(Note: The following is the first in a weekly series of stories about some "Unsung Heroes" in the Bulloch County school system.)
Ever since the new Portal Elementary school opened some 10 years ago the school has been kept virtually spotless. According to Principal Paul Hudson, much of that credit goes to his head custodian Shirley Jones.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, February 16, 2008
Whether intended as an engagement ring, a Valentine's gift or else, a diamond ring spelled jail to a couple police said shoplifted the bauble from a local jewelry store.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, February 13, 2008
A man who escaped from the Bryan County Jail stabbed a man and stole his truck, and ended up behind bars again after a high speed chase through Bulloch County Thursday morning.
The blue and white of Georgia Southern will "go green" on Monday as the university seeks to "relamp" the entire campus. Starting Monday, a team of GSU students will exchange traditional incandescent bulbs with new compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) in office, desk and accent fixtures in 19 different campus buildings. It's the first initiative of its kind in the University System of Georgia.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, February 12, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, February 11, 2008
What began as a drug deal turned into an armed robbery and ended in an aggravated assault, leaving one man injured after another man rammed into him with a vehicle.
Two Metter teens were killed Tuesday evening when the driver of a vehicle lost control and crashed.
On Friday, area residents can "Eat Fresh" and support United Way's Subway Challenge at each of the six restaurant locations in Statesboro and Brooklet.
Beaufort County Sheriff's deputies arrested three Georgia Southern University students in South Carolina Tuesday they said were involved in a number of crimes on Hilton Head Island.
Teaching her 11th grade U.S. history class at Southeast Bulloch High School on Tuesday, Tiffany Todd doesn't stand in one place for very long. She's always moving around the classroom, navigating between rows of desks as she keeps her students focused on the lesson with sing alongs and constant interaction.
Somebody has been breaking into the Bulloch County Courthouse, and police are offering a reward to anyone who can help them solve the crimes.
When a patient transport driver exited a local dialysis center Saturday, he noticed something missing: his van.
Three people who have dedicated a lifetime to making others' lives better received honors Tuesday night during the 25th Annual Deen Day Service to Mankind Awards affair, held in the ballroom of Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Conference Center.
In the spirit of the evening, United States Congressman Rick Allen spoke of giving and making a difference as he spoke Tuesday night at the 27th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet.
Note: This story is the second of two parts.
A woman who grabbed a police officer's weapon during a brawl at a bar early Saturday morning was subdued by Taser, reports stated.
Some college students are happy to climb walls to relieve their stress and stay fit, and about 70 of them could be found at Georgia Southern University's Recreation Activity Center, or RAC, for the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition on Saturday, March 28.
Climbing clubs from four Georgia universities and Clemson University competed in the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition at Georgia Southern University on Saturday, March 28.
EDITOR'S NOTE: When Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in a farmhouse parlor in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, standing with other war correspondents in the front yard was William Downs MacGregor of The Associated Press.
(Note: First of two parts. Coming Tuesday, a closer look at how Georgia Southern University, Ogeechee Technical College and East Georgia State College are focusing more on attracting dual enrollment students.)
Mr. Bobby Ronald Newton Sr.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row walked free Friday hours after prosecutors acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him couldn't prove he committed the crime.
ATLANTA - In their haste to award Mercedes-Benz a $1.3 million tax break Thursday, lawmakers in Georgia thwarted any serious debate on the money, broke their own transparency rules and pushed past a constitutional time limit.
Georgia Southern University's police Chief Mike Russell is retiring in May, and a female officer, Maj. Laura McCullough, will serve as interim chief until the vacated position is filled.
The Mainstreet Statesboro Farmers Market will open Saturday, kicking off a season offering fresh fruits and vegetables, local honey, dairy products, meats and more.
A man suspected in the strangulation death of his wife in December is behind bars, charged Wednesday with murder.
Bibb County sheriff's deputies arrested two suspects Tuesday who were wanted for an armed robbery in Bulloch County March 27.