Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday June 11, 2008
If it weren't for irrigation, most of us wouldn't be able to put fresh squash, tomatoes and other summer produce on the table. And even in today's world of pumping water to the plants, the threat of bacterial wilt and white mold hangs over farmers' heads.
Bulloch County Board of Education members plan to discuss the possibility of annexing two Brooklet-area schools into the city, but Brooklet City council members have not addressed the idea, said Brooklet Mayor Joe Grooms.
Police arrested a South Dakota man Tuesday they said rammed another man's car, forcing it through a stop sign to be struck by a third vehicle.
The Averitt Center for the Arts is offering a camp that could make childhood dreams of joining the circus come true - at least a little bit.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday June 10, 2008
The Help A Child Smile mobile dental clinic rolled into Statesboro last week and actually left a few kids in tears - after they received first-rate dental care.
Parents of four-year-olds will have more choices next fall thanks to the state education department awarding Southeast Bulloch High School and Mattie Lively Elementary School lottery-funded prekindergarten classes.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Goody's Family Clothing Inc., announced it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and will close 69 stores and an Arkansas distribution center. The Goody's store in the Statesboro Mall, however, will remain open.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday June 09, 2008
It's barely a week into June and the temperatures are already soaring into triple digits. Sunday afternoon, the Sea Island Bank sign on East Main Street read 109 degrees.
Statesboro Police are seeking a man they said robbed Speedy Cash on Northside Drive West Wednesday.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday June 06, 2008
State school officials haven't yet adjusted the cut scores for the Criterion Referenced Competency Test, but they did adjust the percentage of students making acceptable scores necessary for a school to make AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress.)
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal eked out a re-election victory Tuesday after a bruising campaign, defeating Democrat Jason Carter despite shifting demographics in the Republican stronghold of Georgia and the family pedigree of his opponent.
SAVANNAH - After a decade in Congress largely spent distancing himself from his own Democratic Party, U.S. Rep. John Barrow was defeated Tuesday by a Republican who told voters the congressman's claims of bipartisan independence were the words of a two-faced politician.
Two Statesboro businesses had their alcohol licenses suspended for three days because of twice selling alcohol to an underage person.
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.