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Opinion: GSU consolidation will benefit all

Opinion: GSU consolidation will benefit all

As a long-time resident of Statesboro and a member of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, I am truly excited about what the ...

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Major benefactor removes GSU from will

Major benefactor removes GSU from will

Karl Peace, Ph.D., endower of the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University and one of the university’s largest donors ...

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Honors Program grads share experiences

Honors Program grads share experiences

The Governor’s Honors Program is a four-week residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in Georgia.

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Snowfall brings weather worries

Snowfall brings weather worries

ATLANTA — The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South on Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many ...

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As weather cools, officials warn of hazards of fire

As weather cools, officials warn of hazards of fire

With chilly weather and the holidays approaching, the risk of fire increases exponentially due to use of heaters, candles and decorative lighting. State and local ...

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Two schools exit state Focus List

Two schools exit state Focus List

The Georgia Department of Education announced earlier this week that improvements at Mattie Lively Elementary and Langston Chapel Elementary mean the schools no longer need ...

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GSU employee, veteran takes long road to degree

GSU employee, veteran takes long road to degree

Todd Tinker has had many journeys in his life, and his latest journey of obtaining his master’s degree is coming to fruition after nearly ...

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 SPD to open substation near stadium

SPD to open substation near stadium

The Statesboro Police Department plans to open a substation adjacent to the Georgia Southern University campus in the Paulson Stadium area, and City Council approved ...

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Local author releases latest works

Local author releases latest works

Kevin D. Brady, a self-published author from Statesboro, recently released his 10th book.

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Robbery incident leads to arrests for pandering, pimping

Robbery incident leads to arrests for pandering, pimping

A report of robbery ended with both the accuser and accused being arrested after admitting involvement in procurement of an alleged prostitute’s services.

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Gang problem grows in Boro, county

Gang problem grows in Boro, county

When Statesboro police talk about “The Mob,” they aren’t referring to the Mafia. Most likely, they are referring to one of Statesboro’s gangs.

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County denies zoning change

County denies zoning change

After hearing arguments in support of and against a proposed agritourism farm featuring berries, bee hives and production of mead made from honey, Bulloch County ...

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No students hurt after car rear-ends school bus

No students hurt after car rear-ends school bus

No children were injured Wednesday when a car rear-ended a school bus on Franklin Road, Georgia State Patrol information officer Ginger Robbins said.

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GSU moves graduation inside

GSU moves graduation inside

Due to rain in the forecast for Friday’s fall graduation, Georgia Southern announced Wednesday ceremonies would be moved from Paulson Stadium to three separate ...

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CDC: ‘Moderate’ flu season in Georgia

CDC: ‘Moderate’ flu season in Georgia

Even though the holiday season is in full swing, the Centers for Disease Control said it’s not too late to get a flu shot.

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Police raise sweeps in applicants

Police raise sweeps in applicants

The pay raises City Council approved for Statesboro Police Department officers last month produced an immediate rise in the number of would-be and experienced officers ...

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Party shut down due to alcohol violation

Party shut down due to alcohol violation

A local businessman was arrested on alcohol license and catering violations following a private business Christmas party Saturday.

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SACS greenlights GSU-Armstrong consolidation

SACS greenlights GSU-Armstrong consolidation

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Commission on Colleges gave its approval Tuesday for the consolidation of Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University ...

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'This is a hand up, not a handout' - Mission opens its 'Heart' in Statesboro

'This is a hand up, not a handout' - Mission opens its 'Heart' in Statesboro

For some, it’s a miracle just in time for Christmas. For many, it will be a life-altering place to lay their head temporarily that ...

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Statesboro man charged in rape

Statesboro man charged in rape

Sheriff’s investigators arrested a man on rape charges Friday after meeting with an alleged victim in the hospital earlier last week.

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro Bi-Lo to show off renovations Thursday

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro Bi-Lo to show off renovations Thursday

BI-LO will introduce its newly remodeled Statesboro BI-LO store to the community at an official grand opening celebration on Thursday. 

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Total Tire & Auto Care opens in Statesboro

Total Tire & Auto Care opens in Statesboro

Total Tire & Auto Care of Statesboro brings a need Jody Rogers perceived through his contracting business together with David Shackelford’s knowledge of the tire ...

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GSU's Joseph Telfair to lead American Public Health Association

GSU's Joseph Telfair to lead American Public Health Association

Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MSW, MPH, professor of public health practice and research and chair of the Department of Community Health at Georgia Southern University was ...

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Panels to pursue mayoral goals

Panels to pursue mayoral goals

Statesboro Mayor-elect Jonathan McCollar has a transition team working on naming three citizen commissions to pursue initiatives in job creation, youth development and diversity and ...

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After 50 years, Marie Waters retiring

After 50 years, Marie Waters retiring

When Marie Roberts Waters walks away from her desk at Dabbs, Hickman, Hill & Cannon, LLP on Dec. 31, she will have logged in 50 years ...

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Portal Christmas program Dec.  7

Portal Christmas program Dec. 7

The Portal Heritage Society and Town of Portal will host its annual Christmas celebration Thursday, Dec. 7, starting with a parade.

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County, cities negotiate TSPLOST

County, cities negotiate TSPLOST

Officials of Bulloch County and the cities of Brooklet, Portal, Register and Statesboro held their first formal meeting Friday toward putting a transportation sales tax ...

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Metter teen killed in crash

Metter teen killed in crash

A Metter teenager was killed Thursday in a collision with an 18-wheeler on Interstate 16.

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Testimony: Suspects bragged of dragging black man to death

Testimony: Suspects bragged of dragging black man to death

GRIFFIN, Ga. — The case of two Georgia men accused of dragging a black man to his death behind a pickup truck is going before a ...

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State considers voting machines replacements

State considers voting machines replacements

ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers are considering replacements for the state's touch-screen voting machines that were adopted statewide 15 years ago and that have been criticized ...

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His Majesty’s Daughters

His Majesty’s Daughters

The December meeting of His Majesty’s Daughters, a non-denominational women’s fellowship, will be a special gathering to remember and celebrate what Jesus has ...

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Deputies seek man who fled traffic stop

Deputies seek man who fled traffic stop

Sheriff’s deputies issued warrants Thursday for a man who fled after an attempted traffic stop.

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Mill Creek student removed from school

Mill Creek student removed from school

According to Hayley Greene, public relations and marketing specialist for Bulloch County Schools, about 10:30 a.m. Thursday, a teacher at Mill Creek overheard ...

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Last chance to enter for chance at $100 Visa Gift Card

Last chance to enter for chance at $100 Visa Gift Card

Thanks to all of you who already have taken the time to fill out our survey asking you for some opinions about the Statesboro Herald ...

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Open Hearts to dedicate shelter

Open Hearts to dedicate shelter

Six years after the idea was born to help Statesboro’s homeless, the Open Hearts Community Mission homeless shelter is open for business.

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Study: Rural nurses need more authority

Study: Rural nurses need more authority

A Senate study committee Monday recommended Georgia allow advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) broader medical authority if they work in rural, underserved counties.

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Zoning pits charities against meadery

Zoning pits charities against meadery

Like many zoning disputes, the one over the proposed Five Hives & Vines meadery involves neighbors with conflicting wishes. But in the case of Five Hives ...

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Two GSU students killed in crash

Two GSU students killed in crash

Two Georgia Southern University students were killed Sunday morning in a head-on collision in Laurens County.

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Wrestling, dinner and a toy drive for Christmas

Wrestling, dinner and a toy drive for Christmas

A Christmas toy drive with a twist offers the chance to help less fortunate children while enjoying a meal and entertainment.

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Adrian Peterson back at Paulson to address graduates

Adrian Peterson back at Paulson to address graduates

               If you plan on attending Georgia Southern University's fall graduation at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, you are officially advised to arrive early ...

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Man crashes in Claxton after high-speed chase

Man crashes in Claxton after high-speed chase

A man driving a reportedly stolen car led law enforcement on a high-speed, cross-county chase Friday, but was arrested after crashing into the woods.

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Leadership Southeast Georgia announces 2018 class

Leadership Southeast Georgia announces 2018 class

               Leadership Southeast Georgia, a premier regional leadership development program, recently announced 30 program participants were named from across the region for its class of 2018.

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Smoothie King brings fresh blends to Statesboro

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Smoothie King brings fresh blends to Statesboro

               Decades ago, Statesboro native Lee Barnes and his wife Amy fell in love with Smoothie King while living in Atlanta. Amy struggles with chronic food ...

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Holiday Celebration this First Friday downtown

Holiday Celebration this First Friday downtown

With Friday being Dec. 1, the month isn’t waiting to have a Downtown Statesboro First Friday event, and the Holiday Celebration usually draws one ...

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Hand bell choir set to perform

Hand bell choir set to perform

Silver bells, silver bells. … Four church handbell choirs are getting ready to perform as one. … It’s Christmas time in the Boro.

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Confederate Avenue evokes Old South, but may get new name

Confederate Avenue evokes Old South, but may get new name

ATLANTA — A roadway in Atlanta serves as a concrete reminder to drivers, joggers and neighbors that Georgia once took up arms against the United States ...

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Black Friday sales bring in shoppers

Black Friday sales bring in shoppers

NEW YORK — Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were ...

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Georgia boy finally gets new kidney

Georgia boy finally gets new kidney

ATLANTA — A potentially life-saving kidney transplant has given a Georgia family a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, nearly two months after the operation ...

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TMT Farms to open Friday

TMT Farms to open Friday

The annual Christmas lights display at TMT Farms has grown so popular, it caught the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s attention.

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A renewed friendship 50 years later

A renewed friendship 50 years later

New roommates Robin Altland and Kathy McAlpine love their new living arrangement.

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