Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, September 24, 2008
The City of Statesboro has a new man at the helm of the city's engineering department as Jason Boyles takes over as interim director for Maz Elhaj.
Dr. Michael Guido, renowned evangelist from Metter, "is improving" after a recent fall in which he injured his head. Staff at Guido Gardens in Metter say "he is still very weak, but is trying to walk around his home for exercise every day."
A man police said sexually assaulted a woman at Eagle Villas is behind bars without bond.
Consolidation of city and county government would be an interesting concept - in the future, said a couple of local leaders Tuesday morning at the Legislative Breakfast Forum hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, September 22, 2008
The community has voted, and the book featured in Statesboro and Bulloch County's second "One Book, One Community" project will be Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451."
At 6:30 a.m. Saturday, a foundation slab lay bare in Statesboro Pointe. About 13 yours later, a fully finished home stood atop that very same foundation.
Author and historian Gordon S. Wood will visit Georgia Southern University Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., to present this year's Norman Fries Distinguished Lecture. His presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be at the Performing Arts Center, located on the corner of Chandler and Plant Roads.
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Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, September 19, 2008
A Savannah man apparently did not like what a Bulloch County judge said regarding his probation violation sentence, and acted out in court before fleeing, police said.
Police said a man who robbed another at gunpoint ended up shot in the arm by his own gun during a struggle with the victim.
There's going to be a big crowd tonight at Womack Field. Resuming a longtime rivalry, Statesboro plays Thomson with each team's undefeated record on the line.
As the holidays approach, it is time to embrace the season of giving and togetherness.
From grinding sugarcane for syrup to the use of drones in farming, Evans County this Friday and Saturday will celebrate the role that agriculture has played in the county's first 100 years.
Bulloch County resident Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson fell short in her bid to become Georgia's insurance commissioner.
Statesboro's Redevelopment Powers Law easily passed, according to unofficial election results released Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has kept Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat in GOP hands, beating his Democratic challenger on the strength of white voters in the reliably Republican state.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal eked out a re-election victory Tuesday after a bruising campaign, defeating Democrat Jason Carter despite shifting demographics in the Republican stronghold of Georgia and the family pedigree of his opponent.
SAVANNAH - After a decade in Congress largely spent distancing himself from his own Democratic Party, U.S. Rep. John Barrow was defeated Tuesday by a Republican who told voters the congressman's claims of bipartisan independence were the words of a two-faced politician.
Two Statesboro businesses had their alcohol licenses suspended for three days because of twice selling alcohol to an underage person.
The proprietor of a local convenience store was charged Monday with being a peeping Tom after an employee said she found evidence he was spying on her in the bathroom.
The only truly local election Tuesday gets its own ballot.
The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson, the president of the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, recently accepted a limited-edition poster painted by Beverly Buchanan, an award-winning, highly celebrated artist.
STANFORD, Calif. - Top medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year's end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people fleeing from the deadly disease.
"Flexibility options" that exempt school systems from class-size limits, teacher pay scales and teacher certification requirements are generally not a good thing, Georgia Association of Educators President Dr. Sid Chapman told the Statesboro Herald.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. - The candidates for Georgia governor campaigned in separate areas of the state on Saturday, with both Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and Democrat Jason Carter counting on support from big names in a final push to Tuesday's election.
The Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County is hosting a standup comedy show fundraiser on Friday at the Russell Union Ballroom at Georgia Southern University. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door.