The first guest on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Georgia Commissioner of Insurance and Republican gubernatorial candidate John Oxendine. Oxendine came on the show to talk about why he isn't going along with the U.S. Department of Health's Preventative Task Force latest recommendation.
A new mayor and two new Statesboro city council members took office Tuesday morning when they were sworn in before the Statesboro City Council meeting. The new members were honored with a breakfast reception before the business portion of the council meeting took place.
A Portal man was arrested Monday on charges he raped a teenager Christmas Day. The 14-year-old victim's father learned of the alleged rape Dec. 30 and called authorities, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Tuesday's first guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was former State Sen. Eric Johnson, who is running for governor. An architect from Savannah, Johnson served for years as senate minority leader and senate president pro tempore in the Georgia Legislature.
Monday's first guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Dr. Ron Shiffler, the dean of Georgia Southern's College of Business Administration.
It would be a good idea to keep extra blankets handy because weather experts say the cold snap nipping at our noses in the South Georgia region won't go away any time soon.
A Statesboro woman is behind bars without bond, charged with kidnapping her own 5-year-old daughter. Kimberly Jane Kennedy, 27, Metts Lane, was apprehended in Screven County Saturday after an alert was issued for the 5-year-old, of whom her grandparents had legal custody, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Investigator Walter Deal.
Altamaha Riverkeeper James Holland swore he was looking at something prehistoric the first time he ventured into a 7,180-acre tract of land that straddles Long and McIntosh counties. Though it was under floodwaters at the time, Holland found a giant cypress tree specimen measuring more than 43 feet in circumference.
A retirement party for retiring Judge Lane Johnston was held Wednesday. Many friends and family members gathered to honor the local icon at the municipal courtroom in the old police station.
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