In spite of a gloomy economical picture, the Bulloch County Commission is holding its own and the county budget isn't nearly as threatened as other counties across the state, said Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch during Tuesday morning's Bulloch County Commission meeting workshop.
WASHINGTON - Before a jubilant crowd of more than a million, Barack Hussein Obama claimed his place in history as America's first black president, summoning a dispirited nation to unite in hope against the ''gathering clouds and raging storms'' of war and economic woe.
Every four years, at noon on Jan. 20, the nation pauses. People slow and stop in airport concourses and outside the windows of electronics stores, watch the oath of office, perhaps catch some of the inaugural address. They move on.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, January 20, 2008
Watch inauguration of Barack Obama as our nation's 44th president live Tuesday.
On the eve of the historic inauguration of America's first black president, Bulloch County residents lined the streets of downtown Statesboro Monday for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade, honoring the slain civil rights leader.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, January 19, 2008
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Georgia Southern Communication Arts professor and Board Chairman of the African American Business Owners Coalition, Curtis Woody, said the general public is invited to attend "Celebrating the Rebirth of Hope", a celebration of the presidential inauguration of Barack Obama.
The 12th annual Georgia Literary Festival in 2010 will be hosted by Statesboro, officials at the Georgia Center for the Book recently announced.
WASHINGTON - Federal health authorities on Saturday urged consumers to avoid eating cookies, cakes, ice cream and other foods that contain peanut butter until authorities can learn more about a deadly outbreak of salmonella contamination.
Most peanut butter sold in jars at supermarkets appears to be safe, said Stephen Sundlof, head of the Food and Drug Administration's food safety center.
Police are seeking a man they said stabbed another man at a Spruce Street residence early Friday morning.
A renewed Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) in March will fund three new elementary schools as well as improvements to other schools in the county, said Charles Wilson, assistant superintendent for Bulloch County schools.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, January 16, 2008
See how downtown Statesboro is transformed by Halloween fun.
Tenth graders across Bulloch County recently dealt with some heavy issues: teen pregnancies, drug overdoses, sexually transmitted diseases, drinking parties and jail time. Though they ...
Those handicap parking spaces may be tempting if you're in a hurry, but soon, Statesboro police will have help in enforcing the law to ...
The prisoner had been working all day with a massive auger when the stubborn tool bound up. In desperation, the man leaned over for a ...
It's the best time of year to get a flu shot, public health officials say. And for most people, the cost will be zero.
A man who illegally obtained a woman's private photographs and then used them in attempts to blackmail her faces extortion and other charges, said ...
The Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County is hosting a stand-up comedy show fundraiser, "Raise the Woof," on Friday, Nov. 6 at Statesboro's ...
Ashley Smith, known worldwide as the single mother who persuaded Brian Nichols, Atlanta's courtroom killer, to surrender to police, will be the featured speaker ...
Paving on U.S. Highway 80 at the Burkhalter Road intersection prompted lane closures throughout the work day, but that phase of the project was ...
Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...
Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.
Climbing clubs from four Georgia universities and Clemson University competed in the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition at Georgia Southern University on Saturday ...
Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite sports photos of 2014.
Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite feature photos of 2014.