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Ga. lawmakers urged to lessen college cuts

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers were urged Wednesday to soften the blows to public colleges and universities, which face up to $600 million in cuts as part of the state's budget crisis.

March 04, 2010 | By DORIE TURNER & ERRIN HAINES Associated Press Writers | Local


City to offer a utility discount for completed Census forms

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.

March 03, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


What is the future of 4-H?

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."

March 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Woman, child remain critical after Feb. 20 accident with tanker

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.

March 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Register council studies water, natural gas

Register Town Council met on Tuesday at the Register Town Hall, with the mayor, five council members and several citizens present.

March 03, 2010 | By K.R. STENBORG Special to the Herald | Local


Honoring Bulloch’s Teachers of the Year

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.

March 02, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - 'Into the Woods' opens at PAC Thursday

Sitting in for Phil Boyum, Tommy Palmer was the guest host for Tuesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show.

March 02, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Top 50 rank for GSU’s IT program

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.

March 01, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


GSU may face massive cuts

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."

March 01, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Lions offer free eye clinic

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.

February 28, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


KFC on North Main closing after 36 years

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.

February 27, 2010 | by JAN MOORE | Local


Arbor Day 2010 offers lessons and fun in the Boro

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.

February 27, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


SEB students enjoy, learn at two band clinics

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.

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


Saturday events mark Arbor Day, support Haitian relief

If you're looking for some weekend activities, two midday events on Saturday should fit the bill.

February 26, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Congressional candidate wants less government

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.

February 26, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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All Bulloch public schools will be open Monday

All of Bulloch County Schools' campuses will be open on a normal schedule on Monday, Hayley Greene, spokesperson for the school system, announced Sunday afternoon.

January 22, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Former Bulloch teacher releases 3rd book in 'River's Trilogy' series

J.G. Jakes has released her third novel, "The River's End," the climax of the "River's Trilogy," completing the story of the feisty ...

January 22, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Poet and activist speaks at GSU MLK Celebration

Nikki Giovanni, one of America's most well-known poets, spoke at Georgia Southern University last week. Besides reciting a few of her poems, she made ...

January 21, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Anti-Trump marches draw than 1 million worldwide

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital ...

January 21, 2017 | By NANCY BENAC and BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press | Local


Severe weather to move in over weekend

The threat of severe weather in Bulloch and surrounding counties begins to move in Saturday, with the chance of heavy thunderstorms, wind, possible hail and ...

January 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


New hours for city office

Statesboro City Hall will open 90 minutes earlier than usual three days each month beginning in February to accommodate people paying bills for water and ...

January 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


GATA Cast - Jan. 20, 2016 - Tyson Summers talks recruiting and moving into the 2017 season

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.

January 20, 2017 | Mike Anthony | Local


Poetry event Saturday at Whitaker Black Box

Georgia Hall of Fame inductee Mical Whitaker brings his original multi-media production, "An Evening of African American Poetry," to the Whitaker Black Box Theater Saturday ...

January 20, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Man charged with child molestation

A man who had been under investigation since being accused of child molestation over a year ago was arrested on Tuesday.

January 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Women’s March, Statesboro, noon Saturday

A Statesboro installment of the Women's March is planned for Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. on the Georgia Southern University campus. The ...

January 19, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Much about GS-Armstrong merger yet to be decided

After its consolidation with Armstrong State University, the expanded Georgia Southern University will honor the scholarships of Armstrong student athletes, the two universities' presidents said ...

January 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Free SPD funeral escorts resume

The ordinance City Council unanimously approved Thursday morning restores Statesboro Police Department escorts for funeral processions and does not limit them to two officers per ...

January 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Crash involves deputy’s patrol car

A woman reportedly crashed into a Bulloch County sheriff's deputy's patrol car Tuesday evening while the deputy was assisting Georgia State Patrol troopers ...

January 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City to reverse escort decision

Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore called an ordinance authorizing police escorts for funeral processions a "compromise."

January 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Special meeting to restore SPD funeral escorts

Statesboro City Council has called a special meeting for 8:30 a.m. Thursday at City Hall to adopt an ordinance on providing police escorts ...

January 17, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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