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Fall quarter begins with record numbers at OTC

Packed hallways, classrooms and long lines were common around the Ogeechee Technical College campus Tuesday, as the 2010 Fall Quarter started with a record number of students.

September 29, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Celebration of all things downtown is Friday

A huge crowd is expected in downtown Statesboro on Friday for the "Live, Work, Shop and Play" celebration. The event puts the spotlight on all that downtown shops have to offer and several of its organizers came on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show to talk about the event.

September 29, 2010 | By Roger Allen Herald correspondent | Local


Register fireman arrested

A Register volunteer firefighter was arrested Monday on charges that he stole "several thousand dollars" from a checking account that held funds raised by the volunteer fire department.

September 29, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


The festival's 'man in a white hat'

Like the Lone Ranger, Forest Ranger Doug Chassereau wears a white hat, but a lot of people can't see it. Leaders of the Portal Heritage Society said have seen it plainly and frequently because Society members say he has ridden to the rescue of the Catface Country Turpentine Festival so many times.

September 28, 2010 | By ROGER BRANCH Special to the Herald | Local


Time for Turpentine Festival

The Portal Heritage Society will be cooking turpentine this year at the 29th Annual Catface Country Turpentine Festival, thanks to a group who helped secure pine tar, an increasingly rare commodity that is essential in distilling turpentine. The tar was procured from a location in Mexico, said Portal Heritage Society member Jerry Lanigan.

September 28, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Flu vaccine clinic is Friday

The Bulloch County Health Department will hold a flu vaccine clinic on Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Health department officials urged residents to come during the clinic hours to get vaccinated because extra staff will be on hand and the wait should be minimal. Flu vaccines cost $25.

September 28, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


SHS Class of 1948 reunion is Saturday

The 1948 graduating class of Statesboro High School will hold its 62nd annual class reunion at R.J.'s Steakery and Seafood on South Main Street in Statesboro beginning at 11 a.m on Saturday. Some 25 to 30 class members are expected to celebrate the occasion. The class graduated on May 31, 1948 under the leadership of S. H. Sherman, the superintendent, and Alvin L. McLendon the principal.

September 28, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘Mornings unPHILtered’ - Councilman unhappy with Haynes’ dismissal

With many Statesboro residents frustrated by the lack of answers and accountability surrounding the city council's recent decision to release City Manager Shane Haynes, Councilman Travis Chance came on Tuesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" program.

September 28, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Local man: Someone 'kidnapped' my angel

Two years ago, when Joseph Wright's wife passed away, he was consumed with grief. To help ease his loss, he took up a project his wife Evelyn had left unfinished - painting a ceramic angel statue.

September 27, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


GSU campus to open downtown

A downtown campus area for Georgia Southern was Monday's topic on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show.

September 27, 2010 | By Roger Allen Herald correspondent | Local


Report: Local woman knifes man Saturday

A woman who suspected her husband of infidelity sliced him several times with a knife Saturday, according to Statesboro Police reports.

September 27, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Women on a Mission deliver blankets

Members in the Women on a Mission group at First Baptist Church of Blichton take their job seriously. Their most recent mission brought eight group members to Statesboro so they could fulfill their latest project.

September 25, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Political 'stump' meeting is Oct. 9 in downtown Statesboro

Citizens will find more than fresh produce in downtown Statesboro Saturday, Oct. 9. The 2010 Leadership Bulloch class is sponsoring an old-fashioned political "stump meeting" at the Statesboro Farmer's Market.

September 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deal defends family on stop in Metter

Republican gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal was on a tight schedule Saturday morning. On his way from meeting with friends in Chatters Restaurant in Lyons to attend the Possum Hollow festival in Dexter, Deal dropped by Bevricks Char House Grill in Metter.

September 25, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Fair parade hopes for no rain

Almost a year has passed since heavy rains washed out the Statesboro Kiwanis-Ogeechee Fair Parade in 2009, the first time in history the parade was canceled. So, plans are for the 2010 parade next month to be better than ever, said chairman Charles Sheets.

September 24, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Eclipse glasses in short supply

If you want to buy safety glasses for viewing Monday afternoon's rare solar eclipse and haven't got them yet, good luck. But be ...

August 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


UPDATE: Toddler reported drowned in pond at Mill Creek Park

A 3-year-old boy drowned in a pond at Mill Creek Regional Park late Wednesday afternoon. The Bulloch County coroner's staff had not released the ...

August 16, 2017 | | Local


Crime victim’s father and a lawyer ask city for new laws

Both Sean Strudgeon, whose son was recently the victim of an armed robbery and kidnapping from a Statesboro apartment, and an attorney spoke to City ...

August 16, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Can't see the solar eclipse?

LOS ANGELES - Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years.

August 16, 2017 | By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer | Local


City eyes tax increase to raise police pay

Statesboro City Council and Mayor Jan Moore are proposing an increase in the property tax millage rate, Statesboro's first in a decade, to fund ...

August 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


CrossRoads support group helps battle grief

In some fashion or another, it's an emotion everyone must face eventually. Some handle it better than others. Many struggle when grief rears its ...

August 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Brooklet Peanut Festival Saturday

Regardless of whether you like peanuts, Saturday promises a day full of food, fun and family as the 28th annual Brooklet Peanut Festival gives the ...

August 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Restaurant 'so yummy'

Last week, Adam Tsang quietly opened Soyumi (pronounced "So Yummy"), his family's newest restaurant in Statesboro.

August 14, 2017 | | Local


BOE millage rollback offsets county's lack of one

The Bulloch County Board of Education last week voted to roll back its millage rate a fraction to offset inflation in property values and avoid ...

August 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro attorneys named to State Bar committees

A number of Statesboro-based attorneys have been appointed to serve as members of various standing, special and program committees of the 49,000-member State Bar ...

August 14, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Augusta National sues to stop auction of green jackets

ATLANTA - The Georgia company that owns Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters golf tournament on Monday asked a judge to stop a golf memorabilia ...

August 14, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Guido Bible College starts Statesboro classes

Located on the campus of the Guido Evangelistic Association in Metter, Guido Bible College will open the doors of an additional training site in Statesboro ...

August 12, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Solar specs needed for safe viewing of eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - With the total solar eclipse right around the cosmic corner, eye doctors are going into nagging overdrive.

August 12, 2017 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | Local


Solar eclipse: No totality in Boro, still fascinating

People who expect to see the full effects of a total solar eclipse in Statesboro on Aug. 21 will be disappointed, but the eclipse tracing ...

August 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Health premiums rise for state workers, teachers

State employees and teachers will face an average premium increase of about 3.7 percent for coverage next year in the State Health Benefit Plan.

August 11, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


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