The lowest bid received for the new Portal Middle/High School construction project came in about $1.5 million over budget, but Bulloch County Assistant Superintendent Charles Wilson believes the school system will find a way to secure the extra cash in order to include a gymnasium in the construction.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, January 29, 2008
Arnold Ray Akins recovering from heart attack
A Statesboro man indicted in October on federal bank fraud charges entered a guilty plea Monday, U.S. Attorney Edmund A. Booth Jr. said Wednesday.
A woman chased down her husband Saturday, struck his vehicle with hers, got into a heated argument with him and a female passenger in his car and ended up in jail when someone called 911 to alert authorities about the altercation, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens.
WASHINGTON - Massive deficits could force the post office to cut out one day of mail delivery per week, the postmaster general told Congress on Wednesday.
A domestic disturbance call led to a burglary arrest after a Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy responding to the call noticed suspicious items inside the couple's home.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, January 28, 2008
A bridge on Pulaski Highway will be closed today for repairs after an 18-wheeler flipped over and destroyed part of the bridge's railings. Georgia State Patrol Trooper First-Class Blake Hendrix said driver Jeffrey Moore, 30, Santee, SC was driving east Tuesday afternoon around 2:45 p.m. , approaching the bridge near Brannen Lake Road, when he ran off the road and struck the bridge embankment. The tractor-trailer rig, carrying a load of small pieces of wood, overturned, scattering wood and vehicle parts across the roadway. The Georgia Department of Transportation ordered the bridge closed for clean up and repairs ...
ATLANTA - Powerful Georgia House leaders are backing a proposal that would preserve a property tax break for homeowners this year but would likely eliminate it next year.
BELLFLOWER, Calif. - Just think: eight cribs, eight highchairs, eight strollers (or maybe four double-strollers), and far too many dirty diapers to count.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, January 27, 2008
Captain Jim Lovell, whose famous space mission was depicted in the film "Apollo 13," will speak at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center, Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers are again pressing for a one-cent sales tax to help provide relief for the state's clogged roadways.
In a time when many young people spend free time in front of a computer screen or playing video games, Statesboro High School environmental science teacher Lee Bratton brings a bit of the outdoors into the lives of every student in her classes.
Statesboro's proposed city budget earmarks $42,063 to buy body-worn video cameras for use by all Police Department patrol officers.
The Alzheimer's Association of Coastal Georgia will play host Tuesday to the Walk to End Alzheimer's kickoff party at Eagle Creek Brewery in Statesboro.
RICHMOND HILL - Allen Fore, Kinder Morgan's vice president of public affairs, was the first to speak at a public hearing inside the Richmond Hill City Center regarding the company's proposed Palmetto Pipeline project.
A Bloomingdale man involved in a fatal crash that killed a Brooklet couple on Interstate 516 near Savannah in 2013 was found guilty Thursday of felony vehicular homicide.
An attorney representing the mother of one of five Georgia Southern University nursing students killed Wednesday in a seven-vehicle crash on Interstate 16 said he has previously sued the trucking company whose driver is responsible for the crash.
A woman trying to evade a safety checkpoint in Register Thursday ran four stop signs during a short chase through the streets of the tiny town. Two small children were in the vehicle, along with an assortment of drugs and a loaded gun.
One of two surviving Georgia Southern University nursing students involved in the fatal crash Wednesday that left five fellow nursing students dead, was moved to another hospital Thursday, while the second surviving student is still being treated at a Savannah hospital.
A hurting Eagle Nation turned out in force Thursday evening to remember, honor and cry together over the five "sisters" lost in Wednesday's tragic accident on Interstate 16.
The American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90, with assistance from the 2015 Leadership Bulloch class, will hold an "All-American Cookout" on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. to honor veterans in the Bulloch County area.
This week and next, the pencils meet the paper - and the fingertips the keys - as more than 4,500 Bulloch County students in third through eighth grades take the Georgia Milestones test for the first time.
Register police arrested a man Tuesday on charges he physically attacked his 90-year-old aunt over money.
Statesboro City Council received two versions of a draft of a new Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance from its attorney Tuesday night and released them to the public.
Register police arrested a woman Friday on drug charges after a high-speed chase into another county.
With a flurry of text messages, Facebook posts and lots of heart-to-heart talks, nursing students at Georgia Southern University shared first the uncertainty of who was involved in the deadly accident on Interstate 16, and then comforted each other in dealing with the tragic loss of their friends and colleagues.