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Not your average math teacher

Donna McKenna is not your average mathematics teacher. Her students, colleagues and supervisors at Trinity Christian School believe the term "average" just doesn't do her justice.

September 21, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Upper Lotts Creek unveils The National Register of Historic Places marker

Upper Lotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church was a proud and humble place Saturday as the church welcomed dozens of visitors and local church members to the 180th anniversary celebration of the church and the unveiling of a marker denoting both the cemetery and the church's placement in The National Register of Historic Places.

September 20, 2009 | by N. LUREE BOWEN Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch School System plans to file CCAT lawsuit next week

Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway said Friday he expects the system will file a lawsuit next week against a state law that created a state charter school commission.

September 19, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Entry deadline for Fair Parade is Oct. 1

Time is running out to apply for participation in the 2009 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Parade, which will march through downtown Statesboro Monday, Oct. 12, beginning at 5 p.m.

September 18, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Third GSU president candidate to visit

A provost and vice president at the Missouri State University will be the third of six finalists applying to become the 12th president of Georgia Southern University to visit the university campus when she comes to Statesboro next week.

September 18, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Honoring the Constitution; Second GSU president finalist speaks

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September 18, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU hopeful speaks at public forum on campus

How serious is David Belcher about getting the job of president of Georgia Southern University?

September 17, 2009 | By MARY-KATE ROAN | Local


Bulloch DAR chapter marks Constitution Day

September 17, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local




No tax hike

Statesboro property tax rates will remain stable as the city council unanimously voted Tuesday to hold steady the city's current property tax millage rate for 2009.

September 16, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


$1 bag sale at Worn Threads

The annual $1 dollar bag sale is underway at Worn Threads, which is located in the Bulloch County Outreach Center on Denmark Street in Statesboro. Worn Threads does the $1 sale twice a year to move as much clothing as possible to make room for newer clothes. Worn Threads provides clothing to local victims of fires or other disasters and gives most of its proceeds away from sale of clothes during the year. The $1 bag sale should last a couple of weeks – until most of the clothing is gone. Worn Threads is open 10 a.m. to 2 p ...

September 16, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Boro mother, cancer victim receive wish

Who says wishes don't come true? An organization that focuses on making dreams become reality for children with terminal illness makes sure wishes are granted, but the Make-A-Wish Foundation needs help in raising the funds to pay for those wishes.

September 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police seek third suspect in 'strong-arm' robbery Tuesday

Statesboro Police are seeking a third suspect in a "strong-arm" robbery that took place Tuesday at Butler Homes. Officers arrested a woman and one of her sons in connection with the robbery and attack and have issued warrants for another of her sons.

September 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - A Day for Southern fundraiser; Worn Threads

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September 16, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesborohearld.com | Local


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Wildfire burns 250 acres, destroys home in southeast Georgia

SAVANNAH – Crews worked Wednesday to contain a wildfire that destroyed a family's mobile home and several other buildings as it burned about 250 acres ...

March 29, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Braves' new ballpark could be game-changer for industry

ATLANTA - The Braves' new ballpark looks like a throwback stadium with its green seats, brick walls and its old-school, intimate feel.

March 29, 2017 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Local


Firefighters battle mulch blaze

Bulloch County firefighters battled a blaze at a mulch plant east of Brooklet for more than 12 hours on Wednesday.

March 29, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Senate backs guns on campus

ATLANTA - Georgians licensed to carry concealed weapons could take handguns onto college campuses under legislation approved Tuesday by the state Senate, which kept the measure ...

March 28, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Confederate History and Heritage

A wreath-laying ceremony is set for Saturday at the Bulloch County Courthouse in front of the Confederate Memorial statue.

March 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE looks at ‘local values’ funding, raises

As the Bulloch County Board of Education begins to look at its budget for 2017-18, assigning money based on "local values" to even out and ...

March 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Third arrest made in March 9 murder

Statesboro police arrested a third man Friday who they say was involved in the March 9 shooting death of a man at The Grove Apartments.

March 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia lawmaker proposes 'Confederate History Month'

ATLANTA - A Georgia lawmaker on Monday defended his proposal asking House colleagues to recognize "Confederate History Month," but black lawmakers charge it glorifies a time ...

March 27, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


DSDA glows Blue, 'Brick'

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority's annual luncheon took on a strong Blue Mile tint this year, but with a stack of awards in the ...

March 27, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A 'glossier' focus for Connect Statesboro

Keeping your business fresh and innovative is something every business struggles with no matter the type or size of business.

March 27, 2017 | | Local


Jill Johns Intl. earns 'Small Business Championship'

A breast cancer survivor who used her diagnosis to help others, Jill Johns - Jill Johns International LLC - was chosen recently as a winner in the ...

March 27, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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


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