The new principal at Brooklet Elementary School summed up the first day of school in one word: "Exciting!"
A crowd of nearly 40 people gathered Friday evening to honor the lives of two teens, Tracy Randall Deal Jr., 13, and Devin Franklin Miller, 15, who tragically lost their lives in an all-terrain vehicle accident in late July.
Statesboro city officials said they are not concerned about discrepancies found in the resume of recently hired city manager Shane Haynes.
Yellow school buses, flashing yellow lights and yellow #2 pencils all go back to work Monday as Bulloch County Schools start the 2008-09 school year.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, August 1, 2008
A man told investigators he was hired to kill a woman he kidnapped Monday in the Portal area, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens.
Thanks to the efforts of local volunteers and organizations, 20,000 pounds of food will be delivered Saturday to Grady Street Park and distributed to hundreds of Statesboro families in need.
"Broadway and Beyond" theater camp participants at the Averitt Center for the Arts prepare for the end of their sessions with rehearsals for the performance of their production.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday July 31, 2008
A woman convicted of stealing more than $1 million from Merrill Lynch and clients of the company received a sentence of five years in prison. The former stock broker, Doria Sabia-Florence, worked in the Statesboro Merrill Lynch office as well as in Boca Raton, Fla.
A 19-year-old Statesboro man faces murder charges stemming from the Sunday morning shooting of a Sylvania man at a local motel.
Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies, assisting the Georgia Insurance Commissioner's office, arrested a Statesboro man Wednesday morning on charges of insurance fraud.
Hair tousled and apparently not long from being awakened, a man who works as an insurance agent in Metter appeared surprised early Wednesday when a Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy knocked on his door.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday July 30, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday July 29, 2008
For the first time since Statesboro City Council resumed Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance hearings last fall, a business declined to plead guilty, instead challenging the way the ordinance is being applied.
Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health welcomes retired Army Maj. Gen. David Rubenstein, FACHE, to campus as the featured speaker for the Healthcare Symposium on Wednesday from 2-3:15 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.
First Friday will feature green foods, green drinks and green treats.
Debra Chester was recently recognized by the Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution for her extensive volunteer work with the Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market.
Georgia Southern University's Sexual Assault Response Team is hosting Sexual Assault & Spring Break Awareness Week on campus this week through Thursday. The week aims to unify individuals against sexual violence with two major events scheduled throughout the week as part of the campaign.
Georgia Southern University will welcome Archie Manning, a former NFL player and member of the National Football Foundation's College Hall of Fame, to Hanner Fieldhouse on Tuesday, March 24, at 7 p.m. as part of the university's Leadership Lecture Series.
Four Statesboro attorneys recently were selected to the prestigious 2015 Georgia Super Lawyer list and one to the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Georgia.
Probably the most anticipated restaurant construction in town is the new Zaxby's at the corner of Chandler Road and Georgia Avenue adjacent to the Georgia Southern campus.
The Georgia Chamber of Commerce took no position on the original version of House Bill 170. But the state's largest business advocacy organization has endorsed subsequent versions, and Georgia Chamber CEO Chris Clark said Monday that annual spending for highway improvements in the state needs to be increased by $1 billion.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards.
A Portal-area man was killed Saturday morning in a two-car accident on Georgia Highway 119.
The Vidalia Onion Committee announces the Fourth Annual Golden Onion culinary competition on April 26 in conjunction with the Vidalia Onion Festival. The competition is open to all professional chefs in Georgia.
Mike Blinder is a successful small business owner and multimedia consultant and one of his favorite things to do is share his experience and expertise in marketing.
Attorneys for the parents and estate of Michael Joseph Gatto, 18, who died after a violent encounter at the now-closed Rude Rudy's bar Aug. 28, have filed notice with the city of Statesboro alleging more than $11 million in damages and that the city is to blame for not enforcing its own alcohol laws.
For the second year in a row, Lynn Vogel walked away with a Best of Breed title at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, held at Madison Square Garden in New York City.