The Statesboro City Council took another big step forward Tuesday toward completely revamping the city's alcohol ordinances as they passed the first reading of an amendment which would disband the Alcohol Control Board and pave the way for bars to open within the city limits.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, November 5, 2008
While counting votes was somewhat anticlimactic for the presidential election of 2008, the results were pretty astounding - the United States is about to inaugurate its first black president. The Republican Party even boasted a woman vice-presidential candidate. Republican, Democrat, or otherwise, no one can ignore that this election will go down in textbooks as one of country's most significant.
Statesboro Police arrested a man they said robbed a Fair Road convenience store Oct. 30, placing what the victim thought was a gun against her back while demanding cash.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Incumbent Butch Parrish swept away with the race for District 156 Tuesday night, pulling in more than 68 percent of votes with 90 percent of all precincts reporting.
Bulloch County voting officials said Election Day went smoothly, but voters at one Statesboro precinct had to battle long lines throughout the day.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, November 3, 2008
A woman driving on the wrong side of the road early Saturday morning remains in stable, but serious condition after a collision with an oncoming car, police said.
Although many voters opted for early voting, there could still be lines today at the polls, said Bulloch County Probate Judge and election superintendent Lee DeLoach.
Georgia voters will do more than cast a ballot for president Tuesday. They also will consider three amendments to the state constitution affecting land use, tax and development policies.
There are four pages for the Sample Ballot. Each is a PDF, which you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open. A free downloadable version of Acrobat Reader is available on the Internet.
Students from Brooklet Elementary School dressed in Halloween costumes based on different themes during Friday's 13th Annual Pumpkin Parade. The children then marched through downtown Brooklet before a crowd of adoring parents and parade lovers.
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.
As the holidays approach, it is time to embrace the season of giving and togetherness.
From grinding sugarcane for syrup to the use of drones in farming, Evans County this Friday and Saturday will celebrate the role that agriculture has played in the county's first 100 years.
Bulloch County resident Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson fell short in her bid to become Georgia's insurance commissioner.
Statesboro's Redevelopment Powers Law easily passed, according to unofficial election results released Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has kept Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat in GOP hands, beating his Democratic challenger on the strength of white voters in the reliably Republican state.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal eked out a re-election victory Tuesday after a bruising campaign, defeating Democrat Jason Carter despite shifting demographics in the Republican stronghold of Georgia and the family pedigree of his opponent.
SAVANNAH - After a decade in Congress largely spent distancing himself from his own Democratic Party, U.S. Rep. John Barrow was defeated Tuesday by a Republican who told voters the congressman's claims of bipartisan independence were the words of a two-faced politician.
Two Statesboro businesses had their alcohol licenses suspended for three days because of twice selling alcohol to an underage person.
The proprietor of a local convenience store was charged Monday with being a peeping Tom after an employee said she found evidence he was spying on her in the bathroom.
The only truly local election Tuesday gets its own ballot.
The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson, the president of the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, recently accepted a limited-edition poster painted by Beverly Buchanan, an award-winning, highly celebrated artist.
STANFORD, Calif. - Top medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year's end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people fleeing from the deadly disease.
"Flexibility options" that exempt school systems from class-size limits, teacher pay scales and teacher certification requirements are generally not a good thing, Georgia Association of Educators President Dr. Sid Chapman told the Statesboro Herald.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. - The candidates for Georgia governor campaigned in separate areas of the state on Saturday, with both Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and Democrat Jason Carter counting on support from big names in a final push to Tuesday's election.
The Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County is hosting a standup comedy show fundraiser on Friday at the Russell Union Ballroom at Georgia Southern University. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door.