Sylvania Yarn Systems Inc. of Sylvania announced Wednesday that it will end all operations at its carpet yarn manufacturing plant by the end of the year. In a release the company cited the severe recession that the carpet industry has experienced for more than a year and the subsequent reduction in customer order volume at its plant.
It's only a couple days until the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair begins, and Statesboro Kiwanis Club members spent Thursday's lunch meeting discussing final details of the annual fund raising event.
The third annual Empty Bowls Project sale and chili luncheon was part of GSU's Hunger and Homelessness Week. GSU art students created and donated their hand-thrown bowls to the project. Thursday the bowls were brought to the Rotunda in front of the Russell Union and sold for $10 apiece. The bowls were filled with chili and all profits will benefit the Statesboro Food Bank.
After six candidates to become the next president of Georgia Southern University visited Statesboro and the campus during the past month, the Georgia Board of Regents has narrowed the field to three finalists.
Brooklet Elementary School Counselor Raina Mallard's plate is very full. In addition to her classroom guidance time, Mallard spends a large part of the day involved in small peer counseling groups and individual counseling with students, parents and some staff.
Statesboro Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that put one man in the hospital and another in jail.
A second-generation lieutenant colonel from the famed "Tuskegee Airmen" and a Georgia Southern professor with advice for budding authors were guests Tuesday on "Mornings unPHILtered."
It was an evening to remember and an evening of memories.
The government said they could not fly in the United States military. Government studies depicted them as inferior, unintelligent, sub-human. But the Tuskegee Airmen, the United State's first squadron of African-American pilots, proved them wrong. Three Tuskeegee Airmen and the widow of a late Airman spoke Tuesday at the Georgia Southern University Information and Technology Building's auditorium. The presentation, sponsored by the Georgia Southern University's Golden Key Honor Society, was free and open to the public.
Consolidation of city and county services suffered another setback Tuesday when the Statesboro city council decided in a divisive vote to send a message to local state legislators.
A simple traffic stop just after midnight Monday morning turned into a high-speed chase after a man took off just as the deputy got out of his patrol car.
Monday on "Mornings unPHILtered," host Phil Boyum's guest was dean of the College of Business Administration (COBA) at Georgia Southern, Dr. Ron Shiffler. Shiffler spoke about the college's online program in Information Technology. The Web-BSIT program allows one to get a Bachelor of Science degree in Informational Technology.
The Statesboro City Council and the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners will both gather today for their regularly scheduled first meetings of the month.
Bulloch County Schools Teacher of the Year Susan Reagan expresses a strong belief in the power of reading.
BROOKSIDE, Ala. - Wildfires are charring hundreds of acres daily in the South as drought conditions worsen across the region, and the heavy, widespread rains that ...
Local and area law enforcement K-9 teams participated in a national certification event this week during the inaugural K-9 Challenge held in Statesboro.
In its 40th year, the East Georgia Marching Band Festival and Championship at Statesboro High School has signed up 22 competitive bands – the most in ...
One hundred gifted fifth-graders took turns reading sports play-by-play in front of the camera and helping operate industry-standard digital video, audio and graphics controls Tuesday ...
Ogeechee Area Hospice and Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education Center will hold a free community screening of the documentary "Being Mortal" on Tuesday at 6 ...
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 ...
Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.
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.