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Man fatally shot at Sylvania area bar

A fatal shooting Sunday morning at a Sylvania night club has Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agents and Screven County sheriff's investigators seeking answers.

December 21, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Colorado State defensive coordinator set to become GSU head coach

Colorado State defensive coordinator Tyson Summers is set to become Georgia Southern University's next head football coach.

December 20, 2015 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


US life expectancy flat for third straight year at almost 79

NEW YORK - Life expectancy in the United States has stalled for three straight years, the government announced Wednesday.

December 19, 2015 | By MIKE STOBBE Associated Press | Local


Marching to Orlando

When the Bulloch Blues Marching Band performs Dec. 30 in the Florida Citrus Parade, it will be the culmination thus far, but not the end, of efforts to build a united band among the distinct personalities of the county's three public high schools.

December 19, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia officer's personnel file include praise, criticism

ATLANTA - A white Georgia police officer shown on video telling a black driver he doesn't care about "your people" is a good decision-maker and was seen as a leader of his 2014 police recruit class, but was also told to work on dealing with the public, his performance reviews show.

December 18, 2015 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


This Christmas, get set to sweat

While most Christmas scenes depict snowy landscapes with people bundled up in sweaters and coats, there won't be any of that in Statesboro and Bulloch County this year.

December 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sylvania woman’s death ruled accidental

The death of a Sylvania woman Wednesday was ruled accidental, said Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile.

December 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU may use ticket system for future fall commencements

For several years now, attendance at Georgia Southern University's fall commencement has overflowed Hanner Fieldhouse, and friends and relatives shut out of the gym have been invited to watch on a screen at the Russell Union. This year, a second remote viewing site was needed for the largest of the three ceremonies, all held Dec. 11.

December 17, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Register council mum on police expense issues

During a called council meeting last week, Register town council members mulled over a November profit and loss report that shows the town just over $4,000 in the red.

December 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


LED lamps to illuminate Statesboro’s streets

At the city's request, Georgia Power has begun replacing Statesboro's high-pressure sodium streetlights with LED, or light-emitting diode, fixtures.

December 16, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Screven County death under investigation

The Screven County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the death of a woman from a stab wound that occurred Tuesday night at her home in the Whitehill community, off Georgia Highway 21 south of Sylvania.

December 16, 2015 | From Staff Reports | Local


Brooklet, Portal again among top Title I schools

Bulloch County again has two schools ranked among the top Title I schools in Georgia, and they are the same two as last year: Brooklet Elementary School in the "highest performing" category and Portal Middle High School again in the "highest progress" category of Reward schools.

December 15, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Teen uses Christmas tree as weapon

A teenage girl wielding a Christmas tree as a weapon was arrested Friday after Bulloch County sheriff's deputies responded to a call from her frantic father, reporting a domestic disturbance.

December 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Food Bank burglarized

The director of the Statesboro Food Bank is offering a $500 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever has been breaking in and stealing food.

December 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


The same, but different

A 2005 graduate of Statesboro High School, Adam Nubern and his wife, Lindsey, spent the past

December 14, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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Winning Powerball tickets in California, Florida, Tennessee

LOS ANGELES - At least three winning tickets were sold in a record $1.5 billion Powerball drawing, including one in Florida, one in Tennessee and ...

January 14, 2016 | By ANDREW DALTON The Associated Press | Local


Congressman Allen reacts to State of the Union address

President Barack Obama's seventh and final State of the Union address Tuesday night had some glaring omissions about national security, yet was filled with ...

January 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parade, poetry and other events celebrate MLK

The 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Statesboro will include a prayer breakfast, s poetry and literature reading, church services, a community gathering ...

January 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two charged in North College Street shooting

Two men involved in a North College Street shooting incident Tuesday night face aggravated assault charges, said Statesboro police Maj. Rob Bryan, interim police chief.

January 13, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Now there are 15

Ahead looms the potential for a top prize of up to $3 million to be spent developing Statesboro's Blue Mile.

January 13, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia governor touts his 2015 measures on schools, roads

ATLANTA - As Gov. Nathan Deal prepared to outline his 2016 agenda, he spent Tuesday touting his 2015 legislative package that overcame opposition within his own ...

January 12, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Lottery fever in full frenzy

Billion dollar lottery fever has taken over. 1.5 billion dollar fever to be more exact.

January 12, 2016 | By DEWAYNE GRICE Inside Bulloch Business | Local


Deputies: Woman buys four vehicles with bad checks

A Statesboro woman defrauded a local auto dealership with tales of riches, paying for four new vehicles with personal checks - all of which were no ...

January 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Missing Screven Co. sex offender found

A Screven County sex offender who disappeared in early December, along with his girlfriend and her kids, has been found.

January 11, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


3 arrested in gang-related shooting

A gang-related shooting near Clito on Sunday ended in the arrests of three men. Two vehicles were damaged in the gunfire, but no one was ...

January 11, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro couple taking on a challenge

Opening their first restaurant but not their first business, Clarence Prince Jr. and Stephanie Prince know not to make promises until they are certain. So ...

January 11, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - After 75 years, Reddings sell NAPA store

In 1940, Jim Redding was working as a salesman for International Harvester when a good friend told him about the benefits of owning a NAPA ...

January 11, 2016 | | Local


The difference one person can make

Believers Church of Statesboro Pastor Scott Moore preached a series of sermons toward the end of 2015 about blessings. During one message, Pastor Scott told ...

January 11, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro man arrested for aggravated child molestation

Master Deputy Jeff Thompson responded to Southeast Bulloch Middle School this past Friday to meet with staff regarding a possible child molestation, which occurred away ...

January 11, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


No Powerball winner means big increase

The Powerball jackpot has grown to $1.4 billion, and the drawing is still two days away.

January 10, 2016 | By JOSH FUNK Associated Press | Local


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