Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, July 3, 2009
As part of his 2009 Veterans' Tour, Congressman John Barrow paid a visit to the Honey Bowen Building to field questions from local constituents.
Education experts agree that academic success in school begins with students being prepared with the tools they need in the classroom. To that end, Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County has just begun its annual back-to-school supply drive known as "Stuff the Bus."
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, July 2, 2009
Statesboro Police officers were pursuing a truck that crashed on Johnson Street Saturday night after striking a woman, according to police incident reports.
Students from the St. Benedict School for the Performing Arts in Darby, England, area participating in the Georgia Southern University International Arts Academy.
While the nation celebrates Independence Day Saturday, many local citizens will be protesting at the same time by participating in the Bulloch County Independence Day T.E.A. Party.
A Brooklet man received two sentences in one day for two separate federal convictions, said Edmund A. Booth, Jr., United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.
Within the past month, 20 people charged in a multi-state auto theft ring centered around Statesboro were sentenced to prison and/or probation, said Edmund A. Booth, Jr., United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies, assisting the Georgia Department of Revenue, helped close down a local "lounge" and arrested three for illegal alcohol sales.
Georgia Commissioner of Labor Michael Thurmond spoke at Tuesday's Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Speakers Luncheon at the Quality Inn and Suites. Thurmond told the audience it was hard to find good news in Georgia's 9.7 percent unemployment rate, but he has noticed a slowing in state residents losing their jobs. He also praised Georgia Southern as a vital part of Bulloch's economy. U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson will be the next Chamber luncheon speaker in August at the Forest Heights Country Club.
Every school in the Bulloch County Public School system has intervention specialists, but only Brooklet Elementary School has "the Two Julies" - Julie NeSmith and Julie Chambers. According to Brooklet principal Marlin Baker, "The faculty here at BES considers the 'Two Julies' to be extremely important to the success of our school."
Georgia Bureau of Investigations agents are still awaiting toxicology test results regarding a man who allegedly hanged himself in the Bulloch County Jail in May.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, June 30, 2009
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