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Bulloch banks battling tough economy

It has been almost two years since an article in the Wall Street Journal dubbed the state of Georgia the "Chernobyl of Banking". Since January 1, 2009, 322 banks have failed nationwide, 50 in the state of Georgia alone - about one-sixth of the US total.

March 28, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Lights, camera, action! We're camera ready

This past week, 73 Georgia counties received 'Camera Ready Community' designation by Governor Nathan Deal, joining 16 others who earned the honor in October 2010. Bulloch County was one of those designees.

March 28, 2011 | | Local


ArtsFest 2011 set for Saturday at GSU

If you love art - either creating it or just soaking it in - Georgia Southern University's ArtsFest 2011 on Saturday will satisfy both the artist and art lover.

March 28, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Big feet, big problem

The task of stopping a charging 300-pound lineman, who is as quick as he is strong, would be difficult to accomplish even if cemented in place.

March 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Storm rattles Bulloch

The National Weather Service identified the destructive storm that raked over northern Bulloch County Saturday night as a "definite" tornado, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

March 28, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - March 28, 2011

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March 28, 2011 | | Local


SEB'S JROTC squads earn state honors

Each year, Georgia high schools send drill cadets to compete in the 6th Brigade JROTC state drill meet. The state meet was held earlier this month in Augusta.

March 27, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Author bringing her Ga. world to Boro

"Ansa tells a good quirky story, and she tells it with humor, grace and great respect for the power of the particular."

March 27, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Storms leave trail of damage in north Bulloch

A line of thunderstorms and a possible tornado left trees downed and mobile homes damaged in the north end of Bulloch County Saturday night. Downed trees and power lines were also reported on Rocky Ford Road, and a house fire on Dannie Cartee Road may have been weather-related. A reporter on the scene said three people were treated at the scene of the house fire. Earlier reports that they were transported for medical care were incorrect.

March 26, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Plan targets transportation

With a Wednesday deadline approaching, lists of proposals for future, large-scale transportation projects will begin filtering into the offices of Georgia's Coastal Regional Commission - whose area includes Bulloch County.

March 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch Special Olympians compete, have fun

Nearly 100 Special Olympians gathered Friday at Statesboro High School's Womack Field for the 2011 Bulloch County Special Olympics.

March 26, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Bulloch helping fight wildfires

Statesboro and Bulloch County firefighters headed to Clinch County Friday to help fight raging wildfires that consumed more than 4,000 acres as winds blew the flames out of control.

March 26, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


OMG! Online abbreviations make Oxford dictionary

LONDON - OMG! LOL! The venerable Oxford English Dictionary approves of the three-letter, Internet-inspired expressions you use for "Oh, my God!" and "Laughing out loud."

March 26, 2011 | By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - March 25, 2011

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March 25, 2011 | | Local


Mayor calls council meeting

Statesboro City Council will hold a meeting Tuesday, March 29 per a call to order by Mayor Joe Brannen.

March 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Unlimited happy hours, but a floor for prices

In the biggest meeting for proposed changes to Statesboro's Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance this semester, City Council eliminated a daily limit on "happy hour" promotions ...

September 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch officials watching Irma

Shelves of bottled water at several Statesboro grocery and retail stores were bare Wednesday afternoon as people stocked up in preparation for Hurricane Irma, even ...

September 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City approves 1-mill hike

In Statesboro, the annual city property tax on a $100,000 home, for example, will increase by roughly $40 after City Council on Tuesday approved ...

September 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Claxton escaped inmate captured at Bulloch County hotel

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies, answering a call about a suspicious person Friday night, captured an inmate who had escaped from the Smith State Prison ...

September 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


OTC celebrates Literacy Week

Gov. Nathan Deal has designated this week as Literacy Week and Friday as Literacy Day in Georgia.

September 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


A Day for Southern campaign underway

Georgia Southern University alumnus Bob Mikell, an eighth generation Bulloch County resident and 2017 Alumnus of the Year for the university's College of Liberal ...

September 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local




A look at early-American immigration: British, Scottish Borderers

With his presentation, "British and Scottish Borderers Immigrate to America," Dr. Jack Proctor told the Bulloch County Historical Society about a flow of immigrants who ...

September 04, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Utility wants to keep building nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle

ATLANTA - Georgia Power has told state regulators that it should keep building new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, despite delays expected to nearly double their ...

September 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Clearing up rumors; what's new in Statesboro

Social media has made pushing false narratives even more easy and crazy.

September 04, 2017 | | Local


A life-changing ceremony: 4 BCCI inmates walk at GED graduation

Four Bulloch County Correctional Institute inmates recently received their General Education Diplomas, and while they are not the first inmates to do so, the four ...

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


Local gas prices surge

Gas prices locally and across the nation have soared after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas. One quarter of the oil refineries that serve the U ...

September 04, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Arena set for December completion

Rain has slowed construction of the multi-purpose arena at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture, but officials remain hopeful the project will be completed by ...

September 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Old barns preserve memories

The Bulloch County Historical Society is aware of several "beautiful barns," some relatively well preserved, some renovated, but is calling for information on other barns ...

September 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


County wins state block grant to construct new senior center

Bulloch County's senior citizens soon will have a new center, thanks to a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, from the Georgia ...

September 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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