A police standoff ended peaceably Thursday around 6 p.m. when a man eluding arrest gave himself up to police at his mother's request.
Statesboro Police don't think three armed robbery incidents this week are related, but warn citizens that the holiday season also brings the crime season, with an increase in robberies, burglaries and other crimes.
Lines won't be likely today as some voters get in early to cast ballots for the run off elections. Bulloch County Probate Judge Lee DeLoach said he only expects about 15 percent of the county's voters to show up at the polls.
When it's all said and done, the Georgia Southern University Festival of Trees hopes to raise $3,000 for the local Toys for Tots campaign.
With holidays upon us, the Statesboro Food Bank is facing the same kind of dilemma the economy is casting on everyone. With fewer supplies and an increase in demand, the local food bank board is facing possible cutbacks in how many times a person can receive a week's worth of balanced meals per year.
What does breakfast have to do with dictionaries? Go to Snooky's Restaurant Sunday morning, Nov. 23, and you'll see.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, November 18, 2008
A woman suffered slashes to her hands when her girlfriend attacked her with a steak knife, and the offender was taken to jail, according to Bulloch County Sheriff's reports.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, November 17, 2008
Two men involved in a rollover accident Sunday were arrested not only for charges stemming from the accident, but on outstanding warrants from other counties as well.
"Nutcracker" lovers throughout southeast Georgia can once again join Clara on her holiday dream journey through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets. Beginning Thursday, the Statesboro Youth Ballet will perform "The Nutcracker" at the Emma Kelly Theater through Sunday.
The community is invited to the Festival of Trees, Georgia Southern University's new holiday celebration that begins Monday. A week-long wonderland of decorated trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses is put on by the Continuing Education Center in the Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building.
A fast moving thunderstorm that hit Statesboro about 4:30 Saturday afternoon delayed the Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Park, but didn't dampen the annual celebration of the Fourth of July. By the time the fireworks show started at 9:15, the park was jammed with thousands joining in the giant party for the 239th birthday of the United States.
ATLANTA - Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Department of Community Health.
While 48 percent of the Bulloch County Schools' students are ethnic minorities, including 37.3 percent who are African-American, only 13.8 percent of the school system's certified teachers and administrators are minorities, including 12.3 percent who are African-American.
Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore was elected to the board of directors of the Georgia Municipal Association during the GMA's annual meeting in Savannah June 28.
CHICAGO - For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?
WASHINGTON - Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.
A man who initiated a petition to remove the Confederate memorial statue from the Bulloch County Courthouse Square will speak during the Bulloch County Commission meeting Tuesday.
Bulloch County Commissioners passed the 2016 budget Tuesday, contingent upon the passing of a tax increase proposal next month.
Shopping at a local grocery store this Saturday will not only fill your pantry but will benefit a charity that helps soldiers who have been wounded in action.
A Metter man was electrocuted Wednesday while working on an air conditioning system at a Neville Dairy Road home.
ATLANTA - Confederate flags will continue flying at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta because Georgia law prevents their removal, the head of a state authority that oversees the park said Wednesday.
Mermaids, goats and a variety of monsters were lurking on Statesboro's Siebald Street this week as key characters during the Averitt Center for the Arts summer Puppet Camp.
Hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Sea Island Bank, the annual festival begins at 4 p.m. and last until 11 p.m., said Broni Gainous, marketing and communications coordinator for Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation.
Since the Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex marriages are legal across the nation, at least two same-sex couples have applied for a marriage license in Bulloch County.
Eagle Nation's biggest fan may leave Statesboro and return to his hometown.