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Historic assembly comes to Boro

Historic assembly comes to Boro

The 83rd annual Georgia State Assembly of the Daughters of the American Colonists came to Statesboro over the weekend. The St. Philip’s Parish Chapter ...

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State on cusp of allowing direct sales by breweries

State on cusp of allowing direct sales by breweries

In 2017, craft breweries appear to be on the verge of getting just about everything they’ve wanted from the Georgia General Assembly in terms ...

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Daughter, grandson charged in elder abuse

Daughter, grandson charged in elder abuse

A Candler County sheriff’s investigator arrested a woman and her adult son after finding deplorable conditions when performing a welfare check on an elderly ...

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Georgia House panel approves bill allowing guns on campus

Georgia House panel approves bill allowing guns on campus

ATLANTA — Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation that began advancing Thursday in the Georgia House despite the Republican ...

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Merger pending, Armstrong gets interim president

Merger pending, Armstrong gets interim president

In news this week related to the merger of Armstrong State University with Georgia Southern University, an interim president has been appointed to lead Armstrong ...

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Man charged in strong-arm robbery

Man charged in strong-arm robbery

A strong-arm robbery suspect faces charges after reportedly assaulting another man on Hill Street on Monday.

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School system to hire 3 principals

School system to hire 3 principals

The Bulloch County schools posted job notices this week seeking principals for Southeast Bulloch High School, Mill Creek Elementary School and Portal Elementary School.

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Bulloch’s Deputy of the Year

Bulloch’s Deputy of the Year

Law enforcement wasn’t the first career choice for Bulloch County sheriff’s Sr. Deputy Maurice Lester. In fact, he spent 22 years working for ...

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Alice follows the White Rabbit to the Boro

Alice follows the White Rabbit to the Boro

Bits N’ Pieces Puppet Theatre will bring the beloved children’s classic, “Alice in Wonderland,” to the Emma Kelly Theater for a Family Night Out ...

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Prayer service held for local resident with leukemia

Prayer service held for local resident with leukemia

Family, friends and community members gathered last week for a prayer service at Connection Church for local resident Clay Chandler, owner of Chandler Roofing.

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Police shoot armed truck theft suspect

Police shoot armed truck theft suspect

An armed man who was shot Monday by law enforcement as they were pursuing a stolen vehicle on Interstate 16 in Emanuel County remains in ...

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Rotarians honor High as Citizen of the Year

Rotarians honor High as Citizen of the Year

Dr. James A. "Jimmy" High retired from his orthodontics practice in 2009 after 34 years but now provides free dental care at the Hearts & Hands ...

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Updated: feb. 13, 2017 10:51 p.m.
Cobbtown teen arrested on molestation charges

Cobbtown teen arrested on molestation charges

Statesboro police arrested a Cobbtown teen on charges of child molestation after an investigation into an incident in Statesboro in December.

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Boro native joins Guido Evangelism Ministry in Metter

Boro native joins Guido Evangelism Ministry in Metter

A Statesboro native and recent Georgia Southern University graduate, Win Lee took over last week as director of Evangelism and Discipleship of Guido Ministries and ...

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Georgia GOP proposing new state role in struggling schools

Georgia GOP proposing new state role in struggling schools

ATLANTA - The state would have broad authority to intervene in struggling schools and make significant changes to staff and management under legislation introduced by Georgia ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Burnette earns promotion; staying in Boro

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Burnette earns promotion; staying in Boro

              Synovus, the parent company of Sea Island Bank in Statesboro and Savannah, announced last week the promotion of Darron Burnette to Synovus Division CEO.

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Georgia Southern team wins national retail 'challenge'

Georgia Southern team wins national retail 'challenge'

              A team of Georgia Southern University students received first place for the 2017 Student Challenge, a business case competition for National Retail Federation Student Association ...

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MLES teacher wins prestigious Georgia Science Teacher of Promise award

MLES teacher wins prestigious Georgia Science Teacher of Promise award

She began Friday’s lesson with a picture of an Ophiderma bimaculata and said to the fifth graders, “You’re about to get a feel ...

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City hires attorney to fight for insurance in Gatto suit

City hires attorney to fight for insurance in Gatto suit

This week, the city of Statesboro acted to hire an attorney, at a cost of up to $125,000, for an effort to keep an ...

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Please join me for some coffee, discussion

Please join me for some coffee, discussion

As you may have read last week, the Statesboro Herald recently purchased property across Proctor Street from the Herald building totaling a little less than ...

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GSU alum Seth Orme to present ‘Packing it Out’

GSU alum Seth Orme to present ‘Packing it Out’

Statesboro native and Georgia Southern University alumnus Seth Orme (‘14) will return to campus to share his experiences about raising awareness of littering with a ...

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T. Holmes Ramsey pleads guilty in jury tampering case

T. Holmes Ramsey pleads guilty in jury tampering case

A Statesboro businessman recently pleaded guilty to charges of jury tampering related to a civil case originally filed in 2007.

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BOE hits pause on minority recruitment costs

BOE hits pause on minority recruitment costs

The Bulloch County Board of Education postponed a decision Thursday night on a minority educator recruitment program. Initial cost estimates totaled $180,000 to $250 ...

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Tornado was EF2; 300 yards wide

Tornado was EF2; 300 yards wide

After completing an investigation of the tornado that ripped an 11-mile path from southern Bulloch County into Effingham County, National Weather Service experts listed the ...

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GATA Cast - Feb. 10, 2017 - Mike Anthony talks baseball with Coach Rodney Hennon

GATA Cast - Feb. 10, 2017 - Mike Anthony talks baseball with Coach Rodney Hennon

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony and head baseball coach Rodney Hennon discuss Eagle prospects for the 2017 season.

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The joy of classical music

The joy of classical music

Since 1980, Frankfurt-based Ensemble Modern has been considered to be one of the most important ensembles worldwide dedicated to the promotion of new music. Now ...

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It's official: Tornado hit Stilson

It's official: Tornado hit Stilson

The storm that ravaged the Stilson community in southern Bulloch County early Thursday morning was determined to be a tornado.

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Investigators trying to determine if tornado caused injuries, damage in Stilson area

Investigators trying to determine if tornado caused injuries, damage in Stilson area

National Weather Service investigators met with Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn early Thursday afternoon to determine whether the storm that ravaged an area ...

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Roundabout construction to begin soon

Roundabout construction to begin soon

Navigating two of Bulloch County’s most challenging intersections will soon be easier with the construction of single –lane traffic circles, or “roundabouts.”

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City backs dog park lease negotiations

City backs dog park lease negotiations

In actions affecting the Blue Mile redevelopment district, Statesboro City Council on Tuesday backed negotiations to lease land for a dog park and authorized a ...

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Pam Tillis brings her style to the Boro

Pam Tillis brings her style to the Boro

Statesboro music fans will enjoy an honest, genuine country music performance Friday as the Pam Tillis Trio comes to the Averitt Center’s Emma Kelly ...

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Clovers & Co. to perform at SHS

Clovers & Co. to perform at SHS

Georgia 4H's performing arts group, Clovers & Co., will perform a benefit concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Statesboro High School Auditorium.

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Suspect arrested for stealing sex toys

Suspect arrested for stealing sex toys

A Swainsboro man suspected in several shoplifting incidents at a Statesboro adult novelty store was arrested after employees, anticipating his next visit, called law enforcement ...

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City orders long-term planning process

City orders long-term planning process

Statesboro’s city government will pay a consulting firm $28,500 to guide a strategic planning process to forecast the city’s needs in areas ...

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SEB Middle 6th-grader retains spelling title

SEB Middle 6th-grader retains spelling title

Following a marathon, 28-round final battle, Eric Lim correctly spelled “fraulein” and “mukhtar” to earn the title of Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion for the ...

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Baygall community Dumpster removal an 'attention-getter'

Baygall community Dumpster removal an 'attention-getter'

Residents of the Baygall community started calling Bulloch County Board of Commissioners Chairman Roy Thompson last week after the Dumpsters at Rocky Ford Road and ...

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Updated: feb. 06, 2017 9:58 p.m.
Juice Café is 1 of a kind

Juice Café is 1 of a kind

              Despite how polished the place looks online and in-person, the new Juice Café on Brannen Street isn't a franchise, but a unique Statesboro-born business ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New caterer offers 'home-cooked' meals

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New caterer offers 'home-cooked' meals

              This year, we made a commitment to try to eat at home more and eat healthier. Both of these are a challenge when you have ...

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Georgia Southern online programs earn top rankings

Georgia Southern online programs earn top rankings

              Georgia Southern University's online programs, once again, were recognized for excellence in rankings released by "U.S. News & World Report" for the best online ...

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Two hearts with one message: All souls matter

Two hearts with one message: All souls matter

The donors of the property where the new sanctuary of Miller Grove Missionary Baptist Church sits were in attendance last Sunday for a special dedication ...

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Statesboro saluted as a ‘Live, Work, Play’ city

Statesboro saluted as a ‘Live, Work, Play’ city

The Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend magazine chose Statesboro for a 2017 Live, Work, Play City Award, presented during the GMA’s annual Mayors ...

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City manager heads to half-year mark

City manager heads to half-year mark

Amateur abstract painter, trueborn Kansas Jayhawks fan, new-sprung Georgia Southern Eagles fan and frequent 5K runner Randy Wetmore is now in his sixth month as ...

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Crime Suppression Team on hold

Crime Suppression Team on hold

A local shortage of law enforcement officers, reflective of a nationwide problem, means the three-way partnership of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team is being ...

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K9 tracks car theft suspect hiding under church

K9 tracks car theft suspect hiding under church

A woman suspected of stealing a car was tracked down by a bloodhound Thursday afternoon as she hid from police under a Statesboro church.

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Senate OKs extension of hospital tax for Georgia Medicaid

Senate OKs extension of hospital tax for Georgia Medicaid

ATLANTA — Georgia hospitals would continue paying a tax that helps draw down $600 million in federal support for the Medicaid budget, under a bill that ...

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Grave marker saga continues

Grave marker saga continues

The answer to a question about a headstone found last week laying in the middle of a busy highway in Statesboro leads to yet another ...

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Store robbed twice in a week

Store robbed twice in a week

A Statesboro convenience store was robbed by a man with a gun twice within a week, but police are not saying whether they believe the ...

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Abbie DeLoach Foundation makes first of many gifts

Abbie DeLoach Foundation makes first of many gifts

Thursday, on what would have been his daughter Abbie’s 23nd birthday, Jimmy DeLoach Jr. of Savannah talked about turning from the pit of a ...

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GATA Cast - Feb. 2, 2017 - Mike Anthony talks with graduating GSU senior Andy Kwon

GATA Cast - Feb. 2, 2017 - Mike Anthony talks with graduating GSU senior Andy Kwon

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony and Andy Kwon, who is graduating after a stellar career on the offensive ...

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City changes one alcohol rule

City changes one alcohol rule

At its last regular meeting in January, Statesboro City Council changed one aspect of the city’s alcohol law, on how surveyors measure and record ...

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