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.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, August 8, 2008
Bulloch Academy headmaster Dr. Brenda Riley, left, listens to Isabella Toms, right, as she talks about what she enjoyed during the first morning of school Friday. Every year on the first day of school, kindergarten teacher Ashley Brannen, center, brings her new students to meet the school's headmaster and office staffs. Also pictured are (second from right) Harrison Kennedy, Garris Boykin, Rebecca Nessmith and Helen Gutierrez.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, August 7, 2008
A man under investigation since March for drug dealing was arrested sooner than expected after he moved across the street from an elementary school, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
A local restaurant was cited by state agents for selling alcohol to underage persons Wednesday.
There will be a few new attractions at the upcoming 19th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival, but some things never change, said spokeswoman Jeanette Lafond. What will remain the same is the fun people have attending the event.
Bulloch County farmers are looking to the skies in hopes rain will fall, knowing if there is no precipitation over the next 10 days, their crops could suffer.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, August 6, 2008
The hearing for a man accused of participating in the murder of a Bulloch County couple in the fall of 2005 has been moved to November, according to records with the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney's office.
It's hot, and so tempting to leave your car windows down in the heat, but is it safe? No, says Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
ATLANTA - The campaign stops featured warm and fuzzy, feel-good settings, but the candidates for Georgia governor pounded each other rhetorically on Monday as voter registration closed and they prepared for their first head-to-head debate.
ATLANTA - Georgia Republican Senate candidate David Perdue said Monday he's proud of his career, pushing back against critics who say the former CEO cared more about the bottom line than employees and arguing bad government policies - not outsourcing - are to blame for domestic job losses.
More than 500 marching band students from across Southeast Georgia descended upon Southeast Bulloch High School last weekend to perform in the school's first ever "Band Blast."
Bulloch County Schools honored five new REACH Georgia Scholars at a signing ceremony Sept. 25, at the Board of Education's central office.
Portal celebrated its history Saturday as hundreds enjoyed the 33rd Annual Catface Country Turpentine Festival, and a local forester and turpentine enthusiast says the demand for turpentine may be on the rise again.
State inspectors documented evidence last week supporting a former employee's claim that a Statesboro grocery store had mixed expired meat and new meat together.
Statesboro residents will vote in a special city election, coinciding with the Nov. 4 statewide election, on whether to give the city authority to create Tax Allocation Districts, or TADs, under the Georgia Redevelopment Powers Law.
Ogeechee Technical College and the city of Statesboro recently entered into an agreement that will facilitate a Firefighter I program to train those seeking to enter fire service.
Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability is preparing for a full day of "going green" during its second annual GreenFest on Saturday from 9 a.m. to
SMYRNA, Ga. - A former Republican candidate for governor announced his support for the Libertarian candidate on Friday, arguing that neither major party candidate represents conservative values.
Months after she first read it, Vera Brown of Augusta is still upset about a letter she received from her health insurer.
GAINESVILLE - Fifty-four Central American refugee students, some of whom cannot read or write, have been moved from their schools into a separate program at a Hall County public school, Lanier Charter Career Academy.
Statesboro police are seeking a man in connection to a reported aggravated sodomy assault that occurred just after 12:01 a.m. Thursday.
Bulloch County voters have several options when it comes to casting votes in the upcoming elections, but if you aren't yet registered, Monday is the last day to do so.
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.