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OTC attendance approaches 3,000

Icy conditions delayed the start of Ogeechee Technical College's 2011Winter Quarter by one day, but Tuesday students came out in record numbers as classes got underway.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Crews working on power

About 1,400 Bulloch County residents were still without power Tuesday evening, but linemen were working around the clock to restore service, according to information from Excelsior Electric Membership Corporation.

January 11, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Manager search on hold

The City of Statesboro will not have a definitive plan regarding the future of its city manager position for at least two more months, according to Mayor Joe Brannen and members of council.

January 11, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Small fire causes evacuation at Langston Chapel Elementary

A decorative candle left unattended by a Langston Chapel Elementary School teacher Tuesday morning caused a fire, but no students were in the classroom at the time, and no one was injured.

January 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Icy conditions grip Bulloch

While the freezing rain and sleet likely continued through the night, the National Weather Service predicted the icy precipitation will slow down around 10 a.m. today and then drizzle intermittently until around 1 p.m. before tapering off.

January 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Hunting accident takes life of Pembroke man Saturday

A hunting accident near Brooklet Saturday took the life of a Pembroke man, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

January 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Former BOE chair killed in auto accident

A Brooklet man was killed Saturday in a single-vehicle accident on Ga. 46.

January 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Jan Tankersley prepared for her inaugural session

Bulloch County's own Jan Tankersley, freshman Georgia state representative for District 158, has already found a place near Atlanta to live, and is gearing up for her first session at the Capitol.

January 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch citizens take up Deal's call for service

The 70 volunteers who painted, made repairs, cleaned up, sorted clothing and did various other tasks for Fostering Families Bulloch on Saturday morning were, in a way, taking part in Gov. Nathan Deal's inauguration.

January 08, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Under the Golden Dome - 2011 Georgia Legislature

Returning members of the area's legislative delegation won't know for sure what's on the new governor's mind until later this week, but they're sure that the budget -- with the likelihood of further cuts to state agencies and education -- will be an overriding concern this session.

January 08, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Old trees to find new uses

Bulloch County residents can give a final gift this holiday season while taking advantage of an opportunity to dispose of Christmas trees in an environmentally-friendly way.

January 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Weather will be wet, cold, snow mixed with rain

Predictions of snow in Statesboro this weekend aren't for billowing clouds of flakes, but most likely a few flurries mixed with cold rain, and at a time when most folks are sleeping.

January 07, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Longtime city attorney Sam Brannen dies

Longtime Statesboro city attorney Sam Leonard Brannen passed away Thursday at Ogeechee Area Hospice, and friends remembered him fondly Friday as they mourned his passing.

January 07, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Jeffers to lead SCVB

SYLVANIA - The turn of the new year also marked a new career move for Screven County's Chamber of Commerce executive director, Heidi Jeffers.

January 07, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Tests show white powder at GSU did not contain hazardous materials

Georgia Southern officials announced Friday that they were notified late Thursday night preliminary test results on the unknown substance removed from Lewis Hall Wednesday were negative. The tests confirmed that the substance did not contain any hazardous materials.

January 07, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Power companies: Bulloch service fully restored

Both Georgia Power and Excelsior EMC reported restoration of electrical service to all power-ready customers in Bulloch County as of Friday afternoon.

September 15, 2017 | | Local


Keeping the Memory Alive in Georgia

The sister of a man killed near Swainsboro in 2002 is planning an event in hopes that it will raise awareness of unsolved murders and ...

September 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Governor hopefuls to speak at Bulloch Democrats Gala

Two women vying to be Georgia's next governor, former state House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams and former state Rep. Stacey Evans, are slated to ...

September 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


More than $1.1 million ABC winnings now in hands of Blue Mile Foundation

After receiving $1.12 million in America's Best Communities winnings transferred from the Averitt Center last month, the new Blue Mile Foundation Inc. reports ...

September 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Riverkeeper volunteer of year

When Charlie Martin became involved earlier this year in a community protest against a proposed landfill site in his neighborhood, he never dreamed it would ...

September 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Excelsior EMC down to 220 customers out

As of 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Excelsior EMC reported that line crews had reduced the Hurricane Irma outages in the electric cooperative's eight-county ...

September 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Power outages continue to drop in Georgia after Irma

ATLANTA - The number of power outages in Georgia continued to drop Wednesday after Irma slogged through the state as a tropical storm, claiming at least ...

September 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


State’s uninsured rate drops

Georgia's uninsured rate fell to 12.9 percent in 2016 from 13.9 percent the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

September 13, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Georgia Power not promising 100% restoration Friday

When Matt Sawhill, incoming Statesboro area manager for Georgia Power, said Tuesday he would expect "a hundred percent" restoration of power to customers in Bulloch ...

September 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Irma not as bad here as Matthew

Some homes were damaged, but far fewer. Power outages affected most of the local population, but line crews made rapid progress Monday and Tuesday. No ...

September 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Two charged; stolen ATVs, gun, motorcycles recovered

A man arrested in Chatham County on drug charges is also wanted in Bulloch County for the theft of several ATVS, motorcycles and construction tools ...

September 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Back-to-back storms in Georgia mean doing repairs all over

SAVANNAH - New drywall, new insulation, repaired door frames and fresh paint - Joey Spalding was still finishing repairs at his home on Tybee Island nearly a ...

September 12, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM and JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. Associated Press | Local


Irma takes down massive oaks

Watch a video of an interview with David Bradshaw and footage of the two massive trees here.

September 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro Herald owner earns top award at SNPA annual meeting

Charles H. Morris Sr., president and CEO of Morris Multimedia Inc., which owns the Statesboro Herald, was named the recipient of the 2017 Frank W ...

September 12, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Digital Office Equipment in Statesboro given top honor from Kyocera

For the third year in a row, Digital Office Equipment in Statesboro received top honors from Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc. for the company's ...

September 12, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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