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.
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.
Shopping at a local grocery store this Saturday will not only fill your pantry but will benefit a charity that helps soldiers who have been ...
A Metter man was electrocuted Wednesday while working on an air conditioning system at a Neville Dairy Road home.
ATLANTA - Confederate flags will continue flying at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta because Georgia law prevents their removal, the head of a state authority that ...
Mermaids, goats and a variety of monsters were lurking on Statesboro's Siebald Street this week as key characters during the Averitt Center for the ...
Hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Sea Island Bank, the annual festival begins at 4 p.m. and last until 11 ...
Since the Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex marriages are legal across the nation, at least two same-sex couples have applied for a marriage license ...
Eagle Nation's biggest fan may leave Statesboro and return to his hometown.
While "real" fireworks are now legal, Statesboro residents likely still will have to travel out of state to buy bottle rockets, roman candles and other ...
Two new Georgia laws that take effect today pertain to alcoholic beverages and have Statesboro connections.
The Georgia Board of Regents announced Tuesday morning that Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel is the sole finalist to replace Ricardo Azziz as ...
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 ...
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.