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Job fair attracts thousands

A job fair expected to attract 1,500 people to Ogeechee Technical College Wednesday, had already processed that many applicants by noon. By 6 p.m., 3,500 people had filled out employment applications to be part of Great Dane's initial workforce when its 450,000-square-foot manufacturing plant opens in Statesboro early next year.

December 14, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Men invade home, demand drugs

A Ga. 46 man claimed he was attacked in his home Monday by two gunmen demanding drugs, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

December 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


County plans to buy property on North Main

During a special called meeting Wednesday, Bulloch County Commissioners voted to purchase a little over 1.5 acres next door to the Bulloch County Annex on North Main St.

December 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Johnson elected to Democratic National Committee

Fellow Democrats at a recent state party meeting elected Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson of Bulloch County to represent Georgia on the Democratic National Committee.

December 13, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


4 Ft. Stewart soldiers charged in Ga. killings

ATLANTA - Four soldiers were charged in the shooting deaths of a former serviceman and his teenage girlfriend whose bodies were discovered by fishermen in southeast Georgia.

December 12, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Speakers for GSU graduation announced

The Honorable Faye Sanders Martin, Lynne Weisenbach and Dick Escue will be the three speakers Friday during Georgia Southern's Fall Commencement exercises. There are three ceremonies to accommodate all of the graduates, with the first getting underway at 9 a.m. at Hanner Fieldhouse.

December 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Burnette named president, CEO for Sea Island

Darron M. Burnette has been named president and chief executive officer for Sea Island Bank.

December 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Eagle Nation on Parade: Artists unveil 1st round concepts

From a pool of more than 40 artists, six were chosen by a blind jury to begin design of five-feet tall, fiberglass Eagle sculptures for Georgia Southern University's Eagle Nation on Parade.

December 10, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Job fair may attract 1,500

More than 1,500 people are expected to visit Ogeechee Technical College Wednesday with a common goal in mind: finding employment.

December 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Encounters of the wild kind

With a police escort, two 45-foot trailers turned the corner on Forest Drive onto the campus of Georgia Southern and pulled into the Center for Wildlife Education. As the truck came to a stop the sounds of monkeys, birds and other animals could be heard through the walls of the trailer.

December 09, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Police seek armed robber

The Statesboro Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of a convenience store that occurred Friday morning, according to a release issued by police.

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


Sunday alcohol sales on tap

A November vote to abolish blue laws in Statesboro, and subsequent amendment to the city's alcohol code, will for the first time allow residents to purchase alcohol on Sundays beginning this week.

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


New Mattie Lively school nears completion

Framework is all but complete and final details are coming into place at the new Mattie Lively Elementary School building on Debbie Drive.

December 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Nation marks 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - About 120 survivors of the Pearl Harbor bombing commemorated the Japanese attack and the thousands who lost their lives that day 70 years ago by observing a moment of silence on Wednesday.

December 07, 2011 | By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press | Local


Crash victim remains critical

While a Statesboro grandfather and one of his grandsons injured in a crash Friday on Lakeview Road have returned home, a second boy remains in critical condition in a Savannah hospital.

December 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Marker capsulizes Statesboro's history

Saturday the Bulloch County Historical Society unveiled a freestanding, gold-leaf lettered, brown-coated cast aluminum "Statesboro, Georgia" marker, the 22nd historical marker the society has placed ...

April 23, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Forum planned for Republican commission candidates

The Bulloch County Republican Party, along with the Statesboro Herald, will host a forum for Republican candidates for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners seats Thursday ...

April 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Appreciation for AfterSchool professionals in Bulloch County

Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department, which operates the AfterSchool Program in all public elementary schools in Bulloch County, is joining with the National AfterSchool ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau earns state honor

The Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau was named the 2018 Regional Visitor Information Center of the Year last week during the Regional Visitor Information Center ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Special week spotlights small businesses

National Small Business Week, which is sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is set for next week. This is a wonderful opportunity to ...

April 23, 2018 | | Local


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


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