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Eclipse weather forecast: Best in West, least in East

Eclipse weather forecast: Best in West, least in East

WASHINGTON — The early eclipse weather forecast looks best in the West and least in the East with patchy clouds muddling up the picture in between.

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Candidates in all 4 Bulloch cities to qualify next week

Candidates in all 4 Bulloch cities to qualify next week

Candidates for city elections in Brooklet, Portal, Register and Statesboro must qualify next week with the clerks at their town halls.

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Eclipse glasses in short supply

Eclipse glasses in short supply

If you want to buy safety glasses for viewing Monday afternoon’s rare solar eclipse and haven’t got them yet, good luck. But be ...

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UPDATE: Toddler reported drowned in pond at Mill Creek Park

UPDATE: Toddler reported drowned in pond at Mill Creek Park

A 3-year-old boy drowned in a pond at Mill Creek Regional Park late Wednesday afternoon. The Bulloch County coroner’s staff had not released the ...

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Crime victim’s father and a lawyer ask city for new laws

Crime victim’s father and a lawyer ask city for new laws

Both Sean Strudgeon, whose son was recently the victim of an armed robbery and kidnapping from a Statesboro apartment, and an attorney spoke to City ...

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Can't see the solar eclipse?

Can't see the solar eclipse?

LOS ANGELES — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years.

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City eyes tax increase to raise police pay

City eyes tax increase to raise police pay

Statesboro City Council and Mayor Jan Moore are proposing an increase in the property tax millage rate, Statesboro’s first in a decade, to fund ...

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CrossRoads support group helps battle grief

CrossRoads support group helps battle grief

In some fashion or another, it’s an emotion everyone must face eventually. Some handle it better than others. Many struggle when grief rears its ...

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Brooklet Peanut Festival Saturday

Brooklet Peanut Festival Saturday

Regardless of whether you like peanuts, Saturday promises a day full of food, fun and family as the 28th annual Brooklet Peanut Festival gives the ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Restaurant 'so yummy'

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Restaurant 'so yummy'

               Last week, Adam Tsang quietly opened Soyumi (pronounced "So Yummy"), his family's newest restaurant in Statesboro.

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BOE millage rollback offsets county's lack of one

BOE millage rollback offsets county's lack of one

The Bulloch County Board of Education last week voted to roll back its millage rate a fraction to offset inflation in property values and avoid ...

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Statesboro attorneys named to State Bar committees

Statesboro attorneys named to State Bar committees

               A number of Statesboro-based attorneys have been appointed to serve as members of various standing, special and program committees of the 49,000-member State Bar ...

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Augusta National sues to stop auction of green jackets

Augusta National sues to stop auction of green jackets

ATLANTA - The Georgia company that owns Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters golf tournament on Monday asked a judge to stop a golf memorabilia ...

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Guido Bible College starts Statesboro classes

Guido Bible College starts Statesboro classes

Located on the campus of the Guido Evangelistic Association in Metter, Guido Bible College will open the doors of an additional training site in Statesboro ...

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Solar specs needed for safe viewing of eclipse

Solar specs needed for safe viewing of eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — With the total solar eclipse right around the cosmic corner, eye doctors are going into nagging overdrive.

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Solar eclipse: No totality in Boro, still fascinating

Solar eclipse: No totality in Boro, still fascinating

People who expect to see the full effects of a total solar eclipse in Statesboro on Aug. 21 will be disappointed, but the eclipse tracing ...

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Health premiums rise for state workers, teachers

Health premiums rise for state workers, teachers

State employees and teachers will face an average premium increase of about 3.7 percent for coverage next year in the State Health Benefit Plan.

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Bulloch schools extend day for eclipse

Bulloch schools extend day for eclipse

If parents choose no other option, their children will remain at school longer than usual Aug. 21 in the Bulloch County school system. The schools ...

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Second man arrested in kidnapping, armed robbery

Second man arrested in kidnapping, armed robbery

The second suspect in a brutal armed robbery and kidnapping early Sunday morning at a Robin Hood Trail residence was the victim’s neighbor. Statesboro ...

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Fire destroys school bus

Fire destroys school bus

No injuries were reported after a Bulloch County school bus caught fire Thursday afternoon, forcing the driver to evacuate.

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Beware at the pump

Beware at the pump

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A black market for diesel and gasoline has rapidly spread around the nation, with organized crime gangs using fraudulent credit cards to siphon ...

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Arrest made in Robin Hood Trail robbery, kidnapping

Arrest made in Robin Hood Trail robbery, kidnapping

               A Statesboro man faces armed robbery and kidnapping charges in connection with a violent incident that occurred early Sunday morning on Robin Hood Trail, across ...

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Morris Communications selling newspapers to GateHouse

Morris Communications selling newspapers to GateHouse

               AUGUSTA - Morris Communications will sell its 11 daily newspapers and other publications in those markets to New Media Investment Group, the parent company of GateHouse ...

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Hebert: Georgia Southern pacing itself

Hebert: Georgia Southern pacing itself

Recreational runner Jaimie L. Hebert, Ph.D., made “Setting the Pace” the watchword as he welcomed faculty who will teach Georgia Southern University’s almost ...

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Postal Service may get more freedom to raise stamp prices

Postal Service may get more freedom to raise stamp prices

WASHINGTON  — It may be time to stock up on Forever stamps.

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Bulloch Academy starts school year

Bulloch Academy starts school year

Bulloch Academy, the largest private school in Statesboro, started its 2017–18 school year Tuesday with a record 593 students in prekindergarten through 12th grade ...

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Reported crash into spillway was fraud attempt, trooper says

Reported crash into spillway was fraud attempt, trooper says

Georgia State Patrol troopers investigated a reported crash Tuesday morning that turned out to be a suspected attempt at insurance fraud.

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6 refuse drug test in county work camp

6 refuse drug test in county work camp

Six men transferred into the Bulloch County Correctional Institute last week face additional charges after refusing to submit to a drug test.

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Brooklet's Dairy Barn

Brooklet's Dairy Barn

               Cain's Dairy Barn, a new ice cream and coffee shop in Brooklet, is slated to open at noon Saturday.

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Lots of changes while students were away

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Lots of changes while students were away

               Like every fall, Georgia Southern students are coming back in full force.

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Statesboro man beaten, robbed, forced to drive to ATM

Statesboro man beaten, robbed, forced to drive to ATM

A man who was beaten Sunday morning during an armed robbery and kidnapping was released from the hospital later that day, but Statesboro police are ...

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Guyton man drowns at Steel Bridge

Guyton man drowns at Steel Bridge

A Guyton man drowned Saturday while swimming with others in the Ogeechee River at the Steel Bridge Landing.

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US in rare bull's-eye for total solar eclipse

US in rare bull's-eye for total solar eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — It will be tough eclipsing this eclipse.

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School attendance ripples through week 1

School attendance ripples through week 1

Attendance in the Bulloch County Schools did not set a record this week, despite a higher enrollment number the first day of classes. Both enrollment ...

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Free screenings part of concussion research

Free screenings part of concussion research

Researchers from Georgia Southern University’s School of Health and Kinesiology have teamed up with Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation and Clark Medical Group to ...

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Medicare penalizing Ga. hospitals

Medicare penalizing Ga. hospitals

Four out of 5 Georgia hospitals are set to receive Medicare penalties for having too many patients returning within a month of their discharge.

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Teal House moving

Teal House moving

The Teal House Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center, a haven and counseling center for victims of sexual assault, soon will move to a larger ...

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Congress OKs big boost in GI Bill college aid for veterans

Congress OKs big boost in GI Bill college aid for veterans

WASHINGTON — Congress sent President Donald Trump legislation to provide the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade.

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Contractor to replace city’s gas line under river

Contractor to replace city’s gas line under river

The city of Statesboro has hired a contractor, Electricom LLC, to replace the city’s natural gas supply pipeline under the Ogeechee River for $861 ...

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Incident forces evacuation of schools

Incident forces evacuation of schools

An incident that started in the shared kitchen area of Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary Schools forced an evacuation of the schools Wednesday morning that ...

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Schools reopen after incident forces evacuation of Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary Schools

Schools reopen after incident forces evacuation of Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary Schools

               An incident that started in the shared kitchen area of Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary Schools forced an evacuation of the schools Wednesday morning that ...

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Man struck by vehicle during shootout

Man struck by vehicle during shootout

Swainsboro police are seeking a suspect who was involved in a shooting incident with a bizarre twist that left a man dead Friday.

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School starts without major problems

School starts without major problems

The lines of vehicles, with some long waits for parents who accompanied children to school, were expected. But the traffic eventually cleared and school got ...

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Safe start to the new school year

Safe start to the new school year

Deputies and police officers will be on extra patrol during the first week of school for Bulloch County Schools as parents and students get used ...

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El Rancho Grande’s team in Statesboro

El Rancho Grande’s team in Statesboro

               The team at El Rancho Grande hopes to succeed in Statesboro's crowded Mexican restaurant arena with generous portions and chef Adan Martinez's distinctive ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Ollie's opening features NASCAR's Kahne

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Ollie's opening features NASCAR's Kahne

               Fresh off of his Brickyard 400 win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne will be in Statesboro to welcome fans at the ...

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Statesboro's Three Tree Coffee moving roasting operation next door

Statesboro's Three Tree Coffee moving roasting operation next door

               Three Tree Coffee is expanding their current coffee shop location at 441 S Main St., Suite 1A by moving their roasting operation into the next ...

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Steve Price named area manager for Georgia DOT Statesboro office

Steve Price named area manager for Georgia DOT Statesboro office

               Georgia Department of Transportation District Engineer Bradford W. Saxon, P.E. announced recently that L. Steve Price was selected to serve as GDOT's area ...

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Whither the sticker?

Whither the sticker?

ATLANTA — Georgia is considering the idea of eliminating the stickers motorists must attach to license plates, a decision that could do away with a ritual ...

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Teachers put in 5 prep days + 1 training day

Teachers put in 5 prep days + 1 training day

By the  time classes start  for about 10,500 Bulloch County Schools students Tuesday, their teachers will have been at work six days, including the ...

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