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Forecast for Wednesday: More of the same

Bulloch County was under a tornado warning for a brief period Tuesday afternoon, but fortunately, no damage was reported.

May 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Twice-wounded vet Memorial Day speaker

Marvin Grimm, who treated wounded Marines and served with them in combat as a Navy hospital corpsman during the Vietnam War, can speak from personal experience about the meaning of Memorial Day.

May 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Recovery symposium offers hope

Twenty-three million Americans are in long-term recovery. But only one out of 10 who struggle with some form of addiction will get the help they need for recovery.

May 22, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Teen airlifted after Highway 301 crash

A teen was airlifted to a Savannah hospital on Sunday after a single vehicle crash on Highway 301 South near Hendrix Circle.

May 22, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia ports chief predicts record growth in fiscal 2017

SAVANNAH - Georgia's seaports in Savannah and Brunswick are on track to show record growth for the 2017 fiscal year that wraps up at the end of June, the chief executive of the Georgia Ports Authority said Monday.

May 22, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Popular Ellianos complete remake finally done

Ellianos Coffee Company entered the Statesboro market in 2011 after being launched nationally in 2002 in Lake City, Fla.

May 22, 2017 | | Local


More than just coffee

When Philip and Anna Klayman started roasting their own coffee at home several years ago, they never dreamed where the hobby would take them. Neither had an inkling they'd open a business and Philip never expected to travel to Mexico and befriend farmers growing the beans he'd use in that business.

May 22, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


FBC Women's Ministry donates blankets to Ogeechee Area Hospice

Representatives from the Women's Ministry of Statesboro First Baptist Church recently dropped off more than 30 hand-tied blankets at Ogeechee Area Hospice. The donations benefit the Blanket Ministry at OAH, which provides every new patient a blanket.

May 22, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Student's meds legal in state, but not school

WARNER ROBINS - Each day about lunchtime at Warner Robins High School, 17-year-old CJ Harris must leave campus to take his medicine.

May 20, 2017 | By LAURA CORLEY The Telegraph | Local


Schools await meal standards

ATLANTA - Georgia schools are continuing efforts to win over picky eaters, using taste tests, chef visits and school gardens to encourage kids to pick up healthier items even as the state's former governor hit the pause button on some stricter nutrition standards for school meals as a top member of the Trump administration.

May 20, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Taking a trip down memory lane

Schools in Portal held their very first graduation walk at Portal Elementary on Friday for the Class of 2017.

May 20, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


State backing accountability court growth

Eleven people have graduated so far from the Bulloch County Mental Health Court program during its first three and a half years, avoiding prison and staying in treatment, completing courses on coping skills, and complying with other requirements.

May 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Vast Georgia wildfire sputters

SAVANNAH - A vast wildfire near the Georgia-Florida state line has sputtered and stalled for days after modest rainfall slowed the once-raging blaze, giving firefighters their best chance yet to stop the flames from advancing near the southern edge of the Okefenokee Swamp.

May 19, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Blue Cross staying in Ga. exchange

Some of the uncertainty over Georgia's health insurance exchange lifted this week with the state's biggest insurer filing proposed rates for the 2018 marketplace.

May 19, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


High hopes for new high-tech Atlanta stadium

ATLANTA (AP) - Several high-profile failures have plagued Atlanta's reputation on a national stage over the years: unpreparedness for ice and snow storms, a recent highway collapse and subsequent shutdown from a fire, and chronic traffic and public transportation woes.

May 18, 2017 | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. Associated Press | Local


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Local law agencies seeing more opioid abuse

With prescription drug abuse becoming a major health concern across the country and investigations into at least three local cases of suspected opioid overdoses, the ...

June 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD changes shifts

Under the new leadership of Chief Mike Broadhead, the Statesboro Police Department is restructuring its Patrol Bureau, changing the time on a shift from 12 ...

June 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Carey Hilliard's building sold

The former Carey Hilliard's restaurant building in the Statesboro Crossing shopping center sold last week after being vacant and on the market for six ...

June 05, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


2-year-old boy struck by car

A 2-year-old boy suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries Saturday after being struck by a vehicle.

June 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


PIT maneuver ends high-speed chase

A Bulloch County sheriff's sergeant stopped a fleeing driver early Sunday by using his own patrol vehicle to force the speeding SUV to a ...

June 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Police: Portal man hits wife with car

A Portal woman was airlifted to Savannah on Sunday after her husband struck her with a truck.

June 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ScotBilt builds in Millen

With structural steel being unloaded from a trailer truck during the ceremonial groundbreaking, ScotBilt Homes CEO Sam Scott could cite more than a symbol of ...

June 05, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Current/former employee buys Paintmaster

Paintmaster Decorating Center, a Benjamin Moore Paint Store located at 403 South Zetterower Ave., was sold recently to one of its employees - Danny Andrews. Paintmaster ...

June 05, 2017 | | Local


GSU Continuing Education names marketing manager

The Georgia Southern University Division of Continuing Education announces the addition of Reagan Daly as its marketing manager.

June 05, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


BOE struggles to put minority recruitment debate in context

Heading into the 2017-18 school year, one-third of the Bulloch County Schools' principals are African-American or Hispanic. That's higher than the 30 percent of ...

June 03, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Southern rocker Gregg Allman laid to rest near Highway 41

MACON - Southern rocker Gregg Allman was laid to rest Saturday near his older brother Duane in the same cemetery where they used to write songs ...

June 03, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Statesboro’s ‘Million mile’ carrier

Tony Williams spends most of his day behind the wheel of a vehicle, except on the opposite side of the front seat from most drivers ...

June 03, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Private donors make Blue Mile glow

The most strikingly visible project so far in the Blue Mile revitalization of South Main Street required neither public funds nor America's Best Communities ...

June 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Arson suspected in three Statesboro fires

A reward of up to $10,000 is possible for information leading to the conviction of a suspect or suspects in three recent fires the ...

June 02, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man arrested for entering auto

Police surveillance at a local business resulted in an arrest when the suspect believed to be responsible for entering autos the night before returned to ...

June 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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