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Georgia Southern enrollment hits new high

Georgia Southern University's enrollment has reached a historic high, with 20,674 full-time students for fall semester 2016, the university recently announced.

November 09, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Trump wins presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters' economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on his way to the White House.

November 09, 2016 | By JULIE PACE AP White House Correspondent | Local


Republican incumbent representatives win

Republican incumbent representatives at both the state and national levels won re-election here Tuesday, while a majority in Bulloch County supported Republican Donald Trump for president. Local voter turnout topped 70.3 percent.

November 09, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


GOP wins both local commission seats

Republican candidates running for seats 2A and 2C on the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners both won, pulling ahead of their Democratic opponents.

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brown wins sheriff’s race

Republican candidate Noel Brown swept away with the votes in the race for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat Tuesday, with 15,924 votes to 7,948 votes for Democratic candidate Keith Howard - a 66.71 percent lead over Howard's 33.29 percent.

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GATA Cast - Nov. 8, 2016 - Wrap up of Ole Miss-GSU game

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.

November 08, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Tuesday decides it

With voters deciding on a president of the United States, a sheriff for Bulloch County, a seat in the U.S. Senate, a seat in the House, four amendments to the state Constitution and in specific districts a state representative and two county commissioners, Tuesday promises to be a busy one at the polls.

November 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Don Poe to serve as Veterans Day speaker

As a volunteer with the Savannah Honor Flight Society, Don Poe pays his own way to assist often older veterans on free trips to Washington, D.C., to see the war memorials and Arlington National Cemetery. Friday morning, Poe will give the keynote remarks for the Bulloch County Veterans Day Observance.

November 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch schools to host Veterans Day programs Thursday

Area schools will offer Veterans Day programs, which are open to the public, on Thursday, Nov. 10.

November 07, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Dunham's Sports ready to open Friday

Dunham's Sports, one of the nation's largest sporting goods chains, will hold its grand opening this weekend.

November 07, 2016 | | Local


Woman killed, child critical after wreck

A young mother was killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle accident on Veteran's Memorial Parkway in Statesboro.

November 07, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Our View: Johnny Isakson has earned a third term

With Congressional approval ratings under 15 percent for the past several years, it's hard to find many positive signs when it comes to governing in Washington. And make no mistake, that under-15-percent rating is well-deserved. Hyper-partisanship has made compromise a four-letter word and most elected representatives in the House and Senate do not even consider working with a colleague from across the aisle for fear of being branded not a true Republican or Democrat.

November 06, 2016 | | Local


The true story of the Register & Glennville RR

In the late summer of 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman - after he burnt down Atlanta - began his famous "March to the Sea" to Savannah. Sherman's troops lived off the land and destroyed much of the property along the way.

November 06, 2016 | By L. FOY SIMMMONS Special to the Herald | Local


‘Shaggy’ law enforcement

If you notice Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies and Statesboro Police Department officers looking a little shaggy, they are in no way slacking off on their duties. In fact, just the opposite.

November 05, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Gattos file suit against city

A lawsuit filed Oct. 26 by attorneys for the parents of Michael Joseph Gatto, who was 18 when he died after being punched unconscious by a bouncer at the Rude Rudy's nightclub, means a jury may eventually be asked to assign a dollar value to Gatto's life and decide whether the city of Statesboro shares the blame.

November 05, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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GSU gets new K9

A new K9 officer with Georgia Southern University brings something to the table that has been missing; explosives detection.

January 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lawmakers to focus on schools

ATLANTA - Georgia's General Assembly gavels in a new legislative session on Monday. The opening days of a legislative session typically include more ceremony than ...

January 07, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Sheriff warns of jury duty scam

Several people in Bulloch County have been targeted recently by scammers who threatened them with jail time if they didn't pay up.

January 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch’s newest investigator makes history – twice

Former Bulloch County Sheriff's Patrol Deputy Prethenia Cone made history last week when she became both the county's first female and first African-American ...

January 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Regents to vote Wednesday on making Armstrong part of Georgia Southern

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia is slated to vote Wednesday on a recommendation to consolidate Georgia Southern University in Statesboro ...

January 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Eagle Battalion’s new nest officially opens

Georgia Southern University on Thursday formally opened its new $9.5 million Military Science Building, headquarters to the Eagle Battalion ROTC program, which has won ...

January 05, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Frigid weekend ahead

It's going to get cold - really, really cold - this weekend.

January 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Southern, Armstrong State to study possible merger

The Georgia Board of Regents is expected to announce Friday that Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University in Savannah will study the possibility of ...

January 05, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Fashion with Compassion show is Friday

The first First Friday event of 2017 takes place Friday at 6 p.m. with a splash of colors and a runway of fashion and ...

January 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald writer | Local


Georgia K9 retirement fund set up

Law enforcement K9s now have a safety net to help with medical costs after they retire, thanks to a nonprofit organization founded by two local ...

January 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia K9 retirement fund set up

Law enforcement K9s now have a safety net to help with medical costs after they retire, thanks to a nonprofit organization founded by two local ...

January 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


68-year-old man arrested for child molestation

A Brooklet-area man faces charges of child molestation, said Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown.

January 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City eyes shorter look-back for alcohol violations

Six Statesboro restaurants and bars have their city alcoholic beverage licenses suspended beginning 8 a.m. Thursday for three to 21 days. City Council unanimously ...

January 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Woman strips in median after wreck

All lanes of Interstate 16 were closed temporarily late Monday afternoon after a woman stripped off her clothes following a three-vehicle wreck.

January 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro police launch new website

The Statesboro Police Department is starting the new year with a fresh approach to providing - and collecting - information to and from the public.

January 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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