Incumbent Butch Parrish swept away with the race for District 156 Tuesday night, pulling in more than 68 percent of votes with 90 percent of all precincts reporting.
Bulloch County voting officials said Election Day went smoothly, but voters at one Statesboro precinct had to battle long lines throughout the day.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, November 3, 2008
A woman driving on the wrong side of the road early Saturday morning remains in stable, but serious condition after a collision with an oncoming car, police said.
Although many voters opted for early voting, there could still be lines today at the polls, said Bulloch County Probate Judge and election superintendent Lee DeLoach.
Georgia voters will do more than cast a ballot for president Tuesday. They also will consider three amendments to the state constitution affecting land use, tax and development policies.
There are four pages for the Sample Ballot. Each is a PDF, which you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open. A free downloadable version of Acrobat Reader is available on the Internet.
Students from Brooklet Elementary School dressed in Halloween costumes based on different themes during Friday's 13th Annual Pumpkin Parade. The children then marched through downtown Brooklet before a crowd of adoring parents and parade lovers.
Bulloch County election officials predict a 79 percent local turnout when all ballots are counted on Election Day 2008 and local leaders of both the Democratic and Republican parties believe Bulloch and Georgia will maintain its recent tradition of voting more on the Republican side. Opinions, however, differ when they talk about the presidential race on a national level.
Keep Bulloch Beautiful has gone through some changes in recent weeks. There is a new person in charge.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, October 31, 2008
Nancy Jenkins Welch, former associate editor of the Statesboro Herald, died Friday after a four-year battle with cancer. She was 62 years of age.
Anne Frank is one of the most well-known figures from the Holocaust in World War II. On Sunday, the exhibit "Anne Frank: A History for Today" will open at the Georgia Southern Museum.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, October 30, 2008
The Rev. James & Beatrice Grant Foundation, Inc. will hold benefit activities today and Saturday to raise funds for programs for abuse victims and children's education.
Bulloch County Commissioners passed the 2016 budget Tuesday, contingent upon the passing of a tax increase proposal next month.
Shopping at a local grocery store this Saturday will not only fill your pantry but will benefit a charity that helps soldiers who have been wounded in action.
A Metter man was electrocuted Wednesday while working on an air conditioning system at a Neville Dairy Road home.
ATLANTA - Confederate flags will continue flying at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta because Georgia law prevents their removal, the head of a state authority that oversees the park said Wednesday.
Mermaids, goats and a variety of monsters were lurking on Statesboro's Siebald Street this week as key characters during the Averitt Center for the Arts summer Puppet Camp.
Hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Sea Island Bank, the annual festival begins at 4 p.m. and last until 11 p.m., said Broni Gainous, marketing and communications coordinator for Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation.
Since the Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex marriages are legal across the nation, at least two same-sex couples have applied for a marriage license in Bulloch County.
Eagle Nation's biggest fan may leave Statesboro and return to his hometown.
While "real" fireworks are now legal, Statesboro residents likely still will have to travel out of state to buy bottle rockets, roman candles and other fireworks that fly into the air and go boom.
Two new Georgia laws that take effect today pertain to alcoholic beverages and have Statesboro connections.
The Georgia Board of Regents announced Tuesday morning that Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel is the sole finalist to replace Ricardo Azziz as president of Georgia Regents University in Augusta.
A Statesboro man who police say beat a 5-year-old girl during a domestic dispute Sunday was arrested and is being held without bond.
A man who walked away from a Statesboro-area personal care home Saturday was found dead in Savannah Sunday evening, according to Chatham County authorities.
After nine months in business, Salon Cheveux & Spa, at 25 N. Main St. across from the courthouse, has racked up both a Brick Award for Most Improved Interior and a Best in The Boro award as "Best Spa/Salon."
Jennifer Campbell Mock of the Mock Law Firm LLC in Statesboro was installed as president-elect of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia during the organization's Annual Meeting on June 19. She was sworn in by Justice Keith Blackwell of the Supreme Court of Georgia.