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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

Hulk star tells Boys & Girls to find their own path

Lou Ferrigno, the championship bodybuilder turned actor famous around the world since becoming "The Incredible Hulk" nearly 40 years ago, told Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County members and supporters not to look to other people for approval, but to find their own passion and make a list of things they want to accomplish.

September 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Judge Neville dies at 93

The Honorable Senior Judge William Josiah Neville, age 93, passed away Thursday, September 15, at his home under the care of Gentiva Hospice.

September 16, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Bulloch seeks volunteer firefighters

The Bulloch County Fire Department is actively recruiting volunteer firefighters. Candidates will be provided with quality training that could lead to a career. The next volunteer firefighter training classes begin in February, said Bulloch County Fire Chief Christophe Ivey.

September 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Police academy held for clergy

More than a dozen members of the local clergy marked their graduation this week from Statesboro's inaugural class of the Concerned Clergy Citizens Police Academy.

September 15, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Election officials seek to reassure voters

One major safeguard against hackers tampering with the voting machines used in Bulloch County is the fact that the machines are not connected to the Internet, officials told concerned voters this week.

September 15, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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 15, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local

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GBI: Suspect died from self-inflicted gunshot wound

The home invasion/armed robbery suspect who died Tuesday during an officer-involved shooting in Statesboro died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according ...

October 05, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Hurricane Matthew slams Haiti, takes aim at US East Coast

PETIT-GOAVE, Haiti - Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti's southwestern tip with howling 145 mph winds Tuesday, knocking down trees and tearing off roofs in the ...

October 04, 2016 | By DAVID MCFADDEN Associated Press | Local

GATA Cast - Oct. 3, 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 ...

October 04, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local

Commissioners deny Bulloch Bay rezone request

Bulloch County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night to deny a rezone request by a man hoping to offer a 4,682-acre tract in south Bulloch ...

October 04, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

UPDATE: Suspect dead after armed robbery in Statesboro officer-involved shooting

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into the fatal shooting of an armed robbery suspect about 1 a.m. Tuesday that involved an officer ...

October 04, 2016 | By AL HACKLE and HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

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

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