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Career takes cycling detour

When one of his retail tenants couldn't make a go of the bike shop he opened, Billy Blanton became a bicycle shop owner. Located almost 20 years ago in a small retail shopping center next to the former Weiss Theater on Georgia Avenue, Blanton took over The Bike Shop in 1992 with no experience, but a hunch that Statesboro could support a bike sales and repair shop.

May 09, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Rec department leads in summer hiring

With summer time fast upon us, we are truly blessed to have a vibrant parks and recreation department that serves as the largest, single employer of teenagers in the county.

May 09, 2011 | | Local


Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt

If you like southern Gospel music, then you'll love the "Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt" show on SBH Radio. In fact, even if you're not a fan of Gospel music, give Brian's show a try and you just might enjoy what you hear.

May 09, 2011 | | Local


SHS senior named Presidential Scholar

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced earlier this week that Statesboro High Valedictorian and Bulloch County STAR Student Colby Parker is one of only four Georgian's to be named a 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar.

May 07, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Private Presidential Pathways' - Run to Averitt exhibit

(Note: Scott Bryant is an award-winning photojournalist who has worked at the Statesboro Herald since 2007. The following piece offers his opinion and insight into why the current exhibit of presidential images by former New York Times photographer George Tames is so important and why we may never see their like again.)

May 07, 2011 | | Local


Gas prices to drop

NEW YORK - Just shy of $4 a gallon, average U.S. pump prices are about to start falling and could hit $3.50 by summer.

May 06, 2011 | By CHRIS KAHN and JONATHAN FAHEY AP Energy Writers | Local


National Day of Prayer in Sylvania

SYLVANIA - A performance of Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the U.S.A." by vocalist Timothy Callison and pianist Jan Austin prompted a unified standing ovation of patriotism at Sylvania's National Day of Prayer service Thursday.

May 06, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 6, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - May 6, 2011

May 06, 2011 | | Local


Obama: We mean what we say

NEW YORK - Solemnly honoring victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Barack Obama hugged survivors, thanked the heroes of one of the nation's darkest days and declared Thursday that the killing of Osama bin Laden after all these years was an American message to the world: "When we say we will never forget, we mean what we say."

May 05, 2011 | By BEN FELLER AP White House Correspondent | Local


SCVB wants to lure more filmmakers to Statesboro

Is Statesboro ready for the movie screen? Since films have shot scenes here in the past, one would think so, but Craig Dominey hopes to develop a partnership with the Statesboro Convention and Visitor's Bureau that will draw even more filmmakers to the area.

May 05, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


T-shirt sales aid tornado victims

Rallying community and campus support, a pair of Georgia Southern University students is making a substantial contribution to tornado relief efforts in Alabama.

May 05, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Chris Halbert is a Brunswick native who loves sports, especially all the teams at Georgia Southern. (And someday he even plans to finish his degree at GSU.)

May 05, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 5, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - May 5, 2011

May 05, 2011 | | Local


Georgia's First Lady stops by

To spread a message of charity and good will in Georgia communities and show appreciation to a local organization doing its part to help children, Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal visited Statesboro on Wednesday.

May 04, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch to help tornado victims

About 30 vehicles and even more volunteers will roll out early Friday morning as a convoy makes its way from Bulloch County to the tornado-ravaged town of Griffin, in Spaulding County.

May 04, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Southern Manor's Skipper earns 3rd nursing degree

Alan Skipper, co-owner of Southern Manor Group, was recently awarded a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. The DNP, one ...

October 02, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘New Georgia Southern’ spells change for Statesboro campus

The pending consolidation with Armstrong State University to form the new Georgia Southern University will have real effects on Georgia Southern's Statesboro campus, which ...

September 30, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Amid outcry over Confederate markers, new ones going up

ATLANTA - While Confederate statues and monuments around the nation get removed, defaced, covered up or toppled, some new memorials are being erected, by people who ...

September 30, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN and BRYNN ANDERSON Associated Press | Local


Portal hosts 36th Turpentine Festival

The local country and Southern/classic rock band Southpaw will wrap up the 36th Annual Portal Catface Country Turpentine Festival Saturday, Oct. 7 with a ...

September 30, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Celebrating 50 years of Georgia Artist Collection

Hundreds of people celebrated the Georgia Artist Collection's 50th anniversary along with Betty Foy Sanders' final exhibition at the Georgia Southern Center for Art ...

September 30, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Herald Intern | Local


Savannah wants Governor Talmadge's name off bridge

SAVANNAH - Former Georgia Gov. Eugene Talmadge unflinchingly defended segregation in the 1930s and '40s, and infamously proclaimed a black man's place was "at the ...

September 29, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Official: Georgia police officer shot dead, another wounded

CEDARTOWN - Two police officers were shot, one of them fatally, when a man walked out of the woods Friday and opened fire as the officers ...

September 29, 2017 | | Local


One dead, two critical in Swainsboro incident

A Statesboro man is charged with felony murder after plowing his car into a Swainsboro Taco Bell Thursday afternoon in what police say appears to ...

September 29, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Get ready for the parade

In a few weeks, the main streets of downtown Statesboro will be packed as the 56th annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair parade gets underway, kicking off ...

September 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


YMCA sets grand opening

Statesboro Family YMCA has scheduled its grand opening for Oct. 28, to be preceded by introductory events there and elsewhere in town.

September 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


State approves big rate hikes

State insurance officials approved premium increases of more than 50 percent for the four insurers participating in next year's insurance exchange in Georgia.

September 28, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Cotton, peanut picking season is here

Bulloch County farmers were blessed this year with good weather, and if the pattern holds, they could end up with bumper crops this harvest season.

September 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inmate whose execution was stayed waits on US Supreme Court

ATLANTA - A Georgia inmate whose execution was halted at the 11th-hour after his lawyers argued racism played a "pivotal role in his death sentence" is ...

September 27, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Voter registration deadline Oct. 10

On Nov. 7, Statesboro will hold a city election, with three candidates vying for mayor. All Bulloch County registered voters are eligible to vote in ...

September 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Other firms appeal city’s choice of insurance broker

Two insurance brokerage firms – one that bid slightly higher and one much lower – are asking Statesboro City Council to reconsider after it awarded the city ...

September 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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