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'Mornings unPHILtered' - OTC now offers night cosmo classes

Thursday's first guest on the "Mornings UnPHILtered" show was Shauna Swain from the Ogeechee Technical College Cosmetology Department. OTC currently offers both a Cosmetic Esthetician Certificate and a Cosmetology Diploma and the program is approved by the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology.

October 08, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Sylvania yarn plant closing by end of year

Sylvania Yarn Systems Inc. of Sylvania announced Wednesday that it will end all operations at its carpet yarn manufacturing plant by the end of the year. In a release the company cited the severe recession that the carpet industry has experienced for more than a year and the subsequent reduction in customer order volume at its plant.

October 08, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fair week kicks off Monday

It's only a couple days until the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair begins, and Statesboro Kiwanis Club members spent Thursday's lunch meeting discussing final details of the annual fund raising event.

October 08, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Battling hunger with bowls of chili

The third annual Empty Bowls Project sale and chili luncheon was part of GSU's Hunger and Homelessness Week. GSU art students created and donated their hand-thrown bowls to the project. Thursday the bowls were brought to the Rotunda in front of the Russell Union and sold for $10 apiece. The bowls were filled with chili and all profits will benefit the Statesboro Food Bank.

October 08, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Regents name 3 GSU finalists

After six candidates to become the next president of Georgia Southern University visited Statesboro and the campus during the past month, the Georgia Board of Regents has narrowed the field to three finalists.

October 08, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro - Tuskegee Airmen visit Georgia Southern; Bulloch History Moment

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October 07, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Counselor for kids - Brooklet's Raina Mallard stays busy

Brooklet Elementary School Counselor Raina Mallard's plate is very full. In addition to her classroom guidance time, Mallard spends a large part of the day involved in small peer counseling groups and individual counseling with students, parents and some staff.

October 07, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Man shot in East Jones attack

Statesboro Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that put one man in the hospital and another in jail.

October 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Airman discusses history; local author offers advice

A second-generation lieutenant colonel from the famed "Tuskegee Airmen" and a Georgia Southern professor with advice for budding authors were guests Tuesday on "Mornings unPHILtered."

October 06, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


An evening to remember - Statesboro High class of 1959 holds 50th reunion

It was an evening to remember and an evening of memories.

October 06, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Tuskegee Airmen visit GSU

The government said they could not fly in the United States military. Government studies depicted them as inferior, unintelligent, sub-human. But the Tuskegee Airmen, the United State's first squadron of African-American pilots, proved them wrong. Three Tuskeegee Airmen and the widow of a late Airman spoke Tuesday at the Georgia Southern University Information and Technology Building's auditorium. The presentation, sponsored by the Georgia Southern University's Golden Key Honor Society, was free and open to the public.

October 06, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City votes no on consolidation

Consolidation of city and county services suffered another setback Tuesday when the Statesboro city council decided in a divisive vote to send a message to local state legislators.

October 06, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro - Portal's annual Turpentine Festival; Record enrollment at Ogeechee Tech

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October 06, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Traffic stop leads to high speed chase Monday morning

A simple traffic stop just after midnight Monday morning turned into a high-speed chase after a man took off just as the deputy got out of his patrol car.

October 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Online business program at GSU gains student interest

Monday on "Mornings unPHILtered," host Phil Boyum's guest was dean of the College of Business Administration (COBA) at Georgia Southern, Dr. Ron Shiffler. Shiffler spoke about the college's online program in Information Technology. The Web-BSIT program allows one to get a Bachelor of Science degree in Informational Technology.

October 05, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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Four schools getting new principals

As a result of one principal retiring, one getting hired as a superintendent by another county, and Bulloch County's school board and superintendent working ...

May 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Memorial Day speaker to share Pearl Harbor insights

As featured speaker Monday for this year's Bulloch County Memorial Day Remembrance, John Sullivan will talk about a visit he made to Pearl Harbor ...

May 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


More Atlantic storms predicted for 2016

MIAMI - U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm ...

May 27, 2016 | By JENNIFER KAY Associated Press | Local


Haralson leaves for superintendent’s job

Dr. Shawn Haralson said goodbye Friday to the children at Langston Chapel Elementary School. Having served as principal of four Bulloch County schools in 11 ...

May 27, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Suspect flees after chase

Although Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson called off Friday's search for a fugitive suspect involved in a high speed chase spanning three-counties, deputies remained ...

May 27, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


‘Missing Man Table’ honors fallen veterans

For almost a decade, Vandy's Restaurant in the Statesboro Mall has provided a meal to veterans on Memorial Day. This year, however, the restaurant ...

May 26, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


City to resurface West Parrish

The city of Statesboro has budgeted to resurface West Parrish Street, from North Main Street to Highway 80 West, this fall.

May 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


School board seats all decided

Because of Tuesday's election, Heather Mims will be District 7's new member on the Bulloch County Board of Education beginning in January, while ...

May 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Commission race 2A headed for runoff

One of three Bulloch County Commission races is headed for a runoff, but candidates in the other races swept the votes by significant margins.

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hall and Muldrew head to runoff

Attorneys Martha Hall and Michael Muldrew will continue their campaigns to a July 26 runoff after they emerged as the two top vote-getters Tuesday in ...

May 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Probate judge race goes to runoff

Lorna DeLoach, a legal assistant, and Charles Aaron, a local attorney, will face off July 26 in a runoff election to become Bulloch County's ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brown wins primary for sheriff’s seat

Bulloch County sheriff's Sgt. Noel Brown defeated Chief Deputy Jared Akins in a sometimes contentious contest Tuesday in the Republican primary for Bulloch County ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Final local election results by the numbers

With all 16 precincts reporting:

May 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Shots fired in dog attack startles children

Shots fired by a Statesboro police officer that killed a reportedly aggressive pit bulldog Monday caused a nearby child care center to send children inside ...

May 24, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


3 commission seats contested

About 11 percent of registered Bulloch County voters took advantage of the early voting period, which ended Friday. The rest will get their chance at ...

May 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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