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Seat belt use falls at SHS

Wearing your seat belt while driving is the law, but a recent study at Statesboro High School shows that about half of the students driving to and from school are buckling up.

April 10, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tea Party rally is Thursday at courthouse

People will be carrying pickets, poster board and markers on the Bulloch County Courthouse lawn Thursday for the Bulloch County T.E.A. Party's Tax Day rally.

April 10, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - AG candidate no fan of health bill

Many people in Georgia are talking about the recently passed health care bill, and Friday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" program offered his take.

April 09, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Bulloch teaching icon set to retire

Kay Rule could be considered an icon of Bulloch county education. Rule has taught at Mattie Lively Elementary School for parts of four decades: first from 1978-1982, and then from 1985 until the present.

April 09, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Barefoot Race at GSU for TOMS Shoes

The Student Alliance for a Green Earth (SAGE) hosted the Barefoot Race at the Georgia Southern Recreation Activity Center Thursday as a culmination of TOMS Shoes One Day Without Shoes on campus and to promote awareness of the company's One for One program. TOMS donates a pair of shoes to needy children for every pair purchased.

April 08, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Adoption agency sets fundraiser

For three years, Vicki Colls prayed for a child. Seven years ago, those prayers were answered - thanks to adoption.

April 08, 2010 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Vote for your favorite film

Which film will take the Grand Prize at the 2010 Statesboro Film Festival? Well, it's now in the hands of the voters - you.

April 07, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


BA students get a first-hand lesson on drunk driving

Bulloch Academy's prom is this weekend and school officials brought program on campus to emphasize the dangers, and possible consequences, of drinking and driving. Hires told students the story of how he lost his son 22 years ago because his son chose to drink and drive. "It's difficult to tell that story sometimes, but if it gets through to just one young person, it's worth sharing." Katherine Wellman coordinated the event and she is the Project SUCCESS counselor for Bulloch Academy. Project SUCCESS is funded by the Grants to Reduce Alcohol Abuse, which provides prevention education and ...

April 07, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police: Man shoots another man in the leg during argument

An elderly man charged with shooting another was released on bond Tuesday, according to Bulloch County Jail records.

April 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Europeans warned of Toyota pedals well before US

WASHINGTON - Long before Toyota told U.S. regulators about sticking accelerator pedals, the Japanese automaker warned its distributors throughout Europe about similar problems, documents obtained by The Associated Press show.

April 07, 2010 | By KEN THOMAS and LARRY MARGASAK Associated Press Writers | Local


3 praised for lifetime achievement

Three men were honored Tuesday for having dedicated a lifetime to serving others during the 22nd Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, held at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Building.

April 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Arthur Howard: Humanitarian of Year

Statesboro businessman Arthur Howard has been honored on several occasions for his dedication to serving others, and Tuesday night at the 22nd Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, he was honored once more for his kind and selfless deeds.

April 06, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deen Day Smith keynote address: Dooley honors all recipients

The 22nd Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet was quite entertaining Tuesday night as Barbara Dooley, wife of legendary University of Georgia Bulldogs coach Vince Dooley, gave the crowd a song and dance.

April 06, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Scott aims to create jobs for Georgians

On the heel of the announcement of the Statesboro Republican Primary Gubernatorial Forum at Statesboro High School, Tuesday's first guest on "Mornings unPHILtered" was forum participant Austin Scott.

April 06, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Celebrating 10 years of a ‘clean’ tradition

Keep Bulloch Beautiful will celebrate the 10th anniversary of hosting The Great American Cleanup later this month starting on the Bulloch County courthouse lawn.

April 05, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


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SPD officers issued opioid-blocking drug

Statesboro police officers will now carry the opioid-blocking drug naloxone in a nasal spray to administer to people who overdose on opioids such as heroin ...

July 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Shots fired during Subway robbery

Two masked gunmen opened fire during a robbery Wednesday night at a Statesboro sandwich shop, but no one was injured.

July 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD seldom uses force, new chief observes

Giving an annual report from the year before he arrived, Police Chief Mike Broadhead said he found the number of times the Statesboro Police Department ...

July 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Convenience store armed robbery brings yearly total to 17

A Statesboro convenience store clerk was robbed at gunpoint Saturday, bringing the number of armed robberies in Statesboro this year to 17.

July 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Five Points roundabout to open on schedule

Work on the roundabout traffic circle at Five Points is on schedule, and the roadways, mainly Pretoria-Rushing and Burkhalter roads, are expected to open as ...

July 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Main Street among GEMS

Not every Main Street program in Georgia has secured land for a community dog park, is in the process or rebuilding three homes, or is ...

July 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Register reinstates police department

The town of Register took steps Friday to form a new police department by hiring a police chief after having been without a department since ...

July 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro's hidden jewel: Georgia's B&B

A hidden jewel in downtown Statesboro, Georgia's Bed and Breakfast was recognized recently by TripAdvisor.com as one of the best bed and breakfast ...

July 17, 2017 | | Local


Ricky Lane leading Georgia Academy of General Dentistry

Statesboro dentist Dr. Ricky Lane, DDS, MAGD, named president of the Georgia Academy of General Dentistry and has led the association since January.

July 17, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia part of traffic crackdown

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Police in Georgia and four other Southeastern states just launched a weeklong program to reduce summertime wrecks and traffic deaths.

July 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Ga. elections chief plans changes after security issues

ATLANTA - Georgia's top elections official stood out by refusing help from the Department of Homeland Security last August amid national concerns about the integrity ...

July 15, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Statesboro Family YMCA hiring, renovating

As construction workers knock out portions of walls so large windows can be installed, the building still looks more like the old Sallie Zetterower Elementary ...

July 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


School board formally seeks ESPLOST election

The Bulloch County Board of Education approved a resolution Thursday calling for a five-year, $52 million extension of the ESPLOST. Next, the Board of Elections ...

July 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro pharmacy settles over alleged violations

Alleged employee theft of drugs led to a Statesboro pharmacy recently settling with the United States government regarding accusations of violating the Controlled Substances Act ...

July 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch Blues marching to fund big trip

The Bulloch Blues Marching Band, combining the Portal Middle High School, Southeast Bulloch High School and Statesboro High School bands, is awaiting an invitation to ...

July 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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