Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Bulloch County Commissioner and retired Georgia State Patrol Sergeant George T. Jackson, 57, died Sunday in Augusta due to complications stemming from a long illness. Friends and associates mourned Monday as they recalled his kindness, fairness and integrity.
Nevils Elementary School has been under the watchful gaze of Joann Rawls for the past 22 years. Rawls was hired in 1987 as the second custodian for the school by then principal Charles Stokes, and became head custodian two years later.
Actions taken by the City of Statesboro have left two local businesses closed and more than 50 angry and confused, part-time vendors looking for a place to sell their wares.
LOS ANGELES - James Cameron's "Avatar" is on a course to sink "Titanic" at the box office.
No. 1 for the sixth-straight weekend with $36 million, the 20th Century Fox sci-fi spectacle lifted its domestic total to $552.8 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. "Avatar" raised its worldwide total to $1.841 billion. That's $2 million shy of first place behind Cameron's last movie, the 1997 shipwreck epic "Titanic," at $1.843 billion.
For the 19th consecutive year, the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (JROTC) cadets at Southeast Bulloch High School (SEB) earned the United States Army's highest national award, Honor Unit with Distinction (Gold Star Award). The U.S. Army gives the award to JROTC programs that maintain the highest standards in 10 major inspection areas.
About 100 volunteers came out on a cold morning to help bag 20,000 pounds of food donated by Bi-Lo, Kens IGA and Nash Finch to the Second Harvest Food Bank in Savannah and the Statesboro Food Bank.
Everywhere you look, water is standing. Ditches overflow, pond banks are nonexistent, and some of Bulloch County's dirt roads are impassable. The El Nino weather pattern has made its presence known by the unusually excessive rainfall lately that has saturated the ground.
Brian Renko and Randy Cannon of Milledgeville demonstrated the art and skill of splitting billlets of white oak used for basket making for students from the Charter Conservatory for the Arts and Technology (CCAT) at the Averitt Center on Friday.
Southeast Bulloch High School recently received a Bronze Award from Kathy Cox, the state superintendent of schools and the Governor's Office of Student Achievement for being one of 217 K-12 schools with the highest performance of students meeting and exceeding standards for the 2008 -2009 school year.
Host Phil Boyum had a little bit of Broadway on his Friday show to close out the week on "Mornings unPHILtered." Robert Ray and Courtenay Collins, who will perform "2 for Broadway" on stage at the Emma Kelly Theater Saturday night at the Averitt Center, joined him in the studio. The show first premiered at the Atlanta Lyric Byers Studio Theater.
Following a rousing NASCAR-themed video skit by Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Chairman Dr. Ron Shiffler and several board of director members, local businessman Tommy David was honored as the 2010 Business Leader of the Year.
Broadway is coming to the Boro in a revue featuring more than 30 tunes from some of the world's best-loved musicals.
Thursday's guest on the "Morning unPHILtered" show was Albert Pertalion, the director of the Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern.
A man suspected in a Metter child molestation and rape case was extradited from Missouri back to Candler County to face charges.
As part of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network, Kennedy Realty has global reach but continues a unique legacy of more than half a century in ...
Operating a small business is difficult. Operating a restaurant successfully, that serves alcohol in the city limits is near impossible now with the flurry of ...
Imagine looking at a yellowed world through a tunnel.
ATLANTA - Georgia driver's licenses for immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. would be stamped with the word "noncitizen" under legislation introduced ...
A family-friendly fundraiser and benefit will use a bovine to play a rather unusual game – "Cow Patty Bingo."
With the selection of Statesboro High School senior Neha Aggarwal, 17, as Bulloch County's 2017 district-level STAR student, her family has achieved a rare ...
"Listen to us." "I can't live without clean air and water." "You work for us too." "Stop deporting families." These were messages on signs ...
Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Thursday after a high-speed chase, finding him in possession of drugs and wanted on outstanding warrants.
Liz Corbett is founder of the Hearts Matter Conference Ministry at Connection Church in Statesboro. Inspired by Proverbs 4:23, Corbett said: "God instructs us ...
Devra Proctor Walker, a well-known Statesboro businesswoman, died Thursday after a brief illness, leaving behind many friends and associates who remember her as a vibrant ...
Rep. Rick Allen hopes to vote for a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, before Easter, he said Friday.
A Portal man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing his wife and neglecting an infant child. Warrants are to be executed against the wife as ...
Statesboro police arrested a Savannah woman Wednesday on charges of executing a number of fictitious checks.
After chairing one of the most successful Kiwanis Ogeechee fairs in history, Statesboro Kiwanis member Wallace Brown should not have been surprised Thursday night when ...