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300 attend annual Nan Rushing Write-Off

With a crowd of more than 300 parents, teachers and students from each of the county's middle schools, and the loud cheers of school spirit, it sounded more like a pep-rally for an athletic event. But last Saturday in the Southeast Bulloch Middle School Cafetorium the crowd came out to participate and celebrate language arts at the 25th Annual Nan Rushing Write-off.

March 06, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Trinity Christian's Sally Gilbreth earns special scholarship

A senior at Trinity Christian School, Sally Gilbreth recently earned one of the top scholarships offered by Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.

March 06, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


40 local actors to premiere 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' Friday

Although Mark Twain has no living direct descendants, his legacy lives on in the children of his imagination, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.

March 06, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Tuesday’s ‘iGot’ blitz helps Ogeechee Tech students, programs

Tuesday is iGot Day for Ogeechee Technical College. "I Gave to Ogeechee Tech" – iGot – is the annual fundraiser for the Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc.

March 06, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Norman Rockwell exhibit opens Friday at the Averitt Center

Tom Sawyer and his pal Huck Finn are all around Statesboro these days. The characters created by the mischievous mind of Mark Twain are the focus of a multitude of events that began in January and take center stage this week.

March 06, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


GBI agents arrest Georgia Southern professor

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents arrested a Georgia Southern University professor Wednesday following a two-month-long investigation, but agents have yet to release details about the case.

March 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


W. Main fire victims still critical

Victims of a fire on West Main Street two weeks ago are still in critical condition, said Statesboro Fire Inv. Capt. Emerson Melton.

March 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Hadley doesn't mind his long-shot status

Host Phil Boyum welcomed U.S. Senate candidate R.J. Hadley to Thursday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show. A Democrat, Hadley is opposing incumbent Johnny Isakson in the race.

March 04, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Porter states case to be governor

Introducing another statewide candidate to the Bulloch County area, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful DuBose Porter was the first guest on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered."

March 04, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Ga. lawmakers urged to lessen college cuts

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers were urged Wednesday to soften the blows to public colleges and universities, which face up to $600 million in cuts as part of the state's budget crisis.

March 04, 2010 | By DORIE TURNER & ERRIN HAINES Associated Press Writers | Local


City to offer a utility discount for completed Census forms

In an effort to encourage Bulloch County residents to fill out their 2010 U.S. Census forms, the City of Statesboro is offering a utility discount in exchange for a completed questionnaire.

March 03, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


What is the future of 4-H?

Sen. Jack Hill said Wednesday that proposals by the University of Georgia to eliminate 4-H as a result of massive budget cuts proposed by the state is nothing more than a "power play," and said "4-H and the Cooperative Extension Service are going to be OK."

March 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Woman, child remain critical after Feb. 20 accident with tanker

A woman and child remain in critical condition after a Feb. 20 crash on U.S. 301 South that involved a tanker and a passenger van.

March 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Register council studies water, natural gas

Register Town Council met on Tuesday at the Register Town Hall, with the mayor, five council members and several citizens present.

March 03, 2010 | By K.R. STENBORG Special to the Herald | Local


Honoring Bulloch’s Teachers of the Year

Teachers of the Year from all Bulloch County public schools were honored Tuesday during the Statesboro Herald's annual Teacher of the Year banquet at RJ's Steaks and Seafood. The teachers were each given a plaque recognizing their achievements, and the principals at each school spoke about why the teachers earned the honor. Look for more on each of the teachers every Tuesday on the Herald's education page.

March 02, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


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Shooting in Orlando prompts outpouring of blood donations

The weekend's tragedy in Orlando brought to light the urgent need for blood donations, as more than 50 wounded victims were rushed to hospitals ...

June 14, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Learning with LEGOs

In a medium-sized Nessmith-Lane Conference Center room, about 20 children, kindergartners through third-graders, met to learn and discuss new engineering and scientific concepts. Among the ...

June 14, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER Herald Intern | Local


Nashville singer honors Brooklet mom

Nashville singing star Chelsea Bain hit the stage at Eagle Creek Brewing Company on Friday night to honor Brooklet resident Rosanna Hoyle, who won Bain ...

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


Orlando killer appears to have been 'homegrown extremist'

ORLANDO, Fla. - The gunman whose attack on a gay nightclub left 49 victims dead appears to have been a "homegrown extremist" who espoused support for ...

June 13, 2016 | By JASON DEAREN and TERRANCE HARRIS Associated Press | Local


Play highlights annual historical society meeting

An interactive historical play that draws audience members into the fun will highlight the 42nd Annual Bulloch County Historical Society meeting, slated for Monday, June ...

June 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Clarification: Britt not accused of crime in lawsuit

In an article published in the June 9, 2016, Statesboro Herald regarding former Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt being listed in a lawsuit as a ...

June 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Reward offered in firearms theft

A $5,000 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons behind the recent theft of 55 ...

June 13, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Busy times at Ole Times

In the restaurant's first five weeks in operation, the popularity of the Ole Times Country Buffet in Statesboro has exceeded his expectations, said Pat ...

June 13, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local




Man, 73, charged with molesting 10-year-old girl

Police arrested a 73-year-old man on Friday who charged with molesting a 10-year-old girl.

June 13, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Nightclub shooter was a body builder, security guard

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - He was a body builder and a security guard, a religious man who attended the local mosque and wanted to become a ...

June 13, 2016 | By BEN FOX and MITCH WEISS Associated Press | Local


Worst mass shooting in US history

ORLANDO, Fla. - A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub early Sunday, killing at least 50 people ...

June 12, 2016 | By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press | Local


All fun and games — and learning, too

Camp RAD, a four-week long camp for young people ages 10-23 with intellectual or developmental disabilities, has parents, students and campers raving about the fun ...

June 12, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


BOE: No tax increase in 2017 budget

It's full-speed ahead for a 3 percent one-time pay bonus for Bulloch County school system employees, and no school-related tax increase for local property ...

June 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Students learn music at Violin Camp at Averitt

One of the music summer camps at the Averitt Center for the Arts, Violin Camp, began on June 6 and will end on June 10.

June 10, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


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