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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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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - State tourism event coming to the Boro

This week, Statesboro is playing host to more than 100 tourism professionals from convention and visitor bureaus, chambers and visitor information centers across Georgia. They ...

April 16, 2018 | | Local


Bulloch, area businesses invited to seminar on tools for growth

The Statesboro Chapter of SCORE is inviting Bulloch County businesses to the fourth workshop in the "Tools to Grow Your Business" series shows how social ...

April 16, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local youngster inside the ropes at RBC Heritage

12 year old Evan Avret of Statesboro has always dreamt of one day playing on the PGA Tour. This week he finally got his chance ...

April 16, 2018 | Josh Aubrey jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Today's child is more likely to experience emotional crisis

Do we - here in the USA, that is - or do we not have a child and teen mental health crisis and if the answer is ...

April 15, 2018 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Area rivers take on mostly Native American names

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

April 15, 2018 | | Life


Couple celebrates 61 years

Ozell and Lillie Lawrence of Portal, Georgia, celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on April 13. The couple married April 13, 1957. They have five children ...

April 15, 2018 | | Anniversaries


Ellis — Lee

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Grayson (Becky) Ellis of Hopeulikit, Georgia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Rebecca Ellis of Hopeulikit, to Ashley Lee of ...

April 15, 2018 | | Weddings


Caffeine, astronomy and magic spells

Late last night, fueled by the residual adrenaline of a hectic court day and the leftover caffeine from a combination of migraine medicine and sweet ...

April 15, 2018 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Portal team wins state FFA Career Development Event

Portal Middle High School's FFA Nursery-Landscape team won the state title for their Career Development Event on March 24 at the University of Georgia ...

April 15, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Life


Driverless cars give hope to blind

OCALA, Fla. - In 2012, Steve Mahan, who is blind, climbed into the driver's seat of a self-driving car and rolled up to the drive-thru ...

April 14, 2018 | By JASON DEAREN Associated Press | Associated Press


Trump: 'Mission Accomplished' in Syria

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Saturday declared "Mission Accomplished" for a U.S.-led allied missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program, but the ...

April 14, 2018 | By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer | Associated Press


Knowing when to say when

NEW YORK - Here's some sobering news: A large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day, and that ...

April 13, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


Gun rights supporters: Bring your unloaded rifle to rallies

Organizers are encouraging gun rights supporters to bring unloaded rifles to rallies at state capitols across the U.S. this weekend, pushing back against a ...

April 12, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Associated Press


Leadership SE Ga. class stops in Statesboro

Those of us lucky enough to choose Bulloch County as home understand what a special blessing it is to live and work here. However, it ...

April 12, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


In opioid epidemic, some cities strain to afford OD antidote

BALTIMORE - On a Baltimore street corner, public health workers hand out a life-saving overdose antidote to residents painfully familiar with the ravages of America's ...

April 12, 2018 | By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press | Associated Press


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