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Boro woman arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Georgia State Patrol troopers arrested a Statesboro woman Thursday who they say is responsible for the hit-and-run death of another woman.Troopers are still not releasing the name of the white female in her 30s who was killed, since they have been unable to locate family members to inform them of he

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-07-20 20:04:00

Woman killed in Statesboro hit-and-run

STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) - One person is dead and another is in custody after a hit-and-run accident in Statesboro.According to Georgia State Patrol, the accident occurred around 3:30 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Lanier Drive and Eagle Court.The suspect was driving a tan passenger vehicle when

WSAV-TV - 2018-07-19 20:03:51

Georgia Southern responds to student's racial slur

In it, the university president Shelley Nickel says, “the use of such racist comments is offensive and unacceptable and in no way reflects the attitudes or values of Georgia Southern University”.

WJCL - 2018-07-20 23:47:00

Local business badly damaged by fire

A South Main Street business suffered significant damage Wednesday night, and firefighters aren’t sure of the cause.Statesboro fire Chief Tim Grams said Party Impressions suffered “significant damage” on the interior. The business stocks a great deal of flammables such as party decorations, paper go

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-07-19 20:08:00

New LCMS leaders meet community Tuesday

Langston Chapel Middle School’s PTO is inviting parents and others in the community to meet and greet new LCMS Principal Dr. Eric Carlyle and the school’s two new assistant principals between 4:30 and 6 p.m. Tuesday.Carlyle began his work as Langston Chapel Middle School’s new principal July 1. Join

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-07-19 20:00:00

Surprise alcohol proposal leads to fireworks

City Councilman Phil Boyum's suggestion of an alternative led to a 3-2 vote Tuesday evening rejecting one amendment to Statesboro's city alcoholic beverages law and also to verbal fireworks in which Mayor Jonathan McCollar briefly called for Boyum to be ejected from the meeting.The amendment on the


Brooklet dumps police officers appeal; lawyers handle matter

Dozens of people gathered Thursday night to hear an appeal from two suspended Brooklet police officers, but Brooklet City Council members pre-empted the hearing with an executive session that left the officers agreeing to resign.Then, when the council reconvened, they see-sawed on a past action rega

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-07-19 21:53:00

Johnson hosts annual Pass, Punt, Kick event

On July 4, a total of 29 children participated in the 12th annual A-B-C 1-2-3 Football Pass, Punt, Kick event. This program was held at the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department (SECRD) and is hosted annually by Lonnie Johnson of Swainsboro. Johnson appreciates all support received in maki


Georgia Southern lands commitment from 3-Star Quarterback Jaden Jenkins

STATESBORO, Ga. —While the Georgia Southern football team gets set for the start of the 2018 season, the Eagles landing a big-time commitment for the Class of 2019.Jefferson County (Ga.) quarterback Jaden Jenkins verbally committing to Georgia Southern via social media Tuesday morning.Advertisement


Emanuel County Farmers Market returns to The Boneyard!

The Emanuel County Farmers & Artisans Market will be at the newly refurbished Boneyard in Swainsboro on Saturday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The market will be located under the covered area, facing the pavilion.


Paul Mizell new principal at CHS

Newly hired Claxton High School Principal Paul Mizell may be new to the Evans County School District, but he is no stranger to the community. For the past five years, in varying positions with Ogeechee Technical College, Mizell has become very familiar with CHS and Evans County.


22 dogs, 1 cat die in Toombs Co. kennel fire caused by lightening

LYONS, Ga. -- A lightning strike destroyed a Toombs County kennel Tuesday night, killing 22 dogs and one cat.


Bennet Outreach Ministries to host revival

On Thursday, July 19, through Friday, July 20, Bennett Outreach Ministries will host a 2-night revival inside the Swainsboro City Auditorium featuring Pastor Timothy Bennett. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the service will begin at 7 p.m. This will be a free event. For more information, call 404-416


Donaldson receives Certificate of Excellence

The Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute, a cooperative effort of GMA and the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government, provides a nationally recognized series of training opportunities for city officials. To receive a Certificate of Excellence, a city official must comple


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ChatterBoxThe Chatter BoxBy Deborah BennettI had the privilege of sitting down and talking with Judge William E. Woodrum Jr. last week in preparation of an article on his retirement from the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit at the end of this month.More...Click here for all storiesEditorialsWhy Are We in D


14U Boys win state!

Kneeling, l-r: Reco Coney, John Luke Glanton, Brendan Wood, Rustan Rigdon, Antoine Deloach, Brooks Longgrear. Standing, l-r: Coach Ryan Hadden, Kaliq Collins, Reese Hadden, Kyzer Anthony, Coach Scott Glanton, Thatcher Wallace, Antwan Coney, Coach Bubba Longgrear.


EGSC welcomes Dr. Upchurch as Director of Nursing

East Georgia State College recently welcomed their new Director of Nursing, Dr. Linda Upchurch. Dr. Upchurch joins EGSC from Ogeechee Area Hospice, where she served as Executive Director and CEO. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgia Southern University, then went on to earn her


Sasser’s ‘Gradle Bird’ wins SIBA award

In the category “Mystery, Thrillers and Suspense,” names such as James Grisham were included. When the final votes of the hundreds of booksellers across the South were tallied, J.C. Sasser’s “Gradle Bird” was the winner in that category.


EGSC announces new Kiwanis Scholarship

The Swainsboro Kiwanis Club recently established the Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro Leadership and Legacy Scholarship at East Georgia State College. The scholarship will begin this fall term, and the monetary award will go to a full time student with a 3.0 or better GPA at EGSC. Students entering EGSC t


Claxton, Hagan police chiefs propose merger

• There will be a scheduled quarterly meeting consisting of the Mayor of Claxton, Mayor of Hagan, Claxton Police Chief and Assistant Chief to discuss any issues that may arise.