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Troubled $25 billion nuclear project gets OK to continue

ATLANTA - Georgia's utility regulators are allowing construction to continue on two new nuclear reactors, despite massive cost overruns for the multibillion-dollar project.

December 21, 2017 | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. Associated Press | Local


Reward offered for TMT Farms vandals

A $500 reward is offered for the identification and arrest of vandals who struck TMT Farms Tuesday night, destroying several mannequins and an inflatable reindeer at the drive-through Christmas lights display on Old River Road North.

December 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Woman charged with beating child with board

A woman was charged with child cruelty and aggravated assault after beating her teenage daughter with a board Wednesday, police said.

December 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet teen charged with rape

A Brooklet teen is being held without bond in the Bulloch County Jail on charges of rape.

December 21, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Abrams advocates investment in child care, energy jobs, Medicaid expansion

As a Democratic candidate for governor, former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams advocates expanding Medicaid using the 90 percent federal funding still available. She wants the state to invest in child care and clean-energy jobs.

December 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged with assault after stabbing girlfriend

A man walked into a convenience store near Interstate 16 and Highway 301 Tuesday night and admitted to stabbing his girlfriend.

December 20, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


TMT Farms more than just a Christmas treat

As dusk fell, painting the sky with smoky pastels, cars began lining up at the entrance to TMT Farms on Old River Road North, where the Thompson and McCranie families have created a magical and unique Christmas event that pleases thousands and helps hundreds in need.

December 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Metter man charged after high-speed chase

A man who led law enforcement on a three-county high-speed chase Monday morning turned himself in to the Candler County Jail on Tuesday.

December 19, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia still lags in health scores

Georgia remains at 41st in a national ranking of the healthiest states compiled by the United Health Foundation.

December 18, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Metter man sought after traffic chase

Candler County sheriff's deputies are seeking a man who fled after a high-speed chase through three counties.

December 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sally Mae’s heritage on Highway 67

Don't expect to find a woman named Sally Mae cooking at Sally Mae's Kitchen, but portraits of the late Sallie Will Norrell Smith and Ena Mae Deloach Lanier, two Georgia ladies who knew how to cook, are on the wall.

December 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Anderson's General Store stays a step ahead

When Raybon and Janelle Anderson began Bulloch Fertilizer Company in 1963 to serve local farmers with quality products backed up by wonderful personal service they could have never imagined the impact their business and family would have on our community. Nor could they have dreamed that two more generations of Andersons would be actively engaged in the business today.

December 18, 2017 | | Local


East Georgia Regional Medical Center: Keep holiday toy shopping safe, stress-free

While buying the hottest and trendiest toys for your child may be tempting as Christmas fast approaches, the doctors and nurses at East Georgia Regional Medical Center remind everyone that safety should always be the first priority. Nothing spoils a holiday celebration faster than an unexpected trip to the emergency room.

December 18, 2017 | | Local


Airlines inch back to normalcy after airport blackout

ATLANTA - The nation's air-travel system struggled to get back on schedule and re-book stranded passengers Monday after a fire and blackout at the world's busiest airport forced the cancellation of over 1,500 flights days before the start of the Christmas rush.

December 18, 2017 | By DON SCHANCHE JR. and TOM KRISHER Associated Press | Local


New school playgrounds in 2018

When Portal Elementary School Principal Dr. Laurie Mascolo announced Friday that new playground equipment would arrive in 2018, she could hear cheering children all around the school.

December 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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McCollar calls for unity

Outside, the temperature hovered barely above 20 Fahrenheit, but in the warm and crowded council chamber, new Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar called for unity immediately ...

January 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deputy Fire Chief Ronnie Shaw passes

A 40-year veteran of the Statesboro Fire Department lost his battle with leukemia Saturday.

January 02, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Deputies injured, Brooklet man arrested

A man who fought and injured two deputies while resisting arrest Saturday ended up with several felony charges after being subdued by Taser.

January 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Snow possible locally Wednesday morning, afternoon

Statesboro and Bulloch County haven't seen significant snow in seven years, but today could bring flurries. The National Weather Service in Charleston, South Carolina ...

January 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


State Court of Bulloch County cancels jury duty for Wednesday

Due to poor weather conditions forecasted, jury duty for the State Court of Bulloch County scheduled at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, January 3, has ...

January 02, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Madame Couture's founder felt 'calling'

Local businesswoman Maria Proctor found herself in Statesboro in a rather roundabout way, but anyone who's shopped in her store, Madame Couture's Formals ...

January 01, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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 ...

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 ...

January 01, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Herald's Year in Pictures

"Every photograph that we take, and ultimately share, is energy transfer. We use photography to communicate the energy we originally felt." -- Paul Melcher

December 31, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

December 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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