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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Change of leadership at Claxton Poultry

Claxton Poultry Farms has named Statesboro High School and Georgia Southern graduate Mikell Fries its new president.

March 21, 2016 | | Local


Lanier, Westerfield & Deal name Kay Proctor partner

Lanier, Westerfield & Deal announce the addition of Kay Proctor as a partner to the firm. The firm will now be known as Lanier, Westerfield, Deal, & Proctor, CPAs.

March 21, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


It's about that time for the Rodeo

A real rodeo is coming to town soon, a professional event that draws champion competitors from around the world as well as locally, with some of the best award-winning stock and one of the funniest little clowns around.

March 21, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


OTC’s iGot campaign is Tuesday

Members of the community and representatives from Ogeechee Technical College will be seen all around Bulloch County on Tuesday as part of the college's annual iGot (I Give to Ogeechee Tech) campaign.

March 21, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ga. legislation session winds down

ATLANTA - This year's legislative session will come to an end next Thursday, and the future of several key pieces of legislation remains uncertain under the Gold Dome.

March 19, 2016 | By RYAN PHILLIPS Associated Press | Local


Diabetes Alert Day is Tuesday

Tuesday is the annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day – a "wake-up call" asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they may be developing type 2 diabetes. With 86 million people living with prediabetes, most of whom are unaware, it's important to take one minute to protect your health.

March 19, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Taking a chance on the catwalk

Dissatisfied with her multimedia journalism major, Teresa Johnson decided to withdraw from Georgia Southern a week before spring semester started in January. The junior decided to pursue what many would consider an unlikely dream: launching a professional modeling career.

March 19, 2016 | Brittani Howell | Local


Boro planning director finalist in Metter

A city of Statesboro department head, Planning and Development Director Mandi L. Cody, is one of three finalists for the job of Metter city manager.

March 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Helping back at home

Former Joseph's Home for Boys resident and current Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman DeAngelo Tyson returns to Statesboro this week for his second annual Tyson Foundation dinner and golf tournament.

March 19, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Farmer, former road builder aims for county commission seat

Organic farmer Jimmy Hayes said his extensive experience in building roads would be an asset should he be elected to the Bulloch County Commission District 2A seat.

March 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Cushner unopposed

Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Joseph Cushner is unopposed in his bid to become Bulloch County's next state court solicitor.

March 18, 2016 | | Local


Almond challenging Burns in state House District 159

Daniel Almond of Effingham County is challenging incumbent Jon Burns for the District 159 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives as a fellow Republican. Almond said he wants to offer voters a choice where they haven't had one.

March 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Mattos seeks Bulloch BOE District 7 seat

Josh Mattos, who previously served three years on a school council, has three children enrolled in the schools and volunteers with various school projects, is seeking the District 7 seat on the Bulloch County Board of Education.

March 17, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Key local female leaders advise middle school girls

Four prominent female leaders in the Statesboro community made up a powerful panel that addressed 34 girls from William James Middle School earlier this month at the first local GIRLS Academy, staffed by volunteers from the Zeta Upsilon chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority at Georgia Southern University.

March 17, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


GSU nursing student cases headed to trial

Trial dates have been set regarding the wrongful death suits of two of five Georgia Southern University students killed April 22, 2015 in a fiery seven-car pile-up on Interstate 16.

March 17, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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When home sewer failure results in street repairs

When she pays her latest plumbing bill, Azalea Drive resident Sue Smith will have spent more than $4,000 in the past two years to ...

April 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Nepal documentary wins Statesboro Film Festival

A documentary about Nepal earthquakes and their aftermath during spring, 2015, took top honors Friday night during the 8th Annual Statesboro Film Festival.

April 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Cody hired as Metter city manager

Mandi Cody will be leaving as planning and development director for the city of Statesboro to start as Metter's city manager May 2.

April 15, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Lewis pleads guilty to extortion

Former Statesboro City Councilman Gary Lewis, indicted in December on a charge of extortion, admitted guilt Thursday under a plea agreement with the government, said ...

April 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GOP prepares for Georgia delegate fight

ATLANTA - Donald Trump scored a decisive victory in Georgia's March primary, taking more than half of the state's 76 Republican delegates as part ...

April 14, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Protesters call for ‘campus carry’ veto

A campaign event Thursday afternoon for Rep. Jon Burns, R-Newington, Georgia House majority leader, drew House Speaker David Ralston to Sugar Magnolia Bakery and Caf ...

April 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


From sea to shining sea

When Adam Kimble dreams, he dreams big. One of his large-sized dreams brought him through Statesboro earlier this week, on foot, on the final leg ...

April 14, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Missing boy found

A 3-year-old boy reported missing around 2 p.m. Thursday in the Starling/Jim Futch Road area was found safe around 3:10 p.m ...

April 14, 2016 | | Local


Ole Times Country Buffet comes to Boro

When Pat O'Neal of Valdosta opens an Ole Times Country Buffet in the building formerly occupied by the Statesboro Ryan's, he will have ...

April 13, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Circus coming to Portal

The circus is coming to Portal.

April 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff candidates spar

Both Republican candidates for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat squared off Tuesday evening, not only answering questions from the moderator but also from each ...

April 12, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police chief search to begin before manager is hired

After restarting their city manager search, Statesboro city officials are moving forward with steps to find a police chief as well, instead of waiting for ...

April 12, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Milestones testing to begin this week, with few opt-outs

Almost 4,700 Bulloch County students in the third through eighth grades are slated to take Georgia Milestones tests at various times over the next ...

April 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Miss Rodeo USA promotes Kiwanis Rodeo

Harmony Latham may be from California, but she's no valley girl. The 2016 Miss Rodeo USA loves horses and reading and is a live ...

April 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New Coconut owners in Statesboro via NYC

Living in a university community brings culture and diversity that most communities our size would never experience. One area in which we are rich in ...

April 11, 2016 | | Local


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