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Statesboro police hope to reduce crime in apartment complexes

Apartment complex managers interested in reducing crime and making their neighborhood safer might be interested in a training workshop offered by Statesboro police.

May 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Senate: 3 candidates, 3 strategies

ATLANTA - Georgia's Republican Senate primary runoff pits a multimillionaire businessman who's never held public office against a congressman who has spent decades on Capitol Hill, and both worked to frame the match to their advantage Wednesday and draw support from three candidates who didn't make the cut.

May 21, 2014 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Deal wins GOP primary for Ga. gov.; faces Carter

ATLANTA - For years, leading Democrats predicted that Georgia's increasingly diverse population will weaken a Republican hold on state government in the Deep South.

May 21, 2014 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Allen avoids runoff in 12th District

A plurality of Republican voters in Bulloch County agreed Tuesday with the majority of GOP voters throughout the 12th Congressional District in preferring Rick Allen to four other primary candidates.

May 21, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


In Ga. Sen., Perdue, Kingston to meet in GOP runoff

ATLANTA - Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue advanced to a GOP runoff after Tuesday's primary, setting up a battle between a veteran congressman and an opponent billing himself as an outsider in a race that will help determine which party controls Congress.

May 21, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


Close Bulloch County school board results signal change in 2 districts

Based on unofficial finals, two districts will have new members on the Bulloch County Board of Education in January, although both races were close.

May 20, 2014 | | Local


Bulloch County commission incumbents win

Incumbent Bulloch County Commissioners William Robert Rushing and Anthony Simmons each held their own Tuesday, keeping seats challenged by newcomers.

May 20, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


McNeal wins clerk of courts seat in Bulloch County

Heather Banks McNeal defeated Alvie Coes III in for the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts seat, garnering 67 percent of the vote to Coes' 33 percent in Tuesday's primary election.

May 20, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘Civic duty’ influences Statesboro, Bulloch voters

Local races were the top draw for several area voters in Tuesday's primary election.

May 20, 2014 | By BROOKE RABON and JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Interns | Local


Voters not turning out for Georgia Senate race

ATLANTA - A relatively small slice of the electorate will participate in Republican primaries in Georgia and Kentucky, despite international attention and eye-popping sums of money heaped on races that will help determine which party controls the Senate during the final two years of President Barack Obama's tenure.

May 19, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


Bulloch County sheriff warns someone is impersonating a deputy

At least three people reported falling victim Sunday to a phone scam by a man claiming to be a sheriff's deputy.

May 19, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


50 years of community action in Statesboro

On Tuesday, May 6, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore signed a proclamation that recognizes May 2014 as Community Action Month in honor of the 50th anniversary of community action agencies nationwide.

May 19, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Bulloch County Historical Society set for annual meeting

Dr. Del Presley will deliver the keynote address next month at the 40th annual meeting of the Bulloch County Historical Society.

May 19, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro chapter of hearing loss group in works

A couple with ties to Statesboro plan to start a local chapter of Hearing Loss Association of America for the Southeast/CSRA area.

May 17, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Early votes in; primary day Tuesday

Georgia's earliest general election primary in recent memory is set for Tuesday.

May 17, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


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Summer weather cooperating with Bulloch County farmers – so far

If the current weather patterns continue through the summer, Bulloch County farmers could see a positive year.

June 30, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Obama lauds former CEO as right choice to fix VA

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama sought to turn the page Monday on a humiliating chapter in the history of the Veterans Affairs Department, tapping former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to take over the sprawling agency.

June 30, 2014 | By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press | Local


Statesboro native puts on 'World's Largest Kids Fishing Rodeo'

Statesboro native and former superintendent of schools Dr. Billy Bice and his wife, Florence Ann, retired to St. Simons Island several years ago. Shortly after moving there, he purchased a 22-foot Pathfinder bay boat and began Billy Bee Charters. Billy caters to families, but the focus is on children.

June 30, 2014 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Man shot in leg during Statesboro robbery attempt

A man shot Sunday night at The Lodge Apartments is recovering while police continue to seek information on the armed robbery attempt.

June 30, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘Promises made, promises broken’

The track record of Georgia, and several other states, on voting rights is reason enough for Congress to restore protections of the Voting Rights Act that were struck down by a Supreme Court decision last year, according to the Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson.

June 30, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Early voting in Bulloch set to begin on Monday

It's time to vote again.

June 30, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


New options at Ogeechee Tech

For Ogeechee Technical College's students - and its most recent graduates - the college's achievement of full regional accreditation will open more options for continuing their education at four-year colleges and universities.

June 29, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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