Bulloch County election officials predict a 79 percent local turnout when all ballots are counted on Election Day 2008 and local leaders of both the Democratic and Republican parties believe Bulloch and Georgia will maintain its recent tradition of voting more on the Republican side. Opinions, however, differ when they talk about the presidential race on a national level.
Keep Bulloch Beautiful has gone through some changes in recent weeks. There is a new person in charge.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, October 31, 2008
Nancy Jenkins Welch, former associate editor of the Statesboro Herald, died Friday after a four-year battle with cancer. She was 62 years of age.
Anne Frank is one of the most well-known figures from the Holocaust in World War II. On Sunday, the exhibit "Anne Frank: A History for Today" will open at the Georgia Southern Museum.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, October 30, 2008
The Rev. James & Beatrice Grant Foundation, Inc. will hold benefit activities today and Saturday to raise funds for programs for abuse victims and children's education.
A convenience store clerk dialed 911 after locking herself in the store office following an armed robbery, police said.
Where can you see a chicken tractor, beautify your home, try delicious locally-grown produce and burrow like a gopher tortoise?
Voters in the state's 156th District, which encompasses portions of Bulloch, Emanuel and Johnson counties as well as Candler County, will decide between incumbent Butch Parrish, Republican, and challenger Jonathan McCollar, Democrat.
With only a couple of locally contested races this year, many people are following the U.S Congressional race for Georgia's District 12 between incumbent John Barrow (D) and challenger John Stone (R).
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 29, 2008
With only two days left for advance voting, 6,694 people have voted in Bulloch County, as of 3 p.m. Wednesday, making this the most successful early voting campaign since the concept began.
Cooperative efforts between city and county law enforcement netted 11 drug arrests Wednesday, with 11 more expected, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
A man died Monday morning after an accidental gunshot that occurred while he was cleaning his car at a Fair Road car wash.
Main Street Statesboro and the Downtown Development Authority held their annual meeting last week in the ballroom of the Quality Inn in downtown Statesboro.
Monday was the first day on the job for the new president and CEO of Core Credit Union in Statesboro.
An investigation into a rash of recent burglaries resulted in the arrest of a man suspected in at least nine incidents.
A resurfacing project is now underway on GA 67 in Statesboro. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, crews began resurfacing the roadway Thursday night.
"Quilt," a noun and verb, is a sandwich of cloth with a padding between, held in place by tiny stitches.
The head of school and the board of trustees announced today that David Emanuel Academy, located in Stillmore, Georgia, earned accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED.
On Thursday, June 11, the Statesboro Regional Library welcomed Georgia Southern's Center for Wildlife Education for an hour of up-close-and-personal interaction between Statesboro kids and a few of the center's critters. Connor Merry of the wildlife center taught about the animals' behaviors and environments and helped dispel myths surrounding the creatures in his care.
DALLAS - A man planted pipe bombs outside Dallas police headquarters and sprayed the building with bullets during a wild street battle early on Saturday that authorities said miraculously left no one dead or injured except the suspect, who was later shot and killed in his van by a police sniper.
An attempt to serve a parole violation warrant ended with eight arrests Wednesday after Bulloch County Sheriff's Office deputies found drugs and drug paraphernalia at a Martin Swinson Road residence. The arrests also led to further charges Thursday after the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team (CST) executed a search warrant at the address of two of the eight originally charged Wednesday.
Stephanie Ellis' Open Market at 1695 Northside Drive East opened the past two Saturdays, after being closed four months while Ellis tried to meet requirements pointed out by city staff members.
Officially the budget is still tentative, subject to final approval June 25, but there will be no increase in the property tax rate for school funding in Bulloch County this year.
Statesboro High School can't turn back the calendar for those parents and guests locked out of Hanner Fieldhouse during the May 30 graduation service, but is offering them a special replay ceremony with help from Georgia Southern University.
The Screven County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man wanted on parole violation charges after the man fled from deputies serving a warrant Thursday.
Members of the Bulloch County Historical Society have a limited time to obtain tickets to a sumptuous meal, great entertainment and a silent auction at the group's upcoming 41st annual meeting.