PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The strongest earthquake in more than 200 years rocked Haiti on Tuesday, collapsing a hospital where people screamed for help and heavily damaging the National Palace, U.N. peacekeeper headquarters and other buildings. U.S. officials reported bodies in the streets and an aid official described "total disaster and chaos."
United Nations officials said a large number of U.N. personnel were unaccounted for.
Continuing on his education theme this week, Phil Boyum welcomed state school superintendent candidate Brian Westlake to Thursday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show., who is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the office of State School Superintendent. Westlake earned a Bachelors degree in History and a Masters degree in sociology from Florida State University.
Forecasters upped the chance of snowfall in Bulloch County to a promising 90 percent after weather conditions changed Thursday. The Statesboro area could see up to four inches of snowfall by Saturday morning - enough that area children (and adults) would be able to make snowmen.
Wednesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Richard Woods, who is a candidate for the job of State Superintendent of Education. He is running for the Republican nomination against incumbent Superintendent Kathy Cox and Roger Hines.
Those waiting around on snow to arrive Friday may have to stay up late, because the flakes aren't expected to fall until after 10 p.m. and won't be significant until after 1 a.m. Saturday - if they show up at all.
In just its second month of existence, the Bulloch County Board of Elections and Registrations met Monday evening to begin preparations for the 2010 election cycle.
Tuesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Democratic candidate for Georgia state school superintendent and Augusta native Dr. Beth Farokhi.
Portal Middle School 6th grader Breyonna Raymond, 11, pulls off a victory in the Bulloch County District Spelling Bee by spelling the word "boutique" Monday at William James Middle School. Hunter Silva of Stilson Elementary School was the runner-up of the competition.
More than 80 members of local Sons of Confederate Veterans camps met at R.J.s Steakhouse in Statesboro Saturday for the ninth annual Lee-Jackson Awards Banquet. According to 5th Brigade Commander Mike Mull, the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) has members in 30 states, from Alaska to Hawaii to Florida to Maine.
"If Momma Dont Laugh It Aint Funny" wasn't the theme of Monday's "Mornings UnPHILtered" show, but the author of that book was the first guest. Host Phil Boyum welcomed Lucy Adams, who will speak inside the Statesboro Regional Library tonight at 7 p.m., as part of Meet the Author series.
Bulloch County Board of Education member Dr. Charles Bonds, fondly known as the "Reading Professor," will be missed, peers said after learning of his pending resignation in March.
The City of Statesboro is one step closer to a water reuse system as it recently received its state-required permit.
Heart of Dixie was one of several local organizations who took advantage of Super Bowl Sunday to raise money.
Valentine's Day is coming to the Emma Kelly Theater a couple days early this year with a romantic concert that's all about love.
An enormous gift made possible by one of Statesboro's most generous and caring families will go a long way to preserving and highlighting history in Bulloch County well into the future.
Over 100 participated in the 2014 Zombie Run 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, October 25 to help raise funds for local health organizations, including ...