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Camp Snipesville goes back to the 50s

Duck and Cover drills, bowling, a luau, and a sock hop are all in the works during the March 29-April 2 spring break for Bulloch County public school children.

March 20, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


First livestock show held at SEB's Spence Agricultural Facility

An old tradition was resurrected last weekend at Southeast Bulloch High School.

March 20, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Barrow to vote no on health care reform

While U.S. House Democrats are scrambling to find the final few votes needed to pass the health care reform bill, Georgia Representative John Barrow said he plans to vote against the proposed plan.

March 20, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Facelifts for Bulloch athletics facilities

High school athletic facilities throughout Bulloch County will get a facelift during the coming year as nearly $8 million is earmarked for new construction and renovation of existing facilities at Statesboro High, Southeast Bulloch and Portal.

March 18, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Spring events at the Botanical Gardens

With upcoming festivals, celebrations and fund raising events, Wednesday's first "Mornings unPHILtered" guest was Georgia Southern University Botanical Gardens Director Carolyn Altman.

March 18, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Big horse show at Evermore

Competitive horseback riders will visit Evermore Farm in Leefield this weekend as the riding facility plays host to the Zone 4 Interscholastic Equestrian Association Finals on Saturday and Sunday.

March 18, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Washington insider explains health care bill process

With a vote on the health care reform bill looming in the U.S House of Representatives, "Mornings unPHiltered" welcomed former Congressional staff and 2008 candidate for the U.S. Senate Josh Lanier on the program to discuss the political machinations happening behind the scenes on Capitol Hill.

March 18, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Wonderland pays a visit to Julia P.

Four members of the student cast from the Statesboro High production of "Alice in Wonderland" visited Julia P. Bryant Elementary Wednesday to promote their show this weekend.

March 18, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


City council sets meeting at GSU

Students at Georgia Southern University can watch local government up close and in action as the Statesboro City Council will hold one of its regular meetings on campus.

March 18, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Author Riggs coming to OTC

The author of two prize-winning novels, Jack C. Riggs will appear at Ogeechee Technical College at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday in the auditorium of the Joseph E. Kennedy Building.

March 16, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Schenkel tourney starts Friday

With the 31st Annual Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational set to tee-off this Friday, the first guest on Tuesday's "Mornings unPhiltered" was Georgia Southern University Golf Coach Larry Mays.

March 16, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Wells Fargo stagecoach stops in Statesboro

An original Wells Fargo stagecoach made a stop in Statesboro Tuesday to help the local branch celebrate a ribbon cutting of their new location on South Main Street. The appearance of the stagecoach marks the firm's move from Savannah Avenue and the changing of its name from Wachovia Securities to Wells Fargo Advisors. The Stagecoach program has been in place since 1958. Wells Fargo owns 11 historic stagecoaches, which are currently on display in museums. The stagecoach that came to Statesboro was a replica. The coach will be drawn by horses in today's St. Patrick's Day Parade ...

March 16, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Bill aims to protect our local rivers

Atlanta wants water, and since a judge ruled last year it couldn't take water from Lake Lanier anymore, the big city is casting its eyes toward the Savannah River.

March 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Olive Garden opens to public

Olive Garden opened Monday to big crowds in its Statesboro Crossing location. About 165 jobs will be created with the opening of the 233-seat, 7,500-square-foot restaurant.

March 15, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - 'Applied economics' online

Godfrey Gibbison was Monday's guest on the "Mornings unPHIltered" show. An associate professor of Economics in the College Of Business Administration at Georgia Southern University, Gibbison was named the director of the School of Economic Development in 2009.

March 15, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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Special meeting to restore SPD funeral escorts

Statesboro City Council has called a special meeting for 8:30 a.m. Thursday at City Hall to adopt an ordinance on providing police escorts ...

January 17, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


2017 Rotary Club of Statesboro Speech Contest

The Rotary Club of Statesboro invites students in grades 9–12 to participate in the 2017 Rotary Speech Contest.

January 17, 2017 | | Local


Nursing crisis in Georgia

Merry Fort, an RN who lives in Macon, has seen nursing shortages before. But, she says, "I've never seen it like this."

January 17, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Deputies arrest gunman hiding in barn

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies captured an armed suspect in Brooklet early Saturday morning after they say he threatened to kill his wife with a ...

January 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


'The urgency of now'

As keynote speaker for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day community service put on by the Bulloch County Branch of the NAACP, former state ...

January 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Parade honors King's legacy

The atmosphere at Monday's parade celebrating the birth and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of unity, fellowship and pure happiness ...

January 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City to reconsider 5-year lookback

A proposal is on the Statesboro City Council's agenda for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to reduce the time the city looks back for ...

January 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A great year already for BBWH Insurors

It's been a great year for Statesboro's BBWH Insurors already. They relocated into their newly constructed 6,500-square-foot office at 1208 Merchant Way ...

January 16, 2017 | | Local


Despite troubling 2016, Savannah's murder rate falls

SAVANNAH - The homicide rate in Savannah fell in 2016 for the first time since 2012, Savannah-Chatham police reported.

January 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Counts retires after 33 years at AgSouth Farm Credit

Pat Calhoun, CEO of AgSouth Farm Credit, has announced that Special Assets Manager John Mark Counts retired on Dec. 31 after more than 33 years ...

January 16, 2017 | | Local


Mayor, new chair do lunch

They don't want bread brought to the table. She doesn't like croutons on her salad. He likes extra croutons. They have been meeting ...

January 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Next school year: 176 class days, more teacher training

In its first meeting of 2017, the Bulloch County Board of Education adopted a calendar for next school year that adds four more days for ...

January 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged with photographing child’s underwear

A man who was arrested in December after reportedly taking photos of a toddler showing her underwear has been ordered to adhere to strict mandates ...

January 13, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lawmaker: Let Georgia voters decide growing of medical pot

ATLANTA - Voters would decide whether to legalize the growth and distribution of marijuana in Georgia for medical use under a proposal introduced Thursday in the ...

January 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


New Marine recruiter sets up shop in Boro

The region's newest Marine Corps recruiting station commander hails from Los Angeles, California, but loves Georgia so much that he made it his home ...

January 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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