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Pipeline will soon reopen

ATLANTA - Gasoline should begin flowing again Wednesday - through a temporary bypass on a critical pipeline - after a major leak in Alabama forced a shutdown that led to surging fuel prices and scattered gas shortages across the South, a company official said Tuesday.

September 20, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN and SHAMEKA DUDLEY-LOWE Associated Press | Local

Bringing law enforcement, community together

Several local churches and members of the Concerned Clergy of Bulloch County are working together to sponsor an event called "Bridging the Gap: Community Day with Law Enforcement" on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Luetta Moore Park on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The free event is open to the public.

September 20, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Voting machines tested for big event

In a basement beneath the North Main Street Annex, the testing and zeroing-out of Bulloch County's voting machines is underway, in preparation for early voting starting Oct. 17 and the Nov. 8 general election.

September 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

GATA Cast - Sept. 20, 2016

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

September 20, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local

Trends in Statesboro's growth

On the job two months now as Statesboro's planning and development director, Frank A. Neal Jr. sees more exciting growth taking place now than when he last worked for the city of Statesboro in the same department.

September 19, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local

3 juveniles accused of stealing 2 cars from gas station

Three juveniles suspected of stealing two vehicles from the parking lot of a local convenience store at the same time on Sunday are now behind bars. One was apprehended in Statesboro, while the other two fled into Screven County and were arrested there, police said.

September 19, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Officials: Clown sightings on GSU campus unfounded

Recent reports of clown sightings at or near Georgia Southern University are unfounded, according to university officials.

September 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Gas stations go dry amid shortage

ATLANTA - Gas prices spiked and drivers found "out of service" bags covering pumps as the gas shortage in the South rolled into the work week, raising fears that the scattered disruptions could become more widespread.

September 19, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Hulsey gaining noteriety as floral designer

Sharing stories about young, passionate entrepreneurs is what I love most about writing.

September 19, 2016 | | Local

Two of three armed robbery suspects behind bars

Two of three armed robbery suspects who police say fired a shot at pursuing officers early Monday morning are behind bars, but one is still at large.

September 19, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

A lifetime in the making

Tom Armstrong has accomplished something of which few can boast - and the ones who can are a fraction of his age. Yet the humble gentleman born in 1942 calls his achievement "no big deal" and would rather talk about his fellow Scouts than his own success.

September 19, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Police capture immigrant sought in New York-area bombings

NEW YORK - An Afghan immigrant wanted for questioning in the bombings that rocked a New York City neighborhood and a New Jersey shore town was taken into custody Monday after a shootout with police in New Jersey, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

September 19, 2016 | By JAKE PEARSON and ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press | Local

Lines form at the gas pump in the wake of pipeline spill

ATLANTA (AP) - Lines formed at gas stations across the South on Saturday and drivers who were able to find fuel had to pay more for it in some cases, as prices edged up following a pipeline spill in Alabama.

September 17, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local

Ralston: Voters should approve amendments Nov. 8

State House Speaker David Ralston, interviewed during a visit to Statesboro this week, said he supports passage of all four proposed amendments on Georgia's Nov. 8 ballot – including the Opportunity School District amendment.

September 17, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

One-man play brings beloved columnist to life

The Averitt Center for the Arts is well known for stuffing its seasons with Elvis impersonators and tribute bands, coming up on Friday and Saturday, it will kick off its 2016-17 performance season with Lewis Grizzard: In His Own Words, about the much-loved Southern figure: Lewis Grizzard, a chicken-fried comedian famous for his standup routines and humorous columns.

September 17, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

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BIG innovation space

Entrepreneurs who had their businesses up and running at home are among the first tenants to occupy office space in the new Innovation Incubator. Operated ...

October 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Program to benefit rural Ga. hospitals

The chief executive of two financially stressed hospitals in southwest Georgia looks forward to the promise of donations under a new state tax credit program.

October 03, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

 Brannen Smith joins Farmers & Merchants Bank

Statesboro native Brannen Smith has joined Farmers & Merchants Bank, Bulloch County's only locally owned and directed bank as vice president of Commercial Lending. Smith ...

October 03, 2016 | | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Enmark changing its brand, overall culture

If you have driven past Statesboro's newest Enmark station at the corner of Northside Drive East and North Main over the past few weeks ...

October 03, 2016 | | Local

Sylvania man shot to death in garage

The shooting death of a man around 10:30 p.m. Friday at a home on South Hull Street in Sylvania has police and Georgia ...

October 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Claxton armed robbery thwarted by witness

A man who walked in on the armed robbery and physical assault of a convenience store manager in progress Saturday morning battled the offender, struggling ...

October 03, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Statesboro woman charged in strong-arm robbery

A Statesboro woman is being held without bail today facing multiple charges following the robbery Saturday of a convenience store on Sinkhole Road.

October 03, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local

SPD staking out its history

Interim Chief Robert W. "Rob" Bryan didn't pass up an opportunity to talk about the Statesboro Police Department's current staffing levels, community relations ...

October 01, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

County commission to decide fate of Bradley proposal

Bulloch County Commissioners are expected to decide Tuesday whether to approve or deny a local man's rezoning request for a sizable property that could ...

October 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Historical Society's 'Tales from the Tomb' set for Oct. 13

It's time to learn about some of Bulloch County's most interesting historical characters through the annual Bulloch County Historical Society's "Tales from ...

October 01, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Grant Spencer murder trial slated for Oct. 11

Grant James Spencer, who has been waiting two years in the Bulloch County Jail, is slated for a jury trial the week of Oct. 11 ...

September 30, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

GreenFest downtown this Saturday

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability holds its annual GreenFest, spotlighting recycling, reuse, conservation and other eco-friendly lifestyle choices, this Saturday from 9 a ...

September 29, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Man arrested on computer sex crime charges

A man in Statesboro is behind bars on charges of sexual exploitation of a child.

September 28, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

Alcohol Board’s TIPS-only training opinion rejected

Bars and restaurants will have more than one place to turn to for city-required training for managers, servers, bartenders and bouncers after Statesboro City Council ...

September 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair coming

The 55th annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair will start with a parade Monday, Oct. 17, through downtown Statesboro. Local dignitaries, classic cars, bands, beauty queens and ...

September 28, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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