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Principal: SHS threat unfounded

A rumor of a possible threat at Statesboro High School Thursday was unfounded, said Dr. Ken LeCain, principal.

March 01, 2018 | | Local


Congressional candidate forum Thursday evening at GSU

The Georgia Southern University Political Science Club is hosting a forum for candidates for Georgia's 12th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Russell Union Theater, Room 1088 in the Russell Union Building.

February 28, 2018 | | Local


Georgia governor criticizes 'unbecoming squabble' over Delta

ATLANTA - Georgia's governor on Wednesday criticized the "unbecoming squabble" that has engulfed the state Capitol since fellow Republicans threatened to punish Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the National Rifle Association.

February 28, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Teacher barricades himself in class, fires gun

ATLANTA - A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun in what may have been a warning shot, authorities said.

February 28, 2018 | By JEFF MARTIN and ALINA HARTOUNIAN Associated Press | Local


Statesboro city H.R. director lands Savannah job

As the city of Statesboro's human resources director for the past seven years and 10 months, Jeffery Grant has conducted numerous job searches. Now his own job has appeared in the list of vacancies.

February 28, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Briggs gets Quick Start for new hires

Officials of Briggs & Stratton, the Quick Start program and Ogeechee Technical College signed an agreement Tuesday for training more than 100 new employees Briggs' Stateboro plant will hire as it begins building Vanguard V-Twin engines.

February 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Lawmaker: Georgia GOP working to mend Delta rift over NRA

ATLANTA - Republicans competing to become Georgia's next governor united Tuesday behind a charge to punish Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the National Rifle Association, while the state's term-limited GOP governor and others refrained from commenting publicly as officials worked behind the scenes to resolve the feud.

February 27, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Delia Mobley is 2018 Citizen of the Year

When Delia Mobley saw homeless people on the streets of Statesboro, her reaction was not to turn away and pretend the problem did not exist.

February 26, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


8th annual Tasting Statesboro is March 1

What could be better than sampling delights from dozens of local food establishments while at the same time helping numerous charities? For the eighth year, the annual Tasting Statesboro the United Way fundraiser offers residents a chance to do just that.

February 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Candler County fugitive captured in Panama

A man charged with escape in November by Candler County sheriff's investigators is in custody in Miami-Dade County, Florida, awaiting extradition back to Candler County.

February 26, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


It's not over yet, but rough flu season is finally receding

Georgia's latest flu report appears to support statements by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that the flu season may finally have passed its peak.

February 26, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Georgia GOP leader threatens Delta over cutting its NRA ties

ATLANTA - Georgia's lieutenant governor on Monday threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount program with the National Rifle Association, in the latest fallout from a deadly school shooting in Florida.

February 26, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local


The benefits of raw honey in your backyard

Spring has taken the Boro and Bulloch County by storm. Pollen has covered everything and GSU's Sweetheart Circle has never been more beautiful. Along with all of this beauty and pollen are the allergies that follow. One of the best natural treatments for allergies is local, raw honey. In fact, many people boast about a wide range of health benefits derived from it.

February 26, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro's Health Assessments, Inc. offers fully accredited drug and alcohol testing

There's a 23-year-old firm in Statesboro that few people know exists but many local residents and companies have used its services.

February 25, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Transit overhaul a top issue for state legislators

ATLANTA - Wednesday marks a key deadline for Georgia lawmakers, since bills need pass at least one chamber by then to remain alive for the session, which ends in late March.

February 24, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local


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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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