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HIV prevention drug lags in Georgia

Georgia has the highest rate of new HIV diagnoses in the nation, but the use of a prophylactic drug in the state lags behind the U.S. average.

March 08, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


SEBMS student charged with carrying weapon at school

A student carrying a box cutter at Southeast Bulloch Middle School on Wednesday faces charges of carrying a weapon on school property and disrupting a public school.

March 07, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


3 more qualify for local offices Wednesday

Three new candidates qualified Wednesday for local elections: two for seats on the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners and one for a seat on the Bulloch County Board of Education.

March 07, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Lewis and Clark Circus returns to Portal

The Portal Heritage Society will host the Lewis and Clark Circus again this year, inviting families to enjoy a taste of the big top during two separate shows on Thursday, March 22.

March 07, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gov. Deal: Facebook to build $750M data center near Atlanta

ATLANTA - Facebook is investing $750 million over the next five years to build a huge data center outside of Atlanta as the demand for data storage continues to increase.

March 07, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Bill aims to lower Georgia’s infant, maternal death rates

A House bill aims to lower Georgia's high rates of infant and maternal mortality by creating a designation reflecting the level of care offered by the state's birthing hospitals.

March 07, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Chance resigns City Council, aims for county commission

Travis Chance resigned Tuesday from the District 5 Statesboro City Council seat he has held for more than 10 years and announced his candidacy for Seat 2-B on the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners.

March 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


2 juveniles charged in break-ins

Two middle school juveniles admitted to breaking into two Denmark-area businesses and trying to enter three more, said Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown.

March 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Metter Middle School student arrested for making threats

Candler County sheriff's deputies arrested a Metter Middle School student on Tuesday for making threats of harm.

March 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Raise funds while having fun at annual SPD Tactical Challenge

For the third year, the Statesboro Police Department Foundation invites the public to participate in an event that offers physical and mental challenges and team-building opportunities while raising funds at the same time.

March 06, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Flu lingers, but drops in Georgia

The latest Georgia data continue to show the flu epidemic trending downward in the state.

March 06, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Bulloch candidate qualifying continues

Only one additional candidate qualified locally Tuesday. Glennera Martin, Bulloch County Board of Education member in District 5, qualified to seek re-election, as she said she would.

March 06, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Student arrested for threats at Southeast Bulloch High School

Note: The following story has been corrected to indicate Hayley Greene made the Facebook post on the Southeast Bulloch High School website.

March 05, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Candler jailer jailed for sexual battery against inmate

A Candler County jailer was arrested last week, accused of sexual battery against an inmate.

March 05, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


First day's qualifying yields BOE, commissioner races

Monday, the first day of candidate qualifying for the May 22 election, yielded two confirmed contests for seats on the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners and one for the Board of Education.

March 05, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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Exploring women charged with burglary

Two Pembroke women caught rambling in an abandoned house Tuesday face burglary and drug charges, said Bulloch County sheriff's Capt. Todd Hutchens.

April 11, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Study: Schools hampering South's talent

DURHAM, N.C. - The South's increasingly diverse homegrown talent won't share in the region's economic growth unless state leaders commit to spending ...

April 10, 2018 | By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press | Local


Dispatchers recognized for service

When a fire breaks out, everybody sees the firefighters rushing to the scene. When an accident happens, witnesses watch as state troopers and EMS arrive ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police: Man kills pet rabbit

A man who police said brutally killed a child's pet faces charges of both animal and child cruelty.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


For the love of a community

Statesboro area youth will have the opportunity to learn about making the right choices; get free makeovers and enroll in GED classes Sunday during the ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rehab home destroyed in massive fire

A local rehabilitation program suffered a major loss Friday when fire destroyed one of its homes for recovering addicts. Ten men were displaced and lost ...

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged with molestation, incest

Illegal, sexually explicit images on a Statesboro man's cellphone landed him behind bars after someone tipped off police about the photos.

April 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Annual ArtsFest set for Saturday

The 2018 ArtsFest returns for its 36th year on Saturday and once again will be held on Sweetheart Circle at Georgia Southern University from 10 ...

April 10, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Harbor Freight Tools set to open July 4

A few months ago, I announced the entry of Harbor Freight Tools into the Statesboro market.

April 09, 2018 | | Local


AgSouth christens 'Center' in downtown Statesboro

AgSouth Farm Credit held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new operations building late last month and nearly 200 members of the community came out ...

April 09, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch auctioneer earns industry's highest certification

Bulloch County auctioneer Alex Grovenstein recently completed his training at the Certified Auctioneers Institute at Indiana University.

April 09, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ga. ranks high for fighting opioids

Georgia is one of 13 states receiving the highest mark from the National Safety Council for taking comprehensive actions to eliminate opioid overdoses and help ...

April 07, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Helping in Haiti

A team of seven local professionals known as the "Statesboro Thrives Team Bulloch County" joined other teams from across the country in March for the ...

April 07, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Godfrey advocates planned growth

Running as "a hometown candidate with local values," Konrad Godfrey is seeking the District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council. He talks about planned growth ...

April 06, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Globetrotters film screening at Averitt Friday night

Join members of the original Legends Team Friday night for a special screening of "Harlem Globetrotters: The Team that Changed the World." Be inspired as ...

April 05, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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