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Pre-K centers serve more with less

Georgia Pre-K Commissioner Bobby Cagle and Sen. Jack Hill brought some books to life for 4-year-olds at Kid's World Learning Center Thursday and heard how one prekindergarten provider has adapted to less funding and more children.

October 06, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Special education is Cairney’s calling

When Lindsey Cairney graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2009, being a special education teacher was not in her plans. A love for science and a degree in middle grades education in hand, she was ready to settle into a general education classroom career.

October 06, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Steve Hein: 'Birds of Prey' opens at Averitt Center

Combine a master falconer with a wildlife artist and the result is a series of fascinating, highly-detailed paintings and drawings that could only be produced by Steve Hein.

October 06, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bond denied for accused teacher

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge Gates Peed denied bond Wednesday for a former Bulloch County middle school teacher charged with the sexual molestation of a teenage male student.

October 05, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bond denied in 'spice beating'

Bond was denied Wednesday for a man charged with beating a woman in the face and head with "a large glass beer mug" while he was reportedly under the influence of a synthetic marijuana known as "spice."

October 05, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ogeechee residents don't trust King

POOLER - State lawmakers and some residents along the troubled Ogeechee River will put their names on a letter, asking the state Environmental Protection Division to mandate a Screven County plant use independent testing on its discharge into the river.

October 05, 2011 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamhera1ld.net | Local


Apple says company co-founder Steve Jobs has died

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, has died. He was 56.

October 05, 2011 | By JORDAN ROBERTSON AP Technology Writer | Local


City clears way for developments

Business is about to pick up along an already busy Statesboro thoroughfare, and commercial users can expect an increase in water fees by the city early next year.

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


The ‘Write Place’

Local and regional authors will gather on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Emma Kelly Theatre downtown for "Write Place: The Statesboro Writers Festival."

October 04, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local ponds going dry

Stumps, logs and lost fishing lures are appearing lately as Bulloch County area ponds, like others across the state, are dropping in water levels.

October 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Armed robbery suspect caught; friend arrested on drug charges

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies are seeking a man who lied to them regarding a Saturday afternoon armed robbery of a convenience store on U.S. 301 North.

October 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Averitt Center's Cultural Clays Shoot set for Oct. 14

The Averitt Center for the Arts invites all outdoor enthusiasts to participate in the Sixth Annual Cultural Clays Shoot on Friday, Oct. 14 at Scarborough Bluff.

October 03, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Broadway in the Boro' to help Leukemia Society

When talented teenagers take the stage at Statesboro High for a benefit performance for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, it will be a "win-win" show of the season. The dessert/theater will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8, with dessert served in the high school cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. and the "Broadway in the Boro" musical performance at 7.

October 02, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Luke Bryan's Farm Tour makes stop in Claxton

They say "rain is a good thing," and for the past two years, even heavy rain hasn't stopped throngs of people from going out to an area farm to watch country music star Luke Bryan perform. There has been such interest from fans, in fact, that Bryan's swapping up the venue to accommodate more people who are ready to "shake it" at this year's show on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Longneedle Farm in Claxton.

October 02, 2011 | By CASEY STODDARD caltman@statesboroherald.com | Local


A 50-year facelift

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, and along with the milestone comes a facelift for the fairgrounds.

October 01, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Deen Day Smith Awards tonight

The 30th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards Banquet will be held tonight at the Nessmith-Lane Building on the campus of Georgia Southern ...

April 03, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


SPD officer, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide

Statesboro Police Department officers are wearing shrouded badges this week after the death of an advanced patrol officer and his wife early Sunday in what ...

April 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Business and friendship in Statesboro

Lisa Hanna retired from cutting, perming and coloring hair Thursday, closing The Haircutters in downtown Statesboro after doing the hair of some of her first ...

April 02, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Downtown's top supporters receive 'Bricks'

Main Street Statesboro and the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority held their annual meeting at The Hall last week.

April 02, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro police officer killed in apparent murder-suicide

An advanced patrol officer with the Statesboro Police Department was shot to death early Sunday morning in what police officials say is an apparent murder-suicide.

April 01, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Martin seeks re-election to BOE in District 5

Glennera Martin, facing a challenge for a second term on the Bulloch County Board of Education in District 5, says she wants to continue work ...

March 31, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Reflections on Ga. legislative session

ATLANTA - While giving his retirement speech Thursday on the Georgia House floor, Republican Rep. Brooks Coleman reflected on a lesson he learned from Speaker David ...

March 31, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local


Missing man’s family pleads for information

The family of Willie James Jackson observed his birthday Friday, but there was no celebration. Jackson disappeared Sept. 10, 2015, and investigators are still searching ...

March 31, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rules for school volunteers a topic at ‘Speak Up’

While the schools are being more careful about access to students and classrooms, they could use more volunteers. That is the point behind the Bulloch ...

March 30, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro icon, mentor passes

When Charlie Olliff Square was dedicated in 2014 in the parking lot of then Sea Island Bank in downtown Statesboro, Garrett Nevil, who was chairman ...

March 30, 2018 | | Local


Last day of Legislature brings successes, disappointments

During the frenetic last-day activity Thursday at the General Assembly, state lawmakers failed to agree on a way to curb surprise medical billing.

March 30, 2018 | | Local


Duke runs for quality of life, public safety

Derek Duke, a candidate for City Council in District 5, says he wants to help protect and build on the quality of life that has ...

March 29, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Gov. Deal to speak at OTC commencement

Gov. Nathan Deal will be the keynote speaker for Ogeechee Technical College's 2018 commencement exercises to be held on Thursday, May 10, at Georgia ...

March 29, 2018 | | Local


UPDATE: 2 students, school bus driver taken to EGRMC after crash

Two students and a Bulloch County school bus driver were taken to a hospital Thursday after the bus collided with a tractor-trailer rig carrying a ...

March 29, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


City District 5 qualifying ends with 3 running

No additional candidates signed up Wednesday morning, the final half day of qualifying for the May 22 special election to Statesboro City Council in District ...

March 28, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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