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‘The Last Supper’ musical to debut in Statesboro

A musical interpretation of one of Leonardo da Vinci's most challenging creations – the painting of "The Last Supper" – will be presented by the Maritime Ministry Players at performances on Thursday and Friday at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

March 15, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Tell us about Bulloch’s great young leaders

In 2010, the Statesboro Herald conducted its first ever search to identify 20 Bulloch County residents under the age of 40 who are making a mark with professional success and community involvement. Since then, the Herald has recognized 121 folks under 40 who help make Statesboro and Bulloch County a better place to live.

March 15, 2016 | Jim Healy | Local


Trio of journalists to speak at GSU

Award-winning journalists Ted Koppel, Mara Liasson and Eugene Robinson will speak on "2016 Elections: Voting as an Informed Citizen" on Wednesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in Hanner Fieldhouse.

March 15, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


City alcohol law on tap for vote — maybe

The version of the Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance before Statesboro City Council for its 5:30 p.m. regular meeting includes requirements for bartenders, restaurant managers, servers and bouncers to receive a specific kind of training and for bouncers to get a special city-issued permit.

March 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Ga. legislative session nears end

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers are barreling toward the end of the 40-day legislative session with several closely watched bills still under review.

March 14, 2016 | By By KATHLEEN FOODY and RYAN PHILLIPS Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Holiday Pizza is back

The popular Holiday Pizza is back and, to my taste, better than ever. After being closed for nearly three years, brothers Nick and Johnny Kalloniatis along with their mother Dia have rebooted the popular eatery.

March 14, 2016 | | Local


Colson named partner, Mathews joins Boro law firm

Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, P.C. announces Benjamin J. Colson was named a partner with the firm and Joe E. Mathews, Jr, has also joined the firm.

March 14, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Former law enforcement officer joins sheriff's race

Local businessman and former law enforcement officer Keith Lamar Howard joined the race Friday for Bulloch County sheriff, tossing his hat into the ring along with Bulloch County sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Akins and Sgt. Noel Brown.

March 14, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Last GSU president hopeful displays seriousness, humor

Dr. Jaimie Hebert, the last of five contenders who have visited Georgia Southern University in their quest to be its next president, exhibited a sense of humor but also made serious statements about issues ranging from education's importance in his own life to legislation allowing guns to be carried on campus.

March 13, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Dr. Roger Branch: Aging issues a question of worth

Dr. Roger Branch Sr. is a professor emeritus of sociology and long-time chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Georgia Southern University, where he served from 1970-2000.

March 13, 2016 | | Local


OTC’s annual iGot campaign set for March 22

Members of the community and representatives from Ogeechee Technical College will be seen all around Bulloch County on Tuesday, March 22 as part of the college's annual iGot (I Give to Ogeechee Tech) campaign.

March 12, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Yu challenges Allen within GOP

Eugene Yu of Augusta, qualified last week to run as a challenger to U.S. Rep. Rick Allen within the Republican Party.

March 12, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Luke’s Project 11 encourages servant leadership

Some people have a knack for bringing joy to others. Luke Anderson was such a person.

March 12, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Wrongful death suits progressing in GSU nursing student tragedy

Eleven months after five Georgia Southern University students were killed in a tragic accident on Interstate 16 in Bryan County, attorneys are still collecting evidence and questioning witnesses.

March 12, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen kicks off 12th District re-election campaign

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen, who won Georgia's 12th Congressional District seat for the Republican Party less than two years ago, kicked off his re-election campaign this week with a bus tour of the district's 19 counties.

March 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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Brooklet bank robbery suspect in custody; was unarmed

An elderly man reportedly attempted to rob a Brooklet bank Tuesday morning, and Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agents are investigating, said GBI Special Agent-in-charge ...

April 19, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


FBI honors fallen hero

The family of a fallen local hero was gifted Monday with the presentation of an American flag that was flown in his honor over the ...

April 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Alzheimer's educational series begins Wednesday at Willow Pond

The Alzheimer's Association's three-part special educational series, "Living with Middle Stage Dementia," begins Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Willow Pond Senior ...

April 18, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police investigating shots fired at local apartment complex

After repeated reports of gunfire at a local apartment complex, Statesboro police investigators are asking for the public's help in finding out who is ...

April 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Manufacturing key part of Bulloch economy

Every year local and state leaders set aside a week to recognize the impact manufacturing has on the Georgia economy.

April 18, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local


Great Dane, indeed

Four years after opening, Great Dane Trailers' Statesboro plant has surpassed the 500-employee mark. So, when selected as the 2016 Manufacturer of the Year nominee ...

April 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Suspicious bathroom incident ends in arrest

Two men in one bathroom for more than 30 minutes prompted a local store clerk to call police, and one of the men was arrested ...

April 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Day trippin' to Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge

While there are plenty of attractions and activities in Bulloch County, one of the great things about living here are that there are many more ...

April 17, 2016 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Campaign signs litter landscape

Signs, signs, everywhere signs –proof that election time is drawing closer and candidates are fighting for attention and votes. While some may be tired of ...

April 17, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


When home sewer failure results in street repairs

When she pays her latest plumbing bill, Azalea Drive resident Sue Smith will have spent more than $4,000 in the past two years to ...

April 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Nepal documentary wins Statesboro Film Festival

A documentary about Nepal earthquakes and their aftermath during spring, 2015, took top honors Friday night during the 8th Annual Statesboro Film Festival.

April 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Cody hired as Metter city manager

Mandi Cody will be leaving as planning and development director for the city of Statesboro to start as Metter's city manager May 2.

April 15, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Lewis pleads guilty to extortion

Former Statesboro City Councilman Gary Lewis, indicted in December on a charge of extortion, admitted guilt Thursday under a plea agreement with the government, said ...

April 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GOP prepares for Georgia delegate fight

ATLANTA - Donald Trump scored a decisive victory in Georgia's March primary, taking more than half of the state's 76 Republican delegates as part ...

April 14, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Protesters call for ‘campus carry’ veto

A campaign event Thursday afternoon for Rep. Jon Burns, R-Newington, Georgia House majority leader, drew House Speaker David Ralston to Sugar Magnolia Bakery and Caf ...

April 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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