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Property tax hike last resort

While trying to balance next year's budget, the Statesboro City Council plans on raising fees for some city services but are committed to keeping property tax rates the same.

April 29, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Boy, Cub Scouts to converge in Boro

Scouting took center stage Thursday on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt, the Boy Scouting District Executive for the Ogeechee District, discussed upcoming Scouting events and also city-related issues.

April 29, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


GBI: Body in missing student's truck is student

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a body police found inside the pickup truck of a missing Savannah college student is the student's.

April 29, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Candidate wants to address immigration

Former Congressman Nathan Deal was Wednesday's first guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Deal resigned from his post in Washington to focus on his run for the Republican Party's nomination in the gubernatorial race.

April 28, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Authorities find missing truck, body inside

The white Nissan Frontier belonging to missing Armstrong Atlantic State University student Bryce Daniel Tarter was pulled from a marsh creek near the university Tuesday. A body found in the truck has not yet been identified, according to information from a Facebook page set up through efforts to find the 19-year-old.

April 27, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Residents work to beautify Register

Inclement weather Saturday did not stop some determined Register residents from participating in Keep Bulloch Beautiful's Great American Cleanup.

April 27, 2010 | By K. R. Stenborg Herald Corresponden | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Gov. candidate supports states rights

Tuesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" guest spoke about Georgia and its rights. Ray McBerry, who is running for the Republican Party's gubernatorial nomination, said the state is not standing up for its rights.

April 27, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Georgia chancellor stays positive

With two days left in Georgia's 2010 legislative session, University System Chancellor Erroll Davis is cautious but optimistic the feared worst-case scenario of massive budget cuts to the state's public universities and colleges has been avoided. Davis, however, said a tuition increase was "probable" for all 35 schools in the system.

April 26, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


The future of public education

Ideas were flying around the Statesboro High School cafeteria Monday night as about 70 people from across the region brainstormed about where they would like to see public education in 2015.

April 26, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU looks to establish downtown presence

Georgia Southern University will have a downtown presence in Statesboro soon now that the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority has purchased a building right next to city hall.

April 25, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


McGraw ready to make Paulson swoon, dance

Paulson Stadium's going to be jumping this week, and it's not even football season. With less than a week until Tim McGraw's Friday night show, preparations are in full swing.

April 25, 2010 | By JAKE HALLMAN Special to the Herald | Local


An 'Odyssey' awaits William James team

Seven students at William James Middle School recently made Bulloch County history.

April 25, 2010 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Council looks at future of SCVB

After the Statesboro City Council met last week to hear presentations from three agencies funded by the city's hotel/motel tax, there are strong opinions about how funds should be distributed under the new budget.

April 24, 2010 | Phil Boyum | Local


'Ghost' teaches hard lesson at SEB

The Grim Reaper entered the computer lab at Southeast Bulloch High School Friday, where Kent Brannen's economic class was being held. The hooded specter selected to students, and left the room with them.

April 24, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Johnson states case for governor

Friday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was former state senator Eric Johnson, who stepped down from that office earlier this year to run for the Republican nomination for governor.

April 24, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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With Marsh, Statesboro keeps voice on Regents

Gov. Nathan Deal's appointment Friday of lawyer Laura Taulbee Marsh to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia means that the ...

June 24, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged with domestic violence

A Savannah man involved in a domestic dispute Wednesday in Statesboro was arrested after police found him with marijuana "wax" in his possession.

June 24, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Coastal Courier reporter embedded with 3rd ID on exercises in Europe, Africa

Click here to read first-hand accounts here

June 24, 2016 | | Local


21 vie for Boro police chief

The city of Statesboro's search for a police chief, who will probably be hired by a new city manager, has drawn 21 applicants. Nine ...

June 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Marsh to join Georgia Board of Regents

A source close to the Georgia Board of Regents has confirmed that Statesboro attorney Laura Taulbee Marsh will be appointed to the board. That announcement ...

June 23, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


No injuries in structure fire on North Walnut St. in Statesboro

The cause of a Thursday morning fire in a two-story building on North Walnut St. in Statesboro is undetermined, but fire officials do not suspect ...

June 23, 2016 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Water bill hike OK’d

Statesboro City Council approved an increase Tuesday in the base charge for most water and sewer bills, but with a promise to create an equal ...

June 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Walk to End Alzheimer’s event tonight

The Alzheimer's Association invites residents to help reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer ...

June 22, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Play opens Thursday night at Whitaker Theater

The summer stock season for the Averitt Center for the Arts opens Thursday night with the satirical play "Red, White, and Tuna." Performances are set ...

June 22, 2016 | | Local


5 killed in head-on crash west of Savannah

SAVANNAH - Five people died early Wednesday in a head-on crash between two cars on Interstate 16 west of Savannah.

June 22, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


GBI hopes sketches aid in locating home invasion suspects

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents released sketches on Wednesday of two home invasion suspects believed to have targeted a Pryor Road home in Newington on ...

June 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County Correctional Institute named best in state

The Bulloch County Correctional Institute was named best in the state during a recent awards ceremony hosted by the Georgia Department of Corrections.

June 21, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Heat advisory: Triple digits coming

The first official days of summer in the Bulloch County area are expected to bring intense heat and humidity, along with warnings from public safety ...

June 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Woman arrested again for passing fraudulent checks

Statesboro police arrested a Sylvania woman on Friday who has a history of passing fraudulent checks and with identity theft, charging her again with two ...

June 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


8 arrested in Park Place fight

Statesboro police arrested eight people Saturday after responding to a reported fight at Park Place Apartments.

June 20, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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