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Baptist pastor felt ‘calling’ at age 16

His calm, humble, gentle nature is just what's needed for the various hats he wears. No matter which role he's filling at any moment, though, it's all part of his ministry and calling.

December 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Our View: Georgia Southern needed stronger advocates in consolidation process

After Georgia Southern was founded in 1906 as the First District A&M School, it took on the name of Georgia Teachers College in 1939. Georgia Southern established itself as one of the top colleges for graduating young teachers into classrooms around the state and the south. Indeed, all graduates of GTC before it transitioned into Georgia Southern College received a teaching certificate as part of their degree, no matter the major.

December 15, 2017 | | Local


Burnette Business Leader of the Year

The Statesboro Bulloch Chamber of Commerce on Thursday saluted Darron Burnette, a leader in creating the Blue Mile plan for the revitalization of South Main Street, as 2017 Statesboro-Bulloch Business Leader of the Year.

December 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Flu causes hospital visitation restrictions

East Georgia Regional Medical Center has ordered temporary visitation restrictions due to an increase of patients with influenza.

December 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


HIV growing fastest in South

The numbers tell an alarming story: how the South is the U.S. epicenter of the HIV epidemic.

December 14, 2017 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Deputies get body cameras

Soon, all Bulloch County sheriff's deputies will wear body cameras, thanks to the purchase of 30 units paid for with seized drug funds.

December 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Teen faces civil suits regarding Swainsboro Taco Bell crash

In addition to criminal charges, five civil complaints were filed against a Statesboro teen charged with felony murder after crashing his car into a Swainsboro fast food restaurant in what police said appears to have been an intentional move.

December 13, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


5 of 6 TAD board members in place

Statesboro City Council and the Bulloch County commissioners recently named three members each to the TAD Advisory Board, which will review projects for funding from the city's South Main Street Tax Allocation District.

December 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


PeachCare funds could dry up in weeks without a new deal in D.C.

Georgia could run out of federal funding for its PeachCare for Kids program as early as next month, state officials say.

December 13, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


‘Gift of Dentistry’ offers free help on Friday

One of the greatest needs in our community is low-cost dental options.

December 13, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local


Regents vote ‘New Georgia Southern’ into effect

Meeting by phone call Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia voted final approval for the consolidation of Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University, effective Jan. 1.

December 12, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Man charged after choking teen

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Friday on child cruelty charges after he choked his son during a domestic dispute.

December 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City, county at impasse on T-SPLOST

The city of Statesboro and the Bulloch County government appear to be at an impasse, today at least, on an agreement to divide a proposed Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.

December 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Boro teen indicted in Taco Bell crash

A Statesboro teen was indicted Dec. 5 on felony murder charges related to a Sept. 28 incident when he crashed his car into a Swainsboro fast food restaurant.

December 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Moore leaves Statesboro with 5-year plan

Concluding her four-year term Dec. 31, Mayor Jan Moore leaves Statesboro's city government with its first five-year strategic plan, adopted by City Council just last week.

December 11, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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Statesboro Herald 2016 Photos of the Year

It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.

December 30, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By 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: 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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