PORTLAND, Ore. - With federal and state online health care marketplaces experiencing glitches a month into implementation, concern is mounting for a vulnerable group of people who were supposed to be among the health law's earliest beneficiaries.
Metter police hope citizens can identify a man they said robbed a fast-food restaurant employee at gunpoint.
Phil Boyum is two for two. Less than a year after earning the District 1 seat on Statesboro City Council, Boyum prevailed again, this time defeating challenger Kelly Dabbs in a race settled Tuesday. Voters overwhelmingly agreed to grant Boyum a second term - his first full one - in the council office. The incumbent councilman garnered 381 of the 526 votes cast by District 1 voters - approximately 72 percent. Dabbs received 144 votes ...
Four candidates entered and, after Tuesday, two remain. In a race to determine the next mayor for the city of Statesboro, no one candidate received the 50 percent plus one amount of votes required to secure the office, resulting in a runoff election to be held next month. When all ballots were tallied, Jonathan McCollar and Jan Moore emerged as leading vote-getters, and will again compete for the mayor's chair in an election Dec. 3, ...
Sunday package alcohol sales proved to be a divisive issue Tuesday in Register and Portal. Register voters rejected the measure by a 16-10 margin. Those 26 ballots represented 24.5 percent of the city's registered voters, according to unofficial results from the Bulloch County Board of Elections and Voter Registration. In Portal, the result was a tie: 70 voted for Sunday sales and 70 against, City Councilwoman Jerry Lanigan said, adding that it wasn't immediately clear ...
Statesboro City Council District 1 unofficial results Boyum 381 (72.43%) Dabbs 144 (27.38%) Write-in 1 (0.19%) And in City Council District 4 John Riggs 169 votes (97.69%) - unopposed Write-in 4 votes (2.31%) Portal Sunday package alcohol sales is a stalemate Yes 70 (50%) No 70 (50%) Portal City Council Seat 3 Lanigan 87 votes Woods 61 votes Seat 4 Carter 60 votes Finch 81 votes Statesboro Mayor unofficial results Brannen 238 (20.69%) McCollar 563 ...
The newest walking/biking trail in the City of Statesboro was officially named Tuesday in honor a longtime educator and preacher.
Plans for an unused downtown building, further expansion of another and an oversized check will all be unveiled Thursday at a special downtown Statesboro event highlighting economic development.
Today, Statesboro voters will not be the only ones going to the polls. Portal and Register voters will decide whether package alcohol will be sold on Sundays in those towns. Statesboro and Bulloch County residents voted in 2011 to allow Sunday package alcohol sales, but Brooklet voters denied Sunday sales that year and the city won't have the subject on the ballots today. Both Brooklet and Portal voters will decide city council seats up for ...
Speaking in Statesboro, new Georgia NAACP President Dr. Francys Johnson and Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson described an NAACP which does not see everything in "black and white" and which Johnson says in 2013 is fighting for justice on fronts ranging from threatened voting rights and education to civil rights for gays and immigrants.
A 10-year-old girl was killed Sunday when she was struck by a truck after being thrown by a horse.
A man faces DUI and other charges after a woman was critically injured Friday morning when he ran her over, police said.
SAVANNAH - With the midterm elections a year away, U.S. Rep. John Barrow has $1 million stashed away to defend his seat during a 2014 campaign in which the east Georgia Democrat is expected to be a top target of Republicans.
Cierra Crowe, a Register teen, has learned a valuable lesson in the art of giving. "I was searching for scholarship opportunities online last spring and found the American Red Cross BloodStock scholarship," Crowe said. "I decided to participate in the BloodStock scholarship because I enjoy planning and organizing events, especially those that benefit others." "Of course, the most important reason to donate blood is to help save lives," she continued. "There is always a need ...
Months of campaigning will end this week when voters can take to the polls for a Statesboro city election deciding three offices.
The rickety shell of the Bennett Grove School - Bulloch County's only known, extant one-room schoolhouse for black children from the long period when separate clearly wasn't equal - recently emerged from a thicket of bushes and small trees.
Having lost everything, a Portal family is making do under rough circumstances but hoping and praying for generosity.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Eagles are the most storied program in the history of the Football Championship Subdivision.
A Nevils-area family was honored Friday as the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce observed Farm-City Week with a luncheon.
Two incidents Thursday night involving armed suspects add up to three armed robbery incidents this week in Statesboro.
A Metter man shot his son in self-defense Thursday morning, Metter Police Chief Dennis Nelson said.
FORT WORTH, Texas - On a gloomy November afternoon, I helped carry the inexpensive wooden casket of Lee Harvey Oswald to a grave on a slight rise dotted with dying grass.
Twenty-nine works were selected for the Statesboro Regional Arts Association's annual Juried Exhibition, and any one of them is worth a visit to the Averitt Center for the Arts.
A man suspected in an armed robbery Monday at The Grove apartments told police someone stole his car and committed the crime.
Folks are singing the praises of Langston Chapel Middle School music teacher Lawanda Allen, who, in a surprise visit Thursday morning, was announced the 2015 Bulloch County Teacher of the Year.
A spokesman for Georgia's Environmental Protection Division said a permit issued this week that allows King America Finishing to continue releasing wastewater into the Ogeechee River would "make the discharge the most highly regulated in the state."
For valor shown during the rescue of a man trapped in a grain silo earlier this year, four local firefighters were honored Tuesday by the Statesboro Public Safety Department and Statesboro City Council.
Roads were closed for hours early Wednesday morning after a driver fell asleep and crashed, according to police. The accident caused a power outage, which led an officer to investigate.
Bulloch County commissioners approved a handful of service contracts Tuesday, including one that will mean a new roof for the Bulloch County Correctional Institute as well as fire safety improvements for the Bulloch County Jail.
The Pilot Club of Statesboro works throughout the year to combat brain-related illnesses in Bulloch County.