Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg took the stage at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center for the annual Statesboro The Write Place event earlier this month.
October 27, 2014 | Brittani Howell | Local
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
October 27, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report
When the Fab Lab, devoted to developing ideas for new products and businesses, opens in the building next to Georgia Southern University's existing City Campus in downtown Statesboro, the alley between the two will be transformed into an open-ended "outdoor room" with a glass roof.
October 27, 2014 | Al Hackle | Business
For nearly 30 years, my wife, Lori, and I have operated Lori Grice Photography on East Main Street in downtown Statesboro. We have seen the ebb and flow of businesses in the core of downtown. We understand the struggle of operating a small business, especially on Main Street. There are both challenges and rewards in doing so. Each of us who chooses to operate a businesses in the core of downtown has made a special commitment to our community to invest in, and continue to work toward, maintaining a thriving downtown.
October 27, 2014 | | Business
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Tallahassee Police Department has confirmedFlorida State starting running back Karlos Williams is being investigated for an alleged domestic battery incident.
October 27, 2014 | By KAREEM COPELAND Associated Press | Sports
BROOKLET - Since taking over at Southeast Bulloch in 2010, head coach Pat Collins has been consistent with his plans for the Yellow Jackets.
October 27, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY email@example.com | Prep Sports 360
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Royals turn to a 23-year-old rookie to save their season, but not just any 23-year-old rookie: the hardest-throwing starting pitcher in the major leagues.
October 27, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports
INDIANAPOLIS - NCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday that findings from a recent investigation into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina are troubling, disturbing and shocking.
October 27, 2014 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports
When NASCAR chairman Brian France revealed the changes to the championship format, he vowed that winning would be the most important element and would ultimately reward "the most worthy, battle-tested" driver with the Sprint Cup title.
October 27, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR
October 26 - Thetis Valeta Carpenter Brinson, 90 of Sylvania passed away Friday afternoon at the Oge
Thetis Valeta Carpenter Brinson
October 27, 2014 | | Obituaries
The suspect in a Statesboro rape was recently arrested in North Carolina and is now in Bulloch County Jail, Statesboro police said.
October 27, 2014 | From staff reports | Local
SAN FRANCISCO - With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats.
October 27, 2014 | By BEN WALKER Associated Press | Sports
Jerry and Jean Bragg of Register announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Bragg of Statesboro, to Jason Bowen, son of Danny Bowen and the late Janet Bowen.
October 26, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Weddings
Glenda Brannen Lanier of Statesboro, along with PG and Audrey Lanier of Charlotte, North Carolina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtenay Renae Lanier, to Lee Hilliard Tillman, son of Dr. Samuel and Sharon Tillman of Tilmanstone Farm and Virginia Lee Floyd Tillman.
October 26, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Weddings
Since the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year, several elementary teachers have asked me why so many of today's kids come to school with anxiety issues. That's a good question, one that I think goes to the heart of contemporary American parenting.
October 26, 2014 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials
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October 23 - Wilma L. Brannen, 78, of Albany, Ga., died Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Phoebe Putne
Wilma L. Brannen
October 22, 2014 | | Obituaries
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.
October 22, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports
The Statesboro Athletic Hall of Fame is proud to announce the upcoming addition of six new members.
October 22, 2014 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360
ATHENS - Mark Richt said he was optimistic on Wednesday as Georgia was expected to file a request with the NCAA for tailback Todd Gurley's eligibility to be reinstated.
October 22, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | UGA
The Denver Broncos fear no one in the AFC, nor should they given their recent record.
October 22, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports
As the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets entered the 2014 season, they knew that they would need a spark. The entire offensive backfield from last season had graduated, leaving SEB to rely heavily on youth and inexperience.
October 22, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY firstname.lastname@example.org | Prep Sports 360
Atlantic Coast Conference football has enjoyed a long run in the starring role on Thursday Night Lights.
October 22, 2014 | BY HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports
All the hand-wringing over the SEC's near-monopoly of the top 5 might well prove a moot point.
October 22, 2014 | BY JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports
October 22, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report
Asked by developers to annex 14 more acres along S&S Railroad Bed Road near Cawana Road and the S&S Greenway trail, Statesboro City Council hit the pause button with questions about housing density and drainage.
October 22, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local
For people with disabilities, dealing with the fair's crowded midway, loud noise and general confusion can be a challenge.
October 22, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal pledged an exhaustive review of the state's system for funding schools this week, 13 days before voters go to the polls.
October 22, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local
Boars. Wild hogs. Feral pigs.
October 22, 2014 | Georgia Wildlife Resources Division | Local
It's time to get your annual Scare on the Square.
October 22, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local
OTTAWA, Ontario - Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S.-led air campaign against an extremist Islamic group in Iraq and Syria.
October 22, 2014 | By BENJAMIN SHINGLER and ROB GILLIES Associated Press | World