Dressed in her native garb, Bulloch County's own international missionary Sister Betty Florence spoke of the joys and the dangers of sharing God's word with natives in Africa. Florence has recently returned from her seventh trip to the Christian Mission School which she had established in the village of Fakanoh in Sierra Leone.
Saturday, May 9, city and rural mail carriers will be doing more than dropping off mail. Hopefully, beside each mail box, carriers will find an assortment of non-perishable food items to pick up for the Annual NALC (National Alliance of Letter Carriers) Food Drive.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, May 7, 2008
Ten area churches were burglarized over the last two weeks, with the offenders taking microwaves, vacuum cleaners and paper towels, among other things. The items being stolen aren't what one would think burglars would bother with, but Bulloch County Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens feels the culprits may be taking things they need in their own households.
The deaths of two women found in a burning house on Harden Road Wednesday were ruled a murder and suicide.
The American Diabetes Association begins its Statesboro fundraising drive Thursday with a Campaign Kick-off at the Statesboro Inn & Restaurant from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The Statesboro City Council unanimously voted at Tuesday's meeting to raise water and sewer rates for city residents and anyone else utilizing city water and sewer services.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, May 6, 2008
Two women were found dead Wednesday morning after someone saw smoke and reported a house fire at a Harden Road residence. After Statesboro firefighters arrived at the scene around 9:45 a.m. and extinguished the flames, they discovered a woman's body and called police, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile is seeking help from the public in identifying and locating a suspect he said is involved in "at least two" residential burglaries last month in Screven County.
Masked gunmen robbed a Nevils-area convenience store Monday night before escaping in a "dark colored car," said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
A Bulloch County native who went on to a distinguished judicial, political and civic career will be the guest speaker for Georgia Southern University's Spring Commencement.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, May 5, 2008
ATLANTA - Georgia's specialty license plate featuring the Confederate flag should be redesigned, Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday, after initially telling reporters he wouldn't urge changes.
The BIG Pitch Competition announced Tuesday by Georgia Southern University and the Ocean Exchange may resemble the TV show "Shark Tank" but should be less ego-bruising.
Statesboro police, working in conjunction with a federal agency, arrested a local man Friday on charges of sexual exploitation of children.
Click here to watch extended video of Sunday's unity service.
To continue supplying a budget for year-round activities while also mounting a multiyear capital campaign, adult leaders of the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County hope to call on established supporters and new funding sources.
Shoe squeaks and shouts of boys and girls playing on a basketball court below could be heard from Mike Jones' loft office. Jones works inside the former clothing factory warehouse that is the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County's remaining usable building, a building it doesn't own.
The June 6 death of Betty Jean King, 51, is now being investigated as a homicide, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office announced Monday.
A fight Friday night between women gave deputies the information they needed to arrest one woman on child molestation and other charges, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office reported.
Prayer, hope, sadness and an overwhelming faith in the healing powers of God filled the Original First African Baptist Church Sunday evening, as local residents of all races came together at the Statesboro church for a community service of unity in the wake of the Charleston church shootings.
Something wicked this way comes - dropping limbs and hunting brains along the way.
Bulloch County commissioners haven't raised taxes since 2007, but that trend is likely to end in 2015.
As the best golfers in the world battle it out for the U.S. Open championship today, a homegrown possible future star of the sport will take on some of the best young golfers in the country.
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.