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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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Probate judge candidates ready for runoff

With the Bulloch County probate judge runoff just a few weeks away, two local candidates are hoping to keep the fires burning.

June 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Commission hopefuls set for July 26

While only residents living in half of Bulloch County will find candidates for the Bulloch County Commission District 2A race on their ballots, the candidates ...

June 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Superior Court judge candidates campaigning hard

While campaigning hard in their race to become the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit's newest Superior Court judge, and both sounding optimistic, Martha Hall and Michael ...

June 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


With Marsh, Statesboro keeps voice on Regents

Gov. Nathan Deal's appointment Friday of lawyer Laura Taulbee Marsh to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia means that the ...

June 24, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged with domestic violence

A Savannah man involved in a domestic dispute Wednesday in Statesboro was arrested after police found him with marijuana "wax" in his possession.

June 24, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Coastal Courier reporter embedded with 3rd ID on exercises in Europe, Africa

Click here to read first-hand accounts here

June 24, 2016 | | Local


21 vie for Boro police chief

The city of Statesboro's search for a police chief, who will probably be hired by a new city manager, has drawn 21 applicants. Nine ...

June 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Marsh to join Georgia Board of Regents

A source close to the Georgia Board of Regents has confirmed that Statesboro attorney Laura Taulbee Marsh will be appointed to the board. That announcement ...

June 23, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


No injuries in structure fire on North Walnut St. in Statesboro

The cause of a Thursday morning fire in a two-story building on North Walnut St. in Statesboro is undetermined, but fire officials do not suspect ...

June 23, 2016 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Water bill hike OK’d

Statesboro City Council approved an increase Tuesday in the base charge for most water and sewer bills, but with a promise to create an equal ...

June 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Walk to End Alzheimer’s event tonight

The Alzheimer's Association invites residents to help reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer ...

June 22, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Play opens Thursday night at Whitaker Theater

The summer stock season for the Averitt Center for the Arts opens Thursday night with the satirical play "Red, White, and Tuna." Performances are set ...

June 22, 2016 | | Local


5 killed in head-on crash west of Savannah

SAVANNAH - Five people died early Wednesday in a head-on crash between two cars on Interstate 16 west of Savannah.

June 22, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


GBI hopes sketches aid in locating home invasion suspects

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents released sketches on Wednesday of two home invasion suspects believed to have targeted a Pryor Road home in Newington on ...

June 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County Correctional Institute named best in state

The Bulloch County Correctional Institute was named best in the state during a recent awards ceremony hosted by the Georgia Department of Corrections.

June 21, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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