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Georgia Southern campus now closed

The Georgia Southern University campus is closed effective at 10 am this morning. This will enable faculty, staff and students to meet logistical challenges that may present themselves prior to the storm. All Georgia Southern University sponsored events are canceled through Saturday, October 8. Please dismiss all staff, students and faculty at this time.

October 06, 2016 | From Georgia Southern University | Local


Change of venue request for Spencer trial withdrawn

One week prior to the scheduled start of jury selection, attorneys for Grant James Spencer withdrew a motion for a change of venue and other motions that prosecutors hinted might delay Spencer's trial on charges of felony murder and aggravated battery in the August 2014 death of Michael Joseph Gatto, 18.

October 05, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Schools, GSU to close Friday

Local schools and Georgia Southern University will close Friday, Statesboro hotels are booked with no vacancies for the weekend, and traffic on Interstate 16 is already becoming heavy as people evacuate in the face of Hurricane Matthew.

October 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch emergency officials watch Matthew

Local schools and Georgia Southern University will close Friday, Statesboro hotels are booked with no vacancies for the weekend, and traffic on Interstate 16 is already becoming heavy as people evacuate in the face of Hurricane Matthew.

October 05, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Some Boro stations out of gas

While some Statesboro gas stations already are out of gasoline due to a rush for fuel by people preparing for Hurricane Matthew, others report having just received delivery and expect to have plenty of gasoline throughout the storm.

October 05, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Update: Bulloch Schools, GSU to close Friday

Schools and offices of the Bulloch County school system will be closed Friday because of Hurricane Matthew, the school system announced in a 4:30 p.m. Wednesday update. Schools and offices will be open on a normal schedule Thursday.

October 05, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


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 to preliminary autopsy reports.

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 poor and largely rural area, while inundating neighborhoods in floodwaters and mud.

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 Nation.

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 County as a proposed industrial park site.

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 with the Statesboro Police Department.

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 by Georgia Southern University's Business Innovation Group, or BIG, on East Main Street downtown, the incubator shares a building with the FabLab, but has its own identity.

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 brings with him 11 years of experience in the banking industry.

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, you have witnessed the transformation from Enmark to "enmarket."

October 03, 2016 | | 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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