Police locked down a local elementary school Thursday afternoon as they cornered a fugitive in a Garfield Street home. Statesboro Police officers took Dante Ravon Williams, 17, into custody, said Capt. Scott Brunson.
Taste of the Town - May 13, 2009
A man spun his tires in a stranger's yard, threatened the property owner in a drunken rage, and left to crash his vehicle into a tree, according to Bulloch County Sheriff's reports.
Need a hair cut? Want to try a new hairstyle? Want to help a charitable group in Bulloch County? On Saturday, you can do all three in one place.
A trail ride, horse races, silent auction and more will be held Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 at Kennedy Farms in Cobbtown to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Linda M. Bleicken, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Georgia Southern University, was named president of Armstrong Atlantic State. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia made the announcement Tuesday.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Walter "Bo" Miller is a 10-year-old boy from Metter. In most ways, Bo is your typical 10-year-old. He lives with mother Joelle and 11-year-old sister Kayla. He loves to run around and play. But Bo has a rare kidney disorder. He was diagnosed with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis when he was 1.
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Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, May 12, 2008
Portal Police Chief Jason Sapp and Portal's Volunteer Fire Chief Christopher Ivey didn't have to go very far Saturday night when responding to a house fire: the blaze was at Sapp's house, and he and Ivey were cooking supper.
Bulloch County has many traditional schools, and one that is anything but. It is called the Performance Learning Center and academic coordinator Daniel Edenfield said he is proud of what the PLC has accomplished this year.
Rounds of applause, whoops, hollers, and nervous giggles filled the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church Monday when 197 honor graduates were recognized at the 28th annual honor graduate luncheon sponsored by Sea Island Bank.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, May 11, 2008
In Brooklet, everyone knows that the Southeast Bulloch High School Marching Band rules. Well, another musical group from SEB may deserve similar high praise: "The Advanced Chorus."
While 48 percent of the Bulloch County Schools' students are ethnic minorities, including 37.3 percent who are African-American, only 13.8 percent of the school system's certified teachers and administrators are minorities, including 12.3 percent who are African-American.
A fast moving thunderstorm that hit Statesboro about 4:30 Saturday afternoon delayed the Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Park, but didn't dampen the annual celebration of the Fourth of July. By the time the fireworks show started at 9:15, the park was jammed with thousands joining in the giant party for the 239th birthday of the United States.
ATLANTA - Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Department of Community Health.
Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore was elected to the board of directors of the Georgia Municipal Association during the GMA's annual meeting in Savannah June 28.
CHICAGO - For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?
WASHINGTON - Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.
A man who initiated a petition to remove the Confederate memorial statue from the Bulloch County Courthouse Square will speak during the Bulloch County Commission meeting Tuesday.
Bulloch County Commissioners passed the 2016 budget Tuesday, contingent upon the passing of a tax increase proposal next month.
Shopping at a local grocery store this Saturday will not only fill your pantry but will benefit a charity that helps soldiers who have been wounded in action.
A Metter man was electrocuted Wednesday while working on an air conditioning system at a Neville Dairy Road home.
ATLANTA - Confederate flags will continue flying at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta because Georgia law prevents their removal, the head of a state authority that oversees the park said Wednesday.
Mermaids, goats and a variety of monsters were lurking on Statesboro's Siebald Street this week as key characters during the Averitt Center for the Arts summer Puppet Camp.
Hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Sea Island Bank, the annual festival begins at 4 p.m. and last until 11 p.m., said Broni Gainous, marketing and communications coordinator for Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation.
Since the Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex marriages are legal across the nation, at least two same-sex couples have applied for a marriage license in Bulloch County.
Eagle Nation's biggest fan may leave Statesboro and return to his hometown.