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Exchange Club extols ‘One Nation Under God’

The Statesboro Exchange Club's annual "One Nation Under God" prayer luncheon included veterans, active duty and retired service members and area pastors and ministers, who all enjoyed fellowship and celebrated a project that began in 1964.

November 09, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Police continue to investigate shooting deaths

Statesboro police are not yet releasing further information on the Nov. 4 shooting death of Forrest Kibler at Park Place Apartments, and they are still offering a cash reward for information about the murder of another man less than a month earlier at another apartment complex near the Georgia Southern University campus.

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Whither health care in Georgia?

"Obamacare is done."

November 09, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Georgia Southern Veterans Day event Friday at 9 a.m.

Georgia Southern University's Military and Student Veteran Center is hosting an inaugural Veterans Day ceremony Friday morning on Sweetheart Circle, where American flags will line the walkway and Marvin Pittman Building entrance.

November 09, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Southern enrollment hits new high

Georgia Southern University's enrollment has reached a historic high, with 20,674 full-time students for fall semester 2016, the university recently announced.

November 09, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Trump wins presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters' economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on his way to the White House.

November 09, 2016 | By JULIE PACE AP White House Correspondent | Local


Republican incumbent representatives win

Republican incumbent representatives at both the state and national levels won re-election here Tuesday, while a majority in Bulloch County supported Republican Donald Trump for president. Local voter turnout topped 70.3 percent.

November 09, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


GOP wins both local commission seats

Republican candidates running for seats 2A and 2C on the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners both won, pulling ahead of their Democratic opponents.

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brown wins sheriff’s race

Republican candidate Noel Brown swept away with the votes in the race for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat Tuesday, with 15,924 votes to 7,948 votes for Democratic candidate Keith Howard - a 66.71 percent lead over Howard's 33.29 percent.

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GATA Cast - Nov. 8, 2016 - Wrap up of Ole Miss-GSU game

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.

November 08, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Tuesday decides it

With voters deciding on a president of the United States, a sheriff for Bulloch County, a seat in the U.S. Senate, a seat in the House, four amendments to the state Constitution and in specific districts a state representative and two county commissioners, Tuesday promises to be a busy one at the polls.

November 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Don Poe to serve as Veterans Day speaker

As a volunteer with the Savannah Honor Flight Society, Don Poe pays his own way to assist often older veterans on free trips to Washington, D.C., to see the war memorials and Arlington National Cemetery. Friday morning, Poe will give the keynote remarks for the Bulloch County Veterans Day Observance.

November 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch schools to host Veterans Day programs Thursday

Area schools will offer Veterans Day programs, which are open to the public, on Thursday, Nov. 10.

November 07, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Dunham's Sports ready to open Friday

Dunham's Sports, one of the nation's largest sporting goods chains, will hold its grand opening this weekend.

November 07, 2016 | | Local


Woman killed, child critical after wreck

A young mother was killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle accident on Veteran's Memorial Parkway in Statesboro.

November 07, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


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Three area hospitals among ‘neediest’ in state

Candler County Hospital in Metter, Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro and Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton are ranked among the top 12 of the most ...

December 09, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


City backs naming VA clinic for Ray Hendrix

While taking a leading role in the long, successful campaign to bring a VA medical clinic to Statesboro, the late Ray Hendrix set up a ...

December 09, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


2nd officer dies after Americus shooting

A second Georgia police officer died Thursday, a day after being shot alongside a fellow officer who was a lifelong friend, and the hunt for ...

December 08, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Turner named Business Leader of Year

Vice president for college advancement at Ogeechee Technical College, partner with his wife in a local bakery-restaurant and still active in his original field, funeral ...

December 08, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bonuses for experienced cops

Struggling with turnover and a perennial shortage of officers, the Statesboro Police Department will offer hiring bonuses ranging from $1,000 to $4,000, depending ...

December 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Authorities: 1 officer killed, 1 wounded in Americus

AMERICUS - A man fatally shot one Georgia police officer and wounded a second before fleeing an apartment complex near a college campus that went on ...

December 07, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local


Local family heading Gatlinburg school supplies effort

Donation efforts across the South have collected food, clothing and other supplies for the victims of the Gatlinburg area wildfires, but a local family is ...

December 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Weather causes wrecks; one dead

Two single-vehicle accidents Tuesday morning that happened one after another on Highway 80 East near Stilson led to the death of one driver, Richard Mason ...

December 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


State school board chairman speaks at Georgia Southern graduation Friday

Mike Royal, who will be keynote speaker for Georgia Southern University's fall commencement, 1 p.m. Friday at Paulson Stadium, is a Georgia Southern ...

December 07, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


GATA Cast - Dec. 7, 2016 - Looking back at the 2016 GSU football season

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.

December 07, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Pearl Harbor - A sister's faith rewarded

Dixie Sanders was 10 years old when her family received word her brother George Turner was missing in action after the bombing of Pearl Harbor ...

December 07, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


'Everybody was sort of scared of the Japanese coming over'

Joe Giddens was 11 when the Imperial Japanese Navy carried out its surprise attack on U.S. military installations at Pearl Harbor in the Hawaiian ...

December 07, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


'Where is Pearl Harbor?'

On December 7, 1941, Louis Simmons was 11 years old.

December 07, 2016 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Stores consent to alcohol suspensions

Two stores, including the biggest store in Statesboro, have their city licenses to sell beer and wine suspended for seven days beginning Thursday. Another two ...

December 07, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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