Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, December 10, 2008
It was a happy birthday for 6-year-old friends Anna Whitaker and Ames Rackleff, but what they got for their shared birthday party will make a number of kids even happier this Christmas.
Taste of the Town - December 24, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, December 9, 2008
In the White House, in the Blue Room, on the Presidential Christmas tree, hangs a little bit of Bulloch County.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, December 8, 2008
Bulloch County paramedic T. Jeff Smith, IV, was reelected to the position of President of the Providers Division of the Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services (GAEMS) at a recent meeting held in Savannah at the Marriott Riverfront.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, December 22, 2008
Charges are pending against a 16-year-old male who was driving a vehicle that overturned Friday night, ejecting him and two others. Four, including the driver, were injured; one passenger died.
Following the success of the "Steak and Burger Dinner" at the Boys and Girls Club in September, Mike Backus was thinking about another idea for a fundraiser. As director of development, Backus decided to approach the club's Board of Directors with something new.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, December 5, 2008
A Southeast Bulloch Middle School special education teacher was fired Thursday for using a racially offensive word toward students. After a called meeting to hear the case, Bulloch County Board of Education members voted unanimously to follow recommendations to terminate Dr. Michael Kellam for violation of school system policy.
Statesboro residents and all property owners in the city have yet to receive the first bill for the city's new stormwater fee, but will soon, and the city has a fledgling stormwater program with two employees.
A man who caused a four-car crash Wednesday evening in the Denmark community was combative when police arrested him and admitted to having been under the influence of drugs, said Brooklet police Chief Max Meyer.
An early-morning drug sweep in Portal Thursday led to more than 20 arrests, with more suspects expected to be taken into custody Friday. The sting, led by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team, began just before dawn when several patrol cars - marked and unmarked - joined wreckers and transport vans at Portal Middle High School on Highway 80 West around 5:30 a.m.
Power outages for excelsior EMC customers in southeastern Bulloch County Tuesday and Wednesday were caused by "a problem with the …substation," said Excelsior EMC general manager Gary Drake.
Two people charged in concealing the mysterious death of a Jenkins County woman, then burying her burned remains, have each pled not guilty during arraignment.
District 3 Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem Will Britt and District 4 Councilman John Riggs showed up for what would have been Statesboro City Council's 5:30 p.m. Tuesday meeting.
A man fleeing from Brooklet police led officers from several local law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase ending in a crash at Highway 67 and Brooklet-Denmark Road around 6 p.m. Wednesday.
The Georgia Forestry Commission performed joint wildfire training exercises with the Georgia Air National Guard at Statesboro Bulloch County Airport Tuesday.
For the second consecutive year, Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County and United Way of Southeast Georgia will partner for "Fill the Bus," an annual back-to-school supply drive.
Tuesday, Bulloch County commissioners once again heard citizens' views regarding a proposal to move a Confederate memorial statue from the county courthouse square, but still they took no action.
A teenager driving a stolen vehicle led law enforcement on a high-speed chase through Statesboro in the wee hours of the morning Monday.
After six months in a temporary location while the original store underwent a metamorphosis behind temporary walls, the Shoe Dept. in Statesboro Mall reopened Friday as a Shoe Dept. Encore store, occupying an entire interior corner in the middle of the mall.
Last week, community leaders come together to celebrate Statesboro making it to the first round of the America's Best Communities, a $10 million prize competition sponsored by Frontier Communications, DISH Network, Co-bank and The Weather Channel. The ultimate goal of the competition is to inspire the revitalization of small town America and harness the power of community collaboration and innovation for the greater good.
During the summer, many children enjoy day camps, Vacation Bible Schools and other activities, but a dozen members of the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County had a unique experience that taught them what it's like to be a police officer.
A multinational cast of 100 talented and passionate young people representing 20 countries will make Statesboro the fourth stop on their 2015 North American tour. On Friday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m., Up with People will perform at Statesboro High School, entertaining the audience with song, dance and musical instruments.