Ogeechee Technical College has announced two recent appointments to key positions at the college. Beth Mathews was named executive director of Institutional Advancement, while Dr. Ben (Benjy) Thompson was named vice president of Economic Development. Both started in their new roles Feb. 1.
MIDWAY - Standing outside his home 100 yards from the Atlantic Ocean, John T. Woods III has a hard time imagining it - a towering tidal wave one day crashing over the dock where a lone fisherman recently cast his line.
Bulloch County School Superintendent Dr. Jessie Strickland plans to retire this summer, resigning from her position before her contract expires.
The Statesboro City Council is expected to set a public hearing to allow residents express their thoughts on the proposed front-yard parking ordinance being considered by the city.
Subway spokesman Jared Fogle was in Statesboro Friday for the tenth annual Subway Challenge. Fogle made appearances at all six restaurant locations in Bulloch County, where sales from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. were donated to the American Heart and Stroke Association. "This is something that's pretty new actually," Fogle said of the fund raiser. "This whole thing here is really neat to see people from the community behind the counter and all ...
Firefighters from Portal, Clito and Statesboro battled a blaze Thursday night that lit up the sky as an old wood frame house in Portal burned to the ground.
Jared Fogle, star of the Subway advertising campaign, will be in Statesboro on Friday promoting the chain during the tenth annual Subway Challenge.
LILBURN, Ga. - Georgia's groundhog is predicting an early spring. Awoken by the ringing of bells, TV camera lights and cheering, General Beauregard Lee emerged from his antebellum mansion at 7:35 a.m. Friday, went around to the back of his house before a crowd of 100 people and saw no shadow. Beau's northern colleague, Punxsutawney Phil, saw no shadow either. Tradition holds that it means spring will come early. If the groundhog ...
No one was shot, but Statesboro Police responding to a reported shooting Saturday met with a tangle of incidents including an armed robbery, a stolen car and a man suffering a superficial wound to the head.
ATLANTA - An overnight winter storm dumped snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain across north Georgia on Thursday, causing about 30 county school systems to close their schools for the day.
Homeowners over age 65 on January 1, 2007 may be entitled to an exemption of the state portion of Property Tax on their personal residence, said Bulloch County Tax Assessor's Chief Appraiser John Scott.
Police arrested a man they said sexually assaulted a three-year-old male relative. Statesboro Det. Kelphie Lundy said Wednesday he could not divulge the relationship between Timothy Bryan Gordon, 38, Shuman Road, and the three-year-old boy he is accused of molesting because to do so may reveal the victim's identity. Lundy and Statesboro Police Det. Terry Briley opened an investigation Friday after the child's mother reported the crime, said Statesboro Police Capt. L. C. ...
Staff members at the Ombudsman School on Northside Drive East found marijuana, a large amount of cash and a condemning note that led to the arrest of two juvenile students. Statesboro Police Capt. L. C. Williams said school officials called police, who arrested two 15-year-old males. Officers recovered $940 in cash, the marijuana and a note containing evidence, according to police reports. One teen, listed as having a West Grady Street address, was charged with ...
Dell Merritt and Mary-Thomas King didn't know what to expect when they decided to get together. The two, who were freshman roommates at Georgia Teachers College in 1939, hadn't seen each other for 66 years, but the Georgia Southern Centennial gave them a good excuse to return to campus.
Local law enforcement and mental health leaders convened at Ogeechee Technical College Tuesday morning to learn more about how law enforcement can deal with situations involving those with mental illness.
Computer system upgrades have caused some growing pains at the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office and Jail, but it's a necessary inconvenience that other offices and agencies have dealt with as well.
A special sendoff will be held for Statesboro mayor Joe Brannen Tuesday to celebrate his many years of service to the city.
The debate concerning religious expression in Bulloch County public schools could soon enter the courts.
An impassioned group of teachers, preachers and community members filled the William James Educational Complex Thursday night to express dissatisfaction over a perceived assault on religious expression in area schools.
An escapee from Colquitt County Correctional Institute, convicted of committing several burglaries and other crimes in Bulloch County, was apprehended Thursday in the Portal area.
JOHANNESBURG - Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
Statesboro's Public Works Department intends to roll out a pair of vehicles this month that will be the first in a plan to save big dollars for the city.
If you are bored on Friday evening, you only have yourself to blame.
A runoff election assured to produce a historic result went down to the wire Tuesday.
BROOKLET - Despite a national news report's claims, Brooklet Elementary is not denying Christmas to anyone - students or teachers - school officials said Tuesday.
Tonight, we will likely know who the next mayor of Statesboro will be: Jonathan McCollar or Jan Moore.
Andrew Young will be the featured speaker at Georgia Southern University's 2014 MLK Celebration.
The November meeting of the Home Builders Association of Statesboro didn't have a typical guest speaker.
Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art announces the Fall Student Made sale (formerly known as Club Mud Exhibition and Sale), which will take place Thursday through Thursday at the Center for Art & Theatre, 1334 Southern Drive.
Reacting to a group of teachers and community members worried that religious freedoms are being stripped from the classroom, the Bulloch County Board of Education held an impromptu meeting Monday to offer support that notion, but reaffirm its obligation to separate church and state.