Music, arts, food and dancing were all part of the Second Annual Celebration South event Saturday in downtown Statesboro.
(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.)
Every year, the very best high-school students from across the country compete for a scholarship available for the Interlochen Summer Arts Camp offered to a student from each of the 50 United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested a second convenience store owner on gambling charges, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Students at Southeast Bulloch High School planned a protest to be held in the school gymnasium Friday, but out of respect for Principal Joni Walker- Seier, they followed her urging to resist the display of support they planned.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 17, 2008
Georgia Southern University's Theatre & Performance Program will present "A Man For All Seasons," beginning tonight and running through April 25 in the Black Box Theatre located in the new Center for Art & Theatre.
The stars were shining Thursday night as the 2009 Statesboro Film Festival and Awards Show entertained about 180 people at the Averitt Center for the Arts Emma Kelley Theater.
Two men arrested early Tuesday morning were released, with charges dropped, because of lack of evidence they were involved in a recent armed robbery near the Georgia Southern University campus, said Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 16, 2008
The Parris Island Marine Band will perform a free concert at the Emma Kelly Theater at 2 p.m. Saturday as a complement to the Celebration South Music Festival.
One of two men suspected in a March 30 aggravated assault was captured Tuesday. The other, however, still remains at large, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators planned to move on closing down an illegal gambling operation this week, but when they discovered federal agents were planning to arrest the suspect themselves on other charges, they decided to make the bust early, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Taste of the Town - April 15, 2009
Friends and colleagues Saturday remembered U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield as a hard-working and intelligent lawyer and judge. Edenfield died in a Savannah hospital early Saturday morning at the age of 80 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
WASHINGTON - Rebounding from a dismal start to the year, the U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggested that employers are helping fuel a durable if still subpar recovery.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black is scheduled to be at Claxton Elementary School Saturday morning for the start of the Ag Expo and Farmers Market.
An angry "Offset," one of three members of the rap group Migos arrested on guns and drug charges following a Georgia Southern University concert, yelled profanities as he was led out of a Bulloch County courtroom Friday, after he was denied bond.
"Offset," one of the members of the Migos rap group arrested on guns and drug charges after a concert in Statesboro, shouted profanities Friday as he was led out of the courtroom after being denied bond.
In 1938, Mass Observation placed a small advertisement in the Bolton Evening News in Bolton, England, asking readers to respond to the simple question, "What is happiness?"
LOS ANGELES - A new study suggests the measles shot comes with a bonus: By preventing that disease, the vaccine may also help your body fight off other illnesses for years.
Prayer warriors with a passion for the nation congregated on the Bulloch County Courthouse lawn Thursday, uniting hearts and joining hands for the 64th National Day of Prayer service, which was the 15th consecutive service for Statesboro.
A drug investigation ended Saturday with two women being arrested on charges of selling methamphetamine.
Noise generated by a large party crowd and the smell of burning marijuana led to the arrest of two men attending a Johnson Street party.
Most people may not know what it feels like to be truly hungry, but for some, it is a daily fear. People all across America, including Statesboro and Bulloch County residents, can do their part to help by participating in the "Stamp Out Hunger" National Association of Letter Carriers food drive Saturday.
A Cobb County murder suspect led law enforcement on a high-speed chase Tuesday that started in Bulloch County but ended in Bloomingdale.
PHOENIX - The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in which it had no operational role.
Gwen Bradley, the Southeast National Day of Prayer Task Force Coordinator, will be special guest speaker for the local observance at noon Thursday on the Bulloch County Courthouse lawn.
A Portal man was taken to jail Tuesday afternoon, charged in a crash between his motorcycle and a passenger car.