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Herald publisher headed to Calif.

Publisher of the Statesboro Herald since 1995, Randy Morton was named publisher of the Santa Clarita Signal in Santa Clarita, Calif., on Monday.

February 27, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local

Bigger, better Kiwanis Rodeo returning

Bulls, broncs and even few clowns once again will take over the Kiwanis fairgrounds for two days in April. And if last year's huge crowds offer any indication, the second annual Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo is sure to draw thousands.

February 25, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Bulloch native, Oprah favorite set for speech

Oprah Winfrey calls Bulloch County native Harville Hendrix the "Marriage Whisperer" and he is coming to Statesboro on Tuesday, March 13 to deliver the 20th Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture in the Emma Kelly Theatre at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

February 25, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local

Barrow touts USDA

While saying that spending cuts aimed at deficit reduction should go deeper, Rep. John Barrow hosted an event this week to inform citizens about U.S. Department of Agriculture assistance to home buyers, businesses and local governments.

February 24, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

Third suspect sought in January shooting in Metter

A third suspect in a shooting at Metter's Club 46 in January is wanted on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

February 24, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Don Poe named Kiwanian of the Year

He made tremendous improvements last fall when the Statesboro Kiwanis Club celebrated its 50th Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. He also brought the club its first Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo, which was a resounding success in that it was a sold-out show both nights. And Thursday, six-year member Don Poe was named the 2011 Kiwanian of the Year.

February 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Review: Actors bring ‘Menagerie’ to life

Seasoned director Mical Whitaker's version of "The Glass Menagerie" opens tonight, and viewers will be mesmerized by the cast's mastery of the Tennessee Williams play.

February 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Courthouse to open for Saturday voting

Inconvenience will be a less valid excuse for people not voting in the 2012 Presidential Preference Primary once polling locations around the state open doors this weekend for Saturday voting.

February 23, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

‘It sounded like a bomb’

A Georgia Southern University transit bus exploded in flames Thursday after a "small electrical fire" sparked a larger blaze when it reached natural gas fuel tanks.

February 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Help for military students at GSU

With veterans of four wars looking on, President Brooks Keel and Georgia Southern University staff christened Wednesday a new center dedicated to serving the men and women who have pledged to protect their country.

February 22, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

State-created charter schools measure OK'd by Ga. House

ATLANTA - State officials would regain the power to create charter schools even in communities where local school boards don't want them, under a constitutional amendment that won support Wednesday from the Georgia House but faces a challenge from Democrats in the Senate.

February 22, 2012 | By DORIE TURNER AP Education Writer | Local

Truck crashes into house

A man who ran a stop sign and crashed into a house Tuesday was taken to the hospital for testing, according to a Georgia State Patrol trooper who investigated the accident.

February 21, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Abortion debate flares in Ga. legislature

ATLANTA - As a Republican lawmaker seeks to ban most women from getting abortions 20 weeks after fertilization, a Democratic lawmaker protested the move Tuesday by introducing a bill that would drastically limit vasectomies.

February 21, 2012 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local

Screven missing 'at-risk' man found

An elderly man who walked away from a Screven County personal care facility Monday was found Tuesday and is safe, according to the Screven County Sheriff's Office.

February 21, 2012 | | Local

The Band Perry, The Fray playing Paulson April 20

Grammy Award nominees The Fray and The Band Perry will headline Georgia Southern University's spring concert Friday, April 20 at Paulson Stadium.

February 20, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local

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FIT Statesboro goes 24/7

After seven years growing a personal-training business, Jason Wolfe recently expanded FIT Statesboro to include general gym memberships allowing members 24/7 access.

March 05, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Real help to get your business off the ground

Pretty much everyone dreams of starting or owning a small business at some point in her or his life. Doing it successfully can be very ...

March 05, 2018 | | Local

Bulloch cotton producers eligible for USDA program

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced at the 66th Annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show the U.S. Department of Agriculture is ...

March 05, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local

Which health bills will become law?

The dust has settled on a major legislative deadline. Yet much uncertainty surrounds the many health care bills that still have a shot at passage ...

March 05, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Flu cases on decline — finally

NEW YORK - The worst of the nation's nasty flu season is finally over.

March 03, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local

A lesson in war

Mention the word "history" and many students and adults cringe with thoughts of memorizing dates for a test or visions of old and boring details ...

March 03, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Spelling bee champ memorizes scripture

For Southeast Bulloch Middle School eighth-grader Worlanyo Gato, 13, who won the district spelling bee in Brunswick Feb. 24 and now advances to the GAE ...

March 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Fundraising concert set for next Saturday

A fundraising concert featuring familiar tunes of the Eagles band takes place Saturday, March 10, in the Statesboro High School auditorium and benefits the Village ...

March 02, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Hein won’t seek re-election to BOE

Steve Hein, in his eighth year representing District 4 on the Bulloch County Board of Education, has decided not to seek re-election. But District 4 ...

March 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

'Naked politics' of punishing Delta could haunt Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers' decision to punish Delta Air Lines for publicly distancing itself from the National Rifle Association was an extraordinary act of political revenge.

March 02, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

Two incumbents, two newcomers ready to qualify for county commission

As qualifying for upcoming elections begins Monday, two incumbent Bulloch County commissioners plan to run again, one said he will not run again and two ...

March 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Morris Multimedia, Statesboro Herald tech director passes

The Statesboro Herald and Morris Multimedia lost a dear friend and treasured employee with the passing of Charles Hilton "Charlie" Joiner, director of technology.

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Suspect arrested for GSU threat

A threat involving the Statesboro campus of Georgia Southern University on Wednesday landed a Macon man in jail, but university officials said the threat was ...

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

It’s ‘Green Grits’ First Friday

With March, the First Friday event in downtown Statesboro is the Green Grits Festival, infused with the dominant color of spring two weeks before St ...

March 01, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Averitt Lecture Series brings David Hurst Thomas

Eminent archeologist David Hurst Thomas will talk about his work of discovery at the Spanish mission site on St. Catherines Island as speaker for the ...

March 01, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

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