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Bulloch County school bus driver is best in the state

Bulloch County schools bus driver Gil Riggs won the Georgia Association of Pupil Transportation State Road-e-o competition held in Warner Robins last week. As a result, Riggs now advances to the International Champion-ship in Baltimore in July, and he also will be recognized at the Annual Transportation Awards Banquet at Callaway Gardens July 23.

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fry an egg on the sidewalk?

Simply pondering if the Georgia heat is blistering enough to cook an egg would not suffice for a group of students at Bulloch Academy Monday.

June 13, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Listen to Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show -- This week Chris finishes his series on the greatest Georgia Southern players and talks about an incident where the father of a player in a girls 12-13-year-old softball game got way out of hand.

June 13, 2011 | | Local


Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt

This week's show is a tribute to the songs of Harold Lane who passed away June 6, 2011. Harold started the Gospel Harmony Boys in 1952 in Huntington, W.Va.

June 12, 2011 | | Local


Herald named best small daily in Georgia

For the second consecutive year, the Statesboro Herald was named the best small daily newspaper in Georgia during the Georgia Press Association's annual awards banquet Friday in Jekyll Island.

June 11, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police seeking info on armed robbery incidents

An armed robbery early Saturday morning followed two earlier armed robbery incidents that have police seeking answers.

June 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Sunday sales vote likely

In regard to a referendum that would allow the sale of alcohol on Sundays in Statesboro, the question may not be if, but when City Council will motion to permit the issue be placed on ballots this November.

June 11, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


'Issues' seen for new nuclear plant

ATLANTA - Georgia Power faces significant challenges keeping construction costs under an approved $6.1 billion budget for what could be the first in a new wave of nuclear power plants, a state-appointed monitor said Friday.

June 10, 2011 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Two charged with child molestation

Two men were arrested Friday morning on child molestation and other charges, according to reports from the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

June 10, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Impacting the future

Piercing dirt with gold-painted shovels, Governor Nathan Deal, Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel and a host of local leaders signaled the beginning of a large-scale effort Tuesday to construct the University's newest state-of-the-art facility.

June 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Law allows police to check legal status

A new immigration law coming into effect next month will allow law enforcement officers to check whether citizens are in the country illegally.

June 09, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Student CRCT scores improve

ATLANTA - Georgia students have performed better on state standardized tests for the third year in a row, data released Thursday show.

June 09, 2011 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press | Local


Suit filed against King America

A class action lawsuit filed Tuesday in Fulton County Superior Court alleges King America Finishing, a textiles plant in Screven County, is responsible for a massive fish kill that left more than 33,000 fish rotting on the Ogeechee River banks last month.

June 08, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE: Tax hike 'off the table'

Bulloch County Board of Education members will continue discussion tonight on the 2012 fiscal year budget facing hard choices and less funding to deal with the choices.

June 08, 2011 | Jim Healy | Local


‘The Art of the Mask’

With faces and clothing spotted with plaster and papier-mâché, students in "The Art of the Mask" workshop can't say they weren't warned. The final sentence in the brochure description for the workshop at the Averitt Center for the Arts reads, "Please wear cloths suitable for getting messy."

June 08, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


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Cagle asserts he’s ready to shape Georgia’s growth

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle asserts that having been lieutenant governor through an economic downturn and into a recovery prepares him to lead, as governor, in ...

October 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Fair produces decade of love

Ten years ago, during fair week in Statesboro, something special happened at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.

October 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Four charged with commercial gambling

Agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Commercial Gambling Unit arrested four people this week on commercial gambling charges after a raid Oct. 12 ...

October 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Herald hosts mayoral candidate forum Monday

The Statesboro Herald will host the three candidates for mayor of Statesboro in a forum Monday evening, giving voters another chance to hear from them ...

October 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Sheriff’s office presence keeps fair safe

Most people who attend the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair are there to have fun in a safe, family-oriented atmosphere, but sometimes trouble shows its face.

October 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Work camp inmates charged in attempt to obtain contraband

Three inmates of the Bulloch County Correctional Institute face felony charges for involvement in a plot to obtain contraband while incarcerated – mainly tobacco.

October 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


In need of ‘forever’ homes

Four hundred ninety-nine children across the state of Georgia who don't know each other have one thing in common: they want a forever home ...

October 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Kiwanis Pancake House sees 48th year

Lines of hungry people wrapped around the Statesboro Kiwanis Pancake House Tuesday night as the smell of fresh sausage and fluffy pancakes wafted over the ...

October 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro council affirms county-city TAD agreement

In two actions Tuesday involving the city-county relationship and taxes, Statesboro City Council affirmed an agreement bringing county revenue into the South Main Street TAD ...

October 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


2017 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair: Renovations to old memories

Its dedication to agricultural history is one of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair's most unique characteristics, and the fairgrounds would not be complete without the ...

October 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch ESPLOST, Boro mayoral voting begins

By early Tuesday afternoon, 68 people had cast in-person advanced ballots in the Bulloch County ESPLOST referendum, while 51 had voted in Statesboro's mayoral ...

October 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Two shot at Statesboro Elks Lodge

Two men were shot, with one seriously injured, early Saturday morning at the Elks Lodge on James Street, off Martin Luther King Dr.

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Plenty of entertainment ensures never a dull moment at the Fair

Fair week in Statesboro brings a great deal of excitement to the area, but the week-long event isn't just thrill rides and fair food ...

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - N.C. group buys Statesboro Holiday Inn

Statesboro's premier full-service hotel, Holiday Inn sold on Monday to LRP Hotels based out of Greensboro, N.C.

October 16, 2017 | | Local


Renasant names consumer relationship officer

Renasant Bank announced the recent appointment of Judd Skinner as consumer relationship officer at the bank's Northside location in Statesboro.

October 16, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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