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County and cities agree on T-SPLOST

County and cities agree on T-SPLOST

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners and Statesboro City Council on Tuesday both unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement for what would be the county’s ...

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Mical Whitaker’s ‘Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer’ returns to the Black Box

Mical Whitaker’s ‘Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer’ returns to the Black Box

Georgia Theatre Hall of Fame inductee Mical Whitaker brings his original multimedia production “Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer” to the Whitaker Black Box Theater on ...

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‘Horrific’ elder abuse case in Albany

‘Horrific’ elder abuse case in Albany

The case started with a tip from concerned Dougherty County citizens. They told authorities that residents of some Albany apartments were approaching people and “begging ...

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Portal woman killed by own vehicle

Portal woman killed by own vehicle

A Portal woman was killed Monday when her own truck rolled over her at a Paradise Estates home.

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Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

WASHINGTON — Most women would need to draw the line at two drinks, and men at two or three if states follow a blueprint by a ...

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3 arrested in home invasion shooting, burglary

3 arrested in home invasion shooting, burglary

Three suspects are in custody and one is expected to turn himself in regarding two separate incidents on Dec. 29 — a home invasion shooting and ...

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Women’s March downtown Sunday

Women’s March downtown Sunday

For the second annual Statesboro Women’s March, organizers are bringing the event downtown to places where votes count and are counted, in keeping with ...

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Second suspect charged in car theft hit and run investigation

Second suspect charged in car theft hit and run investigation

Evans County sheriff’s investigators have charged a second suspect in a fatal hit-and-run incident involving a car theft ring on Jan. 5.

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Stepping into Statesboro, out of retirement

Stepping into Statesboro, out of retirement

The King James Version of Proverbs 16:9 says, “A man’s heart deviseth his way, but the Lord directeth his steps.”

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MLK Day parade draws diverse crowd downtown

MLK Day parade draws diverse crowd downtown

A moderate crowd braved the chilly wind Monday, with spectators bundled in coats and hats, ready to enjoy the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration ...

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MLK speaker: 'Leave it better than you found it'

MLK speaker: 'Leave it better than you found it'

Sounding the keynote at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day community service in Statesboro, Dr. Torian White called on listeners to leave their community ...

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Local DAR chapter honors president of the Children of the American Revolution

Local DAR chapter honors president of the Children of the American Revolution

A local civic organization honored Erin Catherine Moore, national president of the Children of the American Revolution, with an afternoon tea and reception Saturday at ...

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Fox funds light up Emma Kelly

Fox funds light up Emma Kelly

A nearly $40,000 project to add color-programmable LED lighting above the Emma Kelly Theater’s stage represents the first third of about $120,000 ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Amy Kitching set to open 'Statesboro Thrives'

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Amy Kitching set to open 'Statesboro Thrives'

When you drive through downtown Statesboro you can witness the magical transformation of one of Statesboro’s former landmarks at 116 Savannah Avenue. For decades ...

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AgSouth Farm Credit welcomes back Christy Marsh

AgSouth Farm Credit welcomes back Christy Marsh

Theron Anderson, director of SMM & Related Services at AgSouth Farm Credit, announced that Christy Marsh has joined the cooperative as Country Home loan manager. Marsh ...

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Jen’s TOP TEN resolutions for 2018

Jen’s TOP TEN resolutions for 2018

 

So, be honest. How are those New Year’s resolutions going? If you are like me, you have been slacking a little. (Ok, slacking a ...

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Hospital completes ‘E.R.’ expansion

Hospital completes ‘E.R.’ expansion

An expansion and renovation of East Georgia Regional Medical Center’s emergency department, completed in December, added 10 treatment rooms plus a sub-waiting area designed ...

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Sex and the Georgia teenager: Data finally on the way

Sex and the Georgia teenager: Data finally on the way

Every two years, the nation’s high school students are asked about their use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco, and about sexual intercourse, physical activity ...

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No school make-up days this year

No school make-up days this year

No weather make-up days are planned for the current school year, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson said Thursday night.

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Metter has new police chief

Metter has new police chief

Rob Shore was appointed to the position of Metter Police chief, City Manager Mandi Cody announced Friday.

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Another cold week ahead

Another cold week ahead

No snow this time, unless Mother Nature changes her mind, but the upcoming week promises another bout of frigid temperatures as nighttime lows drop well ...

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Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

NEW YORK — Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the season appears to already be peaking.

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Retired teacher, former student lead BOE in 2018

Retired teacher, former student lead BOE in 2018

Meeting Thursday evening, the Bulloch County Board of Education unanimously chose Mike Sparks as its chair and Heather Mims as vice chair for 2018.

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Deal: Georgia 'exceptional' after 7 years of his leadership

Deal: Georgia 'exceptional' after 7 years of his leadership

ATLANTA  — Delivering his final State of the State address as his fellow Republicans look to maintain their hold on Georgia government, Gov. Nathan Deal hailed ...

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Boro set for MLK Day celebration

Boro set for MLK Day celebration

The president of Bulloch County’s NAACP chapter hopes people of all races participate and enjoy what she called a “community celebration” planned to honor ...

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Woman charged in child cruelty case

Woman charged in child cruelty case

A woman who reportedly attacked a child with a phone charger cord is in jail with no bond, according to Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown.

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4-H brings Clovers & Co. to the Boro

4-H brings Clovers & Co. to the Boro

A Bulloch County high school senior will perform along with other 4-H members from across the state when the renowned Clovers & Co. performs in concert ...

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4-H brings Clovers & Co. to the Boro

4-H brings Clovers & Co. to the Boro

A Bulloch County high school senior will perform along with other 4-H members from across the state when the renowned Clovers & Co. performs in concert ...

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New chance for Georgia bill on campus sex-assault hearings

New chance for Georgia bill on campus sex-assault hearings

ATLANTA — A stalled proposal to impose new rules and limits on how Georgia colleges handle sexual violence cases was given a new chance Tuesday in ...

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Wanted man holds woman hostage

Wanted man holds woman hostage

A hostage situation in Brooklet ended early Wednesday when deputies used gas to rescue the victim and take the offender into custody.

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BOE to choose school calendars

BOE to choose school calendars

The Bulloch County Board of Education holds its first meeting of 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and is slated to approve calendars for ...

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Insurance broker moving forward with city coverage

Insurance broker moving forward with city coverage

After a much-disputed process that initially awarded the business to another vendor, Glenn-Davis & Associates continues as health insurance broker for the city of Statesboro.

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Teen saves grandma’s life

Teen saves grandma’s life

Sometimes the best gifts don’t come in a prettily wrapped box.

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Teen charged in fatal hit-and-run in stolen vehicle

Teen charged in fatal hit-and-run in stolen vehicle

In a convoluted investigation involving at least four different law enforcement agencies, one teen has been charged with motor vehicle theft, charges are pending against ...

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City insurance controversy

City insurance controversy

Statesboro City Council's decision to reverse course and stay with Glenn-Davis & Associates as broker for the city's partially self-insured employee health coverage followed ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Boro Sears is here to stay

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Boro Sears is here to stay

The local owner of the Statesboro Sears Hometown Store wants everyone to know that the store is here to stay.  

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Atlanta law office elects Sylvania man as new partner

Atlanta law office elects Sylvania man as new partner

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton law firm announced the recent election of four new members of its Atlanta office to its partnership effective, Jan. 1, including Sylvania ...

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Kmart leaving many memories in Statesboro

Kmart leaving many memories in Statesboro

A big night when I was a kid was having dinner at the Pizza Inn, which has long closed, and then heading over to Kmart ...

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Speaker: Health issues at top of agenda

Speaker: Health issues at top of agenda

Georgia legislative sessions during election years tend to be quick and fairly quiet, without a lot of “heavy-lift” proposals being passed.

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Teen dies; one in custody in stolen vehicle hit-and-run

Teen dies; one in custody in stolen vehicle hit-and-run

A 17-year-old suspect in a car theft ring was taken into custody at the Evans County Jail on Friday morning after a flight from police ...

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Metter murder suspect arrested

Metter murder suspect arrested

United States marshals and Candler County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Friday who was wanted in the November 2017 murder of a Metter victim.

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Council to have input on mayor’s commissions

Council to have input on mayor’s commissions

Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar will begin introducing his transition team’s proposals for three citizen commissions soon, possibly at the next City Council meeting, he ...

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Statesboro Kmart to close doors

Statesboro Kmart to close doors

Sears Holdings, the parent company of Sears and Kmart stores, told its Statesboro Kmart employees Thursday morning that it will close the Statesboro Store between ...

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Candler sheriff seeks fugitive

Candler sheriff seeks fugitive

Candler County sheriff’s investigators are seeking a man who failed to comply with a mandated rehabilitation sentence and is now charged with escape.

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Area schools closed Friday

Area schools closed Friday

Snow and ice caused 49 crashes in Bulloch County on Wednesday and early Thursday morning, and public safety officials warn drivers to continue with caution ...

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 Statesboro High School's Baynon burning up the mat

Statesboro High School's Baynon burning up the mat

From the “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in 1973 to Annika Sorenstam teeing it up against the ...

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Jones also resigns from TAD board

Jones also resigns from TAD board

Former Mayor Jan Moore’s resignation from the TAD board was already in hand when Statesboro City Council met Tuesday, but Councilman Sam Lee Jones ...

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Snow in the Boro brings wrecks, snowball fights

Snow in the Boro brings wrecks, snowball fights

Tow trucks, law enforcement officers and rescue personnel were kept busy Wednesday as snow-covered streets and roads caused a constant stream of accidents throughout Bulloch ...

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Storm slaps coastal South with most snow in nearly 3 decades

Storm slaps coastal South with most snow in nearly 3 decades

SAVANNAH — A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of Florida, Georgia and South ...

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OTC to close all facilities Wednesday

OTC to close all facilities Wednesday

Due to a Winter Advisory and the potential for hazardous road conditions Wednesday in the Service Delivery Area for Ogeechee Technical College, all College campuses ...

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