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Bulloch County school bus driver is best in the state

Bulloch County schools bus driver Gil Riggs won the Georgia Association of Pupil Transportation State Road-e-o competition held in Warner Robins last week. As a result, Riggs now advances to the International Champion-ship in Baltimore in July, and he also will be recognized at the Annual Transportation Awards Banquet at Callaway Gardens July 23.

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fry an egg on the sidewalk?

Simply pondering if the Georgia heat is blistering enough to cook an egg would not suffice for a group of students at Bulloch Academy Monday.

June 13, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Listen to Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show -- This week Chris finishes his series on the greatest Georgia Southern players and talks about an incident where the father of a player in a girls 12-13-year-old softball game got way out of hand.

June 13, 2011 | | Local


Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt

This week's show is a tribute to the songs of Harold Lane who passed away June 6, 2011. Harold started the Gospel Harmony Boys in 1952 in Huntington, W.Va.

June 12, 2011 | | Local


Herald named best small daily in Georgia

For the second consecutive year, the Statesboro Herald was named the best small daily newspaper in Georgia during the Georgia Press Association's annual awards banquet Friday in Jekyll Island.

June 11, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police seeking info on armed robbery incidents

An armed robbery early Saturday morning followed two earlier armed robbery incidents that have police seeking answers.

June 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Sunday sales vote likely

In regard to a referendum that would allow the sale of alcohol on Sundays in Statesboro, the question may not be if, but when City Council will motion to permit the issue be placed on ballots this November.

June 11, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


'Issues' seen for new nuclear plant

ATLANTA - Georgia Power faces significant challenges keeping construction costs under an approved $6.1 billion budget for what could be the first in a new wave of nuclear power plants, a state-appointed monitor said Friday.

June 10, 2011 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Two charged with child molestation

Two men were arrested Friday morning on child molestation and other charges, according to reports from the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

June 10, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Impacting the future

Piercing dirt with gold-painted shovels, Governor Nathan Deal, Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel and a host of local leaders signaled the beginning of a large-scale effort Tuesday to construct the University's newest state-of-the-art facility.

June 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Law allows police to check legal status

A new immigration law coming into effect next month will allow law enforcement officers to check whether citizens are in the country illegally.

June 09, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Student CRCT scores improve

ATLANTA - Georgia students have performed better on state standardized tests for the third year in a row, data released Thursday show.

June 09, 2011 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press | Local


Suit filed against King America

A class action lawsuit filed Tuesday in Fulton County Superior Court alleges King America Finishing, a textiles plant in Screven County, is responsible for a massive fish kill that left more than 33,000 fish rotting on the Ogeechee River banks last month.

June 08, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE: Tax hike 'off the table'

Bulloch County Board of Education members will continue discussion tonight on the 2012 fiscal year budget facing hard choices and less funding to deal with the choices.

June 08, 2011 | Jim Healy | Local


‘The Art of the Mask’

With faces and clothing spotted with plaster and papier-mâché, students in "The Art of the Mask" workshop can't say they weren't warned. The final sentence in the brochure description for the workshop at the Averitt Center for the Arts reads, "Please wear cloths suitable for getting messy."

June 08, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local


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Late farmer gets a little help from his friends

Three weeks ago, Tom Sanders was diagnosed with leukemia. He passed away suddenly last weekend and Wednesday, he was laid to rest amid the cotton ...

October 07, 2017 | By ANNE MAXWELL WJBF-TV, Augusta | Local


GS faculty senators propose panel on consolidation’s consequences

The Faculty Senate at Georgia Southern University will consider naming a committee to deal with unforeseen consequences that arise after the consolidation with Armstrong State ...

October 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Annual GreenFest set for downtown Saturday

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability will hold its fifth annual GreenFest event today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown ...

October 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Brooklet proposes 32 percent tax increase

The city of Brooklet will hold a series of public hearings this month regarding a proposed tax increase of over 32 percent.

October 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Noncompliant sex offenders charged

Two registered sex offenders from other states, but living in Bulloch County, failed to comply with mandated laws and were recently arrested for those violations ...

October 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Local woman charged with father’s murder

A Statesboro woman faces several charges, including murder, in the death of her father, whose body was found Monday in the woods near Palmetto Court ...

October 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


AG Night Out set for Friday downtown

The Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce, AgriSupply and Main Street Statesboro invite the public to come out Friday for the 5th annual AG Night Out from ...

October 04, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


NASA history maker Frederick Gregory speaks tonight at Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern University hosts Col. Frederick "Fred" Gregory, the first African-American man to pilot and command a space mission and serve as the deputy administrator ...

October 04, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Frontier execs congratulate Blue Mile volunteers

Frontier Communications, lead sponsor of the America's Best Communities competition in which Statesboro won the $1 million third prize earlier this year, saluted supporters ...

October 04, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


County and city agree on TAD

Bulloch County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to allocate taxes from revenue growth to the city of Statesboro's South Main Street Tax Allocation District, or TAD.

October 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Council rescinds insurance broker choice

After hearing appeals from two other insurance firms that pitched for the contract, Statesboro City Council on Tuesday rescinded its decision to make ShawHankins the ...

October 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Food bank needs cash for bills

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Food Bank needs help, but not just food donations and volunteers – the organization is in desperate need of cash.

October 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police investigate suspicious death

Police are awaiting autopsy results and are seeking to identify a white male found dead Monday at an East Parrish Street apartment.

October 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged in shooting at local party

A Midway man was jailed Monday after reportedly firing a shot into a crowd at a party in Bulloch County Sunday.

October 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Animal shelter to open some Saturdays

In order to increase adoption opportunities, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter will start opening, for adoptions only, two Saturdays out of the month.

October 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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