ATLANTA - Democratic Rep. John Barrow can thank Mitt Romney voters willing to cross party lines for re-electing him to Congress in a campaign he was supposed to lose.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and winning four more years in office despite a weak economy that plagued his first term and put a crimp in the middle class dreams of millions.
AUGUSTA - Democratic Rep. John Barrow held off a Republican challenger Tuesday to win a tough re-election battle in an east Georgia district that had been retooled to ensure his defeat.
The presidential race was not the only magnet drawing Bulloch County residents to the polls Tuesday. Whether for the 12th Congressional District race, the charter schools amendment or all of the above, voters kept precinct houses steadily busy from first light. Late Tuesday, the Bulloch County Elections Supervisor Pat Lanier Jones released unofficial numbers indicating that 24,162 ballots were cast, representing 67.7 percent of the county's registered voters. <p ...
LYNCHBURG, Va. - President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made last-minute pleas for votes Monday, employing their last vestiges of energy, celebrity boosters and plenty of jet fuel to encourage every supporter and the few remaining undecideds to tip the 2012 election in their favor.
As a young man growing up on a farm just south of Statesboro, Gerald Ellis learned how to survive in the world as a "colored man."
NEW YORK - Under growing pressure with thousands still shivering from Sandy, the New York City Marathon was canceled Friday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after mounting criticism that this was not the time for a race.
Two men robbed two people at gunpoint in front of their home Wednesday night, and the victims chased the suspects until their two vehicles crashed, police said.
A candidate forum for Statesboro City Council's District 1 special election will be shown live on Northland Cable Channel 2 beginning at 7 p.m. The forum is the one chance for all four candidates – Phil Boyum, Per Holtze, Maurice Jackson and Jonathan McCollar – to share a stage and make their cases to the voters. The Statesboro Herald is the sponsor of the event, which takes place at the Emma Kelly ...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, flooding its tunnels, subway stations and the electrical system that powers Wall Street. At least 10 U.S. deaths were blamed on the storm, which brought the presidential campaign to a halt a week before Election Day.
Bulloch County voters turned out in force on Saturday, the first time Georgia's early voting period has included a weekend day.
BOCA RATON, Fla. - President Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in their final campaign debate Monday night, accusing him of "wrong and reckless leadership that is all over the map." The Republican coolly responded, "Attacking me is not an agenda" for dealing with a dangerous world.
In another first for Georgia Southern University, the Center for Art and Theater is featuring a display of alumni art works through Nov. 7.
A man is behind bars in Chatham County after a car stolen from Statesboro during the summer was recovered in Pooler earlier this week, Statesboro police said.
A woman who is receiving mental health treatment went missing Saturday night, but she returned home by Monday morning, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.