Georgia Southern University President Bruce Grube and his wife, Kathryn, will kick off the summer season with the University's 61st ceremonial watermelon cutting on Tuesday, July 8. The watermelon cuttings are held every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the month of July.
The Statesboro Herald, in cooperation with Ogeechee Technical College, is sponsoring its third debate of the primary season as the Republican candidates for U.S. House District 12 discuss the issues at OTC's Joseph E. Kennedy Building auditorium Friday, July 11 at 7 p.m.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, July 07, 2008
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Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, July 04, 2008
Thousands attended the 2008 Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Park to participate in fun events, listen to live music and watch a fireworks show.
After a rigorous two-year-long process, the Federal Aviation Administration has granted a Statesboro flight instruction school a certification that has the potential to open new doors for those seeking general aviation instruction in Statesboro and the surrounding areas.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, July 03, 2008
It's still a mystery how a pool of mercury appeared on a local apartment's back porch, but the apartment and those surrounding it were cleared of danger Thursday and the sizable amount of liquid metal was removed.
No one seems to have any answers regarding a large pool of mercury found late Tuesday at a Cypress Villas apartment.
The 2008 Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Regional Park will celebrate the Fourth of July with its annual mix of games, activities and fireworks on Friday from 4-11 p.m.
In a lively exchange, incumbent Congressman John Barrow, District 12, traded words with challenger Regina Thomas during a Democratic Primary debate Wednesday evening at Ogeechee Technical College.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, July 02, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, July 01, 2008
Somewhere, a 1974 Portal High School graduate with the initials " MGL" is without his or her high school class ring.
The proprietor of a local convenience store was charged Monday with being a peeping Tom after an employee said she found evidence he was spying on her in the bathroom.
The only truly local election Tuesday gets its own ballot.
The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson, the president of the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, recently accepted a limited-edition poster painted by Beverly Buchanan, an award-winning, highly celebrated artist.
STANFORD, Calif. - Top medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year's end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people fleeing from the deadly disease.
"Flexibility options" that exempt school systems from class-size limits, teacher pay scales and teacher certification requirements are generally not a good thing, Georgia Association of Educators President Dr. Sid Chapman told the Statesboro Herald.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. - The candidates for Georgia governor campaigned in separate areas of the state on Saturday, with both Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and Democrat Jason Carter counting on support from big names in a final push to Tuesday's election.
The Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County is hosting a standup comedy show fundraiser on Friday at the Russell Union Ballroom at Georgia Southern University. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door.
ATLANTA - Georgia's rough-and-tumble campaigns for governor and U.S. Senate are nearing the end - or at least the next round.
While children enjoy Halloween trick-or-treating Friday evening, registered sex offenders on probation or parole in Bulloch County will be spending a few hours at the Bulloch County Jail.
Statesboro police seek the public's help in learning more about a possible hit-and-run incident Wednesday night on Lanier Drive.
Georgia's four-year high school graduation rate continued to climb, reaching 72.5 percent with the Class of 2014, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Education.
Beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, a three-judge panel of the Georgia Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments from attorneys in three real cases in the Emma Kelly Theater at the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro.
A Millen man who allegedly had inappropriate contact with a juvenile via the Internet ended up behind bars on child molestation charges.
CLAXTON - Hospital and community leaders are looking for ways to rescue Evans Memorial Hospital, which has been incurring losses averaging more than $200,000 a month and recently reduced staffing to cover just eight of the 49 in-patient beds for which it is licensed.
ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is joining GOP candidates across the country increasingly working to tie their Democratic opponents to President Barack Obama in the final days of his campaign against Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter.