Maggie Fitzgerald, former public information officer for the City of Statesboro, stepped over to county government recently by accepting the position of Bulloch County clerk.
The nation's annual Independence Celebration held in Washington, D.C., is quite an event. Every Fourth of July, a parade heads down Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Street, and the 2008 celebration has a local participant: the Claxton High School band.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, June 30, 2008
When school starts back this fall, Statesboro High School students won't be attending classes in the new building, as previously expected. In order to ensure student and teacher safety and comfort, classes won't be held in the new facility until after Christmas holidays.
At Tuesday's Statesboro City Council meeting, a new man will take his seat as head administrator for the city.
AUSTELL - Georgia officials ordered a popular roller coaster that hit and killed a teenager over the weekend to remain closed Monday.
About 100 people gathered Saturday morning for the Portal Centennial Park dedication, admiring the unique design and complimentary landscaping that transformed an overgrown wooded area into an attractive addition to the town.
The Georgia State Election board ruled last week on four allegations of voter irregularities stemming from the Statesboro City Council election in November.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, June 27, 2008
In keeping with the theme for Bulloch County's partisan races, none of which were opposed, no one challenged any of four Bulloch County Board of Education members seeking reelection.
Almost a year since a driver struck a black bear on Langston Chapel Road, citizens sighted another black bear - this time, trying to cross a busy highway on the west side of town.
What's the difference between an organic tomato and a "regular" one? Members of the Statesboro Kiwanis Club found out Thursday and took home samples of the red, ripe organic tomatoes grown on Clark Farms near Portal.
A storm rumbled through the Statesboro area the night of June 17, dropping precious rain on the area but also bringing tragedy to a family. Along with the life-giving rain came a lightning bolt that set the home of Bulloch County Superior Court Judge Gates Peed on fire.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, June 26, 2008
Statesboro Police Chief Stan York said the involvement of one of his officers in an auto theft ring was "disappointing" and he has implemented some departmental changes he believes will "discourage" other officers from going astray.
Portal police said they arrested a man Friday night after his flight from a road check led to a chase.
A man convicted of burglary in Florida, who was wanted by authorities there, was apprehended Friday after members of the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team discovered he was living in Statesboro.
Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team members arrested six suspects Friday after seizing about 100 baggies of marijuana and two handguns, according to a news release.
ATLANTA - Georgia's highest court ruled Monday that a state law allowing courts to contract with private probation companies to supervise misdemeanor offenders is constitutional but does not allow for additional requirements beyond what is imposed by the courts.
Motorcycles, corvettes and law enforcement vehicles brought Santa Claus to downtown Statesboro Saturday for the 12th year of Santa's Toy Run.
The Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market will host its seventh annual Shopping by Lantern Light from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Charlie Olliff Square in downtown Statesboro, behind Sea Island Bank.
Southeast Bulloch High School's competitive cheerleading team finished off a hugely successful season last weekend with a third-place finish in the Georgia Class AAA State Cheerleading Championships.
Southeast Bulloch and Statesboro High Schools' JROTC Raider Teams traveled recently to the State Raider Meet at Spaulding High School in Griffin, and each took home top honors.
Georgia Southern University officials are investigating a complaint that Dr. Tom McMullen crosses the line to preaching in his history classes.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are looking into allegations of jury tampering that led to a recent mistrial regarding a civil suit filed more than seven years ago.
After voters granted the city of Statesboro redevelopment powers through a Nov. 4 referendum, business leaders, city officials and consultants are scrambling to map a Tax Allocation District, or TAD, for downtown and to adopt a redevelopment plan before Dec. 31.
The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Statesboro Food Bank, is providing 200 Thanksgiving meals for local families that need support and help during this time of year.
Jimmy Skrine is a man of few words.
A top Georgia Southern University administrator has been named the interim president of Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus.
After a six-day trial, a Bulloch County jury acquitted one of two men Friday charged with murdering a Statesboro preacher, but convicted the other, who was in prison at the time.