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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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Tormenta FC holds tryout

For nearly half a year, Tormenta FC has existed solely in the realm of press releases, new conferences, and front office announcements.

January 10, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


‘Rockin’ Out Alzheimer’s’ set for Jan. 23

For the fourth consecutive year, the Rockin' Out Alzheimer's committee in Bulloch County is bringing a night of nostalgic music to Statesboro to raise ...

January 09, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


On tap under the gold dome

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers return to the Capitol in Atlanta on Monday, kicking off the 2016 legislative session. Here's a look at some of the ...

January 09, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


GSU seeking WWI artifacts

The Georgia Southern University Department of History and the Georgia Southern Museum seek to learn more about the impact of World War I on the ...

January 09, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Chief deputy to seek sheriff’s seat

Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Akins said Friday he intends to run for sheriff of Bulloch County, banking on years of experience within ...

January 09, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


New Health Center brings GSU into 2016

After 38 years in a health center built to handle a student population of about 5,000, Georgia Southern unveiled its new Health Center Friday ...

January 08, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


New Register council member owes $900 on town water bill

While the town of Register is fighting financial woes, one of the town's council members is over $900 in arrears in paying a water ...

January 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | 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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