Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 28, 2008
In some classrooms in the Bulloch County public schools, there is a feeling of permanence. That was, and is, particularly true in the case of the "Callaway" classrooms. Starr Callaway Anderson grew up watching her mother Jo Callaway teach at the old Statesboro High School for some 30 years.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 27, 2008
The Statesboro City Council decided Tuesday to move forward with a plan to install a wireless network in partnership with Clearwire communications.
In a cost cutting move, the city of Statesboro will be closing the transfer station, or landfill, located on North Main, to the public on Saturdays.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 24, 2008
A group of Georgia Southern University students affiliated with the Wesley Foundation were seen walking around Statesboro Friday carrying a 400-pound wooden cross. They did so to spread the message that "God has greater things to be done around this city," besides the political and other issues being discussed today. The group was also filming a video with the same message, to go along with the song "God of This City," by Chris Tomlin. The video will be shown at the Wesley Foundation on Fair Road Wednesday at 8 p.m., and all citizens are invited to attend.
In what appeared to be a surprise to even the Bulloch County School Board members, Bulloch school superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway recommended Dr. Trey Robertson for the vacant position of Southeast Bulloch High School principal.
An important moment in Bulloch County history will be noted Saturday as local Confederate historical reenactors and members of the Ogeechee Rifle Camp 941 Sons of Confederate Veterans hold a ceremony recognizing the 100th anniversary of the installation of the Confederate monument on the Bulloch County Courthouse Square.
A man suffered two broken front teeth, a swollen eye and cuts to his forehead in a physical battle Wednesday evening that ended with his arrest as well as that of the woman who attacked him with a knife.
Georgia Southern University's Center for Wildlife Education and the Lamar Q Ball, Jr. Raptor Center will celebrate the grand opening of the center's Wetland Preserve on Saturday. An afternoon of free festivities for the public begins at 3 p.m. and runs until 7 p.m.
The Averitt STARS Community Theater brings one of Agatha Christie's most famous murder mysteries, "Appointment with Death," to the stage of the Emma Kelly Theater beginning tonight.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 23, 2008
Tuesday evening's high winds blew the roof off of a mobile home near the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Cypress Lake Road.
With a graphics design business, music studio and lessons classroom, retail music equipment and more under one roof, it's no wonder Pladd Dot Music was honored as the 2009 Entrepreneur Wednesday at the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Small Business & Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Luncheon, held at RJ's Steaks & Seafood.
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.