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Stockton offers to be ‘transformational’ GSU leader

The third of five contenders coming to campus in the quest to be Georgia Southern University's next president, Dr. Carl A. Stockton, said he has been described as a "transformational leader" in style.

March 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Former ADA to run for superior court judge seat

Attorney Mickey Kicklighter, a former chief assistant district attorney for the Atlantic Judicial Circuit, announced Wednesday that he will run for Superior Court judge of the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, comprised of Bulloch, Effingham, Jenkins and Screven Counties.

March 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


MLK Drive to get new street numbers

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive will get new address numbers, as requested by the Bulloch County 911 address coordinator with support from the post office and approved by Statesboro City Council.

March 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Students OK after bus accident

Three special needs students with Bulloch County Schools appear to be uninjured after a car struck the school bus taking them home Thursday afternoon, but a passenger in the vehicle that struck the bus was dead at the scene.

March 03, 2016 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Gas prices on the rise

DALLAS - Gasoline prices have started their annual springtime migration higher, but motorists should still save money at the pump in 2016.

March 02, 2016 | By DAVID KOENIG AP Business Writer | Local


Brennen talks about athletics, diversity

As a candidate to be Georgia Southern University's president, David A. Brennen, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Law, revealed his perspective Wednesday on the importance of athletics and of diversity in faculty hiring and input.

March 02, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Miles wins special election for Candler sheriff

Interim Candler County Sheriff Blake Hendrix lost the special election for the sheriff's seat Tuesday by 13 votes to challenger John Miles Jr., but both men plan to run again when the seat comes up for election in November.

March 02, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GIRLS Academy to benefit middle schoolers

Members of Georgia Southern's Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority will hold a new philanthropy event this weekend that will benefit 50 William James Middle School girls.

March 02, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Clinton, Trump claim big Super Tuesday victories

WASHINGTON - Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton swept through the South on Super Tuesday, claiming victory in their parties' primaries in delegate-rich Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and Virginia. The front-runners appeared ever more likely to end up in a general election showdown.

March 01, 2016 | By JULIE PACE and JILL COLVIN Associated Press | Local


Trump, Clinton win Georgia presidential primaries

ATLANTA - Donald Trump added Georgia to his string of Republican primary victories on Super Tuesday, while Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary in the state thanks to crucial support from African-American voters.

March 01, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Provost from Houston next candidate for GSU president

Now visiting Statesboro, Dr. Carl Anthony Stockton, provost of the University of Houston-Clear Lake in Texas, is the third identified of five candidates for the job of president of Georgia Southern University invited to speak here.

March 01, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


City re-regulates temporary vendors

By a 4-1 vote Tuesday, Statesboro City Council enacted a Temporary Vendors Ordinance that had been in the works, through various drafts and changes, for about a year.

March 01, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Police: Shooting victim improving

A woman shot last week in a suspected murder-suicide attempt at Aspen Heights Apartments off Highway 67 remains in the hospital but is improving, according to Statesboro police Maj. Rob Bryan, interim police chief.

March 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


First of 5 GSU presidential candidates visits campus

Dr. Timothy C. Caboni, one of the five Georgia Southern University presidential contenders invited to speak on campus, made a point of not laying out his vision for the university's future.

February 29, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Police officer, farmer seeks seat on Board of Education

H. Lee Jones, father of two students attending Bulloch County Schools, is both a police officer and a livestock farmer and has often worked with youth programs. He has now announced his candidacy for the District 1 seat on the Board of Education.

February 29, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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An interior facelift for the library

A major interior facelift for the Statesboro Regional Library was revealed Friday as part of the monthly First Friday celebration. At the event, the library ...

April 07, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Tedders running unopposed for BOE District 3

As an unopposed candidate, Dr. Stuart Tedders is set to replace Dr. LeVon Wilson as the District 3 member of the Bulloch County Board of ...

April 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Investigators await autopsy in weight bench death

Investigators were awaiting an autopsy to the determine the cause of death of a Bulloch County man reported found Tuesday morning on a weight bench ...

April 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


"An Evening with Emma Kelly"

Living in Statesboro, many folks know at least a little about Emma Kelly. If you are curious to learn more about the celebrated chanteuse, the ...

April 07, 2016 | By KATHERINE FALLON Special to the Herald | Local


Hebert new GSU president, beginning July 1

One week after naming him as the only finalist, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia went ahead Wednesday and hired Dr ...

April 06, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Pay study results in raises for most city employees

Statesboro City Council approved a new job classification and pay plan Tuesday that will result in raises for about 270 of the city's 300 ...

April 05, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Smack Down the Vote’

Candidates seeking votes in local elections will "Smack Down the Vote" this Saturday, April 9, with an event that combines wrestling entertainment, a voter registration ...

April 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Akins, Brown face off in sheriff’s debate

Two of three candidates seeking election as Bulloch County's next sheriff will take the stage Tuesday, April 12, to answer questions from citizens about ...

April 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lawmakers await Deal's 'campus carry' decision

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal could deal another major blow to conservatives in the Republican-dominated Legislature as lawmakers await his decision on another controversial piece of ...

April 04, 2016 | By RYAN PHILLIPS Associated Press | Local


Metro Atlanta's population rises to 5.7 million

ATLANTA - Metro Atlanta's population continues to grow as hundreds of thousands of new residents moved in during the past five years, U.S. Census ...

April 04, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local


Ward's growing in Statesboro

After outgrowing a smaller shop in Brooklet in about a year's time, Ward's Auto Painting & Bodyworks moved in January to a larger, established ...

April 04, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New owners plan Gentilly Gardens upgrades

Gentilly Gardens, an assisted living and memory care facility on Gentilly Road, was acquired last week by local entrepreneurs Ralph Cowart and Alan Skipper.

April 04, 2016 | | Local


Faith's place in the modern world

Representatives from four world religions took part in a panel discussion in the Russell Union Ballroom at Georgia Southern University last week for the annual ...

April 04, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Local Ferst Foundation chapter raises $1,600 to send books to area children

More than $1,660 worth of raffle tickets were sold to support the Bulloch County chapter of the Ferst Foundation, an organization that mails new ...

April 03, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Southeast Bulloch High School senior receives President's Volunteer Service Award

Ashley Patrick, a senior at Southeast Bulloch High School, has received the President's Volunteer Service Award from the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program ...

April 03, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


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