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4 female University of Georgia students killed in car crash

4 female University of Georgia students killed in car crash

ATLANTA — University of Georgia students and employees are devastated at the loss of four female students killed in a horrific, high-speed car crash that left ...

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Man charged in Brooklet attack

Man charged in Brooklet attack

Bulloch County Sheriff’s deputies, serving a warrant issued by the Brooklet Police Department, arrested a man Wednesday who is charged with battery and terroristic ...

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Dollars in sheriff race top six figures

Dollars in sheriff race top six figures

As of March 31, the three candidates in the race for Bulloch County sheriff had received a total of $111,419 in cash and in-kind ...

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Boro makes ‘America’s Best’ final 8

Boro makes ‘America’s Best’ final 8

Voices lilting, Statesboro’s team invoked a town and university relationship going back to 1906 and a Blue Mile that will feature a local Stars ...

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Sheriff’s investigator thwarts burglary

Sheriff’s investigator thwarts burglary

A “career criminal” from Maryland tried breaking into a local motor sports shop, but an alert sheriff’s investigator thwarted his plan, said Bulloch County ...

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Community invited to ‘Worship Night’

Community invited to ‘Worship Night’

It’s being billed as: “One Night; One Place; One Purpose: Jesus,” but organizers of the event want the word spread that it’s also ...

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Guyton public safety director seeks Bulloch commission seat

Guyton public safety director seeks Bulloch commission seat

Guyton’s public safety director, Kelphie Lundy, is a Bulloch County native who has lived in the county all his life, and hopes to give ...

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3rd suspicious fire at Lake Collins

3rd suspicious fire at Lake Collins

A third suspicious fire in five weeks at the Lake Collins community northwest of Portal has neighbors, including Bulloch County fire Chief Christopher Ivey, unsettled.

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Henry recalls Georgia Southern's rise to university status

Henry recalls Georgia Southern's rise to university status

Dr. Nicholas Henry, the first president of Georgia Southern University under that name, gives many individuals credit, some more than others, when he talks about ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Cardiology service expansion in Statesboro

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Cardiology service expansion in Statesboro

            Dr. Stanley Shin and his partners at Statesboro Cardiology have begun construction on what will be one of the largest medical complexes in Statesboro when ...

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Greg Parker marking 40 years of success

Greg Parker marking 40 years of success

            The original plan for Greg Parker was to go to law school. Running a convenience store and then building one of the most successful convenience ...

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Business owner challenges incumbent commissioner

Business owner challenges incumbent commissioner

A Statesboro entrepreneur is challenging the incumbent for Bulloch County Commission seat 1A, claiming his leadership and ability to work hard, along with a focus ...

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Another year, another successful rodeo

Another year, another successful rodeo

Superb bucking broncs and bulls, fast horses, skillful riding and good roping by cowboys and cowgirls made the sixth annual Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo an amazing ...

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Updated: apr. 24, 2016 9:28 p.m.
Henry to speak at Historical Society meeting

Henry to speak at Historical Society meeting

Nicholas L. Henry, Ph.D., professor emeritus and former president of Georgia Southern University, will present a program Monday focusing on Georgia Southern’s transition ...

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Daughter: Killer made threats day before shootings

Daughter: Killer made threats day before shootings

ATLANTA — The daughter of a northeast Georgia man suspected of shooting five people to death before killing himself says her father was a "ticking time ...

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Registration deadline approaches for voting in General Primary

Registration deadline approaches for voting in General Primary

If you are not yet registered to vote, the last day to do so and be eligible to cast your ballots in the upcoming May ...

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National conventions pick area delegates

National conventions pick area delegates

Georgia’s 12th Congressional District, which extends from Augusta to Douglas and includes Statesboro, will send five voting delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention ...

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Going the extra 'Blue Mile'

Going the extra 'Blue Mile'

Three enthusiastic spokes-folks travel to the America’s Best Communities Summit in Durham, N.C., this week with Stateboro’s plan to create a Blue ...

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Allen authors IRS free speech bill

Allen authors IRS free speech bill

A bill authored by U.S. Rep. Rick Allen to bar the Internal Revenue Service from targeting citizens for exercising First Amendment rights passed the ...

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Guido Bible Institute welcomes evangelist

Guido Bible Institute welcomes evangelist

The Guido Bible Institute in Metter welcomed Dr. Robert Smith for a recent weekend presentation: “Our Problems – God’s Solutions.” Smith is a professor of ...

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Families of slain GSU nursing students speak

Families of slain GSU nursing students speak

Over $84 million has been awarded to the families of four of five Georgia Southern University students killed in a fiery, seven-car pileup on Interstate ...

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Jenkins stabbing suspect caught in Bulloch

Jenkins stabbing suspect caught in Bulloch

A car chase through the west side of Statesboro Thursday morning ended in a crash as Bulloch County Sheriff’s deputies stopped an aggravated assault ...

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Settlements reached in three GSU nursing student wrongful death suits

Settlements reached in three GSU nursing student wrongful death suits

Just days before the one-year anniversary of a fiery crash that took the lives of five Georgia Southern University students, attorneys announced that “substantial” settlements ...

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ArtsFest set for Saturday

In its first year hosting the ArtsFest on Georgia Southern University’s Sweetheart Circle, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department has received a lot ...

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Probate judge candidates tout qualifications

Probate judge candidates tout qualifications

What would candidates for probate judge debate, anyway? Officially, Tuesday evening’s event was a forum, and the five candidates for judge of the Bulloch ...

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Superior court judge candidates make pitches

Superior court judge candidates make pitches

About 250 citizens heard from three candidates seeking the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit superior court judge seat during Tuesday night’s candidate forum at Ogeechee Technical ...

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Sheriff candidates talk issues at forum

Sheriff candidates talk issues at forum

Two of the three candidates seeking election as Bulloch County’s next sheriff fielded questions about special units, deputy safety and the importance of educational ...

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Brooklet bank robbery suspect in custody; was unarmed

Brooklet bank robbery suspect in custody; was unarmed

              An elderly man reportedly attempted to rob a Brooklet bank Tuesday morning, and Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agents are investigating, said GBI Special Agent-in-charge ...

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FBI honors fallen hero

FBI honors fallen hero

The family of a fallen local hero was gifted Monday with the presentation of an American flag that was flown in his honor over the ...

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Updated: apr. 18, 2016 11:05 p.m.
Alzheimer's educational series begins Wednesday at Willow Pond

Alzheimer's educational series begins Wednesday at Willow Pond

The Alzheimer's Association's three-part special educational series, "Living with Middle Stage Dementia," begins Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Willow Pond Senior ...

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Police investigating shots fired at local apartment complex

Police investigating shots fired at local apartment complex

After repeated reports of gunfire at a local apartment complex, Statesboro police investigators are asking for the public's help in finding out who is ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Manufacturing key part of Bulloch economy

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Manufacturing key part of Bulloch economy

Every year local and state leaders set aside a week to recognize the impact manufacturing has on the Georgia economy.

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Great Dane, indeed

Great Dane, indeed

Four years after opening, Great Dane Trailers' Statesboro plant has surpassed the 500-employee mark. So, when selected as the 2016 Manufacturer of the Year nominee ...

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Suspicious bathroom incident ends in arrest

Suspicious bathroom incident ends in arrest

Two men in one bathroom for more than 30 minutes prompted a local store clerk to call police, and one of the men was arrested ...

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Day trippin' to Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge

Day trippin' to Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge

While there are plenty of attractions and activities in Bulloch County, one of the great things about living here are that there are many more ...

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Updated: apr. 17, 2016 10:10 p.m.
Campaign signs litter landscape

Campaign signs litter landscape

Signs, signs, everywhere signs –proof that election time is drawing closer and candidates are fighting for attention and votes. While some may be tired of ...

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Updated: apr. 17, 2016 9:09 p.m.
When home sewer failure results in street repairs

When home sewer failure results in street repairs

When she pays her latest plumbing bill, Azalea Drive resident Sue Smith will have spent more than $4,000 in the past two years to ...

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Nepal documentary wins Statesboro Film Festival

Nepal documentary wins Statesboro Film Festival

A documentary about Nepal earthquakes and their aftermath during spring, 2015, took top honors Friday night during the 8th Annual Statesboro Film Festival.

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Cody hired as Metter city manager

Cody hired as Metter city manager

Mandi Cody will be leaving as planning and development director for the city of Statesboro to start as Metter’s city manager May 2.

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Lewis pleads guilty to extortion

Lewis pleads guilty to extortion

Former Statesboro City Councilman Gary Lewis, indicted in December on a charge of extortion, admitted guilt Thursday under a plea agreement with the government, said ...

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GOP prepares for Georgia delegate fight

GOP prepares for Georgia delegate fight

ATLANTA - Donald Trump scored a decisive victory in Georgia's March primary, taking more than half of the state's 76 Republican delegates as part ...

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Protesters call for ‘campus carry’ veto

Protesters call for ‘campus carry’ veto

A campaign event Thursday afternoon for Rep. Jon Burns, R-Newington, Georgia House majority leader, drew House Speaker David Ralston to Sugar Magnolia Bakery and Caf ...

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From sea to shining sea

From sea to shining sea

When Adam Kimble dreams, he dreams big. One of his large-sized dreams brought him through Statesboro earlier this week, on foot, on the final leg ...

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Missing boy found

Missing boy found

A 3-year-old boy reported missing around 2 p.m. Thursday in the Starling/Jim Futch Road area was found safe around 3:10 p.m ...

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Ole Times Country Buffet comes to Boro

Ole Times Country Buffet comes to Boro

When Pat O’Neal of Valdosta opens an Ole Times Country Buffet in the building formerly occupied by the Statesboro Ryan’s, he will have ...

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Circus coming to Portal

Circus coming to Portal

The circus is coming to Portal.

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Sheriff candidates spar

Sheriff candidates spar

Both Republican candidates for the Bulloch County sheriff’s seat squared off Tuesday evening, not only answering questions from the moderator but also from each ...

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Police chief search to begin before manager is hired

Police chief search to begin before manager is hired

After restarting their city manager search, Statesboro city officials are moving forward with steps to find a police chief as well, instead of waiting for ...

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Milestones testing to begin this week, with few opt-outs

Milestones testing to begin this week, with few opt-outs

Almost 4,700 Bulloch County students in the third through eighth grades are slated to take Georgia Milestones tests at various times over the next ...

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Miss Rodeo USA promotes Kiwanis Rodeo

Miss Rodeo USA promotes Kiwanis Rodeo

Harmony Latham may be from California, but she's no valley girl. The 2016 Miss Rodeo USA loves horses and reading and is a live ...

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