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Gov. Kemp’s shelter-in-place order: What it means

Ashton Christianson

April 3, 2020

Governor Brian Kemp issued a shelter-in-place order for Georgia. The order will go into effect tonight at 6 p.m. and will continue until April 13.According to the order, this means that Georgia residents will be asked to stay ...

Summer classes to be online-only due to COVID-19

Blakeley Bartee

April 2, 2020

STATESBORO — Classes in the May and summer semesters will be held remotely at Georgia Southern University and the rest of the University System of Georgia in response to COVID-19.Normal on-campus operations are expected to ret...

Man arrested on murder and robbery charges in The George Apartments case

Abby Fuller

April 1, 2020

STATESBORO — The Statesboro Police Department arrested a man Monday on murder charges following the fatal shooting of another man.Patrol officers responded to a report of shots fired around noon Friday at a parking lot at The George ...

STUDENTS REACT: Social distancing in Statesboro

Alexis Hampton

March 31, 2020

STATESBORO — COVID-19 has officially hit Statesboro, and Mayor Jonathan McCollar says that there is no need to panic.Social distancing is still being encouraged, and guidelines have now been extended to April 30 as we are projected...

Statesboro Police search for shooter, one man dead

Davis Cobb

March 30, 2020

STATESBORO — Police are on the hunt for a shooter that killed one man at The George Apartments last Friday.Responding to a report of shots fired, police only found of 49 year old Kenneth Emanuel Smith at the scene, who was qui...

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