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Georgia 911 agencies get less money

ATLANTA - Nearly $5 million in funding for Georgia 911 services disappeared this year, and no one has been able to explain exactly why.

December 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


SEB senior donates to children’s hospital

When MacKenzie Glisson, a senior at Southeast Bulloch High School and daughter of Joe and Kristen Glisson, used her talents to make a crafty bracelet of pearls and cord a couple of months ago, she wasn't the only one that liked the simple yet elegant design. Friends and others admired the artwork and requested a similar piece.

December 23, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Stunning increase in enrollment for Georgia’s insurance exchange

Georgia's insurance exchange showed an astonishing surge in the last scheduled week of Open Enrollment, roughly doubling the total enrolled to 482,904.

December 22, 2017 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Real estate agents fund ‘Shop with a Cop’

Realtors from Century 21 The Hunter Group raised money and sent four Statesboro Police Department officers on a Christmas shopping trip through the Walmart Supercenter with three siblings, ages 12–15, from one local family.

December 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Troubled $25 billion nuclear project gets OK to continue

ATLANTA - Georgia's utility regulators are allowing construction to continue on two new nuclear reactors, despite massive cost overruns for the multibillion-dollar project.

December 21, 2017 | By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. Associated Press | Local


Reward offered for TMT Farms vandals

A $500 reward is offered for the identification and arrest of vandals who struck TMT Farms Tuesday night, destroying several mannequins and an inflatable reindeer at the drive-through Christmas lights display on Old River Road North.

December 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Woman charged with beating child with board

A woman was charged with child cruelty and aggravated assault after beating her teenage daughter with a board Wednesday, police said.

December 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet teen charged with rape

A Brooklet teen is being held without bond in the Bulloch County Jail on charges of rape.

December 21, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Abrams advocates investment in child care, energy jobs, Medicaid expansion

As a Democratic candidate for governor, former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams advocates expanding Medicaid using the 90 percent federal funding still available. She wants the state to invest in child care and clean-energy jobs.

December 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged with assault after stabbing girlfriend

A man walked into a convenience store near Interstate 16 and Highway 301 Tuesday night and admitted to stabbing his girlfriend.

December 20, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


TMT Farms more than just a Christmas treat

As dusk fell, painting the sky with smoky pastels, cars began lining up at the entrance to TMT Farms on Old River Road North, where the Thompson and McCranie families have created a magical and unique Christmas event that pleases thousands and helps hundreds in need.

December 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Metter man charged after high-speed chase

A man who led law enforcement on a three-county high-speed chase Monday morning turned himself in to the Candler County Jail on Tuesday.

December 19, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia still lags in health scores

Georgia remains at 41st in a national ranking of the healthiest states compiled by the United Health Foundation.

December 18, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Metter man sought after traffic chase

Candler County sheriff's deputies are seeking a man who fled after a high-speed chase through three counties.

December 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sally Mae’s heritage on Highway 67

Don't expect to find a woman named Sally Mae cooking at Sally Mae's Kitchen, but portraits of the late Sallie Will Norrell Smith and Ena Mae Deloach Lanier, two Georgia ladies who knew how to cook, are on the wall.

December 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's goodbye

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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