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GATA Cast - Oct. 25, 2016 - Appalachian State Preview

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

October 25, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Georgia ranks high in infant mortality

Georgia still ranks high among states in rates of premature births, low-birthweight babies and infant mortality.

October 24, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


6 killed in mobile home fire in northeast Georgia

TRION - A mobile home fire in Georgia started by an improperly installed wood stove killed six people, including four children, authorities said Monday.

October 24, 2016 | | Local


A mobile bakeshop rises in Statesboro

After leaving one dream job, T. Chad Montgomery is making another vision a reality.

October 24, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Hospital emergency department expanding

When Paul Theriot, Jr. took over as CEO of East Georgia Regional Medical Center, he stepped into leading one of the most significant facility enhancements since the hospital opened 14 years ago. According to building permits, the renovation and expansion project will exceed $2.5 million.

October 24, 2016 | | Local


Georgia Conservancy names Jon Burns top legislator

ATLANTA - The Georgia Conservancy's Board of Trustees recently honored two longtime supporters of Georgia's natural resources, former Lt. Gov. Pierre Howard as its Georgia Distinguished Conservationist and House Majority Leader Jon Burns of Effingham County as its first Legislator of the Year. Both were celebrated at the Georgia Conservancy's annual gala in Atlanta, ecoBenefete.

October 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


‘Rocky Horror’ brings its annual oddities to the Averitt

In its ninth year at the Averitt Center for the Arts, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show LIVE!" will give audiences two nights - Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. - in shows filled with lipstick, fishnets and riotous, bawdy humor.

October 23, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


55 years of fun at the fair

The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair rode into Statesboro for the 55th time last week, where the Kiwanis Club welcomed folks with food, rides, exhibits and more.

October 23, 2016 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


School amendment renews debate over weak schools

ATLANTA - Georgians must decide this fall whether the state can take over low-performing schools, a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Nathan Deal but fiercely opposed by education groups.

October 22, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


2016 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair - Fun leads to funds

Another fair has come and gone, leaving behind acres of tramped parking lot and empty grounds. However, there is something left behind besides memories; the fair generated six figures in funds that will benefit a host of local charities.

October 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch ACT, SAT scores gain

Bulloch County Schools administrators this week hailed a five-year upward trend in local high school graduates' scores on the ACT and SAT college admissions tests in all tested subjects.

October 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Sheriff’s race campaign cash over $160,000,but most went to GOP primary candidates

Cash contributions to the three candidates who started out the Bulloch County Sheriff's race this year topped $160,000 by Sept. 30.

October 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Fun, food, family

Each year as October rolls around, excitement begins to grow as the annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair approaches.

October 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


OctoberQuest to benefit United Way

A fun-filled event featuring various games has been a lucrative fund raiser for United Way of Southeast Georgia for the past three years, and OctoberQuest 2016 promises to be even better.

October 21, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Reward offered in Campus Crossings murder

A $1,500 reward is being offered by the Statesboro Police Department for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of a suspect responsible for shooting and killing a Savannah man Wednesday at Campus Crossings Apartments in Statesboro.

October 20, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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Dean, Gillespie relieved of duties from Georgia Southern staff

David Dean and Rance Gillespie have been relieved of their duties as Georgia Southern's co-offensive coordinators, head football coach Tyson Summers announced Sunday. A ...

December 04, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Man convicted of murder in hot car death to be sentenced

ATLANTA - A judge is set to sentence a Georgia man Monday after a jury last month found that he intentionally left his toddler son in ...

December 03, 2016 | By KATE BRUMBACK AP Retail Writer | Local


City answers Gatto wrongful-death suit

In addition to denying most of the allegations in a wrongful-death suit brought by the parents of Michael J. Gatto, 18, attorneys for the city ...

December 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Former investigator won’t face criminal charges

Criminal charges are not expected to be filed against a former Bulloch County Sheriff's investigator whose resignation followed accusations he acted against policy, as ...

December 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


UPDATE: Summers to continue as Georgia Southern head football coach

Georgia Southern Eagles Athletics Director Tom Kleinlein released a statement Saturday afternoon affirming that head football coach Tyson Summers would remain in place as coach ...

December 03, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


GS fall commencement now at stadium

With weather permitting, Georgia Southern University's 2016 fall commencement will consist of a single, open-air ceremony, 1 p.m. Friday at Allen E. Paulson ...

December 02, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Savannah man charged in Campus Crossings shootings

A Savannah man was charged Friday in connection with the shootings of three people at Campus Crossings Apartments that Statesboro Police said was part of ...

December 02, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


An invitation from Santa

When children pull Carl Rushing's lush white beard, their eyes widen in surprise when they realize it's not fake. The magic of childhood ...

December 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


UPDATE: Police: Three shooting victims at Campus Crossings

Three people were shot Thursday afternoon at Campus Crossings Apartments in Statesboro, near the campus of Georgia Southern University.

December 01, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON and AL HACKLE | Local


Wrestling show to benefit Toys for Tots

Folks can enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza and watch live wrestling matches in Statesboro Saturday, and help make Christmas happen for children who would not have any ...

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


County agent earns highest UGA honor

Bulloch County residents depend a great deal on Bill Tyson.

November 30, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘Free Coffee for Free People’

"Free Coffee for Free People" will be held Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at Three Tree Coffee on South Main Street in Statesboro.

November 29, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Funeral home aims to help Tennessee fire relief effort

Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Bulloch Memorial Gardens will assist in emergency and recovery assistance for the citizens of Sevierville, Tennessee, who are being severely affected ...

November 29, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘America’s Best’ holiday First Friday

After one year in existence, the Tormenta FC pro soccer organization will take an honored place in Statesboro's First Friday Holiday Celebration, joining Santa ...

November 29, 2016 | | Local


Georgia Power searching for cause of Tuesday outage

Many Georgia Power Company customers in the Statesboro area around the mall and downtown experienced a widespread power outage Tuesday morning. The cause of the ...

November 29, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


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