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.
Rounds of applause, whoops, hollers, and nervous giggles filled the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church Monday when 197 honor graduates were recognized at the 28th annual honor graduate luncheon sponsored by Sea Island Bank.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, May 11, 2008
In Brooklet, everyone knows that the Southeast Bulloch High School Marching Band rules. Well, another musical group from SEB may deserve similar high praise: "The Advanced Chorus."
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Statesboro High senior Erin Irby loves to take pictures and cares deeply about the environment. Irby found out recently that her talent and passion helped earn her a scholarship to Ithaca College in upstate New York. And it's not just any scholarship.
Statesboro fire investigators are looking into the cause of a blaze that destroyed a mobile home attached to Southeastern Gun Supply on U.S. 301 South.
Students, parents, and faculty were evacuated from the Charter Conservatory for the Arts and Technology as firefighters addressed an electrical fire at the school Friday.
Statesboro Police hope someone will recognize an armed robbery suspect from a surveillance photo although the man is wearing a mask.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, May 8, 2008
Dressed in her native garb, Bulloch County's own international missionary Sister Betty Florence spoke of the joys and the dangers of sharing God's word with natives in Africa. Florence has recently returned from her seventh trip to the Christian Mission School which she had established in the village of Fakanoh in Sierra Leone.
ATLANTA - Georgia's agriculture commissioner can set a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled.
About 30 trucks, cars and motorcycles paraded from Wal-Mart on Northside Drive to the Bulloch County Courthouse Sunday afternoon after a brief rally in support of the Confederate battle flag.
Statesboro's Mainstreet Farmers Market shows up in some "best of" lists, and recently moved up in the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" published by the food and drink website The Daily Meal.
Georgia law requires all boaters born on or after Jan. 1, 1998, to take a boating education course before operating a motorized vessel on the state's waters. This requirement is an effort to educate boaters and increase safety awareness. Persons needing to meet these requirements can take online courses or a classroom course offered by conservation officers at select locations around the state. For information about online courses, go to www.goboatgeorgia.com and click "Boating," then "Boater Education."
The business and banking community breathed a long sigh of relief as the regulatory order for Statesboro's Farmers and Merchants Bank was lifted by the FDIC.
For the second consecutive year, Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County and United Way of Southeast Georgia are partnering for "Fill the Bus," an annual back-to-school supply drive. Fill the Bus allows citizens the opportunity to provide school supplies for children in need in the Bulloch County school system.
Having been an outdoorsman all his life and spending 21 years as a Boy Scout leader, Eagle Scout Richard Morriss' love of nature recently took him a few steps farther - approximately 5 million steps, in fact.
While 48 percent of the Bulloch County Schools' students are ethnic minorities, including 37.3 percent who are African-American, only 13.8 percent of the school system's certified teachers and administrators are minorities, including 12.3 percent who are African-American.
A fast moving thunderstorm that hit Statesboro about 4:30 Saturday afternoon delayed the Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Park, but didn't dampen the annual celebration of the Fourth of July. By the time the fireworks show started at 9:15, the park was jammed with thousands joining in the giant party for the 239th birthday of the United States.
ATLANTA - Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Department of Community Health.
Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore was elected to the board of directors of the Georgia Municipal Association during the GMA's annual meeting in Savannah June 28.
CHICAGO - For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?
WASHINGTON - Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.
A man who initiated a petition to remove the Confederate memorial statue from the Bulloch County Courthouse Square will speak during the Bulloch County Commission meeting Tuesday.
Bulloch County Commissioners passed the 2016 budget Tuesday, contingent upon the passing of a tax increase proposal next month.