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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

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 25, 2011

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


State grocery tax on shelf

ATLANTA - Lawmakers said Thursday they've abandoned plans to reinstate the state sales tax on groceries but still want to lower Georgia's personal income tax rate to at least 4.5 percent.

March 24, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


Local Food Bank moving

More room, better parking and cold storage is in store for the Statesboro Food Bank as volunteers move the agency from its cramped quarters on Proctor Street Saturday to the old Sallie Zetterower school building at the intersection of Gentilly Road and East Jones Ave.

March 24, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A fortunate Tybee Island weekend trip

It was a pleasant spring day at Tybee Island last week when Matt Zolan and Emily Larkin strolled down the beach with friends during their spring break.

March 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU benefactor Gene Bishop dies

Gene Bishop, a major benefactor for Georgia Southern University, died Wednesday of natural causes near his home in Dawson County.

March 23, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro's LeCain named state's top AD in AAAA

Ken LeCain is happy to stay mostly behind the scenes in his duties as athletic director at Statesboro High. Well, LeCain's profile just moved right to the front after he was named Georgia Class AAAA Athletic Director of the Year Monday at the Georgia Athletic Directors Association Conference in Savannah.

March 23, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Swing into Spring

The annual parade of athletes followed by a fireworks display will kick off the recreation department's baseball, softball and soccer seasons Friday at Mill Creek Park.

March 23, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Dems blast push for English-only communication in Georgia

ATLANTA - When state Rep. Pedro "Pete" Marin moved from Puerto Rico to Georgia with his family in 1995, he and his wife Nereida each had ...

January 30, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Candidates, from school board to governor, qualify March 5-9

Candidates will qualify March 5-9 for Georgia's May 22 election, which includes both the party primaries and the general election for nonpartisan offices.

January 30, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Grant boosts book bus project in Bulloch

A $20,000 grant from state organizations associated with Gov. Nathan Deal and his wife will allow the Bulloch County Schools, also assisted by local ...

January 29, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Woman killed in Sylvania hit-and-run

A Sylvania woman was killed Saturday night in a hit-and-run crash.

January 29, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Men report being robbed at gunpoint

Statesboro police are investigating an armed robbery reported to have occurred Friday night at a Morris Street location.

January 29, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New year brings local business closings

The new year brought with it a good bit of uncertainty for local businesses. A few weeks ago we announced that Kmart has decided to ...

January 29, 2018 | | Local


Fennell joins AgSouth in Statesboro; farmers market grants available

Pat Calhoun, CEO of AgSouth Farm Credit, announced that Bo Fennell has joined the cooperative as CFO and will be based in the company's ...

January 29, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Poor grades on smoking in Georgia

Georgia received four F's and one C grade for its anti-tobacco work in the annual "State of Tobacco Control" report, released by the American ...

January 29, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Report lists key issues in state education

ATHENS - A Georgia nonprofit group says poverty, equity and fairness, the early learning workforce, student health and the special challenges of Georgia's rural schools ...

January 29, 2018 | The Associated Press | Local


Historic building turned ‘eyesore’ comes down

None too soon for officials at Statesboro City Hall, property owner Garland Nessmith is tearing down the century-old warehouse-type building on East Main Street at ...

January 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


State climatologist: 2017 was warmest year ever for Georgia

ATLANTA - A new report shows that 2017 was the warmest year on record for Georgia.

January 27, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Bloomingdale CCC boys worked in area’s forests

From 1933 until 1942 through the Great Depression, more than 3 million unmarried young American men worked mostly outdoors and earned money for themselves and ...

January 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Hands-free’ driving bill introduced

State Rep. John Carson started thinking hard about distracted driving a year ago, when he heard data about car insurance rates in Georgia.

January 26, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Flu hitting hard locally

Influenza, particularly one virulent strain, has sent record numbers to the doctor over the past few weeks, and in spite of an early start, the ...

January 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


School board negotiating TAD contribution

The Bulloch County Board of Education recently moved toward participating in Statesboro's Tax Allocation District for the South Main Street area after hearing from ...

January 25, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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