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Author Riggs coming to OTC

The author of two prize-winning novels, Jack C. Riggs will appear at Ogeechee Technical College at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday in the auditorium of the Joseph E. Kennedy Building.

March 16, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Schenkel tourney starts Friday

With the 31st Annual Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational set to tee-off this Friday, the first guest on Tuesday's "Mornings unPhiltered" was Georgia Southern University Golf Coach Larry Mays.

March 16, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Wells Fargo stagecoach stops in Statesboro

An original Wells Fargo stagecoach made a stop in Statesboro Tuesday to help the local branch celebrate a ribbon cutting of their new location on South Main Street. The appearance of the stagecoach marks the firm's move from Savannah Avenue and the changing of its name from Wachovia Securities to Wells Fargo Advisors. The Stagecoach program has been in place since 1958. Wells Fargo owns 11 historic stagecoaches, which are currently on display in museums. The stagecoach that came to Statesboro was a replica. The coach will be drawn by horses in today's St. Patrick's Day Parade ...

March 16, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Bill aims to protect our local rivers

Atlanta wants water, and since a judge ruled last year it couldn't take water from Lake Lanier anymore, the big city is casting its eyes toward the Savannah River.

March 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Olive Garden opens to public

Olive Garden opened Monday to big crowds in its Statesboro Crossing location. About 165 jobs will be created with the opening of the 233-seat, 7,500-square-foot restaurant.

March 15, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - 'Applied economics' online

Godfrey Gibbison was Monday's guest on the "Mornings unPHIltered" show. An associate professor of Economics in the College Of Business Administration at Georgia Southern University, Gibbison was named the director of the School of Economic Development in 2009.

March 15, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Michael Graves appointed city attorney

Following the Statesboro City Council's decision to create a staff attorney position and combine its responsibilities with that of the city solicitor post, City Manager Shane Haynes promoted from within to fill the position.

March 14, 2010 | | Local


Inland Press honors the Herald's Web site

The Inland Press Association honored the Statesboro Herald's Web site – statesboroherald.com – with a first place in the General Excellence in Online News Service category of the Association's Third Annual New Frontier Awards.

March 13, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Deen Day nominations deadline is Thursday

Do you now someone who always puts others before himself? Who goes above and beyond the call of duty to help those in need? Or who spends much of his or her spare time doing good deeds for friends, family and others in the community?

March 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


It's Geek Week at the library

What do you Geek?

March 13, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Streetscape to affect East Main traffic

Motorists driving through downtown Statesboro should expected some delays and detours over the next month as the Downtown Streetscape Project enters a new phase.

March 13, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Volunteers key to success at East Georgia Regional

Daryl Waters, the director of Volunteer Services at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, was Friday's guest on the "Mornings unPHIltered" show. Waters discussed the Hospital Auxiliary group and the volunteer programs at the hospital.

March 12, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Local woman charged in scheme to defraud fire victims

Statesboro Police arrested a woman Friday they said took money intended for burn victims but kept the funds for herself.

March 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU: Professor arrested last week still teaching

A Georgia Southern University math professor arrested last week by Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents is still teaching class, said university spokesperson Betsy Nolen.

March 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


OTC exceeds iGot goal

In spite of the economy, area residents dug deep Tuesday and gave more to Ogeechee Technical College's iGot campaign than last year - $5,000 more, said Beth Mathews, executive director for the Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc.

March 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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FBC Women's Ministry donates blankets to Ogeechee Area Hospice

Representatives from the Women's Ministry of Statesboro First Baptist Church recently dropped off more than 30 hand-tied blankets at Ogeechee Area Hospice. The donations ...

May 22, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Student's meds legal in state, but not school

WARNER ROBINS - Each day about lunchtime at Warner Robins High School, 17-year-old CJ Harris must leave campus to take his medicine.

May 20, 2017 | By LAURA CORLEY The Telegraph | Local


Schools await meal standards

ATLANTA - Georgia schools are continuing efforts to win over picky eaters, using taste tests, chef visits and school gardens to encourage kids to pick up ...

May 20, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Taking a trip down memory lane

Schools in Portal held their very first graduation walk at Portal Elementary on Friday for the Class of 2017.

May 20, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


State backing accountability court growth

Eleven people have graduated so far from the Bulloch County Mental Health Court program during its first three and a half years, avoiding prison and ...

May 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Vast Georgia wildfire sputters

SAVANNAH - A vast wildfire near the Georgia-Florida state line has sputtered and stalled for days after modest rainfall slowed the once-raging blaze, giving firefighters their ...

May 19, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Blue Cross staying in Ga. exchange

Some of the uncertainty over Georgia's health insurance exchange lifted this week with the state's biggest insurer filing proposed rates for the 2018 ...

May 19, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


High hopes for new high-tech Atlanta stadium

ATLANTA (AP) - Several high-profile failures have plagued Atlanta's reputation on a national stage over the years: unpreparedness for ice and snow storms, a recent ...

May 18, 2017 | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. Associated Press | Local


OTC receives $500,000 gift

In a 2002 resolution adopted by the Georgia General Assembly, it was stated that George W. "Jack" Strickland "always credited his tremendous success to his ...

May 18, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Willingway Hospital celebrates 41st alumni homecoming

The first time the patients found themselves on the hospital campus, it marked the beginning of a long and difficult journey. But this past weekend ...

May 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Officials: High school 'stabbing' incident was just horseplay

A reported stabbing at Statesboro High School Monday was a "horseplay" altercation and did not result in any injury, said Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles ...

May 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sidewalks and safety come to council

Sidewalks and pedestrian and bicyclist safety were issues before Statesboro City Council when four members, with the mayor and one council member absent, held a ...

May 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man dies after apprehension of murder suspect

A man died Tuesday after he ingested cocaine during a traffic stop at which authorities captured another man suspected of murder, according to the Georgia ...

May 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Teen arrested for stabbing juvenile at Statesboro High

A teenage male involved in a stabbing at Statesboro High School on Monday is in jail, arrested without incident on aggravated assault charges, said Statesboro ...

May 16, 2017 | | Local


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