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OTC breaks ground for Workforce Training

Contractor crews had real groundwork underway when officials ceremonially turned shovels Wednesday on Ogeechee Technical College's sixth major building, the $10 million, almost 35,000-square-foot Workforce Training and Plant Operations Building.

November 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Piebald buck bagged near Brooklet

The text message Brooklet resident Travis Wilson received Wednesday morning was only two words, but he knew what they meant to his friend Jim Doud.

November 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Please take the Statesboro Herald's reader survey

More than 200 people have filled out a survey about the Statesboro Herald in the past two weeks and Penny Marz now has a $100 Visa gift card to show for her participation.

November 15, 2017 | By JIM HEALY | Local


‘Jury’ scam returns to Bulloch

A familiar scam seems to have taken on renewed life recently in Statesboro and Bulloch County, as a number of school board employees and local physicians reported receiving calls from people claiming they had missed jury duty.

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD arrests 2 men with cocaine at Walmart

Responding to a report of illegal drug activity at the Walmart Supercenter Monday night, Statesboro police arrested two men on cocaine charges.

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Photo Gallery: 2017 Best of the Boro Awards Gala

View images from the 2017 Statesboro Herald Best of the Boro Awards Gala

November 13, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Five Hives & Vines in Bulloch County

If the Five Hives & Vines partners' original vision is realized, their rural Bulloch County property will feature beehives, berry fields and a facility for making a honey-based alcoholic beverage called mead in a barn-like event center with a tasting room.

November 13, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro Veterans Day 2017 – Honoring all who serve

Patriotism and appreciation for soldiers past and present were almost tangible Saturday as the "Music of World War I" Veterans Day observance brought a standing room only crowd to the Emma Kelly Theater.

November 13, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Volunteers needed for annual Feed the Boro event

For many, a Thanksgiving meal is taken for granted, but financial challenges or other issues mean sparse provisions for many people right here in Statesboro and Bulloch County.

November 13, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - 2017: Chicken Salad Chick opening Wednesday

Chicken Salad Chick finally opens Wednesday in Statesboro. It is one of the most anticipated restaurant openings in the Boro for some time.

November 13, 2017 | | Local


Metter murder suspect sought

Warrants were issued Monday for the arrest of a suspect in Saturday's shooting in Metter that left one man dead and another injured.

November 13, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Half of Bulloch schools gain on state report

On Georgia's main scorecard of school performance, the College and Career Ready Performance Index, the Bulloch County Schools' overall gains for 2016-2017 exceeded the average improvement for school systems statewide by one-tenth of a point.

November 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


CrossRoads member doesn’t know ‘slow’

Since he was 10, Ken Jackson has never lacked employment and said he usually has more than one job going at any given time. Jackson, who is one of the newest realtors added to the team of Statesboro Properties, also owns and operates Leap Joy Inflatables and works fulltime at Yates-Astro Termite & Pest Control.

November 10, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


International Festival at Mill Creek Saturday

No passport is needed for the 12th annual International Festival at Mill Creek Regional Park today, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

November 10, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


City merges utility departments

The city of Statesboro has merged its Water-Wastewater and Natural Gas departments into a single Public Utilities Department under one director.

November 09, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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Two schools exit state Focus List

The Georgia Department of Education announced earlier this week that improvements at Mattie Lively Elementary and Langston Chapel Elementary mean the schools no longer need ...

December 08, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


GSU employee, veteran takes long road to degree

Todd Tinker has had many journeys in his life, and his latest journey of obtaining his master's degree is coming to fruition after nearly ...

December 08, 2017 | By CRISSIE ELRICK BATH Special to the Herald | Local


SPD to open substation near stadium

The Statesboro Police Department plans to open a substation adjacent to the Georgia Southern University campus in the Paulson Stadium area, and City Council approved ...

December 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Local author releases latest works

Kevin D. Brady, a self-published author from Statesboro, recently released his 10th book.

December 07, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Robbery incident leads to arrests for pandering, pimping

A report of robbery ended with both the accuser and accused being arrested after admitting involvement in procurement of an alleged prostitute's services.

December 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gang problem grows in Boro, county

When Statesboro police talk about "The Mob," they aren't referring to the Mafia. Most likely, they are referring to one of Statesboro's gangs.

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County denies zoning change

After hearing arguments in support of and against a proposed agritourism farm featuring berries, bee hives and production of mead made from honey, Bulloch County ...

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


No students hurt after car rear-ends school bus

No children were injured Wednesday when a car rear-ended a school bus on Franklin Road, Georgia State Patrol information officer Ginger Robbins said.

December 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU moves graduation inside

Due to rain in the forecast for Friday's fall graduation, Georgia Southern announced Wednesday ceremonies would be moved from Paulson Stadium to three separate ...

December 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


CDC: ‘Moderate’ flu season in Georgia

Even though the holiday season is in full swing, the Centers for Disease Control said it's not too late to get a flu shot.

December 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police raise sweeps in applicants

The pay raises City Council approved for Statesboro Police Department officers last month produced an immediate rise in the number of would-be and experienced officers ...

December 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Party shut down due to alcohol violation

A local businessman was arrested on alcohol license and catering violations following a private business Christmas party Saturday.

December 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SACS greenlights GSU-Armstrong consolidation

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges gave its approval Tuesday for the consolidation of Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University ...

December 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'This is a hand up, not a handout' - Mission opens its 'Heart' in Statesboro

For some, it's a miracle just in time for Christmas. For many, it will be a life-altering place to lay their head temporarily that ...

December 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro man charged in rape

Sheriff's investigators arrested a man on rape charges Friday after meeting with an alleged victim in the hospital earlier last week.

December 04, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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