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
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, April 15, 2008
Local, state and federal agents rounded up 67 suspects Tuesday morning during "Operation Statesboro Blues." The multi-agency effort headed up by the Statesboro Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) targeted illegal drug and gun activity.
Two Statesboro community members, each with long histories of doing for others, were honored at Tuesday night's Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala - retired Bulloch County sheriff Arnold Ray Akins and Bulloch Telephone office manager Cecile Boulineau.
Georgia's Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker admitted he was influenced to enter the field of law because of his favorite childhood television show - Perry Mason.
As Statesboro's Dr. William H. "Bill" Perry took the stage Tuesday night, after having just learned he was chosen as the 2009 Statesboro Herald Human-itarian of the Year at the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, he showed his true colors when he cracked a joke.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 14, 2008
At Nevils Elementary, the building may have changed recently, but most of the faces have stayed the same. Linda Brown, the lunchroom manager, has worked for the Bulloch County public school system for 36 years.
Statesboro businessman Holmes Ramsey, who owns the University Plaza adjacent to the Georgia Southern University campus, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with criminal attempt of embracery, which is jury tampering.
PHILADELPHIA - The Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people, was hurtling at 106 mph before it ran off the rails along a sharp curve where the speed limit drops to just 50 mph, federal investigators said Wednesday.
Parents of three of five Georgia Southern University nursing students killed in a fatal seven-vehicle pileup in April filed wrongful death suits Tuesday in Bryan County superior and state courts. One of two surviving students also filed suit, according to attorneys representing all four families.
An office closer to the gold dome comes with the job of majority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, so Rep. Jon Burns was in Atlanta Tuesday, moving his office contents from the second floor of the Capitol to the third.
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.