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Attracting business downtown

Seeking continued revitalization of Downtown Statesboro, City Council members approved a motion Tuesday expanding the area managed by the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority to allow more prospective businesses to qualify for the authority's incentives program.

July 19, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Lawyers seek stay in Georgia execution case

ATLANTA - Lawyers seeking to halt the Wednesday execution of a Georgia prisoner told a federal judge on Tuesday that a new sedative in the state's three-drug combination caused another inmate to suffer as he was put to death last month.

July 19, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local

King continues discharge into Ogeechee River

Dark, blue-black liquid bubbled up from the discharge pipe near a local textiles treatment plant Saturday, staining the sediment, banks and waters of the Ogeechee River.

July 19, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Wanted Florida man found hiding in local house

A Florida man wanted for burglary led authorities on a chase Wednesday after stealing gas from vehicles at a local business and fleeing in a stolen truck.

July 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Britt pays $1,000 of Internet bill

A Statesboro City Councilman, whose use of a city-provided Internet card amassed more than $2,000 of additional fees for Statesboro's monthly bill, is expected to reimburse the city by the end of the week.

July 18, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Water, sewer repairs on city agenda

Statesboro city council members, Mayor Joe Brannen and City Manager Frank Parker will gather at City Hall today for a regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m.

July 18, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt

Listen to the latest Southern Gospel Sounds with Brian Holt, as Brian plays the latest in contemporary Gospel music, while also honoring the tradition of past Gospel greats.

July 18, 2011 | | Local

Locos owner backs Sunday sales

Come November, at least two Statesboro restaurant owners hope to begin serving customers who want to enjoy a beer on a Sunday. The decision, now, is up to city residents.

July 17, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Intern | Local

Community project at the Food Bank

Through the summer months and continuing in the fall, Statesboro green-thumbs can join together for a project to beautify the city and nourish its residents.

July 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Getting gouged?

Driving on Highway 80 East one morning last week, motorists may have noticed a gas station at the Burkhalter Road intersection charging $3.45.9 per gallon of regular, while across the street the price was $3.57.9.

July 16, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local

Schools chief: No cheating in Bulloch

Results released recently show all Bulloch County elementary schools performed well on the 2011 Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests Georgia uses to measure progress in state schools.

July 16, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local

Grant to assist in diabetes outreach

People with diabetes have a lot to learn about diet and exercise, as well as monitoring their blood sugar and taking prescribed medication.

July 15, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

'Potter' packs them in at the theater

After a decade, "the end" debuted Friday just after midnight as millions of Harry Potter fans poured into theaters across the nation. Taking in $43.5 million from its midnight shows alone in North America, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" is on track to rack up the biggest opening box office weekend in movie history.

July 15, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Intern | Local

Deal to give $10M to charter schools

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal's office on Thursday pledged $10 million for a handful of charter schools affected by a state Supreme Court ruling that overturned part of the state's charter school law.

July 14, 2011 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press | Local

Local officials agree on penny tax spending

Bulloch County Commissioners and representatives for each of the county's municipalities reached an intergovernmental agreement regarding a potential 2013 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) on Thursday.

July 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

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Austin bombing suspect blows himself up as SWAT moves in

ROUND ROCK, Texas - The suspect in a series of bombing attacks that terrorized Austin over the past few weeks blew himself up early Wednesday as ...

March 21, 2018 | The Associated Press | Local

Driver of stolen car flees, wrecks

A short car chase into downtown Statesboro on Tuesday ended with the arrest of a man driving a stolen vehicle with an assortment of illegal ...

March 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

BOE to issue $40 million in bonds for ESPLOST projects

The Bulloch County Board of Education voted earlier this month to issue $40 million worth of bonds to finance projects under the sales tax extension ...

March 20, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Brooklet police sergeant fired

Brooklet city councilmen fired a police sergeant Monday night during a meeting that began 30 minutes earlier than the time given to at least two ...

March 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

BI-LO changes won't affect Boro

Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of the BI-LO store in Statesboro, has entered into a restructuring support agreement known as an RSA with a group ...

March 19, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE | Local

Police: Man strikes woman with gun, threatens to shoot her

A man struck a woman with a gun Saturday after threatening to shoot her in front of children, according to Statesboro police reports.

March 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Fort Stewart soldier killed in motorcycle crash identified

The 21-year-old Fort Stewart soldier killed Thursday in a motorcycle accident on Highway 67 near Statesboro has been identified.

March 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - 'In The Grove' shifts focus to upscale rentals

If you have driven out West Main Street, just past Julia P. Bryant Elementary School you can't miss all of the activity happening at ...

March 19, 2018 | | Local

Gloria Strauthers completes Maxwell Certification program

Gloria Strauthers of Exodus Management & Consulting, LLC, recently completed the John C. Maxwell Certification Program and is recognized as a certified independent John C. Maxwell ...

March 19, 2018 | | Local

Statesboro District 5 special election date unsettled

Despite a decision by Statesboro City Council last week, the issue of whether to hold the special election for the vacant District 5 council seat ...

March 17, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

School threats on the increase

Threats of violence in schools are nothing new, but the Feb. 14 slaying of 17 at a high school in Parkland, Fla. seemingly sparked a ...

March 17, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Brooklet police officers suspended

Just days after Brooklet city councilmen voted to hire an interim police chief to fill the shoes of former chief Doug Meyer, who resigned following ...

March 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Pot growing operation discovered

An infant was removed from an Aden Lanier Road home Thursday after deputies found 16 marijuana plants growing in the home.

March 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

OTC Foundation to call on donors Tuesday

Ogeechee Technical College Foundation volunteers will be calling on OTC supporters and potential new donors in Bulloch and Evans counties Tuesday during the annual iGOT ...

March 16, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

PSC candidate Noel wants to halt Vogtle ‘boondoggle’

Georgia Public Service Commission candidate John Noel wants the PSC to stop Georgia Power from passing on costs to consumers for the two already far ...

March 15, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

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