ATLANTA - Two new whale sharks arrived at the world's largest aquarium Friday. Both whale sharks - the world's largest fish - arrived at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta after 6 a.m., less than 30 minutes apart. The pair had been flown 8,000 miles from Taipei, Taiwan by way of Anchorage, Alaska. They'll join the aquarium's three current whale sharks - the only ones on display outside of Asia - giving the ...
The kids are out of school for the summer, but the parents are still at work. What to do? Since 1969, parents from all over Bulloch County have sent their children to day summer camps run by the local recreation department. Camp Cherokee was the first of these camps in Statesboro. It began as a half-day camp, but over the years it evolved into a full day camp running from the first week school ...
Two months after the redesigned intersection of Highway 80 and Savannah Avenue was completed, the traffic light at the location will be activated early next week.
ATLANTA - Georgia drivers already paying record-high prices at the pump will have to dig even deeper into their wallets beginning Friday when the state's sales tax is set to rise 2.1 cents a gallon.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Seeking a friendly audience for his first major event touting a controversial immigration reform plan, President Bush told a crowd of federal law enforcement trainees and instructors on Tuesday that security will be key to any effective immigration plan.
In spite of all the heavy equipment, fuel odors, and the noise and vibrations of jack hammers, operations at the Bulloch County Jail are going smoothly, Sheriff Lynn Anderson said.
ATLANTA - The Coca-Cola Co. wants the real thing - in this case, three rare Norman Rockwell paintings.
Georgia Southern University spokesperson Loretta Brandon verified Wednesday that a man killed Tuesday in Marietta was enrolled at the university.
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In an especially emotional Memorial Day Celebration, participants recalled fond memories of the late Dr. Kemp Mabry, a well-known veteran and historian who always had an active role in Statesboro's and Bulloch County's Memorial Day and Veteran's Day observations.
Last week's meeting of the Bulloch County Board of Education included a preliminary discussion of the 2008 budget. All figures discussed were only tentative because Gov. Sonny Perdue has yet to sign the 2008 budget. Using the projected figures, the school system is facing a deficit of approximately $500,000. Part of this deficit comes from expected reduced federal funding by approximately $400,000.
Between 250 and 300 people are expected for Monday's Memorial Day observance at the Emma Kelly Theater to pay homage to those who lost their lives in military service during America's wars.
The largest class to ever graduate from Statesboro High School listened Saturday morning as their salutatorian and valedictorian offered words of wisdom and encouragement.
After warning for several years Bulloch County's revenue wasn't keeping pace with its growth, County Manager Tom Couch believes a tax increase for the upcoming fiscal year is the only way to deliver services residents expect.
Students at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School finished their last day of school for the 2006-2007 school year Friday.
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.
Two men have been charged in connection with a series of store burglaries across Bulloch County, the sheriff's office said.
At the time of year when many stop to count their blessings, several area pastors and churches want to gather together in worship as one grateful community.
The rickety shell of the Bennett Grove School - Bulloch County's only known, extant one-room schoolhouse for black children from the long period when separate clearly wasn't equal - recently emerged from a thicket of bushes and small trees.
Having lost everything, a Portal family is making do under rough circumstances but hoping and praying for generosity.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Eagles are the most storied program in the history of the Football Championship Subdivision.
A Nevils-area family was honored Friday as the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce observed Farm-City Week with a luncheon.
Two incidents Thursday night involving armed suspects add up to three armed robbery incidents this week in Statesboro.
A Metter man shot his son in self-defense Thursday morning, Metter Police Chief Dennis Nelson said.
FORT WORTH, Texas - On a gloomy November afternoon, I helped carry the inexpensive wooden casket of Lee Harvey Oswald to a grave on a slight rise dotted with dying grass.
Twenty-nine works were selected for the Statesboro Regional Arts Association's annual Juried Exhibition, and any one of them is worth a visit to the Averitt Center for the Arts.
A man suspected in an armed robbery Monday at The Grove apartments told police someone stole his car and committed the crime.