Crews from contractors Ellis Wood and W.L. Davis, along with a few from Beasley Hauling, volunteerd their time and equipment over the weekend to help Bulloch County residents who suffered damage from the tornado that touched down last month clean up debris.
An armed robbery suspect whom police said sent threatening text messages to the victim for reporting the incident is now behind bars, thanks to a tip from a citizen.
The Southern Thunder Cruiser, In Country Vets of Effingham County motorcycle clubs gathered with other motorcycle clubs and enthusiasts at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds Saturday for a Poker Run to benefit Bennie Rushing. The event, sponsored by the Cruisers, raised more than $5,000 to benefit Rushing, a retired Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy who was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue on Monday halted what would have been a 2.9 cent per gallon jump in the state gasoline tax, saying the state should not be taking advantage of a tax windfall driven by spiking prices at the pump.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday June 02, 2008
Richard Owens III is a driven young man.
Got blood? Some blood banks start worrying when summertime arrives and donations dwindle.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday May 30, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday May 29, 2008
Law enforcement officers found an armed robbery suspect hiding in a closet Tuesday at a Bartlett Drive home and charged him with robbing a Wal-Mart clerk at gunpoint.
Statesboro City Council voted at its last meeting to raise non-consensual towing rates from $85 to $110, citing concerns from towing companies over the drastically rising price of fuel.
Rainfall across Bulloch County Wednesday helped the row crops and hay planted by area farmers, but more rain is needed in the coming weeks, said Bulloch County Extension Agent Wes Harris.
The trial of three suspects in a double murder that occurred over two and a half years ago is tentatively set for Aug. 25, said a spokesman for Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. Turner's office.
There are awards, and then there are honors. Casey Woodrum, who graduated Saturday from Southeast Bulloch High School, has earned quite a few of both. However, his latest recognition puts him in elite company, indeed. Woodrum was named a National Merit Scholarship finalist.
Arlo Guthrie is set to perform Jan. 30 at the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center.
The 2015 MLK Celebration speaker Michele Norris, the first African-American female host for NPR, has been postponed until next month.
JACKSON - A man who fatally shot a sheriff's deputy who stopped him for speeding on a Georgia interstate was put to death Tuesday for the 1998 killing, which was captured on the patrol car's video camera.
ATLANTA - Georgia's top leaders were united on Tuesday: Something must be done this year to pay for the state's transportation needs.
A man with more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement will take the reins next week as Brooklet's new police chief.
Georgia Southern University has received an $8,000 grant through the Governor's Office of Highway Safety to participate in the Georgia Young Adult Program. The program educates students about the dangers of alcohol abuse, underage drinking and impaired driving.
Chicago's legendary sketch and improvisational troupe will bring its zany brand of comedy to the Emma Kelly Theater on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
In May, Elizabeth Lipsey reported her adult son missing. Statesboro police opened an investigation, but no clues as to Victor Sweet's location arose, until his remains were discovered in a shallow grave in Jenkins County two weeks ago.
Even though proms are still months away, spending for some local teens has already kicked into high gear. From purchasing designer gowns to reserving oversized limos, prom spending has risen dramatically in recent years, even during a struggling economy.
Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration online programs were ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best online programs for 2015.
In a longstanding company tradition, Willingway Hospital awarded John Williamson, certified addiction counselor, Level II, the 2014 Employee of the Year designation during its annual staff Christmas party.
A former Brooklet police officer fired for sharing information about candidates for the town's police chief position said he was terminated unfairly and improperly, but the Brooklet city councilman who supervises the police department says the officer was fired for breaking privacy laws.
In the year that Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County expects to start construction of its 50th home, the nonprofit group is headed in some new directions.
ATLANTA - While funding for transportation improvements and another attempt to allow limited use of medical marijuana have been grabbing headlines across Georgia leading up to this year's legislative session, education figures to play a bigger role under the Gold Dome than it did last year.
According to Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn, a series of power outages in Statesboro and the Portal Saturday afternoon and evening were caused by a Georgia Power grid problem. There was no word on when the problems might be resolved.