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UPDATE: Suspect dead after armed robbery in Statesboro officer-involved shooting

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into the fatal shooting of an armed robbery suspect about 1 a.m. Tuesday that involved an officer with the Statesboro Police Department.

October 04, 2016 | By AL HACKLE and HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


BIG innovation space

Entrepreneurs who had their businesses up and running at home are among the first tenants to occupy office space in the new Innovation Incubator. Operated by Georgia Southern University's Business Innovation Group, or BIG, on East Main Street downtown, the incubator shares a building with the FabLab, but has its own identity.

October 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Program to benefit rural Ga. hospitals

The chief executive of two financially stressed hospitals in southwest Georgia looks forward to the promise of donations under a new state tax credit program.

October 03, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


 Brannen Smith joins Farmers & Merchants Bank

Statesboro native Brannen Smith has joined Farmers & Merchants Bank, Bulloch County's only locally owned and directed bank as vice president of Commercial Lending. Smith brings with him 11 years of experience in the banking industry.

October 03, 2016 | | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Enmark changing its brand, overall culture

If you have driven past Statesboro's newest Enmark station at the corner of Northside Drive East and North Main over the past few weeks, you have witnessed the transformation from Enmark to "enmarket."

October 03, 2016 | | Local


Sylvania man shot to death in garage

The shooting death of a man around 10:30 p.m. Friday at a home on South Hull Street in Sylvania has police and Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents seeking answers.

October 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Claxton armed robbery thwarted by witness

A man who walked in on the armed robbery and physical assault of a convenience store manager in progress Saturday morning battled the offender, struggling with him until help arrived, said Claxton Police Chief Edward Oglesby.

October 03, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro woman charged in strong-arm robbery

A Statesboro woman is being held without bail today facing multiple charges following the robbery Saturday of a convenience store on Sinkhole Road.

October 03, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


SPD staking out its history

Interim Chief Robert W. "Rob" Bryan didn't pass up an opportunity to talk about the Statesboro Police Department's current staffing levels, community relations in a turbulent time or the pending arrival of body-worn cameras while he shared a glimpse into the department's past.

October 01, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


County commission to decide fate of Bradley proposal

Bulloch County Commissioners are expected to decide Tuesday whether to approve or deny a local man's rezoning request for a sizable property that could one day become an industrial park near Interstate 16 and Hwy. 67, near the Bulloch County and Bryan County line in southern Bulloch.

October 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Historical Society's 'Tales from the Tomb' set for Oct. 13

It's time to learn about some of Bulloch County's most interesting historical characters through the annual Bulloch County Historical Society's "Tales from the Tomb," to be held Thursday, Oct. 13. The tours begin at 5:30 p.m., with the last tour starting at 7:15 p.m., at Statesboro's Eastside Cemetery.

October 01, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Grant Spencer murder trial slated for Oct. 11

Grant James Spencer, who has been waiting two years in the Bulloch County Jail, is slated for a jury trial the week of Oct. 11 on charges of murder and aggravated battery in the death of Michael Joseph Gatto.

September 30, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


GreenFest downtown this Saturday

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability holds its annual GreenFest, spotlighting recycling, reuse, conservation and other eco-friendly lifestyle choices, this Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in downtown Statesboro.

September 29, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Man arrested on computer sex crime charges

A man in Statesboro is behind bars on charges of sexual exploitation of a child.

September 28, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Alcohol Board’s TIPS-only training opinion rejected

Bars and restaurants will have more than one place to turn to for city-required training for managers, servers, bartenders and bouncers after Statesboro City Council rejected one of the first recommendations from its new Alcohol Advisory Board.

September 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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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


Low-income seniors sign up for credit

So far, 81 Statesboro residents age 65 and up with limited incomes have signed up for a city-sponsored break on their water and sanitation bills ...

November 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


No serious injuries in 18-wheeler crash

Two 18-wheeler trucks collided Friday on a busy highway, but only minor injuries - those of a passenger in one truck - were reported.

November 28, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Man breaks teen daughter's nose in domestic dispute

A man who broke his teenage daughter's nose during a dispute about pain pills was arrested after driving his truck into a ditch.

November 28, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Averitt Center gets 'Fired Up' with local artists

The Averitt Center for the Arts is teaming up with Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art to showcase original art by ...

November 28, 2016 | | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Treasuring traditions

Downtown merchants can sometimes predict how busy their day is going to be based on how strong the aroma from the barbecue cooking pit at ...

November 28, 2016 | | Local


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