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.
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.
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.
Gene Bishop, a major benefactor for Georgia Southern University, died Wednesday of natural causes near his home in Dawson County.
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.
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.
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.
Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 23, 2011
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...
Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.
Climbing clubs from four Georgia universities and Clemson University competed in the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition at Georgia Southern University on Saturday ...
The Statesboro Herald and members of the community would like to recognize the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces on Veterans ...