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'I Agree with Luke' community event set for Tuesday

The Baptist Collegiate Ministries at Georgia Southern University is holding "I Agree with Luke" Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the university's RAC bandshell. The community is invited to attend the free event.

October 31, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Local


Replica of Lincoln's coffin to be at OTC

A unique part of American history will be on display Tuesday through Thursday at Ogeechee Technical College.

October 29, 2016 | | Local


Runoff possible in Ga. Senate race

ATLANTA - Johnny Isakson is heading into the final days of Georgia's U.S. Senate race with a comfortable lead over Democratic challenger Jim Barksdale, but the race could be the closest contest of the Republican incumbent's Senate career.

October 29, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


A Halloween fairy tale for a princess

A little girl's dream of being a princess will come to life when Register's Lexi Phillips enjoys a fairy tale Halloween this year, thanks to an idea found online and put into action by those who love her.

October 29, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Image Gallery: 2016 Best of the Boro

Photo Gallery: The Statesboro Herald honors readers' favorites at the 2016 Best of the Boro awards reception on Tuesday, October 25.

October 29, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Local


Dealing with a dowry dilemma

Wayne Rilliet and Brenda Chinyama want to get married, but Rilliet doesn't have enough cows to pay her dowry.

October 28, 2016 | | Local


Scare on the Square Saturday

Downtown's spookiest annual event, Zaxby's Scare on the Square, is set for Saturday, featuring free activities including hayrides throughout the night, costume contests for all ages, a haunted house, trunk-or-treating and interactive activities known as "the Pumpkin Patch" on the courthouse lawn, sponsored by Dr. Troy Lawhorn.

October 28, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch has 23 percent voter turnout already

With this Saturday being the only day for Saturday voting and five weekdays of early voting to go, almost 23 percent of Bulloch County's registered voters have already cast ballots for the Nov. 8 general election.

October 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Reading-driven Reagan honored as top Bulloch teacher

Bulloch County Schools Teacher of the Year Susan Reagan expresses a strong belief in the power of reading.

October 27, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Wildfires burning around South

BROOKSIDE, Ala. - Wildfires are charring hundreds of acres daily in the South as drought conditions worsen across the region, and the heavy, widespread rains that officials say are needed to end the threat are nowhere in sight.

October 27, 2016 | By JAY REEVES Associated Press | Local


K-9 certification held

Local and area law enforcement K-9 teams participated in a national certification event this week during the inaugural K-9 Challenge held in Statesboro.

October 27, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Marching competition to showcase 24 bands

In its 40th year, the East Georgia Marching Band Festival and Championship at Statesboro High School has signed up 22 competitive bands – the most in years.

October 27, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


QUEST fifth-graders meet Eagles’ multimedia team

One hundred gifted fifth-graders took turns reading sports play-by-play in front of the camera and helping operate industry-standard digital video, audio and graphics controls Tuesday morning at Georgia Southern University's Paulson Stadium.

October 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


A difficult discussion

Ogeechee Area Hospice and Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education Center will hold a free community screening of the documentary "Being Mortal" on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of Ogeechee Area Hospice on Donehoo Street in Statesboro.

October 26, 2016 | By JULIE PACE and ROBERT FURLOW Herald Writer | Local


City gets pro help in police chief search

After a less than successful attempt to hire a new police chief this summer, the city of Statesboro is hiring a consulting firm to help with the reopened search.

October 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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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


Statesboro boy dies from crash injuries

A 5-year-old boy critically injured in a single-vehicle accident Monday morning has died. His mother, Michelle Lynn Lewis, 25, was killed in the crash.

November 10, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Exchange Club extols ‘One Nation Under God’

The Statesboro Exchange Club's annual "One Nation Under God" prayer luncheon included veterans, active duty and retired service members and area pastors and ministers ...

November 09, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Police continue to investigate shooting deaths

Statesboro police are not yet releasing further information on the Nov. 4 shooting death of Forrest Kibler at Park Place Apartments, and they are still ...

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Whither health care in Georgia?

"Obamacare is done."

November 09, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Georgia Southern Veterans Day event Friday at 9 a.m.

Georgia Southern University's Military and Student Veteran Center is hosting an inaugural Veterans Day ceremony Friday morning on Sweetheart Circle, where American flags will ...

November 09, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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