Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday April 28, 2008
Bulloch County Public Works employee William Robert Barber resigned his position Friday after he was arrested last week on several charges involving a firearm, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Fielding Keeley, James Connors and John Vanterpool of William James Middle School just earned exceptional honors: they brought home the Grand Prize for all Team Projects at the Junior (Middle School) Division of the State Science and Engineering Fair held earlier in April.
Mary Sue Hodges of the Spade 'n Trowel Garden Club walked away with most of the top awards at the 2008 Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs Flower Show "GSU: A Bouquet of Learning" on Saturday.
The month of April was designated Alcohol Awareness Month by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration since 1987 in order to call awareness to alcohol abuse as a treatable disease. That designation takes on greater meaning at Georgia Southern University as the Task Force for the Center for Addiction Recovery continues to develop its focus.
Qualifying for several local partisan offices begins Monday, with one office being vacated by the incumbent.
Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson has had a great deal on his plate during his second term in office. He said Thursday he looks forward to a third term, if elected, and plans to qualify next week to run. Anderson is a Republican.
Three Bulloch County Commission seats and that of the county commission chairman are up for election, and all four incumbents said they are planning to qualify to run again next week.
What started as an effort to improve his performance in turkey hunting has led Brooklet's Kerry Terrell to the big time. After 16 years of competing in turkey calling contests, Terrell placed first in the 2008 Wild Turkey Bourbon/National Wild Turkey Federation Grand National Calling Championships, Rare Breed Champion of Champions competition in Atlanta.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday April 25, 2008
Coldwell Banker/Tanner Realty was named the 2008 Small Business of the Year by the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce during their annual awards luncheon at RJ's Seafood & Steaks Wednesday.
As the closing event of the Great American Cleanup, Keep Bulloch Beautiful volunteers will spread out around the community Saturday morning to conduct several community improvement projects.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday April 24, 2008
The Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs will host a standard flower show Saturday, April 26, from 2-5 p.m. at Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church.
RODANTHE, N.C. - Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing blow on Independence Day, prompting thousands of vacationers and residents to leave parts of the state's popular but flood-prone Outer Banks.
A Georgia Southern basketball standout and a teammate who just graduated have been arrested on drug and weapons charges after investigators executed a search warrant at a Statesboro apartment, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Matthew Coniglio's Pooler home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thumb drives.
Bulloch County commissioners will meet next Tuesday for a workshop session before a public hearing regarding the proposed fiscal 2015 county budget.
Robert Cheshire, Statesboro's city engineer for more than 15 years, has officially begun his service as interim city manager, after last week's public falling out over alleged private meetings ended in City Council firing City Manager Frank Parker.
SAVANNAH - With the July Fourth weekend on the horizon, the Atlantic hurricane season's first named storm plodded off Florida's coast Tuesday, though Arthur wasn't yet spooking too many in the storm's potential path.
Nursing homes and other medical providers that owe money to a Georgia health agency now face a repayment timetable that could lead to their being cut off from the government Medicaid program.
ATLANTA - Married same-sex couples will get tax benefits equal to heterosexual couples through a retirement plan offered by the University System of Georgia, following a Monday vote by the system's governing board.
If the current weather patterns continue through the summer, Bulloch County farmers could see a positive year.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama sought to turn the page Monday on a humiliating chapter in the history of the Veterans Affairs Department, tapping former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to take over the sprawling agency.
Statesboro native and former superintendent of schools Dr. Billy Bice and his wife, Florence Ann, retired to St. Simons Island several years ago. Shortly after moving there, he purchased a 22-foot Pathfinder bay boat and began Billy Bee Charters. Billy caters to families, but the focus is on children.
A man shot Sunday night at The Lodge Apartments is recovering while police continue to seek information on the armed robbery attempt.
The track record of Georgia, and several other states, on voting rights is reason enough for Congress to restore protections of the Voting Rights Act that were struck down by a Supreme Court decision last year, according to the Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson.
It's time to vote again.
For Ogeechee Technical College's students - and its most recent graduates - the college's achievement of full regional accreditation will open more options for continuing their education at four-year colleges and universities.