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Still is the star at Turpentine Festival

On a sunny Saturday in Portal hundreds of folks gathered along main street to launch the 29th Catface Country Turpentine Festival with the annual parade.

October 02, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

SHS’s ‘go-to-gal’

Not every school administrator has someone they can call their "go-to-gal or guy." Statesboro High School principal Marty Waters, however, said he is blessed with someone who has earned that title.

October 01, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

Seminar targets small biz

SYLVANIA - Charlotte Johnson is a business development specialist from the U.S. Small Business Administration's Atlanta district office. On Thursday she came to Sylvania to answer questions and offer advice as guest speaker for a "Lunch & Learn" seminar aimed at small business owners.

October 01, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER | Local

Council agrees to $162K settlement with Haynes

The City of Statesboro and Shane Haynes signed a separation agreement Wednesday that allows the former city manager to walk away with a $162,673.46 settlement check.

September 30, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local

Who was Eric Pringle?

Investigators have not released the identity of the man who was killed after shooting a Statesboro police officer Wednesday night at Varsity Apartments, but neighbors identified him as Eric Pringle.

September 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Suspect killed after shooting Statesboro officer

A complaint about loud music Wednesday night ended with a Statesboro Police officer wounded and a Varsity Apartments man dead.

September 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Fall quarter begins with record numbers at OTC

Packed hallways, classrooms and long lines were common around the Ogeechee Technical College campus Tuesday, as the 2010 Fall Quarter started with a record number of students.

September 29, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local

Celebration of all things downtown is Friday

A huge crowd is expected in downtown Statesboro on Friday for the "Live, Work, Shop and Play" celebration. The event puts the spotlight on all that downtown shops have to offer and several of its organizers came on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show to talk about the event.

September 29, 2010 | By Roger Allen Herald correspondent | Local

Register fireman arrested

A Register volunteer firefighter was arrested Monday on charges that he stole "several thousand dollars" from a checking account that held funds raised by the volunteer fire department.

September 29, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local

The festival's 'man in a white hat'

Like the Lone Ranger, Forest Ranger Doug Chassereau wears a white hat, but a lot of people can't see it. Leaders of the Portal Heritage Society said have seen it plainly and frequently because Society members say he has ridden to the rescue of the Catface Country Turpentine Festival so many times.

September 28, 2010 | By ROGER BRANCH Special to the Herald | Local

Time for Turpentine Festival

The Portal Heritage Society will be cooking turpentine this year at the 29th Annual Catface Country Turpentine Festival, thanks to a group who helped secure pine tar, an increasingly rare commodity that is essential in distilling turpentine. The tar was procured from a location in Mexico, said Portal Heritage Society member Jerry Lanigan.

September 28, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Flu vaccine clinic is Friday

The Bulloch County Health Department will hold a flu vaccine clinic on Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Health department officials urged residents to come during the clinic hours to get vaccinated because extra staff will be on hand and the wait should be minimal. Flu vaccines cost $25.

September 28, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local

SHS Class of 1948 reunion is Saturday

The 1948 graduating class of Statesboro High School will hold its 62nd annual class reunion at R.J.'s Steakery and Seafood on South Main Street in Statesboro beginning at 11 a.m on Saturday. Some 25 to 30 class members are expected to celebrate the occasion. The class graduated on May 31, 1948 under the leadership of S. H. Sherman, the superintendent, and Alvin L. McLendon the principal.

September 28, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local

‘Mornings unPHILtered’ - Councilman unhappy with Haynes’ dismissal

With many Statesboro residents frustrated by the lack of answers and accountability surrounding the city council's recent decision to release City Manager Shane Haynes, Councilman Travis Chance came on Tuesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" program.

September 28, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

Local man: Someone 'kidnapped' my angel

Two years ago, when Joseph Wright's wife passed away, he was consumed with grief. To help ease his loss, he took up a project his wife Evelyn had left unfinished - painting a ceramic angel statue.

September 27, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Matthew takes out Portal poinsettias

Many in Bulloch County look forward to Portal High School's poinsettias each year for the holidays. Unfortunately, this year's plants were wiped out ...

October 14, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local

EEMC power restored

Crews completed their work in restoring power on the Excelsior EMC grid Thursday. EMC spokesman Greg Brooks said all members whose homes were ready for ...

October 14, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

GATA Cast - Oct. 14, 2016 - Georgia Tech Preview

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony twice a week with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle ...

October 14, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local

Sheriff hopefuls face off

Both Bulloch County sheriff candidates talked about technology, overtime and being accessible to the public during a forum Thursday night at Ogeechee Technical College. The ...

October 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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