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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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Our View: Johnny Isakson has earned a third term

With Congressional approval ratings under 15 percent for the past several years, it's hard to find many positive signs when it comes to governing ...

November 06, 2016 | | Local


The true story of the Register & Glennville RR

In the late summer of 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman - after he burnt down Atlanta - began his famous "March to the Sea" to Savannah. Sherman ...

November 06, 2016 | By L. FOY SIMMMONS Special to the Herald | Local


‘Shaggy’ law enforcement

If you notice Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies and Statesboro Police Department officers looking a little shaggy, they are in no way slacking off on ...

November 05, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Gattos file suit against city

A lawsuit filed Oct. 26 by attorneys for the parents of Michael Joseph Gatto, who was 18 when he died after being punched unconscious by ...

November 05, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Police investigating fatal shooting at Park Place

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old Statesboro man Friday night at Park Place Apartments.

November 05, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's goodbye

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Scare on the Square

See how downtown Statesboro is transformed by Halloween fun.

November 01, 2015 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair

October 26, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Southern Sendfest

Climbing clubs from four Georgia universities and Clemson University competed in the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition at Georgia Southern University on Saturday ...

April 05, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: 2014 Statesboro in Focus

Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite sports photos of 2014.

December 31, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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