Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, March 19, 2008
No need to panic - according to local police, there is no gang initiation planned at Statesboro's Wal-Mart.
After years of being put on the back burner, the Luetta Moore Park renovation project took its first concrete step towards reality Tuesday when local leadership voted to jointly fund the project.
Savannah Arts Academy senior Andrew Jiahua Zhang smiled and teacher Bradley Wallace was emotional Wednesday afternoon as the pair were named the Region 8 STAR Student and Teacher during a luncheon at Georgia Southern University's College of Information Technology atrium.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, March 18, 2008
About 5 percent of Bulloch County's registered voters made it to the polls Tuesday, approving the extension of a Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) to 2014 that will fund the construction of three local elementary schools.
(Note: The following is the fifth in a weekly series of stories about some "Unsung Heroes" in the Bulloch County school system.)
Bulloch County public school's "severe and profoundly" handicapped students are taught in a specially equipped classroom at the new Statesboro High School. The classroom is not hidden away in a separate building, but is located just off of the school commons area.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, March 17, 2008
Everyone knows of someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to serving others, and the deadline is swiftly approaching for nominating deserving citizens for the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards.
A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man police say was involved in a shooting incident that critically injured a 15-year-old.
Statesboro Police arrested a man Sunday morning they said became angry and drove recklessly, intentionally striking a man and aiming his truck at a woman.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, March 16, 2008
In a last-minute "best interest" plea, a woman facing a retrial of the 1998 murder of her husband pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
There is an election Tuesday. Or, more precisely, there is a referendum. Only one issue is on the ballot, but make no mistake, what Bulloch County voters elect to do will have as much direct impact on their lives as any vote they will cast for some time.
The Southeast Bulloch High School marching band has been recognized for its quality at many state competitions the past few years.
2009 is beginning with even more honors. The first was an invitation to participate in the 37th Annual Southeastern United States Honor Band held at Troy State University in Troy, Ala., Feb. 5-7.
A high-pressure "dome" hovering over the Southeast is making things pretty hot and dry around Bulloch County, and the heat wave could endanger crops, pets and people.
If you plan to attend the 41st annual meeting of the Bulloch County Historical Society, you need to purchase your tickets by Wednesday.
Imagine the reality behind the 1990s TV show "Wings" evolved into the age of the Internet. Imagine a charter air service that can fly to more than 900 airports in the Southeast and along the East Coast from Florida to Maine. Imagine that for a month now it has been booking flights automatically through the Statesboro airport's website.
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.