About 45 years ago, Statesboro resident Don Lanier portrayed the character Conrad Birdie in the very first off-Broadway performance of the play "Bye Bye Birdie," a spoof of Elvis Presley's being drafted in the midst of his musical career.
Local law enforcement will be stopping a lot more drivers over the next few months as "Operation Rolling Thunder" lowers the boom on unsafe drivers.
Taste of the Town - January 21, 2009
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, January 21, 2008
In spite of a gloomy economical picture, the Bulloch County Commission is holding its own and the county budget isn't nearly as threatened as other counties across the state, said Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch during Tuesday morning's Bulloch County Commission meeting workshop.
WASHINGTON - Before a jubilant crowd of more than a million, Barack Hussein Obama claimed his place in history as America's first black president, summoning a dispirited nation to unite in hope against the ''gathering clouds and raging storms'' of war and economic woe.
Every four years, at noon on Jan. 20, the nation pauses. People slow and stop in airport concourses and outside the windows of electronics stores, watch the oath of office, perhaps catch some of the inaugural address. They move on.
(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 - Tuesday, January 20, 2008
Watch inauguration of Barack Obama as our nation's 44th president live Tuesday.
On the eve of the historic inauguration of America's first black president, Bulloch County residents lined the streets of downtown Statesboro Monday for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade, honoring the slain civil rights leader.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, January 19, 2008
Brian Charles is a reporter with The Signal newspaper in Santa Clarita, Calif. The Signal is owned by Morris Multimedia, which also owns the Statesboro Herald.
Georgia Southern Communication Arts professor and Board Chairman of the African American Business Owners Coalition, Curtis Woody, said the general public is invited to attend "Celebrating the Rebirth of Hope", a celebration of the presidential inauguration of Barack Obama.
The annual "Speak Up for Education" session, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 26 at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School, will among other things serve as the public hearing on the Bulloch County Schools' becoming what people in education circles call an "IE Squared" district.
Georgia Day will be celebrated on Thursday with a luncheon at noon in the Perry Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church Statesboro.
NEW YORK - This winter's nasty flu season has peaked and is clearly retreating, a new government report shows.
ATLANTA - Southern Co. might spend more than $8 billion to finish building a nuclear power plant in Georgia, or roughly 30 percent more than it originally budgeted, according to a recent analysis prepared for state utility regulators.
A Portal man was killed Thursday morning in a single vehicle crash on Ponderosa Road.
A Portal man on parole for automobile theft and other crimes was arrested Tuesday just minutes after he reportedly stole a car in Portal, police said.
The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro recently announced that it has approved the recommendation of its Board of Directors to be a model club in its efforts in raising funds for Project Eliminate. Project Eliminate is a fundraising project organized by Kiwanis International in conjunction with UNICEF to eradicate the disease of maternal neonatal tetanus from the world.
Two young ladies claim undying love for a man named Ernest. Two men, neither of them named Ernest, are each in love with a young lady.
A Statesboro woman has been arrested after four children in her apartment were found to be living in unacceptable conditions, and two of them had injuries, police said.
House Bill 170, which would change the way Georgia funds highway projects, is a moving target.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents have ruled the death of a Metter man as a homicide.
A former assistant coach charged with sexual misconduct with a high school student in April pleaded guilty to the charge Tuesday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - With rampant diabetes and obesity, Mississippi and West Virginia have struggled with health crises. Yet when it comes to getting children vaccinated, these states don't mess around.
"Back on Broadway," a performance originally scheduled for Thursday at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center, has been canceled by the production company.
Gov. Nathan Deal outlined the dimensions of Savannah's harbor deepening Monday for a Statesboro audience and sized up the state government's financial recovery, now underway.