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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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Statesboro’s ‘Million mile’ carrier

Tony Williams spends most of his day behind the wheel of a vehicle, except on the opposite side of the front seat from most drivers ...

June 03, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Private donors make Blue Mile glow

The most strikingly visible project so far in the Blue Mile revitalization of South Main Street required neither public funds nor America's Best Communities ...

June 02, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Arson suspected in three Statesboro fires

A reward of up to $10,000 is possible for information leading to the conviction of a suspect or suspects in three recent fires the ...

June 02, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man arrested for entering auto

Police surveillance at a local business resulted in an arrest when the suspect believed to be responsible for entering autos the night before returned to ...

June 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


SEB student named state FFA VP

A rising senior at Southeast Bulloch High School, Laurabeth Bland was elected recently the Central Region state vice president for Georgia at the 89th Georgia ...

June 01, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


County breaks ground for arena facility

Bulloch County commissioners hope a famous quote from the movie "Field of Dreams" will apply to the commission's latest project, a multipurpose facility with ...

June 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Free school-grade meals this summer

School cafeteria employees, assisted by volunteers and some bus drivers, will begin serving lunches free to children and teens Monday at 15 school and mobile ...

May 31, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Fundraisers planned to help man with rare disorder

Everyone loves to sleep, but imagine sleeping for weeks at a time. That's not so pleasant, according to Statesboro native Steven "Earle" Tanner.

May 31, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Grandfather charged in child molestation

A Register man was arrested Monday after his daughter accused him of molesting his 5-year-old granddaughter.

May 31, 2017 | | Local


Mystery of body in river dogs deputies

When an off-duty Jenkins County sheriff's deputy pulled a plastic-wrapped, weighted-down body from the Ogeechee River at Scarboro Landing on Saturday, he had no ...

May 30, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet officer uninjured in May 19 crash

A Brooklet police officer was uninjured after a crash May 19 as he was on his way to assist with a fatal accident.

May 30, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Brooklet woman charged with exploiting elderly

Statesboro police arrested a Brooklet woman Friday who is accused of stealing money from an elderly victim.

May 30, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Local Memorial Day event draws hundreds

A larger-than-average number of people turned out for the annual Memorial Day Remembrance hosted by American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90 at the Emma Kelly ...

May 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Foundation to handle Blue Mile winnings

A nonprofit corporation, the Blue Mile Foundation Inc., has been created to receive the $1 million America's Best Communities third prize Statesboro won in ...

May 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Springhill to debut $1 million renovation

When Springhill Suites by Marriott opened just off the bypass and Highway 67 in 2008, the 113-room hotel raised the bar in hotel accommodations in ...

May 29, 2017 | | Local


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