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Image Gallery: 2016 Best of the Boro

Photo Gallery: The Statesboro Herald honors readers' favorites at the 2016 Best of the Boro awards reception on Tuesday, October 25.

October 29, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Local


Dealing with a dowry dilemma

Wayne Rilliet and Brenda Chinyama want to get married, but Rilliet doesn't have enough cows to pay her dowry.

October 28, 2016 | | Local


Scare on the Square Saturday

Downtown's spookiest annual event, Zaxby's Scare on the Square, is set for Saturday, featuring free activities including hayrides throughout the night, costume contests for all ages, a haunted house, trunk-or-treating and interactive activities known as "the Pumpkin Patch" on the courthouse lawn, sponsored by Dr. Troy Lawhorn.

October 28, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch has 23 percent voter turnout already

With this Saturday being the only day for Saturday voting and five weekdays of early voting to go, almost 23 percent of Bulloch County's registered voters have already cast ballots for the Nov. 8 general election.

October 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Reading-driven Reagan honored as top Bulloch teacher

Bulloch County Schools Teacher of the Year Susan Reagan expresses a strong belief in the power of reading.

October 27, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Wildfires burning around South

BROOKSIDE, Ala. - Wildfires are charring hundreds of acres daily in the South as drought conditions worsen across the region, and the heavy, widespread rains that officials say are needed to end the threat are nowhere in sight.

October 27, 2016 | By JAY REEVES Associated Press | Local


K-9 certification held

Local and area law enforcement K-9 teams participated in a national certification event this week during the inaugural K-9 Challenge held in Statesboro.

October 27, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Marching competition to showcase 24 bands

In its 40th year, the East Georgia Marching Band Festival and Championship at Statesboro High School has signed up 22 competitive bands – the most in years.

October 27, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


QUEST fifth-graders meet Eagles’ multimedia team

One hundred gifted fifth-graders took turns reading sports play-by-play in front of the camera and helping operate industry-standard digital video, audio and graphics controls Tuesday morning at Georgia Southern University's Paulson Stadium.

October 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


A difficult discussion

Ogeechee Area Hospice and Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education Center will hold a free community screening of the documentary "Being Mortal" on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of Ogeechee Area Hospice on Donehoo Street in Statesboro.

October 26, 2016 | By JULIE PACE and ROBERT FURLOW Herald Writer | Local


City gets pro help in police chief search

After a less than successful attempt to hire a new police chief this summer, the city of Statesboro is hiring a consulting firm to help with the reopened search.

October 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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


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Georgia leads US in executions this year

JACKSON - Lawyers seeking to block Tuesday's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing his father-in-law after a custody fight over a young son ...

December 06, 2016 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Friday is day to vote for WJMS $100,000 STEM lab makeover

Supporters who visit the FabSchoolLabs page on Facebook this Friday, and only this Friday, could help William James Middle School win $100,000 for a ...

December 06, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Vaden Nissan using Winn-Dixie parking lot

One of the best parts of this job is learning what interests our readers the most. I gauge this by the questions I am asked ...

December 06, 2016 | | Local


Another shooting at Boro apartment complex

Statesboro police are investigating yet another shooting incident at an apartment complex, this time at Aspen Heights Apartments on Highway 67. The incident follows a ...

December 06, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


'Faith' opens Sola Fide in Statesboro

Sola Fide, the name of the new boutique at 23 South Main St. in downtown Statesboro, means "by faith alone."

December 05, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Driver falls asleep, strikes utility pole

A man fell asleep at the wheel Wednesday morning, lost control of his vehicle and struck a utility pole on Northside Drive West, according to ...

December 05, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Woman killed in single-car accident on I-16

A woman was killed Thursday when she lost control of her vehicle on Interstate 16 near the 136 mile marker.

December 05, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Another shooting at Boro apartment complex

Statesboro police are investigating yet another shooting incident at an apartment complex, this time at Aspen Heights Apartments on Highway 67. The incident follows a ...

December 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Farmers & Merchants names Davis to chair Board

Gary M. Davis, accountant, restaurateur and longtime board member of Farmers & Merchants Bank, will now chair the bank's board of directors, FMB announced Monday.

December 05, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


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


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