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Plan to rescue HOPE OK'd by Deal

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders have agreed on a plan to rescue Georgia's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship that would cap the awards so they no longer rise as tuition does, effectively ending a 20-year-old audacious promise: free public college tuition to any student who earned a B average or better.

February 17, 2011 | By DORIE TURNER and ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


Sunday alcohol sales likely dead for now

ATLANTA - After a fast start and little initial opposition, the issue of Sunday liquor sales is likely dead for this year's Georgia legislative session.

February 17, 2011 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


Friends, indeed, of the library

A more than $17,000 donation made to the Statesboro Regional Library will allow the facility to purchase new computers and fund future programs for area children.

February 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Landowners to county: No more zoning restrictions

Citizens who own property near the Statesboro-Bulloch County Airport told county officials Tuesday they do not want more zoning restrictions placed on their land.

February 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fight over dog ends in injury, arrest

A fight over a dog led one man to jail and the other to the hospital on Valentine's Day. Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson said the 60-year-old victim's injuries were not life-threatening, but the offender was charged with aggravated assault.

February 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Patrols up after 16 keyed autos at car dealership

Someone is "keying" vehicles in local automobile dealer lots, and Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson wants to stop the offenders in their tracks.

February 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 17, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for February 17, 2011.

February 16, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - Feb. 16, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for February 16, 2011.

February 16, 2011 | | Local


Council presented with annual fiscal report

A comprehensive annual financial report was presented to members of Statesboro City Council Tuesday, in a work session prior to its regular meeting in City Hall at 6 p.m.

February 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Suspect turns himself in after media coverage

Citizens' tips and media reports helped Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators locate two men they sought in connection to felony theft by conversion.

February 15, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Special Ed teachers honored

At the 15th Annual District 14 Special Education Teacher of the Year Luncheon, eight area teachers were recognized, including Celeste Welch of Evans County and Lisa Deloach of Candler County.

February 15, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Schools chief feels 'cautious optimism'

SYLVANIA - While state legislators and Gov. Nathan Deal said additional cuts are coming for education in the next fiscal year, Screven County Superintendent Dr. Whit Myers expects to enter a new period of "cautious optimism" in budget planning.

February 15, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Investigators seek suspects in tool thefts

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking two men they believe stole over $20,000 worth of power construction tools from a man for whom they worked.

February 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council to hold alcohol hearings

Due process hearings will determine the temporary fate of alcohol licenses for six area businesses today, when Statesboro City Council holds its regular meeting.

February 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 14, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for February 14, 2011.

February 14, 2011 | | Local


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Man charged after girl confides in school officer

A Brooklet man was jailed without bond Wednesday after his 11-year-old stepdaughter told a school resource officer that the man had been molesting her for ...

January 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Local Scottish Heritage Society to hold annual Burns Supper

The Scottish Heritage Society of Southeast Georgia will hold its 14th annual Robert Burns Supper to commemorate the 258th birthday of Scotland's famous poet.

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Events planned for MLK Day

Several community events are planned in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, and Bulloch County NAACP President Pearl Brown hopes to encourage ...

January 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Regents green light Georgia Southern-Armstrong merger

The state Board of Regents voted unanimous approval Wednesday to consolidate Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University under the Georgia Southern name.

January 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


GATA Cast - Dec. 16, 2016 - Discussing new football offense and the red hot men's basketball team

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

January 11, 2017 | Mike Anthony | Local


Regents approve Georgia Southern-Armstrong merger

ATLANTA - The Board of Regents has approved a new round of consolidations affecting four universities in southern Georgia.

January 11, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Tony Kishman headlines Rockin' Out Alzheimer's Jan. 28 at the PAC

Chandler Dennard and Darron Burnette attend the Heritage Golf Tournament each year. But a few years ago, they came away with much more than an ...

January 11, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON | Local


Deal, Ralston tout investment in Georgia roads and rails

ATLANTA - As Gov. Nathan Deal touted progress in improving Georgia highways, House Speaker David Ralston said Tuesday he wants to take a serious look at ...

January 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Renewed police chief search nabs 45 applicants

Working with leadership consulting firm Developmental Associates LLC, city of Statesboro staff members received 45 applicants for police chief this time around and have pared ...

January 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Policy change for local funeral escorts

The Statesboro Police Department no longer will provide funeral procession escorts unless conducted by off-duty officers who will charge for their service.

January 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU alum to exhibit work at Averitt

The first African-American to graduate from Georgia Southern with a Fine Arts degree will bring his national portrait exhibit – "The Soul Within: Figuration by Abner ...

January 10, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Area farmers could get up to $200K in federal disaster aid

Farmers in Bulloch and Candler counties who lost orchard trees, suffered damaged fences or equipment due to downed trees and wind or experienced debris cleanup ...

January 09, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Diving into Statesboro

With Southern Dive Center, Statesboro not only has a place that sells and rents scuba equipment, but one that offers classes for diving certification and ...

January 09, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Renasant names Carolyn Ethridge market president

Renasant Bank just announced the appointment of community leader Carolyn Ethridge as Statesboro market president.

January 09, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Insomnia Cookies brings unique concept

Never again will you wake up at 2 a.m. disappointed there are no warm cookies at your house. Insomnia Cookies can take care of ...

January 09, 2017 | | Local


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