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Analysis: Executive office payroll under Deal up 30 percent

Staff payroll in Gov. Nathan Deal's executive office has grown by almost 30 percent compared with salaries under former Gov. Sonny Perdue, according to an analysis of financial records by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

February 02, 2011 | By AARON GOULD SHENIN Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


Sunday alcohol bill passes big test

The chances of success for legislation letting voters legalize Sunday alcohol sales at stores got a lot better Wednesday when it easily zipped through a Senate committee.

February 02, 2011 | By JAMES SALZER Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


Statesboro man pleads guilty to wire fraud

A Statesboro man who pled guilty Tuesday to wire fraud awaits sentencing by a federal judge after being accused of taking money meant for investments and using it for himself.

February 02, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Langston Chapel assistant principal resigns

Langston Chapel Middle School Assistant Principal Paul Mizell resigned from his position Tuesday, giving no reason in the letter of resignation addressed to Bulloch County School Superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway.

February 01, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council to consider zoning, name change

On a day in which its members will meet with state legislators in Georgia's capitol city, the Statesboro City Council will convene at City Hall for its first February meeting.

January 31, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


County to discuss 'Da Club' property

The site of a recent illegal alcohol sales sting will be a topic of discussion Thursday night as Bulloch County Commissioners hear about concerns from Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

January 31, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU Museum celebrates reaccreditation

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel makes remarks after Director Dr. Brent Tharp announced the American Association of Museums had reaccredited the Georgia Southern Museum.

January 31, 2011 | | Local


Green energy gets a boost at GSU

Georgia Southern researchers striving to better understand and promote the use of alternative fuels recently were awarded a $250,000 grant to advance their "green" revolution.

January 29, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch farmers bullish on 2011

While one must still look hard to be optimistic about the overall economy, 2011 is an exciting time for Georgia farmers, said agricultural economist Dr. George Shumaker.

January 29, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Davis speaks at GSU

On the heels of a holiday for America's most renowned civil rights icon, Georgia Southern University welcomed a political activist who made waves of her own in the 1960s and 70s.

January 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Kiwanis talks about rodeo due in April

The Kiwanis-Ogeechee Fairgrounds will feel the thunder when Hedrick Rodeo Company brings bulls, broncs and good clean family fun to Statesboro April 15 and 16.

January 27, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Sharing secrets

Some people call him "the most trusted stranger" in America and next Wednesday, Frank Warren will speak at Georgia Southern University.

January 26, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Controversial Ayers to speak Feb. 7 at GSU

A controversial academic will lecture on the campus of Georgia Southern University two years after the school rescinded his speaking invitation amid security concerns and heated student protests.

January 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police search for suspects in two armed robberies

Two men held a clerk and a customer at gunpoint early Wednesday morning at a Fair Road convenience store. No one was injured, but the bandits made off with a handful of cash and the customer's wallet, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

January 26, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Little Caesar’s ‘guitar hero’

Have you ever noticed the guy rocking out to his guitar right in front of Carey Hilliard's? Whether you're having lunch, shopping at TJ Maxx, or just driving by, it's near-impossible to miss his perpetual rocking moves.

January 25, 2011 | By CASEY ALDERMAN Special to the Herald | Local


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Work camp inmates charged in attempt to obtain contraband

Three inmates of the Bulloch County Correctional Institute face felony charges for involvement in a plot to obtain contraband while incarcerated – mainly tobacco.

October 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


In need of ‘forever’ homes

Four hundred ninety-nine children across the state of Georgia who don't know each other have one thing in common: they want a forever home ...

October 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Kiwanis Pancake House sees 48th year

Lines of hungry people wrapped around the Statesboro Kiwanis Pancake House Tuesday night as the smell of fresh sausage and fluffy pancakes wafted over the ...

October 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro council affirms county-city TAD agreement

In two actions Tuesday involving the city-county relationship and taxes, Statesboro City Council affirmed an agreement bringing county revenue into the South Main Street TAD ...

October 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


2017 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair: Renovations to old memories

Its dedication to agricultural history is one of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair's most unique characteristics, and the fairgrounds would not be complete without the ...

October 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch ESPLOST, Boro mayoral voting begins

By early Tuesday afternoon, 68 people had cast in-person advanced ballots in the Bulloch County ESPLOST referendum, while 51 had voted in Statesboro's mayoral ...

October 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Two shot at Statesboro Elks Lodge

Two men were shot, with one seriously injured, early Saturday morning at the Elks Lodge on James Street, off Martin Luther King Dr.

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Plenty of entertainment ensures never a dull moment at the Fair

Fair week in Statesboro brings a great deal of excitement to the area, but the week-long event isn't just thrill rides and fair food ...

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - N.C. group buys Statesboro Holiday Inn

Statesboro's premier full-service hotel, Holiday Inn sold on Monday to LRP Hotels based out of Greensboro, N.C.

October 16, 2017 | | Local


Renasant names consumer relationship officer

Renasant Bank announced the recent appointment of Judd Skinner as consumer relationship officer at the bank's Northside location in Statesboro.

October 16, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Kiwanis Club installs new officers, board members

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro recently installed the 2017-18 slate of officers and board of directors, with one of their own club members, Jim Campbell ...

October 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Walk to End Alzheimer's raises $90,000

Friday night's Walk to End Alzheimer's at Mill Creek Park saw 195 participants and 29 teams register to take part in the fund ...

October 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Jimmy Franklin's labor of love

Statesboro native Jimmy Franklin has been practicing law since 1966. While his expertise is mainly as a trial attorney for civil matters, Franklin recalled a ...

October 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Kemp advocates cap on state spending

As a step toward cutting taxes, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp proposes to put a cap on state spending, adjusted to population growth and ...

October 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


GBI raids 4 Statesboro stores

Four Statesboro area convenience stores were targeted Thursday in a gambling sting conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Commercial Gambling Unit.

October 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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