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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


GATA Cast - Oct. 25, 2016 - Appalachian State Preview

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

October 25, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Georgia ranks high in infant mortality

Georgia still ranks high among states in rates of premature births, low-birthweight babies and infant mortality.

October 24, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


6 killed in mobile home fire in northeast Georgia

TRION - A mobile home fire in Georgia started by an improperly installed wood stove killed six people, including four children, authorities said Monday.

October 24, 2016 | | Local


A mobile bakeshop rises in Statesboro

After leaving one dream job, T. Chad Montgomery is making another vision a reality.

October 24, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Hospital emergency department expanding

When Paul Theriot, Jr. took over as CEO of East Georgia Regional Medical Center, he stepped into leading one of the most significant facility enhancements since the hospital opened 14 years ago. According to building permits, the renovation and expansion project will exceed $2.5 million.

October 24, 2016 | | Local


Georgia Conservancy names Jon Burns top legislator

ATLANTA - The Georgia Conservancy's Board of Trustees recently honored two longtime supporters of Georgia's natural resources, former Lt. Gov. Pierre Howard as its Georgia Distinguished Conservationist and House Majority Leader Jon Burns of Effingham County as its first Legislator of the Year. Both were celebrated at the Georgia Conservancy's annual gala in Atlanta, ecoBenefete.

October 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


‘Rocky Horror’ brings its annual oddities to the Averitt

In its ninth year at the Averitt Center for the Arts, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show LIVE!" will give audiences two nights - Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. - in shows filled with lipstick, fishnets and riotous, bawdy humor.

October 23, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


55 years of fun at the fair

The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair rode into Statesboro for the 55th time last week, where the Kiwanis Club welcomed folks with food, rides, exhibits and more.

October 23, 2016 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


School amendment renews debate over weak schools

ATLANTA - Georgians must decide this fall whether the state can take over low-performing schools, a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Nathan Deal but fiercely opposed by education groups.

October 22, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


2016 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair - Fun leads to funds

Another fair has come and gone, leaving behind acres of tramped parking lot and empty grounds. However, there is something left behind besides memories; the fair generated six figures in funds that will benefit a host of local charities.

October 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | 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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