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Council licenses bar under new process

After a couple of months dry of alcohol issues, City Council granted the first all-new bar license Tuesday using the hearing process required by Statesboro's new ordinance.

September 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

GSU offers Ogeechee River study update

About halfway through a three-year project studying the Ogeechee River, Georgia Southern University researchers and their partners offered an update on their progress during a public forum Tuesday evening at the university.

September 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Allegedly intoxicated driver causes multi-car accident

A man charged with DUI and a multitude of other infractions caused a bizarre multi-vehicle accident Friday, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

September 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Pipeline will soon reopen

ATLANTA - Gasoline should begin flowing again Wednesday - through a temporary bypass on a critical pipeline - after a major leak in Alabama forced a shutdown that led to surging fuel prices and scattered gas shortages across the South, a company official said Tuesday.

September 20, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN and SHAMEKA DUDLEY-LOWE Associated Press | Local

Bringing law enforcement, community together

Several local churches and members of the Concerned Clergy of Bulloch County are working together to sponsor an event called "Bridging the Gap: Community Day with Law Enforcement" on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Luetta Moore Park on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The free event is open to the public.

September 20, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Voting machines tested for big event

In a basement beneath the North Main Street Annex, the testing and zeroing-out of Bulloch County's voting machines is underway, in preparation for early voting starting Oct. 17 and the Nov. 8 general election.

September 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

GATA Cast - Sept. 20, 2016

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

September 20, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local

Trends in Statesboro's growth

On the job two months now as Statesboro's planning and development director, Frank A. Neal Jr. sees more exciting growth taking place now than when he last worked for the city of Statesboro in the same department.

September 19, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local

3 juveniles accused of stealing 2 cars from gas station

Three juveniles suspected of stealing two vehicles from the parking lot of a local convenience store at the same time on Sunday are now behind bars. One was apprehended in Statesboro, while the other two fled into Screven County and were arrested there, police said.

September 19, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Officials: Clown sightings on GSU campus unfounded

Recent reports of clown sightings at or near Georgia Southern University are unfounded, according to university officials.

September 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Gas stations go dry amid shortage

ATLANTA - Gas prices spiked and drivers found "out of service" bags covering pumps as the gas shortage in the South rolled into the work week, raising fears that the scattered disruptions could become more widespread.

September 19, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Hulsey gaining noteriety as floral designer

Sharing stories about young, passionate entrepreneurs is what I love most about writing.

September 19, 2016 | | Local

Two of three armed robbery suspects behind bars

Two of three armed robbery suspects who police say fired a shot at pursuing officers early Monday morning are behind bars, but one is still at large.

September 19, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

A lifetime in the making

Tom Armstrong has accomplished something of which few can boast - and the ones who can are a fraction of his age. Yet the humble gentleman born in 1942 calls his achievement "no big deal" and would rather talk about his fellow Scouts than his own success.

September 19, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Police capture immigrant sought in New York-area bombings

NEW YORK - An Afghan immigrant wanted for questioning in the bombings that rocked a New York City neighborhood and a New Jersey shore town was taken into custody Monday after a shootout with police in New Jersey, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

September 19, 2016 | By JAKE PEARSON and ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press | Local

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Update: Statesboro Police trying to identify victim of fatal shooting at Campus Crossing Apartments

Statesboro Police investigators are searching for the killer of an unidentified man shot early Wednesday morning at Campus Crossings Apartments, located on Lanier Drive near ...

October 19, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local

Bulloch awarded full FEMA disaster assistance

After a team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency visited Bulloch County last Friday and Saturday to assess damage from Hurricane Matthew, FEMA surprised local ...

October 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Rabbits join Kiwanis Fair livestock shows

A half-dozen local students had things hopping Monday at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds as they participated in the event's very first rabbit show.

October 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Hebert streamlining Georgia Southern staff

In his first semester as president of Georgia Southern University, Dr. Jaimie Hebert has streamlined the university's top administration, not refilling vacancies and thus ...

October 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Time to hang up the white coats?

Sylvia Wright hails from a family that has a long tradition of white coats.

October 17, 2016 | By KATJA RIDDERBUSCH Georgia Health News | Local

MFG Day, observed

About 100 eighth-graders took a look inside three local manufacturing plants and Ogeechee Technical College's industrial maintenance training lab Oct. 6 for Manufacturing Day.

October 17, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Vidalia plant part of growing Dot Foods brand

Vidalia is home to a company recognized among Forbes Magazine's "List of America's Largest Private Companies for 2016."

October 17, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro is 'America's Best Community'

This week we have shown why Statesboro is "America's Best Community."

October 17, 2016 | | Local

It’s Fair time

If you can feel excitement in the air this week, it is likely because of the annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. In its 55th year, the ...

October 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Early voting begins Monday

With a race for president atop the ballot, 70 percent turnout would not be unprecedented in Bulloch County. It also wouldn't be a historic ...

October 15, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Food drop set for today

(Note: Changes have been made in the scheduled locations and availability of hot meals.)

October 14, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Matthew takes out Portal poinsettias

Many in Bulloch County look forward to Portal High School's poinsettias each year for the holidays. Unfortunately, this year's plants were wiped out ...

October 14, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local

EEMC power restored

Crews completed their work in restoring power on the Excelsior EMC grid Thursday. EMC spokesman Greg Brooks said all members whose homes were ready for ...

October 14, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

GATA Cast - Oct. 14, 2016 - Georgia Tech Preview

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

October 14, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local

Sheriff hopefuls face off

Both Bulloch County sheriff candidates talked about technology, overtime and being accessible to the public during a forum Thursday night at Ogeechee Technical College. The ...

October 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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