A woman who admitted making false refunds at her job at Office Max ended up behind bars after managers discovered her ruse, according to Statesboro Police reports.
Joe Davis got the news he expected Thursday morning, but he was relieved, nonetheless. Davis found out the Georgia Chrysler Dodge Jeep dealership he owns on Highway 301 South was not one of the 789 dealerships across the nation Chrysler plans to close as part of its bankruptcy reorganization.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, May 14, 2009
Police locked down a local elementary school Thursday afternoon as they cornered a fugitive in a Garfield Street home. Statesboro Police officers took Dante Ravon Williams, 17, into custody, said Capt. Scott Brunson.
Taste of the Town - May 13, 2009
A man spun his tires in a stranger's yard, threatened the property owner in a drunken rage, and left to crash his vehicle into a tree, according to Bulloch County Sheriff's reports.
Need a hair cut? Want to try a new hairstyle? Want to help a charitable group in Bulloch County? On Saturday, you can do all three in one place.
A trail ride, horse races, silent auction and more will be held Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 at Kennedy Farms in Cobbtown to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Linda M. Bleicken, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Georgia Southern University, was named president of Armstrong Atlantic State. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia made the announcement Tuesday.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Walter "Bo" Miller is a 10-year-old boy from Metter. In most ways, Bo is your typical 10-year-old. He lives with mother Joelle and 11-year-old sister Kayla. He loves to run around and play. But Bo has a rare kidney disorder. He was diagnosed with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis when he was 1.
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Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, May 12, 2008
Portal Police Chief Jason Sapp and Portal's Volunteer Fire Chief Christopher Ivey didn't have to go very far Saturday night when responding to a house fire: the blaze was at Sapp's house, and he and Ivey were cooking supper.
Bulloch County has many traditional schools, and one that is anything but. It is called the Performance Learning Center and academic coordinator Daniel Edenfield said he is proud of what the PLC has accomplished this year.
The review of a 13-year-old cold case landed a man back behind bars Wednesday when DNA linked Phillip Scott Kirby Sr. to the 2002 murder of an East Georgia College associate professor.
With the kickoff to high school football season only a hard-to-believe three months away, it's time to begin making plans for some football. So, let's start with announcing the schedule for the eighth season of "Friday Night Live," which streams a Bulloch County high school football game live each week on statesboroherald.com.
SAVANNAH - A dredging company awarded a $134.5 million contract nearly three months ago won't start deepening the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah until December, Army Corps of Engineers officials said Thursday during a visit by the agency's top general.
The stars will be out when the Averitt Center for the Arts hosts its fourth annual Emma Awards to honor the best local actors, directors and visual artists in the community.
A Claxton man was killed in a single vehicle crash Tuesday morning on Highway 301 South near Ephesus Church Road.
After presenting a budget that, if totally funded, would call for a 2-mill increase in property taxes, Bulloch County Schools executives also suggested some middle-ground options.
AUGUSTA - A 37-year-old Georgia salesman pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges that he supported terrorists, saying he bought a one-way ticket overseas to join the Islamic State group.
Police rerouted traffic from South Main and Fair Road for about an hour and a half Wednesday after a train derailment.
Many Ogeechee Technical College students are going back to college to finish their degrees and the state of Georgia is hoping more adults will do so. Today, less than 45 percent of our state's workforce is prepared to meet the demands of Georgia employers, creating a need for an additional 250,000 graduates above and beyond current graduation rates just to meet the demand and remain economically competitive.
Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson recently signed a two-year extension of his contract with the Bulloch County Board of Education. The new contract picks up at the end of his current two-year contract, which has one year remaining.
Plans for a proposed RV park near a Bulloch County private school are on hold as the property owners "regroup" and review their options.
Last December I wrote a series of columns featuring business leaders who are known as much for what they give back to the community as they are for their business. One of those featured was James "Bubba" Revell, owner of the Country Store and Country Store Flooring.
Whether any patrons under age 21 can enter "bars" and "nightclubs" will be one question when Statesboro City Council holds a work session on the proposed new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Whitney Jones was named recently the 2014 Employee of the Year for East Georgia Regional Medical Center.
Teaching the younger generation the importance of freedom and its price is a key reason to observe Memorial Day, said author and World War II veteran Paul Grassey as he gave an inspirational speech during Monday's Memorial Day celebration, held in the Averitt Center's Emma Kelly Theater.