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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


State cuts $2.2M more from BOE

A recent decision by the state of Georgia to cut an additional $2.2 million in funding to the Bulloch County School System for the coming fiscal year has forced school officials to redo the system budget to handle the unexpected shortfall.

April 14, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - It’s National Library Month

Tuesday's "Morning's unPHILtered" was all about reading books and watching movies. Host Phil Boyum welcomed Sharon Rowe, new Statesboro Regional Library Director, to the show.

April 13, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Master drummer bringing beats to the Boro

With an infectious enthusiasm, Dr. Arvin Scott has taught, inspired and entertained students and audiences while making music for almost 40 years.

April 13, 2010 | By MELINDA ROELL Special to the Herald | Local


Dr. Keel offers words of advice for graduates

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel gave graduating honor students sound advice Tuesday during the 29th Annual Honor Graduate Luncheon.

April 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Get your festival tickets

Who will win the Grand Prize at the 2010 Statesboro Film Festival? Best picture? Film editing?

April 13, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Cancer survivors gather at reception to celebrate, remember

A crowd of cancer survivors and their care givers enjoyed an uplifting reception Sunday afternoon, sharing refreshments, camaraderie and stories of their cancer experience.

April 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - GSU may expand its MBA program

The theme for Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was business, business and more business. Host Phil Boyum welcomed Melissa Holland, the director of Georgia Southern University's Masters of Business Administration program in the school's College of Business Administration.

April 12, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Seat belt use falls at SHS

Wearing your seat belt while driving is the law, but a recent study at Statesboro High School shows that about half of the students driving to and from school are buckling up.

April 10, 2010 | 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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