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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


Boro Book Nooks now in Statesboro

Georgia Southern University seniors Jennifer Shaffer, Ashley Archer and Marisa Turner plan to leave something behind when they complete their coursework.

October 07, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia Power Outage map

Click here to find out about latest power outages in the Statesboro and Souteast Georgia area.

October 07, 2016 | | Local


Fear looms as Hurricane Matthew approaches

ST. MARYS - Lori Crowe is frightened at the thought of Hurricane Matthew looming near while she sits inside a coastal Georgia saloon less than a block away from shore.

October 06, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


City, county, some bank, other offices closed

Statesboro City Hall will be closed Friday. City Hall will reopen Monday, as the city does not observe Columbus Day. All nonessential Bulloch County offices and services are closed Friday as well, but the county's public works and public safety employees are to report to work to deal with Hurricane Matthew and its aftermath.

October 06, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Hurricane shifts westward; plans in place

As of Thursday evening, Hurricane Matthew had taken a turn westward, increasing chances of significant impact on the Bulloch County area, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

October 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Southern campus now closed

The Georgia Southern University campus is closed effective at 10 am this morning. This will enable faculty, staff and students to meet logistical challenges that may present themselves prior to the storm. All Georgia Southern University sponsored events are canceled through Saturday, October 8. Please dismiss all staff, students and faculty at this time.

October 06, 2016 | From Georgia Southern University | Local


Change of venue request for Spencer trial withdrawn

One week prior to the scheduled start of jury selection, attorneys for Grant James Spencer withdrew a motion for a change of venue and other motions that prosecutors hinted might delay Spencer's trial on charges of felony murder and aggravated battery in the August 2014 death of Michael Joseph Gatto, 18.

October 05, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Schools, GSU to close Friday

Local schools and Georgia Southern University will close Friday, Statesboro hotels are booked with no vacancies for the weekend, and traffic on Interstate 16 is already becoming heavy as people evacuate in the face of Hurricane Matthew.

October 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Farmers & Merchants Bank promotes Jason Parrish

Jason Parrish of Farmers & Merchants Bank was promoted to banking officer, credit administration, bank officials announced Monday.

November 21, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Honor the memory 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 21, 2016 | | Local


Raybon Anderson honored as Chamber's 2016 Ag Partner

One of Bulloch County's most well-known people in the agriculture world, Raybon Anderson, was honored Friday by being named the 2016 Ag Partner by ...

November 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Leaphart resigns as Statesboro city attorney

After five years as Statesboro's city attorney, J. Alvin Leaphart IV is heading west for a major change of scenery. He was hired recently ...

November 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Deputy US marshal, fugitive killed in shootout

LUDOWICI - A fugitive accused of attempting to murder police officers fatally shot a deputy U.S. marshal trying to arrest him Friday in southeast Georgia ...

November 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local


A Boro holiday tradition

Ornate and antique lanterns of all shapes and sizes will help guide your way to make your Thanksgiving celebration that much more special or get ...

November 18, 2016 | | Local


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


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