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With Marsh, Statesboro keeps voice on Regents

With Marsh, Statesboro keeps voice on Regents

Gov. Nathan Deal’s appointment Friday of lawyer Laura Taulbee Marsh to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia means that the ...

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Man charged with domestic violence

Man charged with domestic violence

A Savannah man involved in a domestic dispute Wednesday in Statesboro was arrested after police found him with marijuana “wax” in his possession.

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Coastal Courier reporter embedded with 3rd ID on exercises in Europe, Africa

Coastal Courier reporter embedded with 3rd ID on exercises in Europe, Africa

  Click here to read first-hand accounts here

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21 vie for Boro police chief

21 vie for Boro police chief

The city of Statesboro’s search for a police chief, who will probably be hired by a new city manager, has drawn 21 applicants. Nine ...

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Marsh to join Georgia Board of Regents

Marsh to join Georgia Board of Regents

A source close to the Georgia Board of Regents has confirmed that Statesboro attorney Laura Taulbee Marsh will be appointed to the board. That announcement ...

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No injuries in structure fire on North Walnut St. in Statesboro

No injuries in structure fire on North Walnut St. in Statesboro

             The cause of a Thursday morning fire in a two-story building on North Walnut St. in Statesboro is undetermined, but fire officials do not suspect ...

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Water bill hike OK’d

Water bill hike OK’d

Statesboro City Council approved an increase Tuesday in the base charge for most water and sewer bills, but with a promise to create an equal ...

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s event tonight

Walk to End Alzheimer’s event tonight

The Alzheimer’s Association invites residents to help reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer ...

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Play opens Thursday night at Whitaker Theater

Play opens Thursday night at Whitaker Theater

The summer stock season for the Averitt Center for the Arts opens Thursday night with the satirical play “Red, White, and Tuna.” Performances are set ...

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5 killed in head-on crash west of Savannah

5 killed in head-on crash west of Savannah

SAVANNAH — Five people died early Wednesday in a head-on crash between two cars on Interstate 16 west of Savannah.

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GBI hopes sketches aid in locating home invasion suspects

GBI hopes sketches aid in locating home invasion suspects

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents released sketches on Wednesday of two home invasion suspects believed to have targeted a Pryor Road home in Newington on ...

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Bulloch County Correctional Institute named best in state

Bulloch County Correctional Institute named best in state

The Bulloch County Correctional Institute was named best in the state during a recent awards ceremony hosted by the Georgia Department of Corrections.

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Heat advisory: Triple digits coming

Heat advisory: Triple digits coming

The first official days of summer in the Bulloch County area are expected to bring intense heat and humidity, along with warnings from public safety ...

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Woman arrested again for passing fraudulent checks

Woman arrested again for passing fraudulent checks

Statesboro police arrested a Sylvania woman on Friday who has a history of passing fraudulent checks and with identity theft, charging her again with two ...

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8 arrested in Park Place fight

8 arrested in Park Place fight

Statesboro police arrested eight people Saturday after responding to a reported fight at Park Place Apartments.

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Primos brings authentic NY-style pizza to Boro

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Primos brings authentic NY-style pizza to Boro

             Husband and wife team Brianne and Corey Ackerly have relocated to Statesboro from New York to open Primos Italian Pizza Kitchen.

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Ticket deadline extended for Historical Society meeting

Ticket deadline extended for Historical Society meeting

Ticket sales for the 43rd Annual Bulloch County Historical Society meeting are available through Wednesday at the front counter of the Statesboro Herald office at ...

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Trooper trouble in Georgia

Trooper trouble in Georgia

ATLANTA — More than 2,700 men and women applied to become Georgia state troopers last year, but only 30 passed a variety of evaluations and ...

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Southern Pride director packs for Southern Miss

Southern Pride director packs for Southern Miss

As Dr. Colin McKenzie packs to leave as director of Georgia Southern University’s marching band for a job with the same titles in the ...

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Four city manager finalists named

Four city manager finalists named

The four finalists for the job of Statesboro city manager identified this weekend show that the latest search has indeed been a national one. They ...

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Large alligator captured off Tybee

Large alligator captured off Tybee

ATLANTA — Authorities have reopened beaches along the Georgia coast after a large alligator spotted in the Atlantic Ocean was captured at a popular tourist spot ...

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Ag solar power workshop Friday

Ag solar power workshop Friday

Some area farmers have begun using solar panels to power cooling fans in poultry houses, and a Georgia manufacturer is developing a portable solar plant ...

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Newly legal fireworks scarce in area

Newly legal fireworks scarce in area

Although the use and sale of consumer fireworks have been legal in Georgia since 2015, some Georgians may still find themselves crossing state lines to ...

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Complaint alleges illegal campaigning

Complaint alleges illegal campaigning

An investigation into alleged illegal campaigning in Bulloch County could lead to a hearing before the state election board. However, due to the case still ...

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Schools to reduce testing as result of new law

Schools to reduce testing as result of new law

Bulloch County’s school system will soon take advantage of a change in Georgia law that reduces the amount of required testing, Superintendent Charles Wilson ...

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Driver, company indicted in crash that killed 5 GSU nursing students

Driver, company indicted in crash that killed 5 GSU nursing students

A Bryan County grand jury returned indictments Wednesday against truck driver John Wayne Johnson, who was involved in the April 2015 crash on Interstate 16 ...

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Updated: jun. 15, 2016 8:09 p.m.
Sneak peek of GSU Incubator

Sneak peek of GSU Incubator

It's not an official opening. But a "sneak peek" into Statesboro's Innovation Incubator complex, including facilities of Georgia Southern University's Business Innovation ...

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Commissioners set to approve tentative fiscal year 2017 budget

Commissioners set to approve tentative fiscal year 2017 budget

Bulloch County commissioners are set to vote on a proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year that allows for countywide improvements, much-needed equipment, a few ...

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$15M to be spent on studies for South Carolina-Georgia port

$15M to be spent on studies for South Carolina-Georgia port

CHARLESTON, S.C. - South Carolina and Georgia will spend about $15 million during the next three years on studies for a joint $4.5 billion ...

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Shooting in Orlando prompts outpouring of blood donations

Shooting in Orlando prompts outpouring of blood donations

The weekend's tragedy in Orlando brought to light the urgent need for blood donations, as more than 50 wounded victims were rushed to hospitals ...

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Learning with LEGOs

Learning with LEGOs

In a medium-sized Nessmith-Lane Conference Center room, about 20 children, kindergartners through third-graders, met to learn and discuss new engineering and scientific concepts. Among the ...

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Nashville singer honors Brooklet mom

Nashville singer honors Brooklet mom

Nashville singing star Chelsea Bain hit the stage at Eagle Creek Brewing Company on Friday night to honor Brooklet resident Rosanna Hoyle, who won Bain ...

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Orlando killer appears to have been 'homegrown extremist'

Orlando killer appears to have been 'homegrown extremist'

ORLANDO, Fla. - The gunman whose attack on a gay nightclub left 49 victims dead appears to have been a "homegrown extremist" who espoused support for ...

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Play highlights annual historical society meeting

Play highlights annual historical society meeting

An interactive historical play that draws audience members into the fun will highlight the 42nd Annual Bulloch County Historical Society meeting, slated for Monday, June ...

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Clarification: Britt not accused of crime in lawsuit

In an article published in the June 9, 2016, Statesboro Herald regarding former Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt being listed in a lawsuit as a ...

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Reward offered in firearms theft

Reward offered in firearms theft

A $5,000 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons behind the recent theft of 55 ...

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Busy times at Ole Times

Busy times at Ole Times

             In the restaurant's first five weeks in operation, the popularity of the Ole Times Country Buffet in Statesboro has exceeded his expectations, said Pat ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Lots of new businesses opening in the Boro

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Lots of new businesses opening in the Boro

Plank & Tile

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Man, 73, charged with molesting 10-year-old girl

Man, 73, charged with molesting 10-year-old girl

Police arrested a 73-year-old man on Friday who charged with molesting a 10-year-old girl.

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Nightclub shooter was a body builder, security guard

Nightclub shooter was a body builder, security guard

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - He was a body builder and a security guard, a religious man who attended the local mosque and wanted to become a ...

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Worst mass shooting in US history

Worst mass shooting in US history

ORLANDO, Fla. — A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub early Sunday, killing at least 50 people ...

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All fun and games — and learning, too

All fun and games — and learning, too

                Camp RAD, a four-week long camp for young people ages 10-23 with intellectual or developmental disabilities, has parents, students and campers raving about the fun ...

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Updated: jun. 12, 2016 6:20 p.m.
BOE: No tax increase in 2017 budget

BOE: No tax increase in 2017 budget

It’s full-speed ahead for a 3 percent one-time pay bonus for Bulloch County school system employees, and no school-related tax increase for local property ...

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Students learn music at Violin Camp at Averitt

Students learn music at Violin Camp at Averitt

One of the music summer camps at the Averitt Center for the Arts, Violin Camp, began on June 6 and will end on June 10.

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Savannah Avenue nears completion

Savannah Avenue nears completion

Except for a short section of added paving, the renewal of Savannah Avenue is nearly complete. Low-growing shrubs have been selected for the islands in ...

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Brooklet sites added for kids’ free meals

Brooklet sites added for kids’ free meals

In addition to four sites in Statesboro and Portal previously announced, the Bulloch County Schools are serving free breakfast and lunch for children at three ...

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Arrest made in latest Park Place shooting

Arrest made in latest Park Place shooting

A man suspected in a shooting Saturday at Park Place Apartments was arrested Sunday in Cobb County.

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Fusion of fun, learning

Fusion of fun, learning

The Averitt Center for the Arts resumed one of its most popular summer camps, Art Fusion, on Monday June 6 and will end on June ...

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Suspect sought in theft of guns

Suspect sought in theft of guns

More than $25,000 worth of weapons was stolen from a local store sometime Wednesday night or Thursday morning, according to a press release from ...

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Man airlifted after Jeep collides with motorcycle

Man airlifted after Jeep collides with motorcycle

A North Carolina man was airlifted to a Savannah hospital Tuesday night after police said a teen in a Jeep pulled into his path.

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