Statesboro High senior Erin Irby loves to take pictures and cares deeply about the environment. Irby found out recently that her talent and passion helped earn her a scholarship to Ithaca College in upstate New York. And it's not just any scholarship.
Statesboro fire investigators are looking into the cause of a blaze that destroyed a mobile home attached to Southeastern Gun Supply on U.S. 301 South.
Students, parents, and faculty were evacuated from the Charter Conservatory for the Arts and Technology as firefighters addressed an electrical fire at the school Friday.
Statesboro Police hope someone will recognize an armed robbery suspect from a surveillance photo although the man is wearing a mask.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, May 8, 2008
Dressed in her native garb, Bulloch County's own international missionary Sister Betty Florence spoke of the joys and the dangers of sharing God's word with natives in Africa. Florence has recently returned from her seventh trip to the Christian Mission School which she had established in the village of Fakanoh in Sierra Leone.
Saturday, May 9, city and rural mail carriers will be doing more than dropping off mail. Hopefully, beside each mail box, carriers will find an assortment of non-perishable food items to pick up for the Annual NALC (National Alliance of Letter Carriers) Food Drive.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, May 7, 2008
Ten area churches were burglarized over the last two weeks, with the offenders taking microwaves, vacuum cleaners and paper towels, among other things. The items being stolen aren't what one would think burglars would bother with, but Bulloch County Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens feels the culprits may be taking things they need in their own households.
The deaths of two women found in a burning house on Harden Road Wednesday were ruled a murder and suicide.
The American Diabetes Association begins its Statesboro fundraising drive Thursday with a Campaign Kick-off at the Statesboro Inn & Restaurant from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The Statesboro City Council unanimously voted at Tuesday's meeting to raise water and sewer rates for city residents and anyone else utilizing city water and sewer services.
(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.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, May 6, 2008
Two women were found dead Wednesday morning after someone saw smoke and reported a house fire at a Harden Road residence. After Statesboro firefighters arrived at the scene around 9:45 a.m. and extinguished the flames, they discovered a woman's body and called police, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
Statesboro City Council is considering new rules that set special conditions on city employees, city elected officials and their relatives obtaining adjustments to their water and sewer bills.
A member of the rap group Migos, jailed without bond after an April 18 arrest at a Georgia Southern University concert, racked up more charges Saturday after a fight behind bars.
A Metts Road man driving a utility vehicle pulled into the path of an oncoming car Friday night, causing a crash that sent him to the hospital.
Ongoing projects and marketing successes are increasing tourists' exposure to Bulloch County's musical and agricultural heritage, developing Statesboro's status as a "sports mecca" and introducing it to travel writers.
The sale of McDougald Oil Company a few months ago to Bulloch County natives Greg Sikes and Chris Thompson marks the end of McDougald family ownership as one of Bulloch County's oldest family owned businesses.
The Bulloch County Schools' superintendent and chief financial officer have presented a budget that calls for a 2-mill increase in property taxes to support leveled funding among the schools and pay raises for their employees.
For Jim Hilliard's full, unedited account of the Rolling Stones concert at Georgia Southern, see the full article here.
The Georgia Southern University all-girl cheerleading squad secured its fifth national championship title earlier this month at the 2015 National Cheerleading Association Collegiate National Championships held in Daytona Beach, Florida.
It's been a little more than a week since the tragic accident on Interstate 16 cut the lives of five nursing students from Georgia Southern University far too short. The healing process from the horrific events of April 22 is in the beginning stages across the campus, and, indeed, across the entire community.
The following is the unabridged version of Jim Hilliard's story about the Rolling Stones
With its efforts to revitalize South Main Street and maintain a lively downtown, Statesboro has become one of 50 America's Best Communities quarterfinalists. The top three finalists will receive awards of $3 million, $2 million and $1 million.
Fourteen-year-old Michael Vescio, an eighth grader at William James Middle School, made more than $15,000 in investments recently over a 10-week period.
Purple-clad people from all walks of life made their way around a track lined with luminaries Friday evening, celebrating being cancer free as they participated in the first lap - the Survivors' Lap - of the 2015 Bulloch County Relay for Life.
Kinder Morgan, the Texas-based energy company that wants to run a 360-mile petroleum pipeline through Upstate South Carolina and Coastal Georgia, is dealing with a leak of more than 250,000 gallons from one of its existing pipelines in South Carolina, officials said.
As first reported in March, about 140 students who rode school buses to attend Langston Chapel Elementary School this year will go to Sallie Zetterower Elementary School when the new school year begins Aug. 3.