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Arbor Day 2010 offers lessons and fun in the Boro

Sponsored by Keep Bulloch Beautiful and the Georgia Southern Botanical Garden, the 2010 Arbor Day observance drew several hundred people to the Willie McTell Trail where they enjoyed painting like Emory above, making handprints, free food and music. Also, information about the importance of trees and recycling was made available and the Georgia Forestry Commission gave away 250 free seedlings.

February 27, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


SEB students enjoy, learn at two band clinics

Five students from Southeast Bulloch High School's concert band attended the 60th Annual University of Georgia JanFest held in Athens in January; and then five went to the 37th Annual Southeastern United States Honor Band Clinic, held at Troy State University in Troy, Ala., in early February.

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


Saturday events mark Arbor Day, support Haitian relief

If you're looking for some weekend activities, two midday events on Saturday should fit the bill.

February 26, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Congressional candidate wants less government

Host Phil Boyum welcomed Georgia District 12 Republican Congressional candidate Jeannie Seaver to the "Morning's unPHILtered" show. She is one of several Republican hopefuls in the July primary who hope to oppose Democratic Congressman John Barrow in November. Seaver, who lives in Chatham County, said she is running for the job because she thinks our freedoms are at risk, and is concerned about what our children might have to face.

February 26, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Horace Harrell 2009 Kiwanian of the Year

When Statesboro Kiwanis member Horace Harrell first realized he was being introduced as the 2009 Kiwanian of the Year, his wife Dianne kissed him warmly on the cheek as he reddened with surprise.

February 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


HeritageBank of the South buys 2 Boro PAB branches

HeritageBank of the South announced Thursday it will purchase five branches of The Park Avenue Bank from PAB Bankshares, Inc., including the two in Statesboro.

February 25, 2010 | By JAN MOORE jmoore@statesboroherald.com | Local


SHS's Elliot Edwards named 2010 STAR student

Middle Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert S. Reeves challenged students to pursue goals with enthusiasm Tuesday at the Bulloch County STAR Student/Teacher Recognition Banquet held at Statesboro Inn Tuesday, where Statesboro High School STAR student Elliot Carl Edwards and his band director Joseph Ferguson were honored to represent the county in the regional competition.

February 23, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Brannon named Rotary's 2010 Citizen of the Year

Joe Bill Brannon thought he was invited to a Rotary Club meeting Monday to speak about the Statesboro Food Bank. But, the joint meeting of two clubs - the Rotary Club of Downtown Statesboro and the Rotary Club of Statesboro - was the annual Citizen of the Year Banquet, and Brannon was the guest of honor.

February 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Economy, education, water top hopeful’s to-do list

Monday's guest on "Mornings unPHILtered" was David Poythress, a Democratic candidate for governor. Poythress said the three main reasons he wants to be governor are: to help fix the economy, solve water issues, and to improve public education throughout the state.

February 22, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Man killed Saturday in single vehicle accident

A Statesboro man was killed Saturday night after the rollback wrecker he was driving left the roadway on Zettwell Road, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

February 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Feed Statesboro opens Soup Kitchen Tuesday

A new philanthropic endeavor in Bulloch County, Feeding Statesboro, will serve its first soup kitchen meal during the noon hour Tuesday.

February 21, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Two killed in accident on 301 South and Oakwood Drive

Two men were killed and two other victims of a Saturday night crash on U.S. 301 South were airlifted to a Savannah Hospital, said Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch.

February 20, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Funeral Club opens Friday at the Averitt Center

Hunt Larkin Funeral Homes in the fictional town of Winnsboro, Ga., may be one of the few funeral homes in the country staffed entirely by women.

February 20, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Calling all entries for Statesboro Film Festival 2010

With 17 entries ranging from a documentary to music videos to a spoof of the B horror movies of the 1950s to a man born with the face of a clown, the 2009 Statesboro Film Festival was an exciting evening for short film lovers of all genres.

February 20, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Open house heralds coming of Hearts and Hands Clinic

For Pastor John Long, it didn't take much to convince the members of his Son's Light Fellowship Baptist Church to help the Hearts and Minds Health Clinic.

February 20, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


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Averitt Center director leaving

Shockwaves rippled through the community this week as we learned of the departure of Tim Chapman, who has led the popular Averitt Center for the ...

August 25, 2016 | By DEWAYNE GRICE Business editor | Local


Officials: Zika not a local danger

While a solitary case of travel-related Zika virus infection was reported in Bulloch County Wednesday, local city and health officials say there is no cause ...

August 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU alert: Zika case reported in Bulloch

Georgia Southern University officials sent students an alert late Wednesday afternoon informing them that a person had tested positive for Zika virus in Bulloch County ...

August 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


BOE, county tax actions offset

Before the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners acted Tuesday to hold its millage rate unchanged and keep the revenue resulting from a small overall increase ...

August 24, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Friday Night Live’ returns

The ninth season of "Friday Night Live," where a Bulloch County high school football game is streamed live each week on statesboroherald.com, kicks off ...

August 24, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Grocery Grab set for Saturday

It promises to be a wild time in Brooklet Saturday as one of five people are selected to grab as many groceries as they can ...

August 24, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Millen man charged in Aspen Heights armed robbery

A Millen man was charged in connection to a July armed robbery at Aspen Heights Apartments about a month after the incident occurred, police said.

August 23, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


State superintendent tours Portal Middle High

State School Superintendent Richard Woods toured Portal Middle High School on Tuesday and said he saw some things that make a little school look like ...

August 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch commissioners deny millage rollback

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday not to roll back millage rates after an increase last year.

August 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Using her voice for good

With the rich voice of someone talented way beyond her years, 16-year-old Elizabeth Lewy dazzled the audience with a little jazz, a dose of romance ...

August 22, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Synovus CEO sees bright future in the Boro

"I love Statesboro!" is how Kessel Stelling, the chairman and CEO of Synovus Financial, began our interview.

August 22, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch assists US Marshals in arrest

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies aided the U.S. Marshals Service in arresting who they said was an armed and dangerous man located in the ...

August 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Alligator abundance at Jekyll

SAVANNAH - Known for sea turtles nesting on its beaches, wading shorebirds in the surf and white-tailed deer that roam its maritime forests, Jekyll Island has ...

August 20, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


US Senate candidate to speak at gala

Jim Barksdale, the Democratic Party's nominee challenging Republican U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, will be one of two featured speakers Friday at the annual ...

August 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Woodall kicks off District 160 campaign

Now the Democratic Party's nominee, James "Major" Woodall entered the general election phase of his campaign to become District 160's representative in the ...

August 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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