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New voices, ideas for Bulloch School board

Bulloch County Board of Education District 5 incumbent Vernon Littles retained his seat Tuesday with more than 53 percent of votes cast, but opponent Glennera Martin said she will challenge the election result.

November 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fall Fest will be final one at old Sallie Z.

Sallie Zetterower Elementary will mark a milestone Thursday when it holds its final Fall Festival at the school on East Jones Avenue. The new Sallie Z. school is in the final stages of construction and is on schedule to open when students return from Christmas break in January.

November 01, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


12 percent of Bulloch's voters show up early

Over 4,000 Bulloch County voters took advantage of early voting options. Now, Bulloch County Elections Superintendent Pat Lanier Jones hopes the rest of the county's registered voters will show up at the polls today to cast their votes.

November 01, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Poll: Runoff likely for governor

Republicans lead in Georgia's top statewide races going into Tuesday's elections, but three contests could be headed toward a runoff, a new poll conducted for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Georgia Newspaper Partnership shows.

October 31, 2010 | By AARON GOULD SHENIN and JEREMY REDMOND Atlanta Journal-Constitution & Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


McKinney: Campaign is picking up strong support

He's supposed to be a long shot, a dark horse candidate going up against a well-financed incumbent.

October 30, 2010 | By PAT DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


Barrow battles McKinney for District 12 seat

In his bid for a fourth term in office, John Barrow said he's encouraged by what his constituents are telling him across Georgia's 12th U.S. House District.

October 30, 2010 | By PAT DONAHUE pdonahue@effinghamherald.net | Local


Martin challenges Littles in BOE race

Bulloch County Board of Education District 5 incumbent Vernon Littles is challenged by newcomer Glennera Martin in the upcoming election for the school board seat, but both of them are on the same page when it comes to focusing on children's needs within the school system.

October 29, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Stilson's Mitchell honored as top teacher

Ashlee Mitchell, a speech-language pathologist at Stilson Elementary School, is the 2012 Bulloch County Schools Teacher of the Year.

October 29, 2010 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Hein, Clifton face off for vacant District 4 BOE seat

Both Steve Hein and Priscilla Clifton have experience in education. Both are well-known in their communities, and both hope voters show up at the polls Tuesday to elect them to the Bulloch County Board of Education District 4 seat, vacated by current BOE member Kenny Stone this December.

October 28, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


T-shirt: 'Blood Donors, Give Me Life'

With big blue eyes and a cute smile, one would not know by looking that seven-month-old baby Irelynn Rose has a critical disease.

October 28, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Deal, GOP stop at RJ’s

Just as the sun was setting Wednesday evening the Georgia Republican Party's "Real Jobs for Georgia" bus tour pulled into Statesboro. The tour stopped at RJ's Seafood and Steaks for a meet and greet with local residents.

October 27, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald correspondent | Local


Halloween goes on for days

Want to get spooked? For Halloween fun, there's no shortage in Statesboro and Bulloch County. Tonight through Sunday, opportunities abound in which to "get your fright on."

October 27, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


BOE District 2 hopefuls go all out

As the finish line approaches, Bulloch County Board of Education District 2 candidates Susan Sneathen and Mike Sparks are each going all out to persuade voters to elect them to the position.

October 27, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Life lessons in a 'Maze'

An exercise promoting teenage responsibility Tuesday at Portal Middle/High School made it clear how easily fun can turn tragic after law enforcement officers broke up a "party."

October 26, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Reclaiming Screven history

SYLVANIA - The Lorenzo Dow birthday celebration held at the Dell-Goodall house outside Sylvania brought in nearly 100 visitors and more than $700 to aid in the restoration of the 19th-Century home.

October 26, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Gatto suit moving forward

The wrongful-death lawsuit brought by the parents of the late Michael J. Gatto against the city of Statesboro is moving forward in the discovery phase ...

March 10, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Principals made official at Mill Creek, Portal Elementary

Two administrators who have been serving as interim principals this year go forward as the official principals of their schools after approval Thursday by the ...

March 10, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Arrest made in soldiers' deaths

A Fort Stewart sergeant has been arrested and charged with the deaths of the two soldiers found Sunday in a Hinesville townhome.

March 10, 2017 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier | Local


Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival opens Saturday

Visitors this weekend to the Claxton Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival will find live music, craft vendors, a turkey calling contest and plenty of wildlife exhibits ...

March 10, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Coroner: 2 killed in Statesboro shooting

Bulloch County Coronor Jake Futch confirmed two people died Friday night as a result of gunshot wounds but police have not yet confirmed if the ...

March 10, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Benning-Gordon Relay coming through Portal Saturday

The eight core runners in the fifth annual Benning to Gordon Relay took to the road Thursday morning outside Fort Benning near Columbus, heading across ...

March 09, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Sheriff congratulates coach on GS rifle team championship

Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown recently recognized Sgt. Jim Riggs for leading the Georgia Southern Eagles women's rifle team to a win at the ...

March 09, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


After 18 years, ag arena to be built in Bulloch County

After an 18-year hiatus, Bulloch County's multipurpose agriculture arena will finally be built - and there are already several groups waiting to sign up to ...

March 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City alcohol hearings: Here comes the judge

After a couple of years when hearings on alcoholic beverage infractions - usually for serving patrons under age 21 - were a frequent part of Statesboro City ...

March 08, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Study: As obesity rates climb, fewer heavy Americans try to lose weight

CHICAGO - Fewer overweight Americans have been trying to lose weight in recent years, and researchers wonder if fat acceptance could be among the reasons.

March 08, 2017 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Local


One last walk

Most in Bulloch County recognize him and many see him regularly on television. He's usually reporting on events in others' lives, telling their stories ...

March 07, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Deputy ends chase with PIT maneuver

A driver reportedly clocked going 97 mph was in the Bulloch County Jail facing at least seven charges Tuesday after a Sheriff's Office sergeant ...

March 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Soldiers shot to death in Hinesville

Police say the two Fort Stewart soldiers found dead in a Rebecca Street townhome Sunday were shot to death, and investigators are treating it as ...

March 07, 2017 | By LEWIS LEVINE Coastal Courier | Local


Allen backs repeal of EPA's 'Waters of US'

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen last week praised President Donald Trump's executive order to reverse an EPA rule that defined the "Waters of the ...

March 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Panel confirms future 'Armstrong Campus' of Georgia Southern

When the two universities merge, Armstrong State University's main campus in Savannah will be called the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern University, the Consolidation ...

March 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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