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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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AgSouth Farm Credit celebrating 100 years of service

AgSouth Farm Credit, as part of the national Farm Credit System, is celebrating 100 years of service to agriculture and rural communities throughout this month.

July 18, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Knife skills, gardening and looking the part

In just two weeks, I'll have under my belt my first semester of culinary school. I've never been more interested to learn. In ...

July 17, 2016 | | Local


Room to improve

After a lifelong struggle with a debilitating disease, Sylvania woman April Myles had to move in with her mother. However, their small house cannot sufficiently ...

July 17, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Rare sea turtles pass 50-year recovery milestone in Georgia

SAVANNAH - Rare loggerhead sea turtles reached a conservation milestone on the coast of Georgia in the midst of a strong nesting season on southern Atlantic ...

July 16, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Judge race closes in on one quarter million spent

Campaign spending in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge race topped $220,000 by June 30, including the dollars spent by Martha Hall and ...

July 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro’s Sharma Lewis makes history

A former Statesboro resident made history by being elected as the first African-American woman in the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church.

July 15, 2016 | | Local


Residents speak out against proposed industrial park

In spite of a request to defer a decision until next month, the Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission voted Thursday to deny approval of ...

July 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Truck driver charged in deadly crash pleads guilty

PEMBROKE - A Louisiana truck driver charged in a fiery interstate crash that killed five nursing students in southeast Georgia was sentenced to prison Thursday - one ...

July 14, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Georgia Southern dean will chair Statesboro alcohol board

When the six members of Statesboro's new Alcohol Advisory Board held their organizational meeting Monday, they chose as their chairperson Patrice Buckner Jackson, Georgia ...

July 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Second arrest made in armed robbery

Two weeks after an armed robbery at Eagle Gate Apartments in Statesboro, police arrested a second man they say is responsible for the crime.

July 14, 2016 | | Local


Averitt Center set to host Youth Chorale auditions

BIf your child enjoys singing, the Statesboro Youth Chorale will hold auditions from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday inside the Averitt Center and this year ...

July 14, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Zoning board denies recommendation for industrial park

The Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission voted Thursday to deny a recommendation to the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners regarding a proposed industrial park ...

July 14, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘The Jungle Book’ returns to Averitt

Each summer since 2009, retired Georgia Southern University theater professor Mical Whitaker holds his Jungle Book Camp and the 2016 version is going on this ...

July 13, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Splash to add wave pool in $5 million upgrade

Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation unveiled a proposal Tuesday for a $5.6 million expansion and renovation of Splash in the Boro Family Waterpark, including ...

July 13, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


New industrial park proposed

A man who hopes to build an industrial park near Interstate 16 and Highway 67 is seeking a zoning change for a 4,682-acre parcel.

July 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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