A man charged in the 2008 armed robbery of a local department store was arrested Friday on burglary charges.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Bulloch County Commissioner and retired Georgia State Patrol Sergeant George T. Jackson, 57, died Sunday in Augusta due to complications stemming from a long illness. Friends and associates mourned Monday as they recalled his kindness, fairness and integrity.
Nevils Elementary School has been under the watchful gaze of Joann Rawls for the past 22 years. Rawls was hired in 1987 as the second custodian for the school by then principal Charles Stokes, and became head custodian two years later.
Actions taken by the City of Statesboro have left two local businesses closed and more than 50 angry and confused, part-time vendors looking for a place to sell their wares.
LOS ANGELES - James Cameron's "Avatar" is on a course to sink "Titanic" at the box office.
No. 1 for the sixth-straight weekend with $36 million, the 20th Century Fox sci-fi spectacle lifted its domestic total to $552.8 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. "Avatar" raised its worldwide total to $1.841 billion. That's $2 million shy of first place behind Cameron's last movie, the 1997 shipwreck epic "Titanic," at $1.843 billion.
For the 19th consecutive year, the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (JROTC) cadets at Southeast Bulloch High School (SEB) earned the United States Army's highest national award, Honor Unit with Distinction (Gold Star Award). The U.S. Army gives the award to JROTC programs that maintain the highest standards in 10 major inspection areas.
About 100 volunteers came out on a cold morning to help bag 20,000 pounds of food donated by Bi-Lo, Kens IGA and Nash Finch to the Second Harvest Food Bank in Savannah and the Statesboro Food Bank.
Everywhere you look, water is standing. Ditches overflow, pond banks are nonexistent, and some of Bulloch County's dirt roads are impassable. The El Nino weather pattern has made its presence known by the unusually excessive rainfall lately that has saturated the ground.
Brian Renko and Randy Cannon of Milledgeville demonstrated the art and skill of splitting billlets of white oak used for basket making for students from the Charter Conservatory for the Arts and Technology (CCAT) at the Averitt Center on Friday.
Southeast Bulloch High School recently received a Bronze Award from Kathy Cox, the state superintendent of schools and the Governor's Office of Student Achievement for being one of 217 K-12 schools with the highest performance of students meeting and exceeding standards for the 2008 -2009 school year.
Host Phil Boyum had a little bit of Broadway on his Friday show to close out the week on "Mornings unPHILtered." Robert Ray and Courtenay Collins, who will perform "2 for Broadway" on stage at the Emma Kelly Theater Saturday night at the Averitt Center, joined him in the studio. The show first premiered at the Atlanta Lyric Byers Studio Theater.
Following a rousing NASCAR-themed video skit by Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Chairman Dr. Ron Shiffler and several board of director members, local businessman Tommy David was honored as the 2010 Business Leader of the Year.
There was a celebration of the gift of life Thursday.
Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore and the two City Council members up for election this year, Phil Boyum in District 1 and John Riggs in District ...
Statesboro firefighters responded to a house fire on Whippoorwill Drive Thursday evening, but the structure was a total loss after hours of fighting the blaze.
American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90 celebrated the Legion's 98th birthday with appreciation awards, a cake and guest speakers on the Georgia Southern University ...
ATLANTA - Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation backed by a Senate committee Thursday evening, with a new exemption ...
A man wanted in connection to a murder in Swainsboro was apprehended in Statesboro Thursday.
With her poster depicting a conveyor belt moving industries into Georgia, Bethany Boyer, a William James Middle School seventh-grader, captured the statewide grades 6-8 prize ...
A federal grand jury indicted a Collins man last week, charging him with several counts of burglarizing Tattnall County post offices.
A Statesboro businessman was arrested Tuesday for the second time in four years on charges of insurance fraud.
What may be winter's last gasp – an icy blast of below-freezing temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday nights – may have a harmful impact on fruit crops ...
Bulloch County STAR Student Neha Aggarwal, a senior at Statesboro High School, and Chatham County STAR Student Harrison West, a senior at Savannah Country Day ...
Mike Broadhead, now scheduled to begin work April 17 as Statesboro's police chief, says the heart of his mission will be to promote the ...
Sheriff's investigators are seeking a Portal man wanted on marijuana distribution charges.
Georgia Southern University graduate student Annamarie Kistler has worked meticulously to convey the stories of folk potters in the region through her historical exhibit, "Common ...
Feed the Boro is an annual tradition in Statesboro that has helped serve a hot Thanksgiving meal to thousands since it started more than 20 ...