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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


McCollar calls for unity

Outside, the temperature hovered barely above 20 Fahrenheit, but in the warm and crowded council chamber, new Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar called for unity immediately after being sworn in.

January 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deputy Fire Chief Ronnie Shaw passes

A 40-year veteran of the Statesboro Fire Department lost his battle with leukemia Saturday.

January 02, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Deputies injured, Brooklet man arrested

A man who fought and injured two deputies while resisting arrest Saturday ended up with several felony charges after being subdued by Taser.

January 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Snow possible locally Wednesday morning, afternoon

Statesboro and Bulloch County haven't seen significant snow in seven years, but today could bring flurries. The National Weather Service in Charleston, South Carolina, predicts a 70 percent chance of snow today, with 1 to 2 inches possible.

January 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Second Five Points and More store coming

Site preparation has begun at 419 Northside Drive West across Williams Road from Bulloch Telephone for the construction of the second Five Points Store and ...

February 19, 2018 | | Local


Woman killed in collision with tanker truck

A Statesboro woman was killed Sunday night when a tanker truck pulled into her path on Highway 301 South.

February 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


At mid-session, Ga. lawmakers take on taxes, transit

ATLANTA - Activity at Georgia's Capitol is in full swing as this past week marked the halfway point of 2018's 40-day legislative session.

February 17, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Barrow back campaigning, this time for secretary of state

John Barrow, the former 12th District congressman, is now seeking the office of Georgia secretary of state. Visiting Statesboro on Friday, he said he hopes ...

February 17, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Flu deaths hit 79 in Ga.

Georgia public health officials have now confirmed a total of 79 influenza-related deaths this flu season, including three children.

February 17, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Flu shot only 36 percent effective

NEW YORK - The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses.

February 15, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


A history lesson at Georgia Day lunch

The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held its 20th annual Georgia Day luncheon Thursday in the Perry Fellowship ...

February 15, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Local schools prepared for danger

In the wake of a mass school shooting that took the lives of 17 people in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, Bulloch County Schools officials are reviewing ...

February 15, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Yu again challenges Allen within GOP

In his third run for Congress as a Republican from Georgia's 12th District, Eugene Yu promises to help President Donald Trump fulfill his "America ...

February 14, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia falls in Well-Being Index

Georgia dropped from 29th to 31st in a measurement that reflects how people feel about and experience their daily lives.

February 14, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


‘Skimmers’ stealing debit, credit card numbers

Two credit card skimmers were found at a Denmark area gas station this week, and Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown warns people to be careful ...

February 14, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


House panel weighs legislation to ease access to vital medications

Brannen Whirledge was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease, two years ago at age 4.

February 13, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Troop 342 says farewell

Boy Scouts of America Troop 342 raised three fingers in the air and recited the Scout Oath and Scout Law for possibly the last time ...

February 13, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local




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


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