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Local churches to mark Holy Week

For the fifth consecutive year, a group of local ministers will hold a series of Midday Holy Week Worship events to bring people together throughout the community and across denominational lines. The Statesboro Ministerial Association invites and encourages all to participate in a five-day worship experience during Holy Week - March 26–30 - from noon until approximately 1 p.m. each day.

March 21, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Austin bombing suspect blows himself up as SWAT moves in

ROUND ROCK, Texas - The suspect in a series of bombing attacks that terrorized Austin over the past few weeks blew himself up early Wednesday as law enforcement closed in on him. Authorities warned of concern that more explosives might still be out there.

March 21, 2018 | The Associated Press | Local




Funeral Mass held for Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson

NEW ORLEANS - NFL and NBA executives joined Saints and Pelicans players and coaches and New Orleans city officials in a historic French Quarter cathedral Friday for the funeral of Tom Benson, the owner of the city's two major professional sports franchises who died last week at age 90.

March 20, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


New blast sends bombing investigators to Texas FedEx center

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital shifted their attention Tuesday to a FedEx shipping center near San Antonio where a package exploded on a conveyor belt in the middle of the night and caused minor injuries to a worker.

March 20, 2018 | By PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT The Associated Press | Associated Press




Portal can't keep up with Calvary Day

On the heels of a 12-2 win Saturday over previously No. 10-ranked GMC, the Portal Panthers suffered a disappointing setback Tuesday at home as they dropped a 19-0 region loss to the visiting Calvary Cavaliers.

March 19, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Column: Winning makes McIlroy as good as he already was

AUSTIN, Texas - Rory McIlroy had his first Arnold Palmer moment before the tournament even started.

March 19, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


NCAA Sweet 16 has unexpected field after favorites ousted

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - After little went according to plan in the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament, the bracket has a wildly different look for the Sweet 16 than many expected.

March 19, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Eagles finish second at Schenkel

The Georgia Southern men's golf team shot the lowest round for the second straight day Sunday and finished second in the 39th annual Schenkel Invitational at Forest Heights Country Club.

March 19, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Want to avoid the flu while flying?

NEW YORK - Worried about catching a cold or the flu on an airplane? Get a window seat, and don't leave it until the flight is over.

March 19, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


Woman killed by self-driving SUV

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix in the first death involving a fully autonomous test vehicle, prompting the ride-hailing company Monday to suspend all road-testing of such autos in the U.S. and Canada.

March 19, 2018 | By FELICIA FONSECA and TOM KRISHER Associated Press | Associated Press


Fear mounts in Austin as serial bomber uses tripwire

AUSTIN, Texas - The hunt for the serial bomber who has been leaving deadly explosives in packages on Austin doorsteps took an even more sinister turn Monday when investigators said the fourth and latest blast was triggered along a street by a nearly invisible tripwire.

March 19, 2018 | By PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT Associated Press | Associated Press


BI-LO changes won't affect Boro

Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of the BI-LO store in Statesboro, has entered into a restructuring support agreement known as an RSA with a group of creditors collectively holding 80 percent of the company's notes due in September 2018 that will position Southeastern for long-term financial health.

March 19, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police: Man strikes woman with gun, threatens to shoot her

A man struck a woman with a gun Saturday after threatening to shoot her in front of children, according to Statesboro police reports.

March 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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E-cigarettes under fire

WASHINGTON - Federal health officials on Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians ...

April 24, 2018 | By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer | Associated Press


Poll: For many online Americans, Facebook is a habit

NEW YORK - Social media is a daily way of life for many Americans.

April 24, 2018 | By MAE ANDERSON AP Technology Reporter | Associated Press


8th annual Smackdown Cancer wrestling event Saturday

Wrestling fans and trivia buffs can help find a cure for cancer by enjoying an upcoming fundraiser dinner show featuring premier wrestling, family fun, trivia ...

April 24, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


20 Under 40 - the Class of 2018

Benji Colson

April 24, 2018 | | Local




Waffle House slaying suspect arrested

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four people in a late-night shooting at a Waffle House restaurant was arrested near his apartment ...

April 23, 2018 | By SHEILA BURKE Associated Press | Associated Press


10 dead after driver plows into crowded Toronto sidewalk

TORONTO - A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested ...

April 23, 2018 | By CHARMAINE NORONHA Associated Press | Associated Press


Eagle Golf into match play at Sun Belt Championships

SANDESTIN, Fla. - Junior Steven Fisk fired a 65, and the Georgia Southern men's golf team combined to shoot 5-under on their final nine holes ...

April 23, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Lady Blue Devils ready to kick off state playoffs

The Statesboro Blue Devils girls soccer team accomplished one of their goals this season - winning the region championship - now it's off to the state ...

April 23, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


NFL set for draft of the (flawed) quarterback

DENVER - We've been hearing it for months: The 2018 NFL draft is all about the quarterback.

April 23, 2018 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Appreciation for AfterSchool professionals in Bulloch County

Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department, which operates the AfterSchool Program in all public elementary schools in Bulloch County, is joining with the National AfterSchool ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau earns state honor

The Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau was named the 2018 Regional Visitor Information Center of the Year last week during the Regional Visitor Information Center ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Special week spotlights small businesses

National Small Business Week, which is sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is set for next week. This is a wonderful opportunity to ...

April 23, 2018 | | Local


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: For kids that get behind in school, the old ways are best

Q: Our son, age 8, did fine in school in first grade, but has struggled in second. We've taken your advice and not helped ...

April 22, 2018 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Blitch toll bridge was first to cross Ogeechee River

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at points of interest throughout the history of Bulloch County.

April 22, 2018 | | Life


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