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Tankersley to step down as county commissioner

Some became a little emotional during the Bulloch County Commission meeting Tuesday when Commissioner Jan Tankersley announced she was stepping down in order to run for a state representative position.

April 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Golfing for scholarships

Monday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Dr. Ron Shiffler, the dean of Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration. Shiffler came on the show to talk about the upcoming COBA Golf Tournament.

April 19, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Satellite brings Bible program to Boro

Beth Moore is one of America's most renowned and respected Bible teachers. Saturday, Statesboro and area residents will have the chance to see Moore in action live via satellite.

April 19, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Rep. Bob Lane announces retirement

After 30 years in office, Georgia State Representative Bob Lane is retiring.

April 19, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City to hold council meeting at GSU

Regular attendees of Statesboro City Council meetings should head over to Georgia Southern University at 6 p.m. Tuesday as the council holds its regularly scheduled evening meeting in the Nessmith-Lane Building.

April 18, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Averitt Center, others to defend funding at city meeting

Three local agencies that contract with the city of Statesboro will describe what they do with their funding during a special called city council meeting Monday morning.

April 17, 2010 | | Local


All incumbent commissioners running again; BOE not sure

Qualifying for open Bulloch County Commission and Bulloch County Board of Education seats is coming up fast. One BOE incumbent is retiring, and the other incumbents whose seats are up for grabs have not yet decided on their plans.

April 17, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch Relay for Life attracts thousands

The 2010 Bulloch County Relay for Life was one big party Friday night as people celebrated life, honored those who have survived cancer and remembered those who did not.

April 17, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boro goes Hollywood

Pizza guys with delivery issues, a cop gone mad over a missing Harry Potter video, and seemingly sweet neighbors with a creepy secret - the Second Annual Statesboro Film Festival was filled with talented productions by area citizens.

April 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Protesters gather for Bulloch TEA Party Thursday

Hundreds of people gathered on the Bulloch County Courthouse lawn Thursday to protest at the TEA Party held on Tax Day. For more on the TEA Party, see Lifestyles in this Sunday's Statesboro Herald.

April 15, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - A Tea Party at the courthouse

So what's the "Geek Wall"?

April 14, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


State cuts $2.2M more from BOE

A recent decision by the state of Georgia to cut an additional $2.2 million in funding to the Bulloch County School System for the coming fiscal year has forced school officials to redo the system budget to handle the unexpected shortfall.

April 14, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - It’s National Library Month

Tuesday's "Morning's unPHILtered" was all about reading books and watching movies. Host Phil Boyum welcomed Sharon Rowe, new Statesboro Regional Library Director, to the show.

April 13, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Master drummer bringing beats to the Boro

With an infectious enthusiasm, Dr. Arvin Scott has taught, inspired and entertained students and audiences while making music for almost 40 years.

April 13, 2010 | By MELINDA ROELL Special to the Herald | Local


Dr. Keel offers words of advice for graduates

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel gave graduating honor students sound advice Tuesday during the 29th Annual Honor Graduate Luncheon.

April 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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No more ‘hardship’ transfers between schools

Since school started back, parents may no longer have their children transferred from one Bulloch County school to another on the basis of various "hardship ...

August 12, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Waters a finalist for Evans superintendent job

Dr. Martin G. "Marty" Waters, former principal of Statesboro High School and now interim superintendent of the Evans County school system in Claxton, has been ...

August 11, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Southern convenes for 2016-17 with new leader

Georgia Southern should trumpet its status as a Carnegie doctoral research university loudly and proudly, Dr. Jaimie Hebert said in welcoming faculty and staff for ...

August 10, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Victim loses $4,000 in IRS scam

A senior citizen was bilked out of $4,000 Tuesday when a man claiming to be an Internal Revenue Service agent conned her into buying ...

August 10, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Locals arrested in underage sex sting

Seven men from Bulloch, Screven, Bryan and Evans counties were among 39 arrested by Effingham County law enforcement during a 10-week online sex sting investigation ...

August 10, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Screven searches for missing man

A Screven County man is missing, and while law enforcement has not yet declared foul play is suspected, "it is leaning that way," said Screven ...

August 10, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man arrested on child sex offense charges

A Statesboro man was charged Friday with multiple sex offenses against a child after someone reported incidents that allegedly took place over the span of ...

August 10, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


No injuries in Brooklet school bus accident

No one was injured Wednesday morning when a school bus carrying students to Southeast Bulloch Middle and High Schools was involved in an accident on ...

August 10, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Public meets police chief finalists

When Deputy City Manager Robert Cheshire publicly posed questions to each of the three finalists he is considering for the job of Statesboro chief of ...

August 09, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Landowners look to construct solar farms in Bulloch

Six Bulloch County landowners, represented by a company that hopes to construct solar farms similar to one already located in the Hopeulikit community, will seek ...

August 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two weight-loss gains

Dr. Eli Penn, a gastroenterologist practicing advanced endoscopy at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, is now performing two nonsurgical procedures aimed at helping people lose ...

August 08, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Local man killed while cutting down tree

A 25-year-old man was killed Sunday at his Jason Franklin Road home when a tree he was cutting down fell on him.

August 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Back from the brink: R.J.'s Grill survives

Our community was rocked last week by the abrupt announcement that R.J.'s Grill, a Statesboro landmark, would close. Fortunately, local Statesboro businessman Stacy ...

August 08, 2016 | | Local


R.J.'s Grill will stay open

Randy Nessmith, owner of R.J.'s Grill, announced Sunday that he has completed the sale of his restaurant to local entrepreneur and restaurateur Stacy ...

August 07, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


The 3 governors controversy

Seventy years ago, a political situation was brewing that left Georgia with three claimants to the governor's office in early 1947. By the time ...

August 07, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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