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Three area hospitals among ‘neediest’ in state

Three area hospitals among ‘neediest’ in state

Candler County Hospital in Metter, Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro and Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton are ranked among the top 12 of the most ...

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MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS

City backs naming VA clinic for Ray Hendrix

City backs naming VA clinic for Ray Hendrix

While taking a leading role in the long, successful campaign to bring a VA medical clinic to Statesboro, the late Ray Hendrix set up a ...

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2nd officer dies after Americus shooting

2nd officer dies after Americus shooting

A second Georgia police officer died Thursday, a day after being shot alongside a fellow officer who was a lifelong friend, and the hunt for ...

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Turner named Business Leader of Year

Turner named Business Leader of Year

Vice president for college advancement at Ogeechee Technical College, partner with his wife in a local bakery-restaurant and still active in his original field, funeral ...

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Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

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.

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Bonuses for experienced cops

Bonuses for experienced cops

Struggling with turnover and a perennial shortage of officers, the Statesboro Police Department will offer hiring bonuses ranging from $1,000 to $4,000, depending ...

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Authorities: 1 officer killed, 1 wounded in Americus

Authorities: 1 officer killed, 1 wounded in Americus

AMERICUS — A man fatally shot one Georgia police officer and wounded a second before fleeing an apartment complex near a college campus that went on ...

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Local family heading Gatlinburg school supplies effort

Local family heading Gatlinburg school supplies effort

Donation efforts across the South have collected food, clothing and other supplies for the victims of the Gatlinburg area wildfires, but a local family is ...

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Weather causes wrecks; one dead

Weather causes wrecks; one dead

Two single-vehicle accidents Tuesday morning that happened one after another on Highway 80 East near Stilson led to the death of one driver, Richard Mason ...

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State school board chairman speaks at Georgia Southern graduation Friday

State school board chairman speaks at Georgia Southern graduation Friday

Mike Royal, who will be keynote speaker for Georgia Southern University’s fall commencement, 1 p.m. Friday at Paulson Stadium, is a Georgia Southern ...

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GATA Cast - Dec. 7, 2016 - Looking back at the 2016 GSU football season

GATA Cast - Dec. 7, 2016 - Looking back at the 2016 GSU football season

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.

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Pearl Harbor - A sister's faith rewarded

Pearl Harbor - A sister's faith rewarded

              Dixie Sanders was 10 years old when her family received word her brother George Turner was missing in action after the bombing of Pearl Harbor ...

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Updated: dec. 07, 2016 8:35 a.m.
'Everybody was sort of scared of the Japanese coming over'

'Everybody was sort of scared of the Japanese coming over'

              Joe Giddens was 11 when the Imperial Japanese Navy carried out its surprise attack on U.S. military installations at Pearl Harbor in the Hawaiian ...

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'Where is Pearl Harbor?'

'Where is Pearl Harbor?'

              On December 7, 1941, Louis Simmons was 11 years old.

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Stores consent to alcohol suspensions

Stores consent to alcohol suspensions

Two stores, including the biggest store in Statesboro, have their city licenses to sell beer and wine suspended for seven days beginning Thursday. Another two ...

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Updated: dec. 07, 2016 8:32 a.m.
Bulloch Countians remember the 'date that will live in infamy'

Bulloch Countians remember the 'date that will live in infamy'

Libba Smith

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Remembering Pearl Harbor and afterwards

Remembering Pearl Harbor and afterwards

              I am Deweese Martin from the Nevils community.

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Georgia leads US in executions this year

Georgia leads US in executions this year

JACKSON — Lawyers seeking to block Tuesday's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing his father-in-law after a custody fight over a young son ...

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Friday is day to vote for WJMS $100,000 STEM lab makeover

Friday is day to vote for WJMS $100,000 STEM lab makeover

Supporters who visit the FabSchoolLabs page on Facebook this Friday, and only this Friday, could help William James Middle School win $100,000 for a ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Vaden Nissan using Winn-Dixie parking lot

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Vaden Nissan using Winn-Dixie parking lot

              One of the best parts of this job is learning what interests our readers the most. I gauge this by the questions I am asked ...

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Updated: dec. 06, 2016 9:38 a.m.
Another shooting at Boro apartment complex

Another shooting at Boro apartment complex

Statesboro police are investigating yet another shooting incident at an apartment complex, this time at Aspen Heights Apartments on Highway 67. The incident follows a ...

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'Faith' opens Sola Fide in Statesboro

'Faith' opens Sola Fide in Statesboro

             Sola Fide, the name of the new boutique at 23 South Main St. in downtown Statesboro, means "by faith alone."

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Driver falls asleep, strikes utility pole

Driver falls asleep, strikes utility pole

A man fell asleep at the wheel Wednesday morning, lost control of his vehicle and struck a utility pole on Northside Drive West, according to ...

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Woman killed in single-car accident on I-16

Woman killed in single-car accident on I-16

A woman was killed Thursday when she lost control of her vehicle on Interstate 16 near the 136 mile marker.

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Another shooting at Boro apartment complex

Another shooting at Boro apartment complex

Statesboro police are investigating yet another shooting incident at an apartment complex, this time at Aspen Heights Apartments on Highway 67. The incident follows a ...

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Farmers & Merchants names Davis to chair Board

Farmers & Merchants names Davis to chair Board

        Gary M. Davis, accountant, restaurateur and longtime board member of Farmers & Merchants Bank, will now chair the bank's board of directors, FMB announced Monday.

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Dean, Gillespie relieved of duties from Georgia Southern staff

Dean, Gillespie relieved of duties from Georgia Southern staff

David Dean and Rance Gillespie have been relieved of their duties as Georgia Southern’s co-offensive coordinators, head football coach Tyson Summers announced Sunday. A ...

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Man convicted of murder in hot car death to be sentenced

Man convicted of murder in hot car death to be sentenced

ATLANTA — A judge is set to sentence a Georgia man Monday after a jury last month found that he intentionally left his toddler son in ...

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City answers Gatto wrongful-death suit

City answers Gatto wrongful-death suit

In addition to denying most of the allegations in a wrongful-death suit brought by the parents of Michael J. Gatto, 18, attorneys for the city ...

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Former investigator won’t face criminal charges

Former investigator won’t face criminal charges

Criminal charges are not expected to be filed against a former Bulloch County Sheriff’s investigator whose resignation followed accusations he acted against policy, as ...

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UPDATE: Summers to continue as Georgia Southern head football coach

UPDATE: Summers to continue as Georgia Southern head football coach

Georgia Southern Eagles Athletics Director Tom Kleinlein released a statement Saturday afternoon affirming that head football coach Tyson Summers would remain in place as coach ...

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GS fall commencement now at stadium

GS fall commencement now at stadium

With weather permitting, Georgia Southern University’s 2016 fall commencement will consist of a single, open-air ceremony, 1 p.m. Friday at Allen E. Paulson ...

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Savannah man charged in Campus Crossings shootings

Savannah man charged in Campus Crossings shootings

              A Savannah man was charged Friday in connection with the shootings of three people at Campus Crossings Apartments that Statesboro Police said was part of ...

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An invitation from Santa

An invitation from Santa

When children pull Carl Rushing’s lush white beard, their eyes widen in surprise when they realize it’s not fake. The magic of childhood ...

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UPDATE: Police: Three shooting victims at Campus Crossings

UPDATE: Police: Three shooting victims at Campus Crossings

Three people were shot Thursday afternoon at Campus Crossings Apartments in Statesboro, near the campus of Georgia Southern University.

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Wrestling show to benefit Toys for Tots

Wrestling show to benefit Toys for Tots

Folks can enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza and watch live wrestling matches in Statesboro Saturday, and help make Christmas happen for children who would not have any ...

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County agent earns highest UGA honor

County agent earns highest UGA honor

Bulloch County residents depend a great deal on Bill Tyson.

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‘Free Coffee for Free People’

‘Free Coffee for Free People’

“Free Coffee for Free People” will be held Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at Three Tree Coffee on South Main Street in Statesboro.

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Funeral home aims to help Tennessee fire relief effort

Funeral home aims to help Tennessee fire relief effort

Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Bulloch Memorial Gardens will assist in emergency and recovery assistance for the citizens of Sevierville, Tennessee, who are being severely affected ...

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‘America’s Best’ holiday First Friday

‘America’s Best’ holiday First Friday

After one year in existence, the Tormenta FC pro soccer organization will take an honored place in Statesboro’s First Friday Holiday Celebration, joining Santa ...

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Georgia Power searching for cause of Tuesday outage

Georgia Power searching for cause of Tuesday outage

             Many Georgia Power Company customers in the Statesboro area around the mall and downtown experienced a widespread power outage Tuesday morning. The cause of the ...

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Low-income seniors sign up for credit

Low-income seniors sign up for credit

So far, 81 Statesboro residents age 65 and up with limited incomes have signed up for a city-sponsored break on their water and sanitation bills ...

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No serious injuries in 18-wheeler crash

No serious injuries in 18-wheeler crash

Two 18-wheeler trucks collided Friday on a busy highway, but only minor injuries - those of a passenger in one truck - were reported.

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Man breaks teen daughter's nose in domestic dispute

Man breaks teen daughter's nose in domestic dispute

A man who broke his teenage daughter's nose during a dispute about pain pills was arrested after driving his truck into a ditch.

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Averitt Center gets 'Fired Up' with local artists

Averitt Center gets 'Fired Up' with local artists

The Averitt Center for the Arts is teaming up with Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art to showcase original art by ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Treasuring traditions

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Treasuring traditions

             Downtown merchants can sometimes predict how busy their day is going to be based on how strong the aroma from the barbecue cooking pit at ...

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Updated: nov. 28, 2016 7:01 p.m.
Proposed state bill would make 'upskirting' illegal in Georgia

Proposed state bill would make 'upskirting' illegal in Georgia

ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers plan to close a gap in state law that led a divided Court of Appeals to find a man didn't do ...

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Deadline to register for FEMA and SBA hurricane help Dec. 16

Deadline to register for FEMA and SBA hurricane help Dec. 16

Within the 10-county declared disaster area, Georgia residents who experienced damage to their homes and businesses as a result of Hurricane Matthew have until Dec ...

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Threat of Zika to continue for Ga.

Threat of Zika to continue for Ga.

ATLANTA — Georgia so far has escaped the type of Zika threat faced by Florida, which has been the epicenter of the virus in the continental ...

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Number of foster children on rise

Number of foster children on rise

NEW YORK — The number of U.S. children in foster care is climbing after a sustained decline, but just five states account for nearly two-thirds ...

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