After tabling a motion to demolish the old Portal Middle/High School gymnasium at the May 12 Bulloch County School Board meeting, members voted unanimously Thursday to proceed with a plan to tear down the gym.
Georgia Southern University Museum Director Dr. Brent Tharp will share the history of the holiday Monday as keynote speaker for the Memorial Day Program held at Emma Kelly Theater. Tharp is past president of the Bulloch County Historical Society and has served on the board of the Statesboro Arts Council.
Dr. Brent Tharp, director of the Georgia Southern University Museum, brought some culture with him to Friday's "Morning's unPHILtered" show.
The Ogeechee River Basin provides resources to 5,540 square miles of wildlife, wetlands and farms, many of which are located in the Bulloch County area. In an attempt to show off the basin, while educating participants about preservation at the same time, the Ogeechee Riverkeeper just announced its annual series of paddle tours for the summer.
After taking care of some issues with popcorn in his role as district executive for the Boy Scouts of America, Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt was Thursday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Britt discussed the restructuring announced last week of the city's police and fire departments.
More than 884,000 Georgians are expected to travel by land or air during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, a slight decline from 2009.
Thursday, one week ago, was a bittersweet day for Wendell Turner. Unexpected news that several long-time coworkers, some who helped raise him through the ranks, were leaving the Statesboro police and fire departments was juxtaposed with the offer of a significant promotion for himself.
Ten students and three faculty members from Georgia Southern University are somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean this morning flying to the African country of Botswana, even though they left Statesboro Wednesday afternoon.
Former City Council candidate Bill Thomas held an impromptu news conference on the steps of City Hall Wednesday where he said the city manager, mayor and all council members should resign.
Tuesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Judy McCarthy, who is the work-based learning coordinator and the FBLA adviser at Southeast Bulloch High School.
After a woman took her 4-month-old child to the emergency room last week, Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested the boy's father on aggravated battery charges, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Inv. Jared Akins.
Monday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Dr. William Wells, assistant professor of finance in the Department of Finance at Georgia Southern University and director of the Center for Excellence in Banking.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bulloch County honored its volunteers last week during its Third Annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet sponsored by RJ's Seafood & Steaks Restaurant.
Major Thomas McElwee and 1st Sgt. Roy Whitfield started the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps program at Southeast Bulloch High School in 1993. And since then, the SEB Cadets have won the Army's top JROTC unit honor, "Honor Unit With Distinction, Gold Star Award" every year, including earning the distinction again in 2010.
At the Hearts and Hands Clinic Wednesday, Morris Stevens was waiting to be examined by optometrist Dr. Krystal Bragg. Stevens has cataracts that have affected his vision for several years.
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