First of all, I apologize for the appalling error that appeared in the lead headline of Thursday's Statesboro Herald. I apologize to the family and friends of Brandie Danielle Davis for our carelessness that is inexcusable for such a sensitive and tragic story. I apologize to our readers for doing our jobs in a manner that brings into question our competence and credibility.
Statesboro Police officers have stepped up patrol around apartment complexes near the Georgia Southern University, but not because of a murder investigation.
On Jan. 7 of 2009, 17-year-old Larry Rakeen Parks died. Though almost no one knew it at the time, the Statesboro High junior was the victim of vicious bullying and chose to end his life.
Autopsy reports Wednesday revealed a 19-year-old Ogeechee Technical College student was strangled to death in her Statesboro apartment.
The first guests on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show were two cast members from the Averitt STARS production of "The Man Who Came To Dinner." The play premieres Friday inside the Emma Kelly Theater.
Tuesday's first guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Jim Thibodeau, president of the Statesboro Lions Club. He came on to talk about the club's winter coat drive, "Coats for Kids."
Wayne Pacelle, CEO and president of the Humane Society of the United States, will be guest speaker Friday during a special lecture hosted by the Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County.
MTV was in the house Tuesday at Claxton High School.
A Candler County icon is gone after a late-night blaze Monday in Metter. The Metter Livestock Auction barn, located on Ga. 46 just inside the Metter city limits, burned to the ground.
The first guest on Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Don Berencz. Berencz is the director of Forensic Studies in Accounting at Georgia Southern University and he also teaches forensic accounting.
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