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Allen hopes to vote on health care

Allen hopes to vote on health care

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen, R-Georgia 12th District, hopes Congress will vote next week on two major pieces of legislation: the Graham-Cassidy Republican replacement for ...

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Police investigate two armed robberies

Police investigate two armed robberies

Statesboro police detectives are seeking information about two armed robbery incidents that occurred within hours of each other early Thursday morning at two university-area apartment ...

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Peed sentences Johnson in molestation case

Peed sentences Johnson in molestation case

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed sentenced a former city of Statesboro employee Wednesday to 25 years to serve, without parole, for multiple ...

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Two arrested in gang-related attack

Two arrested in gang-related attack

Statesboro police arrested two teens on outstanding warrants Tuesday stemming from a Sept. 5 attack on a victim at the local public library.

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Former city employee pleads guilty to child sex offenses

Former city employee pleads guilty to child sex offenses

A former long-time city of Statesboro employee pled guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of child molestation.

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STAND17 Christian event set for Saturday

STAND17 Christian event set for Saturday

Kenny Grant Evangelistic Ministries and The Band of Brothers will present the STAND17 Conference on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Savannah ...

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GSU investigating reported rape

GSU investigating reported rape

A Georgia Southern University student was reportedly the victim of a “strong arm rape” this past weekend, according to Georgia Southern University Police reports.

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‘People don’t survive what I’ll share’

‘People don’t survive what I’ll share’

Eastern Heights Baptist Church is hosting a Celebrate Recovery event Saturday at 7 p.m. The event is free, but those planning to attend are ...

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Georgia wants to execute inmates accused of killing guards

Georgia wants to execute inmates accused of killing guards

ATLANTA — Two inmates accused of killing their guards on a Georgia prison bus three months ago were indicted Tuesday on multiple charges, including murder, and ...

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Evans advocates universal Pre-K, restored HOPE, expanded Medicaid

Evans advocates universal Pre-K, restored HOPE, expanded Medicaid

Stacey Evans, Democratic primary candidate for governor, made hope, both in a general sense and HOPE in all-capital letters, the theme of her remarks Saturday ...

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Bulk waste permitted again at recycling centers

Bulk waste permitted again at recycling centers

Bulloch County Commissioners were talking trash again during a scheduled meeting Tuesday, discussing future plans for dump sites and deciding to lift the temporary ban ...

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PeachCare funding faces deadline

PeachCare funding faces deadline

Tens of millions of dollars in government funding for Georgia health care faces a dangerous deadline in less than two weeks.

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Natural disasters add stress to state budgets across US

Natural disasters add stress to state budgets across US

ATLANTA - A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: how to pay for the rescues ...

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Georgia Tech student killed by officer had called 911 before encounter

Georgia Tech student killed by officer had called 911 before encounter

ATLANTA - A Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting ...

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Man charged in possible machete attack

Man charged in possible machete attack

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Thursday on charges of aggravated assault after they responded to a reported domestic disturbance at an Old ...

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Citizens want parks, trails, safety in Statesboro

Citizens want parks, trails, safety in Statesboro

               In the somewhat informal survey conducted by the consulting firm Amec Foster Wheeler for Statesboro's citywide strategic plan, well more than half of respondents ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Bulloch pitches in to help victims of Irma

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Bulloch pitches in to help victims of Irma

               There are many things that make Bulloch County a great place to live and do business. There is no greater example of this than when ...

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Georgia labor chief to speak Friday at Statesboro conference

Georgia labor chief to speak Friday at Statesboro conference

               The chiefs of Georgia's state Department of Labor and Department of Corrections are slated to speak Friday during the 2017 Workforce Readiness Conference hosted ...

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Annual event helps ‘wounded  warriors’

Annual event helps ‘wounded warriors’

The Wounded Warriors Retreat will hold its Sixth Annual Sportsman’s Banquet and Auction at Beaver Creek Plantation in Twin City on Thursday, Sept. 28 ...

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BOE accepts partial grant for $1M Cedarwood renovations

BOE accepts partial grant for $1M Cedarwood renovations

The Bulloch County Board of Education accepted a state grant Thursday that will pay 80 percent of roughly $1 million worth of repairs and renovations ...

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Metter 'country doctor' retiring

Metter 'country doctor' retiring

Over 30 years of practice as one of Metter’s most beloved “country doctors” draws to a close as Dr. Gary Branch announces his retirement ...

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Trail Life USA meeting Monday

Trail Life USA meeting Monday

Trail Life USA, Troop GA-3252, sponsored by Statesboro’s First Baptist Church, kicks off a new year with the first night set for Monday at ...

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Power companies: Bulloch service fully restored

Power companies: Bulloch service fully restored

Both Georgia Power and Excelsior EMC reported restoration of electrical service to all power-ready customers in Bulloch County as of Friday afternoon.

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Keeping the Memory Alive in Georgia

Keeping the Memory Alive in Georgia

The sister of a man killed near Swainsboro in 2002 is planning an event in hopes that it will raise awareness of unsolved murders and ...

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Governor hopefuls to speak at Bulloch Democrats Gala

Governor hopefuls to speak at Bulloch Democrats Gala

Two women vying to be Georgia’s next governor, former state House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams and former state Rep. Stacey Evans, are slated to ...

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More than $1.1 million ABC winnings now in hands of Blue Mile Foundation

More than $1.1 million ABC winnings now in hands of Blue Mile Foundation

After receiving $1.12 million in America’s Best Communities winnings transferred from the Averitt Center last month, the new Blue Mile Foundation Inc. reports ...

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Riverkeeper volunteer of year

Riverkeeper volunteer of year

When Charlie Martin became involved earlier this year in a community protest against a proposed landfill site in his neighborhood, he never dreamed it would ...

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Excelsior EMC down to 220 customers out

Excelsior EMC down to 220 customers out

As of 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Excelsior EMC reported that line crews had reduced the Hurricane Irma outages in the electric cooperative’s eight-county ...

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Power outages continue to drop in Georgia after Irma

Power outages continue to drop in Georgia after Irma

ATLANTA — The number of power outages in Georgia continued to drop Wednesday after Irma slogged through the state as a tropical storm, claiming at least ...

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State’s uninsured rate drops

State’s uninsured rate drops

Georgia’s uninsured rate fell to 12.9 percent in 2016 from 13.9 percent the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Georgia Power not promising 100% restoration Friday

Georgia Power not promising 100% restoration Friday

When Matt Sawhill, incoming Statesboro area manager for Georgia Power, said Tuesday he would expect “a hundred percent” restoration of power to customers in Bulloch ...

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Irma not as bad here as Matthew

Irma not as bad here as Matthew

Some homes were damaged, but far fewer. Power outages affected most of the local population, but line crews made rapid progress Monday and Tuesday. No ...

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Two charged; stolen ATVs, gun, motorcycles recovered

Two charged; stolen ATVs, gun, motorcycles recovered

A man arrested in Chatham County on drug charges is also wanted in Bulloch County for the theft of several ATVS, motorcycles and construction tools ...

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Back-to-back storms in Georgia mean doing repairs all over

Back-to-back storms in Georgia mean doing repairs all over

SAVANNAH — New drywall, new insulation, repaired door frames and fresh paint — Joey Spalding was still finishing repairs at his home on Tybee Island nearly a ...

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Irma takes down massive oaks

Irma takes down massive oaks

 Watch a video of an interview with David Bradshaw and footage of the two massive trees here.

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Statesboro Herald owner earns top award at SNPA annual meeting

Statesboro Herald owner earns top award at SNPA annual meeting

               Charles H. Morris Sr., president and CEO of Morris Multimedia Inc., which owns the Statesboro Herald, was named the recipient of the 2017 Frank W ...

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Digital Office Equipment in Statesboro given top honor from Kyocera

Digital Office Equipment in Statesboro given top honor from Kyocera

               For the third year in a row, Digital Office Equipment in Statesboro received top honors from Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc. for the company's ...

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Herald offices closed Monday

Herald offices closed Monday

Due to the anticipated dangerous conditions that Hurricane Irma is expected to create, the offices of the Statesboro Herald will be closed Monday and no ...

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Sheriff orders 11 p.m. Sunday curfew in Bulloch

Sheriff orders 11 p.m. Sunday curfew in Bulloch

Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown signed an order Saturday instituting a curfew that will take effect at 11 p.m. Sunday.

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Superior Court cancelled all week

Superior Court cancelled all week

Citing “the uncertainty of Hurricane Irma,” Judge William E. Woodrum Jr., chief judge of the Ogeechee Circuit Superior Courts, issued an emergency order Thursday cancelling ...

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Estrada speaks at Boys & Girls Club gala

Estrada speaks at Boys & Girls Club gala

He played a cop on TV, and wanted to be a police officer until he discovered acting. But now, celebrity Erik Estrada is a real ...

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Bulloch VOAD versus Irma

Bulloch VOAD versus Irma

While Hurricane Irma approaches, a volunteer network organization, Bulloch County VOAD, will coordinate local plans to feed and potentially shelter people displaced by the storm.

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Georgia, South Carolina under hurricane watch as Irma nears

Georgia, South Carolina under hurricane watch as Irma nears

SAVANNAH — State troopers turned Interstate 16 into a one-way escape route for a few hours Saturday as evacuees packed cars and fled the Georgia coast ...

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Irma an emergency here, whatever comes

Irma an emergency here, whatever comes

Hurricane Irma has already resulted in emergency situations in Statesboro and the surrounding area, no matter what portion of the wind and rain comes.

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Premium increases for Georgia’s 2018 exchange may not be over

Premium increases for Georgia’s 2018 exchange may not be over

The four insurers offering coverage in Georgia’s insurance exchange next year are increasing their proposed rates beyond the big premium hikes that they first ...

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Beyond Fla., Irma an unpredictable threat to SE

Beyond Fla., Irma an unpredictable threat to SE

SAVANNAH — Great uncertainty remained Friday about Hurricane Irma's path beyond Florida with forecasts showing potential storm impacts from portions of the Carolinas and Alabama ...

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Bulloch County Friday morning update

Bulloch County Friday morning update

               Hurricane Irma has moved farther west before turning north, and new projections of its likely path centered on one that drove up the middle of ...

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City and county open today, but bracing for Irma

City and county open today, but bracing for Irma

Statesboro City Hall will be closed Monday and probably Tuesday, with a possibility of reopening Tuesday if Hurricane Irma spares the area. But police and ...

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Irma shutters GS

Irma shutters GS

Students in the Russell Union at Georgia Southern University collectively cheered Thursday morning when they received an Eagle Alert canceling classes Friday through Tuesday due ...

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County unable to open shelters due to liability

County unable to open shelters due to liability

Bulloch County residents are advised to either “shelter in place” or travel to a safer location in light of Hurricane Irma’s approach, but no ...

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