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Glennville Bank in Statesboro set to open Thursday

The Glennville Bank plans to open its Statesboro bank and loan production office on Thursday at 203 Savannah Avenue.

September 28, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Inside Bulloch Business - Van Tassell puts Statesboro's professional soccer future in good hands

Since Darin Van Tassell and Jeremy Aven announced a few weeks ago that they had secured the rights to bring a Premier Development League (PDL) soccer franchise to Statesboro, the buzz around the Boro has run the gamut.

September 28, 2015 | | Local

'In God We Trust' decals on sheriffs' cars prompt debate

ATLANTA - Spurred by confrontations nationwide between police and the public, nearly a dozen law enforcement agencies in Georgia have joined a national movement that's reigniting debate over God and government.

September 28, 2015 | By TAMMY JOYNER The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Local

Sylvania woman critical after crash

A Sylvania woman remains in critical condition after a Friday night crash on Old Register Road.

September 28, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

6 arrested in connection to rash of entering auto cases

Instinct and patience resulted in the arrest of six suspects in connection to a rash of entering auto cases.

September 28, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Battling the 'long goodbye' disease

It's 5 p.m. on a Tuesday on this autumn day in Statesboro. While many are outside enjoying the cool air that has finally touched south Georgia, a group of 12 people sits in a boardroom adjacent to East Georgia Regional Medical Center's cafeteria. They are here for support, for answers to their ongoing struggles dealing with their loved ones who have Alzheimer's.

September 27, 2015 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local

Blue Devils football – 1945: Statesboro's 'Amazing 13'

In early August 1945, the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan in an effort to bring World War II to an end.

September 27, 2015 | By L. FOY SIMMMONS Special to the Herald | Local

Bulloch Blues Marching Band earning opportunities

Alone, Southeast Bulloch High School's marching band currently fields 98 students, Statesboro High School's 85, and Portal Middle High School's, just 15. Together, as the Bulloch Blues Marching Band, they add up to almost 200 students.

September 27, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

City says goodbye to departing public safety director

As the community wished farewell to Statesboro's outgoing public safety director during a reception Friday, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore shared ideas about the upcoming search for his replacement.

September 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Statesboro police event raising funds for Boys & Girls Club

The Statesboro Police Department is seeking teams of people who are interested in tackling extreme physical and mental challenges, exercising leadership skills and having fun while raising money for a good cause.

September 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Georgia ports plan big investments

SAVANNAH - Georgia's coastal seaports plan $142 million in expansion and improvement projects in the next year to keep pace with faster than expected growth, the ports' chief executive said Thursday.

September 24, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

Ten marching bands ready for a Blast

More than 700 marching musicians, dancers and flag corps members from southeast Georgia high schools are expected to gather Saturday for the second annual Southeast Bulloch Band Blast.

September 24, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Rain forces cancellation of Tales from the Tomb

With a forecast of rain all day and into the evening, tonight's Tales from the Tomb, has been cancelled, said Joe McGlamery, president of the Bulloch County Historical Society, which produces the annual event.

September 24, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Army Field Band to perform free concert

The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, D.C., will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at Statesboro High on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. The Army Field Band's concert is sponsored by the Statesboro Herald.

September 23, 2015 | | Local

Shooting Sports Center open, emphasizes safety

"Notice: You are in a school safety zone." Beginning with a sign in the parking lot, the Shooting Sports Education Center at Georgia Southern University emphasizes rules about who can shoot and how weapons are carried. The facility for indoor firearms shooting and archery is now open to those GSU students and members of the public who comply.

September 23, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

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Inside Bulloch Business - Saying thanks to vets is right thing to do

Veterans Day is Wednesday and it is a special day set aside to honor all of those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

November 09, 2015 | | Local

Sylvania teens caught in Statesboro break-in attempt

Three Sylvania juveniles were caught breaking into a Statesboro apartment early Monday morning, said Statesboro Police Maj. Rob Bryan.

November 09, 2015 | | Local

New $70 million plant to create 100 jobs in Bulloch County

With slightly more than 100 jobs at first but more than $70 million in investment in the plant, Aspen Aerogels' factory will be the largest ...

November 09, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

In America's spotlight

Forty years ago, the Ruth Green Dancers gave Statesboro a unique moment in the national spotlight when the United States celebrated its 200th birthday.

November 08, 2015 | By BRITTANI HOWELL | Local

A soldier’s story

When 4-year-old Ginger Rutledge saluted Private Robert Lee Rutledge, wrapped her small fingers around his neck for a lingering hug and said goodbye, she didn ...

November 07, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Georgia Southern team going to Mexico for Baja 1000

An 840-mile drive down the coast of the Baja California peninsula in Mexico might sound like a great way to enjoy some sightseeing, but for ...

November 07, 2015 | By CRISSIE ELRICK Georgia Southern Communications | Local

Officers put down razors for charity

Some local law enforcement officers may appear a bit scruffy lately, but it's for a good cause.

November 07, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Legion commander to keynote Veterans Day

A veteran of two wars and two branches of the military, Lonnie Ellis plans to tell listeners at the Veterans Day observance Wednesday that "Veterans ...

November 07, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Three charged with auto theft

Two men and a woman suspected of stealing vehicles from a local auto dealership face felony charges after a Screven County Sheriff's deputy discovered ...

November 06, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Teen to be tried as adult for child molestation charges

A teen who was a juvenile when he was arrested on child molestation charges will now be tried as an adult.

November 06, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Big honor for Boro native

Former Statesboro resident Annelise Kitching will sing "God Bless America" for New York's Veterans Day Parade Opening Ceremony, next Wednesday at 10 a.m ...

November 06, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Sex offender steals truck; victim sets him up for arrest

A man wanted for failing to register as a convicted sex offender now also faces vehicle theft and drug charges after the owner of a ...

November 05, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

City suspends Moonshiners’ license amid ‘50-50’ muddle

Statesboro City Council suspended the city alcoholic beverage license of Club 125 LLC, doing business as Moonshiners, Thursday through Saturday because the club reported more ...

November 05, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Ogeechee Tech open house Saturday

Ogeechee Technical College's fall open house Saturday will give the public, from high school students thinking about college and older adults considering a career ...

November 04, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Simulator brings realistic training to police

Statesboro police officers are now using a form of training that not only saves the city money, but simulates situations officers may encounter to help ...

November 04, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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