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Water/sewage extension causes controversy

Despite a heated exchange, and warnings of a potential conflict of interest, the city council approved a motion Tuesday to extend water and sewage services to a tract of land on Lakeview Road.

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


Drastic change for Sallie Z. students

Sallie Zetterower Elementary School students will have a drastic change of scenery Thursday as they resume classes in a brand-new school. The Cawana Road campus promises to be an exciting change for students and faculty alike, said Bulloch County Assistant School Superintendent Charles Wilson.

January 04, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


OTC is one of nation's fastest growing

Enrollment at the 26 colleges of the Technical College System of Georgia has grown at a record pace during the past few years. Offering programs needed by businesses and individuals, the system has thrived with the addition of tens of thousands of out-of-work and under-employed Georgians who are looking to learn new skills and retool for in-demand careers in today's highly competitive job market.

January 03, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Alumna keeps tech running at SEB

Brooklet native and Southeast Bulloch High School graduate Judy Mincey has worked at her alma-mater for 21 years and counting. What started as a part-time position became a full-time media secretary slot and now she is the "Tech Liaison" at SEB.

January 03, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Claxton man charged in stabbing

CLAXTON - A Claxton woman suffered multiple stab wounds after an argument with her boyfriend turned violent.

December 31, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Writing program working well at Claxton Middle

CLAXTON - Through a new strategy teachers are implementing from the Whole Faculty Study Group text, "Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learning" by Jan Chappuis, Claxton Middle School students are learning how to assess writing.

December 31, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Former Statesboro fire chief Merrifield takes new position

Former Statesboro fire chief Dennis Merrifield will be starting 2011 with a new job. Merrifield announced this week he accepted the position of Barrow County's chief of emergency services.

December 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


WTOC's future on DirecTV to be settled today

Unless an agreement is reached today, area DirecTV customers won't be watching the New Year's Day parade on WTOC Channel 11.

December 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Averitt receives national grant

Just days after Christmas, the Averitt Center for the Arts can celebrate a gift of its own. The center was announced this week as a recipient of a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

December 30, 2010 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Kids play, learn with high-tech Legos

Playing with Legos is nothing new for a group of students attending a three-day camp at Georgia Southern University. But piloting a robotic assemblage of moving parts, with the aid of computer programming, was never part of their Lego toys.

December 29, 2010 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Teen faces sex charges; victim, 13

A 17-year-old is charged with statutory rape and sodomy after having a consensual sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

December 29, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Slavery paintings coming down from Atlanta office

ATLANTA - Murals of slaves harvesting sugar cane on a Georgia plantation and picking and ginning cotton are coming off the walls of a state building on the order of a new agriculture commissioner.

December 29, 2010 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Ellabell man dies from fire injuries

An Ellabell man was burned to death Wednesday at his home near the Bulloch/Bryan county line, and authorities suspect his clothing caught fire as he burned off his property.

December 29, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Gas prices on the rise; $4 per gallon possible by summer

An improving economy may partially be at fault for the recent rapid rise in gas prices, which could increase by as much as $1 come summer, one expert said.

December 28, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Busy week for Goodwill

The days leading up to Christmas traditionally bring big business to area stores. For one local retailer, it is the following week that provides the bulk of its holiday traffic.

December 28, 2010 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Matthew hits Bulloch pecan crop hard

In Bulloch and surrounding counties, Hurricane Matthew caused lasting damage to pecan orchards and put a Grinch-like whammy on what promised to be a fine ...

November 12, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Recreation Department football - Proving they belong

Shoulder pads, cleats and grass-stained uniforms usually bring to mind sweaty boys playing football, but this past season, two Bulloch County girls tackled and kicked ...

November 12, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


SHS head football coach resigns

Following a program-worst 0-10 season and a three-year stretch in which Statesboro High School won only four games, head football coach Steve Pennington resigned Friday.

November 11, 2016 | | Local


Poe: 'Lean in' to ensure officials do right by vets

Veterans Day speaker Don Poe asked not just military veterans, but spouses, children and friends of veterans, indeed anyone proud of a veteran, to "lean ...

November 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Jazz Ensemble finds unique expression

When the Georgia Southern University Jazz Ensemble presents a free, public concert in the Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Monday, the show ...

November 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


International Festival 2016

Georgia Southern University will bring the world to Statesboro during the 11th Annual International Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m ...

November 10, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fantasy comes to life in 'She Kills Monsters'

Georgia Southern's Theater and Performance production of "She Kills Monsters" invites the audience to find their inner geek.

November 10, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Savannah man charged in Bulloch thefts

A man with a previous burglary conviction in Bulloch County is once again behind bars, now facing charges in two burglaries and several gun thefts ...

November 10, 2016 | | Local


Guyton man arrested for Statesboro murder

A Guyton man faces charges of murder in the shooting death of a man last week at Park Place Apartments.

November 10, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Statesboro boy dies from crash injuries

A 5-year-old boy critically injured in a single-vehicle accident Monday morning has died. His mother, Michelle Lynn Lewis, 25, was killed in the crash.

November 10, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Exchange Club extols ‘One Nation Under God’

The Statesboro Exchange Club's annual "One Nation Under God" prayer luncheon included veterans, active duty and retired service members and area pastors and ministers ...

November 09, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Police continue to investigate shooting deaths

Statesboro police are not yet releasing further information on the Nov. 4 shooting death of Forrest Kibler at Park Place Apartments, and they are still ...

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Whither health care in Georgia?

"Obamacare is done."

November 09, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Georgia Southern Veterans Day event Friday at 9 a.m.

Georgia Southern University's Military and Student Veteran Center is hosting an inaugural Veterans Day ceremony Friday morning on Sweetheart Circle, where American flags will ...

November 09, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Southern enrollment hits new high

Georgia Southern University's enrollment has reached a historic high, with 20,674 full-time students for fall semester 2016, the university recently announced.

November 09, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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