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Water/sewage extension causes controversy

Despite a heated exchange, and warnings of a potential conflict of interest, the city council approved a motion Tuesday to extend water and sewage services to a tract of land on Lakeview Road.

January 04, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Drastic change for Sallie Z. students

Sallie Zetterower Elementary School students will have a drastic change of scenery Thursday as they resume classes in a brand-new school. The Cawana Road campus promises to be an exciting change for students and faculty alike, said Bulloch County Assistant School Superintendent Charles Wilson.

January 04, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

OTC is one of nation's fastest growing

Enrollment at the 26 colleges of the Technical College System of Georgia has grown at a record pace during the past few years. Offering programs needed by businesses and individuals, the system has thrived with the addition of tens of thousands of out-of-work and under-employed Georgians who are looking to learn new skills and retool for in-demand careers in today's highly competitive job market.

January 03, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local

Alumna keeps tech running at SEB

Brooklet native and Southeast Bulloch High School graduate Judy Mincey has worked at her alma-mater for 21 years and counting. What started as a part-time position became a full-time media secretary slot and now she is the "Tech Liaison" at SEB.

January 03, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

Claxton man charged in stabbing

CLAXTON - A Claxton woman suffered multiple stab wounds after an argument with her boyfriend turned violent.

December 31, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER | Local

Writing program working well at Claxton Middle

CLAXTON - Through a new strategy teachers are implementing from the Whole Faculty Study Group text, "Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learning" by Jan Chappuis, Claxton Middle School students are learning how to assess writing.

December 31, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER | Local

Former Statesboro fire chief Merrifield takes new position

Former Statesboro fire chief Dennis Merrifield will be starting 2011 with a new job. Merrifield announced this week he accepted the position of Barrow County's chief of emergency services.

December 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

WTOC's future on DirecTV to be settled today

Unless an agreement is reached today, area DirecTV customers won't be watching the New Year's Day parade on WTOC Channel 11.

December 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Averitt receives national grant

Just days after Christmas, the Averitt Center for the Arts can celebrate a gift of its own. The center was announced this week as a recipient of a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

December 30, 2010 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Kids play, learn with high-tech Legos

Playing with Legos is nothing new for a group of students attending a three-day camp at Georgia Southern University. But piloting a robotic assemblage of moving parts, with the aid of computer programming, was never part of their Lego toys.

December 29, 2010 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Teen faces sex charges; victim, 13

A 17-year-old is charged with statutory rape and sodomy after having a consensual sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

December 29, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Slavery paintings coming down from Atlanta office

ATLANTA - Murals of slaves harvesting sugar cane on a Georgia plantation and picking and ginning cotton are coming off the walls of a state building on the order of a new agriculture commissioner.

December 29, 2010 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local

Ellabell man dies from fire injuries

An Ellabell man was burned to death Wednesday at his home near the Bulloch/Bryan county line, and authorities suspect his clothing caught fire as he burned off his property.

December 29, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Gas prices on the rise; $4 per gallon possible by summer

An improving economy may partially be at fault for the recent rapid rise in gas prices, which could increase by as much as $1 come summer, one expert said.

December 28, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Busy week for Goodwill

The days leading up to Christmas traditionally bring big business to area stores. For one local retailer, it is the following week that provides the bulk of its holiday traffic.

December 28, 2010 | By JEFF HARRISON | 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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