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Boro Book Nooks now in Statesboro

Georgia Southern University seniors Jennifer Shaffer, Ashley Archer and Marisa Turner plan to leave something behind when they complete their coursework.

October 07, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia Power Outage map

Click here to find out about latest power outages in the Statesboro and Souteast Georgia area.

October 07, 2016 | | Local


Fear looms as Hurricane Matthew approaches

ST. MARYS - Lori Crowe is frightened at the thought of Hurricane Matthew looming near while she sits inside a coastal Georgia saloon less than a block away from shore.

October 06, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


City, county, some bank, other offices closed

Statesboro City Hall will be closed Friday. City Hall will reopen Monday, as the city does not observe Columbus Day. All nonessential Bulloch County offices and services are closed Friday as well, but the county's public works and public safety employees are to report to work to deal with Hurricane Matthew and its aftermath.

October 06, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Hurricane shifts westward; plans in place

As of Thursday evening, Hurricane Matthew had taken a turn westward, increasing chances of significant impact on the Bulloch County area, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

October 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Southern campus now closed

The Georgia Southern University campus is closed effective at 10 am this morning. This will enable faculty, staff and students to meet logistical challenges that may present themselves prior to the storm. All Georgia Southern University sponsored events are canceled through Saturday, October 8. Please dismiss all staff, students and faculty at this time.

October 06, 2016 | From Georgia Southern University | Local


Change of venue request for Spencer trial withdrawn

One week prior to the scheduled start of jury selection, attorneys for Grant James Spencer withdrew a motion for a change of venue and other motions that prosecutors hinted might delay Spencer's trial on charges of felony murder and aggravated battery in the August 2014 death of Michael Joseph Gatto, 18.

October 05, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Schools, GSU to close Friday

Local schools and Georgia Southern University will close Friday, Statesboro hotels are booked with no vacancies for the weekend, and traffic on Interstate 16 is already becoming heavy as people evacuate in the face of Hurricane Matthew.

October 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch emergency officials watch Matthew

Local schools and Georgia Southern University will close Friday, Statesboro hotels are booked with no vacancies for the weekend, and traffic on Interstate 16 is already becoming heavy as people evacuate in the face of Hurricane Matthew.

October 05, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Some Boro stations out of gas

While some Statesboro gas stations already are out of gasoline due to a rush for fuel by people preparing for Hurricane Matthew, others report having just received delivery and expect to have plenty of gasoline throughout the storm.

October 05, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Update: Bulloch Schools, GSU to close Friday

Schools and offices of the Bulloch County school system will be closed Friday because of Hurricane Matthew, the school system announced in a 4:30 p.m. Wednesday update. Schools and offices will be open on a normal schedule Thursday.

October 05, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


GBI: Suspect died from self-inflicted gunshot wound

The home invasion/armed robbery suspect who died Tuesday during an officer-involved shooting in Statesboro died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to preliminary autopsy reports.

October 05, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Hurricane Matthew slams Haiti, takes aim at US East Coast

PETIT-GOAVE, Haiti - Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti's southwestern tip with howling 145 mph winds Tuesday, knocking down trees and tearing off roofs in the poor and largely rural area, while inundating neighborhoods in floodwaters and mud.

October 04, 2016 | By DAVID MCFADDEN Associated Press | Local


GATA Cast - Oct. 3, 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.

October 04, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Commissioners deny Bulloch Bay rezone request

Bulloch County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night to deny a rezone request by a man hoping to offer a 4,682-acre tract in south Bulloch County as a proposed industrial park site.

October 04, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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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


Savannah man charged in Campus Crossings shootings

A Savannah man was charged Friday in connection with the shootings of three people at Campus Crossings Apartments that Statesboro Police said was part of ...

December 02, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


An invitation from Santa

When children pull Carl Rushing's lush white beard, their eyes widen in surprise when they realize it's not fake. The magic of childhood ...

December 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


UPDATE: Police: Three shooting victims at Campus Crossings

Three people were shot Thursday afternoon at Campus Crossings Apartments in Statesboro, near the campus of Georgia Southern University.

December 01, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON and AL HACKLE | Local


Wrestling show to benefit Toys for Tots

Folks can enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza and watch live wrestling matches in Statesboro Saturday, and help make Christmas happen for children who would not have any ...

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


County agent earns highest UGA honor

Bulloch County residents depend a great deal on Bill Tyson.

November 30, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘Free Coffee for Free People’

"Free Coffee for Free People" will be held Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at Three Tree Coffee on South Main Street in Statesboro.

November 29, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Funeral home aims to help Tennessee fire relief effort

Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Bulloch Memorial Gardens will assist in emergency and recovery assistance for the citizens of Sevierville, Tennessee, who are being severely affected ...

November 29, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘America’s Best’ holiday First Friday

After one year in existence, the Tormenta FC pro soccer organization will take an honored place in Statesboro's First Friday Holiday Celebration, joining Santa ...

November 29, 2016 | | Local


Georgia Power searching for cause of Tuesday outage

Many Georgia Power Company customers in the Statesboro area around the mall and downtown experienced a widespread power outage Tuesday morning. The cause of the ...

November 29, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Low-income seniors sign up for credit

So far, 81 Statesboro residents age 65 and up with limited incomes have signed up for a city-sponsored break on their water and sanitation bills ...

November 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


No serious injuries in 18-wheeler crash

Two 18-wheeler trucks collided Friday on a busy highway, but only minor injuries - those of a passenger in one truck - were reported.

November 28, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Man breaks teen daughter's nose in domestic dispute

A man who broke his teenage daughter's nose during a dispute about pain pills was arrested after driving his truck into a ditch.

November 28, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Averitt Center gets 'Fired Up' with local artists

The Averitt Center for the Arts is teaming up with Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art to showcase original art by ...

November 28, 2016 | | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Treasuring traditions

Downtown merchants can sometimes predict how busy their day is going to be based on how strong the aroma from the barbecue cooking pit at ...

November 28, 2016 | | Local


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