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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


Religious freedom bill fate uncertain

Georgia's business community and other opponents of a bill protecting those who object to same-sex marriage called Thursday for Gov. Nathan Deal to veto it, likely starting weeks of intense lobbying on the Republican.

March 17, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Deputies looking for burglary suspect

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies are seeking a suspect in a rash of forced-entry burglaries around the Pulaski and Country Club roads area Thursday.

March 17, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Region STAR excels at more than her SAT score

Rebecca Suh, 17, a senior at St. Andrew's School in Savannah, excels in all academic subjects, founded her school's mock-trial team, has been a top-ranked runner in cross-country competition, and made a score of 2360 at a single sitting on the SAT college entrance exam, where 2400 is perfect.

March 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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AgSouth puts $3.8 million back into local communities

AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Bill Spigener recently announced that the customer-owned cooperative had net earnings of $39.9 million during 2015.

April 11, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Vince Johnson from The Masters - Another unforgettable week

It's a week like no other.

April 10, 2016 | | Local


Sisters on a Journey bring mission to Statesboro

It's a diagnosis no one ever wants to hear: cancer. And when that dreaded finding is preceded by the word "childhood," the blow is ...

April 10, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


GSU names new police chief

After serving for almost a year as interim chief, Laura McCullough was named Georgia Southern University's chief of police Thursday.

April 09, 2016 | | Local


'Smack Down the Vote'

What do you get when you combine political candidates with wrestlers? Fun, food and information.

April 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Uncovering Bulloch’s historic cemeteries

The Bulloch County Historical Society continues to coordinate cleanup and preservation of historic family cemeteries. But its cemetery program chairman, Rodney Harville, notes that others ...

April 08, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Man arrested in 2015 murder, arson in Metter

More than a year after the murder of a Metter man found in his burned mobile home, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has charged the ...

April 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Investigators await toxicology in man’s death

An autopsy Wednesday revealed no immediate cause of death for a man found dead in his home Tuesday, but there is no indication of foul ...

April 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Public invited to ‘Make Your Mark’ on future shelter

The Open Hearts Community Mission invites the public to attend a "Make Your Mark" event, at 3 p.m. Sunday at its homeless shelter site ...

April 07, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


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


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