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SHS senior named Presidential Scholar

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced earlier this week that Statesboro High Valedictorian and Bulloch County STAR Student Colby Parker is one of only four Georgian's to be named a 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar.

May 07, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Private Presidential Pathways' - Run to Averitt exhibit

(Note: Scott Bryant is an award-winning photojournalist who has worked at the Statesboro Herald since 2007. The following piece offers his opinion and insight into why the current exhibit of presidential images by former New York Times photographer George Tames is so important and why we may never see their like again.)

May 07, 2011 | | Local


Gas prices to drop

NEW YORK - Just shy of $4 a gallon, average U.S. pump prices are about to start falling and could hit $3.50 by summer.

May 06, 2011 | By CHRIS KAHN and JONATHAN FAHEY AP Energy Writers | Local


National Day of Prayer in Sylvania

SYLVANIA - A performance of Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the U.S.A." by vocalist Timothy Callison and pianist Jan Austin prompted a unified standing ovation of patriotism at Sylvania's National Day of Prayer service Thursday.

May 06, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 6, 2011

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May 06, 2011 | | Local


Obama: We mean what we say

NEW YORK - Solemnly honoring victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Barack Obama hugged survivors, thanked the heroes of one of the nation's darkest days and declared Thursday that the killing of Osama bin Laden after all these years was an American message to the world: "When we say we will never forget, we mean what we say."

May 05, 2011 | By BEN FELLER AP White House Correspondent | Local


SCVB wants to lure more filmmakers to Statesboro

Is Statesboro ready for the movie screen? Since films have shot scenes here in the past, one would think so, but Craig Dominey hopes to develop a partnership with the Statesboro Convention and Visitor's Bureau that will draw even more filmmakers to the area.

May 05, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


T-shirt sales aid tornado victims

Rallying community and campus support, a pair of Georgia Southern University students is making a substantial contribution to tornado relief efforts in Alabama.

May 05, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Chris Halbert is a Brunswick native who loves sports, especially all the teams at Georgia Southern. (And someday he even plans to finish his degree at GSU.)

May 05, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 5, 2011

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May 05, 2011 | | Local


Georgia's First Lady stops by

To spread a message of charity and good will in Georgia communities and show appreciation to a local organization doing its part to help children, Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal visited Statesboro on Wednesday.

May 04, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch to help tornado victims

About 30 vehicles and even more volunteers will roll out early Friday morning as a convoy makes its way from Bulloch County to the tornado-ravaged town of Griffin, in Spaulding County.

May 04, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Duck killed during dispute

A Preston Drive man who police said slammed a pet duck to its death Monday is behind bars without bond, according to Bulloch County Jail records.

May 04, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 4, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - May 4, 2011

May 04, 2011 | | Local


Two killed in Monday wreck

Two sisters were killed Monday after one drove into the path of another car.

May 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Ryan urges Georgia Republicans to resist upset bid

DUNWOODY - Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday implored Georgia voters to vote Republican in next month's special election, linking the Democratic candidate in the surprisingly ...

May 15, 2017 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


It's Classic Cleaners again

Out of the business for the past eight years but with more than 20 years of experience in dry cleaning, Janice C. Gray relaunched Classic ...

May 15, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Discarded tires made useful

Often the rumors buzzing around Statesboro on social media are normally so much more interesting than the actual truth. One Statesboro company, Efficien Technology located ...

May 15, 2017 | | Local


Lee, Hill & Johnston names two new principals

Bulloch County natives Mitchell Hill and Russ Taulbee recently were named principals at Lee, Hill & Johnston Insurors according to an announcement by John Lee, president ...

May 15, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Symposium to focus on addiction recovery

In the afternoon, five individuals are scheduled to share stories of hope from experiences of long-term recovery. In the morning, panel discussion participants will represent ...

May 14, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Unitarians dedicate banner for ‘hope’

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Statesboro held a dedication ceremony Thursday for a newly-displayed banner they hope symbolizes a movement aimed at bringing races and ...

May 13, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Symposium to focus on addiction recovery

In the afternoon, five individuals are scheduled to share stories of hope from experiences of long-term recovery. In the morning, panel discussion participants will represent ...

May 13, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Felton let go as Bulloch assistant superintendent, has job in Evans

Dr. Mary Felton, assistant superintendent of the Bulloch County schools since January 2014, was not offered a renewed contract for 2017-18 and resigned this week ...

May 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


'It takes up the whole river!'

SAVANNAH - The largest cargo ship ever to visit ports on the U.S. East Coast is so long the Statue of Liberty and Washington Monument ...

May 11, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Fostering Bulloch building downtown gets mural

Downtown visitors may have noticed some changes to a building just behind the Bulloch County Annex on the corner of Elm and North Walnut streets ...

May 11, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Foul play suspected in cold case disappearance

Foul play is suspected in the 2015 disappearance of a disabled Ellabell man, and Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown hopes someone will step forward with ...

May 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Plan for ‘new Georgia Southern’ hits bump

In the process of merging Armstrong State University into Georgia Southern University, a proposal from a working group to create eight subject-area colleges, splitting the ...

May 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Local firefighters help with Okefenokee fire

Bulloch County fire Chief Christopher Ivey and four other local firefighters left Wednesday morning for Charlton County to assist firefighters from all over the state ...

May 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


I-85 bridge set to reopen next week

ATLANTA - Atlanta drivers can resume their commutes on a heavily used interstate by early next week at the latest, Georgia's governor and state transportation ...

May 10, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Stamp Out Hunger

Don't forget to set nonperishable foods beside your mailbox Saturday to support the 25th annual National Association of Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger National ...

May 10, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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