While the Democratic congressman representing the 12th Congressional District prepares for a November race to retain his seat, the four Republicans vying to oppose him are working hard to make their cases for area voters now.
Two candidates vying to fill the Bulloch County Board of Education District 1 seat claim the necessary drive and experience to lead.
New bike and pedestrian trails, additional lanes for the area's busiest corridors and more paved roads in rural parts of the county will be at stake when Bulloch County voters decide at the polls whether to support a 1-percent sales tax investing in transportation throughout the region.
Every kid's favorite time of year might be the most detrimental to their academic development, according to the National Summer Learning Association.
Statesboro children needing a ride to a popular after-school program will be guaranteed one this year by Bulloch County Schools.
Two months after addressing traffic concerns at Brampton Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway, by commissioning a traffic signal to be installed to moderate vehicle flow, City Councilmen are again looking at ways to maximize traffic safety.
Four Republican candidates vying to face incumbent Congressman John Barrow in the 12th Congressional District race met onstage Thursday night to stake their claim to their party's nomination.
Statesboro information technology and public works staffs are nearing the launch a program they say will save the city time and money.
Administrators for Statesboro's Charter Conservatory for Liberal Arts & Technology, also known as CCAT, have chosen a new director to head the school.
Professional ballet dancer and instructor Jurijs Safonovs has long chased a dream - an opportunity to share his art, his passion, with others.
Bulloch County voters can submit ballots for the upcoming election beginning next week. The early voting period for the 2012 General Primary and Nonpartisan election is scheduled to begin Monday, Bulloch County Elections Supervisor Patricia Lanier Jones said. Through July 27, voters hoping to avoid the polls on July 31 can visit the Elections and Registration office at the Bulloch County Courthouse between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to register their vote. During the week ...
A shortfall in blood donations throughout the country, which prompted the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call to donors last week, has taken another hit.
Statesboro City Council will conduct the first of two monthly meetings this morning, when officials convene in City Hall.
New challenges await Bulloch County students returning to school this fall. As part of the Common Core State Standards adopted by Georgia, and 44 other states, school curriculums have undergone major changes that will expect more, sooner from children than in years past. Just a few examples of what students can anticipate: learning shapes in kindergarten rather than first grade, factoring and multiplying fractions in fourth grade instead of fifth, and being introduced to certain ...
Dwindling blood supplies have prompted the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call to donors.
A special sendoff will be held for Statesboro mayor Joe Brannen Tuesday to celebrate his many years of service to the city.
An impassioned group of teachers, preachers and community members filled the William James Educational Complex Thursday night to express dissatisfaction over a perceived assault on religious expression in area schools.
Statesboro's Public Works Department intends to roll out a pair of vehicles this month that will be the first in a plan to save big dollars for the city.
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Reacting to a group of teachers and community members worried that religious freedoms are being stripped from the classroom, the Bulloch County Board of Education held an impromptu meeting Monday to offer support that notion, but reaffirm its obligation to separate church and state.
Tuesday is the day.
A downtown bank was broken into - the third such incident since July - and an undisclosed amount of money taken, in burglary early Monday morning.
Standing at about 4 feet tall, with a waist no larger than the hydrant next to him, 7-year-old Aaron Oliver doesn't look like the average firefighter.
Having lost everything, a Portal family is making do under rough circumstances but hoping and praying for generosity.
Folks are singing the praises of Langston Chapel Middle School music teacher Lawanda Allen, who, in a surprise visit Thursday morning, was announced the 2015 Bulloch County Teacher of the Year.
For valor shown during the rescue of a man trapped in a grain silo earlier this year, four local firefighters were honored Tuesday by the Statesboro Public Safety Department and Statesboro City Council.
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