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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - My local Crystal Ball predictions for 2018

With the election of a new president and the overwhelming focus President Trump has placed on winning, I just knew that 2017 would be the year of big wins. Like the president has learned, winning is not always as easy as it seems. Progress is great, but it is not always a win.

January 01, 2018 | | Local


Deidre Nelson retires after 17 years with AgSouth in Statesboro

Theron Anderson, director of AgSouth Farm Credit's Financially-Related Services, announced that Deidre Nelson retired from the association as of Dec. 31, 2017. Nelson, loan originator manager, retired after 17 years of service to AgSouth.

January 01, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


The business of Bulloch bees

In these winter days honey bees are clustered in their hives keeping warm. But now is the time for beekeepers to get equipment ready and plan for spring, say some Bulloch County beekeepers who make a business of getting other people involved.

December 30, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Frigid temps hit Statesboro, Bulloch homeless

With freezing temperatures ahead this week, Statesboro's Open Hearts Community Mission has been busy fielding calls from those in need of a warm place to stay.

December 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Statesboro Police Department team needs baseball players

If you want to play baseball, the Statesboro Arrows wants you.

December 30, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


One shot in home invasion

A man was shot early Friday morning in what police said was a drug-related home invasion at a Knight Drive apartment complex near Georgia Southern University.

December 29, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


McCollar swearing-in, reception Tuesday

The first order of business for Statesboro City Council and incoming Mayor Jonathan McCollar at 9 a.m. Tuesday will be McCollar's historic swearing-in.

December 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Thompson authors ‘Amazing Bah Brothers’

Statesboro author Christopher L. Thompson's first book, which he hopes will be the first of a series of adventure books for children, was released Dec. 13 by Palmetto Publishing Group.

December 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia’s Top 10 health care stories in 2017

Like many parts of the United States, health care in Georgia was impacted by multiple changes to Obamacare, a deepening opioid epidemic and struggling with funding for health care in general. Here is a look at the top 10 health care stories in Georgia for 2017.

December 27, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Card skimmer activity reported in Bulloch County

Paying for gasoline at the pump may be convenient, but it can also be risky. Just a few days before Christmas, two customers of a local convenience store reported being victims of someone using a credit card skimmer.

December 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Randy Turner retires from EMS, already missed

Randy Turner's retirement as assistant director of the Bulloch County Emergency Medical Service becomes official Friday, but colleagues at the EMS already miss him.

December 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Freezing rain predicted Thursday night

Freezing temperatures and rainfall could bring dangerous driving conditions Thursday night and Friday morning.

December 26, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


LOA Fitness turns a page

LOA Fitness for Women is transitioning next week from the ownership of Kathy Powell, who has owned, grown and managed the fitness club for 17 years, to new owner Caroline Mitchell.

December 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Taking a look at 2017 business highlights

Yes, 2017 was another banner year for Statesboro and Bulloch County businesses. Let's take a look back at a few of the highlights:

December 25, 2017 | | Local


Georgia 911 agencies get less money

ATLANTA - Nearly $5 million in funding for Georgia 911 services disappeared this year, and no one has been able to explain exactly why.

December 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


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Panel OKs law to stop surprise medical bills

The effort to reduce "surprise" medical bills in Georgia took another key step Thursday with legislation passing a Senate health committee.

February 23, 2018 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Two arrested on drug trafficking charges

The arrest of a woman Wednesday on drug trafficking charges follows the arrest of another man on similar charges at the same location two weeks ...

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Relay for Life kicks off

Bulloch County cancer survivors and their supporters enjoyed dinner and a show Thursday evening as characters from Disney's Magic Kingdom greeted guests at Statesboro ...

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheets named Kiwanian of the Year

Chuck Sheets, who recruits help and makes sure that the 3,000-plus participants and about 170 floats line up correctly for the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair ...

February 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Busbee offers as candidate for House District 160

Robert Busbee of Statesboro announced this week that he will run for the District 160 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives. He identified modernization ...

February 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Troopers seek witness to hit-and-run

A man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run incident Tuesday, and Georgia State Patrol troopers are seeking a witness to the crash.

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Body identified as missing man

A man whose body was found Friday behind Statesboro's Kmart store has been identified as a man missing from Portal since the end of ...

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Kiwanis rodeo coming for 8th year

With new awards and a new crop of bucking stock foals and calves arriving this spring, rodeo contractor Danny Hedrick is excited to be returning ...

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Tankersley seeks re-election in District 160

Rep. Jan Tankersley, the Republican from Brooklet who represents District 160, is seeking a fifth two-year term in the Georgia House of Representatives. She will ...

February 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Morris Lupton dies

Former Statesboro resident Morris Lupton, known by many as the driving force behind the creation of the Georgia Southern Eagles football program, died Tuesday.

February 21, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of ...

February 20, 2018 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer | Local


Juveniles charged in church vandalism

Five juveniles were arrested Monday after members of an Ellabell church found chaos and destruction to the church property.

February 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Swainsboro man charged with statutory rape

A Valentine's tryst between a runaway juvenile and a Swainsboro man ended in his arrest for statutory rape and other sex offenses.

February 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Run, Hide, Fight'

The day after a loner with reported behavioral problems opened fire at a South Florida school, killing 17 and wounding a dozen more, Bulloch County ...

February 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Body found behind Kmart

Two juveniles exploring the area behind Statesboro's Kmart on Friday discovered the body of a man investigators said could have been homeless.

February 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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