With only a couple of locally contested races this year, many people are following the U.S Congressional race for Georgia's District 12 between incumbent John Barrow (D) and challenger John Stone (R).
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 29, 2008
With only two days left for advance voting, 6,694 people have voted in Bulloch County, as of 3 p.m. Wednesday, making this the most successful early voting campaign since the concept began.
Cooperative efforts between city and county law enforcement netted 11 drug arrests Wednesday, with 11 more expected, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Well known author, consultant and promoter of sustainable development Hunter Lovins will present the lecture, "Drivers of Change: The Business Case for Sustainability and Protecting the Climate," at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. today.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, October 28, 2008
The "official" trick-or-treating event throughout the Statesboro community will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, said Statesboro Police Capt. Wendell Turner.
For the first time in more than 20 years, the office of probate judge is being challenged.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, October 27, 2008
A few days short of a year afterward, a Bulloch County jury found Thomas Lee Jones, Jr. guilty Thursday of the Oct. 28, 2007, shooting death of a man at Club Jackson's on Old Register Road. Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed presided over the case.
Hurricane season enters its final month Saturday, and it looks like the Georgia coast and Bulloch County will go another year without a storm doing serious damage.
Police want to know who shot a Statesboro woman, but she's not talking.
The Bulloch County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its 2008 Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Snella's Place, located off Highway 301 North on Allen Circle, beginning at 6 p.m.
This weekend, Georgia Southern University, Main Street Statesboro and Averitt Center for the Arts are helping Bulloch County "go green."
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, October 24, 2008
"It won't happen to my child."
NEW YORK - Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, a likely contender for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination and a leading voice for Christian conservatives, said Thursday that governors and state legislatures should consider ways to resist a Supreme Court decision that recognized same-sex marriage as a constitutional right.
ATLANTA - A Georgia lawmaker will officially introduce a bill legalizing cannabis oil for people with cancer, seizure disorders and other chronic diseases on Monday as the General Assembly returns to action.
After recent violations regarding on-site discharge, a Screven County textiles plant is making changes to rectify the matter.
Horizon Saxophone Quartet, a component of the United States Air Force Band of the West, will present a concert at Georgia Southern University's Carol A. Carter Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Saturday's print edition. The neighborhood across Fair Road from the Martha Benson estate's property is named Woodlawn. Because of a reporter's mistake, the wrong name was given once in a front-page story Friday, though the Woodlawn Neighborhood Association was correctly named in the same article. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
Portal police are seeking information about a suspect who burglarized a local business.
A Fort Stewart soldier has been arrested in connection with the death of a North Carolina man whose body was found in Savannah on Dec. 23.
A Statesboro woman seeks answers as to why her brother's death went unreported after he was struck by a car in December.
When Nigel Washington started sixth grade at Langston Chapel Middle School, he was not living up to his potential in math. Math teacher Joni Chavers pushed him to do better, and he responded by not only improving in math but also writing a heartfelt essay about her a year later.
Statesboro police will hold two alcohol compliance checks before Feb. 14, Statesboro Pubic Safety Director Wendell Turner announced.
Georgia Southern University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mindo Cloudforest Foundation to establish the Human-Environment Research Station in Milpe, Ecuador.
After seating two new members last week and selecting a new chairman, the Bulloch County Board of Education will hold a special, but open, meeting Saturday to look at its strategic plan for the schools and hear reports from staff.
The recently reorganized Statesboro Jaycees chapter announced its first fundraising effort, a Boston butt sale, to procure funds to help five nonprofit organizations in the community this year.
The bright sunshine only emphasized the excitement, joy and pride the crowd showed Monday afternoon as the Statesboro community enjoyed the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade.