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First GSU president candidate to meet public

The university and community public will have an opportunity Monday to meet the first of five candidates for the job of president of Georgia Southern University.

February 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Hendrix announces for BOE in District 1

Shalah Hendrix, mother of two children now enrolled and one who has graduated from the Bulloch County Schools, previously worked as a classroom paraprofessional. She has now announced her candidacy for the District 1 seat on the Board of Education.

February 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Cashon named Kiwanian of the Year

The Statesboro Kiwanis Club's Earl Cashon was named Kiwanian of the Year during the organization's 56th anniversary celebration Thursday night.

February 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parker and his attorneys get $120,000

The amount the city of Statesboro's insurer is paying to settle former City Manager Frank Parker's breach of contract and whistleblower lawsuit over his June 2014 firing is $120,000.

February 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Storms claim at least 6 lives

WAVERLY, Va. - A powerful storm system swept across the East Coast on Wednesday, killing three people in Virginia and knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses in the region.

February 24, 2016 | By LARRY O'DELL and MAX BECHERER Associated Press | Local


Harvey and McCombs are Bulloch's STARs

Nicholas "Nick" Harvey, the 2016 Bulloch County STAR student, is an accomplished oboe player - first oboe in three different ensembles, in fact - who may go to Georgia Tech to major in a math or science field, although he hasn't ruled out Duke or studying international relations.

February 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia businessman requires handguns for his office workers

ATLANTA - The owner of a Georgia-based insurance firm is requiring all of his employees to get permits to carry concealed weapons and providing each of them with a handgun.

February 23, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


State of the black economy

At the State of the Black Community forum Saturday, much of the opening talk focused on a need to bring economic empowerment to a community where so few businesses are black-owned that they don't even show up as a percentage in census reports, in a town where more than half of residents have household incomes below the poverty level.

February 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Law enforcement: Communication is key

Unity between local law enforcement agencies in the community was the focal point of a public safety forum held Tuesday morning during a meeting of the Leadership Bulloch Alumni Association.

February 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 charged with entering auto

Two men spotted rambling through a victim's car early Sunday morning were arrested soon after a witness called police.

February 23, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Deadline for Deen Day nominees is Wednesday

The deadline to nominate a deserving individual to be considered for a 2016 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Award is Wednesday at 4 p.m.

February 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


'South Pacific' comes to Statesboro

The Averitt STARs is bringing one of the most well-known musicals of all time, Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific," to the Emma Kelly Theater, with performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.

February 22, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Wednesday trial for former city manager's lawsuit canceled

Former Statesboro City Manager Frank Parker's breach-of-contract and whistleblower lawsuit against the city over his June 2014 firing was scheduled for a trial Wednesday, but has reportedly been settled by the city's insurer.

February 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


State grants Bulloch schools waivers

Since Georgia's State Board of Education approved the Bulloch County Schools' application to be a Strategic Waivers School System last week, the 15 local public schools now have more freedom from state rules. But in return, each school has committed to making measurable improvements in student achievement over the next five years.

February 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Aspen Heights shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 critical

A shooting Sunday night at Aspen Heights Apartments that left a man dead and a woman in critical condition was possibly an attempted murder-suicide, police said Monday.

February 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Bulloch Schools to ‘park’ added state funding

The Bulloch County Schools should receive an almost $1.7 million increase in state funding this year, Chief Financial Officer Troy Brown told the Board ...

March 30, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Two different calculations on LGBT rights

ATLANTA - Two Republican governors. Two proposals at the heart of LGBT rights. One rejection. One new law.

March 30, 2016 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Feed the Boro Golf Scramble is April 14

Feed the Boro is an annual tradition in Statesboro that has helped serve a hot Thanksgiving meal to thousands since it started more than 20 ...

March 30, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


GSU presidential search down to one

Dr. Jaimie Hebert is the only finalist for the job of Georgia Southern University president, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia ...

March 30, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Ga. first lady addresses honorees

Georgia's first lady Sandra Deal said she felt like she was home, being in Statesboro for the 28th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to ...

March 30, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


3 honored for lifetime achievement

Three community leaders were recognized Tuesday night for dedicating their lives to helping others. Jewel Dabbs, Allen Webb and JD Dunn each were awarded lifetime ...

March 30, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Chris Yaughn named Humanitarian of the Year

The man behind Fostering Families Bulloch, Chris Yaughn, held true to his introduction Tuesday night as he accepted the 2016 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the ...

March 30, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | 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


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