Lower gas prices mean more traveling, and the possibility of more accidents, said Georgia State Patrol Post 45 Cpl. Robert Balkcom.
When you consider the sheer number of Thanksgiving turkeys being defrosted at this very moment in refrigerators and sinks across Bulloch County, one thing is certain: Culinary disasters of all shapes and sizes are on the horizon.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Georgia Southern University president Bruce Grube announced Monday he would resign his position effective June 30, 2009 - exactly 10 years after he arrived on campus to serve as the university's 11th president.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, November 24, 2008
Two men robbed a local fast food restaurant just after midnight early Monday morning and took money from an employee counting the night's deposit.
The Main Street Farmers' Market will offer folks one more chance to shop for locally grown foods before their market season comes to an end. The parking lot of the downtown Sea Island Bank will, once again, be the sight of the Market. It is set for Tuesday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, November 21, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, November 20, 2008
A police standoff ended peaceably Thursday around 6 p.m. when a man eluding arrest gave himself up to police at his mother's request.
Statesboro Police don't think three armed robbery incidents this week are related, but warn citizens that the holiday season also brings the crime season, with an increase in robberies, burglaries and other crimes.
Lines won't be likely today as some voters get in early to cast ballots for the run off elections. Bulloch County Probate Judge Lee DeLoach said he only expects about 15 percent of the county's voters to show up at the polls.
When it's all said and done, the Georgia Southern University Festival of Trees hopes to raise $3,000 for the local Toys for Tots campaign.
With holidays upon us, the Statesboro Food Bank is facing the same kind of dilemma the economy is casting on everyone. With fewer supplies and an increase in demand, the local food bank board is facing possible cutbacks in how many times a person can receive a week's worth of balanced meals per year.
Ogeechee Technical College signed articulation agreements with Valdosta State University on Wednesday, simplifying student transition between the two institutions of higher education.
A man and woman seen smoking methamphetamine in a convenience store parking lot ended up in jail on drug charges, while the small child with them was turned over to a grandparent, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Statesboro police are seeking a woman reported missing since Feb. 24.
For the first time since Statesboro City Council resumed Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance hearings last fall, a business declined to plead guilty, instead challenging the way the ordinance is being applied.
Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health welcomes retired Army Maj. Gen. David Rubenstein, FACHE, to campus as the featured speaker for the Healthcare Symposium on Wednesday from 2-3:15 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.
First Friday will feature green foods, green drinks and green treats.
Debra Chester was recently recognized by the Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution for her extensive volunteer work with the Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market.
Georgia Southern University's Sexual Assault Response Team is hosting Sexual Assault & Spring Break Awareness Week on campus this week through Thursday. The week aims to unify individuals against sexual violence with two major events scheduled throughout the week as part of the campaign.
The Georgia Chamber of Commerce took no position on the original version of House Bill 170. But the state's largest business advocacy organization has endorsed subsequent versions, and Georgia Chamber CEO Chris Clark said Monday that annual spending for highway improvements in the state needs to be increased by $1 billion.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards.
A Portal-area man was killed Saturday morning in a two-car accident on Georgia Highway 119.
The Vidalia Onion Committee announces the Fourth Annual Golden Onion culinary competition on April 26 in conjunction with the Vidalia Onion Festival. The competition is open to all professional chefs in Georgia.
Mike Blinder is a successful small business owner and multimedia consultant and one of his favorite things to do is share his experience and expertise in marketing.
Attorneys for the parents and estate of Michael Joseph Gatto, 18, who died after a violent encounter at the now-closed Rude Rudy's bar Aug. 28, have filed notice with the city of Statesboro alleging more than $11 million in damages and that the city is to blame for not enforcing its own alcohol laws.
For the second year in a row, Lynn Vogel walked away with a Best of Breed title at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, held at Madison Square Garden in New York City.