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Lanier, Westerfield & Deal name Kay Proctor partner

Lanier, Westerfield & Deal announce the addition of Kay Proctor as a partner to the firm. The firm will now be known as Lanier, Westerfield, Deal, & Proctor, CPAs.

March 21, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


It's about that time for the Rodeo

A real rodeo is coming to town soon, a professional event that draws champion competitors from around the world as well as locally, with some of the best award-winning stock and one of the funniest little clowns around.

March 21, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


OTC’s iGot campaign is Tuesday

Members of the community and representatives from Ogeechee Technical College will be seen all around Bulloch County on Tuesday as part of the college's annual iGot (I Give to Ogeechee Tech) campaign.

March 21, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ga. legislation session winds down

ATLANTA - This year's legislative session will come to an end next Thursday, and the future of several key pieces of legislation remains uncertain under the Gold Dome.

March 19, 2016 | By RYAN PHILLIPS Associated Press | Local


Diabetes Alert Day is Tuesday

Tuesday is the annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day – a "wake-up call" asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they may be developing type 2 diabetes. With 86 million people living with prediabetes, most of whom are unaware, it's important to take one minute to protect your health.

March 19, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Taking a chance on the catwalk

Dissatisfied with her multimedia journalism major, Teresa Johnson decided to withdraw from Georgia Southern a week before spring semester started in January. The junior decided to pursue what many would consider an unlikely dream: launching a professional modeling career.

March 19, 2016 | Brittani Howell | Local


Boro planning director finalist in Metter

A city of Statesboro department head, Planning and Development Director Mandi L. Cody, is one of three finalists for the job of Metter city manager.

March 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Helping back at home

Former Joseph's Home for Boys resident and current Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman DeAngelo Tyson returns to Statesboro this week for his second annual Tyson Foundation dinner and golf tournament.

March 19, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Farmer, former road builder aims for county commission seat

Organic farmer Jimmy Hayes said his extensive experience in building roads would be an asset should he be elected to the Bulloch County Commission District 2A seat.

March 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Cushner unopposed

Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Joseph Cushner is unopposed in his bid to become Bulloch County's next state court solicitor.

March 18, 2016 | | Local


Almond challenging Burns in state House District 159

Daniel Almond of Effingham County is challenging incumbent Jon Burns for the District 159 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives as a fellow Republican. Almond said he wants to offer voters a choice where they haven't had one.

March 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Mattos seeks Bulloch BOE District 7 seat

Josh Mattos, who previously served three years on a school council, has three children enrolled in the schools and volunteers with various school projects, is seeking the District 7 seat on the Bulloch County Board of Education.

March 17, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Key local female leaders advise middle school girls

Four prominent female leaders in the Statesboro community made up a powerful panel that addressed 34 girls from William James Middle School earlier this month at the first local GIRLS Academy, staffed by volunteers from the Zeta Upsilon chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority at Georgia Southern University.

March 17, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


GSU nursing student cases headed to trial

Trial dates have been set regarding the wrongful death suits of two of five Georgia Southern University students killed April 22, 2015 in a fiery seven-car pile-up on Interstate 16.

March 17, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Religious freedom bill fate uncertain

Georgia's business community and other opponents of a bill protecting those who object to same-sex marriage called Thursday for Gov. Nathan Deal to veto it, likely starting weeks of intense lobbying on the Republican.

March 17, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


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Probate judge candidates tout qualifications

What would candidates for probate judge debate, anyway? Officially, Tuesday evening's event was a forum, and the five candidates for judge of the Bulloch ...

April 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Superior court judge candidates make pitches

About 250 citizens heard from three candidates seeking the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit superior court judge seat during Tuesday night's candidate forum at Ogeechee Technical ...

April 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff candidates talk issues at forum

Two of the three candidates seeking election as Bulloch County's next sheriff fielded questions about special units, deputy safety and the importance of educational ...

April 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet bank robbery suspect in custody; was unarmed

An elderly man reportedly attempted to rob a Brooklet bank Tuesday morning, and Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agents are investigating, said GBI Special Agent-in-charge ...

April 19, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


FBI honors fallen hero

The family of a fallen local hero was gifted Monday with the presentation of an American flag that was flown in his honor over the ...

April 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Alzheimer's educational series begins Wednesday at Willow Pond

The Alzheimer's Association's three-part special educational series, "Living with Middle Stage Dementia," begins Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Willow Pond Senior ...

April 18, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police investigating shots fired at local apartment complex

After repeated reports of gunfire at a local apartment complex, Statesboro police investigators are asking for the public's help in finding out who is ...

April 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Manufacturing key part of Bulloch economy

Every year local and state leaders set aside a week to recognize the impact manufacturing has on the Georgia economy.

April 18, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local


Great Dane, indeed

Four years after opening, Great Dane Trailers' Statesboro plant has surpassed the 500-employee mark. So, when selected as the 2016 Manufacturer of the Year nominee ...

April 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Suspicious bathroom incident ends in arrest

Two men in one bathroom for more than 30 minutes prompted a local store clerk to call police, and one of the men was arrested ...

April 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Day trippin' to Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge

While there are plenty of attractions and activities in Bulloch County, one of the great things about living here are that there are many more ...

April 17, 2016 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Campaign signs litter landscape

Signs, signs, everywhere signs –proof that election time is drawing closer and candidates are fighting for attention and votes. While some may be tired of ...

April 17, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


When home sewer failure results in street repairs

When she pays her latest plumbing bill, Azalea Drive resident Sue Smith will have spent more than $4,000 in the past two years to ...

April 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Nepal documentary wins Statesboro Film Festival

A documentary about Nepal earthquakes and their aftermath during spring, 2015, took top honors Friday night during the 8th Annual Statesboro Film Festival.

April 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Cody hired as Metter city manager

Mandi Cody will be leaving as planning and development director for the city of Statesboro to start as Metter's city manager May 2.

April 15, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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