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City grants alcohol license to restaurant near campus

Impassioned thought on both sides of an issue led to the contentious decision Tuesday to grant an alcohol license to a restaurant located less than two hundred yards from the campus of Georgia Southern University.

April 18, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Spotlight ready to shine

The spotlight will shine on the Averitt Center for the Arts Thursday evening when the Fourth annual Statesboro Film Festival premieres nine locally-produced short films.

April 17, 2012 | From Staff Reports | Local


Trust me, you'll love the Statesboro Film Festival

Thursday marks the fourth Statesboro Film Festival I have helped organize. Each one, frankly, has been better than the previous ones and the 2012 edition, I promise, will be better, too.

April 17, 2012 | Jim Healy | Local


Boy Scouts get message from Coach Monken

A group of young men who comprise Statesboro's Boy Scouts of America Troop 342 were reminded Monday about the importance of their ideals by perhaps Bulloch County's most famous scout.

April 17, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Growth gathering steam

Bulloch County is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. Since the last official census was taken in April 2010, the population of Bulloch County has grown from 70,213 as of July 1, 2010 to 72,881, an increase of 2,668 people, as of July 1, 2011, according to the latest population estimate based on census trends.

April 16, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


Brampton, bypass to get traffic light

Adding a traffic light will top the agenda when the Statesboro City Council's meets in City Hall for its second, and last, scheduled meeting in April.

April 16, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Barrow's campaign has $1M in the bank

SAVANNAH - With more than six months to go until the fall election, U.S. Rep. John Barrow already has more than $1 million in the bank to defend his eastern Georgia seat after Republican lawmakers redrew the district in hopes of ousting the four-term Democrat.

April 16, 2012 | BY RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Jekyll Island deer an attraction, maybe a problem

SAVANNAH - Tourists on Jekyll Island pull over to snap photos of them grazing by the roads, while island residents leave corn for the four-legged whitetails in their yards. As the sun goes down over the Georgia coast, golfers often see does and their fawns watching from the trees along the fairways.

April 14, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Time to choose your favorite film

Which film will take the Grand Prize at the 2012 Statesboro Film Festival? Well, it's now in the hands of the voters - you.

April 14, 2012 | Jim Healy | Local


EPD says Ogeechee is now safe

Almost a year after a major fish kill that was linked to contamination, state officials claim the Ogeechee River is safe for fishing and swimming.

April 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Officials look at traffic concerns

Statesboro city leaders made clear Friday their intent to improve traffic and pedestrian safety in the upcoming fiscal year.

April 13, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


The strength of survival

Some held hands. Others held balloons. Every one of the cancer survivors who made the first lap Friday night at the Bulloch County Relay for Life held hope.

April 13, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Deputies apprehend inmate who escaped from jail Tuesday

An escaped prisoner is back behind bars thanks to citizens' tips and "lots of good police work," said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

April 13, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Reward offered for escaped inmate

The U.S. Marshal's Service is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the capture of Ricky Jacktavian Mosley, who escaped from a transportation officer Tuesday, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

April 11, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Kids get ‘pumped’ for test

If Bulloch County students are as excited after taking an annual standardized test as they are while gearing up for it, local schools should receive scores to be proud of.

April 11, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


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Jen’s TOP TEN resolutions for 2018

So, be honest. How are those New Year's resolutions going? If you are like me, you have been slacking a little. (Ok, slacking a ...

January 15, 2018 | | Local


Hospital completes ‘E.R.’ expansion

An expansion and renovation of East Georgia Regional Medical Center's emergency department, completed in December, added 10 treatment rooms plus a sub-waiting area designed ...

January 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Sex and the Georgia teenager: Data finally on the way

Every two years, the nation's high school students are asked about their use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco, and about sexual intercourse, physical activity ...

January 13, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


No school make-up days this year

No weather make-up days are planned for the current school year, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson said Thursday night.

January 13, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Metter has new police chief

Rob Shore was appointed to the position of Metter Police chief, City Manager Mandi Cody announced Friday.

January 12, 2018 | | Local


Another cold week ahead

No snow this time, unless Mother Nature changes her mind, but the upcoming week promises another bout of frigid temperatures as nighttime lows drop well ...

January 12, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

NEW YORK - Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the season appears to already be peaking.

January 12, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


Retired teacher, former student lead BOE in 2018

Meeting Thursday evening, the Bulloch County Board of Education unanimously chose Mike Sparks as its chair and Heather Mims as vice chair for 2018.

January 12, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Deal: Georgia 'exceptional' after 7 years of his leadership

ATLANTA - Delivering his final State of the State address as his fellow Republicans look to maintain their hold on Georgia government, Gov. Nathan Deal hailed ...

January 11, 2018 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Boro set for MLK Day celebration

The president of Bulloch County's NAACP chapter hopes people of all races participate and enjoy what she called a "community celebration" planned to honor ...

January 11, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Woman charged in child cruelty case

A woman who reportedly attacked a child with a phone charger cord is in jail with no bond, according to Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown.

January 11, 2018 | | Local


4-H brings Clovers & Co. to the Boro

A Bulloch County high school senior will perform along with other 4-H members from across the state when the renowned Clovers & Co. performs in concert ...

January 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


4-H brings Clovers & Co. to the Boro

A Bulloch County high school senior will perform along with other 4-H members from across the state when the renowned Clovers & Co. performs in concert ...

January 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


New chance for Georgia bill on campus sex-assault hearings

ATLANTA - A stalled proposal to impose new rules and limits on how Georgia colleges handle sexual violence cases was given a new chance Tuesday in ...

January 10, 2018 | | Local


Wanted man holds woman hostage

A hostage situation in Brooklet ended early Wednesday when deputies used gas to rescue the victim and take the offender into custody.

January 10, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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