A handful of concerned citizens attended a public hearing Thursday night to learn more about a proposal that will raise the millage rate in Bulloch County by half a mil.
Leading up to Tuesday's primary election, Thursday's guests on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show were Republican gubernatorial candidates Eric Johnson and Otis Putnam, as well as Democratic candidate David Poythress.
A decade of work between Statesboro and Bulloch County officials came to fruition Thursday at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Jones-Love Cultural Center at Luetta Moore Park.
A concert and dinner will be held Saturday, July 17, at the Cotton Hall in Portal, to benefit the family of a local man who recently lost a leg to amputation. Local bands Outrider and Southpaw will perform beginning at 8 p.m.
Roy Barnes is skating toward November, but John Oxendine and Karen Handel appear headed to an August showdown in the race for the Republican nomination foras governor, according to a new statewide poll conducted for the Georgia Newspaper Partnership.
An undercover agent working with the Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team Tuesday bought cocaine from two men in the College Plaza parking lot. Seconds later, drug team investigators surrounded the suspects and placed them under arrest.
Continuing the week's theme of Georgia candidates running for governor, a Republican, Karen Handel, and a Democrat, DuBose Porter, appeared Wednesday on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show.
Four Republican candidates seeking the nomination for Georgia 12th congressional district will face each other in Statesboro Friday evening for the final debate of the primary season.
The annual Atlanta Ballet summer Intensive Camp is underway at Georgia Southern University. Students must audition to be accepted to the Summer Intensive, and the student dancers go through a rigorous two weeks of instruction, practice and performance. Instructor Heather Conley, who is the Cobb Centre principal for the Atlanta Ballet, said the Intensive requires discipline and dedication, and she sees significant improvement in the technique and artistry of every dancer from when the Intensive begins to its conclusion.
The Mainstreet Statesboro Farmers Market – Tuesday evening edition – made its debut with threatening weather, but lots of happy customers. The market will be held in the Sea Island Bank parking lot, the same location as its Saturday market, on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., focusing on meats and produce from local farmers. Expanding to twice a week will enable the market to reach a new demographic of people who live and work downtown, said Debra W. Chester, market manager for the Farmers Market.
A woman who discovered her estranged husband was entertaining a female guest Sunday night became so angry, she went on a wild ride in his lady friend's car.
With the primary election less than a week away, Tuesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show on the gubernatorial race – both Democrat and Republican. Democrat Carl Camon and Republican candidates Nathan Deal and Jeff Chapman came on the show.
Registered Bulloch County voters have the rest of the week to cast their ballots before early voting ends Friday.
Years in the works, the new community building at Luetta Moore Park on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be open Thursday.
Beginning Thursday, the Bulloch County Board of Education will hold three hearings to gather public input about a plan to raise the public school portion of property taxes by half a mill.
Bulloch County Schools Teacher of the Year Susan Reagan expresses a strong belief in the power of reading.
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Local and area law enforcement K-9 teams participated in a national certification event this week during the inaugural K-9 Challenge held in Statesboro.
In its 40th year, the East Georgia Marching Band Festival and Championship at Statesboro High School has signed up 22 competitive bands – the most in ...
One hundred gifted fifth-graders took turns reading sports play-by-play in front of the camera and helping operate industry-standard digital video, audio and graphics controls Tuesday ...
Ogeechee Area Hospice and Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education Center will hold a free community screening of the documentary "Being Mortal" on Tuesday at 6 ...
After a less than successful attempt to hire a new police chief this summer, the city of Statesboro is hiring a consulting firm to help ...
Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.
Georgia still ranks high among states in rates of premature births, low-birthweight babies and infant mortality.
TRION - A mobile home fire in Georgia started by an improperly installed wood stove killed six people, including four children, authorities said Monday.
After leaving one dream job, T. Chad Montgomery is making another vision a reality.
When Paul Theriot, Jr. took over as CEO of East Georgia Regional Medical Center, he stepped into leading one of the most significant facility enhancements ...
ATLANTA - The Georgia Conservancy's Board of Trustees recently honored two longtime supporters of Georgia's natural resources, former Lt. Gov. Pierre Howard as its ...
In its ninth year at the Averitt Center for the Arts, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show LIVE!" will give audiences two nights - Tuesday and Wednesday ...
The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair rode into Statesboro for the 55th time last week, where the Kiwanis Club welcomed folks with food, rides, exhibits and more.