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Bulloch County schools post gains on CRCT

Editor's Note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Sunday's print edition: Because of a reporter's error, an article that appeared in Friday's edition contained an incorrect statement. Langston Chapel Elementary's fifth-graders had Bulloch County's lowest pass rates in every subject except English/language arts. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

July 12, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Firefighters begin pre-fire incident plans for local businesses

Statesboro Firefighters will soon begin conducting Pre-Fire Incident Plans, Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner said.

July 12, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


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


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Harbor Freight Tools set to open July 4

A few months ago, I announced the entry of Harbor Freight Tools into the Statesboro market.

April 09, 2018 | | Local


AgSouth christens 'Center' in downtown Statesboro

AgSouth Farm Credit held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new operations building late last month and nearly 200 members of the community came out ...

April 09, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch auctioneer earns industry's highest certification

Bulloch County auctioneer Alex Grovenstein recently completed his training at the Certified Auctioneers Institute at Indiana University.

April 09, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ga. ranks high for fighting opioids

Georgia is one of 13 states receiving the highest mark from the National Safety Council for taking comprehensive actions to eliminate opioid overdoses and help ...

April 07, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Helping in Haiti

A team of seven local professionals known as the "Statesboro Thrives Team Bulloch County" joined other teams from across the country in March for the ...

April 07, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Godfrey advocates planned growth

Running as "a hometown candidate with local values," Konrad Godfrey is seeking the District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council. He talks about planned growth ...

April 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Globetrotters film screening at Averitt Friday night

Join members of the original Legends Team Friday night for a special screening of "Harlem Globetrotters: The Team that Changed the World." Be inspired as ...

April 05, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Masters golf fans hurt when bus overturns on interstate

A charter bus headed to the Masters golf tournament overturned on a Georgia interstate Thursday, injuring 15 people and snarling traffic as scores of fans ...

April 05, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Farmers Market returns fresh for 2018

It's that scrumptious and delightful time of year again, the season of fresh, locally grown produce and whole foods and locally made, handcrafted treats ...

April 05, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Armel wants bus system, improved economy

Don Armel, candidate for Statesboro City Council in District 5, says he wants to help make Statesboro a place people are proud to live, an ...

April 04, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deen Day Smith Sanders keynotes awards banquet

The 30th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet was graced by the presence of the lady for whom the exclusive event is ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Three honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Three community leaders were recognized Tuesday night for dedicating their lives to serving others, making the world a better place and spreading live and compassion ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Billy Hickman named Humanitarian of the Year

Touted for a genuine love for his hometown, the 2018 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year Billy Hickman credited his friends and family for helping ...

April 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Felton challenger for District 5 BOE seat

Mary Felton, Ed.D., a candidate for Bulloch County Board of Education in District 5, says she wants to be a "voice for the voiceless ...

April 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deen Day Smith Awards tonight

The 30th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards Banquet will be held tonight at the Nessmith-Lane Building on the campus of Georgia Southern ...

April 03, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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