Taste of the Town - February 18, 2009
Work trucks lined the city hall parking lot Tuesday as the Statesboro City Council considered a motion to approve the preliminary plat for a new major subdivision inside the city limits.
The LongHorn Steakhouse on Northside Drive in Statesboro is undergoing an extensive exterior renovation. LongHorn district manager David Hayes said the restaurant's façade was being updated to reflect the latest in the company's restaurant design.
Joe Davis is bullish on the auto industry not only in the United States but in Statesboro, too. Davis and his wife Heidi just took over the Chrysler dealership on Highway 301 South and opened for business on Monday as Georgia Chrysler Dodge Jeep.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, February 18, 2008
A Statesboro man was killed Monday in Metter after losing control of his vehicle, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.
An undercover, underage agent for the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office entered 31 area convenience stores recently and purchased alcohol from seven of them. Sheriff's Inv. Jared Akins told Bulloch County commissioners meeting.
Georgia Southern University kicked off the Relamping Project 2009 this week. About 500 of the new bulbs were installed by volunteers Monday. The project, in partnership with Georgia Power, will replace approximately 2000 incandescent light bulbs with the more energy-efficient fluorescents.
University of Georgia legendary football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley will bring his book tour of Georgia to the Statesboro Mall on Monday, Feb. 23. Dooley is scheduled to appear between 4 and 7 p.m.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, February 17, 2008
(Note: The following is the first in a weekly series of stories about some "Unsung Heroes" in the Bulloch County school system.)
Ever since the new Portal Elementary school opened some 10 years ago the school has been kept virtually spotless. According to Principal Paul Hudson, much of that credit goes to his head custodian Shirley Jones.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, February 16, 2008
Whether intended as an engagement ring, a Valentine's gift or else, a diamond ring spelled jail to a couple police said shoplifted the bauble from a local jewelry store.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, February 13, 2008
A man who escaped from the Bryan County Jail stabbed a man and stole his truck, and ended up behind bars again after a high speed chase through Bulloch County Thursday morning.
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.
JoAnn Williams Jordan
PORTAL - The 2015 Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion lived up to his winning word: "mellifluous."
A traffic stop Friday night quickly turned dangerous when an armed man fled from deputies, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
A man suspected of shooting a Park Avenue homeowner Nov. 10 is in custody, with warrants pending for his arrest.
MILLEN - Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that claimed the life of a teenage boy in Millen.
As director of The Hearts & Hands Clinic, Urkovia Andrews is the face of Statesboro's only free health care clinic for the medically uninsured.
Statesboro City Council recently extended its moratorium on processing new alcoholic beverage licenses for the former Platinum Lounge and Primetime Lounge locations by another six months. But this time, the vote was not unanimous.
The window is now open for area students to apply for a scholarship honoring the memory of a beloved Toombs County teen. From now until March 16, qualified seniors who wish to apply for the first annual Courtney Wilkes Ag & Vet Scholarship can submit their applications.