Marcia Collins was named as the new Bulloch County Commission clerk Tuesday during the regular Bulloch County Commissioners meeting. Collins will replace Evelyn Wilson, who will retire as of Dec. 31.
In an unusual turn of events, the City Council on Tuesday was forced to determine which contractor was awarded the bid for the West Grady Street Culvert Replacement project by flipping a coin.
Friends and others whose lives she touched remember Tappy Roesel as "dignified," "kind" and as a delightful woman dedicated to improving her community.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected in October and November by the Bulloch County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens are inspected at least every four months and are required to post their score sheets in public. The score and selected comments from health inspectors are included in each report. All eating establishments are located in Statesboro, except where noted. To view all restaurant scores, visit www.bullochhealthdepartment.com.
A Statesboro teen remains in critical condition after a stabbing Saturday night. Another teen is behind bars on several charges an more may be pending, police said.
A man and woman ejected from a vehicle in a Monday evening crash suffered serious visible injuries, according to reports.
Last Wednesday, Georgia Speaker of the House Glenn Richardson was hosted by the Statesboro Chamber of Commerce to discuss the speaker's tax reform plan - GREAT. Standing for Georgia's Repeal of Every Ad valorem Tax, the speaker's plan calls for the elimination of all property taxes in favor of an expansion of the sales tax - without an increase in the sales tax rate.
Downtown Statesboro invites area residents to immerse themselves in the spirit Thursday and Friday with holiday events designed for people of all ages.
A convenience store with a history of being targeted by armed robbers was hit again Sunday, according to Bulloch County Sheriff's reports.
Bulloch County Commissioners voted Tuesday to end an agreement between the county and the City of Statesboro regarding fire services. The Statesboro Fire Department currently serves county residents living within a five-mile radius of the city limits, and Bulloch County currently funds 25 percent of the city fire department budget.
The Snooky's faithful were out in full force Tuesday morning to celebrate the 96th birthday of Snook-PAC's most-favored and long-standing member, Chester Williams.
The Erk Russell Project is halfway completed and organizers are asking the public to view the progress so far. The project, a collaboration between the Department of Communication Arts at Georgia Southern University and the Averitt Center for the Arts, is based largely on oral histories collected from people who were acquaintances of the late coach. The effort will culminate in a stage production telling the story of Russell's immeasurable impact on Statesboro and the University – set to debut at the start of the 2008 football season.
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Expected to be completed by the end of May, Bulloch County's new government annex building will provide improved services to the public and more room for county employees.
Five Bulloch County schools were rated "above average" when the Georgia Department of Education released its first School Climate Star ratings for schools across the state earlier this week.
After adding just two new members last year, Statesboro's VFW post plans to do more community service in 2015, but continues to struggle for volunteers and funds.
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.