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GATA Cast - Jan. 20, 2016 - Tyson Summers talks recruiting and moving into the 2017 season

GATA Cast - Jan. 20, 2016 - Tyson Summers talks recruiting and moving into the 2017 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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Poetry event Saturday at Whitaker Black Box

Poetry event Saturday at Whitaker Black Box

              Georgia Hall of Fame inductee Mical Whitaker brings his original multi-media production, "An Evening of African American Poetry," to the Whitaker Black Box Theater Saturday ...

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Man charged with child molestation

Man charged with child molestation

A man who had been under investigation since being accused of child molestation over a year ago was arrested on Tuesday.

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Women’s March, Statesboro, noon Saturday

Women’s March, Statesboro, noon Saturday

A Statesboro installment of the Women’s March is planned for Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. on the Georgia Southern University campus. The ...

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Much about GS-Armstrong merger yet to be decided

Much about GS-Armstrong merger yet to be decided

After its consolidation with Armstrong State University, the expanded Georgia Southern University will honor the scholarships of Armstrong student athletes, the two universities' presidents said ...

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Free SPD funeral escorts resume

Free SPD funeral escorts resume

The ordinance City Council unanimously approved Thursday morning restores Statesboro Police Department escorts for funeral processions and does not limit them to two officers per ...

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Crash involves deputy’s patrol car

Crash involves deputy’s patrol car

A woman reportedly crashed into a Bulloch County sheriff's deputy's patrol car Tuesday evening while the deputy was assisting Georgia State Patrol troopers ...

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City to reverse escort decision

City to reverse escort decision

Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore called an ordinance authorizing police escorts for funeral processions a “compromise.”

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Special meeting to restore SPD funeral escorts

Special meeting to restore SPD funeral escorts

Statesboro City Council has called a special meeting for 8:30 a.m. Thursday at City Hall to adopt an ordinance on providing police escorts ...

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2017 Rotary Club of Statesboro Speech Contest

2017 Rotary Club of Statesboro Speech Contest

The Rotary Club of Statesboro invites students in grades 9–12 to participate in the 2017 Rotary Speech Contest.

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Nursing crisis in Georgia

Nursing crisis in Georgia

Merry Fort, an RN who lives in Macon, has seen nursing shortages before. But, she says, “I’ve never seen it like this.”

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Deputies arrest gunman hiding in barn

Deputies arrest gunman hiding in barn

              Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies captured an armed suspect in Brooklet early Saturday morning after they say he threatened to kill his wife with a ...

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'The urgency of now'

'The urgency of now'

As keynote speaker for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day community service put on by the Bulloch County Branch of the NAACP, former state ...

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Updated: jan. 16, 2017 11:21 p.m.
Parade honors King's legacy

Parade honors King's legacy

The atmosphere at Monday's parade celebrating the birth and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of unity, fellowship and pure happiness ...

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Updated: jan. 16, 2017 11:21 p.m.
City to reconsider 5-year lookback

City to reconsider 5-year lookback

A proposal is on the Statesboro City Council's agenda for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to reduce the time the city looks back for ...

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Updated: jan. 16, 2017 11:21 p.m.
Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A great year already for BBWH Insurors

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A great year already for BBWH Insurors

              It's been a great year for Statesboro's BBWH Insurors already. They relocated into their newly constructed 6,500-square-foot office at 1208 Merchant Way ...

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Updated: jan. 16, 2017 11:21 p.m.
Despite troubling 2016, Savannah's murder rate falls

Despite troubling 2016, Savannah's murder rate falls

SAVANNAH - The homicide rate in Savannah fell in 2016 for the first time since 2012, Savannah-Chatham police reported.

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Counts retires after 33 years at AgSouth Farm Credit

Counts retires after 33 years at AgSouth Farm Credit

               Pat Calhoun, CEO of AgSouth Farm Credit, has announced that Special Assets Manager John Mark Counts retired on Dec. 31 after more than 33 years ...

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Mayor, new chair do lunch

Mayor, new chair do lunch

They don’t want bread brought to the table. She doesn’t like croutons on her salad. He likes extra croutons. They have been meeting ...

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Next school year: 176 class days, more teacher training

Next school year: 176 class days, more teacher training

In its first meeting of 2017, the Bulloch County Board of Education adopted a calendar for next school year that adds four more days for ...

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Man charged with photographing child’s underwear

Man charged with photographing child’s underwear

A man who was arrested in December after reportedly taking photos of a toddler showing her underwear has been ordered to adhere to strict mandates ...

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Lawmaker: Let Georgia voters decide growing of medical pot

Lawmaker: Let Georgia voters decide growing of medical pot

ATLANTA — Voters would decide whether to legalize the growth and distribution of marijuana in Georgia for medical use under a proposal introduced Thursday in the ...

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New Marine recruiter sets up shop in Boro

New Marine recruiter sets up shop in Boro

The region’s newest Marine Corps recruiting station commander hails from Los Angeles, California, but loves Georgia so much that he made it his home ...

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Man charged after girl confides in school officer

Man charged after girl confides in school officer

A Brooklet man was jailed without bond Wednesday after his 11-year-old stepdaughter told a school resource officer that the man had been molesting her for ...

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Local Scottish Heritage Society to hold annual Burns Supper

Local Scottish Heritage Society to hold annual Burns Supper

The Scottish Heritage Society of Southeast Georgia will hold its 14th annual Robert Burns Supper to commemorate the 258th birthday of Scotland’s famous poet. 

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Events planned for MLK Day

Events planned for MLK Day

Several community events are planned in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, and Bulloch County NAACP President Pearl Brown hopes to encourage ...

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Regents green light Georgia Southern-Armstrong merger

Regents green light Georgia Southern-Armstrong merger

The state Board of Regents voted unanimous approval Wednesday to consolidate Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University under the Georgia Southern name.

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GATA Cast - Dec. 16, 2016 - Discussing new football offense and the red hot men's basketball team

GATA Cast - Dec. 16, 2016 - Discussing new football offense and the red hot men's basketball team

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

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Regents approve Georgia Southern-Armstrong merger

Regents approve Georgia Southern-Armstrong merger

              ATLANTA - The Board of Regents has approved a new round of consolidations affecting four universities in southern Georgia.

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Tony Kishman headlines Rockin' Out Alzheimer's Jan. 28 at the PAC

Tony Kishman headlines Rockin' Out Alzheimer's Jan. 28 at the PAC

Chandler Dennard and Darron Burnette attend the Heritage Golf Tournament each year. But a few years ago, they came away with much more than an ...

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Updated: jan. 11, 2017 8:48 a.m.
Deal, Ralston tout investment in Georgia roads and rails

Deal, Ralston tout investment in Georgia roads and rails

ATLANTA — As Gov. Nathan Deal touted progress in improving Georgia highways, House Speaker David Ralston said Tuesday he wants to take a serious look at ...

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Renewed police chief search nabs 45 applicants

Renewed police chief search nabs 45 applicants

Working with leadership consulting firm Developmental Associates LLC, city of Statesboro staff members received 45 applicants for police chief this time around and have pared ...

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Policy change for local funeral escorts

Policy change for local funeral escorts

The Statesboro Police Department no longer will provide funeral procession escorts unless conducted by off-duty officers who will charge for their service.

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GSU alum to exhibit work at Averitt

GSU alum to exhibit work at Averitt

The first African-American to graduate from Georgia Southern with a Fine Arts degree will bring his national portrait exhibit – “The Soul Within: Figuration by Abner ...

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Area farmers could get up to $200K in federal disaster aid

Area farmers could get up to $200K in federal disaster aid

Farmers in Bulloch and Candler counties who lost orchard trees, suffered damaged fences or equipment due to downed trees and wind or experienced debris cleanup ...

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Diving into Statesboro

Diving into Statesboro

              With Southern Dive Center, Statesboro not only has a place that sells and rents scuba equipment, but one that offers classes for diving certification and ...

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Renasant names Carolyn Ethridge market president

Renasant names Carolyn Ethridge market president

              Renasant Bank just announced the appointment of community leader Carolyn Ethridge as Statesboro market president.

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Insomnia Cookies brings unique concept

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Insomnia Cookies brings unique concept

              Never again will you wake up at 2 a.m. disappointed there are no warm cookies at your house. Insomnia Cookies can take care of ...

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Woman arrested in jewelry thefts

Woman arrested in jewelry thefts

A woman wanted for jewelry theft tried hiding under a bed while her husband distracted Bulloch County Sheriff’s deputies by causing a disturbance when ...

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GSU gets new K9

GSU gets new K9

A new K9 officer with Georgia Southern University brings something to the table that has been missing; explosives detection.

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Lawmakers to focus on schools

Lawmakers to focus on schools

    ATLANTA — Georgia's General Assembly gavels in a new legislative session on Monday. The opening days of a legislative session typically include more ceremony than ...

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Sheriff warns of jury duty scam

Sheriff warns of jury duty scam

Several people in Bulloch County have been targeted recently by scammers who threatened them with jail time if they didn’t pay up.

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Bulloch’s newest investigator makes history – twice

Bulloch’s newest investigator makes history – twice

Former Bulloch County Sheriff’s Patrol Deputy Prethenia Cone made history last week when she became both the county’s first female and first African-American ...

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Regents to vote Wednesday on making Armstrong part of Georgia Southern

Regents to vote Wednesday on making Armstrong part of Georgia Southern

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia is slated to vote Wednesday on a recommendation to consolidate Georgia Southern University in Statesboro ...

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Eagle Battalion’s new nest officially opens

Eagle Battalion’s new nest officially opens

Georgia Southern University on Thursday formally opened its new $9.5 million Military Science Building, headquarters to the Eagle Battalion ROTC program, which has won ...

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Frigid weekend ahead

Frigid weekend ahead

It’s going to get cold — really, really cold — this weekend.

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Georgia Southern, Armstrong State to study possible merger

Georgia Southern, Armstrong State to study possible merger

              The Georgia Board of Regents is expected to announce Friday that Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University in Savannah will study the possibility of ...

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Fashion with Compassion show is Friday

Fashion with Compassion show is Friday

The first First Friday event of 2017 takes place Friday at 6 p.m. with a splash of colors and a runway of fashion and ...

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Georgia K9 retirement fund set up

Georgia K9 retirement fund set up

Law enforcement K9s now have a safety net to help with medical costs after they retire, thanks to a nonprofit organization founded by two local ...

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Georgia K9 retirement fund set up

Georgia K9 retirement fund set up

Law enforcement K9s now have a safety net to help with medical costs after they retire, thanks to a nonprofit organization founded by two local ...

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