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BOE to oppose charter proposal

The Bulloch County school board is poised to make an official pronouncement against the proposed state charter schools measure.

September 28, 2012 | Jason Wermers | Local

Local clinic receives honor

Statesboro's Hearts & Hands Clinic recently received statewide recognition.

September 25, 2012 | Jason Wermers | Local

Bulloch, Georgia SAT scores mostly higher

Graduates of the class of 2012 in Bulloch County and Georgia generally posted higher scores than their peers a year earlier on the SAT, while the national mean score dropped, according to results made available Monday.

September 25, 2012 | Jason Wermers | Local

Anderson touts accessibility, bashes opponent Barrow

A constituent called the office number listed on state Rep. Lee Anderson's business card expecting to get a staff member.

September 22, 2012 | Jason Wermers | Local

Albright recalls '98 bombings

Last week's attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three staff members brought Madeleine K. Albright back to Aug. 7, 1998 - the worst day of her tenure as secretary of state under President Bill Clinton.

September 18, 2012 | Jason Wermers | Local

Barrow, Anderson trade jabs over debates

The candidates for the 12th Congressional District seat traded barbs Wednesday afternoon, and debates in Statesboro and Augusta hang in the balance.

September 12, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local

GSU appears on magazine's Best Colleges list

Georgia Southern University appears in the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges rankings, which were released Wednesday.

September 12, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local

Bulloch County’s ACT scores rise

More 2012 high school graduates from Bulloch County and the state took the ACT - and they posted higher scores - compared to the class of 2011, according to results made available Wednesday.

August 22, 2012 | Jason Wermers | Local

Anderson appears to win GOP runoff

Lee Anderson appeared to eke out a razor-thin victory in the 12th Congressional District Republican runoff, according to unofficial results posted Tuesday night.

August 21, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local

Deal promotes school bus safety at Langston Chapel Elementary

A cadre of state officials - led by Georgia first lady Sandra Deal - stopped by Langston Chapel Elementary School on Tuesday morning to talk about school bus safety.

August 21, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local

Ogeechee Tech ‘not on the radar’ for merger

Ogeechee Technical College appears to be safe, for the foreseeable future, from consolidation with any other institution in the Technical College System of Georgia.

August 16, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local

End-of-Course Test Results: Southeast Bulloch High leads

Southeast Bulloch High School continues to lead the way on most End-of-Course Tests, but Portal Middle High is closing the gap, according to results released this week.

August 02, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local

Cheri Wagner to join Bulloch school board

Cheri Wagner will be the newest member of the Bulloch County Board of Education after winning the District 1 seat in the General Election Primary, according to unofficial results.

July 31, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local

Parents, students converge on school open houses

The first day of school isn't until Wednesday, but thousands of parents and children went to schools throughout Bulloch County on Monday.

July 30, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local

Wilson sworn in as superintendent

Charles Wilson stood next to his son and daughter in the courtroom at the Bulloch County Courthouse.

July 26, 2012 | By JASON WERMERS | Local

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Articles By Author - Jason Wermers

Georgia Southern panel discusses Islamic State

The sudden, dramatic rise of the Islamic State terrorist group taking over large swaths of land in Iraq and Syria has prompted much discussion, consternation and fear around the world.

September 13, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local

Georgia Southern student lived life to the fullest

Michael Gatto got as much as he could out of his 18 years of life, including the 10 days he was at Georgia Southern University.

September 09, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local

A life ended too soon

With so much pain in the world right now - from Statesboro to Ferguson, Missouri, and all the way into Iraq and Syria - community leaders and friends and family members of a Statesboro man who was gunned down last week came together to pray.

August 22, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Local

Bulloch County ACT scores rise, but fewer students take tests

Bulloch County's recent public high school graduates posted impressive gains on the ACT, one of the two major college-entrance exams, but there is a catch.

August 20, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


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