At the candidate's forum held on Tuesday night at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane building, over 200 people came to listen to the candidates talk about the issues and hear them field questions from the audience.
As early voting for the Statesboro City Council approaches, the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com took time last week to sit with each of the candidates and allow them to express their views on the issues – on camera.
Officials in the Georgia Secretary of State's office said Wednesday they had never seen the scope of the complaint filed Monday challenging the residency of about 840 voter registrations submitted in Statesboro. The challenges were filed by a local group calling themselves Statesboro Citizens for Good Government.
Early voting for the Statesboro city elections starts Monday and city officials said they are ready to go. The poll workers have been trained, the voting machines have been tested and voter rolls are in.
On the first day of advance voting in one of the most contentious city council elections in recent Statesboro history, 180 people turned out Monday to cast their ballots at City Hall.
It was reported Thursday that 1,200 new voters had registered in Statesboro since Aug. 1 and an additional 1,200, or more, may be added to the city's voter rolls to participate in the Nov. 6 city council elections.
About 1,000 Statesboro voters came out to the polls Tuesday to decide council races in Districts 2, 3 and 5 The polls opened at 7 a.m. and closed shortly after 7 p.m. when the final ballots were cast.
Four Statesboro residents filed petitions Monday challenging the veracity of hundreds of newly submitted voter registration applications – specifically targeting the registrations of new Georgia Southern University students who plan to vote in the Nov. 6 City Council election.
In the past few days rumors regarding possible consequences for Georgia Southern University students who register and vote in the upcoming Statesboro City Council election have floated around campus.
In light of recent events, I feel the overwhelming need to make light of recent events. But my editor doesn't let me do that – wouldn't want to taint my objectivity.
It's been brought to my attention that by writing this column every week, I have some sort of influence over my readership.
I'm a fan of talk radio. Unfortunately, here in the Boro we don't really have that much variety.
The sibling tandem of Keely and Kyle NeSmith, of Statesboro, were named second place winners of Weight Watchers "2007 Inspiring Stories of the Year." Chosen from over 1,700 entries around the country, they were awarded with American Express gift certificates and Weight Watchers products. Combined, they lost 105 pounds over a six to eight month period.
The Portal I.G.A. grocery store was robbed early Friday morning in what appears to be a professional job.
The Town of Register has called for a referendum to determine if package sales of distilled spirits - liquor - will be allowed in the city limits. The vote is scheduled for Nov. 6 and requires a simple majority in order to pass.