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Congressman Allen reacts to State of the Union address

President Barack Obama's seventh and final State of the Union address Tuesday night had some glaring omissions about national security, yet was filled with repetition reminiscent of past addresses, said Congressman Rick Allen, R-Ga., 12th District.

January 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parade, poetry and other events celebrate MLK

The 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Statesboro will include a prayer breakfast, s poetry and literature reading, church services, a community gathering and a parade, said Pearl Brown, president of the Bulloch County chapter of the NAACP.

January 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two charged in North College Street shooting

Two men involved in a North College Street shooting incident Tuesday night face aggravated assault charges, said Statesboro police Maj. Rob Bryan, interim police chief.

January 13, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Now there are 15

Ahead looms the potential for a top prize of up to $3 million to be spent developing Statesboro's Blue Mile.

January 13, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia governor touts his 2015 measures on schools, roads

ATLANTA - As Gov. Nathan Deal prepared to outline his 2016 agenda, he spent Tuesday touting his 2015 legislative package that overcame opposition within his own party and won approval last year.

January 12, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Lottery fever in full frenzy

Billion dollar lottery fever has taken over. 1.5 billion dollar fever to be more exact.

January 12, 2016 | By DEWAYNE GRICE Inside Bulloch Business | Local


Deputies: Woman buys four vehicles with bad checks

A Statesboro woman defrauded a local auto dealership with tales of riches, paying for four new vehicles with personal checks - all of which were no good, said Bulloch County sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Akins.

January 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Missing Screven Co. sex offender found

A Screven County sex offender who disappeared in early December, along with his girlfriend and her kids, has been found.

January 11, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


3 arrested in gang-related shooting

A gang-related shooting near Clito on Sunday ended in the arrests of three men. Two vehicles were damaged in the gunfire, but no one was injured, said Bulloch County sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Akins.

January 11, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro couple taking on a challenge

Opening their first restaurant but not their first business, Clarence Prince Jr. and Stephanie Prince know not to make promises until they are certain. So B&B's Chicken Basket at 193 W. Main St. is tentatively predicted, but not promised, to open Feb. 1.

January 11, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - After 75 years, Reddings sell NAPA store

In 1940, Jim Redding was working as a salesman for International Harvester when a good friend told him about the benefits of owning a NAPA store.

January 11, 2016 | | Local


The difference one person can make

Believers Church of Statesboro Pastor Scott Moore preached a series of sermons toward the end of 2015 about blessings. During one message, Pastor Scott told his congregation, "We are called to receive blessings and give blessings. We can overcome curses with blessings."

January 11, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro man arrested for aggravated child molestation

Master Deputy Jeff Thompson responded to Southeast Bulloch Middle School this past Friday to meet with staff regarding a possible child molestation, which occurred away from the school.

January 11, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


No Powerball winner means big increase

The Powerball jackpot has grown to $1.4 billion, and the drawing is still two days away.

January 10, 2016 | By JOSH FUNK Associated Press | Local


Tormenta FC holds tryout

For nearly half a year, Tormenta FC has existed solely in the realm of press releases, new conferences, and front office announcements.

January 10, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


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Dr. Van Buren's historic hospital

Dr. Harvey Van Buren, the first African-American physician in Statesboro, opened his Van Buren Sanitarium on Elm Street in December 1918, Candra E. Teshome told ...

January 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Growth slows at Georgia ports after record-smashing 2015

SAVANNAH - Georgia's busy seaports are beginning to see business slow down after a record-smashing 2015 in which shipments of containerized cargo through Savannah jumped ...

January 25, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Deputies arrest man wanted in October car chase assault

A man wanted for aggravated assault in a case from October is now in jail after a Bulloch County sheriff's deputy arrested him Friday ...

January 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Innovative educator to offer MLK keynote address at GSU

Georgia Southern will welcome Dr. Steve Perry, founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut, to campus for the university's 2016 ...

January 25, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Super Bowl 50: Denver vs. Carolina

Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos will face Cam Newton's Carolina Panthers in the 50th Super Bowl - which many expect to be the final game ...

January 24, 2016 | Associated Press | Local


History preserved in Statesboro

Only long-time residents are familiar with "old Statesboro," where much of the town's current business district was nothing but woods and farmland. Where Buckhead ...

January 24, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


BCSO Sgt. Noel Brown to run for sheriff’s position

A second officer with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is seeking election as sheriff.

January 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Portal High athletes and fans to get new digs

Bulloch County Schools officials and Pope Construction Co. are set to break ground Friday on $999,644 in new sports support buildings at Portal Middle ...

January 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


2 charged in jail drug smuggling

A woman who attempted to sneak drugs to a Bulloch County Jail inmate is now behind bars in the same facility. The inmate to whom ...

January 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Legal assistant enters race for probate judge seat

Three decades of experience working in the legal field and her "love for people" are what drive Lorna DeLoach to seek election as Bulloch County ...

January 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Council acts on ‘Blue Mile’ plans, public and private

Several Statesboro City Council actions this week dealt with the Blue Mile corridor. The council moved money to pay an engineering firm for work on ...

January 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


New mayor pro tem publishes book

Statesboro City Councilman Travis Chance from District 5 is off to a busy start in 2016. Besides being chosen by the council as mayor pro ...

January 21, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Local veteran pursues probate judge seat

With a degree in legal studies and law school aspirations, Desert Storm and Iraq war veteran Lonnie Ellis feels his Bulloch County roots and involvement ...

January 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Preserving recipes of the past for the future

"Thoroughly whipped cream cheese."

January 21, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


ArtsFest cancelled – or is it?

Georgia Southern University's art department announced earlier this month that it will no longer host the ArtsFest, which provided a spring day of senses-filling ...

January 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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