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.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday June 16, 2009
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.
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.
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.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday June 15, 2009
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.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday June 12, 2009
A Statesboro Police officer suffered a fractured wrist and other injuries early Sunday morning after another man, charged with DUI, struck his patrol car.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday June 11, 2009
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.
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.
Taste of the Town - June 10, 2009
With a final design approved and leases inked, construction is expected to begin this month on the Fabrication Lab and Business and Arts Incubator, to be operated by Georgia Southern University and the Averitt Center for the Arts in city-owned buildings near Statesboro City Hall.
A Statesboro man accused of taking candid videos and photos of women through their windows pled guilty to more than 70 felony charges of Peeping Tom and privacy invasion.
State agents are probing the suspicious death of a Millen man, ruling his death as a homicide.
A man trapped Tuesday after a crash with a tanker on Highway 67 in Statesboro remains in critical condition in a Savannah hospital.
The Bulloch County Board of Education voted 6-2 last week to confirm a two-year contract extension with a 2.5 percent raise each year for Superintendent Charles Wilson.
In less than an hour Wednesday afternoon, some parts of Bulloch County were drenched with up to two inches of rain.
A man who kidnapped a taxi driver in Statesboro Tuesday is in jail, and police are still investigating reasons why the man hijacked the taxi at gunpoint.
Benita Palmer officially achieved her lifelong dream of home ownership with a simple signature.
According to Bulloch County Chief Deputy Jared Akins, runaway juvenile Lauryn Carswell, 15, has been located and is in custody and safe.
A naked man who called 911 to complain about being bitten, possibly by bugs, was arrested Monday after pulling a rifle on a sheriff's deputy.
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, March 28.
Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite sports photos of 2014.
Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite feature photos of 2014.
Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares the first of three galleries featuring his favorite photos of 2014.
Under the direction of Matt Olsen, Southeast Bulloch High School celebrates the holidays with four different ensembles performing a Caribbean-themed holiday program.