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Which health bills will become law?

The dust has settled on a major legislative deadline. Yet much uncertainty surrounds the many health care bills that still have a shot at passage in the Georgia General Assembly this year.

March 05, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Flu cases on decline — finally

NEW YORK - The worst of the nation's nasty flu season is finally over.

March 03, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


A lesson in war

Mention the word "history" and many students and adults cringe with thoughts of memorizing dates for a test or visions of old and boring details told in a monologue fashion.

March 03, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Spelling bee champ memorizes scripture

For Southeast Bulloch Middle School eighth-grader Worlanyo Gato, 13, who won the district spelling bee in Brunswick Feb. 24 and now advances to the GAE State Spelling Bee on March 16, spelling skill is intertwined with faith and family.

March 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Fundraising concert set for next Saturday

A fundraising concert featuring familiar tunes of the Eagles band takes place Saturday, March 10, in the Statesboro High School auditorium and benefits the Village of Hope Health Center in Haiti.

March 02, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Hein won’t seek re-election to BOE

Steve Hein, in his eighth year representing District 4 on the Bulloch County Board of Education, has decided not to seek re-election. But District 4 resident Adrianne McCollar has announced as a candidate for the seat.

March 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


'Naked politics' of punishing Delta could haunt Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers' decision to punish Delta Air Lines for publicly distancing itself from the National Rifle Association was an extraordinary act of political revenge.

March 02, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Two incumbents, two newcomers ready to qualify for county commission

As qualifying for upcoming elections begins Monday, two incumbent Bulloch County commissioners plan to run again, one said he will not run again and two newcomers are ready to step up and join the race.

March 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Morris Multimedia, Statesboro Herald tech director passes

The Statesboro Herald and Morris Multimedia lost a dear friend and treasured employee with the passing of Charles Hilton "Charlie" Joiner, director of technology.

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Suspect arrested for GSU threat

A threat involving the Statesboro campus of Georgia Southern University on Wednesday landed a Macon man in jail, but university officials said the threat was "not credible."

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


It’s ‘Green Grits’ First Friday

With March, the First Friday event in downtown Statesboro is the Green Grits Festival, infused with the dominant color of spring two weeks before St. Patrick's Day.

March 01, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Averitt Lecture Series brings David Hurst Thomas

Eminent archeologist David Hurst Thomas will talk about his work of discovery at the Spanish mission site on St. Catherines Island as speaker for the 26th annual installment in the Averitt Lecture Series, 3 p.m. Sunday.

March 01, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Principal: SHS threat unfounded

A rumor of a possible threat at Statesboro High School Thursday was unfounded, said Dr. Ken LeCain, principal.

March 01, 2018 | | Local


Congressional candidate forum Thursday evening at GSU

The Georgia Southern University Political Science Club is hosting a forum for candidates for Georgia's 12th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Russell Union Theater, Room 1088 in the Russell Union Building.

February 28, 2018 | | Local


Georgia governor criticizes 'unbecoming squabble' over Delta

ATLANTA - Georgia's governor on Wednesday criticized the "unbecoming squabble" that has engulfed the state Capitol since fellow Republicans threatened to punish Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the National Rifle Association.

February 28, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


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Appreciation for AfterSchool professionals in Bulloch County

Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department, which operates the AfterSchool Program in all public elementary schools in Bulloch County, is joining with the National AfterSchool ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau earns state honor

The Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau was named the 2018 Regional Visitor Information Center of the Year last week during the Regional Visitor Information Center ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Special week spotlights small businesses

National Small Business Week, which is sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is set for next week. This is a wonderful opportunity to ...

April 23, 2018 | | Local


Board issues statement backing superintendent

At the conclusion of a called meeting Tuesday evening, the Bulloch County Board of Education issued a statement of support for Superintendent Charles Wilson and ...

April 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


BOE may consider school safety director

Hiring a school safety director, creating a school safety advisory committee and dedicating a one-mill tax increase to school safety improvements are three of five ...

April 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Exchange Club picnic to promote child abuse awareness

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a local civic club invites the public to a community picnic as a way to promote awareness and ...

April 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Kids’ World owner joins Children’s Cabinet

Michelle Lank, director and owner of Kids' World Learning Center, recently was invited by First Lady Sandra Deal to serve on Georgia's Children's ...

April 20, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia rates better on emergency prep

Georgia's preparedness for managing health emergencies is improving but still lags behind the national average, according to a newly released report.

April 20, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Briggs & Stratton hiring event Tuesday

A hiring event for Briggs & Stratton will be held on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. on Ogeechee Technical College's main campus as the Georgia ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Annual plant sale at Botanic Garden this weekend

The Georgia Southern Botanic Garden will host its popular Spring Plant Sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sunday from 1 ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Teen charged after online threat

A Portal teen, apparently angry with his girlfriend's mother, was jailed Wednesday after police investigated complaints of threats.

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Fire Department announces promotion, awards

Statesboro firefighter Bobby Duggar received a promotion this week, and several other firefighters were recently honored during the department's annual awards banquet.

April 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Tuesday last day to register to vote in May 22 elections

Tuesday, April 24, is the last day to register to vote in the May 22 elections. This includes both the state, congressional and Bulloch County ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Spring into Statesboro’ Saturday

Spring into Statesboro, the annual festival for children and families, re-emerges on East Main Street downtown from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Candidate wants businesses invested for the ‘long-haul’

In a three-way race to see who will face a Democratic challenger in November for Bulloch County Commission Seat 2B, Republican candidate Sid Jones said ...

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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