On September 9, 2004, the Averitt Center for the Arts opened to the public. In a letter to the public that appeared in the Statesboro Herald, the center's executive director Tim Chapman wrote: "My hope is that you will make the Averitt Center for the Arts a part of your life ... The center is coming to improve your quality of life. That is our goal." After five years of hundreds of plays, musicals, dramas, concerts, art exhibits, dance recitals, movies, camps, classes, beauty shows, weddings and even a film festival, it's easy to say the Averitt Center has ...
In a surprising move just minutes from deadline, Statesboro mayoral candidate Dewaye Grice withdrew from the race, handing the mayor's seat over to Statesboro City Councilman Joe Brannen, who had qualified just 15 minutes earlier.
Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies responded to six calls last week where victims reported valuables were taken from 10 different vehicles. In all those cases, the windows were not shattered; convertible tops were not slashed nor were the items stolen after someone picked a lock.
A man was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning in what appears to be an increasingly common incident - one or more men approach a victim, pull a gun, demand cash and other valuables, then flee on foot.
After being on the run for five months, a man Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson said was involved in a March 30 home invasion attack is behind bars.
It's only about six weeks away. The 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, that is.
After a series of automobile break-ins and an unusual number of open doors found at local businesses after hours, Statesboro Police Chief Stan York reminds citizens of a very simple theft deterrent: lock your doors.
One hundred chocolate covered psilocybin mushrooms were among a large quantity of illegal drugs seized Friday during a raid on a Greenbriar Trail home, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
A Langston Chapel Middle School student who brought a pellet gun to school Monday may have been simply pulling a prank, but his unwise decision resulted in a school lock down and his being taken into custody by sheriff's deputies.
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson spoke about concerns with the nation's proposed health care bill Tuesday during a segment of the Business Luncheon series hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce.
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Only seven cases of swine flu have been identified at Georgia Southern University since June, and only one of those cases has been diagnosed recently, said Dr. Brian DeLoach, GSU's Campus Health Services director.
Citing an unsafe work environment and inadequate staffing, three doctors, including the medical director, resigned earlier this month from John's Place, a mental health and addictive diseases treatment center in Statesboro. Official complaints were filed with the overseeing state agency and an investigation is under consideration.
Georgia Southern University Police arrested a man Wednesday they said robbed a woman at gunpoint on Akins Boulevard.
A Statesboro man is recovering from injuries he received Saturday evening when his girlfriend stabbed him in the back, police said.
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A man trapped Tuesday after a crash with a tanker on Highway 67 in Statesboro remains in critical condition in a Savannah hospital.
In less than an hour Wednesday afternoon, some parts of Bulloch County were drenched with up to two inches of rain.
A man who kidnapped a taxi driver in Statesboro Tuesday is in jail, and police are still investigating reasons why the man hijacked the taxi at gunpoint.