Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, April 15, 2008
Local, state and federal agents rounded up 67 suspects Tuesday morning during "Operation Statesboro Blues." The multi-agency effort headed up by the Statesboro Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) targeted illegal drug and gun activity.
Two Statesboro community members, each with long histories of doing for others, were honored at Tuesday night's Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala - retired Bulloch County sheriff Arnold Ray Akins and Bulloch Telephone office manager Cecile Boulineau.
Georgia's Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker admitted he was influenced to enter the field of law because of his favorite childhood television show - Perry Mason.
As Statesboro's Dr. William H. "Bill" Perry took the stage Tuesday night, after having just learned he was chosen as the 2009 Statesboro Herald Human-itarian of the Year at the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, he showed his true colors when he cracked a joke.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 14, 2008
At Nevils Elementary, the building may have changed recently, but most of the faces have stayed the same. Linda Brown, the lunchroom manager, has worked for the Bulloch County public school system for 36 years.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 13, 2008
When the 2009 Spring quarter began earlier this week at Ogeechee Technical College, more students than ever before were on campus for a Spring quarter at OTC.
Bulloch County Board of Education members will meet Monday night during a special called meeting to review a recommendation by School Superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway to not renew the contract of Southeast Bulloch High School Principal Joni Walker-Seier.
While he supports the stimulus package that's been approved and put into place, U.S. Rep. John Barrow didn't like the budget presented to Congress last month.
From comedy to horror to music videos, entries into the 2009 Statesboro Film Festival offer a mixture of short film making that should appeal to the taste of just about anyone.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 10, 2008
Charlton Young has his dream job. On behalf of Statesboro, we hope the dream always stays sweet.
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.
With a mysteriously haunting plot and exquisite video footage of stormy skies, wind-tossed foliage, splatters of rain in a pond and a leaf tossing through a stream of water, two brothers recently won a High School Student Production Award for their short film, entitled "The Wind Whispers to Me."
During a Thursday morning stop in North Bryan County, Gov. Nathan Deal announced the addition of 60 commercial-vehicle enforcement officers to improve highway safety and help reduce motor-vehicle crashes in Georgia.
Rep. Rick Allen, R-Georgia, was one of the 70 co-sponsors of a U.S. House resolution to block expanded federal Clean Water Act jurisdiction over small streams.
Armed men wearing masks tied up a woman and shot through a closet door at a man early Tuesday morning during a home invasion style robbery.
Four men robbed a Brampton Avenue convenience store at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, and Statesboro police are seeking information on possible suspects.
The sound of violins can be heard from the third floor of the Averitt Center for the Arts all this week, as youngsters attend the center's first Violin Camp.
Employees of Statesboro's post office received awards last week for two uncommon achievements.