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Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair kicks off in less than three weeks

In just a few weeks, the traffic along Fair Road will more than quadruple at night and the lights of the midway will entice passersby as the 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair arrives.

October 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


USDA distributes commodities to Bulloch locals in need

For a slide show of photographs, click HERE.

October 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Teams needed for Third Annual Cultural Clays Skeet Shoot

Teams are needed for the Third Annual Cultural Clays Skeet Shoot Tournament benefiting the Averitt Center for the Arts, said Statesboro Arts Council Board Member Theresa Beebe Novotny.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Report: Woman claiming terminal cancer steals jeans from Dollar General

A woman who claimed to be dying of cancer was caught shoplifting a pair of jeans Tuesday, according to Statesboro Police reports.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch leaders try to conserve gasoline, develop shortage plan

In light of recent gasoline shortages and the rising cost of fuel, Bulloch County leaders are making efforts to conserve.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Early voting; Walk for Wishes at Georgia Southern

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, September 24, 2008

October 09, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Boyles steps in as interim director of Statesboro's engineering department

The City of Statesboro has a new man at the helm of the city's engineering department as Jason Boyles takes over as interim director for Maz Elhaj.

October 08, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Michael Guido 'improving' after fall

Dr. Michael Guido, renowned evangelist from Metter, "is improving" after a recent fall in which he injured his head. Staff at Guido Gardens in Metter say "he is still very weak, but is trying to walk around his home for exercise every day."

October 08, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police: Man arrested after sexually assaulting GSU student

A man police said sexually assaulted a woman at Eagle Villas is behind bars without bond.

October 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Leaders discuss city/county future, school district at Legislative Breakfast Forum

Consolidation of city and county government would be an interesting concept - in the future, said a couple of local leaders Tuesday morning at the Legislative Breakfast Forum hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce.

October 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - One Book, One Community Library Event; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, September 23, 2008

October 08, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Punt, pass and kick annual contest; Habitat house built in one day

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, September 22, 2008

October 07, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


'Fahrenheit 451' chosen for One Book, One community project

The community has voted, and the book featured in Statesboro and Bulloch County's second "One Book, One Community" project will be Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451."

October 07, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Instant house - Habitat home built in 13 hours

At 6:30 a.m. Saturday, a foundation slab lay bare in Statesboro Pointe. About 13 yours later, a fully finished home stood atop that very same foundation.

October 07, 2008 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Historian Gordon Wood to deliver Fries Lecture

Author and historian Gordon S. Wood will visit Georgia Southern University Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., to present this year's Norman Fries Distinguished Lecture. His presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be at the Performing Arts Center, located on the corner of Chandler and Plant Roads.

October 06, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Court: Georgia official can set Vidalia onion packing date

ATLANTA - Georgia's agriculture commissioner can set a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled.

July 06, 2015 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


'In support of heritage'

About 30 trucks, cars and motorcycles paraded from Wal-Mart on Northside Drive to the Bulloch County Courthouse Sunday afternoon after a brief rally in support of the Confederate battle flag.

July 06, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Nationally ranked Market in Statesboro

Statesboro's Mainstreet Farmers Market shows up in some "best of" lists, and recently moved up in the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" published by the food and drink website The Daily Meal.

July 06, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Boating education course to be held in Brooklet July 9

Georgia law requires all boaters born on or after Jan. 1, 1998, to take a boating education course before operating a motorized vessel on the state's waters. This requirement is an effort to educate boaters and increase safety awareness. Persons needing to meet these requirements can take online courses or a classroom course offered by conservation officers at select locations around the state. For information about online courses, go to www.goboatgeorgia.com and click "Boating," then "Boater Education."

July 06, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - FDIC lifts regulatory order directing FMB

The business and banking community breathed a long sigh of relief as the regulatory order for Statesboro's Farmers and Merchants Bank was lifted by the FDIC.

July 06, 2015 | | Local


'Fill the Bus' begins 2015 campaign

For the second consecutive year, Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County and United Way of Southeast Georgia are partnering for "Fill the Bus," an annual back-to-school supply drive. Fill the Bus allows citizens the opportunity to provide school supplies for children in need in the Bulloch County school system.

July 06, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


A walk in the woods

Having been an outdoorsman all his life and spending 21 years as a Boy Scout leader, Eagle Scout Richard Morriss' love of nature recently took him a few steps farther - approximately 5 million steps, in fact.

July 05, 2015 | By EDDIE LEDBETTER | Local


Diverse students, mostly white faculty

While 48 percent of the Bulloch County Schools' students are ethnic minorities, including 37.3 percent who are African-American, only 13.8 percent of the school system's certified teachers and administrators are minorities, including 12.3 percent who are African-American.

July 05, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


America celebrates 4th of July

A fast moving thunderstorm that hit Statesboro about 4:30 Saturday afternoon delayed the Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Park, but didn't dampen the annual celebration of the Fourth of July. By the time the fireworks show started at 9:15, the park was jammed with thousands joining in the giant party for the 239th birthday of the United States.

July 04, 2015 | From staff reports and the Associated Press | Local


Study: Ga. teachers, state workers pay more for health care

ATLANTA - Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Department of Community Health.

July 04, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local


Moore elected to GMA board

Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore was elected to the board of directors of the Georgia Municipal Association during the GMA's annual meeting in Savannah June 28.

July 03, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Could insulin pills prevent diabetes?

CHICAGO - For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?

July 03, 2015 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Local


Economy sees new 'normal'

WASHINGTON - Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.

July 03, 2015 | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writers | Local


Confederate memorial to be discussed at county meeting

A man who initiated a petition to remove the Confederate memorial statue from the Bulloch County Courthouse Square will speak during the Bulloch County Commission meeting Tuesday.

July 03, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch budget OK'd

Bulloch County Commissioners passed the 2016 budget Tuesday, contingent upon the passing of a tax increase proposal next month.

July 02, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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