Nearly 45 years after he died in battle, Metter's Oscar Barker, Jr. will receive the nation's third highest military honor during a ceremony Monday afternoon.
Today's Georgia Literary Festival promises to be one for the books.
A citizen recognized a horseback rider on Veteran's Memorial Parkway Wednesday as being a wanted person, and a quick call to police landed the rider in jail.
During 'fair week," one can always find Statesboro Kiwanis Club member Don Whaley in the club's pancake house.
Clear skies, cool temperatures and the lure of fun and excitement promises a record year for the 49th annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. Already four days in the making, Statesboro Kiwanis Club officials expect tonight and Saturday night to bring the week to a peak as people from all across the region come for food, thrill rides, exhibits and more.
Bright lights flashing, loud music blaring, colorful rides whirling and twirling. Food vendors keeping things cold and making things hot. Even the mechanical bull is juiced by a power source that is phenomenal - the force that makes the fair go round.
Words that trigger a laugh. Stories that make the heart beat a little faster. Ideas that bloom in a garden or tempt the taste buds. At the Georgia Literary Festival, books about women, by women and for women are a central part of the event. The free event takes place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Georgia Southern's Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building.
It was not a typical Tuesday evening earlier this week for nine local band and chorus students. The group of nine from Statesboro and Southeast Bulloch high schools performed in concert at Statesboro High with one of the most respected bands in the world - the United States Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus.
Members of the Bulloch County TEA Party didn't get the specific answers they wanted Tuesday during the Statesboro City Council meeting, but Councilman Travis Chance did address their questions.
Going to the fair is special for most people, but to someone who rarely gets out of their home, is physically or mentally unable to handle large crowds, and doesn't have many social opportunities, going to the fair is an amazing experience.
Organizers of the Georgia Literary Festival have saved plenty of room on the bookshelf for Statesboro's own community of authors. Seven critically acclaimed and award-winning writers with local ties will be among the 25 presenters at the free event on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Georgia Southern's Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building.
Nestled amid the noise, the lights, the food booths and other attractions of the Statesboro Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is a quiet log house.
Approximately 45 Statesboro residents came out Sunday afternoon to the Honey Bowen Building to ask questions and seek answers from Statesboro City Councilman John Riggs during a town hall-style meeting.
Monday's Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair parade was a polar opposite of last year: instead of rain and no parade, people strutted their stuff in what could not have been more perfect weather.
When keynote speaker Max Cleland takes the stage at the Georgia Literary Festival Saturday, he'll start a page-turner of a day for readers, writers, and lovers of Georgia literature.
CLAXTON - Talmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a gasp that could have ...
A man police said robbed a Northside Drive East convenience store March 6 was arrested Tuesday in Warner Robins on traffic charges but will face ...
The Statesboro Police Officers Foundation, led by local business people and civilian professionals, has granted the Statesboro Police Department $8,000 for additional body armor ...
ALPHARETTA - The garden room at Rivermont Golf and Country Club brims with Republican donors and activists, but Michael Fitzgerald wants to talk about Democrats.
Fall may mean fair time around Statesboro, but when spring rolls around, everyone knows it's rodeo time.
For the past month and a half, I've enjoyed the company of dozens of area residents who took me up on my offer to ...
As the deadline approaches for a final progress report in the America's Best Communities competition, Statesboro's Blue Mile committee is pointing to evidence ...
Jerome Davis will cut the ribbon Saturday on the much anticipated Flight Factory Entertainment Center located at 158 East Parrish Street.
Several Realtors from Statesboro Board of Realtors gathered alongside hundreds of their fellow Georgia Realtors for a day of advocacy and education at the Georgia ...
A Statesboro man faces murder charges for the drug-related shooting death of a man at The Grove Apartments March 9.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Last week's deep freeze in the Southeast appears to have nearly wiped out Georgia's blueberries and South Carolina's peaches ...
The Ogeechee International History Film Festival will make its debut in Statesboro Friday and Saturday as the very first film festival in the United States ...
There was a celebration of the gift of life Thursday.
Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore and the two City Council members up for election this year, Phil Boyum in District 1 and John Riggs in District ...
Statesboro firefighters responded to a house fire on Whippoorwill Drive Thursday evening, but the structure was a total loss after hours of fighting the blaze.