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No tax hike

Statesboro property tax rates will remain stable as the city council unanimously voted Tuesday to hold steady the city's current property tax millage rate for 2009.

September 16, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local

$1 bag sale at Worn Threads

The annual $1 dollar bag sale is underway at Worn Threads, which is located in the Bulloch County Outreach Center on Denmark Street in Statesboro. Worn Threads does the $1 sale twice a year to move as much clothing as possible to make room for newer clothes. Worn Threads provides clothing to local victims of fires or other disasters and gives most of its proceeds away from sale of clothes during the year. The $1 bag sale should last a couple of weeks – until most of the clothing is gone. Worn Threads is open 10 a.m. to 2 p ...

September 16, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local

Boro mother, cancer victim receive wish

Who says wishes don't come true? An organization that focuses on making dreams become reality for children with terminal illness makes sure wishes are granted, but the Make-A-Wish Foundation needs help in raising the funds to pay for those wishes.

September 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Police seek third suspect in 'strong-arm' robbery Tuesday

Statesboro Police are seeking a third suspect in a "strong-arm" robbery that took place Tuesday at Butler Homes. Officers arrested a woman and one of her sons in connection with the robbery and attack and have issued warrants for another of her sons.

September 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - A Day for Southern fundraiser; Worn Threads

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September 16, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

Upper Lotts Creek rejoices in 180 years

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Historic Preservation Division reports that on Dec. 4, 2008 both the cemetery and Upper Lotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Bulloch County were placed in the National Register of Historic Places.

September 15, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local

$1.2M raised for GSU

For the 36th year in a row, Statesboro and Bulloch County opened up pockets and poured forth an impressive sum of money for A Day for Southern.

September 15, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

A Day for Southern - GSU's annual fundraising campaign is today

Georgia Southern University's annual "A Day for Southern," scheduled for today, is always an important part of the institution's fundraising efforts. But in this year of state-mandated budget cuts and furloughs, the Statesboro/Bulloch County community's support of the university may be more vital than ever.

September 14, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local

Police seek 3 in Saturday armed robbery

Statesboro Police are seeking information about three suspects in an armed robbery reported Saturday at Cambridge-at-Southern Apartments near the Georgia Southern University campus. A 19-year-old male victim told police three men entered his apartment and held him at gunpoint from 5:30 to 6:22 a.m., robbing him of a lap top computer, his wallet, and $800 cash.

September 14, 2009 | From staff reports | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Grape Stomping; Bulloch History Moment: Former presidents' visits

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September 14, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

Second GSU president candidate to visit

A provost at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock will be the second of six finalists applying to become the 12th president of Georgia Southern University to visit the university campus when he comes to Statesboro this week.

September 14, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local

Portal Elementary loves its parapros

Portal Elementary School Principal Paul Hudson loves his teaching staff. Part of the reason that they are so good, he says, is the school has a group of paraprofessionals that are simply superb.

September 14, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local

Bulloch to contest funding for CCAT

The Bulloch County School System is expected to join a lawsuit filed last week by Gwinnett County Schools against a new state law that created a state charter school commission, alleging the school district is being illegally forced to fund the Charter Conservatory for Arts and Technology.

September 14, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local

Deputies capture burglary suspect

Calls Saturday night and early Sunday morning had Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies, as well as Georgia State Patrol troopers and the Reidsville State Prison K-9 unit out around the Reedy Branch Road area near Nevils, seeking a burglary suspect, said Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

September 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

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Articles by Section - Local

Community shares reasons for being thankful

Today is Thanksgiving. For what are you thankful?

November 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

GSU multimedia is ESPN3 ready

Georgia Southern University students employed by the Multimedia Development Center, such as James Braswell, have some rare opportunities, and not just because they help ESPN ...

November 25, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

State Department issues travel advisory

Threats from terrorist groups prompted the U.S. State Department to issue a nationwide travel alert covering the next three months, said Bulloch County Public ...

November 24, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Helping others feed the hungry

Personally filling 78 bags of groceries and passing along $1,000 worth of gift certificates for turkeys or hams, the East Georgia Regional Medical Center ...

November 23, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Joe Franklin produces Bulloch citrus crop

A few miles outside of the city limits of Statesboro you will find Franklin Farms which is growing hundreds of Satsuma [sat-SOO-muh] trees. Satsumas are ...

November 23, 2015 | | Local

Local Business Briefs

Optim System names Castleberry new CEO

November 23, 2015 | | Local

'I didn't mean to kill anybody'

"I didn't mean to kill anybody. I did not set out that night to kill anybody, but my choices did," Adam Cochran told students ...

November 21, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Mike Waters family named 2015 Farm Family of the Year

Nevils area farmer Mike Waters said he "smelled a rat" when his friend Raybon Anderson invited him to the Farm-City Breakfast Friday morning, but he ...

November 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Georgia probation rate highest in US

ATLANTA - Georgia leads the nation in placing its citizens on probation, a distinction that is now being studied by the state's criminal justice reform ...

November 21, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local

Despite Volkswagen loss, Brunswick port plans for auto boom

SAVANNAH - Losing the business of a major automaker hasn't stopped the Georgia Ports Authority from racing ahead with a $12.7 million expansion of ...

November 21, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

Escaped Metter inmate captured

A man who escaped Thursday from a prison work detail in Metter was captured Friday morning after a homeowner spotted him in her back yard.

November 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Exchange Club leader: ‘We are a great nation under God’

During the annual One Nation Under God prayer luncheon this week, the Statesboro Exchange Club welcomed National Exchange Club President Dan McQueeney as the keynote ...

November 19, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Savannah Avenue to get islands, crosswalks

The work temporarily blocking portions of Savannah Avenue is the early stages of a $1.85 million city of Statesboro project to resurface the street ...

November 19, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Georgia official: Employee fired for releasing voter data

ATLANTA - Georgia's secretary of state said Thursday that he takes "full responsibility" for more than 6 million voters' personal information being released to media ...

November 19, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local

Volunteers needed for Feed the Boro

For many, a Thanksgiving meal is taken for granted, but financial challenges mean sparse provisions for many people right here in the Statesboro and Bulloch ...

November 19, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

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