Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday August 19, 2008
A Portal teen working at a Georgia Southern University construction site died Sunday, five days after an accident at the job site.
Cell phone users who are billed at Bulloch County addresses will see a slight increase in their phone bills next year, but most will agree the minor charge is worth the service returned.
Bulloch area farmers will be singing Fay's praises as the tropical storm brings more rain this week.
The Ducks for Diabetes race was held at Splash in the Boro Tuesday. Rubber duckies raced around the lazy river at the water park. The event benefits the American Diabetes Association. According to Broni Gainous, marketing director for the Statesboro-Bulloch County Recreation Department and Splash in the Boro, 141 ducks were sold for this year's fifth annual event, which benefits the American Diabetes Association.
Sheriff's officials said a man set a Kelly Road house on fire Friday after burglarizing it, killing two dogs that were inside.
Forecasters aren't sure what Tropical Storm Fay will do – become a hurricane, turn left or stay right, become a hurricane or a tropical depression.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday August 18, 2008
City of Statesboro officials confirmed Monday that Judy McCorkle was terminated from her long-time position as city clerk and director of Finance and Administration.
Note: To protect her privacy, the last name of Ashley B., the subject of the story, is omitted from this story.
Brooklet lawns turned into parking lots. The normally sleepy town buzzed with excitement, and its usually quiet streets were crowded with people from all over the region as the 19th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival brought fun, frolic and ... fried peanuts.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday August 15, 2008
Officials won't say whether the upcoming Southeast Bulloch Middle School Teacher of the Year police said exposed himself to an undercover officer Tuesday will be disciplined or fired.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday August 14, 2008
Long time Statesboro banking executive, James Eli Hodges, senior vice president and city president of Branch Banking & Trust, has announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, 2008.
City Council unanimously approved the Tax Allocation District, or TAD, map and redevelopment proposal for downtown Statesboro - including South Main Street and additional areas - Tuesday.
Statesboro resident Jeannette Bryant and her sister, a former dispatcher for the Statesboro Police Department and current resident of Atlanta, Ranada Royal, placed second on an episode of "Wheel of Fortune."
Georgia Southern University's Small Business Development Center, currently located in the Market District, will soon relocate to City Campus in downtown Statesboro, 58 E. Main St.
What do a group of boys singing for their supper and Guido Gardens' Nights of Lights have in common?
Georgia Southern University police arrested a man Tuesday in connection with a child molestation incident reported in November.
City Council received a first reading Tuesday of an ordinance that, if approved, will create a monthly fee on virtually every address in Statesboro for the improvement and maintenance of storm drains.
The "weapon" reportedly carried by a masked man who caused a lockdown on parts of Georgia Southern University's campus Dec. 5 turned out to be an umbrella, police said.
In a much-anticipated event, Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market opened its doors Wednesday in Statesboro's Market District, welcoming anxious customers, excited shoppers and a few curious spectators.
Soon, Bulloch County will join three others along Interstate 16 to form an alliance designed to encourage economic growth in the area.
A Claxton family's home was destroyed by fire Tuesday night after a child knocked over a space heater.
Response to an argument over money and to locate a wanted person led law enforcement to find meth labs in two separate locations over the weekend.
An uptick in reports of fake money have police warning citizens to be careful.
The 2014 edition of the Nights of Lights at Guido Gardens will begin Thursday.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Thursday's print edition. The Bulloch County school system concentrated its special-education programs at Mattie Lively Elementary and William James Middle schools last year, which could have affected those schools' College and Career Ready Performance Index scores. Because of incorrect information received, a front-page article Wednesday listed the wrong school as having the concentration of special-education programs.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is asking local residents, motorists and property owners for their opinions on a $5.3 million project to add passing and turn lanes on U.S. Highway 80 between Brooklet and Statesboro.