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An international flavor

Coming from more than 40 countries, a group of incoming Georgia Southern University international students received a glimpse this week of what college life will be like when classes begin Monday.

August 12, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Herald Intern | Local


Male, 15, charged with molesting boy, 7

(Note: A juvenile's name is included in this story because he is charged as an adult.)

August 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU wins national safety award

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) honored the Georgia Southern University Department of Public Safety and Police Department recently, selecting them as the first place winner of the National Law Enforcement Challenge.

August 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - McKinney looks to fall campaign

The day after he won a runoff to secure the Republican nomination for Georgia's District 12 seat in Congress, Ray McKinney appeared on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show.

August 11, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Handel won't seek recount, concedes to Deal

ATLANTA - Former Secretary of State Karen Handel on Wednesday conceded the race for the Republican nomination for governor, throwing her support behind former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal.

August 11, 2010 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press Writer | Local


GOP runoff too close to call

ATLANTA - The bitter, Republican runoff for Georgia governor between former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal and ex-Secretary of State Karen Handel is too close to call.

August 10, 2010 | The Associated Press | Local


McKinney wins GOP nomination for Ga.'s District 12

Following up a first place primary with a runoff win, Republican candidate Ray McKinney will face incumbent John Barrow this November in the race for Georgia's 12th congressional district.

August 10, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - One last debate for McKinney, Smith

With the runoff today, the two 12th District Congressional Republicans candidates – Ray McKinney and Carl Smith – appeared on Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show.

August 09, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Child nearly hit in chase Friday

A man fleeing from drug agents Friday almost struck a child getting off a school bus and then tried ramming a Bulloch county Sheriff's deputy patrol car.

August 09, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


McKinney, Smith in 12th District runoff Tuesday

Georgia's 12th District Republicans will determine Tuesday who will face incumbent John Barrow in the congressional race come November.

August 09, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Grill in the Grove at Ogeechee Tech

Steak chefs from all around Bulloch County covered their charcoal grills with ribeye steaks Saturday afternoon outside Ogeechee Technical College.

August 08, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


GOP candidates seek role as ‘true conservative’

In the final days to choose a Republican gubernatorial candidate in Georgia, the two finalists are beating their conservative drums as loudly as they possibly can.

August 07, 2010 | By ASHLEY FIELDING Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


Need a ride?

Bulloch County Commissioners agreed several months ago to put aside money for a regional transportation service. Barbara Hurst, the director of transportation for the Coastal Regional Commission recently discussed the transportation program with Phil Boyum on his "Mornings unPHILtered" show.

August 06, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


First day of school at BA

Six-year old Arden Haynes takes a break from her "Welcome Back To School" coloring assignment Friday morning in Nan Taylor's first-grade classroom at Bulloch Academy. It was the first day of the 2010-2011 school year at BA for both the Upper and Lower schools. And the best part? They now get the weekend off!

August 06, 2010 | | Local


Driver escapes injury when 18-wheeler goes into woods off of I-16

Mark Simmons, a semi driver, suffered no injuries after his truck left the eastbound lanes of I-16 in western Bulloch County Friday afternoon.

August 06, 2010 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


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Sen. Hill to keynote annual Deen Day Smith Awards banquet

Senator Jack Hill, who has represented Statesboro, Bulloch County and District 4 in the Georgia State Senate since 1990, will be the keynote speaker Tuesday ...

April 29, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Two trains they called Nancy Hanks

People who remember riding a train called the Nancy Hanks from Savannah to Atlanta actually rode the Nancy Hanks II, and the trains weren't ...

April 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


BOE adopts raises, ‘local values’

With Thursday's tentative adoption of a 2017-18 budget, the Bulloch County Board of Education backed not just the state-funded teacher raise, but a 2-percent ...

April 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Relay brings fun, folks and funds

They rocked in chairs under a tent, enjoying the cool breeze from fans as they swapped stories about their individual battles with cancer.

April 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


UPDATE: Two airlifted after car collides with school bus

A man and his 8-month-old daughter were each airlifted to hospitals Friday morning after a collision with a Bulloch County school bus.

April 28, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Cagle to address GS graduation

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle will be keynote speaker for Georgia Southern University's Saturday, May 6, graduation for students receiving baccalaureate degrees.

April 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


‘Georgia on My Mind’ flower show exhibits the splendor of spring

Flowers were blooming Friday at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau on South Main Street, where the Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs presented its biannual ...

April 27, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Jenkins County hospital closing

Another rural hospital is closing its doors in Georgia.

April 26, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


99 years of vivid memories

Guests and members of the Friends of the Library received a rare treat Monday night at the annual Friends of the Library meeting.

April 26, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


OTC closing its police academy

The 12 members of the final class of Ogeechee Technical College's Law Enforcement Academy are scheduled to graduate May 4 in the Kennedy Auditorium ...

April 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Cancer survivor: “Relay saved my life”

When the 2017 Bulloch County Relay for Life unfolds at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds on Friday, the night's event will mean different things for ...

April 26, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parks, sidewalks get dots of concern

Interested in parks, the local economy, sidewalks and other things, about 65 people dropped in during the city of Statesboro's first two strategic planning ...

April 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Benefit to help infant with rare brain condition

Elizabeth "Kate" Hall entered the world on Aug. 30, 2015, and Margaret Hall, Kate's mom, remembers thinking, "Kate is the epitome of a perfect ...

April 25, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Empty restaurants in Statesboro

After 18 years in business, the Statesboro Applebee's closed April 7, leaving a restaurant building designed for a particular brand vacant in a part ...

April 24, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Forestry official: Okefenokee fire could burn for 6 months

SAVANNAH - A wildfire that has scorched more than 70 square miles of public lands near the Georgia-Florida state line could burn for the next six ...

April 24, 2017 | | Local


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