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Advance voting in progress for city council

Early voting for the Statesboro city council election is under way as citizens prepare to select two council members and a mayor for new four-year terms.

October 14, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Susan Oliver opens art show Friday at Averitt

The Susan Oliver Invitational is set to debut at the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro. The collection of her paintings opens Friday during a 7 p.m. reception at the Averitt Center and continues through Nov. 27.

October 14, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Meet the city council candidates Tuesday

Six Statesboro City Council candidates will face-off next Tuesday for a candidate forum at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

October 14, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


For the love of the Fair

Sunday, when the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is over, and carnival workers have finished taking down rides, Statesboro Kiwanis Club members will begin planning next years' fair.

October 14, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Joe Brannen discusses becoming Statesboro Mayor

Wednesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Statesboro Mayor-to-be Joe Brannen. In early September, mayoral candidate DeWayne Grice withdrew from the mayoral race just 15 minutes after Brannen had entered the race.

October 14, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


The art of the Fair

While screams echo from the midway outside, the atmosphere in the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair arts and crafts display building is calm and soothing. People browse among chicken wire structures containing treasured artwork, hand painted rocks, crocheted clothing, intricately designed ornaments and more.

October 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


2 locals chosen to serve on state water task force

Last week, Governor Sonny Perdue hosted the first meeting of the newly-formed water contingency task force, which included two individuals from Bulloch County.

October 13, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - 'Gaels' help Irish Studies at GSU

Tuesday's first guest on "Mornings unPHILtered" was Dr. Howard Keeley, director of the Georgia Southern Center for Irish Studies. Dr. Keeley, who has a Ph.D. in Irish Literature, also teaches literature at the college.

October 13, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Police arrest 1 armed robbery suspect

Claxton Police arrested a man suspected in four Bulloch County armed robberies after he robbed a Claxton convenience store clerk at knife point Sunday afternoon.

October 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local




Rain washes away parade

Floats were soggy, marching bands were soaked and fire trucks used their windshield wipers Monday as they waited in line for the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Parade to begin. But, it never did.

October 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Biz school earns prestigious ranking

Monday's first guest on the "Mornings unPhiltered show" was Georgia Southern College of Business Administration's Dean Dr. Ron Shiffler.

October 12, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


4 weekend armed robberies

Four convenience store armed robberies over the weekend - three out in the county and one inside the Statesboro city limits - have Statesboro Police and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators seeking information about possibly three suspects.

October 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - Walk for Diabetes at Mill Creek Park; Bulloch History Moment

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October 12, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | 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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