Thirteen bands will travel to Statesboro from as far as Perry and Kingsland and as near as Brooklet to compete Saturday in the 37th East Georgia Marching Band Festival and Championships.
Mical Whitaker has developed a reputation over his 50-year career. As a teacher who imparts not only knowledge, but passion for theater. As an actor who can take on almost any role. And as a director who not only promotes black theater but has tackled everything from Shakespeare to children's plays. Now his home state is honoring that career. On Saturday, Whitaker was formally inducted into the Georgia Theatre Hall of Fame ...
The Bulloch County Historical Society hopes to preserve a unique - and almost forgotten - tale from Statesboro's past, but will need the help of community members willing to weigh in.
WASHINGTON - Americans are fed up with Washington and spreading derision around to President Barack Obama and both political parties, according to a new poll that could sound a warning for incumbents of all political stripes going into next year's midterm election.
A new unit for Alzheimer's patients at a local personal care home is expected to offer a bright environment designed with those with memory loss issues in mind.
A former Georgia Southern University student will return to Statesboro soon as one of 12 new parole officers supervising parolees
An unusual dip in temperature and strong breezes didn't deter more than 700 youth and adults who converged on Statesboro High School's Womack Field for this area's first Fields of Faith event.
A local business, 180 Fitness will present "Bubbles in the Boro," its first 5K fundraiser race, on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Georgia Southern University's Recreation Activity Center Pavilion. The race will showcase thousands of bubbles along the race track and throughout the event. All proceeds from this year's race will benefit Alma Freeman, a Bulloch County wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend who is battling cancer. In addition to the 5K, there will be ...
With campaign season ramping up for candidates seeking the Statesboro mayor's office, all four hopefuls shared a stage Thursday to voice their messages to interested voters.
Three of four surviving suspects in the June killing of a Statesboro man pleaded not guilty Wednesday during arraignment hearings.
Graveyards are often spooky, especially around Halloween. But when the second annual "Tales from the Tomb" historical tour takes place at Statesboro's Eastside Cemetery, the "spooks" will also deliver a treat. The tour, hosted by the Bulloch County Historical Society, will feature eight prominent Bulloch County citizens buried in the cemetery, as well as one "surprise" traveling spirit buried in another Bulloch County cemetery, said historical society member Virginia Anne Franklin Waters, the project coordinator. ...
Bulloch County sheriff's deputies recovered a loaded, stolen handgun Wednesday when they stopped a couple of men they deemed suspicious.
Georgia Southern University mascot Gus boldly went where no Eagle has gone before. Gus has landed safely after being launched into the stratosphere on a mission to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) learning. To gain a bird's-eye view of earth, Gus was attached to a weather balloon and a rig with multiple high-definition video cameras and tracking equipment for liftoff at Paulson Stadium at 8 a.m. on Sept. 10. Gus reached an altitude of ...
A man arrested last week for harboring a teenage runaway is the girl's father, but family members suspect inappropriate behavior, according to law enforcement reports.
The Statesboro Fire Department gained a new tool this week to combat structure fires and other emergency scenarios, and it's a force to be reckoned with.
There's never a dull day for the athletic director of a Football Bowl Subdivision program.
The holiday shopping season started as a marathon, not a sprint.
After a third bank burglary in Statesboro in recent months, police arrested a man they said is responsible for the crimes.
It was just another ordinary Saturday for Dale Lick.
NEW YORK - Gobble down the turkey and save the pumpkin pie for later.
WALKER COUNTY, Ga. - In a case that could renew the debate over stand-your-ground laws, authorities in northwest Georgia say one man shot and killed another after the shooter felt threatened by a 72-year-old who turned out to be a wandering Alzheimer's patient.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A wet and blustery storm along the East Coast made driving hazardous and tangled up hundreds of flights Wednesday but didn't cause the all-out gridlock many Thanksgiving travelers had feared.
With Christmas approaching, many people will be out and about shopping for gifts, decorating, and going home for the holidays. It's a time for cheer and good will, but local law enforcement officials warn citizens to be safe while enjoying the season.
Editor's note: Because of ongoing computer system problems at the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, the mug shots of the suspects were not available Tuesday.
Editor's note: Because of ongoing computer system problems at the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, the mug shots of the suspects were not available Tuesday.Local law enforcement officers have arrested 29 people so far as part of a joint investigation into drug trafficking that began in September.
Georgia Southern's 26-20 win over the Florida Gators at the Swamp on Saturday was the biggest win in program history. Not the football program's history - the history of the whole athletics department.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Wednesday's print edition.In an article about the groundbreaking of the Natural Resources Building at Ogeechee Technical College that appeared in the Business Tuesday section, the name of the general contractor was incorrect because of a reporter's error. Pope Construction Company is the general contractor. Also, Ogeechee Tech is in the process of seeking regional accreditation. Because of a reporter's error, ...
One of my favorite local charitable fundraisers is spearheaded by Statesboro artist Beth Sands. Sands is the owner of Barefoot Angel Designs, and her Christmas tree ornament fundraiser is affectionately known in and around Statesboro as Paul's Angel.
A downtown bank was broken into - the third such incident since July - and an undisclosed amount of money taken, in burglary early Monday morning.