Reidsville and Portal ex-students, friends and relatives weathered the frequent rain showers Saturday to honor both Franklin Coleman and Viola Brack. Both former teachers made significant contributions to the community for more than four decades each and both lost their lives in the past few months.
After four and a half years of waiting, the heart of Statesboro will get a facelift as the Downtown Streetscape Project is set to begin Tuesday.
The bane of the barbecue. The pest of the party. No matter how you look at it, mosquitoes are unwelcome guests at any outside gathering during the spring and summer months. And this year, they seem to be worse than ever.
For many years the Bulloch County public school system has had a Vocational Education Division aimed at helping high school students who do not do well in a "normal" classroom environment.
Effingham County authorities arrested the adult son of a slain real estate developer Friday on charges he killed his father and brother in a triple shooting last summer that also wounded his mother.
Splash in the Boro's 2009 summer season begins next week, but the water park will open for a special Memorial Day weekend preview beginning today.
Dorrine Armstrong sat outside the Statesboro Outreach Center on a rainy Thursday morning feeling grateful.
World War II veteran and Metter resident Flem Cliett will speak about his experiences as part of the 503rd Airborne Regimental Combat Team during Monday's Memorial Day Community Observance at the Averitt Center for the Arts in Statesboro.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, May 21, 2009
Lovers of old planes should be excited to hear that more than 20 Korean-war era planes will descend upon Statesboro-Bulloch Regional Airport over the weekend.
Colby Parker is an all-around outstanding sophomore at Statesboro High School. He is a tuba player in the school band, which is under the direction of Joe Ferguson. Also, Dr. Richard Mason, an assistant professor of Low Brass at Georgia Southern University has tutored Colby for the last four years.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Portal's Franklin Coleman Memorial Field dedication is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at the high school baseball field.
Jimmie Tolbert is nearing the end of a 1,000-mile journey.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, May 19, 2009
After responding to reports of a possible meth lab, the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team arrested three people June 11 and a fourth person Friday.
Bulloch County has a trashy problem, and it seems to be getting worse, according to one county official. People are dumping illegally at several unmanned dumpster sites, and it is costing county taxpayers.
A camp for adolescents with disabilities run by a partnership between Georgia Southern University, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and the Therapy SPOT has turned out to be a winning combination for all involved.
Two class action lawsuits filed in Candler County in May against Excelsior Electric Membership Corporation seek compensation for capital credits not refunded to members, past and present.
With the City Charter requiring at least three votes to pass any motion, Statesboro City Council on Tuesday night did not approve a resolution releasing a document requested by the GBI, despite two votes in favor and one opposed.
Statesboro's monthly First Friday event for June actually will be held on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. and will feature a first in downtown Statesboro - a canoe tug-of-war.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - A white man was arrested Thursday in the slayings of nine people, including the pastor, at a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston.
Drivers who leave their cars where they're not wanted, such as after-hours at restaurants or for days at shopping centers, will pay more to get them back after an action Tuesday by Statesboro City Council.
A 2015 Statesboro High School graduate has earned the highest award offered in the Girl Scout program. Julia Fechter, 18-year-old daughter of George and Louise Fechter, received the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award.
SAVANNAH - A Georgia sheriff died after crashing his patrol truck on a rural highway while helping chase a suspect who had fired gunshots at other law enforcement officers, authorities said Tuesday.
NEW YORK - It appears the baby recession really is over: Preliminary figures show U.S. births were up last year for the first time in seven years.
A high-pressure "dome" hovering over the Southeast is making things pretty hot and dry around Bulloch County, and the heat wave could endanger crops, pets and people.
If you plan to attend the 41st annual meeting of the Bulloch County Historical Society, you need to purchase your tickets by Wednesday.
Imagine the reality behind the 1990s TV show "Wings" evolved into the age of the Internet. Imagine a charter air service that can fly to more than 900 airports in the Southeast and along the East Coast from Florida to Maine. Imagine that for a month now it has been booking flights automatically through the Statesboro airport's website.
A man died Monday morning after an accidental gunshot that occurred while he was cleaning his car at a Fair Road car wash.