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Southeast Bulloch Middle has it 'write' again

For the third year in a row, Southeast Bulloch Middle School dominated the competition in which students from each of the county's four public middle schools competed, the 27th Annual Nan Rushing Write-Off. Organizers presented 67 awards to Bulloch County's sixth, seventh, and eighth graders. Students from SEBMS took home each of the most prestigious Top- Grade Awards in addition to the Overall Winner Award.

March 04, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


A day for Dr. Seuss

On Friday, students at Bulloch Academy celebrated the birthday of famed children's book author, Dr. Seuss.

March 04, 2012 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Girl Scouts mark a century of success

SAVANNAH - Recruited over tea at the mansion of a Georgia widow, the first Girl Scouts went on to earn proficiency badges for cooking meals and caring for babies. In a nod to their changing times, they also learned to shoot rifles and self-defense tactics such as "how to secure a burglar with eight inches of cord."

March 03, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


GSU group releases Ogeechee findings

Nursing students who surveyed 76 people along the Ogeechee River since last May's fish die-off found that the closer people live to the river, the more health symptoms they reported.

March 03, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Ogeechee study to be revealed today

A presentation today will reveal results of a study concerning possible health effects stemming from last May's chemical spill in the Ogeechee River.

March 02, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Talk show host Limbaugh remarks draw fire, controversy

NEW YORK - Stepping into an emerging culture clash over women, President Barack Obama made a supportive phone call Friday to a law student who testified before Congress about the need for birth control coverage, only to be called a "slut" by Rush Limbaugh.

March 02, 2012 | By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer | Local


BOE buys learning software for teachers

A new strategy for helping teachers stay on top of their game will soon be implemented by area high schools.

March 01, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Bulloch's top conservationists

Alan and Stacy Spence recently were named Conservationists of the Year for Bulloch County on behalf of the Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District and Farmers and Merchants Bank.

March 01, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Play hopes to ‘spark uprising’

Staging a revolution is hard work. It takes time, dedication, and patience. Attempting to rally a troupe of college students to the cause only adds to the dilemma.

February 29, 2012 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Bulloch's STAR student named

Statesboro High School senior Supriya Immaneni only missed one question on the SAT, giving her a score of 2370 and the title of Bulloch County STAR Student for 2012.

February 29, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two arrested on meth charges

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies responding to a welfare check arrested a man and woman they suspect were manufacturing methamphetamine.

February 29, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Chemical spill a human health risk?

Citizens are invited to a presentation Saturday regarding the Ogeechee River and the possible effects of a recent chemical spill to human health.

February 28, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Scanning history

Memories floated around the room as members of the Bulloch County Historical Society shared pictures of Old Bulloch County in anticipation of a pictorial coffee table book that will be released in November.

February 28, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


High drama at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - There was rain, fire, soap suds and fog in the most bizarre Daytona 500 in history.

February 28, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Local


Rotary Clubs honor Ray Hendley as Citizen of the Year

A driving force in Statesboro realty for more than 40 years was announced Monday the 2012 Citizen of the Year by the Rotary Club of Statesboro and the Rotary Club of Downtown Statesboro.

February 27, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


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Board issues statement backing superintendent

At the conclusion of a called meeting Tuesday evening, the Bulloch County Board of Education issued a statement of support for Superintendent Charles Wilson and ...

April 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


BOE may consider school safety director

Hiring a school safety director, creating a school safety advisory committee and dedicating a one-mill tax increase to school safety improvements are three of five ...

April 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Exchange Club picnic to promote child abuse awareness

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a local civic club invites the public to a community picnic as a way to promote awareness and ...

April 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Kids’ World owner joins Children’s Cabinet

Michelle Lank, director and owner of Kids' World Learning Center, recently was invited by First Lady Sandra Deal to serve on Georgia's Children's ...

April 20, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia rates better on emergency prep

Georgia's preparedness for managing health emergencies is improving but still lags behind the national average, according to a newly released report.

April 20, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Briggs & Stratton hiring event Tuesday

A hiring event for Briggs & Stratton will be held on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. on Ogeechee Technical College's main campus as the Georgia ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Annual plant sale at Botanic Garden this weekend

The Georgia Southern Botanic Garden will host its popular Spring Plant Sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sunday from 1 ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Teen charged after online threat

A Portal teen, apparently angry with his girlfriend's mother, was jailed Wednesday after police investigated complaints of threats.

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Fire Department announces promotion, awards

Statesboro firefighter Bobby Duggar received a promotion this week, and several other firefighters were recently honored during the department's annual awards banquet.

April 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Tuesday last day to register to vote in May 22 elections

Tuesday, April 24, is the last day to register to vote in the May 22 elections. This includes both the state, congressional and Bulloch County ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Spring into Statesboro’ Saturday

Spring into Statesboro, the annual festival for children and families, re-emerges on East Main Street downtown from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Candidate wants businesses invested for the ‘long-haul’

In a three-way race to see who will face a Democratic challenger in November for Bulloch County Commission Seat 2B, Republican candidate Sid Jones said ...

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Probation search leads to drug arrests

What was meant to be a call for assistance with locating probation violation offenders Tuesday ended with Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team investigators arresting several ...

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Incumbent believes experience gives him an edge

(Note: A profile of the final Republican candidate running for Seat 2B - Sid Jones - will appear in the Friday edition of the Statesboro Herald.)

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


YoungLife marks 10 years in Statesboro

When Statesboro YoungLife hosted its annual fundraising banquet at Pittman Park United Methodist Church, the organization did more than discuss the past year's events ...

April 18, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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