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Drive for ‘Statesboro Y’ moves ahead

A drive to create a Statesboro YMCA heads toward 2016 with a big, local committee, a unanimously elected chairman and a survey showing that the strongest interest – among roughly 800 people who chose to respond – is in programs for adults, families and teenagers.

December 12, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Elementary student makes a difference with videos

When Abby Smith talks, her fellow classmates stop and listen.

December 11, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fritz on way to Tulane

Attention, all Georgia Southern fans.

December 11, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Local


Man files false stolen car report after fleeing from traffic stop

A man who fled during a traffic stop Tuesday reported his car stolen an hour later in an attempt to avoid arrest, said interim Statesboro police Chief Robert Bryan.

December 10, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Local couple bilked out of $66,000

A woman accused of bilking an elderly Bulloch County couple out of thousands of dollars told the victims she expected a windfall from pending lawsuits, but needed loans until her money came, said Bulloch County sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Akins.

December 10, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Pembroke man charged with vehicular homicide

After two years' investigation, the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit called for the arrest Wednesday of a Pembroke man in the case of a January 2014 hit-and-run fatality.

December 10, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Education law rewrite passes Congress

WASHINGTON - Those federally mandated math and reading tests will continue, but a sweeping rewrite of the nation's education law will now give states - not the U.S. government - authority to decide how to use the results in evaluating teachers and schools.

December 09, 2015 | By JENNIFER C. KERR Associated Press | Local


Four arrested in abandoned house on Spruce Street

Four men caught in an abandoned house without permission were arrested on drug and gun charges Tuesday.

December 09, 2015 | | Local


Statesboro-Bulloch Parks & Rec scores state title

Call it home of Splash in the Boro and Mill Creek Regional Park - and seven other parks. Call it caretaker of the S&S Greenway trail. Call it provider of after-school programs and summer jobs, of baseball, basketball and cheerleading, football, soccer and track, but also of Sit Fit, bingo and horseback riding lessons, and seasonal events such as the Firecracker Fest.

December 09, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Food Bank in need of money

Most people think of canned goods and nonperishable foods when considering donations to local food banks, but the Statesboro Food Bank needs cash, too.

December 09, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Fire Department completes specialized training

The Statesboro Fire Department recently completed in-house training on atmospheric air monitoring during and after working fires, said Statesboro Fire Chief Tim Grams.

December 08, 2015 | | Local


Langston takes bite of national apple promo

Thanks to nearly 10,000 photos posted online of children and adults enjoying apples and apple snacks, Langston Chapel Elementary School has $10,000 to spend on playground improvements plus $1,500 to buy iPads for fifth-grade reading. The school won both first place and third place in the U.S. Apple Association's Apples4Ed contest.

December 08, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


East Georgia commencement set for Saturday

East Georgia State College will hold its 53rd Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday in the gymnasium. Dr. H. Lee Cheek, Dean of the School of Social Sciences at EGSC, will give the commencement Address.

December 08, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


2 Fla. men caught with trailer full of stolen motorcycles

Two men from Florida left town with four brand new motorcycles stolen from Statesboro Yamaha early Sunday, but quick response by local law enforcement made sure the two never reached the state line.

December 07, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen learns about dialysis legislation

For registered nurse Melissa R. "Missy" Cook, legislation under consideration in the U.S. Congress that would help kidney dialysis patients receive additional Medicare coverage is "very personal."

December 07, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Edward Jones renovates H.W. Smith building

David Beaubien was a high school student in Gainesville, Ga., when he recalls watching the Georgia Southern Eagles win their fourth national championship on TV.

January 18, 2016 | | Local


In their shoes

(Read part I of this chronicle, as the Statesboro Police Department explains why the Citizens Police Academy is one of its key community outreach programs ...

January 17, 2016 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Author of Benghazi book stands by pivotal 'stand-down' scene

"Stand down," says the actor playing the CIA station chief in Michael Bay's new film, "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi." He's ...

January 17, 2016 | By JOCELYN NOVECK Associated Press | Local


Nominations sought for Deen Day Smith awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.

January 17, 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


Probate judge announces retirement

It's a safe bet that after Lee DeLoach concludes his 30-year tenure as Bulloch County Probate Court judge this December, whoever replaces him will ...

January 17, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Citizens Police Academy: Through the eyes of the officer

(Note: Statesboro Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant took part in the 12-week Citizens Police Academy offered by the Statesboro Police Department this past fall. Bryant ...

January 16, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Local


Herndon chosen to chair Bulloch BOE for 2016

The Bulloch County Board of Education elected Mike Herndon as its new chairman for 2016 with no difficulty. But after Cheri Wagner and Maurice Hill ...

January 15, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Three elderly suspects pull gambling machine scam

A trio of senior citizens bilked a local convenience store out of over $6,000 in cash and merchandise after damaging gambling machines, according to ...

January 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A new way to fund schools?

Gov. Nathan Deal has asked the Georgia General Assembly to look at replacing the QBE funding formula for public schools that has been in place ...

January 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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


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