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Residents work to beautify Register

Inclement weather Saturday did not stop some determined Register residents from participating in Keep Bulloch Beautiful's Great American Cleanup.

April 27, 2010 | By K. R. Stenborg Herald Corresponden | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Gov. candidate supports states rights

Tuesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" guest spoke about Georgia and its rights. Ray McBerry, who is running for the Republican Party's gubernatorial nomination, said the state is not standing up for its rights.

April 27, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Georgia chancellor stays positive

With two days left in Georgia's 2010 legislative session, University System Chancellor Erroll Davis is cautious but optimistic the feared worst-case scenario of massive budget cuts to the state's public universities and colleges has been avoided. Davis, however, said a tuition increase was "probable" for all 35 schools in the system.

April 26, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


The future of public education

Ideas were flying around the Statesboro High School cafeteria Monday night as about 70 people from across the region brainstormed about where they would like to see public education in 2015.

April 26, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU looks to establish downtown presence

Georgia Southern University will have a downtown presence in Statesboro soon now that the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority has purchased a building right next to city hall.

April 25, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


McGraw ready to make Paulson swoon, dance

Paulson Stadium's going to be jumping this week, and it's not even football season. With less than a week until Tim McGraw's Friday night show, preparations are in full swing.

April 25, 2010 | By JAKE HALLMAN Special to the Herald | Local


An 'Odyssey' awaits William James team

Seven students at William James Middle School recently made Bulloch County history.

April 25, 2010 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Council looks at future of SCVB

After the Statesboro City Council met last week to hear presentations from three agencies funded by the city's hotel/motel tax, there are strong opinions about how funds should be distributed under the new budget.

April 24, 2010 | Phil Boyum | Local


'Ghost' teaches hard lesson at SEB

The Grim Reaper entered the computer lab at Southeast Bulloch High School Friday, where Kent Brannen's economic class was being held. The hooded specter selected to students, and left the room with them.

April 24, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Johnson states case for governor

Friday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was former state senator Eric Johnson, who stepped down from that office earlier this year to run for the Republican nomination for governor.

April 24, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


A historic memorial service

A Confederate Memorial Service was held last week for Private Thomas B. Hendrix, who fought for the South during the Civil War.

April 24, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Pope Construction named Small Business of the Year

A local construction company and an agricultural partnership were honored Thursday at the Small Business and Entrepreneur of the Year luncheon sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee.

April 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A return trip for 'Driving Miss Daisy'

After a successful run last year, the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Driving Miss Daisy" returns to the Emma Kelly Theater tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

April 22, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


2009 burglary suspect facing sexual charges

A man already in prison for parole violation, awaiting court procedures for charges in three burglaries in downtown Statesboro, also faces several child sex offense charges, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

April 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - McKinney enters District 12 race

Thursday's "Morning's unPHILtered" show was all about power and energy. The guest was Ray McKinney, a Republican seeking to challenge Democrat John Barrow for his 12th District seat in Congress. Show host Phil Boyum asked McKinney why he decided to run.

April 22, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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As turkey season opens, hunters can record kills with app

ATHENS - Georgia wildlife officials are aiming to track the numbers of turkeys taken by hunters with some high-tech help.

March 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


City and DOT respond to traffic signal issues

In November, a traffic signal on a second lane for left turns from Veterans Memorial Parkway, also known as the U.S. 301 Bypass, onto ...

March 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Legislative session nears end

ATLANTA - Legislation affecting Georgia's college campuses, taxes and fledgling medical marijuana program awaits action as lawmakers enter the session's final two days.

March 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


County seeks grant for new senior center

Bulloch County commissioners hope to win a grant that will fund construction of a new senior citizens center to be built adjacent to the former ...

March 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro declares itself a welcoming city

City Council adopted a resolution this week declaring Statesboro a "Safe and Inclusive Welcoming City for All People."

March 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


iGOT campaign raises $397,752

When the Ogeechee Technical College Foundation's 2017 iGOT campaign concluded Thursday evening, the total $397,752 resolved on a screen at the celebration.

March 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


BCCI inmates charged with smuggling tobacco

Two inmates at the Bulloch County Correctional Institute can probably expect extended sentences after being caught smuggling contraband Wednesday.

March 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Faulty sensor caused fire alarm at Statesboro High

A fire alarm that sounded Thursday afternoon at Statesboro High School was caused by a faulty sensor. There was no fire, said Bulloch County Schools ...

March 23, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Already in peril, rural hospitals unsure on health care bill

CLAXTON - Talmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a gasp that could have ...

March 22, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM, REBECCA SANTANA and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Man arrested in GATE armed robbery

A man police said robbed a Northside Drive East convenience store March 6 was arrested Tuesday in Warner Robins on traffic charges but will face ...

March 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Local foundation funds SPD ‘active shooter’ armor

The Statesboro Police Officers Foundation, led by local business people and civilian professionals, has granted the Statesboro Police Department $8,000 for additional body armor ...

March 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


In Republican 'burbs, Georgia election centers on a Democrat

ALPHARETTA - The garden room at Rivermont Golf and Country Club brims with Republican donors and activists, but Michael Fitzgerald wants to talk about Democrats.

March 21, 2017 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Rodeo bringing new acts to town

Fall may mean fair time around Statesboro, but when spring rolls around, everyone knows it's rodeo time.

March 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Please have a cup of coffee with me

For the past month and a half, I've enjoyed the company of dozens of area residents who took me up on my offer to ...

March 20, 2017 | Jim Healy | Local


Blue Mile investment

As the deadline approaches for a final progress report in the America's Best Communities competition, Statesboro's Blue Mile committee is pointing to evidence ...

March 20, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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