United Way of Southeast Georgia hopes to collect a cool $600,000 this year, said 2008-2009 campaign chairman Barry Westbrooks as he spoke Wednesday morning before a crowd of team leaders and guests.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, September 16, 2008
The second annual Statesboro Walk for Wishes to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia and Alabama is set for Saturday at 10 a.m. at the M.C. Anderson Multiplex/Recreation Activity Center (RAC) on the Georgia Southern University campus.
Three Statesboro firefighters were recently recognized for completion of advanced training programs, said Lt. Merritt Kearns.
A runaway teen who came home threatened to stab her mother when the two argued about the teen having run away in the first place, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Gene McDaniel.
It began with a Statesboro mayor telling a traveling carnival "no."
The Boys & Girls Club of Statesboro will hold their third annual Steak & Burger Dinner Thursday at the First Baptist Church in the William Perry Social Hall. This year's featured speaker is Emmy winner and former 700 Club and FOX News Commentator, Kelly Wright.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, September 15, 2008
Every Wednesday at 5 a.m., 7-year-old Tucker Lanier climbs into the back seat of his family's Dodge Neon with his mom and step dad. The family then makes the three-hour drive to Atlanta for a treatment that is saving his life.
Organizers are hoping to raise more than $5,000 to help offset the medical and funeral expenses of a local 24-year-old newlywed.
Gas stations were like madhouses Friday as area drivers rushed to the pumps in fear of being left without gas or just trying to fill up before the prices skyrocket further.
What do you get when you combine a community of caring people, countless volunteers and 2,000 chickens?
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, September 12, 2008
Jean Russell, beloved wife of the late Erk Russell, passed away Thursday at her home in LaGrange. After living in Statesboro for more than 25 years, Russell moved to LaGrange in April to be closer to her family.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, September 11, 2008
COLUMBUS - With a runoff increasingly likely in Georgia's tight gubernatorial race, Republican Gov. Nathan Deal is rallying his conservative base in north Georgia while Democrat Jason Carter is getting a boost from his grandfather, former President Jimmy Carter, who's appealing to black voters in some of the state's largest metro areas.
Keep your hummingbird feeders up as temperatures drop this fall and winter. That's the suggestion of Georgia Wildlife Resources Division biologists, who say some visiting hummers make the state their winter home and benefit from the nourishment feeders provide.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg took the stage at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center for the annual Statesboro The Write Place event earlier this month.
When the Fab Lab, devoted to developing ideas for new products and businesses, opens in the building next to Georgia Southern University's existing City Campus in downtown Statesboro, the alley between the two will be transformed into an open-ended "outdoor room" with a glass roof.
For nearly 30 years, my wife, Lori, and I have operated Lori Grice Photography on East Main Street in downtown Statesboro. We have seen the ebb and flow of businesses in the core of downtown. We understand the struggle of operating a small business, especially on Main Street. There are both challenges and rewards in doing so. Each of us who chooses to operate a businesses in the core of downtown has made a special commitment to our community to invest in, and continue to work toward, maintaining a thriving downtown.
The suspect in a Statesboro rape was recently arrested in North Carolina and is now in Bulloch County Jail, Statesboro police said.
A group called Women Acknowledging Community Service recently presented Dr. Charles Bonds, as "A Trailblazer in the Education Field," a check for $1,000 for his leadership and community service in Statesboro and Bulloch County.
Most people love the fair, and some people may even visit it several times during the week it is in town. For some, however, the fair is more than an annual diversion; it's a way of life.
Consumers in Georgia and three other states who were helped by navigators for the 2014 insurance exchanges tended to be people of color who were not financially secure, a recently released report says.
One choice 12th Congressional District voters do not have is a candidate who promises to keep the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," as it is. But there are clear differences in the two candidates' positions.
The Affordable Care Act faces legal challenges that could derail it, and major changes to the legislation are likely and warranted, says Dr. James Stephens, the Distinguished Fellow in Healthcare Leadership at Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health.
Over 100 participated in the 2014 Zombie Run 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, October 25 to help raise funds for local health organizations, including the Bulloch Partnership for Health, the Georgia Southern University Rural Health Research Institute, the Mercer University Center for Rural Health and Health Disparities, and the Georgia Southern University Wellness Program.
At 98 years old, Leland Riggs isn't quite a charter member of the Statesboro Kiwanis Club, but he has been an active member for 35 years.
For now, the Bulloch County Schools probably won't become a "charter system," in which every school becomes self-governing and sets its own student achievement goals.