Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, August 5, 2008
A Statesboro man convicted by federal court of possession of firearms by a convicted felon will face prison time as well as fines and other punitive measures.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, August 4, 2008
A car accident Sunday afternoon has taken the life of Virginia "Ginger" Deal, wife of former Bulloch County Commissioner Bobby Deal.
The new principal at Brooklet Elementary School summed up the first day of school in one word: "Exciting!"
A crowd of nearly 40 people gathered Friday evening to honor the lives of two teens, Tracy Randall Deal Jr., 13, and Devin Franklin Miller, 15, who tragically lost their lives in an all-terrain vehicle accident in late July.
Statesboro city officials said they are not concerned about discrepancies found in the resume of recently hired city manager Shane Haynes.
Yellow school buses, flashing yellow lights and yellow #2 pencils all go back to work Monday as Bulloch County Schools start the 2008-09 school year.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, August 1, 2008
A man told investigators he was hired to kill a woman he kidnapped Monday in the Portal area, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens.
Thanks to the efforts of local volunteers and organizations, 20,000 pounds of food will be delivered Saturday to Grady Street Park and distributed to hundreds of Statesboro families in need.
"Broadway and Beyond" theater camp participants at the Averitt Center for the Arts prepare for the end of their sessions with rehearsals for the performance of their production.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday July 31, 2008
A woman convicted of stealing more than $1 million from Merrill Lynch and clients of the company received a sentence of five years in prison. The former stock broker, Doria Sabia-Florence, worked in the Statesboro Merrill Lynch office as well as in Boca Raton, Fla.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A jury convicted a Florida man on Wednesday of first-degree murder in his retrial for killing a teenager after an argument over loud music.
An Effingham County man wanted by Savannah police in connection with a shooting Sept. 20 was captured Monday in Statesboro.
Live music, plenty of food, crafts and children's rides will bring folks from all over the region to the town of Portal on Saturday, when the community celebrates the 33rd Annual Catface Country Turpentine Festival.
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.