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3 hrs ago | Statesboro365

Voters return to polls for runoff

Highlighting the Republican runoff is the campaign for J. H. "Jack" Kingston and David A. Perdue seeking the nomination to run against Democrat Michelle Nunn.

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Related Topix: US News, Kingston, GA, Bartow County, GA, Calhoun County, GA, Morgan, GA, Georgia, Statesboro, GA, Sylvania, GA, Screven County, GA

7 hrs ago | Statesboro365

Fair Road designated as McDougald Memorial Parkway

A former Statesboro mayor and his descendants were honored in a special program at Second St. John Missionary Baptist Church Saturday.

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Related Topix: Statesboro, GA, Georgia Southern University, Southern University, Georgia, Georgia Government, Sylvania, GA, Screven County, GA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Sick foxes sighted in and around Statesboro

Bulloch County Humane Enforcement officers have fielded several calls recently about foxes that appear ill, and supervisor Joey Sanders reminds citizens that rabies has been documented in the area in the past.

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Related Topix: Statesboro, GA, Bryan County, GA, Ellabell, GA, Portal, GA

Statesboro Herald

FBI takes over Rocky Ford investigation

Federal agents have taken over an investigation regarding suspicious financial issues in the small town of Rocky Ford in Screven County.

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Related Topix: Rocky Ford, GA, Screven County, GA, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Statesboro, GA

The Coastal Courier

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Part of a broad new Georgia gun law that took effect July 1 allows school boards to adopt policies that will authorize school personnel to carry guns at school, on buses and at school functions.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Bryan County, GA, Richmond Hill, GA, Education Etc., Columbia County, GA, Evans, GA

Statesboro365

Single vehicle wreck kills woman

A single vehicle wreck in Screven County killed a woman over the weekend. According to the Georgia State Patrol about 12:30 Sunday afternoon 40 year old Amy Flanders of Rocky Ford was driving her sport utility vehicle south on the Scarboro Highway, also known as Georgia Highway 17, near Island Road when for some reason not yet known, she swerved to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Screven County, GA, Rocky Ford, GA, Georgia, Statesboro, GA, Sylvania, GA

Southeast Georgia Today

Feds Indict Reidsville Man

Beecher faces a minimum penalty of 15 years in prison if it is determined that he has three qualifying felony convictions and is classified as an Armed Career Criminal under federal law.

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Related Topix: Tattnall County, GA, Reidsville, GA, Statesboro, GA

Statesboro Herald

Conditional bond granted for ex-Statesboro High coach

A man accused of sexual misconduct with a high school student has been granted a conditional bond, weeks after a Bulloch County Superior Court judge initially denied bond.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Statesboro, GA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Effingham Herald

Senate runoff: Perdue feels he's the ...

U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, making a campaign stop at Locos Grill and Pub in Statesboro on the cusp of the primary runoff, told reporters that the other Republican in the race, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, spends money like a liberal Democrat.

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Related Topix: Statesboro, GA, US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Sonny Perdue

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro getting lots of fiber

Hargray Communications construction engineer Jason Ferguson, at right front, checks progress as a crew from contractor FiberOptic lays a cable for Hargray between Brooklet and Statesboro.

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Related Topix: Statesboro, GA, Brooklet, GA, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Pooler, GA, Georgia Southern University

Statesboro Herald

GBI seeks suspects in Brooklet armed robbery

An armed robbery in Brooklet Sunday night has been turned over to agents from the Statesboro office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Two men wanted for Dollar General armed robbery in Brooklet

Investigators are searching for two men wanted in an armed robbery at the Dollar General in Brooklet in Bulloch County.

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Related Topix: Brooklet, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Screven County woman killed in Hwy 17 crash

According to the Screven County Sheriff's Office, a woman was involved in a fatal single-vehicle wreck on Highway 17 at Island Road around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Foy family brings railroad trams to Bulloch County

In the 1880s, family-run logging businesses all throughout Bulloch County used "trams" - essentially, large flatbed vehicles - to transport the fallen logs out the woods.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Portal, GA, Rocky Ford, GA, Screven County, GA, Sylvania, GA

Statesboro Herald

How do you get to Carnegie Hall?

The 25 members of the Statesboro Youth Chorale appear here in their concert attire.

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Related Topix: Statesboro, GA, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Chinatown (New York, NY), Evans County, GA, Claxton, GA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Police Report - 7-20-14; Euthanized at animal shelter - 13 dogs and 15 cats.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies.

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Statesboro Herald

Local woman grabs $557 in groceries

With shoppers and employees of Ken's IGA in Brooklet cheering her on, Janina Jones of Statesboro filled her shopping cart with $557 of meat and frozen food on Saturday as the winner of the Statesboro Herald's first 60-second Grocery Grab contest.

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Related Topix: Brooklet, GA, Statesboro, GA

Statesboro Herald

A growing problem

Report suspected gang activity Call the Statesboro Police Department at 764-9911, or the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office at 764-8888.

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Related Topix: Statesboro, GA, Register, GA, Portal, GA

Statesboro Herald

Parkway honors former mayor, media innovator

Standing behind a new McDougald Memorial Parkway sign after its unveiling are, left to right, Sen. Jack Hill, Michael McDougald, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore and Bulloch County Board of Commissioners Chairman Garrett Nevil.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Statesboro, GA, Southern University, Georgia Southern University, Rome, GA, Floyd County, GA

Bryan County News

Teachers with guns?

Part of a broad new Georgia gun law that took effect July 1 allows school boards to adopt policies that will authorize school personnel to carry guns at school, on buses and at school functions.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Bryan County, GA, Richmond Hill, GA, Education Etc., Statesboro, GA

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