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'Naked politics' of punishing Delta could haunt Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers' decision to punish Delta Air Lines for publicly distancing itself from the National Rifle Association was an extraordinary act of political revenge.

March 02, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Two incumbents, two newcomers ready to qualify for county commission

As qualifying for upcoming elections begins Monday, two incumbent Bulloch County commissioners plan to run again, one said he will not run again and two newcomers are ready to step up and join the race.

March 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Morris Multimedia, Statesboro Herald tech director passes

The Statesboro Herald and Morris Multimedia lost a dear friend and treasured employee with the passing of Charles Hilton "Charlie" Joiner, director of technology.

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Suspect arrested for GSU threat

A threat involving the Statesboro campus of Georgia Southern University on Wednesday landed a Macon man in jail, but university officials said the threat was "not credible."

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


It’s ‘Green Grits’ First Friday

With March, the First Friday event in downtown Statesboro is the Green Grits Festival, infused with the dominant color of spring two weeks before St. Patrick's Day.

March 01, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Averitt Lecture Series brings David Hurst Thomas

Eminent archeologist David Hurst Thomas will talk about his work of discovery at the Spanish mission site on St. Catherines Island as speaker for the 26th annual installment in the Averitt Lecture Series, 3 p.m. Sunday.

March 01, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Principal: SHS threat unfounded

A rumor of a possible threat at Statesboro High School Thursday was unfounded, said Dr. Ken LeCain, principal.

March 01, 2018 | | Local


Congressional candidate forum Thursday evening at GSU

The Georgia Southern University Political Science Club is hosting a forum for candidates for Georgia's 12th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Russell Union Theater, Room 1088 in the Russell Union Building.

February 28, 2018 | | Local


Georgia governor criticizes 'unbecoming squabble' over Delta

ATLANTA - Georgia's governor on Wednesday criticized the "unbecoming squabble" that has engulfed the state Capitol since fellow Republicans threatened to punish Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the National Rifle Association.

February 28, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Teacher barricades himself in class, fires gun

ATLANTA - A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun in what may have been a warning shot, authorities said.

February 28, 2018 | By JEFF MARTIN and ALINA HARTOUNIAN Associated Press | Local


Statesboro city H.R. director lands Savannah job

As the city of Statesboro's human resources director for the past seven years and 10 months, Jeffery Grant has conducted numerous job searches. Now his own job has appeared in the list of vacancies.

February 28, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Briggs gets Quick Start for new hires

Officials of Briggs & Stratton, the Quick Start program and Ogeechee Technical College signed an agreement Tuesday for training more than 100 new employees Briggs' Stateboro plant will hire as it begins building Vanguard V-Twin engines.

February 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Lawmaker: Georgia GOP working to mend Delta rift over NRA

ATLANTA - Republicans competing to become Georgia's next governor united Tuesday behind a charge to punish Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the National Rifle Association, while the state's term-limited GOP governor and others refrained from commenting publicly as officials worked behind the scenes to resolve the feud.

February 27, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Delia Mobley is 2018 Citizen of the Year

When Delia Mobley saw homeless people on the streets of Statesboro, her reaction was not to turn away and pretend the problem did not exist.

February 26, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


8th annual Tasting Statesboro is March 1

What could be better than sampling delights from dozens of local food establishments while at the same time helping numerous charities? For the eighth year, the annual Tasting Statesboro the United Way fundraiser offers residents a chance to do just that.

February 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Candidate wants to better manage ‘fast growth’

(Note: A profile of Republican candidate Timmy Rushing running for Seat 2D, will appear in the Sunday edition of the Statesboro Herald.)

April 13, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Woman pleads guilty to bank embezzlement

A Statesboro woman pled guilty to embezzlement and must report to prison for a year, as well as pay restitution of more than $260,000.

April 13, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Candidate wants to attract more industry

(Note: Profiles of Republican candidates running for Seat 2B, Jeff Klare and Timmy Rushing, will appear in the Saturday and Sunday editions of the Statesboro ...

April 12, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Leadership SE Ga. class stops in Statesboro

Those of us lucky enough to choose Bulloch County as home understand what a special blessing it is to live and work here. However, it ...

April 12, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Candler County Hospital impact reveal Monday

Metter's city government and Candler County Hospital will make public the results of a study of the hospital's economic impact Monday evening.

April 12, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Hoops with Heroes set for Thursday

Today after school, William James Middle School students will have the chance to play basketball with local law enforcement as the second annual "Hoops with ...

April 11, 2018 | | Local


Man arrested in 2017 GSU rape

Georgia Southern University police took a man into custody Monday, charging him with a rape that was reported almost a year ago.

April 11, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fleeing escapee strikes deputy with car

A Bulloch County man struck a sheriff's deputy with his car Monday as he fled from court after being sentenced to 30 days in ...

April 11, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Exploring women charged with burglary

Two Pembroke women caught rambling in an abandoned house Tuesday face burglary and drug charges, said Bulloch County sheriff's Capt. Todd Hutchens.

April 11, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Study: Schools hampering South's talent

DURHAM, N.C. - The South's increasingly diverse homegrown talent won't share in the region's economic growth unless state leaders commit to spending ...

April 10, 2018 | By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press | Local


Dispatchers recognized for service

When a fire breaks out, everybody sees the firefighters rushing to the scene. When an accident happens, witnesses watch as state troopers and EMS arrive ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police: Man kills pet rabbit

A man who police said brutally killed a child's pet faces charges of both animal and child cruelty.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


For the love of a community

Statesboro area youth will have the opportunity to learn about making the right choices; get free makeovers and enroll in GED classes Sunday during the ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rehab home destroyed in massive fire

A local rehabilitation program suffered a major loss Friday when fire destroyed one of its homes for recovering addicts. Ten men were displaced and lost ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged with molestation, incest

Illegal, sexually explicit images on a Statesboro man's cellphone landed him behind bars after someone tipped off police about the photos.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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