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No city manager hired; council to cast the net again

After interviewing six applicants for the city manager's job by videoconferencing, Statesboro City Council and Mayor Jan Moore are not hiring any of them.

March 09, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Police: Two caught burglarizing school

Two men caught inside a local school early Wednesday were charged with burglary after deputies and police responded to an alarm.

March 09, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Victim of attempted murder released from hospital

A woman Statesboro Police say was shot by her boyfriend in a murder-suicide attempt last month was released Wednesday from the hospital.

March 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


More candidates qualify for Bulloch County offices

Four more candidates qualified Tuesday for Bulloch County offices up for election in the May 24 general primary. Qualifying continues 9 a.m. - 5p.m. through Thursday and 9 a.m. until noon Friday in the Board of Elections area at the Bulloch County Annex, 113 N. Main St.

March 08, 2016 | | Local


Snakes alive!

It's not just snakes anymore at the annual Evans County Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival. Several years ago, the Evans County Wildlife Club expanded the event to include educational displays and demonstrations that showcase other local wildlife as well.

March 08, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Sam Houston State provost vies for GSU president

Dr. Jaimie L. Hebert, provost of Sam Houston State University, visits Georgia Southern University for three days beginning Wednesday, concluding a series of five candidates who have come to Statesboro over the past two weeks as part of the search for the next GSU president.

March 08, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Fourth GSU presidential contender visits

Dr. Kelli Brown, latest of five applicants invited to visit the Georgia Southern University campus as they vie to be the university's next president, spoke of student debt, but also of sexual assault and a need for faculty diversity, as challenges facing higher education.

March 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


'Campus carry' bill moves ahead

Georgia lawmakers moved one step closer to allowing licensed gun owners to carry concealed weapons on public college campuses, as some other states have done, when the proposal supported by the National Rifle Association won support from a Senate panel Monday.

March 07, 2016 | By RYAN PHILLIPS Associated Press | Local


Ryan’s closes

The Ryan's buffet restaurant in Statesboro never opened for business Sunday and remained closed Monday, but there were contradictory signs as to why. After being purchased by another company in August, the chain that owns Ryan's closed more than 70 restaurants last month, but the location on Highway 80 East in Statesboro initially wasn't one of them.

March 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Tankersley seeks fourth term

State Representative Jan Tankersley (R-Brooklet) qualified Monday, seeking re-election for a fourth term to the office of House District 160, which includes a large portion of Bulloch County and North Bryan County.

March 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wagner wants to remain on BOE from District 1

Cheri Wagner, Bulloch County Board of Education member in District 1, says she wants to continue on the board because she believes in the school system's current direction and wants to help the schools continue on the path shown by their strategic plan.

March 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


FMB announces five promotions for 'performance'

Brett Morgan, president of Farmers & Merchants Bank in Statesboro, announced the promotion of five long-term bank employees, citing their "long-term performance and dedication to the bank and to the people of Bulloch County we serve."

March 07, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New owners honor Nevil Tire's reputation

In 1988, Mack Nevil founded Nevil Tire Service and grew it into one of the largest auto service centers in the area. Five years ago, Mack passed away leaving his staff and family to run the business. The business continued to grow and serve the needs of Bulloch and surrounding counties.

March 07, 2016 | | Local


Casino supporters look to next legislative session

ATLANTA - The battle to bring casino gambling to Georgia hit a major roadblock last week in the House of Representatives, but even those opposed to the idea expect the fight to continue.

March 05, 2016 | By RYAN PHILLIPS Associated Press | Local


Candidates must qualify this week

Although a number of people have announced as candidates for Bulloch County and area offices in the upcoming elections, none are official until this week, when candidate qualifying will open at 9 a.m. Monday and close at noon Friday.

March 05, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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Lawmakers await Deal's 'campus carry' decision

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal could deal another major blow to conservatives in the Republican-dominated Legislature as lawmakers await his decision on another controversial piece of ...

April 04, 2016 | By RYAN PHILLIPS Associated Press | Local


Metro Atlanta's population rises to 5.7 million

ATLANTA - Metro Atlanta's population continues to grow as hundreds of thousands of new residents moved in during the past five years, U.S. Census ...

April 04, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local


Ward's growing in Statesboro

After outgrowing a smaller shop in Brooklet in about a year's time, Ward's Auto Painting & Bodyworks moved in January to a larger, established ...

April 04, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New owners plan Gentilly Gardens upgrades

Gentilly Gardens, an assisted living and memory care facility on Gentilly Road, was acquired last week by local entrepreneurs Ralph Cowart and Alan Skipper.

April 04, 2016 | | Local


Faith's place in the modern world

Representatives from four world religions took part in a panel discussion in the Russell Union Ballroom at Georgia Southern University last week for the annual ...

April 04, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Local Ferst Foundation chapter raises $1,600 to send books to area children

More than $1,660 worth of raffle tickets were sold to support the Bulloch County chapter of the Ferst Foundation, an organization that mails new ...

April 03, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Southeast Bulloch High School senior receives President's Volunteer Service Award

Ashley Patrick, a senior at Southeast Bulloch High School, has received the President's Volunteer Service Award from the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program ...

April 03, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ireland’s Easter Rising explored by GSU researchers

One hundred years ago this April and May, the Easter Rising, a short-lived and cruelly suppressed rebellion in Ireland against rule by Great Britain, generated ...

April 02, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Candidate forum set for April 19

Political candidates seeking election in three local races will face off Tuesday, April 19 in a debate held at Ogeechee Technical College in the Joseph ...

April 02, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Hospital names new leader

Paul Theriot Jr. was named chief executive officer of East Georgia Regional Medical Center and will assume leading the hospital starting April 25.

April 02, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Savannah Ave. on schedule

With water and sewer mains completed, the city's $1.85 million, multifaceted project on Savannah Avenue remains on schedule for a June 19 completion ...

April 02, 2016 | Al Hackle | 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


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