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Report: Mental health provider shortage harms kids in Georgia

The mental health needs of many Georgia children are not being addressed, primarily because of a lack of professionals to treat them, according to a report released Monday.

January 23, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Women march for more than poll power

Some 200 or more people taking part in the second annual Women's March in Statesboro rallied for "Power to the Polls" Sunday afternoon, but not just for electoral clout and electing more women.

January 22, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Passing lanes to be installed between Statesboro and Brooklet

A stretch of Highway 80 between Statesboro and Brooklet is set for widening now that the Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded Bulloch County a $6.4 million grant.

January 22, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Statesboro salon 'legend' retires

When Janelle Skinner clocked out a couple of Saturdays ago, it was the last day she "fixed" hair professionally after serving the community for 44 years. Skinner owned and operated Janell's Beauty Salon in Simmons Shopping Center, where she paid $75 rent per month when she first opened the doors four decades ago.

January 22, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - GSU grad Newman thrives in local real estate

When local realtor Paul Newman began college at Georgia Southern University in 2001, the Florida native never imagined that Statesboro would become his home, nor to becoming the official real estate agent of Georgia Southern Athletics.

January 22, 2018 | | Local

Landon Lanier to lead Bulloch First Mortgage division

Bulloch First announces the addition of Landon Lanier to lead its Mortgage division.

January 22, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local

Milestone for Port of Savannah: 4M cargo containers in 2017

SAVANNAH - The Port of Savannah loaded and unloaded a milestone 4 million shipping container units for the first time in 2017 as larger cargo ships fueled double-digit growth at its docks, the Georgia Ports Authority announced Monday.

January 22, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham visits Georgia Southern

Georgia's Poet Laureate, Judson Mitcham, paid a visit early this month to Georgia Southern University during the opening reception of the "Inspired Georgia" traveling photo exhibition, sponsored by the Georgia Council for the Arts. GSU is one of only six locations across the state selected to host the exhibition.

January 22, 2018 | By ANGYE MORRISON | Local

Seeking hidden helpers

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.

January 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

‘Random acts of kindness’

Joseph Montgomery celebrated turning 90 in a rather unusual way. On the cold Sunday morning of January 7, the Newington resident gave away gifts on his birthday instead of receiving them.

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

Deaths in Georgia rise as flu season worsens

Seven more Georgians have died from the flu, bringing the total to 12 deaths across the state this influenza season, public health officials said Friday.

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

Power line installation to create delays on I-16

Drivers on Interstate 16 in Bulloch County on Sunday morning may experience some traffic delays.

January 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

New Deal program focus of Historical Society meeting

The Civilian Conservation Corps was a vital program of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. The Corps offered work to unemployed young men with the goal of building good citizens through outdoor labor. From 1933 to 1942, in Georgia, 78,000 men were employed in 127 camps (approximately 30–35 camps operated at a time) across the state.

January 19, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local

Agencies invited to apply with United Way

Nonprofit agencies in Bulloch County interested in applying for United Way funding for fiscal year 2018–19 are invited to an informational meeting Tuesday, Jan. 23, said Carey C. Melton, interim director for Bulloch County United Way.

January 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Man charged in explicit photo exchange with teen

A Brooklet man and a juvenile who allegedly exchanged sexually explicit photos through electronic means each were arrested Wednesday.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Teacher barricades himself in class, fires gun

ATLANTA - A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun in what may have ...

February 28, 2018 | By JEFF MARTIN and ALINA HARTOUNIAN Associated Press | Local

Statesboro city H.R. director lands Savannah job

As the city of Statesboro's human resources director for the past seven years and 10 months, Jeffery Grant has conducted numerous job searches. Now ...

February 28, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Briggs gets Quick Start for new hires

Officials of Briggs & Stratton, the Quick Start program and Ogeechee Technical College signed an agreement Tuesday for training more than 100 new employees Briggs' Stateboro ...

February 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Lawmaker: Georgia GOP working to mend Delta rift over NRA

ATLANTA - Republicans competing to become Georgia's next governor united Tuesday behind a charge to punish Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the ...

February 27, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

Delia Mobley is 2018 Citizen of the Year

When Delia Mobley saw homeless people on the streets of Statesboro, her reaction was not to turn away and pretend the problem did not exist.

February 26, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

8th annual Tasting Statesboro is March 1

What could be better than sampling delights from dozens of local food establishments while at the same time helping numerous charities? For the eighth year ...

February 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Candler County fugitive captured in Panama

A man charged with escape in November by Candler County sheriff's investigators is in custody in Miami-Dade County, Florida, awaiting extradition back to Candler ...

February 26, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

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