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Schools chief feels 'cautious optimism'

SYLVANIA - While state legislators and Gov. Nathan Deal said additional cuts are coming for education in the next fiscal year, Screven County Superintendent Dr. Whit Myers expects to enter a new period of "cautious optimism" in budget planning.

February 15, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Investigators seek suspects in tool thefts

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking two men they believe stole over $20,000 worth of power construction tools from a man for whom they worked.

February 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council to hold alcohol hearings

Due process hearings will determine the temporary fate of alcohol licenses for six area businesses today, when Statesboro City Council holds its regular meeting.

February 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 14, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for February 14, 2011.

February 14, 2011 | | Local


West Point bound

Growing up, most kids dream about what they would like to be as an adult. Brandon Walker was no different: he imagined himself as a pharmacist like his father, a doctor and many other professions. But he never settled on any one thing.

February 13, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


BOE, food bank strike deal over old Sallie Z

The Statesboro Food Bank will be moving to a larger facility soon. Bulloch County Board of Education members voted Thursday to lease a portion of a vacant elementary school building on Brannen Street to the food bank.

February 13, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Pro wrestling hits the Boro

"You never know what to expect!"

February 12, 2011 | By ADAM SHERWOOD Special to the Herald | Local


Cone: Area farmers asked his advice

Eldrige Cone (1887-1966) was born in Bulloch County, in the small community of Stilson. His parents were Sarah and George Cone. After living in the Stilson area for many years, Eldrige, along with his brother, Enoch, moved to Portal. Education during this period was restricted to the privileged few. As a result, Cone did not receive much of a formal education.

February 12, 2011 | By DEMETRIA FARMER Special to the Herald | Local


Nan Rushing Write-Off draws hundreds

The Southeast Bulloch Middle School Cafetorium was filled to capacity Saturday as students from each of the county's four public middle schools competed in the 26th Annual Nan Rushing Write-Off. Organizers presented 60 awards and one overall champion award which went to Southeast Bulloch Middle School for the second year in a row. "I'm so happy to see all of you here today," said Rushing, who sat proudly on the stage cheering on each winner. "Writing well is so important."

February 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Zoning near airport could be changing

Bulloch County Commissioners hope to gain public input Tuesday during a town hall meeting regarding a proposed airport overlay ordinance.

February 12, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 11, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Friday, February 11, 2011

February 11, 2011 | | Local


2011 Citizen of the Year

One of the most prominent figures in Bulloch County's agricultural history was honored Thursday morning as the Rotary Club of Statesboro and Rotary Club of Downtown Statesboro named Raybon Anderson the 2011 Citizen of the Year.

February 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 10, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Thursday, February 10, 2011.

February 10, 2011 | | Local


Car strikes six trees; Claxton man dead

A Claxton man was killed and two passengers injured Sunday when the driver's 2010 Camaro SS struck six trees off Firetower Road.

February 09, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Woman injured in Wednesday crash

An elderly woman remains in critical condition after a Wednesday-morning crash near one of Bulloch County's most dangerous intersections.

February 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Delicious fundraiser: Tasting Statesboro to benefit United Way

Want to sample local cuisine from more than 35 restaurants and assist the community, too?

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


Meet Bill Black, Bulloch's new chief deputy

When Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown took office in January, he already knew who would be his chief deputy - a man he knew was stable ...

March 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lawmakers head down home stretch

ATLANTA - Struggling schools, opioid addiction and the state's medical marijuana program appear likely to dominate the rest of Georgia's legislative session.

March 04, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


Georgia House backs bill allowing guns on college campuses

ATLANTA - Despite Gov. Nathan Deal's forceful veto last year, Georgia's House approved another bill on Friday that would allow licensed gun owners to ...

March 03, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Ogeechee Tech’s ‘iGot’ set for March 21

Community volunteers will hit the streets Tuesday, March 21, for the 2017 iGot (I Give to Ogeechee Tech) campaign.

March 03, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch DAR honors local ‘pioneers’

The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognized six local women in honor of Women's History Month at ...

March 03, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Evans County, Claxton set for Wildlife Festival

The Rattlesnake & Wildlife Festival is back, bringing wildlife demonstrations, snake handling, wildlife educational programs, and more. The Evans County Wildlife Club will hold its 50th ...

March 03, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Patsy Cline focus of Averitt presentation

The true story of a country music legend will unfold next week at the Averitt Center for the Arts with the upcoming presentation of "Love ...

March 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Pedestrian struck by semi, killed

A Baxley woman was killed Wednesday night after being struck by a semi truck.

March 02, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


BCCI inmate captured

An escaped inmate was captured early Thursday morning, thanks to a resident with a handgun and a Jack Russell terrier.

March 02, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


‘Always willing to help’

Some came with dump trucks, excavators and skid steers. Others showed up with a pick-up truck and chain saw. And many came with just their ...

March 01, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Remembering Lannie Lee

Lannie Lee, an icon of Bulloch County agriculture, passed away Wednesday after a brief illness. The 96-year-old was a longtime member of the Bulloch County ...

March 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Law enforcement looking for BCCI escapee

An escaped inmate remains at large hours after he walked off a Bulloch County Correctional Institute work detail Wednesday afternoon at the Bulloch County landfill ...

March 01, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


FBI, IRS execute search warrant at former city councilman's home

Federal agents seized documents Tuesday morning from former Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt's home in Statesboro, as well as from a number of businesses ...

February 28, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Woman charged in December Campus Crossings shooting

Police arrested a Warrenton woman Sunday who is charged in the Dec. 1 shooting at Campus Crossings Apartments that left three injured.

February 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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