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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


Police investigating fatal shooting at Park Place

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old Statesboro man Friday night at Park Place Apartments.

November 05, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch early voting sets record

Bulloch County has established a new record for voting prior to the final Election Day. More than 39 percent of the county's 34,865 active registered voters had voted early or returned paper absentee ballots by 5 p.m. Friday.

November 04, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


DNR: Captured bear was euthanized, not relocated

A black bear trapped Wednesday night after visiting a Bulloch County home four nights in a row was euthanized, not released near Macon, as was the original plan.

November 04, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


FEMA Disaster Recovery Center open 3 days

Bulloch County residents affected by Hurricane Matthew will have the chance to meet one-on-one with Federal Emergency Management Agency associates today through Monday to register for aid.

November 04, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Allen campaigns despite unseen challenger

Although his general election challenger's effort amounts to little more than having her name on the ballot, U.S. Rep. Rick Allen made a 10-day campaign bus tour to all 19 counties of the 12th Congressional District.

November 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Mischievious bear caught

The third time might be a charm, but the fourth night a male black bear visited a home near Statesboro, it meant capture.

November 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Suspect arrested taking photos at school

A man using a false name who was reportedly taking unauthorized photos at a local middle school was arrested on charges of simple assault and disrupting a public school.

November 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Best work of local artists on display at Averitt

The Statesboro Regional Art Association's Juried Exhibit opens to the public Thursday in the Averitt Center's Main Gallery.

November 02, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Early voter turnout record remains in reach

Thursday and Friday are the last two days for in-person advanced voting before Tuesday's election, with races from president down to county commissioner. Bulloch County has two locations open for voting this week, and despite an off day Saturday, early-voting turnout is within reach of a new record.

November 02, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Curious bear visiting Bulloch home

Biologists with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources set a trap on Wednesday hoping to catch a mischievous black bear that has been wreaking havoc around a home off Highway 67, south of Statesboro.

November 02, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


GATA Cast - Nov. 2, 2016 - Interview with Eagles radio voice Danny Reed

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

November 02, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


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'A Christmas Carol Ballet'

The Statesboro Youth Ballet is trying something a little different this year in hopes of establishing a new holiday tradition.

November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Former principal gets 15 years

The former principal of Portal Elementary School pled guilty last week to charges relating to his solicitation of sex from an undercover agent posing as ...

November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


PIT maneuver stops high-speed chase

Georgia State Patrol troopers arrested an Augusta man Saturday in Evans County after a high-speed chase that started in Bulloch County and reached 150 mph.

November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Nov. 30 the deadline to kick storm debris to the curb

Department heads in charge of storm debris removal for Bulloch County and the city of Statesboro say residents have until Nov. 30 to place debris ...

November 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Dad guilty in death of son left in SUV

BRUNSWICK - A Georgia man whose toddler son died after being left for hours in a hot car was convicted of murder Monday by a jury ...

November 14, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Can't get to an errand? The Mocks can help

How many times have you been overwhelmed at work and needed to run a quick errand?

November 14, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Matthew hits Bulloch pecan crop hard

In Bulloch and surrounding counties, Hurricane Matthew caused lasting damage to pecan orchards and put a Grinch-like whammy on what promised to be a fine ...

November 12, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Recreation Department football - Proving they belong

Shoulder pads, cleats and grass-stained uniforms usually bring to mind sweaty boys playing football, but this past season, two Bulloch County girls tackled and kicked ...

November 12, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


SHS head football coach resigns

Following a program-worst 0-10 season and a three-year stretch in which Statesboro High School won only four games, head football coach Steve Pennington resigned Friday.

November 11, 2016 | | Local


Poe: 'Lean in' to ensure officials do right by vets

Veterans Day speaker Don Poe asked not just military veterans, but spouses, children and friends of veterans, indeed anyone proud of a veteran, to "lean ...

November 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Jazz Ensemble finds unique expression

When the Georgia Southern University Jazz Ensemble presents a free, public concert in the Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Monday, the show ...

November 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


International Festival 2016

Georgia Southern University will bring the world to Statesboro during the 11th Annual International Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m ...

November 10, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fantasy comes to life in 'She Kills Monsters'

Georgia Southern's Theater and Performance production of "She Kills Monsters" invites the audience to find their inner geek.

November 10, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Savannah man charged in Bulloch thefts

A man with a previous burglary conviction in Bulloch County is once again behind bars, now facing charges in two burglaries and several gun thefts ...

November 10, 2016 | | Local


Guyton man arrested for Statesboro murder

A Guyton man faces charges of murder in the shooting death of a man last week at Park Place Apartments.

November 10, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


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