Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 30, 2008
A Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy on his way home Monday ended up working a longer shift than expected when a speeder he tried to stop fled.
Three men robbed a Grover Lakes area convenience store Tuesday night and Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson hopes citizens step forward with information that will end in the suspects' arrest.
A world of fast food and slowed activity has led the nation to become obese - and Bulloch County hasn't been spared from the trend. But the Georgia Southern University College of Health and Human Sciences hopes to team with the Bulloch County Health Department - and other community leaders - to combat the problem through education.
Something killed a cow and injured another Saturday night near Olive Branch Road in Bryan County, and Bryan County Animal Control Officer Valerie Barnard said her coworker - and a Department of Natural Resources ranger who went along with him - said the attack was from "a big cat."
Taste of the Town - April 29, 2009
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, April 29, 2008
Statesboro Regional Library's Reading Is FUNdamental program turns 30 this year. RIF has brought books, reading and fun together for the children of Statesboro and Bulloch County since 1979.
At Statesboro High School, many students study vocational trades. In fact, senior Stephen Weaver has just completed his regional and state competitions of the SkillsUSA organization, taking top honors at each level.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 28, 2008
In some classrooms in the Bulloch County public schools, there is a feeling of permanence. That was, and is, particularly true in the case of the "Callaway" classrooms. Starr Callaway Anderson grew up watching her mother Jo Callaway teach at the old Statesboro High School for some 30 years.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 27, 2008
The Statesboro City Council decided Tuesday to move forward with a plan to install a wireless network in partnership with Clearwire communications.
In a cost cutting move, the city of Statesboro will be closing the transfer station, or landfill, located on North Main, to the public on Saturdays.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 24, 2008
PHOENIX - The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in which it had no operational role.
Gwen Bradley, the Southeast National Day of Prayer Task Force Coordinator, will be special guest speaker for the local observance at noon Thursday on the Bulloch County Courthouse lawn.
A Portal man was taken to jail Tuesday afternoon, charged in a crash between his motorcycle and a passenger car.
Statesboro police are looking for a man who was caught peeping into a bathroom stall at a local business Friday.
Statesboro City Council is considering new rules that set special conditions on city employees, city elected officials and their relatives obtaining adjustments to their water and sewer bills.
A member of the rap group Migos, jailed without bond after an April 18 arrest at a Georgia Southern University concert, racked up more charges Saturday after a fight behind bars.
A Metts Road man driving a utility vehicle pulled into the path of an oncoming car Friday night, causing a crash that sent him to the hospital.
Ongoing projects and marketing successes are increasing tourists' exposure to Bulloch County's musical and agricultural heritage, developing Statesboro's status as a "sports mecca" and introducing it to travel writers.
The sale of McDougald Oil Company a few months ago to Bulloch County natives Greg Sikes and Chris Thompson marks the end of McDougald family ownership as one of Bulloch County's oldest family owned businesses.
The Bulloch County Schools' superintendent and chief financial officer have presented a budget that calls for a 2-mill increase in property taxes to support leveled funding among the schools and pay raises for their employees.
For Jim Hilliard's full, unedited account of the Rolling Stones concert at Georgia Southern, see the full article here.
The Georgia Southern University all-girl cheerleading squad secured its fifth national championship title earlier this month at the 2015 National Cheerleading Association Collegiate National Championships held in Daytona Beach, Florida.
It's been a little more than a week since the tragic accident on Interstate 16 cut the lives of five nursing students from Georgia Southern University far too short. The healing process from the horrific events of April 22 is in the beginning stages across the campus, and, indeed, across the entire community.
The following is the unabridged version of Jim Hilliard's story about the Rolling Stones
With its efforts to revitalize South Main Street and maintain a lively downtown, Statesboro has become one of 50 America's Best Communities quarterfinalists. The top three finalists will receive awards of $3 million, $2 million and $1 million.