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Averitt Center names Sue Oliver its Volunteer of the Year

When Sue Oliver came to Statesboro in 1969, she was unaware of the impact she would make on the community. Her efforts have helped those around her understand and appreciate the value of art and ithe influence it can have on life. Oliver's support, dedication and passion for the visual arts and the Averitt Center for Arts have earned her the recognition as the 2008 Volunteer of the Year.

July 30, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


New general takes command at Fort Stewart

FORT STEWART - Though he spent the past two years at the Pentagon, the new commanding general at Fort Stewart sees his latest assignment as a homecoming of sorts.

July 30, 2008 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Military Writer | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Kingdom Builders; Bulloch History Moment: Transporting Goods

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday July 15, 2008

July 30, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch voter turnout 'steady but slow'

Bulloch County polls were unusually quiet Tuesday, as less than 10 percent of registered voters cast ballots in Georgia's General Primary Election.

July 30, 2008 | By EMILY EISENHART | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Republican Forum; Downtown Festival

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday July 14, 2008

July 29, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


National Summer Learning Day keeps young minds sharp

Last week, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department teamed up with Georgia Southern University's Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement to help Statesboro children keep their minds sharp by celebrating National Summer Learning Day.

July 27, 2008 | By EMILY EISENHART Special to the Herald | Local


Ogeechee Tech participates in Boys & Girls Club fair

Through the collaborative effort of Bulloch County Health Department, Children's Medical Services, and Ogeechee Technical College, a health fair was conducted recently at the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.

July 27, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Watch U.S. House Republican debate live

U.S. House Republican candidates Ben Crystal, Ray McKinney and John Stone meet at Ogeechee Technical College for a political forum

July 26, 2008 | | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Bulloch Academy Wrestling Camp; The Phil & Jake Show: Short Film

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday July 11, 2008

July 26, 2008 | mgbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Youngsters wrestle up a good time at BA camp

Bulloch Academy held a summer wrestling camp for local kids interested in the sport.

July 26, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Oil sets new trading record above $147 a barrel

NEW YORK - It's only July, but it might be time to start loading up on blankets and sweaters. Oil spiked to a new trading record as hostilities rise between the West and Iran - raising the likelihood that this winter's heating bills will be the priciest yet.

July 26, 2008 | By MADLEN READ AP Business Writer | Local


Three U.S. House District 12 hopefuls meet at OTC Friday

Nuclear energy, trade with China and illegal immigration were the hot topics Friday night at Ogeechee Technical College as three candidates faced off in a bid for votes in the United States House Republican Primary. Voting in the primary is Tuesday.

July 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Comedian Dexter Tucker; Bulloch History Moment: Fighting

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday July 10, 2008

July 25, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


York: Former Lt. Scott Brunson promoted to rank of captain

Statesboro Police Chief Stan York recently announced the promotion of former Lt. Scott Brunson to the rank of captain.

July 25, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


U.S. House Republican Forum tonight, 7 p.m. at OTC

Who: Ben Crystal, John Stone, Ray McKinney

July 25, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


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Keep those feeders up

Keep your hummingbird feeders up as temperatures drop this fall and winter. That's the suggestion of Georgia Wildlife Resources Division biologists, who say some visiting hummers make the state their winter home and benefit from the nourishment feeders provide.

October 27, 2014 | Georgia Wildlife Resources Division | Local


Rick Bragg: ‘Pretension murders writing’

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg took the stage at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center for the annual Statesboro The Write Place event earlier this month.

October 27, 2014 | Brittani Howell | Local


Aglow with innovation

When the Fab Lab, devoted to developing ideas for new products and businesses, opens in the building next to Georgia Southern University's existing City Campus in downtown Statesboro, the alley between the two will be transformed into an open-ended "outdoor room" with a glass roof.

October 27, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice — Vote 'yes' for Boro redevelopment powers

For nearly 30 years, my wife, Lori, and I have operated Lori Grice Photography on East Main Street in downtown Statesboro. We have seen the ebb and flow of businesses in the core of downtown. We understand the struggle of operating a small business, especially on Main Street. There are both challenges and rewards in doing so. Each of us who chooses to operate a businesses in the core of downtown has made a special commitment to our community to invest in, and continue to work toward, maintaining a thriving downtown.

October 27, 2014 | | Local


Statesboro rape suspect arrested in NC

The suspect in a Statesboro rape was recently arrested in North Carolina and is now in Bulloch County Jail, Statesboro police said.

October 27, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Educator honored for years of service

A group called Women Acknowledging Community Service recently presented Dr. Charles Bonds, as "A Trailblazer in the Education Field," a check for $1,000 for his leadership and community service in Statesboro and Bulloch County.

October 26, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Photo gallery: 2014 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair

October 26, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


‘Carnies’ love the fair life, wherever it leads them

Most people love the fair, and some people may even visit it several times during the week it is in town. For some, however, the fair is more than an annual diversion; it's a way of life.

October 25, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Report says navigators aided consumers in need

Consumers in Georgia and three other states who were helped by navigators for the 2014 insurance exchanges tended to be people of color who were not financially secure, a recently released report says.

October 25, 2014 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Allen, Barrow more or less opposed to ACA

One choice 12th Congressional District voters do not have is a candidate who promises to keep the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," as it is. But there are clear differences in the two candidates' positions.

October 25, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Professor predicts big changes in Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act faces legal challenges that could derail it, and major changes to the legislation are likely and warranted, says Dr. James Stephens, the Distinguished Fellow in Healthcare Leadership at Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health.

October 25, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Photo gallery: 2014 Zombie Run

Over 100 participated in the 2014 Zombie Run 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, October 25 to help raise funds for local health organizations, including the Bulloch Partnership for Health, the Georgia Southern University Rural Health Research Institute, the Mercer University Center for Rural Health and Health Disparities, and the Georgia Southern University Wellness Program.

October 25, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair: Riggs has just about seen it all

At 98 years old, Leland Riggs isn't quite a charter member of the Statesboro Kiwanis Club, but he has been an active member for 35 years.

October 24, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch County Schools won’t become ‘charter system’ now

For now, the Bulloch County Schools probably won't become a "charter system," in which every school becomes self-governing and sets its own student achievement goals.

October 24, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race

MCDONOUGH, Ga. - Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns across the state for a key seat in the fight for control of the Senate.

October 24, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


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