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Smith family to entertain at the fair

Many long-time Bulloch County residents may remember the late Shorty Smith and the Pea Pickers, a popular band that entertained local crowds for more than 40 years. On Friday, a three-hour tribute concert by Smith's family members, including his son, renowned songwriter Gerald Smith, the "Georgia Quackerjack," will be performed at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.

October 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police seek identity of murder victim

Statesboro police investigators are searching for the killer of an unidentified man shot early Wednesday morning at Campus Crossings Apartments, located on Lanier Drive near the Georgia Southern University campus.

October 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Local early voting off to a big start

Advanced voting for the Nov. 8 general election opened Monday morning, and 1,217 Bulloch County residents had voted at the County Annex by 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

October 19, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Float winners in the 55th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Parade

Statesboro Kiwanis Club's Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair chairman Charles Sheets announced the winners of the 2016 themed float competition Monday.

October 19, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Update: Statesboro Police trying to identify victim of fatal shooting at Campus Crossing Apartments

Statesboro Police investigators are searching for the killer of an unidentified man shot early Wednesday morning at Campus Crossings Apartments, located on Lanier Drive near the Georgia Southern University campus.

October 19, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Bulloch awarded full FEMA disaster assistance

After a team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency visited Bulloch County last Friday and Saturday to assess damage from Hurricane Matthew, FEMA surprised local officials by rapidly issuing both a public assistance disaster declaration and an individual assistance disaster declaration.

October 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Rabbits join Kiwanis Fair livestock shows

A half-dozen local students had things hopping Monday at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds as they participated in the event's very first rabbit show.

October 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hebert streamlining Georgia Southern staff

In his first semester as president of Georgia Southern University, Dr. Jaimie Hebert has streamlined the university's top administration, not refilling vacancies and thus reducing the number of vice presidents from seven to four by 2017. Whether there will be a fifth VP in his cabinet remains under consideration.

October 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Time to hang up the white coats?

Sylvia Wright hails from a family that has a long tradition of white coats.

October 17, 2016 | By KATJA RIDDERBUSCH Georgia Health News | Local


MFG Day, observed

About 100 eighth-graders took a look inside three local manufacturing plants and Ogeechee Technical College's industrial maintenance training lab Oct. 6 for Manufacturing Day.

October 17, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Vidalia plant part of growing Dot Foods brand

Vidalia is home to a company recognized among Forbes Magazine's "List of America's Largest Private Companies for 2016."

October 17, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro is 'America's Best Community'

This week we have shown why Statesboro is "America's Best Community."

October 17, 2016 | | Local


It’s Fair time

If you can feel excitement in the air this week, it is likely because of the annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. In its 55th year, the fair begins with a bang at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17 with a parade, and brings fun, food and family time to Bulloch and six other counties for six whole days.

October 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Early voting begins Monday

With a race for president atop the ballot, 70 percent turnout would not be unprecedented in Bulloch County. It also wouldn't be a historic first if more than a third of the county's 30,000 registered voters cast their ballots before Election Day, Nov. 8.

October 15, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Food drop set for today

(Note: Changes have been made in the scheduled locations and availability of hot meals.)

October 14, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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Photo gallery: Caribbean Christmas

Under the direction of Matt Olsen, Southeast Bulloch High School celebrates the holidays with four different ensembles performing a Caribbean-themed holiday program.

December 21, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Photo gallery: Holiday Songfest

Sallie Zetterower Elementary School stages their annual Holiday Songfest before heading home for break. Lots of kiddie cuteness.

December 19, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: A Wild Christmas

The Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County are introduced to many of the animals who make their home at the Georgia Southern University Center for ...

December 14, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: How the Penguins Saved Christmas

Second and third graders at Mattie Lively Elementary School performed "How the Penguins Saved Christmas."

December 09, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: Downtown Holiday Celebration

Images from the 2014 downtown Statesboro Holiday Celebration

December 06, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: Honoring Our Veterans

The Statesboro Herald and members of the community would like to recognize the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces on Veterans ...

November 11, 2014 | Scott Bryant | Local


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