Long time Statesboro banking executive, James Eli Hodges, senior vice president and city president of Branch Banking & Trust, has announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, 2008.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Board of Education approved changes Thursday to Georgia's social studies curriculum in hopes of preventing a repeat of last spring when droves of students failed state-mandated tests.
With Georgia Southern set to welcome more than 17,000 students on the first day of fall classes Monday, university President Bruce Grube called the past 10 years one of the most active decades in the college's more than 100-year history.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday August 13, 2008
A man wanted for parole violation and aggravated assault who has been evading law enforcement since June turned himself in to authorities Monday, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Gene McDaniel.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday August 12, 2008
Local drivers will have to wait one more day before trying out the newly constructed lanes of the Statesboro bypass.
A woman sheriff's investigators have been seeking for months regarding fraud is behind bars on multiple charges, having been captured in the Macon area.
Applications for fair parade being accepted
Two drivers were killed over the weekend in separate single-vehicle accidents, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, August 11, 2008
The 19th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival Princess Pageant was held Saturday at Brooklet Elementary School. There were 43 contestants entered overall. Here are the winners: 0-6 mos. - Ansley Kate Day; 7-18 mos. - Gracie LeFleur; 19-35 mos. - Hadley Zeigler; 3-4 years - Jayla Phillips; 5-6 years - Haley Miles; 7-9 years - Madison Morgan; 10-12 years - Anna Miles; 13-15 years - Alaina Palmer; 16 and up - Rachel Spivey.
Mention the words "fire" and "taxes" to some Bulloch County citizens, and tempers flare. Despite published reports and advertisements regarding the proposed tax increase for the "fire tax district", some citizens are still confused about how the proposed tax increase will affect them.
The Emma Kelly Theater is gearing up for its 2008-09 theater season that Averitt Center officials call "designed to please."
The Georgia Department of Transportation announces that northbound traffic on the east Statesboro Bypass (U.S. 301/ SR 73 Bypass) will be permanently shifted onto the newly constructed lanes on Wednesday, Aug. 13.
A 10-point buck struck by a car Wednesday morning on Westside Road crashed through the windshield of a second vehicle, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
If a City Council administrative hearing had proceeded, Statesboro police were prepared to present reports of at least 28 violations of the city Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance at Rude Rudy's. Police counted individual drinks served to several underage patrons to reach that total.
SAVANNAH - A fourth filmmaker has been charged with crimes stemming from a train collision in southeast Georgia that killed a crew member during shooting of a biographical movie about singer Gregg Allman.
South Georgia Center for Cancer Care will host its free Cancer Survivor Day celebration on Friday from 4:30-8 p.m. at The Hall by 40 East Grill on 19B S. Vine St.
A Statesboro man has been arrested in connection with the July 8 robbery of a truck stop, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
SAVANNAH - Within two weeks, officials expect to sign a cost-sharing deal with the federal government that's needed to start deepening the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah, the Georgia Ports Authority's top executive said Monday, meaning construction could begin within a few months on the $706 million project state officials have pursued for 15 years.
ATLANTA - Prosecutors said Monday that 12 former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators cheated, lied and stole as part of a widespread but cleverly disguised conspiracy to inflate state test scores that affected thousands of students. Defense attorneys countered in their opening statements that their clients were committed educators but made enemies of former colleagues who are now lying about their involvement in cheating.
A Halloween party scheduled for Oct. 24 will benefit efforts to boost childhood literacy.
Statesboro Herald writer and columnist Julie Lavender was recently named one of 12 winners of the Guideposts 2014 Writers Workshop Contest. Lavender submitted four stories for consideration and was chosen to fill one of the coveted spots for the workshop, held every other year.
A second person has died from injuries sustained in a Friday evening crash on Georgia Highway 119, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Hunter Oglesby.
Statesboro police and City Hall officials acknowledge that officers have done more compliance checks targeting sales of alcohol to people under age 21 since the Aug. 28 death of Michael Gatto, 18, after a violent encounter at the now closed Rude Rudy's bar.
An elderly woman was killed Friday evening when a man ran a stop sign and crashed into the church van in which she was riding, according to Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper Brian Scott.
Bulloch County's alternative school, Transitions Learning Center, will soon go from half-day sessions to a full day for each student and will get a counselor. But the Board of Education did not back a request to add a certified math teacher for the program.
RIVERDALE, Ga. - A campaign event without political chatter seems about as likely as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and rapper Ludacris sharing a stage.
Sheila Raye Charles, daughter of the musical giant and legendary singer and composer Ray Charles, will perform live Saturday at Eastern Heights Baptist Church.