The cafeteria was full Monday night during the Portal Middle-High School Council meeting. Many citizens showed up to voice concern that plans for a new middle-high school may not include a new gymnasium, but others praised the Bulloch County Board of Education for budgeting a new school only a few years after board members considered closing the school.
A murder trial slated to begin Monday was canceled after a man charged in the double homicide entered a guilty plea.
Judge Gary L. Mikell will be the keynote speaker for Tuesday's Veteran's Day Recognition event at the Emma Kelly Theater at 11 a.m. The event is sponsored by the Averitt Center for the Arts and American Legion Dexter Post 90 to honor all who have served or are serving the United States during a time of war.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, November 7, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, November 6, 2008
Jonathan Sandys, Winston Churchill's great-grandson, will bring a bit of British history to Bulloch County Sunday when he speaks to the congregation and visitors at Statesboro's First United Methodist Church.
Democratic Congressman John Barrow secured his third term in Congress Tuesday, easily defeating Republican challenger John Stone in the race for Georgia's U.S. House District 12.
In a race that hadn't been contested in 20 years, incumbent Bulloch County Probate Judge Lee DeLoach kept his seat with a landslide of votes, earning 75.8 percent of the votes to challenger Liz Johnson's 24.1 percent.
ATLANTA - The last seat of the new Senate will likely be determined by a runoff in Georgia, where Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss apparently came just short of winning enough votes to send him to a second term.
The Statesboro City Council took another big step forward Tuesday toward completely revamping the city's alcohol ordinances as they passed the first reading of an amendment which would disband the Alcohol Control Board and pave the way for bars to open within the city limits.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, November 5, 2008
While counting votes was somewhat anticlimactic for the presidential election of 2008, the results were pretty astounding - the United States is about to inaugurate its first black president. The Republican Party even boasted a woman vice-presidential candidate. Republican, Democrat, or otherwise, no one can ignore that this election will go down in textbooks as one of country's most significant.
Statesboro Police arrested a man they said robbed a Fair Road convenience store Oct. 30, placing what the victim thought was a gun against her back while demanding cash.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Incumbent Butch Parrish swept away with the race for District 156 Tuesday night, pulling in more than 68 percent of votes with 90 percent of all precincts reporting.
A man released in October from a Mexican prison after being jailed there for seven months on charges of bringing guns into the country was released on bond Thursday after a DUI arrest in Twin City.
Photographs have the power to make us smile, laugh and remember the times of our lives. They also have the power to challenge our assertions and confront our worst fears. And, sometimes, they have the power to offend our sensibilities and taste.
A man and woman charged after shots were fired at a condominium complex Thursday remain in jail without bond, facing multiple charges each, according to Bulloch County Jail records.
For the first time in 10 months, Statesboro High School has a permanent principal.
A public hearing on a rezoning request for property near Bulloch Academy has been postponed until April 9. It originally was scheduled for tonight.
Statesboro police have two people in custody after shots were fired at a Lanier Drive location.
The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform announced in a news release late Wednesday that it plans to present large, graphic images of the aftermath of abortion outside Russell Union at Georgia Southern University today and Friday.
SYLVANIA - Beginning a public hearing Tuesday at the Screven County Library, representatives of the Kinder Morgan company announced that a section of the proposed Palmetto Pipeline will be rerouted to avoid a Revolutionary War battleground.
Statesboro Police Department leaders shared plans, ideas and crime statistics with about 40 people Tuesday during the department's inaugural town hall meeting, held at the Averitt Center for the Arts.
The Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission is considering a zoning change that would allow an RV park to be built within sight of Bulloch Academy's campus.
Graphic images depicting the aftermath of abortion will be seen on the streets of Statesboro through Friday.
Faculty and students at Sallie Zetterower Elementary were evacuated at about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday after smoke was seen in a hallway, according to the Bulloch County school system.
Members of the Rocky Ford Town Council hope an upcoming special election will bring new leadership to the town riddled with financial and legal challenges.
Bulloch County sheriff's deputies captured a man Sunday who is wanted in connection to a home invasion robbery in Alabama.
Three suspects traveling in a stolen truck were arrested Sunday, an incident that drew a large number of officers to South Main Street, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.