It was shearing day at the Brannen farm off Old Register Road Wednesday as more than 20 alpacas were relieved of their winter coats. Two professional alpaca shearers from Arizona spent most of the day cutting the fleece from the llama-like animals. The alpacas also received vaccinations and had their nails trimmed. Look for more photos and information about the alpacas in Sunday's Lifestyles section.
While most people were sleeping this past Saturday morning, Michael Holsonback was busy pounding out 20+ miles on the roads of Statesboro. At 3:13 a.m., Holsonback set out to begin a 23-mile run from his home off of Pulaski Highway to Magnolia Baptist Church where his friend and teammate, Levon Jones, rests.
The hotly-debated Employee Free Choice Act won't automatically strip away the secret ballot in union certification elections, U.S. Rep. John Barrow said.
A teenager still fights for his life after a March 10 shooting at Luetta Moore Park, and two of four suspects arrested were denied bond Tuesday. Police still seek a suspect they say actually did the shooting.
Budget woes affecting the city of Statesboro were the driving force behind the city council's Tuesday morning decision to furlough city employees for the remainder of the fiscal year.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 7, 2008
Judy Knight is the lunchroom manager at Brooklet Elementary School. In fact, she has spent almost her entire life in the sleepy little town of Brooklet.
Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking two men they said beat another man with a board, causing serious injury in a March 30 attack at a Mike Brannen Road residence.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 3, 2008
Many students at Southeast Bulloch High School belong to a specific club or organization. Most gather together before the bell rings, and are easily identifiable by their group jacket or shirt. Every one of these groups has strict rules as to student conduct and performance, which accounts for an "Esprit de Corps" within each group.
Which film will take the Grand Prize at the 2009 Statesboro Film Festival? Well, it's now in the hands of the voters -- you.
A Tennessee man suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh Wednesday when his firearm discharged as he drove near the intersection of Lanier Drive and Chandler Road.
Heavy rainfall Thursday caused creeks to rise and some low-lying areas to flood, but there was no damage reported and only one road was closed, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 3, 2008
By this morning the worst of the weather is expected to be over - that is, until another storm system moves through Sunday.
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.
The mother of one of the five Georgia Southern students killed last week in a crash on Interstate 16 in Bryan County has filed a lawsuit against a trucking company regarding the death of her daughter. It is the second suit filed against Total Transportation since the seven-vehicle crash April 22.
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - As the Marines scrambled to the roof of the U.S. Embassy, they locked a chain-link gate on every other floor to slow the throng of panicked Vietnamese civilians sure to come behind them. They knew if the crowd pushed through to the top, they could easily be overrun by hundreds of people desperate to get a seat on one of the last helicopters out of Saigon.
A round up of people wanted on felony charges ended in 21 arrests Tuesday, and more may be coming.
One of three rap stars arrested on gun and drug charges after an April 18 concert at Georgia Southern University remains in the Bulloch County Jail almost two weeks later, denied bond until a judge approves a hearing.
Statesboro officials propose to employ an alcoholic beverage control officer, a certified police officer assigned duties such as enforcement of the minimum drinking age of 21, in the new fiscal year.
Mical Whitaker's latest production for the Statesboro Youth Theatre uses famous fairy tale characters to tell a story about forgiveness.
WASHINGTON - Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy's record on the issue could give encouragement to gay and lesbian couples.
BALTIMORE - Baltimore was a city on edge Tuesday as hundreds of National Guardsmen patrolled the streets against unrest for the first time since 1968, hoping to prevent another outbreak of rioting.
For Confederate Memorial Day, Mike Mull told the Bulloch County Historical Society about a local soldier, Hiram Bland, whose death in a Union prisoner of war camp took on aspects of a 19th century gothic horror story.
Hunter Cattle Company didn't start out to be a magnet for agritourism, but it didn't start out to be an award-winning natural-fed meat business, either.