The Statesboro Regional Library will host its monthly "Meet the Artist" event on Thursday. This month, the artist is Sandra "Sandi" Hart Francis, a native of Pavo, Ga. She graduated from Ocala (Fla.) Senior High School and attended Jacksonville University. She lived and worked in New York, Virginia, California and Florida. After a lifetime of being an "8-to-5'er," including the last 26 years of her working life employed with Crowley Maritime Corp. in Jacksonville, Fla., ...
A Jenkins County man was killed Saturday in an ATV accident north of Portal. John W. Banner, 48, of Millen, was riding an ATV on Rock Hill Road around 5:50 p.m. when his four-wheeler left the road as he tried to round a curve, according to reports by Master Trooper Ricky Helton of the Georgia State Patrol. Banner was ejected from the ATV and pronounced dead at the scene. He apparently died from head injuries, ...
A Statesboro civil rights attorney and pastor has been elected the newest leader of the Georgia State Conference NAACP.
Georgia Southern University police officers helped catch two armed robbery suspects Friday night minutes after Statesboro police gave descriptions of the suspects.
The Friday morning search of a Maple Street home police called a "source for the distribution of a significant amount of crack cocaine" also yielded items stolen in recent area burglaries.
A man wanted in Virginia was found Friday hiding in a Clito-area mobile home with a juvenile runaway from the same state.
Eleven-year-old Kai Owens is a vivacious, lovable, smiling fifth-grader at Brooklet Elementary School who likes to break-dance, beat-box, skim-board, and have "killer Nerf wars."
Sixty years of friendship – and yet they'd never met. That is, not until recently.
An effort is underway to establish a second public charter school in Bulloch County. Administrators with Statesboro's Charter Conservatory, a charter school serving middle and high school students, plan to petition the state for creation of a new school - one that would provide an alternative option for elementary school parents and teachers. Corliss Reese, the director of Charter Conservatory, said he hopes to present a completed plan for what would be the Statesboro STEAM ...
After a brief respite from a summer of steady rain, Bulloch and surrounding counties may see yet another wet spell as Tropical Storm Karen makes landfall this weekend.
Bulloch County Commissioners approved a rezoning request Tuesday allowing a developer to plan a 115-lot subdivision in Clito.
On a winter day in 1906, a group composed of some of Bulloch County's most prominent citizens boarded a train and traveled east, to Savannah, with one goal in mind.
Following a nearly yearlong process to implement new models and garner community input, the Bulloch County school district has unveiled a plan that will guide students and teachers through 2020.
A man who police said pawned stolen property is behind bars on burglary charges. Statesboro police officers arrested Carsidous Demond Evans, 18, of East Jones Avenue, "after he pawned property that was reported stolen," Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner said in a news release issued Thursday afternoon. Evans "took a 24-inch flat screen television" during a burglary that occurred Friday, Sept. 27, sometime between 12:30 and 1:50 a.m. on Mikell Street, he said. "Through ...
As is usual this time of year, First Friday will be packed with events in and around downtown Statesboro.
About 90 minutes before the shots were fired that killed one man and wounded a second outside one Statesboro nightclub, shots were fired in a separate incident outside another, nearby nightclub in which no one was injured, police said.
On a day reserved to celebrate America's veterans, retired U.S. Army Major Tom McElwee urged everyone to remember what servicemen and women fight for, and why they do.
An outpouring of community care and support was shown to a wounded warrior and his family Sunday evening at the Olive Garden restaurant in Statesboro.
In three years, 18 authors with local ties have been honored for their success by Statesboro: The Write Place.
A dozen police vehicles responded to a high-speed chase initiated on northbound Georgia Highway 67 just outside of Statesboro and ending on South Main Street where three suspects were arrested in a stolen vehicle at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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