ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers were urged Wednesday to soften the blows to public colleges and universities, which face up to $600 million in cuts as part of the state's budget crisis.
In an effort to encourage Bulloch County residents to fill out their 2010 U.S. Census forms, the City of Statesboro is offering a utility discount in exchange for a completed questionnaire.
Sen. Jack Hill said Wednesday that proposals by the University of Georgia to eliminate 4-H as a result of massive budget cuts proposed by the state is nothing more than a "power play," and said "4-H and the Cooperative Extension Service are going to be OK."
A woman and child remain in critical condition after a Feb. 20 crash on U.S. 301 South that involved a tanker and a passenger van.
Register Town Council met on Tuesday at the Register Town Hall, with the mayor, five council members and several citizens present.
Teachers of the Year from all Bulloch County public schools were honored Tuesday during the Statesboro Herald's annual Teacher of the Year banquet at RJ's Steaks and Seafood. The teachers were each given a plaque recognizing their achievements, and the principals at each school spoke about why the teachers earned the honor. Look for more on each of the teachers every Tuesday on the Herald's education page.
Sitting in for Phil Boyum, Tommy Palmer was the guest host for Tuesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show.
The first guest on Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Ron Shiffler of the College of Business Administration. Shiffler announced that the Princeton Review has now ranked the Game Program Design program at Georgia Southern University as one of the top 50 in the United States.
A worst-case scenario could reduce state funding to Georgia Southern University by 30 percent, which GSU president Dr. Brooks Keel said "will have a major impact on Georgia Southern and would require significant operational changes at our university."
On Wednesday, March 10, the Statesboro Noon Lions Club in conjunction with the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation and other area Lions Clubs will sponsor a mobile vision clinic.
One of Statesboro's oldest restaurants is preparing to close its doors at the end of business tonight. The Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant at 202 North Main Street will cease operations after 36 years in its current location.
Sponsored by Keep Bulloch Beautiful and the Georgia Southern Botanical Garden, the 2010 Arbor Day observance drew several hundred people to the Willie McTell Trail where they enjoyed painting like Emory above, making handprints, free food and music. Also, information about the importance of trees and recycling was made available and the Georgia Forestry Commission gave away 250 free seedlings.
Five students from Southeast Bulloch High School's concert band attended the 60th Annual University of Georgia JanFest held in Athens in January; and then five went to the 37th Annual Southeastern United States Honor Band Clinic, held at Troy State University in Troy, Ala., in early February.
If you're looking for some weekend activities, two midday events on Saturday should fit the bill.
Host Phil Boyum welcomed Georgia District 12 Republican Congressional candidate Jeannie Seaver to the "Morning's unPHILtered" show. She is one of several Republican hopefuls in the July primary who hope to oppose Democratic Congressman John Barrow in November. Seaver, who lives in Chatham County, said she is running for the job because she thinks our freedoms are at risk, and is concerned about what our children might have to face.
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 ...