Thousands of visitors will converge upon the town of Portal this coming weekend to enjoy a celebration of the town's rich agricultural heritage - the Catface Country Turpentine Festival.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, September 26, 2008
A woman arrested on outstanding warrants racked up some additional charges when she was caught on video ditching drugs into a jail waste container.
Sheriff's investigators are looking into two restaurant burglaries that took place between late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.
A boy who struck a truck while riding his motorcycle Wednesday suffered broken bones and is in stable condition, said Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper Tommy Sisson.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, September 25, 2008
In just a few weeks, the traffic along Fair Road will more than quadruple at night and the lights of the midway will entice passersby as the 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair arrives.
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Teams are needed for the Third Annual Cultural Clays Skeet Shoot Tournament benefiting the Averitt Center for the Arts, said Statesboro Arts Council Board Member Theresa Beebe Novotny.
A woman who claimed to be dying of cancer was caught shoplifting a pair of jeans Tuesday, according to Statesboro Police reports.
In light of recent gasoline shortages and the rising cost of fuel, Bulloch County leaders are making efforts to conserve.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, September 24, 2008
The City of Statesboro has a new man at the helm of the city's engineering department as Jason Boyles takes over as interim director for Maz Elhaj.
Dr. Michael Guido, renowned evangelist from Metter, "is improving" after a recent fall in which he injured his head. Staff at Guido Gardens in Metter say "he is still very weak, but is trying to walk around his home for exercise every day."
A man police said sexually assaulted a woman at Eagle Villas is behind bars without bond.
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.
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.