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Exchange Club leader: ‘We are a great nation under God’

During the annual One Nation Under God prayer luncheon this week, the Statesboro Exchange Club welcomed National Exchange Club President Dan McQueeney as the keynote speaker.

November 19, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Savannah Avenue to get islands, crosswalks

The work temporarily blocking portions of Savannah Avenue is the early stages of a $1.85 million city of Statesboro project to resurface the street, install new sidewalks and crosswalks, build islands to slow traffic, line the sewer and replace water mains.

November 19, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia official: Employee fired for releasing voter data

ATLANTA - Georgia's secretary of state said Thursday that he takes "full responsibility" for more than 6 million voters' personal information being released to media and political parties and has fired an employee who he said is at fault.

November 19, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Volunteers needed for Feed the Boro

For many, a Thanksgiving meal is taken for granted, but financial challenges mean sparse provisions for many people right here in the Statesboro and Bulloch County community.

November 19, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Metter Police search for escaped inmate

As night fell Thursday, law enforcement officers seeking an escaped inmate had not yet located the man who walked away from a Metter police work detail.

November 19, 2015 | | Local


Santa’s Toy Run benefits local children

Santa Claus will take a ride through downtown Statesboro Saturday, Nov. 21, escorted by a host of motorcycle riders with a mission: to make sure children in need have a merry Christmas.

November 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City Public Safety Department abolished

The city of Statesboro has formally abolished its Department of Public Safety and re-established the position of police chief.

November 18, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Fort Stewart commander: ‘We’re going to war’

During annual Marne Week activities earlier this week on Fort Stewart in Hinesville, Maj. Gen. James Rainey, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division, spoke to his soldiers, advising they be ready for war after Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris.

November 18, 2015 | From the Coastal Courier | Local


Local churches collect donations this week for Operation Christmas Child

Across the world each year, children who have never had a Christmas gift, a toy or even their own towel or toothbrush receive presents through Operation Christmas Child, an effort through Samaritan's Purse, an international Christian relief and evangelism organization.

November 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU NAACP lists 'demands'

With a gathering at the Russell Union billed as a walkout Tuesday and further actions today, African-American students are drawing attention to what they see as evidences of racism at Georgia Southern University and serving university officials with a list of demands.

November 17, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


2 plead guilty in concealment of Jenkins death

Two Jenkins County residents pled guilty Tuesday to concealing the death of a relative, whose remains were found burned and buried in a shallow grave behind her home near Williams Road and Old Savannah Highway in April, said Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby.

November 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Milestones results in for Bulloch schools

Results released Monday from the 2014-15 Georgia Milestones tests show that the majority of Bulloch County students, like the majority of their peers across the state, did not achieve state learning standards in English, math, science and social studies as measured by the new tests.

November 16, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


OTC, Clubhouse, Tormenta form partnership

Ogeechee Technical College and the South Georgia soccer franchise of the Premier Development League, along with The Clubhouse Family Entertainment Center, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding Monday.

November 16, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business — Gee Da’s gives downtown dining a boost

Downtown Statesboro welcomes Gee Da's Table as its newest addition.

November 16, 2015 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Correspondent | Local


12 arrested on drug, gun, gang charges

A dozen men involved in a fight Friday at the scene of a music video filming face drug, gang and gun charges after members of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team responded to calls about the fight.

November 16, 2015 | From staff reports | 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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