The lowest bid received for the new Portal Middle/High School construction project came in about $1.5 million over budget, but Bulloch County Assistant Superintendent Charles Wilson believes the school system will find a way to secure the extra cash in order to include a gymnasium in the construction.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, January 29, 2008
Arnold Ray Akins recovering from heart attack
A Statesboro man indicted in October on federal bank fraud charges entered a guilty plea Monday, U.S. Attorney Edmund A. Booth Jr. said Wednesday.
A woman chased down her husband Saturday, struck his vehicle with hers, got into a heated argument with him and a female passenger in his car and ended up in jail when someone called 911 to alert authorities about the altercation, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens.
WASHINGTON - Massive deficits could force the post office to cut out one day of mail delivery per week, the postmaster general told Congress on Wednesday.
A domestic disturbance call led to a burglary arrest after a Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy responding to the call noticed suspicious items inside the couple's home.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, January 28, 2008
A bridge on Pulaski Highway will be closed today for repairs after an 18-wheeler flipped over and destroyed part of the bridge's railings. Georgia State Patrol Trooper First-Class Blake Hendrix said driver Jeffrey Moore, 30, Santee, SC was driving east Tuesday afternoon around 2:45 p.m. , approaching the bridge near Brannen Lake Road, when he ran off the road and struck the bridge embankment. The tractor-trailer rig, carrying a load of small pieces of wood, overturned, scattering wood and vehicle parts across the roadway. The Georgia Department of Transportation ordered the bridge closed for clean up and repairs ...
ATLANTA - Powerful Georgia House leaders are backing a proposal that would preserve a property tax break for homeowners this year but would likely eliminate it next year.
BELLFLOWER, Calif. - Just think: eight cribs, eight highchairs, eight strollers (or maybe four double-strollers), and far too many dirty diapers to count.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, January 27, 2008
Captain Jim Lovell, whose famous space mission was depicted in the film "Apollo 13," will speak at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center, Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers are again pressing for a one-cent sales tax to help provide relief for the state's clogged roadways.
A film about a man whose life is marred by memories of past tragedies was named Best Film Friday night at the 2015 Statesboro Film Festival, held at the Emma Kelly Theater in downtown Statesboro.
A teenage boy posing as a girl on Facebook was arrested on charges he used the social media site to sexually exploit a minor.
An exhibit at the Georgia Southern University Museum sounds out the horrific events of 100 years ago, revealing a war that not only left more human beings dead than any before it but brought changes in civilization that echo today.
For the past few years, I guaranteed that if you went to the Statesboro Film Festival you would have a great time or your $5 would be refunded. No one has taken me up on the refund, yet, and I'm confident no one will if they go to tonight's seventh film festival.
An attorney representing former Statesboro police major Scott Brunson said he plans to file an appeal Friday on his client's behalf.
With historic buildings and sites at risk and in need of repair, the Portal Heritage Society is seeking ways to raise money and breathe new life into the town's annual Catface Country Turpentine Festival.
Statesboro City Council is slated to resume Tuesday looking at possibilities for a revised Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance, after putting the topic on pause while events in Statesboro inspired a pending change in state law.
Bulloch County 911 operators are being celebrated this week as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week unfolds, but that doesn't mean the work load will lighten.
An elderly man bitten on the hand by a venomous snake Wednesday afternoon was flown to Savannah for treatment.
ATLANTA - Students at Georgia's public colleges and universities will see tuition increases this fall, after university system officials Tuesday backed increases including a 9 percent per semester boost at Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia.
Dr. Roslyn Banks-Jackson worries about what will happen in Emanuel County when Emanuel Medical Center shuts its labor and delivery unit.
A woman whose remains were found Friday behind an abandoned house in Jenkins County had been burned before being buried in a shallow grave, said Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby.
A man who officials said fought with a deputy and knocked a Taser from the deputy's hand during a foot chase Wednesday finally was subdued and charged with felony drug possession.
Two men caught with a variety of illegal drugs were arrested after an officer smelled marijuana in the suspects' car and called for assistance from a K-9 officer.
A man was arrested for reportedly flagging down traffic on Fair Road last week after police said they found him with drugs and a handgun.