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'Mornings unPHILtered' - OTC now offers night cosmo classes

Thursday's first guest on the "Mornings UnPHILtered" show was Shauna Swain from the Ogeechee Technical College Cosmetology Department. OTC currently offers both a Cosmetic Esthetician Certificate and a Cosmetology Diploma and the program is approved by the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology.

October 08, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Sylvania yarn plant closing by end of year

Sylvania Yarn Systems Inc. of Sylvania announced Wednesday that it will end all operations at its carpet yarn manufacturing plant by the end of the year. In a release the company cited the severe recession that the carpet industry has experienced for more than a year and the subsequent reduction in customer order volume at its plant.

October 08, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fair week kicks off Monday

It's only a couple days until the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair begins, and Statesboro Kiwanis Club members spent Thursday's lunch meeting discussing final details of the annual fund raising event.

October 08, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Battling hunger with bowls of chili

The third annual Empty Bowls Project sale and chili luncheon was part of GSU's Hunger and Homelessness Week. GSU art students created and donated their hand-thrown bowls to the project. Thursday the bowls were brought to the Rotunda in front of the Russell Union and sold for $10 apiece. The bowls were filled with chili and all profits will benefit the Statesboro Food Bank.

October 08, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Regents name 3 GSU finalists

After six candidates to become the next president of Georgia Southern University visited Statesboro and the campus during the past month, the Georgia Board of Regents has narrowed the field to three finalists.

October 08, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro - Tuskegee Airmen visit Georgia Southern; Bulloch History Moment

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October 07, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Counselor for kids - Brooklet's Raina Mallard stays busy

Brooklet Elementary School Counselor Raina Mallard's plate is very full. In addition to her classroom guidance time, Mallard spends a large part of the day involved in small peer counseling groups and individual counseling with students, parents and some staff.

October 07, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Man shot in East Jones attack

Statesboro Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that put one man in the hospital and another in jail.

October 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Airman discusses history; local author offers advice

A second-generation lieutenant colonel from the famed "Tuskegee Airmen" and a Georgia Southern professor with advice for budding authors were guests Tuesday on "Mornings unPHILtered."

October 06, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


An evening to remember - Statesboro High class of 1959 holds 50th reunion

It was an evening to remember and an evening of memories.

October 06, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Tuskegee Airmen visit GSU

The government said they could not fly in the United States military. Government studies depicted them as inferior, unintelligent, sub-human. But the Tuskegee Airmen, the United State's first squadron of African-American pilots, proved them wrong. Three Tuskeegee Airmen and the widow of a late Airman spoke Tuesday at the Georgia Southern University Information and Technology Building's auditorium. The presentation, sponsored by the Georgia Southern University's Golden Key Honor Society, was free and open to the public.

October 06, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City votes no on consolidation

Consolidation of city and county services suffered another setback Tuesday when the Statesboro city council decided in a divisive vote to send a message to local state legislators.

October 06, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro - Portal's annual Turpentine Festival; Record enrollment at Ogeechee Tech

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October 06, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Traffic stop leads to high speed chase Monday morning

A simple traffic stop just after midnight Monday morning turned into a high-speed chase after a man took off just as the deputy got out of his patrol car.

October 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Online business program at GSU gains student interest

Monday on "Mornings unPHILtered," host Phil Boyum's guest was dean of the College of Business Administration (COBA) at Georgia Southern, Dr. Ron Shiffler. Shiffler spoke about the college's online program in Information Technology. The Web-BSIT program allows one to get a Bachelor of Science degree in Informational Technology.

October 05, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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2 charged in jail drug smuggling

A woman who attempted to sneak drugs to a Bulloch County Jail inmate is now behind bars in the same facility. The inmate to whom ...

January 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Legal assistant enters race for probate judge seat

Three decades of experience working in the legal field and her "love for people" are what drive Lorna DeLoach to seek election as Bulloch County ...

January 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Council acts on ‘Blue Mile’ plans, public and private

Several Statesboro City Council actions this week dealt with the Blue Mile corridor. The council moved money to pay an engineering firm for work on ...

January 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


New mayor pro tem publishes book

Statesboro City Councilman Travis Chance from District 5 is off to a busy start in 2016. Besides being chosen by the council as mayor pro ...

January 21, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Local veteran pursues probate judge seat

With a degree in legal studies and law school aspirations, Desert Storm and Iraq war veteran Lonnie Ellis feels his Bulloch County roots and involvement ...

January 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Preserving recipes of the past for the future

"Thoroughly whipped cream cheese."

January 21, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


ArtsFest cancelled – or is it?

Georgia Southern University's art department announced earlier this month that it will no longer host the ArtsFest, which provided a spring day of senses-filling ...

January 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Futch to seek re-election as coroner

Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said Wednesday he plans to run for a fifth term in office.

January 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wanted Florida man captured in Bulloch

A man wanted in Florida for shooting a family dog was captured Tuesday night when a Bulloch County sheriff's deputy used a tag reader ...

January 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police detective to run for probate judge seat

Banking on what he calls a multifaceted law enforcement career, police Detective Kevin Wadley says he feels his experience will serve Bulloch County residents well ...

January 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia governor wants continued money for prison education

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal asked Georgia lawmakers Tuesday to put millions more into educating state prison inmates and helping county jails provide programs that offer ...

January 19, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Tremble: 'Time to take a stand'

As keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Observance, the Rev. Craig R. Tremble said, "Neighbor, it's time to take a stand ...

January 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade draws large crowd

A chilly wind did not stop Statesboro from celebrating with style Monday as a parade commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. drew crowds that lined the ...

January 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wreck on I-16 leads to large drug seizure

Three people injured in a wreck on Interstate 16 Friday night apparently had something to hide, but law enforcement officers found the marijuana and Ecstasy ...

January 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Big idea - Big Kat Buggy

A little wagon called the Big Kat Buggy, which doubles as a cargo carrier that can be hitch-mounted on an SUV, is taking Statesboro entrepreneur ...

January 18, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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