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County Commissioner George Jackson passes

Bulloch County Commissioner and retired Georgia State Patrol Sergeant George T. Jackson, 57, died Sunday in Augusta due to complications stemming from a long illness. Friends and associates mourned Monday as they recalled his kindness, fairness and integrity.

January 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Nevils custodian keeps watchful eye on school

Nevils Elementary School has been under the watchful gaze of Joann Rawls for the past 22 years. Rawls was hired in 1987 as the second custodian for the school by then principal Charles Stokes, and became head custodian two years later.

January 25, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Studio Statesboro - CCAT students learn basket-making; Bulloch History Moment: Confederate money

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January 25, 2010 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


City shutters Club Zone, flea market

Actions taken by the City of Statesboro have left two local businesses closed and more than 50 angry and confused, part-time vendors looking for a place to sell their wares.

January 24, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Avatar tops box office for sixth-straight week

LOS ANGELES - James Cameron's "Avatar" is on a course to sink "Titanic" at the box office.

No. 1 for the sixth-straight weekend with $36 million, the 20th Century Fox sci-fi spectacle lifted its domestic total to $552.8 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. "Avatar" raised its worldwide total to $1.841 billion. That's $2 million shy of first place behind Cameron's last movie, the 1997 shipwreck epic "Titanic," at $1.843 billion.

January 24, 2010 | By DERRIK LANG AP Entertainment Writer | Local


JROTC at Southeast Bulloch earns honor

For the 19th consecutive year, the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (JROTC) cadets at Southeast Bulloch High School (SEB) earned the United States Army's highest national award, Honor Unit with Distinction (Gold Star Award). The U.S. Army gives the award to JROTC programs that maintain the highest standards in 10 major inspection areas.

January 23, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Free food distribution Saturday helped about 500 families in Statesboro

About 100 volunteers came out on a cold morning to help bag 20,000 pounds of food donated by Bi-Lo, Kens IGA and Nash Finch to the Second Harvest Food Bank in Savannah and the Statesboro Food Bank.

January 23, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


More rain on the way

Everywhere you look, water is standing. Ditches overflow, pond banks are nonexistent, and some of Bulloch County's dirt roads are impassable. The El Nino weather pattern has made its presence known by the unusually excessive rainfall lately that has saturated the ground.

January 23, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A lesson in a disappearing art

Brian Renko and Randy Cannon of Milledgeville demonstrated the art and skill of splitting billlets of white oak used for basket making for students from the Charter Conservatory for the Arts and Technology (CCAT) at the Averitt Center on Friday.

January 22, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


State honors SEB with Bronze Award

Southeast Bulloch High School recently received a Bronze Award from Kathy Cox, the state superintendent of schools and the Governor's Office of Student Achievement for being one of 217 K-12 schools with the highest performance of students meeting and exceeding standards for the 2008 -2009 school year.

January 22, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - 2 for Broadway in the studio

Host Phil Boyum had a little bit of Broadway on his Friday show to close out the week on "Mornings unPHILtered." Robert Ray and Courtenay Collins, who will perform "2 for Broadway" on stage at the Emma Kelly Theater Saturday night at the Averitt Center, joined him in the studio. The show first premiered at the Atlanta Lyric Byers Studio Theater.

January 22, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Tommy David named 2010 Business Leader of the Year

Following a rousing NASCAR-themed video skit by Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Chairman Dr. Ron Shiffler and several board of director members, local businessman Tommy David was honored as the 2010 Business Leader of the Year.

January 21, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Broadway in the Boro

Broadway is coming to the Boro in a revue featuring more than 30 tunes from some of the world's best-loved musicals.

January 21, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - 'Golden Dragons' coming to the PAC

Thursday's guest on the "Morning unPHILtered" show was Albert Pertalion, the director of the Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern.

January 21, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Studio Statesboro - Public Works Director Bobby Colson retires; Entertainment with Mary-Kate Roan

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January 21, 2010 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Georgia leads US in executions this year

JACKSON - Lawyers seeking to block Tuesday's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing his father-in-law after a custody fight over a young son ...

December 06, 2016 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Friday is day to vote for WJMS $100,000 STEM lab makeover

Supporters who visit the FabSchoolLabs page on Facebook this Friday, and only this Friday, could help William James Middle School win $100,000 for a ...

December 06, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Vaden Nissan using Winn-Dixie parking lot

One of the best parts of this job is learning what interests our readers the most. I gauge this by the questions I am asked ...

December 06, 2016 | | Local


Another shooting at Boro apartment complex

Statesboro police are investigating yet another shooting incident at an apartment complex, this time at Aspen Heights Apartments on Highway 67. The incident follows a ...

December 06, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


'Faith' opens Sola Fide in Statesboro

Sola Fide, the name of the new boutique at 23 South Main St. in downtown Statesboro, means "by faith alone."

December 05, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Driver falls asleep, strikes utility pole

A man fell asleep at the wheel Wednesday morning, lost control of his vehicle and struck a utility pole on Northside Drive West, according to ...

December 05, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Woman killed in single-car accident on I-16

A woman was killed Thursday when she lost control of her vehicle on Interstate 16 near the 136 mile marker.

December 05, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Another shooting at Boro apartment complex

Statesboro police are investigating yet another shooting incident at an apartment complex, this time at Aspen Heights Apartments on Highway 67. The incident follows a ...

December 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Farmers & Merchants names Davis to chair Board

Gary M. Davis, accountant, restaurateur and longtime board member of Farmers & Merchants Bank, will now chair the bank's board of directors, FMB announced Monday.

December 05, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Dean, Gillespie relieved of duties from Georgia Southern staff

David Dean and Rance Gillespie have been relieved of their duties as Georgia Southern's co-offensive coordinators, head football coach Tyson Summers announced Sunday. A ...

December 04, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Man convicted of murder in hot car death to be sentenced

ATLANTA - A judge is set to sentence a Georgia man Monday after a jury last month found that he intentionally left his toddler son in ...

December 03, 2016 | By KATE BRUMBACK AP Retail Writer | Local


City answers Gatto wrongful-death suit

In addition to denying most of the allegations in a wrongful-death suit brought by the parents of Michael J. Gatto, 18, attorneys for the city ...

December 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Former investigator won’t face criminal charges

Criminal charges are not expected to be filed against a former Bulloch County Sheriff's investigator whose resignation followed accusations he acted against policy, as ...

December 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


UPDATE: Summers to continue as Georgia Southern head football coach

Georgia Southern Eagles Athletics Director Tom Kleinlein released a statement Saturday afternoon affirming that head football coach Tyson Summers would remain in place as coach ...

December 03, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


GS fall commencement now at stadium

With weather permitting, Georgia Southern University's 2016 fall commencement will consist of a single, open-air ceremony, 1 p.m. Friday at Allen E. Paulson ...

December 02, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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