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Britt: Why reinstate McCorkle?

In the middle of a motion during Tuesday night's Statesboro City Council meeting, Councilman Will Britt asked council members to address their decision to rehire former City Clerk Judy McCorkle, drawing heated comments from other councilmen.

The council was preparing to vote on an item after a motion was made when Britt abruptly changed the subject, bringing up citizens' concern for City Manager Shane Haynes and controversy surrounding McCorkle's rehiring.

June 17, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

County plans no tax hikes

No tax hikes and a balanced budget brought words of praise Tuesday as Bulloch County Commissioners unanimously approved the FY 2010 work plan and general appropriations budget. Tax payers won't see a rise in the millage rate, although, some home owners will see a higher bill due to state government cutting funding of the Homeowner's Tax Exemption.

June 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Local restaurant helps soldiers; Boro Business: The future of downtown

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday June 16, 2009

June 16, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

Celebrating U.S. Army’s 234th birthday

Georgia Southern's ROTC commander Lt. Col. George Fredrick led a two-centuries old tradition Monday with the observance of the Army's birthday. According to tradition, the first pieces of cake were given to the oldest veteran and the youngest cadet attending the ceremony. The observance was held inside Georgia Southern's Student Union.

June 15, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local

School bus challenge

Bulloch County public school bus drivers face many challenges, including the fact that there are more dirt roads in Bulloch than anywhere else in the state. Elizabeth Byrd, a veteran of 20 years of driving buses in Bulloch, is the person entrusted by the Bulloch County Public School System Transportation Department to make sure that each of Bulloch's 111 drivers becomes master of their own route.

June 15, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local

Millage rate not expected to rise

Bulloch County Commissioners are expected this morning to approve a balanced budget for fiscal year 2010 that will not see a rise in the millage rate. However, although taxes will not increase, some home owners will see a higher bill due to state government cutting funding of the Homeowner's Tax Exemption.

June 15, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Camp Tomahawk tests paintball skills; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday June 15, 2009

June 15, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

Inflation concern may raise city fees

Due to tight fiscal conditions throughout the city, the Statesboro City Council will be faced with a slew of proposals to raise a number of different fees in various departments, when they meet Tuesday evening.

June 13, 2009 | Phil Boyum | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Storyteller brings a piece of Africa to the Boro; Phil & Chad: Rights

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday June 12, 2009

June 12, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

Storytelling from the heart


June 11, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local

Drunken driver hits officer in patrol car Sunday; both injured

A Statesboro Police officer suffered a fractured wrist and other injuries early Sunday morning after another man, charged with DUI, struck his patrol car.

June 11, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Missoula Theatre: Jack and the Beanstalk; Mary-Kate's Entertainment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday June 11, 2009

June 11, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

Special city meeting called to grant variance

The Statesboro City Council has called a special meeting for 10 this morning to seek a temporary permit for mobile dwelling units that will reside at 13 Grady Johnson Road, specifically Johnson's Mobile Court.

June 10, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local

Children in the spotlight

June 10, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local

County votes to file suit against developer

After a brief executive session during a special called meeting Tuesday evening, Bulloch County Commissioners voted to file a lawsuit against a local developer and his partner.

June 10, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

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‘Prize Patrol’ comes to United Way

Each year, the United Way of Southeast Georgia conducts a capital campaign that provides funds to 19 local agencies. In fact, since 2001, the agency ...

September 18, 2015 | Jim Healy | Local

Brooklet author, artist hopes to share her ‘good news’

Multi-talented Brooklet resident Betty O'Berry finds success whether she is splashing words, acrylics, oils or watercolors on a blank canvas. O'Berry is an ...

September 17, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Portal Turpentine Festival Oct. 3

The 34th Annual Portal Catface Country Turpentine Festival, slated for Saturday, Oct. 3, will feature a performance by 2015 Georgia Music Awards Country Male Artist ...

September 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Governor praises Boys & Girls Club effort

"I wish every community had what you have," Gov. Nathan Deal told Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County supporters Wednesday at the 10th Annual Steak ...

September 16, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Uninsured decline in Georgia

Georgia's uninsured rate in 2014 fell by three percentage points, to 15.8 percent, mirroring a national trend linked to new coverage from the ...

September 16, 2015 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

GSP trooper arrested for fighting

A Georgia State Patrol trooper was arrested after a fight before Saturday's football game at Georgia Southern University's Paulson Stadium.

September 16, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

A new 'Day for Southern' record

With the 42nd annual "A Day for Southern," people in Statesboro and Bulloch County, and on the campus itself, set a new record of giving ...

September 15, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Wendell Turner resigns from public safety director position

Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner resigned from his position Tuesday. Statesboro City Council members voted unanimously to accept his resignation, as well as to ...

September 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Ga. lawmakers consider casinos, racing for scholarship money

ATLANTA - Gambling supporters, including Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts International, made their first public pitch this week that casinos and horse racing are the solution to ...

September 15, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local

Original draft of Constitution on display Thursday

In a first-of-its-kind event, the Georgia Historical Society will publicly display Abraham Baldwin's draft copy of the United States Constitution on Thursday in Savannah ...

September 15, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Keel now president of Augusta University

Less than two months after becoming president of Georgia Regents University, Dr. Brooks Keel is president of a university with a new name, Augusta University.

September 15, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Georgia Southern gets many voices in search for new president

To search for the next president of Georgia Southern University, the state Board of Regents has created two committees, one made up of seven of ...

September 14, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Teen arrested for pulling gun in local night club

Police arrested a Statesboro teenager Saturday who reportedly pulled a gun on others inside a night club.

September 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Splash keeps steady flow in Statesboro

Despite new competition, Splash in the Boro held its own this summer, with a 4 percent drop in attendance from 2014 attributed to weather, but ...

September 14, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - You can now 'Uber' a ride in Statesboro

The transportation sensation Uber is now in the Statesboro Market.

September 14, 2015 | | Local

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