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City looks to become more 'public-friendly'

In a move towards becoming more public-friendly, Statesboro City Council members discussed changes to their biweekly meetings during a workshop after Tuesday's morning meeting.

November 03, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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


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Georgia lawmakers begin critical week

ATLANTA - Two bills that would change the appearance of driver's licenses issued to immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. moved toward ...

February 27, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


Police seek information on Saturday shooting

Statesboro police are seeking information about an aggravated assault by shooting that occurred in the area of Denmark Street and Johnson Lane on Saturday around ...

February 27, 2017 | | Local


Mo. man extradited to Candler Co., charged with raping child

A man suspected in a Metter child molestation and rape case was extradited from Missouri back to Candler County to face charges.

February 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


A real estate upsurge

As part of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network, Kennedy Realty has global reach but continues a unique legacy of more than half a century in ...

February 27, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Ignore the fake news, Dingus alive and well

Operating a small business is difficult. Operating a restaurant successfully, that serves alcohol in the city limits is near impossible now with the flurry of ...

February 27, 2017 | | Local


New 'virtual' tool helps Bethany understand dementia

Imagine looking at a yellowed world through a tunnel.

February 27, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia lawmaker proposes 'noncitizen' licenses

ATLANTA - Georgia driver's licenses for immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. would be stamped with the word "noncitizen" under legislation introduced ...

February 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Benefit set for Saturday

A family-friendly fundraiser and benefit will use a bovine to play a rather unusual game – "Cow Patty Bingo."

February 25, 2017 | | Local


2017 STAR follows family footsteps

With the selection of Statesboro High School senior Neha Aggarwal, 17, as Bulloch County's 2017 district-level STAR student, her family has achieved a rare ...

February 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Protestors demand town hall meeting

"Listen to us." "I can't live without clean air and water." "You work for us too." "Stop deporting families." These were messages on signs ...

February 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Chase ends in PIT maneuver

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Thursday after a high-speed chase, finding him in possession of drugs and wanted on outstanding warrants.

February 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Christian conference targets women

Liz Corbett is founder of the Hearts Matter Conference Ministry at Connection Church in Statesboro. Inspired by Proverbs 4:23, Corbett said: "God instructs us ...

February 24, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Friends remember Devra Walker

Devra Proctor Walker, a well-known Statesboro businesswoman, died Thursday after a brief illness, leaving behind many friends and associates who remember her as a vibrant ...

February 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen hopes to vote on ACA replacement by Easter

Rep. Rick Allen hopes to vote for a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, before Easter, he said Friday.

February 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged in knife attack against wife

A Portal man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing his wife and neglecting an infant child. Warrants are to be executed against the wife as ...

February 24, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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