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Bulloch votes for Deal; turnout hits 44%

Election supervisor Pat Lanier Jones said she was pleased with the voter turnout for Tuesday's mid-term election.

November 03, 2010 | By CASEY ALTMAN caltman@statesboroherald.com | Local


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


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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Scare on the Square

See how downtown Statesboro is transformed by Halloween fun.

November 01, 2015 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair

October 26, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Paddle Georgia 2015

Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.

June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: Honoring Our Veterans

The Statesboro Herald and members of the community would like to recognize the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces on Veterans ...

November 11, 2014 | Scott Bryant | Local


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