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Fund set up for local teen in need of transplant

It was a false alarm Saturday for Statesboro's 17-year-old Kadi Hodges. Suffering from cystic fibrosis and in need of a double lung transplant, she expected to undergo surgery only to learn the lungs were not good.

October 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - What's up with water in Georgia?

Wednesday's first guest on the "Mornings unPhiltered" show was Benjamin Thompson, a council member of the Governor's Water Contingency Task Force. He also chairs the Coastal Georgia Water Council. He is currently employed as executive vice president for Economic Development at Ogeechee Technical College.

October 21, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Rain boosts fall crops

A rainy spring and summer has local farmers reaping bumper crops this fall. Fields are exploding with fluffy white cotton, peanuts are looking good and some farmers are baling a third cutting of hay.

October 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local




Watch Statesboro City Council candidate forum

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October 21, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local




Candidates spar at forum

From consolidation to alcohol to Judy McCorkle, candidates for Statesboro City Council in Districts 1 and 4 discussed issues during a forum Tuesday night at the Averitt Center.

October 20, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Boro Streetscape project on schedule

On Tuesday's "Mornings unPhiltered" show, host Phil Boyum welcomed Brad Deal, Statesboro assistant city engineer and Streetscapes Project co-manager. Deal is a Georgia Southern University graduate and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

October 20, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Show highlights Blind Willie McTell

Blind Willie McTell is one of the most recognizable names from Statesboro's history. Friday night at the Averitt Center, an Englishman will bring McTell's story and music to life.

October 20, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Boro pot bust nets 6 arrests

When local drug agents confiscated a cell phone from a man arrested on drug charges, they likely didn't anticipate finding text messages from the man's customers.

October 20, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - It's 'CSI' with GSU's forensic accounting

On Monday's "Mornings unPhiltered," both of host Phil Boyum's guests were professors from Georgia Southern University.

October 19, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Rainy days at Fair may cost local charities

Rain throughout the week made a negative impact on the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, beginning with a rained-out parade on Monday and ending with a soggy Saturday. This means there will be less money to send back into the community through donations in the upcoming year, said Statesboro Kiwanis Club President Barbara Price.

October 19, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - 2009 Kiwanis Fair highlights; Bulloch History Moment with Roger Allen

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October 19, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Statesboro High kicks off 2009 Homecoming Week on Monday

Homecoming week starts Monday at Statesboro High. It's a week filled with traditions first organized in the 1940's. Over the years many ideas and activities have come and gone, including bonfires, city parades and formal dances. One tradition that remains is dress up days at the school.

October 17, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Swarm’s ‘thieves’ win tops in class; ‘Caribbean’ trip earns SHS second

Last weekend, during the 28th Annual Coastal Empire Classic Marching Band Competition, 15 bands from as far away as Jacksonville and Orlando met at Effingham County High School's Rebel Field to do battle.

October 17, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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3 commission seats contested

About 11 percent of registered Bulloch County voters took advantage of the early voting period, which ended Friday. The rest will get their chance at ...

May 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Averitt summer camps filling up

Registration deadlines are fast approaching for summer camps at the Averitt Center for the Arts, and program director Tony Phillips said he expects more than ...

May 23, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Ga. OKs $7.5M for joint seaport with SC

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority approved $7.5 million on Monday for the first big steps toward building a new seaport terminal on the Savannah ...

May 23, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


New leader at Hospice

Next week when Ogeechee Area Hospice founder Nancy Bryant retires a second time as the hospice's executive director, she won't exactly be leaving ...

May 23, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Tourism continues to grow in Georgia, Bulloch

Community leaders came together last week to celebrate another banner year for tourism in Statesboro and Bulloch County.

May 23, 2016 | | Local


Adventures in Scouting

Connor Calhoun, a member of Boy Scout Troop 342 of Statesboro, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He received the highest award in Scouting ...

May 23, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


3 seeking Superior Court post

Three candidates are vying for the position of Superior Court Judge for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, which spans Bulloch, Effingham, Jenkins and Screven counties.

May 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Probate judge race could go to runoff

With five candidates – and no incumbent – the Bulloch County Probate Court judge race is the local contest in Tuesday's election where a runoff is ...

May 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Main event set for Tuesday

A little less than 11 percent of Bulloch County's 30,298 active registered voters cast ballots during three weeks of early voting or mailed ...

May 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Red Cross hopes to stay ahead of summer blood shortage

The American Red Cross is trying to counter the summer slowdown in blood donations in Bulloch County with a series of blood drives leading up ...

May 20, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Community Reading Fair Saturday at Statesboro High

This Saturday brings the inaugural Bulloch County Community Reading Fair, with free books and prizes, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Statesboro ...

May 20, 2016 | | Local


Districts 1 and 7 deciding BOE races

Voters in two districts, about one-fourth of Bulloch County's population, are making choices in the current election for who will represent them on the ...

May 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Splash set to open

While rain may be in the forecast, the slides will be open, the lounge chairs out and the Lazy River flowing, as Splash in the ...

May 19, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER Herald Intern | Local


City taking police chief applications until June 6

Qualified law enforcement officers have until June 6 to apply for the job of Statesboro chief of police.

May 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Sheriff candidates address overtime issue

During this year's race for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat, candidates Noel Brown and Jared Akins each have addressed topics of interest to ...

May 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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