kiwanis Club named him the 2009 Kiwanian of the Year.

February 26, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Service to be held Sunday for Dr. Guido

Thousands are expected in Metter this weekend as people pay tribute to Dr. Michael Guido, known worldwide for his "Seeds from the sower" ministry, who passed away Feb. 21 at age 94.

February 26, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Drive benefits Food Bank, animal shelter

Tough economic conditions around the nation haven't spared Bulloch County. Joe Bill Brannon, director of the Statesboro Food Bank, sees the hardship every day.

February 26, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - 2009 Eagle Expo Career Fair; "Mame" theater production premieres Friday

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, February 26, 2008

February 26, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local crash results in drug arrest

A single-vehicle car crash in Statesboro led to the arrest of a man police said had a " rolling meth lab" in his truck.

February 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Teachers of the year banquet; Chamber honors STAR students

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, February 25, 2008

February 25, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


48th leaves for Fort Stewart Monday

Entering its final months of preparations for a 10-month mission in Afghanistan, the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion will hold an official sendoff ceremony Monday at the Statesboro Armory.

February 25, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Dr. John Bressler to speak at ‘Meet the Author’ event

Minister, teacher, newspaper columnist - the Statesboro community knows Dr. John Bressler as all these things. On Tuesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. Dr. Bressler will add the title of "author" to this list as he participates in the Friends of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Library's "Meet the Author" series.

February 25, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


OTC honors 37 scholarship recipients at banquet

Ogeechee Technical College honored 37 scholarship recipients as well as those who make the scholarships possible with a banquet held Monday evening in the college's Occupational Studies Building conference center.

February 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


KBB to host electronics recycling drive on GSU campus Thursday

As part of LivinGreen month, Keep Bulloch Beautiful will host an electronics recycling drive Thursday in the Watson Hall Parking Lot on Georgia Southern's campus from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Located off of Chandler road, the parking lot is situated behind the Nessmith-Lane building.

February 25, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


SHS senior Jason Franklin named 2009 STAR Student

Statesboro High School senior Jason Reed Franklin was named the 2009 STAR Student at a banquet held Tuesday night at the Statesboro Inn.

February 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police catch man they say burglarized local elementary school

A man police said burglarized a local elementary school was caught when he returned to the crime scene to collect the loot.

February 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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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


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 04, 2015 | Al Hackle | 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


Keel likely headed to Augusta

Eagle Nation's biggest fan may leave Statesboro and return to his hometown.

June 30, 2015 | | Local


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