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Bulloch hurricane response expected to top FEMA threshold, but only for public costs

Congressman Rick Allen joined public safety officials of Bulloch County and its cities Wednesday at the county's Emergency Operations Center to talk about the impact of Hurricane Matthew and the availability of federal disaster relief money.

October 12, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ brings dark comedy to the Averitt

Just in time for Halloween, the Averitt Center for the Arts presents a black comedy about a twisted family that would give the famous Addams a run for their money.

October 12, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Power expected to be restored for most of Bulloch by Thursday

Excelsior Electric Membership Corporation spokesman Greg Brooks said most customers who have been without power since Hurricane Matthew rattled Bulloch County should have power restored by the end of the day Thursday.

October 12, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sea Turtle Center animals take refuge at GSU

About 80 animals from the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island, including Kemp's ridley sea turtles and green sea turtles, as well as some freshwater turtles, a tortoise, two owls and a wood stork, took refuge at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro during Hurricane Matthew.

October 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Two GOP congressmen for the price of a fish fry

The approach of Hurricane Matthew reduced the crowd for the 2016 Screven County Fish Fry but did not prevent two Republican members of Congress from speaking and about 100 other people from coming to hear them and eat the fish.

October 11, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Spencer pleads, sentenced to 20 years

In a plea agreement, Grant James Spencer pled guilty on Tuesday to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the Aug. 28, 2014, beating death of fellow Georgia Southern University student Michael Gatto.

October 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Power restoration process slow but steady

Crews are working fervently to restore power and clear county roads, but there is so much storm damage from Hurricane Matthew, "it's going to take some time," said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

October 10, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Local bakery steps up in wake of Hurricane Matthew

Sunday was a day for property cleanup or relaxation for many in the Bulloch area as the county began to exhale from the effects of Hurricane Matthew.

October 10, 2016 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Slowly, life returning to normal along Ga. coast

SAVANNAH - Life along Georgia's coast continued its slow return to normal after Hurricane Matthew, though authorities advised patience as power is restored, trees are cleared and roads are reopened.

October 10, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A new take on coffee

If you see someone riding on a cool trike around campus and town with what looks like beer taps stop them and have a taste of Statesboro's newest coffee shop's signature nitro coffee and nitro tea.

October 10, 2016 | | Local


Bulloch County schools to be closed Monday

After the latest information from the Bulloch County Emergency Management Agency, Superintendent Charles Wilson has decided to close all schools and offices for Monday.

October 09, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


'All tore up': Matthew leaves big mess in Georgia

TYBEE ISLAND - Hurricane Matthew left a pattern of destruction in Georgia that was sometimes hard to fathom, with beachfront condos weathering the storm without a broken window while falling trees killed three people as far as 70 miles from the coast.

October 08, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Hurricane Matthew strikes Bulloch

Two men were killed early Saturday morning as tropical storm-force winds from Hurricane Matthew ripped through Bulloch County, leaving a tangle of downed trees, fallen power lines and property damage.

October 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City plans to expand bill credits to more seniors

The city of Statesboro is revising the eligibility limits on water-bill credits to give more low-income seniors a break after hearing from Concerted Services Inc. But the change has not been enacted yet.

October 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch weathers Matthew

Early Friday afternoon, Statesboro and Bulloch County began feeling the effects of Hurricane Matthew, which still posed a threat to the area despite the storm's slight weakening overnight.

October 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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GATA Cast - Nov. 8, 2016 - Wrap up of Ole Miss-GSU game

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.

November 08, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Tuesday decides it

With voters deciding on a president of the United States, a sheriff for Bulloch County, a seat in the U.S. Senate, a seat in ...

November 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Don Poe to serve as Veterans Day speaker

As a volunteer with the Savannah Honor Flight Society, Don Poe pays his own way to assist often older veterans on free trips to Washington ...

November 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch schools to host Veterans Day programs Thursday

Area schools will offer Veterans Day programs, which are open to the public, on Thursday, Nov. 10.

November 07, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Dunham's Sports ready to open Friday

Dunham's Sports, one of the nation's largest sporting goods chains, will hold its grand opening this weekend.

November 07, 2016 | | Local


Woman killed, child critical after wreck

A young mother was killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle accident on Veteran's Memorial Parkway in Statesboro.

November 07, 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


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