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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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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Primos brings authentic NY-style pizza to Boro

Husband and wife team Brianne and Corey Ackerly have relocated to Statesboro from New York to open Primos Italian Pizza Kitchen.

June 20, 2016 | | Local


Ticket deadline extended for Historical Society meeting

Ticket sales for the 43rd Annual Bulloch County Historical Society meeting are available through Wednesday at the front counter of the Statesboro Herald office at ...

June 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Trooper trouble in Georgia

ATLANTA - More than 2,700 men and women applied to become Georgia state troopers last year, but only 30 passed a variety of evaluations and ...

June 18, 2016 | | Local


Southern Pride director packs for Southern Miss

As Dr. Colin McKenzie packs to leave as director of Georgia Southern University's marching band for a job with the same titles in the ...

June 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Four city manager finalists named

The four finalists for the job of Statesboro city manager identified this weekend show that the latest search has indeed been a national one. They ...

June 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Large alligator captured off Tybee

ATLANTA - Authorities have reopened beaches along the Georgia coast after a large alligator spotted in the Atlantic Ocean was captured at a popular tourist spot ...

June 17, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Ag solar power workshop Friday

Some area farmers have begun using solar panels to power cooling fans in poultry houses, and a Georgia manufacturer is developing a portable solar plant ...

June 17, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Newly legal fireworks scarce in area

Although the use and sale of consumer fireworks have been legal in Georgia since 2015, some Georgians may still find themselves crossing state lines to ...

June 17, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Complaint alleges illegal campaigning

An investigation into alleged illegal campaigning in Bulloch County could lead to a hearing before the state election board. However, due to the case still ...

June 16, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Schools to reduce testing as result of new law

Bulloch County's school system will soon take advantage of a change in Georgia law that reduces the amount of required testing, Superintendent Charles Wilson ...

June 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Driver, company indicted in crash that killed 5 GSU nursing students

A Bryan County grand jury returned indictments Wednesday against truck driver John Wayne Johnson, who was involved in the April 2015 crash on Interstate 16 ...

June 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sneak peek of GSU Incubator

It's not an official opening. But a "sneak peek" into Statesboro's Innovation Incubator complex, including facilities of Georgia Southern University's Business Innovation ...

June 15, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Commissioners set to approve tentative fiscal year 2017 budget

Bulloch County commissioners are set to vote on a proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year that allows for countywide improvements, much-needed equipment, a few ...

June 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


$15M to be spent on studies for South Carolina-Georgia port

CHARLESTON, S.C. - South Carolina and Georgia will spend about $15 million during the next three years on studies for a joint $4.5 billion ...

June 15, 2016 | By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press | Local


Shooting in Orlando prompts outpouring of blood donations

The weekend's tragedy in Orlando brought to light the urgent need for blood donations, as more than 50 wounded victims were rushed to hospitals ...

June 14, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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