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GSU faculty looking for more input

As Georgia Southern University grows, leadership has to make key decisions - sometimes quickly to capitalize on an opportunity.

July 21, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Working to curb 'summer slide'

Every kid's favorite time of year might be the most detrimental to their academic development, according to the National Summer Learning Association.

July 21, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Small plane crashes in Bulloch County

A small airplane crashed Friday near Mill Creek Park, but no injuries were reported, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 20, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Is GSU moving in right direction?

Editor's Note: A chart accompanying this article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Sunday's print edition: Because of a reporter's error, Georgia Southern University's six-year graduation rates were incorrect in a chart accompanying a front-page article in Saturday's edition. The correct graduation rates are 45 percent in 2007 and 45 percent in 2010. A revised chart reflecting the correct information appears with the second article in the two-part series in today's edition. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

July 20, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Gator season opens Sept. 1

Hunters hoping to bag an alligator this year have just a few more days to apply for a permit.

July 20, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Our Views: Benefits of TSPLOST worth the extra penny

With improving transportation around the state a priority for many years, the state legislature passed the Transportation Investment Act of 2010. The act created the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) proposal that residents in 12 regions across the state will vote on as part of the July 31 primary.

July 20, 2012 | | Local


12 killed, 59 wounded in Colo. theater shooting

AURORA, Colo. - A gunman wearing a gas mask and black SWAT gear hurled a gas canister inside a crowded movie theater during a midnight showing of the new Batman movie Friday and then opened fire, killing 12 people and wounding nearly 60 others in an attack so bizarre that some moviegoers at first thought they were watching Hollywood special effects.

July 20, 2012 | By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERT Associated Press | Local


Wilson is new Bulloch schools superintendent

It's official: Charles Wilson is the Bulloch County schools superintendent.

July 19, 2012 | Jason Wermers | Local


Avoid lines by voting early

Voters don't have to wait until July 31 to cast their ballots.

July 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Sheriff’s office now sending text, email alerts

For some time now, Statesboro residents have been receiving alerts via text message and email regarding crime and emergency situations. Now, residents of the rest of Bulloch County have the same opportunity.

July 19, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Science teachers converge on Georgia Southern

Fifteen science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, high school educators from eight states have attended a two-week-long workshop at Georgia Southern University.

July 19, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


School system supports art program

Statesboro children needing a ride to a popular after-school program will be guaranteed one this year by Bulloch County Schools.

July 18, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Ogeechee River advisory lifted

The Ogeechee River is cleared for fishing and swimming after tests showed no dangerous chemical levels, Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn said.

July 18, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Facebook posts help locate missing man

Social media played a part in locating an elderly man missing for three hours Wednesday. He was found safely in Screven County, said Bulloch County sheriff's Investigator Jared Akins.

July 18, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Meth, GPS, metal theft topics at sheriff candidates forum

Accessibility, drugs and metal theft were topics discussed Tuesday night during a forum in which candidates for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat answered questions about their plans should they be elected.

July 17, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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One candidate so far for Council District 5

Only one candidate, Derek Duke, signed up and paid the fee Monday during the first day of qualifying for the May 22 special election to ...

March 26, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


2 found with drugs in vacant home

A deputy answering a suspicious vehicle call Friday caught two people trespassing in a vacant home, where they were found with illegal drugs.

March 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Chicken Salad Chick earns company honors

When Chicken Salad Chick franchise owners Kelly and Tim Paslawski selected Statesboro as the city to open their third restaurant, they did everything right. They ...

March 26, 2018 | | Local


Darron Burnette given Blanchard Leadership Award

Synovus, the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, recently announced the winners of its annual Chairman's Awards. Darron Burnette, Synovus' Statesboro-based division CEO, received the ...

March 26, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


The 'Michelangelo' of politics

YOUNG HARRIS - A governor and senator, friend and counselor to presidents, Zell Miller walked the marbled halls of American power. He was remembered more simply ...

March 26, 2018 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


No new babies for endangered right whales

SAVANNAH - The winter calving season for critically endangered right whales is ending without a single newborn being spotted off the southeast U.S. coast, a ...

March 26, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Legislators focus on paper ballots

ATLANTA - Thursday will mark the last day of Georgia's 40-day legislative session, and several bills, including proposals that would replace the state's 16-year-old ...

March 24, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Election 2018 — Board of Education District 4

A parent and an educator, April Newkirk says she would bring advocacy for public education to the role if elected by District 4 as a ...

March 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Election 2018 — Board of Education District 4

As a candidate for Bulloch County Board of Education in District 4, Adrianne McCollar has made "Our children. Our community. Our future." her campaign slogan.

March 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


March for Our Lives 1 p.m. today at GSU

Georgia Southern University students have organized a March for Our Lives event for 1 p.m. Saturday on the Statesboro campus.

March 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


‘Speak Up for Education’ offers new format

The 2018 version of the Bulloch County Schools' long-established Speak Up for Education event offers a new format, with participants able to choose multiple sessions ...

March 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Sheriff's Foundation to hold Boston butt benefit

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is selling slow-roasted Boston butts to help fund various community programs.

March 23, 2018 | | Local


Former US Sen. Zell Miller dies

ATLANTA - As Georgia's governor, Zell Miller successfully championed selling lottery tickets to fund scholarships in a Bible belt state and lost a fight to ...

March 23, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM and BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Two shot in Twin City; one dead

A double shooting in Twin City Wednesday left one man dead and another hospitalized, said Emanuel County Sheriff J. Tyson Stephens.

March 22, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Democrats outraged over push to limit weekend voting

ATLANTA - Georgia Republicans want to limit early voting so that no county can offer it on both on a Saturday and a Sunday.

March 22, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


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