(Note: The following is an account of Thursday's hostage drill at Paulson Stadium by Statesboro Herald reporter Holli Deal Bragg. The drill was conducted as if the situation was very real. Here is the drill reported as if it was real.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday May 16, 2008
Apparently, Erk Russell wasn't quite done with his pals in the Snook Pack.
A Statesboro man was killed Wednesday when he lost control of a four-wheeler and struck a tree.
On one hand, it was a drill that tested the skills of local law enforcement and public safety officials. On the other hand, it was role playing at its best and an opportunity for those involved to have a little fun.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday May 15, 2008
Parents, spouses and children were poised to scream for their favorite Ogeechee Technical College graduate, as students lined up for OTC's spring commencement. Held at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse, more than 250 students donned black gowns and tasseled caps to celebrate the completion of their certificate of degree.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday May 14, 2008
Citizens driving past Paulson Stadium this morning may be concerned about the saturation of law enforcement and public safety officials in the area, but it's only a drill.
Imagine 37 years spent working in education. That's how many years Brooklet Elementary School Principal Priscilla Clifton has dedicated to helping young people, and now she's retiring.
Southeast Bulloch High School unveiled a new Freedom Shrine Monday in the common area of the school. Donated by the Exchange Club of Statesboro, the Freedom Shrine is a permanent installation of historical American documents emphasizing freedom and liberty.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday May 13, 2008
Everyone thinks of drums when it comes to percussion. Well, for those who attended the first-ever "Day of Percussion" at Southeast Bulloch High School, they heard a lot more than drums. Cymbals, chimes, bells, marimbas, xylophones, triangles, wood blocks and tambourines were all on display.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday May 12, 2008
James Nevil is collecting worn and soiled American flags so that they may be honorably retired.
The Statesboro Police Department is seeking the public's help with a case of identity fraud.
Ogeechee Technical College students can now be Georgia Southern University students at the same time. Ogeechee Tech voices will even be added to the Southern Chorale.
Planning your special day can be an intimidating journey, but Downtown Statesboro's Wedding Walk Expo has done the hard part for you.
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.