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SEB students enjoy, learn at two band clinics

Five students from Southeast Bulloch High School's concert band attended the 60th Annual University of Georgia JanFest held in Athens in January; and then five went to the 37th Annual Southeastern United States Honor Band Clinic, held at Troy State University in Troy, Ala., in early February.

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


Saturday events mark Arbor Day, support Haitian relief

If you're looking for some weekend activities, two midday events on Saturday should fit the bill.

February 26, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Congressional candidate wants less government

Host Phil Boyum welcomed Georgia District 12 Republican Congressional candidate Jeannie Seaver to the "Morning's unPHILtered" show. She is one of several Republican hopefuls in the July primary who hope to oppose Democratic Congressman John Barrow in November. Seaver, who lives in Chatham County, said she is running for the job because she thinks our freedoms are at risk, and is concerned about what our children might have to face.

February 26, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Horace Harrell 2009 Kiwanian of the Year

When Statesboro Kiwanis member Horace Harrell first realized he was being introduced as the 2009 Kiwanian of the Year, his wife Dianne kissed him warmly on the cheek as he reddened with surprise.

February 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


HeritageBank of the South buys 2 Boro PAB branches

HeritageBank of the South announced Thursday it will purchase five branches of The Park Avenue Bank from PAB Bankshares, Inc., including the two in Statesboro.

February 25, 2010 | By JAN MOORE jmoore@statesboroherald.com | Local


SHS's Elliot Edwards named 2010 STAR student

Middle Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert S. Reeves challenged students to pursue goals with enthusiasm Tuesday at the Bulloch County STAR Student/Teacher Recognition Banquet held at Statesboro Inn Tuesday, where Statesboro High School STAR student Elliot Carl Edwards and his band director Joseph Ferguson were honored to represent the county in the regional competition.

February 23, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Brannon named Rotary's 2010 Citizen of the Year

Joe Bill Brannon thought he was invited to a Rotary Club meeting Monday to speak about the Statesboro Food Bank. But, the joint meeting of two clubs - the Rotary Club of Downtown Statesboro and the Rotary Club of Statesboro - was the annual Citizen of the Year Banquet, and Brannon was the guest of honor.

February 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Economy, education, water top hopeful’s to-do list

Monday's guest on "Mornings unPHILtered" was David Poythress, a Democratic candidate for governor. Poythress said the three main reasons he wants to be governor are: to help fix the economy, solve water issues, and to improve public education throughout the state.

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


Man killed Saturday in single vehicle accident

A Statesboro man was killed Saturday night after the rollback wrecker he was driving left the roadway on Zettwell Road, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

February 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Feed Statesboro opens Soup Kitchen Tuesday

A new philanthropic endeavor in Bulloch County, Feeding Statesboro, will serve its first soup kitchen meal during the noon hour Tuesday.

February 21, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Two killed in accident on 301 South and Oakwood Drive

Two men were killed and two other victims of a Saturday night crash on U.S. 301 South were airlifted to a Savannah Hospital, said Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch.

February 20, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Funeral Club opens Friday at the Averitt Center

Hunt Larkin Funeral Homes in the fictional town of Winnsboro, Ga., may be one of the few funeral homes in the country staffed entirely by women.

February 20, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Calling all entries for Statesboro Film Festival 2010

With 17 entries ranging from a documentary to music videos to a spoof of the B horror movies of the 1950s to a man born with the face of a clown, the 2009 Statesboro Film Festival was an exciting evening for short film lovers of all genres.

February 20, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Open house heralds coming of Hearts and Hands Clinic

For Pastor John Long, it didn't take much to convince the members of his Son's Light Fellowship Baptist Church to help the Hearts and Minds Health Clinic.

February 20, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


The school system’s ‘tech’ man

Throughout the Bulloch County public school system, there is hardly a person whose task probably was made easier because of the efforts of Herman Metcalf. Metcalf helped bring the Internet into every classroom in every public school throughout the county.

February 19, 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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