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A Day for Southern

One day may not seem like much time to make a difference, but for Georgia Southern, it can.

September 11, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Ferrigno keynotes Boys & Girls Club event Thursday

In common with past Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County Steak and Burger Dinner speakers, "Incredible Hulk" star and two-time Mr. Universe Lou Ferrigno has overcome some challenges in his life.

September 09, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

$4,000 reward offered for information in case of missing Screven Co. man

A $4,000 cash reward is being offered for information regarding what happened to a missing Screven County man.

September 09, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Statesboro Fire Department to host 9/11 memorial

The Statesboro Fire Department invites the public to attend the annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 11, commemorating the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack that shook the nation in 2001.

September 09, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

‘Prayer for Our Nation’ Sunday at SHS

The 15-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack is Sunday and a group of local the solemnity of the day is a perfect opportunity to call Christians to prayer for our country and community.

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

Rezoning request for proposed industrial park denied — again

For the second time, the Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission denied a rezoning request to change a 4,682-acre tract from Agricultural and Residential (AG-5) to Light Industrial (LI).

September 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Opening celebrations for FabLab, Arts Center

Friday evening brings grand opening celebrations for the downtown Innovation Incubator and Fabrication Lab as well as the Roxie Remley Center for Fine Arts.

September 08, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Man was escorted from Paulson for throwing bottle

A man who threw a bottle at a Savannah State University cheerleader during Saturday's game against Georgia Southern University was escorted from Paulson Stadium, but not arrested.

September 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Taste of Downtown this Friday

Taste of Downtown, one of Downtown Statesboro's most popular First Friday events, finds itself on a second Friday after last week's storm delay. Still from 5:30 until 8 p.m., the event features a self-guided tour with appetizers prepared by more than two dozen restaurants from all over town and served at more than 20 different downtown businesses.

September 07, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

City reopens police chief search

The city of Statesboro will reopen its search for a police chief, new City Manager Randy Wetmore and Mayor Jan Moore said Wednesday.

September 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

GSU, Sav. St. discuss incident at game

It is unclear if a Savannah State University cheerleader, who posted on a social media post that she was harassed and heckled by Georgia Southern University fans during Saturday's football game, has filed a police report about the incident.

September 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

2nd rezoning request on deck for proposed industrial park

With a law firm eager to share information and a collection of concerned landowners protesting a proposed industrial park in southern Bulloch County, the Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting slated for Thursday at 6 p.m. promises to be once again standing room only.

September 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

New city manager at work, but still no chief of police

In his first Statesboro City Council meeting, new City Manager Randy Wetmore had no decision to announce on the anticipated hiring of a police chief.

September 06, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Report: Georgia still has serious obesity problem

Three in 10 Georgia adults are obese, giving the state the 19th-highest rate in the nation, a recently released report said.

September 06, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

History comes alive at Willow Hill

It took on the appearance of a family reunion of sorts, or maybe a class reunion; perhaps an eighth-grade history class. However it was looked upon, the sixth annual Willow Hill Heritage Festival and Health Fair, held Saturday and Sunday at the Willow Hill School grounds near Portal, was two days of celebration steeped in cultural history and rich in memories of days gone by.

September 05, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

October 20, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

A traveling man

Fourteen years ago, Bulloch County's Ronnie Douberly took a job he said saved his life.

October 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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