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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 been a warning shot, authorities said.

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 his own job has appeared in the list of vacancies.

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 plant will hire as it begins building Vanguard V-Twin engines.

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 National Rifle Association, while the state's term-limited GOP governor and others refrained from commenting publicly as officials worked behind the scenes to resolve the feud.

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, the annual Tasting Statesboro the United Way fundraiser offers residents a chance to do just that.

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 County.

February 26, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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 its peak.

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 program with the National Rifle Association, in the latest fallout from a deadly school shooting in Florida.

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 with all of this beauty and pollen are the allergies that follow. One of the best natural treatments for allergies is local, raw honey. In fact, many people boast about a wide range of health benefits derived from it.

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, which ends in late March.

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. He plans to become a fighter pilot.

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 earlier.

February 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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UPDATE: 2 students, school bus driver taken to EGRMC after crash

Two students and a Bulloch County school bus driver were taken to a hospital Thursday after the bus collided with a tractor-trailer rig carrying a ...

March 29, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


City District 5 qualifying ends with 3 running

No additional candidates signed up Wednesday morning, the final half day of qualifying for the May 22 special election to Statesboro City Council in District ...

March 28, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Another student arrested for threats

A fourth grade student was arrested Wednesday morning after telling another student he would shoot her.

March 28, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Now 3 candidates in District 5 Council race

Two more candidates qualified Tuesday for the May 22 special election to fill the vacant District 5 seat on Statesboro City Council.

March 27, 2018 | | Local


Requests for more school cops heard

As the Bulloch County Schools conduct a series of forums on school safety, one of the suggestions heard most often is that police officers, called ...

March 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Low health scores in South

A new ranking of the healthiest U.S. communities puts eight Georgia counties in the top 500, with the highest being Forsyth County, at No ...

March 27, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Another student arrested for threats

Monday, Bulloch County Sheriff's School Resource Officer Ross Newman arrested a 12-year-old sixth grade Southeast Bulloch Middle School student for making a threat against ...

March 27, 2018 | | Local


One candidate so far for Council District 5

Only one candidate, Derek Duke, signed up and paid the fee Monday during the first day of qualifying for the May 22 special election to ...

March 26, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


2 found with drugs in vacant home

A deputy answering a suspicious vehicle call Friday caught two people trespassing in a vacant home, where they were found with illegal drugs.

March 26, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Chicken Salad Chick earns company honors

When Chicken Salad Chick franchise owners Kelly and Tim Paslawski selected Statesboro as the city to open their third restaurant, they did everything right. They ...

March 26, 2018 | | Local


Darron Burnette given Blanchard Leadership Award

Synovus, the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, recently announced the winners of its annual Chairman's Awards. Darron Burnette, Synovus' Statesboro-based division CEO, received the ...

March 26, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


The 'Michelangelo' of politics

YOUNG HARRIS - A governor and senator, friend and counselor to presidents, Zell Miller walked the marbled halls of American power. He was remembered more simply ...

March 26, 2018 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


No new babies for endangered right whales

SAVANNAH - The winter calving season for critically endangered right whales is ending without a single newborn being spotted off the southeast U.S. coast, a ...

March 26, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Legislators focus on paper ballots

ATLANTA - Thursday will mark the last day of Georgia's 40-day legislative session, and several bills, including proposals that would replace the state's 16-year-old ...

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


Election 2018 — Board of Education District 4

A parent and an educator, April Newkirk says she would bring advocacy for public education to the role if elected by District 4 as a ...

March 24, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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