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BA's secretary of 'everything'

At Bulloch Academy, there is one person that everyone from Roy Alexander, the new head of school, to the hundreds of parents, students, and staff go to for the answers to their questions and concerns: Rita Groover. While she has been employed as the secretary for the upper school for some 12 years, Groover has been everything from a concerned parent to a substitute teacher since she first came to BA.

September 29, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Flu shot clinic at health dept. Thursday

With the start of flu season just around the corner, the Bulloch County Health Department is encouraging people to get the seasonal flu shot.

September 29, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local




Mornings UnPHILtered - COBA dean: Sales courses now available

(Each Tuesday though Saturday, Statesboro Herald correspondent Roger Allen will write about newsmakers on Phil Boyum's "Mornings unPHILtered" Web audio and radio program.)

September 28, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Recruiter extraordinaire - William Roberts triples GSU ROTC cadets, earns national honor

A year ago, Kelsey Fincher would have laughed if anyone said she'd be an ROTC student at Georgia Southern University, but thanks to the effort of William Roberts, she joined the ranks at a swearing in ceremony Monday.

September 28, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Two men robbed at gunpoint Saturday

Two more victims were robbed at gunpoint Saturday, adding to a number of armed robberies Statesboro Police are investigating.

September 28, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - Books-A-Million & PETCO help out Humane Society; Bulloch History Moment

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September 28, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


ROTC recruiter at GSU is named tops in nation

Lt. Col. William Roberts (USA, retired) will be presented with the U.S. Army's Recruiting Operations Officer award during a ceremony Monday at 11:30 a.m. in the Georgia Southern University's ROTC building lobby.

September 27, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Portal receives $489,000 grant for sewer work

Portal Mayor Larry Motes recently received a $489,840 federal grant for the city from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the state's Community Development Block Grant Program and Community Home Investment Program .

September 27, 2009 | by N. LUREE BOWEN | Local


Books-A-Million, Petco help out local animals

The Statesboro Humane Society is one of the most active civic groups in the area and also is one of the most imaginative when it comes to fundraising.

September 26, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Always be prepared

Last month, 13-year-old Torin Danilowicz, a first class scout and a member of Boy Scouts of America Troup #342, saved the life of his mother Kay from choking with the Heimlich Maneuver.

September 26, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro - Roxie Remley turns 90 in style with new exhibit; Relay for Life rally

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September 25, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Rally for Relay for Life

The 2010 Bulloch County Relay for Life is more than 200 days away, but a Fall rally Thursday evening kicked off the fundraising effort. In 2009, the annual event to benefit the American Cancer Society raised more than $200,000. The 2010 Relay for life is scheduled for April 23 at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds. To find out more about the Relay for Life, call 764-7410.

September 24, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


OTC GIS program benefits Southern Master's students

It may be surprising to learn of a Master's degree student attending a technical college, but students in Georgia Southern University's Master of Arts in Social Science with a concentration in Anthropology students are doing just that at Ogeechee Technical College.

September 24, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Man says 4 robbed him at gunpoint

Two of four suspects in an armed robbery Wednesday night are behind bars, and police are seeking information on the others, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

September 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Lewis sentenced to 15 months for extortion

Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood of the U.S. Southern District of Georgia delivered a scathing admonition as well as a prison sentence Monday to ...

August 29, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Radio legend Nate Hirsch passes

Husband, father, grandfather and Hall of Fame announcer Nate Hirsch, the original "Voice of the Georgia Southern Eagles," passed away Sunday morning at his Statesboro ...

August 29, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Atlanta rapper arrested at GSU

For the second time in two years, a hip-hop star and his entourage of three men were arrested on gun and drug charges during a ...

August 29, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro man missing after wakeboarding accident

Divers are searching for a Statesboro man who disappeared Sunday in the Savannah River after a suspected wakeboarding accident.

August 29, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


3 charged in Screven home invasion

Three men suspected in a June home invasion in Newington are behind bars, said Bahan Rich, special agent-in-charge of the Statesboro office of the Georgia ...

August 29, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Beacon Place project targeting upscale living

Developers Bill Tripp, Jackson Wallace and Greg Wood are building their newest project, Beacon Place, located at 1818 S & S Railroad Bed Road adjacent to ...

August 29, 2016 | | Local


Sea turtles shatter nesting records

SAVANNAH - Rare loggerhead sea turtles spent a busy summer laying eggs on beaches in Georgia and the Carolinas, where nest counts this year smashed previous ...

August 27, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Statesboro Herald Grocery Grab 2016

When he was selected as one of five finalists for the Statesboro Herald's third annual Grocery Grab, Stewart Bennett had advantages from the start ...

August 27, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Senate candidate Barksdale visits Statesboro

When U.S. Senate candidate Jim Barksdale stepped onstage to speak at the Bulloch County Democrats' annual gala Friday night, he wore his hat, a ...

August 27, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Lower speed limits for trucks, buses proposed

DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation's highways.

August 26, 2016 | By TOM KRISHER AP Auto writer | Local


No decision yet on police chief

Three weeks after three finalists for Statesboro police chief were introduced to the public and interviewed by a special panel, city officials have not announced ...

August 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Play the Statesboro Herald's College Pigskin Pickem' contest

Click here to sign up play the Statesboro Herald's 10th Annual Pigskin Pickem' contest. Pick college football games from the Sun Belt, Southeastern and ...

August 26, 2016 | | Local


Averitt Center director leaving

Shockwaves rippled through the community this week as we learned of the departure of Tim Chapman, who has led the popular Averitt Center for the ...

August 25, 2016 | By DEWAYNE GRICE Business editor | Local


Officials: Zika not a local danger

While a solitary case of travel-related Zika virus infection was reported in Bulloch County Wednesday, local city and health officials say there is no cause ...

August 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU alert: Zika case reported in Bulloch

Georgia Southern University officials sent students an alert late Wednesday afternoon informing them that a person had tested positive for Zika virus in Bulloch County ...

August 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


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