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Early voting for GA Presidential Preference Primary begins Monday in Bulloch

Early voting for GA Presidential Preference Primary begins Monday in Bulloch

Bulloch voters can cast their presidential primary preference votes beginning Monday, February 19, at the North Main Annex. Early voting will run Monday to Friday, Feb. 19 to March 8, with two Saturday voting dates available.
Judge Karen Riggs Jones launches campaign for Chief Magistrate with key endorsement

Judge Karen Riggs Jones launches campaign for Chief Magistrate with key endorsement

Bulloch Chief Magistrate Judge Karen Riggs Jones has launched her campaign for a full term as Chief Magistrate with the endorsement of retired Chief Magistrate Judge June Braswell.
Busbee announces candidacy for District Attorney

Busbee announces candidacy for District Attorney

Statesboro attorney Robert Busbee has announced his candidacy for District Attorney of the Ogeechee Circuit. He will oppose incumbent District Attorney Daphne Totten.
Matt Hube, Bulloch County lawyer and community leader, announces candidacy for Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge

Matt Hube, Bulloch County lawyer and community leader, announces candidacy for Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge

Following the retirement of Chief Judge F. Gates Peed, local lawyer and community leader Matt Hube is officially announcing his candidacy for Superior Court Judge in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit.
Statesboro Mayor to Host Annual State of the City Address later this month

Statesboro Mayor to Host Annual State of the City Address later this month

City of Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar will host the 2024 State of the City address on Tuesday, February 27, in the Emma Kelly Theater in Downtown Statesboro. In addition to the official address, the program will feature a presentation of the flags by the Statesboro High School JROTC Color Guard, musical performances and a Q&A session with the Mayor. The public is invited to attend.
VIDEO | Sen. Billy Hickman provides legislative update

VIDEO | Sen. Billy Hickman provides legislative update

Sen. Hickman provides his Week 4 Legislative update by video message.
Commisioners honor SEB Lady Jackets Flag Football team at Tuesday's meeting

Commisioners honor SEB Lady Jackets Flag Football team at Tuesday's meeting

Bulloch Commissioners honored the SEB Lady Jackets Flag Football team at Tuesday's meeting. In addition, they approved a 49 home Brooklet-area subdivision and other rezoning requests. Click on the image to read about all business covered.
City of Statesboro honored with 2024 Visionary City Award

City of Statesboro honored with 2024 Visionary City Award

The City of Statesboro is proud to announce its achievement of the 2024 Visionary City Award, bestowed by the Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend Magazine. This recognition celebrates Statesboro’s innovative Village Builders Initiative, a program dedicated to addressing and alleviating resource deficits in underserved areas of the city.
City Council honors Henry Clay for 40 years of volunteer service to the Tree Board

City Council honors Henry Clay for 40 years of volunteer service to the Tree Board

The City of Statesboro received their 31st Tree City designation at the meeting on Tuesday. A driving force behind the Tree Board, Henry Clay, was honored for 40 years of service. Two new bars were approved for downtown as well. Click on the picture to read about all city business covered at the meeting.
Mayor McCollar addresses concerns and growth at Town Hall

Mayor McCollar addresses concerns and growth at Town Hall

Retail expansion, nearly 4,000 new homes, and the need to invest in social infrastructures were discussed at this weekend's town hall meeting with Mayor Jonathan McCollar.