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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 impact of Hurricane Matthew and the availability of federal disaster relief money.

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 a run for their money.

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 by the end of the day Thursday.

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 some freshwater turtles, a tortoise, two owls and a wood stork, took refuge at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro during Hurricane Matthew.

October 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Two GOP congressmen for the price of a fish fry

The approach of Hurricane Matthew reduced the crowd for the 2016 Screven County Fish Fry but did not prevent two Republican members of Congress from speaking and about 100 other people from coming to hear them and eat the fish.

October 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Spencer pleads, sentenced to 20 years

In a plea agreement, Grant James Spencer pled guilty on Tuesday to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the Aug. 28, 2014, beating death of fellow Georgia Southern University student Michael Gatto.

October 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Power restoration process slow but steady

Crews are working fervently to restore power and clear county roads, but there is so much storm damage from Hurricane Matthew, "it's going to take some time," said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

October 10, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Local bakery steps up in wake of Hurricane Matthew

Sunday was a day for property cleanup or relaxation for many in the Bulloch area as the county began to exhale from the effects of Hurricane Matthew.

October 10, 2016 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Slowly, life returning to normal along Ga. coast

SAVANNAH - Life along Georgia's coast continued its slow return to normal after Hurricane Matthew, though authorities advised patience as power is restored, trees are cleared and roads are reopened.

October 10, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A new take on coffee

If you see someone riding on a cool trike around campus and town with what looks like beer taps stop them and have a taste of Statesboro's newest coffee shop's signature nitro coffee and nitro tea.

October 10, 2016 | | Local


Bulloch County schools to be closed Monday

After the latest information from the Bulloch County Emergency Management Agency, Superintendent Charles Wilson has decided to close all schools and offices for Monday.

October 09, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


'All tore up': Matthew leaves big mess in Georgia

TYBEE ISLAND - Hurricane Matthew left a pattern of destruction in Georgia that was sometimes hard to fathom, with beachfront condos weathering the storm without a broken window while falling trees killed three people as far as 70 miles from the coast.

October 08, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Hurricane Matthew strikes Bulloch

Two men were killed early Saturday morning as tropical storm-force winds from Hurricane Matthew ripped through Bulloch County, leaving a tangle of downed trees, fallen power lines and property damage.

October 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City plans to expand bill credits to more seniors

The city of Statesboro is revising the eligibility limits on water-bill credits to give more low-income seniors a break after hearing from Concerted Services Inc. But the change has not been enacted yet.

October 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch weathers Matthew

Early Friday afternoon, Statesboro and Bulloch County began feeling the effects of Hurricane Matthew, which still posed a threat to the area despite the storm's slight weakening overnight.

October 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Share your memories of Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7, 2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States fully into World War II ...

November 18, 2016 | | Local


Development raises traffic concerns

Hendley Properties' plan to build five one-bedroom cottages as rentals behind an existing four-bedroom house the company is refurbishing on South College Street received the ...

November 17, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Local charity seeking support

The folks behind the annual "Feed the Boro" Thanksgiving meal event need to know where to send delicious holiday meals to those who may not ...

November 17, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Santa's Toy Run set for Saturday

Santa will be in town Saturday, parading through downtown Statesboro with over 100 motorcycles as he gathers gifts for less fortunate children. The jolly old ...

November 17, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


GATA Cast - Nov. 16, 2016 - GSU basketball coach Mark Byington discusses upcoming season

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.

November 17, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Blue Mile Gateway project launched

Statesboro, Bulloch County and Georgia Southern University community leaders gathered at little Jones Lane Park across from the university's historic Southern Drive entrance at ...

November 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Historic ag warehouses to make way for expanded AgSouth corporate HQ

Tuesday evening actions by Statesboro City Council clear the way for major business developments by AgSouth Farm Credit and J.C. Lewis Ford.

November 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Second arrest made in Park Place killing

Police arrested a second man charged with murder in the Nov. 4 deadly shooting at Park Place Apartments.

November 16, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'A Christmas Carol Ballet'

The Statesboro Youth Ballet is trying something a little different this year in hopes of establishing a new holiday tradition.

November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Former principal gets 15 years

The former principal of Portal Elementary School pled guilty last week to charges relating to his solicitation of sex from an undercover agent posing as ...

November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


PIT maneuver stops high-speed chase

Georgia State Patrol troopers arrested an Augusta man Saturday in Evans County after a high-speed chase that started in Bulloch County and reached 150 mph.

November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Nov. 30 the deadline to kick storm debris to the curb

Department heads in charge of storm debris removal for Bulloch County and the city of Statesboro say residents have until Nov. 30 to place debris ...

November 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Dad guilty in death of son left in SUV

BRUNSWICK - A Georgia man whose toddler son died after being left for hours in a hot car was convicted of murder Monday by a jury ...

November 14, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Can't get to an errand? The Mocks can help

How many times have you been overwhelmed at work and needed to run a quick errand?

November 14, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Matthew hits Bulloch pecan crop hard

In Bulloch and surrounding counties, Hurricane Matthew caused lasting damage to pecan orchards and put a Grinch-like whammy on what promised to be a fine ...

November 12, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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