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Pre-K centers serve more with less

Georgia Pre-K Commissioner Bobby Cagle and Sen. Jack Hill brought some books to life for 4-year-olds at Kid's World Learning Center Thursday and heard how one prekindergarten provider has adapted to less funding and more children.

October 06, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Special education is Cairney’s calling

When Lindsey Cairney graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2009, being a special education teacher was not in her plans. A love for science and a degree in middle grades education in hand, she was ready to settle into a general education classroom career.

October 06, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Steve Hein: 'Birds of Prey' opens at Averitt Center

Combine a master falconer with a wildlife artist and the result is a series of fascinating, highly-detailed paintings and drawings that could only be produced by Steve Hein.

October 06, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bond denied for accused teacher

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge Gates Peed denied bond Wednesday for a former Bulloch County middle school teacher charged with the sexual molestation of a teenage male student.

October 05, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bond denied in 'spice beating'

Bond was denied Wednesday for a man charged with beating a woman in the face and head with "a large glass beer mug" while he was reportedly under the influence of a synthetic marijuana known as "spice."

October 05, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ogeechee residents don't trust King

POOLER - State lawmakers and some residents along the troubled Ogeechee River will put their names on a letter, asking the state Environmental Protection Division to mandate a Screven County plant use independent testing on its discharge into the river.

October 05, 2011 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamhera1ld.net | Local


Apple says company co-founder Steve Jobs has died

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, has died. He was 56.

October 05, 2011 | By JORDAN ROBERTSON AP Technology Writer | Local


City clears way for developments

Business is about to pick up along an already busy Statesboro thoroughfare, and commercial users can expect an increase in water fees by the city early next year.

October 04, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


The ‘Write Place’

Local and regional authors will gather on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Emma Kelly Theatre downtown for "Write Place: The Statesboro Writers Festival."

October 04, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local ponds going dry

Stumps, logs and lost fishing lures are appearing lately as Bulloch County area ponds, like others across the state, are dropping in water levels.

October 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Armed robbery suspect caught; friend arrested on drug charges

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies are seeking a man who lied to them regarding a Saturday afternoon armed robbery of a convenience store on U.S. 301 North.

October 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Averitt Center's Cultural Clays Shoot set for Oct. 14

The Averitt Center for the Arts invites all outdoor enthusiasts to participate in the Sixth Annual Cultural Clays Shoot on Friday, Oct. 14 at Scarborough Bluff.

October 03, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Broadway in the Boro' to help Leukemia Society

When talented teenagers take the stage at Statesboro High for a benefit performance for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, it will be a "win-win" show of the season. The dessert/theater will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8, with dessert served in the high school cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. and the "Broadway in the Boro" musical performance at 7.

October 02, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Luke Bryan's Farm Tour makes stop in Claxton

They say "rain is a good thing," and for the past two years, even heavy rain hasn't stopped throngs of people from going out to an area farm to watch country music star Luke Bryan perform. There has been such interest from fans, in fact, that Bryan's swapping up the venue to accommodate more people who are ready to "shake it" at this year's show on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Longneedle Farm in Claxton.

October 02, 2011 | By CASEY STODDARD caltman@statesboroherald.com | Local


A 50-year facelift

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, and along with the milestone comes a facelift for the fairgrounds.

October 01, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | 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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