In an effort to encourage Bulloch County residents to fill out their 2010 U.S. Census forms, the City of Statesboro is offering a utility discount in exchange for a completed questionnaire.
Sen. Jack Hill said Wednesday that proposals by the University of Georgia to eliminate 4-H as a result of massive budget cuts proposed by the state is nothing more than a "power play," and said "4-H and the Cooperative Extension Service are going to be OK."
A woman and child remain in critical condition after a Feb. 20 crash on U.S. 301 South that involved a tanker and a passenger van.
Register Town Council met on Tuesday at the Register Town Hall, with the mayor, five council members and several citizens present.
Teachers of the Year from all Bulloch County public schools were honored Tuesday during the Statesboro Herald's annual Teacher of the Year banquet at RJ's Steaks and Seafood. The teachers were each given a plaque recognizing their achievements, and the principals at each school spoke about why the teachers earned the honor. Look for more on each of the teachers every Tuesday on the Herald's education page.
Sitting in for Phil Boyum, Tommy Palmer was the guest host for Tuesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show.
The first guest on Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Ron Shiffler of the College of Business Administration. Shiffler announced that the Princeton Review has now ranked the Game Program Design program at Georgia Southern University as one of the top 50 in the United States.
A worst-case scenario could reduce state funding to Georgia Southern University by 30 percent, which GSU president Dr. Brooks Keel said "will have a major impact on Georgia Southern and would require significant operational changes at our university."
On Wednesday, March 10, the Statesboro Noon Lions Club in conjunction with the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation and other area Lions Clubs will sponsor a mobile vision clinic.
One of Statesboro's oldest restaurants is preparing to close its doors at the end of business tonight. The Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant at 202 North Main Street will cease operations after 36 years in its current location.
Sponsored by Keep Bulloch Beautiful and the Georgia Southern Botanical Garden, the 2010 Arbor Day observance drew several hundred people to the Willie McTell Trail where they enjoyed painting like Emory above, making handprints, free food and music. Also, information about the importance of trees and recycling was made available and the Georgia Forestry Commission gave away 250 free seedlings.
Five students from Southeast Bulloch High School's concert band attended the 60th Annual University of Georgia JanFest held in Athens in January; and then five went to the 37th Annual Southeastern United States Honor Band Clinic, held at Troy State University in Troy, Ala., in early February.
If you're looking for some weekend activities, two midday events on Saturday should fit the bill.
Host Phil Boyum welcomed Georgia District 12 Republican Congressional candidate Jeannie Seaver to the "Morning's unPHILtered" show. She is one of several Republican hopefuls in the July primary who hope to oppose Democratic Congressman John Barrow in November. Seaver, who lives in Chatham County, said she is running for the job because she thinks our freedoms are at risk, and is concerned about what our children might have to face.
When Statesboro Kiwanis member Horace Harrell first realized he was being introduced as the 2009 Kiwanian of the Year, his wife Dianne kissed him warmly on the cheek as he reddened with surprise.
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.
ATLANTA - Georgians must decide this fall whether the state can take over low-performing schools, a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Nathan Deal but fiercely opposed ...
Another fair has come and gone, leaving behind acres of tramped parking lot and empty grounds. However, there is something left behind besides memories; the ...
Bulloch County Schools administrators this week hailed a five-year upward trend in local high school graduates' scores on the ACT and SAT college admissions tests ...
Cash contributions to the three candidates who started out the Bulloch County Sheriff's race this year topped $160,000 by Sept. 30.
Each year as October rolls around, excitement begins to grow as the annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair approaches.
A fun-filled event featuring various games has been a lucrative fund raiser for United Way of Southeast Georgia for the past three years, and OctoberQuest ...
A $1,500 reward is being offered by the Statesboro Police Department for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of a suspect responsible ...
Fourteen years ago, Bulloch County's Ronnie Douberly took a job he said saved his life.