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GATA Cast - Sept. 20, 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.

September 20, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local

Trends in Statesboro's growth

On the job two months now as Statesboro's planning and development director, Frank A. Neal Jr. sees more exciting growth taking place now than when he last worked for the city of Statesboro in the same department.

September 19, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local

3 juveniles accused of stealing 2 cars from gas station

Three juveniles suspected of stealing two vehicles from the parking lot of a local convenience store at the same time on Sunday are now behind bars. One was apprehended in Statesboro, while the other two fled into Screven County and were arrested there, police said.

September 19, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Officials: Clown sightings on GSU campus unfounded

Recent reports of clown sightings at or near Georgia Southern University are unfounded, according to university officials.

September 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Gas stations go dry amid shortage

ATLANTA - Gas prices spiked and drivers found "out of service" bags covering pumps as the gas shortage in the South rolled into the work week, raising fears that the scattered disruptions could become more widespread.

September 19, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Hulsey gaining noteriety as floral designer

Sharing stories about young, passionate entrepreneurs is what I love most about writing.

September 19, 2016 | | Local

Two of three armed robbery suspects behind bars

Two of three armed robbery suspects who police say fired a shot at pursuing officers early Monday morning are behind bars, but one is still at large.

September 19, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

A lifetime in the making

Tom Armstrong has accomplished something of which few can boast - and the ones who can are a fraction of his age. Yet the humble gentleman born in 1942 calls his achievement "no big deal" and would rather talk about his fellow Scouts than his own success.

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

Police capture immigrant sought in New York-area bombings

NEW YORK - An Afghan immigrant wanted for questioning in the bombings that rocked a New York City neighborhood and a New Jersey shore town was taken into custody Monday after a shootout with police in New Jersey, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

September 19, 2016 | By JAKE PEARSON and ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press | Local

Lines form at the gas pump in the wake of pipeline spill

ATLANTA (AP) - Lines formed at gas stations across the South on Saturday and drivers who were able to find fuel had to pay more for it in some cases, as prices edged up following a pipeline spill in Alabama.

September 17, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local

Ralston: Voters should approve amendments Nov. 8

State House Speaker David Ralston, interviewed during a visit to Statesboro this week, said he supports passage of all four proposed amendments on Georgia's Nov. 8 ballot – including the Opportunity School District amendment.

September 17, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

One-man play brings beloved columnist to life

The Averitt Center for the Arts is well known for stuffing its seasons with Elvis impersonators and tribute bands, coming up on Friday and Saturday, it will kick off its 2016-17 performance season with Lewis Grizzard: In His Own Words, about the much-loved Southern figure: Lewis Grizzard, a chicken-fried comedian famous for his standup routines and humorous columns.

September 17, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Hulk star tells Boys & Girls to find their own path

Lou Ferrigno, the championship bodybuilder turned actor famous around the world since becoming "The Incredible Hulk" nearly 40 years ago, told Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County members and supporters not to look to other people for approval, but to find their own passion and make a list of things they want to accomplish.

September 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Judge Neville dies at 93

The Honorable Senior Judge William Josiah Neville, age 93, passed away Thursday, September 15, at his home under the care of Gentiva Hospice.

September 16, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Bulloch seeks volunteer firefighters

The Bulloch County Fire Department is actively recruiting volunteer firefighters. Candidates will be provided with quality training that could lead to a career. The next volunteer firefighter training classes begin in February, said Bulloch County Fire Chief Christophe Ivey.

September 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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Articles by Section - Local

Vidalia plant part of growing Dot Foods brand

Vidalia is home to a company recognized among Forbes Magazine's "List of America's Largest Private Companies for 2016."

October 17, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro is 'America's Best Community'

This week we have shown why Statesboro is "America's Best Community."

October 17, 2016 | | Local

It’s Fair time

If you can feel excitement in the air this week, it is likely because of the annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. In its 55th year, the ...

October 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Early voting begins Monday

With a race for president atop the ballot, 70 percent turnout would not be unprecedented in Bulloch County. It also wouldn't be a historic ...

October 15, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Food drop set for today

(Note: Changes have been made in the scheduled locations and availability of hot meals.)

October 14, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Matthew takes out Portal poinsettias

Many in Bulloch County look forward to Portal High School's poinsettias each year for the holidays. Unfortunately, this year's plants were wiped out ...

October 14, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local

EEMC power restored

Crews completed their work in restoring power on the Excelsior EMC grid Thursday. EMC spokesman Greg Brooks said all members whose homes were ready for ...

October 14, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

GATA Cast - Oct. 14, 2016 - Georgia Tech Preview

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 ...

October 14, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local

Sheriff hopefuls face off

Both Bulloch County sheriff candidates talked about technology, overtime and being accessible to the public during a forum Thursday night at Ogeechee Technical College. The ...

October 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Massive food drop to feed storm victims

One week after Hurricane Matthew left thousands of Bulloch County residents without power, water or food, the community pulled together with tremendous compassion to help ...

October 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Landfill fees waived for Bulloch residents’ storm debris

Statesboro and Bulloch County are giving residents free landfill access for vegetative debris such as limbs, leaves and sawed-up trees through next week. The local ...

October 13, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Bulloch hurricane response expected to top FEMA threshold, but only for public costs

Congressman Rick Allen joined public safety officials of Bulloch County and its cities Wednesday at the county's Emergency Operations Center to talk about the ...

October 12, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ brings dark comedy to the Averitt

Just in time for Halloween, the Averitt Center for the Arts presents a black comedy about a twisted family that would give the famous Addams ...

October 12, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local

Power expected to be restored for most of Bulloch by Thursday

Excelsior Electric Membership Corporation spokesman Greg Brooks said most customers who have been without power since Hurricane Matthew rattled Bulloch County should have power restored ...

October 12, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Sea Turtle Center animals take refuge at GSU

About 80 animals from the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island, including Kemp's ridley sea turtles and green sea turtles, as well as ...

October 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

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