Georgia lawmakers moved one step closer to allowing licensed gun owners to carry concealed weapons on public college campuses, as some other states have done, when the proposal supported by the National Rifle Association won support from a Senate panel Monday.
Brett Morgan, president of Farmers & Merchants Bank in Statesboro, announced the promotion of five long-term bank employees, citing their "long-term performance and dedication to the bank and to the people of Bulloch County we serve."
In 1988, Mack Nevil founded Nevil Tire Service and grew it into one of the largest auto service centers in the area. Five years ago, Mack passed away leaving his staff and family to run the business. The business continued to grow and serve the needs of Bulloch and surrounding counties.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons on Monday said secondary coach Marquand Manuel asked the inappropriate question "Do you like men" to Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple during the NFL's annual scouting combine in Indianapolis.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Peyton Manning got through the weekend thanks to hundreds of texts and calls from men he played against or alongside over his unparalleled 18-year NFL career.
LOS ANGELES - Maria Sharapova's tennis career and Olympic hopes are in jeopardy, and she claims it's all because she failed to click on a link in an email that would have told her to stop taking meldonium.
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LOS ANGELES - Nancy Reagan, the helpmate, backstage adviser and fierce protector of Ronald Reagan in his journey from actor to president - and finally during his 10-year battle with Alzheimer's disease - has died. She was 94.
WICHITA, Kan. - Ted Cruz claimed an easy victory in Kansas and battled with Donald Trump for Kentucky and Maine in Saturday's four-state round of Republican voting, fresh evidence that there's no quick end in sight to the fractious GOP race for president. Kansas Democrats gave Bernie Sanders a win, as voters in three states chose between the Vermont senator and Hillary Clinton.
ATLANTA - The battle to bring casino gambling to Georgia hit a major roadblock last week in the House of Representatives, but even those opposed to the idea expect the fight to continue.
Although a number of people have announced as candidates for Bulloch County and area offices in the upcoming elections, none are official until this week, when candidate qualifying will open at 9 a.m. Monday and close at noon Friday.
Statesboro High School ninth grader and percussionist Robert Lloyd was selected recently for the Georgia Music Educators Association All-State Band. While an honor and testament to his musical abilities, the All-State opportunity isn't new to Lloyd.
William Robert "Robby" Roe
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