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'Flame of Hope' at Bulloch Courthouse

Selected to create a new cauldron that would contain the flame for state Special Olympics events in Georgia, Duke Oursler said he wanted to sculpt a work of art that would inspire the athletes.

November 10, 2010 | By James Healy | Local


SEB cheerleaders ready for state

Meredith Jones, head cheerleading coach at Southeast Bulloch High School, will take her team to the Columbus Civic Center this weekend for the Georgia State Cheerleading Championships on Friday and Saturday.

November 10, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


GSU wins engineering expansion approval

The state Board of Regents Tuesday narrowly approved expanding the engineering program at Georgia Southern University to offer baccalaureate degrees in civil, electrical and mechanical engineering with classes set to begin in Fall 2011.

November 10, 2010 | From staff, wire reports | Local


'Shades of Gray' opens Friday

History professors teach about national heroes and people often view these men and women as flawless saints. One of the nation's most defining eras was the Civil War and while the stories of Confederate heroes are better known here, most are seen as one-dimensional figures.

November 09, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Swarm' seniors celebrate 2010 season

The Southeast Bulloch High School Marching Band, known as "The Swarm," just finished its 2010 season with a string of victories throughout the region in its marching band competitions.

November 09, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Agriculture students compete at State Fair

At the recent Georgia National Fair held in Perry last month students from Southeast Bulloch High and Middle schools, as well as Nevils and Brooklet elementaries, competed in the Georgia State Livestock Show.

November 09, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


So, who's that guy on the bike?

Most people driving through Statesboro on a regular basis have seen Dennis Perkins. He's not hard to spot, riding a purple bicycle with a home stereo mounted on the handlebars.

November 09, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Learning to read at 49

After two years of one-on-one, weekly study sessions with her tutor, Sandra Baker finds joy in being able to read road signs or the instructions on a microwave dinner. She is sharing her new love of books with her grandchildren and neighbor kids.

November 09, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Famed choir playing Boro

Steven Metrejean of Statesboro was in Chicago and Memphis last week. Sunday he was in Knoxville, Tenn., and Monday and today he's in Atlanta before finally coming home on Wednesday. But he'll be back on the road and in Florence, S.C., by Friday.

November 09, 2010 | by JAMES HEALY | Local


Councilman settles with Herald carrier

Statesboro City Councilman Gary Lewis agreed Monday to pay a Statesboro Herald independent contractor $1,000, but did not admit to stealing eight newspapers from a Herald newspaper box outside Harvey's on Highway 80 West.

November 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Veterans Day 2010

Retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Dannacher will be the keynote speaker Thursday for the 2010 Veteran's Day community service program, held at the Emma Kelly Theater inside the Averitt Center for the Arts.

November 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Downtown workshop to begin Monday

The City of Statesboro is seeking public participation and input at a four-day workshop this week about the future look and feel of downtown and the city's central business district.

November 06, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Chilean miner prepares for NYC Marathon

NEW YORK - Going from a half-mile underground to 1,050 feet above it, Chilean miner Edison Pena visited the Empire State Building on Friday and scoped out the route he will run in the New York City Marathon.

November 05, 2010 | By CHRIS HAWLEY Associated Press Writer | Local


Portrait of a GSU legend

Bulloch County native and former First Lady of Georgia Betty Foy Sanders presented Georgia Southern University with a portrait Friday of legendary football coach Erk Russell as interpreted by renowned Georgia artist Steve Penley.

November 05, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Further charges filed in entering auto cases

Further charges were filed against three Sylvania men suspected in several recent entering auto cases, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

November 05, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


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Cancer doesn’t slow Langston teacher

The spot was just the size of a small, frozen pea. Surely it was nothing.

May 06, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


County and city hurricane expenses top $2 million

Six months after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the area, Bulloch County and the city of Statesboro have reported expenses of more than $2 million from the ...

May 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Boro officer recovering from heart surgery

The Clubhouse was the site earlier this week of a fundraiser to benefit Statesboro police Officer Adam Paquette. While on duty back in March, Paquette ...

May 05, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Tormenta FC looks to move to next division

On Friday night, South Georgia Tormenta FC President Darin Van Tassell formally announced the club's intention to form a committee to research the possibility ...

May 05, 2017 | Mike Anthony | Local


Resident asks City Council to cease opening prayers

Statesboro resident Don Armel asked City Council this week to abandon its practice of having a council member, the mayor or another person they choose ...

May 04, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Day of Prayer offers hope, repentance

Just as in years past, they came Thursday from all walks of life - all ages, denominations, ethnicities and resumes - to gather on the Bulloch County ...

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


Portal student charged with statutory rape

An 18-year-old student was charged Wednesday with statutory rape after school officials learned he was meeting a 14-year-old girl in a Portal Middle/High School ...

May 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City, county, GS and BOE study options for 2-way radio upgrade

With one existing system approaching the end of its contract, a new two-way radio system for use by police, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, school bus ...

May 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Roundabout construction means detours

Residents in the area of Langston Chapel Road and a portion of Burkhalter Road where a traffic circle is being built will be detoured for ...

May 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Juggling and the gospel

If you're juggling ideas for some fun family time this weekend, an event at Eastern Heights Baptist Church in Statesboro may fit the bill ...

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


Jack Hill – Man of the Decade

When Georgia state Sen. Jack Hill was asked to be keynote speaker for the 2017 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, he had no ...

May 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Peace named Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year

The 2017 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year "moved our community to new heights of caring," said Billy Hickman on Tuesday night during the 29th ...

May 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Three chosen for Deen Day Smith Lifetime Achievement Awards

During the 29th annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala held Tuesday evening, Bruce Yawn introduced three men who have dedicated a lifetime ...

May 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Four alcohol licenses suspended on judge’s first day

The Wal-Mart Supercenter and the Walgreens on Northside Drive East are both serving suspensions of their Statesboro alcoholic beverage licenses, while two restaurants have completed ...

May 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Car chase follows physical attack

A Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy forced a fleeing suspect to a halt Monday afternoon after responding to a domestic disturbance.

May 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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