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12th District GOP candidates to debate issues at OTC forum

The four Republican candidates jockeying for a chance to face incumbent Congressman John Barrow will face off in a debate in Statesboro tonight at Ogeechee Technical College.

July 11, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


TSPLOST to face uphill battle in July 31 primary

Supporters say the projects would add jobs, reduce congestion around Atlanta and fix aging sidewalks and bridges in rural communities. The plan has been endorsed by Republican state leaders including Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston, in addition to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, a Democrat.

July 11, 2012 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


‘Time capsule’ town seeks historic listing

TWIN CITY - Twin City, formed from two towns more than 90 years ago and holding onto their buildings like a time capsule, seems like it would be a shoo-in for the National Register of Historic Places.

July 11, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Technology to aid city departments

Statesboro information technology and public works staffs are nearing the launch a program they say will save the city time and money.

July 11, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Georgia Southern professor named Fulbright Scholar

A Georgia Southern University instructor has been named a Fulbright Scholar and is assisting a Thailand university's hospitality management program this month.

July 11, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ivey named Bulloch County fire chief

Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn announced Tuesday the promotion of Christopher Ivey to interim Bulloch County fire chief.

July 10, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Jury pool law might affect you

People who once were ineligible for jury duty might soon find a summons in the mail now that a major overhaul of Georgia's jury system is in effect.

July 10, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Veteran House Dems prepare for close races

WASHINGTON - For Rep. Lois Capps of California and other vulnerable House Democrats, a string of successful re-election bids and double-digit margins of victory may mean little this year.

July 10, 2012 | By HENRY C. JACKSON Associated Press | Local


Benefit concert held for Millen cancer victim

A day of family fun will also benefit a Millen woman suffering from stage four lung cancer.

July 10, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Judge hears every side of Ogeechee River dispute

A judge heard all sides Monday in a dispute concerning discharges into the Ogeechee River by King America Finishing.

July 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Herald named best small daily

For the third consecutive year, the Statesboro Herald was named the best small daily newspaper in Georgia during the Georgia Press Association's annual awards banquet Saturday in Destin, Fla.

July 09, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Herald Advertising Department brings home 27 awards

The Statesboro Herald advertising department won 15 first-place awards and 12 second-place awards at the recent Georgia Press Association's 2012 Advertising and Marketing Conference.

July 09, 2012 | | Local


Charter school has new director

Administrators for Statesboro's Charter Conservatory for Liberal Arts & Technology, also known as CCAT, have chosen a new director to head the school.

July 09, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


GOP voters to decide who challenges Barrow

SAVANNAH - Republicans have redrawn district lines to their advantage and set aside nearly $1 million for the upcoming fight for east Georgia's 12th Congressional District. Now the GOP has to wait for voters to choose which of four would-be opponents will challenge Democratic Rep. John Barrow in the fall.

July 09, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Altered checks lead to arrest

A former convenience store worker was arrested Monday after she altered customers' checks, police said.

July 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Martin seeks re-election to BOE in District 5

Glennera Martin, facing a challenge for a second term on the Bulloch County Board of Education in District 5, says she wants to continue work ...

March 31, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Reflections on Ga. legislative session

ATLANTA - While giving his retirement speech Thursday on the Georgia House floor, Republican Rep. Brooks Coleman reflected on a lesson he learned from Speaker David ...

March 31, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local


Missing man’s family pleads for information

The family of Willie James Jackson observed his birthday Friday, but there was no celebration. Jackson disappeared Sept. 10, 2015, and investigators are still searching ...

March 31, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rules for school volunteers a topic at ‘Speak Up’

While the schools are being more careful about access to students and classrooms, they could use more volunteers. That is the point behind the Bulloch ...

March 30, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro icon, mentor passes

When Charlie Olliff Square was dedicated in 2014 in the parking lot of then Sea Island Bank in downtown Statesboro, Garrett Nevil, who was chairman ...

March 30, 2018 | | Local


Last day of Legislature brings successes, disappointments

During the frenetic last-day activity Thursday at the General Assembly, state lawmakers failed to agree on a way to curb surprise medical billing.

March 30, 2018 | | Local


Duke runs for quality of life, public safety

Derek Duke, a candidate for City Council in District 5, says he wants to help protect and build on the quality of life that has ...

March 29, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Gov. Deal to speak at OTC commencement

Gov. Nathan Deal will be the keynote speaker for Ogeechee Technical College's 2018 commencement exercises to be held on Thursday, May 10, at Georgia ...

March 29, 2018 | | Local


UPDATE: 2 students, school bus driver taken to EGRMC after crash

Two students and a Bulloch County school bus driver were taken to a hospital Thursday after the bus collided with a tractor-trailer rig carrying a ...

March 29, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


City District 5 qualifying ends with 3 running

No additional candidates signed up Wednesday morning, the final half day of qualifying for the May 22 special election to Statesboro City Council in District ...

March 28, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Another student arrested for threats

A fourth grade student was arrested Wednesday morning after telling another student he would shoot her.

March 28, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Now 3 candidates in District 5 Council race

Two more candidates qualified Tuesday for the May 22 special election to fill the vacant District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council.

March 27, 2018 | | Local


Requests for more school cops heard

As the Bulloch County Schools conduct a series of forums on school safety, one of the suggestions heard most often is that police officers, called ...

March 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Low health scores in South

A new ranking of the healthiest U.S. communities puts eight Georgia counties in the top 500, with the highest being Forsyth County, at No ...

March 27, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Another student arrested for threats

Monday, Bulloch County Sheriff's School Resource Officer Ross Newman arrested a 12-year-old sixth grade Southeast Bulloch Middle School student for making a threat against ...

March 27, 2018 | | Local


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