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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Boro Sears is here to stay

The local owner of the Statesboro Sears Hometown Store wants everyone to know that the store is here to stay.

January 08, 2018 | | Local


Atlanta law office elects Sylvania man as new partner

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton law firm announced the recent election of four new members of its Atlanta office to its partnership effective, Jan. 1, including Sylvania native David Reed.

January 08, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Kmart leaving many memories in Statesboro

A big night when I was a kid was having dinner at the Pizza Inn, which has long closed, and then heading over to Kmart to check out the Blue Light Special.

January 06, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Speaker: Health issues at top of agenda

Georgia legislative sessions during election years tend to be quick and fairly quiet, without a lot of "heavy-lift" proposals being passed.

January 05, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Teen dies; one in custody in stolen vehicle hit-and-run

A 17-year-old suspect in a car theft ring was taken into custody at the Evans County Jail on Friday morning after a flight from police ended in a fatal hit-and-run accident. The victim, also 17, has not yet been publicly identified.

January 05, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Metter murder suspect arrested

United States marshals and Candler County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Friday who was wanted in the November 2017 murder of a Metter victim.

January 05, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Council to have input on mayor’s commissions

Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar will begin introducing his transition team's proposals for three citizen commissions soon, possibly at the next City Council meeting, he said this week.

January 04, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro Kmart to close doors

Sears Holdings, the parent company of Sears and Kmart stores, told its Statesboro Kmart employees Thursday morning that it will close the Statesboro Store between March and April of 2018.

January 04, 2018 | | Local


Candler sheriff seeks fugitive

Candler County sheriff's investigators are seeking a man who failed to comply with a mandated rehabilitation sentence and is now charged with escape.

January 04, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Area schools closed Friday

Snow and ice caused 49 crashes in Bulloch County on Wednesday and early Thursday morning, and public safety officials warn drivers to continue with caution while frigid temperatures keep some areas frozen.

January 04, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro High School's Baynon burning up the mat

From the "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in 1973 to Annika Sorenstam teeing it up against the men on the PGA tour, the debate about females competing with males continues, usually based around the argument that men are stronger and faster, which can give them a marked advantage.

January 04, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Local


Jones also resigns from TAD board

Former Mayor Jan Moore's resignation from the TAD board was already in hand when Statesboro City Council met Tuesday, but Councilman Sam Lee Jones also resigned his appointment to the new advisory board.

January 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Snow in the Boro brings wrecks, snowball fights

Tow trucks, law enforcement officers and rescue personnel were kept busy Wednesday as snow-covered streets and roads caused a constant stream of accidents throughout Bulloch County.

January 03, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Storm slaps coastal South with most snow in nearly 3 decades

SAVANNAH - A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina with their heaviest snowfall in nearly three decades.

January 03, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


OTC to close all facilities Wednesday

Due to a Winter Advisory and the potential for hazardous road conditions Wednesday in the Service Delivery Area for Ogeechee Technical College, all College campuses and facilities will be closed Wednesday. Everyone is encouraged to be safe, stay off the roads, and take precautions against the extreme cold. Currently, plans are to open for business as normal on Thursday, but any change to that plan will be announced late Wednesday.

January 02, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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Food truck, Caribbean style

Ryan Brunner and Imani Augusma, fiancé and fiancée, on Monday opened the first self-propelled food truck currently based in Statesboro, Brunner Burritos & Bowls.

February 12, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Needed: Homes for feral cats

A colony of feral cats that were spayed and neutered, then released, now need new homes since they have become a nuisance for some.

February 12, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Whatever you're doing, it can be a ministry'

Twin City native and current Statesboro resident Ray Braddy has found a unique way to share his faith. He shares with people all over the ...

February 12, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Lawmakers seek firmer stance against drilling off Georgia coast

SAVANNAH - While the governor sticks to cautious, measured responses to President Donald Trump's proposal to expand oil drilling into waters off Georgia and its ...

February 12, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New dealership coming for J.C. Lewis Ford

Thursday morning at 10 am J.C. Lewis Ford will officially break ground on the future location of their Statesboro dealership. It will be located ...

February 12, 2018 | | Local


Tips to prevent the flu, help if you get it

Across the nation, Georgia and Bulloch County, the flu season that began last October has seen one of the worst outbreaks in decades and pharmacist ...

February 12, 2018 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Imperial Sugar tragedy: Repercussions continue decade later

PORT WENTWORTH - Broken equipment inside a steel conveyor belt sparked the first explosion at the Imperial Sugar refinery in Port Wentworth on a mild winter ...

February 10, 2018 | By MARY LANDERS and JAN SKUTCH Savannah Morning News | Local


Bulloch Schools employee recruitment fair a first

The Bulloch County Schools will hold an employee recruitment fair, believed to be the first in the school system's history, Saturday, Feb. 24, for ...

February 10, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Flu season still getting worse

NEW YORK - The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine ...

February 09, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


Mayor: Brooklet officers won’t be disciplined

Brooklet police officers accused of improper behavior during a traffic stop will not be disciplined, as they did nothing wrong, said Brooklet Mayor William Hendrix.

February 09, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro ‘Tree City USA’ for 25 years

Every year for Arbor Day, the city of Statesboro unfurls a Tree City USA flag. But this year, the flag is a special one marking ...

February 08, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Cope pleads not guilty in Taco Bell crash

A teen charged with felony murder after crashing his car into a Swainsboro fast-food restaurant in September pled not guilty to murder and aggravated assault ...

February 07, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Portal police seek missing man

A reportedly homeless man with Portal connections is missing, and Portal police Chief Jason Sapp hopes someone can help locate him.

February 06, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff seeks suspect in shots fired into home

Bulloch County sheriff's investigators are looking for a man who fired shots into a Pretoria Rushing Road home on Monday.

February 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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