PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The strongest earthquake in more than 200 years rocked Haiti on Tuesday, collapsing a hospital where people screamed for help and heavily damaging the National Palace, U.N. peacekeeper headquarters and other buildings. U.S. officials reported bodies in the streets and an aid official described "total disaster and chaos."
United Nations officials said a large number of U.N. personnel were unaccounted for.
Continuing on his education theme this week, Phil Boyum welcomed state school superintendent candidate Brian Westlake to Thursday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show., who is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the office of State School Superintendent. Westlake earned a Bachelors degree in History and a Masters degree in sociology from Florida State University.
Forecasters upped the chance of snowfall in Bulloch County to a promising 90 percent after weather conditions changed Thursday. The Statesboro area could see up to four inches of snowfall by Saturday morning - enough that area children (and adults) would be able to make snowmen.
Wednesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Richard Woods, who is a candidate for the job of State Superintendent of Education. He is running for the Republican nomination against incumbent Superintendent Kathy Cox and Roger Hines.
Those waiting around on snow to arrive Friday may have to stay up late, because the flakes aren't expected to fall until after 10 p.m. and won't be significant until after 1 a.m. Saturday - if they show up at all.
In just its second month of existence, the Bulloch County Board of Elections and Registrations met Monday evening to begin preparations for the 2010 election cycle.
Tuesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Democratic candidate for Georgia state school superintendent and Augusta native Dr. Beth Farokhi.
Portal Middle School 6th grader Breyonna Raymond, 11, pulls off a victory in the Bulloch County District Spelling Bee by spelling the word "boutique" Monday at William James Middle School. Hunter Silva of Stilson Elementary School was the runner-up of the competition.
More than 80 members of local Sons of Confederate Veterans camps met at R.J.s Steakhouse in Statesboro Saturday for the ninth annual Lee-Jackson Awards Banquet. According to 5th Brigade Commander Mike Mull, the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) has members in 30 states, from Alaska to Hawaii to Florida to Maine.
"If Momma Dont Laugh It Aint Funny" wasn't the theme of Monday's "Mornings UnPHILtered" show, but the author of that book was the first guest. Host Phil Boyum welcomed Lucy Adams, who will speak inside the Statesboro Regional Library tonight at 7 p.m., as part of Meet the Author series.
Bulloch County Board of Education member Dr. Charles Bonds, fondly known as the "Reading Professor," will be missed, peers said after learning of his pending resignation in March.
The City of Statesboro is one step closer to a water reuse system as it recently received its state-required permit.
Heart of Dixie was one of several local organizations who took advantage of Super Bowl Sunday to raise money.
Valentine's Day is coming to the Emma Kelly Theater a couple days early this year with a romantic concert that's all about love.
An enormous gift made possible by one of Statesboro's most generous and caring families will go a long way to preserving and highlighting history in Bulloch County well into the future.
After a less than successful attempt to hire a new police chief this summer, the city of Statesboro is hiring a consulting firm to help ...
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Georgia still ranks high among states in rates of premature births, low-birthweight babies and infant mortality.
TRION - A mobile home fire in Georgia started by an improperly installed wood stove killed six people, including four children, authorities said Monday.
After leaving one dream job, T. Chad Montgomery is making another vision a reality.
When Paul Theriot, Jr. took over as CEO of East Georgia Regional Medical Center, he stepped into leading one of the most significant facility enhancements ...
ATLANTA - The Georgia Conservancy's Board of Trustees recently honored two longtime supporters of Georgia's natural resources, former Lt. Gov. Pierre Howard as its ...
In its ninth year at the Averitt Center for the Arts, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show LIVE!" will give audiences two nights - Tuesday and Wednesday ...
The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair rode into Statesboro for the 55th time last week, where the Kiwanis Club welcomed folks with food, rides, exhibits and more.
ATLANTA - Georgians must decide this fall whether the state can take over low-performing schools, a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Nathan Deal but fiercely opposed ...
Another fair has come and gone, leaving behind acres of tramped parking lot and empty grounds. However, there is something left behind besides memories; the ...
Bulloch County Schools administrators this week hailed a five-year upward trend in local high school graduates' scores on the ACT and SAT college admissions tests ...
Cash contributions to the three candidates who started out the Bulloch County Sheriff's race this year topped $160,000 by Sept. 30.
Each year as October rolls around, excitement begins to grow as the annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair approaches.
A fun-filled event featuring various games has been a lucrative fund raiser for United Way of Southeast Georgia for the past three years, and OctoberQuest ...