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Seat belt use falls at SHS

Wearing your seat belt while driving is the law, but a recent study at Statesboro High School shows that about half of the students driving to and from school are buckling up.

April 10, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tea Party rally is Thursday at courthouse

People will be carrying pickets, poster board and markers on the Bulloch County Courthouse lawn Thursday for the Bulloch County T.E.A. Party's Tax Day rally.

April 10, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - AG candidate no fan of health bill

Many people in Georgia are talking about the recently passed health care bill, and Friday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" program offered his take.

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


Bulloch teaching icon set to retire

Kay Rule could be considered an icon of Bulloch county education. Rule has taught at Mattie Lively Elementary School for parts of four decades: first from 1978-1982, and then from 1985 until the present.

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


Barefoot Race at GSU for TOMS Shoes

The Student Alliance for a Green Earth (SAGE) hosted the Barefoot Race at the Georgia Southern Recreation Activity Center Thursday as a culmination of TOMS Shoes One Day Without Shoes on campus and to promote awareness of the company's One for One program. TOMS donates a pair of shoes to needy children for every pair purchased.

April 08, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Adoption agency sets fundraiser

For three years, Vicki Colls prayed for a child. Seven years ago, those prayers were answered - thanks to adoption.

April 08, 2010 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Vote for your favorite film

Which film will take the Grand Prize at the 2010 Statesboro Film Festival? Well, it's now in the hands of the voters - you.

April 07, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


BA students get a first-hand lesson on drunk driving

Bulloch Academy's prom is this weekend and school officials brought program on campus to emphasize the dangers, and possible consequences, of drinking and driving. Hires told students the story of how he lost his son 22 years ago because his son chose to drink and drive. "It's difficult to tell that story sometimes, but if it gets through to just one young person, it's worth sharing." Katherine Wellman coordinated the event and she is the Project SUCCESS counselor for Bulloch Academy. Project SUCCESS is funded by the Grants to Reduce Alcohol Abuse, which provides prevention education and ...

April 07, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police: Man shoots another man in the leg during argument

An elderly man charged with shooting another was released on bond Tuesday, according to Bulloch County Jail records.

April 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Europeans warned of Toyota pedals well before US

WASHINGTON - Long before Toyota told U.S. regulators about sticking accelerator pedals, the Japanese automaker warned its distributors throughout Europe about similar problems, documents obtained by The Associated Press show.

April 07, 2010 | By KEN THOMAS and LARRY MARGASAK Associated Press Writers | Local


3 praised for lifetime achievement

Three men were honored Tuesday for having dedicated a lifetime to serving others during the 22nd Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, held at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Building.

April 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Arthur Howard: Humanitarian of Year

Statesboro businessman Arthur Howard has been honored on several occasions for his dedication to serving others, and Tuesday night at the 22nd Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, he was honored once more for his kind and selfless deeds.

April 06, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deen Day Smith keynote address: Dooley honors all recipients

The 22nd Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet was quite entertaining Tuesday night as Barbara Dooley, wife of legendary University of Georgia Bulldogs coach Vince Dooley, gave the crowd a song and dance.

April 06, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Scott aims to create jobs for Georgians

On the heel of the announcement of the Statesboro Republican Primary Gubernatorial Forum at Statesboro High School, Tuesday's first guest on "Mornings unPHILtered" was forum participant Austin Scott.

April 06, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Celebrating 10 years of a ‘clean’ tradition

Keep Bulloch Beautiful will celebrate the 10th anniversary of hosting The Great American Cleanup later this month starting on the Bulloch County courthouse lawn.

April 05, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Pam Tillis brings her style to the Boro

Statesboro music fans will enjoy an honest, genuine country music performance Friday as the Pam Tillis Trio comes to the Averitt Center's Emma Kelly ...

February 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Clovers & Co. to perform at SHS

Georgia 4H's performing arts group, Clovers & Co., will perform a benefit concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Statesboro High School Auditorium.

February 07, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Suspect arrested for stealing sex toys

A Swainsboro man suspected in several shoplifting incidents at a Statesboro adult novelty store was arrested after employees, anticipating his next visit, called law enforcement ...

February 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City orders long-term planning process

Statesboro's city government will pay a consulting firm $28,500 to guide a strategic planning process to forecast the city's needs in areas ...

February 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


SEB Middle 6th-grader retains spelling title

Following a marathon, 28-round final battle, Eric Lim correctly spelled "fraulein" and "mukhtar" to earn the title of Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion for the ...

February 07, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Baygall community Dumpster removal an 'attention-getter'

Residents of the Baygall community started calling Bulloch County Board of Commissioners Chairman Roy Thompson last week after the Dumpsters at Rocky Ford Road and ...

February 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Juice Café is 1 of a kind

Despite how polished the place looks online and in-person, the new Juice Café on Brannen Street isn't a franchise, but a unique Statesboro-born business ...

February 06, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New caterer offers 'home-cooked' meals

This year, we made a commitment to try to eat at home more and eat healthier. Both of these are a challenge when you have ...

February 06, 2017 | | Local


Georgia Southern online programs earn top rankings

Georgia Southern University's online programs, once again, were recognized for excellence in rankings released by "U.S. News & World Report" for the best online ...

February 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Two hearts with one message: All souls matter

The donors of the property where the new sanctuary of Miller Grove Missionary Baptist Church sits were in attendance last Sunday for a special dedication ...

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


Statesboro saluted as a ‘Live, Work, Play’ city

The Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend magazine chose Statesboro for a 2017 Live, Work, Play City Award, presented during the GMA's annual Mayors ...

February 04, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


City manager heads to half-year mark

Amateur abstract painter, trueborn Kansas Jayhawks fan, new-sprung Georgia Southern Eagles fan and frequent 5K runner Randy Wetmore is now in his sixth month as ...

February 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Crime Suppression Team on hold

A local shortage of law enforcement officers, reflective of a nationwide problem, means the three-way partnership of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team is being ...

February 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


K9 tracks car theft suspect hiding under church

A woman suspected of stealing a car was tracked down by a bloodhound Thursday afternoon as she hid from police under a Statesboro church.

February 02, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Senate OKs extension of hospital tax for Georgia Medicaid

ATLANTA - Georgia hospitals would continue paying a tax that helps draw down $600 million in federal support for the Medicaid budget, under a bill that ...

February 02, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


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