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City Council holds meeting at Georgia Southern

Nearly 400 Georgia Southern students, faculty and staff packed the Nessmith-Lane lecture hall Tuesday evening as the Statesboro City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on campus.

April 20, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - GOP hopeful won’t sign pledge

The latest entrant to the large field in the race for Georgia's governor announced his decision to take on the Republican Party and shared some of his more unorthodox views.

April 20, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


‘Sexting’ leads to local woman’s arrest

A wrong number turned into an exchange between a woman and a teenage boy that ended with the woman behind bars, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Inv. Jared Akins.

April 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Commissioners OK ‘occupational tax’ for business owners

Business owners in Bulloch County will soon be paying business licenses, or an "occupational tax," like those within area municipalities.

April 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tankersley to step down as county commissioner

Some became a little emotional during the Bulloch County Commission meeting Tuesday when Commissioner Jan Tankersley announced she was stepping down in order to run for a state representative position.

April 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Golfing for scholarships

Monday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Dr. Ron Shiffler, the dean of Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration. Shiffler came on the show to talk about the upcoming COBA Golf Tournament.

April 19, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Satellite brings Bible program to Boro

Beth Moore is one of America's most renowned and respected Bible teachers. Saturday, Statesboro and area residents will have the chance to see Moore in action live via satellite.

April 19, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Rep. Bob Lane announces retirement

After 30 years in office, Georgia State Representative Bob Lane is retiring.

April 19, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City to hold council meeting at GSU

Regular attendees of Statesboro City Council meetings should head over to Georgia Southern University at 6 p.m. Tuesday as the council holds its regularly scheduled evening meeting in the Nessmith-Lane Building.

April 18, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Averitt Center, others to defend funding at city meeting

Three local agencies that contract with the city of Statesboro will describe what they do with their funding during a special called city council meeting Monday morning.

April 17, 2010 | | Local


All incumbent commissioners running again; BOE not sure

Qualifying for open Bulloch County Commission and Bulloch County Board of Education seats is coming up fast. One BOE incumbent is retiring, and the other incumbents whose seats are up for grabs have not yet decided on their plans.

April 17, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch Relay for Life attracts thousands

The 2010 Bulloch County Relay for Life was one big party Friday night as people celebrated life, honored those who have survived cancer and remembered those who did not.

April 17, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boro goes Hollywood

Pizza guys with delivery issues, a cop gone mad over a missing Harry Potter video, and seemingly sweet neighbors with a creepy secret - the Second Annual Statesboro Film Festival was filled with talented productions by area citizens.

April 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Protesters gather for Bulloch TEA Party Thursday

Hundreds of people gathered on the Bulloch County Courthouse lawn Thursday to protest at the TEA Party held on Tax Day. For more on the TEA Party, see Lifestyles in this Sunday's Statesboro Herald.

April 15, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - A Tea Party at the courthouse

So what's the "Geek Wall"?

April 14, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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Ticket deadline extended for Historical Society meeting

Ticket sales for the 43rd Annual Bulloch County Historical Society meeting are available through Wednesday at the front counter of the Statesboro Herald office at ...

June 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Trooper trouble in Georgia

ATLANTA - More than 2,700 men and women applied to become Georgia state troopers last year, but only 30 passed a variety of evaluations and ...

June 18, 2016 | | Local


Southern Pride director packs for Southern Miss

As Dr. Colin McKenzie packs to leave as director of Georgia Southern University's marching band for a job with the same titles in the ...

June 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Four city manager finalists named

The four finalists for the job of Statesboro city manager identified this weekend show that the latest search has indeed been a national one. They ...

June 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Large alligator captured off Tybee

ATLANTA - Authorities have reopened beaches along the Georgia coast after a large alligator spotted in the Atlantic Ocean was captured at a popular tourist spot ...

June 17, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Ag solar power workshop Friday

Some area farmers have begun using solar panels to power cooling fans in poultry houses, and a Georgia manufacturer is developing a portable solar plant ...

June 17, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Newly legal fireworks scarce in area

Although the use and sale of consumer fireworks have been legal in Georgia since 2015, some Georgians may still find themselves crossing state lines to ...

June 17, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Complaint alleges illegal campaigning

An investigation into alleged illegal campaigning in Bulloch County could lead to a hearing before the state election board. However, due to the case still ...

June 16, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Schools to reduce testing as result of new law

Bulloch County's school system will soon take advantage of a change in Georgia law that reduces the amount of required testing, Superintendent Charles Wilson ...

June 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Driver, company indicted in crash that killed 5 GSU nursing students

A Bryan County grand jury returned indictments Wednesday against truck driver John Wayne Johnson, who was involved in the April 2015 crash on Interstate 16 ...

June 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sneak peek of GSU Incubator

It's not an official opening. But a "sneak peek" into Statesboro's Innovation Incubator complex, including facilities of Georgia Southern University's Business Innovation ...

June 15, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Commissioners set to approve tentative fiscal year 2017 budget

Bulloch County commissioners are set to vote on a proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year that allows for countywide improvements, much-needed equipment, a few ...

June 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


$15M to be spent on studies for South Carolina-Georgia port

CHARLESTON, S.C. - South Carolina and Georgia will spend about $15 million during the next three years on studies for a joint $4.5 billion ...

June 15, 2016 | By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press | Local


Shooting in Orlando prompts outpouring of blood donations

The weekend's tragedy in Orlando brought to light the urgent need for blood donations, as more than 50 wounded victims were rushed to hospitals ...

June 14, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Learning with LEGOs

In a medium-sized Nessmith-Lane Conference Center room, about 20 children, kindergartners through third-graders, met to learn and discuss new engineering and scientific concepts. Among the ...

June 14, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER Herald Intern | Local


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