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County: Confederate statue to remain on courthouse lawn

County: Confederate statue to remain on courthouse lawn

The Confederate memorial statue that has stood on the Bulloch County Courthouse Square for over 100 years will remain in place in spite of efforts ...

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Local man arrested in shooting

Local man arrested in shooting

A man suspected of shooting a woman last week was arrested later the same day, but Statesboro police did not release information on the shooting ...

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City blocks new fireworks stores for 90 days

City blocks new fireworks stores for 90 days

To give the city time to adopt zoning rules, Statesboro City Council has imposed a 90-day moratorium blocking the creation or expansion of fireworks stores.

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GSU alum may be next Travel Channel Star

GSU alum may be next Travel Channel Star

When Blake Jeffers submitted a video entry to become the next Travel Channel Star, he didn’t really expect to get a call saying he ...

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Offices moving into new county annex

Offices moving into new county annex

The finishing touches are being made to the new Bulloch County Annex, and several county offices expect to move in soon.

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Environmental groups seek to intervene in Kinder Morgan pipeline lawsuit

Environmental groups seek to intervene in Kinder Morgan pipeline lawsuit

An environmental-law firm has filed a “motion to intervene” in a lawsuit filed by Texas energy company Kinder Morgan, which is seeking to build a ...

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Active shooter training to be held at Georgia Southern

Active shooter training to be held at Georgia Southern

Local law enforcement agencies will be conducting active shooter response training at Georgia Southern University through Thursday, Aug. 6.

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Palace moves to South Main

Palace moves to South Main

The Southern Palace Chinese Restaurant has been operating on South Main Street only since November, but has been a Statesboro family business, serving families of ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Thanks, Henry, for wonderful memories

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Thanks, Henry, for wonderful memories

In 1965, newlyweds Henry and Charlene Doyle traveled by Greyhound Bus from their hometown of Metter to Savannah so Henry could attend barber school.

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Ringing in a new year

Ringing in a new year

Exactly 9,683 students started the 2015-16 term Monday in the Bulloch County Schools, but if trends hold true, enrollment will top 10,200 students ...

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Rep. Rick Allen speaks to local Rotary Club

Rep. Rick Allen speaks to local Rotary Club

U.S. Congressman Rick Allen, R-Ga.-12, spoke against Planned Parenthood practices and of problems with the Affordable Care Act, the Iran nuclear deal and ...

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Up With People: Meet the cast, part 2

Up With People: Meet the cast, part 2


    About 100 members of the Up With People cast touring North America in 2015 will be in Statesboro for the week of Aug. 24–31 ...

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Updated: aug. 02, 2015 10:34 p.m.
Averitt Center season tickets for 2015–16 season go on sale Aug. 4

Averitt Center season tickets for 2015–16 season go on sale Aug. 4

Special to the Herald

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Updated: aug. 02, 2015 10:33 p.m.
Make a will – protect loved ones

Make a will – protect loved ones

            You care about your spouse. You care about your children. You care about your family. You care that the hard work you have done no ...

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Updated: aug. 02, 2015 10:20 p.m.
'The peace in rabbits'

'The peace in rabbits'

    Therapists come in all shapes and sizes.

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Updated: aug. 02, 2015 12:30 a.m.
Patient safety is focus of every hospital employee

Patient safety is focus of every hospital employee

            The importance of patient safety is a given at every hospital in the United States. At East Georgia Regional Medical Center, however, patient safety is ...

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CDC's top modeler makes estimates, courts controversy

CDC's top modeler makes estimates, courts controversy

    ATLANTA — Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.

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Boro readies for Up with People experience

Boro readies for Up with People experience

The multinational cast of Up with People is in the middle of an international tour to mark the group’s 50th anniversary of helping and ...

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Rail terminal set for construction

Rail terminal set for construction

    SAVANNAH — Banking on demand from local carpet manufacturers as well as automakers in neighboring states, the Georgia Ports Authority is building a $24 million inland ...

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GOP proposes protections for clergy on gay marriage

GOP proposes protections for clergy on gay marriage

ATLANTA — A top-ranking Republican leader wants to make clear that Georgia clergy can refuse to perform gay marriages, a protection they already enjoy under the ...

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Not guilty plea in federal court for church shooting suspect

Not guilty plea in federal court for church shooting suspect

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal ...

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Search for missing teens to be suspended

Search for missing teens to be suspended

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. — After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search ...

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OTC partners with GSU engineering program

OTC partners with GSU engineering program

An articulation agreement signed Thursday between Ogeechee Technical College and Georgia Southern University will make the path to earning a Bachelor’s of Science degree ...

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50 years of service

50 years of service

The Pilot Club of Statesboro has reached a milestone in the history of the club. For 50 years, the Pilot Club has served Statesboro and ...

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Confederate flags left near Rev. Martin Luther King's church

Confederate flags left near Rev. Martin Luther King's church

ATLANTA — Police worked Thursday to identify two white males who were caught on surveillance camera laying Confederate battle flags neatly on the ground near the ...

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Teen arrested on child molestation charges

Teen arrested on child molestation charges

Statesboro police arrested a teenage male Wednesday who is accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl.

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Man charged with molesting 9-year-old

Man charged with molesting 9-year-old

A man with a criminal history of indecent exposure and child cruelty now faces child molestation charges, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

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Local essay, poetry contests accepting entries

Local essay, poetry contests accepting entries

The Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs is sponsoring the 2015/16 High School Essay Contest (grades 9-12) and the 2015 Youth Poetry Contest (grades 5-9 ...

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Teens' 6 days adrift verge on limits for survival at sea

Teens' 6 days adrift verge on limits for survival at sea

TEQUESTA, Fla. — Crews pushed the limits of an ever-expanding search zone Wednesday for two teens missing at sea and potentially nearing the boundaries of human ...

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Women’s recovery center is “home”

Women’s recovery center is “home”

Women facing addiction issues in Bulloch County have a new option for recovery and rehabilitation. The Women’s Transition and Recovery Home is more than ...

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Bulloch County residents sound off on proposed tax increase

Bulloch County residents sound off on proposed tax increase

Attendance was light Tuesday at two separate public hearings regarding a proposed tax hike for Bulloch County citizens, but those present were vocal about the ...

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Ex-prison guard accused of forcing inmates to have sex with him

Ex-prison guard accused of forcing inmates to have sex with him

ATLANTA - A former high-ranking corrections officer at a southeast Georgia women's prison used his position of power to prey on inmates, targeting their vulnerabilities ...

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Night Out Against Crime

Night Out Against Crime

A celebration to promote community relationships with local law enforcement and "take a stand against crime" is free to the public, said Bulloch County sheriff ...

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No charges filed in crash Monday

No charges filed in crash Monday

No charges were filed Monday in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 25 and Rocky Ford Road.

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Police: Teen made up report of racial threats

Police: Teen made up report of racial threats

A teenage girl who police say faked a racial death threat was turned back over to her parents after being arrested.

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Savannah port moves a record 3.6M cargo containers

Savannah port moves a record 3.6M cargo containers

SAVANNAH - Buoyed in part by labor woes on the West Coast, the booming seaports in Savannah and Brunswick saw another fiscal year of record-smashing amounts ...

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BUILD freshmen help rescue a home

BUILD freshmen help rescue a home

Generations of household debris hit the big green bin outside an old house on West Inman Street as incoming Georgia Southern University freshmen helped the ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Wanted: An apprentice at Free Spirit Pottery

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Wanted: An apprentice at Free Spirit Pottery

            Step back a little over a decade ago and downtown Statesboro was experiencing a rebirth with the completion of the renovations of the Averitt Center ...

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Averitt Center receives grant from Council for the Arts

Averitt Center receives grant from Council for the Arts

The Averitt Center for the Arts was awarded a $12,500 grant from Georgia Department of Economic Development's Georgia Council for the Arts July ...

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Updated: jul. 26, 2015 11:59 p.m.
All a-"bot" fun

All a-"bot" fun

    So, what do Sumo wrestling and tug-of-war have to do with Legos?

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Updated: jul. 26, 2015 3:20 p.m.
Statesboro Jaycees donate $2,000 to Boys & Girls Club

Statesboro Jaycees donate $2,000 to Boys & Girls Club

Statesboro Jaycees' bi-annual event, Jaycees' Nite Out, held May 15,  resulted in proceeds totaling $2,000 presented to the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County.

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Updated: jul. 26, 2015 3:17 p.m.
Up With People: Meet the cast, part 1

Up With People: Meet the cast, part 1

About 100 members of the Up With People cast touring North America in 2015 will be in Statesboro for the week of Aug. 24-31. While ...

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Updated: jul. 26, 2015 3:17 p.m.
Public gets its say on tax increase

Public gets its say on tax increase

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners will hold two hearings Tuesday and a third on Aug. 4 to allow input from citizens concerning a proposed ...

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School tax remains unchanged

School tax remains unchanged

With a vote Thursday night that also included other items under "old business," the Bulloch County Board of Education quietly took the final step to ...

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Bring the world home

Bring the world home

Families in Statesboro have the opportunity to bring a bit of the world into their own homes next month when the international cast of Up ...

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Art, monument or embarrassment?

Art, monument or embarrassment?

ATLANTA - Art, monument or embarrassment?

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Man charged with child molestation

Man charged with child molestation

Bulloch County sheriff's investigators arrested a man Thursday who they say had inappropriate involvement with a juvenile.

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Home invasion suspects arrested

Home invasion suspects arrested

Two men suspected in a July 6 home invasion are now behind bars. Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson said the men ransacked the house on ...

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Like The Eagles? You’ll love 7 Bridges Band

Like The Eagles? You’ll love 7 Bridges Band

The music of one of the most popular bands of all time will be the centerpiece of a fundraising concert staged by the Bulloch County ...

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Stormwater fee to appear on next water bills

Stormwater fee to appear on next water bills

Statesboro residents and all property owners in the city have yet to receive the first bill for the city's new stormwater fee, but will ...

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