Congressman John Barrow kicked off his 2008 re-election campaign in Statesboro with a reception Saturday at the Averitt Center for the Arts.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday May 23, 2008
Ogeechee Technical College's Laura "Molly" Bickerton was selected as Georgia's technical college Student of the Year in the 37th annual Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) competition.
The Southeast Bulloch High School band performed their Spring Concert recently and for eight graduating seniors, it was the final formal performances of their high school careers. Near-capacity audiences were in attendance each night of the concert at the high school auditorium.
Lots of new college graduates head on road trips to celebrate, but not many go 2,600 miles.
School's out for summer, but school construction goes on. Whether it's the final touches of the new Statesboro High School, wing extensions at Langston Chapel and Southeast Bulloch middle schools, a new wing at Brooklet Elementary or plans being drawn up for the new Portal Middle High School, workers are continuing their tasks while the classrooms are empty.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday May 22, 2008
Former Bulloch County Sheriff Arnold Ray Akins was visibly moved Wednesday as he watched current sheriff Lynn Anderson unveil a new sign in front of the Bulloch County Jail.
A Clito man is behind bars after Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested him on charges of molesting a teenage relative.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday May 21, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday May 20, 2008
Georgia Southern University's police Chief Mike Russell is retiring in May, and a female officer, Maj. Laura McCullough, will serve as interim chief until the vacated position is filled.
The Mainstreet Statesboro Farmers Market will open Saturday, kicking off a season offering fresh fruits and vegetables, local honey, dairy products, meats and more.
A man suspected in the strangulation death of his wife in December is behind bars, charged Wednesday with murder.
Bibb County sheriff's deputies arrested two suspects Tuesday who were wanted for an armed robbery in Bulloch County March 27.
Metter police are investigating two separate armed robbery incidents in which a group of men held victims at gunpoint. Metter Police Chief Mack Seckinger said the two cases are "possibly" related.
Spectacular thunderstorms rumbled the skies in and around Statesboro late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, but little to no damage was reported, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.
Two crashes around the same time Wednesday held up morning traffic as emergency responders and law enforcement worked to clear and investigate the accidents.
With gleeful animation, Georgia's first lady Sandra Deal made characters come alive as she read a book to children at a local child care facility Tuesday. The governor's wife was in town as part of the Read Across Georgia initiative, which supports Gov. Nathan Deal's "goal of increasing the percentage of children reading at grade level by completion of the third grade," according to the Office of the Governor's website at www.gov.georgia.gov.
School system officials are having second thoughts about a short-term rezoning plan that would send more than 140 children who now attend Langston Chapel Elementary School to Sallie Zetterower Elementary.
A Statesboro man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he lost control of his car and it became wedged underneath a mobile home.
Bulloch County sheriff's investigators arrested a fugitive wanted on aggravated child molestation charges Friday after receiving a tip the man was in Statesboro.
An unusual cloud formation rolled over the Statesboro area Monday morning, prompting a social media buzz as users posted photos, questions and comments about it.
Teepa Snow, a dementia-care education specialist and the founder of Positive Approach to Care techniques and training models, will be the keynote speaker Thursday at the Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer's Conference at Georgia Southern University.
The second of two assistant high school coaches accused last year in separate cases of inappropriate contact with students was indicted earlier this month.
Editor's note: Makayla Rankins, the author of this article, is a fifth-grade student at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School.