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Southeast Bulloch Middle has it 'write' again

For the third year in a row, Southeast Bulloch Middle School dominated the competition in which students from each of the county's four public middle schools competed, the 27th Annual Nan Rushing Write-Off. Organizers presented 67 awards to Bulloch County's sixth, seventh, and eighth graders. Students from SEBMS took home each of the most prestigious Top- Grade Awards in addition to the Overall Winner Award.

March 04, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


A day for Dr. Seuss

On Friday, students at Bulloch Academy celebrated the birthday of famed children's book author, Dr. Seuss.

March 04, 2012 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Girl Scouts mark a century of success

SAVANNAH - Recruited over tea at the mansion of a Georgia widow, the first Girl Scouts went on to earn proficiency badges for cooking meals and caring for babies. In a nod to their changing times, they also learned to shoot rifles and self-defense tactics such as "how to secure a burglar with eight inches of cord."

March 03, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


GSU group releases Ogeechee findings

Nursing students who surveyed 76 people along the Ogeechee River since last May's fish die-off found that the closer people live to the river, the more health symptoms they reported.

March 03, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Ogeechee study to be revealed today

A presentation today will reveal results of a study concerning possible health effects stemming from last May's chemical spill in the Ogeechee River.

March 02, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Talk show host Limbaugh remarks draw fire, controversy

NEW YORK - Stepping into an emerging culture clash over women, President Barack Obama made a supportive phone call Friday to a law student who testified before Congress about the need for birth control coverage, only to be called a "slut" by Rush Limbaugh.

March 02, 2012 | By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer | Local


BOE buys learning software for teachers

A new strategy for helping teachers stay on top of their game will soon be implemented by area high schools.

March 01, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Bulloch's top conservationists

Alan and Stacy Spence recently were named Conservationists of the Year for Bulloch County on behalf of the Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District and Farmers and Merchants Bank.

March 01, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Play hopes to ‘spark uprising’

Staging a revolution is hard work. It takes time, dedication, and patience. Attempting to rally a troupe of college students to the cause only adds to the dilemma.

February 29, 2012 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Bulloch's STAR student named

Statesboro High School senior Supriya Immaneni only missed one question on the SAT, giving her a score of 2370 and the title of Bulloch County STAR Student for 2012.

February 29, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two arrested on meth charges

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies responding to a welfare check arrested a man and woman they suspect were manufacturing methamphetamine.

February 29, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Chemical spill a human health risk?

Citizens are invited to a presentation Saturday regarding the Ogeechee River and the possible effects of a recent chemical spill to human health.

February 28, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Scanning history

Memories floated around the room as members of the Bulloch County Historical Society shared pictures of Old Bulloch County in anticipation of a pictorial coffee table book that will be released in November.

February 28, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


High drama at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - There was rain, fire, soap suds and fog in the most bizarre Daytona 500 in history.

February 28, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Local


Rotary Clubs honor Ray Hendley as Citizen of the Year

A driving force in Statesboro realty for more than 40 years was announced Monday the 2012 Citizen of the Year by the Rotary Club of Statesboro and the Rotary Club of Downtown Statesboro.

February 27, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


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No new babies for endangered right whales

SAVANNAH - The winter calving season for critically endangered right whales is ending without a single newborn being spotted off the southeast U.S. coast, a ...

March 26, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Legislators focus on paper ballots

ATLANTA - Thursday will mark the last day of Georgia's 40-day legislative session, and several bills, including proposals that would replace the state's 16-year-old ...

March 24, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Election 2018 — Board of Education District 4

A parent and an educator, April Newkirk says she would bring advocacy for public education to the role if elected by District 4 as a ...

March 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Election 2018 — Board of Education District 4

As a candidate for Bulloch County Board of Education in District 4, Adrianne McCollar has made "Our children. Our community. Our future." her campaign slogan.

March 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro Herald's Year in Pictures

"Every photograph that we take, and ultimately share, is energy transfer. We use photography to communicate the energy we originally felt." -- Paul Melcher

December 31, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Herald 2016 Photos of the Year

It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.

December 30, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's goodbye

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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