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City votes to extend furloughs

In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Statesboro city council voted to continue with the employee furlough program through the first fiscal of quarter of 2010, which ends Sept. 30.

July 07, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


President Grube’s final Watermelon Cutting

Outgoing Georgia Southern University President Bruce Grube and wife Kathryn preside over their last annual Watermelon Cutting on campus Tuesday. According to Georgia Southern's Web site, the traditional event began with the late university President Zach Henderson in 1948.

July 07, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


York: Weekend break-in may be linked to 3 others

Someone broke into the Bulloch County Magistrate Court building over the weekend, taking an undisclosed amount of cash. Statesboro Police Chief Stan York feels the burglary could be linked to three other break-ins at county offices over the past few months.

July 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Ogeechee Tech's record enrollment; Boro Business: Carriage Home

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, July 7, 2009

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


Council to revisit furloughs

The Statesboro City Council will meet this morning to decide whether or not to continue the city employee's furlough plan through the end of September.

July 06, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Helping explain ‘computerese’

During the 2007-2008 school year, the Bulloch County public schools decided to make better use of the 'technological revolution' in the classrooms, and created the position of Instructional Technology Specialist. The teachers needed help understanding 'computerese,' and it would be this person's responsibility to give it.

July 06, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Fireworks at Mill Creek; Bulloch History Moment with Roger Allen

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, July 6, 2009

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


Herald Photo Galleries: Independence Day Observances

View Herald photo galleries of local 4th of July observances by local citizens.

July 04, 2009 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff Photographer | Local


Fun on the Fourth

July 04, 2009 | Scott Bryant | Local


New law allows student movement

A new state law allows parents to request a transfer for their children to another public school outside their school zone, providing the parents provide transportation.

July 04, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - School of Rock; Phil & Chad: Cup stacking lessons

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, July 3, 2009

July 03, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Barrow meets with vets

As part of his 2009 Veterans' Tour, Congressman John Barrow paid a visit to the Honey Bowen Building to field questions from local constituents.

July 02, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


It's time to 'Stuff the Bus' 2009

Education experts agree that academic success in school begins with students being prepared with the tools they need in the classroom. To that end, Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County has just begun its annual back-to-school supply drive known as "Stuff the Bus."

July 02, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - John Barrow meets with veterens; Mary's Kate's Entertainment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, July 2, 2009

July 02, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Woman still critical after being struck by truck

Statesboro Police officers were pursuing a truck that crashed on Johnson Street Saturday night after striking a woman, according to police incident reports.

July 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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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


Averitt summer camps filling up

Registration deadlines are fast approaching for summer camps at the Averitt Center for the Arts, and program director Tony Phillips said he expects more than ...

May 23, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Ga. OKs $7.5M for joint seaport with SC

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority approved $7.5 million on Monday for the first big steps toward building a new seaport terminal on the Savannah ...

May 23, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


New leader at Hospice

Next week when Ogeechee Area Hospice founder Nancy Bryant retires a second time as the hospice's executive director, she won't exactly be leaving ...

May 23, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Tourism continues to grow in Georgia, Bulloch

Community leaders came together last week to celebrate another banner year for tourism in Statesboro and Bulloch County.

May 23, 2016 | | Local


Adventures in Scouting

Connor Calhoun, a member of Boy Scout Troop 342 of Statesboro, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He received the highest award in Scouting ...

May 23, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


3 seeking Superior Court post

Three candidates are vying for the position of Superior Court Judge for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, which spans Bulloch, Effingham, Jenkins and Screven counties.

May 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Probate judge race could go to runoff

With five candidates – and no incumbent – the Bulloch County Probate Court judge race is the local contest in Tuesday's election where a runoff is ...

May 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Main event set for Tuesday

A little less than 11 percent of Bulloch County's 30,298 active registered voters cast ballots during three weeks of early voting or mailed ...

May 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Red Cross hopes to stay ahead of summer blood shortage

The American Red Cross is trying to counter the summer slowdown in blood donations in Bulloch County with a series of blood drives leading up ...

May 20, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Community Reading Fair Saturday at Statesboro High

This Saturday brings the inaugural Bulloch County Community Reading Fair, with free books and prizes, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Statesboro ...

May 20, 2016 | | Local


Districts 1 and 7 deciding BOE races

Voters in two districts, about one-fourth of Bulloch County's population, are making choices in the current election for who will represent them on the ...

May 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Splash set to open

While rain may be in the forecast, the slides will be open, the lounge chairs out and the Lazy River flowing, as Splash in the ...

May 19, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER Herald Intern | Local


City taking police chief applications until June 6

Qualified law enforcement officers have until June 6 to apply for the job of Statesboro chief of police.

May 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Sheriff candidates address overtime issue

During this year's race for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat, candidates Noel Brown and Jared Akins each have addressed topics of interest to ...

May 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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