Almost 20 years after retiring as head football coach of the Georgia Southern Eagles and two years after his death, Erk Russell still casts a long shadow in Statesboro, Bulloch County and Georgia.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday August 21, 2008
Rumors about the possible reinstatement of Judy McCorkle to her former position as Statesboro's city clerk have swirled around town since she was dismissed Monday, but McCorkle said no one has talked to her about the possibility.
A man making a business deposit at a Statesboro ATM Sunday morning was robbed at gunpoint, police said.
Two local pharmacy employees police said stole drugs and sold them are behind bars without bond.
Tropical Storm Fay stalled over land and got a little stronger Wednesday, but weather experts predict she will remain a tropical storm as she is expected to move slightly northward and distinctly westward over the next few days.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday August 20, 2008
James 'K.K.' Ausbon, Republican candidate for Candler County sheriff, surrendered himself to Bryan County Sheriff's Department on Monday morning on charges of theft by taking. He was booked and subsequently released on $5,000 bond.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday August 19, 2008
A Portal teen working at a Georgia Southern University construction site died Sunday, five days after an accident at the job site.
Cell phone users who are billed at Bulloch County addresses will see a slight increase in their phone bills next year, but most will agree the minor charge is worth the service returned.
Bulloch area farmers will be singing Fay's praises as the tropical storm brings more rain this week.
The Ducks for Diabetes race was held at Splash in the Boro Tuesday. Rubber duckies raced around the lazy river at the water park. The event benefits the American Diabetes Association. According to Broni Gainous, marketing director for the Statesboro-Bulloch County Recreation Department and Splash in the Boro, 141 ducks were sold for this year's fifth annual event, which benefits the American Diabetes Association.
Sheriff's officials said a man set a Kelly Road house on fire Friday after burglarizing it, killing two dogs that were inside.
Forecasters aren't sure what Tropical Storm Fay will do – become a hurricane, turn left or stay right, become a hurricane or a tropical depression.
Bulloch Academy's Zoe Yan Li and Statesboro High School's Alex DiCesare first tied as Bulloch County's STAR students. Now they have won again and advance together, with their chosen teachers, as the Region 8 STARs.
Rocky Ford's newly elected mayor and councilman both hope youth, new ideas and hard work will bring the town to recovery from financial and legal issues.
SAVANNAH - For those who could escape work -and thousands of green-garbed tourists and locals did - Tuesday turned out to be a nearly perfect day to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Savannah.
Eastern Heights Baptist Church will hold a Model Seder Meal, presented by the organization "Jews for Jesus," on Sunday at 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center Fellowship Hall.
Community volunteers will hit the streets next week for Ogeechee Technical College's 2015 iGot campaign.
Under a planned transportation zone shift, about 140 students who would have attended Langston Chapel Elementary School next school year will ride buses to Sallie Zetterower Elementary instead.
A man charged Thursday regarding shots fired at a Statesboro apartment complex is wanted on murder charges in South Carolina.
The Averitt Center for the Arts will cut the ribbon on its brand new Center for Performing Arts at 41 West Main Street on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
After 20 years growing his business, Michael Nordeoff is poised to make a hard-to-ignore, barely used former auto dealership on Veterans Memorial Parkway the new headquarters of his Complete Car Care, which will then have three shops, all in Statesboro.
Naomi Neville just turned 100, but that milestone has not dampened her spirit or her memory.
The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps' (JROTC) color guard teams from Statesboro High and Southeast Bulloch High captured both the boys and girls Region 9 championship titles, and each team won other trophies during the event held last Saturday at Metter High School.
Prompted by the death of 18-year-old Michael Joseph Gatto last summer, the Georgia House of Representatives approved legislation Friday to define what bars are, make 21 the minimum age to enter one or work as a bouncer, and place new demands on cities, counties and businesses to report alcoholic beverage violations.
Damon Lee Fowler, a noted authority on Southern cooking and its history, will deliver the 2015 Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Emma Kelly Theatre at the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro.
Cluck. Purr. Gobble. Have you been practicing your turkey calling skills?
The Averitt Center for the Arts will celebrate the grand opening of its newest facility, the Center for Performing Arts, at 41 W. Main St., on Friday.