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City Council tables vote on new districts

Unsatisfied by a pair of proposals outlining changes to the city's five voting districts, Statesboro City Council rejected a motion to move forward with redistricting Tuesday in its first scheduled meeting of June.

June 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Council picks Parker

A divided City Council determined Tuesday that the City of Statesboro need look no farther than city hall for a permanent solution to its vacant city manager position.

June 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Deal nixes funds for OTC building

Planning for a new Natural Resources building at Ogeechee Technical College is on hold after Gov. Nathan Deal took $730,000 from the college's budget.

June 07, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

This week on "Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show," Chris wraps up Georgia Southern's trip to the NCAA Regionals in South Carolina and begins a series on the greatest Georgia Southern athletes ever with Adrian Peterson.

June 07, 2011 | | Local

Reward offered for information

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information proving responsibility for the massive fish kill that left thousands of dead and rotting on the banks of the Ogeechee River last month.

June 06, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Chemicals found in Ogeechee River

Government tests of water samples from the Ogeechee River showed unusual levels of formaldehyde, ammonia and hydrogen peroxide, according to Environmental Protection Agency reports.

June 06, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Council to decide on city manager, district lines

Pending the inclinations of city council members, Statesboro may have a full-time city manager in place for the first time since the resignation of Shane Haynes in September 2010.

June 06, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

GSU sets up shop downtown

Georgia Southern University will showcase its new City Campus in downtown Statesboro during a special event from 5 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday on East Main Street next to City Hall.

June 06, 2011 | Special to the Herald | 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.

June 06, 2011 | | Local

Hundreds meet to discuss Ogeechee River fish kill

Hundreds of concerned citizens gathered Sunday to discuss the recent Ogeechee River fish kill. The crowd met at Dasher's Landing near Blitchton to hear from legislators and talk about the river's pollution.

June 06, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Averitt camp season begins

If you are looking for a way to entertain the kids this summer, the Averitt Center for the Arts has a few ideas. Every week during the summer the Averitt Center offers different kinds of camps for all age groups.

June 05, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local

Agency uses fun event to raise funds, awareness

Bouncing around the bowling alley, running through laser tag and tearing up the arcade, the Choices of the Heart Pregnancy Center focused on a night of fun and relaxation with family at The Clubhouse.

June 05, 2011 | By BROCK VICKERS Herald Intern | Local

Council expected to name Parker fulltime manager

With his contract expired, Frank Parker is expected to have the interim tag taken off the Statesboro city manager position he has filled since Shane Haynes was forced to resign in September 2010.

June 04, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local

Map plan draws fire

The Statesboro City Council is expected to decide Tuesday between two proposed maps that redraw the boundaries for the city's five council districts. But council members Travis Chance and Will Britt both say a map that was not made available to study until Friday afternoon should not be considered because the public has not had a chance to offer input.

June 04, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local

Eagles fall to USC, 2-1

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Both pitchers were at their best, but the only earned run of the game turned out to be the difference.

June 03, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS | Local

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Council unmoved on special election: May 22

The date of Statesboro's special election for the vacant District 5 City Council seat remains May 22, after the remaining four council members declined ...

March 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Local churches to mark Holy Week

For the fifth consecutive year, a group of local ministers will hold a series of Midday Holy Week Worship events to bring people together throughout ...

March 21, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Time-saving idea earns officer top honors

Coming up with a way to make things easier and more efficient for Statesboro police officers and then doing an outstanding job of handling that ...

March 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Man charged in shooting

A man shot Sunday at Blakewoods Apartments on East Olliff Street in Statesboro is in stable condition while the man who fired the shots is ...

March 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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

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