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Bulloch cotton producers eligible for USDA program

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced at the 66th Annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show the U.S. Department of Agriculture is taking action to assist cotton producers through a Cotton Ginning Cost Share program in order to expand and maintain the domestic marketing of cotton.

March 05, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Which health bills will become law?

The dust has settled on a major legislative deadline. Yet much uncertainty surrounds the many health care bills that still have a shot at passage in the Georgia General Assembly this year.

March 05, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Flu cases on decline — finally

NEW YORK - The worst of the nation's nasty flu season is finally over.

March 03, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


A lesson in war

Mention the word "history" and many students and adults cringe with thoughts of memorizing dates for a test or visions of old and boring details told in a monologue fashion.

March 03, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Spelling bee champ memorizes scripture

For Southeast Bulloch Middle School eighth-grader Worlanyo Gato, 13, who won the district spelling bee in Brunswick Feb. 24 and now advances to the GAE State Spelling Bee on March 16, spelling skill is intertwined with faith and family.

March 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Fundraising concert set for next Saturday

A fundraising concert featuring familiar tunes of the Eagles band takes place Saturday, March 10, in the Statesboro High School auditorium and benefits the Village of Hope Health Center in Haiti.

March 02, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Hein won’t seek re-election to BOE

Steve Hein, in his eighth year representing District 4 on the Bulloch County Board of Education, has decided not to seek re-election. But District 4 resident Adrianne McCollar has announced as a candidate for the seat.

March 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


'Naked politics' of punishing Delta could haunt Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers' decision to punish Delta Air Lines for publicly distancing itself from the National Rifle Association was an extraordinary act of political revenge.

March 02, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Two incumbents, two newcomers ready to qualify for county commission

As qualifying for upcoming elections begins Monday, two incumbent Bulloch County commissioners plan to run again, one said he will not run again and two newcomers are ready to step up and join the race.

March 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Morris Multimedia, Statesboro Herald tech director passes

The Statesboro Herald and Morris Multimedia lost a dear friend and treasured employee with the passing of Charles Hilton "Charlie" Joiner, director of technology.

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Suspect arrested for GSU threat

A threat involving the Statesboro campus of Georgia Southern University on Wednesday landed a Macon man in jail, but university officials said the threat was "not credible."

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


It’s ‘Green Grits’ First Friday

With March, the First Friday event in downtown Statesboro is the Green Grits Festival, infused with the dominant color of spring two weeks before St. Patrick's Day.

March 01, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Averitt Lecture Series brings David Hurst Thomas

Eminent archeologist David Hurst Thomas will talk about his work of discovery at the Spanish mission site on St. Catherines Island as speaker for the 26th annual installment in the Averitt Lecture Series, 3 p.m. Sunday.

March 01, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Principal: SHS threat unfounded

A rumor of a possible threat at Statesboro High School Thursday was unfounded, said Dr. Ken LeCain, principal.

March 01, 2018 | | Local


Congressional candidate forum Thursday evening at GSU

The Georgia Southern University Political Science Club is hosting a forum for candidates for Georgia's 12th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Russell Union Theater, Room 1088 in the Russell Union Building.

February 28, 2018 | | Local


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Candidate wants to promote county's appeal

(Note: Profiles of other Republican candidates running for Seat 2B - Walter Gibson and Sid Jones - will appear in the Thursday and Friday editions of the ...

April 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A Day for Donnie fundraiser Saturday

A fundraiser to help with a Bulloch County man's medical expenses is planned for Saturday at the old Pride Manufacturing building in Portal.

April 18, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Herald owner sells north Georgia papers to son's company

Charles H. Morris Sr., CEO and president of Morris Multimedia Inc. announced Tuesday the sale of The Times and The Poultry Times in Gainesville, Georgia ...

April 18, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Renowned mathematician to deliver inaugural Stone Lecture

Sir Vaughan F.R. Jones, winner of the mathematical world's equivalent of the Nobel Prize, will launch the David R. Stone Distinguished Lecture series ...

April 18, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


BOE budget back in balance

For the first time in five years, the Bulloch County Board of Education is looking at a budget that projects the school system will take ...

April 16, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Miss Rodeo USA in the Boro this week

At age 3, cowgirl Summer Weldon started riding a perky pony named Dandy. Now, 17 years later, the 6-foot-tall beauty still rides, but with a ...

April 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bryan County sheriff's deputy killed in single-vehicle crash

An off-duty Bryan County sheriff's deputy was killed Saturday morning in a single-vehicle wreck on Eldora Road.

April 16, 2018 | | Local


Sylvania man wrecks motorcycle after fleeing from Bulloch deputies

A man who wrecked his motorcycle after fleeing from sheriff's deputies early Saturday morning faced several charges after being taken to the hospital for ...

April 16, 2018 | | Local


Candidate supports improved road safety, recycling

(Note: Profiles of Republican candidates running for Seat 2B - Travis Chance, Walter Gibson and Sid Jones - will appear in the Wednesday, Thursday and Friday editions ...

April 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hospital nurse earns DAISY Award

A registered nurse in the Emergency Department at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro was awarded recently the hospital's DAISY Award for Extraordinary ...

April 16, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - State tourism event coming to the Boro

This week, Statesboro is playing host to more than 100 tourism professionals from convention and visitor bureaus, chambers and visitor information centers across Georgia. They ...

April 16, 2018 | | Local


Bulloch, area businesses invited to seminar on tools for growth

The Statesboro Chapter of SCORE is inviting Bulloch County businesses to the fourth workshop in the "Tools to Grow Your Business" series shows how social ...

April 16, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Mayor pitches South Main TAD to school board

Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar spoke to the Bulloch County Board of Education this week, urging the board to commit its growth in property tax revenue ...

April 14, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Candidate wants to maintain services with no tax hike

Bulloch County Commission candidate Timmy Rushing hopes to bring a lifetime of business experience and the ability to bring projects to completion to the table ...

April 14, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


UGA’s Smart, ESPN’s Pollack to speak for Bulloch Boys & Girls

After leading the Georgia Bulldogs to a Rose Bowl win and a National Championship game in his second season as head coach, Kirby Smart is ...

April 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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