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12 percent of Bulloch's voters show up early

Over 4,000 Bulloch County voters took advantage of early voting options. Now, Bulloch County Elections Superintendent Pat Lanier Jones hopes the rest of the county's registered voters will show up at the polls today to cast their votes.

November 01, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Poll: Runoff likely for governor

Republicans lead in Georgia's top statewide races going into Tuesday's elections, but three contests could be headed toward a runoff, a new poll conducted for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Georgia Newspaper Partnership shows.

October 31, 2010 | By AARON GOULD SHENIN and JEREMY REDMOND Atlanta Journal-Constitution & Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


McKinney: Campaign is picking up strong support

He's supposed to be a long shot, a dark horse candidate going up against a well-financed incumbent.

October 30, 2010 | By PAT DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


Barrow battles McKinney for District 12 seat

In his bid for a fourth term in office, John Barrow said he's encouraged by what his constituents are telling him across Georgia's 12th U.S. House District.

October 30, 2010 | By PAT DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


Martin challenges Littles in BOE race

Bulloch County Board of Education District 5 incumbent Vernon Littles is challenged by newcomer Glennera Martin in the upcoming election for the school board seat, but both of them are on the same page when it comes to focusing on children's needs within the school system.

October 29, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Stilson's Mitchell honored as top teacher

Ashlee Mitchell, a speech-language pathologist at Stilson Elementary School, is the 2012 Bulloch County Schools Teacher of the Year.

October 29, 2010 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Hein, Clifton face off for vacant District 4 BOE seat

Both Steve Hein and Priscilla Clifton have experience in education. Both are well-known in their communities, and both hope voters show up at the polls Tuesday to elect them to the Bulloch County Board of Education District 4 seat, vacated by current BOE member Kenny Stone this December.

October 28, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


T-shirt: 'Blood Donors, Give Me Life'

With big blue eyes and a cute smile, one would not know by looking that seven-month-old baby Irelynn Rose has a critical disease.

October 28, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Deal, GOP stop at RJ’s

Just as the sun was setting Wednesday evening the Georgia Republican Party's "Real Jobs for Georgia" bus tour pulled into Statesboro. The tour stopped at RJ's Seafood and Steaks for a meet and greet with local residents.

October 27, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald correspondent | Local


Halloween goes on for days

Want to get spooked? For Halloween fun, there's no shortage in Statesboro and Bulloch County. Tonight through Sunday, opportunities abound in which to "get your fright on."

October 27, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


BOE District 2 hopefuls go all out

As the finish line approaches, Bulloch County Board of Education District 2 candidates Susan Sneathen and Mike Sparks are each going all out to persuade voters to elect them to the position.

October 27, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Life lessons in a 'Maze'

An exercise promoting teenage responsibility Tuesday at Portal Middle/High School made it clear how easily fun can turn tragic after law enforcement officers broke up a "party."

October 26, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Reclaiming Screven history

SYLVANIA - The Lorenzo Dow birthday celebration held at the Dell-Goodall house outside Sylvania brought in nearly 100 visitors and more than $700 to aid in the restoration of the 19th-Century home.

October 26, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Advance voting winding down

During the final week leading up to the Nov. 2 general election, Bulloch County voters now have two locations to choose from for advanced voting.

October 25, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Police: Dispute at church leads to stabbing

Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson said a woman who made rude remarks to another two women about their family ended up behind bars after she stabbed them after church.

October 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Wal-Mart fight was over sagging pants

It was sagging pants, not falling prices, at Statesboro's Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market Wednesday night that caused two men to fight.

June 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

DUNWOODY - Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that ...

June 21, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


City adopts hands-off approach on Blue Mile winnings

Instead of pursuing an agreement with the new Blue Mile Foundation, Statesboro's city government agreed Tuesday to hand the portion of America's Best ...

June 21, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


County sets new budget

It's another year of no tax increase for Bulloch County residents, as Bulloch County commissioners approved an overall balanced budget Tuesday of around $55 ...

June 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat in key contest

DUNWOODY, Ga. - Republican Karen Handel has won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia, avoiding an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the ...

June 20, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Explosive destroys Portal man’s mailbox

An unidentified explosive left a Portal man's mailbox in pieces last week, and now he is concerned that the culprit may target another mailbox.

June 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Buyer saves Millen hospital from closing

Set to close in June, Optim Medical Center-Jenkins announced Monday that it had been sold to GA Medical Holdings Corp.

June 20, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Pizza Hut, Hardee's robbed

Statesboro police are unsure if two armed robberies at fast food restaurants over the weekend are related.

June 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Splash's wave pool ready to open

The delays caused by finicky weather, complicated construction and other factors are over: The wave pool at Splash in the Boro will be ready for ...

June 19, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Low Country now full-service Kubota dealer

Since introducing its first tractor to the United States in 1969, Kubota products have continued to gain popularity. Kubota filled a product void in the ...

June 19, 2017 | | Local


Local Business Briefs

Susan Cox is re-elected to Georgia Bar board

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Handel, Ossoff make last appeals in Georgia's 6th Congressional District race

ROSWELL - Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff are making their final arguments in the Georgia 6th Congressional District race that offers a potential preview ...

June 19, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


NAACP wants superintendent out

The executive board of the Bulloch County Branch of the NAACP voted last week to ask the Bulloch County Board of Education not to renew ...

June 17, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Clubs beautify community during National Garden Week

An often quoted saying, "bloom where you're planted," extols a timely message, but perhaps the adage could add an additional thought: "Once you've ...

June 17, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: From the pond to the pan — here's to you, Dad

I've often been called "a chip off the ol' block." I am my father's daughter, there's no doubt about it. We're ...

June 17, 2017 | | Local


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