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Please have a cup of coffee with me

Please have a cup of coffee with me

              For the past two weeks, I've enjoyed the company of about a dozen area residents who took me up on my offer to join ...

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A real estate upsurge

A real estate upsurge

               As part of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network, Kennedy Realty has global reach but continues a unique legacy of more than half a century in ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Ignore the fake news, Dingus alive and well

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Ignore the fake news, Dingus alive and well

              Operating a small business is difficult. Operating a restaurant successfully, that serves alcohol in the city limits is near impossible now with the flurry of ...

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New 'virtual' tool helps Bethany understand dementia

New 'virtual' tool helps Bethany understand dementia

              Imagine looking at a yellowed world through a tunnel.

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Georgia lawmaker proposes 'noncitizen' licenses

Georgia lawmaker proposes 'noncitizen' licenses

ATLANTA — Georgia driver's licenses for immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. would be stamped with the word "noncitizen" under legislation introduced ...

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Benefit set for Saturday

Benefit set for Saturday

A family-friendly fundraiser and benefit will use a bovine to play a rather unusual game – “Cow Patty Bingo.”

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2017 STAR follows family footsteps

2017 STAR follows family footsteps

With the selection of Statesboro High School senior Neha Aggarwal, 17, as Bulloch County’s 2017 district-level STAR student, her family has achieved a rare ...

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Protestors demand town hall meeting

Protestors demand town hall meeting

“Listen to us.” “I can’t live without clean air and water.” “You work for us too.”  “Stop deporting families.” These were messages on signs ...

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Chase ends in PIT maneuver

Chase ends in PIT maneuver

Bulloch County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Thursday after a high-speed chase, finding him in possession of drugs and wanted on outstanding warrants.

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Christian conference targets women

Christian conference targets women

Liz Corbett is founder of the Hearts Matter Conference Ministry at Connection Church in Statesboro. Inspired by Proverbs 4:23, Corbett said: “God instructs us ...

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Friends remember Devra Walker

Friends remember Devra Walker

Devra Proctor Walker, a well-known Statesboro businesswoman, died Thursday after a brief illness, leaving behind many friends and associates who remember her as a vibrant ...

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Allen hopes to vote on ACA replacement by Easter

Allen hopes to vote on ACA replacement by Easter

Rep. Rick Allen hopes to vote for a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, before Easter, he said Friday.

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Man charged in knife attack against wife

Man charged in knife attack against wife

              A Portal man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing his wife and neglecting an infant child. Warrants are to be executed against the wife as ...

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Updated: feb. 24, 2017 10:57 a.m.
Savannah woman arrested on fake check charges

Savannah woman arrested on fake check charges

              Statesboro police arrested a Savannah woman Wednesday on charges of executing a number of fictitious checks.

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Brown honored by Kiwanis Club

Brown honored by Kiwanis Club

After chairing one of the most successful Kiwanis Ogeechee fairs in history, Statesboro Kiwanis member Wallace Brown should not have been surprised Thursday night when ...

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Devra Walker passes

Longtime Statesboro businesswoman Devra Walker died Thursday in Savannah, following a brief illness, according to Tracy Joiner, co-owner of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory. Joiner ...

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Target: Distracted drivers

Target: Distracted drivers

Statesboro and Bulloch County saw a saturation of law enforcement Thursday morning as a “distracted driving awareness initiative” got underway. Troopers, officers and deputies pulled ...

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Wyoming chief expected to lead Statesboro Police Department

Wyoming chief expected to lead Statesboro Police Department

City officials have identified one finalist for the job of Statesboro Police Department chief, Charles “Mike” Broadhead, currently chief of police in Riverton, Wyoming. Broadhead ...

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‘Cat’ coming to Averitt Center

‘Cat’ coming to Averitt Center

    Co-directors Mical Whitaker and Melinda Roell will bring Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" to the Emma Kelly Theater this ...

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State DOT offers $450,000 – if Statesboro wins national contest

State DOT offers $450,000 – if Statesboro wins national contest

The Georgia Department of Transportation has committed $450,000 for sidewalk and other improvements on the Blue Mile of South Main Street – if Statesboro wins ...

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Eagle ROTC wins MacArthur Award, again

Eagle ROTC wins MacArthur Award, again

Georgia Southern University’s ROTC program has again been recognized with the MacArthur Award as one of the top eight programs in the U.S ...

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Bulloch commissioners talk trash

Bulloch commissioners talk trash

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners talked trash during a workshop Tuesday morning, deciding to repeat an “attention-getting” tactic used in one area this month ...

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Screven bags ELK's 100 jobs

Screven bags ELK's 100 jobs

ELK Group International, a Pennsylvania-based designer and importer of lighting fixtures, is outfitting a former yarn mill in Sylvania as a distribution center projected to ...

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'Work It' empowers

'Work It' empowers

               The inaugural class of the Lynda Brannen Williamson Foundation Leadership Academy recently hosted a one-day conference, ‘Work It,' dedicated to empowering women through personal and ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Perfect combo: Eagle Creek, Painted Chef

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Perfect combo: Eagle Creek, Painted Chef

              When local entrepreneur Franklin Dismuke purchased the 13,000-square-foot building downtown to build what is now Eagle Creek Brewery, he had no idea what a ...

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Boro's Bobby Jones a Faces of Manufacturing nominee

Boro's Bobby Jones a Faces of Manufacturing nominee

              Bobby Jones, from Statesboro and now manufacturing manager at the Koyo Bearings plant in Sylvania, is a nominee to be one of the Faces of ...

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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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