After three years of investigation, hundreds of motions filed, evidence logged and other work leading up to a high-profile murder trial, the last of three defendants waited until the day after his jury was selected to change a "not guilty" plea to guilty.
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Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, November 14, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, November 13, 2008
Lt. Col. Tom Bright is building a team at the Statesboro Armory. Bright is commander of the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion that has its headquarters at the Armory. The brigade is preparing for a 10-month mission in Afghanistan beginning in mid-2009.
A Hagan man was charged with murdering his mother Tuesday and Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are seeking answers regarding the murder of a man whose body was found in his Pembroke home Monday.
Statesboro and Bulloch County will get a "world view" Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the area's Fourth Annual International Festival.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, November 11, 2008
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Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, November 10, 2008
The cafeteria was full Monday night during the Portal Middle-High School Council meeting. Many citizens showed up to voice concern that plans for a new middle-high school may not include a new gymnasium, but others praised the Bulloch County Board of Education for budgeting a new school only a few years after board members considered closing the school.
A murder trial slated to begin Monday was canceled after a man charged in the double homicide entered a guilty plea.
Judge Gary L. Mikell will be the keynote speaker for Tuesday's Veteran's Day Recognition event at the Emma Kelly Theater at 11 a.m. The event is sponsored by the Averitt Center for the Arts and American Legion Dexter Post 90 to honor all who have served or are serving the United States during a time of war.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, November 7, 2008
NEW YORK - It appears the baby recession really is over: Preliminary figures show U.S. births were up last year for the first time in seven years.
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.