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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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Regents vote ‘New Georgia Southern’ into effect

Meeting by phone call Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia voted final approval for the consolidation of Georgia Southern ...

December 12, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Man charged after choking teen

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Friday on child cruelty charges after he choked his son during a domestic dispute.

December 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City, county at impasse on T-SPLOST

The city of Statesboro and the Bulloch County government appear to be at an impasse, today at least, on an agreement to divide a proposed ...

December 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Boro teen indicted in Taco Bell crash

A Statesboro teen was indicted Dec. 5 on felony murder charges related to a Sept. 28 incident when he crashed his car into a Swainsboro ...

December 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Moore leaves Statesboro with 5-year plan

Concluding her four-year term Dec. 31, Mayor Jan Moore leaves Statesboro's city government with its first five-year strategic plan, adopted by City Council just ...

December 11, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


GSU grad helps out Portal Heritage Society

With an undergraduate degree in information technology from Georgia Southern University and years of professional IT experience under his belt, Nathan Flanders made the decision ...

December 11, 2017 | By CRISSIE ELRICK BATH Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Home Grown in Statesboro

A group of Statesboro businesses have teamed up to promote shopping local in a unique way.

December 11, 2017 | | Local


Raven Anderson earns hospital's first DAISY Award

Raven Anderson, RN, a cardiac care nurse at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, is the hospital's first recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary ...

December 11, 2017 | | Local


Jen’s Top 10 – Christmas Edition

This is it, y'all. THE list of awesome gifts to check out for this Holiday Season. There is a gift on this list to ...

December 11, 2017 | By JENN MORRISS | Local




Opinion: GSU consolidation will benefit all

As a long-time resident of Statesboro and a member of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, I am truly excited about what the ...

December 09, 2017 | | Local


Major benefactor removes GSU from will

Karl Peace, Ph.D., endower of the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University and one of the university's largest donors ...

December 09, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Honors Program grads share experiences

The Governor's Honors Program is a four-week residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in Georgia.

December 09, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Snowfall brings weather worries

ATLANTA - The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South on Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many ...

December 08, 2017 | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Associated Press | Local


As weather cools, officials warn of hazards of fire

With chilly weather and the holidays approaching, the risk of fire increases exponentially due to use of heaters, candles and decorative lighting. State and local ...

December 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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