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Up  with People take the stage

Up with People take the stage

    About 110 performers  from 20 countries arrived at Statesboro High School Monday to continue their 19-city world tour with Up with People, a nonprofit organization ...

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Willow Hill Festival adds bike rides

Willow Hill Festival adds bike rides

This year, the Willow Hill Heritage Festival rolls out a new activity, cycling, with the Thrill on the Hill, a pair of bike rides measuring ...

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Bulloch Habitat family pays off mortgage

Bulloch Habitat family pays off mortgage

Late last month, Ronnie and Henrietta Brunson made the final payment on their 20-year mortgage for the third Habitat House ever built by volunteers of ...

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Feral hogs decimate local crops

Feral hogs decimate local crops

Bulloch County farmer Wayne Mallard stood in the middle of one of his peanut fields Wednesday, surveying the devastation caused by feral hogs.

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Evans County gives Jack Hill a day

Evans County gives Jack Hill a day

CLAXTON - Celebrating 25 years in the Georgia Senate with supporters in Evans County, Sen. Jack Hill announced Thursday night that he will seek a 14th ...

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Morning stand-off ends peacefully

Morning stand-off ends peacefully

Police captured a domestic violence suspect early Friday morning after a two-hour standoff, during which the suspect barricaded himself with his twin toddlers inside his ...

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Student killed in shooting at Savannah State

Student killed in shooting at Savannah State

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Authorities are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University killed a student and prompted a lockdown at the Georgia school Thursday night.

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Portal man arrested on child porn charges

Portal man arrested on child porn charges

Statesboro police arrested a man Wednesday on child pornography charges after a months-long investigation that began in 2014.

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Britt won’t seek re-election

Britt won’t seek re-election

After serving three terms as a city councilman spanning 12 years, serving as mayor pro tem for the past four years and initially announcing he ...

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Up with People cast serves up hot meals

Up with People cast serves up hot meals

Young adults from nine nations chopped and seasoned food, served on the chow line, cleaned up and even provided a little music Thursday when Up ...

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How many groceries can you grab in 60 seconds?

How many groceries can you grab in 60 seconds?

How much can you stuff into a grocery shopping cart in 60 seconds?

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Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live broadcast

Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live broadcast

MONETA, Va. — He planned it all so carefully — a choreographed execution of two former colleagues, broadcast live to a horrified television audience. Hours later, he ...

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‘Up with People’ show is a 50-year ‘Journey’

‘Up with People’ show is a 50-year ‘Journey’

When the multinational cast of Up with People takes the stage inside the Statesboro High School auditorium on Friday at 7 p.m. the audience ...

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Gracewood Baptist turns 60

Gracewood Baptist turns 60

Gracewood Baptist Church in Statesboro will mark 60 years since its founding on Sunday and Lynn Lamb has been a member for 55 of those ...

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Crop conditions vary after 'spotty' rainfall

Crop conditions vary after 'spotty' rainfall

If one were to drive across Bulloch County, it might be obvious that some areas have experienced good rainfall this year, while others have not.

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A garden became the site of seven forts

A garden became the site of seven forts

Jim Byous gave Bulloch County Historical Society members a quick look Monday through the layered past of the Trustees’ Garden, a compact Savannah site that ...

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Ninth Eagle Nation on Parade sculpture finds a home

Ninth Eagle Nation on Parade sculpture finds a home

The unveiling of the ninth eagle sculpture in the Eagle Nation on Parade took place Tuesday morning at the front entrance of East Georgia Regional ...

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Woodbridge residents question water problems

Woodbridge residents question water problems

Residents of the Woodbridge subdivision on Josh Deal Road in southern Bulloch County were demanding answers Monday after going without water for almost two days ...

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Portal man stable after suffering  injuries in house fire

Portal man stable after suffering injuries in house fire

A Portal man is in stable condition after being airlifted to Augusta for treatment of smoke inhalation and minors burns suffered in a house fire ...

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Three Tree branches out

Three Tree branches out

Three Tree Coffee Roasters, which just opened its own coffee shop in Midtown Market, is a small Statesboro-born business with a global ethical outlook. Three ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Fur Nannies fills needs for Statesboro pet owners

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Fur Nannies fills needs for Statesboro pet owners

    Even when she was a little girl, Katelyn Stephens knew what she wanted to do with her life. Every step of the way was methodically ...

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Up with People: Meet the cast, part 5

Up with People: Meet the cast, part 5

About 100 members of the Up with People cast touring North America in 2015 will be in Statesboro for the week of

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Updated: aug. 23, 2015 10:33 p.m.
'Miss Daisy' rides again at Georgia Southern

'Miss Daisy' rides again at Georgia Southern

    As director of the Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern University, Carol Thompson is well known for introducing each of the PAC's performances, taking ...

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Updated: aug. 23, 2015 10:23 p.m.
In the steps of Jimmy Carter

In the steps of Jimmy Carter

          With Jason Carter as speaker for their 2015 Independence Gala, Bulloch County Democrats ended up hearing from the Carter Center’s incoming chairman at an ...

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Updated: aug. 23, 2015 10:13 p.m.
Program helps match donors to teachers' needs

Program helps match donors to teachers' needs

With limited budgets, funding cuts and other challenges, teachers today often find shortfalls in meeting their classroom needs. Some Bulloch County educators have discovered an ...

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Drones provide farmers crop analysis

Drones provide farmers crop analysis

Knowing that farmers and reporters would inevitably call the little, computer-piloted plane a “drone,” the organizers of the field demonstration of a UAS, or “unmanned ...

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With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

ATLANTA — With a broad smile and an upbeat attitude, former President Jimmy Carter told the world Thursday that he has cancer in his brain, and ...

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‘Friday Night Live’ on Saturday

The eighth season of “Friday Night Live,” where a Bulloch County high school football game is streamed live each week on statesboroherald.com, kicks off ...

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Two semis collide in fiery crash

Two semis collide in fiery crash

A fiery crash between two 18-wheelers on Interstate 16 near Metter and Excelsior early Thursday morning kept both lanes of traffic closed for several hours.

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Divers raise wreckage of Confederate warship

Divers raise wreckage of Confederate warship

SAVANNAH — After 150 years at the bottom of the Savannah River, the armored skeleton of the Confederate warship CSS Georgia is being raised to the ...

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Private curbside recycling service planned

Private curbside recycling service planned

As Bulloch County ends its curbside recycling program in Statesboro and other towns, a local business owner intends to begin offering a similar service, but ...

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Army pilot, military cop are 1st women to pass Ranger School

Army pilot, military cop are 1st women to pass Ranger School

SAVANNAH — An Apache helicopter pilot from Texas and a military police officer from Connecticut are the first women to complete the Army's grueling Ranger ...

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Plague case in Georgia

Plague case in Georgia

A Department of Public Health spokeswoman told GHN that tests by the state show an individual in Georgia has the disease. CDC testing results have ...

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Teens' e-cigarette use linked with later smoking

Teens' e-cigarette use linked with later smoking

CHICAGO — Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely than others to later smoke conventional cigarettes and other tobacco products, a study at 10 Los Angeles ...

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Claxton auto dealer faces cruelty, molestation attempt charges

Claxton auto dealer faces cruelty, molestation attempt charges

A Claxton auto dealer was jailed Monday on charges of inappropriate behavior with a child after an almost two-month long investigation. The allegations concern his ...

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Studying temp vendor rules

Studying temp vendor rules

Flea markets and seasonal stands have experienced a regulatory holiday in Statesboro this summer while the city develops new regulations for temporary vendors.

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Merchants, restaurants rejoice as GSU returns

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Merchants, restaurants rejoice as GSU returns

Statesboro welcomed nearly 21,000 students Monday back to classes at Georgia Southern University.

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Downtown pioneer 'Dub' Lovett passes

Downtown pioneer 'Dub' Lovett passes

The Statesboro community is mourning the loss of a man who helped build the city's downtown area into a thriving business district.

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Quick arrest nabs Metter bank robber

Quick arrest nabs Metter bank robber

A man who robbed a Metter bank Monday morning didn't get very far, thanks to an alert citizen and fast-responding police.

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'A friend we'll never forget'

'A friend we'll never forget'

The final strains of “She Talks to Angels” faded away and Joey Fennell, executive pastor for Connections Church, approached the microphone. Addressing the devastated Aubrey ...

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Updated: aug. 16, 2015 10:01 a.m.
Up with People: Meet the cast, part 4

Up with People: Meet the cast, part 4

About 100 members of the Up with People cast touring North America in 2015 will be in Statesboro for the week of

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Updated: aug. 16, 2015 12:30 a.m.
Play like a girl

Play like a girl

    About 180 participants got the full game-day experience during Thursday's Women's Football Clinic at Georgia Southern University, including a tour of the facilities ...

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Updated: aug. 16, 2015 12:30 a.m.
Chance plans to run; Britt organizing campaign

Chance plans to run; Britt organizing campaign

District 5 Councilman Travis Chance will seek re-election, he said Friday. So, with candidates required to qualify two weeks from now for Nov. 3 city ...

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Handling complaints against cops

Handling complaints against cops

            Following a meeting Aug. 1 that included representatives from three local law enforcement agencies and members of Statesboro's African-American community, Chief Deputy Jared Akins ...

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Bulloch County joins GeorgiaLEADS

Bulloch County joins GeorgiaLEADS

Bulloch County is one of just nine in the state and the only Southeast Georgia county selected to participate in a pilot program aimed at ...

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Statesboro man in serious condition after motorcycle crash

A Statesboro man remains in serious condition after an accident Tuesday involving his motorcycle and a passenger car.

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Doctors: Various factors figure into Carter cancer treatment

Doctors: Various factors figure into Carter cancer treatment

ATLANTA — Determining what treatment to pursue for former President Jimmy Carter's cancer will depend on its type, its origin and factors such as age ...

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Metter community mourning student’s sudden death

Metter community mourning student’s sudden death

The entire Candler County community remains in a state of shock following last month’s sudden death of a Metter High School student.

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Driver killed in log truck accident

A Sandersville man was killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle logging truck accident near Sylvania.

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Coroner: Man found in peanut field died of natural causes

A man found dead in his car in the middle of a Register-area peanut field Tuesday died of natural causes, said Bulloch County Coroner Jake ...

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