A traffic light at the intersection of Beasley/Cawana Road and Highway 80 is expected to begin operations soon, Statesboro City Engineer Maz Elhaj said.
By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG
A light mist of rain didn't stop folks from lining the streets of downtown Statesboro Monday afternoon to watch a line of beauty queens, antique tractors, colorful floats and marching bands herald the opening of the 45th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.
One man was shot in the head and another received a gunshot wound to the hand during a shooting incident Wednesday night at Eagle Landing Apartments. Police have a man they said was responsible for the shootings in custody.
The Bulloch County Health Department focused on nothing but flu shots Thursday, giving hundreds of shots to vaccinate people from the illness in preparation for the upcoming flu season.
Roads will be blocked in downtown Statesboro this afternoon to accommodate the 45th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair parade, which kicks off a week full of fun at 5 p.m. today.
ATLANTA - Democratic Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor picked up the endorsement Wednesday of one of the state's largest teachers groups, despite an effort by Gov. Sonny Perdue to woo educators this election year.
By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG
Shouts of encouragement pierce the mid-morning air during fall Saturday's at Mill Creek Park.
Forty-five years ago the Statesboro Kiwanis Club began holding an agricultural fair, and the project snowballed. It's been growing larger every year, drawing visitors from across the Southeast, and in about a week, the fair will be back in town.
The global war on terror is the ultimate battle of good and evil and Americans must remain resolved to see the fight through, Senator Johnny Isakson said Monday afternoon.
The rise of the Internet has created opportunities for the media to expand into new areas, but it has to be done properly for it to succeed.
Established by Congress in 1990, the first week of October is designated as "Mental Illness Awareness Week" in recognition of the National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI) and its efforts to raise awareness. Also, "Bipolar Disorder Awareness Day" is held each year on the Thursday of Awareness Week to encourage further understanding and promote early intervention and treatment of this mental illness.
While the city is realigning Savannah Avenue at its intersection with Highway 80, it's also taking the opportunity to improve the drainage capacity of the area as well.
By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG
Charges have been filed against a man police say shot and killed a man at Morris Heights Apartments Wednesday.
A Statesboro family lost a home Thursday night to a fire that started in the garage.
The Board of Education gave final approval for the $74.5 million Bulloch County Schools operating budget, then offered informal support for a study of the school system's pay scales to gauge whether raises are needed.
Pulaski Road east of Veterans Memorial Parkway will close Monday for about two months while Georgia Department of Transportation contractors work to improve the road's drainage and improve the intersection, DOT announced Friday.
Statesboro police arrested a man Thursday who they say is suspected of killing a man at Morris Heights Apartments on Wednesday evening.
Deputies investigating a bicycle theft held a convicted felon and known gang member at gunpoint after he reached for a pistol in his waistband earlier this week, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Parker's new convenience store and gas station, at 1588 Brampton Ave., opened Wednesday. It is the chain's 36th store in Georgia and South Carolina and the first with a drive-thru window.
In their final encounter with the Criterion Referenced Competency Tests, Bulloch County students passed at a rate higher than or equal to the state's in half of the grade-level subject areas.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Friday's print edition. Katrina Denise Ledford's jury selection is scheduled for Tuesday, and her trial is scheduled for July 8, in the killing of her mother's husband, Michael Anthony Riley. A front-page article Thursday incorrectly stated that those were the dates for another co-defendant in the case.
The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson will testify Wednesday before a Senate committee about the importance of restoring portions of the Voting Rights Act that were struck down last year by the U.S. Supreme Court.
"Remember to pay it backwards and live forwards," Bulloch County Historical Society founding member Dr. Del Presley told fellow members and guests at the society's 40th annual meeting.
Statesboro City Council on Tuesday fired City Manager Frank Parker after he said, during a staff meeting last week, that he sometimes met in private with a quorum of council members - a violation of the Georgia Open Meetings Act.
Two men suspected of intent to distribute drugs are behind bars after law enforcement agents intercepted a package slated for delivery to their home, authorities said.