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'Loam,' 'newton' earn SEBMS eighth-grader spelling bee title

Worlanyo Gato, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Southeast Bulloch Middle School, won the 2018 Bulloch County Spelling Bee held Monday evening at Statesboro High School. Gato grabbed the title after 10 rounds by correctly spelling the words "loam" and "newton" after his remaining challenger, Brianna Davis of Mattie Lively Elementary School, incorrectly spelled "haversack." Gato is the son of Worlanyo Eric and Vivian Gato of Statesboro. Davis is the 11-year-old daughter of Vanity and Bryan Hendrix of Statesboro.

February 06, 2018 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Man's body found in burned car in Ellabell

An autopsy performed Monday revealed that a body found in a burned car in Ellabell on Friday is that of a male, but investigators are still awaiting results to determine the person's identity and cause of death.

February 05, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Little Doses becomes a standalone store

Little Doses, the children's store located inside the original Walker Pharmacy on Northside Drive West, has expanded to a new location at 1100 Brampton Avenue, Suite A between LaBerry and Shane's Rib Shack in the Market District behind East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

February 05, 2018 | | Local


Local business briefs

The Gardens Senior Living names Malphrus Health Services director

February 05, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


A farewell to Scout Troop 342

Dissolved after 54 years of service, Boy Scouts of America Troop 342 will reminisce with present and past Scouts, adult leaders, parents and other supporters during a farewell banquet in the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church fellowship hall at 6 p.m. Saturday.

February 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Farming stays in Raybon Anderson's blood

Dirt stains on dungarees from a freshly mowed field.

February 03, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Congressional candidate Nesmith backs Medicare for all

Roofing company co-owner Trent Nesmith is running for Congress, carrying a warning against the influence of campaign money in American government and, among other things, hoping to vote to extend Medicare coverage to people of all ages.

February 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Johnson challenging labels as Democrat for Congress

In his campaign for Congress, Statesboro attorney and minister Francys Johnson is running as a Democrat and acknowledged progressive but challenging narrow labels and noting interests he has in common with Republicans.

February 01, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


TAD board restored to 6 members

The city of Statesboro and the Bulloch County government each have three members on the TAD Advisory Committee again after City Council replaced two appointees who resigned.

February 01, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Brooklet police chief resigns amid controversy

After a special called meeting and executive session of the Brooklet Town Council exceeding two hours Thursday, Brooklet Police Chief Doug Meyer said he would retire and resigned his position, effective Feb. 9.

February 01, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Officers stop stolen truck with stolen beer, tobacco

Statesboro police are seeking a suspect believed to have stolen a truck and burglarized a closed convenience store early Thursday morning.

February 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet police chief resigns

Following a special called meeting, Brooklet Police Chief Doug Meyer announced his resignation, effective Feb. 8.

February 01, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Pedestrian struck by car; airlifted

A man was airlifted to a Savannah hospital Tuesday night after he was struck by a car on South Main Street near the entrance to Georgia Southern University.

January 31, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Telemedicine spreads in Georgia

Telemedicine is expanding in Georgia, yet there's still "a long way to go" before it reaches its full potential, the state's Public Health commissioner said.

January 31, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


EAGLE Academy hosts open house

EAGLE Academy, a new, inclusive postsecondary education program and only the eighth one like it in all of Georgia, recently hosted an open house to showcase the new program and recognize supporters and founders of the initiative.

January 31, 2018 | BY JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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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: 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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