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Career takes cycling detour

When one of his retail tenants couldn't make a go of the bike shop he opened, Billy Blanton became a bicycle shop owner. Located almost 20 years ago in a small retail shopping center next to the former Weiss Theater on Georgia Avenue, Blanton took over The Bike Shop in 1992 with no experience, but a hunch that Statesboro could support a bike sales and repair shop.

May 09, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Rec department leads in summer hiring

With summer time fast upon us, we are truly blessed to have a vibrant parks and recreation department that serves as the largest, single employer of teenagers in the county.

May 09, 2011 | | Local


Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt

If you like southern Gospel music, then you'll love the "Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt" show on SBH Radio. In fact, even if you're not a fan of Gospel music, give Brian's show a try and you just might enjoy what you hear.

May 09, 2011 | | Local


SHS senior named Presidential Scholar

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced earlier this week that Statesboro High Valedictorian and Bulloch County STAR Student Colby Parker is one of only four Georgian's to be named a 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar.

May 07, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Private Presidential Pathways' - Run to Averitt exhibit

(Note: Scott Bryant is an award-winning photojournalist who has worked at the Statesboro Herald since 2007. The following piece offers his opinion and insight into why the current exhibit of presidential images by former New York Times photographer George Tames is so important and why we may never see their like again.)

May 07, 2011 | | Local


Gas prices to drop

NEW YORK - Just shy of $4 a gallon, average U.S. pump prices are about to start falling and could hit $3.50 by summer.

May 06, 2011 | By CHRIS KAHN and JONATHAN FAHEY AP Energy Writers | Local


National Day of Prayer in Sylvania

SYLVANIA - A performance of Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the U.S.A." by vocalist Timothy Callison and pianist Jan Austin prompted a unified standing ovation of patriotism at Sylvania's National Day of Prayer service Thursday.

May 06, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 6, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - May 6, 2011

May 06, 2011 | | Local


Obama: We mean what we say

NEW YORK - Solemnly honoring victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Barack Obama hugged survivors, thanked the heroes of one of the nation's darkest days and declared Thursday that the killing of Osama bin Laden after all these years was an American message to the world: "When we say we will never forget, we mean what we say."

May 05, 2011 | By BEN FELLER AP White House Correspondent | Local


SCVB wants to lure more filmmakers to Statesboro

Is Statesboro ready for the movie screen? Since films have shot scenes here in the past, one would think so, but Craig Dominey hopes to develop a partnership with the Statesboro Convention and Visitor's Bureau that will draw even more filmmakers to the area.

May 05, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


T-shirt sales aid tornado victims

Rallying community and campus support, a pair of Georgia Southern University students is making a substantial contribution to tornado relief efforts in Alabama.

May 05, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Chris Halbert is a Brunswick native who loves sports, especially all the teams at Georgia Southern. (And someday he even plans to finish his degree at GSU.)

May 05, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 5, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - May 5, 2011

May 05, 2011 | | Local


Georgia's First Lady stops by

To spread a message of charity and good will in Georgia communities and show appreciation to a local organization doing its part to help children, Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal visited Statesboro on Wednesday.

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


Bulloch to help tornado victims

About 30 vehicles and even more volunteers will roll out early Friday morning as a convoy makes its way from Bulloch County to the tornado-ravaged town of Griffin, in Spaulding County.

May 04, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Bulloch officials watching Irma

Shelves of bottled water at several Statesboro grocery and retail stores were bare Wednesday afternoon as people stocked up in preparation for Hurricane Irma, even ...

September 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City approves 1-mill hike

In Statesboro, the annual city property tax on a $100,000 home, for example, will increase by roughly $40 after City Council on Tuesday approved ...

September 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Claxton escaped inmate captured at Bulloch County hotel

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies, answering a call about a suspicious person Friday night, captured an inmate who had escaped from the Smith State Prison ...

September 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


OTC celebrates Literacy Week

Gov. Nathan Deal has designated this week as Literacy Week and Friday as Literacy Day in Georgia.

September 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


A Day for Southern campaign underway

Georgia Southern University alumnus Bob Mikell, an eighth generation Bulloch County resident and 2017 Alumnus of the Year for the university's College of Liberal ...

September 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local




A look at early-American immigration: British, Scottish Borderers

With his presentation, "British and Scottish Borderers Immigrate to America," Dr. Jack Proctor told the Bulloch County Historical Society about a flow of immigrants who ...

September 04, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Utility wants to keep building nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle

ATLANTA - Georgia Power has told state regulators that it should keep building new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, despite delays expected to nearly double their ...

September 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Clearing up rumors; what's new in Statesboro

Social media has made pushing false narratives even more easy and crazy.

September 04, 2017 | | Local


A life-changing ceremony: 4 BCCI inmates walk at GED graduation

Four Bulloch County Correctional Institute inmates recently received their General Education Diplomas, and while they are not the first inmates to do so, the four ...

September 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Local gas prices surge

Gas prices locally and across the nation have soared after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas. One quarter of the oil refineries that serve the U ...

September 04, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Arena set for December completion

Rain has slowed construction of the multi-purpose arena at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture, but officials remain hopeful the project will be completed by ...

September 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Old barns preserve memories

The Bulloch County Historical Society is aware of several "beautiful barns," some relatively well preserved, some renovated, but is calling for information on other barns ...

September 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


County wins state block grant to construct new senior center

Bulloch County's senior citizens soon will have a new center, thanks to a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, from the Georgia ...

September 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro man wins $300,000 with scratch-off lotto ticket

A Statesboro maintenance worker stopped at a Clyo convenience store recently and left with a winning lottery ticket worth $300,000.

September 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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