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GSU to graduate its largest class Saturday

Georgia Southern University will honor its largest-ever graduating class at Spring Commencement at 9 a.m. Friday inside Paulson Stadium. Approximately 2,900 graduates are receiving degrees this spring, including more than 2,400 who will participate in the formal ceremony.

May 03, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fire rates may fall

The formation of the Bulloch County Fire Department and its subsequent construction of fire substations throughout the county have paid off. For most Bulloch County residents, the ISO (Insurance Services Office) ratings was lowered, effective Saturday, May 1, to Class 5, said Bulloch County Fire Chief Randy Walker.

May 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch man sentenced to life plus 30 for child molestation conviction

A Bulloch County man convicted of sex crimes against his girlfriend's juvenile daughter three years ago was sentenced Wednesday to life, plus 30 years.

May 01, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Scouts come to the Boro for Jamborama 2010

Boy Scouts from the Coastal Empire Council came to the Kiwanis Fairgrounds this weekend for Scout Jamborama 2010.

May 01, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Bikes and trikes for St. Jude’s

All Mya Littles needed was a little push Friday morning and she was off to ride her tricycle to help St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

May 01, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


McGraw delights Paulson

Tim McGraw isn't much for words - unless he's singing them.

April 30, 2010 | By JAKE HALLMAN Special to the Herald | Local


Kuchipudi dancers coming to Boro

When the Kuchipudi dancers perform, language is no barrier to the story they tell of lovers uniting and good triumphing over evil.

April 29, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Property tax hike last resort

While trying to balance next year's budget, the Statesboro City Council plans on raising fees for some city services but are committed to keeping property tax rates the same.

April 29, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Boy, Cub Scouts to converge in Boro

Scouting took center stage Thursday on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt, the Boy Scouting District Executive for the Ogeechee District, discussed upcoming Scouting events and also city-related issues.

April 29, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


GBI: Body in missing student's truck is student

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a body police found inside the pickup truck of a missing Savannah college student is the student's.

April 29, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Candidate wants to address immigration

Former Congressman Nathan Deal was Wednesday's first guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Deal resigned from his post in Washington to focus on his run for the Republican Party's nomination in the gubernatorial race.

April 28, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Authorities find missing truck, body inside

The white Nissan Frontier belonging to missing Armstrong Atlantic State University student Bryce Daniel Tarter was pulled from a marsh creek near the university Tuesday. A body found in the truck has not yet been identified, according to information from a Facebook page set up through efforts to find the 19-year-old.

April 27, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Residents work to beautify Register

Inclement weather Saturday did not stop some determined Register residents from participating in Keep Bulloch Beautiful's Great American Cleanup.

April 27, 2010 | By K. R. Stenborg Herald Corresponden | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Gov. candidate supports states rights

Tuesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" guest spoke about Georgia and its rights. Ray McBerry, who is running for the Republican Party's gubernatorial nomination, said the state is not standing up for its rights.

April 27, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Georgia chancellor stays positive

With two days left in Georgia's 2010 legislative session, University System Chancellor Erroll Davis is cautious but optimistic the feared worst-case scenario of massive budget cuts to the state's public universities and colleges has been avoided. Davis, however, said a tuition increase was "probable" for all 35 schools in the system.

April 26, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


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Campus guns, ‘religious freedom’ issues

In the race for state representative in District 160, two pieces of legislation that Gov. Nathan Deal vetoed are points of division between the two ...

September 24, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Tankersley emphasizes meeting needs, building consent

Running for a fourth two-year term, Rep. Jan Tankersley says that serving in the Georgia General Assembly isn't all about the few issues that ...

September 24, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


BCSO disputes speeding claim

Bulloch County Sheriff's response to an emergency call the morning of Sunday, Sept. 11 has the Brooklet police chief upset about the speeds deputies ...

September 24, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ministry uses ‘extreme sports’ angle as message

Zero Gravity Outreach, a local non-profit ministry, will hold their grand-opening community outreach event on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Complete Car Care Service parking ...

September 23, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Portal gearing up for Catface Country Turpentine Festival

The Portal Heritage Society will hold its 35th Annual Catface Country Turpentine Festival Saturday, Oct. 1, bringing food, crafts vendors, kiddie rides and a great ...

September 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ministry takes an ‘extreme sports’ angle

Zero Gravity Outreach, a local non-profit ministry, will hold their grand-opening community outreach event on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Complete Car Care Service parking ...

September 23, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Former PAC director leads Averitt Center in interim

Carol Thompson is stepping out of her perennial starring role in the three-actor stage version of "Driving Miss Daisy" for a different role at the ...

September 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Two more arrested in armed robbery

Statesboro Police have arrested a third suspect in connection with Sunday's armed robbery at Renaissance Apartments, as well as a fourth person who was ...

September 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GATA Cast - Sept. 22, 2016

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony twice a week with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle ...

September 22, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Council licenses bar under new process

After a couple of months dry of alcohol issues, City Council granted the first all-new bar license Tuesday using the hearing process required by Statesboro ...

September 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


GSU offers Ogeechee River study update

About halfway through a three-year project studying the Ogeechee River, Georgia Southern University researchers and their partners offered an update on their progress during a ...

September 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allegedly intoxicated driver causes multi-car accident

A man charged with DUI and a multitude of other infractions caused a bizarre multi-vehicle accident Friday, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

September 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Pipeline will soon reopen

ATLANTA - Gasoline should begin flowing again Wednesday - through a temporary bypass on a critical pipeline - after a major leak in Alabama forced a shutdown that ...

September 20, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN and SHAMEKA DUDLEY-LOWE Associated Press | Local


Bringing law enforcement, community together

Several local churches and members of the Concerned Clergy of Bulloch County are working together to sponsor an event called "Bridging the Gap: Community Day ...

September 20, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Voting machines tested for big event

In a basement beneath the North Main Street Annex, the testing and zeroing-out of Bulloch County's voting machines is underway, in preparation for early ...

September 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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