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Muldrew to be new Superior Court judge

Muldrew to be new Superior Court judge

Michael Muldrew, currently chief assistant district attorney in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, will become the circuit’s newest Superior Court judge in January, after outpolling ...

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DeLoach wins in tight probate judge race

DeLoach wins in tight probate judge race

Legal assistant Lorna DeLoach edged out challenger Charlie Aaron, a Statesboro attorney, Tuesday night in a tight race to win the position for Bulloch County ...

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Deal wins Bulloch County Commission 2A runoff

Deal wins Bulloch County Commission 2A runoff

Sales representative Curt Deal won the race for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners Seat 2A Tuesday with a 971-vote sweep.

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Final election results

Final election results

FINAL ELECTION RESULTS:

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Nevils man accused of using a knife to threaten others

Nevils man accused of using a knife to threaten others

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies used Tasers on a man they said was threatening others with a knife on Saturday at a Martin Lanier Road ...

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Updated: jul. 25, 2016 11:42 p.m.
Georgia appeals court finds 'upskirting' is not against the law

Georgia appeals court finds 'upskirting' is not against the law

ATLANTA - A man admitted he surreptitiously took cellphone video up a woman's skirt while she shopped at a grocery store, but a Georgia court ...

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Big Kat boss on a roll

Big Kat boss on a roll

With his trademarked Big Kat Buggy and its innovative hitch mount, Statesboro-based entrepreneur Kevin Rackleff has made two winning trips to Vegas this year.

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice — Boro updates: Painted Chef, Cheeky Bliss and more

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice — Boro updates: Painted Chef, Cheeky Bliss and more

Every few weeks, I work to update you on business activity around the community. I base these updates on questions asked to the Statesboro Herald ...

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Even more vigilant

Even more vigilant

Being a law enforcement officer is a dangerous occupation by nature, but following recent attacks on officers, simply going to work is becoming more of ...

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Habitat settles into new neighborhood

Habitat settles into new neighborhood

As Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County looks forward to late summer, its recently relocated Spike’s Habitat ReStore is teeming with customers every Friday ...

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Tuesday runoff will decide three races

Tuesday runoff will decide three races

Voters Tuesday, along with those who have already voted during early voting the past three weeks, will decide who will be the next Ogeechee Circuit ...

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Eagles to retain 2014 Sun Belt Championship

Eagles to retain 2014 Sun Belt Championship

Earlier this month, the NCAA handed down sanctions to Georgia Southern's football program stemming from two separate incidents of academic impropriety during the 2013 ...

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Updated: jul. 22, 2016 9:40 p.m.
Bulloch County Historical Society meeting Monday

Bulloch County Historical Society meeting Monday

The Bulloch County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Monday, presenting the program, "Georgia's Crazy Days: The Three Governors Crisis," presented by Joe ...

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BOE undecided on what to do with $950K from old school

BOE undecided on what to do with $950K from old school

At its most recent meeting, the Bulloch County Board of Education remained undecided on what to do with $950,000 from the sale of the ...

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Verizon to give away 250 backpacks to area children

Verizon to give away 250 backpacks to area children

A local business is "giving back to the community" by offering free back-to-school backpacks for area children in need.

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Bryan withdraws from police chief search

Bryan withdraws from police chief search

Statesboro Police Deputy Chief Rob Bryan announced Thursday he is withdrawing his application seeking to be selected as the city’s next police chief.

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City studying water bill credits

City studying water bill credits

Will credits reducing the city of Statesboro’s water bills extend to people who are either age 65 and older or have low incomes, or ...

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Inmate helps stricken guard

Inmate helps stricken guard

A prison work detail began as usual Monday morning, but an unexpected turn of events ended with a guard, experiencing a possible stroke, being airlifted ...

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Trump triumphs as GOP nominee

Trump triumphs as GOP nominee

CLEVELAND — United for a night, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as their presidential standard-bearer, capping the billionaire businessman's stunning takeover of the GOP and ...

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Agent: Crops need more rain

Agent: Crops need more rain

While some areas in and around Bulloch County have been blessed with ample rainfall this summer, others remain dry. The shortage of rain paired with ...

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Probate judge campaigns near $60,000

Probate judge campaigns near $60,000

With more than $57,500 spent by five candidates in the race for Bulloch County probate judge, mainly by the two who are in Tuesday ...

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4-way stop near SEB takes effect

4-way stop near SEB takes effect

With the start of school approaching, parents and other drivers need to be aware of a new four-way stop near the Southeast Bulloch middle and ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Pokemon Go shows digital marketing power

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Pokemon Go shows digital marketing power

             Over the past week, downtown has been flooded with teenagers, college students and even some tech-savvy adults.

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AgSouth Farm Credit celebrating 100 years of service

AgSouth Farm Credit celebrating 100 years of service

             AgSouth Farm Credit, as part of the national Farm Credit System, is celebrating 100 years of service to agriculture and rural communities throughout this month.

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Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Knife skills, gardening and looking the part

Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Knife skills, gardening and looking the part

In just two weeks, I'll have under my belt my first semester of culinary school. I've never been more interested to learn. In ...

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Updated: jul. 17, 2016 9:21 p.m.
Room to improve

Room to improve

After a lifelong struggle with a debilitating disease, Sylvania woman April Myles had to move in with her mother. However, their small house cannot sufficiently ...

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Updated: jul. 17, 2016 12:30 a.m.
Rare sea turtles pass 50-year recovery milestone in Georgia

Rare sea turtles pass 50-year recovery milestone in Georgia

SAVANNAH — Rare loggerhead sea turtles reached a conservation milestone on the coast of Georgia in the midst of a strong nesting season on southern Atlantic ...

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Judge race closes in on one quarter million spent

Judge race closes in on one quarter million spent

Campaign spending in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge race topped $220,000 by June 30, including the dollars spent by Martha Hall and ...

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Statesboro’s Sharma Lewis makes history

Statesboro’s Sharma Lewis makes history

A former Statesboro resident made history by being elected as the first African-American woman in the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church.

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Residents speak out against proposed industrial park

Residents speak out against proposed industrial park

In spite of a request to defer a decision until next month, the Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission voted Thursday to deny approval of ...

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Truck driver charged in deadly crash pleads guilty

Truck driver charged in deadly crash pleads guilty

PEMBROKE — A Louisiana truck driver charged in a fiery interstate crash that killed five nursing students in southeast Georgia was sentenced to prison Thursday — one ...

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Georgia Southern dean will chair Statesboro alcohol board

Georgia Southern dean will chair Statesboro alcohol board

When the six members of Statesboro's new Alcohol Advisory Board held their organizational meeting Monday, they chose as their chairperson Patrice Buckner Jackson, Georgia ...

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Second arrest made in armed robbery

Second arrest made in armed robbery

Two weeks after an armed robbery at Eagle Gate Apartments in Statesboro, police arrested a second man they say is responsible for the crime.

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Averitt Center set to host Youth Chorale auditions

Averitt Center set to host Youth Chorale auditions

BIf your child enjoys singing, the Statesboro Youth Chorale will hold auditions from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday inside the Averitt Center and this year ...

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Zoning board denies recommendation for industrial park

Zoning board denies recommendation for industrial park

The Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission voted Thursday to deny a recommendation to the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners regarding a proposed industrial park ...

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‘The Jungle Book’ returns to Averitt

‘The Jungle Book’ returns to Averitt

Each summer since 2009, retired Georgia Southern University theater professor Mical Whitaker holds his Jungle Book Camp and the 2016 version is going on this ...

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Splash to add wave pool in $5 million upgrade

Splash to add wave pool in $5 million upgrade

Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation unveiled a proposal Tuesday for a $5.6 million expansion and renovation of Splash in the Boro Family Waterpark, including ...

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New industrial park proposed

New industrial park proposed

A man who hopes to build an industrial park near Interstate 16 and Highway 67 is seeking a zoning change for a 4,682-acre parcel.

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Wetmore to be city manager Sept. 1

Wetmore to be city manager Sept. 1

Randy Wetmore is expected to move from Iowa to be Statesboro’s city manager beginning Sept. 1, after a unanimous City Council vote Tuesday evening.

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Emanuel drive-by shooting leaves one dead; one injured

Emanuel drive-by shooting leaves one dead; one injured

A drive-by shooting in Swainsboro Monday left one person dead and another injured, said Emanuel County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Rocky Davis.

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19-year-old arrested in gang-related attack

19-year-old arrested in gang-related attack

A gang-related confrontation between teenagers at Park Place Apartments on Saturday ended with one 19-year-old and a younger juvenile under arrest.

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Unity through protest

Unity through protest

In the wake of tragic shootings last week in Texas, Louisiana and Minnesota, hundreds of people didn't let oppressive heat and humidity on Saturday ...

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Plank & Tile: It's cool

Plank & Tile: It's cool

             The owners of Plank & Tile want to make their 8,500-square-foot showroom on U.S. Highway 301 South a destination for homeowners and designers, while ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Famous in Athens, Little Italy to open in Boro

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Famous in Athens, Little Italy to open in Boro

             If you have spent any time in Athens, chances are you have eaten at the legendary Little Italy Pizzeria downtown.

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Dr. Horace Deal honored for philanthropy

Dr. Horace Deal honored for philanthropy

             Dr. Horace Deal of Southeastern Eyecare Clinics was named one of 59 Philanthropists of the Year by Optometry Giving Sight for his 10 years of ...

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Old Sallie Z. School sold

Old Sallie Z. School sold

The Bulloch County Board of Education recently sold the old Sallie Zetterower Elementary School on East Jones Avenue at Gentilly Road for $1 million to ...

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City manager hiring decision expected Tuesday

City manager hiring decision expected Tuesday

Statesboro City Council has a special meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, when a decision to hire a new city manager is expected.

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'Silent No More'

'Silent No More'

The Bulloch County NAACP will lead a “Silent No More” protest march Saturday in Statesboro at 5:30 p.m.

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Register looks to Brooklet for police

Register looks to Brooklet for police

Brooklet Police soon may enter into a partnership with the Town of Register to bring back a police presence, said Register Mayor Barbara Rushing.

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Screven Co. sex offender back in jail

Screven Co. sex offender back in jail

A Screven County man who was removed from the registered sex offender's list three years ago was arrested a second time Monday on child ...

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