A couple of cowboys riding along U.S. 80 Wednesday weren't just out for a trail ride. Father and son team Ernest and Whittel Nunely, decked out in leather dusters and cowboy hats, were riding for a cause.
During a press conference in Savannah Thursday, Max Burns said the race between himself and incumbent John Barrow for Georgia's 12th Congressional seat was "too close to call."
WASHINGTON - Republican control of Congress was on the line Tuesday in an election colored by voters' dismay over the Iraq war and misbehavior in Washington.
Just under half of Bulloch County's registered voters showed up at the polls Tuesday, lured into action by the hotly contested gubernatorial and congressional races, local races, pertinent issues or a sense of responsibility as citizens.
ATLANTA - Georgia may have finally heard the last of those repetitive campaign ads declaring what ''Sonny did'' or promoting ''the big guy looking out of the lil' guy.''
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, architect of an unpopular war in Iraq, intends to resign after six stormy years at the Pentagon, Republican officials said Wednesday.
A Clyo man couldn't keep his stories straight when explaining a gunshot wound to police, and ended up behind bars, charged with burglary.
Lee DeLoach's estimate that voter turnout in Bulloch County would exceed the state average and may top 53 percent got off to a good start Tuesday morning.
Shontay Jones is expecting a long day today.
Republican incumbent Walter C. Gibson ran away with the Bulloch County Commission race for District 2 Post B, sweeping 73 percent of the vote past Democrat challenger Carlos Brown's 27 percent, according to the final tally Tuesday night.
A federal judge sentenced a Statesboro man to 32 months in prison after he pled guilty to bank fraud.
A man defying orders from a Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy at a road check ended up shot with a Taser, then arrested, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Gene McDaniel.
With the general election just around the corner, four Bulloch County Commission hopefuls are still beating the bushes to get their messages out to constituents. Three commission seats are up for reelection, but District 1, Post B incumbent Anthony Simmons, a Democrat, is unopposed.
Frances Hooks Humanitarian Award Winner Adrienne Thompson White will be the featured speaker at the 2006 NAACP Bulloch Branch Freedom Fund Banquet Saturday at Snella's Special Events in Statesboro. This year's banquet theme is "Valuing our Votes, Voting our Values."
Almost nine years after the original building opened, Georgia Southern's Recreation Activity Center is set to open an expansion that will more than double the size of the facility.
Bacteria that caused a "flesh-eating disease" in a Bryan County man last week are found naturally in the environment and are not specifically caused or affected by pollution, officials said.
As part of the celebration of the 140th anniversary of the founding of the Willow Hill School, the Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center will host a Sons and Daughters of Willow Hill Revival, July 29-31.
Editor's note: This is the second of two profiles of the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate ahead of the July 22 runoff election. A profile of David Perdue appeared in Sunday's edition and is available here.
TYBEE ISLAND - After more than 12 hours, passengers stranded on a casino boat that ran aground off Georgia's coast were ferried to shore Wednesday aboard two Coast Guard cutters.
Police and code enforcement officers who returned fire when a man shot at them in October have been cleared of any wrongdoing, and the case has been closed.
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A severe thunderstorm Tuesday afternoon caused by a cold front moving into the area sent trees and limbs flying and dumped several inches of rain on parts of Bulloch and surrounding counties.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following clarification, which will appear in Thursday's print edition. Cash prizes will be awarded for the winner of the 2014 Feed the Boro Golf Scramble, as well as for the longest drive and closest to the pin. Because of incomplete information supplied, the fact that a prize would be awarded to the winner was not included in a front-page article Wednesday.
Bulloch County Commissioners approved a fiscal 2015 budget of slightly more than $65 million Tuesday morning.
No foul play is suspected in the death of a Bulloch County Jail inmate, but an autopsy is pending.
ATLANTA - The head of the state ethics commission claims an attorney for Gov. Nathan Deal once threatened to thwart efforts to expand the agency's authority unless she made complaints against the governor "go away," according to a memo obtained Monday from the Attorney General's Office.
An Effingham County man was jailed Friday, charged with second-degree home invasion, after he broke into a house to reach his estranged wife and children, who had moved away to avoid him because of domestic violence, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Bulloch County Sheriff's Office investigators are seeking a man they said robbed a U.S. Highway 80 East convenience store at gunpoint.
A Georgia health agency Thursday delayed approval of a change in the Medicaid eligibility system for people in long-term care whose incomes are above the government program's thresholds.
ATLANTA - Georgia Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue sharpened their attacks on each other during a heated debate Sunday with just over a week to go before their runoff election.