Within the past month, 20 people charged in a multi-state auto theft ring centered around Statesboro were sentenced to prison and/or probation, said Edmund A. Booth, Jr., United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies, assisting the Georgia Department of Revenue, helped close down a local "lounge" and arrested three for illegal alcohol sales.
Georgia Commissioner of Labor Michael Thurmond spoke at Tuesday's Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Speakers Luncheon at the Quality Inn and Suites. Thurmond told the audience it was hard to find good news in Georgia's 9.7 percent unemployment rate, but he has noticed a slowing in state residents losing their jobs. He also praised Georgia Southern as a vital part of Bulloch's economy. U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson will be the next Chamber luncheon speaker in August at the Forest Heights Country Club.
Every school in the Bulloch County Public School system has intervention specialists, but only Brooklet Elementary School has "the Two Julies" - Julie NeSmith and Julie Chambers. According to Brooklet principal Marlin Baker, "The faculty here at BES considers the 'Two Julies' to be extremely important to the success of our school."
Georgia Bureau of Investigations agents are still awaiting toxicology test results regarding a man who allegedly hanged himself in the Bulloch County Jail in May.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Statesboro Police are "actively investigating" a crash Saturday night that left a woman in critical condition, said Statesboro Police Capt. Wendell Turner.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Sea Island Bank will present Bulloch County's annual Fourth of July celebration - the 2009 Firecracker Fest. The patriotic party is set for Saturday at Mill Creek Regional Park from 4-11 p.m.
A Savannah man found dead in Candler County was murdered, said Georgia Bureau of Investigations Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge Chuck Sullenger.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, June 29, 2009
It was one year ago to the day on June 28, 2008 when Dr. R. Frank Saunders, Jr. proudly addressed several dozen local friends, neighbors, and GSU colleagues as he emceed the on-site dedication of Portal's Centennial Park .
Big band jazz, Blue Grass banjos, and improvisation comedy are just a taste of the acts that will grace the stage in the 2009-2010 season at the Averitt Center for the Arts. The upcoming season at the Emma Kelly Theater will feature artists from all over the state of Georgia, as the Averitt Center looks to keep "Georgia Artists on Our Minds."
It's a case of hurry up and wait for Anthony Mann. The Statesboro citizen filed a claim June 16 against the city, arguing that the city's charter does not give the council authority to hire and fire employees.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, June 26, 2009
Statesboro Police investigators are searching for the killer of an unidentified man shot early Wednesday morning at Campus Crossings Apartments, located on Lanier Drive near ...
After a team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency visited Bulloch County last Friday and Saturday to assess damage from Hurricane Matthew, FEMA surprised local ...
A half-dozen local students had things hopping Monday at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds as they participated in the event's very first rabbit show.
In his first semester as president of Georgia Southern University, Dr. Jaimie Hebert has streamlined the university's top administration, not refilling vacancies and thus ...
Sylvia Wright hails from a family that has a long tradition of white coats.
About 100 eighth-graders took a look inside three local manufacturing plants and Ogeechee Technical College's industrial maintenance training lab Oct. 6 for Manufacturing Day.
Vidalia is home to a company recognized among Forbes Magazine's "List of America's Largest Private Companies for 2016."
This week we have shown why Statesboro is "America's Best Community."
If you can feel excitement in the air this week, it is likely because of the annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. In its 55th year, the ...
With a race for president atop the ballot, 70 percent turnout would not be unprecedented in Bulloch County. It also wouldn't be a historic ...
(Note: Changes have been made in the scheduled locations and availability of hot meals.)
Many in Bulloch County look forward to Portal High School's poinsettias each year for the holidays. Unfortunately, this year's plants were wiped out ...
Crews completed their work in restoring power on the Excelsior EMC grid Thursday. EMC spokesman Greg Brooks said all members whose homes were ready for ...
Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony twice a week with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle ...
Both Bulloch County sheriff candidates talked about technology, overtime and being accessible to the public during a forum Thursday night at Ogeechee Technical College. The ...