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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

Four arrested during fugitive search

The pursuit of a wanted fugitive led to three additional arrests Wednesday after Bulloch County sheriff's deputies found drug paraphernalia, stolen property and illegal firearms in a Nevils-Daisy Road home.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Ag arena expense rises by $1 million

As construction of Bulloch County's new multipurpose arena continues, additional needs prompted Bulloch County commissioners to approve two change orders recently that add $1 million to the cost.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

2 arrested in Christmas vandalism

Two suspects face charges of second-degree criminal damage to property in connection with a vandalism incident at a local farm's popular Christmas lights display.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

County and cities agree on T-SPLOST

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners and Statesboro City Council on Tuesday both unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement for what would be the county's first sales tax specifically for transportation projects.

January 17, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Mical Whitaker’s ‘Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer’ returns to the Black Box

Georgia Theatre Hall of Fame inductee Mical Whitaker brings his original multimedia production "Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer" to the Whitaker Black Box Theater on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

January 17, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local

‘Horrific’ elder abuse case in Albany

The case started with a tip from concerned Dougherty County citizens. They told authorities that residents of some Albany apartments were approaching people and "begging for food."

January 17, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Portal woman killed by own vehicle

A Portal woman was killed Monday when her own truck rolled over her at a Paradise Estates home.

January 17, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

WASHINGTON - Most women would need to draw the line at two drinks, and men at two or three if states follow a blueprint by a prestigious scientific panel for eliminating the "entirely preventable" 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States each year.

January 17, 2018 | By JOAN LOWY Associated Press | Local

3 arrested in home invasion shooting, burglary

Three suspects are in custody and one is expected to turn himself in regarding two separate incidents on Dec. 29 - a home invasion shooting and a burglary.

January 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Women’s March downtown Sunday

For the second annual Statesboro Women's March, organizers are bringing the event downtown to places where votes count and are counted, in keeping with the national theme "Power to the Polls."

January 16, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Second suspect charged in car theft hit and run investigation

Evans County sheriff's investigators have charged a second suspect in a fatal hit-and-run incident involving a car theft ring on Jan. 5.

January 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Stepping into Statesboro, out of retirement

The King James Version of Proverbs 16:9 says, "A man's heart deviseth his way, but the Lord directeth his steps."

January 16, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

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It's not over yet, but rough flu season is finally receding

Georgia's latest flu report appears to support statements by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that the flu season may finally have passed ...

February 26, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Georgia GOP leader threatens Delta over cutting its NRA ties

ATLANTA - Georgia's lieutenant governor on Monday threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount ...

February 26, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local

The benefits of raw honey in your backyard

Spring has taken the Boro and Bulloch County by storm. Pollen has covered everything and GSU's Sweetheart Circle has never been more beautiful. Along ...

February 26, 2018 | | Local

Statesboro's Health Assessments, Inc. offers fully accredited drug and alcohol testing

There's a 23-year-old firm in Statesboro that few people know exists but many local residents and companies have used its services.

February 25, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local

Transit overhaul a top issue for state legislators

ATLANTA - Wednesday marks a key deadline for Georgia lawmakers, since bills need pass at least one chamber by then to remain alive for the session ...

February 24, 2018 | By R.J. RICO and BEN NADLER Associated Press | Local

Pilot, wrestler, now STAR Student

Bulloch County STAR Student Kyle Samuels is an 18-year-old licensed pilot and four-year champion high school wrestler headed to the U.S. Air Force Academy ...

February 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Panel OKs law to stop surprise medical bills

The effort to reduce "surprise" medical bills in Georgia took another key step Thursday with legislation passing a Senate health committee.

February 23, 2018 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Two arrested on drug trafficking charges

The arrest of a woman Wednesday on drug trafficking charges follows the arrest of another man on similar charges at the same location two weeks ...

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Relay for Life kicks off

Bulloch County cancer survivors and their supporters enjoyed dinner and a show Thursday evening as characters from Disney's Magic Kingdom greeted guests at Statesboro ...

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Sheets named Kiwanian of the Year

Chuck Sheets, who recruits help and makes sure that the 3,000-plus participants and about 170 floats line up correctly for the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair ...

February 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Busbee offers as candidate for House District 160

Robert Busbee of Statesboro announced this week that he will run for the District 160 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives. He identified modernization ...

February 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Troopers seek witness to hit-and-run

A man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run incident Tuesday, and Georgia State Patrol troopers are seeking a witness to the crash.

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Body identified as missing man

A man whose body was found Friday behind Statesboro's Kmart store has been identified as a man missing from Portal since the end of ...

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Kiwanis rodeo coming for 8th year

With new awards and a new crop of bucking stock foals and calves arriving this spring, rodeo contractor Danny Hedrick is excited to be returning ...

February 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Tankersley seeks re-election in District 160

Rep. Jan Tankersley, the Republican from Brooklet who represents District 160, is seeking a fifth two-year term in the Georgia House of Representatives. She will ...

February 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

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