Auditioning for the Georgia All-State Band is one of the most prestigious and toughest competitions high school musicians face each year. To earn first chair in your instrument - beating out about 1,000 of the most talented musicians in the state - is a remarkable achievement. To do it twice is almost unheard of.
Statesboro Police arrested a woman Tuesday they said stole more than $60,000 from her employer, a local counselor.
NEW YORK - A US Airways plane crashed into the frigid Hudson River on Thursday after striking a bird that disabled two engines, sending 150 on board scrambling onto rescue boats, authorities say. No deaths or serious injuries were immediately reported.
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Laura Brown said US Airways Flight 1549 had just taken off from LaGuardia Airport enroute to Charlotte, North Carolina, when the crash occurred in the river near 48th Street in New York City.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, January 15, 2008
With a theme covering the days of slavery to the day America inaugurates its first black president, the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Parade kicks off Monday with a long line of local celebrities, floats and more.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue proposed a slimmed-down budget Wednesday that slashes spending to close a $2.2 billion budget hole. But he also wants to boost borrowing to stimulate the state's economy by creating 20,000 jobs building schools and libraries.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, January 14, 2008
During the Register Town Council mid-year budget review Tuesday night, the mayor and council members discussed the possibility of raising fees and taxes.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, January 13, 2008
Temperatures are expected to plummet by Thursday as an arctic blast comes this way, sending the mercury down to the low 20s and even into the teens by Friday and Saturday, weather experts say.
A man who touched an 8-year-old girl inappropriately and made suggestive sexual remarks to her in front of witnesses is behind bars without bond, and could be deported if officials discover he is in the country illegally, investigators said.
Dr. Michael Guido, hospitalized recently for pneumonia and other illnesses, took a turn toward improvement Saturday.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, January 12, 2008
Get ready to get your hick-hop on, because Muzik Mafia member Cowboy Troy will be in da house at Retriever's Thursday, Jan. 15. He told Connect Statesboro he is excited about coming to Georgia because "Georgia has always been real cool for us."
Correction: In the original version of this article, the name of the contest printed as the "Ron L. Hubbard's Writers of the Future contest." The correct title is L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future contest. The Herald apologizes for this error.
Former Joseph's Home for Boys resident and current Baltimore Raven NFL player DeAngelo Tyson returned to his hometown this week to tackle an issue very close to his heart.
Statesboro Police investigating 16 vehicle break-in reports solved the cases Tuesday with two arrests.
Plans for a new field house at Portal Middle High School will move forward, along with 11 other projects from a recently prioritized list. Six of these, including the field house, will be ready for bids soon, the Bulloch County Board of Education heard Thursday.
The death of an infant Thursday was ruled accidental, according to autopsy results.
In deciding how much money to budget to each school, Bulloch County Board of Education officials are discussing a formula that would provide more money for counselors than the state does.
The driver of a school bus involved in a crash Wednesday night was released from the hospital, but will remain out of work a couple days in order to recuperate from her minor injuries, said Bulloch County Schools spokesperson Hayley Greene.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents arrested a man in connection to a Tuesday homicide in Evans County.
Statesboro Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an infant inside a home on South College Street in Statesboro.
Five children from Langston Chapel Elementary School were transported to East Georgia Regional Medical Center following a school bus accident early Wednesday evening, but there were no reports of serious injury and all were later released.
The ballet "Coppélia" tells the charming story of an eccentric toymaker, his life-like creation, and a young couple in love. Full of delightful characters and beautiful choreography, the ballet is a light-hearted comedy that will charm audiences both young and old.
A Bulloch County man charged with murder has appealed a Toombs County judge's decision denying his request to have a previous felony conviction set aside.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 14th annual "Swing into Spring" celebration from 5–9 p.m. Friday at Mill Creek Regional Park.
Archie Manning, College Football Hall of Famer, former pro quarterback and father of two of the most accomplished quarterbacks in the NFL today, says that football gave him a jump start on understanding leadership and that we all learn from adversity.
A Statesboro woman was critically injured Friday night after being struck by a car on Highway 301 North near Clito.