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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


'Campus carry' passes Senate

ATLANTA - Licensed gun owners who are 21 and older would be able to carry concealed weapons on public college campuses in Georgia if Gov. Nathan Deal signs a bill headed to his desk.

March 11, 2016 | By RYAN PHILLIPS Associated Press | Local


The Lodge at Bethany open house is Sunday

The Lodge at Bethany, Statesboro's only licensed assisted living community, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday evening to officially open its doors to the public and showcase the flagship facility of the Bethany family, highlighting a long-standing tradition of excellent care for seniors.

March 11, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


What stinks in the Boro?

A pungent odor lingering in the air around Statesboro and Bulloch County may offend some noses, but for many area farmers, it's the smell of money.

March 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Giant canopies part of $6 billion Atlanta airport expansion

ATLANTA - Two giant, translucent canopies spanning several lanes of roadway and sidewalks outside the domestic terminal will be among the most visible aspects of a $6 billion expansion and renovation project at the world's busiest airport during the next 20 years, officials announced Thursday.

March 10, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


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National conventions pick area delegates

Georgia's 12th Congressional District, which extends from Augusta to Douglas and includes Statesboro, will send five voting delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention ...

April 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Going the extra 'Blue Mile'

Three enthusiastic spokes-folks travel to the America's Best Communities Summit in Durham, N.C., this week with Stateboro's plan to create a Blue ...

April 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Allen authors IRS free speech bill

A bill authored by U.S. Rep. Rick Allen to bar the Internal Revenue Service from targeting citizens for exercising First Amendment rights passed the ...

April 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Guido Bible Institute welcomes evangelist

The Guido Bible Institute in Metter welcomed Dr. Robert Smith for a recent weekend presentation: "Our Problems – God's Solutions." Smith is a professor of ...

April 22, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Families of slain GSU nursing students speak

Over $84 million has been awarded to the families of four of five Georgia Southern University students killed in a fiery, seven-car pileup on Interstate ...

April 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Jenkins stabbing suspect caught in Bulloch

A car chase through the west side of Statesboro Thursday morning ended in a crash as Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies stopped an aggravated assault ...

April 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Settlements reached in three GSU nursing student wrongful death suits

Just days before the one-year anniversary of a fiery crash that took the lives of five Georgia Southern University students, attorneys announced that "substantial" settlements ...

April 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ArtsFest set for Saturday

In its first year hosting the ArtsFest on Georgia Southern University's Sweetheart Circle, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department has received a lot ...

April 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Probate judge candidates tout qualifications

What would candidates for probate judge debate, anyway? Officially, Tuesday evening's event was a forum, and the five candidates for judge of the Bulloch ...

April 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Superior court judge candidates make pitches

About 250 citizens heard from three candidates seeking the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit superior court judge seat during Tuesday night's candidate forum at Ogeechee Technical ...

April 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff candidates talk issues at forum

Two of the three candidates seeking election as Bulloch County's next sheriff fielded questions about special units, deputy safety and the importance of educational ...

April 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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


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