First Friday is always a big event, but this month's edition will be even bigger. Statesboro's Christmas Holiday Celebration is the centerpiece of First Friday, which takes place from 5:30-8 p.m. Kicking off the festivities will be the first ever Run the Boro 5K, with the race starting at 5:30 in front of City Hall. At 6:30, several windows of downtown businesses being decorated with a Fifth Avenue feel will be revealed. Throughout the evening ...
Democrats and Republicans have been exchanging volleys without much discernible progress in efforts to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff" that looms at the end of the year.
The rash of home invasions in Statesboro - particularly near Georgia Southern University's campus - continued with another reported Monday.
Two more suspects were arrested last week in connection with an armed robbery, Statesboro police announced Wednesday morning, and they also have been tied to two robberies that took place in Bulloch County earlier in the month. The robbery was initially reported at 11:57 p.m. Oct. 31, after the Statesboro Police Department, Bulloch County Sheriff's Office and Georgia State Patrol responded to a vehicle crash on Country Club Road. The victims told police that when ...
Three public schools in Bulloch County have recognized as "Reward Schools" under the Georgia Department of Education's new accountability system.
Georgia Southern University set a new record with its enrollment this semester: 20,574 students, a 1.8 percent increase from the 20,212 enrolled in fall 2011, the university announced in a news release.
When Jessie Burns first went to The Hearts & Hands Clinic after it opened two years ago, she already knew she had high blood pressure, and she hadn't been able to afford her medication for some time.
Now that Maj. Chuck Carter is home after being deployed in Afghanistan, he is looking forward to doing things many Americans take for granted.
In a time when politicians and their vocal followers have camped themselves behind increasingly rigid battle lines, U.S. Rep. John Barrow seeks to blaze his own trail.
More high school graduates in Bulloch County, the state and nation are taking Advanced Placement exams and scoring high enough to earn college credit, according to results released recently.
The Bulloch County school board is poised to make an official pronouncement against the proposed state charter schools measure.
Statesboro's Hearts & Hands Clinic recently received statewide recognition. During its annual conference at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, the Georgia Rural Health Association gave Hearts & Hands its Outstanding Rural Health Program award. The award recognizes a program that meets a health-care need in a community. "It's definitely a validation of what we're doing," said Alvie Coes III, the clinic's executive director. "Community clinics are playing an important part in improving rural health." Even ...
Graduates of the class of 2012 in Bulloch County and Georgia generally posted higher scores than their peers a year earlier on the SAT, while the national mean score dropped, according to results made available Monday.
A constituent called the office number listed on state Rep. Lee Anderson's business card expecting to get a staff member.
Last week's attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three staff members brought Madeleine K. Albright back to Aug. 7, 1998 - the worst day of her tenure as secretary of state under President Bill Clinton.
BROOKLET - Despite a national news report's claims, Brooklet Elementary is not denying Christmas to anyone - students or teachers - school officials said Tuesday.
Law enforcement officers padlocked and chain-locked two Statesboro nightclubs Wednesday evening, just a few days after both were the scenes of violence.
New indictments have been filed against Sherri Akins, the former Bulloch County clerk of courts, and Teresa Tucker, the current, suspended clerk of courts.
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