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
Statesboro Police are "actively investigating" a crash Saturday night that left a woman in critical condition, said Statesboro Police Capt. Wendell Turner.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Sea Island Bank will present Bulloch County's annual Fourth of July celebration - the 2009 Firecracker Fest. The patriotic party is set for Saturday at Mill Creek Regional Park from 4-11 p.m.
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Portal police Chief Jason Sapp is back on duty after a two-week suspension regarding personal car repairs that were billed to the city.
After 17 years on the Statesboro City Council, Gary Lewis says he will not seek re-election in November and will retire from council at the ...
Because the Donehoo-Brannen-NeSmith mansion is a private home, most Statesboro residents have only glimpsed its stone steps, wide porch and fluted columns while traveling down ...
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City Council members who took part in the latest work session for a new Statesboro Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance favored setting a definite time – the time ...
A $5,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest in the June 6 homicide of a Brooklet woman.
When Janina Jones' name was picked as the winner of the Statesboro Herald's first "60-Second Grocery Grab" last year, she knew where she was ...
A man convicted of vehicular manslaughter after a September 2012 crash was sentenced Friday.
A crew and equipment from Lovett & Mills Excavating last week demolished and cleared away the onetime gas station beside the Beaver House restaurant on South ...
Many of you reading my column on a weekly basis can remember life without technology, especially cell phones.
Julia P. Bryant Elementary School has moved up and away from Georgia's list of "Focus Schools" in need of extra support to better meet ...
Statesboro police solved three armed robberies with the recent arrests of two suspects they believe committed the crimes.
Sylvania police are investigating the circumstances of a man found dead in his home Saturday.
Most summer classes do not require students to don hard hats and protective padding for course credit, nor do they hold "classes" 200 feet underground ...