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Mayor calls council meeting

Statesboro City Council will hold a meeting Tuesday, March 29 per a call to order by Mayor Joe Brannen.

March 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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


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City: No tax hike, garbage fees may rise

Statesboro residents and businesses will probably pay higher sanitation fees, but not higher city taxes or water and sewer rates, under the 2017-18 city budget.

April 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Trish Tootle ‘roasted’ to help hospice

Friends of community activist, successful businesswoman and long-time Bulloch County resident Trish Tootle surprised her Monday night with a 60th birthday "roast" to benefit Ogeechee ...

April 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Suspicious device found, roads closed

A suspicious device found during a traffic stop resulted in a portion of Highway 80 West being closed Tuesday afternoon.

April 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County closes dumpster site

After a disturbing presentation Tuesday morning about deplorable conditions at some of Bulloch County's dumpster locations, Bulloch County commissioners voted to close one of ...

April 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ABC contest reps get big blue sendoff

A giant inflatable Gus the Eagle loomed near the very blue-hued sendoff celebration for Statesboro's five-member team who will attend the America's Best ...

April 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Miss Rodeo USA spending the week in Statesboro

Brittany Howard is used to being mistaken for one of the bachelorettes from the popular TV show, but in reality, she is a rodeo queen ...

April 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Another Atlanta highway closes

DECATUR - Another major highway through Atlanta was partially shut down on Monday, this one after underground utility work caused the pavement to rise up, break ...

April 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Queensborough marks 115th anniversary

Queensborough National Bank and Trust will celebrate its 115th anniversary on Friday with the milestone marked company wide. Queensborough is a community bank with locations ...

April 17, 2017 | | Local


Sea Island appoints Crider, Marsh to Advisory Board

Sea Island Bank in Statesboro, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently the appointment of Dr. Ruthie Crider and Laura Marsh to its Statesboro Advisory ...

April 17, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Portal mural a nod to the town's past

Residents and visitors to the town of Portal over the past several months have watched a work in progress as Deena Scarborough's art students ...

April 16, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


City seeks public input for strategic plan

To help flesh out a five- to 10-year strategy for things as various as street maintenance, park space and police and fire protection, Statesboro city ...

April 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Event aims to CURE childhood cancer

For a second year in a row, the Sisters on a Journey dinner that benefits Catie's Fund, a non-profit that donates all proceeds to ...

April 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Ad blitz motivates Ga. voters

MARIETTA, Ga. - Republicans in Georgia's conservative 6th district don't agree which of their party's 11 candidates should represent the area in Congress ...

April 15, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats

Delta is letting employees offer customers nearly $10,000 in compensation to give up seats on overbooked flights, hoping to avoid an uproar like the ...

April 14, 2017 | By DAVID KOENIG and DAMIAN TROISE AP Business Writers | Local


Three principals to exchange schools

For next school year, the current principals of Brooklet Elementary, Sallie Zetterower Elementary and William James Middle School have each been assigned to lead a ...

April 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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