Mention the words "fire" and "taxes" to some Bulloch County citizens, and tempers flare. Despite published reports and advertisements regarding the proposed tax increase for the "fire tax district", some citizens are still confused about how the proposed tax increase will affect them.
The Emma Kelly Theater is gearing up for its 2008-09 theater season that Averitt Center officials call "designed to please."
The Georgia Department of Transportation announces that northbound traffic on the east Statesboro Bypass (U.S. 301/ SR 73 Bypass) will be permanently shifted onto the newly constructed lanes on Wednesday, Aug. 13.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, August 8, 2008
Bulloch Academy headmaster Dr. Brenda Riley, left, listens to Isabella Toms, right, as she talks about what she enjoyed during the first morning of school Friday. Every year on the first day of school, kindergarten teacher Ashley Brannen, center, brings her new students to meet the school's headmaster and office staffs. Also pictured are (second from right) Harrison Kennedy, Garris Boykin, Rebecca Nessmith and Helen Gutierrez.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, August 7, 2008
A man under investigation since March for drug dealing was arrested sooner than expected after he moved across the street from an elementary school, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
A local restaurant was cited by state agents for selling alcohol to underage persons Wednesday.
There will be a few new attractions at the upcoming 19th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival, but some things never change, said spokeswoman Jeanette Lafond. What will remain the same is the fun people have attending the event.
Bulloch County farmers are looking to the skies in hopes rain will fall, knowing if there is no precipitation over the next 10 days, their crops could suffer.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, August 6, 2008
The hearing for a man accused of participating in the murder of a Bulloch County couple in the fall of 2005 has been moved to November, according to records with the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney's office.
It's hot, and so tempting to leave your car windows down in the heat, but is it safe? No, says Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Portal police Chief Jason Sapp is back on duty after a two-week suspension regarding personal car repairs that were billed to the city.
After 17 years on the Statesboro City Council, Gary Lewis says he will not seek re-election in November and will retire from council at the ...
Because the Donehoo-Brannen-NeSmith mansion is a private home, most Statesboro residents have only glimpsed its stone steps, wide porch and fluted columns while traveling down ...
BASTROP, Texas - No citizens were rounded up and imprisoned at Wal-Mart. Tanks didn't rumble down city streets in a declaration of martial law.
City Council members who took part in the latest work session for a new Statesboro Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance favored setting a definite time – the time ...
A $5,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest in the June 6 homicide of a Brooklet woman.
When Janina Jones' name was picked as the winner of the Statesboro Herald's first "60-Second Grocery Grab" last year, she knew where she was ...
A man convicted of vehicular manslaughter after a September 2012 crash was sentenced Friday.
A crew and equipment from Lovett & Mills Excavating last week demolished and cleared away the onetime gas station beside the Beaver House restaurant on South ...
Many of you reading my column on a weekly basis can remember life without technology, especially cell phones.
Julia P. Bryant Elementary School has moved up and away from Georgia's list of "Focus Schools" in need of extra support to better meet ...
Statesboro police solved three armed robberies with the recent arrests of two suspects they believe committed the crimes.
Sylvania police are investigating the circumstances of a man found dead in his home Saturday.
Most summer classes do not require students to don hard hats and protective padding for course credit, nor do they hold "classes" 200 feet underground ...
College football Saturdays this fall will find Dr. Brooks Keel wearing blue and cheering for his beloved Eagles as they shoot for a second straight ...