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  1. St. Pius X High School: Champions on and off the courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | SavannahNow

    When Philip Cooper Jr. spoke to a local church basketball league this year, he showed them his Georgia Interscholastic Association Division A basketball championship trophy. “I showed them we won a state championship back in 1964,” the Savannah dentist said of his 1964 St. Pius X High School boys basketball team.


  2. High Schools: Quick-strike scoring plays lift Effingham County over StatesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | SavannahNow

    Effingham County and host Statesboro were locked up in a physical defensive battle as the game was scoreless midway through the second quarter Friday night. But in span of 13 seconds, Effingham found the end zone twice to take control of a rugged game the Rebels would hang on to win 20-15 in a non-region match-up.


  3. Chatham County unveils rebuilt Memorial StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | SavannahNow

    The new Memorial Stadium football field and surrounding facilities were unveiled to the public Thursday as county officials proudly held a ribbon cutting. The state-of-the art project was funded with SPLOST funds and cost $12.75 million.


  4. Twenty indicted in federal drug trafficking, weapons investigation in StatesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | SavannahNow

    Nineteen Statesboro-area residents and a  Mexican national were indicted on multiple felonies including drug distribution, illegal firearms possession and related offenses resulting from a more than two-year joint operation of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. The multi-agency investigation began in 2015 as a result of citizen complaints about drug-trafficking activities and violent crime in Screven County and surrounding communities, including an unsolved homicide case, said spokesman Barry Paschal.


  5. Georgia Southern presidential search panel hosts listening session at Armstrong campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | SavannahNow

    One student showed up at a listening session the Georgia Southern University search committee held Tuesday on the Armstrong campus to solicit feedback and ideas about what characteristics the committee should look for in a new university president. Fortunately, he wasn't just any student.


  6. JAUDON: New-look Georgia Southern offense is rollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | SavannahNow

    The obsession with the option-offense is apparent as soon as you cross into the Statesboro city limits. If you don't like the option-offense, you can just go ahead and see your way out.


  7. Suspect in Statesboro kidnapping, sexual assault found dead in MetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | SavannahNow

    Bradley Justin Cochran, wanted in connection with a kidnapping and sexual assault, was found dead in Metter on Monday from an apparent suicide.  The  Candler County Sheriff's Office Georgia Bureau of Investigation on Sunday to investigate a kidnapping and sexual assault that occurred in Bulloch and Candler Counties. Preliminary information indicates that Cochran, armed with a knife, forcefully entered a vehicle occupied by three females at a grocery store in Statesboro, GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles said.


  8. Georgia Southern has scrimmage, fan fest Friday in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | SavannahNow

    As Georgia Southern prepares for the season-opening game on Sept. 1 at home versus South Carolina State, the Eagles will travel from Statesboro east on Interstate 16 on Friday to conduct the team's final scrimmage at the Armstrong Campus in Savannah in front of local fans.


  9. Georgia Southern: Inside the Eagle option offense with Bob DeBesseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Georgia Southern fans have a special place reserved in their hearts for the option offense. More specifically, the Eagle faithful tend to prefer the triple-option attack be run from under center and not from shotgun – new offensive coordinator Bob DeBesse says his offense will operate as an option attack, but it will not be the same as a typical under-center option.


  10. Savannah woman gets life for stabbing, killing boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | SavannahNow

    A Savannah woman on Friday was sentenced to life plus five years in prison for her murder conviction in the 2016 slaying of her boyfriend during a quarrel over her leaving him. Annette Collins Flood, 55,will be eligible for parole after serving at least 30 years of her term under the sentence imposed by Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Judge John R. Jones of Statesboro.


  11. Georgia Southern's fall camp opens with first practice Friday as season opener approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | SavannahNow

    At 7:45 a.m. Friday, the Georgia Southern football team officially began its 2018 football season with the first of 25 fall camp practices before hosting South Carolina State in the Sept. 1 opener.


  12. Travis Jaudon: First-year Eagles coach Lunsford heads to first media day with veteran demeanorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | SavannahNow

    When Chad Lunsford took over the Georgia Southern football program last season on an interim basis, he set out to change a culture that had been molding quickly under the direction of former coach Tyson Summers. With only six games remaining after the dismissal of Summers following Georgia Southern's 55-20 loss at Massachusetts, Lunsford's Eagles went 2-4 down the stretch and improved a previously dismal offense along the way.


  13. Editorial: GSU's Nickel looks to turn jeers into cheersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Eighteen short months ago, about 150 students, faculty and staff showered the woman then known as the University System of Georgia's “consolidation czar” with boos during an on-campus public meeting. They saw Nickel as the face of a hostile takeover - the merger of Armstrong with Georgia Southern.


  14. Interim GSU president prioritizes programs for Armstrong campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | SavannahNow

    The consolidation of Georgia Southern's Statesboro and Armstrong campuses is resulting in a new priority for the Savannah campus on preparing students for careers in logistics, health care professions and education, Shelley Clark Nickel, university interim president, said Friday. “All of that we'll do under the lens of student success.


  15. Construction companies file liens agains Nine Line, building ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Lien claims have been filed by two construction companies against Savannah's Nine Line Apparel and Merritt Land Holding, LLC. Merritt Land Holding is the owner of record of the building where Nine Line's apparel business is located. Both companies share the same address.


  16. $287,000 Fantasy 5 jackpot ticket sold in StatesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Fantasy 5 tickets can be purchased at Georgia Lottery retailers statewide. Georgia residents also can purchase Fantasy 5 tickets via the Georgia Lottery app or online at


  17. Savannahian to compete on Food Network StarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Resident Rebekah Lingenfelser will be among this year's contestants on the new season of Food Network Star, which premieres on June 10 Culinary superstars Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis are back to mentor and judge 10 culinary hopefuls. “You can expect hopefuls competing to join the Food Network family which has been a dream of mine for some time,” Lingenfelser said.


  18. 2018 Baseball Player of the Year: Carter Holton, BenedictineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Carter Holton is just a 15-year-old freshman on the Benedictine baseball team, but the left-hander has played like a man possessed for the Cadets all season long. He did it on the mound and at the plate, with a smooth, free-flowing style that has evoked one media observer to call him "The Natural."


  19. South Effingham sprinter Gantt overcomes tragedy to do his bestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Six years ago, Jonte was in fifth grade when his mother Deidra Thompson was shot and killed reportedly by her boyfriend. Gantt was visiting a friend nearby in his Statesboro neighborhood when it happened.


  20. Statesboro police searching for 'armed and dangerous' suspect in shooting that injured twoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Statesboro police are investigating a shooting that injured two at Midtown Bar and Grill in Statesboro early Saturday morning. Polcie responded Midtown Bar and Grill around 12:03 a.m. in reference to a call about a fight that led to gunshots, according to a press release.


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