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BOE still debating diversity plan

BOE still debating diversity plan

After indefinitely postponing a vote in February on a $180,000 plan to recruit more minority teachers and administrators, the Bulloch County Board of Education ...

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March for Science goes local at 2 p.m.

March for Science goes local at 2 p.m.

A group of local people, including a Statesboro High School student as lead organizer, plan to bring the March for Science home beginning at 2 ...

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City's strategic plan input meetings set for Monday

City's strategic plan input meetings set for Monday

People who live, work, attend school or own a business in Statesboro will have two opportunities Monday to tell city officials and their strategic planning ...

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Seven arrested in Campus Crossings drug raid

Seven arrested in Campus Crossings drug raid

During a drug investigation last week, Statesboro police arrested seven on marijuana and gun charges after having to use a Taser to subdue a fleeing ...

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Memorial hospital in Savannah sold

Memorial hospital in Savannah sold

HCA has agreed to acquire Memorial Health’s financially struggling hospital in Savannah in a $710 million deal.

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New Averitt Center director to begin job May 1

New Averitt Center director to begin job May 1

Jamie Grady, a New York-based arts management consultant with past experience from Atlanta, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and New Zealand, is scheduled to begin work May ...

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Hoax device was ‘fake bomb’

Hoax device was ‘fake bomb’

The “suspicious device” found in a vehicle Tuesday that led to a temporary road closure was a fake bomb.

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Rodeo weekend is here

Rodeo weekend is here

It’s boots, broncs and bulls this weekend for Bulloch County as the seventh annual Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo gets underway.

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Blue Mile brings Boro $1 million

Blue Mile brings Boro $1 million

It’s not the top award, but it is one of the big three.

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‘Spring into Statesboro’ set for busy Saturday

‘Spring into Statesboro’ set for busy Saturday

The sixth annual Spring into Statesboro will offer outdoor activities for children and families in downtown Statesboro from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m ...

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Man arrested for “hoax device”

Man arrested for “hoax device”

Investigators arrested a man Tuesday after a two-hour incident where a road was closed due to sheriff’s deputies finding a “suspicious device.”

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Will Statesboro take home $1, $2 or $3 million in the America's Best Communities competition?

Will Statesboro take home $1, $2 or $3 million in the America's Best Communities competition?

               Click here - America's Best Communities - to watch the announcement live on Facebook. Scroll down the page slightly to find the livestream.

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City: No tax hike, garbage fees may rise

City: No tax hike, garbage fees may rise

Statesboro residents and businesses will probably pay higher sanitation fees, but not higher city taxes or water and sewer rates, under the 2017-18 city budget.

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Trish Tootle ‘roasted’ to help hospice

Trish Tootle ‘roasted’ to help hospice

Friends of community activist, successful businesswoman and long-time Bulloch County resident Trish Tootle surprised her Monday night with a 60th birthday “roast” to benefit Ogeechee ...

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Suspicious device found, roads closed

Suspicious device found, roads closed

A suspicious device found during a traffic stop resulted in a portion of Highway 80 West being closed Tuesday afternoon.

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County closes dumpster site

County closes dumpster site

After a disturbing presentation Tuesday morning about deplorable conditions at some of Bulloch County’s dumpster locations, Bulloch County commissioners voted to close one of ...

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ABC contest reps get big blue sendoff

ABC contest reps get big blue sendoff

A giant inflatable Gus the Eagle loomed near the very blue-hued sendoff celebration for Statesboro's five-member team who will attend the America's Best ...

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Miss Rodeo USA spending the week in Statesboro

Miss Rodeo USA spending the week in Statesboro

Brittany Howard is used to being mistaken for one of the bachelorettes from the popular TV show, but in reality, she is a rodeo queen ...

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Another Atlanta highway closes

Another Atlanta highway closes

DECATUR - Another major highway through Atlanta was partially shut down on Monday, this one after underground utility work caused the pavement to rise up, break ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Queensborough marks 115th anniversary

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Queensborough marks 115th anniversary

               Queensborough National Bank and Trust will celebrate its 115th anniversary on Friday with the milestone marked company wide. Queensborough is a community bank with locations ...

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Sea Island appoints Crider, Marsh to Advisory Board

Sea Island appoints Crider, Marsh to Advisory Board

               Sea Island Bank in Statesboro, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently the appointment of Dr. Ruthie Crider and Laura Marsh to its Statesboro Advisory ...

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Portal mural a nod to the town's past

Portal mural a nod to the town's past

    Residents and visitors to the town of Portal over the past several months have watched a work in progress as Deena Scarborough’s art students ...

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Updated: apr. 16, 2017 12:30 a.m.
City seeks public input for strategic plan

City seeks public input for strategic plan

To help flesh out a five- to 10-year strategy for things as various as street maintenance, park space and police and fire protection, Statesboro city ...

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Event aims to CURE childhood cancer

Event aims to CURE childhood cancer

For a second year in a row, the Sisters on a Journey dinner that benefits Catie’s Fund, a non-profit that donates all proceeds to ...

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Ad blitz motivates Ga. voters

Ad blitz motivates Ga. voters

MARIETTA, Ga. — Republicans in Georgia's conservative 6th district don't agree which of their party's 11 candidates should represent the area in Congress ...

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Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats

Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats

Delta is letting employees offer customers nearly $10,000 in compensation to give up seats on overbooked flights, hoping to avoid an uproar like the ...

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Three principals to exchange schools

Three principals to exchange schools

For next school year, the current principals of Brooklet Elementary, Sallie Zetterower Elementary and William James Middle School have each been assigned to lead a ...

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New Boro police chief in town

New Boro police chief in town

New Chief of Police Mike Broadhead arrived in Statesboro Wednesday night and has made a couple of public appearances before officially starting work Monday.

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Hoyle to be Southeast Bulloch High principal

Hoyle to be Southeast Bulloch High principal

This summer, Stephen Hoyle will be the new principal of Southeast Bulloch High School, but he won’t be new to the school or unknown ...

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Ga. hospital safety ratings decline

Ga. hospital safety ratings decline

Less than 20 percent of Georgia hospitals earned an “A” grade on patient safety in the latest ratings from the Leapfrog Group.

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Admin chart for ‘new’ Georgia Southern unveiled

Admin chart for ‘new’ Georgia Southern unveiled

University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley has approved a new organizational chart for the top leadership of the new three-campus Georgia Southern University being ...

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Brooklet plans July Fourth parade

Brooklet plans July Fourth parade

A newly formed foundation is planning a July Fourth parade in Brooklet and hopes to encourage participants — and attendees — from all over Bulloch and surrounding ...

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$10,000 reward offered in Register fire

$10,000 reward offered in Register fire

Although the cause of a fire that destroyed the town hall building in Register Sunday was ruled “undetermined,” a $10,000 reward is offered for ...

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Why so many nurses get hurt on the job

Why so many nurses get hurt on the job

“I think in every job there are hidden risks,” said Paige Cummings, director of the Athens Nurses Clinic. These are perils “that people in that ...

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Register fire cause ‘undetermined’

Register fire cause ‘undetermined’

The cause of a fire Sunday that consumed the Register Town Hall has been ruled, so far, undetermined, said Bulloch County fire Chief Christopher Ivey.

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City budget retreat Friday

City budget retreat Friday

Statesboro City Council will hold its annual budget “retreat,” to hear requests from departments and funded agencies and projections from the city manager and finance ...

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Next week the big one in ABC contest

Next week the big one in ABC contest

Next week will bring the long-awaited news of whether Statesboro wins a prize of $1 million, $2 million or even $3 million in the America ...

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State fire marshal investigating cause of Register Town Hall fire

State fire marshal investigating cause of Register Town Hall fire

The state fire marshal will return today to continue an investigation of the early-morning blaze that destroyed the Register Town Hall.

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Twin City death ruled a homicide

Twin City death ruled a homicide

The death of a Twin City man whose body was found Sunday has been ruled a homicide.

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Synovus rebrand takes full effect in 2018

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Synovus rebrand takes full effect in 2018

                Founded in Statesboro in 1901, Sea Island Bank will be rebranded as Synovus in 2018.

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Ralph Cowart earns prestigious health care credential

Ralph Cowart earns prestigious health care credential

               Ralph E. Cowart Jr., ALA-NBC, Administrator/Co-Owner of Southern Manor Retirement Inn, The Gardens at Southern Manor, Lakeview Manor & Southern Manor Companion Care in Statesboro ...

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Please have a cup of coffee with me - Tuesdays only now

Please have a cup of coffee with me - Tuesdays only now

               For the past two months, I've enjoyed the company of dozens of area residents who took me up on my offer to join me ...

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Sunday morning fire destroys Register Town Hall

Sunday morning fire destroys Register Town Hall

Fire destroyed the Register Town Hall early Sunday morning in a blaze Bulloch County Fire Chief Christopher Ivey said could be arson. "We aren't ...

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Holy Week midday services planned

Holy Week midday services planned

With Easter Sunday coming up next week, a collection of local churches each will host a mid-day Holy Week Worship event they hope brings people ...

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Eating and cooking healthier

Eating and cooking healthier

For the past six years, the Statesboro Food Bank and students majoring in Nutrition at Georgia Southern have collaborated in providing demonstrations on how to ...

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Whitesville concerns return to City Hall

Whitesville concerns return to City Hall

Carrie Howard has brought the needs and concerns of the Whitesville community to the attention of elected officials for decades. She was back talking to ...

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Escape attempt fails

Escape attempt fails

A man being processed at the Bulloch County Jail tried to escape from an interview room Wednesday night, but jail staff thwarted his attempts.

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Art-themed First Friday offers bowls

Art-themed First Friday offers bowls

This First Friday, the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority and the Averitt Center for the Arts are working together to provide an art-centered evening, with vendors ...

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Burglary arrest leads to more arrests for drugs

Burglary arrest leads to more arrests for drugs

A burglary investigation led police to four arrests on Thursday:  one for several burglaries and attempted burglaries, and three others — the offender’s roommates — on ...

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Heart patient recovering; prayers, donations needed

Heart patient recovering; prayers, donations needed

A Portal native and heart patient who was recently hospitalized for a brain bleed due to an infection is asking for prayers and a little ...

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