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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New solar farm nearly ready near Portal

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New solar farm nearly ready near Portal

        Construction is nearly complete on a one megawatt solar farm on Highway 80 near Portal.

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Analysis for Statesboro Authority

Analysis for Statesboro Authority

        The Development Authority of Bulloch County is receiving some professional guidance from Boyette Strategic Advisors for how it should be funded and fixed with land, buildings and incentives to bring more jobs to Statesboro and Bulloch County.

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Final deal to start dredging Savannah harbor close

Final deal to start dredging Savannah harbor close

SAVANNAH — Within two weeks, officials expect to sign a cost-sharing deal with the federal government that's needed to start deepening the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah, the Georgia Ports Authority's top executive said Monday, meaning construction could begin within a few months on the $706 million project state officials have pursued for 15 years.

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Defense, prosecutors preview Atlanta school cheating cases

Defense, prosecutors preview Atlanta school cheating cases

ATLANTA — Prosecutors said Monday that 12 former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators cheated, lied and stole as part of a widespread but cleverly disguised conspiracy to inflate state test scores that affected thousands of students. Defense attorneys countered in their opening statements that their clients were committed educators but made enemies of former colleagues who are now lying about their involvement in cheating.

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Halloween party to benefit literacy foundation

A Halloween party scheduled for Oct. 24 will benefit efforts to boost childhood literacy.

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Herald writer wins coveted spot at Guideposts workshop

Herald writer wins coveted spot at Guideposts workshop

Statesboro Herald writer and columnist Julie Lavender was recently named one of 12 winners of the Guideposts 2014 Writers Workshop Contest. Lavender submitted four stories for consideration and was chosen to fill one of the coveted spots for the workshop, held every other year.

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2nd person dies after Highway 119 wreck

2nd person dies after Highway 119 wreck

A second person has died from injuries sustained in a Friday evening crash on Georgia Highway 119, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Hunter Oglesby.

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Statesboro steps up effort to police underage drinking

Statesboro steps up effort to police underage drinking

Statesboro police and City Hall officials acknowledge that officers have done more compliance checks targeting sales of alcohol to people under age 21 since the Aug. 28 death of Michael Gatto, 18, after a violent encounter at the now closed Rude Rudy's bar.

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Woman, 75, dies after church van is struck in Bulloch County

Woman, 75, dies after church van is struck in Bulloch County

An elderly woman was killed Friday evening when a man ran a stop sign and crashed into the church van in which she was riding, according to Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper Brian Scott.

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Alternative school goes full-day, but Bulloch County school board doesn’t buy full plan

Alternative school goes full-day, but Bulloch County school board doesn’t buy full plan

Bulloch County's alternative school, Transitions Learning Center, will soon go from half-day sessions to a full day for each student and will get a counselor. But the Board of Education did not back a request to add a certified math teacher for the program.

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With rap star Ludacris, Georgia gov. taps unlikely partner

With rap star Ludacris, Georgia gov. taps unlikely partner

RIVERDALE, Ga. — A campaign event without political chatter seems about as likely as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and rapper Ludacris sharing a stage.

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Sheila Raye Charles, daughter of music icon Ray Charles, to perform in Statesboro

Sheila Raye Charles, daughter of music icon Ray Charles, to perform in Statesboro

Sheila Raye Charles, daughter of the musical giant and legendary singer and composer Ray Charles, will perform live Saturday at Eastern Heights Baptist Church.

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Trinity Episcopal kicks off year of benefit concerts Saturday

Trinity Episcopal kicks off year of benefit concerts Saturday

Statesboro's Trinity Episcopal Church begins another year of benefit concerts for the local community, with the first concert scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday

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Ga. Ports chief: Savannah port can surpass NY

Ga. Ports chief: Savannah port can surpass NY

SAVANNAH — Coming off a year of record-smashing growth, Georgia's top ports executive said Thursday he's convinced the Port of Savannah can someday overtake New York as the busiest seaport for containerized cargo on the East Coast.

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Historical marker celebrates Stilson

Historical marker celebrates Stilson

STILSON — This southeastern Bulloch County community might be small, but some of its people — including two pioneering women — have left their mark in Bulloch County and beyond.

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Vandals strike Nevils cemetery

Vandals strike Nevils cemetery

Vandalism of gravesites in a Nevils-area cemetery have Bulloch County sheriff's investigators seeking the public's help in finding the culprits.

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Photo gallery: Flying in the Memphis Belle

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Vince Dooley serves as opening act to his wife

Vince Dooley serves as opening act to his wife

Barbara Dooley stole the show Wednesday evening as she and her husband, legendary University of Georgia football coach Vince Dooley, spoke at the Ninth Annual Steak and Burger Dinner, a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County.

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‘Memphis Belle’ flies to restore other B-17s

‘Memphis Belle’ flies to restore other B-17s

AUGUSTA — When the 70-year-old Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" that starred as the Memphis Belle in the movie takes off Saturday from Augusta Regional Airport, things will be different than when new B-17s flew bombing missions against Nazi-ruled Germany.

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5 arrested on drug charges in Statesboro apartment complex

5 arrested on drug charges in Statesboro apartment complex

Two separate search warrants last week resulted in five drug arrests at Cambridge at Southern/The Palms apartments, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

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Statesboro man arrested on 19 forgery counts

Statesboro man arrested on 19 forgery counts

A man caught producing false identification documents is behind bars after officers found evidence in his apartment, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

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Public invited to Stilson marker dedication

Public invited to Stilson marker dedication

As part of its ongoing program of recognizing historic locations in Bulloch County, the Bulloch County Historical Society will unveil the 17th and latest marker in the series at 3 p.m. Thursday on Georgia Highway 119 in Stilson.

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Ogeechee Tech to conduct active shooter training Friday

Ogeechee Tech to conduct active shooter training Friday

The Ogeechee Technical College Police Department will conduct an active shooter training exercise on the college campus Friday, Ogeechee Tech Police Chief Stan York said.

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Rude Rudy’s permanently closed

Rude Rudy’s permanently closed

Rude Rudy's, the bar where Michael Gatto, 18, suffered a beating on Aug. 28 before dying a few hours later, has closed, and its owner has agreed to a lifetime ban on getting another license to serve alcohol in Statesboro.

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Georgia Southern Theatre presents 'Race; a Play'

Georgia Southern Theatre presents 'Race; a Play'

The Theatre & Performance program at Georgia Southern University kicks off its 2014-2015 season Wednesday with David Mamet's "Race; a Play" in the Center for Art & Theatre's Black Box Theatre.

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A 'Band Blast' at Southeast Bulloch

A 'Band Blast' at Southeast Bulloch

Seven high school marching bands from around southeast Georgia will be at Southeast Bulloch High School Saturday for the inaugural "Band Blast."

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Woman dies in I-16 wreck

Woman dies in I-16 wreck

A Sandersville woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident Monday on Interstate 16.

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Luke Bryan Farm Tour to aid in scholarships

Luke Bryan Farm Tour to aid in scholarships

Georgia Southern University alumnus and famed country singer Luke Bryan will visit the region during his annual Farm Tour at Perry Field on Wednesday, Oct. 8, near Claxton. A portion of the proceeds from the tour will provide scholarships for Georgia Southern students.

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Ga. high court denies appeal of murderer

Ga. high court denies appeal of murderer

The Supreme Court of Georgia has denied an appeal filed by a man convicted of murdering two cousins in Evans County in 2003.

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Districts in Florida, Georgia split school prize

Districts in Florida, Georgia split school prize

ORLANDO, Fla. — In a first for the largest education award given to public schools nationwide, jurors decided to split the $1 million Broad Prize between two urban districts — a past winner with an established record in Georgia and an up-and-coming district showing recent gains in Florida.

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Your digital afterlife

Your digital afterlife

        NEW YORK - Sure, you have a lot to do today - laundry, bills, dinner - but it's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal coil.

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Bulloch County man charged with child molestation

Bulloch County man charged with child molestation

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on three counts of child molestation and other charges, according to the Statesboro Police Department.

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Council members say they won’t abstain from alcohol licensing vote

Council members say they won’t abstain from alcohol licensing vote

       Two Statesboro city councilmen who acknowledge being friends with a bar owner facing an upcoming licensing hearing say there is no reason for abstaining from voting on the issue.

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Updated: sep. 21, 2014 9:46 a.m.
‘Tales from the Tomb’ gets earlier start this year

‘Tales from the Tomb’ gets earlier start this year

Statesboro and Bulloch County will become “historically spooky” when the “Tales from the Tomb” tours begin.

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Schools highlight importance of reporting abuse

Schools highlight importance of reporting abuse

    After three arrests that shook Statesboro High School in April and May, Bulloch County Schools officials have taken steps through the summer and continuing this fall to stress to principals and teachers how they must follow reporting requirements for suspected child abuse, including sexual abuse.

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Bar security in the Boro

Bar security in the Boro

    The recent death of an 18-year-old Georgia Southern University student after police say he was beaten at a local bar has focused public attention on what bouncers are legally allowed to do when it comes to handling trouble.

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3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial

3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial

ALBANY, Ga. — More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter, the top executive at the Georgia plant where it was made was convicted Friday and faces prison time in a rare food-poisoning trial that advocates said sends a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over safety.

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Updated: sep. 19, 2014 9:22 p.m.
Allen claims ‘momentum’ in race against Barrow

Allen claims ‘momentum’ in race against Barrow

SYLVANIA – While waiting for the meal at the Republican 12th Congressional District Fish Fry, the party’s nominee, Rick Allen, cited a forecast that gives him a better than even chance of unseating U.S. Rep. John Barrow, the Democrat who has held the seat for almost 10 years.

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Updated: sep. 19, 2014 9:22 p.m.
Savannah officials pledge transparency in shooting

Savannah officials pledge transparency in shooting

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A day after authorities said a man kicked out a patrol car window while handcuffed and then was fatally shot by Savannah police, community leaders pleaded for calm and pledged transparency while state officials investigate.

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Updated: sep. 19, 2014 9:22 p.m.
Unemployment rates rise in 24 states

Unemployment rates rise in 24 states

WASHINGTON —  Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs.

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Man found safe after he had gone missing

A man who had been missing since Wednesday from a personal care home was found on Interstate 16 near mile marker 117 "safe and sound," according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

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Statesboro police seek rape suspect

Statesboro police seek rape suspect

The Statesboro Police Department is seeking a suspect in a rape investigation.

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Jury won't consider deaths in Ga. salmonella trial

Jury won't consider deaths in Ga. salmonella trial

ALBANY — Shirley Mae Almer died a few days before Christmas in 2008 at a Minnesota hospital where the 72-year-old woman was already weak with illness when she was fed peanut butter contaminated with salmonella.

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Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

NEW YORK  — Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada. That makes it the second-largest breach for a retailer on record.

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What Nunn, Perdue have to say on rural care crisis

What Nunn, Perdue have to say on rural care crisis

Rural health care — and what to do about it — has emerged as a political issue during this election year.

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Pittman Park Methodist women’s ministry hosts tea

Pittman Park Methodist women’s ministry hosts tea

Pittman Park United Methodist Church women's ministry invites area ladies to join them for tea on Saturday at 1 p.m.

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Hudson Powell golf tournament set for Oct. 10

Hudson Powell golf tournament set for Oct. 10

The first Dr. Hudson J. Powell Sr. Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament is fast approaching.

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Man walks away from Bulloch County personal care home

Man walks away from Bulloch County personal care home

A man who has been missing since Wednesday from a personal care home "walked away voluntarily," and Bulloch County sheriff's investigators say they are seeking to find him for "his own safety."

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House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the struggle against Islamic State militants in either Iraq or Syria.

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Millen man arrested in Statesboro with ‘ear wax’ marijuana

Millen man arrested in Statesboro with ‘ear wax’ marijuana

A man was arrested having a new kind of drug, known on the street as “ear wax,” after leading officers on a short vehicle chase Tuesday, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office.

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