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.
The community is invited today to help "Freedom" the American bald eagle practice for his flight at Georgia Southern University's spring graduation ceremony.
Triple A Rode Arena will host its annual "Spring Ride and Camp Out" Friday, April 24, through Sunday, April 26, at the arena on Harville Road.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, April 22, 2008
A teenage girl who police say faked a racial death threat was turned back over to her parents after being arrested.
SAVANNAH - Buoyed in part by labor woes on the West Coast, the booming seaports in Savannah and Brunswick saw another fiscal year of record-smashing amounts of cargo moving across their docks, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday.
Generations of household debris hit the big green bin outside an old house on West Inman Street as incoming Georgia Southern University freshmen helped the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority with its latest rehab project.
Step back a little over a decade ago and downtown Statesboro was experiencing a rebirth with the completion of the renovations of the Averitt Center for the Arts and the Emma Kelly Theater.
The Averitt Center for the Arts was awarded a $12,500 grant from Georgia Department of Economic Development's Georgia Council for the Arts July 9 as part of its Partner and Project grant funding for the 2016 fiscal year.
So, what do Sumo wrestling and tug-of-war have to do with Legos?
Statesboro Jaycees' bi-annual event, Jaycees' Nite Out, held May 15, resulted in proceeds totaling $2,000 presented to the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County.
About 100 members of the Up With People cast touring North America in 2015 will be in Statesboro for the week of Aug. 24-31. While in Bulloch County, the cast will participate in various local service projects and live with local host families. And on Friday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m., Up with People will perform a variety show at Statesboro High School for the public.
The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners will hold two hearings Tuesday and a third on Aug. 4 to allow input from citizens concerning a proposed increase in property taxes of 18.1 percent.
With a vote Thursday night that also included other items under "old business," the Bulloch County Board of Education quietly took the final step to keep its property tax rate the same as last year's.
Families in Statesboro have the opportunity to bring a bit of the world into their own homes next month when the international cast of Up with People arrives in Statesboro, the fourth stop on their 2015 fall world tour.
ATLANTA - Art, monument or embarrassment?
Bulloch County sheriff's investigators arrested a man Thursday who they say had inappropriate involvement with a juvenile.
Two men suspected in a July 6 home invasion are now behind bars. Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson said the men ransacked the house on Bella Terra Road near Brooklet while an elderly couple hid in a locked bedroom during the robbery.
The music of one of the most popular bands of all time will be the centerpiece of a fundraising concert staged by the Bulloch County Foundation for Public Education.