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OTC to close all facilities Wednesday

Due to a Winter Advisory and the potential for hazardous road conditions Wednesday in the Service Delivery Area for Ogeechee Technical College, all College campuses and facilities will be closed Wednesday. Everyone is encouraged to be safe, stay off the roads, and take precautions against the extreme cold. Currently, plans are to open for business as normal on Thursday, but any change to that plan will be announced late Wednesday.

January 02, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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 after being sworn in.

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, predicts a 70 percent chance of snow today, with 1 to 2 inches possible.

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 been postponed.

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, right in the heart of downtown, knows they've been assisted by a salesclerk angel.

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 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


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Pedestrian struck by car; airlifted

A man was airlifted to a Savannah hospital Tuesday night after he was struck by a car on South Main Street near the entrance to ...

January 31, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Telemedicine spreads in Georgia

Telemedicine is expanding in Georgia, yet there's still "a long way to go" before it reaches its full potential, the state's Public Health ...

January 31, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


EAGLE Academy hosts open house

EAGLE Academy, a new, inclusive postsecondary education program and only the eighth one like it in all of Georgia, recently hosted an open house to ...

January 31, 2018 | BY JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Dems blast push for English-only communication in Georgia

ATLANTA - When state Rep. Pedro "Pete" Marin moved from Puerto Rico to Georgia with his family in 1995, he and his wife Nereida each had ...

January 30, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Candidates, from school board to governor, qualify March 5-9

Candidates will qualify March 5-9 for Georgia's May 22 election, which includes both the party primaries and the general election for nonpartisan offices.

January 30, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Grant boosts book bus project in Bulloch

A $20,000 grant from state organizations associated with Gov. Nathan Deal and his wife will allow the Bulloch County Schools, also assisted by local ...

January 29, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Woman killed in Sylvania hit-and-run

A Sylvania woman was killed Saturday night in a hit-and-run crash.

January 29, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Men report being robbed at gunpoint

Statesboro police are investigating an armed robbery reported to have occurred Friday night at a Morris Street location.

January 29, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New year brings local business closings

The new year brought with it a good bit of uncertainty for local businesses. A few weeks ago we announced that Kmart has decided to ...

January 29, 2018 | | Local


Fennell joins AgSouth in Statesboro; farmers market grants available

Pat Calhoun, CEO of AgSouth Farm Credit, announced that Bo Fennell has joined the cooperative as CFO and will be based in the company's ...

January 29, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Poor grades on smoking in Georgia

Georgia received four F's and one C grade for its anti-tobacco work in the annual "State of Tobacco Control" report, released by the American ...

January 29, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Report lists key issues in state education

ATHENS - A Georgia nonprofit group says poverty, equity and fairness, the early learning workforce, student health and the special challenges of Georgia's rural schools ...

January 29, 2018 | The Associated Press | Local


Historic building turned ‘eyesore’ comes down

None too soon for officials at Statesboro City Hall, property owner Garland Nessmith is tearing down the century-old warehouse-type building on East Main Street at ...

January 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


State climatologist: 2017 was warmest year ever for Georgia

ATLANTA - A new report shows that 2017 was the warmest year on record for Georgia.

January 27, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Bloomingdale CCC boys worked in area’s forests

From 1933 until 1942 through the Great Depression, more than 3 million unmarried young American men worked mostly outdoors and earned money for themselves and ...

January 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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