Incumbent Gary Lewis defeated challenger Nathan Queen to earn another four years as Statesboro's District 2 City Council member.
More than 500 students, faculty and staff dressed as characters from their favorite books and strutted their stuff during Brooklet Elementary's annual Pumpkin Parade Friday. Eleven books, including "My Teacher For President," " Baa, Baa Black Sheep," and " The Emperor and the Kite," were represented in the lineup. Members of the second grade class dressed as characters from "The Wizard of Oz." Dorothy, Toto, the Wicked Witch, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and the Winged Monkeys were all represented by children and teachers in costume. Fourth graders displayed their kites as they marched in front of family and friends beginning ...
On the final day early voting for the Statesboro City Council on Friday, 199 individuals came out to cast their ballots. In line with the pattern for the week, the morning traffic was light with the afternoon picking up as the voter shuttles, picking up students in front of Retreiver's Bar And Grill, dropped off electors by the limo load.
The Statesboro Police Department received big news recently - to the tune of over $317,000.
The Georgia Southern Botanical Garden will holds its annual Farm & Forest Festival and Plant Sale today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festival allows children of all ages to see what farm life was like back in the 1920s and 1930s through arts & crafts, games and activities. Farm-fresh produce provided by local farmers will be available for purchase at the Farmer's Market. Admission to the event is free.
Bulloch County was named along with Griffin, Savannah and Valdosta-Lowndes County to receive a total of $2.2 million in state grants during the 29th Annual Keep Georgia Beautiful Awards Luncheon in Atlanta. The grants come from the state's Solid Waste Trust Fund (SWTF) to implement four new regional recycling collection programs.
A third Bulloch County student was diagnosed with MRSA, a strain of staph infection that is resistant to treatment, said Bulloch County Assistant School Superintendent Lynda Yawn.
Dr. Joseph Olson will be featured in a solo exhibition of his work at the Jewish Educational Alliance (JEA) Nov. 4th in Savannah with a reception from 2 until 4 p.m. The exhibit will be on display until Nov. 30.
Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a man they said robbed a Clito area convenience store Sunday.
A Lyons man is behind bars, charged with shooting a Hephzibah man to death at a Statesboro night club, police said.
The Southeast Bulloch High School "Swarm" marching band set another school record this past Saturday when the squad came home from the Tenth Annual "Heart of Georgia Marching Band Competition" with dozen more trophies. The biggest prize at the event held in Warner Robins was the "Second Runner Up Regardless of Class" Trophy, which meant the Swarm was judged better than 23 of the 26 bands in attendance.
Saturday night is the annual Freedom Fund Banquet for the Bulloch County Branch of the NAACP. With the theme "Racial Equality: Moving from Good to Great," the night will be capped with a keynote speech from Reta Jo Lewis, former Senior Advisor to President Bill Clinton and Statesboro native.
Whether you are thrifty, a bargain hunter, a collector or just looking for some useful secondhand items, the place to be on Saturday is at the Statesboro Service League's annual Attic Sale. Hosted at the Ogeechee Fairgrounds main exhibit building, the event promises to be best and largest garage sale in the area.
Ogeechee Technical College celebrated Oktoberfest Monday
In deciding how much money to budget to each school, Bulloch County Board of Education officials are discussing a formula that would provide more money for counselors than the state does.
The driver of a school bus involved in a crash Wednesday night was released from the hospital, but will remain out of work a couple days in order to recuperate from her minor injuries, said Bulloch County Schools spokesperson Hayley Greene.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents arrested a man in connection to a Tuesday homicide in Evans County.
Statesboro Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an infant inside a home on South College Street in Statesboro.
Five children from Langston Chapel Elementary School were transported to East Georgia Regional Medical Center following a school bus accident early Wednesday evening, but there were no reports of serious injury and all were later released.
The ballet "Coppélia" tells the charming story of an eccentric toymaker, his life-like creation, and a young couple in love. Full of delightful characters and beautiful choreography, the ballet is a light-hearted comedy that will charm audiences both young and old.
A Bulloch County man charged with murder has appealed a Toombs County judge's decision denying his request to have a previous felony conviction set aside.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 14th annual "Swing into Spring" celebration from 5–9 p.m. Friday at Mill Creek Regional Park.
Archie Manning, College Football Hall of Famer, former pro quarterback and father of two of the most accomplished quarterbacks in the NFL today, says that football gave him a jump start on understanding leadership and that we all learn from adversity.
A Statesboro woman was critically injured Friday night after being struck by a car on Highway 301 North near Clito.
Watch the former NFL quarterback and father to two of today's great quarterbacks, Eli and Peyton Manning, speak to the media at Georgia Southern University Tuesday afternoon.
A man was transported to a Savannah hospital early Saturday morning after being struck by a vehicle at a local restaurant.
A new program for caregivers and families of those suffering from Alzheimer's disease offers relief and assistance through a partnership with a home health company and a charity promoting awareness of the disease.
A Statesboro woman bought a $5 lottery ticket at a West Main Street convenience store recently and scratched the ticket to find she won $400,000.
Hunter Creek Cattle Company of Brooklet took home the prize for best meat product at the University of Georgia's 2015 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest.