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Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, November 10, 2008
The cafeteria was full Monday night during the Portal Middle-High School Council meeting. Many citizens showed up to voice concern that plans for a new middle-high school may not include a new gymnasium, but others praised the Bulloch County Board of Education for budgeting a new school only a few years after board members considered closing the school.
A murder trial slated to begin Monday was canceled after a man charged in the double homicide entered a guilty plea.
Judge Gary L. Mikell will be the keynote speaker for Tuesday's Veteran's Day Recognition event at the Emma Kelly Theater at 11 a.m. The event is sponsored by the Averitt Center for the Arts and American Legion Dexter Post 90 to honor all who have served or are serving the United States during a time of war.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, November 7, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, November 6, 2008
Jonathan Sandys, Winston Churchill's great-grandson, will bring a bit of British history to Bulloch County Sunday when he speaks to the congregation and visitors at Statesboro's First United Methodist Church.
Democratic Congressman John Barrow secured his third term in Congress Tuesday, easily defeating Republican challenger John Stone in the race for Georgia's U.S. House District 12.
In a race that hadn't been contested in 20 years, incumbent Bulloch County Probate Judge Lee DeLoach kept his seat with a landslide of votes, earning 75.8 percent of the votes to challenger Liz Johnson's 24.1 percent.
ATLANTA - The last seat of the new Senate will likely be determined by a runoff in Georgia, where Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss apparently came just short of winning enough votes to send him to a second term.
The Statesboro City Council took another big step forward Tuesday toward completely revamping the city's alcohol ordinances as they passed the first reading of an amendment which would disband the Alcohol Control Board and pave the way for bars to open within the city limits.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, November 5, 2008
While counting votes was somewhat anticlimactic for the presidential election of 2008, the results were pretty astounding - the United States is about to inaugurate its first black president. The Republican Party even boasted a woman vice-presidential candidate. Republican, Democrat, or otherwise, no one can ignore that this election will go down in textbooks as one of country's most significant.
Statesboro Police arrested a man they said robbed a Fair Road convenience store Oct. 30, placing what the victim thought was a gun against her back while demanding cash.
A man caught stealing from woman's car punched her, tried to steal her car and fled, but sheriff's deputies caught him after a short chase. They used a Taser to subdue the man, who screamed that they should have killed and beaten him "like they do on TV."
A Bloomingdale man involved in a fatal crash that killed a Brooklet couple will serve eight years in prison for two counts of first degree homicide by vehicle.
Originally scheduled for today, Statesboro City Council rescheduled a work session on a proposed new Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance to May 27 at 3 p.m.
Flags will fly in Statesboro and around the nation this Memorial Day as a way to show patriotism and honor fallen soldiers.
Sheriff's investigators are still seeking the whereabouts of a disabled man who has been missing from an Ellabell home since Thursday.
As AgriView Systems, Eric Hendrix and other members of his family operate the only Georgia dealership for AgEagle, a Kansas company that makes robotic aircraft, popularly know as drones, specifically for farming applications.
Statesboro has many claims to fame. From Blind Willie McTell, Emma Kelly, Erk Russell, Braswell Food Company to the greatest little university in America.
Georgia Southern assistant professor Jason Knowles has an ambitious project planned for the 20 film students in his summer Multimedia and Film Production class.
The state budget that Gov. Nathan Deal ceremonially signed Monday on Georgia Southern University's Sweetheart Circle includes $1 million for the university's new manufacturing engineering degree program and financing for a $33-million classroom building.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - One was a decorated "Officer of the Year." The other was a proud recent graduate of the academy who had wanted to be a policeman since he was a boy.
Every year in April, a three-day dancing event invites people to swing into spring - literally.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department offers an adult program exercise class called Sit Fit. Sit Fit is an exercise class designed for individuals 50 years of age and older, although people of all age levels are welcome.
The dedication of Renaissance Park in west Statesboro is set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, with refreshments being offered at the park located at the intersection of West Jones Avenue and Parker Street beginning at 5 p.m.
Already the subject of a major expansion before the 2014 season, another substantial change could be coming to Paulson Stadium in the near future.
Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt did not pay $2,074 he identified as penalties for late city property taxes for 2010 and 2011 - until last week, while the GBI is investigating possible mishandling of funds at City Hall.