A report issued recently by the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) estimates that American elementary and secondary schools will need 280,000 new science and math teachers between now and 2015. A recent government-commissioned study concluded that the United States' advantage in science and technology has begun to disappear because fewer people are choosing college majors in these areas.
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An 88-year-old Newington man was jailed on drug charges after authorities found 71 marijuana plants they said he was growing in Screven County.
The search is ongoing for a Statesboro man believed to have been killed Saturday night in a boating accident in Lake Sinclair. Searchers were still looking Wednesday evening for Chris Thompson, 25, whose father-in-law Steven Lewis, 50, Adrian, was killed in the accident.
A young male black bear struck by a vehicle on Langston Chapel Road Friday night died from its injuries, and authorities say the animal was likely just passing through the area in search of another bear population.
An ATM was stolen from TimeSaver number 9, located on Highway 67, early Monday morning after a vehicle crashed through the wall of the convenience store. The incident occured shortly after midnight while the store was closed. The case is currently under investigation by the Bulloch County Sheriff's Department.
Statesboro City Manager George Wood reiterated the fact that there will not be a property tax increase for residents of Statesboro at a public hearing on the city's budget Tuesday afternoon.
Police are searching for two men who were able to steal an undisclosed amount of money from a drive-in restaurant early Tuesday morning.
A public hearing to allow residents to express concerns they may have over the proposed Statesboro budget is set for 5 p.m. today in the council chambers of City Hall.
A man whom police say stole a car last month returned to the scene of the crime Saturday. He stole a wallet from a car before burglarizing a church, then forged a check taken during the crimes and tried to cash it, said Statesboro Police Capt. L. C. Williams.
Terry Hand is normally an enthusiastic teacher. In fact, Ogeechee Technical College President Dawn Cartee said she's never seen anyone with more energy than Hand, a computer information systems teacher at the school.
METTER - Dr. Michael Guido sat in his golf cart just to the left of the stage Saturday morning, watching a gospel singing group perform in front of a few hundred people at the gardens which share his name.
During a special called meeting tonight, Bulloch County Board of Education members expect to vote to appoint one of three candidates for the county school superintendent position.
Governor Sonny Perdue will be a special guest this weekend as the City of Metter shows appreciation and honor for Dr. Michael Guido, who is celebrating 50 years of evangelism in the area.
During a special called meeting Thursday evening, Bulloch County Board of Education members voted to appoint Dr. Lewis Holloway as Bulloch County's new school superintendent.
Police are offering a $500 reward for information about a rash of vandalism incidents Friday night and Saturday morning, in which several residents reported property damage, including the report of the destruction of a unique, one-of-a-kind eagle sculpture on display at a Gentilly Road business.
"Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater" was the crux of Paul Ferguson's remarks about the Affordable Care Act at Saturday's forum on the health-reform law, also known as "Obamacare."
ATLANTA - Georgia Power wants to earn more off the investments its shareholders make in its electricity system, while regulators and consumer groups want to reduce those earnings as the country recovers slowly from a recession.
Classic cars and motorcycle riders will escort Santa Claus on Saturday, as the Southern Thunder Cruisers host the 2013 edition of Santa's Toy Run.
Burglars targeted the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County this week for the third time in three months.
In the wake of a fatal shooting at a Statesboro nightclub Sunday, a discussion between Statesboro city officials and police led to the forced closure of two clubs with a history of violent incidents.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Tuesday's print edition.
Voters in the city of Statesboro can visit the Bulloch County courthouse to choose their next mayor - again.
Law enforcement officers padlocked and chain-locked two Statesboro nightclubs Wednesday evening, just a few days after both were the scenes of violence.
Though supported by just as many people who opposed the notion, Sunday sales of package alcohol in the city of Portal will remain prohibited.
Officials with the City of Statesboro announced Tuesday that a date is set to discuss major address changes for businesses along Northside Drive.
Volunteers will follow a 20-year Thanksgiving tradition this year by feeding more than 3,000 people, including those in need as well as public safety employees working on the holiday.
Georgia Southern University's Theatre and Performance Program will present Pearl Cleage's "Flyin' West" starting today.
Three dogs are dead after what authorities suspect is intentional poisoning.
Three area schools earned state "Reward" status this year, according to a list released Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education.