Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday August 14, 2008
Long time Statesboro banking executive, James Eli Hodges, senior vice president and city president of Branch Banking & Trust, has announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, 2008.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Board of Education approved changes Thursday to Georgia's social studies curriculum in hopes of preventing a repeat of last spring when droves of students failed state-mandated tests.
With Georgia Southern set to welcome more than 17,000 students on the first day of fall classes Monday, university President Bruce Grube called the past 10 years one of the most active decades in the college's more than 100-year history.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday August 13, 2008
A man wanted for parole violation and aggravated assault who has been evading law enforcement since June turned himself in to authorities Monday, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Gene McDaniel.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday August 12, 2008
Local drivers will have to wait one more day before trying out the newly constructed lanes of the Statesboro bypass.
A woman sheriff's investigators have been seeking for months regarding fraud is behind bars on multiple charges, having been captured in the Macon area.
Applications for fair parade being accepted
Two drivers were killed over the weekend in separate single-vehicle accidents, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, August 11, 2008
The 19th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival Princess Pageant was held Saturday at Brooklet Elementary School. There were 43 contestants entered overall. Here are the winners: 0-6 mos. - Ansley Kate Day; 7-18 mos. - Gracie LeFleur; 19-35 mos. - Hadley Zeigler; 3-4 years - Jayla Phillips; 5-6 years - Haley Miles; 7-9 years - Madison Morgan; 10-12 years - Anna Miles; 13-15 years - Alaina Palmer; 16 and up - Rachel Spivey.
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."
A Portal man was transported to a Savannah hospital after being trapped underneath his home by a fallen hot water heater for hours Wednesday.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is investigating what it terms a "major" sewage spill at a retention pond used by the city of Portal.
The fatal Sunday morning fire in Millen has been ruled "undetermined," according to Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens.
The local tax money Bulloch County spends annually per student in its 15 public schools varies from $1,087 at Brooklet Elementary School to $3,660 at Portal Middle High School, according to a chart seen by the Board of Education last week.
It started shortly after 9 a.m. today when Hope Sumner, the assistant principal of Sallie Zetterower Elementary School, spoke over the intercom.
Georgia Southern University hosted its second annual "Day at the Capitol" event on Tuesday in Atlanta.
The Statesboro Police Department is not alone in ensuring that city businesses that sell alcohol do so within the law.
A Statesboro man faces more than 70 felony charges after investigators discovered an assortment of revealing photographs of women he apparently took without permission, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
A man is in jail after a female acquaintance told Bulloch County deputies that he had kidnapped her.
While Bulloch County spent tens of millions of dollars building new schools over the past 15 years, some of the schools' smaller wants and needs were pushed to the future, and some additional problems cropped up.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.
Two Statesboro stores that are part of larger companies, Clyde's Market No. 48 on U.S. Highway 301 South and the Bi-Lo supermarket at the mall, have their city licenses to sell beer and wine suspended Thursday through Saturday.
A space heater is believed to be the cause of a house fire in Millen Sunday morning that took the life of a teenage boy.
No one was injured Monday morning when an 18-wheeler flipped over on Georgia Highway 119 near the Interstate 16 off ramp.
Georgia Southern University recently launched a virtual campus tour for prospective students interested in learning more about the university and the admissions experience.