Friends of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Library will present local columnist Roger Allen for a "Meet the Author" event at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the community room of the Statesboro Regional Library.
The tragic deaths of two Bulloch County teenagers two weeks ago brought to light what some believe is an oversight that needs to be fixed: the lack of safety laws regarding four-wheelers.
A Guyton man was injured Friday afternoon when something caught fire in the bed of his pickup.
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Believers Church is hosting a "Back to School Bash" Saturday, July 26, from 9-11 a.m., where the first 500 students in grades K-8 will receive a free book bag filled with school supplies. There will be hot dogs and drinks available, face painting, temporary tattoos and games as well as a drawing for gift cards. Believers Church is located at 7059 Harville Road. For more information call 681-1446.
Kids had a blast scrimmaging at the British Back To School soccer camp Tuesday at Mill Creek Regional Park. Three soccer coaches from England are in Statesboro all week teaching the game they call futbol to about 50 campers. The British camp has come to Statesboro the past few years. It is run by Challenger Sports, which operates 1,800 British soccer camps yearly in the U.S. and Canada, teaching more than 90,000 children.
A man who police said huffed paint, then climbed on top of a local restaurant and threatened to jump, had been having domestic problems with a woman, according to reports.
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ATLANTA - With fewer medical school students choosing residencies in family medicine, Georgia is facing a shortage of family doctors.
A factory sits empty, unused, wasted, just outside the city of Portal.
Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County is holding its annual back-to-school supply drive, "Stuff the Bus," which asks citizens to help provide school supplies for children in need in the Bulloch County School System.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday July 18, 2008
NEW YORK - Sure, you have a lot to do today - laundry, bills, dinner - but it's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal coil.
A 20-year-old man has been arrested on three counts of child molestation and other charges, according to the Statesboro Police Department.
Two Statesboro city councilmen who acknowledge being friends with a bar owner facing an upcoming licensing hearing say there is no reason for abstaining from voting on the issue.
Statesboro and Bulloch County will become "historically spooky" when the "Tales from the Tomb" tours begin.
After three arrests that shook Statesboro High School in April and May, Bulloch County Schools officials have taken steps through the summer and continuing this fall to stress to principals and teachers how they must follow reporting requirements for suspected child abuse, including sexual abuse.
The recent death of an 18-year-old Georgia Southern University student after police say he was beaten at a local bar has focused public attention on what bouncers are legally allowed to do when it comes to handling trouble.
ALBANY, Ga. - More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter, the top executive at the Georgia plant where it was made was convicted Friday and faces prison time in a rare food-poisoning trial that advocates said sends a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over safety.
SYLVANIA – While waiting for the meal at the Republican 12th Congressional District Fish Fry, the party's nominee, Rick Allen, cited a forecast that gives him a better than even chance of unseating U.S. Rep. John Barrow, the Democrat who has held the seat for almost 10 years.
SAVANNAH, Ga. - A day after authorities said a man kicked out a patrol car window while handcuffed and then was fatally shot by Savannah police, community leaders pleaded for calm and pledged transparency while state officials investigate.
WASHINGTON - Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs.
A man who had been missing since Wednesday from a personal care home was found on Interstate 16 near mile marker 117 "safe and sound," according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
The Statesboro Police Department is seeking a suspect in a rape investigation.
ALBANY - Shirley Mae Almer died a few days before Christmas in 2008 at a Minnesota hospital where the 72-year-old woman was already weak with illness when she was fed peanut butter contaminated with salmonella.
NEW YORK - Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada. That makes it the second-largest breach for a retailer on record.
Rural health care - and what to do about it - has emerged as a political issue during this election year.