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Applications for fair parade being accepted

August 27, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


Two drivers killed in weekend accidents

Two drivers were killed over the weekend in separate single-vehicle accidents, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

August 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Peanut Pageant; Dancers audition for The Nutcracker

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, August 11, 2008

August 26, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Brooklet Peanut Festival Pageant winners announced

The 19th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival Princess Pageant was held Saturday at Brooklet Elementary School. There were 43 contestants entered overall. Here are the winners: 0-6 mos. - Ansley Kate Day; 7-18 mos. - Gracie LeFleur; 19-35 mos. - Hadley Zeigler; 3-4 years - Jayla Phillips; 5-6 years - Haley Miles; 7-9 years - Madison Morgan; 10-12 years - Anna Miles; 13-15 years - Alaina Palmer; 16 and up - Rachel Spivey.

August 26, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


County: Only fire district residents will receive slight tax increase

Mention the words "fire" and "taxes" to some Bulloch County citizens, and tempers flare. Despite published reports and advertisements regarding the proposed tax increase for the "fire tax district", some citizens are still confused about how the proposed tax increase will affect them.

August 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local theater season gearing up

The Emma Kelly Theater is gearing up for its 2008-09 theater season that Averitt Center officials call "designed to please."

August 25, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bypass to shift onto newly constructed lanes Wednesday

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces that northbound traffic on the east Statesboro Bypass (U.S. 301/ SR 73 Bypass) will be permanently shifted onto the newly constructed lanes on Wednesday, Aug. 13.

August 24, 2008 | Sepcial to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Water at Football Practice; The Phil & Jake Show: Presidential Campaign

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, August 8, 2008

August 23, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


BA kicks off the new school year Friday

Bulloch Academy headmaster Dr. Brenda Riley, left, listens to Isabella Toms, right, as she talks about what she enjoyed during the first morning of school Friday. Every year on the first day of school, kindergarten teacher Ashley Brannen, center, brings her new students to meet the school's headmaster and office staffs. Also pictured are (second from right) Harrison Kennedy, Garris Boykin, Rebecca Nessmith and Helen Gutierrez.

August 23, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Boiling Peanuts; Joe Anderson's Studio performance

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, August 7, 2008

August 22, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


York: Man arrested on drug charges after moving near elementary school

A man under investigation since March for drug dealing was arrested sooner than expected after he moved across the street from an elementary school, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

August 22, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Dos Primos cited for selling alcohol to underage persons

A local restaurant was cited by state agents for selling alcohol to underage persons Wednesday.

August 22, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


New attractions at the Brooklet Peanut Festival Aug. 16

There will be a few new attractions at the upcoming 19th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival, but some things never change, said spokeswoman Jeanette Lafond. What will remain the same is the fun people have attending the event.

August 22, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch farmers hoping for rain within next 10 days

Bulloch County farmers are looking to the skies in hopes rain will fall, knowing if there is no precipitation over the next 10 days, their crops could suffer.

August 21, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - School Bus Depot; Peanut harvest about to begin

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, August 6, 2008

August 21, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Charter school backers want exemption from takeover district

ATLANTA - Charter school supporters want the schools to be exempt from a state-run district that Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing to take over chronically failing institutions.

February 17, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Bulloch County commissioners approve bid to pave Horace Mitchell Road

Bulloch County commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a bid for paving one of several county dirt roads slated for improvement.

February 17, 2015 | | Local


Help Wanted: Lots of it

Physically active work, mostly outdoors; experience as a certified lifeguard who can perform first aid and CPR; or alternatively, training and experience in pool maintenance or customer service at a park that will entertain well over 100,000 guests in a four-month season ...

February 16, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Wells Fargo steps up to help Boys & Girls Club

One of my favorite quotes is by Sir Winston Churchill, "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." Much is required to whom much is given is the way it is explained Biblically. Nothing thrills me more than to learn about successful local businesses heeding those words in remarkable ways.

February 16, 2015 | | Local


Fire damages Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County

Editor's note: This article has been revised to clarify some confusion that had been presented in the initial article posted earlier this afternoon over exactly what parts of the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County's building were damaged.

February 16, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Scholarship essay contest open

The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association has announced that, due to the overwhelming response received in 2014, the first-of-its-kind Seventh Amendment Scholarship Essay Competition will return for a second year in 2015.

February 15, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Screven County High to host 'Last Supper' performance

(Note: The original headline for this article read "Screven County High to perform 'Last Supper.'" This was incorrect -- the performers are not from SCHS but from the Maritime Ministry Players. The headline has been corrected to "Screven County High to host 'Last Supper' performance to more accurately reflect the content in the story. The editor apologizes for this mistake.)

February 15, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


From boys to eagles -- Childhood friends achieve highest Scouting rank together

Three young men were recently honored for achieving the highest Boy Scout rank in a triple Eagle Scout ceremony.

February 15, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Local


Calling all filmmakers

With entries ranging from a story about a woman falling for a serial killer to a look at why clowns are frightening to some people, the 2014 Statesboro Film Festival was an exciting evening for short film lovers of all genres.

February 15, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


‘Speak up’ Feb. 26 about school flexibility

The annual "Speak Up for Education" session, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 26 at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School, will among other things serve as the public hearing on the Bulloch County Schools' becoming what people in education circles call an "IE Squared" district.

February 14, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Archibald Bulloch DAR to celebrate Georgia Day

Georgia Day will be celebrated on Thursday with a luncheon at noon in the Perry Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church Statesboro.

February 14, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


CDC: Flu now less widespread, intense

NEW YORK - This winter's nasty flu season has peaked and is clearly retreating, a new government report shows.

February 13, 2015 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


Cost of nuclear plant could reach $8 billion

ATLANTA - Southern Co. might spend more than $8 billion to finish building a nuclear power plant in Georgia, or roughly 30 percent more than it originally budgeted, according to a recent analysis prepared for state utility regulators.

February 13, 2015 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Portal man dies in wreck

A Portal man was killed Thursday morning in a single vehicle crash on Ponderosa Road.

February 13, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Portal man arrested minutes after a car was stolen

A Portal man on parole for automobile theft and other crimes was arrested Tuesday just minutes after he reportedly stole a car in Portal, police said.

February 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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