Southeast Bulloch High School athletic director Katherine Bradley told the school's booster club at the first meeting of the school year that she was looking forward to the upcoming football season for the games – and the band.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, October 10, 2008
A three-hour police standoff on Mill Branch Club Road Friday afternoon ended peacefully after an armed man holding three victims hostage gave up and allowed himself to be taken into custody.
Police have arrested one suspect and are seeking others they said robbed a Gentilly Road man Sept. 27 after breaking into his home.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, October 9, 2008
Longtime Statesboro resident Chester Williams, known for his incredible memory and his passion for all things Georgia Southern, passed away Tuesday at age 96.
After months of negotiations and multiple workshops by the Alcohol Control Board, the Statesboro City Council has finally taken action on proposed changes to the city's alcohol ordinance by passing a first reading of four changes to the ordinance, including the abolishment of the ACB.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Georgia Department of Transportation officials have announced that the Statesboro bypass is now officially open.
High-school homecoming pranks have escalated from simple "rolling" yards with toilet paper to spray painting vehicles, according to recent Bulloch County Sheriff's reports.
The called meeting of the Portal City Council, slated for tonight, has been canceled due to the death of council member Keith Brown, said Portal City Clerk Eva Pitts. Brown died Wednesday morning, she said.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, October 6, 2008
Brooklet Mayor Joe Grooms said an advertisement announcing a town hall meeting Monday was a "prank," but assured citizens tonight's called Brooklet City Council meeting is for real.
A woman convicted of killing her husband in 1993 and burying him in the back yard is up for parole Oct. 15, but isn't expected to return to Bulloch County to live.
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.
Whitney Jones was named recently the 2014 Employee of the Year for East Georgia Regional Medical Center.
Teaching the younger generation the importance of freedom and its price is a key reason to observe Memorial Day, said author and World War II veteran Paul Grassey as he gave an inspirational speech during Monday's Memorial Day celebration, held in the Averitt Center's Emma Kelly Theater.
Ogeechee Technical College handed out more than 1,000 degrees, diplomas, certificates and GED diplomas to more than 350 students during its commencement Thursday at Hanner Fieldhouse on Georgia Southern University's campus. Heather Abbott, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing and a certified peer counselor with the Amputee Coalition of America, was the keynote speaker.
It's been more than a year since Dr. Ken LeCain took over as principal at Statesboro High School.
Paul Grassey, who piloted a baker's dozen B-24 bombing runs over Europe during World War II and helped get the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force off the ground, talks in detail but focuses on the big picture of war and remembrance.
Thanks to publicity on news outlets and social media, the four Oliver children were turned over to other family members by the parents and then given to the Department of Family Chidlrens Services, Jared Akins, chief deputy for the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, said Saturday afternoon.
The legacy of Portal's Leila Alice Daughtry Denmark will be honored yet again, this time with the naming of Forsyth County's sixth high school.
A survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings gave graduates a message of hope and inspiration Thursday evening during the Ogeechee Technical College 2015 Spring Commencement ceremony.
A fatal accident involving a tractor-trailer in Screven County Wednesday afternoon took the life of a man riding a wheelchair from Augusta to Savannah to raise awareness for people with disabilities.
The Bulloch County Board of Education split 4-3 over a vote on personnel last week, rejecting an entire list of recommendations from Superintendent Charles Wilson.