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Taking a chance on the catwalk

Dissatisfied with her multimedia journalism major, Teresa Johnson decided to withdraw from Georgia Southern a week before spring semester started in January. The junior decided to pursue what many would consider an unlikely dream: launching a professional modeling career.

March 19, 2016 | Brittani Howell | Local


Boro planning director finalist in Metter

A city of Statesboro department head, Planning and Development Director Mandi L. Cody, is one of three finalists for the job of Metter city manager.

March 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Helping back at home

Former Joseph's Home for Boys resident and current Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman DeAngelo Tyson returns to Statesboro this week for his second annual Tyson Foundation dinner and golf tournament.

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


Farmer, former road builder aims for county commission seat

Organic farmer Jimmy Hayes said his extensive experience in building roads would be an asset should he be elected to the Bulloch County Commission District 2A seat.

March 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Cushner unopposed

Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Joseph Cushner is unopposed in his bid to become Bulloch County's next state court solicitor.

March 18, 2016 | | Local


Almond challenging Burns in state House District 159

Daniel Almond of Effingham County is challenging incumbent Jon Burns for the District 159 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives as a fellow Republican. Almond said he wants to offer voters a choice where they haven't had one.

March 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Mattos seeks Bulloch BOE District 7 seat

Josh Mattos, who previously served three years on a school council, has three children enrolled in the schools and volunteers with various school projects, is seeking the District 7 seat on the Bulloch County Board of Education.

March 17, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Key local female leaders advise middle school girls

Four prominent female leaders in the Statesboro community made up a powerful panel that addressed 34 girls from William James Middle School earlier this month at the first local GIRLS Academy, staffed by volunteers from the Zeta Upsilon chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority at Georgia Southern University.

March 17, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


GSU nursing student cases headed to trial

Trial dates have been set regarding the wrongful death suits of two of five Georgia Southern University students killed April 22, 2015 in a fiery seven-car pile-up on Interstate 16.

March 17, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Religious freedom bill fate uncertain

Georgia's business community and other opponents of a bill protecting those who object to same-sex marriage called Thursday for Gov. Nathan Deal to veto it, likely starting weeks of intense lobbying on the Republican.

March 17, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Deputies looking for burglary suspect

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies are seeking a suspect in a rash of forced-entry burglaries around the Pulaski and Country Club roads area Thursday.

March 17, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Region STAR excels at more than her SAT score

Rebecca Suh, 17, a senior at St. Andrew's School in Savannah, excels in all academic subjects, founded her school's mock-trial team, has been a top-ranked runner in cross-country competition, and made a score of 2360 at a single sitting on the SAT college entrance exam, where 2400 is perfect.

March 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Dismuke runs for County Commission seat 2C

Dr. Gail Drake Dismuke hopes to do her part in continuing the growth and success of Bulloch County if she is elected to the Bulloch County Commission for District 2C.

March 16, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


After 2 years, council acts on alcohol

After two years of drafts and discussions, Statesboro City Council approved a completely new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance quietly Tuesday evening.

March 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Welcome spring with ballgames, bounce houses Friday

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 15th annual "Swing into Spring" celebration from 5–9 p.m. Friday at Mill Creek Regional Park.

March 16, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Another year, another successful rodeo

Superb bucking broncs and bulls, fast horses, skillful riding and good roping by cowboys and cowgirls made the sixth annual Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo an amazing ...

April 24, 2016 | By BILL ANDERSON, Kiwanis Club of Statesboro Special to the Herald | Local


Henry to speak at Historical Society meeting

Nicholas L. Henry, Ph.D., professor emeritus and former president of Georgia Southern University, will present a program Monday focusing on Georgia Southern's transition ...

April 23, 2016 | | Local


Daughter: Killer made threats day before shootings

ATLANTA - The daughter of a northeast Georgia man suspected of shooting five people to death before killing himself says her father was a "ticking time ...

April 23, 2016 | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Associated Press | Local


Registration deadline approaches for voting in General Primary

If you are not yet registered to vote, the last day to do so and be eligible to cast your ballots in the upcoming May ...

April 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


National conventions pick area delegates

Georgia's 12th Congressional District, which extends from Augusta to Douglas and includes Statesboro, will send five voting delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention ...

April 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Going the extra 'Blue Mile'

Three enthusiastic spokes-folks travel to the America's Best Communities Summit in Durham, N.C., this week with Stateboro's plan to create a Blue ...

April 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Allen authors IRS free speech bill

A bill authored by U.S. Rep. Rick Allen to bar the Internal Revenue Service from targeting citizens for exercising First Amendment rights passed the ...

April 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Guido Bible Institute welcomes evangelist

The Guido Bible Institute in Metter welcomed Dr. Robert Smith for a recent weekend presentation: "Our Problems – God's Solutions." Smith is a professor of ...

April 22, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Families of slain GSU nursing students speak

Over $84 million has been awarded to the families of four of five Georgia Southern University students killed in a fiery, seven-car pileup on Interstate ...

April 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Jenkins stabbing suspect caught in Bulloch

A car chase through the west side of Statesboro Thursday morning ended in a crash as Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies stopped an aggravated assault ...

April 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Settlements reached in three GSU nursing student wrongful death suits

Just days before the one-year anniversary of a fiery crash that took the lives of five Georgia Southern University students, attorneys announced that "substantial" settlements ...

April 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ArtsFest set for Saturday

In its first year hosting the ArtsFest on Georgia Southern University's Sweetheart Circle, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department has received a lot ...

April 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Probate judge candidates tout qualifications

What would candidates for probate judge debate, anyway? Officially, Tuesday evening's event was a forum, and the five candidates for judge of the Bulloch ...

April 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Superior court judge candidates make pitches

About 250 citizens heard from three candidates seeking the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit superior court judge seat during Tuesday night's candidate forum at Ogeechee Technical ...

April 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff candidates talk issues at forum

Two of the three candidates seeking election as Bulloch County's next sheriff fielded questions about special units, deputy safety and the importance of educational ...

April 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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