Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, December 15, 2008
The Statesboro City Council meeting scheduled for this evening has been canceled due to a lack of agenda items, according to City Manager Shane Haynes.
SAVANNAH - Crews were waiting for an area to cool off under the streets of downtown Savannah before they could start determining what caused an electrical explosion Monday that blew off manhole covers and knocked out power for hours to many stores, restaurants and homes.
Christmas is over, and it's closet-cleaning time. People everywhere are making room for the new gifts they received, but many aren't simply tossing the old items - they're taking them to Goodwill.
A man broke into a Fair Road Apartments home and tried to rape a woman late Saturday night, police said. The man, identified as Aaron Vizonrs Salazar-Maido, is now behind bars on multiple charges.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, December 29, 2008
A Statesboro woman remains in jail with a $50,000 bond after being charged with taking almost $2 million from a local finance company.
The sun shone brightly from clear blue skies Thursday afternoon, but wild weather earlier in the day prompted cancellation of downtown Christmas activities, downed trees and power lines and soaked the area.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, December 12, 2008
Over 1,200 graduates received diplomas Friday during Georgia Southern University's 17th Annual Fall Commencement held at Hanner Fieldhouse in three separate ceremonies.
A Brooklet Police officer accused of inappropriate conduct with a teenage girl is back on the streets after a 10-day suspension without pay. He is no longer working at Southeast Bulloch High School as a school resource officer, but because of his "exemplary" record other than the misconduct, Sgt. De Hagan remains on the Brooklet Police Department payroll.
Ogeechee Technical College's new law enforcement academy was recognized by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST), which gave the academy full POST certification.
A Christmas Day robbery left a man, just out of the hospital, without a sizable amount of cash, according to Statesboro Police reports.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, December 26, 2008
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said Friday that the Army's mistaken shipments of live anthrax to research laboratories were more widespread than it initially reported, prompting the Defense Department's second-ranking official to order a thorough review.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's latest plan on ethanol, the corn-based renewable fuel, probably will not have a major effect on pump prices, but could have political reverberations in Iowa and other farm states in the 2016 presidential campaign.
The review of a 13-year-old cold case landed a man back behind bars Wednesday when DNA linked Phillip Scott Kirby Sr. to the 2002 murder of an East Georgia College associate professor.
With the kickoff to high school football season only a hard-to-believe three months away, it's time to begin making plans for some football. So, let's start with announcing the schedule for the eighth season of "Friday Night Live," which streams a Bulloch County high school football game live each week on statesboroherald.com.
SAVANNAH - A dredging company awarded a $134.5 million contract nearly three months ago won't start deepening the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah until December, Army Corps of Engineers officials said Thursday during a visit by the agency's top general.
The stars will be out when the Averitt Center for the Arts hosts its fourth annual Emma Awards to honor the best local actors, directors and visual artists in the community.
A Claxton man was killed in a single vehicle crash Tuesday morning on Highway 301 South near Ephesus Church Road.
After presenting a budget that, if totally funded, would call for a 2-mill increase in property taxes, Bulloch County Schools executives also suggested some middle-ground options.
AUGUSTA - A 37-year-old Georgia salesman pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges that he supported terrorists, saying he bought a one-way ticket overseas to join the Islamic State group.
Police rerouted traffic from South Main and Fair Road for about an hour and a half Wednesday after a train derailment.
Many Ogeechee Technical College students are going back to college to finish their degrees and the state of Georgia is hoping more adults will do so. Today, less than 45 percent of our state's workforce is prepared to meet the demands of Georgia employers, creating a need for an additional 250,000 graduates above and beyond current graduation rates just to meet the demand and remain economically competitive.
Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson recently signed a two-year extension of his contract with the Bulloch County Board of Education. The new contract picks up at the end of his current two-year contract, which has one year remaining.
Plans for a proposed RV park near a Bulloch County private school are on hold as the property owners "regroup" and review their options.
Last December I wrote a series of columns featuring business leaders who are known as much for what they give back to the community as they are for their business. One of those featured was James "Bubba" Revell, owner of the Country Store and Country Store Flooring.
Whether any patrons under age 21 can enter "bars" and "nightclubs" will be one question when Statesboro City Council holds a work session on the proposed new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance at 3 p.m. Wednesday.