Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 20, 2008
Statesboro Police detectives are investigating a "strong-arm" rape they said occurred between 9:30 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday, according to police incident reports.
The Statesboro City Council meets tonight to consider a new round of proposals for the installation and operation of wireless broadband/high speed internet service.
For parents, being called to the front office of the school their child attends can be a traumatic experience, especially if there is something wrong. The professionals in the Mill Creek Elementary School office understand that, and try their best to set all parents at ease once they enter the halls of Mill Creek.
Eight armed robberies within a month have Statesboro Police joining forces with Georgia Southern University Police in effort to end the robberies and put the men responsible behind bars.
Music, arts, food and dancing were all part of the Second Annual Celebration South event Saturday in downtown Statesboro.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
Every year, the very best high-school students from across the country compete for a scholarship available for the Interlochen Summer Arts Camp offered to a student from each of the 50 United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested a second convenience store owner on gambling charges, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Students at Southeast Bulloch High School planned a protest to be held in the school gymnasium Friday, but out of respect for Principal Joni Walker- Seier, they followed her urging to resist the display of support they planned.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 17, 2008
Georgia Southern University's Theatre & Performance Program will present "A Man For All Seasons," beginning tonight and running through April 25 in the Black Box Theatre located in the new Center for Art & Theatre.
The stars were shining Thursday night as the 2009 Statesboro Film Festival and Awards Show entertained about 180 people at the Averitt Center for the Arts Emma Kelley Theater.
Two men arrested early Tuesday morning were released, with charges dropped, because of lack of evidence they were involved in a recent armed robbery near the Georgia Southern University campus, said Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey.
A man died Monday morning after an accidental gunshot that occurred while he was cleaning his car at a Fair Road car wash.
Main Street Statesboro and the Downtown Development Authority held their annual meeting last week in the ballroom of the Quality Inn in downtown Statesboro.
Monday was the first day on the job for the new president and CEO of Core Credit Union in Statesboro.
An investigation into a rash of recent burglaries resulted in the arrest of a man suspected in at least nine incidents.
A resurfacing project is now underway on GA 67 in Statesboro. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, crews began resurfacing the roadway Thursday night.
"Quilt," a noun and verb, is a sandwich of cloth with a padding between, held in place by tiny stitches.
The head of school and the board of trustees announced today that David Emanuel Academy, located in Stillmore, Georgia, earned accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED.
On Thursday, June 11, the Statesboro Regional Library welcomed Georgia Southern's Center for Wildlife Education for an hour of up-close-and-personal interaction between Statesboro kids and a few of the center's critters. Connor Merry of the wildlife center taught about the animals' behaviors and environments and helped dispel myths surrounding the creatures in his care.
DALLAS - A man planted pipe bombs outside Dallas police headquarters and sprayed the building with bullets during a wild street battle early on Saturday that authorities said miraculously left no one dead or injured except the suspect, who was later shot and killed in his van by a police sniper.
An attempt to serve a parole violation warrant ended with eight arrests Wednesday after Bulloch County Sheriff's Office deputies found drugs and drug paraphernalia at a Martin Swinson Road residence. The arrests also led to further charges Thursday after the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team (CST) executed a search warrant at the address of two of the eight originally charged Wednesday.
Stephanie Ellis' Open Market at 1695 Northside Drive East opened the past two Saturdays, after being closed four months while Ellis tried to meet requirements pointed out by city staff members.
Officially the budget is still tentative, subject to final approval June 25, but there will be no increase in the property tax rate for school funding in Bulloch County this year.
Statesboro High School can't turn back the calendar for those parents and guests locked out of Hanner Fieldhouse during the May 30 graduation service, but is offering them a special replay ceremony with help from Georgia Southern University.
The Screven County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man wanted on parole violation charges after the man fled from deputies serving a warrant Thursday.
Members of the Bulloch County Historical Society have a limited time to obtain tickets to a sumptuous meal, great entertainment and a silent auction at the group's upcoming 41st annual meeting.