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If elected, Boyum pledges to 'Do Right'

Editor's Note: This is the first in a series profiling the four candidates for the Statesboro City Council District 1 special election.

October 22, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


District 1 forum set for Oct. 30

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.

October 20, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


CCAT director: Amendment about options

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.

October 20, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Residents rally against development

A public hearing turned into a heated debate Tuesday in an evening meeting of the Statesboro City Council.

October 17, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Work under way to restore icon

An iconic downtown monument is finally getting a fresh look.

October 16, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Main Street parade highlights fair's first day

Rain threatened - but never dampened - a festive atmosphere downtown, where hundreds gathered Monday to kick off a week of fun with the 51st Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Parade.

October 16, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


East Georgia College enrollment falls

Colleges throughout the state are being confronted this fall with an issue they haven't faced in several years.

October 16, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Bulloch County BOE opposes charter amendment

Joining an intensifying debate around the state, the Bulloch County Board of Education publicly declared its opposition to the controversial constitutional amendment concerning charter schools.

October 12, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Celebrating 20 years of pre-K

State Sen. Jack Hill marked the 20th anniversary of prekindergarten programs in the Georgia on Friday with a trip to Langston Chapel Elementary School to read to Bulloch County students.

October 05, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Georgia to hold sales tax holiday this weekend

Georgia shoppers will have an opportunity to save a little money now to save much more down the road.

October 03, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Council honors departing Blitch

For nearly a decade of service as the representative for Statesboro's District 1, City Councilman Tommy Blitch was celebrated Tuesday by friends, family and colleagues.

October 02, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Deadline to register for Nov. election is next week

Residents who want their opinion to count come Election Day have one more week to register to vote for the Nov. 6 general and special city elections.

October 01, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Goodbye, butterfly

A journey spanning thousands of miles began with a bit of fanfare Monday.

September 30, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Life


Four qualify for District 1 City Council race

Four men will vie to become the next representative on Statesboro City Council, filling a seat left open by District 1 Councilman Tommy Blitch, who resigned in August.

September 21, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


City council approves two new taxi services

A decision by Statesboro City Council to hold a special meeting Thursday helped a pair of businesses planning to open soon.

September 20, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


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