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'We ain't seen nothin' yet'

Throughout Georgia Southern's journey from a storied FCS program to an FBS school looking to make its mark on the college football landscape, the message has been clear that the Eagles want to grow and develop as a school and program while staying true to what has made them successful.

December 24, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Local


A Santa of plywood wonders

From a lighted manger scene with the holy family framed in simple, white silhouette to a Santa wielding an axe at the gnarly remains of an actual tree, the things that Sammy Bullins makes from plywood and paint add joy to Christmas for visiting children – and for Bullins.

December 24, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia Southern wins GoDaddy Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. - Favian Upshaw ran for 199 yards and four touchdowns to help Georgia Southern beat Bowling Green 58-27 in the GoDaddy Bowl on Wednesday night.

December 23, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local


Memorial for Staff Sgt. McBride Saturday

Alumni of the Statesboro High School Class of 2003 plan to host a memorial service in honor of their classmate, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride Jr., Saturday at 5 p.m. in the SHS Auditorium.

December 23, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Last minute holiday shopper?

ATLANTA - Procrastinators, rejoice. This year there are more apps and services than ever before to help last-minute shoppers.

December 23, 2015 | By MAE ANDERSON AP Technology writer | Local


Screven sheriff seeks missing sex offender

Screven County sheriff's investigators are searching for a registered sex offender who absconded from the area, as well as a woman and two juveniles who are believed to be with him.

December 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch BOE chair has new Atlanta job

Dr. LeVon E. Wilson, chairman of the Bulloch County Board of Education and through last semester professor of legal studies at Georgia Southern University, has a new job, as the associate provost of Clark Atlanta University.

December 22, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro soldier killed in Afghanistan

Chester McBride Jr., a Statesboro native and 2003 graduate of Statesboro High, was killed Monday along with five fellow American troops when a suicide attacker rammed an explosives-laden motorcycle into a joint NATO-Afghan patrol.

December 22, 2015 | By JIM HEALY & HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Newport Trace under way

Newport Trace Senior Community, across Lester Road near Statesboro High School, will consist of 42 limited-rent apartments for people age 55 and up in single-story buildings.

December 21, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Some last-minute suggestions for 'local' gifts

Last week, Parker's Convenience Store gave all of their Pump Pal customers an early Christmas gift by lowering gas prices 12 cents per gallon for 12 days ending on Friday - Christmas Day. Not to be outdone, Flash Foods lowered their pump prices 15 cents per gallon for their member clients to help us all get into the Christmas spirit.

December 21, 2015 | | Local


Fatal accident takes life of Monticello man

A Monticello man died after a Sunday evening crash on Interstate 16 at Highway 301 South.

December 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Teens shoplift BB guns, shoot city property

Two teenagers shoplifted BB guns and then used them to destroy city property, said Statesboro police Maj. Robert Bryan, interim police chief.

December 21, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Deputies arrest burglary suspect

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man on burglary charges after he reportedly took electronics from a victim who had previously allowed the suspect to stay at his home.

December 21, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Man fatally shot at Sylvania area bar

A fatal shooting Sunday morning at a Sylvania night club has Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agents and Screven County sheriff's investigators seeking answers.

December 21, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Colorado State defensive coordinator set to become GSU head coach

Colorado State defensive coordinator Tyson Summers is set to become Georgia Southern University's next head football coach.

December 20, 2015 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


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BCSO Sgt. Noel Brown to run for sheriff’s position

A second officer with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is seeking election as sheriff.

January 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Portal High athletes and fans to get new digs

Bulloch County Schools officials and Pope Construction Co. are set to break ground Friday on $999,644 in new sports support buildings at Portal Middle ...

January 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


2 charged in jail drug smuggling

A woman who attempted to sneak drugs to a Bulloch County Jail inmate is now behind bars in the same facility. The inmate to whom ...

January 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Legal assistant enters race for probate judge seat

Three decades of experience working in the legal field and her "love for people" are what drive Lorna DeLoach to seek election as Bulloch County ...

January 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Council acts on ‘Blue Mile’ plans, public and private

Several Statesboro City Council actions this week dealt with the Blue Mile corridor. The council moved money to pay an engineering firm for work on ...

January 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


New mayor pro tem publishes book

Statesboro City Councilman Travis Chance from District 5 is off to a busy start in 2016. Besides being chosen by the council as mayor pro ...

January 21, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Local veteran pursues probate judge seat

With a degree in legal studies and law school aspirations, Desert Storm and Iraq war veteran Lonnie Ellis feels his Bulloch County roots and involvement ...

January 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Preserving recipes of the past for the future

"Thoroughly whipped cream cheese."

January 21, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


ArtsFest cancelled – or is it?

Georgia Southern University's art department announced earlier this month that it will no longer host the ArtsFest, which provided a spring day of senses-filling ...

January 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Futch to seek re-election as coroner

Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said Wednesday he plans to run for a fifth term in office.

January 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wanted Florida man captured in Bulloch

A man wanted in Florida for shooting a family dog was captured Tuesday night when a Bulloch County sheriff's deputy used a tag reader ...

January 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police detective to run for probate judge seat

Banking on what he calls a multifaceted law enforcement career, police Detective Kevin Wadley says he feels his experience will serve Bulloch County residents well ...

January 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia governor wants continued money for prison education

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal asked Georgia lawmakers Tuesday to put millions more into educating state prison inmates and helping county jails provide programs that offer ...

January 19, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Tremble: 'Time to take a stand'

As keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Observance, the Rev. Craig R. Tremble said, "Neighbor, it's time to take a stand ...

January 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade draws large crowd

A chilly wind did not stop Statesboro from celebrating with style Monday as a parade commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. drew crowds that lined the ...

January 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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