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Senate race in Georgia likely headed to runoff

ATLANTA - The last seat of the new Senate will likely be determined by a runoff in Georgia, where Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss apparently came just short of winning enough votes to send him to a second term.

November 20, 2008 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press Writer | Local


Council passes first vote to abolish Alcohol Control Board

The Statesboro City Council took another big step forward Tuesday toward completely revamping the city's alcohol ordinances as they passed the first reading of an amendment which would disband the Alcohol Control Board and pave the way for bars to open within the city limits.

November 20, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Election Day; The annual Attic Sale

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, November 5, 2008

November 20, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU GOP chief praises Obama

While counting votes was somewhat anticlimactic for the presidential election of 2008, the results were pretty astounding - the United States is about to inaugurate its first black president. The Republican Party even boasted a woman vice-presidential candidate. Republican, Democrat, or otherwise, no one can ignore that this election will go down in textbooks as one of country's most significant.

November 20, 2008 | By EMILY HAYMANS | Local


Police arrest Brooklet man in armed robbery

Statesboro Police arrested a man they said robbed a Fair Road convenience store Oct. 30, placing what the victim thought was a gun against her back while demanding cash.

November 20, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Election Day at Langston Chapel Elementary; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, November 4, 2008

November 19, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Parrish earns another term in District 156

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.

November 19, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Voting goes smoothly, but turnout lower than expected

Bulloch County voting officials said Election Day went smoothly, but voters at one Statesboro precinct had to battle long lines throughout the day.

November 19, 2008 | By JAKE HALLMAN | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Pumpkin Parade; Pet Fun Day

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, November 3, 2008

November 18, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Two seriously injured after Saturday morning accident

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.

November 18, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Election Day is here ... finally

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.

November 18, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Analysis of Ga. constitutional amendments

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.

November 18, 2008 | | Local


Click here to view sample ballot for Bulloch County elections

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.

November 17, 2008 | | Local


Annual Pumpkin Parade marches through Brooklet

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.

November 16, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Bulloch election turnout may hit 79 percent

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.

November 16, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Man sought in Metter robbery

Metter police are seeking a man suspected in a Thursday evening robbery at Dairy Queen.

January 19, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Low country garden show offers latest trends

It's time once again for the Annual Low Country Home and Garden Show in Savannah. At the biggest home and gardening event of the year, attendees can experience over 4,000 square feet of DIY seminars, gardens, landscapes, countertops, cabinets, home security, stunning interior design and home improvement displays as they walk the aisles of booths and exhibits at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

January 18, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘All in’ for justice, equality

It's important that people be "all in" for justice and equality, the ideals Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood for, not simply participants in events marking the civil rights icon's legacy.

January 17, 2015 | By DAVID MILLER Special to the Herald | Local


Integrated or traditional math? Ga. to let districts decide

Since 2008, high school math in Georgia has been a sore subject, or a welcome intellectual challenge for students, depending on who you talk to or where you are.

January 17, 2015 | Jason Wermers | Local


Obama’s college plan resembles HOPE

Many ifs stand between President Barack Obama's proposal for two years of free community college and reality, but community college spokespeople say they will be listening for more details.

January 17, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Deal proposes $45B Georgia budget as economy improves

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal proposed a $45 billion budget plan Friday that would narrow the spending gap in public education, hire more child protection workers and give state employees low-level raises.

January 16, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and RAY HENRY | Local


Screven County deputy gets Medal of Honor

A Screven County sheriff's deputy received public recognition and awards Thursday for bravery and exceptional service three years after she was shot in the line of duty.

January 16, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bitter court case over sweet onions

ATLANTA - A bitter fight over Georgia's famed sweet onions is winding its way through the state's legal system.

January 16, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local


3 arrested after meth lab found in Bulloch County home

Three people were arrested Wednesday after the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team found a functioning meth lab in a home, according to a news release issued Thursday.

January 15, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Savannah hit-and-run vehicle might be in Bulloch County

A vehicle suspected to have been involved in a hit-and-run death Sunday, Jan. 4, in Savannah might be in Bulloch County.

January 15, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Pooler man arrested in southeast Georgia church burglaries

A Pooler man is being held in the Screven County Jail after a months-long investigation into church burglaries in several counties.

January 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A hotel and gas station near the garden?

Statesboro's Planning Commission has recommended against a zoning change and height variance for a four-story hotel and an Enmark gas station proposed to be built on Fair Road at the Georgia Avenue intersection.

January 14, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


State offers reward in Metter arson case

State fire officials are offering a reward for information about an intentional fire that caused extensive smoke and heat damage this week to a school that houses the Candler County Boys & Girls Club.

January 14, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lottie Olliff Johnson remembered as Statesboro innovator, entrepreneur

In less than a month, Mrs. Lottie Olliff Johnson would have celebrated her 90th birthday. And what a party it most likely would have been.

January 14, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Fourth man sought for selling stolen goods in Bulloch County

Recent undercover work by the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team led to the recovery of about $50,000 worth of stolen property.

January 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


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