On Election Day, voters throughout the state made clear their stance on an amendment expanding the avenues by which charter schools in the state of Georgia can be formed. With most votes counted late Tuesday night, a decided majority of voters said "yes" to Constitutional Amendment 1, which will allow the state to re-establish a commission that can authorize new charter schools. At press time, with 138 of 159 Georgia counties reporting, ...
The City of Statesboro's Engineering and Public Works departments have a plan to keep homes and cars along Gentilly Road out of harm's way.
More than a decade has passed since District 1 voters chose a new face to represent them on the Statesboro City Council.
In a pitched battle over the state's role in creating and funding charter schools, the voices are loud, passionate and coming from several sides.
With but a week remaining until Election Day, the four candidates competing for a seat on the Statesboro City Council shared a single stage Tuesday to state their cases for election.
Bulloch County Schools and the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce named their 2014 Teacher of the Year Tuesday, and she never saw it coming.
On an August Sunday, Lillian Brack's life changed in a flash - a flash of flame and smoke that poured from her Whitesville home.
Editor's Note: This is the last in a series profiling the four candidates for the Statesboro City Council District 1 special election.
Editor's Note: This is the third in a series profiling the four candidates for the Statesboro City Council District 1 special election.
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Editor's Note: This is the second in a series profiling the four candidates for the Statesboro City Council District 1 special election.
Georgia Speaker of the House David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, made a stop in Statesboro Monday to stump for a local state representative and offer a brief state-of-the-state presentation.
Editor's Note: This is the first in a series profiling the four candidates for the Statesboro City Council District 1 special election.
Each of the men vying to become the next District 1 representative on the Statesboro City Council has committed to a candidate forum later this month.
The idea that a proposed constitutional amendment giving the state power to create charter schools would siphon money away from struggling public school districts, promote private institutions and disperse funds to schools with low academic standards is touted often by the measure's opponents.
Though supported by just as many people who opposed the notion, Sunday sales of package alcohol in the city of Portal will remain prohibited.
Officials with the City of Statesboro announced Tuesday that a date is set to discuss major address changes for businesses along Northside Drive.
Three area schools earned state "Reward" status this year, according to a list released Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education.