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Barrow, Stone win District 12 primaries

With 90 percent of Georgia precincts reporting, two-term Democratic Congressman John Barrow will face Republican challenger John Stone for the U.S House District 12 seat in November.

July 31, 2008 | Phil Boyum | Local

Jones, Martin to meet again in August 5 runoff

A runoff appears to be in the cards for two candidates vying to be the Democratic choice in the race for a seat in the United States Senate.

July 31, 2008 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Bulloch officials expect 35 percent turnout for today's primary

With interest in the U.S. Senate and District 12 Congressional races peaked, Bulloch County citizens return to the polls today to participate in the general primary election.

July 30, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local

Averitt Center names Sue Oliver its Volunteer of the Year

When Sue Oliver came to Statesboro in 1969, she was unaware of the impact she would make on the community. Her efforts have helped those around her understand and appreciate the value of art and ithe influence it can have on life. Oliver's support, dedication and passion for the visual arts and the Averitt Center for Arts have earned her the recognition as the 2008 Volunteer of the Year.

July 30, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local

New general takes command at Fort Stewart

FORT STEWART - Though he spent the past two years at the Pentagon, the new commanding general at Fort Stewart sees his latest assignment as a homecoming of sorts.

July 30, 2008 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Military Writer | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Kingdom Builders; Bulloch History Moment: Transporting Goods

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday July 15, 2008

July 30, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

Bulloch voter turnout 'steady but slow'

Bulloch County polls were unusually quiet Tuesday, as less than 10 percent of registered voters cast ballots in Georgia's General Primary Election.

July 30, 2008 | By EMILY EISENHART | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Republican Forum; Downtown Festival

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday July 14, 2008

July 29, 2008 | | Local

National Summer Learning Day keeps young minds sharp

Last week, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department teamed up with Georgia Southern University's Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement to help Statesboro children keep their minds sharp by celebrating National Summer Learning Day.

July 27, 2008 | By EMILY EISENHART Special to the Herald | Local

Ogeechee Tech participates in Boys & Girls Club fair

Through the collaborative effort of Bulloch County Health Department, Children's Medical Services, and Ogeechee Technical College, a health fair was conducted recently at the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.

July 27, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local

Watch U.S. House Republican debate live

U.S. House Republican candidates Ben Crystal, Ray McKinney and John Stone meet at Ogeechee Technical College for a political forum

July 26, 2008 | | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Bulloch Academy Wrestling Camp; The Phil & Jake Show: Short Film

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday July 11, 2008

July 26, 2008 | | Local

Youngsters wrestle up a good time at BA camp

Bulloch Academy held a summer wrestling camp for local kids interested in the sport.

July 26, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local

Oil sets new trading record above $147 a barrel

NEW YORK - It's only July, but it might be time to start loading up on blankets and sweaters. Oil spiked to a new trading record as hostilities rise between the West and Iran - raising the likelihood that this winter's heating bills will be the priciest yet.

July 26, 2008 | By MADLEN READ AP Business Writer | Local

Three U.S. House District 12 hopefuls meet at OTC Friday

Nuclear energy, trade with China and illegal immigration were the hot topics Friday night at Ogeechee Technical College as three candidates faced off in a bid for votes in the United States House Republican Primary. Voting in the primary is Tuesday.

July 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - The history of Statesboro's grocery store rumors

Last summer, we were all thrilled with the announcement that two more grocery stores were entering the Statesboro market.

September 21, 2015 | | Local

PETA requests review of UGA's use of dogs, other lab animals

ATLANTA - An animal protection group wants a federal review of the University of Georgia after the group obtained a document detailing the use of live ...

September 21, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local

New execution date set for only woman on Georgia's death row

ATLANTA - The only woman on Georgia's death row is scheduled to be executed next week, more than six months after her previously scheduled execution ...

September 21, 2015 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local

GSU sophomore crowned Miss International City '16

The 2016 Miss International City and Miss Warner Robins pageant was held Aug. 29 at the Homer J. Walker Civic Center in Warner Robins, Georgia ...

September 20, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

STARS stage 'Boarding House Reach'

The Averitt STARS will kick off their season at the Emma Kelly Theater with a comedy, "The Boarding House Reach," directed by Tony Phillips. The ...

September 20, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Georgia Southern professor explores 'Dark Places'

When Dr. Jonathan Bryant published a book about a historic and often overlooked court case, he suspected that it might be "just another little dusty ...

September 20, 2015 | By BRITTANI HOWELL | Local

2015 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair on the way

For residents of Bulloch and surrounding counties, cooler temperatures bring to mind fall and the annual regional agricultural fair.

September 20, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

When 'homicide' is a misdemeanor

It's been nearly three years since Bobby Mallard's wife Geneva was killed in a horrific car crash on Highway 67 in southern Bulloch ...

September 20, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Vehicular homicide cases often result in no jail time

Sentences with little or no jail time are not rare in vehicular homicide cases, as illustrated by recent sentencings from Chatham and Effingham counties and ...

September 19, 2015 | | Local

Another food fight?

WASHINGTON - Add another item to lawmakers' busy fall agenda: Congress must decide whether to do battle again with first lady Michelle Obama over school lunches ...

September 18, 2015 | By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press | Local

‘Prize Patrol’ comes to United Way

Each year, the United Way of Southeast Georgia conducts a capital campaign that provides funds to 19 local agencies. In fact, since 2001, the agency ...

September 18, 2015 | Jim Healy | Local

Brooklet author, artist hopes to share her ‘good news’

Multi-talented Brooklet resident Betty O'Berry finds success whether she is splashing words, acrylics, oils or watercolors on a blank canvas. O'Berry is an ...

September 17, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Portal Turpentine Festival Oct. 3

The 34th Annual Portal Catface Country Turpentine Festival, slated for Saturday, Oct. 3, will feature a performance by 2015 Georgia Music Awards Country Male Artist ...

September 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Governor praises Boys & Girls Club effort

"I wish every community had what you have," Gov. Nathan Deal told Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County supporters Wednesday at the 10th Annual Steak ...

September 16, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Uninsured decline in Georgia

Georgia's uninsured rate in 2014 fell by three percentage points, to 15.8 percent, mirroring a national trend linked to new coverage from the ...

September 16, 2015 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

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