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State grocery tax on shelf

ATLANTA - Lawmakers said Thursday they've abandoned plans to reinstate the state sales tax on groceries but still want to lower Georgia's personal income tax rate to at least 4.5 percent.

March 24, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


Local Food Bank moving

More room, better parking and cold storage is in store for the Statesboro Food Bank as volunteers move the agency from its cramped quarters on Proctor Street Saturday to the old Sallie Zetterower school building at the intersection of Gentilly Road and East Jones Ave.

March 24, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A fortunate Tybee Island weekend trip

It was a pleasant spring day at Tybee Island last week when Matt Zolan and Emily Larkin strolled down the beach with friends during their spring break.

March 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU benefactor Gene Bishop dies

Gene Bishop, a major benefactor for Georgia Southern University, died Wednesday of natural causes near his home in Dawson County.

March 23, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro's LeCain named state's top AD in AAAA

Ken LeCain is happy to stay mostly behind the scenes in his duties as athletic director at Statesboro High. Well, LeCain's profile just moved right to the front after he was named Georgia Class AAAA Athletic Director of the Year Monday at the Georgia Athletic Directors Association Conference in Savannah.

March 23, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Swing into Spring

The annual parade of athletes followed by a fireworks display will kick off the recreation department's baseball, softball and soccer seasons Friday at Mill Creek Park.

March 23, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Solar power

A company vying to lead a charge toward alternative energy use in Georgia, and known world-wide for its solar products, presented a program in Ogeechee Technical College's Kennedy-Auditorium Tuesday.

March 23, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - March 23, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 23, 2011

March 23, 2011 | | Local


Sunday sales up for vote

ATLANTA - After languishing for years in the state Senate, a bill that would pave the way for Sunday alcohol sales in Georgia took just minutes to clear a House panel on Tuesday.

March 22, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


Police capture assault suspect

Thanks to anonymous tips and media coverage in the Statesboro Herald and other outlets, Statesboro Police apprehended a fugitive wanted in a violent aggravated battery incident.

March 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff: Citizens need to lock autos

When a potential thief approaches a vehicle and finds an unlocked door, several valuables inside, and no one around, it's as if the victim left an invitation to steal.

March 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Walk-a-Thon set to benefit St. Jude

Living with a catastrophic pediatric disease is not easy for any child - neither is the effort to combat the illnesses by hospitals - but Hazel Lanier believes helping is as simple as taking a stroll.

March 21, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Her most important role

In her varied working life, Relinda Walker has tried a number of other things. But now, with the Screven County farmer's selection by Georgia Organics as 2011 Land Steward of the Year, she has won statewide recognition for what she sees as her most important role.

March 21, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Three arrested in Register thefts

A report of theft by taking in Register earlier this month led to the arrests of three men suspected in other thefts, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

March 21, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tennis coming to Mill Creek

In an era of shrinking tax revenue and budget reductions, many governmental agencies are looking for ways to stretch their dollars while continuing to meet the needs of those they serve.

March 21, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


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Alice follows the White Rabbit to the Boro

Bits N' Pieces Puppet Theatre will bring the beloved children's classic, "Alice in Wonderland," to the Emma Kelly Theater for a Family Night Out ...

February 14, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Prayer service held for local resident with leukemia

Family, friends and community members gathered last week for a prayer service at Connection Church for local resident Clay Chandler, owner of Chandler Roofing.

February 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Police shoot armed truck theft suspect

An armed man who was shot Monday by law enforcement as they were pursuing a stolen vehicle on Interstate 16 in Emanuel County remains in ...

February 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rotarians honor High as Citizen of the Year

Dr. James A. "Jimmy" High retired from his orthodontics practice in 2009 after 34 years but now provides free dental care at the Hearts & Hands ...

February 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Cobbtown teen arrested on molestation charges

Statesboro police arrested a Cobbtown teen on charges of child molestation after an investigation into an incident in Statesboro in December.

February 13, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Boro native joins Guido Evangelism Ministry in Metter

A Statesboro native and recent Georgia Southern University graduate, Win Lee took over last week as director of Evangelism and Discipleship of Guido Ministries and ...

February 13, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia GOP proposing new state role in struggling schools

ATLANTA - The state would have broad authority to intervene in struggling schools and make significant changes to staff and management under legislation introduced by Georgia ...

February 13, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Burnette earns promotion; staying in Boro

Synovus, the parent company of Sea Island Bank in Statesboro and Savannah, announced last week the promotion of Darron Burnette to Synovus Division CEO.

February 13, 2017 | | Local


Georgia Southern team wins national retail 'challenge'

A team of Georgia Southern University students received first place for the 2017 Student Challenge, a business case competition for National Retail Federation Student Association ...

February 13, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


MLES teacher wins prestigious Georgia Science Teacher of Promise award

She began Friday's lesson with a picture of an Ophiderma bimaculata and said to the fifth graders, "You're about to get a feel ...

February 11, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


City hires attorney to fight for insurance in Gatto suit

This week, the city of Statesboro acted to hire an attorney, at a cost of up to $125,000, for an effort to keep an ...

February 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Please join me for some coffee, discussion

As you may have read last week, the Statesboro Herald recently purchased property across Proctor Street from the Herald building totaling a little less than ...

February 11, 2017 | Jim Healy | Local


GSU alum Seth Orme to present ‘Packing it Out’

Statesboro native and Georgia Southern University alumnus Seth Orme ('14) will return to campus to share his experiences about raising awareness of littering with a ...

February 10, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


T. Holmes Ramsey pleads guilty in jury tampering case

A Statesboro businessman recently pleaded guilty to charges of jury tampering related to a civil case originally filed in 2007.

February 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE hits pause on minority recruitment costs

The Bulloch County Board of Education postponed a decision Thursday night on a minority educator recruitment program. Initial cost estimates totaled $180,000 to $250 ...

February 10, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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