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Barefoot Race at GSU for TOMS Shoes

The Student Alliance for a Green Earth (SAGE) hosted the Barefoot Race at the Georgia Southern Recreation Activity Center Thursday as a culmination of TOMS Shoes One Day Without Shoes on campus and to promote awareness of the company's One for One program. TOMS donates a pair of shoes to needy children for every pair purchased.

April 08, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Adoption agency sets fundraiser

For three years, Vicki Colls prayed for a child. Seven years ago, those prayers were answered - thanks to adoption.

April 08, 2010 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Vote for your favorite film

Which film will take the Grand Prize at the 2010 Statesboro Film Festival? Well, it's now in the hands of the voters - you.

April 07, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


BA students get a first-hand lesson on drunk driving

Bulloch Academy's prom is this weekend and school officials brought program on campus to emphasize the dangers, and possible consequences, of drinking and driving. Hires told students the story of how he lost his son 22 years ago because his son chose to drink and drive. "It's difficult to tell that story sometimes, but if it gets through to just one young person, it's worth sharing." Katherine Wellman coordinated the event and she is the Project SUCCESS counselor for Bulloch Academy. Project SUCCESS is funded by the Grants to Reduce Alcohol Abuse, which provides prevention education and ...

April 07, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police: Man shoots another man in the leg during argument

An elderly man charged with shooting another was released on bond Tuesday, according to Bulloch County Jail records.

April 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Europeans warned of Toyota pedals well before US

WASHINGTON - Long before Toyota told U.S. regulators about sticking accelerator pedals, the Japanese automaker warned its distributors throughout Europe about similar problems, documents obtained by The Associated Press show.

April 07, 2010 | By KEN THOMAS and LARRY MARGASAK Associated Press Writers | Local


3 praised for lifetime achievement

Three men were honored Tuesday for having dedicated a lifetime to serving others during the 22nd Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, held at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Building.

April 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Arthur Howard: Humanitarian of Year

Statesboro businessman Arthur Howard has been honored on several occasions for his dedication to serving others, and Tuesday night at the 22nd Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, he was honored once more for his kind and selfless deeds.

April 06, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deen Day Smith keynote address: Dooley honors all recipients

The 22nd Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet was quite entertaining Tuesday night as Barbara Dooley, wife of legendary University of Georgia Bulldogs coach Vince Dooley, gave the crowd a song and dance.

April 06, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Scott aims to create jobs for Georgians

On the heel of the announcement of the Statesboro Republican Primary Gubernatorial Forum at Statesboro High School, Tuesday's first guest on "Mornings unPHILtered" was forum participant Austin Scott.

April 06, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Celebrating 10 years of a ‘clean’ tradition

Keep Bulloch Beautiful will celebrate the 10th anniversary of hosting The Great American Cleanup later this month starting on the Bulloch County courthouse lawn.

April 05, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Storybook career enters final act

A storybook career is entering its final stage as theater professor Gary E. Dartt is retiring from Georgia Southern University.

April 05, 2010 | By JONATHAN DANIEL Special to the Herald | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Studying economics through baseball

Everybody is concerned whether their wages will go up or down. Anthony Barilla came on Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show to talk about how a college professor studies player salaries in Major League Baseball. Barilla said the current economic downturn is affecting even players salaries.

April 05, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Downtown Farmers Market opens 2010 season

The 2010 Main Street Farmers Market opened Saturday with a ton of local produce, bargains and a lot of fun.

April 04, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


ArtsFest 2010 set for Saturday at Sweetheart Circle

Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art will host ArtsFest 2010 on April 10 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sweetheart Circle.

April 04, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


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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


Finalist's issues draw questions

When Saundra Rhodes retired in May as chief of the Horry County Police Department in South Carolina, news reports in the Myrtle Beach area noted ...

August 06, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Public invited to meet chief finalists

The city of Statesboro is inviting the public to meet the finalists for the job of police chief - Herbert Blake, Saundra Rhodes and Charles Sikes ...

August 06, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Brooklet's 'ice cream' cop

On sizzling summer days, one local police officer does more than patrol the streets fighting crime. Brooklet Police Officer Tracy Atkinson makes the sweltering days ...

August 06, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bond hearing set for sex offender charged again after removal from registry

A man charged with child molestation again after being removed from the sex offender registry three years ago is scheduled for a bond hearing at ...

August 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch, Candler counties seek man for questioning

Authorities in Bulloch and Candler counties are seeking Javantae Lee, 21, a black male who is wanted in several counties, said Bulloch County Sheriff's ...

August 06, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Ga. dad charged in hot-car deaths of twin toddlers

CARROLLTON - Police charged a father with manslaughter Friday in the deaths of his 15-month-old twin girls, alleging that he had been drinking before leaving them ...

August 06, 2016 | By JOHNNY CLARK Associated Press | Local


Blessing of the Harvest

Area farmers halted work briefly Friday morning to gather collectively for prayer and fellowship in a Blessing of the Harvest event at the Bulloch County ...

August 05, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Old Sallie Z. cash goes to school facilities

After considering putting the money into the school system's general fund to partly offset deficit spending, the Bulloch County Board of Education voted last ...

August 04, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


It's official: Durden new OTC president

After serving as acting president of Ogeechee Technical College for the past month, Lori Durden has been named the new president of OTC. Commissioner Gretchen ...

August 04, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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