HARROLD, Texas - Along with normal first-day jitters and excitement, students in this tiny district started school Monday wondering which teachers might be toting firearms.
''It was kind of awkward knowing that some teachers were carrying guns,'' said Adam Lira, 17, a senior. ''I don't feel like they should be, 'cause we already have locked doors and cameras. But I didn't feel threatened by it.''
A man police said robbed Statesboro's Wal-Mart early Monday is behind bars after a detective linked the stolen getaway car to the suspect and another armed robbery in Brunswick.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday August 25, 2008
Georgia Southern University alumnus W.R. "Bobby" Smith has returned to Georgia Southern University several times, and this year he's coming back again. This time he will serve as the community chair of the university's 35th edition of A Day for Southern, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 9.
A proposal from a group of Statesboro businessmen to open a huge nightclub near the center of downtown has created a controversy among residents, the city council and even drew a threat of a possible racial discrimination lawsuit from Councilman Gary Lewis.
A search by Statesboro Police Department Crime Suppression Unit agents netted two arrests Friday after executing a search warrant at a Stambuk Lane apartment.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday August 22, 2008
Bulloch County students spent more time in the hallways than in classrooms Friday due to a number of tornado warnings issued by the National Weather Service.
The following is Severe Weather Statement from the National Weather Service:
A second bouncer accused of playing a part in a Georgia Southern University student's death at a New Orleans bar New Year's Eve, 2004, was acquitted Thursday.
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.
A fight Friday night between women gave deputies the information they needed to arrest one woman on child molestation and other charges, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office reported.
Prayer, hope, sadness and an overwhelming faith in the healing powers of God filled the Original First African Baptist Church Sunday evening, as local residents of all races came together at the Statesboro church for a community service of unity in the wake of the Charleston church shootings.
Something wicked this way comes - dropping limbs and hunting brains along the way.
Bulloch County commissioners haven't raised taxes since 2007, but that trend is likely to end in 2015.
As the best golfers in the world battle it out for the U.S. Open championship today, a homegrown possible future star of the sport will take on some of the best young golfers in the country.
After responding to reports of a possible meth lab, the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team arrested three people June 11 and a fourth person Friday.
Bulloch County has a trashy problem, and it seems to be getting worse, according to one county official. People are dumping illegally at several unmanned dumpster sites, and it is costing county taxpayers.
A camp for adolescents with disabilities run by a partnership between Georgia Southern University, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and the Therapy SPOT has turned out to be a winning combination for all involved.
Two class action lawsuits filed in Candler County in May against Excelsior Electric Membership Corporation seek compensation for capital credits not refunded to members, past and present.
With the City Charter requiring at least three votes to pass any motion, Statesboro City Council on Tuesday night did not approve a resolution releasing a document requested by the GBI, despite two votes in favor and one opposed.
Statesboro's monthly First Friday event for June actually will be held on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. and will feature a first in downtown Statesboro - a canoe tug-of-war.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - A white man was arrested Thursday in the slayings of nine people, including the pastor, at a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston.
Drivers who leave their cars where they're not wanted, such as after-hours at restaurants or for days at shopping centers, will pay more to get them back after an action Tuesday by Statesboro City Council.
A 2015 Statesboro High School graduate has earned the highest award offered in the Girl Scout program. Julia Fechter, 18-year-old daughter of George and Louise Fechter, received the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award.
SAVANNAH - A Georgia sheriff died after crashing his patrol truck on a rural highway while helping chase a suspect who had fired gunshots at other law enforcement officers, authorities said Tuesday.