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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


Panel: Changes needed to improve Ga. rural health

An influential task force of Georgia House members has approved a set of bold proposals to bolster rural health care in the state.

December 16, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Nessmith wouldn't change a thing

William B. Nessmith, Jr., DVM, known affectionately as "Dr. Billy" to most, hung up his veterinarian stethoscope for the last time a few weeks ago at Statesboro Bulloch Regional Veterinary Hospital, chalking up a total of 46 years as a vet.

December 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Operation Safe Disposal receiving gift boxes

The city of Statesboro, joined this year by the Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful program, has now opened collection stations for the annual holiday season Operation Safe Disposal.

December 15, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


SEB teacher deploys with Air National Guard

While students and teachers headed home Friday for Christmas break, one teacher's holiday travel plans are quite different.

December 15, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Baptist pastor felt ‘calling’ at age 16

His calm, humble, gentle nature is just what's needed for the various hats he wears. No matter which role he's filling at any moment, though, it's all part of his ministry and calling.

December 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Our View: Georgia Southern needed stronger advocates in consolidation process

After Georgia Southern was founded in 1906 as the First District A&M School, it took on the name of Georgia Teachers College in 1939. Georgia Southern established itself as one of the top colleges for graduating young teachers into classrooms around the state and the south. Indeed, all graduates of GTC before it transitioned into Georgia Southern College received a teaching certificate as part of their degree, no matter the major.

December 15, 2017 | | Local


Burnette Business Leader of the Year

The Statesboro Bulloch Chamber of Commerce on Thursday saluted Darron Burnette, a leader in creating the Blue Mile plan for the revitalization of South Main Street, as 2017 Statesboro-Bulloch Business Leader of the Year.

December 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Flu causes hospital visitation restrictions

East Georgia Regional Medical Center has ordered temporary visitation restrictions due to an increase of patients with influenza.

December 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


HIV growing fastest in South

The numbers tell an alarming story: how the South is the U.S. epicenter of the HIV epidemic.

December 14, 2017 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Deputies get body cameras

Soon, all Bulloch County sheriff's deputies will wear body cameras, thanks to the purchase of 30 units paid for with seized drug funds.

December 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Teen faces civil suits regarding Swainsboro Taco Bell crash

In addition to criminal charges, five civil complaints were filed against a Statesboro teen charged with felony murder after crashing his car into a Swainsboro fast food restaurant in what police said appears to have been an intentional move.

December 13, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


5 of 6 TAD board members in place

Statesboro City Council and the Bulloch County commissioners recently named three members each to the TAD Advisory Board, which will review projects for funding from the city's South Main Street Tax Allocation District.

December 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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Glennville man charged in Cherry Street armed robbery

A Glennville man was charged with armed robbery after police officers spotted him near the scene of the crime Tuesday night.

January 25, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Tormenta FC goes pro

Statesboro has long been a haven for sports fans to enjoy watching successful high school and collegiate events.

January 25, 2018 | Mike Anthony | Local


Woodie wins GOAL at Ogeechee Tech

Robert Woodie, Ogeechee Technical College's 2018 GOAL winner, will graduate in May with two diplomas but then plans to continue at OTC for his ...

January 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Ending surprise medical billing

Surprise medical bills have long puzzled - and angered - patients in Georgia and elsewhere.

January 24, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Two-year school calendar approved

During last Thursday evening's meeting, the Bulloch County Board of Education unanimously approved a two-year school calendar.

January 23, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

January 22, 2018 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | 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 ...

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


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