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Barrow, Stone win District 12 primaries

With 90 percent of Georgia precincts reporting, two-term Democratic Congressman John Barrow will face Republican challenger John Stone for the U.S House District 12 seat in November.

July 31, 2008 | Phil Boyum | Local


Jones, Martin to meet again in August 5 runoff

A runoff appears to be in the cards for two candidates vying to be the Democratic choice in the race for a seat in the United States Senate.

July 31, 2008 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch officials expect 35 percent turnout for today's primary

With interest in the U.S. Senate and District 12 Congressional races peaked, Bulloch County citizens return to the polls today to participate in the general primary election.

July 30, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Averitt Center names Sue Oliver its Volunteer of the Year

When Sue Oliver came to Statesboro in 1969, she was unaware of the impact she would make on the community. Her efforts have helped those around her understand and appreciate the value of art and ithe influence it can have on life. Oliver's support, dedication and passion for the visual arts and the Averitt Center for Arts have earned her the recognition as the 2008 Volunteer of the Year.

July 30, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


New general takes command at Fort Stewart

FORT STEWART - Though he spent the past two years at the Pentagon, the new commanding general at Fort Stewart sees his latest assignment as a homecoming of sorts.

July 30, 2008 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Military Writer | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Kingdom Builders; Bulloch History Moment: Transporting Goods

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday July 15, 2008

July 30, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch voter turnout 'steady but slow'

Bulloch County polls were unusually quiet Tuesday, as less than 10 percent of registered voters cast ballots in Georgia's General Primary Election.

July 30, 2008 | By EMILY EISENHART | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Republican Forum; Downtown Festival

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday July 14, 2008

July 29, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


National Summer Learning Day keeps young minds sharp

Last week, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department teamed up with Georgia Southern University's Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement to help Statesboro children keep their minds sharp by celebrating National Summer Learning Day.

July 27, 2008 | By EMILY EISENHART Special to the Herald | Local


Ogeechee Tech participates in Boys & Girls Club fair

Through the collaborative effort of Bulloch County Health Department, Children's Medical Services, and Ogeechee Technical College, a health fair was conducted recently at the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.

July 27, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Watch U.S. House Republican debate live

U.S. House Republican candidates Ben Crystal, Ray McKinney and John Stone meet at Ogeechee Technical College for a political forum

July 26, 2008 | | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Bulloch Academy Wrestling Camp; The Phil & Jake Show: Short Film

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday July 11, 2008

July 26, 2008 | mgbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Youngsters wrestle up a good time at BA camp

Bulloch Academy held a summer wrestling camp for local kids interested in the sport.

July 26, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Oil sets new trading record above $147 a barrel

NEW YORK - It's only July, but it might be time to start loading up on blankets and sweaters. Oil spiked to a new trading record as hostilities rise between the West and Iran - raising the likelihood that this winter's heating bills will be the priciest yet.

July 26, 2008 | By MADLEN READ AP Business Writer | Local


Three U.S. House District 12 hopefuls meet at OTC Friday

Nuclear energy, trade with China and illegal immigration were the hot topics Friday night at Ogeechee Technical College as three candidates faced off in a bid for votes in the United States House Republican Primary. Voting in the primary is Tuesday.

July 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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America celebrates 4th of July

A fast moving thunderstorm that hit Statesboro about 4:30 Saturday afternoon delayed the Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Park, but didn't dampen the annual celebration of the Fourth of July. By the time the fireworks show started at 9:15, the park was jammed with thousands joining in the giant party for the 239th birthday of the United States.

July 04, 2015 | From staff reports and the Associated Press | Local


Study: Ga. teachers, state workers pay more for health care

ATLANTA - Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Department of Community Health.

July 04, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local


Diverse students, mostly white faculty

While 48 percent of the Bulloch County Schools' students are ethnic minorities, including 37.3 percent who are African-American, only 13.8 percent of the school system's certified teachers and administrators are minorities, including 12.3 percent who are African-American.

July 04, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Moore elected to GMA board

Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore was elected to the board of directors of the Georgia Municipal Association during the GMA's annual meeting in Savannah June 28.

July 03, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Could insulin pills prevent diabetes?

CHICAGO - For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?

July 03, 2015 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Local


Economy sees new 'normal'

WASHINGTON - Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.

July 03, 2015 | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writers | Local


Confederate memorial to be discussed at county meeting

A man who initiated a petition to remove the Confederate memorial statue from the Bulloch County Courthouse Square will speak during the Bulloch County Commission meeting Tuesday.

July 03, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch budget OK'd

Bulloch County Commissioners passed the 2016 budget Tuesday, contingent upon the passing of a tax increase proposal next month.

July 02, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bi-Lo to donate Saturday profits to veterans' relief

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.

July 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Metter man electrocuted while working under house

A Metter man was electrocuted Wednesday while working on an air conditioning system at a Neville Dairy Road home.

July 02, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Stone Mountain Park official: Rebel flags must fly under law

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.

July 01, 2015 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Puppet camp brings ‘monsters’ downtown

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.

July 01, 2015 | By LUCAS BAGGETT Herald Intern | Local


A party for the Fourth

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.

July 01, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch couples apply for same-sex marriage licenses

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.

June 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Keel likely headed to Augusta

Eagle Nation's biggest fan may leave Statesboro and return to his hometown.

June 30, 2015 | | Local


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